Remember the children's song and story "There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly?" Odds are kindergartners at Parley's Park Elementary School have it committed to memory after the story became the launching point for a technology lesson in their classroom Thursday.
A man riding on a double decker bus on the Las Vegas Strip pulled a gun and started shooting, killing one person and wounding another before barricading himself inside in a standoff that lasted hours before he finally surrendered.
Republican Gov. Gary Herbert signed the legislation Saturday despite physicians saying there's little evidence or science to back up that idea. Proponents of the idea say doctors can give a woman the hormone progesterone to stop an abortion after she has taken the first of two medications needed to complete the abortion.
"(W)hen children of color go missing, authorities often assume they are runaways rather than victims of abduction," the Congressional Black Caucus wrote in a letter, calling for an investigation. Attorney General Sessions was briefed on the issue Friday, Justice Department spokesperson Sarah Isgur Flores said.
“And so it’s a very nice architectural, spiritual addition to the cosmopolitan city already,” said Elder De Feo of the Rome Temple in a recent interview with the Deseret News. “The temple will add even more to the city.”
A benefit concert to support Kurt Cochran's family was held last night in Salt Lake City. Cochran was among those killed in Wednesday's attack in London. Cochran's wife was also critically injured. The concert took place at the Acoustic Space in Salt Lake City, and the band 'Dealin' Dirt' performed to a packed house. News Specialist Caitlin Burchill has more on this story.
Preston Barlow pleaded guilty to a food stamp fraud charge during a brief hearing in Salt Lake City. The agreement dismisses money laundering and conspiracy charges and allows Barlow to avoid prison time.
Rep. Devin Nunes told reporters Friday he can't be sure whether conversations among Trump or his aides were captured in the surveillance that has become a source of controversy since Nunes made it public in two news conferences this week.
Teachers in the Jordan School District are about to get a raise. The district plans to put $10 million toward teacher salaries each year and says it already has the money to make it work for the next several years.
"It's kind of tough for people to find housing,” Sakrison said. "The city has been actively pursuing affordable housing. We've got a couple of projects online and, hopefully, that's going to ease up the housing situation.”
Some students at Utah Valley University are at odds with the school's choice in toilet paper. They say it's way too thin and harsh, so they're asking facilities managers there to bring in some two-ply.