Man on Utah’s death row for 30 years seeks new trial
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Chicago native who has been on death row in Utah for more than three decades for the death of a Provo woman is seeking a new trial.
The Deseret News
Haws scores 30 points, leads BYU over Portland State 85-66
PROVO, Utah (AP) — TJ Haws made five 3-pointers and scored a career-high 30 points to lead BYU to an 85-66 victory over Portland State on Wednesday night.
BYU (8-4) has won two straight since snapping a three-game skid. Portland State (5-4) has lost two of its last four games.
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PROVO, Utah (AP) — The incoming county clerk in Utah County used to work for a major construction machinery company helping companies increase sales and efficiencies.
Now, Amelia Powers will be tasked with figuring out to run efficient elections in a county that Gov. Gary Herbert called ...
Suicide recorded on cell phone sends Utah man to prison
PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah man who helped a teenager kill herself and filmed the act to fulfill what prosecutors called a fascination with death was sentenced Friday to at least five years and up to life in prison.
Tyerell Joe Przybycien, 19, apologized to the girl’s family, saying what he ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — The family of a 2-year-old girl killed in an April crash in Provo has forgiven a driver whose utility truck smashed into the family’s vehicle, and he has been sentenced to one day in jail along with two years of probation and 400 hours of community service.
The Daily ...
Childs scores 31, Emery returns and BYU wins 95-80
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Yoeli Childs matched a season high with 31 points and BYU ended a three-game losing streak with a 95-80 victory over Utah State on a Wednesday night when Nick Emery returned to the floor for the Cougars after more than a season’s absence.
Childs made 11 of 18 shots and ...
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PROVO, Utah (AP) — Corey Davis Jr. scored 18 of his 24 points in the second half, Cedrick Alley Jr. had 19 points, six rebounds and six assists, and Houston beat BYU 76-62 on Saturday.
Houston (4-0) pushed the lead into double digits for good with a 10-0 run early in the second half. BYU ...
Childs scores 28 points; hot-shooting BYU beats Rice 105-78
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Yoeli Childs scored a season-high 28 points and BYU rolled to a 105-78 victory over Rice on Wednesday night.
BYU (5-1) has won five straight, all at home, after losing its opener to then-No. 7 Nevada.
Childs was 13 of 18 from the field and had seven rebounds and ...
Utah man accused of trying to kill infant daughter convicted
PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Springville man accused of trying to kill his 4-month-old daughter by throwing her on a concrete floor and against a wall has been convicted.
The Daily Herald in Provo, Utah,
Company to alter plan to leave historic petroglyphs in place
PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah mining company has decided to leave rocks containing ancient petroglyphs in place rather than move them as part of an anticipated expansion plan.
The Daily Herald
Utah school district eyes revamped Native American lessons
PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah school district is working to revamp its lessons around Native Americans to tackle stereotypes.
The Daily Herald of Provo, Utah,
Katoa runs for 4 TDs; BYU beats New Mexico St. 45-10
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Freshman Lopini Katoa had 19 carries for 155 yards rushing and four touchdowns, all season highs, and the BYU defense forced six three-and-outs to help the Cougars beat New Mexico State 45-10 on Saturday night and become bowl eligible.
Katoa came in with 57 carries for ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — TJ Haws scored 19 points on 9-of-12 shooting, Yoeli Childs added 18 points and 12 rebounds, and BYU beat Alabama A&M 91-60 on Saturday.
Childs recorded his fifth straight double-double, the seventh longest double-double streak in program history.
Zac Seljaas ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Yoeli Childs scored 24 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead BYU to an 85-65 victory over Oral Roberts on Thursday night.
Childs entered the game needing 16 points to reach 1,000 for his career. He became the 51st player in program history — and the 15th under BYU coach ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Yoeli Childs scored 18 points and collected 15 rebounds and BYU beat Northwestern State 82-57 on Tuesday night.
Laterrance Reid’s jumper brought Northwestern State within 20-19 before Connor Harding buried a 3-pointer, Childs threw down a dunk and Jashire Hardnett buried ...
No. 23 California women use big 4th quarter to top BYU 70-52
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Asha Thomas scored 17 points, Kristine Anigwe had 16 points and 12 rebounds, two days after her 20-20 game, and No. 23 California used a big fourth quarter to beat BYU 70-52 on Tuesday night.
Cal trailed 25-24 at halftime, but opened the second half on a 12-2 run — with ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Investigators say two people died in a large fire at Finch Family Farms in Provo.
The Daily Herald
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Fire officials in Provo say two people have been found dead after a fire overnight at a farm.
The Provo Fire Department says the blaze was reported at Finch Family Farms around 1:30 a.m. Monday.
Firefighters came to the scene to find several buildings and vehicles ...
FrontRunner commuter train strikes truck on tracks in Provo
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Over 30 passengers and crew members aboard a FrontRunner commuter train escaped injury when it struck a tractor-trailer rig broken down on tracks in Provo.
The Daily Herald
Haws hits flurry of 3s, BYU defeats Utah Valley 75-65
PROVO, Utah (AP) — TJ Haws scored a flurry of 3-point baskets early in the second half and finished with 23 points as BYU defeated Utah Valley 75-65 Friday night in the wake of an NCAA announcement the program was being hit with sanctions.
Yoeli Childs scored 20 points, including a putback ...
NCAA penalizes BYU after player received improper benefits
PROVO, Utah (AP) — The BYU men’s basketball program was placed on probation for two years and must vacate 47 wins under sanctions imposed Friday by the NCAA in an improper-benefits case involving guard Nick Emery.
The NCAA said the player received more than $12,000 in benefits from four ...
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PROVO, Utah (AP) _ Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. (NUS) on Wednesday reported third-quarter profit of $53.1 million.
On a per-share basis, the Provo, Utah-based company said it had net income of 94 cents.
The results fell short of Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of five ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Lawyers for a man charged with killing a Utah couple and dumping their bodies want the presiding judge to recuse herself.
The Deseret News
OREM, Utah (AP) — The former head of Utah Valley University’s anti-discrimination office has reached a settlement with the college after the woman filed a lawsuit accusing the school of unfairly firing her after she raised concerns about discrimination against women and non-Mormons.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Marcus Childers capped the opening drive of the second half with a 1-yard touchdown run and Northern Illinois defeated Brigham Young 7-6 in a defensive struggle on Saturday.
The Huskies (5-3) had 84 yards of total offense in the second half, 65 coming on a 10-play drive ...
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PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah man accused of helping a teenage girl kill herself and filming the act because he was fascinated with death has pleaded guilty to child abuse homicide.
In accepting a plea deal Tuesday in a Provo court, prosecutors say, 19-year-old Tyerell Joe Przybycien of ...
Curtis, Singer debate in race for Utah’s 3rd District
OREM, Utah (AP) — Rep. John Curtis, R-Utah, and his Democratic competitor, James Singer, squared off in a debate in the race for the state’s 3rd Congressional District.
Curtis is the former mayor of Provo, and Singer is a sociology professor at Salt Lake Community College.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service has lifted several closures in northern Utah more than a month ago after wildfires swept through the area.
The Daily Herald in Provo reported Thursday that roads and trails north of U.S. Highway 6 are open and areas such as Diamond Fork in Spanish ...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Traffic on a 2-mile (3-kilometer) segment of Interstate 15 in Lehi will be rerouted overnight Wednesday and Thursday nights for bridge construction that’s part of a freeway widening project.
The Utah Department of Transportation says southbound I-15 will be closed ...
OREM, Utah (AP) — Utah authorities say a homeowner fatally shot a man who was an intruder in his garage.
The Daily Herald in Provo
PROVO, Utah (AP) — When thousands of Utah residents were forced to flee their homes during a wildfire last month, their pets were displaced as well and many ended up at an animal hospital.
Staff at the Payson Family Pet Hospital housed nearly double its normal capacity of animals as ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Freshman Zach Wilson threw for three touchdowns and was one of four BYU players to run for a score to help the Cougars beat Hawaii 49-23 on Saturday night.
Wilson, the youngest starting (19 years, 2 months) in program history, was 16-of-24 passing with one interception ...
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Body believed to be missing Utah hiker found in Provo Canyon
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Utah County authorities say a body found in Provo Canyon is believed to that of a missing 36-year-old hiker from Orem.
The Sheriff’s Office says its search and rescue team with help from a state Department of Public Safety helicopter recovered the body believed to be ...
Utah State Hospital unveils memorial to honor patients
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Nearly 500 patients buried in unmarked graves after they died in what was once called the Utah Territorial Insane Asylum have been honored with a new memorial in Provo.
The names of patients who died from 1885 to 1960 at the facility that is now the Utah State Hospital ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Republican Tanner Ainge and his third-party opponent Teri McCabe both said managing central Utah’s fast growth is at the top of their priority list as they run for the same county commission seat.
Ainge and United Utah candidate McCabe are both hoping to replace Utah ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Jordan Love threw for a career-high four touchdowns and ran for another and Utah State beat BYU 45-20 Friday night, the Aggies’ first back-to-back wins in the 88-game series since 1973-74.
The Aggies, who opened their season with a 38-31 loss at then-No. 11 Michigan ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — The girlfriend of a man accused of killing a teenage couple cried Friday while listening to relatives of the victims in a Provo. Utah, courtroom where she pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice and was sentenced to jail and probation.
The Daily Herald
PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah man accused of encouraging a high school friend to hang herself and filming the act has been charged with witness tampering.
Prosecutors say 19-year-old Tyerell Przybycien (pro-BISH-ian) wrote to a friend discouraging the person and others not to speak to ...
Utah hydroelectric plant reborn in Orem with $42M makeover
OREM, Utah (AP) — A Utah hydroelectric plant is ready to come back online after a $42 million makeover that took three years.
The Olmsted hydroelectric power plant has a new look and new turbines and will provide water and power to residents throughout several communities, including Orem ...
Some wildfire evacuees returned to homes south of Provo
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Some fire evacuees have been allowed to return to their homes in northern Utah near a wildfire that has burned more than 640 square miles (1,657 sq. kilometer)
Residents returned to their homes in Elk Ridge and Hills about 20 miles (32 kilometers) south of Provo on ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — BYU needed a little time to get going against overmatched McNeese State.
Freshmen Lopini Katoa ran for two touchdowns, Skyler Southam kicked three field goals and No. 25 BYU took advantage of McNeese State’s second-quarter mistakes in a 30-3 victory Saturday ...
Case moved to Provo for man accused in massive 2017 wildfire
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A judge has picked a new venue for the trial of a Utah man charged with accidentally starting a massive wildfire in southern Utah last year.
Court records show 62-year-old Robert Lyman will be tried in Provo after a judge decided he couldn’t get a fair trial in a ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Wins over Wisconsin and Arizona have breathed new life into BYU’s football program.
The No. 25 Cougars (2-1) enter a game as a Top 25 team for the first time since September 2015 when they host McNeese State on Saturday. The ranking and early success at one point seemed ...