Behind The Headlines Archive

Calls for D.A.’s firing, Operation Rio Grande ‘disaster’ and a plan to limit Antiquities Act

Body-camera footage of a police shooting is released and leads to protests — including calls for the ouster of Salt Lake County

Initiative to stop gerrymandering gets big donations, gun lobbyist explains how a bump stock works, law helps woman sue attacker 20 years later

As the U.S. Supreme Court begins hearings for a political gerrymandering case, a Utah initiative to curb the practicereceives big funding from

Conservative commentator blasts ‘ideological fascism’ at University of Utah, Curtis’ takes flak for immigration ads, Hatch’s citizenship plan

Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro’s appearance at the University of Utah draws protests. Provo Mayor John Curtis, the Republican candidate for Utah’s 3rd

Interior wants to shrink Bears Ears, lawmakers consider eliminating the food tax and state school board gets an earful about optional courses

After a review of national monument sizes around the country, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s recommendation to President Donald Trump includes shrinking Utah’s

Drug court opens for Operation Rio Grande arrestees, LDS Church supports baker who refused to serve same-sex couple and the gap widens between 3rd District candidates

The kickoff of a new drug court program adds to the treatment efforts of Operation Rio Grande. The Church of Jesus Christ

Utahns in Congress respond to DACA move, SLC mayor rebukes handling of nurse-arresting cop’s suspension, questions arise about feds’ use of driver-card info

Utah’s Congressional delegation responds to President Donald Trump’s decision to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. The program, known as DACA, shields from deportation

Rio Grande closing, deal with solar customers, food tax

Utah House Speaker Greg Hughes and Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski announce that the crime-ridden Rio Grande Street will be closed

Zinke’s monument adjustments, Operation Rio Grande’s tenure and Stewart may run for Senate

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommends adjustments to national monument boundaries, but he doesn’t suggest eliminating any altogether. Operation Rio Grande’s efforts to

Operation Rio Grande arrests, no Herrod concession and heavy metals in schools’ drinking water

Operation Rio Grande’s arrest tally rises above 200 in less than a week of the downtown crackdown, and the ACLU of Utah

More jail beds, a warning about social media and a Mormon leader’s excommunication

Utah County has agreed to free up 128 beds for Salt Lake County inmates, a decision that officials with the state, Salt