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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Even though Utahns are buying and consuming more alcohol, underage drinking in the state has dropped dramatically in the past decade.
State prosecutors in the case against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff want to put off a hearing next week to resolve a dispute with the Department of Justice over evidence.
Thinking a federal judge would send him to jail for violating a court-imposed gag order, Jeremy Johnson filed motions Wednesday to act as his own attorney and objecting to the anticipated order.
Starbucks wants to add alcoholic beverages to its assortment of coffee, tea and hot chocolate at five of its Utah stores, but the state alcohol commission isn't ready to let the pouring begin.
The conflict over how Utah political parties choose candidates to run for political office appears headed to court again.
Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow has expanded his request for evidence in the criminal case against him to include anything the FBI and Department of Justice might be withholding.
A Provo man accused of taking a "cricket bomb" to a federal building in downtown Salt Lake will remain behind bars while he has a mental health evaluation.
A controversial trip state lawmakers, UTA board members and lobbyists made to Switzerland might be the culmination of a Swiss official's desire to meet some of his countrymen during a visit to Utah.
Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, endorses Florida Sen. Marco Rubio for president.
Two more Utah Transit Authority board members associated with a controversial trip to Switzerland are expected to step down. But House Speaker Greg Hughes, R-Draper, said Thursday he doesn't believe the resigna...