Prosecutors say Bowman has been addicted to the drug spice and has failed to appear in court on other drug-related charges. They have said he is a danger to himself and others based on his erratic behavior.
The bill’s sponsor, Republican state Sen. Stuart Reid, had urged support for the measure so Utah could “set the example and make a statement to the nation.”
A pair of confused Japanese tourists were pulled from their rental car at gunpoint last weekend after they triggered a highway pursuit in southern Utah by not pulling over.
Dustin Bowman, charged with arson in a downtown Salt Lake City fire that caused $6 million in damage, says he was using drugs daily and going through a tumultuous time of his life, prosecutors said Monday during a detention hearing.
Two employees placed on leave in connection with taking away $2 school lunches from about 30 students are returning to their jobs at a Utah school district.
The Obama administration extended federal recognition to the marriages of more than 1,000 same-sex couples in Utah that took place before the Supreme Court put those unions in the state on hold.
Gay couples in Utah were thrust into legal limbo Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court put a halt to same-sex marriages in the state, turning jubilation to doubt just weeks after a judge’s ruling sent people rushing to get married.
A Utah-based gun manufacturer has turned down a $15 million deal to supply Pakistan with precision rifles, citing concerns they could eventually be used against U.S. troops.
A Utah man says he quit eating after a federal judge struck down the state’s ban on same-sex marriage on Dec. 20 and he’ll continue the fast until the prohibition is reinstated.
Authorities said Martin MacNeill gave his wife drugs and left her to drown in the bathtub of their home so he could begin a new life with his mistress.
Utah took its fight against gay marriage to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, asking the high court to suspend same-sex unions that became legal when a judge struck down the state’s voter-approved ban.
A federal judge said Monday he will allow gay marriage in Utah to continue, denying a request from the state to halt same-sex weddings until the appeals process plays out.