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Shurtleff files motion to dismiss case

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 12:29pm

Saying he already has faced numerous unfair delays and that his due process has been violated, former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff filed a motion Friday to have his case dismissed.

Utah doctor to lead the battle against Zika in Rio

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 11:52am

With six weeks to go until the 2016 Summer Games begin, a team of experts led by University of Utah pediatric infectious disease specialist Dr. Carrie Byington is in charge of keeping America's elite athletes safe from Zika.

NFL players with Utah ties visit kids at Primary Children's Hospital

Ashley Stilson, Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 10:41am

NFL players visited kids at Primary Children's Hospital Friday morning. Each of the players who came was raised in Utah or had played for a Utah university. The event was sponsored by the Don Tialavea Foundation.

Multiple crews battling large wildfire in Box Elder County

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 9:54am

A wildfire reported Friday evening in northwestern Utah has already spread to at least 8,000 acres in size, fire officials said.

Brooklyn's bed: Parents of 4-year-old brain cancer survivor search for a safe place to sleep

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 9:06am

Until recently, the 4-year-old brain cancer survivor was sleeping on a modified trampoline her parents built because the insurance company denied their request for a medical bed, which ranges between $10,000 and $25,000.

Love won't go to GOP national convention

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 7:54am

Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, won't attend the Republican National Convention despite being elected a delegate.

Road-rage incident ends in beating of 87-year-old man, police say

Tania Mashburn  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 11:00pm

An 87-year-old man was severely beaten in a grocery store parking lot. Police say he's a victim of road rage.

Woman surrenders after SWAT standoff in Roy; home catches on fire

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 10:57pm

A woman surrendered to police Friday night after a SWAT standoff that lasted more than four hours, though her home went up in flames just as she was doing so, police said.

'Warriors Over the Wasatch' expected to draw 600K spectators

Keith McCord  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 10:53pm

This weekend's "Warriors Over the Wasatch" air show is Utah's biggest free event and always a lot of fun for the whole family. Pilots and stunt performers practiced their routines all day Friday in preparation for the main event Saturday and Sunday.

Surveillance video captures daylight theft at Provo towing company

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 10:50pm

Police and the owner of a towing company are hoping to identify two men caught on surveillance video stealing three engine cylinder heads.

U. stadium gets bigger scoreboard, better sound system

Keith McCord  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 9:59pm

Anyone driving on 500 South by Rice-Eccles Stadium has probably seen it: a new giant video scoreboard. But it’s not just a big video screen. It’s also a brand new sound system that university officials say will enhance the fan experience.

Pine Valley residents prepare for worst as wildfire grows

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 9:44pm

All of Pine Valley remained affected by voluntary evacuation orders Friday as the wildfire threatening the area continued to grow.

Park City headphone company Skullcandy purchased for $177M

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 8:59pm

Skullcandy, a Utah-based audio and gaming company, is merging with another commodity company, the two companies jointly announced Friday.

Police: Woman targeted man with autism, stole ID

Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 7:31pm

Police say a Layton woman took advantage of an adult male's intellectual disability to get a credit card in his name.

Delta pilots picket for better pay in wake of record airline profits

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 6:54pm

On Friday, off-duty Delta Air Line pilots conducted informational picketing at eight Delta bases nationwide, including Salt Lake City, to raise awareness about ongoing labor talks between Delta management and the Air Line Pilots Association.

Inmate escapes custody after dentist appointment

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 6:53pm

Authorities are searching for an inmate from the Box Elder County Jail who failed to return from a court-approved dentist appointment.

Trial ordered for politician accused of impersonating LDS general authority

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 5:59pm

A former Utah County commissioner was ordered Friday to stand trial on charges that he and a business partner bilked investors for millions after impersonating an LDS Church general authority to assure the development project was sound.

Man sent to prison for firing 19 bullets into sleeping baby's room

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 5:42pm

Despite making impressive strides in jail and promises he would never return to gang life, a judge on Friday said the young man's crimes were so heinous he had to send him to prison.

Man suspected in 20 robberies says drug addiction fueled his spree, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 5:38pm

Mathew Kuepper says the last few weeks have been a "blur" due to his drug addiction, according to a police report.

Draper man charged with murdering Utah woman in Wyoming motel

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 5:17pm

An 18-year-old Draper man was charged Friday in Wyoming with stabbing one Utah woman to death and injuring a second in a Rock Springs motel.