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People who buy drugs or sell drugs in the Depot District "will go to jail" under a new initiative announced Tuesday by Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker and interim Police Chief Mike Brown.
Judges could reduce minimum sentences of some offenders by half under a proposal discussed Wednesday by the Utah Legislature's Judiciary Interim Committee.
Peer Connections helps older teens and young adults on the autism spectrum to hone social and communication skills in volunteers settings in Salt Lake, Utah and Weber counties. The program was recently honored ...
Two teenage girls who ran away from a placement at a professional foster home in Layton on July 1 have been found.
Tiickets to His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet's Oct. 18 appearance at University of Utah sold out in a manner of minutes Monday.
Fifteen same-sex married couples have been licensed as foster parents in Utah since court decisions legalized same-sex marriage. Utah law bans unmarried cohabitants from fostering, adopting or providing kinshi...
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet has announced plans to speak at the University of Utah on Sunday, Oct. 18. Tickets go on sale Monday.
Two teenage girls in Utah Child and Family Services custody have been missing nine days and the agency is asking for the public’s help in locating them.
Speaking to youths attending the League of United Latin American Citizens convention Thursday, Yale-bound Fernando Rojas, who was accepted to all eight Ivy League schools, attributes his success to his success ...
The Diaz brothers, inspiration for the Disney motion picture "McFarland, USA" got out of the fields because of education, Danny Diaz told youth attending the League of United Latin American Citizens program Tue...