GOP attorneys general support citizenship question on census

Census Citizenship Split

A Trump administration plan to ask people if they are U.S. citizens during the 2020 census has...


Babies of senators now welcome in Senate chamber

Senate Duckworth

WASHINGTON (AP) — Who doesn’t like babies? No one in the Senate, apparently — at least not enough to block a historic rules change that passed Wednesday allowing the newborns of members into the chamber. Its passage without objection came despite plenty of concern, some privately aired, among...


Mitchell lifts Jazz past Thunder 102-95 to even series

Jazz Thunder Basketball

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — It wasn’t even clear until an hour before the game if Utah rookie Donovan Mitchell was going to play in Game 2 against Oklahoma City. The Thunder probably wish he hadn’t. Mitchell, who played with a bruised left foot, scored 13 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter to help the...


Jazz-Thunder, Box

UTAH (102) Ingles 1-6 0-0 3, Favors 8-14 2-4 20, Gobert 3-5 7-12 13, Rubio 6-16 5-6 22, Mitchell 10-25 8-9 28, Crowder 0-3 1-2 1, O’Neale 1-3 0-0 3, Jerebko 5-9 0-0 10, Exum 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 35-84 23-33 102. OKLAHOMA CITY (95) George 6-21 2-4 18, Anthony 6-18 3-4 17, Adams 4-5 1-2 9, Westbrook 7-...


Jesse Hunt brought back to serve as US Alpine director

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — U.S. Ski and Snowboard has brought back Jesse Hunt to serve as the Alpine director. Hunt takes over for Patrick Riml, who left last month. Hunt held the same role with the organization before leaving in 2009. When Hunt was in charge during in his first go-around, the Alpine...


Utah lawmakers override 2 vetoes in balance of power dispute

Special Session

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers overruled the Republican governor Wednesday on a pair of issues regarding separation of powers, deepening an intra-party tug-of-war in the overwhelmingly GOP state. By a wide margin, the legislature voted to override vetoes issued by Gov. Gary Herbert in March...


Utah bank robber to prison for holdups in UT, CA, NV

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 28-year-old bank robber from Utah who held up a bank in St. George a few weeks after robberies in California and Nevada has been sentenced to five years and three months in federal prison. A U.S. District Court judge in Sacramento sentenced Gregory James Brown of Bountiful on...


Northwest high-voltage transmission lines OK'd by officials

Northwest Power Lines

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. officials on Wednesday approved two high-voltage transmission line routes in southwestern Idaho aimed at modernizing and improving reliability of the Pacific Northwest’s energy grid. The U.S. Department of the Interior’s approval is for the two final segments of the Gateway...


Hepatitis A outbreak reported in 2 West Virginia counties

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A health department spokesman in West Virginia says more than 20 cases of acute Hepatitis A have been confirmed in Kanawha and Putnam counties since January. The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department says in a news release that the recent cases are linked to a multistate...


Feud erupts between utility, US states over Colorado River

Colorado River Water Dispute

DENVER (AP) — Tension over the drought-stressed Colorado River escalated into a public feud when four U.S. states accused Arizona’s largest water provider of manipulating supply and demand, potentially threatening millions of people in the United States and Mexico who rely on the river. The four...


Former Utah teacher pleads not guilty to child sex abuse

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A former school teacher in southern Utah has pleaded not guilty to charges accusing him of sexually abusing five of his past students in Washington County. The (St. George) Spectrum reports 59-year-old Curtis Payne entered the plea to 15 counts of aggravated child sexual...

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