A woman has led a prayer at the semi-annual gathering of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in Salt Lake City. Jean A. Stevens led the closing prayer for more than 100,000 members of the Mormon church Saturday.
A decades-old case in which a woman was beaten and raped in Central Park is making headlines again. Lawmakers are asking New York City to settle with five men whose convictions were thrown out and who sued the city.
Cabin burglar caught in Utah: A suspect who lived in the mountains on the run for six years, Troy James Knapp, was caught this week. The so-called "cabin burglar" lived off the land and in Wasatch Mountain cabins.
A young man and woman were rescued this week after losing their way on a winding mountain trail near Orange County. They had been separated sometime Sunday night; both were found less than a mile from their car.
Kansas state legislators passed a bill Friday declaring life begins at fertilization and blocking tax breaks for abortion providers. While it doesn't ban abortions outright, abortion-rights advocates argue the bill could be used to threaten services.
Maj. Gen. Ralph Baker, commander of the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, was fired from his command last Thursday, and he was fined a portion of his pay after an administrative hearing and review.
The Alabama legislature voted unanimously to grant posthumous pardons for the 'Scottsboro Boys,' nine black teens wrongly convicted of raping two white women in 1931. The pardons now await the governor's approval.