Utah

In this Feb. 21, 2019, file photo, Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill speaks to the members of the Senate Judiciary, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Standing Committee at the Utah state Capitol in Salt Lake City.
Rick Bowmer/AP Photo, File
May 30, 2019 - 8:58 am
By Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle: prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to nearly two dozen district attorneys across seven states, and...
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This combination photo shows musicians Kesha, left, and Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons.
AP Photo
March 13, 2019 - 12:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kesha wants you to bring as much glitter as possible and sport the brightest colors of the rainbow when she visits Utah in June to headline the LOVELOUD Festival, the LGBTQ+ event founded by Imagine Dragons' frontman Dan Reynolds. And if you're "skeptical or don't understand the...
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Wanda Barzee
Utah Department of Corrections via AP, File
December 31, 2018 - 5:19 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A woman who helped kidnap Utah's Elizabeth Smart is living several blocks away from a Salt Lake City elementary school following her release from prison in September, according to Utah's sex-offender registry. Wanda Barzee, 73, is listed in the registry as living in an...
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In this Sept. 11, 2018, file photo Steve Fagan, grower and collective owner of SLOgrown Genetics, attends to his organically cultivated cannabis at his farm in the coastal mountain range of San Luis Obispo, Calif.
Richard Vogel/AP Photo, File
December 27, 2018 - 9:13 am
By Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The last year was a 12-month champagne toast for the legal marijuana industry as the global market exploded and cannabis pushed its way further into the financial and cultural mainstream. Liberal California became the largest legal U.S...
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North Ogden City Council via CNN
November 03, 2018 - 11:15 pm
By Kevin Bohn and Laura Smith-Spark (CNN) -- The mayor of a small city in Utah was identified as the US servicemember killed Saturday in the Afghan capital of Kabul in what the US-backed coalition called an apparent insider attack. Reports indicated the attacker was a member of the Afghan National...
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In this Aug. 21, 2018, file photoSen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, speaks with reporters on an escalator at the Capitol in Washington.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File
August 31, 2018 - 8:22 am
By Lisa Mascaro, AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain is being remembered as a last lion of the Senate, with few others matching his stature. But the next generation of mavericks might come from the ranks of Senate women. Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska,...
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416 Fire, right, and the Burro Fire, left, northwest of Durango, Colo.
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June 12, 2018 - 11:40 am
By Colleen Slevin, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — Extreme fire danger prompted officials to shut down a sprawling forest that includes some of Colorado's most stunning mountains in a region that attracts tourists from around the world, a rare tactic also being used in neighboring states as the U.S...
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Josh Holt
AP Photo/Kim Raff
May 29, 2018 - 2:41 pm
By Joshua Goodman and Brady McCombs, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Nearly two years after a trip to meet the woman he loved turned into an imprisonment in a Venezuelan jail, an exhausted but grateful Utah man arrived home with his wife. Josh Holt arrived at the Salt Lake City airport...
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In this image provided by the Holt family, Joshua Holt, his wife Thamara and her daughter Marian Leal, board a plane at the airport in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, May 26, 2018.
(Holt family photo via AP)
May 26, 2018 - 9:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A secret backchannel led by a veteran Republican Senate staffer and a flamboyant Venezuelan official nicknamed "Dracula" broke through hostile relations between the two governments to secure the release of American prisoner Joshua Holt, who traveled to the South American country...
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