OREM, Utah (AP) — A man was killed when struck by a FrontRunner train as he crossed the tracks in Orem Thursday morning.
Utah Transit Authority spokesman Carl Arky said the man apparently...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Human remains discovered by a Utah climber may be those of a woman who has been missing more than a year.
The Daily Herald reports that a climber told police he found the...
Students at Mormon-owned BYU urge honor code compassion
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Several hundred students at Mormon-owned Brigham Young University chanted "If God forgives me, why can't you?" during a protest Friday aimed at pushing college officials to be...
Mark Pope named head coach at BYU
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Mark Pope is returning to BYU as the Cougars' new head coach with the task of elevating a program that hasn't earned an NCAA Tournament berth since 2015.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — The new top prosecutor in Utah's second-largest county is planning a program to get low-level suspects into drug treatment or community service without ever filing criminal...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — A former Utah city mayor has been named the executive director of America's Freedom Festival at Provo.
The Daily Herald reports that former Orem Mayor Jim Evans will take...
SPANISH FORK, Utah (AP) — A Utah janitor has pleaded not guilty to sexually abusing two students at an elementary school south of Salt Lake City.
BYU law professor headed to the Supreme Court
PROVO, Utah (AP) — A law professor at Brigham Young University is headed to the Supreme Court.
First-year faculty member Stephanie Barclay will clerk for Justice Neil Gorsuch during the 2021...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Dave Rose is stepping down as BYU's head basketball coach after 14 seasons during which he led the Cougars to 13 straight postseason berths, including eight NCAA Tournament...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — The Utah Supreme Court has heard arguments over the possibility of a new trial for a woman convicted as an accomplice in a police officer's killing.
Wind, snow slows traffic in Salt Lake City region
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Wind and snow from a late winter storm created hazardous driving conditions in the Salt Lake City region during the Wednesday morning commute.
2 avalanches close down Utah roads
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Authorities in Utah say two avalanches have led to road closures in Provo Canyon and Alta.
Authorities closed westbound lanes in one part of Highway 189 and eastbound...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — A structural study conducted at a Utah high school has found that an earthquake could result in collapses and possible fatalities in the building.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — The former girlfriend of a Utah man accused of killing a teenage couple testified that she witnessed their deaths and the hiding of their bodies in a mine shaft.
Childs carries BYU over San Diego 87-73
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Yoeli Childs had 29 points and 13 rebounds as BYU beat San Diego 87-73 on Saturday night. TJ Haws added 26 points for the Cougars.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Investigative documents accuse a Brigham Young University police lieutenant of accessing protected information from other Utah law enforcement agencies and sharing that...
BYU looks to sweep San Diego
San Diego (18-12, 7-8) vs. Brigham Young (18-12, 10-5)
Marriott Center, Provo, Utah; Saturday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: San Diego seeks revenge on Brigham Young after dropping the first...
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BYU to appeal state decertification of its police department
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Brigham Young University says it'll appeal a state agency's decision to decertify the police department of the university owned by the Mormon church because of how allegations...
Ferrari scores 23 to lead San Francisco past BYU 77-71
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Frankie Ferrari had a career-high 23 points as San Francisco defeated BYU 77-71 on Thursday night.
Ferrari hit 9 of 12 shots. He added seven assists and six...
Police: Utah man tried to cut off woman’s fingers in fight
PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah man is facing charges after police say he tried to cut off a woman's fingers with a kitchen knife during a fight.
The Daily Herald reports Johnathan Sauceda was arrested Friday in Provo after the victim pushed him away and called police.
Spiral sculpture graces front of new courthouse in Provo
PROVO, Utah (AP) — A towering steel spiral structure that sits in front of the new state courthouse in Provo is the work of an Arizona artist who says he wanted a light and airy piece of art to contrast the courthouse.
Nu Skin: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
PROVO, Utah (AP) _ Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. (NUS) on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $17.8 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
The Provo, Utah-based company said it had a loss of 32 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to $1.05 per share.
The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.03 per share.
Downtown Provo restaurant likely total loss after fire
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Officials say a downtown Provo restaurant is likely a total loss after a fire started in the basement and then engulfed the establishment.
Provo Fire and Rescue teams arrived Monday night to a fire at the Los Hermanos restaurant.
Dean York with the Provo Fire Department says the fire started in the basement and spread up through the floors in the first floor.
Childs leads BYU over Pacific 69-59
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Yoeli Childs had 19 points and 13 rebounds to lift Brigham Young to a 69-59 win over Pacific on Saturday night.
Connor Harding had 13 points for Brigham Young (16-10, 8-3 West Coast Conference). TJ Haws added seven assists.
Roberto Gallinat had 15 points for the Tigers (13-13, 3-8). Anthony Townes added 13 rebounds. Jahlil Tripp had 10 rebounds.
Baxter, Emery lead BYU’s 67-49 rout of Loyola Marymount
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Gavin Baxter had career highs with 25 points and 10 rebounds to help BYU rout Loyola Marymount 67-49 on Saturday night.
LMU had a 26-23 halftime lead. It was tied at 30 early in the second half before BYU's 25-5 run made it 55-35 with about eight minutes to go.
No. 4 Gonzaga routs BYU 93-63 for 28th straight WCC road win
PROVO, Utah (AP) — The way No. 4 Gonzaga is dominating West Coast Conference competition, the Bulldogs could be on cruise control all the way into March.
Brandon Clarke scored 23 points and Rui Hachimura added 20 in leading the Zags to a 93-63 rout of BYU on Thursday night.
Gonzaga dismantled BYU on both ends of the court. It was the first 30-point home loss for the Cougars since Dave Rose became coach and just the second of his tenure overall.
Man sentenced for killing father, stuffing body in freezer
PROVO, Utah (AP) — A 29-year-old Provo man who strangled his father and then stuffed the body in a home freezer has been sentenced to at least six years and up to life in prison.
Omar Carmona was sentenced Tuesday after previously pleading guilty but mentally ill to manslaughter and aggravated robbery.
Authorities said Carmona killed 57-year-old Marco Carmona during a 2016 argument in the trailer of the son, who was originally charged with murder and desecration of a human body.
Public defenders representing man charged in officer’s death
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Public defense attorneys have been appointed to represent a Utah man accused of killing a Provo police officer.
BYU beats Saint Mary’s 71-66 for 3rd place in WCC
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Yoeli Childs scored 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, TJ Haws added 17 points with seven assists and BYU beat Saint Mary's 71-66 on Thursday night in a battle for third place in the West Coast Conference.
Zac Seljaas made a steal and fast-break dunk to extend BYU's lead to 61-49 with just under six minutes left. Haws' drive and no-look pass to Gavin Baxter for a dunk made it 67-60 with just over a minute left.
Man pleads guilty to stealing from BYU library
PROVO, Utah (AP) — A self-proclaimed Latter-day Saint antiquities dealer has pleaded guilty to stealing books from the Brigham Young University library.
Man charged with murder in Provo officer’s death
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man accused of fatally shooting a Provo police officer has been charged with aggravated murder by prosecutors who say he had told friends he was willing to get in a shootout with police to avoid returning to prison.
Man accused of threatening to kill ‘as many girls as I see’
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man is under arrest in Utah after police say he posted on Facebook about "killing as many girls as I see" the same weekend that Women's Marches were held around the U.S.
Christopher W. Cleary, 27, wrote he wanted to be "the next mass shooter," because he had never had a girlfriend and he was still a virgin, according to jail documents filed by police in the city of Provo.
Crew clearing huge avalanche that closed highway
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Crews are clearing away a massive avalanche that closed a state highway in a Utah canyon.
Authorities said the slide had been triggered on purpose to clear unstable snow, but it roared out of control and blanketed U.S. Highway 189 with more than 30 feet of snow in Provo Canyon.
The Utah Department of Transportation crew had closed the road before triggering the slide and no one was hurt.
BYU ends No. 13 Gonzaga women’s 12-game win streak
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Shaylee Gonzales scored 17 points and Paisley Johnson made two free throws with 1:02 left for what proved to be the winning points in BYU's 70-68 win over No. 13 Gonzaga on Thursday night, ending the Bulldogs' 12-game win streak.
The victory left BYU (15-4, 7-0) alone in first atop the West Coast Conference after its ninth straight win.
Utah, BYU extend home-and-home football series through 2024
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah and BYU announced Monday that they are extending their home-and-home football series another two years through 2024.
The new agreement adds a game in Provo on Sept. 16, 2023, and a game in Salt Lake City on Sept. 7, 2024.
The two teams were already contracted to play through Sept. 3, 2022.
Haws’ late 3 helps BYU hold off Santa Clara 80-74
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Yoeli Childs had 27 points, TJ Haws added 16 points with a key 3-pointer late, and BYU beat Santa Clara 80-74 on Saturday night.
Haws' catch-and-shoot 3 from the right wing made it 77-71 with 1:33 left in the game. The Cougars (11-8, 3-1 West Coast Conference) made 3 of 4 free throws to secure the win.
Utah police chief: Slain officer ‘sacrificed his life’
OREM, Utah (AP) — A Provo police officer fatally shot during an encounter with a wanted man had "selflessly sacrificed his life to protect the lives of his fellow officers," the city's police chief said Saturday during the officer's funeral.
Childs scores 28 and BYU runs away from Portland 79-56
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Yoeli Childs scored 20 of his 28 points in the second half and BYU broke away to defeat Portland 79-56 in its West Coast Conference home opener Thursday night.
Childs pulled down 12 rebounds for his tenth double-double of the season and third in a row.
Firefighters extinguish blaze in high school’s wood shop
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Provo authorities say a fire in the dust collection system of a high school's wood shop forced a limited evacuation but caused no injuries before it was quickly put out by firefighters.
Officials say the fire Tuesday morning at Timpview High School forced evacuation of the wood and metal shops but that other classes weren't affected.
The Latest: Funeral set for slain Provo police officer
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a Provo police officer killed (all times local):
A funeral for a Provo police officer killed over the weekend has been scheduled for Saturday.
Provo police tweeted Monday that the memorial for officer Joseph Shinners will be held at 11 a.m. at Utah Valley University's event center in Orem. He is survived by his wife and their 1-year-old son.
Suspect in fatal shooting of Orem officer identified
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man accused of fatally shooting a Provo police officer has been identified as a 40-year-old with an extensive criminal record dating back more than two decades.
Orem Police Lt. Trent Colledge said Monday that Matt Frank Hoover was wanted on two drug-related felony warrants when officers encountered him in a shopping center parking lot Saturday in Orem, about 40 miles (64 kilometers) south of Salt Lake City. Police say Hoover fatally shot officer Joseph Shinners.
Utah police officer killed; suspect hospitalized
OREM, Utah (AP) — A three-year veteran of the Provo police force was shot and killed during a shootout while trying to apprehend a fugitive in neighboring Orem south of Salt Lake City, the police chief said Sunday.
Officer Joseph Shinners managed to return fire after he was shot and struck the suspect at least once in a parking lot outside a business in Orem Saturday night. Shinners later died at Utah Valley Medical Center, Provo Police Chief Richard Ferguson said.
The Latest: Provo officer killed was 3-year force veteran
OREM, Utah (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in Utah (all times local):
The Provo police officer who was shot and killed while trying to apprehend a fugitive was a three-year veteran of the force who managed to shoot back and strike the suspect at least once after he was hit by gunfire.
Provo Police Chief Richard Ferguson identified the officer killed during the shootout in Orem Saturday night as Joseph Shinners.