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Man charged after fatal shooting on Wind River Reservation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 8:50pm

Investigators say a man accused of shooting his wife to death in front of the couple's children on the Wind River Indian Reservation was upset over an argument about painkillers.

Sandra becomes Category 3 hurricane in eastern Pacific

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 8:41pm

Hurricane Sandra continues to strengthen as a powerful Category 3 hurricane off Mexico's Pacific coast, but there is no current threat to land.

Missouri Planned Parenthood says legal action likely

Summer Ballentine, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 8:31pm

A regional Planned Parenthood official said Wednesday that the organization likely would take legal action against the state of Missouri after a Columbia clinic halted abortions this week, leaving just one in the state that still performs them.

The Latest: Filing: Man called friend about protest shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 8:01pm

The latest in the investigation into the fatal shooting of a black man by Minneapolis police that has sparked more than a week of demonstrations (all times local):

Public library set to open in polygamous community

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 8:00pm

A public library is set to open next year in a polygamous town on the Utah-Arizona border that hasn't had one for decades because of controlling sect leaders who try to limit followers' exposure to the outside world.

Travelers take to the roads and the skies for Thanksgiving

Christopher Weber  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 7:22pm

The big Thanksgiving getaway went into full swing Wednesday with drivers delighted by the lowest November gas prices in years and many airline passengers undaunted by terrorism fears and long lines at security checkpoints.

Latest: 2 handcuffed as Chicago protesters disrupt traffic

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 7:21pm

The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local):

Officials: Red-haired students at middle school bullied

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 7:10pm

School officials in a Boston suburb say they are outraged by a bullying incident in which a group of middle school students kicked other students with red hair during a break in classes.

Remains found near Houston may be teen missing for 25 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 6:30pm

Authorities near Houston have uncovered the possible remains of a 15-year-old girl who was missing for 25 years, after the family of a suspect in her death came forward with a tip, sheriff's officials said Wednesday.

Extra lane opens on I-15 for Thanksgiving traffic

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 6:28pm

State transportation officials opened an extra lane of travel in each direction on I-15 at Point of the Mountain for Thanksgiving Day travelers.

No charges for man who left rifle at Utah Capitol

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 6:00pm

A Utah man who left an unloaded semi-automatic rifle at the state Capitol as part of a protest against gun violence won't face charges from the October incident, prosecutors said Wednesday.

Obama admin says states lack authority to block refugees

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 6:00pm

Amid a growing political controversy, the Obama administration on Wednesday reminded state officials across the country that states do not have legal authority to refuse to accept Syrian refugees.

Judge: GOP, Constitution Party exempt from open primary rule

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 5:58pm

A federal judge has ruled two Utah political parties that challenged a new state election law are exempt from a requirement that they allow unaffiliated voters in their primary elections.

Woman reports 'dynamite' text; passenger removed from plane

Kasey Jones, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 5:20pm

Four passengers were removed from a Chicago-bound flight at Baltimore's international airport last week after a fellow passenger said she saw one of them receive a text with the word "dynamite" and the code for an airport in India, according to a police report.

Student leader: Washington college unsafe for women of color

Donna Gordon Blankinship, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 5:20pm

The student body president of Western Washington University said Wednesday she has received death threats involving her race and no longer feels safe on the Bellingham campus.

Edwin Edwards hospitalized with pneumonia

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 5:00pm

Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards has been hospitalized.

Man arrested in theft of mail from at least 1,000 people

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 4:50pm

Police have arrested a man accused of stealing mail from at least 1,000 people in and around the city of Draper.

GOP Utah governor candidate to debate Sen. Jim Dabakis

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 4:47pm

A Republican candidate for governor says he's debating a Democratic lawmaker because Gov. Gary Herbert won't debate him this year ahead of the 2016 election.

Uncle: Girl who survived deadly home shooting doing OK

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 4:40pm

The uncle of a 12-year-old Ohio girl wounded in a shooting that killed her parents and 7-year-old brother says she could be released from the hospital soon.

Utah woman says she was ripped from car during traffic stop

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 4:30pm

An Ogden woman sued a Utah Highway Patrol trooper on Wednesday, saying she was hurt when he ripped her from her car during an early-morning stop on a dark side street.