Salt Lake County

Police search for new public enemy No. 1: Charley Louis Sanford

The Salt Lake Metro Gang Unit's newest Public Enemy No. 1 is a member of a prison gang who recently escaped.

The art of improv: Creating something funny out of nothing

Although improv comedy may seem completely random from an outside perspective, two local improv venues, Provo's Comedy Sportz and Salt Lake City's Off Broadway Theatre, share the art behind... Read more »

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Man arrested in burglary a week after pleading guilty in drug case

A man who pleaded guilty a week ago to felony drug possession was arrested again Wednesday after residents spotted him allegedly trying to burglarize a car their neighborhood. Read more »

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Police search for new public enemy No. 1: Charley Louis Sanford

The Salt Lake Metro Gang Unit's newest Public Enemy No. 1 is a member of a violent prison gang who recently escaped from a federal halfway house. Read more »

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

A man accused of opening the door of a parked car and attacking a Chicago man who was on a date was ordered Wednesday to stand trial for murder. Read more »

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Driver who hit, killed judge gets fine, probation

A 79-year-old driver who hit and killed a 3rd District Court judge after allegedly becoming distracted by looking at fall colors and driving into oncoming traffic, quietly settled his case a few... Read more »

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Provo company creates program that filters online content

People don't have to go to a theater anymore. They can stream movies right into their homes. A Utah Country company has found an opportunity to help viewers who want to make sure the scenes they... Read more »

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American Fork police post patrol enforcement locations on social media

The American Fork Police Department is posting on Facebook and Twitter where its officers will be running enforcement. They say if it gets people to slow down, then it's a success. Read more »

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Salt Lake County vacancy rate lowest in 13 years

Demand for apartments in Salt Lake County is at a decadelong high, according to a new report. The overall valleywide vacancy rate for residential rental housing registered at 3 percent — the... Read more »

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Fallen hiker had passion for the outdoors, family says

The family of a man who fell to his death in Little Cottonwood Canyon says he was an experienced hiker whose love for the outdoors only grew after he moved to Utah. Read more »

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Purple walls shed new light of happiness at homeless shelter

In a labor of love, about 130 University of Utah students spent Wednesday painting and cleaning The Road Home's winter overflow shelter. The shelter is an emergency home for homeless families... Read more »

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West Jordan, Murray residents search for answers after flooding

Several residents in West Jordan and Murray are looking to city officials for answers after their homes flooded during an overnight storm, Wednesday. Officials in both cities say they are doing all... Read more »

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Utah researchers tackle gene mutation resistance in leukemia patients

Researchers at Utah's Huntsman Cancer Institute have identified a specific gene mutation that helps regulate chronic myeloid leukemia, giving patients a normal life and normal life expectancy. Read more »

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Ogden woman accused of planning husband's murder in El Salvador deported

An Ogden woman wanted by Salvadoran authorities for allegedly orchestrating the murder of her husband was deported to El Salvador Wednesday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Read more »

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Man suspected in groping at Target surrenders to police

A man wanted for allegedly groping a teen girl inside a Sandy Target store has surrendered to authorities. Read more »

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Canyons Students come back to school in style

Canyons School District welcomed its students back to school in style on Wednesday. Read more »

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West Valley police looking for men they say robbed a convenience store

Police are looking for two men in connection with an armed robbery at a 7-Eleven on Tuesday night in West Valley City. Read more »

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City officals say North Salt Lake not liable for landslide

North Salt Lake officials said the city will not claim responsibility for a landslide that destroyed one home and damaged a tennis club more than two weeks ago. Read more »

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Utah college students prefer traditional textbooks to e-books, bookstore officials say

In a world where kids know how to use an iPad better than many adults, the traditional textbook has maintained popularity throughout the Utah college scene. Read more »

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Program provides low-income families opportunity to stay connected

A Comcast-funded program that helps low-income families receive inexpensive computers and cheap Internet service has also upgraded the Glendale Community Learning Center. Read more »

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Board appointed to oversee school fund

Utah State Treasurer Richard Ellis has announced the appointment of the School Trust Fund board of trustees, which will oversee the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration. Read more »

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Utah argues for more time to file appeal in gay marriage recognition case

The state backed its request for more time to appeal a lower court ruling in the same-sex marriage recognition case Wednesday with a new brief in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Read more »

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Salt Lake City School District announces teacher awards

The Salt Lake City School District has announced its Teacher of the Year award winners. Read more »

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SLCC students offered free week of transit on UTA

Salt Lake Community College students will be offered a free week of transportation on Utah Transit Authority TRAX and bus service from Monday, Aug. 25 to Sunday, Aug. 31. Read more »

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County recorder denies missing income accusations

Salt Lake County recorder candidate Mary Bishop called for an audit of the county recorder's records for what appeared to be $1.75 million in missing revenue. County officials say it is a... Read more »

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Leonardo guests learn to sketch animals — inside and out

A group of about 20 people stayed at The Leonardo after closing Tuesday for the museum's sketch night, which offers a demonstration by a master artist and time to sketch the exhibit. Read more »

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