Council won't override mayor's veto of suburb development

HERRIMAN, Utah (AP) — Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams’ veto of a housing development will stand. Salt Lake County Council Chairwoman Aimee Winder Newton announced Tuesday the council will not hold a veto override meeting to reverse the mayor’s decision last week to veto the development’s...


Downtown security guard shoots, kills victim in Salt Lake

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say a security guard shot and killed an alleged trespasser during a confrontation between two state government buildings in downtown Salt Lake City. Police say a security guard reported he was trying to remove a trespasser near the Heber Wells and Department of...


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...


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...

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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.


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

Senate Utah Romney

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.


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...

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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.


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


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.

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