Provo - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Provo Chaffetz resigns at career pinnacle after years in spotlight ALPINE, Utah (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz's ascent to national prominence leading a House oversight committee was rooted largely in his embrace of the spotlight and willingness to take on confrontations. But the 50-year-old Utah Republican said this week that he's stepping aside from Congress next month during the prime of his career and just as his co... Fri, 19 May 2017 23:09:00 GMT 2017-05-19T23:09:00Z Chaffetz to resign, raising doubts about Trump probe ALPINE, Utah (AP) — Rep. Jason Chaffetz announced Thursday he will resign from Congress next month, saying a "mid-life crisis" had compelled him to step away from his chairmanship of the House Oversight Committee just as it is poised to investigate President Donald Trump's firing of the FBI director. The announcement by Chaffetz, 50, was the latest upendi... Fri, 19 May 2017 00:33:00 GMT 2017-05-19T00:33:00Z Utah's Chaffetz says he may not finish term in Congress SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz's decision not to seek another term in Congress and possibly resign sets the GOP congressman up for a 2020 run for governor without a damaging re-election campaign or pressure to doggedly investigate his party's president. Instead, the 50-year-old congressman who breezed through four re-election campaigns can... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 20:16:00 GMT 2017-04-20T20:16:00Z Repercussions unclear for judge after comments on rape case SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Complaints keep pouring in about a Utah judge who called a convicted rapist a "good man" during his sentencing hearing. But the chances of the judge being punished appear slim because his remarks don't seem to fit within any of the five forms of judicial misconduct that would trigger reprimands, one expert said. At least four of thes... Mon, 17 Apr 2017 21:28:00 GMT 2017-04-17T21:28:00Z Utah judge at rape sentencing: Ex-Mormon bishop a 'good man' PROVO, Utah (AP) — A woman says she is shocked by a Utah judge's comments in which he called a former Mormon bishop convicted of sexually assaulting her a "good man" during his sentencing hearing. Julia Kirby said Friday that Judge Thomas Low appeared to care more for her attacker than he did about her. "He only cared about the person h... Sat, 15 Apr 2017 06:56:00 GMT 2017-04-15T06:56:00Z The Latest: Victim shocked by Utah judge remark in rape case PROVO, Utah (AP) — The Latest on a Utah judge who called a convicted rapist an "extraordinary, good man" while sentencing him (all times local): 7:35 p.m. A woman says she is shocked by a Utah judge's comments in which he called a man convicted of sexually assaulting her a "good man" during his sentencing hearing. Jul... Sat, 15 Apr 2017 03:41:00 GMT 2017-04-15T03:41:00Z Williams-Goss scores 33, No. 1 Gonzaga beats BYU 85-75 PROVO, Utah (AP) — Mark Few said his No. 1-ranked Gonzaga Bulldogs haven't bought into the hype of their success all season long and have been able to focus on incremental progressions. He hopes things remain that way because the hype is continuing to trend upward after a 23rd consecutive victory. Nigel Williams-Goss scored 33 points and Gonzaga remains t... Fri, 03 Feb 2017 07:15:00 GMT 2017-02-03T07:15:00Z The Latest: Alabama is signing day champ _ again The Latest on college football's national signing day. (all times Eastern): 7:20 p.m. Alabama is the signing day champion for a seventh straight season, according to 247Sports' composite rankings . The Crimson Tide closed strong as usual and finished with a class that has six five-star recruits. Ohio State and Georgia... Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:22:00 GMT 2017-02-02T00:22:00Z Case dropped against man jailed 25 years in tourist slaying NEW YORK (AP) — After spending a quarter-century in prison on a conviction that got overturned, Johnny Hincapie was waiting to hear whether he'd finally be cleared of suspicion in an infamous tourist killing. He got both a yes and a no Wednesday. Prosecutors said they'd dismiss rather than retry the 1990 case, yet they emphasized they still think Hincapie... Wed, 25 Jan 2017 22:21:00 GMT 2017-01-25T22:21:00Z Dog gets stuck on steep, snowy mountain ledge in Utah SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A search and rescue team hiked up a steep, snowy Utah mountain in an attempt to rescue a dog that was stuck on a narrow ledge above a 50-foot cliff. The Utah County Sheriff's Office posted a video Monday showing highlights of the Friday operation that ended without getting the dog off the mountain near Provo, Utah. ... Mon, 09 Jan 2017 23:32:00 GMT 2017-01-09T23:32:00Z LaVell Edwards, who made BYU a football power, dies at 86 Before LaVell Edwards was promoted to head coach, BYU ran a slogging run-first offense that yielded mediocre or worse records. Under Edwards, dizzying passing numbers became the norm, and college football fans stayed in front of their TVs late Saturday nights from the 1970s to '90s to see just how many points the Cougars could score. Ji... Fri, 30 Dec 2016 03:10:00 GMT 2016-12-30T03:10:00Z