State

Utah police descend on drug-plagued downtown shelter area

Salt Lake Homeless Shelters

Police descended on a downtown Salt Lake City neighborhood near an overcrowded homeless shelter...

National

Romney calls on Trump to address nation, apologize for Charlottesville comments

Romney Biden

Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney on Friday called on President Donald Trump to address the nation and apologize for his remarks about Charlottesville, warning of “an unraveling of our national fabric” if Trump doesn’t take “remedial action in the extreme.”


Weather

2017 solar eclipse weather, cloud cover in Northern Utah, Ogden area, Idaho

Cloudly solar eclipse

Northern Utah — specifically the Ogden and Salt Lake City areas — will see some cloud cover during the 2017 solar eclipse, but it shouldn’t greatly impact viewing the event. Here’s information about the weather in Idaho during the eclipse as well.


State

Orgeron doubt's LSU sack leader Key will play vs. BYU

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU coach Ed Orgeron says he does not expect Tigers single-season sack record holder Arden Key to play in the opener against BYU. Key, an outside linebacker who had 12 sacks last season, is rehabilitating from offseason shoulder surgery. Orgeron stressed that he won’t rule...


State

Utah man indicted in death of wife on Alaska cruise

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A Utah man accused of killing his wife on a cruise to Alaska has been indicted on a murder count. Kenneth Manzanares was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury in the death of Kristy Manzanares. The indictment was made public Thursday. Kristy Manzanares was found dead in a...


State

BYU LB Francis Bernard to redshirt due to personal reasons

PROVO, Utah (AP) — BYU linebacker Francis Bernard is redshirting this season due to personal reasons. The school announced the move Thursday. The 6-foot-1, 240-pound junior started 12 games last season. He third on the team with 80 tackles last season and added 5 1/2 tackles for loss and two sacks....


State

New baby flamingos in Utah helping sustain bird populations

Baby Flamingos Born

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Little more than a puff of short white feathers, a two-day-old Chilean flamingo got its first exposure to the outside world Monday at Tracy Aviary in Salt Lake City. After sunrise, keepers at the Liberty Park aviary placed the chick on a mud mound the flamingo parents had...


State

94-year-old man tells story behind baseball game performance

Exchange 94-Year-Old Veteran Singer

SOUTH OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Harold “Hal” Golde may not be the oldest person to perform the national anthem at a baseball game, but he’s certainly in that ballpark. Last Friday, the 94-year-old — “It’s actually 94 and a half,” he corrects — sang “The Star-Spangled Banner” before the Ogden Raptors...


State

Oakland Raiders cornerback Sean Smith faces assault charge

Raiders Smith Assault Charge

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oakland Raiders cornerback Sean Smith has been charged with beating his sister’s boyfriend last month, Los Angeles prosecutors said Thursday. The 30-year-old Smith is scheduled to be arraigned next month on assault and battery charges, according to the Los Angeles County district...


State

Dinosaur Nat'l Monument creek due to septic line break

DINOSAUR NATIONAL MONUMENT, Colo. (AP) — A popular fishing spot in Dinosaur National Monument has been closed because of a broken septic line at a fish hatchery. The National Park Service said Thursday that Jones Hole Creek near the Colorado-Utah border has been temporarily closed to fishing and...


State

Public comment to close on proposed Zion reservations

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The time for people to weigh in on a proposed plan to require reservations to enter Zion National Park is coming to a close. The online public comment period on the first-of-its-kind proposal at the southern Utah park known for sweeping red-rock vistas is slated to close late...


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