Recent Articles by Marjorie Cortez
Utahns cheer, jeer appeals court's refusal to lift injunction on Obama's executive order on immigration
Published: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 5:52 pm MDT
Utah Republican Sens. Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee applauded a federal judicial panel's refusal to lift an injunction of Obama's latest executive order on immigration, but local advocates say the ruling is deeply d...
Published: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 10:33 am MDT
Summer’s a killer. It’s prime time for injury deaths — by definition, preventable deaths, says Utah's chief medical examiner, Dr. Todd Grey. Keeping kids safe is everyone’s job.
Published: Saturday, May 23, 2015 5:15 pm MDT
On Saturday, Utahns young and old took part in the first day of the museum's weekend-long celebration highlighting its special exhibition, Extreme Mammals. The exhibit runs through July 26.
Published: Saturday, May 23, 2015 11:41 am MDT
A 51-year-old man was killed around 1 a.m. Saturday when his bicycle was struck from behind by a car traveling east on 3300 South near 1600 East.
Published: Saturday, May 23, 2015 10:55 am MDT
An Arizona man who died in a rollover accident shortly before midnight Thursday after he attempted to avoid a cow standing on state Route 261 near Blanding was identified Saturday as 63-year-old Andrew Askland.
Published: Saturday, May 23, 2015 10:13 am MDT
A Tooele police officer shot and killed a dog that attacked him Friday while he was responding to a domestic disturbance call.
Published: Thursday, May 7, 2015 5:55 pm MDT
Utah's primary seat belt law goes into effect May 12, starting with a statewide educational effort. Seat belts can reduce the risk of injury or death by 50 percent, state safety officials noted at a news confer...
Published: Wednesday, May 6, 2015 7:08 pm MDT
Postal carriers hope to collect more than 660,000 pounds of food in Utah during the 23rd annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive Saturday. Utahns are asked to leave a bag or box of food on their doorsteps Saturday m...
Published: Monday, May 4, 2015 6:37 pm MDT
Salt Lake City residents are divided on whether homeless services providers should be moved from the city's downtown area, a new UtahPolicy.com poll says.
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...