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Trump says he'll review murder case against ex-Army commando

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 11:38am

President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will be "reviewing" the case of a former U.S. Army commando being charged with murder, raising questions about the possibility he could jeopardize the ongoing military legal proceedings.

Reward offered in search for missing Colorado woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 11:08am

Police are offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the whereabouts of a Colorado woman who was last seen on Thanksgiving Day.

US land managers in Utah to tackle wild horse population

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 10:16am

Federal land managers have cleared the way for population control measures for the wild horses in the Onaqui Mountains southwest of Salt Lake City.

Cache County to ditch tailpipe testing for emissions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 10:15am

A far northern Utah county says it's ditching a system that determines whether vehicles are working properly based on tailpipe testing.

Ex-police officers indicted in slamming of Louisiana teen

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 9:59am

An attorney for a Louisiana teenager shown on video being slammed to the ground by police during an altercation at school says charges against two officers are a "slap on the wrist."

Girl who died after being held at border fled intensely poor Guatemalan village

Sonia Perez D., Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 9:32am

Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin received her first pair of shoes several weeks ago, when her father said they would set out together for the United States, thousands of miles from this small indigenous community in Guatemala where she spent her days plodding through mud and surrounded by coconut trees.

Georgia's 1st woman president is inaugurated amid protests

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 9:01am

The first woman president of Georgia has been sworn into office amid continued protests from opposition figures who allege her election was tainted.

Coast Guard ends search for missing cruise ship passenger

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 8:59am

The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 26-year-old cruise ship passenger who went overboard off the Florida coast.

Review finds Utah's data on homeless riddled with problems

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 8:47am

None of the data collected about the state's homeless population helps evaluate the effectiveness of different programs because it's riddled with inconsistencies and lacks clear, measurable goals, the stated auditor reports.

White House digs in on border wall demand, risking shutdown

Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 8:33am

The White House on Sunday pushed the federal government closer to the brink of a partial shutdown later this week, digging in on its demand for $5 billion to build a border wall as congressional Democrats stood firm against it.

Not into bingo, 84-year-old Texas woman gets college degree

Jamie Stengle, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 8:29am

After raising five kids and retiring at age 77 from her secretarial job, Janet Fein couldn't be blamed for finally relaxing, but that's not her.

For sale: Restored home of Salem witch trials refugee

Mark Pratt, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 6:34am

A once-run-down historic home that stands where a woman accused of witchcraft during the 1692 Salem witch trials settled after she was spared the noose is on the market after an extensive renovation project.

After fraud probe, new primary may replace GOP candidate

Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 5:51am

Legislation quickly passed by North Carolina's lawmakers this week would prepare a path for Republicans to dump their nominee in a still-undecided U.S. House race marred with ballot fraud allegations.

Utah leaders, environmentalists react to Zinke resignation

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Dec 15th - 9:39pm

Reaction to the resignation of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke was mixed in Utah. Members of the state's congressional delegation were complementary, but local environmental groups expressed ironic gratitude on the news of Zinke's impending departure.

'The Notorious RBG' draws sold-out audience in New York

Rebecca Gibian, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 15th - 6:06pm

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is an unlikely national rock star. But "The Notorious RBG" is now the subject of a second film about her this year — in theaters on Christmas Day.

Trump visits Arlington cemetery for holiday commemoration

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 15th - 1:33pm

President Donald Trump made an unannounced visit to Arlington National Cemetery on Saturday for a holiday commemoration.

Report: Federal Air Marshal Service curtailing surveillance

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 15th - 1:03pm

The Federal Air Marshal Service says it's curtailing a domestic surveillance program that's been accused of spying on thousands of unwitting passengers who are not suspected of a crime or appear on a terror watch list.

Lawyer argues scholar kidnapping case belongs in state court

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 15th - 12:35pm

Lawyers for the man charged with kidnapping and killing a Chinese University of Illinois scholar have argued the case should be heard in state court, where the death penalty isn't an option.

Audits: $53M of missile motors wrongly listed as not working

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 15th - 12:15pm

A Department of Defense audit found that $53 million of ballistic missile motors stored at Hill Air Force Base in northern Utah were inaccurately designated as not working.

Idaho test reactor is pivotal in US nuclear power strategy

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 15th - 11:55am

A nuclear test reactor that can melt uranium fuel rods in seconds is running again after a nearly quarter-century shutdown as U.S. officials try to revamp a fading nuclear power industry with safer fuel designs and a new generation of power plants.