Recent Articles by Wendy Leonard
Published: Thursday, July 31, 2014 2:45 pm MDT
A defense attorney for a former Canyons School District bus driver accused of sexually abusing two young girls with special needs argued Thursday that the driver had no other choice than to "nuzzle" a young chi...
Published: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 5:18 pm MDT
Video surveillance was admitted as evidence Wednesday during the preliminary hearing for former Canyons School District bus driver John Martin Carrell who is charged with sexually abusing two students on his ro...
Published: Sunday, July 20, 2014 9:01 am MDT
Community health centers stimulate economic growth in Utah communities, according to a recent economic impact analysis.
Published: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 4:03 pm MDT
Salt Lake County Animal Services kicks off the Human Walking Project to get office workers to take a break to walk a dog. The event also aims to adopt out more dogs.
Published: Saturday, July 12, 2014 9:00 pm MDT
Western Governors University graduated 5,541 students from all over the country at its 27th semi-annual commencement ceremony in Salt Lake City on Saturday.
Published: Thursday, July 10, 2014 7:55 pm MDT
A new health department report shows that babies born to Pacific Islander and African-American mothers in Utah are more likely to die than others.
Published: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 5:18 pm MDT
Spectrum Academy, a charter school dedicated to teaching children on the autism spectrum, led local officials on a tour of its new Pleasant Grove location on Wednesday. It is slated to open in August.
Published: Sunday, July 6, 2014 3:01 pm MDT
The Children's Hearing Aid Pilot Program has outfitted 19 Utah children with free hearing aids. It is halfway through its probationary period and is seeking to help additional babies and children in need.
Published: Friday, July 4, 2014 9:40 am MDT
Researchers at the University of Utah are hoping to increase the health of babies born to the state's African refugee population by offering proper prenatal care and instruction.
Published: Thursday, July 3, 2014 6:31 pm MDT
The search is on for a new chief executive officer at the Fourth Street Clinic, its third in 28 years of operation.