Salt Lake City

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Mark Jones

SLCPD investigating suspious death, seeks public’s assistance

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City police say a body found Sunday morning in downtown is considered to be a suspicious death. Police were called to the area of 536 S. 200 West just after 11 a.m. Once on scene, officers confirmed the individual, who was found in a field, to be deceased. Information […]
14 days ago
The Salt Lake City Police Department is investigating the deaths of two people. Their bodies were f...
Mark Jones

SLCPD investigating after two bodies found inside an office complex

Salt Lake City police are investigating the discovery of two bodies found Saturday inside an office complex near 3000 S. Highland Drive.
14 days ago
A photo of a peanut butter jar with a bag, contain meth, sits on a police evidence shelf (May 11, 2...
Amie Schaeffer

Meth concealed in peanut butter jars found at SLC airport, police say

An arrest was made on May 11 after TSA agents discovered what they believe is crystal meth concealed inside peanut butter jars.
16 days ago
Patricia Cabrera and other current and former cancer patients, including Karen Huntsman, second fro...
Emily Ashcraft,

Symbol of hope: Huntsman Cancer Institute opens its new building to the public

The building provides an additional 48 inpatient beds, four more cancer-specific operating rooms and 20 exam rooms
19 days ago
The West Valley City Police Department is investigating the death of a man found with gunshot wound...
Mark Jones

Three juveniles in custody following a shooting at Valley Fair Mall

A shooting Monday at Valley Fair Mall left one person with non-life-threatening injuries and three juveniles in custody.
20 days ago
A man has been arrested on suspicion of vandalizing multiple police cars, the Salt Lake City Police...
Matt Brooks,

Man arrested on suspicion of vandalizing Salt Lake police cars

The cost of the damage is more than $1,500 per police car, the police said. The suspect had recently been removed from a local bar.
20 days ago
Kilby Court...
Lindsay Aerts

Fire burns three buildings near Salt Lake City’s Kilby Court

The Salt Lake City Fire Department is investigating a fire that burned three buildings near Kilby Court overnight Saturday.
21 days ago
Dr. Elizabeth Grant has been named as the new superintendent for the Salt Lake City School District...
Lindsay Aerts

Salt Lake City School District announces new superintendent

Dr. Elizabeth Grant has been named as the new superintendent for the Salt Lake City School District. Grant is a native of Salt Lake City.
24 days ago
A new pop-up in downtown SLC will host food trucks, live music, Saturday evenings in the Park, and ...
Waverly Golden

New pop-up is part of a larger plan for more green scenery in downtown

A new pop-up in downtown SLC will host food trucks, live music, Saturday evenings in the Park, and more from May 1 through June.
24 days ago
Salt Lake City police say the victim in a weekend stabbing has died....
Mark Jones

Victim in weekend stabbing has died, police seeking public’s assistance

Salt Lake City police say the 28-year-old man who was the victim of a weekend stabbing has died. Police are asking for the public's assistance on this case.
25 days ago
After one of the snowiest winters on record, questions are being raised about why there isn't an ac...
Curt Gresseth

Advocate for homeless says SLC mayor’s budget falls (oh so) short on affordable housing

An advocate for the homeless, Wendy Garvin says Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall's budget of $10 million for affordable housing is woefully insufficient.
25 days ago
Zuri is pictured on the left and Christie is on the right side. (Photo credit: Utah's Hogle Zoo)...
Waverly Golden

Utah’s Hogle Zoo pauses elephant care to maximize reproduction opportunities

Utah's Hogle Zoo elephants, Christie and Zuri, will soon say goodbye to Utah for a better opportunity of continuing a multigenerational herd.
26 days ago
Two people remained hospitalized on Tuesay morning after Salt Lake City police said they were shot ...
Peter Johnston

Suspect arrested, two people remain hospitalized after soccer shooting

Police said the suspect fired on a pickup truck at 17th South River Park and then into a crowd of about 30 people.
26 days ago
A 21-year-old man is in critical condition and another person is in serious after being shot May 1,...
Cassidy Wixom,

2nd gunshot victim found after shots fired during soccer game at Salt Lake park

Officers arrived around 7:30 p.m. and found the 21-year-old man on the soccer field with a "critical" gunshot wound. Suspect at large.
26 days ago
Detective places evidence marker in salt lake city stabbing and shooting...
Becky Bruce

Police seek photos, videos, information in overnight stabbing and shooting

Police ask anyone with photos, videos or other information about the overnight stabbing and shooting in Salt Lake City to call them at 801-799-3000.
28 days ago
Salt Lake City Police say a the death of a woman found inside a Salt Lake City home Friday is suspi...
Mark Jones

Woman found dead in SLC home, police call it suspicious

A woman was found dead inside a Salt Lake City home Friday. Police are calling it suspicious.
29 days ago
From left, Hiroshi Tanaka, Kenny Endo, world-renowned Taiko Drummer, Eien Hunter and Joy Tanaka per...
Tom Haraldsen

Japan Festival provides a taste of Japanese culture to Utah

The 18th annual Japan Festival is set for Saturday in downtown. It will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
30 days ago
Salt Lake City police say a teenage girl died Wednesday following a shooting inside a Salt Lake Cit...
Mark Jones

Teen fatally shot in Salt Lake City was a student at Clayton Middle School

A teenage girl died Wednesday following a shooting in a Salt Lake City home. Police said the suspect is the victim's brother.
1 month ago
Salt Lake City police say a man was arrested Tuesday morning after he allegedly attempted to kidnap...
Mark Jones

Man in custody after he allegedly tried to kidnap a 12-year-old girl

Police say the suspect allegedly offered the girl money and asked if she needed a ride. The girl then said no and began to walk away.
1 month ago
Bryce Hays, associate librarian at the Glendale branch, chants with other Salt Lake City Public Lib...
Carter Williams.

Salt Lake City librarians seek to unionize, solve ‘long-standing issues’ on the job

The plan calls for a $474,600 increase in all salaries and wages, including a 3% increase in cost of living adjustments.
1 month ago
Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown speaks Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023, at the graduation of 19 poli...
Mark Jones

National Child Abuse Prevention Month recognized by SLC leaders

April was recognized as National Child Abuse Prevention Month by Salt Lake City Law Enforcement personnel on Monday.
1 month ago
Signs warn people of dangerous conditions as spring snowmelt has swollen Parleys Creek where it run...
Shelby Lofton

Sugar House Park water could rise as high as four feet, closed to vehicles

The reason for the controlled release of water from reservoirs to Sugar House is be prepared for the peak runoff of Parley’s Creek.
1 month ago
police car pictured at scene of south salt lake officer-involved shooting...
Samantha Herrera

Fatal officer-involved shooting in South Salt Lake was justified, DA’s office says

The South Salt Lake officer-involved shooting killed 44-year-old Jebb Muir on Sept. 26, 2022. One officer was also injured in the shooting.
1 month ago
A flood advisory remains in place for Emigration Creek, extending from Emigration Canyon down to 13...
Aimee Cobabe

Emergency managers expect Emigration Creek water levels to rise but not flooding

Though emergency managers in Salt Lake City are keeping a close eye on Emigration Creek, they do not expect more flooding.
1 month ago

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