This is why Utah should abolish the death penalty

Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill, left, discusses the death penalty in Utah at the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office building in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, as Utah County Attorney David Leavitt looks on. | …

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Here’s Becky Edwards’ plan for the U.S. Senate

Republican Senate candidate Becky Edwards poses for a portrait after touring Encircle House on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021, in Salt Lake City. | Shafkat Anowar, Deseret News These are big issues that require big solutions. They are not Republican or …

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Last stab at ward remap compromise

Members of the Black and Latino caucuses have been invited to a meeting Sunday in an effort to end the ward map stalemate. | Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times Rules Committee Chair Michelle Harris (8th) has invited Latino Caucus leaders to a meeting …

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Three Houston police officers shot, just days after deputies’ deaths

[ns-video id=”53e16a947ca0b6ee8c4341f525a1e2e” publisher=”21905″] The shooting of three police officers Thursday afternoon on a Houston street followed the killings this week of two of the county’s sheriff’s deputies. Thursday’s attack came as police closed in on a driver who had crashed while …

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Kings pit their good vibes against reeling Flyers

Saturday’s matinee meeting between the Kings and Flyers in Philadelphia will feature one team with two contrasting milestones in its rearview mirror and another dragging a string of 13 losses behind it like Jacob Marley’s chain. Kings defenseman Drew Doughty …

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