Salt Lake County

Salt Lake police arrest man suspected in robbery, kidnapping

A man who allegedly jumped in another man's car and forced him to drive to an ATM was arrested.

Silent protest in Salt Lake decries officer-involved deaths in Utah and Missouri

A contrast to gunshots and Molotov cocktails in Ferguson, Missouri, a group at Salt Lake Community College sat silently Thursday, red bands tied around their arms. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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Stan Lee returning to Salt Lake Comic Con

Stan Lee is returning to Salt Lake Comic Con. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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Utah WWII veteran’s family awarded Distinguished Flying Cross

Nearly 70 years ago, Air Force 1st Lt. Boyd Madsen flew dozens of dangerous missions over Japan. He died in May 2003 at the age of 81 and never received the Distinguished Flying Cross medal he... Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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Judge tosses $100M fraud case against Alpine businessman Rick Koerber

A federal judge Thursday dismissed a long-running $100 million fraud case against Alpine businessman Claud R. "Rick" Koerber. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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New bike network connects cities along Wasatch Front

Under the direction of Mayor Ben McAdams, Salt Lake County set aside $800,000 for 19 new bicycle transportation projects that will add 87 miles of bike paths along the Wasatch Front. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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Wanted man leads West Valley police on chase, still on run

A man with an extensive criminal history who has warrants out for his arrest led police on a high-speed chase and was still at large early Thursday. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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Woman suffers chemical burns while dining at South Jordan restaurant

A 67-year-old woman who accidentally put a highly toxic industrial cleaning chemical in her mouth while believing she was drinking tea at a South Jordan restaurant was in critical condition Thursday. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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Mt. Olympus man faces murder charge in father's death

A Mt. Olympus man has been charged with murder after police say he killed his 70-year-old father earlier this month. Christopher Lynn Robbins, 29, was charged with the first-degree felony Wednesday... Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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Ex-Utah guardsmen charged in nationwide Army recruiting scandal

Four former Utah National Guard members face federal charges for allegedly receiving thousands of dollars in recruiting bonuses for new soldiers they didn't recruit. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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Sen. Mike Lee tells conservatives to set agenda like Ronald Reagan did

Sen. Mike Lee told an audience of conservatives Wednesday that they need to follow former President Ronald Reagan's example by advancing an agenda that appeals to "forgotten Americans." Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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Tennis club hit by North Salt Lake landslide to reopen

The Eagleridge Tennis and Swim Club plans to open its doors this week after a landslide forced the facility to close more than a week ago. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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Armed bicyclist has been deported 5 times, police say

A man arrested Tuesday for allegedly riding a bicycle with a gun tucked in his waistband has been deported five times, according to police. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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Florida couple caught off guard on Great Salt Lake

A couple’s first trip to the Great Salt Lake quickly turned into a nightmare. They abandoned their boat in 3 feet of water behind a sandbar after a storm moved in Tuesday night. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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Utah schools have dozens of openings before school starts

Some Utah school districts are finding themselves scrambling to make last-minute hires, just days before the school year begins. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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State crime lab opens doors to show how forensic scientists work to help solve crimes

During National Forensic Science Week, crime labs across the country — including the Utah crime lab — opened their doors to show the public what they really do. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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Man accused of plotting mass Salt Lake shooting sentenced to probation

A Utah man accused of plotting a mass shooting at City Creek Center was sentenced to three years of probation under mental health court supervision after accepting a plea deal from prosecutors. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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Parents petition school district to sponsor visas for immersion teachers

A group of parents is asking the Jordan School District to keep qualified language immersion teachers in the district by sponsoring work visas. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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2 arrested after trying to rob store twice in 2 days, police say

Two people who police say robbed a smoke shop on Tuesday weren't as successful when they tried to rob the same store 24 hours later. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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Sen. Mike Lee doing 'due diligence' on illegal donation claims

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, said Wednesday he's told his campaign staff to "do our due diligence" and contact contributors to his 2010 race to ask if they are connected to allegations he received... Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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10 horses in Magna died of dehydration, police confirm

Investigators have now confirmed that 10 horses found dead last month in a field near 9200 West and 3500 South died of hydration. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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Judge appointed to appeals court seat; Senate seeks comment

The Utah Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee seeks public comment on Judge Kate Toomey, who has been appointed by Gov. Gary Herbert to fill a vacancy on the Utah Court of Appeals. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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Copper Hills High School teacher awarded history fellowship

A Copper Hills High School history teacher has been awarded a fellowship that will pay for him to earn a master's degree. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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Ex A.G. John Swallow fundraising host faces federal indictment

A convicted felon who hosted a fundraiser for former Attorney General John Swallow faces a federal criminal charge for witness tampering. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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2 charged in sexual assault of teenage boy

Two men were charged Tuesday with sexually assaulting a teenage boy at gunpoint. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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Sen. Mike Lee announces town hall meetings

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, has announced five town hall meetings to be held in August throughout the state. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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