Missing Utah college student last seen in a park at 3 a.m.

U.S. 06/24/19, 16:30

A University of Utah student missing for over a week was last seen meeting an unknown person at a park at 3 in the morning, authorities said Monday. The Lyft driver who took Mackenzie Lueck from the airport and dropped her off at a park in a Salt Lake City suburb ...

Mother says Utah officer pulled gun on her black son

U.S. 06/07/19, 18:36

A mother wants an independent investigation Friday after she says a Utah police officer pointed a gun at her 10-year-old son's head in what she calls a racially motivated incident.Jerri Hrubes said at a news conference that she saw a white Woods Cross police officer pull his gun on her ...

Energy Secretary: US aims to making fossil fuels cleaner

U.S. 05/30/19, 19:37

The Trump administration is committed to making fossil fuels cleaner rather than imposing "draconian" regulations on coal and oil, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Thursday at an energy conference in Salt Lake City. Perry previously said the administration wants to spend a half-billion dollars next year on fossil fuel research ...

Police confirm missing Utah girl’s body has been found

U.S. 05/30/19, 18:25

A body found after a five-day search is that of a 5-year-old girl taken from her home and killed by her uncle, Utah police confirmed on Thursday.Elizabeth "Lizzy" Shelley's remains were located in a heavily wooded area less than a block from her home on Wednesday, but authorities could not ...

Body believed to be missing Utah girl is found

U.S. 05/29/19, 19:04

A body believed to be a missing 5-year-old Utah girl was found Wednesday less than a block from her home, bringing a wide-ranging search to a grim close five days after the child was taken from her home and killed by her uncle, police said. The body believed to be Elizabeth ...

Utah ax-throwing venue adds pool tables, gets beer license

U.S. 05/29/19, 18:02

A Salt Lake City ax-throwing business has been granted a license to sell beer after adding pool and billiard tables to the venue.A new liquor law that took effect May 14 raised questions about whether some locations could serve alcohol. It listed businesses that can have recreational beer licenses, including ...

Young homebuyers scramble as prices rise faster than incomes

U.S. 05/25/19, 02:25

For millennials looking to buy their first home, the hunt feels like a race against the clock.In the seven years since the housing crash ended, home values in more than three-quarters of U.S. metro areas have climbed faster than incomes, according to an Associated Press analysis of real estate industry ...

Suspect in Utah shooting found in Idaho after 2-day manhunt

U.S. 05/24/19, 18:09

Idaho police captured a man Friday afternoon suspected of shooting and killing a motorist in northern Utah earlier this week after a two-day manhunt.Officers arrested 45-year-old Jonathan Llana about 3:15 p.m. in an area of southern Idaho outside of Pocatello about 10 miles (16 kilometers) from where the suspect crashed ...

Number of US homes on the market rose in 1Q as sales slowed

Business 05/23/19, 14:46

Homebuyers in Salt Lake City, Atlanta and other big U.S. metropolitan areas are seeing a pickup in the number of homes for sale, especially in the most affordable segment of the market.In Atlanta, for example, the number of homes for sale jumped 18.9% to 33,836 in the first quarter. That's ...

Lawsuit: Bus driver was sick, tired before fatal Utah crash

U.S. 05/15/19, 15:45

A Greyhound driver who authorities say fell asleep before the bus careened off a road in the Utah desert two years ago was tired, sick and should never have been behind the wheel, according to a new lawsuit over the crash that killed one person and injured 12 others.Bus driver ...

Utah prosecutor says he won’t enforce strict abortion law

U.S. 05/15/19, 14:28

As Utah defends its strict new abortion ban in court, the chief prosecutor overseeing the county with the state's only two clinics has said he won't enforce the measure, marking latest example of an official resisting strict anti-abortion measures in states around the country.Democratic Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim ...

Clinic unveils ‘health care on wheels’ to serve homeless

Health 05/11/19, 10:56

A Salt Lake City clinic will soon bring medical care to the streets.The Salt Lake Tribune reports Fourth Street Clinic has launched a mobile clinic on Thursday that will travel to homeless resource centers and nonprofit agencies each week providing care.Clinic leaders said they hope to reduce the number of ...

Update: Crowds gather for 150th railroad anniversary

U.S. 05/10/19, 11:39

The Latest on the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad (all times local):10:35 a.m.People from all over the country are gathering at a remote spot in Utah to celebrate Friday's 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad.Margaret Yee, whose ancestors helped build the railroad, pose ...

Descendants reflect on Chinese rail workers 150 years later

U.S. 05/08/19, 23:55

Michael Kwan can't help but think about what life was like on a daily basis for his great-great-grandfather in the 1860s, working 12-hour days in California's Sierra Nevada mountain range on the Transcontinental Railroad that would reshape the American landscape."You're not talking about 12 hours sitting at a desk or ...

Salt Lake Tribune announces plans to convert into nonprofit

U.S. 05/08/19, 17:20

The Salt Lake Tribune announced plans Wednesday to become a nonprofit as it moves toward a nontraditional model that it hopes will ensure long-term stability after years of financial struggles fueled by declines in advertising and circulation revenues.The plan for the Utah newspaper that won a Pulitzer Prize in 2017 ...

Sundance co-founder pleads guilty to 2nd count of sex abuse

Entertainment 05/02/19, 17:01

A Utah filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced a movie whose lead actress won an Oscar in the mid-1980s has pleaded guilty to a second count of sexual abuse of a child in a deal with prosecutors. Sterling Van Wagenen entered the plea during a hearing Thursday in ...

Karaoke, ax-throwing venues want to sell beer under Utah law

U.S. 05/02/19, 13:03

Two lawmakers are proposing changes to a new liquor law in Utah after beer licenses were denied to a karaoke lounge and an axe-throwing venue.Democratic Rep. Angela Romero said Wednesday she plans to introduce an amendment to include karaoke venues among the new sites approved for beer sales.The law represents ...

Finally a playoff game at Detroit Pistons’ new arena

Sports 04/19/19, 18:54

Little Caesars Arena in Detroit will finally host its first playoff game — in what is probably the last chance the Pistons have to make their series against Milwaukee competitive."Let's make it hard on them," Detroit coach Dwane Casey said. "Let's make it a home atmosphere, because we need everything."The ...

Iconic Salt Lake Temple closing for major 4-year renovation

U.S. 04/19/19, 16:58

An iconic temple central to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints faith will close for four years for a major renovation to help it withstand earthquakes and be more welcoming to visitors, leaders said Friday. Authorities are also keeping a careful eye on construction plans after a devastating fire ...

Warren, in Utah, pledges changes in national-monument policy

2020 Campaign 04/17/19, 21:20

Backed by dramatic mountain peaks, Elizabeth Warren stopped in Utah on Wednesday to discuss her public-lands plan, including a promise to restore broader protections for two of the state's high-profile national monuments if elected president. Warren's plan puts her among the few Democratic candidates so far talking about public lands, a ...

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