Behind The Headlines Archive

Rep. Mia Love calls on Ben McAdams to withdraw; 4 women seek a special prosecutor for sex assault cases; and an unsolved murder highlights cold case investigations

Rep. Mia Love says the Federal Election Commission has cleared her of illegal fundraising and that her challenger, Ben McAdams, is unethical and

Mail-in ballots have been sent out and comments from Latter-day Saint leader Dallin H. Oaks about the LGBTQ community cause controversy

The November election ballots hit mailboxes this week, with 27 of Utah’s 29 counties voting primarily by mail. Plus, comments by Latter-day Saint leader Dallin

Prop 2 opponents and advocates announce a ‘shared vision’ on medical pot legislation, Utah power brokers drop lots of cash on state ballot initiatives, Salt Lake City looks to curb environmental effects of inland port

Opponents and advocates of the Proposition 2 ballot initiative reach a “shared vision” on medical marijuana legislation. Utah power brokers, including Utah Jazz owner

Utah leaders respond to Kavanaugh hearings and Anita Hill speaks at University of Utah

Utah leaders respond to the Senate hearings over sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Also, Prof. Anita Hill, who testified in remarkably

Former LDS bishop excommunicated, Salt Lake City mayor says inland port lawsuits coming, one of Elizabeth Smart’s kidnappers released from prison

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski says lawsuits are coming on the inland port because she believes the legislation that created it is unconstitutional.

Hepatitis A at a Salt Lake City restaurant, Mia Love’s campaign donations and public land auctions

The Federal Election Commission raises questions about more than a million dollars in campaign donations brought in by Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah. Sensitive areas

Utah Senators Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee question Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh during contentious confirmation hearings

Senators Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee question Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh during contentious confirmation hearings. The race for Utah’s Fourth Congressional District

Indictment targets polygamists, former missionaries seek more safety for Mormon proselytizers and some inland port meetings will remain closed

Members of the local Kingston polygamist group are indicted in a $500 million tax-credit scheme, raising questions about a $50,000 campaign donation to Utah

Mormon church opposes Utah’s medical marijuana ballot initiative, but not its use under specific circumstances

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints opposes Utah’s medical marijuana ballot initiative, but not the use of the drug under all

Religious freedom vs. medical marijuana, a big name change for Utah’s biggest church and a possible issue with state driver licenses

After its first year of implementation, how has Operation Rio Grande impacted crime and homelessness in Salt Lake City? The Church of Jesus Christ