Utah GOP lawmakers pushing to end death penalty

SALT LAKE CITY — Republican state lawmakers, including House Speaker Greg Hughes, are again pushing to end the death penalty in Utah. Hughes, R-Draper, said ending capital punishment is usually seen as “left-leaning, liberal” endeavors but that he supports that …

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Live streams: Utah 6A girls basketball tournament

TAYLORSVILLE — We are live streaming the 6A girls basketball tournament live from Salt Lake Community College. Several teams have a chance at the title A closer look at each team in the tournament Video: 6A girls basketball bracketology and …

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Trump offers support for background checks on gun buys

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump supports a limited strengthening of federal background checks on gun purchases, the White House said, as pressure mounts on Trump to take action after 17 students and teachers were killed in last …

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President Trump endorses Romney’s Senate run

SALT LAKE CITY — President Donald Trump announced his endorsement for Mitt Romney’s Senate run via Twitter Monday night. “@MittRomney has announced he is running for the Senate from the wonderful State of Utah. He will make a great Senator …

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Deseret News Rewind: Boys basketball power rankings

With a week until the playoffs, how do the top teams in 6A and 5A boys basketball stack up? Deseret News Rewind’s Dusty Litster and Dane Stewart share their selections in this week’s power rankings. …read more Source:: Deseret News …

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Nevada’s Heller warming to Trump before primary

LAS VEGAS — When Ivanka Trump assembled a group of Republican senators at her tony Washington home last fall, the guest list included one particularly notable name. Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada had been publicly chided by President Donald Trump …

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