Salt Lake County

Step right up: Salt Lake police hope Pioneer Park trapeze will curb crime

Utah Flying Trapeze has moved into Pioneer Park. Officials hope it will help reduce crime in the area.

Shelter dog program aims to 'rescue' workers

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. Read more »

July 16, 2014

0 comments

Parole board considers whether to release Reggie Campos from prison next week

The man once convicted of shooting a neighborhood watchman during a confrontation in Bluffdale, leaving the man paralyzed, is scheduled to be released from prison. Read more »

July 16, 2014

3 comments

Free waterfowl hunt offered for young hunters

A free hunt guided by waterfowl hunters offers an opportunity for youths to learn how to hunt ducks and geese. Read more »

July 16, 2014

0 comments

Man stabbed in fight with woman's ex-boyfriend

A fight between two men who reportedly each had relationships with the same woman left one man in the hospital with three stab wounds early Wednesday. Read more »

July 16, 2014

0 comments

Crews keep gully fire from reaching Sandy homes

Crews tackled a fast-moving grass fire in a gully bordered by homes Tuesday before it could reach nearby residences. Read more »

July 15, 2014

0 comments

Head-on crash kills Kamas woman

A Kamas woman was killed in a head-on crash Tuesday morning. Read more »

July 15, 2014

0 comments

What do the charges and arrests say about Utah?

Gov. Gary Herbert called the arrests Tuesday of former Utah Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow on public corruption charges a "sad day" and a "black eye" for the state. Read more »

July 15, 2014

19 comments

Allegations of corruption land on Shurtleff, Swallow

Prosecutors charged former Utah Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow with a pattern of unlawful activity including witness tampering, obstruction of justice, soliciting bribes, money... Read more »

July 15, 2014

41 comments

Salt Lake eatery That Sandwich Shop damaged by fire

Salt Lake fire crews on Tuesday afternoon extinguished a fire at That Sandwich Shop, 1836 W. North Temple. Read more »

July 15, 2014

0 comments

Man shot by West Jordan police booked into jail

A man shot by West Jordan police last week has been discharged from the hospital and booked into jail, but police aren't releasing details of what led an officer to shoot him. Read more »

July 15, 2014

0 comments

Wasatch Front congregations give food to earn Golden Celery trophy

Congregations along the Wasatch Front are engaged in a friendly competition to see which church can donate the most food to the Crossroads Urban Center in July. The winner will receive the Golden... Read more »

July 15, 2014

0 comments

Gangs still prevalent in Utah with members as young as 5, police say

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 »

April 23, 2014

2 comments

Study: Fathers as likely as mothers to kill their infants

National Edition

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 »

April 15, 2014

3 comments

Utah bond fund changes name

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 »

Nov. 11, 2013

0 comments

Federal judge changes mind, opens hearing for condemned killer Ron Lafferty

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 »

Oct. 24, 2013

4 comments

Judge rejects petition to open Ron Lafferty competency hearing

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 »

Oct. 23, 2013

15 comments

UHP gearing up for Labor Day blitz

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 »

Aug. 30, 2013

6 comments

Shrinking reservoirs causing headaches for fishing, boating in Utah

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 »

July 26, 2013

3 comments

Tanner Gift of Music Concert to feature James Taylor

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 »

July 25, 2013

1 comment

Days of '47 Parade filled with tradition, fun — and romance (+photos)

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 »

July 24, 2013

7 comments

Youth parade kicks off Days of '47 week

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 »

July 20, 2013

0 comments

Youth Parade participants to donate to Utah Food Bank

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 »

June 20, 2013

0 comments

Days of 47 Parade 'presses forward'

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 »

July 25, 2011

10 comments

Utah Pioneer Day celebrations

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 »

July 21, 2011

2 comments

Youth parade salutes Utah's past pioneer children

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 »

July 17, 2010

0 comments

Older stories can be found in the story archives