SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Dallas Griffin had just arrived at work this spring when he heard a radio ad announcing a contest for a free round of in vitro fertilization.
BRIGHAM CITY — Prosecution of a Bothwell man in the alleged stabbing murder of his girlfriend is on hold pending a review of his mental competency to stand trial.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lawyers for a man accused of running a multi-million-dollar opioid ring out of his suburban Salt Lake City basement said Monday he was involved in drugs but wasn’t capable of running such a major operation.
A Utah Valley University professor hopes his research will help catch cancer years before patients begin showing symptoms.
LAYTON — Pete Kassel was ready to beat his heroin addiction, his mother says.
SALT LAKE CITY — Apparently contrary to agency policy, the Weber County Jail kept no log of the final 22 ½ hours an inmate spent in the booking area before he was found unconscious, court depositions show.
WEBER COUNTY — Four mosquito traps have tested positive for the West Nile Virus in Weber County.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah is considering new ways to distribute medical marijuana amid growing scrutiny from county attorneys who argue a planned state-run dispensary system would put public employees at risk of being prosecuted under federal drug laws.
The only female oncologist who works with Intermountain Healthcare in Weber and Davis counties, Dr. Namita Chittoria, will be moving to a position in Salt Lake with a different network.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Trump administration’s rejection of Utah’s plan to partially expand Medicaid could send other states back to the drawing board on covering more low-income people under President Barack Obama’s signature health care law.
Jonny Peay says he has made a lot of friends during his first year at Utah State University. Now, the 24-year-old from Orem said some of those friends and others may be left behind because they can’t afford to go to school.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump's administration has rejected Utah's planned request for enhanced federal funding for partial expansion of its Medicaid program, state officials said Saturday.
Feeling left out or overlooked at work causes more harm than being on the receiving end of abusive behavior, according to recent research conducted by Utah State associate professor of management and associate dean of academic affairs Merideth Thompson, in cooperation with researchers at Bay…
SOUTH OGDEN — Children who regularly fish in Burch Creek were out of luck on Pioneer Day when they found the creek full of belly-up fish and a couple of dead ducks. The group of children also noticed a smell like gasoline.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As they gather at a conference in Utah, governors from around the U.S. are starting to think about what they will do if an appeals court upholds a lower court ruling overturning President Obama’s signature health care law.
Students at 26 elementary schools in Davis, Ogden and Weber School districts will get a free snack of fresh fruits or vegetables at least twice a week at school this coming school year.
OGDEN — For the past 85 years, cowboys and cowgirls have gathered in the Ogden area for the quintessential western event: the rodeo.
SALT LAKE CITY — A civil rights lawsuit over the heroin withdrawal and dehydration death of an Ogden woman in the Weber County Jail will be dismissed.
As students take a well-deserved break from focusing on academics for the summer, families can encourage growth in other important developmental areas. One of these areas that can most benefit a child, now and later in life, is resilience.
Trevyn Smith, Weber State’s career football rushing leader who died on Independence Day, spent his last three days alive in the Salt Lake County Jail.
When Heather Staley gave birth to qaudruplets by Cesarean section about three weeks ago, her 12-year-old son Jackson was waiting right outside the operating room door.
OGDEN — Weber County Jail inmates are billed $10 per day to help defray the costs of their incarceration, but the Sheriff’s Office has decided to end the practice effective Aug. 1.
PLEASANT VIEW — During medical emergencies, each passing minute can diminish patient outcomes.
SALT LAKE CITY — No one saw Ashley Evan Jessop’s death coming, an attorney representing Weber County says, and even so, “Jails are not required to have perfect or even good policies” of caring for inmates.
SALT LAKE CITY — The mother of a sexually abused teenage girl blames a Bountiful hospital of failing to stop a doctor from committing the crimes.
SALT LAKE CITY — Last November, a majority of Utah voters approved full Medicaid expansion, only to see their elected state representatives pare back Proposition 3 due to cost concerns and what some viewed as a slippery slide toward universal health care.
OGDEN — A Weber County group that aims to keep the mentally ill in homes and off the street got a little help Friday.
Utah ranks seventh in the nation for childhood well-being, according to the 2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book released yesterday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The state dropped one spot since the report last year, when it ranked 6th overall.
SALT LAKE CITY — Drug overdoses ranked as the leading cause of pregnancy-associated maternal deaths in Utah from 2005 to 2014, with most caused by opioid use during the postpartum period when infants were six weeks to 1-year-old.
OGDEN — On Sept. 9, 2005, Court McGee was dead, slumped over in a Northern Utah trailer from a heroin overdose.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Diesel Brothers and an environmental group are in settlement talks over penalties the truck makers will pay for selling vehicles with “defeat” devices to circumvent pollution controls.
OGDEN — Resident 33 could not leave his room in an Ogden nursing home for at least two months.
OGDEN — Melissa Freigang is on a mission — to help Weber County stay one step ahead of poverty and to help kids from low-income backgrounds steer clear of poverty as they grow into adults.
SALT LAKE CITY — An attorney for Davis County has attacked the credibility of three expert witnesses who concluded the county jail fatally fumbled the care of an inmate who bled to death of a ruptured spleen.
More nurses trained to examine and care for sexual assault victims are moving to meet the demand created by Utah’s high rate of rape.
Kaysville resident Christine Stenquist first tried marijuana in 2012. At the time, she had no idea how dramatically her life would change because of that decision.
OGDEN -- Medical cannabis should not only be legal but readily accessible. This was the message that Dr. Courtney Ladika aimed to convey to medical personnel gathered at the 74th annual conference of the Ogden Surgical-Medical Society held at Weber State University in mid-May.
OGDEN — Ogden’s central core has the second highest rate of opioid overdose deaths in the state.
Graphs, charts and scientific studies don’t do much to change the mind of someone who is anti-vaccine. Stories, however, might.
Seasoned runners who’ve participated in the Ogden marathon have all run past the first-aid stations on their marathon routes, but they might not know the full scope of support that Intermountain McKay-Dee Hospital physicians and nurses provide at the race — or how important it is that runner…
OGDEN — An arrestee being led to his cell found his new cellmate hanging inside, according to an investigation of the Jan. 9 death in the Weber County Jail.
OGDEN — Over the past decade, Utah’s fat quotient held fairly steady with almost six in 10 adults having enough “love” in their “handles” for that extra weight to be considered unhealthy.
SALT LAKE CITY — A federal judge heard arguments Tuesday in a case that spotlights a streak of six deaths in the Davis County Jail in 2016 and subsequent state efforts to scrutinize Utah’s local jails.
OGDEN — After years without one, Weber County now has a new residential drug and alcohol treatment center for men.
The physical abuse of elderly assisted-living patients in Clearfield is a warning of problems to come as the aging Baby Boomer population floods Utah’s senior care centers, according to victims’ advocates and key people in the system.
OGDEN — With a new census coming during the next calendar year, an Ogden man says he’s redoubling his effort to prompt the bureau responsible for it to get a more robust counting of veterans.
OGDEN — Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox spoke about suicide prevention to 500 secondary students — grades 7–12— at DaVinci Academy Tuesday, ending the speech with a performance with the school’s teacher band.
FARMINGTON — The children of an assisted-living patient abused by a certified nursing assistant are seeking greater protections for other elderly residents.
FARMINGTON — The Davis County Sheriff’s Office has formed an advisory committee to conduct a life safety study in the jail, where 13 people have died in the past decade.
OGDEN — Ogden City and one of its police officers have been dropped as defendants in a civil lawsuit over the death of an intoxicated man in the Weber County Jail.
FARMINGTON — A Davis County Jail nurse failed to adequately act upon dangerous signs of labored breathing and bluish skin exhibited by an arrestee who soon died of a narcotics overdose, attorneys have alleged in new court documents.