A pilot for SkyWest Airlines on administrative leave attempts to steal a Bombardier CRJ200 at St. George Municipal Airport in the U.S. state of Utah, killing himself after.
Utah Governor Gary Herbert issues a new public health order that will no longer require Utahns to limit social gatherings to only people in their households on Thanksgiving, even as the state reports a record 3,968 new cases in the last 24 hours.
A 16-year-old boy, identified as Colin Haynie, shoots his parents and three younger siblings in their home in Grantsville, Utah, killing all but his father, who then apprehended him at the scene. The familicide was the deadliest mass shooting in Utah in 13 years.
A bus carrying Chinese tourists overturns near Bryce Canyon national park in Utah, United States. At least four passengers are killed and another five wounded. The National Transportation Safety Board launches an investigation.
The death of an elderly Utah woman with a Zika virus infection in late June is the first reported Zika-related death in the continental United States. The woman had traveled to an area where Zika is spreading. The exact cause of death has not been determined; the lady had an underlying medical condition.
The U.S. state of Utah declares pornography a "public health risk" in a move Governor of Utah Gary Herbert says is to "protect our families and our young people". The bill, signed by the governor, does not ban pornography in the state but does call for greater "efforts to prevent pornography exposure and addiction".
United States Attorney General Eric Holder says that same-sex marriages conducted in Utah are recognized as legal under federal law. The state of Utah however, does not recognize the marriages under state laws.