Utah flight simulation introduces autistic children to air travel

Autistic Passengers

Once a year, Families of Autism and Asperger’s Standing Together partners with...


2 die in Minnesota crash of truck carrying firefighters

BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — State Police say two people died and seven others were injured when a Michigan-based truck carrying firefighters left the roadway, hit the median and rolled on Interstate 35 West near Minneapolis. The accident about 3 p.m. Saturday prompted authorities to close the road in both...


Ken Roczen caps Motocross championship season with sweep

CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Ken Roczen completed his Lucas Oil Pro Motocross championship season with a 450 Class moto sweep Saturday in the Ironman National. The Suzuki factory rider from Germany won for the ninth times in 12 rounds, with all the victories coming in moto sweeps. He wrapped up his...


Nonprofit program serves kids options like pumpkin soup

Healthy School Lunch

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah nonprofit program is replacing chicken nuggets and hot dogs with choices like pumpkin soup and red quinoa salad. The Utah Community Action Program Central Kitchen serves meals made from scratch to children at a range of local charter schools, preschools and after-school...


Man allegedly shoots high-powered rifle at hunters in Utah County

Elk hunting changes

A man is accused of opening fire on a group of hunters with a high-powered rifle in central Utah


Vote results remain despite Utah county clerk's impropriety

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The results of a Republican primary race in southern Utah will stand despite the improper actions of a candidate’s wife. Judge Lyle Anderson ruled this week against overturning the results in the primary election for Wayne County commissioner. Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox filed a...


Utah County school sees several cases of viral meningitis

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Health officials are investigating multiple cases of viral meningitis at a Utah County high school. The Utah County Health Department confirmed Friday nearly 10 students at Lone Peak High School are suffering from meningitis. Department spokeswoman Aislynn Tolman-Hill says...


Utah man pleads guilty to fatal child abuse of stepson

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man has pleaded guilty to child abuse charges in the death of his 17-month-old stepson. Codey Levi Jolley was initially charged with murder but entered a plea Friday to lesser counts of child abuse homicide and child abuse. The 28-year-old faces up to 15 years in prison....


Flash flooding danger closes The Narrows in Zion Canyon

ZION NATIONAL PARK, Utah (AP) — Zion National Park has closed a portion of Zion Canyon because of potential flash flooding. The Salt Lake Tribune reports ( that park officials closed access to The Narrows, the tightest section of the canyon, on Saturday until further notice. A...


Friends help ailing man with antique carousel restoration

Antique Carousel

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A 1930s-style carousel has been taking shape for the better part of a decade out on the edge of the hills in Petersboro. Petersboro resident Vean Woodbrey, 73, has been working to restore a two-row Allan Herschell “Little Beauty” carousel originally built in the 1920s, reported...


Movsisyan scores pair as Real Salt Lake beats Rapids 2-1

MLS Rapids Real Salt Lake Soccer

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Yura Movsisyan scored two goals and Real Salt Lake beat the Colorado Rapids 2-1 after missing two second-half penalty kicks Friday night. Real Salt Lake improved to 8-0-5 at home this season and is unbeaten in 14 straight games against Colorado at Rio Tinto Stadium. RSL (12-8-7)...

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