- Lawmakers postpone vote on adoption by gay couples bill Updated: Feb-12-16 9:33 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah lawmakers postponed a vote Friday night on a proposal to ensure married gay couples are treated equally as married heterosexual couples in adoptions and foster care placements.
- Wild horse group calls for halt to planned burro round-up Updated: Feb-12-16 3:01 am
SALT LAKE CITY - The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign is speaking out against a planned federal round-up of wild burros in eastern Utah as part of an in-depth study of the animals.
- 9-year-old in serious condition after Salt Lake City crash Updated: Feb-11-16 10:25 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A young girl who was ejected from an SUV in a Salt Lake City collision has been upgraded from critical to serious condition.
- 2 parole officials quit after Utah governor announces review Updated: Feb-11-16 6:55 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Two top parole officials in Utah resigned Thursday after the governor announced he's reviewing the system amid revelations that three parolees have walked away from a Salt Lake City halfway house and clashed violently with police, with one confrontation ending in an officer's death.
- The Latest: Utah authorities clamp down on halfway houses Updated: Feb-11-16 6:16 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - The Latest on the investigation into three different parolees who have walked away from a state-run Salt Lake City halfway house and violently clashed with police (all times local):
- Governor reviewing probation, parole system after errors Updated: Feb-11-16 4:55 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah's governor is reviewing the state's probation and parole system after two men walked away from a state-run treatment center and later had violent encounters with police, including an officer's fatal shooting.
- Ex-Olympian to argue self-defense in domestic violence case Updated: Feb-11-16 3:20 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A lawyer for Olympic gold-medalist skier Picabo Street said Thursday that she was defending herself during a December fight with her father and will demand a jury trial on domestic violence and assault charges.
- Utah sees worst air quality since 2013 Updated: Feb-11-16 3:01 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah's pollution is at its highest levels since 2013 thanks to an inversion that is trapping murky air above Salt Lake and Utah valleys.
- Utah cities say they don't want new liquor stores Updated: Feb-11-16 8:16 am
SALT LAKE CITY - Though studies have shown Utah needs more liquor stores to meet demand, Gov. Gary Herbert has not chosen to include new stores in his budget this year as many cities don't want the burden.
- Bill seeks to keep Utah ready to host future Winter Olympics Updated: Feb-10-16 11:40 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah lawmaker wants to ensure that the state is "ready, willing and able" to host the Winter Olympics again should the chance to bid on the event arise.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Company slows work on controversial Utah tar sands project Updated: Feb-07-16 5:29 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Environmentalists are celebrating after the Canadian company behind a controversial tar sands development in eastern Utah announced it is scaling back work on its project.
- Mormon church comes out against Utah medical marijuana bill Updated: Feb-06-16 11:11 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - The Mormon church has come out against a Utah bill that would allow the medical use of edible pot products, a position that could be a serious blow to one of two medical marijuana proposals before state lawmakers.
- Utah legislators back plan to declare pornography a health crisis Updated: Feb-05-16 8:29 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A state senator in Utah wants to declare pornography a public health crisis, echoing an argument being made around the U.S. by conservative religious groups as pornography becomes more accessible on smartphones and tablets.
- Review: Errors led to parole of man who later killed officer Updated: Feb-05-16 3:10 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A series of communication breakdowns led a parole board to release a man to a drug treatment center where he later escaped and killed a police officer working overtime to pay for cancer treatments, the Utah Department of Corrections said Friday following an internal review.
- Democrats ask for info about possible public lands lawsuit Updated: Feb-05-16 2:15 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Democrats on a commission considering a potential public lands lawsuit against the federal government have requested all information pertinent to the potential suit.
- Panel OKs second Utah medical marijuana plan of the day Updated: Feb-04-16 9:30 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A panel of Utah lawmakers approved a bill that would allow tens of thousands of residents with chronic or debilitating conditions to consume edible pot products but bans smoking pot.
- Woman dies in industrial mixer accident at Utah bakery Updated: Feb-04-16 6:26 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah woman died this week after she was pulled into an industrial-size bakery mixer at a suburban Salt Lake City grocery store in what investigators think was a fluke accident.