Utah

New tyrannosaur discovered in southern Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Paleontologists on Wednesday unveiled a new dinosaur discovered in southern Utah that proves giant tyrant dinosaurs like the Tyrannosaurus rex were around 10 million years earlier than previously believed. A […]

11/06/2013

Southern California safety Leon McQuay III (22) intercepts a pass to Utah wide receiver Geoff Norwood (16) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)

Dominant defense propels USC past Utah 19-3

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Kessler passed for 230 yards, Nelson Agholor scored the game’s only touchdown on an early 30-yard reception, and Southern California’s defense forced four turnovers in a 19-3 victory over Utah […]

10/30/2013

Man found in ravine penned letters to family

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A missing Kansas man spent his final days trapped in the wreckage of his van in a rural Utah ravine — writing goodbye letters to the family he unexpectedly left […]

10/29/2013

This frame grab from a video taken by Dave Hall shows  two men cheering after a Boy Scouts leader knocked over an ancient Utah desert rock formation at Goblin Valley State Park. (AP Photo/Dave Hall)

Boy Scouts remove 2 men who toppled ancient rock

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two Utah men already facing possible criminal charges for purposely toppling an ancient rock formation in a state park have now been removed from their posts as Boy Scout leaders. […]

10/21/2013

Tourists hike along the South Rim of the Grand Canyon with the North Rim in background, Arizona

Ariz., some other states reopen national parks

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – Tourists returned to the Grand Canyon on Saturday after Arizona officials along with several counterparts agreed to a federal government plan to reopen national parks, which had been closed as a […]

10/12/2013

The Mount Rushmore National Memorial in the Black Hills of South Dakota.  (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File)

Utah reopening national parks, others eye options

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Obama administration’s willingness to reopen national parks shuttered by the government shutdown came with a big caveat: States must foot the bill with money they likely won’t see again. […]

10/11/2013

This Oct. 3, 2013 file photo shows a sign at the south entrance to Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz., indicates the park is closed. The Obama administration says it will allow states to use their own money to reopen some national parks that have been closed because of the government shutdown. Governors in at least four states have asked for authority to reopen national parks within their borders because of the economic impacts caused by the park closures.   (AP Photo/Brian Skoloff, File)

Feds to let states pay to open parks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Thursday it will allow states to use their own money to reopen some national parks that have been closed because of the government shutdown. Governors in […]

10/10/2013

Patricia Jones, 34, center, poses for a photo outside of her home in Newark, N.J., with her children, clockwise from top, Nature Harris, 15, Latrell Armstrong, 2, Dashaquan Armstrong, 6, and Pashalae Armstrong, 4. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Shutdown jeopardizes nutrition program for poor

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Jacob Quick is a fat and happy 4-month-old with a big and expensive appetite. Like millions of other poor women, Jacob’s mother relies on the federal Women, Infants and Children program […]

10/03/2013

(AP File Photo)

No. 12 UCLA welcomes stiff road test at Utah

After sitting through two byes in the past four weeks, No. 12 UCLA is eager to get a little rhythm going in an otherwise harmonious season. The Bruins (3-0) realize it could be tough to […]

10/02/2013

Southern California running back Justin Davis, left, scores past Boston College defensive back Dominique Williams during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. USC won 35-7. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

USC’s Kiffin very wary of Utah State, QB Keeton

LOS ANGELES (AP) — By the time Southern California coach Lane Kiffin was done talking this week, the Trojans and their fans were certain Utah State is a BCS title contender and quarterback Chuckie Keeton […]

09/20/2013

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