Current law does not allow for people who encounter sexual violence outside current or former romantic relationships, such as from acquaintances, to apply for protective orders. A bill discussed by Utah lawmakers this week would give them the option.
Holly Ramer and Bob Salsberg, Associated Press | PostedFeb 15th - 7:01am
William Weld, a former governor of Massachusetts who two years ago ran for vice president on the Libertarian Party ticket, has become the first Republican to announce a challenge to President Donald Trump in the 2020 primaries.
Sean Murphy, Associated Press | PostedFeb 14th - 1:17pm
An attorney for former University of Oklahoma President David Boren said Thursday Boren denies any inappropriate behavior during his more than 20 years at OU and described a university probe as a "character assassination."
Cara MacDonald, KSL.com | PostedFeb 14th - 12:14pm
House Bill 288, pitched to the Utah House of Representatives last week in the 2019 legislative session, has sparked controversy across the state over who should control critical infrastructure materials.
Grant Schulte, Associated Press | PostedFeb 14th - 11:15am
Nebraska's habit of booting mayors and county commissioners out of office before their terms end could be in jeopardy under an unusual proposal that would end the state's status as one as one of the nation's most prolific users of recall elections.
The lawmaker proposing a "red flag" law in Utah that would allow a judge to order firearms temporarily removed from someone considered a suicide risk or in cases of domestic violence met for a forum with advocates and opponents Wednesday.
Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has acknowledged the manager of one of the company's shops in Philadelphia where two black men were arrested last year might not have called authorities if the two men had been white.
Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press | PostedFeb 14th - 12:11pm
Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet plans to travel to Iowa this month to meet with Democratic activists in the early presidential caucus state as he considers entering his party's 2020 White House field, his aides said Thursday.