Gwyneth Paltrow denies causing Utah ski crash

Entertainment 02/20/19, 13:33

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow denied Wednesday that she skied into a man who accused her in a lawsuit of seriously injuring him at a Utah ski resort, alleging in a counter claim that the man actually plowed into her from behind and delivered a full "body blow." Paltrow was skiing with her ...

Mother of Utah man freed from Venezuela jail last year dies

U.S. 02/11/19, 17:29

Laurie Holt, a Utah woman who struggled for nearly two years to get her son freed from a Venezuelan jail, died on Sunday. She was 50 and died less than a year after her son returned to the U.S. Holt died unexpectedly at her home in the Salt Lake City suburb ...

Snow blankets Utah as winter storms pounds West

U.S. 02/06/19, 11:16

Heavy snowfall in Utah triggered a rare snow day for many students, delayed government operations and snarled morning commutes as winter storms continued to slam the western U.S.Most parts of the Salt Lake City area received at least 6 inches (15 centimeters) of snow with more expected Wednesday.Nonessential state workers ...

Slain Utah medical residency student remembered at vigil

California 02/05/19, 15:52

University of Utah medical residency students held a teary-eyed vigil for a classmate from San Francisco who authorities say was killed by her boyfriend in a murder-suicide.The Salt Lake Tribune reports that they told stories Monday night about 27-year-old Sarah Hawley being an "adventurer" who liked to go on hikes ...

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow sued over Utah ski crash

Entertainment 01/29/19, 14:19

A Utah man has filed a lawsuit accusing actress Gwyneth Paltrow of seriously injuring him during a crash at a Park City ski resort in 2016.Terry Sanderson says in a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Utah state court that Paltrow was skiing out of control and knocked him out, leaving him ...

Mormon church says it’s not opposed to hate-crime bill

U.S. 01/24/19, 16:35

The Mormon church said Thursday it doesn't oppose hate-crimes legislation in Utah that includes protections for LGBT people, an announcement that could break a longtime legislative logjam on the issue.The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' sought to clarify that it has not been actively been blocking hate crimes ...

Man accused of threatening to kill ‘as many girls as I see’

U.S. 01/22/19, 14:57

A man is under arrest in Utah after police say he posted on Facebook about "killing as many girls as I see" the same weekend that Women's Marches were held around the U.S.Christopher W. Cleary, 27, wrote he wanted to be "the next mass shooter," because he had never had ...

911 calls reveal frantic moments after Utah malls shooting

U.S. 01/15/19, 15:11

Dozens of people made frantic calls to 911 to report a shooting over the weekend at a suburban Salt Lake City mall that caused hundreds of panicked shoppers to flee the building or take shelter in closets, bathrooms and back rooms. "Everyone is running out of the mall," said one caller. ...

Update: Police arrest 2 men in Utah mall shooting

U.S. 01/14/19, 12:49

The Latest on a shooting at a Utah mall that wounded two people (all times local):10:45 a.m.Utah police say they have made two arrests connected to the suburban Sal Lake City Mall shooting that wounded two people.Police said Monday they arrested two 19-year-old men but were unsure whether those men ...

Police searching for 3 suspects in Utah mall shooting

U.S. 01/14/19, 10:16

One of two victims wounded in a Utah mall shooting is out of the hospital as authorities continue to search for the assailants.Police in Murray, a suburb south of Salt Lake City, say a woman in her early 20s was treated and released just hours after the shooting broke out ...

2 shot outside mall in Salt Lake City suburb

U.S. 01/13/19, 18:16

Two people were wounded in a shooting just outside a popular Utah mall Sunday where hundreds of scared shoppers hunkered down until police arrived to evacuate the building. Two people in their early 20s were shot at about 1:30 p.m. near the southeast entrance to the Fashion Place mall in Murray, ...

Update: Shooting near Utah mall possibly gang related

U.S. 01/13/19, 17:57

The Latest on a shooting at a Utah mall (all times local):3:50 p.m.Utah police say two people are in the hospital after a shooting Sunday outside a popular mall in a Salt Lake City suburb.Murray Police officer Kenny Bass (bas) says the incident is possibly gang related and they are ...

Woman, 94, a customer favorite at Arby’s after 25 years

U.S. 01/11/19, 16:24

Dorothy Bale has become a fixture and customer favorite during her 25 years working at an Arby's in a Salt Lake City suburb.The 94-year-old has worked at the sandwich shop longer than some of her co-workers have been alive, going through two remodels and 21 managers, The Salt Lake Tribune ...

Environmental groups threaten lawsuit over air quality

Enviroment 01/03/19, 17:38

A coalition of environmental groups filed a notice of intent to sue on Thursday, warning the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency it must hold Utah and Arizona accountable for missing deadlines to submit plans to clean up air pollution.The announcement came just as a new layer of dirty air settled in ...

Orrin Hatch ends 4-decade Senate run as unique GOP voice

U.S. 01/03/19, 16:49

Orrin Hatch ended his tenure Thursday as the longest-serving Republican senator in history, capping a unique career that positioned him as one of the most prominent conservatives in the United States. The departure of the vocal supporter of President Donald Trump ushers in another outsized Utah voice with a very different ...

Elizabeth Smart kidnapper now lives near elementary school

U.S. 12/31/18, 16:24

A woman who helped kidnap Utah's Elizabeth Smart is living several blocks away from a Salt Lake City elementary school following her release from prison in September, according to Utah's sex-offender registry.Wanda Barzee, 73, is listed in the registry as living in an apartment near the school after her initial ...

Utah gears up to implement nation’s lowest DUI limit

U.S. 12/28/18, 11:44

New Year's Eve revelers in Utah could find themselves with more than a hangover as 2019 dawns. If they drink and drive, they could end up on the wrong side of the nation's newest and lowest DUI threshold.The 0.05 percent limit goes into effect Sunday, despite protests that it will ...

Salt Lake City bids for 2nd Olympics in changed climate

Sports 12/18/18, 12:28

When Salt Lake City pursued the Winter Olympics more than two decades ago, competition was so fierce that hardly anyone thought twice about lavishing International Olympic Committee members with gifts and favors. Salt Lake City got caught in a bribery scandal that nearly derailed the plans for the 2002 Winter ...

Disney actor Stoney Westmoreland fired after arrest

Entertainment 12/15/18, 16:17

Disney Channel actor Stoney Westmoreland has been fired after he was arrested in Salt Lake City for allegedly attempting to have a sexual relationship with an online acquaintance he believed was 13 years old.In a statement Saturday, Disney announced that the 48-year-old Westmoreland had been dropped from the sitcom "Andi ...

Salt Lake City gets go-ahead to bid for Winter Olympics

U.S. 12/14/18, 19:22

Salt Lake City got the green light to bid for the Winter Olympics—most likely for 2030—in an attempt to bring the games back to the city that hosted in 2002 and provided the backdrop for the U.S. winter team's ascendance into an international powerhouse. The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) said Friday, ...

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