World Health Organization Director-General Margaret Chan lashed out at family planning and mosquito control "failures" as root causes of the ongoing Zika crisis in an address to the World Health Assembly Monday. Chan said that countries "dropped the ball" on mosquito control in the 1970s and called the ending of effective control practices a "massive policy failure." She said that
The search for EgyptAir Flight 804 continues, amid contradicting reports as to the final moments of the aircraft's flight. Five days after disappearing en route from Paris to Cairo, some signs of the plane -- including life vests, personal belongings and human remains -- have been recovered. Still missing, however, is the plane's fuselage and the critical black boxes, which
U.S. President Barack Obama called for the "peaceful resolution" of disputes in the South China Sea in a speech in Hanoi. "In the South China Sea, the U.S. is not a claimant in current disputes, but we will stand with our partners in upholding key principles like freedom of navigation," Obama said Tuesday. His remarks came the day after the
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) Police are conducting a homicide investigation after a 34-year-old woman was found dead in a backyard near 3100 S, 7200 W in West Valley. West Valley City Police Department says the woman was found by a family member. She had multiple stab wounds. Several people were inside the residence where this happened. They are
PROVO CANYON (ABC4 Utah News) - A vacation to Utah ended tragically when a woman died while ziplining at Sundance Resort. Now investigators are trying to determine exactly what happened to her. Last Friday 55 year old Lisa Lambe, a pharmacist from Hilton Head, South Carolina never made it to the bottom of the ZipTour span where he husband waited.
TORONTO -- Kyle Lowry scored 35 points and DeMar DeRozan added 32 as the Toronto Raptors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-99 Monday night to tie the Eastern Conference finals at two wins each. In winning their second consecutive game, the Raptors led by as many as 18 points during the second quarter and were ahead by 16 at halftime. However,
ST. LOUIS -- Joe Pavelski scored his second goal of the game 16 seconds into the third period, leading the San Jose Sharks to a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Blues on Monday night and a three-games-to-two lead in the Western Conference finals. The Sharks can advance to the Stanley Cup finals for the first time in franchise history
Utah Foster Care invites the public to three events this week along the Wasatch Front, two of them for Spanish-speaking families. The events offer an informal opportunity to talk to local foster parents about their experiences. UFC staff will be on hand to provide more details on training classes coming up and on the process of becoming a foster parent.
Philippines-based terror group and ISIS affiliate Abu Sayyaf has released a "final" video of three hostages pleading with Filipino president-elect Rodrigo Duterte and their embassies for assistance. The video, released Sunday, anticipates a rapidly-expiring June 13 deadline set by the group, which is headquartered in the restive Muslim-majority province of Mindanao in the country's far south. The video echoes previous
Car shopping can be stressful, but it doesn't have to be. Performance Honda in Bountiful is celebrating a beautiful new showroom. Performance Honda in Bountiful is part of the Performance Automotive Group and it aims to be a transparent as possible and make the experience comfortable for its customers. That is the reason for a wide open showroom. They also
If you're thinking about having some serious dental work done, you want to call on the experts. Dr. Walter Meden from Elite Smiles Utah answers some common questions about smile restoration. Dr. Meden say great aesthetical enhancement has to be performed with great planning and precise execution. For more information visit elitesmilesutah.com . This article contains sponsored content.
Edward Nero, the second Baltimore police officer to stand trial in the Freddie Gray case, was found not guilty of all charges in connection with Gray's death in 2015. Nero, 30, was charged with second-degree intentional assault, reckless endangerment and two counts of misconduct in office for his actions the day Gray, 25, suffered a fatal spinal injury in police
Danger and death lurk with every step. It's difficult to breathe -- the oxygen level is a third of what's available at sea level. The winds are fierce and brutal. The weather is unpredictable. Temperatures at the summit can be colder than minus 30 degrees Fahrenheit. Mount Everest is an inhospitable place for humans, standing at a majestic 29,028 feet,
WEST JORDAN, Utah (ABC4 Utah) UPDATE: Sandy police found Servan Parra unharmed Monday night. He is was returned to his family. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- West Jordan Police Department is asking for the public's help finding a missing person. Police say Servan Parra left his house around 10 a.m. Monday. He has dementia and reportedly wandered from his home in the area of
The Romanian hacker, Marcel Lehel Lazar, also known as "Guccier," who claims to have illegally accessed Hillary Clinton's private email server, is expected to plead guilty to at least one of the charges he is facing, according to a law enforcement official. Lazar allegedly hacked into longtime Clinton adviser and friend Sidney Blumenthal's AOL email account, then published correspondence between
Two plane incidents rocked the state of Hawaii on Monday morning, one of which involved a fiery plane crash that left five people dead. A group of two instructors, two tandem jumpers and a pilot took off for a skydiving tour from Port Allen Airport in Kauai at 9:30 a.m. The single-engine Cessna they were in crashed just outside the
Just looking at the research it's easy to see, Utah has a sexual assault problem. According to the FBI, Utah has the 17th highest rate of sexual assault in the nation. Law enforcement agencies and prosecutors are working to improve these statistics, but they say the few cases that actually make it to the courtroom rarely find justice. We wanted
As many as nine explosions tore through two Syrian government strongholds Monday in the coastal cities of Tartous and Jabla, killing dozens, state media and the World Health Organization said. The death toll has risen to close to 150 in the wake of the attacks, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Tuesday in a post on its Facebook page.
TOOELE COUNTY, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - Investigators found dead livestock dumped on federal land over the weekend, and now they are searching for whoever did it. The carcasses are abandoned in a ravine east of the Grantsville Reservoir. The remains are scattered across about 200 feet and are all in different stages of decomposition -- some still with flesh,
SALT LAKE COUNTY (ABC4 Utah) - They've kept several tons of glass out of our local landfills and now Wasatch Front Waste and Recycling is expanding its curbside glass pickup. Glass recycling is now available to 30,000 new Salt Lake County residents. It started with just a few residents, now residents in Millcreek, Holladay, Cottonwood Heights and Murray can take