State

Father, son accused in Utah kidnapping will stay behind bars

Women Trapped in Basement-3

Flint Wayne Harrison and his son Dereck James “DJ” Harrison, accused in a bizarre kidnapping case,...

State

Native groups protest planned French auction of artifacts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials and tribal leaders are holding what they describe as an emergency meeting to protest plans by a French auction house to sell artifacts that the tribes consider sacred. The auctions have been a sticking point between U.S. and French officials for several years....


State

Nevada's shot-blocking frosh Oliver pulls out of NBA draft

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada forward Cameron Oliver has pulled out of the NBA draft and plans to be back with the Wolf Pack for his sophomore season. The 6-foot-8 Oliver averaged 13.4 points, 9.1 rebounds and 2.6 blocked shots per game as a freshman. His 99 blocks set a Nevada season-record and were...


Courts

Father, son accused in Utah kidnapping will stay behind bars

Women Trapped in Basement-3

Flint Wayne Harrison and his son Dereck James “DJ” Harrison, accused in a bizarre kidnapping case, are set to make an appearance in a Utah court Monday as authorities investigate if they were involved with the death of UTA employee Kay Porter Ricks, whose body was found in Wyoming.


State

Polygamous food stamp fraud trial pushed back to October

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A trial for members of a polygamous sect accused of orchestrating a multimillion-dollar food stamp fraud scheme will be delayed until October. U.S. District Judge Ted Stewart on Monday approved the prosecution’s request to push back the trial because of an enormous amount of...


State

Restaurateur, LGBT pioneer dead; estranged husband arrested

Restaurateur Killed Husband Charged

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The estranged husband of a well-known Salt Lake City restaurateur and LGBT pioneer who died in a house fire over the weekend has been arrested on suspicion of murder and arson, authorities said. Craig Crawford, 47, was booked after the blaze on Sunday killed 72-year-old John...


State

Husband arrested after wife's body found in Huntsville condo

HUNTSVILLE, Utah (AP) — Weber County authorities have arrested a 60-year-old man they believe killed his wife over the weekend. Weber County Sheriff’s Lt. Lane Findlay says officers received a call Sunday about a man who may have harmed his wife. They found 60-year-old Deborah Biccum’s body in her...


State

No bail for Centerville kidnapping defendants amid murder investigation

Flint Wayne Dereck James Harrison

Flint Wayne and Dereck James Harrison made their first Utah court appearances Monday in a court room in Farmington. A state judge decided to extend the no bail arrangement until future hearings.  


Business

New Mexico is first to sue EPA, mine owners over toxic spill

Mine Waste Leak-New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico on Monday became the first state to sue the federal government and the owners of two mines over the release of 3 million gallons of toxic wastewater from a closed Colorado gold mine, seeking tens of millions of dollars for environmental and economic damage caused...


State

Man accused in triple murder waives preliminary hearing

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Salt Lake City man accused of killing three people staying at his house because they wouldn’t move out is waiving an evidence hearing in the case. Court records show that 32-year-old Alexander Hung Tran appeared in court Monday on three counts of aggravated murder, charges...


State

Outdoor, conservation groups criticize Utah lands push

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Leaders of Utah’s roughly $6 billion outdoor recreation industry joined a conservation group Monday to launch a billboard campaign criticizing a push by state officials to take control of vast swaths of public land from the federal government. The billboards going up in Utah,...


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