Behind The Headlines Archive
A bill that would change the definition of bigamy passes through the Utah House. A Senate committee votes to remove language prohibiting
Former presidential candidate and Utah native Evan McMullin calls for an investigation into President Donald Trump’s ties with Russia. The Utah House
U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, addresses President Donald Trump’s travel ban with leaders of Utah’s Islamic community. Utah’s House and Senate pass
President Donald Trump’s executive order banning some immigrants and refugees from entering the United States affects at least 64 refugees bound for
Salt Lake District Attorney Sim Gill releases the bodycam footage of the officer-involved shooting of Abdi Mohamed nearly a year after the
Utah Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz says he will not look into President-elect Donald Trump’s potential conflicts of interest, though a recent poll
Salt Lake City’s plan for four new homeless resource centers meets more opposition from Sugar House residents and Salt Lake County Mayor
Salt Lake City residents push back against a planned homeless resource center in Sugar House. Utahns hope President-elect Donald Trump takes action
Utah’s stake in the presidential election, a contentious monument designation in the Bears Ears region and investigations into how Utah colleges address
Utah electors unanimously cast their votes for President-elect Donald Trump. Salt Lake City Council members receive threats after the announcement of the
Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski announces the locations of four homeless shelters. Former Utah State University football player Torrey Green, accused
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert lays out his 2017 budget, which emphasizes education and law enforcement. Rep. Rob Bishop asks President-elect Donald Trump
Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. considers a run for Senate. Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox responds to President-elect Donald Trump’s baseless
Seven-term Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch considers a run for re-election. Energy developers plan to drill oil wells near the Bears Ears
On Friday at 9 a.m., Salt Lake Tribune reporter Thomas Burr, columnist Paul Rolly, government and politics editor Dan Harrie and Tribune
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump rises above Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and independent candidate Evan McMullin in Utah, according to national polls.
Brigham Young University unveils changes in how it responds to reports of sexual assault. Utah Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz says he’s still
The Salt Lake City Council diverts $30 million of Redevelopment Agency funds to affordable housing in an effort to address homelessness downtown.
Top Utah Republicans pull their support from Donald Trump after a video surfaces showing the presidential candidate boasting about kissing and groping
An ex-USU football player is charged with four counts of rape. Operation Diversion continues to address the drug problem among SLC’s homeless
Republican Sen. Mike Lee and Democratic challenger Misty K. Snow argue over the Flint, Mich., water system. Salt Lake County Recorder Gary
Donald Trump Jr. stops in Utah for a fundraiser. GOP U.S. Rep. Mia Love widens her lead over Democrat Doug Owens. Democratic
A New Mexico city will be the site of a new Facebook data center despite West Jordan’s efforts to host the facility.
The Utah Utes and BYU Cougars prepare to meet up at Rice-Eccles Stadium for the big rivalry game. Rep. Jason Chaffetz calls
Utah Republican Rep. Mia Love and Democratic opponent Doug Owens increase their campaign spending with TV ads. A Midvale community for homeless
West Jordan’s on-again, off-again Facebook deal, with the city offering the company $240 million in incentives, could be back on the table.
LGBT victims of sexual assault at BYU report feeling marginalized by the Honor Code. Black women in Utah make 60 cents to
Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill rules as justified the police shooting of Abdullahi “Abdi” Mohamed. Incumbent Republican Rep. Mia Love
A former Utah State University student is cut from the Atlanta Falcons lineup based on four different accusations of sexual assault. Outdoor
A state judge files a motion to dismiss public corruption charges against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff. Riders complain about price