Salt Lake County
Lawmakers and education leaders are looking at new funding and policies for early childhood education.
Gov. Gary Herbert has appointed Gay Cookson as the director of the Utah Division of Arts & Museums, a division of the Utah Department of Heritage & Arts. Read more »
Individuals, families and businesses are invited to adopt a family and help fill in for Santa this Christmas through the Deseret News Sub for Santa program. Read more »
The second of four defendants has been sentenced for the 2014 death of Orlando Roybal, who police say was killed in an ambush during a drug deal. Read more »
West Valley officials have completed worked on their third "Idea House." It's a project they hope will inspire West Valley residents to make improvements to their property. Read more »
The FBI has concluded an investigation of Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams, apparently ending the hailstorm of accusations that erupted earlier this year between the mayor and now former state... Read more »
Unified police have security plans in place at the Utah Olympic Oval where an international speedskating competition will be held this weekend that includes a team from France. Read more »
Businesses and other entities in Utah and across the country that share the name Isis are facing some unexpected fallout from the terrorist group's actions. Read more »
Those who support the use of seat belts can submit a picture to the Zero Fatalities "Buckle Up You Must" contest. Read more »
Hundreds of children and their parents chanted for Santa's arrival just moments before he made his grand entrance on his sleigh Thursday evening at City Creek Center as the shopping center kicked... Read more »
A former instructor at Eagle Gate College is suing the school for allegedly discriminating against his employment and benefits because he is married to another male teacher. Read more »
Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, endorses Florida Sen. Marco Rubio for president. Read more »
Teachers discussed ways to help at-risk students at an education summit hosted Thursday by United Way of Salt Lake, the Salt Lake Chamber, Prosperity 2020 and the governor's office. Read more »
A suspicious object resembling an explosive device was brought into the Wallace F. Bennett Federal Building on Thursday afternoon, leading to evacuations, officials said. Read more »
A 19-year-old West Jordan man was arrested Wednesday after members of the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force allegedly found child pornography on his computer. Read more »
Two more Utah Transit Authority board members associated with a controversial trip to Switzerland are expected to step down. But House Speaker Greg Hughes, R-Draper, said Thursday he doesn't... Read more »
A recent study shows that Utah wages rank quite competitively across the Intermountain West. When comparing Utah’s wages with the national average, the Beehive State has a higher percentage... Read more »
Three Utah women who empower women in their communities were honored as part of Zions Bank’s 2015 Smart Women Grants on Nov. 12. Read more »
Salt Lake City police Thursday released enhanced images of an assault that took place in a hotel parking lot against two men, one of whom had a Confederate flag magnet on his pickup truck. Read more »
A Sandy man accused of beating his girlfriend and detaining her for hours in a disturbing domestic violence case has pleaded guilty to aggravated kidnapping. Read more »
A Salt Lake City police sergeant injured while investigating a possible car burglar was resting at home Thursday. Read more »
A request for state funding to build three new homeless shelters along the Wasatch Front is a likely outcome of the work of two groups that have been studying the location of homeless service... Read more »
The diversion of a French passenger jet en route to Paris that was forced to land in Utah on Tuesday was prompted primarily due to logistical concerns for safely landing the giant airliner. Read more »
Baylee Brooke Hoaldridge, 15, who was burned from the chest down in an ATV accident, passed away Monday afternoon. Read more »
The Utah Transit Authority abruptly canceled a competitive bid in September after two of its board members traveled with state legislators to Switzerland where they met with one of the prospective... Read more »
A man who allegedly participated in shooting at West Valley police officers in an attempt to create a diversion so his associates could escape, was arrested Thursday. Read more »
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A man stole a misplaced Southwest Airlines boarding pass, made it through airport security and got as far as the flight check-in gate, where the boarding pass was approved, before airport officials... Read more »
Three families searching for loved ones who vanished under very different circumstances met together Wednesday in a plea to the public for help. Read more »
Police have arrested a Draper man suspected of stealing mail from hundreds of people throughout Salt Lake County. Read more »
State prosecutors in the case against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff want to put off a hearing next week to resolve a dispute with the Department of Justice over evidence. Read more »
A North Logan man who says he left an inoperable assault rifle at the Utah Capitol out of respect for shooting victims and with no intention of triggering the evacuation it caused will not face... Read more »
Thinking a federal judge would send him to jail for violating a court-imposed gag order, Jeremy Johnson filed motions Wednesday to act as his own attorney and objecting to the anticipated order. Read more »
A father fighting for the custody of his recently adopted infant daughter received mixed news Monday, as her adoptive parents gave up custody — but did so by giving the child to her... Read more »
Lawmakers and education leaders are setting their sights on new funding and policies for early childhood education as they prepare for the 2016 legislative session convening in January. Read more »
Forty-five years ago, women trying to raise money for Primary Children's Hospital and patients who couldn't afford the care they needed decided bake sales weren't the answer. They needed something... Read more »
Advanced Veterinary Care is one of many locations for animal medicine and emergency animal care in the Salt Lake Valley, but it’s the only canine blood bank in the state, and one of just six... Read more »
Adalberto Diaz, a pastry chef and owner of Filling and Emulsions Bakery in Salt Lake City, won the Fall Harvest challenge on Sunday’s episode four of Food Network’s second season of... Read more »
Before feasting in the afternoon, some Utahns spend their Thanksgiving morning running. Here are details for some of the races. Read more »
The Road Home Midvale Center is expected to open its doors on Wednesday. It's a facility designed to shelter and provide case management to families to help them transition out of homelessness. Read more »
Small Business Saturday started in 2010 as an effort by American Express and business advocates to draw shoppers back to small business during the holiday shopping season. Read more »
A couple hundred people gathered at the state capitol building on Saturday, to display various welcoming faiths and mental health or support groups, but also to "rally for love, equality, family... Read more »
In its 18th year of the "Give a Gobble" program, Harmons Grocery stores and Crossroads Urban Center teamed up with 30 other religious and business groups to serve families who otherwise would not... Read more »
A 50-year-old man was killed in an apparent industrial accident Monday. Read more »
Hoping to build excitement for its spring event in time for holiday gift-giving, Salt Lake Comic Con rolled out its first wave FanX guests on Tuesday. Read more »
More than two years after a man drove his truck up the west steps of the state Capitol, new concrete barriers are being installed outside building entrances throughout the grounds. Read more »
The local health department is encouraging proper food safety for those who partake of Thanksgiving leftovers. Read more »
Sandy police confirmed Tuesday that a man found dead in a basement apartment died of a gunshot wound. Read more »
Animals at the Hogle Zoo enjoyed some special treats during Hogle Zoo's annual Thanksgiving "Feast with the Beast" event Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Zoo keepers give... Read more »
Women who face gynecologic cancers often develop deeply personal relationships with their doctors, who must guide patients through the possibility they will never again bear children... Read more »
Police tried to piece together the details of a man's death Monday after he was found dead inside a basement apartment with an apparent gunshot wound. Read more »
A Republican candidate for governor says he's debating a Democratic lawmaker because Gov. Gary Herbert won't debate him this year ahead of the 2016 election. Read more »
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