Parade watchers sleep overnight for best "Days of 47" spot
By kslpetersamore at 07/24/2017 8:57 am
Utahns from all over have gathered to celebrate the 1847 arrival of the LDS Church pioneers in the Salt Lake Valley.
Gang involved in shootout may be involved in crime spree
By PaulNelson at 07/21/2017 6:16 pm
Investigators in Salt Lake City say a group of teens the opened fore on a man near 900 North Redwood Road may be behind a string of crimes that are growing more violent.
Bountiful Police has fun with people prior to parade
By kslcleon at 07/21/2017 6:12 pm
The Bountiful Police department decided to engage people along the Handcart Days parade route early this morning and getting others involved through social media. They hope the fun interview will get people to trust officers in the future. (Photo: Scott Winterton/Deseret News)
West Jordan tests fireworks over concerns at animal shelter
By PaulNelson at 07/21/2017 6:09 pm
City officials take a deeper look into one of the spots designated for aerial fireworks. They had concerns that animals at a nearby shelter would react badly.
Police: UTCO couple gave drugs to newborn baby in hospital
By kslmrichards at 07/21/2017 11:45 am
The father is also accused of dropping the baby several times as he ran from police for shoplifting.
"Longtime friend" promises appeal for recorder's retirement deal
By kslpetersamore at 07/21/2017 7:26 am
He’s closer to retirement, but that doesn’t mean the fight is finished for the future of Salt Lake County’s embattled recorder. More on the story: http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865685245/County-family-reach-resignation-deal-for-Recorder-Gary-Ott.html
Hatch, Lee exchange barbs over healthcare reform
By kslpetersamore at 07/21/2017 7:23 am
Sen. Orrin Hatch accuses Sen. Mike Lee, both of Utah, of doing anything to prevent healthcare reform, which Lee denies. More on the story: http://www.politico.com/story/2017/07/21/mike-lee-hits-back-after-opposing-obamacare-repeal-240776
Utah's Mike Lee critical of police asset seizure policy
By kslmrichards at 07/21/2017 6:55 am
Senator Lee is splitting from US Attorney General Jeff Sessions on the restored policy. (pic from Politico)
Russian court rules against deportation of Mormon volunteers
By kslmrichards at 07/21/2017 6:53 am
Russian authorities violated the nation's constitution last year when they deported two LDS volunteers, formerly known as missionaries. (stock pic)
Radio collars to GPS: Wildlife officials hope tech will give them an edge as Black Bear numbers rise
By BriannaBodilyKSL at 07/20/2017 11:12 pm
Deep in the mountains in Spanish Fork Canyon, a group of biologists trudged through snow, mud and thick brush. Several in the group were out of breath and grasping branches for support, as they climbed up and down the slick slopes around the draw, trying to find the winter den of a local bear.