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New state bill would give cops the freedom to shoot drones down

A new bill introduced in Utah would allow law enforcement to shoot down drones in some situations and would also place limits on drone activity.

Actor Don Shanks and his second wind Special

Known primarily for his role as Nakoma in the 1974 film and subsequent TV series, 'The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams,' this 65-year-old actor of Native American descent is enjoying a new lease of life making movies with actor and writer, John Schneider.

Cliff-side brimming with late Triassic fossils discovered

Jensen - A cliff-side in Utah has offered paleontologists a precious glimpse into the age of the earliest dinosaurs, and the scientists have unearthed some amazing fossils. The fossils include a pterosaur that was likely the largest flying reptile of its time.

Fifteen killed in Utah flash floods

Los Angeles - The death toll from flash floods that have struck the western state of Utah rose to 15 with five people still missing, authorities said.

Flash flood toll rises to eight in US state of Utah

Washington - Eight people were killed and five were listed as missing after flash floods struck a town in the western state of Utah overnight Monday, state officials said early Tuesday.

Utah brings back firing squad option for executions

Los Angeles - Utah became the only US state to restore the firing squad as a method of execution on Monday, as its governor Gary Herbert signed a bill on the emotive issue into law.

Utah gays, Mormons agree on LGBT anti-discrimination law

Salt Lake City - New legislation to protect gays went into effect in Utah, after approval of a compromise bill backed by the state's homosexual community and religious advocates, including its powerful Mormon bloc.

Utah could become only U.S. state to restore firing squad

Los Angeles - Utah could become the only U.S. state to restore the firing squad as a method of execution after lawmakers approved a bill on the emotive issue.

Several Disneyland employees diagnosed with measles

Anaheim - Several employees at Disneyland, Anaheim, California's iconic themepark have been diagnosed with measles, health officials confirmed on Tuesday. This brings the total number of cases to 18 in the county.

Nine cases of measles linked to Disneyland visit in California

Two people from Utah and seven from California all came down with a case of the measles, and they all apparently contracted the disease from the same place. All the visitors had visited California's Disneyland between Dec. 15 and Dec. 20.

Jamestown Revival: 'Leaving behind the old and starting anew' Special

Zach Chance and Jonathan Clay — a self-professed “back porch folk duo” — are witnessing their childhood dreams come to fruition with the success of “California (Cast Iron Soul)” and the re-release of the classic Jamestown Revival album 'Utah.'

Utah bill proposes to bring back firing squad executions

Salt Lake City - Having previously discontinued the use of firing squad executions in Utah, a legislative committee has endorsed a bill that might bring the practice back.

Video: Unicycling as an extreme sport? Just watch

Moab - Unicycling probably is not the first, or even the last, thing that comes to mind when thinking about extreme sports, but a recent video proves the sport can not only be extreme, but death defying as well.

Dinosaur track site in Utah soon to be opened to the public

Moab - 125 million years ago, in what is now Moab Utah, dinosaurs, crocodiles, and ancient birds walked through squelchy mud, leaving footprints behind to become immortalized in a trackway that will soon be open to the public.

78-year-old Utah woman survives 14 hour quicksand ordeal

Moab - Sharon Brussell was enjoying a relaxing day and leisurely moving down a bike path at a nearby park. This normal circumstance led to her falling in an unexpected pit of quicksand where she was stuck for 14 hours until she was rescued.

Utah Mountain Lion at shopping mall is tranquilized and dies

A Mountain Lion that had been wandering around a parking lot at a shopping center in Utah died after being tranquilized and captured. The animal had been shot with the tranquilizer to keep it from attacking customers.

Mountain lion that startled shoppers in Utah dies

Sandy - Shoppers in Sandy, Utah, got a bit more than they bargained for when a mountain lion showed up at a shopping center in this Salt Lake City suburb. Fortunately, the cat was not aggressive, although some shoppers admitted they were a little nervous.

Op-Ed: Same-sex marriage spreading like wildfire

Boulder - A leftist Colorado county this week began issuing same-sex marriage licenses. They don’t call it the People’s Republic of Boulder for nothing.

Utah students upset over doctored yearbook photos

Heber City - A group of female students at a Utah high school are upset and demanding an answer as to why the school chose to alter their yearbook photos without telling them and also why this rule wasn't applied to everyone.

Utah ordered to recognize more than 1,000 same-sex marriages

Salt Lake City - A federal judge on Monday ordered Utah officials to recognize more than 1,000 same-sex marriages performed in the staunchly Mormon state late last year and early this year before the U.S. Supreme Court issued an emergency stay halting such unions.

Couple busted for sexual acts on church lawn during wedding

Salt Lake City - If there’s one thing that can certainly spoil the mood on a day of matrimony, it’s the older couple engaging in sexual activities on the church lawn for the wedding party and attendees to witness.

Utah truck driver accused of keeping sex slaves in his trailer

Salt Lake City - A Utah truck driver kept two women as sex slaves in his semitrailer for months at a time while traveling the nation, raping them, filing down their teeth and brutally beating them into submission, police said.

Mom removes 'offensive' t-shirts from store by buying them all

Orem - A mother who was disgusted with t-shirts for sale at a mall featuring prints of nearly naked women on them, decided to do something about it: Buy them all.

Some U.S. states may return to firing squad for executions

With European manufacturers boycotting the sale of the drugs normally used to painlessly execute prisoners in the United States, some politicians are panicking. Now they are looking for alternative methods to kill.

Utah won't recognize same-sex marriages it licensed

Salt Lake City - The office of Utah's Republican governor announced on Wednesday that the state will not recognize the unions of more than 1,300 same-sex couples who wed during the brief period the state was forced to lift a ban on gay marriage.

Utah gunmaker turns down $15-million deal with Pakistan

A gun manufacturer in West Valley City, Utah recently turned down a $15 million deal to supply Pakistan with precision rifles. The main concern was that the guns could eventually be used against U.S. troops.

Utah man on hunger strike against gay marriage

A Utah man is starving himself in protest against same-sex marriage, which was recently legalized in the staunchly conservative state following a federal judge's ruling.

Utah takes fight against same-sex marriage to US Supreme Court

Washington - Utah has taken its fight against LGBT marriage equality to the highest court in the nation, asking Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to suspend a lower court's ruling permitting same-sex couples to legally wed in the staunchly conservative state.

Utah lawyers seek higher court to stop gay marriage

Denver - U.S. District Judge Robert J. Shelby shook the world by declaring Utah's gay marriage ban unconstitutional last Friday. On Monday, he denied the state of Utah's request to temporarily suspend his ruling as the appeals process plays out.

Gay couples wed in Utah after federal judge overturns ban

Salt Lake City - Elated same-sex couples are being granted marriage licenses in Utah's capital and largest city after a federal judge ruled that the state's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional.
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The American bald eagle have made a remarkable comeback from near extinction in the 1960 s.
The American bald eagle have made a remarkable comeback from near extinction in the 1960's.
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Jamestown Revival live at the Troubadour
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The area where the Sundance Film Festival is held in Park City, Utah
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Jonathan Clay and Zach Chance of Jamestown Revival
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The welcoming home fire burns 24/7 outside HOME2 Suites in Layton, Utah.
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Arches National Park in Utah
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Intelligence Community Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative Data Center located in Bluffdale, Utah
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Sundance Film Festival.
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Who knew there are over 700 head of free-roaming bison on Antelope Island State Park?
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The Cast of 'Smothered.'
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Running back Samantha Gordon
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Kaziah Hancock paints portraits of sons & daughters killed in action as a memorial for their families.
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The Henderson's of Hurricane, Utah have decided there will be no gifts at Christmas this year.
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Riding celebrity steeds on Antelope Island State Park
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Zach and Jonathan of Jamestown Revival
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