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Former Connecticut governor is released from federal custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:12pm

Former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland has been released from federal custody nearly a year early from his 30-month sentence for hiding his political consulting roles in two campaigns.

The Latest: Community members protest police shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:49pm

The Latest on the fatal police shooting of a naked and unarmed man in Richmond (all times local):

Polygamous town under scrutiny picks outsider as chief

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:48pm

A polygamous community on the Utah-Arizona border has hired an outsider as its new police chief, selecting a retired Salt Lake City area police officer with no ties to the fundamentalist Mormon group that controlled the town for a century until federal government crackdowns.

Former President Bush attends Maine pancake breakfast

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:45pm

Former President George H.W. Bush is getting out and meeting veterans in the Maine community where he spends the summers.

Indiana teacher who stopped school shooting earns praise

Rick Callahan, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:43pm

The Indiana science teacher and former college football player who tackled an armed student inside his classroom is being praised for quickly stopping the shooting despite being shot several times.

Scouts honor veterans for Memorial Day with gravesite flags

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:33pm

Thousands of scouts have placed American flags on the graves of veterans in a ceremony ahead of Memorial Day.

Solicitor General: Supreme Court should hear Crow case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:07pm

The U.S. Supreme Court should review a case in which a Crow tribal member and game warden from Montana is asserting his treaty right to hunt elk in Wyoming's Bighorn National Forest, a top official with the U.S. Department of Justice said.

The Latest: Restaurant shooting victims recovering

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:44pm

The Latest on a restaurant shooting in Oklahoma City that left the gunman dead (all times local):

The Latest: Senator claims small role in American's release

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:33pm

The Latest on the release of a Utah man, Joshua Holt, who has been held in Venezuela (all times local):

Mitt Romney has big lead against Mike Kennedy in Senate primary, poll shows

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:15pm

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has a huge lead over state Rep. Mike Kennedy with the Republican primary election just a month away, a new UtahPolicy.com poll shows.

Marijuana advocate known as NJ Weedman acquitted in retrial

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:07pm

A New Jersey marijuana advocate dubbed NJ Weedman has been acquitted of witness tampering in his retrial.

Delegation members hail Venezuela's release of Utah man

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:59pm

Members of Utah's congressional delegation are celebrating Venezuela's release of Joshua Holt after Sen. Orrin Hatch pressed for the 26-year-old Utah man's freedom during a meeting with President Nicolas Maduro.

Glass panel falls, kills worker at New York skyscraper site

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:49pm

Police say a large glass panel fell on two workers during construction of one of New York City's tallest skyscrapers, killing one and sending the other to a hospital.

Subtropical Storm Alberto heads to the US Gulf

Tamara Lush, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:44pm

Florida and Mississippi launched emergency preparations Saturday ahead of the arrival of Subtropical Storm Alberto, a slow-moving system expected to cause wet misery across the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast over the holiday weekend.

The Latest: Trump hails Indiana teacher who stopped shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:44pm

The Latest on a shooting at an Indiana middle school (all times local):

Monument honors famous WWI war dog Stubby

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:38pm

A new monument in Connecticut honors service animals with a statue of one of the nation's most famous war dogs.

Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor closed indefinitely

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:22pm

Engineers say damage to the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu was worse than expected and it will remain closed indefinitely.

E. Idaho man dies after pickup collides with farm equipment

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:13pm

A 72-year-old eastern Idaho man died after his pickup collided with farm machinery near Terreton.

White neighbor gets prison for harassing black family

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:05pm

A neighbor accused of harassing and using racial epithets against a black Pennsylvania family for years has been sentenced to prison.