Gov. Gary Herbert has signed a resolution — drafted following the postoperative death of a Vernal man — that urges the medical community to study a possible link between prescribed opioid painkillers and unexpected deaths after surgery.
Police believe they have found the bodies of three Vernal men missing for a month.
Police say a blue-nosed pit bull is reported missing after an unusual home break-in this week.
A Utah man suspected of faking his own death shortly after prosecutors accused him of raping a child in 2016 turned himself in Saturday at the Wasatch County Jail.
A husband and wife who have been licensed to provide foster care in Utah since 2013 have been arrested for investigation of abusing their sons.
Seven people escaped an early morning house fire in South Salt Lake that did so much damage firefighters were forced to tear the house down before they could safely extinguish hot spots.
A 14-year-old girl was in critical condition Saturday after police say she was shot in a gang-related confrontation near the Valley Fair Mall.
A man being sought by Layton police for allegedly stealing a car Friday with two children inside tried to hit four police officers with another stolen vehicle during a high-speed chase Saturday night, according to authorities.
The Mathis family is still recovering from horrific burns caused when their R.V. engulfed in flames during a camping trip two months ago. That’s why Pamela Robinson and her family decided they should do something special for the family Saturday.
Two men who kicked in the front door of Murray home needed only three minutes inside to make off with thousands in electronics and jewelry Saturday, in a daylight burglary that was caught on camera.
First, a toxic algae bloom in Utah Lake forced Riverton to shut down its secondary water system. Now, low water levels at the lake could shut the system down again more than a month ahead of scheduled, the mayor said Sunday.
A powerful gust of wind sent large trash cans, at least one metal chair and trash flying across the Park City High School track Saturday during a training session for U.S. Olympic bobsled and skeleton athletes. None of the athletes were hurt.
Police got an assist from Old Man Winter in their search for a man suspected of trying burglarize a pawn shop.
A federal appeals court has ruled that there is no evidence to support a Utah family’s allegation that their son was murdered by a police officer in 2007 at the end of a high-speed chase.
Prosecutors say an Orem woman was expected to testify against the man police believe shot her to death Monday before taking his own life during a standoff with a SWAT team.
Utah Highway Patrol troopers released the names Monday of a California family involved in a Dec. 23 rollover crash in Emery County that killed a mother and her young son.
Duchesne County Recorder Shelley Brennan has entered a no-contest plea to a disorderly conduct charge, resolving the assault case against her that was filed following a confrontation with a title company employee in August at the county offices.
A Price woman was killed Friday in a single-vehicle crash, according to police.
A Vernal man who inflicted a life-threatening head injury on his 7-year-old son when he kicked the boy in the face has received the maximum sentences available for the charges to which he pleaded guilty.
An Oregon parolee has pleaded guilty to shooting at a Utah police officer and assaulting three other officers in separate incidents.
A judge temporarily postponed sentencing for a Vernal man who kicked his 7-year-old son in the face, causing bleeding inside the boy’s skull, because the man said Tuesday he was in too much physical pain to follow what was happening in court.
Monticello’s police chief and two San Juan County Sheriff’s Office employees were put on paid administrative leave Monday as a pair of investigations began into their handling of a 911 call about a former officer’s alleged assault on another man.
The body of a hunter was recovered Sunday from the Desolation Canyon area, according to the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office.
The Utah Department of Transportation has allocated $1.5 million for repairs to a section of state Route 45 south of Vernal that has been closed since July.
A Uintah County man who shot and killed a friend on the Uintah-Ouray Indian Reservation in June has been sentenced by a Ute Tribal Court judge to nearly three years behind bars, delaying his prosecution in an unrelated state case.
A Vernal man has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for beating his mother’s puppy with a baseball bat.
A Duchesne County jury deliberated for about 45 minutes Thursday before acquitting a former police chief accused of stalking a woman in July 2014 after she called to report her car stolen.
A Uintah County woman wanted in connection with a crash that killed the driver of a street sweeper turned herself in Wednesday night and was booked into jail on a vehicular homicide warrant Thursday.
A brief high-speed chase ended Wednesday night when the man who was fleeing from deputies ran out of gas.
Two people escaped an early morning fire in Duchesne County that destroyed the home where they had been living for less than two weeks.