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|West Metro firefighters rescue 5-year-old girl hiding in closet during blaze|
West Metro firefighters rescued a 5-year-old girl who hid in a closet after a fire broke out in a Lakewood home early Friday morning, according to firefighters.
211 points by The Denver Post | Utah Newspaper English-language films Salt Lake City Associated Press Colorado City Arizona
|Dozens of toy poodles removed from Taylorsville home|
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Authorities say animal control workers removed 56 toy poodles from a Taylorsville house. West Valley Animal Services director David Moss tells the Deseret News (http://bit.ly/2cGgp8J) that a constable was serving papers when he discovered the living room and kitchen packed with kennels for the dogs. ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Utah Salt Lake County Utah Dog Salt Lake City Salt Lake City metropolitan area Deseret News Cruelty to animals The Animals
|Officials: Shooting injures student at Utah high school|
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Officials say a shooting with a pellet-type gun at a suburban Salt Lake City high school has injured a student.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Salt Lake City Utah Salt Lake County Utah Boy Great Salt Lake Salt Lake City International Airport Wasatch Front Thomas Kearns
|Officials: Student wounded at Utah high school|
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Officials say a shooting at a suburban Salt Lake City high school has left a student wounded.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah Great Salt Lake High school Salt Lake City International Airport Wasatch Front Thomas Kearns Salt Lake City Utah
|Judge orders state not to block Planned Parenthood funding|
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A judge is ordering the state of Utah not to stop funding its Planned Parenthood branch over advocacy for legal abortion or unproven allegations against the national organization. The move comes after an appeals court decided a defunding order from Utah Gov. Gary Herbert was ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Utah U.S. state Salt Lake City Pregnancy Birth control Appeal Human sexual behavior Orem Utah
|Man formally charged with vehicular homicide in death of Denver Post reporter|
A 23-year-old Denver man has been charged with two counts of vehicular homicide while driving recklessly and drunken driving in the death of Denver Post reporter Colleen O'Connor, according to a news release by Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey's office.
7 points by The Denver Post | Newspaper Associated Press U.S. state Alcoholic beverage Utah Salt Lake City Medicine Crime
|Cover reveal: 'Real Friends' and navigating the perils of elementary school|
Summer vacation has come and gone and now kids are back in school. And there's no better way to get into the back-to-school spirit than with new graphic novel "Real Friends," set on the playgrounds of grade school. Author Shannon Hale and artist LeUyen Pham have teamed up for "Real Friends," a...
287 points by Los Angeles Times | Salt Lake City Children's literature Shannon Hale Graphic novel Elementary school The Real World The Real Picture book
|Armed robber leaves Colorado Springs restaurant without loot|
A masked robber fled a Colorado Springs restaurant without any spoils Wednesday night after an employee opened a cash register and showed the criminal it was empty.
3 points by The Denver Post | Utah Crime Newspaper Associated Press Salt Lake City U.S. state English-language films Police
|1 person killed and second seriously hurt in a Denver auto-pedestrian crash|
One person was killed and a second was struck and seriously injured early Thursday morning in an auto-pedestrian accident involving two cars, according to Denver police.
1052 points by The Denver Post | Newspaper Associated Press U.S. state Utah Salt Lake City Colorado Denver International Airport Crime
|Utah governor not ready to drum up support for Trump|
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says he'll vote for Donald Trump but he doesn't want to persuade his fellow Republicans to do the same. Herbert said at his monthly televised news conference on KUED-TV Wednesday that he's not an advocate or apologist for anybody. Late last ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Utah Salt Lake City George W. Bush University of Utah Great Salt Lake Donald Trump Indiana Orem Utah
|Polygamists in food stamp fraud case avoid prison time|
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Another suspect has accepted a plea deal in a food stamp fraud case brought against 11 polygamists on the Utah-Arizona border last year that marked a major government effort to try to crack down on the sect. Preston Barlow pleaded guilty Friday to a food ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Pleas Salt Lake City Utah Plea Electric charge
|Utah couple was on final day of anniversary trip when struck on London bridge|
A Utah couple was enjoying the final day of their European trip to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary when they were among the crowd of people on London's Westminster Bridge who were struck by an SUV. Kurt Cochran was one of four victims killed and his wife, Melissa Cochran, was among dozens...
1 points by Chicago Tribune | Utah Salt Lake City The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Donald Trump Family 7 July 2005 London bombings A Good Man Is Hard to Find Mormon
|The Latest: Utah gov. signs .05 DUI limit, strictest in US|
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a law giving Utah the strictest DUI threshold in the country (all times local):
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Utah Salt Lake City Snowboarding United States Congress Orem Utah Blood alcohol content The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Legislature
|Utah getting toughest drunken driving limit in the US|
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's governor signed legislation Thursday giving the predominantly Mormon state the strictest drunken driving threshold in the country, a change that restaurant groups and representatives of the ski and snowboard industry say will hurt tourism.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Utah Salt Lake City United States Congress Snowboarding Orem Utah Blood alcohol content The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Legislature
|Utah man killed in London attack was hit on bridge|
WEST BOUNTIFUL, Utah (AP) — A Utah couple was enjoying the final day of their European trip to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary when they were among the crowd of people on London's Westminster Bridge who were struck by an…
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Utah Davis County Utah The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Mormon Salt Lake City Ogden–Clearfield metropolitan area Brigham Young Latter Day Saint movement
|Utah governor signs concealed carry, 0.05 DUI bills|
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Gov. Gary Herbert signed 13 bills Thursday, including a measure giving Utah the strictest DUI threshold in the country and another allowing 18- to 20-year-olds to carry concealed weapons. The hospitality industry had urged Herbert to veto the measure lowering Utah's blood alcohol limit for ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Concealed carry in the United States Utah Alcohol law Salt Lake City Ethanol Blood alcohol content Drunk driving Alcohol
|Utah inmates transferred after allegations of mistreatment|
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah authorities have removed 80 inmates from a rural county jail while officials can investigate claims of possible prisoner mistreatment. The Utah Department of Corrections said a statement Friday that the inmates were temporarily relocated from the Daggett County Jail, a facility that sits along ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Utah Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah United States Prison Coroner Summit County Utah Draper Utah
|Outdoor trade show on verge of leaving Utah after 2 decades|
Leaders of the 1,200-member Outdoor Industry Association and executives from The North Face, REI and Patagonia told Utah Gov. Gary Herbert in a conference call Thursday that Utah must change its stance on public lands or the industry would move its lucrative Outdoor Retailer trade show from Salt Lake City.
-2 points by The Denver Post | Antiquities Act Las Vegas Nevada Utah Salt Lake City U.S. state Trade shows
|Couple charged with voyeurism for recording people with drone|
A Utah couple who allegedly used a drone to secretly film people in their bedrooms and bathrooms have been charged with voyeurism.
118 points by Daily News | Federal Aviation Administration Utah Salt Lake City Police
|Denver vying to become home of nation’s biggest outdoors trade shows|
Denver’s convention leaders are preparing bids to host the Outdoor Retailer summer and winter shows as well as Interbike, the nation’s largest bike trade show that is studying a move from its long-term home in Las Vegas.
718 points by The Denver Post | Las Vegas Nevada Utah Salt Lake City Retailing Commerce Denver Department store Trade shows
|NBA Development League will be renamed to NBA Gatorade League|
The NBA Development League will be renamed to the NBA Gatorade League for the 2017-18 season.
1 points by The Denver Post | George W. Bush Salt Lake City Nutrition National Basketball Association Texas Management occupations Richard Nixon Vice President of the United States
|Development League to be renamed NBA Gatorade League|
SALT LAKE CITY — The NBA Development League will be renamed to the NBA Gatorade League for the 2017-18 season.NBA deputy commissioner Mark Tatum says the agreement also allows the "G-League" to take advantage of Gatorade's Sports Science Institute. Tatum says the league will use the institute's "sports science expertise and knowledge to enhance player performance in our game" through nutrition, training and other advances.
-2 points by Boston Herald | George W. Bush Salt Lake City Nutrition National Basketball Association Texas Management occupations Richard Nixon Vice President of the United States
|Clippers roll over the Jazz for third consecutive win|
All their talk about being better on defense, about reclaiming their defensive identity, about holding each other accountable on defense did not ring hollow from the Clippers this time. They were unyielding Monday night, closing down nearly everything during an 88-72 victory over the Utah Jazz,...
7 points by Los Angeles Times | Utah Jazz Los Angeles Clippers Salt Lake City National Basketball Association Game Utah Los Angeles Lakers Western Conference
|Celtics carried a 77-65 lead against Jazz|
SALT LAKE CITY – Brad Stevens can only hope that he is developing depth as the result of lengthy absences like Avery Bradley and, on the shorter side, Jae Crowder for the second straight game last night.
-2 points by Boston Herald | The A-Team Salt Lake City National Basketball Association Three-point field goal The Quarter at Tropicana Utah
|Thomas, Olynyk lead Celtics past Jazz 112-104|
SALT LAKE CITY — Boston never found a shot it couldn't make against Utah.At least that's how it seemed all night.The Celtics picked apart the Jazz's defense with surgical precision. Crisp passes. Clean cuts to the rim. Open shots. It added up to a near-perfect offensive performance in a 112-104 victory over Utah on Saturday night.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Salt Lake City National Basketball Association Utah The Quarter at Tropicana The Run Boston Celtics
|Southern Utah massage parlor owner accused of sex crimes|
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The owner of two southern Utah massage parlors has been accused of sex crimes in connection to behavior with employees. The Deseret News reports (http://bit.ly/2kzWvC2 ) that the 46-year-old Washington City man is accused of trying to initiate sexual encounters with employees before and after ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Human sexual behavior Sexual intercourse Human sexuality Utah Salt Lake City Police Age of consent Sexual assault
|Chaffetz faces harsh criticism during packed town hall|
COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz was met by frequent, deafening boos at a Thursday town hall as constituents grilled him on everything from investigating President Donald Trump's tax returns to Planned Parenthood.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Utah Salt Lake City United States United States House of Representatives United States Congress Salt Lake County Utah U.S. state Great Salt Lake
|Chaffetz meets with Muslim leaders, backs Trump's travel ban|
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz says President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations was rushed but he thinks it singles out "the right countries" and doesn't target people based on their religion. Chaffetz made the comments after meeting with a dozen Muslim leaders ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Utah Salt Lake City United States House of Representatives Islam Donald Trump United States Congress Salt Lake County Utah George W. Bush
|He was Utah’s attorney general and a rising GOP star. Now he’s facing corruption charges|
As John Swallow stood before family and colleagues at a swearing-in ceremony inside the marble rotunda of the Utah Capitol in 2013, many viewed him as a rising star in the Republican Party. Charismatic and ambitious, Swallow had served three terms in the state House and now would become Utah’s...
119 points by Los Angeles Times | Utah Prosecution Salt Lake City Felony Harry Reid United States Senate Democratic Party Vice President of the United States
|Utah House OKs bill barring remote abortion pill dispensing|
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah's House of Representatives has approved a bill that bars doctors from using telemedicine to remotely prescribe abortion-inducing medication. The bill from Republican Rep. Ken Ivory of West Jordan mainly promotes the use of telemedicine, where doctors use images and webcams to consult with patients, ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | United States House of Representatives Utah United States Senate Salt Lake City Republican Party City Washington D.C. George W. Bush
|Utah man convicted in deputy's death after second trial|
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A Utah man has been found guilty in the death of a sheriff's deputy's death after he testified it wasn't him but the officer's brother who pulled the trigger. A federal jury handed down the verdict Tuesday in the second case filed against 44-year-old Roberto ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Murder Criminal law Assault U.S. state Salt Lake City Scots law Utah Jury
|Gold coins, posh trips form backdrop in Utah bribery trial|
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A corruption scandal that prosecutors say connected wealthy businessmen and powerful politicians against a backdrop of luxury vacations, gold coins and a surreptitiously recorded meeting at a Krispy Kreme doughnut shop entered a Utah courtroom…
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Krispy Kreme Jury Salt Lake City Lawyer Judge Great Salt Lake Doughnut Utah
|Utah House passes medical marijuana research bill|
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah's House of Representatives has overwhelmingly approved a proposal that would allow universities to study medical marijuana. Lawmakers said research showing benefits of cannabis extracts on people may lead the state in the future to allow careful, controlled use of the drug by those with ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Utah Salt Lake City United States House of Representatives United States Senate Cannabis Legality of cannabis by country U.S. state Legislatures
|Senate OKs sending more money to poorer school districts|
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah's Senate has approved a bill that sends one-third of new education spending each year toward the state's poorest school districts. South Jordan Republican Sen. Lincoln Fillmore sponsors the bill, which he says is needed to help poorer school districts that aren't able to bring ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Utah Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah United States Senate School The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Republican Party U.S. state
|Lawmakers asked for $3.5M to help with homeless shelters|
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah officials are seeking millions from state lawmakers for new Salt Lake City homeless shelters though some residents are asking legislators to keep any money from going toward the most contested of four new planned shelter sites. Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox and Utah Department of ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Salt Lake County Utah Salt Lake City Salt Lake City metropolitan area Utah Great Salt Lake Cottonwood Heights Utah Westminster College Salt Lake City Brigham Young
|1 critical, 1 arrested in downtown Salt Lake City stabbing|
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Salt Lake City police have arrested a suspect in a robbing and stabbing at a downtown apartment that left a 53-year-old man in critical condition. Police say they responded to a report of a man being robbed at knifepoint at about 4:20 a.m. Monday at ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Salt Lake City Crime Stabbing People City Great Salt Lake Person Penetrating trauma
|Interstate 80 near Salt Lake City closes for elk migration|
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A 6-mile stretch of Interstate 80 near Salt Lake City has to close so that state wildlife officials could help a herd of elk migrate. The Salt Lake Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2kJCAkZ ) that that officials closed the stretch of I-80 in Parleys Canyon for about ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Interstate 80 Salt Lake City Interstate Highway System Parley's Canyon Salt Lake County Utah Great Salt Lake Lincoln Highway Utah
|Ty Burrell Buys Vintage Spanish Home in Cheviot Hills (EXCLUSIVE)|
Always reliable celebrity real estate snitch Lucy Spillerguts confidently asserts that it was two-time Emmy-winning “Modern Family” dad Ty Burrell who, via blind trust, plunked down a pinch more than $4.2 million for a thoughtfully updated, late-1920s Spanish Colonial Revival-style home in the increasingly expensive Cheviot Hills neighborhood just south of Century City in Los... Read more »
71 points by Variety | Apartment Bedroom Rooms Los Angeles Ty Burrell Salt Lake City Room Modern Family
|10 inches of snow, 80 mph wind gust in northern Utah|
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A winter storm warning remains in effect until 4 a.m. Wednesday for parts of northern Utah as a weather system packing high winds, heavy snow and rain makes its way across the state. The National Weather Service reported Tuesday morning 10 inches of snow fell ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Utah Salt Lake City Ogden Utah Wind Great Salt Lake Wasatch Front Storm Tropical cyclone
|Outdoor Retailer trade show shopping for a new host city as outdoor industry blasts Utah public land policies|
The Outdoor Retailer trade show, which currently brings about $45 million a year to Salt Lake City during its winter and summer gatherings, is shopping for a new home. Denver previously was considered as a home for the show. Could it land in Colorado?
1503 points by The Denver Post | Denver Las Vegas Nevada Salt Lake City Salt Palace Summer of Love City University of Colorado Denver Colorado Convention Center
|Utah window washer dies after 700-pound slab of ice, snow lands on him|
A Park City window washer has died after being struck by an approximately 700-pound slab of ice and snow that fell from a roof.
17 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Salt Lake City Utah City 2002 Winter Olympics Wasatch Front Park City Mountain Resort Park City Utah Salt Lake City metropolitan area
|Lady Gaga to play T-Mobile Arena on Aug. 11|
The Las Vegas date is part of a tour announced the morning after the pop singer’s big Super Bowl performance.
491 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Wynn Las Vegas Salt Lake City American football Performance Desert Inn Utah Las Vegas Strip Arena
|Protests erupt globally over Trump actions for third Saturday in a row|
Tens of thousands of protestors again took to streets to criticize President Trump
32737 points by USA Today | New York City National Basketball Association Toronto U.S. state United States Salt Lake City Los Angeles Protest
|Things to Know: Power players, legislators to watch in 2017|
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - As Utah lawmakers grind through a record number of bills this year, they're being steered by a Senate president known for his calm and analytical accountant's temperament and a House speaker who used to be a boxer and is now scrapping it up on issues ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Utah United States House of Representatives United States Senate Salt Lake County Utah Democratic Party Salt Lake City United States Republican Party
|Utah woman uses pizza order to get message to senator|
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The voicemail box for Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch was full, so a Utah woman tried using a pizza to ask for a "no" vote on one of President Trump's Cabinet nominees. The ham-and-pineapple pizza that Julia Silge ordered for Hatch's Salt Lake City office to ...
6 points by The Washington Times | Utah Salt Lake City George W. Bush Orrin Hatch Great Salt Lake United States Senate Thomas Kearns Washington D.C.
|Knife-wielding man busted trying to confront Elizabeth Smart|
A knife-wielding octogenarian ex-con pummeled a police captain when he tried to approach famous kidnap survivor Elizabeth Smart at a book signing at Indiana State University, according to published reports. Claude Hudson, who once served time for attempted murder, was attending the “Elizabeth Smart Speaker Series” in the Heritage Lounge at Tiery Hall on Monday...
285 points by New York Post | Crime Arrest Crimes Prison Salt Lake City Debut albums Criminal law Law enforcement agency powers
|3-vehicle crash kills 1, closes Interstate 15 in Utah|
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Authorities say a three-vehicle crash killed one person, injured several others and closed a stretch of Interstate 15 in Utah. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce says a vehicle driven by a man in his mid-30s hit a barrier wall about 5:40 a.m. Friday in ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Interstate Highway System Utah Salt Lake City Great Salt Lake Automobile Freeway Davis County Utah Sandy Utah
|Suspected robber wounded in shootout near Nevada-Utah line |
A suspect in an armed robbery in Utah hours earlier was critically wounded in a shootout with police near the Nevada-Utah line after he fired his gun inside a strip club, fled the scene and crashed outside ...
-2 points by Las Vegas Sun | Utah Nevada Salt Lake City Elko County Nevada Interstate 80 West Wendover Nevada Firearm Great Salt Lake
|Nearly 100 people with cards to use cannabis oil in Utah|
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Nearly 100 people have active cards to participate in Utah's limited medical marijuana program that allows residents with severe epilepsy to travel to other states to purchase a cannabis extract oil and use it back home. State officials say they don't know why fewer than ...
8 points by The Washington Times | Utah Salt Lake City U.S. state University of Utah Salt Lake County Utah UTA TRAX David O. Calder The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
|Ex-treasurer of irrigation companies accused of embezzlement|
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The former treasurer of two Utah County irrigation companies has been accused of embezzling more than $1 million. The Salt Lake Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2fCZ0Bf ) that a federal indictment filed Wednesday accuses Michael Shumway of diverting company money to personal accounts and selling water shares ...
2 points by The Washington Times | Utah Fraud Salt Lake City U.S. state Salt Lake County Utah Great Salt Lake Thomas Kearns Broadsheet