Campus sex assault bill advances in Utah

Campus Sexual Assault Bill

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A panel of Utah lawmakers approved a campus sexual assault bill despite...


Redistricting emerges as key ballot, legislative priority

Redrawing America Ballot Battle

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Responding to complaints about partisan gerrymandering, a significant number of states this year are considering changing the criteria used to draw congressional and state legislative districts or shifting the task from elected officials to citizen commissions. The...


2018 state ballots could seek revised redistricting criteria

A look at proposed redistricting initiatives that have been approved to appear on statewide ballots this year or for which supporters have collected signatures in an attempt to qualify them. Other proposals are earlier in the initiative process. OHIO Issue: Proposed constitutional amendment on May...


Jazz edge Mavericks 97-90 for 12th win in 13 games

APTOPIX Mavericks Jazz Basketball

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz turned to their defense to close out the lowly Dallas Mavericks. Donovan Mitchell had 25 points, five rebounds and five assists, and Utah limited Dallas to just one field goal over the final 5:12 in a 97-90 victory on Saturday night. Derrick Favors scored 14...


No. 6 Gonzaga earns WCC title with 79-65 win over BYU

Gonzaga BYU Basketball

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Ho hum, it’s another West Coast Conference championship for Gonzaga. Johnathan Williams scored 16 points, and the sixth-ranked Bulldogs clinched the conference title with a 79-65 victory over BYU on Saturday night. The Bulldogs (27-4, 17-1) have won at least a share of 18 of the...


Mavericks-Jazz, Box

DALLAS (90) Matthews 3-8 2-2 10, Barnes 4-11 1-1 9, Nowitzki 5-14 1-1 12, Smith Jr. 2-11 3-4 7, Barea 8-17 0-0 17, McDermott 4-6 1-2 12, Powell 3-5 4-4 10, Mejri 0-0 0-0 0, Ferrell 5-11 0-0 13, Collinsworth 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 34-83 12-14 90. UTAH (97) Ingles 4-12 2-2 12, Favors 6-11 2-4 14, Gobert...


Idaho beats Weber State, moves into 2nd place in Big Sky

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Nate Sherwood had 15 points and 10 rebounds and hit all four of his free throws in the final 24 seconds to help Idaho beat Weber State 68-62 on Saturday night. The Vandals (20-8, 12-4) moved into a tie with the Wildcats (19-9, 12-4) for second place in the Big Sky Conference...


With hoops under federal probe, fans say business as usual

Wichita St SMU Basketball

Arenas were packed, fans were cheering and schools were competing. In most places, it was a typical Saturday of college basketball. There was little visible hangover from the latest developments in the federal investigation of corruption in college basketball. Coaches were taking the same tact they...


The Latest: Sheriff: Lawmaker's letter 'riddled' with errors

School Shooting College Admissions

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the backlash against the National Rifle Association after a deadly school shooting in Florida (all times local): 10:30 p.m. The Broward County, Florida, sheriff says a letter from a state lawmaker calling for his resignation after a mass school shooting is “riddled...


New home proposed for $100 million in Utah artifacts

Historical Treasures Basement Storage

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s first state flag and an 1843 wedding dress from one of the state’s first female pioneers are among more than $100 million worth of artifacts that are at risk of being destroyed due to poor storage conditions in the basement of Salt Lake City’s Rio Grande Depot, state...


GOP tax law boosts income taxes, budgets in some states

Tax Overhaul States

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Republican tax overhaul is giving most Americans a break on their federal income taxes. But fallout from the same law means many people could actually see their state income taxes rise. For some state governments, the prospect of getting more revenue without actively...

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