- Defense begins case in trial against polygamous towns Updated: Feb-10-16 7:30 pm
PHOENIX - The mayor of a polygamous town in Utah accused of functioning as an arm of a polygamous church said Wednesday that he has never discriminated based on religion.
- Police raid offices, home connected to polygamous group Updated: Feb-10-16 6:51 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Federal agents are serving search warrants in at several locations connected with a Utah polygamous group.
- Police: Jay Cutler's dead brother-in-law dealt with paranoia Updated: Feb-10-16 6:42 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - The brother-in-law of NFL quarterback Jay Cutler was paranoid about being followed by gang members when he crashed his car in a remote part of Utah and wandered off to his death in frigid temperatures, according to police reports obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press.
- Lawmaker wants to abolish death penalty in conservative Utah Updated: Feb-10-16 5:34 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A Republican lawmaker wants Utah to join 19 states and the District of Columbia in abolishing the death penalty, but supporters acknowledge that it's a long shot in the conservative state.
- Utah lawmaker proposes studying electronic drivers' licenses Updated: Feb-10-16 2:00 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah lawmaker wants the state to study the feasibility of creating electronic drivers' licenses and come up with recommendations on how to move forward.
- Contentious gun bill for concealed carry tabled for 2016 Updated: Feb-10-16 1:51 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah lawmaker says he will not move forward with a bill that would allow anyone 21 or older to carry a concealed gun without a permit.
- Utah becomes latest place to debate ending tax on tampons Updated: Feb-10-16 1:17 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - The international debate over eliminating sales tax on tampons and other feminine hygiene products that women must use has made its way to conservative Utah.
- 2 SUU student athletes cited after drug raid Updated: Feb-10-16 12:04 pm
CEDAR CITY, Utah - Two Southern Utah University basketball players have been cited for drugs after Cedar City Police raided a student housing apartment.
- Low vaccination rates put Utah schools at risk of outbreaks Updated: Feb-10-16 11:45 am
SALT LAKE CITY - Experts say Utah's schools are at risk of losing herd immunity, the protection a community gains when most members are vaccinated against an infectious disease.
- Man angry about missing birth pleads guilty to bomb threat Updated: Feb-10-16 3:02 am
SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah man accused of calling in a hospital bomb threat because he was upset he couldn't attend his child's birth has pleaded guilty to a federal charge.
- Hayward lifts Jazz over Mavs 121-119 in OT for 7th straight Updated: Feb-10-16 12:39 am
DALLAS - Gordon Hayward and the Utah Jazz now have a win that coach Quin Snyder views as validation for the hot streak his young team is enjoying.
- Utah State beats New Mexico 80-72 to end 5-game skid Updated: Feb-10-16 12:31 am
LOGAN, Utah - Chris Smith scored 19 points, including 7 of 8 free throws, and Utah State beat New Mexico 80-72 on Tuesday night, ending a five-game skid.
- Report: Zion National Park has $70M maintenance backlog Updated: Feb-09-16 11:44 pm
OGDEN, Utah - A report shows that Zion National Park is about $70 million behind on maintenance work, while continuing to see a record number of visitors.
- Utah coach Krystkowiak says time to put 'big boy pants' on Updated: Feb-09-16 6:52 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak had an enlightened moment during yoga Monday morning. The word "compassion" is a concept he often uses with his team and in the way he's built the program, but the yoga instructor gave Krystkowiak another definition.
- 2 Utah police camera bills differ on what to make public Updated: Feb-09-16 5:56 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Civil liberties advocates say one of two proposals to regulate police body cameras in Utah this year would give law enforcement too much leeway and would exempt videos of fatal shootings from open records laws.
- Judge urges president to commute harsh sentence he imposed Updated: Feb-09-16 5:42 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A former federal judge who gave a Utah music producer 55 years in prison for bringing guns to marijuana deals asked the president to commute the sentence Tuesday, the latest appeal in a case held up as an example of problems with mandatory minimum sentencing laws.
- Utah Red Cross to honor veterans home therapy kangaroo Updated: Feb-09-16 12:37 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - The Utah Red Cross plans to honor a year-old red kangaroo that works as a therapy animal at a Salt Lake City veterans home.
- No charges against Utah security guard who fired at ceiling Updated: Feb-09-16 12:17 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Officials did not file charges against a Utah security guard who fired a gunshot into the ceiling at a driver's license office last summer.
- Bill would give unused medication donations to those in need Updated: Feb-09-16 11:51 am
SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah lawmaker is sponsoring a bill that would donate unused prescription drugs to people in need.
- Utah man injured in backyard mule deer attack Updated: Feb-09-16 9:23 am
DRAPER, Utah - Officials say a mule deer attacked a Utah man in his backyard, injuring the man and his dog.
- Woman, 3 kids rescued after falling through icy pond in Utah Updated: Feb-09-16 8:17 am
SALT LAKE CITY - Authorities say a group of kids and a woman fell into an icy pond while visiting a Salt Lake City park.
- Grandma gets probation after meth pipe found in backpack Updated: Feb-09-16 3:01 am
SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah grandmother who pleaded guilty to child endangerment and drug charges after a teacher found a meth pipe in her 8-year-old granddaughter's backpack has been sentenced to three years of probation.
- Man claims self-defense in fatal shooting of girlfriend Updated: Feb-08-16 11:28 pm
RIVERDALE, Utah - Authorities are investigating the death of a woman who was shot by her boyfriend at a Riverdale home.
- Woman to appeal conviction in chase that left deputy dead Updated: Feb-08-16 5:33 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah woman will appeal her aggravated murder conviction in crime spree that left a sheriff's deputy dead.
- Panel supports bill to require judges to have law degrees Updated: Feb-08-16 5:09 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A House panel is supporting a proposal that would require all new justice court judges in Utah to have law degrees.