Navajos head to polls in potentially historic county race

MONUMENT VALLEY, Utah (AP) — As tribes around the United States fight for increased access to the ballot box , Navajo voters could tip the balance of power in one Utah county in the first general elec...

US West's abandoned mines hold danger and, for some, thrills

EUREKA, Utah (AP) — Underneath the mountains and deserts of the U.S. West lie hundreds of thousands of abandoned mines, an underground world that can hold serious danger and unexpected wonder. ...

Killer of Utah student called himself womanizing manipulator

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A sex offender who killed a University of Utah student he briefly dated once said at a parole hearing that he was a womanizer who manipulated women to get what he wanted. ...

Only black GOP woman in Congress running in Trump-wary Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The first black female Republican in Congress is facing a tough challenge from a well-known Democratic mayor in a largely suburban Utah district where many say they are wary of P...

Mormon church backs deal to allow medical marijuana in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church is backing a deal that would legalize medical marijuana in conservative Utah after months of fierce debate. The church is joining lawmakers, t...

Utah told to pay $475,000 in legal fees in 'Deadpool' case

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A judge has ordered the state of Utah to pay more than $475,000 in legal fees after it lost a court fight over a law that banned serving alcohol during the racy, foul-mouthed sup...

Niece: Family won't take in Elizabeth Smart's kidnapper

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Once an accomplished organ player in Salt Lake City, Wanda Barzee became a disturbing figure for members of her own family after she helped in the 2002 kidnapping of then-teenage...

Elizabeth Smart says kidnapper being released still a threat

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Elizabeth Smart says a woman who helped kidnap her when she 14 and stood by as she was sexually assaulted should be committed to a mental-health facility after she's released fro...

Moon rock hunter searching for states' final missing stones

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former NASA investigator who has spent many years tracking missing moon rocks is closing in on his goal of finding all 50 lunar samples gifted to U.S. states after Neil Armstro...

Idaho probing prison fire crews after rape accusation

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Idaho is scrutinizing its program for temporarily releasing prison inmates to help battle wildfires after an inmate was charged with raping a woman working at a remote base camp ...

Idaho prisoner helping fight fire in Utah accused of rape

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An Idaho prisoner sent to help fight a wildfire in Utah raped a woman who also was working to support firefighters, prosecutors said Tuesday. The woman had reje...

Utah biodiesel execs linked to polygamous group due in court

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two executives of a Salt Lake City biodiesel company linked to a polygamous group could flee to Turkey if they are released ahead of trial on charges in a $500 million tax credit...

Utah firefighter adopts dog he found near California fire

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah firefighter whose department is still reeling from the death of one of their own during California's largest wildfire is starting a new chapter with a dog he found near th...

Utah man charged with killing city worker over yard cleanup

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man called a city worker to his house, shot her in the head and set her body on fire after she mailed him notice to clean up his yard in suburban Salt Lake City, prosecuto...

Man says he killed city worker over yard rule 'harassment'

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man who shot and killed a city worker, torched her truck and set his neighbor's house on fire told witnesses that he did it after "years of harassment" over cleaning up tr...