Lawmakers discuss alternate solutions for Utah's education budget
Sen. Jerry Stevenson, R-Layton, and Rep. Brad Wilson, R-Kaysville, raised concerns about suggested changes to budget earmarks to free up money for public education.
Pat Reavy | Posted Jan 19th - 10:58am
A man sentenced to prison for the 1996 rape of a University of Utah student will get another chance at parole, but not until he's 73 years old.
The Associated Press | Posted Jan 19th - 9:57am
An Orem man is facing federal charges accusing him of making machine-gun converter devices for AR-15-style rifles.
Lisa Riley Roche | Posted Jan 19th - 9:45am
The Salt Lake City International Airport is vulnerable to an attack similar to the deadly shootings recently at a Florida airport but is not a "soft target," members of the airport board were told Wednesday.
Marjorie Cortez | Posted Jan 19th - 8:44am
In a Tuesday night meeting that spilled over into the early hours of Wednesday, the Canyons Board of Education voted shortly before midnight to seek a waiver of two state-required courses for middle schoolers.
The Associated Press | Posted Jan 19th - 8:30am
Texas and 12 other states, including Utah, have asked a federal court to block final rules from President Barack Obama's administration designed to reduce coal mining's impact on streams.
Ben Lockhart | Posted Jan 19th - 8:09am
The Utah Medical Association is making a public stand against the term "medical marijuana" as it pertains to debates about the legality of the whole plant in the state.
Pat Reavy | Posted Jan 19th - 7:29am
A man who prosecutors say tried to carjack a woman's vehicle told police dispatchers during the incident that it was now a "hostage situation" because she refused to get out.
The Associated Press | Posted Jan 19th - 6:59am
Weeks before his corruption trial is set to begin, former Utah Attorney General John Swallow says the judge overseeing the case is biased against him and she should remove herself form the case.
Nicole Vowell | Posted Jan 18th - 10:37pm
A week after Halene Johnson took a nasty fall by her bed, she got to meet her “hero,” the police officer who picked up the wrong-number phone call that Johnson says saved her life.
Katie McKellar | Posted Jan 18th - 10:35pm
Former Unified Fire Authority Chief Michael Jensen — who was re-elected last year as a Salt Lake County Councilman — and his former deputy could be facing felony charges in wake of a scathing audit released Wednesday.
Pat Reavy | Posted Jan 18th - 10:35pm
A judge has ruled that the woman accused of leaving her newborn baby in a trash can will never be restored to competency to stand trial because her intellectual disability is too severe.
The Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 10:34pm
An airline passenger has been arrested on charges of planting a note on a plane en route from San Diego to Denver that falsely claimed a bomb was on board.
Ben Lockhart | Posted Jan 18th - 10:33pm
Although Jasen Thompson escaped a plane wreck with no major injuries, he is under no illusions about just how close his brush with death was when his aircraft went down Tuesday on a remote mountain in Tooele County.
Mike Anderson | Posted Jan 18th - 9:56pm
What's now a regular monitoring station for pollution in Cache Valley will soon become enhanced with the help of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Carole Mikita | Posted Jan 18th - 9:40pm
Utah has been and continues to be a destination for filmmakers. This year, 27 feature film and television projects were shot in Utah, bringing more than 1,900 jobs and nearly $60 million to the state's economy.
Sam Penrod | Posted Jan 18th - 9:25pm
The two police officers involved in a shooting in American Fork last month have been cleared and are no longer on administrative leave.
Carter Williams | Posted Jan 18th - 9:03pm
An Orem cultural arts association received a major donation from an 85-year-old woman, who donated signed photographs of famous classic movie stars she began collecting back in the 1940s.
Ashley Kewish | Posted Jan 18th - 7:45pm
Emmet is a 16-year-old boy who came to the United States from Haiti following the massive earthquake in 2010. Now, he's looking to be adopted and finally be welcomed home.
McKenzie Romero | Posted Jan 18th - 7:02pm
A woman charged with driving drunk and crashing, killing an unbuckled infant sitting on her mother's lap in the vehicle, pleaded guilty Wednesday and was sentenced to prison.
Liesl Nielsen | Posted Jan 18th - 6:30pm
As the birthplace of Silicon Slopes, Utah is never underrepresented at the Consumer Electronics Show and this year a total of 36 Utah companies went to show off their products.
- Canyons District parents, students, educators make case to add school periods — or not
- Middle school schedule change limiting arts education at some Utah schools
- Over a dozen American Fork High students raise money to attend presidential inauguration
- Preschooler dazzles librarians by reading 1,000 books by age 4