Salt Lake County
Brothers with the same birth defect don't let it stop them. They ski, fish and play basketball.
"Medi" the medical robot can walk, talk, dance and tell stories. It's breaking down barriers with autistic children who struggle socially. The robot demonstrates emotions and the child guesses the... Read more »
The Utah Department of Transportation officially completed a 13-month, $42 million project that reconfigured a heavily traveled intersection and installed a new interchange. The roadway serves as a... Read more »
The Utah Pride Center has named Marian Edmonds-Allen as its new executive director. Read more »
A much-anticipated look Thursday at the four sites under consideration to replace the Utah State Prison in Draper appears to point to property in Eagle Mountain as the cheapest and easiest to develop. Read more »
A woman woke up from an afternoon nap in her Salt Lake apartment to find a man about to attack her Wednesday, police said. Read more »
At least 15 billboards promoting Jackie Biskupski's campaign have risen up across Salt Lake City, and they're being paid for by a committee of company owners that have had a long history of... Read more »
First responders were honored Wednesday for their life-saving service to the community, causing many of them, their families and those they rescued to shed a few tears. Read more »
The new Midvale Senior Center opened its doors Wednesday, offering more space for seniors and community members to come together. Read more »
A federal judge Wednesday barred Utah from enforcing its assisted reproduction law, saying there's no legitimate reason to treat a woman in a same-sex marriage differently than a man in an... Read more »
About 50 Utahns gathered on the steps of the state Capitol to urge lawmakers holding interim meetings Wednesday to finally take action on Medicaid expansion. Read more »
It's not every day that a person convicted of DUI wants to take the police officer who arrested him out to lunch. Yet that's exactly what Aaron Dozier did Wednesday. Read more »
Construction for a long-awaited facility to expand Salt Lake County's public health services to the valley's southwest residents officially broke ground Tuesday. Read more »
Utah Transit Authority is giving $40 worth of bike safety gear and $20 gift cards for transit lockers for free to encourage biking. Read more »
Police are looking for a woman in connection with the murder investigation of a Salt Lake man who was found dead in his home last week. Read more »
Peer Connections helps older teens and young adults on the autism spectrum to hone social and communication skills in volunteers settings in Salt Lake, Utah and Weber counties. The program was... Read more »
The Utah Poison Control Center needs to enter into an official contract with the University of Utah for the space it uses on campus and should adjust its employment practices to keep costs down,... Read more »
Police say a fight between two gang members led to the stabbing death of a Salt Lake man over the weekend. Read more »
A West Jordan man died Sunday from his injuries in an auto-pedestrian crash, more than two weeks after he was struck in a busy Farmington intersection. Read more »
Thousand of ballots hit mailboxes across Utah on Monday in advance of the Aug. 11 primary election. Of the state's 246 municipalities, 90 have chosen vote-by-mail as a new standard for this year's... Read more »
Two teenage girls who ran away from a placement at a professional foster home in Layton on July 1 have been found. Read more »
Thousands of school nutritionists from around the country gathered in Salt Lake City on Monday to find innovative solutions that could help them provide meals that are both nutritious and... Read more »
The Mountain Accord is now officially under consideration. Stakeholders Monday approved the document that represents the consensus positions of a team of policymakers and community leaders for... Read more »
Salt Lake firefighters used special equipment to help two cats recover from smoke inhalation after a fire heavily damaged a home Friday morning. Read more »
A smoke shop clerk suffered multiple facial fractures, a broken jaw and head injuries after police say he was beaten with a rock during a robbery earlier this week. Read more »
Experts say most water sport deaths involve adults who are not wearing life jackets. Factors such as weather, water temperature, fatigue and alcohol consumption may also play a role. Read more »
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The future relationship between the Boy Scouts of America and its largest charter organization, the LDS Church, appears uncertain after the Scouting body voted Monday to rescind a nationwide ban on... Read more »
Now that Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Games has ended, is there a chance of another Olympics for Salt Lake City? Read more »
Josh Frost is learning to live with the split-second decision not to don a helmet before stepping onto his long board. He's lucky at that; many people don't survive the type of traumatic brain... Read more »
A mail carrier has delivered more than the mail to a Sandy boy, collecting dozens of books for the child to read as his story has unexpectedly spread around the world. Read more »
Opponents of moving the Utah State Prison from Draper are criticizing a recently released study showing putting a new facility on the Point of the Mountain site would be costly and present security... Read more »
The same political action committee that independently funded billboards to support Jackie Biskupski’s bid for mayor has now also raised billboards to support Mayor Ralph Becker’s three... Read more »
Crews are have contained a four-alarm fire that spread through a Salt Lake City warehouse Sunday. Read more »
The Days of '47 Parade gave families an opportunity to honor traditions and Pioneer Day. Read more »
A large mural painted on the side of the Azteca de Oro Taqueria restaurant at 7800 S. 3200 West in West Jordan is seen by some as controversial. Some say it's art, some say it's graffiti, and the... Read more »
Police have identified a man killed in a home invasion Saturday as Steven Louis Valdez, 63. Read more »
Volunteers of America Utah and other human services organizations have noticed an increasing amount of homeless camping on city streets, but after Wednesday, they're no closer to finding out why. Read more »
What went right: LDS 8-year-old dying of cancer inspires acts of kindness from Ireland to Kenya, and other uplifting news
Maddy Grayless died of cancer June 16, 2015, but her story has continued to inspire people from around the world to perform acts of service in her honor. Learn more about her story, and other... Read more »
A motorcyclist is in critical condition after witnesses said he attempted to speed past a car on an offramp and crashed. Read more »
A new study shows that bystanders who intervene by performing CPR or defibrillation on patients going into cardiac arrest can increase their chance for survival. Read more »
An employee of a Salt Lake medical laboratory died Thursday after an apparent fall inside a two-story cold room. Read more »
Utahns will be riding a rollercoaster of summer temperatures this week. High temperatures are expected to dip into the 80s on Monday and the high 70s on Tuesday before climbing back up to the high... Read more »
Brothers with the same birth defect don't let it stop them. Camren and Murray Glad's parents taught them the only disability is a bad attitude. They ski, fish and play basketball. Surgeons recently... Read more »
A Draper bus driver was found guilty Thursday of 19 charges of sexually abusing two special-needs girls he drove to school. Read more »
A man was shot to death early Saturday during some kind of struggle inside a West Valley home. Detectives were looking for up to three people who broke into the house and shot him. Read more »
A contract company cut down more than 100 trees on July 17, many of which were on private property, county officials said. Read more »
The 15-year-old West Valley boy accused of enticing a 12-year-old neighbor girl out of her house and killing her in a nearby horse pasture was charged Tuesday with aggravated murder. Read more »
West Valley City will be marking National Night Out throughout the month of August. Read more »
SALT LAKE CITY — Drummers play a traditional song in a drum circle at the Native American Celebration at Liberty Park in Salt Lake City, Friday, July 24, 2015. The two-day event, which is... Read more »
Six children were picked up in two unrelated incidents this week after officers determined they were in possibly abusive situations, the Utah Highway Patrol said. Read more »
L. Jackson Newell's new book from University of Utah Press, "The Electric Edge of Academe: The Saga of Lucien L. Nunn and Deep Springs College," gives readers a definitive look at Nunn's remarkable... Read more »
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