Utah News

Utah News
4:15 pm
Mon February 6, 2012

Josh Powell's Family Reacts to Breaking News Out of Washington State

More than two years after the disappearance of West Valley City resident Susan Powell, her husband and the only person of interest ever named in the case killed himself and their two boys yesterday. Police in Washington say Josh Powell used accelerants to set his home on fire when his children were brought there for a supervised visit. KCPW’s Jessica Gail spoke with Josh Powell’s brother-in-law after the tragedy, and reports on how the family is reacting.

Utah News
11:26 am
Sat February 4, 2012

UPR Superbowl Recipe

What is our Chief Engineer, Friend Weller, whipping up for the big game?

Our friends at the Hard News Cafe found out.

Utah News
7:25 pm
Fri February 3, 2012

SUU Sustainability Coordinator in Police Custody

Cedar City police responded to a home on a domestic disturbance there. Outside on the steps they found 30-year-old Denise Tomer with a bloodied face and a handgun. 

Chris Holmes reports on what happened next.  

Utah News
7:10 pm
Fri February 3, 2012

'Spice' Found in Smoke Shops in Utah Valley

No one was arrested, but Tuesday morning officers raided three smoke shops in Provo, one in American Fork, and one in Lehi, looking for Spice. 

Officers were part of the Utah County Major Crimes task force. Kerry Bringhurst has the story. 

Utah News
6:49 pm
Fri February 3, 2012

The State of Utah's Farms 2012

The Utah Farm Bureau has released its list of "Issues to Watch for in 2012." Ashley Tolman spoke with the president of the Utah Farm Bureau for details.

Utah News
3:45 pm
Fri February 3, 2012

Sonic Booms to Subside in Southern Utah

Sonic booms have been common place for the past few weeks -- especially at night, but after Friday things should quiet down a bit for residents of southern Nevada and southwestern Utah. Chris Holmes explains the military training exercises that have been causing the rattling sound-barrier breaking ruckus.

Utah News
3:40 pm
Fri February 3, 2012

State Senate Revamps Environmental Quality Boards

The Utah Senate signed off on a bill this morning that revamps the five citizen boards within Utah’s Department of Environmental Quality, such as the air quality and drinking water boards. But that didn’t happen until it was amended to guarantee that environmental groups would have representation on them. The bill’s sponsor, Republican Senator Margaret Dayton, said she approved of the amendment, which was sponsored by a Democratic lawmaker.

Newsline
6:04 pm
Thu February 2, 2012

UPR Newsline with Dave Greiling

Kerry Bringhurst talks to Dave Greiling about the scanner recordings released by Weber County authorities from the January 4th shooting in Odgen that resulted in an officer's death and the Roy teenagers who are faced with possessing a weapon of mass destruction and plotting to blow up a high school.

Read the full stories at the Standard-Examiner's website.
 

Utah News
5:55 pm
Thu February 2, 2012

Utah Starts Protecting Kids from Identity Theft

Utah kids now have protection against identify theft. Tuesday, the state launched a new program aimed at stopping identity fraud before it happens. Listen to the story to learn how the program works and then go to www.idtheft.utah.gov to register your child.

Utah News
5:48 pm
Thu February 2, 2012

House Bill 57 Shrinks Age Gap for Sexual Consent

A bill that lowers the age difference allowed between an older teenager and his or her sexual partner received unanimous support in a House committee yesterday. As Whittney Evans reports, Utah currently allows a 16 or 17 year old to have sex with someone who is less than 10 years older, but one Republican lawmaker says that age gap is too wide.

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