Utah

  • LDS Church responds to 1985 sexual assault allegation after audio leaked

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (News4Utah) – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints responded to allegations that a former mission president committed sexual assault in 1985. The website MormonLeaks claims to have audio of the former mission president admitting to inappropriate interactions with women.  The LDS Church released...
  • Political party caucus meetings on tap Tuesday across Utah

    SALT LAKE CITY — Political parties in Utah will hold caucus meetings Tuesday night to elect delegates and cast votes for candidates to run in primary and general elections. This year’s meetings come amid prolonged bickering in the Utah Republican Party over the state’s controversial nominating process that allows...
  • Mitt Romney Former GOP presidential nominee now running for Senate in Utah

    Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney is running for the Senate in Utah. Three people with direct knowledge of the plan tell the Associated Press Romney will formally launch his campaign in a video on Thursday. His first public appearance as a Senate candidate is scheduled for Friday in...
  • GOP Rep Mia Love demands an apology from President Trump

    On Thursday, Republican Rep. Mia Love of Utah, the first Haitian-American to be elected to Congress, demanded an apology from President Donald Trump for his comments about Haiti and African countries being “sh**hole countries.” “The (President’s) comments are unkind, divisive, elitist, and fly in the face of our nation’s...
  • Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch to retire; Romney could run

    An announcement from Senator Orrin G. Hatch. #utpol pic.twitter.com/UeItaLjR3j — Senator Hatch Office (@senorrinhatch) January 2, 2018 WASHINGTON — Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, announced Tuesday he will retire at the end of his term this year, ending months of speculation about the political future of the longest-serving Republican currently...
  • Utah deputy broke through frozen pond to pull out boy

    NEW HARMONY, Utah (AP) – A sheriff’s deputy in southern Utah punched through a frozen pond on Christmas Day to pull out a drowning 8-year-old boy. The boy was chasing his dog Monday evening when another child saw him fall through the ice on a pond in the town of...
  • Utah governor calls Bannon a ‘bigot’ after attacks on Romney

    Utah Gov. Gary Herbert (R) is calling former Trump aide Steve Bannon “a Mormon bigot” over his comments attacking former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney. Herbert called Bannon a “Mormon bigot” in response to Bannon, who said Tuesday night that Romney “hid behind” his Mormon religion to avoid serving...
  • Missing young sisters found safe while self proclaimed prophet is arrested

    Two young sisters who were believed to be with a religious sect leader in Utah have been found and are safe, CBS Denver reports. The girls, 4-year-old Hatti and 8-year-old Dina, were found alone in a building outside the town of Lund on Monday night. Their grandfather, Steve Sobel, confirmed...
  • Jazz’s Rudy Gobert glad injury wasn’t worse; still upset with Heat’s Dion Waiters!

    Rudy Gobert believes he has every right to be upset after sustaining a leg injury that’s expected to keep him out at least four weeks. The Utah Jazz big man went down Friday when Miami Heat guard Dion Waiters crashed into his leg, causing Gobert’s knee to buckle. The...