Salt Lake County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Salt Lake County, UT.

Results 1 - 20 of 925 in Salt Lake County, UT

  1. West Jordan ousts city attorney, draws scrutiny from prosecutorsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... Doug Diamond escorted him off the premises. The same day, Mayor Kim Rolfe turned over documents to the Salt Lake County district attorney's office to determine whether any laws were broken in the recent appointment of then-City Councilman Justin ...

    Comment?

  2. S.L. County approves $320,000 for upcoming community preservation voteRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Neighbors enjoy a movie in the Millcreek area, Friday, June 8, 2012. The Salt Lake County Council set aside roughly $320,000 on Tuesday to fund preparation and implementation of the Nov. 3 election that will determine the future of the county's unincorporated area.

    Comment?

  3. Salt Lake taqueria, food cart closed by health departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    A Salt Lake City taqueria and a West Jordan food cart have been temporarily closed by the Salt Lake County Health Department for presenting "imminent health hazards" to consumers. Grandmas Taqueria, 1320 S. Swaner Road, was cited for 14 health code violations, according to a report posted on the department website.

    Comment?

  4. Debate: Ridiculed lawyer once worked for Utah. Does that move the crazy meter?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) A woman seeking a same-sex marriage fills out the application for a marriage license outside the Salt Lake County clerks office, Friday, December 20, 2013. A federal judge in Utah Friday struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage, saying the law violates the U.S. Constitution's guarantees of equal protection and due process.

    Comment?

  5. Downtown SLC Bar Brawler Still at LargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Salt Lake City Weekly

    ... the keyword TIPSLCPD plus any relevant info to 274637 with the reference: "crimetip." A softer approach by Salt Lake County prosecutors to low-level retail theft has some asking who will pay the price

    Comment?

  6. State's first rain harvesting program launches in Salt Lake County, MurrayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSL-TV

    Salt Lake County and Murray leaders joined with local green groups Monday to launch Utah's first rainwater collection program. Through the program RainHarvest , Salt Lake County residents are being encouraged to collect rainfall to save on municipal water use - an effort of the Utah Rivers Council and the Utah chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council that was spurred by the state's record-low levels of spring runoff and snowpack this year.

    Comment?

  7. The World's Only Stunt Run Visits Utah; Introduces Premium...Read the original story

    Sunday | PRWeb

    ... run geared towards anyone looking for a thrill. The race will take place on Saturday, May 23rd at the Salt Lake County Equestrian Center. Participants can expect ultra-premium stunts including the world's largest inflatable water slide featuring a ...

    Comment?

  8. Woman stole mail from 127 people, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Deseret News

    ... van, Winkler said. The mail came mostly from Salt Lake City and Eagle Mountain. Cutsforth was booked into a Salt Lake County Jail for investigation of mail theft and possession of drug paraphernalia. She has since been released. "The witnesses in ...

    Comment?

  9. Sex crime convictions of 2 men overturned by Utah courtRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | KSL-TV

    Two men convicted of sex crimes involving a Salt Lake County woman have been granted a new trial by the Utah Court of Appeals. The appeals court on Thursday overturned the March 2013 convictions of David Akok and John Jok, saying a prosecutor improperly appealed to juror's emotions during closing arguments of their trial.

    Comment?

  10. County has no time to waste in preparing for voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Doing everything required to hold a Nov. 3 election on the future of Salt Lake County's sprawling unincorporated areas will be no simple task. "It's got me fretting about getting this all done in time," said Gavin Anderson, a normally unflappable county deputy district attorney, as he briefed the County Council recently about three main tasks that must be accomplished in the next six months to comply with the Community Preservation Act.

    Comment?

  11. Police re-arrest man charged in 2 shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | KSL-TV

    A man charged with multiple counts of attempted murder in connection with two drive-by shootings is back in the Salt Lake County Jail. Stacey Renod Wesley, 26, of Las Vegas, was scheduled to go to trial in October for a number of felony charges, including three counts of attempted murder, when he disappeared.

    Comment?

  12. Weekend wars: Traffic will be a doozy in SLC and on freeways in 4 Utah countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... Park City and Wanship. On top of that, the Salt Lake City Marathon will close many local roads at times in Salt Lake County. I-15 is now scheduled to close in both directions in Bountiful on Saturday as early as 11 p.m., and to reopen on Sunday at ...

    Comment?

  13. Mormon ward members worship in their language: ASLRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... alongside fully hearing members at the First Ward, which covers south Davis County to about 5200 South in Salt Lake County. The Salt Lake Valley Second Ward, formed in 1998, serves the deaf from the midvalley area south to Bluffdale. Many First Ward ...

    Comment?

  14. Man who impregnated 13-year-old violates parole, back in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | KSL-TV

    ... requirements," the report states. A warrant was issued for Robinson's arrest and he was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail on Thursday. Adult Probation and Parole agents are now recommending that he serve 90 days in jail if convicted of his ...

    Comment?

  15. Man who impregnated 13-year-old he met online back in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Deseret News

    ... requirements," the report states. A warrant was issued for Robinson's arrest and he was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail on Thursday. Adult Probation and Parole agents are now recommending that he serve 90 days in jail if convicted of his ...

    Comment?

  16. Appeals court overturns 2 convictions in sex assault caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | KSL-TV

    Two men convicted of sexually assaulting a Salt Lake County woman have been granted a new trial after the Utah Court of Appeals ruled that a prosecutor improperly appealed to jurors' emotions during the original trial. In March 2013, a jury convicted David Deng Akok of rape, a first-degree felony.

    Comment?

  17. Police: Man arrested after crawling under bathroom stall of young boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | KSL-TV

    ... West Valley police spokeswoman Roxeanne Vainuku. About 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, the boy was in a restroom at the Salt Lake County Library in West Valley City, 2880 W. 3650 South, when he saw a man "looking at him through the crack in the door," according ...

    Comment?

  18. The Great Utah ShakeOut: 920,000 drop, cover, hold onRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Deseret News

    ... the Utah Division of Emergency Management, said federal loss-estimation software predicts a 7.0 quake in Salt Lake County would sever the region's main arteries - power, water, highways, even communication - for weeks and, in some areas, even ...

    Comment?

  19. Convictions of 2 in S.L. sex assault case overturned by appeals courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Deseret News

    ... misconduct during closing arguments of original trial. Two men convicted of sexually assaulting a Salt Lake County woman have been granted a new trial after the Utah Court of Appeals ruled that a prosecutor improperly appealed to jurors' emotions ...

    Comment?

  20. Second man arrested in connection to dollar store robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | KSL-TV

    ... 45, of West Valley, was arrested at an apartment in West Valley without incident. He was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail for investigation of aggravated robbery. The arrest comes just two days after officers arrested his alleged accomplice, ...

    Comment?