Niece: Family won't take in Elizabeth Smart's kidnapper

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Once an accomplished organ player in Salt Lake City, Wanda Barzee became a disturbing figure for members of her own family after she helped in the 2002 kidnapping of then-teenage...

Elizabeth Smart says kidnapper being released still a threat

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Elizabeth Smart says a woman who helped kidnap her when she 14 and stood by as she was sexually assaulted should be committed to a mental-health facility after she's released fro...

Moon rock hunter searching for states' final missing stones

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former NASA investigator who has spent many years tracking missing moon rocks is closing in on his goal of finding all 50 lunar samples gifted to U.S. states after Neil Armstro...

Idaho probing prison fire crews after rape accusation

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Idaho is scrutinizing its program for temporarily releasing prison inmates to help battle wildfires after an inmate was charged with raping a woman working at a remote base camp ...

Idaho prisoner helping fight fire in Utah accused of rape

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An Idaho prisoner sent to help fight a wildfire in Utah raped a woman who also was working to support firefighters, prosecutors said Tuesday. The woman had reje...

Utah biodiesel execs linked to polygamous group due in court

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two executives of a Salt Lake City biodiesel company linked to a polygamous group could flee to Turkey if they are released ahead of trial on charges in a $500 million tax credit...

Utah firefighter adopts dog he found near California fire

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah firefighter whose department is still reeling from the death of one of their own during California's largest wildfire is starting a new chapter with a dog he found near th...

Utah man charged with killing city worker over yard cleanup

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man called a city worker to his house, shot her in the head and set her body on fire after she mailed him notice to clean up his yard in suburban Salt Lake City, prosecuto...

Man says he killed city worker over yard rule 'harassment'

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man who shot and killed a city worker, torched her truck and set his neighbor's house on fire told witnesses that he did it after "years of harassment" over cleaning up tr...

Navajo robotics team heads to international competition

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A team of Navajo high school students from a remote town in southern Utah is building a robot to represent North America in an international robotics competition. ...

Dad recalls finding girl with fingers severed by escalator

SANDY, Utah (AP) — A 4-year-old Utah girl whose fingers were severed in a grocery store escalator last year is learning to color pictures again, but she could be facing more surgeries as her small han...

Apple CEO, Imagine Dragons headed to festival for LGBT youth

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook is among those heading to Salt Lake City for a Saturday music festival organized by Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds to support LGBT youth in the Mormon c...

Lawsuit: Utah toddler lost 2 fingers caught in escalator

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A 3-year-old Utah girl had two fingers amputated after they were caught in a faulty grocery store escalator, her family says in a lawsuit filed against the store and the escalato...

Armored dinosaur with spiky head unveiled at Utah museum

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A dinosaur that was covered in bony armor from its spiky head to its clubbed tail has been unveiled at a museum in Utah, where the species was discovered. The a...

Romney looks to November after landslide Utah primary win

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney looks like a shoo-in for a U.S. Senate seat from Utah after and winning a landslide primary victory and toning down his criticism of Donald Trump, but first he'll fac...