Polygamous town contractor must pay $200K child-labor case

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The decision marks a partial victory for both sides in the long-running case that centers on a 2012...


Idaho joins other red states with 'abortion reversal' law

Abortion Reversal Idaho

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho will become the latest conservative state to require women seeking abortions to be informed that the drug-induced procedures can be halted halfway, despite opposition from medical groups that say there is little evidence to support that claim. Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter...


Herbert OKs bill allowing restaurants to take down signs

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Utah’s governor has signed a bill allowing restaurants to take down state-mandated signs near their doors stating that they’re a restaurant, “not a bar.”


5 women sue Provo, former chief over misconduct allegations

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Five women claimed in a lawsuit Tuesday that the city of Provo and former Mayor John Curtis failed to take action to protect them from alleged sexual harassment and assault by the city’s former police chief. The city and mayor failed to prevent misconduct or discipline former...


Police: Utah man fatally stabs father

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say a 38-year-old Utah man stabbed his father to death following “some type of domestic issue.” South Salt Lake police spokesman Gary Keller says the son called police to the suburban Salt lake City apartment on Monday evening where authorities found the father dead....


Federal appeals court rules against Utah Republican Party and upholds state political

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Federal appeals court rules against Utah Republican Party and upholds state political candidate nominating law.


3 convicted in Utah on charges tied to Vegas lingerie thefts

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah court records show three people have pleaded guilty to charges related to the theft of more than $500,000 in underwear and other merchandise from Victoria’s Secret stores in Las Vegas. Records show 41-year-old William Orlando Pinzon Galindo and 22-year-old Francisco...


Highway patrol: Trooper hits car to stop wrong-way driver

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a Utah Highway Patrol trooper intentionally collided with a car driving in the wrong direction in order to stop it. KSL-TV reports troopers were alerted to a car driving north in the southbound lanes of state Route 89 in Davis County on Monday night....


Man convicted in shooting sentenced to up to life in prison

SILVER SUMMIT, Utah (AP) — A Utah man convicted in the 2016 fatal shooting of another man has been sentenced to up to life in prison. The Salt Lake Tribune reports 29-year-old Midvale resident James Enoch Henfling was sentenced Monday to 16 years to life in prison in the death of Jose Fernandez. A...


Political party caucus meetings scheduled across Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Delegates for state political party conventions will be chosen at neighborhood caucus meetings amid a climate of bickering at the Utah Republican Party over the nomination system for candidates. The current nomination process allows candidates to gather voter signatures to get...


Utah governor signs bill allowing locks on classroom doors

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Gov. Gary Herbert has signed into law a measure allowing Utah school districts to install barricade locks on classroom doors.

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