- Group asks states to investigate Utah lawmaker's lands push Updated: Jun-01-15 7:02 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A Washington, D.C.-based watchdog group has asked three state attorneys general to investigate a Utah lawmaker who has led a push for western states to take control of federal public lands.
- Utah GOP leaders vote to comply with new election law Updated: May-31-15 6:35 pm
TAYLORSVILLE, Utah - Utah Republican Party leaders have voted to comply with a new state law changing the candidate nomination process, heeding Gov. Gary Herbert's call to end infighting over the issue.
- GOP lawmakers still hope for Medicaid deal but no guarantee Updated: May-28-15 3:06 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Republican lawmakers said Thursday they still hope to strike a Medicaid deal with Gov. Gary Herbert by August but aren't yet certain they'll meet that self-imposed deadline.
- Utah man owes $97K for Montana workers' compensation fraud Updated: May-27-15 5:18 pm
HELENA, Montana - A man who suffered a knee injury while working at the Montana State Prison in 2000 has acknowledged defrauding the state workers' compensation fund by collecting disability benefits while running a construction company in Utah.
- Tenn. man dies in car crash outside national park in Utah Updated: May-25-15 12:38 pm
TORREY, Utah - Utah state troopers say a 54-year-old Tennessee man has died after crashing his pickup truck just outside Capitol Reef National Park in southern Utah.
- Provo police chief calls for expanded Medicaid to help crime Updated: May-23-15 1:24 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah police chief is calling on state lawmakers to accept federal funding to expand Medicaid as a way to fight crime.
- Utah takes steps to boost freeway highway speeds to 80 mph Updated: May-22-15 4:44 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah drivers soon could get where they're going a little faster after officials announced Thursday that they want to create additional 80 mph speed-limit zones on rural freeways.
- Utah official took donation from 1-800 Contacts Updated: May-21-15 6:38 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes accepted a $5,000 campaign donation from a contact lens seller based in the state after his office began defending a new law that critics say was written at the company's behest.
- Utah lawmaker working on police body camera rules Updated: May-20-15 7:57 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah needs to set standards so police know when to turn on body cameras, who they should film and how long they should keep video, a state lawmaker said Wednesday.
- Lawmakers hoping for deal this year to allow Tesla in Utah Updated: May-20-15 5:09 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - State lawmakers said Wednesday they hope to work out a compromise law this year that would allow Tesla Motors to start selling its electric cars at its $3 million showroom in Salt Lake City.
- Prosecutors file new charge against former top Utah lawman Updated: May-20-15 4:57 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Prosecutors have filed a new money laundering charge against former Utah Attorney General John Swallow.
- Lawmakers working on medical pot, daylight saving for 2016 Updated: May-18-15 3:11 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - The next legislative session is eight months away, but Utah lawmakers are already working on bills to set up medical marijuana programs, halt a move to relocate the state prison and overhaul the state liquor department in 2016.
- Man hit, killed by car after involvement in Utah rollover Updated: May-17-15 7:52 pm
ST. GEORGE, Utah - A 29-year-old man died after he exited a pickup involved in a rollover and then was struck by a car in southern Utah.
- Gov. Herbert says 'civil war' in GOP is unhealthy Updated: May-14-15 4:13 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Gov. Gary Herbert touted the merits of the state's longtime caucus-convention system for nominating candidates and said Thursday the "civil war" within GOP ranks triggered by a law overhauling the system is unhealthy and needs to be resolved.
- Mayor: Ex-staffer who is now lawmaker lost campaign cash Updated: May-13-15 4:54 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah prosecutors say they're looking into allegations that a Democratic state lawmaker who worked for Salt Lake County's mayor cannot account for $30,000 in missing campaign cash.
- Trooper's credibility to cost cases, says district attorney Updated: May-12-15 7:35 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Salt Lake County prosecutors say cases may be thrown out in light of concerns about a former Utah state trooper's credibility.
- Officer body cameras, hundreds of other laws take effect Updated: May-12-15 1:11 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Police in Utah are required to use body cameras when using force to execute search warrants - one of nearly 400 new laws that take effect Tuesday.
- Increasing speed limit to 70 hasn't changed driving speed Updated: May-10-15 10:43 am
SALT LAKE CITY - Raising the speed limit to 70 mph on most urban interstates along Utah's Wasatch Front hasn't led to a major increase in average speed by motorists as some feared it would, according to new data released by the Utah Department of Transportation.
- Utah AG seeks to block new suit over tribal member's death Updated: May-09-15 6:11 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - The Utah Attorney General's Office is asking a federal judge to block the Ute Indian Tribe from proceeding with a wrongful death lawsuit against 11 current and former city, county and state police officers.
- Utah lawmakers examine police encounters with mentally ill Updated: May-08-15 7:33 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah lawmakers are considering whether police in the state should receive more training on how to deescalate encounters with people undergoing mental health crises.
- Romney retreat in Utah to draw GOP presidential candidates Updated: May-08-15 3:44 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will host another retreat in Utah for high-profile political figures, business leaders and campaign donors.
- 2 men dead after head-on collision near Wellington Updated: May-08-15 3:14 pm
WELLINGTON, Utah - The Utah Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of a head-on collision that left two men dead near Wellington.
- Montana governor vetoes public land task force bill Updated: May-05-15 6:08 pm
HELENA, Montana - Montana's governor vetoed a bill Monday he said would have created a task force to study the transfer or sell-off of public lands.