Pint-sized driver surprises Utah trooper during traffic stop

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A Utah Highway Patrol trooper got a pint-sized surprise when he pulled over a 5-year-old driver who was swerving so badly he thought the driver needed medical attention. Trooper Rick Morgan said Adrian Zamarripa, who turns 6 next month, did not respond to his lights but pulled over when he hit […]

Utah event celebrates Transcontinental Railroad anniversary

PROMONTORY, Utah (AP) — Music, bells and cannon fire rang out Friday at a remote spot in the Utah desert where the final spikes of the Transcontinental Railroad were hammered 150 years ago, uniting a nation long separated by vast expanses of desert, mountains and forests and fresh off the Civil War. An estimated 20,000 […]

Rockets dominate Jazz, 113 to 92, in Salt Lake

Salt Lake City, May 4 – The Houston Rockets, first in their playoff bracket, dominated the Utah Jazz tonight in the third game of the playoff series between the two teams but the first game in Salt Lake City, home of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The final score of the […]

Texas couple survives being stranded 6 days in rural Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Texas couple who set out for a day trip to Lake Powell while on vacation in southern Utah ended up narrowly surviving six harrowing days stranded on a rocky, desolate dirt road that was impassable in their rental car, authorities said Friday. Helena Byler, 78, was found lying on […]