Salt Lake County
There are now just three sites in contention for a new state prison, in Salt Lake City, Eagle Mountain, Grantsville.
Even before arriving in the United States, refugee women honored Saturday by the Utah nonprofit organization Women of the World were survivors, said WOW founder Samira Harnish at a ceremony at Salt... Read more »
A man in an electric wheelchair and boy were killed Saturday when a car hit them as they were walking on the side of the road, police said. Read more »
Local faith groups will host musical celebrations to help ring in the Christmas season. Read more »
As smart growth becomes a popular urban housing trend in the U.S., a new study from the University of Utah found that Salt Lake Valley residents want smarter growth but still desire a single-family... Read more »
Sharing is caring. This is true year-round, but especially at Christmas. Saturday evening marks the end of this year’s Sub for Santa program shepherded by the Deseret News and the Salvation... Read more »
Salt Lake City is planning a comprehensive planning process in 2015 regarding services for homeless individuals and families, a conversation that will include future relocation of shelters. Read more »
Utah's high school graduation rate continues to climb, with minority students taking a larger share diplomas awarded, according to a report released Thursday by the Utah State Office of Education. Read more »
A West Valley woman and her 4-year-old son died Friday in a head-on collision on Bacchus Highway. Read more »
Beth Overhuls has accepted the job as Salt Lake County’s first chief information officer. Read more »
A woman who allegedly bought drugs from a couple in a vehicle just before the male passenger was shot and killed in South Salt Lake has been arrested for investigation of murder. Read more »
A woman who drank "toxic tea" served at Dickey's Barbecue Pit has reached a settlement with the restaurant. Read more »
A 32-year-old Sandy man has pleaded guilty to child abuse homicide after his girlfriend's baby died with an antidepressant in her system. Read more »
A former assistant city attorney who used to represent Salt Lake police pleaded guilty Friday to charges connected to making a marijuana byproduct with his sons in a makeshift basement lab. Read more »
A "goodbye" meeting between a woman and the baby she is charged with trying to kill has been changed due to the high publicity surrounding the event. Read more »
Many students in Utah lack the skills and training they need to succeed in the workforce, and business leaders and educators met Thursday to find ways to align coursework with job market demands. Read more »
A total of 214 current or recent clients of state human services agencies died in fiscal year 2014, Department of Human Services officials told a panel of state lawmakers Thursday. There were 23... Read more »
The pedestrians enjoying warm December temperatures in downtown Salt Lake City and the press of cars headed to a full lineup of holiday activities are challenging police and traffic engineers who... Read more »
The Downtown Alliance announced the creation of a 2,300-pound mirror ball to kick off the downtown-wide New Year's celebrations. Read more »
Midvale city officials have announced they will be hosting a monthly legal clinic. The clinic will be free to the public. Read more »
Most Utah teens are making it through adolescence relatively unscathed, but a new report indicates that some areas of the state are proving to be harder on kids' health. Read more »
A new group of West Valley police officers on Wednesday received training in how to assist pilots and crews in landing a medical helicopter. Read more »
In 1977, Richard Pittenger was 16 and on a dinner date when someone broke into his vehicle and stole a shotgun his father had given him. Now 37 years later, that gun was recovered in Oregon and... Read more »
Flu rates have doubled in the past few weeks and health officials urge people to get a flu shot, wash hands and cover their cough. There have been problems with this year's strain, but it can still... Read more »
Bluffdale is requiring all dogs to be licensed by Dec. 31. Read more »
A man, 32, was critically injured after crashing head-on into a semitrailer Wednesday morning. Read more »
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A group of Kearns High School students held a vigil Sunday night for a classmate critically injured in a freak auto-pedestrian accident. Read more »
Two men with minor criminal histories have been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting in downtown Salt Lake City on Friday that apparently resulted from a drug deal gone bad. Read more »
There are now just three sites in contention for a new state prison, in Salt Lake City, Eagle Mountain and near Grantsville, but other possibilities will be considered through January, a... Read more »
Three cars were damaged when a TRAX train hit one, causing it to spin into two other vehicles Monday morning. Read more »
The last couple of months have been extremely difficult for one Salt Lake family. Over the last few days, the community rallied to help the Meguerditchian family who was struck with tragedy when... Read more »
Cara Baldree at Lincoln Elementary is one of 36 teachers across the country to receive a Raytheon – Engineering is Elementary Teacher scholarship for 2014-15. Read more »
A small group of protesters tied up traffic downtown Friday night, culminating as they briefly blocked freeway ramps. Read more »
The owner of a dog shot and killed by a Salt Lake police officer this summer intends to sue the department and the city for $1.5 million. Read more »
A man who was tying up emergency lines with thousands of 911 hang-up calls got a surprise gift Wednesday from those once-frustrated dispatchers. Read more »
Police have released more suspect and vehicle information in a Friday homicide. They are asking for the public's help in finding two men, armed and dangerous, suspected of shooting and killing a... Read more »
In an effort to help those in need this holiday season, Molina Healthcare on Friday gave away 100 coats to children at Molina Medical in West Valley City. Read more »
While a new poll shows majority of Utahns want the state prison to stay at Point of the Mountain, the Prison Relocation Commission says new possible sites that are worth looking at came up this week. Read more »
The Rev. John Jenkins of the First Baptist Church of Glenarden in Maryland visited local evangelical leaders to encourage them in their work of unity among Christian churches. Read more »
Utah lawmakers recommend lowest-cost solution to Medicaid expansion, insuring only the 'most vulnerable'
After nearly two years of discussion, the Utah Health Reform Task Force voted to recommend two options of Medicaid expansion, not including the governor's Healthy Utah plan. Read more »
Utah is a little less dependent on federal money than it was at the peak of the recession, but money from Washington, D.C., is still the state's largest revenue source, according to an audit... Read more »
Kids at Shriners Hospital for Children enjoyed some holiday fun and extra warmth thanks to Salt Lake firefighters on Monday with Winter Fest. Read more »
Oquirrh Hills Middle School students surprised eight World War II veterans with an all-expense paid trip to the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., as part of the Utah Honor Flight. Read more »
A woman shot three times Thursday morning while trying to flee a house in Sandy that had been investigated recently for drugs has died. Read more »
On Saturday, various patrons at the Salt Lake City Mission were sifting through clothing and personal care items, as well as picking up a box of food to get them through the holidays, when stores... Read more »
Patients at Primary Children's Hospital received a gift Thursday that should keep giving throughout their stays. Read more »
Utah students are taking longer to graduate from college than their peers nationwide. This can mean more student debt, a higher likelihood of dropping out, and long-term economic hardship to... Read more »
Salt Lake City already hosts all female state prison parolees, sex offenders leaving prison and federal parolees, said Salt Lake City Councilman Kyle LaMalfa. Adding a state prison would be "too... Read more »
A new poll by Envision Utah that shows more and more Utah residents want access to high-quality, locally grown fruit and vegetables, meat and dairy products, but they worry about farms and ranches... Read more »
Tracy Aviary will host a celebration for the birthday of Andy, a condor. The bird will be 56 years old. Read more »
A Syracuse man has been charged with automobile homicide in the death of a cyclist in September. Read more »
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