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The Utah Supreme Court issued a ruling Thursday as it continues to navigate through new legal ground on how to handle arguments and appeals involving secret state grand juries.
Green & Healthy Homes Initiative has awarded a $100,000 challenge grant to Green & Healthy Homes Initiative Salt Lake to match contributions from several local organizations including Sorenson Legacy Foundation , Wells Fargo Bank , Steiner Foundation , Larry H. Miller & Gail Miller Family Foundation , The George S. and Delores Dolores Dor Eccles ... (more)
By 2050, Utah is expected to nearly double its population - adding 2.5 million people to its current 2.9 million, with two-thirds coming from "natural growth" through its high birth rate and a third from immigration.
In a case that appears connected to the Danielle Willard shooting, the Utah Supreme Court on Thursday said the Salt Lake County District Attorney should be given the transcript of its request to convene a grand jury.
A major earthquake hit the Wasatch Front Thursday morning - at least it did for the thousands of Utahns participating in the "Great Shake Out" drill .
Four cities in Salt Lake County are starting a three-year program to increase their ability to put on arts and cultural programs - and to obtain the Zoo, Arts and Parks tax revenue to help them do it.
Taylorsville a Unified Police detectives on Wednesday were investigating a "suspicious death," which is being treated as a homicide, after officers conducted a welfare check at a Salt Lake County home.
A husband was pestering his estranged wife in Taylorsville. Brett Miller, a Salt Lake County sheriff's deputy, two years on the job, went to the scene and found the suspect's van - a Ford Econoline with tinted windows.
A man approached a teller at Key Bank, 1500 S. Foothill Drive, and demanded money about 3:20 p.m. After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, he fled the scene, according to Salt Lake police detective Veronica Montoya.
A congressional candidate who was kicked out of Saturday's Salt Lake County Republican Convention says he was asked to leave after paying $300 for a booth because the Mia Love campaign insisted he go.
Not everyone thought Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams did such a masterful job in crafting legislation that protects unincorporated-area boundaries while the future of that area is discussed.
Experts say that only a small fraction of rapes are reported and that the prosecution rate in those cases is dismally small - in Salt Lake County it's 6 percent .
Salt Lake County resident Sean Hoover likes to ride his bike up and down Butterfield Canyon because its one of the few areas in the valley where there is no traffic or cars for six months out of the year.
A local government committee's news that it may evaluate and encourage changing Tooele County's three-member commission form of government, raised some eyebrows last week, but was not entirely a surprise.