Barriers couldn't prevent truck from crossing into oncoming traffic before crash
By PaulNelson at 03/16/2018 6:05 pm
The Utah Highway Patrol is explaining what they believe caused a Payson man to lose control of his truck before slamming into oncoming traffic in Spanish Fork. They’re also explaining why steel cable barriers along I-15 didn’t prevent the vehicle from crossing over. (Photo Credit: Utah Highway Patrol)
"Every Day Heroes" honored by Red Cross
By PaulNelson at 03/16/2018 5:39 pm
Over a dozen Utahns, including a dog, are being honored by the Red Cross for their heroic actions during 2017.
Controversial Davis County sheriff won't seek re-election
By kslpetersamore at 03/16/2018 6:34 am
The Davis County Sheriff has had [his share of problems](https://www.deseretnews.com/article/900013093/controversial-davis-county-sheriff-wont-seek-re-election.html), so he's not seeking re-election.
Lots of new faces, GOP leaders coming to 2019 Utah Legislature
By kslmrichards at 03/16/2018 6:33 am
The Utah House and Senate will see major turnover this year, starting at the top. Pic: Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
Same construction on Utah bridges used in Florida collapse
By kslpetersamore at 03/16/2018 6:31 am
UDOT considers [the process](http://ksltv.com/392482/udot-dozens-of-utah-bridges-built-with-same-method-as-collapsed-florida-bridge/) to be efficient and safe when done properly.
Two Phoenix Suns players ejected after going after Ricky Rubio
By kslmrichards at 03/16/2018 6:20 am
Mayhem erupted at Vivint Arena in the second half of Thursday’s lopsided Jazz win. (pic: Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)
Salt Lake City residents call for veto on Inland Port Authority bill
By PaulNelson at 03/15/2018 5:16 pm
A group of Salt Lake City’s west-enders crash Governor Gary Herbert’s office, pleading with him to veto a controversial bill that would give the state control over the last swath of developable land in Salt Lake City.
Rep. Bishop proposing bill to include Mormon missionaries in census
By PaulNelson at 03/15/2018 12:51 pm
A renewed push to make big changes to the U.S. Census. First District Representative Rob Bishop is asking for other lawmakers in D.C. to back legislation that would count missionaries serving overseas. (Photo Credit: Scott G Winterton, Deseret News, file)
Mitt Romney officially files to run for US Senate in Utah
By kslmrichards at 03/15/2018 11:31 am
Mitt Romney is now officially running for US Senate in Utah. He signed the paperwork Thursday and joins a growing field.
Ogden Police learn of dead man via social media
By kslpetersamore at 03/15/2018 7:25 am
Ogden Police learn of a man's body floating in a pond on Facebook. They say to call them to report this kind of news.