Salt Lake County
The Wasatch Front Regional Council released a five-year Draft Transportation Improvement Program.
Forecasters are predicting triple-digit temperatures along the Wasatch Front for potentially the next seven days. Read more »
A West Valley man was arrested Thursday after police say he held a woman against her will by driving her around in a car through several counties. Read more »
One Utah resident was killed and another airlifted to a hospital after a rollover Tuesday in central Wyoming. Read more »
Leslie Wilkey's mind was on melting groceries when she parked her SUV at her daughter's apartment complex Friday evening. Read more »
The classrooms of Eastmont Middle School have temporarily been transformed into barracks for a weeklong law enforcement academy. Read more »
The Utah Arts Festival returns to Library Square for its 39th year with more than 1,000 artists and an emphasis on interactive workshops and demonstrations. Read more »
A man punched a store clerk who tried to stop him from stealing items from a Maverik gas station overnight Thursday, police said. Read more »
The Queen Center is hosting the MANA 5K Tobacco-Free Run at 8 a.m. Saturday at Liberty Park in Salt Lake City. Proceeds from the race will benefit families of two community members whose lives have... Read more »
The U.S. Supreme Court confirmed that the Affordable Care Act's tax credits are available to all eligible Americans no matter where they live or whether their state has a locally run exchange.... Read more »
As Utah works through its lengthy process to establish the parameters for the possible disposal of large quantities of depleted uranium, the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission held a briefing on... Read more »
A father and son who federal regulators accused of running a Ponzi scheme nearly four years ago now face criminal charges in state court. Read more »
Dog owners are excited about Salt Lake County's proposal to expand off-leash dog areas, but some residents are pushing back, concerned about safety and potential environmental impacts. Read more »
The old Granite High School building was closed in 2009. Currently, Garbett Homes has signed a contract to purchase the property and has submitted a plan to build 130 homes there. Read more »
Davis County Attorney Troy Rawlings called on the U.S. Attorney's Office to "re-engage" in the criminal case against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff. Read more »
A motorcyclist was killed early Thursday in Salt Lake City after police say he slammed into the back of another vehicle. Read more »
Young adults are becoming a larger and more diverse share of Utah's population, according to 2014 estimates released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau. Read more »
A 17-year-old boy who police say kidnapped a woman in Salt Lake City and forced her to drive to Uintah County has been charged in adult court. Read more »
The state’s largest transit agency is in the midst of a plan to devise the fairest fare system. Over the past year, the Utah Transit Authority has conducted research to study various fare... Read more »
Construction crews are busy working on several projects for the Jordan School District. It’s all part of the summer construction season. Read more »
Seniors from all over Salt Lake Valley competed in the fourth annual Senior Spelling Bee at the Viridian Event Center Wednesday. Read more »
Parking rates at Salt Lake City International Airport will increase July 1. Read more »
The Salt Lake County Council decided Tuesday to close four computer labs created more than a decade ago to help bridge the digital divide for the underserved. Read more »
It's National Doughnut Day! To help you celebrate, we've gathered doughnut recipes and local shops for you to visit (and maybe get a free doughnut). Happy eating. Check out these 10 ways... Read more »
A young family has been reunified in Utah from Kenya but not after spending thousands of dollars, sacrificing a job, a car and many sleepless nights of worry about the baby boy they had to leave... Read more »
Four people were booked into jail for investigation of kidnapping and shooting a man found dead near Snowbasin this week. Read more »
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While legal experts agree that a life-without-parole sentence for juveniles convicted of aggravated murder in adult court is constitutional, some Utah attorneys are divided over whether it's... Read more »
President Boyd K. Packer, champion of families, master teacher, resolute defender of LDS doctrine, dies at 90
President Boyd K. Packer, 90, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and an apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for 45 years died Friday. His passing represents the... Read more »
A group of brazen burglars who recently victimized residents in Bluffdale may have hit a South Jordan neighborhood over the weekend. Read more »
Metropolitan Isaiah says newest parish is here to stay, explains conflict that led to its creation. Read more »
Nellie Leighton is 96 years old, legally blind and was shot in the head in a shooting at the Family History Library in 1999. But she returned to the work, is still at it 16 years later and hopes to... Read more »
Glen Hanson was a practicing dentist who wanted to teach dentistry at the U. While waiting 30 years for the school to build a dental school, something else happened — he became one of the... Read more »
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has donated to the Utah Pride Center's efforts to provide breakfasts for homeless youths, the center announced Wednesday. Read more »
Rt. Rev. Michael Curry, the newly elected presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, addressed the faith's General Convention in Salt Lake City Friday with a message of love and acceptance. Read more »
If we pretend the prisoners do not exist while they are incarcerated — or that we would prefer they didn’t — we have no one to blame but ourselves when offender outcomes continue... Read more »
Two fraternity houses were damaged in arson fires at the University of Utah early Friday. Read more »
Hot cars can prove dangerous and deadly for kids, adults and pets. Last week, West Valley Police officers and paramedics demonstrated how quickly a car can become an oven. Read more »
Some Utahns are cashing in businesses turning used wood items into finished furniture. Read more »
The Wasatch Front Regional Council on Monday released its five-year Draft Transportation Improvement Program for 2016-21 and is seeking public comment on projects identified in the program. Read more »
Salt Lake Comic Con will continue its trademark battle with the long established San Diego Comic-Con in federal court. Read more »
With the Fourth of July approaching, various liquor bottles across the state were marked with big, red sale tags Thursday. The sale price: $2,500. That's what it will cost if the buyer is caught... Read more »
Worshippers gathered at the Salt Lake Tabernacle for the Utah Showcase on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, as part of the Episcopal Church’s 78th Conference. The showcase presented cultural... Read more »
A Sandy man accused of threatening to "beat, kill, stab and slice" his girlfriend and put her in an oven in a disturbing case of domestic violence now faces 13 criminal charges in two episodes of... Read more »
A Sandy man died Thursday when he was struck by a vehicle as he got out of his car to change a tire. Read more »
An elderly man was hit by a car and killed Thursday night after getting out of his car to change a tire on state Route 201, police said. Read more »
Acknowledging summer air quality issues, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker and the city's sustainability office are championing ongoing city efforts to reduce pollutants. Read more »
Salt Lake police gang detectives were questioning an adult woman and three teens Friday following a wild series of events that included shots fired and a short chase. Read more »
The League of United Latin American Citizens, or LULAC, the nation's oldest and largest volunteer-based civil rights organization, opens its annual convention Tuesday in Utah. Some 20,000 people... Read more »
With ballots for municipal primary elections set to hit mailboxes next week, government leaders in Salt Lake County are expecting historically high voter participation. Read more »
The moisture from May rainstorms helped compensate for June's relentless heat, according to a new climate and water report. Read more »
Scores of Wasatch Front mayors banded together Tuesday, urging county leaders to ask voters to consider a sales tax increase that would help pay for local transportation needs. Read more »
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