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Federal appeals court orders Utah businessman resentenced

Federal appeals court orders Utah businessman resentenced

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A federal appeals court upheld the conviction of a once-prominent Utah businessman imprisoned for lying to banks, but said he should be resentenced. A three-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver ruled Thursday that a judge in Salt Lake City […]

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I-70 Closed Near Grand Junction

I-70 Closed Near Grand Junction

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (CDOT)-Per the official Twitter of CDOT, Interstate 70 is closed in both directions near Loma, Colo., roughly 18 miles northwest of Grand Junction and 15 miles east of the Utah-Colorado border because of a fire. The Island Skipper Fire has caused the closure and motorists in the […]

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Police shoot, kill man after domestic violence call

Police shoot, kill man after domestic violence call

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say officers shot and killed a Salt Lake City man after authorities were called to a domestic violence situation. The Deseret News reports 32-year-old Delorean Pikyavit died from his injuries Wednesday following the shooting outside a Salt Lake City home. Police Sgt. Brandon Shearer says officers […]

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Child of Utah family with TLC show dies after house fire

Child of Utah family with TLC show dies after house fire

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say a 2-year-old boy whose polygamous family is featured on a reality TV show has died following a fire in a southeastern Utah home. The Deseret News reports Adonija Foster died of smoke inhalation Saturday after a fire ignited in the room where he was sleeping. […]

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Police: Utah parents planned murder-suicide that killed kids

Police: Utah parents planned murder-suicide that killed kids

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police documents say a couple who recently moved from Switzerland to Utah planned a murder-suicide that left their family of four dead, buying sleeping pills and researching shootings. The report says 43-year-old Jessica Griffith believed she suffered from terminal health problems and discussed in text […]

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Utah State removes Title IX coordinator following probe

Utah State removes Title IX coordinator following probe

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah State University has removed its Title IX coordinator after an investigation revealed administrators had not sufficiently addressed sexism and sexual misconduct allegations against some faculty members. The Salt Lake Tribune reports university president Noelle Cockett in an email to the campus community announced the appointment of […]

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The Utah House is shown on the floor Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt lake City. House Speaker Rebecca Lockhart has named the nine House lawmakers including Seelig, who will serve on the special committee investigating allegations surrounding Attorney General John Swallow. Lockhart announced the members Wednesday after lawmakers convened in a special session. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Utah lawmakers override 2 vetoes in balance of power dispute

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers overruled the Republican governor Wednesday on a pair of issues regarding separation of powers, deepening an intra-party tug-of-war in the overwhelmingly GOP state. By a wide margin, the legislature voted to override vetoes issued by Gov. Gary Herbert in March and pave the […]

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Three in custody after robbery and assault in Sevier County

Three in custody after robbery and assault in Sevier County

Two men and one teen girl are in jail in Sevier County after a robbery in Elsinore on Tuesday. Deputies and the Major Crimes Unit from the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office responded to an aggravated assault and robbery. The two suspects acted like they were just visiting, but they then […]

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Utah couple that won free groceries pleads guilty to theft

Utah couple that won free groceries pleads guilty to theft

LAYTON, Utah (AP) — A Utah couple that won $10,000 worth of groceries from a program that assists military families has pleaded guilty to unrelated theft charges at a department store where the woman worked. The Deseret News reported Wednesday that Nicholas and Stephanie Mannino of Layton entered guilty pleas in 2nd […]

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Man in Garfield County dies after falling from ledge

Man in Garfield County dies after falling from ledge

A man is dead in Garfield County after he fell from a ledge while trying to surprise his wife on her birthday. 51-year-old Dee Jessop fell about 50 or 60 feet when he slipped in Circleville Canyon on Saturday. He was celebrating his wife’s birthday by attempting to climb up […]

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