SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gov. Gary Herbert has signed nearly four dozen more bills, including measures that simplify licensing for food trucks and get rid of a state law that bans the "advocacy of homosexuality" in schools. Herbert's office said late Monday afternoon that the Republican governor had signed 80 bills Monday, and 183 so far this year.
MURRAY, Utah (AP) — Authorities are warning the public about a suspicious person who reportedly tried to lure a young child into his car with candy in Murray, about 10 miles south of Salt Lake City. KUTV-TV reports that police say the child's parents reported hearing a man talking to their 3-year-old daughter and offering her candy near their home on Sunday.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Michael Hayden, the former CIA and National Security Agency director, is denying allegations that the NSA conducted mass warrantless surveillance during the 2002 Winter Olympics in Utah. In court documents, Hayden says the agency never conducted "blanket" surveillance in the capital or at other venues during the games. Former Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson has filed a lawsuit claiming the NSA collected text messages, emails and data on phone calls.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Legislators have sent Utah Gov. Gary Herbert a handful of gun bills that tighten and loosen oversight on firearms. One bill would allow 18 to 20 year-olds to carry concealed weapons, despite concern from some lawmakers. Its sponsor has said that younger college students should be able to carry a concealed weapon to protect themselves from sexual assaults on campus just as older college students can.