Dennis Romboy
Dennis Romboy is a reporter for Deseret News where for the past 20 years he has covered a variety of beats including state and local government, human services and the 2002 Olympics. He spent six years as a special projects reporter writing in-depth stories on social problems such drug addiction and child abuse. He has also worked as an assistant city editor. His current assignment includes federal courts, immigration issues and the Utah Legislature. Romboy was born in Salt Lake City and graduated from the University of Utah in 1989. He previously worked at the Standard-Examiner in Ogden. He has won numerous local and national awards for his writing. He enjoys running, snowboarding and crossword puzzles.

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A federal judge doesn't want to wait and see whether a Utah militia group leader accused of trying to blow up a federally owned cabin in rural Arizona would also try to take out people.
Convicted businessman Jeremy Johnson claims in new court filings that a federal judge's comments and demeanor during his trial affected jurors' ability to be impartial.
Just days before he was to go on trial, a long-haul trucker who authorities say is obsessed with vampires admitted in federal court Thursday to holding women as sex slaves.
The first openly transgender candidate to win a major party U.S. Senate primary election celebrated Tuesday at the campaign offices of another Democrat because she can't afford her own space.
State lawmakers Wednesday discussed the costs of execution versus life without parole, and one legislator intends to run a bill next year aimed at shortening the appeals process in capital murder cases.
A member of the Ute Indian Tribe has admitted to using a cellphone while driving when she caused a crash that killed the operator of a street sweeper on the Uintah-Ouray Indian Reservation.
Utah Sen. Mike Lee declined to offer the amendment he has pushed to keep women out of the draft as part of the defense spending bill the U.S. Senate passed Tuesday.
First-time candidate Jonathan Swinton has a Republican pedigree but Democratic heart as he seeks the party's nomination in the race of U.S. Senate.
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Misty K. Snow, Utah's first transgender candidate for statewide elected office, and Jonathan Swinton, who has a Republican pedigree but Democratic heart, are competing for the party's nomination in the U.S. Sen...