Behind the Headlines

Polygamy mystery, UHP rape case and Sundance film fest

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Underaged followers of Samuel Bateman are taken into protective custody following his arrest in Colorado City, Ariz., on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022.

Federal agents search polygamous leader Samuel Bateman’s homes looking for evidence of underage marriages. The state apologizes for not investigating a woman’s reported rapes by a Utah Highway Patrol trooper. And the Sundance Film Festival announces the 101 movies coming to Park City and Salt Lake City in January.

At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporters Jessica Miller and Courtney Tanner, culture editor Sean Means, along with news columnist Robert Gehrke, join guest host UPR’s Tom Williams to talk about the week’s top stories.

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