Fearing a Utah 'coronation', 8 Republicans challenge Romney

Senate Utah Romney-1

Eight Republicans have stepped forward before a Thursday evening filing deadline to challenge...


After 3 weeks at large, Virginia sex offender found in Utah

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A convicted Virginia sex offender has been apprehended after three weeks on the run. The U.S. Marshals Service announced officials learned Thursday that William “Andy” Hemphill had boarded an Amtrak train in Winter Park, Colorado, bound for Emeryville, California. A federal...


Polygamous town contractor must pay $200K child-labor case

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The decision marks a partial victory for both sides in the long-running case that centers on a 2012 harvest in the twin cities of Hildale, Utah and Colorado City, Arizona. 


Rapid building technique gets scrutiny after bridge collapse

University Bridge Collapse

As the 950-ton concrete bridge section was swung into place over a highway last weekend, Florida International University officials were beaming with pride. The pedestrian bridge on the edge of the Miami-area campus was a signature achievement of the school’s Accelerated Bridge Construction...


Utah governor signs law legalizing 'free-range parenting'

State of Utah Herbert

The bill specifies that it isn’t neglectful to let kids do things alone like travel to school, explore a playground or stay in the car. 


McNeese State names Schroyer as new men's basketball coach

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — McNeese State University has found a new head basketball coach after a search that lasted less than two weeks. The university, in a news release, said Thursday it will introduce Heath Schroyer to the public at a press conference on Monday. Officials said there will be no...


Utah sheriffs release jail operating standards

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Authorities have made public the secret operating standards used by Utah sheriff’s offices to run jails. The Standard-Examiner reports the Utah Sheriffs’ Association last month published the operational guidelines on its website, making the documents available for public viewing....


Barista job helps Salt Lake City youth escape homelessness

Homeless Youth Employees

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The chill new coffee stop in Salt Lake City is staffed with homeless youths, who couldn’t be happier to find themselves on an upward track after some tough times. Maud’s Cafe in the Granary District — the former warehouse and industrial area that’s undergoing a makeover —...


Disabled vet faces down anxiety in 'Footloose' musical

Veteran Faces Anxiety

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — At its heart, the musical “Footloose” is a fish-out-of-water tale about Ren McCormack, a city kid who suddenly finds himself in a small town, struggling to fit in. Ogden resident Shane Larson knows how Ren feels. The disabled veteran, who plays Coach Dunbar in the current...


Mitchell, Gobert lead Jazz over Suns for 8th straight win

Suns Jazz Basketball

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When Ricky Rubio was shoved to the floor twice, it didn’t take long for the rest of his Utah Jazz teammates to come to his defense. “On this team, we all love each other, so that makes it easy to stick up for each other,” rookie Donovan Mitchell said. Mitchell scored 23 points...


Suns-Jazz, Box

PHOENIX (88) Warren 8-18 3-3 19, Bender 2-5 2-2 7, Len 1-3 1-2 3, Payton 2-3 0-0 4, Booker 3-18 5-5 12, Dudley 2-2 0-0 6, Jackson 6-11 4-6 17, Chriss 2-5 0-0 4, Peters 0-2 0-0 0, Ulis 3-8 0-0 8, Daniels 1-1 0-0 2, Harrison 2-6 2-6 6, Reed 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 32-83 17-24 88. UTAH (116) Ingles 6-13 1-...

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