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3 killed, 1 hurt in western Utah rollover accident

Jan. 17, 2021 1:22 PM EST

MILLARD COUNTY, Utah (AP) — Authorities in Utah say three people were killed and a fourth person injured when a vehicle rolled over during an accident on a gravel road near the Nevada border. An off-duty Millard County Sheriff's Office deputy encountered the surviving victim on the side of the road...

Miyoshi Lee, left, and Leslie Goldtooth, right, aid residents with some basic relief goods at the Full Circle Intertribal Center in Moab, Utah on Dec. 17, 2020. They said joining the group has helped them find a sense of community, where they've both lived for over two decades. The Utah-based nonprofit was founded to help build community among the Native population in Moab and has recently turned its attention to caring for Native elders during the coronavirus pandemic. (Kate Groetzinger/KUER, via AP)

Indigenous nonprofit turns caring for native elders in Utah

Jan. 17, 2021 8:00 AM EST

MOAB, Utah (AP) — On a cold, gray December morning, a handful of volunteers gathered in a small courtyard next to Moab’s youth garden. Two Navajo women around the age of 40 and an older Navajo man counted out canned goods and hand sanitizer, then put them into reusable grocery bags lined up on the...

California forward Kuany Kuany reacts as he comes off the court in the second half during the team's NCAA college basketball game against Utah on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Antecevic, Kelly help Cal rally, beat Utah 72-63

Jan. 17, 2021 12:20 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Grant Antecevic scored 10 of his 14 points in the second half, Andre Kelly had 11 points and nine rebounds, and California rallied from a 15-point deficit to beat Utah 72-63 on Saturday night. Makale Foreman had 12 points and Jarred Hyder scored 11 for Cal (7-8, 2-6 Pac-12). Foreman...

Williams, Brown lift Murray St. over UT Martin 79-57

Jan. 16, 2021 8:18 PM EST

MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — KJ Williams had 17 points to lead five Murray State players in double figures as the Racers easily beat UT Martin 79-57 on Saturday. Tevin Brown added 13 points for the Racers. Dionte Bostick chipped in 11, Chico Carter Jr. scored 10 and Demond Robinson had 10. Brown also had six...

Weber State's 22 3s buries NCCAA-level Yellowstone Christian

Jan. 16, 2021 6:36 PM EST

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Darweshi Hunter had 17 points off the bench to lift Weber State to a 124-44 win over NCCAA-member Yellowstone Christian on Saturday. The Wildcats set a program record with 22 3-pointers (in 33 attempts). Weber State finished 47 for 69 (68.1%) and had 15 players enter the scoring column....

Jones lifts S. Utah past E. Washington 99-94

Jan. 16, 2021 6:00 PM EST

CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Tevian Jones had 27 points as Southern Utah edged past Eastern Washington 99-94 on Saturday. Jones hit all 10 of his free throw attempts as the Thunderbirds went 10 for 10 form the line in the last minute. John Knight III added 21 points and Aanen Moody had 14 points for Southern Utah...

Utah State center Neemias Queta (23) reaches out for a rebound as San Diego State guard Jordan Schakel (20) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Logan, Utah. (Eli Lucero/The Herald Journal via AP, Pool)

Ashworth leads Utah State past San Diego State 64-59

Jan. 16, 2021 5:21 PM EST

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Steven Ashworth scored 17 points off the bench to lift Utah State to a 64-59 win over San Diego State on Saturday, the Aggies’ 10th straight victory. Brock Miller had 11 points for Utah State (11-3, 8-0 Mountain West Conference). Neemias Queta added 10 points, 10 rebounds, five...

In this image provided by Weber State University, twin brothers Armand, left, and Antonio Berry, students at Weber State University, pose Aug. 20, 2020, in Ogden, Utah. The twin brothers were left legally blind after being shaken as babies by their biological father. This year, the university gave the Wildcat Achievement Award to Armand Berry to recognize his dedication to online learning made more challenging by his disability. His brother Antonio nominated him for the honor. (Benjamin Zack/Weber State University via AP)

Legally blind twins' perseverance recognized at Weber State

Jan. 16, 2021 1:12 PM EST

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Antonio and Armand Berry are bonded by more than having grown together in the womb. The brothers, both students at Weber State University, are high achievers academically and involved as volunteers in the community, the Standard-Examiner reports. They are also both legally blind....

Utah approved to build highway through conservation area

Jan. 16, 2021 11:14 AM EST

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — The Utah Division of Transportation and Washington County received approval to build a four-lane highway that would pass through the Red Cliffs National Conservation Area, a protected Mojave desert tortoise habitat in southern Utah. President Donald Trump's administration granted...

Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) lays the ball up as Atlanta Hawks forward Solomon Hill (18) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Mitchell scores 26, Jazz use 21-0 run to beat Hawks 116-92

Jan. 16, 2021 1:49 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Trae Young was surrounded wherever he went, while Donovan Mitchell found himself alone on the perimeter time and time again. Mitchell made six 3-pointers on his way to 26 points and the Utah Jazz used a 21-0 run in the second half to power past the Atlanta Hawks 116-92 on Friday night...