Police/Courts
Nicole Boliaux, Deseret News
The new asylums: How Utah traps the mentally ill behind bars
SPECIAL REPORT: Utah's mentally ill inmates spend months trapped in jail cells awaiting treatment. Some get sicker. Some are released. Others die.
Marc Weaver, Deseret News
'I lost my mind,' says teen charged with murder
A 17-year-old boy was ordered Thursday to stand trial for aggravated murder after police say he violently beat a staff member to death while attempting to escape from a rehabilitative youth ranch in southern Utah.
Spenser Heaps, Deseret News
Man who pretended to be LDS general authority pleads guilty to fraud
A former Utah County Commissioner accused in a scheme that defrauded investors of hundreds of thousands of dollars by, in part, posing as top LDS officials, has pleaded guilty.