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 »
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The estranged wife of the man charged with abducting Elizabeth Smart in 2002 says he began to stalk young girls a year earlier so that he could practice polygamy.
Wanda Eileen Barzee began her second day of testimony Friday in the trial of Brian... more »
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Eight years of delays are scheduled to end Monday as jury selection begins in the federal trial of a man accused of kidnapping Elizabeth Smart from her Utah home.
Brian David Mitchell is accused of slicing through a kitchen window screen and whisking away... more »
Traffic accidents are the leading cause of death for Americans aged one - 44. The problem is especially acute for new drivers, 15-19 years old.
In an effort to save young lives in El Paso, Teller and Elbert counties, students from 32 high schools will participate in a peer... more »
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The man charged in the kidnapping of Elizabeth Smart will seek an insanity defense.
Brian David Mitchell's lawyer filed the notice in federal court in Salt Lake City on Thursday. Defense attorney Robert Steele says he will call psychologists to testify at Mitchell's trial... more »
President Barack Obama is giving a jolt to the futuristic "smart" electric grid, hoping to bring America's power transmission system into the digital age more quickly. Obama is set to visit a solar energy facility Tuesday in Arcadia, Fla. He is expected to announce that he is making available $3.4... more »