Utah governor signs bill allowing locks on classroom doors

Legislative Session Ends-7

Gov. Gary Herbert has signed into law a measure allowing Utah school districts to install barricade...


Utah jobless rate still hovered at 3.1 percent last month

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s unemployment rate held steady last month at 3.1 percent. That’s according to new numbers released Friday by Utah’s Department of Workforce Services. The department says Utah’s February jobless rate remained lower than the national rate, which has hovered at 4.1 percent...


Hogwarts, Zoolander among entries for new Utah school names

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Thousands of submissions have been entered online to name new schools in Eagle Mountain and Lehi. Some ideas aimed to honor people, some drew inspiration from geographical features in the area and some tried humor, The Daily Herald reported Thursday. One resident suggested the...


Orem man succeeds with Down syndrome, prepares to attend USU

Special Needs University Student

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Like many college students, Jonny Peay, of Orem, was elated when his acceptance letter to Utah State University landed in his mailbox. “I felt so happy,” Jonny said. For Peay, 22, getting into USU was an intricate process of meetings, interviewing and then spending a day on...


Utah woman gives birth to quintuplets at Phoenix hospital

PHOENIX (AP) — A Utah couple is welcoming five new additions to their family. Dignity Health spokeswoman Sara Baird said in a news release that Jamie Scott delivered quintuplets Wednesday at St. Joseph’s hospital in Phoenix. Jamie and husband Skyler, of St. George, have been documenting the...


Dixie State stadium no longer named after Legend Solar

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Dixie State University in St. George has discontinued a $10 million deal to name its sports stadium after Utah-based Legend Solar. The Salt Lake Tribune reported Thursday that university officials and executives from Legend Solar agreed to part ways in order to “allow Legend...


Man, 26, saved from Utah canyon after father calls sheriff

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities have rescued a 26-year-old who broke his leg in an Emery County canyon thanks to a call from the man’s father. The Deseret News reports that Brigham Holladay said he made sure to tell others where he was going before heading to the trail Tuesday afternoon. His...


Mitchell scores 26, Jazz beat Mavericks 119-112

Jazz Mavericks Basketball

DALLAS (AP) — Donovan Mitchell and the Utah Jazz got right back on the winning track. Mitchell scored 26 points and the Jazz shot 53 percent from the field to beat the Dallas Mavericks 119-112 on Thursday night. Two nights after a loss to Atlanta ended a nine-game winning streak, Utah moved into a...


Jazz-Mavericks, Box

UTAH (119) Ingles 7-10 1-1 18, Favors 8-14 2-2 19, Gobert 3-4 5-5 11, Rubio 8-14 2-2 22, Mitchell 11-22 3-4 26, Crowder 4-10 2-2 11, O’Neale 2-4 0-0 5, Jerebko 2-4 0-0 5, Exum 1-5 0-0 2. Totals 46-87 15-16 119. DALLAS (112) Barnes 8-18 0-0 21, Nowitzki 2-6 0-0 4, Powell 1-5 3-4 5, Barea 9-15 0-0...


The Latest: Woman says ex-Mormon missionary leader raped her

Mormon Church Sexual Assault

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a former Mormon missionary leader accused of sexual assault (all times local): 5:50 p.m. An attorney for a woman who alleges she was sexually assaulted by a former Mormon missionary leader in 1984 in Utah says her client never willingly exposed herself, but was...


Herbert awaits school safety report, unsure on extra session

Legislative Session Ends

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says he isn't sure yet whether he'll be calling a special session this year to address gun violence and school shootings

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