1st edition Book of Mormon sells for $52,500 at NYC auction


NEW YORK (AP) — A first edition of The Book of Mormon printed in the upstate New York town...


House fire leaves child dead, woman in critical condition

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A 4-year-old boy has died and a 28-year-old woman is in critical condition after being trapped in a house fire that likely started after the child was playing with a butane torch. The Ogden Fire Department says the fire broke early on Sunday. When they arrived, they learned two...


Agency to sterilize mustangs for first time to slow growth

Wild Horses Slaughter

Ranchers and western Republicans, however, want the U.S. agency to euthanize or sell for slaughter.


The Latest: Possible human remains found in wildfire

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LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local): 7:35 p.m. Authorities may have found human remains within a central California wildfire that has claimed two lives and destroyed 150 homes. Kern County Sherriff’s spokesman Ray Pruitt says officials found...


Diaz sets up 2-0 win for FC Dallas over Real Salt Lake

Real Salt Lake FC Dallas Soccer

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Fabian Castillo finished Mauro Diaz’s sensational assist in the 58th to cap FC Dallas’ 2-0 victory over Real Salt Lake on Saturday night in a Western Conference showdown. Taking a feed on the offensive end with his back to the goal, Diaz sent a bicycle kick to Castillo’s feet....


Census data shows Utah is young, growing more diverse


The new U.S. Census data puts the Utah’s median age under 31 years old, about seven years younger than the rest of the country.


Elizabeth Smart among supporters of group empowering women

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah nonprofit that seeks to empower women can count on Elizabeth Smart as one of its supporters. Smart was a featured speaker Thursday at an event in Salt Lake City for Fight Like Girls, The Deseret News reported ( ). Smart was 14 when she kidnapped at...


Kaysville road rage leads to 87-year-old man beaten in parking lot


Police say a road rage was the motive behind the beating of an 87-year-old man in a Kaysville parking lot.


Rafter missing since Friday in Dinosaur National Monument

DINOSAUR, Colo. (AP) — A woman is missing after a commercial raft flipped near the Utah border. The woman was last seen Friday around 5 p.m. at Disaster Falls in Dinosaur National Monument. Park official Dan Johnson said the missing woman was the only rafter who did not make it to shore. Johnson...


Ex-Utah attorney general wans pay-to-play case dismissed

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff is asking the pay-to-play case against him be dropped because of delays caused by state prosecutors. The Salt Lake Tribune reports ( that attorneys for Shurtleff filed a motion late Friday arguing that the...


Cedar City names new police chief

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Cedar City has a new chief of police. The Spectrum of St. George reports ( that Officer Darin Adams was named the new chief Friday. A 19-year veteran of the department, Adams was chosen after current Police Chief Robert Allinson announced he would...

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