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Work to widen Pony Express Parkway could start as early as Feb. 28 | Deseret News Work to widen Pony Express Parkway could start as early as Feb. 28
Eagle Mountain officials have announced work on widening the Pony Express Parkway from two lanes to five from Porter’s...
Deseret News | February 22, 2018
Utah Senate committee endorses grant program for after-school programs | Deseret News Utah Senate committee endorses grant program for after-school programs
The Senate Education Committee endorsed a bill Wednesday that creates a state competitive grant program for high quality...
Deseret News | February 22, 2018
Senate panel backs reports on law enforcement actions regarding students | Deseret News Senate panel backs reports on law enforcement actions regarding students
The Utah State Board of Education would be required to produce an annual report of law enforcement actions related to student...
Deseret News | February 22, 2018
Charges: Man duped friends, others to invest in fake companies | Deseret News Charges: Man duped friends, others to invest in fake companies
Federal prosecutors say a Stansbury Park man hornswoggled neighbors, relatives and fellow churchgoers into investing...
Deseret News | February 22, 2018
Wasatch High student flags gun threat online; classmate in custody | Deseret News Wasatch High student flags gun threat online; classmate in custody
A Wasatch High School student alerted authorities that a classmate threatened gun violence on social media Wednesday evening....
Deseret News | February 22, 2018
21 songs to play this winter when you want to build a snowman but can't | Deseret News 21 songs to play this winter when you want to build a snowman but can't
Here's a playlist of 21 songs with lyrics tied to the season that winter fans and winter haters can enjoy.
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Utah rally shows tide of support for those in recovery | Deseret News Utah rally shows tide of support for those in recovery
More than 300 addiction recovery advocates and others gathered at the Utah Capitol Tuesday evening at a lively rally urging...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Magna residents meet to discuss gang violence as concerns grow | Fox 13 Magna residents meet to discuss gang violence as concerns grow
MAGNA, Utah – Magna residents, Unified Police, and the Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office came together Tuesday evening to talk about how to cut down on gang-related crime. Unified Police said they saw an uptick in drive-by shootings in Magna recently, creating a huge concern in the community. Lt. Mike Schoenfeld said UPD took reports of five or six drive-by shootings that all ended up being gang-related. Their detectives pin-pointed the slew of shootings down to five people in two […]
Fox 13 | February 21, 2018
Elderly Utah woman gets snow dumped on driveway, calls 911, gets unexpected response | Fox 13 Elderly Utah woman gets snow dumped on driveway, calls 911, gets unexpected response
COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah – A Cottonwood Heights woman worried she was going to get a ticket after she watched a private snowplow company push all the snow from a parking lot onto her sidewalk. Marian Haws is in her 80’s and knew she could never shovel it herself, so she panicked and called 911. The response she got is not one she was expecting: Dispatch: Police and fire dispatch how can I help you? Marian: I am 83-years-old I try […]
Fox 13 | February 21, 2018
Family remembers star Tooele athlete killed in crash | Fox 13 Family remembers star Tooele athlete killed in crash
TOOELE, Utah – In high school, Lincoln Powers was a star athlete, but in the days since his tragic accident he’s being remembered for much more than that. “I’ve been getting a lot of text messages,” Power’s mom, Tameisa Powers said. “Every message is like, ‘Lincoln was my best friend, and they’re just sharing story after story.’” Tooele High School’s soccer team took to Facebook to deliver a personal tribute to Lincoln too; though it was in track, baseball, basketball, […]
Fox 13 | February 21, 2018
Democrat Jenny Wilson takes aim at Republican Mitt Romney's response on gun violence | Deseret News Democrat Jenny Wilson takes aim at Republican Mitt Romney's response on gun violence
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jenny Wilson took aim Wednesday at Republican Mitt Romney's "tepid" response on gun violence...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Resolution to rally cities against gangs gets nod from Senate committee | Deseret News Resolution to rally cities against gangs gets nod from Senate committee
A Senate committee OK'd a resolution that would call on cities and communities across Utah to work together to thwart rising...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Utah House panel endorses bill increasing penalty for killing police dog | Deseret News Utah House panel endorses bill increasing penalty for killing police dog
A House panel endorsed a bill Wednesday that would increase the penalty for intentionally killing a K-9 police dog.
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Photos: Snow guts, snow glory | Deseret News Photos: Snow guts, snow glory
A storm system moving in from the west will produce scattered snow starting in the mountains Thursday and then spilling over...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Utah Doomsday cult leader pleads guilty to child rape, child abuse | Fox 13 Utah Doomsday cult leader pleads guilty to child rape, child abuse
CEDAR CITY, Utah – Doomsday cult leader Samuel Warren “The Seer” Shaffer, 33, has pleaded guilty to child rape and child abuse Wednesday. The Iron County Sheriff’s Office said Shaffer is believed to be the leader of a religious affiliation called “Knights of the Crystal Blade.” He is accused of helping a fellow member of the affiliation, John Coltharp, kidnap his children in Iron County back in Dec. 2017. That incident led to an Amber Alert and the children were rescued. Through […]
Fox 13 | February 21, 2018
Police want help finding witnesses in shooting of South Salt Lake teen | Deseret News Police want help finding witnesses in shooting of South Salt Lake teen
Police are seeking the public's help to identify two people they believe may have witnessed the fatal shooting of a...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Utah County backs off creation of prosecution review board | Deseret News Utah County backs off creation of prosecution review board
Amid concerns from prosecutors and other law enforcement, Utah County commissioners voted to put the creation of such board...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Autonomous vehicle bill rolls through House committee hearing | Deseret News Autonomous vehicle bill rolls through House committee hearing
While federal legislators recently tapped the brakes on efforts to establish national standards for driverless vehicles, the...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Controversial water bills taking aim at Salt Lake City | Deseret News Controversial water bills taking aim at Salt Lake City
Water law reform measures that have been changed multiple times and spring from decades of tension between Wasatch Canyons...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Utah Senate committee gives proposed $5M film incentive boost a rave review | Deseret News Utah Senate committee gives proposed $5M film incentive boost a rave review
Sen. Jake Anderegg's proposal to increase the state's motion picture production incentive program by $5 million was supported...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Mormon leaders express admiration for Rev. Billy Graham | Deseret News Mormon leaders express admiration for Rev. Billy Graham
The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints offered condolences on the passing of the Rev. Billy...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
What's the public appetite for 2 tax increases? Salt Lake leaders want to find out | Deseret News What's the public appetite for 2 tax increases? Salt Lake leaders want to find out
Facing what city staff describes as a nearly $16 million annual gap to fulfill long-term needs for Salt Lake City —...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
67.5 percent of Utah students taking AP tests earn college credit | Deseret News 67.5 percent of Utah students taking AP tests earn college credit
More than 67 percent of Utah students who took Advanced Placement exams in 2017 earned college credit, which ranked the...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Utah House panel advances bill to end death penalty | Deseret News Utah House panel advances bill to end death penalty
Dave Noriega finds it disgusting that state lawmakers pushing to abolish the death penalty in Utah would try to tell his...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Bill allowing mothers to breast-feed in public passes in Utah House | Deseret News Bill allowing mothers to breast-feed in public passes in Utah House
Nursing mothers would be free to breast-feed their babies in public places under a bill the Utah House passed Wednesday.
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Utah House votes to restrict noncompete contracts in broadcast media | Deseret News Utah House votes to restrict noncompete contracts in broadcast media
The House overwhelmingly passed a bill Wednesday that would restrict the use of noncompete contracts in the broadcasting...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Pornography's harms, refusal skills key components of revised Utah sex ed bill | Deseret News Pornography's harms, refusal skills key components of revised Utah sex ed bill
Pornography's harms and refusal skills are key components of a revised sex education bill, HB268, now before the Utah House...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Doomsday leader pleads guilty to child rape, abuse | Deseret News Doomsday leader pleads guilty to child rape, abuse
The purported leader of a doomsday cult pleaded guilty Wednesday to child rape and abuse.
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Utah company offers at-work mental health counseling | Deseret News Utah company offers at-work mental health counseling
Utah-based CHG Healthcare made Fortune magazine’s “Best Company to Work For” list for the ninth year in a...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
'Bad, bad' shooting comment prompts reaction at Utah school | Deseret News 'Bad, bad' shooting comment prompts reaction at Utah school
Sandy police say an upset middle school student made a very poor choice in how he vented his frustration on social media.
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Where will Amazon’s new headquarters be? Web traffic clue points to this city | Deseret News Where will Amazon’s new headquarters be? Web traffic clue points to this city
Another internet conspiracy led to speculation about the location of Amazon’s second headquarters.
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Women started the first collegiate basketball in Utah and even beat the men | Deseret News Women started the first collegiate basketball in Utah and even beat the men
The first public collegiate basketball games in Utah — and possibly the entire Western U.S. — were played at the...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Utah House shoots down bill to create legislative oversight committee | Deseret News Utah House shoots down bill to create legislative oversight committee
The Utah House on Tuesday shot down a bill that would have created a new legislative entity to oversee state and local...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Bills directing cannabis growing in Utah, giving access to dying patients, to go before full Senate | Deseret News Bills directing cannabis growing in Utah, giving access to dying patients, to go before full Senate
The Senate Health and Human Services Committee on Wednesday approved a pair of bills promoting the growth of full-strength...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Utah Catholic community marks 25th year in renewed Cathedral of the Madeleine | Deseret News Utah Catholic community marks 25th year in renewed Cathedral of the Madeleine
As the Salt Lake Catholic Diocese marked the 25th anniversary of the Cathedral of the Madeleine's rededication Wednesday,...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Utah House panel OKs bill reducing time to declare if gathering voter signatures | Deseret News Utah House panel OKs bill reducing time to declare if gathering voter signatures
A bill cutting the period of time candidates have to declare they're gathering voter signatures for a place on the ballot to...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Utah Senate passes ban on law enforcement ticket quotas | Deseret News Utah Senate passes ban on law enforcement ticket quotas
The Senate passed a bill that prohibits law enforcement quotas from being placed on officers.
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Jay Evensen: Let's have a sober look at the .05 percent DUI law | Deseret News Jay Evensen: Let's have a sober look at the .05 percent DUI law
It would begin to change a stubborn culture in the U.S. that tolerates a level of impaired driving while keeping people...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Utah lawmakers now have $563 million in additional revenues | Deseret News Utah lawmakers now have $563 million in additional revenues
Lawmakers now have a total of $563 million in additional revenues to spend this session — and that's not counting the...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Utah musician charged with sexually abusing woman | Deseret News Utah musician charged with sexually abusing woman
A local musician accused of forcing a woman to perform sex acts has been charged with multiple felonies.
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
A. Scott Anderson: Global TradePort is immense opportunity for Utah | Deseret News A. Scott Anderson: Global TradePort is immense opportunity for Utah
No location in the Intermountain West is better positioned to serve as an inland port than Salt Lake City.
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Rock-n-Fossil Day is Saturday at USU | Deseret News Rock-n-Fossil Day is Saturday at USU
Utah State University’s Department of Geology invites inquiring minds of all ages to the 2018 USU Rock-n-Fossil Day...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Why Utah isn't the least sinful state in the country | Deseret News Why Utah isn't the least sinful state in the country
A WalletHub’s report compared all 50 states on 38 different metrics, including violent crimes per capita, excessive...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
60-year-old driver crashes car into side of Kearns High School, no students injured | Fox 13 60-year-old driver crashes car into side of Kearns High School, no students injured
KEARNS, Utah – The Granite School District said a 60-year-old female driver crashed her car into the side of Kearns High School Wednesday morning. The district said the crash caused minor damage to the building at about 7:45 a.m. No students were injured. The driver went to the hospital in unknown condition. Officials have not said what led to the accident. The driver has not been identified. 60 year old female driver ran into the side of @KearnsHS w/minor damage […]
Fox 13 | February 21, 2018
Utah lawmakers advance resolution calling on attorney general to directly sue opioid manufacturers | Deseret News Utah lawmakers advance resolution calling on attorney general to directly sue opioid manufacturers
State lawmakers Wednesday advanced a resolution urging the Utah attorney general to sue opioid manufacturers "to hold them...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
UTA asks for donations for Homeless Outreach Program | Fox 13 UTA asks for donations for Homeless Outreach Program
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Transit Authority is asking for donations of warm clothing and blankets to give to the homeless. UTA’s Homeless Outreach Program began as an idea from UTA Police Department Officer Bryant Adams. “Every year I search for donations for my homeless outreach program,” Adams said in a statement sent to FOX 13. “I collect blankets and other winter gear throughout the year so we as officers can put these items in our cars to hand out […]
Fox 13 | February 21, 2018
Some Zion NP rock climbing routes to close during falcon nesting season | Fox 13 Some Zion NP rock climbing routes to close during falcon nesting season
ZION NATIONAL PARK — Some of Zion National Park’s rock climbing routes will be closed for several months this spring and summer to allow peregrine falcons to nest undisturbed. “If disturbed, the nesting pair may abandon their nest site and not nest again until the following year,” a statement from the National Park Service said. Beginning March 1, the following cliffs will be closed to rock climbers until the falcon chicks fledge, usually in late July: Angels Landing Cable Mountain […]
Fox 13 | February 21, 2018
Murray School District employees, volunteers honored | Deseret News Murray School District employees, volunteers honored
The Murray Education Foundation has announced the recipients of its annual Pinnacle Awards, which recognize excellence in...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Home Depot looking to hire 650 in Salt Lake area | Deseret News Home Depot looking to hire 650 in Salt Lake area
Home Depot is gearing up for spring, the company’s busiest selling season, by hiring 650 associates in Salt Lake City...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018
Utah Lake State Park closure includes fishing from riverbanks | Deseret News Utah Lake State Park closure includes fishing from riverbanks
Officials at Utah Lake State Park, which is closed while the marina is being dredged, are reminding members of the public the...
Deseret News | February 21, 2018