Salt Lake County
A Corner Canyon High School student was found dead on a mountainside Thursday afternoon, police said.
More than 400 teenagers participated in Utah's first ever Teens Drive Smart Driving Experience, a program designed to teach young drivers lifesaving driving skills. Read more »
With parents in tow, thousands of toddlers flooded Wheeler Historic Farm's 75 acres Saturday morning for FarmFest, the park's annual summer kickoff celebration. Read more »
Back-to-back Utah child abuse cases highlight the risks that may come when a parent asks a new boyfriend or girlfriend to care for young children. Read more »
Two suspected robbers who attempted to make a clean getaway didn't get too far Thursday thanks to an observant Unified police officer. Read more »
Within sight of Salt Lake City International Airport, a small herd of antelope roamed near a canal that cuts through one of the five proposed sites for a new state prison. Read more »
A Midvale mother run over in her driveway by her teenage son spoke publicly Wednesday for the first time about the incident. Read more »
Construction crews will pass a major milestone this weekend as they overhaul of one of the busiest intersections in the Salt Lake Valley. Read more »
More than 2,500 elementary school students flooded Washington Square on Friday to learn about the city's rich diversity during Salt Lake City's 30th annual Living Traditions Festival. Read more »
Dennis Fay received a telephone call a few months ago from a man in Chicago who thought he might be his son — a child the 80-year-old Murray man never knew he had. Read more »
The South Campus of Jordan Applied Technology College is set to open in fall, and Nicole Plenert has been appointed principal. Read more »
A man wanted in connection with the death of a Sugar House man during an alleged drug deal gone bad in January has been arrested. Read more »
A motorist accused of hitting another vehicle after speeding and running a red light, killing one of the occupants of the car, was convicted Thursday of negligent homicide. Read more »
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney weighs in with five-time heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield in Salt Lake City on Thursday, May 14, 2015. Holyfield is fighting Romney in a charity... Read more »
Conservation tasks included invasive weed removal, trash collection, native tree planting, planting native grass seed, fencing of trees to protect from beaver and deer damage. Read more »
After-school students were moved out of the building at Rose Park Elementary School on Thursday after a power pole caught on fire from a car crash. Read more »
A controversial consultant presented his assessment of Salt Lake City's homeless services and recommendations to consolidate efforts by several agencies. Read more »
A steelworker died Tuesday after falling from a ladder the previous day at the construction site of the George S. and Dolores Dorre Eccles Theater. Read more »
Fingerprints, and retinal and iris scans are likely to become a regular component of security systems in the years to come. Read more »
The Blessing of the Hands is a ceremony held annually by St. Mark's Hospital, where caregivers may choose to have their hands blessed by religious leaders from a variety of faiths and denominations... Read more »
The United Way of Salt Lake has announced that Bill Crim will be its new CEO. Read more »
Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams stepped forward Wednesday to publicly discuss a legal brawl between the county and another top Democrat, state Rep. Justin Miller. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday he's open to legalizing marijuana for medical use. Read more »
Mayor Ralph Becker and the Salt Lake City Arts Council announced the 2015 lineup of the Twilight Concert Series on Tuesday, including Death Cab for Cutie and Run the Jewels. Read more »
With five new artisan chocolate businesses slated to get underway some are predicting that Utah could become the center of the nation's chocolate world. Read more »
Utah programs are credited with fighting obesity, helping rank Utahns 7th least obese in the nation and the state with the lowest rates of childhood obesity. Read more »
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It may not feel like it, but the majority of Utah remains in moderate to severe drought. Rainfall has been in excess of four times what is normal in some areas of the state, but the extra moisture... Read more »
After flying helicopters for more than 45 years, including 20 at KSL, longtime pilot Dan Brown is retiring. Read more »
The drive to prevent homelessness brought Salt Lake City leaders together Wednesday at the Salt Salt City-County Building to announce new grant opportunities aimed at addressing affordable housing... Read more »
Visitors can tour the historic LDS meetinghouse on Capitol Hill this summer, guided by members of the church who attend there. Read more »
Salt Lake City mayoral candidate and City Council Chairman Luke Garrott took a jab at Mayor Ralph Becker on Tuesday regarding his appointment of a new fire chief. Read more »
Wednesday was the year-end culmination of a new after-school program in the Jordan School District, where a state grant has allowed three schools to host computer programming and robotics classes... Read more »
Primary Children's Hospital cared for more than 84,400 child patients last year, including 9,269 whose families needed help to pay the bills. The annual KSL telethon helps to raise funds for... Read more »
Daniel Bautista Gallardo, Blas Gabriel Garcia, and Saun Hamzic each were charged Wednesday in 3rd District Court with aggravated robbery and aggravated kidnapping, both first-degree felonies. Read more »
A Corner Canyon High School student was found dead on a mountainside Thursday afternoon, police said. Read more »
A man and woman accused of defrauding Utah banking customers with a hidden electronic device were indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday. Read more »
In 1990, against thought-to-be-impossible odds, eight Mormon missionaries fled a civil war in Liberia and lived to tell about it. Read more »
There are 19 senior centers throughout Salt Lake County where seniors can participate in an array of fitness classes and other activities, as well as meet others with similar interests and stages... Read more »
A conservative group yanked television ads that were set to air Friday targeting U.S. Reps. Rob Bishop and Chris Stewart after the two Utah congressmen announced they share the group's view that a... Read more »
Residents and business owners in the 9th and 9th area fear a recently approved development plan will aggravate the neighborhood's already prominent parking problems. Read more »
Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker responded Sunday night to a pending sexual harassment civil rights lawsuit expected to be filed in the near future by three veteran police officers against the city. Read more »
The U.S. Postal Service has announced the addition of a new ZIP code in South Jordan that will take effect July 1 and affect 8,200 delivery addresses. Read more »
Lawmakers and educators discussed how increased and equalized funding should translate into better outcomes for students during a Utah Taxpayers Association conference Thursday. Read more »
Gun accidentally discharged and injured couple while they were storing the weapon in a safe. Read more »
East High School art teacher Trish Clay signs a mural that took 16 years and more than 10 students to complete Thursday, May 28, 2015. The East High Art Club completed the mural that covers life... Read more »
A Salt Lake man who brandished a knife in a rock-beats-knife conflict Tuesday faces charges for his alleged actions. James Gardner, 28, was charged Wednesday in 3rd District Court with aggravated... Read more »
Four people suspected in a series of burglaries were arrested this week and an enormous trove of personal belongings were recovered from a hotel in Salt Lake City, police said. Read more »
Utah lawmakers continue to work on a plan to cover the state's uninsured but don't anticipate striking any kind of deal before August. Read more »
Bryan Todd Lefevre faces criminal charges from a stand off with police, in which Lefevre hoped for 'suicide by cop ' on Sunday, May 17. Read more »
The Wasatch Front received rain on Tuesday as temperatures were in the low 70s. The rest of the week is expected to be dry, with temperatures reaching the 80s this weekend, according to KSL weather. Read more »
Training facilities at the Utah Olympic Park will soon complete an upgrade worth $5.1 million in combined donated funds. Read more »
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