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A 14-year-old boy was placed in detention following a single-car rollover near Copperton about 4 a.m. Sunday. Two other boys, ages 11 and 12, were in the car, according to the Unified Police Department.
Utah Highway Patrol and Woods Cross Police's "Choose Your Ride" initiative encourages people who drink to contemplate the choice between taking a cab home or driving drunk and ending up in the back seat of a po...
Poor parenting skills, a lack of housing, lack of financial resources and substance abuse are the key reasons parents abandon children, but help is a phone call away at 1-855-323-3237.
The Road Home will use its Midvale community winter shelter one more season before building a new facility at the same site. Architectural plans and other preparations are ongoing.
In the aftermath of a scathing audit that spotlighted UTA executives' high compensation, questionable development deals and concerns about rail maintenance costs, board Chairman Greg Hughes noted the agency has...
Food stamp users can match their benefits up to $10 at the Downtown Farmers Market. Officials say the match, made possible through a grant, encourages consumption of fresh produce and supports local farmers.
The Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office and attorneys for a man detained 46 days after posting court-ordered bail have reached a settlement in a 2011 lawsuit that alleged his unlawful detainment. Claims against t...
Homeless services providers are teaming up to better meet the needs of homeless people in Pioneer Park and Rio Grande Street. The inaugural Street Engagement Team works to keep homeless people safe and help the...
Open Legal Services, a Salt Lake nonprofit law firm, attempts to serve the "doughnut hole" of people who don't quality for pro bono legal services but can't afford to hire traditional law firms.
The Utah State Bar's Modest Means Lawyer Referral program matches people with modest incomes to attorneys who have agreed to offer legal help at discounted rates.