About 45 youths competed Friday at the 2018 Utah Goalball State Championship Tournament at the Copperview Recreation Center.
Heather Wolsey visited the state Capitol to voice her support for HB333, a bill that Rep. Robert Spendlove, R-Sandy, says shows that Utah takes domestic violence seriously.
With the session now more than halfway done, the Legislature has some difficult tasks ahead. House Speaker Greg Hughes, R-Draper, said he wants to see a tax cut, though he also wants to funnel more money into education.
House Speaker Greg Hughes is on a short list of candidates to replace Lane Beattie when the longtime Salt Lake Chamber president and CEO steps down, the Deseret News has learned.
They’re retired, politically active, Utah transplants who’ve made Davis County their home. Spitfires in their 70s, for sure. Today, they share the title of co-president of the League of Women Voters of Davis County.
More than 100 veterans and their families received cars Thursday through Progressive’s Keys to Progress charity drive, company officials said. Over the past five years, Progressive has donated more than 500 vehicles to veterans through the program.
Former Utah lawmaker and State School Board Chairman Kim Burningham died Friday, according to a statement from Gov. Gary Herbert. Burningham was 80.
A 9-year-old boy who fell into the Ogden River on Tuesday afternoon has died, police confirmed. Korbin Minchey was pronounced dead Tuesday night after being taken to McKay-Dee Hospital, according to Ogden police.
The Utah House of Representatives voted 56-13 to support a bill requiring doctors to inform women who want a drug-induced abortion that it can be stopped if they change their minds after taking the first of two pills required in the procedure.
The 2016 presidential election and the role Utah played in it ranks as the top Utah story of the year, as selected by editors of the Deseret News.
Salt Lake Comic Con 2015 officially got underway Thursday at a news conference that doubled as a pep rally for real-life heroes and those from the comic book, sci-fi and fantasy worlds.
Flanked by Salt Lake Comic Con co-founders Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg, Mayor Ralph Becker issued a proclamation declaring Jan. 29, 2015, as “Salt Lake Comic Con’s Day of Heroes” at a news conference Thursday kicking off FanX.
Internet celebrity, actress, filmmaker and author Felicia Day has emerged as the ultimate geek girl, riding her love of science fiction and gaming to celebrity status. Day is among the guests at this week’s Salt Lake Comic Con FanX event.
She was the first woman elected to the Midvale City Council and later became the city’s only female mayor. On Thursday, Mayor Johann Seghini was honored as the 2014 recipient of the Eleanor Roosevelt Award from the Utah Democratic Party.
Two students read their essays Friday to a packed room of elected officials and others at the 2014 Utah League of Cities and Towns Convention at the Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel.
Salt Lake Comic Con organizers are vowing to improve and begging attendees to give the second-year convention another chance after angry and disappointed ticket holders blasted the event on social media Thursday over the long lines to get in.
Flanked by heroes both fictional and real, Salt Lake Comic Con organizers officially opened this year’s event Thursday with a news conference that had a concert-like feel, with cheers from energetic costumed fans.
Barbara Eden, 83, best known for her iconic role of Jeannie in the 1965-70 TV series “I Dream of Jeannie,” will be signing autographs and taking pictures with fans during Salt Lake Comic Con, which gets underway Thursday.
Ron Perlman — best known for his title roles in the “Hellboy” films, the 1987-90 TV series “Beauty and the Beast,” and the FX series “Sons of Anarchy” — joins the list of celebrity guests for Salt Lake Comic Con, which gets underway Thursday.
Stan Lee is returning to Salt Lake Comic Con.
Actors Ernie Hudson, Cary Elwes, Bruce Campbell, John Barrowman and Sam Witwer will join the previously announced Christopher Lloyd at the 2014 Salt Lake Comic Con on Sept. 4-6.
Two people are in jail following a hotel room heist that netted $14 and some beer.
A plea deal is in the works for a former private school instructor and coach accused of having sexual relationships with two female students.
Police made an arrest Monday in connection with the shooting death of a 31-year-old man at a Midvale apartment complex man three months ago.
An 18-year-old Cyprus High School student was charged with forcible sexual abuse after police said he tackled and groped a 17-year-old female classmate on campus last week.
A Republican activist accused of kidnapping, raping or assaulting women he met on LDS dating websites and other church functions left the Salt Lake County Jail on Friday night after posting bond.
A 15-year-old Santa Clara girl was in critical condition Friday after becoming buried in sand when a hole she was playing in collapsed.