Utah man sentenced to prison for deadly Sunset shooting

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A Utah man has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison for the deadly shooting of a Sunset man last year. The Standard-Examiner reports 18-year-old Seth Carreras of Layton was sentenced Thursday in a Farmington courtroom after pleading guilty to first-degree murder in March....


The highest-paid CEOs by state

CEO Pay Top Paid By State

Here are the top-paid CEOs by state for 2017, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. The survey considered only publicly traded companies with more than $1 billion in revenue that filed their proxy statements with federal regulators between Jan. 1 and April 30....


Chaplains at Utah hospitals try to bring peace to patients

Exchange Hospital Chaplains

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Outside little Ruthie Yanez’s Primary Children’s Hospital room window, the sun breaks through leaden skies as a cold, light rain blows through the Salt Lake Valley below. But the 5-year-old girl must create her own sunshine these days. Surgery to remove a brain tumor has left...


Utah man who sold machine-gun converters sentenced to prison

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison for illegally making and selling more than 1,400 machine-gun converter devices for AR-15-style rifles. The Deseret News reports that Scott Ray Bishop was sentenced Thursday. He told U.S. District Judge Dee Benson...


Police: Missing Mexican woman's body found in Utah canyon

Missing Woman Utah-1

The body of a woman who disappeared on her way home from English class in Utah three years ago has been found and police are investigating her death as a homicide, officials said Thursday.


Rock climber dies after 60-foot fall in southern Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a rock climber died after falling 60 feet in a remote spot in southern Utah. Washington County Sheriff’s Lt. David Crouse said in a news release Thursday that 63-year-old Fiorenzo Marino Antognini fell on Monday while climbing near the small town of Motoqua....


Herbert open to gun reform, criticizes NRA tactics

Governors News Conference

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert, a former member of the National Rifle Association, said Thursday he is open to changing the state’s gun laws as part of a broader strategy intended to prevent violence at schools. During his monthly news conference on KUED-TV, the Republican said he...


Mike Kohn promoted to head coach of USA Bobsled

USA Bobsled has promoted Olympic medalist Mike Kohn to head coach of the national team, part of a significant overhaul of the coaching staff following a disappointing showing at the Pyeongchang Games. Kohn will be aided by another Olympic medalist, with Shauna Rohbock now added to the staff as an...


Officials: Efforts failing to save US West sagebrush land

Sagebrush Wildfire Strategy

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Public lands managers are losing a battle against a devastating combination of invasive plant species and wildfires in the vast sagebrush habitats in the U.S. West that support cattle ranching and recreation and are home to an imperiled bird, officials said. The Western...


1st sex assault trial set for ex-Utah State football player

Utah State Green Investigation

A trial for a former Utah State football player accused of sexually assaulting seven women has been set for January.

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