State

Armed man and victim found dead in South Salt Lake hostage situation

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Police in South Salt Lake say an armed man has been fatally shot by officers after he killed an...

State

The Latest: Utah commission releases safety recommendations

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on Utah efforts to stop school shootings (all times local): 1:09 p.m. A coalition of Utah officials are recommending the state create a waiting period for people wanting to buy guns, require background checks on all firearm sales and make it easier to take guns away...


Business

No attempt to override mayor's veto of Salt Lake development

Southwest Salt Lake Development

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Salt Lake County Council has decided against trying to override the mayor’s veto of a plan to build 8,800 homes about 30 miles (48 kilometers) southwest of Salt Lake City. Mayor Ben Adams vetoed the rezoning proposal last week for the Olympia Hills development stretching...


State

Utah lawmakers planning new effort on gun control bill

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers are planning to reconsider gun control legislation after blocking a previous effort in the wake of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting earlier this year. Republican Rep. Steve Handy told lawmakers Wednesday he was working on a so-called “red flag” bill which...


Police & Fire

Search and rescue crews find body of Logan man near Newton Dam

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Cache County Search and Rescue announced they have recovered the body of a swimmer that went missing around 5:30 p.m. Saturday near the Newton Dam.


State

Romney reports $2M raised ahead of US. Senate primary

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U.S. Senate candidate Mitt Romney raised nearly $2 million for his campaign in the past two months, giving him a large financial edge on his Republican opponent in the Utah primary, records show.


State

The Latest: Body of swimmer found at Newton Dam reservoir

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — The Latest on a missing swimmer at northern Utah’s Newton Dam (all times local): 12:35 p.m. Authorities say the body of a man who disappeared while swimming in a reservoir at Newton Dam has been found. The Cache County Sheriff’s Office says 35-year-old Austin Nsegiyumva’s body...


Police & Fire

Sheriff: Former Ogden man suspected in Idaho triple killing is probably dead

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The only suspect in the killing of two women and a 14-year-old girl last year in Idaho will likely never be brought to justice because he’s probably dead, a sheriff said.


Politics

Redistricting changes headed to the ballot in Utah, other states

Utah Legislature Session

Voters in a number of states will be deciding this year whether to change the redistricting process for congressional and state legislative seats, to make the process less partisan


State

Less snow, fewer visitors: Utah ski resorts notch down year

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Utah’s two-year streak of record visitation to the state’s ski resorts was snapped this past winter when visits dropped by 10 percent.


State

Utah officials months away from medical marijuana rules

Utah officials say they’re several months away from finalizing rules for narrow medical marijuana laws passed by the Legislature this year.


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