Utah lawmakers reject anti-harassment training for lobbyists

Legislature Session Utah-13

A panel of Utah lawmakers on Wednesday rejected a proposal that would have required lobbyists to...


Win and you're in: Bowl eligibility coming down to the wire

Purdue Iowa Football

There are 70 FBS teams that are bowl eligible — and four more spots are also accounted for. That’s because the winners of these four matchups will join the list this coming week: California (5-6) at UCLA (5-6) Colorado (5-6) at Utah (5-6) Indiana (5-6) at Purdue (5-6) Middle Tennessee (5-6) vs. Old...


Brown scores 23 points in Bradley's 70-64 victory in Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Darrell Brown scored 23 points and Bradley beat Weber State 70-64 in the fifth-place game at the Island of the Bahamas Showcase on Sunday. Elijah Childs added 10 points and seven rebounds for the Braves (4-1), who had an uncharacteristically poor game on 3-point offense and...


Crash survivor shares experience, urges others to buckle up

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man who survived a serious car accident thanks to a reminder note from his wife to wear his seat belt is making stops at schools alongside her to share their story as a reminder of why seat belts are important. Before his wife, Alyson, placed the photo of herself and the...


Man pleads guilty in road-rage incident in southern Idaho

BURLEY, Idaho (AP) — A Utah man accused of causing an Oregon couple’s vehicle to roll three times in a road-rage incident in southern Idaho has pleaded guilty. The Times-News reports that 28-year-old Marco Antonio Garcia-Garcia of Salt Lake City entered an Alford plea last week acknowledging a jury...


Mormon missionary serving in Samoa fatally struck by vehicle

Mormons Gays

Authorities say a Mormon missionary serving in Samoa is dead after being struck by a vehicle.


Layton man pleads guilty to fatally shooting his roommate

FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a Layton man accused of fatally shooting his roommate last year has pleaded guilty. The Standard-Examiner reports 20-year-old Christopher Scott Fritz entered a guilty plea to one count of first-degree felony murder. His sentencing hearing is tentatively...


Pavlichenko wins World Cup men's luge opener

IGLS, Austria (AP) — Russia’s Semen Pavlichenko handled snowy conditions to win the World Cup men’s luge season opener Sunday, his fourth career singles victory. Austria’s Wolfgang Kindl was second on his home track, and Germany’s two-time Olympic champion Felix Loch was third. The medalists Sunday...


Trader Joe's recalls packaged salads over contamination fear

PHOENIX (AP) — Trader Joe’s says it has recalled several packaged salads after a supplier said there may be shards of glass or hard plastic inside. The grocery chain said Saturday on its website that packages of white meat chicken salad, curried white chicken deli salad and turkey cranberry apple...


UT Arlington coasts to 89-75 win over BYU

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Kevin Hervey scored 23 points, Erick Neal added 20 more while dishing out 10 assists and UT Arlington rolled to an 89-75 win over BYU on Saturday night. UT Arlington (2-0) took control midway through the opening half with a 22-4 run that included eight points by Hervey and was...


Jazz stop 3-game slide with 125-85 win over Magic

Jazz Magic Basketball

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Rodney Hood doesn’t care whether he starts or comes off the bench. He just wants to play. Hood scored 31 points, Derrick Favors had 25 points and 11 rebounds and the Utah Jazz routed the Orlando Magic 125-85 on Saturday night. The 25-year-old Hood was 12 for 21 from the field...

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