Utah News

Small Earthquake Confirmed Near Colorado-Utah Border

A small earthquake hit a rural area Saturday near the Colorado-Utah border, the University of Utah Seismograph Stations confirmed. The magnitude 4.3 earthquake took place at 7:11 p.m on Saturday. The epicenter was 3 1/2 miles southwest of Bedrock, Colorado, …

Female Football Star in Utah Files Lawsuit for Schools to Offer Girls’ Teams

Sam Gordon’s staggering football skills made her famous at age 9. But they didn’t make her fully welcome on the field. As the only girl in a tackle football league in Utah, she heard parents from opposing teams urge their …

4.2 Magnitude Aftershock Hits Utah

Some Utah residents felt the largest aftershock yet since the 5.7 magnitude quake hit in March, officials said. The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports Tuesday night’s “light” earthquake of magnitude 4.2 was in the northwester Salt Lake Valley near …

Utah Residents Reporting Damage Days After M5.7 Quake

Days after a magnitude 5.7 earthquake shook parts of Utah, residents continue to report damage. The Greater Salt Lake Municipal Services District asked those within its boundaries to submit online notices of home or business damage from the March 18 …

Icy Roads Caused Dozens of Crashes in Utah

Icy roads caused multiple crashes and temporary highway closures in Utah on Monday, officials reported. There were at least 84 crashes statewide Monday morning since midnight, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. Most were in northern Utah. I-15 and U.S. …

Utah’s Vaping Rate Reportedly 6 Times Higher Than National Average

Jeffrey Manzanares started vaping nicotine two years ago because he thought it would be a safe way to quit smoking. Instead, it almost killed him. The 33-year-old construction worker spent 17 days in a Utah hospital last month when he …

Utah Vape Shops Sue Health Department Over E-Cigarette Rule

Several Utah vape shops sued the state’s Department of Health over its emergency rule restricting the sale of flavored e-cigarettes amid a national outbreak of lung damage linked to vaping. In the lawsuit filed last week, retailers claimed there is …

Bus in Utah With Chinese-Speaking Tourists Crashes in, Killing 4

A tour bus crashed on a highway running through the red-rock landscape of southern Utah on Friday, killing four people from China and injuring dozens more. The bus from Southern California rolled onto a guard rail, crushing its roof and …

Lawsuit Says Utah Bus Driver Was Sick, Tired Before Fatal Crash

A Greyhound driver who authorities say fell asleep before the bus careened off a road in the Utah desert two years ago was tired, sick and should never have been behind the wheel, according to a new lawsuit over the …

M4.5 Earthquake Confirmed Near Colorado-Utah Border

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake occurred near the Utah-Colorado border and was felt in the tourist town of Moab, Utah, officials confirmed. The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reported that the earthquake hit Monday morning near Slide Rock Canyon, about 7 …