Salt Lake County
Knowing how sunscreen protects and what to look for on the label could bring melanoma cases down.
Police in Oklahoma have issued an Amber Alert warning that a woman accused of kidnapping her great-niece may be headed to Salt Lake City. Read more »
The State School Board postponed a decision Thursday on whether to request an extended waiver from the requirements of No Child Left Behind. Read more »
The governor's office says the state will comply with the law if the U.S. Supreme Court doesn't stay a lower court ruling calling for recognition of same-sex marriages performed in Utah. Read more »
The first court dates are now set for former Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff who were charged this week with racketeering after a sweeping public corruption investigation. Read more »
Construction starts Friday for a new project that will take the 20 million people who fly through Utah on annual basis to new heights. A $1.8 billion new Salt Lake City International Airport will... Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert announced Thursday that he has directed the Utah Attorney General's Office to conduct a thorough review of the state's commitments and obligations under the Common Core State... Read more »
A man was arrested Wednesday after police say he assaulted his girlfriend's son with a pan. It was the third time in three weeks that Tracy Gallardo, 43, has either been arrested or convicted of a... Read more »
Two aggravated robbery suspects were injured following a high-speed chase through several cities that ended in a shootout with police. Read more »
Investigators spent nearly two years building a criminal case against former Utah Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow, and now they have to prove it. Read more »
A gang member as young as 5 years old? Police say youths still to join gangs in Utah. There are more than 200 documented gangs in the Salt Lake Valley. Read more »
Fifteen percent of homicides in the United States are filicides — children killed by a parent. Nearly 10 percent of filicides occur during a child's first week of life, according to a new... Read more »
The Aquila Group of Funds announced Monday that the municipal bond fund formerly known as Tax-Free Fund For Utah is now called Aquila Tax-Free Fund For Utah. Read more »
In an unexpected move, a federal court judge decided Thursday to open a competency hearing for condemned killer Ron Lafferty that he had earlier closed to the public and press. Read more »
Judge Dee Benson has rejected a petition to open a mental competency hearing for Ron Lafferty, one of Utah's most infamous killers and the longest-standing death row inmate. Read more »
Utah's first Comic Con is bigger than anyone expected, selling nearly 40,000 tickets and drawing some big names for the convention's inaugural year. Read more »
The Utah Highway Patrol is gearing up for a three-day DUI blitz this Labor Day weekend, the third-deadliest holiday for drivers in the state. Read more »
Without a good winter with lots of snow, reservoir levels will be in terrible shape next year. This summer, however, fishing and boating are already suffering because of lack of water, with some... Read more »
The annual O.C. Tanner Gift of Music Concert will host singer and songwriter James Taylor on Sept. 6 and 7 at the Conference Center on Temple Square. Read more »
The Days of '47 KSL 5 Parade Wednesday was a hit among long time attendees and first timers. Many floats won awards, and a little romance was even seen along the parade route. Read more »
The 2013 Days of '47 Union Pacific Youth Parade kicked off days of pioneer-themed activities as part of the "Celebrating Utah" initiative, pioneered by the Days of '47 committee. Read more »
About 5,000 youths will honor pioneer heritage at the Days of '47 Youth Parade with donations to Utah Food Bank to help feed the hungry. Read more »
Theirs is a lovely home, perfect for family. But from the time Benjamin and Adrienne Donner moved into their new house, they knew something was amiss. Read more »
SALT LAKE CITY — Cloud cover kept the thousands of spectators lining the downtown streets cool on Monday for the Days of ′47 KSL 5 Parade. More than 100 entrants made their way from... Read more »
Whether it is spent playing pioneer games, watching a parade with the family or going to a community barbecue, Utahns throughout the state will be celebrating Pioneer Day. Read more »
SALT LAKE CITY — The Days of '47 Youth Parade is billed as the happiest parade on the planet and, true or not, children of all ages certainly had a good time Saturday strolling down 500 South. Read more »
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A Kearns home suffered heavy damage Monday night after an allegedly drunken woman driving an SUV went airborne and ended up inside the house in a spectacular crash. Read more »
The defense team for former West Valley detective Shaun Cowley believes not only that the potential jury pool has been tainted by prosecutors, but the criminal charge filed against him should be... Read more »
Unified Fire Authority investigators have ruled out natural gas as the cause of an explosion and massive fire that killed a Draper man and destroyed his home. Read more »
After years of growth and school construction, Jordan School District opened the doors Monday on its newest elementary in Herriman, the final building planned for the area. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert Tuesday introduced Val Hale as the executive director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development. He succeeds Spencer Eccles who is stepping down to return to the... Read more »
The Utah Transit Authority got a firsthand look Monday at one of the latest all-electric mass transit vehicles. UTA is examining the bus and its charging technology manufactured by South... Read more »
Critics of a proposed monthly net-metering fee of $4.65 that would be assessed to solar power customers of Rocky Mountain Power staged a rally Tuesday and later packed a Public Service Commission... Read more »
Paul Cassell, a University of Utah law professor and former federal judge, has agreed to help defend former West Valley police detective Shaun Cowley on charges of manslaughter. Read more »
Roughly 70 guests gathered at a Salt Lake City home Monday to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan, a month of fasting and cleansing for Muslims. Read more »
Last week, I ran the Deseret News marathon. After 26.2 miles of enduring heat and other elements both mental and physical, I crossed the finish line. It was a challenging race, but it was in those... Read more »
Demand for top flight office space in the Salt Lake Valley is growing, according to two reports detailing the Wasatch Front commercial real estate market during the second quarter of the year. Read more »
Paul Broadhurst, 40, of Draper, died at the University Hospital's burn unit late Friday from injures he suffered in a house fire that morning. Read more »
With Utah leading the nation in melanoma cases and deaths, knowing how sunscreen protects and what to look for on the label could bring those numbers down and keep Utahns safe in the sun. Read more »
Two women who claimed to be "agents" while wearing shorts and capri pants allegedly took a man's wallet and car Sunday. Read more »
Every Saturday, Tony Pavlantos' Off the Grid Smoothie Cafe attracts a crowd at the Salt Lake Farmers Market. Read more »
A new study gives a greater understanding of how the persistent drought in the Colorado River Basin is sapping groundwater supplies. The equivalent of two Lake Meads has been drained from aquifers... Read more »
Salt Lake City's GREENbike, a bike share program, has doubled in size since it began last year. City officials hope to have 100 bike share stations spread throughout downtown by 2020. Read more »
A national survey of school administrators found that while students initially complained about new healthy lunch guidelines, attitudes are now more positive. A Jordan School District study also... Read more »
Bands Train and The Wallflowers both played in a free concert downtown Saturday that was sponsored by Zions Bank as a community evening out to celebrate summer. Read more »
One of the original restaurants at The Gateway will serve its last meal in Salt Lake City early next month. Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill announced Tuesday it will be closing its Utah location... Read more »
Thanks to art collector Tony Christensen, a nearly-century-old mural depicting the Mormon pioneers' arrival in the Salt Lake Valley has made its way to Salt Lake City. Read more »
The Utah Free Market allows people to give and take in a free exchange process that connects Salt Lake City residents through service. Donations will continue through next week in preparation for... Read more »
Former U.S. Marine Corp. Sgt. Kay Knight is riding his bicycle from Boston to Seattle in honor of a fallen Marine and to raise awareness and funds for Child’s Play charity. Read more »
The fatal shooting of a dog in a backyard last month prompted a Salt Lake County man to create and sell “no trespassing” signs, but legal experts say those signs may not stop officers... Read more »
Legislative action on Gov. Gary Herbert's proposed alternative to Medicaid expansion could be pushed back until next year as a result of conflicting appeals court rulings on the Affordable Care Act... Read more »
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