- Correction: Koch Brothers-Utah Chapter story Updated: May-26-15 1:29 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - In a story May 24 about a new chapter of a political advocacy group linked to the Koch brothers, The Associated Press reported erroneously the age of group director Evelyn Everton. She is 38, not 22.
- 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.
- Man dies after being struck by 2 vehicles in Salt Lake City Updated: May-03-15 8:58 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A 27-year-old man died after he was struck by two vehicles while walking on Interstate 215 in Salt Lake City.
- Utah State AD requests $1.5M from Legislature for athletes Updated: May-01-15 10:14 am
SALT LAKE CITY - In the past few years, Utah State University has completed the $6.5 million ICON Sports Performance Center, the $9.7 million Wayne Estes basketball practice facility, landed a $2.4 million Nike apparel contract and announced a 21-year agreement with Maverik that will provide much of the funding for upcoming football-stadium renovations.
- Transport truck carrying cars rolls on I-80 near Tooele Updated: May-01-15 9:37 am
TOOELE, Utah - A transport truck loaded with eight cars rolled on I-80 near Tooele, slowing the morning commute.
- Group leaves Washington, but no Medicaid deal yet Updated: Apr-29-15 8:32 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Gov. Gary Herbert and Republican legislative leaders said they were optimistic Wednesday after leaving a meeting in Washington with federal officials, but they're still without a deal or new flexibility to expand Medicaid in Utah.
- Utah lawmakers hold study session on police use of force Updated: Apr-27-15 6:08 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah lawmakers concerned about recent civilian deaths at the hands of police around the country held the first of several sessions Monday as they review how officers in the state use deadly force.