In Utah, the fight against porn is increasingly being framed as a public health crisis

Gender Designation Bill Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah leaders have long sought to play a central role in the anti-pornography...


Utah has 5th highest number of athletes represented in the Olympics

Pyeongchang Olympics Figure Skating Men

A total of 16 Olympians who call Utah home have been scheduled to contend for gold in the Pyeongchang Olympics: the youngest 18 years old, and the oldest 36 years old.


Trump endorses Romney for Utah's U.S. Senate seat

Trump Romney

President Donald Trump on Monday night threw his full support behind Mitt Romney’s bid to be the next U.S. senator from Utah, writing on Twitter that he would be a “worthy successor” to retiring Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah.


Utah snowstorm causes hundreds of crashes on slick roads

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A winter snowstorm dumped a thick layer of snow in Utah that caused hundreds of car crashes and power outages Monday, punctuating an otherwise mild and dry winter. The Utah Highway Patrol reported nearly 300 car crashes on slick roads, including five that involved troopers,...


The Latest: Utah snow leads to nearly 300 crashes

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a Utah snowstorm (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Authorities say a winter storm has caused nearly 300 crashes, including a handful involving troopers. The Utah Highway Patrol says no serious injuries were reported on the roads left treacherous by the storm that...


Utah measure pushes back on ruling that boosted police power

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah lawmaker is proposing to limit the effects of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that bolstered police power to use evidence even if officers did something wrong to get it. State prosecutors criticized the legislation that would bar all evidence gathered after an illegal stop,...


Streaking Jazz make sweet music coming out of All-Star break

Jazz Rise Basketball

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A few weeks ago, it appeared the Utah Jazz might be headed to the draft lottery. Those around the NBA weren’t buying it. “They’ve got some good players, so I don’t think anybody was surprised they fought their way back in,” Portland guard Damian Lillard said. As the season...


2 dead in western Wyoming plane crash

EVANSTON, Wyo. (AP) — Two people have died in a plane crash in western Wyoming. KUTV in Salt Lake City, Utah, reports the plane crashed around 3 p.m. Sunday a mile north of Evanston. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine plane was a Socata TBM-700. Unita County...


Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast US lands

Interior Department-Tumultuous Year

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff members reassigned and key leadership positions left unfilled, rules considered burdensome to industry shelved, and a sweeping reorganization proposed for its 70,000 employees. The evolving...


Utah man dies in avalanche near Wyoming ski resort

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A family says an Orem man they considered to be part of their family died in an avalanche in Wyoming. The Deseret News reports Alex Marra of Orem died Saturday after being trapped in an avalanche near Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. According to Teton County Wyoming Search and...


Ex-Utah St football player wants sexual assault trial moved

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A former Utah State University football player accused of sexually assaulting seven women is trying to get his jury trial moved. The Salt Lake Tribune reports Skye Lazaro, the attorney for former Utah State linebacker Torrey Green, argues Cache County is too small and media...

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