Recent Articles by Marjorie Cortez
Published: Sunday, August 2, 2015 4:00 pm MDT
A pilot program to help cleanse the criminal records of people who were chronically homeless has yielded several successes despite multiple challenges encountered by Utah Legal Services attorneys and staff.
Published: Saturday, August 1, 2015 10:24 pm MDT
The driver of a sport utility vehicle fleeing a series of earlier collisions died Saturday night after crashing his vehicle into a garage at a home near 5855 S. 4480 West, the Unified Police Department said.
Published: Saturday, August 1, 2015 6:53 pm MDT
A 50-year-old Franklin, Idaho, man was treated at a Logan hospital Saturday after his car, which was being towed by a van, was hit broadside by a cement truck carrying a full load in Cache County.
Published: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 5:09 pm MDT
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.
Published: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 8:14 pm MDT
Judges could reduce minimum sentences of some offenders by half under a proposal discussed Wednesday by the Utah Legislature's Judiciary Interim Committee.
Published: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 5:33 pm MDT
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 ...
Published: Monday, July 13, 2015 5:57 pm MDT
Two teenage girls who ran away from a placement at a professional foster home in Layton on July 1 have been found.
Published: Monday, July 13, 2015 12:04 pm MDT
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.
Published: Sunday, July 12, 2015 8:01 pm MDT
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...
Published: Sunday, July 12, 2015 4:01 pm MDT
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.