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Utahns turn out for 'Not My President's Day' rally

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 1:57pm

Boisterous, passionate and armed with their convictions, a couple hundred people participated in a protest march and rally in Salt Lake City. The event called "Not My President's Day" was to express their opposition to President Donald J. Trump.

5 highest-selling hunts auctioned for over $1M total at local Hunting Expo

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 12:42pm

The 11th annual Western Hunting and Conservation Expo wrapped up Sunday afternoon, concluding another large money raising venture thanks in part to its Friday and Saturday night auctions.

Oregon, Montana want to host Outdoor Retailer show

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 11:43am

Tourism officials in Oregon and Montana are courting a trade show for outdoor retailers that is leaving Utah after the state's stance on public lands sparked some brands to boycott the biannual event.

Nonprofit seeking to cure blindness up for $100M grant

Wilson Ring, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 10:32am

A nonprofit group co-founded by a University of Utah professor working to cure blindness in Nepal and other developing countries is one of eight semifinalists for a $100 million grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

Man involved in 1996 Motel 6 murder convicted of human trafficking

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 10:11am

A man involved in the 1996 murder of a Motel 6 clerk in Woods Cross has now been convicted of human trafficking.

Police: Man arrested after pursuit in stolen vehicle with 2 juveniles

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 9:35am

A Spanish Fork man was arrested Sunday after police say he led officers on a pursuit in stolen vehicle Sunday afternoon with two juveniles, including his younger sister, inside.

Police: 4 dead after shooting in Idaho home

Nate Eaton,  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 9:02am

Four people died after being shot inside a Preston, Idaho home Sunday evening, according to Preston police Chief Ken Geddes.

Jury scam targets everyone — even law enforcers

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 8:19am

Those behind the ongoing jury warrant scam will apparently try to con anyone ... including one of the top investigators in the Utah County Attorney's Office.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker and Jordan Ormond  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 7:30am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Box Elder County residents fighting wet weather once again

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Feb 19th - 10:41pm

Residents and emergency crews in Tremonton spent much of Sunday filling sandbags to keep rising water away from homes.

Retired teacher pays 'life's rent' with painted cards for soldiers

Ray Boone  |  Posted  Feb 19th - 10:34pm

For Vera Bakker, the struggle to keep busy happens every morning inside the Bountiful assisted living center she calls home. But she found a new purpose, and she says it's simply her way of paying rent on her life.

Former LDS Church president's grandson lighting temples across the world

Carole Mikita  |  Posted  Feb 19th - 10:32pm

Former LDS Church President Gordon B. Hinckley created a temple building program unprecedented in the history of his faith. Now a family member is following in his footsteps.

Charges: Man plotted with 3 wives to murder teen he sexually abused

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Feb 19th - 8:24pm

A man who prosecutors say had three wives and had them refer to him as "Lord," has been charged with plotting to kill a 14-year-old girl whom he was convicted of sexually abusing.

Teen missing out of Layton found in Tooele

Jordan Ormond  |  Posted  Feb 19th - 6:53pm

A 16-year-old girl whose disappearance prompted an alert from Layton police Saturday has been found.

Teen who finished sentence in adult prison may have conviction tossed out

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Feb 19th - 6:17pm

A man who was 16 when he was convicted in adult court and sentenced to the Utah State Prison — and who has already served his time and has been released — may have his conviction thrown out.

Housing program for low-income students makes progress

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted  Feb 19th - 12:44pm

Members of the House Economic Development and Workforce Services Committee voted last week to move forward with a bill that would start a pilot program to provide housing assistance for low-income students.

Midvale mayor resigns as trustee on embattled mystery fund

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Feb 19th - 11:23am

Amid concerns of a mysterious trust fund connected to the recently audited Utah League of Cities and Towns and its former leaders, Midvale Mayor JoAnn Seghini resigned from her position as a trustee of that fund Friday.

Homeland Security arrests in Park City prompt message from sheriff

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Feb 19th - 10:23am

Four people were arrested in Park City over the weekend by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Enforcement and Removal Operations division, according to the Summit County Sheriff's Office.

Lawmakers endorse compromise on student vaccination bills

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Feb 19th - 10:03am

A Provo lawmaker says his three-bill package to lessen restrictions on parents who choose not to vaccinate their children couldn't have been drafted without a massive compromise.

Utah lobbyists treat lawmakers with no scrutiny

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 19th - 9:34am

Utah's lobbyist reporting laws create an exemption for events that are open to all members of any legislative committee, official task force or party caucus.