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Utah woman scores spot in world food competition, could win $100K

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 7:02pm

A North Logan woman is heading to a national food competition with her bacon recipe and a shot at bringing home a whopping $100,000.

Plea deal offered to repo man charged in woman's death

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 6:37pm

Plea negotiations are underway for a repo man charged with manslaughter in the death of a woman he was trying to take a car from.

Police seek public's help in finding gunman in fatal car wash shooting

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 6:36pm

Police have released images from surveillance video at a Salt Lake car wash where a 33-year-old man was shot and killed on Oct. 21.

New warrants reveal extent of Duchesne human trafficking cases

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 5:56pm

Sandy police have opened a new investigation into a man recently charged with human trafficking for allegedly locking a young girl in a shed in Duchesne County for weeks and raping her multiple times.

Vehicle-to-vehicle shooting leaves woman seriously injured

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 4:40pm

A woman was shot in the leg during an exchange of gunfire between two vehicles Wednesday, police say.

Jury convicts Sandy man on probation for kidnapping of drug, voyeurism charges

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 2:29pm

A jury has convicted a Sandy man, who was on probation for kidnapping at the time of his arrest, of drug distribution and voyeurism charges. He was acquitted of sexual abuse.

Manslaughter charge dismissed for Tooele man whose roommate died in fight

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 12:17pm

A manslaughter charge has been dismissed for a man who was charged after his roommate, who was known to suffer from asthma, died following a fight between the two.

New North Ogden trail great for mountain biking on shorter days

Justin McFarland, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 11:29am

A new North Ogden trail is a great mountain biking option for shorter days with less daylight. It also completes the longest stretch of the Bonneville Shoreline Trail in Utah.

Board denies release of police shooting footage

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 8:57am

A Salt Lake County appeals board this week ruled against releasing body-camera footage of the police shooting of a 17-year-old boy, but the American Civil Liberties Union said it would appeal that decision again.

Utah unemployment rate drops to 3.4%

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 7:57am

Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for September grew by an estimated 2.9 percent, adding 39,800 jobs to the economy compared to the same time last year. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined 0.3 percent from August to 3.4 percent.

Detox center marks 30 years of helping people turn the corner in their lives

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 7:40am

This week, Volunteers of America-Utah marks 30 years of providing detox services in Salt Lake County.

Vivint Arena debuts 2,700-panel rooftop solar system

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 6:54am

The overhaul of the Vivint Smart Home Arena includes the installation of 2,700 solar panels covering 80,000 square feet. The panels were showcased Wednesday at a news conference and media tour of the rooftop system, one of the nation's largest.

American Fork man accused of sexually preying on 4-year-old arrested in Ohio

Andrew Adams and Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 10:53pm

A man accused of sexually abusing a 4-year-old girl at random in American Fork was arrested Wednesday in Ohio.

Internet strangers help first-time father keep late wife’s memory alive

Ashley Moser  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 10:12pm

It was supposed to be the best day of their lives. Utah residents Jared and Sharry Buhanan-Decker were getting ready to have their first baby.

Deer hunt's opening weekend yields impressive returns

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 9:49pm

The general rifle buck deer hunt opened over the weekend in Utah, yielding impressive returns for hunters, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources reported.

Jason Chaffetz appears to flip-flop on Trump

Daniella Diaz, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 9:14pm

Add Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz to the list of Republicans sending mixed signals about his support for Donald Trump.

The sounds of Indonesia in American Fork

Peter Rosen  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 8:46pm

One cool fall evening, the sound slips out under a glass door just off Main Street, American Fork — repetitive metal bell tones, slightly detuned. Even the shortest fragment tells the listener this is not the music of small-town Utah.

Pence calls on Utah Republicans to 'come home' for Trump

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 8:19pm

Republican vice presidential candidate and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence tried to reel in Utah GOP voters who have strayed from Donald Trump with a revivalist speech Wednesday punctuated with a call to action.

Utah State picks longtime administrator, professor Cockett as new president

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 7:57pm

Noelle Cockett was named Wednesday as the 16th president of Utah State University. She becomes the first woman to head the university.

BYU study links air pollution to blood vessel damage

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 7:49pm

A new study by Brigham Young University's Arden Pope and University of Louisville researchers determined a link exists between exposure to air pollution and blood vessel damage. The study included BYU students exposed during winter inversions.