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Nation Sep 13Death toll from wildfires reaches 33 on the West Coast
Nearly all of the dozens of people reported missing after a devastating blaze in southern Oregon have been accounted for, authorities said, as crews continued to battle wildfires that have killed at least 33 victims from California to Washington state.
Nation Sep 09Advocacy group says police shooting of autistic teen reveals shortfalls in mental health crisis response
An advocacy group says a police shooting that wounded a 13-year-old autistic boy in Salt Lake City reveals shortfalls in the way officers respond to a mental health crisis.
Nation Sep 08Battered by the virus, tribes race to boost census count
Millions of federal dollars for impoverished Native American communities are on the line in the U.S. census, and tribes are racing to avoid being undercounted again.
Nation Aug 06Utah protesters face charges with potential life sentence
The charges are more serious because they carry a gang enhancement. Prosecutors said that’s justified because the protesters worked together, but watchdogs called the use of the 1990s-era law troubling.
Nation Jul 10Utah district attorney says police justified in killing armed, fleeing man
A district attorney says Utah police officers were legally justified in firing more than 30 times and killing an armed man as he ran away. The case has become a rallying point for protesters in the state amid a national…
Nation Apr 28Oklahoma, Utah face scrutiny over malaria drug purchases
Republican state leaders in Oklahoma and Utah are facing backlash for spending millions of dollars combined to purchase malaria drugs promoted by President Trump to treat COVID-19 patients that many other states obtained for free and that doctors warned shouldn't…
Health Apr 24U.S. states build stockpiles of malaria drug touted by Trump
State and local governments across the United States have obtained 30 million doses of a malaria drug touted by President Trump to treat patients with the new coronavirus despite warnings from doctors that more research is needed.
Nation Mar 185.7-magnitude quake shakes Utah, Salt Lake airport closed
The U.S. Geological Survey says the epicenter was just southwest of the city and was likely felt by about 2.8 million people. The Salt Lake Temple sustained minor damage.
Nation Feb 10Polygamists may not face jail time under new Utah bill
Its sponsor says the 85-year-old law has failed to root out the practice and instead made people afraid of going to police when abuse happens.
Politics Feb 04Utah lawmaker proposes warning label for pornography
A Utah lawmaker has unveiled a proposal to require pornography to carry warning labels or be subject to a possible $2,500 penalty, though an adult-entertainment industry group warned the idea would violate the First Amendment.