February 12, 2013 11:59 AM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Airport officials say they're following up on the death of a passenger flying United Airlines from Denver to Salt Lake City. Salt Lake City airport spokeswoman Barbara Gann confirmed the passenger's Sunday evening death, but declined to release the person's age, gender or name. She... more »
January 23, 2013 12:56 PM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A group of Utah doctors is declaring a health emergency over the Salt Lake City area's lingering air pollution problem. Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment planned to deliver a petition Wednesday demanding immediate action by elected officials. The group wants Gov. Gary Herbert and... more »
February 11, 2012 3:22 PM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Organizers of a new effort to explore the possibility of bringing the Olympics back to Salt Lake City say they've heard nothing but good things from officials pushing competing bids to host the 2022 Winter Games at Lake Tahoe or Denver.
Jon Killoran, head... more »
October 6, 2011 10:56 PM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A protest of Utah's uptight laws that featured people running through the streets of Salt Lake City in their underwear has set a new world record.
Guinness World Records says the Utah Undie Run broke the previous record for largest gathering of people wearing... more »
October 5, 2011 5:50 PM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah health officials are investigating a suspected botulism outbreak in 12 inmates who may have contracted the disease after drinking alcohol homebrewed inside a prison cell. Salt Lake Valley Health Department spokesman Nicholas Rupp says eight men were hospitalized, three of which are in critical... more »
July 18, 2011 11:07 PM
Three people from Colorado have been arrested in Salt Lake City; they're accused of taking a 14-year-old girl there for prostitution.
28-year-old Roscoe Gallman of Colorado Springs, 20-year-old Abelina Roybal of Denver, and 20 year old Sasha Montiel of Colorado (unspecified city) were all arrested Saturday in a Salt... more »
April 3, 2011 12:13 PM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Faithful Mormons will gather to hear words of inspiration from their leaders Sunday, the second day of their church's semiannual general conference.
The two-day conference draws more than 100,000 to the four-block downtown Salt Lake City campus of The Church of Jesus Christ of... more »
December 10, 2010 1:10 PM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A federal jury has convicted a former street preacher of kidnapping Elizabeth Smart more than eight years ago.
The verdict reached Friday finally brought justice for Smart and her family after the ordeal that began when Brian David Mitchell took her from her home... more »
September 22, 2010 8:52 AM
Evacuation orders remain in effect for about 250 homes near the western flank of a Utah wildfire near Salt Lake City as firefighters look to maintain their momentum today.
Nearly half the evacuation orders still in effect for the Salt Lake City suburb of Herriman were lifted yesterday evening... more »
July 6, 2010 3:45 PM
An unruly passenger aboard a Southwest Airlines flight from Chicago to Salt Lake City forced the pilots to make an unscheduled landing in Denver.
Southwest Airlines spokesman Chris Mainz said the pilots aboard Flight 3655 declared an emergency Monday night and landed at Denver International Airport.
Other passengers... more »
June 4, 2010 9:46 AM
Two sisters found nearly $18,000 in an abandoned duffel bag outside a store and notified police.
Michelle Pientka, 21, and her 16-year-old sister Jessica say they found the bag at a store parking lot Tuesday night. They took it home but didn't look inside until the next morning, when... more »
May 28, 2010 1:54 PM
The family of former child television star Gary Coleman says he is on life support and unconscious after suffering an intracranial hemorrhage at his home.
Coleman suffered the hemorrhage Wednesday evening at his Santaquin home, 55 miles south of Salt Lake City. Utah Valley Regional Medical Center on Friday... more »
May 21, 2010 12:57 PM
The manager of U2 says that frontman Bono has undergone emergency back surgery in a Munich hospital after he was injured while preparing for the group's tour. It's unclear if the band's June 12 concert date in Denver will go on as scheduled.
The 50 year old, whose real... more »
February 23, 2010 3:44 PM
The brother of a Utah sheriff is accusing federal agents of misconduct when they arrested him last June for allegedly trafficking in ancient American Indian artifacts.
David Lacy testified Tuesday that heavily armed agents stormed his house and held him for hours while grilling him about his collection of... more »
February 19, 2010 8:29 AM
A United Airlines jet that made an emergency landing after a threatening note was found in the galley resumed its flight after seven hours on the ground in Salt Lake City.
Flight 741, carrying 168 passengers and six crew, was en route from Denver to San Francisco Thursday when... more »
February 18, 2010 1:10 PM
A United airlines flight from Denver to San Francisco has been diverted to Salt Lake City because of a bomb threat.
Salt Lake City Superintendent of Airport Operations Dave Korzep says the FBI and airport police are on scene searching the plane.
Korzep says the 193 passengers and... more »
January 12, 2010 11:14 AM
Chemicals in a cancer-causing substance used to seal pavement, parking lots and driveways across the U.S. are showing up at alarming levels in dust in homes, prompting concerns about the potential health effects of long-term exposure, a new study shows.
The substance is coal tar sealant, a waste product... more »
January 4, 2010 2:13 PM
A new political action committee plans to run ads this week pushing for a playoff system for college football. Playoff PAC says it will run the ads in Dallas, Salt Lake City and Boise, Idaho ahead of Thursday's national championship game between Texas and Alabama. The ad highlights the fact... more »
September 25, 2009 12:12 PM
A federal judge will hear arguments Friday to decide whether a college student charged with disrupting a federal auction for oil and gas drilling leases in Utah can claim he was acting in the interest of the greater good. Tim DeChristopher says he wanted to protect wild lands near Utah's... more »
September 5, 2009 10:54 AM
A Salt Lake City woman who held a Guinness World Record for her long fingernails before they broke off in a car crash says it was the most dramatic event of her life.
But Lee Redmond, who lost the fingernails in February, says it's now much easier to do... more »
November 12, 2007 10:01 AM
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