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1 hr ago | Salt Lake Tribune
The painstaking process outlined by a consultant hired to help the Prison Relocation Authority and Development Committee decide if, when and how to relocate the state's main prison facility drew quick reactions - one polite, the other heated - from two lawmakers Wednesday.
Should America ever negotiate with terrorists?
Should we change our lifestyles to help reduce global warming?
5 hrs ago | KSL-TV
With snow on the ground, a high-pressure system perched over the Wasatch Front and frigid cold, conditions have merged to produce the ideal cocktail for the season's first inversion to swoop in.
12 hrs ago | The Wasatch Wave
A coalition of shelters and animal rescue groups, working together to save the lives of homeless pets at a rate never before seen in Utah, are bringing the state closer to becoming one of the first states to end the killing of shelter pets.
17 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune
Weeks after West Valley City's new police chief began an audit of the sex-crimes unit for allegedly handling cases inappropriately, he has ordered an audit of all the department's criminal cases for the past 12 months.
Salt Lake County officials were happy to bail out Cottonwood Heights this time, coming to the rescue last week when the season's first storms overwhelmed the city's new private snowplow contractor.
A joint criminal apprehension team headed by United States Marshals has arrested the suspect known as "Canceris," who allegedly robbed the Smith's Food & Drug at gunpoint in Price on Nov. 26. The suspect, Domonic Mathew Martinez, 28, was taken into custody at 3300 South State Street in Salt Lake City at around 4 p.m. Thursday afternoon.
A man who police say carjacked a vehicle was arrested after ramming a police car, forcing officers to break the driver's side window and Taser him.
A man who police say has a lot of experience being booked into jail, apparently used that background to drive himself to a restricted area of the Salt Lake County Jail where he was promptly arrested again.
A 28-year-old man who was mistakenly released from jail over the summer after being arrested on suspicion of rape and burglary may not be getting out again for a long time.
Halimo Sala with her daughter Zaina, from Somalia, share some time together after nearly 450 people are sworn in as American citizens Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, during a ceremony at Abravanel Hall in Salt Lake City.
Fitch Ratings has published a report on Salt Lake County, UT . The report is available at www.fitchratings.com .
A Magna mother was charged Friday with felony child abuse after police say she gave her 13-year-old son enough alcohol to cause him to pass out.
The West Valley City Police Department said this week that it will review hundreds of cases linked to its sex crimes and domestic violence unit to make sure they were handled appropriately.
Hundreds of abused, neglected and at-risk children and teens will be receiving something special for Christmas this year, thanks to the Youth Services Angel Tree campaign.