Salt Lake County
Fire crews continued to fight fires caused by lightning across the state early this week as new fires erupted.
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 »
Lawmakers were told Wednesday that no one has yet applied to buy a liquor license along with a restaurant or bar, an option available under a law that took effect July 1. Read more »
In 2011, Brittani Uribe attended Best Buy's Geek Squad Summer Academy at age 17 with plans of becoming a dietitian. Eight years later, she is living her dream as a Geek Squad agent at the camp who... Read more »
The presence of outlaw motorcycle gangs in Utah has increased significantly in the past five years, a veteran police officer told state lawmakers Wednesday. The state needs to get ahead of the... Read more »
Crews battled a 400-acre fire in Tooele County on Wednesday, July 15, 2014, but much of the smoke impacting Utah air is coming from out of state. Read more »
A bill was reintroduced Wednesday that would give the Utah Division of Air Quality more flexibility in forming strategies to achieve standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency. Read more »
Sandy officials are reminding residents of the guidelines of the city's tree-trimming ordinance. Read more »
Members of the Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment Interim Committee met with Utah's state park officials Wednesday to discuss funding, possible park expansion and quagga mussel... Read more »
Representatives from Utah's manufacturing industry and officials with the Utah College of Applied Technology spoke with state lawmakers Wednesday about the need for more skilled workers in... 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 »
Utah asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to stay an appeals court ruling that would require it recognize same-sex marriage performed in the state starting next Monday. Read more »
Utah has a new energy czar. Gov. Gary Herbert on Tuesday announced that Laura Nelson has been appointed director of the Utah Office of Energy Development. Read more »
A Salt Lake County jury will have to decide whether a Sandy family deserves compensation from West Jordan City for a fatal kayaking accident four years ago. Read more »
The Utah National Guard Adjutant General Maj. Gen. Jeff Burton and Gov. Gary Herbert flipped the switch for solar-energy savings at an official ceremony Wednesday at the Utah Guard's headquarters... Read more »
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 »
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 »
A free hunt guided by waterfowl hunters offers an opportunity for youths to learn how to hunt ducks and geese. Read more »
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 »
Crews tackled a fast-moving grass fire in a gully bordered by homes Tuesday before it could reach nearby residences. Read more »
A Kamas woman was killed in a head-on crash Tuesday morning. Read more »
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 »
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 »
Salt Lake fire crews on Tuesday afternoon extinguished a fire at That Sandwich Shop, 1836 W. North Temple. Read more »
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 »
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West Nile activity has been found in three Utah counties. The Utah Department of Health is warning residents to take precautions. Read more »
Utah State Fairpark officials are considering a proposal from Real Salt Lake to build a minor league soccer stadium on the fairgrounds. A new convention building and upgraded rodeo grounds would... Read more »
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert is among six Republican governors who expressed concerns in a letter to President Barack Obama over the administration's handling of thousands of unaccompanied minors from... Read more »
A doctor who was stripped of his license to prescribe controlled substances by state regulators earlier this month has surrendered his Utah medical license. 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 »
The family of two kayakers who were killed in an accident on the Jordan River have been awarded more than $2 million in damages in the deaths of their loved ones by a jury. Read more »
A standoff between police and a woman ended peacefully Tuesday after a shot was fired at a North Salt Lake apartment complex Tuesday. Read more »
The streets of Salt Lake City are just a week away from being filled with horses, motorcycles, clowns and — most noticeably — fantastical floats created out of wood, foam and sparkles... Read more »
A new report by the National Park Service and U.S. Geological Survey details that 273 million visitors spent $14.6 billion in 2013. In Utah, national parks and monuments hosted 9 million visitors... Read more »
Fire crews continued to fight fires caused by lightning across the state early this week as new fires erupted Tuesday. Read more »
More than 16,000 people came to the South Towne Expo Center in Sandy Monday to see 30 of the 50 Days of '47 Parade floats, three days in advance of the big parade Read more »
The second of three men charged in the 2011 shooting death of a Provo man has been ordered to prison. Read more »
Members of the Education Task Force participated in demonstrations by Utah teachers on the application of classroom technology in science, math, English and social studies coursework. Read more »
People slide down a giant water slide during Slide the City on Main Street in Salt Lake City on Saturday, July 19, 2014. The all-day event featured a 1,000-foot-long slip and slide with a pool at... Read more »
A new solar energy project at the Utah Olympic Oval announced Monday is expected to shave about $100,000 off the speedskating facility's annual $750,000 power bill. 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 »
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 »
CustomerContactChannels, a global provider of customer contact strategies and solutions, is announcing plans to grow its Salt Lake City operations. The company plans to hire as many as 1,000 new... Read more »
City leaders in South Jordan and West Jordan have until Aug. 5 to decide whether to ask voters if their cities should split from the Jordan School District. Read more »
A juvenile playing with a lighter was believed to have started a two-alarm fire that destroyed a Cottonwood Heights home Tuesday. Read more »
In an 11-year stretch as principal at Kearns High School and then Cottonwood High School, Reed Wahlquist cut a memorable swath. Read more »
Democrat Doug Owens, already lagging behind Republican Mia Love in raising money for the 4th District congressional race, now has a new campaign manager. Read more »
The annual Pioneer Day Concert of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square features guest artist Santino Fontana and has its concluding performance tonight at the Conference... Read more »
The Natural History Museum of Utah is presenting the exhibit "The Horse," which tells the story of how humans have shaped the horse and how the horse, in turn, has shaped humans. Read more »
Salt Lake police detectives are now calling the suspicious death of a woman whose body was found in a hotel room a homicide. Read more »
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