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Cox signs bill requiring lethality assessments in Utah domestic violence cases

The law requires law enforcement to conduct lethality assessments during all domestic violence calls
13 hours ago

Moab takes ‘a big step’ with launch of its 1st transit service

The pilot program features both fixed-route service and on-demand microtransit service within a defined service area.
6 days ago

Body found in Arizona, believed to be final missing hiker

A body was found in Arizona Wednesday following a search over several days for overdue hikers.
6 days ago

Local pushback stalls planned abortion clinic in West Wendover

The proposed clinic would have been the closest out-of-state abortion provider to Salt Lake City.
13 days ago

Group calls for Cox to veto Utah bill that opens door for year-round cougar hunting

The cougar hunting bill also calls for a study of pre-charged pneumatic air rifles in hunting, among other changes.
14 days ago

Bill mandating counties to provide homeless shelters, enforce camping laws passes Utah House

While the winter overflow system in Salt Lake County has been expanded this winter, the availability of beds has been a consistent issue.
21 days ago

Upper Colorado River Basin to suspend downstream releases from Flaming Gorge

The Upper Colorado River Basin states — Utah, Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming — voted Monday to suspend the releases beginning Wednesday.
21 days ago

New report shows increase in Utah children experiencing homelessness

Among the findings, in 2022, of the people who experienced homelessness in Utah last year, 22% were under age 18.
27 days ago

Man arrested for following and forcibly kissing BYU student, police say

Johnny John Joe, 56, was booked into the Utah County Jail Saturday for investigation of forcible sexual abuse, a first-degree felony.
29 days ago

Townships now neutral on amended bill to dismantle Unified Police

Several mayors of townships and cities that utilize Unified Police changed their stance to neutral after the sponsor changed H.B. 374.
1 month ago

Judge orders husband of Bluffdale mayor to stand trial over threats

Amid other allegations, Bluffdale Mayor Natalie Hall's husband, Jason Christopher Hall is accused of assaulting a Bluffdale City Councilman.
1 month ago

Full-sized Target coming to former Dillard’s at Provo’s Towne Centre

Real estate firm Brixton Capital announced Monday that a new Target will occupy the former Dillard's building at Provo Towne Centre.
1 month ago

Cox orders division to raise Great Salt Lake causeway berm another 5 feet

The order specifically calls on the division to raise the Great Salt Lake berm from 4,187 feet to 4,192 feet.
1 month ago

Utah House passes moratorium on personalized license plates for 2nd straight year

H.B. 26 would place a two-year moratorium on the personalized license plate program while also tweaking the how certain plates are created.
2 months ago

Empowering Latina moms to find a place in STEM, despite barriers

Juliette Bautista Barahona offers STEM classes at her nonprofit Club Ability for low-income families, minorities and others.
2 months ago

Utah resolution proposing Friday designation for Halloween celebrations advances

While the bill wouldn't change the date of Halloween itself, it would recognize a designated day for Halloween celebrations.
2 months ago

Pilot hospitalized with “minor injuries” after crash in remote Rich County

Officials said a helicopter located the crash site in “a very remote spot” of Rich County and picked up the pilot who had sustained minor injuries.
2 months ago

Court considers whether police were justified in Palacios shooting

In May 2020, Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal reportedly ran from Salt Lake police investigating calls of a man threatening others with a gun.
2 months ago

“We must stand”: Utah community raise their voices for women in Afghanistan

Utahns and Afghan refugees gathered at Washington Square Park Saturday afternoon to show solidarity and support for women in Afghanistan.
2 months ago

‘Incredible mother’ to be laid to rest with her children in southern Utah on Friday

Friday's funeral for an Enoch mother, her five children, and the children's grandmother will be held in La Verkin, Washington County, and streamed online.
2 months ago

What’s the value in new funding for studies on the Great Salt Lake, other saline lakes?

Saying everything related to the Great Salt Lake is "crucial," Utah Rep. Blake Moore explains why more studies are needed.
3 months ago

Analysis shows ‘sizable’ gap in Salt Lake’s west side/east side voter turnout

Voters on Salt Lake City's west side turned out for the 2022 midterms at a much lower rate than their east-side counterparts.
4 months ago

What role can history play in saving the Great Salt Lake, solving Utah’s water woes?

A University of Utah researcher said stories from history can help drive current decisions about the drying Great Salt Lake.
4 months ago