State

Armed man and victim found dead in South Salt Lake hostage situation

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Police in South Salt Lake say an armed man has been fatally shot by officers after he killed an...

Politics

Redistricting changes headed to the ballot in Utah, other states

Utah Legislature Session

Voters in a number of states will be deciding this year whether to change the redistricting process for congressional and state legislative seats, to make the process less partisan


State

Less snow, fewer visitors: Utah ski resorts notch down year

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Utah’s two-year streak of record visitation to the state’s ski resorts was snapped this past winter when visits dropped by 10 percent.


State

Utah officials months away from medical marijuana rules

Utah officials say they’re several months away from finalizing rules for narrow medical marijuana laws passed by the Legislature this year.


State

Mormon church blasts family separations at US-Mexico border

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church says it’s “deeply troubled” by the separation of families at the U.S-Mexico border and is urging national leaders to fix the situation and find compassionate solutions. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ spokesman Eric Hawkins said in a...


State

Teen dead after 60-foot fall from waterfall in Utah canyon

SANTAQUIN, Utah (AP) — Authorities in central Utah say a 16-year-old girl is dead after falling from a waterfall in a canyon. Utah County sheriff’s office Sgt. Spencer Cannon says the teen fell approximately 60 feet Monday morning about 4 miles into Santaquin Canyon. He says emergency crews...


Police & Fire

Sheriff: Former Ogden man suspected in Idaho triple killing is probably dead

Gerald Mike Bullinger WEB ONLY

The only suspect in the killing of two women and a 14-year-old girl last year in Idaho will likely never be brought to justice because he’s probably dead, a sheriff said.


State

Gas prices in Salt Lake City area continue to increase

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gasoline prices in the Salt Lake City area continue to increase. GasBuddy.com reports the average retail price of a gallon of gas in the area is $3.16. That’s according to a survey of 380 gas outlets. Gas prices in Salt Lake City Sunday were about 5 cents a gallon higher than...


State

Police arrest Smithfield man suspected of throwing acid on child

Jason Summers WEB ONLY

Law enforcement authorities in northern Utah are accusing a man of throwing sulfuric acid on a child.


State

Armed man and victim found dead in South Salt Lake hostage situation

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Police in South Salt Lake say an armed man has been fatally shot by officers after he killed an elderly woman and critically injured her husband.


State

Utah man shares story of opioid battle with youth groups

SPANISH FORK, Utah (AP) — A once promising baseball player at the University of Utah who became addicted to heroin after an injury is now sober, and he’s sharing his story with youth groups to help prevent others from getting sucked in as he did. Derek Larsen, who had a scholarship to play baseball,...


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