Brady McCombs, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 1st - 2:16pm
A former Utah attorney general played a key role in a bribery scheme at the state's top law enforcement office that went well beyond the kind of relationships allowed between elected officials and campaign donors, prosecutors said Wednesday during closing arguments in his trial.
Keith Ridler, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 1st - 2:15pm
A federal lawsuit by an environmental group seeking to force federal agencies to analyze whether about two dozen dams operating in Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Montana are harming bull trout has been dismissed.
The Humane Society of Utah is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of anyone responsible for shooting a cat with an arrow and a pellet gun on the southeast edge of Salt Lake City.
Jim Salter, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 1st - 1:52pm
A spring-like storm system spawned tornadoes that destroyed more than 100 homes and killed three people in the central U.S. before it rumbled eastward Wednesday, putting about 95 million people in its path, forecasters said.
Paul Elias, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 1st - 1:52pm
The widow of the gunman who killed dozens of people at a Florida nightclub is not dangerous and will be released from jail ahead of her trial on charges of aiding the attack, a federal judge in California ruled Wednesday.
David Dishneau, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 1st - 1:40pm
A Maryland judge sentenced a homeless heroin addict to life imprisonment Wednesday for killing a woman who had given him shelter but then threatened to expose him for stealing several hundred dollars from two businesses.
Kyle Potter, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 1st - 1:34pm
Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton pressed lawmakers Wednesday to allow immigrants living in the country illegally to apply for driver's licenses as part of Minnesota's effort to meet new federal ID standards for boarding domestic flights, a move that sparked immediate outcry from Republicans who control the Legislature.
Juliet Linderman, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 1st - 1:27pm
Seven officers assigned to a gun tracing task force stole money from victims they falsely detained, wrote fake police reports, lied to investigators and filed for overtime they didn't work, according to a damning federal indictment that comes as the troubled Baltimore Police Department struggles with reforms.