Emerson Oligschlaeger

21 killed in bus crash in Guatemala, officials say

At least seven children were among the dead and 11 people were injured, according to a statement from the Public Ministry.
3 years ago

Parents of slain Orem man accept no-charge decision

The parents of a man fatally shot when a passerby intervened to stop an attack on a woman says they’re at peace with prosecutors’ decision.
3 years ago

Merrill’s 21 points help Utah State beat Florida 65-62

The Aggies shot 50 percent in the second half and held Florida without a field goal for six minutes to win 65-62 in the Orange Bowl Classic.
3 years ago

Teen in critical condition after Taylorsville Shooting

An eighteen-year-old male is in critical condition after being shot at an apartment complex Saturday afternoon, police say.
3 years ago

Marijuana firm challenges Utah’s medical cannabis growing picks

Utah’s decision to award a smaller number of medical marijuana grower licenses than the amount allowed by law is being challenged by a rejected applicant
3 years ago

Champion bodybuilder turns himself in on Utah rape charges

A champion bodybuilder accused of raping a woman has turned himself in after an arrest warrant was issued earlier this month.
3 years ago

Utah launches first mobile voting program

Overseas voters from Utah County will be able to cast a ballot from their smartphones as part of the state’s first mobile voting program.
3 years ago

Senate confirms Army veteran Mark Esper Secretary of Defense

Mark Esper, an Army veteran and former defense industry lobbyist, won Senate confirmation as the new Secretary of Defense on Tuesday by a vote of 90-8.
3 years ago

Boris Johnson chosen as new UK leader, now faces Brexit test

Boris Johnson was chosen as the U.K.’s next prime minister on Tuesday, with a resounding mandate from the Conservative Party.
3 years ago

Iron County wildfire destroys vacation home, threatened 30 others

Authorities say a wildfire in southwestern Utah destroyed a vacation home and six outbuildings and threatened an additional 30 homes before being contained.
3 years ago

Utah joins 44 states in lawsuit against big pharma companies

Sean Reyes announced Monday the state would be joining the lawsuit against Teva Pharmaceuticals and 19 of the country’s largest generic drug manufacturers.
3 years ago

‘Avengers: Endgame’ obliterates records with $1.2B opening

“Avengers: Endgame” shattered the record for biggest opening weekend with an estimated $350 million in ticket sales domestically and $1.2 billion globally.
3 years ago

Utah state park renamed after former division director

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held May 7 at Fred Hayes State Park at Starvation, formerly Starvation State Park, in Duchesne.
3 years ago

Utah’s medical marijuana program limits growing to 10 farms

State officials say the limit will prevent overproduction, but a cannabis business consultant says it could cause shortages.
3 years ago

Leaders struggle to make sense of fatal attack on synagogue

Leaders across the country struggled to make sense of another fatal attack on a house of worship six months after a mass shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue.
3 years ago

Girls’ football lawsuit to gauge interest in school teams

How many girls would play football for an all-female high school team if given the chance? A Utah lawsuit filed by a teenage female player aims to find out.
3 years ago

Utah kicker Matt Gay drafted by Buccaneers

The Bucs took Gay early in the fifth round on Saturday, ending a string of five consecutive selections used to shore up the team's defense.
3 years ago

Talking to your doctor about end-of-life care

In recognition of National Healthcare Decisions Week, Dr. Chad Bittner joined Maria Shilaos to talk end-of-life care and the conversations surrounding it.
3 years ago

Easter Sunday bomb blasts kill more than 200 in Sri Lanka

More than 200 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in eight bomb blasts that rocked churches and luxury hotels in or near Sri Lanka’s capital.
3 years ago

Man convicted of murder in stabbing of St. George woman

A man faces up to life in prison after being convicted of first-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of a St. George woman with a decorative sword.
3 years ago

Utah Avalanche Center warns of “considerable danger”

The Utah Avalanche Center issued a warning of “considerable danger” of wet avalanches in the Logan, Ogden, Salt Lake and Provo mountainous regions.
3 years ago

Utah Greyhound passengers possibly exposed to hepatitis A

Officials say anyone who used an on-board restroom during a Greyhound bus trip from Salt Lake City to Boise might have been exposed to hepatitis A.
3 years ago

Trump vetoes measure to end US involvement in Yemen war

President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed a bill passed by Congress to end U.S. military assistance in Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen.
3 years ago

Man hospitalized after shooting at Meadowbrook TRAX station

The men were waiting to board a bus when the suspect shot the victim in the leg during an argument, according to UTA spokesperson Carl Arky.
3 years ago