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  1. Utah lawmaker renews push for aid-in-dying billRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | WBNS

    A Utah lawmaker is gearing up for her third attempt at passing a bill that would allow terminally-ill adults who are expected to live six months or less to choose to end their life. Democratic Rep. Rebecca Chavez-Houck says it will likely be similar to the one she introduced during the 2016 session and include such safeguards as requiring that the patient is mentally competent and that two physicians sign off on the prognosis.


  2. The Latest: Polygamous leader Lyle Jeffs let out of jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | WBNS

    The Latest on polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs' request to be let out jail pending trial on food stamp fraud charges. : Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs is being let out of jail pending trial on accusations he helped orchestrate a multimillion-dollar food stamp fraud scheme.


  3. Estranged husband charged in death of Utah LGBT pioneerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | WBNS

    The estranged husband of a well-known Salt Lake City LGBT pioneer and restaurateur who died in a house fire has been charged with aggravated murder and aggravated arson in the death. Police said Crawford was in the house when the fire started and was later seen walking back to the house but didn't call authorities.


  4. The Latest: Leopard healthy after escaping in Utah zooRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | WBNS

    A leopard that was tranquilized after it got loose at a Salt Lake City zoo is awake and doing well. Hogle Zoo spokeswoman Erica Hansen said Wednesday that staff members tested the Amur leopard's blood and have determined that it is in good health.


  5. The Latest: Leopard that escaped at Utah zoo is capturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | WBNS

    A leopard that got loose at a Salt Lake City zoo has been captured, and visitors who took shelter inside buildings are being allowed to leave. Hogle Zoo spokeswoman Erica Hansen said nobody was hurt Tuesday.


  6. Kalispell Regional adding pediatric centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | WBNS

    Kalispell Regional Healthcare plans to break ground this summer on an estimated $40 million pediatric center to bring urgent and specialized care for children closer to home. Tagen Vine, president of the hospital's foundation, said the hospital identified increased pediatric services as a priority because it could help lower costs for families seeking care.


  7. Moose running loose at Utah CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | WBNS

    A moose that darted across the lawn of Utah's State Capitol and evaded wildlife officers for hours will be relocated to a canyon about 60 miles south of Salt Lake City. Mike Roach with Utah's Division of Wildlife Resources said the young female moose emerged from a canyon Friday and ended up in a city park north of downtown Salt Lake City.


  8. Judge: Firm tied to polygamous group used child laborRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | WBNS

    A federal judge says a Utah contractor used nearly 200 children from a polygamous sect as unpaid workers during a 2012 pecan harvest. U.S. District Judge Tena Campbell sided with federal labor lawyers who said kids as young as 6 worked long hours with few breaks during the harvest about 300 miles south of Salt Lake City.


  9. Professor in Utah told not to give fake urine to studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | WBNS

    A Brigham Young University physiology professor will no longer be offering students the chance to drink what they think is real urine in class. BYU physiology and developmental biology department chair Dixon Woodbury said in a statement Wednesday that he has told Professor Jason Hansen to just explain the principles of hydration and dehydration in the future without offering the liquid. 10 comments

  10. Man who disappeared during kidnapping manhunt found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | WBNS

    Police say they've found the body of a 63-year-old train maintenance worker who disappeared from Salt Lake City amid a manhunt for a father and son accused in a bizarre kidnapping. Authorities said Wednesday that Kay Porter Ricks was found dead in western Wyoming's Lincoln County, which borders the area where the suspects were camping before their weekend arrest.


  11. The Latest: Suspects to be extradited to Utah in kidnap caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | WBNS

    The Latest on a father and son suspected of tying up a woman and her teenage daughters in a Utah basement : A father and son suspected of tying up a woman and her four teenage daughters in a Utah basement will be sent back from Wyoming to face kidnapping and other charges. Police say 51-year-old Flint Wayne Harrison and 22-year-old Dereck James "DJ" Harrison said Tuesday that they won't fight extradition.


  12. Dad, son accused of kidnapping woman, her 4 teen daughtersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | WBNS

    A father and son accused of luring a woman and her four teenage daughters to a Utah house and tying them up were finally both brought in to custody Saturday in Wyoming after an extensive manhunt. The men are accused of tying the mother and daughters up with zip ties.


  13. The Latest: Sen. Bob Bennett remembered in Salt Lake CityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | WBNS

    Hundreds of people gathered in Salt Lake City on Saturday to remember former U.S. Sen Bob Bennett of Utah, who died earlier this month from complications of pancreatic cancer and a recent stroke. Bennett, who was 82, was known during three Senate terms as a Republican who could get things done in Washington and work across the aisle.


  14. Utah theater asks judge to block law in "Deadpool" caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | WBNS

    A Utah theater in trouble for serving booze during the movie "Deadpool" is asking a judge to block authorities from enforcing an obscenity law they say is so broad it would apply to Michelangelo's "David." The theater Brewvies in Salt Lake City asked for a temporary restraining order against state alcohol authorities late Thursday.


  15. Ryan Reynolds helps out Utah cinema in 'Deadpool' troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | WBNS

    Actor Ryan Reynolds is backing a Salt Lake City movie theater in hot water with Utah liquor authorities for serving drinks during a screening of his movie "Deadpool." The star tweeted about the situation on Sunday, writing "Thank god, they've found a way to legislate fun."


  16. Utah threatens liquor permit of theater showing 'Deadpool'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | WBNS

    Utah alcohol bosses are considering revoking the liquor license of a movie theater it says violated a state obscenity law by serving drinks while screening "Deadpool," which features simulated sex scenes. The theater says the law is unconstitutional and has threatened to challenge it in court if the complaint isn't dropped.


  17. Utah woman dies in crash en route to mother's funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | WBNS

    Utah Highway Patrol officials say a man driving a pickup truck Saturday morning on Interstate 15 just south of Beaver, Utah, lost control of the car. The pickup rolled several times.


  18. Woman saves fiance, stepfather with CPRRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | WBNS

    He was rubbing his chest. And his jaw. He just had a different look to him the morning of Feb. 22. Campbell, 40, suggested they go to the hospital.


  19. Study shows spike in ER visits on bad winter air daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | WBNS

    The data from Utah Department of Health shows an average of about 420 people went to emergency rooms on 15 days in January 2014 when pollution reached unhealthy levels in the Salt Lake City area.


  20. Utah lawmakers wrap up death penalty, pot, abortion billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | WBNS

    Utah lawmakers this year took up sweeping proposals to abolish the death penalty, significantly restrict abortions and set up a system to grow and distribute marijuana products for medical use. Legislators maintain that the most important thing they do every year is set the budget, which topped $14.5 billion.


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