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 (AP) — A judge said Tuesday it's time to let a community board on the Utah-Arizona border have final say about who is entitled to buy homes and properties in a trust that once belonged to a sect run by notorious polygamist Warren Jeffs, ending court oversight that began 14 years ago.
After decades of improvement, America’s air may not be getting any cleaner.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah-based movie-filtering company has been ordered to pay more than $62 million to Disney and other Hollywood studios.
The nation’s jails face increasing pressures as they house large numbers of mentally ill and addicted inmates. But the policies that contributed to this problem are decades in the making.
The last time Tanna Jo Fillmore talked with her mother, she was in a Utah jail, angry, pleading and desperate. She’d called every day that past week, begging for help.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A government watchdog will investigate whether the U.S. Interior Department broke the law by making plans to open lands cut from a Utah national monument by President Donald Trump to leasing for oil, gas and coal development, a pair of Democratic congress members said Monday.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Frozen red raspberries from a Washington state farm are being recalled across the western U.S.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's lieutenant governor has raised more than $250,000 in his run for the state's top job in 2020.
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.
WOODS CROSS, Utah (AP) — About 100 protesters gathered outside a police agency in northern Utah to demand an officer who pulled his gun on a 10-year-old child last week be fired.
Utah County should have the chance to vote on changing its form of government this coming November, a recommending body affirmed Thursday night.
HEBER CITY, Utah (AP) — When Allison Phillips Belnap asked to adorn her town’s lampposts with rainbow flags, she expected some critics.
FARMINGTON — The wave of Utah’s transportation future has debuted in Farmington.
WOODS CROSS, Utah (AP) — An attorney for a Utah police department where a white officer drew his gun on a 10-year-old black child says Utah law enforcement will investigate the incident.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Lawyers suing over the toll of opioids asked a judge Friday to allow a structure for all 25,000 municipal and county governments in the U.S. to be paid — if a settlement can be reached with companies that make and distribute powerful prescription painkillers.
WOODS CROSS, Utah (AP) — Activists are planning to protest at a police agency in northern Utah after learning an officer who pulled his gun on a 10-year-old child will continue to work.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A state commission has agreed to provide a $21.4 million grant to a multicounty coalition for a proposed new 80-mile rail route to haul crude oil from eastern Utah to existing Union Pacific tracks northwest of Price in Carbon County.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man pleaded not guilty Thursday to a charge of threatening to kill a member of Congress during thousands of phone calls to the U.S. Capitol.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Who is going to grow Utah’s medical marijuana remains unknown as a July 1 license application deadline looms.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy who was shot in an off-duty attack at a fast-food restaurant died Wednesday, the sheriff announced.
SPANISH FORK, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a 3-year-old Utah who suffered a head injury in a fall from a home's second-story window is doing "remarkably well."
PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah man accused of killing two teenagers and dumping their bodies in an abandoned mine shaft has pleaded not guilty.
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — A Utah ski resort where Gwyneth Paltrow is accused of crashing into and injuring a skier asked Monday to be dismissed from a lawsuit, contending the dispute should be settled between the Oscar-winning actress and the alleged victim.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — With no computer or internet at home, Raegan Byrd’s homework assignments present a nightly challenge: How much can she get done using just her smartphone?
John Frey’s family was hoping to get 101 birthday cards by June 7 to celebrate the World War II veteran’s 101st birthday.
OGDEN — On Sept. 9, 2005, Court McGee was dead, slumped over in a Northern Utah trailer from a heroin overdose.
MAGNA, Utah (AP) — A gathering at the Great Salt Lake in hopes of making it into the record books fell way short.
For the first time, Utah’s Honor Flight program will take an all-female flight to the nation’s capital on Thursday. LaRetta Johnson Duncan, 87, of Provo will be on that flight.
MIDVALE, Utah (AP) — Abel Hagos walks the halls of Hillcrest High School with an ease that belies his remarkable life journey.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — 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.
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said Friday that he’s not sure if he will endorse President Donald Trump for a second term and that he may not throw his weight behind anyone during the 2020 campaign.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Protesters interrupted the board meeting of the Utah Inland Port Authority, resulting in state troopers ejecting dozens of environmental activists and arresting one.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Supreme Court has affirmed the conviction of a former Unified Police officer who was convicted of pulling out his service weapon gun after a hunter in Box Elder County accidentally fired in the direction of him and his family.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Diane and Russ Jones’s marriage has always thrived on alfalfa. The pair has grown the sweet, leafy crop near their home in central Utah together for more than 30 years — but they were ready for a change.
PLEASANT GROVE, Utah (AP) — Chlorine gas has sickened dozens of swimmers at a Utah public pool in what police called a freak accident.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Separate trials are being sought by a Tennessee couple accused of defrauding the U.S. military out of $65 million in a scheme involving prescriptions for pain and scar cream.
LOGAN — When you’re a child, life is simple.
A 43-year-old homeless man suffered minor injuries Tuesday morning after he and his puppy were nearly crushed by a garbage truck in Provo.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man who spoke out against his infamous father who led a polygamous sect has died, his sister said Tuesday.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz says he will not run for Utah governor next year.
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a Utah man sought in an alleged sex crime involving a juvenile is dead after his car plunged into a river in a northwestern Arizona gorge.
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A funeral service is scheduled Tuesday afternoon in Logan, Utah, for 5-year-old Elizabeth Shelley, a homicide victim who disappeared May 25 and whose body was found Wednesday less than a block from her home.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — By the time lunchtime rolled around, Quinten Salt only had one vial of mosquito larvae in his pocket.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge is delaying the trial of a Utah man accused of running a multimillion operation selling powerful opioids disguised as prescription drugs.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah officials have determined that more than 30 deer found near a landfill in northeastern Utah died from starvation, diseases and other causes.
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — An economic impact study estimates that attendance at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival saw a slight drop from the previous year.