Salt Lake County

Murder trial ordered in stabbing death of man pulled from car on date

A man accused of opening the door of a car and attacking a Chicago man was ordered to stand trial for murder.

Innovative legal service helps those 'dancing along the poverty line'

Open Legal Services, a Salt Lake nonprofit law firm, attempts to serve the "doughnut hole" of people who don't quality for pro bono legal services but can't afford to hire traditional law firms. Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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Historic downtown building being restored

A downtown Salt Lake landmark more than a century old is getting a makeover that will help continue its legacy for the next hundred years. Renovation is underway on a 119-year, five-story building... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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Democrats want a chance to compete for Valentine seat

State Democratic Party Chairman Peter Corroon wants Democrats to be able to compete to replace Sen. John Valentine, R-Orem, who was recently named to head the Utah State Tax Commission. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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No new movement detected in North Salt Lake slide

Ten days after a landslide destroyed a home and damaged a business, sensors have detected no new movement. The Utah Geological Survey this week released pictures and documents collected on the slide. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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New grant money helps combat air pollution

A new round of funding bolstered by money from the Utah Legislature is helping businesses, schools and individuals do what they can to curtail emissions and help clear the Wasatch Front of harmful... Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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FrontRunner train collides with utility truck in North Salt Lake

A FrontRunner train collided with a utility truck Friday afternoon in North Salt Lake. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Man charged with kidnapping at Olympic Oval

A man who police say tried to kidnap a girl at the Utah Olympic Oval was charged Friday. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Charges filed against man who allegedly tried to rob smoke shop twice

A man arrested earlier this week for allegedly trying to rob the same smoke shop two days in a row told investigators he "just had to get some money," according to court documents. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Sandy to conduct bulk waste collection

Sandy will conduct its fall bulk waste collection Sept. 8-Nov. 11. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Granite School District seeks nominations for weekly award

Granite School District will seek nominations throughout the school year for the district Educator of the Week award. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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State School Board appoints interim superintendent of public instruction

Joel Coleman, the superintendent for the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, was named Friday as the interim state superintendent of public instruction. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Construction begins on Draper public safety wing

Draper city officials have announced that construction has started to add a new public safety wing to City Hall. The 21,500-square-foot addition will house all police functions and staff. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Police release name of man killed in South Salt Lake motorcycle accident

Police released the name of a motorcyclist who was killed after smashing into an SUV in South Salt Lake on Thursday. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Utah jobless rate at 3.6 percent

Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for July grew by an estimated 3.6 percent, adding 45,900 jobs to the economy compared with July 2013. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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One arrested in South Salt Lake shooting

One man was arrested following a shooting in South Salt Lake on Thursday night that left another man in critical condition. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Condition of woman who drank toxic tea worse than originally thought

The attorney for a woman who suffered chemical burns at a restaurant while drinking what she thought was iced tea said Friday the woman's injuries are worse than originally thought. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Man critical after South Salt Lake shooting

Police have detained several people after a shooting outside a South Salt Lake home left one man in critical condition. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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Salt Lake City Council discusses options to keep rideshare companies in the city

Many peer-to peer ridesharing company drivers are operating illegally in Salt Lake City and accruing hefty fines. The City Council met Tuesday to discuss ordinance changes that will keep the... Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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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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