Utah's Hatch urges support for LGBT youth in Senate speech

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Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch is calling for unwavering love and support for LGBT youth who experience high...


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.


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

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — 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. Ski Utah said Monday in a news release that the state logged 4.1 million skier days this past winter. That’s down from nearly 4.6 recorded in...


Mormon church blasts family separations at US-Mexico border

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church says it’s “deeply troubled” by the separation of families at the U.S-Mexico border and is urging national leaders to fix the situation and find compassionate solutions. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ spokesman Eric Hawkins said in a...


Teen dead after 60-foot fall from waterfall in Utah canyon

SANTAQUIN, Utah (AP) — Authorities in central Utah say a 16-year-old girl is dead after falling from a waterfall in a canyon. Utah County sheriff’s office Sgt. Spencer Cannon says the teen fell approximately 60 feet Monday morning about 4 miles into Santaquin Canyon. He says emergency crews...

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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.


Gas prices in Salt Lake City area continue to increase

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gasoline prices in the Salt Lake City area continue to increase. reports the average retail price of a gallon of gas in the area is $3.16. That’s according to a survey of 380 gas outlets. Gas prices in Salt Lake City Sunday were about 5 cents a gallon higher than...


Police arrest Smithfield man suspected of throwing acid on child

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Law enforcement authorities in northern Utah are accusing a man of throwing sulfuric acid on a child.


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 elderly woman and critically injured her husband.


Utah man shares story of opioid battle with youth groups

SPANISH FORK, Utah (AP) — A once promising baseball player at the University of Utah who became addicted to heroin after an injury is now sober, and he’s sharing his story with youth groups to help prevent others from getting sucked in as he did. Derek Larsen, who had a scholarship to play baseball,...


Risk vs. reward: Porter Jr.'s NBA draft spot anyone's guess

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Someone is going to gamble on Michael Porter Jr. He insists it’ll pay off. There is an element of danger involved with every NBA draft pick, in that nothing is guaranteed. There isn’t a player that epitomizes the risk versus reward thinking in this draft more than Porter Jr., who could get taken as...

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