3rd grade teacher arrested in student sexual abuse case

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Police have arrested a third-grade teacher accused of sexually abusing a student and say there...


Game 6s on tap: LeBron, Raptors, Jazz look to advance

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LeBron James saved a game. Russell Westbrook and Paul George saved a season. And now, Game 6 awaits them all. A trio of possible series-ending games are on Friday night’s NBA playoff schedule: Cleveland at Indiana, Toronto at Washington and Oklahoma City at Utah. For the Cavaliers and Raptors, the...


Mormon church kicks out man who supervised young women

The Mormon church says a man supervising young missionaries in Puerto Rico was removed from the post and kicked out of the religion after female missionaries reported behavior that was “immoral and sinful.”


Families of slain teens preparing for long court case

Missing Teens Bodies Found

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Family members of two Utah teenagers whose bound bodies were found down an abandoned mine shaft say they’re preparing for long criminal case for the man accused in their deaths. Prosecutors and defense attorneys asked for more time Thursday to prepare in the case of 41-year-old...


Native group decries human rights violations at Bears Ears

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Native American advocacy group is making a long shot request for an independent expert with the United Nations Human Rights Council to order the United States to respond to ongoing human right violations it says are happening at Bears Ears National Monument. The Deseret News...


Utah Gov. would oppose medical marijuana, Medicaid measures

Legislative Session Ends

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says he will oppose ballot initiatives allowing medical marijuana and expanding Medicaid in his state, but is okay with two other potential measures in November.


Pac-12 football players poised to break out in the fall

Spring Wrap Pac-12 Breakout Football

Some of the Pac-12 Conference players who could have breakout seasons and be impact players in 2018: ARIZONA QB Khalil Tate, junior. Tate already had a breakout season in 2017, accounting for nearly 1,600 yards passing, 1,400 more rushing and 26 TDs despite starting the season as a backup. He has a...


Pac-12's 5 new coaches wrap up spring practices

Spring Wrap Pac-12 Football

PHOENIX (AP) — The Pac-12 has five new coaches this season, so there was extra importance placed on spring football at UCLA, the two Arizona schools and the two Oregon schools. After months of talking about how they would do things differently, the new coaches had a chance to implement their...

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4 LDS missionaries injured Wednesday in deadly Idaho car crash

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Four LDS missionaries survived a deadly car crash in Preston, Idaho Wednesday afternoon.


Idaho wreck kills 2 people, injures 4 Mormon missionaries

PRESTON, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say two people were killed and four Mormon missionaries were injured after their cars collided in southern Idaho. Idaho State Police say 83-year-old L. Max Richards and 80-year-old Phyllis Richards died at the scene following the crash Wednesday afternoon on U.S....


Westbrook scores 45; Thunder beat Jazz to avoid elimination

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook unleashed the same fury he had in Game 4, just a little more efficiently this time. Westbrook was controlled, and he was too much for Utah. Silent and serious, the reigning league MVP scored 33 of his 45 points in the second half, and the Oklahoma City Thunder...

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