- HERRIMAN — Two rollover-type crashes kept crews from Unified police and fire busy Thursday.About 11 a.m., the driver of a semitrailer hauling automobiles was critically injured when his large truck flipped onto its side near the intersection of Rosecrest Road (10255 South) and Autumn Crest Boulevard.The driver of the semitrailer was critically injured and transported to a local hospital. Unified police detective Ken Hansen said equipment failure was being looked at as a possible cause of t
- MORGAN — A synthetic opioid 50 times stronger than heroin may be to blame for the near fatal overdose of a Morgan County teen recently.On March 31, a 17-year-old boy bought a yellow pill from Parker Lewis Pentz, 19, of Croydon, ingested half of it when he returned home and overdosed, according to charging documents.Pentz was later charged in 2nd District Court with drug distribution, two counts of drug possession with intent to distribute and child endangerment resulting in serious injury,
- SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert has proclaimed this week as Salt Lake Chamber Week in honor of the organization’s 130th anniversary.As the state’s largest and longest-serving business association, the chamber serves as a catalyst for one of the top economies in the country. With a history that dates back to 1887, many are surprised to learn the chamber was established before Utah was even granted statehood.In preparation for an anniversary celebration Friday at the Eccles Th
- SALT LAKE CITY — A Florida man pleaded guilty Monday to killing a 16-year-old girl in 1977 in an apartment complex where he worked.Patrick Michael McCabe, 59, of Bell, Florida, accepted a deal from prosecutors that removed a potential death penalty from the case.McCabe was originally charged with murder in the first degree, capital offense, in the death of 16-year-old Sharon Schollmeyer. He pleaded guilty Monday to murder in the second degree, a first-degree felony carrying a prison senten
- SALT LAKE CITY — Ross Romero, a former state legislator and a community trustee for Salt Lake Regional Medical Center, was recently named to the Utah Hospital Association's board of trustees.Romero joins the 21-member group in developing policy and direction for the association for 2017-18.Romero, who served in both the Utah House and Senate, was elected Senate minority whip in 2008, and in 2010 he was elected Senate minority leader. He left office in 2014.Professionally, Romero is senior
- SALT LAKE CITY — President Donald Trump is expected to roll out an executive order Wednesday directing an Interior Department review of presidential monument designations over the past 21 years, including the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments in Utah.Sen. Orrin Hatch, who recently visited the Bears Ears region in southeast Utah and called on Trump to correct the "monumental mess" created by President Barak Obama last December, said he's hopeful the review will be
- The baby zebra bounded into public view Monday at Utah's Hogle Zoo just as she came into life two weeks earlier - ready to gallop around and kick up her heels.
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- New data from Utah's Division of Air Quality suggest Utahns are ignoring the state's mandatory no-burn days, when burning wood or other solid fuels such as coal is prohibited to protect air quality.
The findings have state officials looking for new a...
- Terry Diehl - the indicted controversial millionaire developer who has filed for bankruptcy despite a lavish lifestyle - may have made questionable spending decisions (like losing hundreds of thousands of dollars at gambling tables), but he sure know...
- Unified Police detectives are saying a hatchet- and knife-wielding robber has held up yet another Salt Lake Valley business.
And the suspect - a white adult male adult, wearing a puffy jacket, jeans and a red bandana over his face - didn't stray far ...
- A West Valley City man remained behind bars Monday, the day after he allegedly tried to stop a passing car and then repeatedly fired a handgun at the vehicle as it sped away from a crowded strip mall.
The 41-year-old man, who had a record of past mis...
- Daggett County law enforcement, already rocked by allegations of misconduct by jail staff, took another blow Monday with the resignation of Sheriff Jerry Jorgensen.
Sheriff's spokeswoman Susie Potter said Jorgensen's resignation was effective on Sund...
- SOUTH SALT LAKE — Each morning that Janice Jenkins walks into her classroom, she braces herself as 17 preschoolers swarm her with hugs.Jenkins, 70, is a Senior Corps volunteer and participant in the Foster Grandparents program. She donates her time and energy to the Head Start preschool at 2825 S. 200 East, assisting the classroom's teacher and imparting wisdom to the young students."I love working with children," she said. "I did not know that I could after I raised my own. The literacy t
- Farmington :A former state forensic scientist was sentenced Monday to spend up to life behind bars for sexually abusing two children.
Second District Judge Michael Allphin, who described the case as "particularly heinous," imposed the maximum senten...
Park City man, denied lung transplant at the U. due to trace of marijuana, dies after procedure in PennsylvaniaA Park City man who was refused a lung transplant at the University of Utah after doctors found a trace of marijuana in his system died Saturday at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Riley Hancey and his family celebrated his 20th birthd...
- The Utah Transit Authority is attempting to pick its way through yet another public relations minefield, one involving key characters from past scandals, including a land giveaway worth $1.5 million to essentially make one of them go away.
At the sam...
- PARK CITY — A man who was denied a lung transplant at the University of Utah because marijuana was found in his system has died after suffering complications from recent surgery.Reports say Riley Hancey, 20, of Park City, died Saturday from complications with his double lung transplant at the University of Pennsylvania hospital.Hancey was admitted to University Hospital in December, diagnosed with pneumonia and put on life support two weeks later. He was denied a transplant after marijuana
- A new video surfaced on social media showed a mother crying with a baby in her arms, and American Airlines is investigating the matter, CNN reported.The video, which was filmed by a fellow passenger, shows the moments after an incident in which an American airlines flight attendant confronted a passenger on a flight from San Francisco to Dallas, according to CNN.The poster of the video said that the flight attendant violently took the baby stroller away from the passenger, who had her baby in he
- SANDY — Zoey Welsh remembers in great detail her epiphany — "my wake up call, I call it" — about needing a lifestyle change in the summer of 2015."I started noticing rashes all over my body and I thought I had diabetes, so I went immediately to my doctor and asked them to test me for that," Welsh, 24, recalled."That was my motivation to get healthy," she said, "because it kind of made me realize sickness is real and I'm not exempt, and I could definitely get diabetes if I kept
- "PHOENIX FORGOTTEN" — 2 stars — Florence Hartigan, Luke Spencer Roberts, Chelsea Lopez, Justin Matthews; PG-13 (terror, peril and some language); in general release“Phoenix Forgotten” is a found-footage story-within-a-story about a young woman investigating the mysterious 20-year-old disappearance of her older brother.Like her missing brother Josh (Luke Spencer Roberts), Sophie (Florence Hartigan) is an aspiring filmmaker, and has decided to make a documentary out of her
- MANILA, Daggett County — Daggett County Sheriff Jerry Jorgensen resigned Sunday amid controversy over allegations of misconduct at the county jail.Last week, jail commander Lt. Ben Lail submitted his resignation, and two corrections officers were fired.On Friday, Utah Department of Corrections Executive Director Rollin Cook characterized the allegations of misconduct among jail staff members as "distressing" and said the case had been turned over to the Utah Attorney General's Office."Thes
- SALT LAKE CITY — Police have released the name of a 58-year-old woman who drowned Sunday trying to pull her dogs from a cold, fast-moving stream.Liudmilla Feldman, of Salt Lake City, and her husband were walking their dogs Sunday evening near the creek in Tanner Park, 2760 S. Heritage Way (2695 East), when their two pets jumped into the water and were swept downstream.Feldman fell when she tried to save the dogs and went under the water, Unified Police Lt. Dan McConkey said Sunday.Feldman'
A.M. notes: Jazz win playoff thriller, a new way for Utah teens to get jobs, North Korea threatens U.S.Here is a look at the news for April 24.Jazz win with help from Rudy GobertThe Utah Jazz defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 105-98 Sunday night, thanks in part to the return of Rudy Gobert and the prolific Joe Johnson, according to the Deseret News.The Jazz, who tied the best-of-seven series up at two games a piece Sunday night, won despite All-Star guard Gordon Hayward leaving the game early because of food poisoning, the Deseret News reported.“He wanted to play and got out there and just,
- Northern Utah's new work week began with rain, and more showers, punctuated by thunderstorms, and water-laden, dark clouds will return again on Tuesday and Wednesday, too.
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- Unified Police have identified a woman who drowned while trying to save her dogs from a runoff-swollen creek at Salt Lake County's Tanner Park.
UPD Lt. Brian Lohrke said Liudmilla Feldman, 58, of Salt Lake City, was with her husband about 6 p.m. Sund...
- Despite their mysterious nature, two black holes recently discovered by University of Utah scientists are shedding light on how galaxies form.
The black holes, located in the Virgo galaxy cluster, are the second and third that U. astrophysicists hav...
- Zack Francom started his own pop-up lemonade stand in Provo almost eight years ago, and it’s still receiving national attention.Francom’s store, Zack’s Shack, made headlines in 2013 because the then 9-year-old planned to use any earned money to buy wheelchairs for people in need, according to the Deseret News.The idea came from a special school assignment. Working with the LDS Philanthropies charity organization, Francom donates his money directly to The Church of Jesus Christ
- A 58-year woman drowned Sunday after she jumped into a creek at Tanner Park to try to save her dogs.
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- An Orem man charged earlier his year with voyeurism for allegedly using a drone to take footage of people in their bedrooms and bathrooms has been accused of threatening a witness in the case.
Prosecutors on Thursday filed a third-degree felony charg...
- In the early 1970s, the Rev. France Davis arrived in Utah.
He never left.
Since 1974, he has led Salt Lake City's Calvary Baptist Church.
On Sunday, his congregation celebrated his 43 years of uninterrupted service as their pastor with preaching and ...
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