SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — One of the plaintiffs in the court case that overturned Utah's ban on same-sex marriage is planning to run for Salt Lake City council. Derek Kitchen is formally announcing his candidacy for the seat today. In December 2013, federal Judge Robert Shelby ruled in favor of Kitchen, his partner and two other lesbian couples suing for the right to wed.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police are searching for a woman who walked into the front door of a home near Salt Lake City and threatened the family with a metal pry tool before stealing their car. Authorities say the woman demanded the car keys at the Millcreek home yesterday afternoon, saying she was being chased and threatening to hit them.
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Police say a man found dead near a car wreck in northern Utah died of a self-inflicted knife wound. UHP troopers say the man's body was found yesterday less than a mile away from the car wreckage near the bottom of a ravine near Snowville. Sgt. Brian Nelson says it appears the man walked into a nearby field after the crash that was discovered Sunday, days after he was last seen by his wife.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — BYU basketball coach Dave Rose has received a five-year extension to keep him at the head of the program through the 2019-20 season. Rose is in his 10th season, has gone 250-86 and has taken the Cougars to seven NCAA tournaments. He also took the team to two NITs.