GOP attorneys general support citizenship question on census

Census Citizenship Split

A Trump administration plan to ask people if they are U.S. citizens during the 2020 census has...


Police shoot, kill man after domestic violence call

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say officers shot and killed a Salt Lake City man after authorities were called to a domestic violence situation. The Deseret News reports 32-year-old Delorean Pikyavit died from his injuries Wednesday following the shooting outside a Salt Lake City home. Police Sgt....


Child of Utah family with TLC show dies after house fire

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say a 2-year-old boy whose polygamous family is featured on a reality TV show has died following a fire in a southeastern Utah home. The Deseret News reports Adonija Foster died of smoke inhalation Saturday after a fire ignited in the room where he was sleeping. Members...


Babies of senators now welcome in Senate chamber

Senate Duckworth

WASHINGTON (AP) — Who doesn’t like babies? No one in the Senate, apparently — at least not enough to block a historic rules change that passed Wednesday allowing the newborns of members into the chamber. Its passage without objection came despite plenty of concern, some privately aired, among...


Mitchell lifts Jazz past Thunder 102-95 to even series

Jazz Thunder Basketball

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — It wasn’t even clear until an hour before the game if Utah rookie Donovan Mitchell was going to play in Game 2 against Oklahoma City. The Thunder probably wish he hadn’t. Mitchell, who played with a bruised left foot, scored 13 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter to help the...


Jazz-Thunder, Box

UTAH (102) Ingles 1-6 0-0 3, Favors 8-14 2-4 20, Gobert 3-5 7-12 13, Rubio 6-16 5-6 22, Mitchell 10-25 8-9 28, Crowder 0-3 1-2 1, O’Neale 1-3 0-0 3, Jerebko 5-9 0-0 10, Exum 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 35-84 23-33 102. OKLAHOMA CITY (95) George 6-21 2-4 18, Anthony 6-18 3-4 17, Adams 4-5 1-2 9, Westbrook 7-...


Jesse Hunt brought back to serve as US Alpine director

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — U.S. Ski and Snowboard has brought back Jesse Hunt to serve as the Alpine director. Hunt takes over for Patrick Riml, who left last month. Hunt held the same role with the organization before leaving in 2009. When Hunt was in charge during in his first go-around, the Alpine...


Utah couple that won free groceries pleads guilty to theft

Grocery Winners-Theft Accusation

A Utah couple that won $10,000 worth of groceries from a program that assists military families has pleaded guilty to unrelated theft charges at a department store where the woman worked.


Utah lawmakers override 2 vetoes in balance of power dispute

Special Session

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers overruled the Republican governor Wednesday on a pair of issues regarding separation of powers, deepening an intra-party tug-of-war in the overwhelmingly GOP state. By a wide margin, the legislature voted to override vetoes issued by Gov. Gary Herbert in March...


Utah bank robber to prison for holdups in UT, CA, NV

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 28-year-old bank robber from Utah who held up a bank in St. George a few weeks after robberies in California and Nevada has been sentenced to five years and three months in federal prison. A U.S. District Court judge in Sacramento sentenced Gregory James Brown of Bountiful on...


Northwest high-voltage transmission lines OK'd by officials

Northwest Power Lines

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. officials on Wednesday approved two high-voltage transmission line routes in southwestern Idaho aimed at modernizing and improving reliability of the Pacific Northwest’s energy grid. The U.S. Department of the Interior’s approval is for the two final segments of the Gateway...

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