Utah News

Utah Oks Bill to Enable Police to Ticket for Seatbelts

Utah’s Republican governor has signed a bill that that would allow police to pull over drivers for not wearing seatbelts. The measure signed by Gov. Gary Herbert on Monday makes it a primary offense for drivers older than 19 to …

Nevada Speed Limit Could Hit 85MPH Under Bill

Nevada lawmakers are scheduled to review a bill that would allow the state to raise highway speed limits to 85 miles per hour. Republican Sen. Don Gustavson is sponsoring SB 2 and expects to testify on the bill on Tuesday …

Lawsuit in 2011 Nevada Gold Mine Death Settled

A lawyer for the Utah family of a contract worker at a Nevada gold mine that paid more than $100,000 in U.S. safety fines after he was killed there in 2011 says they’ve settled a wrongful death suit with Newmont …

Utah Firm to Issue Refunds to Settle Suit Over Weight-Loss Pills

A Salt Lake City, Utah-based company has agreed to pay refunds to consumers who purchased its weight-loss tablets to settle a class-action lawsuit that claimed its advertising slogan, “Eat All You Want & Still Lose Weight,” was deceptive. Under the …

Court Clears Way For Couple to Sue Jack Nicklaus In Utah Case

A federal appeals court has ruled a Colorado couple can sue Jack Nicklaus over an alleged misrepresentation of the golf legend’s membership role in a $3.5 billion southern Utah luxury golf resort that went bankrupt in 2009 before it could …

Chuck Yeager Cleared By Court to Sue Utah Gun Safe Company

A federal appeals court says record-setting test pilot Chuck Yeager can sue a Utah gun safe company that named a line of safes after him. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver ruled Tuesday that the 91-year-old can …

Utah Seeing More Cyber-Attacks, Likely Due To NSA Facility

Utah state officials have seen what they describe as a sharp uptick in attempts to hack into state computers in the last two years, and they think it related to the NSA data center south of Salt Lake City. The …

Number of Utah Driver Cards Issued To Immigrants Falls

The number of driver privilege cards issued in Utah to immigrants in the United States without permission hit a six-year low in 2014, state figures show. The 35,200 cards issued last year are down significantly from a high of 43,000 …

No Plans To Sue Colorado Over Marijuana, Utah Governor Says

Gov. Gary Herbert says Utah has no plans to join two other states in suing Colorado over that state’s legalization of marijuana. The Deseret News reported Herbert said that despite no current plans to sue, Utah is keeping an eye …

More Uninsured Drivers Likely To Be Towed Under New Utah Law

Uninsured drivers on Utah roadways can expect to have their cars impounded on the spot under a new law that took effect Thursday. Utah police have had the option to pull over an uninsured driver and impound their car since 2008, …