Behind The Headlines Archive

FBI investigating a PAC run by Gov. Herbert’s former campaign manager

The FBI is reportedly investigating a political action committee run by governor Gary Herbert’s former campaign manager. After a contentious debate, the

Protesters are removed from Inland Port meeting

Dozens of protestors are forcibly removed from a Utah Inland Port Authority board meeting. The field of candidates running for mayor of

Body of 5-year-old Elizabeth Shelley has been found and her uncle charged with her murder

A tragedy unfolds in Logan after the disappearance of a 5-year-old girl. With needle exchanges legal, some local health advocates think it’s

A feud between two Utah high school coaches reaches a boiling point

Sen. Mitt Romney calls a GOP lawmaker ‘courageous’ for saying the president has engaged in impeachable behavior, though Romney doesn’t support impeachment

LDS Church comes out against an LGBTQ rights bill

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints comes out against an LGBTQ rights bill in Congress. In a separate move, the

The Tribune seeks to become a nonprofit and SLCPD ends its backlog of untested rape kits

The Salt Lake Tribune seeks to become a nonprofit organization. Riverton declares itself a ‘sanctuary city for the unborn.’ And testing backlogged

A BYU valedictorian comes out during his commencement speech

A BYU valedictorian comes out to fellow classmates during his commencement speech. Kennecott Utah Copper retires its last coal-fired power plant. And

Feds stack a Bears Ears advisory group with critics, and Moab’s tourism boom reaches a tipping point

An advisory council for the reduced Bears Ears National Monument lacks monument supporters. Environmental activists shut down a Utah Inland Port Authority

Sen. Elizabeth Warren makes a Utah campaign stop

Sen. Elizabeth Warren makes a campaign stop in Utah and says she would restore protections for Utah national monuments. Neighbors of the

Current and former BYU students share their stories about the university’s Honor Code through an anonymous Instagram account

An Instagram account sharing anonymous stories renews conversation about Brigham Young University’s Honor Code. U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman Jr. explores