Salt Lake County

Laborer lunch: Annual Labor Day picnic celebrates Utah's workers

The Labor Day Picnic Committee's annual Labor Day Picnic Monday marked its 14th year Monday.

Fallen officer Derek Johnson remembered at Draper memorial

A crowd that spilled over onto the grass at Draper Historic Park gathered Monday evening to remember Draper Police Sgt. Derek Johnson, who was shot and killed a year ago in the line of duty. Read more »

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Laborer lunch: Annual Labor Day picnic celebrates Utah's workers

The Labor Day Picnic Committee's annual Labor Day Picnic Monday marked its 14th year Monday and included free food, music, a car show and other Labor Day activities for the enjoyment of Utah's... Read more »

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10 things to know before going to Salt Lake Comic Con

Ten things you need to know before attending Salt Lake Comic Con for the first time. Read more »

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Bluffdale homeowner becomes victim of 'swatting' prank

A Bluffdale couple had a national "trend" arrive on their doorstep Sunday night, in the form of several police officers. An anonymous caller reported a bogus murder and hostage situation at their... Read more »

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Photos: Firing up the show

The "Cruzin' for Cops" car and motorcycle show was held Saturday in Salt Lake City. Read more »

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About Utah: A Salt Lake hit for 152 years ... and counting

Daynes Music started in business the day John and Joseph Daynes rolled their handcart into the Salt Lake Valley in 1862. They've been at it ever since -- the state's oldest family-owned business. Read more »

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No timeline announced yet for Cottonwood Mall project

With the recent announcement of two major retail and entertainment projects committing to the long-anticipated Cottonwood Mall redevelopment, the next step is for a formal proclamation from the... Read more »

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City Library turns out 50 pounds of honey

Honey is harvested from hives kept on top of Salt Lake's City Library. The hives are maintained by the city's officially designated beekeeper. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Many questions remain in case of baby found in trash can

Days after a Kearns woman was accused of leaving her newborn baby in a trash can, questions remain about her mental capacity, whether she knew she was pregnant and the identity of the baby's father. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Why would a parent abandon a child? A look at the problem and solutions

Poor parenting skills, a lack of housing, lack of financial resources and substance abuse are the key reasons parents abandon children, but help is a phone call away at 1-855-323-3237. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Family of fallen officer Derek Johnson reflects on changes his death brought

A year ago, Draper Police Sgt. Derek Johnson was killed in the line of duty. On Monday, his family, his police brotherhood and Draper will come together for a memorial at Draper Historic Park. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Road Home to use Midvale shelter one more season before building new facility on site

The Road Home will use its Midvale community winter shelter one more season before building a new facility at the same site. Architectural plans and other preparations are ongoing. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Unified police chief cleared in shooting of Taylorsville man

Unified Police Chief Tracy Wyant has been ruled justified in shooting and wounding a Taylorsville man earlier this month. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Ron Perlman added to Salt Lake Comic Con guest list

Ron Perlman — best known for his title roles in the "Hellboy" films, the 1987-90 TV series "Beauty and the Beast," and the FX series "Sons of Anarchy" — joins the list of celebrity... Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Report: Officer was justified in shooting man who had threatened police

A West Jordan police officer has been cleared of shooting a man accused of violating a protective order and threatening online to either shoot officers or attempt "suicide by cop." Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Can Draper afford to save a historic piece of its past?

Children’s voices haven't filled the halls at the old Draper Park School for decades. Now, preservationists have a plan to revive the sounds of learning inside the historic building. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Utah Philanthropy Day honorees announced

Recipients have been announced for the Utah Philanthropy Day awards, which honor people who support the nonprofit community. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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U. tailgating carries tradition of family and friendship

Christiana Pignanelli just started her first semester at the University of Utah, but she's been on campus for years. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Police reviewing possible nightclub photos of mom accused of leaving baby in trash

New accusations are being brought forward as investigators look into the woman accused of dumping her newborn baby in a trash can. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Getting ready for Salt Lake Comic Con: Families plan for upcoming convention

For months, the McKinney family has been laboring together over a set of costumes for Salt Lake Comic Con. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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3 schools were locked down as police searched for man following chase

Three Salt Lake area schools were on temporary lockdown Thursday morning while police searched for a man who fled following a chase. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Son of murdered woman felt peace in '91, now closure 23 years later

More than 23 years after she was killed in her Holladay home, Lucille Johnson's brutal death has finally been solved, thanks in part to some Lego pieces. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Gov.: Elected officials need to serve on UTA board to boost accountability

Gov. Gary Herbert called Thursday for elected officials to be appointed to the Utah Transit Authority board even though he said it appears the concerns raised in a new legislative audit have... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Heads up as FAA looks at the future of drones

Drones have become a frequent spectator for many events, flying above buildings, landscapes and even through fireworks. But not everyone is as enthusiastic about the humming, flying objects. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Free clinics offered for hunting ducks, geese

The state Division of Wildlife Resources will hold a series of hunting fairs and seminars for those who want to learn how to hunt ducks and geese. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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