SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge has ruled a Utah county violated the rights of two men who were targeted using an injunction restricting the actions of suspected gang members. The Salt Lake Tribune reports the ruling in U.S. District sided with Leland McCubbin and Daniel Lucero of Ogden, who both were convicted of violating the injunction. Ogden City settled its portion of the case with McCubbin and Lucero in 2018, but the American Civil Liberties Union lawsuit against Weber County continued.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake County Councilwoman Aimee Winder Newton is entering the Utah governor's race, aiming to become the state's second female governor. Winder Newton announced her candidacy Wednesday, joining current Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox and businessman Jeff Burningham in the race for the Republican nomination.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah-based bank has announced plans to lay off hundreds of employees and close branches across multiple states in the coming months. Zions Bancorporation started notifying employees Tuesday of a 5% workforce reduction. Executives say about 30% of the layoffs would be employees dealing directly with the public, while the remaining 60% would be in enterprise activities and behind the scenes. Company executives say the cuts are necessary after declining revenue.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A tai chi class in Salt Lake City is more focused on building a community for homeless people that mastering martial arts moves. People have said the class helps them relieve stress, build a routine and make friends. Bernie and Marita Hart began teaching the class three years ago as Utah's homeless population increased, and the need emerged for such activities.