Fate of Utah man charged in wife's death now up to jury

Wifes Death Husband Convicted

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A jury has begun deliberating in the case of a Utah man on trial for the second time in his wife’s death. The jurors in 35-year-old Conrad Truman’s first-degree murder trial will have to decide whether he shot and killed Heidy Truman in 2012 or if she turned the gun on herself. A...


Bill seeks felony penalties for drugs near homeless shelters

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers have advanced a bill that would create stiffer penalties for people caught dealing drugs near homeless shelters. The bill brought by Democratic Rep. Joel Briscoe makes drug-related crimes committed within 100 feet of a government-funded shelter a felony. It...


Utah Rep. Mia Love pushes for over-the-counter birth control

Mia Love Contraception-1

Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love told Utah lawmakers on that she's sponsoring a bill that would allow women to get over-the-counter birth control pills even though she's opposed to abortion


Prosecutors drop 3 of 13 charges against John Swallow

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped three counts of money laundering, bribery and evidence tampering against former Utah Attorney General John Swallow after a key witness refused to testify. Prosecutors dropped the charges Thursday before resting their influence-peddling case against...


Study: Global warming is shrinking river vital to 40M people

Colorado River Climate Change

DENVER (AP) — Global warming is already shrinking the Colorado River, the most important waterway in the American Southwest, and it could reduce the flow by more than a third by the end of the century, two scientists say. The river’s volume has dropped more than 19 percent during a drought gripping...


Utah coach Snyder expects Hood to return from injury Friday

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder expects Rodney Hood to return to game action Friday. Hood has participated in both practices since the team returned from the All-Star break. He sat out some portions of Wednesday’s practice, but was a full participant Thursday. Hood hadn’t...


BC-ID--Intermountain Grain & Livestock, ID

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Farm Bureau Intermountain Grain and Livestock Report Thursday, February 23, 2017. Bids subject to change. BLACKFOOT __ soft white 3.60, unchanged; hard red winter 4.30, down 10; DNS 5.15, unchanged; hard white 4.40, up 10; BURLEY __ soft white 3.51, unchanged; hard red...


Police identify 20-year-old Logan woman hit and killed by truck


Police are continuing to investigate the death of a 20-year-old Logan woman who was hit by a pickup truck while crossing a street in North Logan


BYU, Tennessee agree to face each other in 2019, 2023

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee and BYU have agreed to a home-and-home series that includes games in 2019 and 2023. The two schools announced the agreement Thursday. This will mark the first two times that Tennessee and BYU have ever faced each other. BYU will play at Tennessee on Sept. 7, 2019....


American Samoa's longest-serving US House delegate dies

Obit American Samoa Former Congressman

PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — American Samoa’s longest-serving non-voting delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives, Eni H. Faleomavaega, has died. He was 73. His sister-in-law, Therese Hunkin, didn’t disclose how the former 13-term delegate died Wednesday but said he was at his home in...

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