Prosecutors: Men sexually abused girls they called brides

FILE - This undated file photo provided by Sanpete County Jail shows John Coltharp. Prosecutors say Coltharp and Samuel Shaffer, two Utah men who believe in doomsday and polygamy, had sexually abused young girls after conducting secret marriages they said were ordained by God. (Sanpete County Jail via AP, File)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two Utah men who believe in polygamy and doomsday had sexually abused young girls after conducting secret marriages they thought were ordained by God, prosecutors said Friday.

Documents: Former billionaire reaches deal with creditors

FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2014 file photo, Tim Blixseth, left, leaves a U.S. courthouse after facing questions about his finances in Butte, Mont. Former billionaire real estate developer Blixseth has reached a $3 million settlement to resolve claims he illegally pocketed hundreds of millions of dollars from a Montana resort for the superrich. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Former billionaire Tim Blixseth and his creditors reached a $3 million settlement to satisfy longstanding claims that the real estate developer illegally pocketed hundreds of millions of dollars from a Montana resort for the superrich, according to court documents filed Friday.

Pleasant Grove man stays active after paralyzing accident

In this Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018 photo, Sam Jolley practices ground handling and other paragliding skills with the help of Mark Rich, a Draper resident with Project Airtime, before taking flight at the Flight Park State Recreation Area in Draper, Utah. Jolley, who was left paralyzed after an accident, learned how to paraglide with Project Airtime, a Draper-based non-profit that aims to get everyone into the skies. (Isaac Hale/The Daily Herald via AP)

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Adrenaline; it’s a hormone that pumps through us when we’re stressed, in danger or about to do something big. Those that chase the feeling by doing the latter of those things are called adrenaline junkies, and Sam Jolley certainly falls into that category.

U.S. arrests spouse of Peruvian in refuge in Colorado church

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2016 file photo, Ingrid Encalada Latorre walks with her son, Anibal, while taking sanctuary at a Denver Quaker center. Latorre, who has since taken refuge in another church, said her husband, Eliseo Jurado-Fernandez, was detained by immigration agents during a trip to the grocery store Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says he was not targeted because of Encalada Latorre’s decision to take sanctuary. (AP Photo/P. Solomon Banda, File)

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The husband of a Peruvian immigrant living in a Colorado church to avoid deportation has been arrested by U.S. immigration agents.

Records: FBI knew Las Vegas gunman had big gun stashes

FILE - This Oct. 2, 2017 file photo shows police tape blocking off the home of Stephen Craig Paddock in Mesquite, Nev. A federal judge is being asked to unseal documents telling what federal agents learned before searching properties belonging to the gunman responsible for the Oct. 1, 2017 massacre on the Las Vegas Strip. Prosecutors aren't opposing a Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 request from media organizations for U.S. District Judge Jennifer Dorsey to release redacted affidavits underlying warrants for locations including Stephen Paddock's home in Mesquite. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — FBI agents knew the gunman behind the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left behind big caches of guns, ammunition and explosives when they sought warrants to search his properties and online accounts, according to court documents released Friday.

Mormon president remembered for devotion to poor, needy

Mourners and Boy Scouts line South Temple as the funeral procession for Thomas S. Monson makes its way to the Salt Lake City Cemetery, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. Monson, died Jan. 2 at age 90 after nearly a decade leading The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. (Laura Seitz/The Deseret News via AP)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Deceased Mormon President Thomas S. Monson will be remembered for helping church membership grow exponentially over a half-century and for his devotion to the poor and needy, faith leaders said at a funeral Friday.

Mudslide-stricken town is all but emptied out

Alex Broumand of the Montecito Fire Department walks in mud in front of homes damaged from storms in Montecito, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. Rescue workers slogged through knee-deep ooze and used long poles to probe for bodies Thursday as the search dragged on for victims of the mudslides that slammed this wealthy coastal town. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Most residents of mudslide-ravaged Montecito were under orders to clear out Friday as the search for victims dragged on and crews labored to clean up the muck and repair power, water and gas lines.

Fewer Wyoming smokers, but health still a factor

Chelsea Brownlee of Cheyenne, Wyo., has a smoke while waiting for a bus at the corner of 17th Street and Carey Avenue on Thursday in Cheyenne. Smoking in Wyoming is down by more than 5 percent, but tobacco-related health problems are still a factor in the state, according to the Wyoming Department of Health’s most recent data. Jacob Byk / Wyoming Tribune Eagle

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Smoking in Wyoming is down by more than 5 percent, but tobacco-related health problems are still a factor statewide.

U.S. says snow-loving lynx no longer need special protection

FILE - In this April 19, 2005 file photo, a Canada lynx heads into the Rio Grande National Forest after being released near Creede, Colo. Wildlife officials said Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, the Canada lynx no longer needs special protections in the United States. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will begin drafting a rule to revoke the animal's threatened species status, which has been in place since 2000. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife officials in the United States declared Canada lynx recovered on Thursday and said the snow-loving wild cats no longer need special protections following steps to preserve their habitat.

Groups record voting rights abuses against Native Americans

Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University students with the Indian Legal Clinic offer their recommendations to improve the voting access and participation of Indians across the state on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, in Phoenix, Ariz. The presentation was part of a hearing by the Native American Voting Rights Coalition. (AP Photo/Anita Snow)

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Election sites far from reservations. Poll workers who don’t speak tribal languages. Unequal access to early voting sites.



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