Recent Articles by Marjorie Cortez
Published: Saturday, May 2, 2015 9:00 pm MDT
A 27-year-old man was fatally wounded in the parking lot of an Orem grocery store Saturday morning when he was shot by a man with concealed weapons permit who was attempting to stop the man from carjacking a wo...
Published: Saturday, May 2, 2015 7:40 pm MDT
The Rev. James Gonia, Bishop of the Rocky Mountain Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and Elder Von G. Keetch of the LDS Church's First Quorum of the Seventy found common ground Saturday durin...
Published: Saturday, May 2, 2015 6:41 pm MDT
'Empty Bowls,' a partnership between Clay Arts Utah and Catholic Community Services of Utah, used art to raise awareness about hunger in Utah. The community was served a free meal of soup of bread and invited t...
Published: Saturday, May 2, 2015 12:06 pm MDT
A 72-year-old man died at Intermountain Medical Center Friday night after he was struck on by a car on Interstate 15. The man had been involved in an earlier car crash and was on the interstate when he was stru...
Published: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 9:56 pm MDT
About 150 people offered their opinions Wednesday night regarding the future of homeless service providers in the city at an open house at the Salt Lake City-County Building.
Published: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 7:08 pm MDT
The day after the Vatican's announcement that Bishop John C. Wester will become the 12th archbishop of Santa Fe, the leader of Utah's Catholics shared his personal reflections in the ongoing debate over compreh...
Published: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 4:20 pm MDT
The late House Speaker Becky Lockhart and Granite Technical Institute were honored Tuesday by the League of Women Voters of Salt Lake during its 23rd annual State of the Community luncheon.
Published: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 10:24 am MDT
Chronic homelessness in Utah dropped 91 percent in the past decade under Utah's 'Housing First' initiative, state officials said Tuesday.
Published: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 8:14 pm MDT
The Episcopal Church's 78th annual General Convention in Salt Lake City this summer could determine Episcopal Church in Cuba's return to the Episcopal Church, says the Right Rev. Scott Hayashi of the Episcopal ...
Published: Friday, April 17, 2015 6:10 pm MDT
From nurturing flowers and plants to working in warehouses, the Salt Lake City Police Department's new Job A Day initiative is helping homeless people find work and a sense of purpose.