2 killed, 2 seriously injured in downtown Salt Lake crash

Three high school students in a speeding car collided head-on with a SUV in downtown Salt Lake City...


Lawmakers move vacation rentals bill forward

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A measure is moving through the Utah legislature to let homeowners use their residences for nightly and short-term rentals through websites such as Airbnb. The bill approved by a House committee would ban cities from prohibiting short-term rentals where the homeowner lives on...


Pulitzer-winning journalist Andrew Schneider dies at 74

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Andrew Schneider, a public health reporter for Lee Montana Newspapers, has died at age 74. The Missoulian reports ( Schneider died Friday in Salt Lake City while being treated for pulmonary disease. His wife, Kathy Best,...


1st confirmed sighting of great gray owl in Utah in 28 years

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — For the first time since 1989, there’s been a confirmed sighting of a great gray owl in Utah. Bird watchers first saw a pair of great gray owls on Feb. 9 in Morgan County. A Salt Lake City Tribune ( photographer snapped a picture of a great gray owl in a...


2 suspects arrested after girl found injured in Smithfield

SMITHFIELD, Utah (AP) — Authorities say two people have been arrested after a 14-year-old girl was found seriously injured in a dry canal bed in northern Utah. Cache County Sheriff’s officials won’t elaborate on the identities of the two male suspects or the circumstances of their arrests, but a...


Wanted: More female officers on Navajo

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Navajo Nation Police Chief Phillip Francisco wants to encourage more women to join the police department. He said his department employs 48 women and 183 men across the Navajo Nation. This means women account for about 21 percent of the 231-officer force on Navajo,...


Tribes hope Trump's 'America first' helps first Americans

BOSTON (AP) — Native Americans hope President Donald Trump doesn’t forget America’s first inhabitants as he promises to put “America first.” Tribes have been reaching out to the Republican administration since it took office last month, saying they’re ready to help it meet its campaign promises of...


Hermanson scores 17, No. 22 Saint Mary's beats BYU 70-57

St Marys BYU Basketball

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Saint Mary’s knows all about the raucous atmosphere at BYU. The Gaels hadn’t won in Provo since 2013 and had only come out on top in three of their previous 12 trips. Make it four out of 13. Calvin Hermanson scored 17 points and No. 22 Saint Mary’s cruised to a 70-57 victory over...


Hooker leads N. Dakota past Weber St. 77-68 for Big Sky lead

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Quinton Hooker scored 22 points, Geno Crandall had 19, and Cortez Seales finished with 17 and North Dakota beat Weber State 77-68 to move a half-game ahead of the second-place Wildcats in Big Sky play. North Dakota (17-8, 12-3) went on an 8-0 run starting and ending with Hooker...


Executive order that incarcerated Japanese Americans is 75

Japanese Internment Trump Immigration

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Satsuki Ina was born behind barbed wire in a prison camp during World War II, the daughter of U.S. citizens forced from their home without due process and locked up for years following Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor. Roughly 120,000 Japanese immigrants and Japanese-Americans...


Missing 14-year-old girl found injured in dry canal

SMITHFIELD, Utah (AP) — Authorities say an injured 14-year-old girl was found in a dry canal in Cache County in northern Utah about six hours after she was reported missing. Police say the girl had significant but unspecified injuries and that authorities are investigating “suspicious...

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