State

Police search for 3 suspects in fatal Taylorsville shooting

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Police say they are searching for three suspects in a fatal shooting in Taylorsville.

Government

Section of S.R. 158 in Eden to be closed for 2 hours Friday for trail work

Donated concrete culvert to span Eden Irrigation Canal

A stretch of multi-use trail connecting Wolf Creek to Eden is under construction and expected to be completed by spring. But to accomplish that feat, a two-hour road closure is scheduled this Friday.


State

Utah governor unveils $16.7 billion budget plan for 2018

Governors News Conference

Gov. Gary Herbert is calling on Utah lawmakers to keep tackling issues around Salt Lake City’s homeless shelter and to get the state’s Winter Olympics facilities ready to potentially host the games again.


State

Constitutional arguments begin in Canadian polygamy case

CRANBROOK, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian man found guilty of marrying two dozen women says he believed he was entitled to practice polygamy because he wasn’t charged when police investigated him in the 1990s. Winston Blackmore appeared in British Columbia Supreme Court in Cranbrook this week...


State

BC-ID--Intermountain Grain & Livestock, ID

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Farm Bureau Intermountain Grain and Livestock Report Wednesday, December 13, 2017. Bids subject to change. BLACKFOOT __ soft white 3.55, up 5; hard red winter 4.45, up 5; DNS 5.70, up 10; hard white 4.65, up 5; BURLEY __ soft white 3.52, up 3; hard red winter 3.95, up...


State

A year after girl killed, Navajo Nation to get alert system

Navajo Nation Amber Alert

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — More than a year after a Native American girl was killed and her tribe was criticized for not having an alert system in place when children go missing, the Navajo Nation has signed a contract to purchase the software it needed to get the notification system running by the...


State

Ex-polygamous sect leader gets nearly 5 years in fraud case

Polygamous Sect Leader Fugitive-1

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former polygamous sect leader was sentenced Wednesday to nearly five years in prison for his role in carrying out an elaborate food stamp fraud scheme and for escaping home confinement while awaiting trial. The sentencing of Lyle Jeffs closes the book on a major government...


State

Regulators give go-ahead for study of Lake Powell Pipeline

Lake Powell Pipeline

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Federal regulators have given the go-ahead for environmental studies and public comment about a proposal to build a 140-mile (225-kilometer) pipeline to draw water from the Colorado River to serve southwestern Utah communities. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on...


State

Ogden couple pleads guilty to trafficking women

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A Utah couple entered guilty pleas after authorities say they ran a prostitution operation out of their Ogden home, using drugs and intimidation to keep women working for them. Deseret News reports 20-year-old Lynnsie Reddish and 31-year-old Terrance Chavez Jones each pleaded...


State

Mark Ruffalo is 'disgusted' with Trump's monuments decision

People Mark Ruffalo

ATLANTA (AP) — “Avengers” star Mark Ruffalo said he is disgusted with President Donald Trump’s plan to shrink two sprawling Utah national monuments by nearly two-thirds. Ruffalo told The Associated Press in a recent interview that Trump’s decision was a “slap in the face” to Native Americans. Last...


State

Ex-polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs gets nearly 5 years in fraud case, escape from

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Ex-polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs gets nearly 5 years in fraud case, escape from confinement.


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