The American Association of Petroleum Geologists brought more than 4,000 professionals to Salt Lake City this week for the first time since 2003, with hundreds taking advantage of 13 field trips that included visits to multiple national parks.
Brady McCOMBS, Associated Press | Posted May 26th - 2:48pm
A polygamous community on the Utah-Arizona border has hired an outsider as its new police chief, selecting a retired Salt Lake City area police officer with no ties to the fundamentalist Mormon group that controlled the town for a century until federal government crackdowns.
The Utah Department of Corrections' final report looking into allegations of inmate abuse at the Daggett County Jail details incidents of sleeping on duty, deploying Tasers on inmates for soda and using inmates to train police dogs.
Cody Blowers, St. George News | Posted May 25th - 10:20pm
Prospects appear brighter for Champ, the German shepherd set to be euthanized for being aggressive toward police officers, after city officials met Thursday with family members of the dog’s owners and their attorney.
If you're planning on visiting the Beehive State's southwest corner and would prefer to avoid crowded trails and long wait times, the Deseret News spoke to several natives and discovered some of the best local haunts.