Northern Utah mother furious over use of the "N Word" by her son's history teacher
By PaulNelson at 05/04/2016 5:56 pm
Holly Frye says her son was in class at South Ogden Junior High while teacher Douglas Barker repeatedly used the word before showing an edited version of the Civil War movie "Glory." She says not only is she upset the word was used, but, that the teacher has been allowed to come back to class. District officials say they're not excusing the use of the word, but, that Barker was trying to use it in the context of the movie.
Orem woman makes history by joining Army infantry
By kslmrichards at 05/04/2016 6:40 am
An Orem woman has become the first female in Utah to enlist in the army infantry, and one of the first 10 in the country. KSL Newsradio’s Mary Richards reports. (photo: Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)
Utah Highway Patrol keeping close eye one new freeway construction zones
By BriannaBodilyKSL at 05/03/2016 11:36 pm
Park City School District vows to improve after rumors of a threat
By PaulNelson at 05/03/2016 5:51 pm
Officials with the district say they got a lot of angry phone calls from parents claiming they were left in the dark about a potential threat made months ago.
U Study: Flu vaccine for pregnant women a 'public health priority'
By kslmrichards at 05/03/2016 6:42 am
(read more: http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865653473/Study-Flu-vaccine-for-pregnant-women-a-public-health-priority.html)
New website tracks Salt Lake police officer's use of force
By BriannaBodilyKSL at 05/03/2016 12:01 am
The Salt Lake Police Department is launching a new tool to publicly track each time one of their officers uses force. http://slcpd.com/community/use-of-force/