State

Mormon president: Laws let people have guns who shouldn't

LDS Church President Russell M. Nelson 27

New Mormon president Russell M. Nelson is lamenting that laws allow people to have guns who...

State

GOP tax law leads to a tax hike, more revenue in some states

Tax Overhaul States

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Republican tax overhaul is giving most Americans a break on their federal income taxes. But fallout from the same law means many people could actually see their state income taxes rise. For some state governments, the prospect of getting more revenue without actively...


State

Bundy: Judge did US government a favor by throwing out case

Ranching Standoff Bundy Speech

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Southern Nevada rancher and state’s rights activist Cliven Bundy said Friday a judge in Las Vegas did the U.S. government a favor last month when she threw out his criminal case stemming from an armed standoff with federal agents at his Bunkerville ranch in April 2014. Bundy, 71,...


State

McCollum scores 26, Blazers end Utah's 11-game win streak

APTOPIX Trail Blazers Jazz Basketball

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard believe the crucial stretch of the long NBA season starts now and the Portland Trail Blazers have laser-like focus. “We understand what’s at stake now,” McCollum said. “One game — a loss or a win — could sway the Western Conference playoff race.”...


State

The Latest: Bundy: judge who dismissed his case did US favor

Ranching Standoff Bundy Speech

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on southern Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy’s speech to the state convention of the Independent American Party of Nevada (all times local, PST): 8:50 p.m. Southern Nevada rancher and state’s rights activist Cliven Bundy says a U.S. judge in Las Vegas did the federal...


State

The Latest: Plane crashed shortly after takeoff, killing 4

DOVE CREEK, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal plane crash in southeast Utah (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Investigators say a plane that crashed in southeast Utah, killing all four people on board, went down half an hour after it took off from a western Colorado airport. Jen Knellinger, a...


State

Trail Blazers-Jazz, Box

PORTLAND (100) Harkless 2-4 2-2 6, Aminu 5-6 0-0 12, Nurkic 7-15 1-2 15, Lillard 7-18 8-8 24, McCollum 11-21 0-0 26, Davis 3-5 0-0 6, Collins 2-3 0-0 4, Napier 2-10 0-0 5, Turner 0-4 2-2 2, Connaughton 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 39-87 13-14 100. UTAH (81) Ingles 4-8 2-2 12, Favors 2-6 0-0 4, Gobert 6-9 3-4...


State

Mormon president: Laws let people have guns who shouldn't

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — New Mormon president Russell M. Nelson is lamenting that laws allow people to have guns who shouldn’t. KUTV-TV in Salt Lake City reported Friday Nelson made the comments last weekend in Las Vegas to young people about the Florida school shooting. The station obtained a short...


Faith

Mormon president: Laws let people have guns who shouldn't

LDS Church President Russell M. Nelson 27

New Mormon president Russell M. Nelson is lamenting that laws allow people to have guns who shouldn't.


State

Utah bill would give teens fleeing polygamy more rights

Polygamy Teen Runaways

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Teenagers fleeing polygamous communities would get more legal protection from parents who could expose them to sexual abuse or forced marriage under a proposal approved Friday by a panel of Utah lawmakers. If teenagers run away from home, anyone they run to must inform their...


Business

More companies end ties with NRA as pressure mounts

NRA Reaction

NEW YORK (AP) — Three more companies said Friday they had ended discount programs with the National Rifle Association, as U.S. corporations take a closer look at investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry after the latest school massacre. Petitions are circulating online...


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