- Mormon church comes out against Utah medical marijuana bill Updated: Feb-06-16 3:00 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.
- Ape at Utah zoo predicts Panthers to win Super Bowl Updated: Feb-04-16 3:12 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - An ape at the Salt Lake City zoo has predicted the Carolina Panthers will win the Super Bowl.
- Utah conservatives vow to fight sex education bill Updated: Feb-03-16 2:15 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A Democratic lawmaker is pushing a measure that would expand sex education in Utah schools, but the proposal is a longshot: conservative groups have already vowed to fight it.
- President of Utah State announces retirement Updated: Feb-03-16 1:51 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - The president of Utah State University is retiring after 11 years.
- Salt Lake County to pay $280K for storm water violations Updated: Feb-02-16 6:46 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Salt Lake County has agreed to pay a $280,000 penalty as part of an agreement with the federal government over alleged mismanagement of storm water runoff.
- Struggling Salt Lake City mall sold to Phoenix-based company Updated: Feb-02-16 3:10 am
SALT LAKE CITY - The new owner of The Gateway mall in Salt Lake City says it plans to invest $30 million to revitalize the financially troubled mall with new national and regional retailers and high-end restaurants.
- Man charged in federal building evacuation released Updated: Feb-02-16 3:01 am
SALT LAKE CITY - A Provo man accused of trying to bring an explosive device into the federal building in Salt Lake City is set to be released from jail as he awaits trial.
- Audit: Critical cracks in parole board's antiquated system Updated: Feb-01-16 6:33 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A state evaluation of Utah's parole board released shortly after a parolee shot and killed a police officer finds that critical information could be slipping through the cracks because their record-keeping system is based on handwritten notes.
- Owens outraises Love in fundraising period for House seat Updated: Feb-01-16 5:37 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Democratic challenger Doug Owens raised more money than U.S. Rep. Mia Love in the final months of 2015 as Owens tries to unseat the incumbent.
- Utah lawmaker introduces no-permit concealed carry bill Updated: Feb-01-16 4:38 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - For the second year in a row, a Utah lawmaker has introduced a bill that could make it legal for residents to carry a concealed gun in public without a permit, a proposal that Republican Gov. Gary Herbert vetoed in 2013 and may reject again.
- Correction: Northrop Grumman Contract story Updated: Feb-01-16 4:25 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - In a story Jan. 29 about Northrop Grumman Corp's new contract with the U.S. Air Force, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the company announced that it would develop a fleet of new long-range bombers in Salt Lake City. According to a Grumman spokesman, Grumman and the Air Force have not disclosed where the work will be done.
- Winter storm leads to rare snow day at southern Utah schools Updated: Feb-01-16 3:44 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A winter storm dumped about one foot of snow in some parts of southern Utah, leading to a rare cancellation of classes Monday in Cedar City.
- Man injured in Salt Lake City police shooting Updated: Feb-01-16 1:39 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Police say a man holding a gun was shot and wounded after a short chase in Salt Lake City.
- The Latest: Herbert won't reverse Planned Parenthood order Updated: Jan-28-16 5:21 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - The latest on the ongoing court battle over Gov. Gary Herbert's decision to cut off funding to The Planned Parenthood Association of Utah following the release of secretly recorded videos showing out-of-state employees discussing fetal tissue from abortions. (all times local):
- Herbert sets Utah graduation goal, calls for Medicaid plan Updated: Jan-27-16 11:53 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Gov. Gary Herbert used his annual State of the State speech Wednesday to set a goal to raise Utah's graduation rate and implore lawmakers who have rejected Medicaid expansion plans to somehow help poor residents get health insurance.
- President could visit if Utah wins on insurance sign-ups Updated: Jan-27-16 8:24 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - President Barack Obama says he could pay a visit to Salt Lake City if new health insurance enrollments over the next few days beat out six other cities around the country.
- Judge weighing child labor case tied to polygamous group Updated: Jan-27-16 6:18 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A federal judge will decide whether nearly 200 children from a polygamous group were volunteering or forced to work long hours picking pecans during a 2012 harvest on a southern Utah ranch.
- Judge weighing child labor case tied to polygamous group Updated: Jan-27-16 1:47 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A federal judge is weighing whether to hold in contempt a Utah contractor accused of using children from a polygamous group as unpaid labor during a 2012 pecan harvest.
- Packed hearing for EPA proposal for coal-fired power plants Updated: Jan-26-16 6:08 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Hundreds of residents from central Utah communities that rely heavily on coal packed a public hearing Tuesday to show their opposition to a proposal requiring new pollution controls at the state's oldest coal-fired power plants.
- Utah man sues over Ted Cruz's eligibility to be president Updated: Jan-26-16 1:26 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah man has filed a federal lawsuit challenging Ted Cruz's eligibility to run for president over the senator's Canadian birthplace.