Quantcast
Last Updated Aug 23, 2016 09:26PM

A Utah man testified Tuesday that Gerald R. Grant, who is accused of a South Salt Lake triple slaying, said someone had shot him first, so he shot back. Isaac …

Read This Article             Share
EDITOR'S PICKS



MORE TOP STORIES, BLOGS & PHOTO GALLERIES
  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Akron, Ohio, Monday, Aug. 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) Commentary: How Donald Trump divided and conquered the religious right
    It’s time for me to sit down for a nice meal of crow. A year ago, I wrote a commentary here at Religion News Service that tried to explain why Donald ...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 02:18 pm   |     |   Share
  • President Barack Obama talks with a young boy while touring  Castle Place, a flood-damaged area of Baton Rouge, La., Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016. Obama is making his first visit to flood-ravaged southern Louisiana as he attempts to assure the many thousands who have suffered damage to their homes, schools and businesses that his administration has made their recovery a priority. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Obama tours flood-damaged Baton Rouge
    Baton Rouge, La. • Standing amid piles of waterlogged debris, President Barack Obama on Tuesday promised a sustained national effort to rebuild flood-...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 09:07 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Clean air, public health and national park advocates march in support of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recently approved plan to reduce coal pollution in beloved national parks such as Arches, Canyonlands and Zion. The group marched to Rocky Mountain Power headquarters in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016,  to deliver a petition with over 43,000 signatures asking the utility not to sue to stop the EPA’s plan. Protesters urge Rocky Mountain Power not to sue EPA
    Clean-air activists delivered tens of thousands of petitions to Rocky Mountain Power’s doorstep Tuesday morning in an attempt to dissuade the utility ...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 09:43 pm   |     |   Share
  • SPONSORED ARTICLE
    Free Family Fun at Davis County Fair
    For four days in August, Davis County families can enjoy the Davis County Fair, a tradition with over 80 years of history. Running from August 17-20th...
    Updated Jul 28 2016 01:55 pm   |     |   Share

  • PHOTO GALLERY
    12 Months of National Parks: Bonus stop in Badlands
    Most of the national parks I visited with my daughter in our yearlong tour were planned trips. Badlands was a last-minute stop in May while …
    Updated Aug 23 2016 09:07 am   |     |   Share
  • Ammon Bundy jury pool shrinks in Oregon with eliminations
    Portland, Ore. • More than 90 potential jurors for the upcoming trial of rancher Ammon Bundy for his alleged role in the 41-day occupation of an Orego...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 05:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally in Fredericksburg, Va., Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) New poll shows Trump holds 15-point lead in Utah, thanks largely to Mormon vote
    A new poll shows that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump continues to hold a 15-point advantage over Democrat Hillary Clinton in the state, ...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 10:31 pm   |     |   Share
  • Illinois minor leaguer sends homer into own truck windshield
    Sauget, Ill. • A minor league baseball player in southern Illinois hit a grand slam homerun only to find the ball smashed the windshield of his own tr...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 12:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • PHOTO GALLERY
    Photos: Billed as world’s largest 5K event, ‘Color Run’ stops in Salt Lake City
    Runners were bathed in color and island vacation spirit as the Color Run, billed as the world’s largest 5K event, made waves Saturday at Library …
    Updated Aug 20 2016 02:40 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah man pleads guilty to torturing puppy to death
    A 20-year-old Salt Lake City man has pleaded guilty in 3rd District Court to torturing his girlfriend’s puppy, which died from its injuries in 2015. M...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 04:14 pm   |     |   Share
  • Natural gas leak forces evacuation of school, homes in West Valley City
    Several homes and a school in West Valley City were evacuated Tuesday afternoon due to a natural gas leak. No injuries were reported. West Valley City...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 09:01 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Angelica Phengpaseut stirs a large batch of rice for the Utah Community Action Program’s hot school meal program in Salt Lake City on Tuesday Aug. 16, 2016. Several years ago, CAP officials wanted to improve the nutrition of the lunches they served children in their Head Start classrooms. But when they couldn’t find one that met their high standards, they decided to make the meals themselves. How one Utah kitchen is getting school kids to eat — and like — lima beans and other healthy foods
    Hayden Seeley gets annoyed when politicians, cafeteria workers and even parents insist that schoolchildren will throw away any food that’s not pizza, ...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 07:21 pm   |     |   Share
  • PHOTO GALLERY
    Prep football: Jordan gets past Desert Hills, 28-21
    Sandy • It’s difficult to claim a strong first half as the culprit for a lackadaisical second-half performance, but for Jordan — the quick start …
    Updated Aug 20 2016 04:57 pm   |     |   Share
  • (|  Tribune file photo)    Former Summit County Sheriff Dave Edmunds Former Summit County sheriff tapped as director of troubled Utah Communications Authority
    The Utah Communications Authority (UCA) board, rocked by a $1 million embezzlement scandal earlier this year, Tuesday named former Summit County Sheri...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 10:34 pm   |     |   Share
  • LaVoy Finicum, a rancher from Arizona, who is part of the group occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge speaks with reporters during a news conference at the the refuge Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, near Burns, Ore. At the time, law enforcement had yet to take any action against the group numbering close to two dozen who are upset over federal land policy. Finicum said the group would examine the underlying land ownership transactions to begin to ’unwind it,’ stating he was eager to leave Oregon.  (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Family of slain LaVoy Finicum hires lawyer to pursue lawsuit against Oregon police, FBI
    The family of Robert LaVoy Finicum — the Arizona rancher and Malheur wildlife refuge occupier who was killed by police on Jan. 26 — has retained a Cal...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 09:26 pm   |     |   Share
  • Fourtesy of Unified Police Department  Unified police are searching for a man who they believe robbed a bank at 3981 W. 4700 South in Taylorsville on Aug. 15, 2016. Unified police search for bank robbery suspect
    Unified police are searching for a man they believe robbed a Wells Fargo Bank in Taylorsville last week. The suspect, whom police describe as a Hispan...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 12:39 pm   |     |   Share
  • PHOTO GALLERY
    Video, photos: Ogden Valley Balloon and Artist Festival
    The Ogden Valley Balloon and Artist Festival has lifted off for another end-of-summer carnival. Attendees of Eden’s Eden Park, 2100 North 5600 East, festivities can …
    Updated Aug 19 2016 07:42 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   BYU quarterback Taysom Hill at the first BYU fall camp practice under new coach Kalani Sitake, Friday August 5, 2016 in Provo. BYU football: Senior Taysom Hill wins starting QB job
    Provo • Taysom Hill got his birthday present a few days early this year. BYU’s oft-injured fifth-year senior, who turned 26 on Tuesday, learned last ...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 10:03 pm   |     |   Share
  • This undated photo provided by Bartlow Gallery, Ltd. shows a painting of a landscape that was once valued at more than $10 million. A federal judge in Chicago is set to issue a verdict in a peculiar civil trial over a celebrated Scottish-born artist’s insistence that he did not paint the landscape work. The painting’s owner maintains that the painting of the desert landscape, which he paid $100 for in the ’70s, is by Scottish-born Peter Doig. (Bartlow Gallery, Ltd. via AP) Judge will decide whether artist actually painted something he says he didn’t
    Chicago • A federal judge in Chicago is set to issue a verdict in a peculiar civil trial over a celebrated Scottish-born artist’s insistence that he d...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 03:50 pm   |     |   Share
  • An Aedes aegypti mosquito is photographed through a microscope at the Fiocruz institute in Recife, Pernambuco state, Brazil, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. The mosquito is a vector for the proliferation of the Zika virus currently spreading throughout Latin America. New figures from Brazil’s Health Ministry show that the Zika virus outbreak has not caused as many confirmed cases of a rare brain defect as first feared. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana) New Zika case reported in northern Utah
    Ogden • Health officials in northern Utah say a pregnant woman in Weber County has become infected with the Zika virus after traveling to Mexico. The ...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 11:12 am   |     |   Share
  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Kylie Fitts, left and Hunter Dimick celebrate Fitts’ 4th quarter sack of Cal QB Jared Goff. Utah beat Cal 30-24, Saturday, October 10, 2015. Monson: While the pretty boys on offense find themselves, Utah’s defense could be extraordinary
    Now that everyone — including Kyle Whittingham — has determined that Utah’s offense blew it last year, that it must become more consistent, more explo...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 10:05 pm   |     |   Share
  • Wealthy businessman says he’s paid $278,000 in burqa ban fines
    For the past five years, the act of wearing an Islamic full-face veil in France’s public spaces has been illegal. This means that if you were a Muslim...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 02:59 pm   |     |   Share
  • Spenser Heaps  |  File photo Conrad Truman prepares to leave the courtroom for transport to the Utah State Prison following his sentencing at 4th District Court in Provo in Feb. $1 million bail remains pending new trial for Utah man accused of killing wife
    Provo • Bail will remain at $1 million for an Orem man whose murder conviction was recently overturned over incorrect home measurements, a judge said ...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 09:26 pm   |     |   Share
  • States file another lawsuit over Obama transgender rules
    Austin, Texas • Texas and four other Republican-led states filed another lawsuit Tuesday seeking to roll back the Obama administration’s efforts to st...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 01:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy  |  Davis County Jail  John Wayman Judge denies release for two defendants in FLDS food-stamp fraud case
    A federal judge on Tuesday ordered two men accused of committing food-stamp fraud to benefit the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of L...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 08:14 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah man accused of killing his grandmother in 2012 remains incompetent
    Nearly four years after Zachary Cole Weston allegedly stabbed his grandmother to death at the woman’s Salt Lake City home, the now-25-year-old man rem...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 03:18 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham listens to questions from a group of reporters after practice, Thursday, August 4, 2016. Sports on TV: BYU, Utah are not being dissed by ESPN, Fox
    It would be great if, someday, we could get over the idea that playing a college football game on a day other than Saturday is some sort of punishment...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 12:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • UTAH SPORTS
    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes defensive back Cory Butler-Byrd (16) runs the ball past USC Trojans cornerback Kevon Seymour (13)  during the game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Saturday October 24, 2015.  Utah football: Utes allow Cory Butler-Byrd to practice, but not yet play in games
    Following Cory Butler-Byrd's court resolution on Monday afternoon, the Utes have "partially" reinstated the senior receiver to the football team. Utah...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 11:43 am   |     |   Share
  • ‘They’ll kill for it’: Ramen has become the black-market currency in American prisons
    Instant ramen is delicious, easy to cook, ludicrously cheap and surprisingly non-perishable. For all those reasons and more, the noodles are taking ov...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 08:45 am   |     |   Share
  • California man presumed drowned on Colorado River near Moab
    A 21-year-old California man was believed to have drowned in a Grand County stretch of the Colorado River Monday night. Grand County sheriff’s dispatc...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 08:14 pm   |     |   Share
  • (In this Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016 photo, a selection of private medical files published by transparency website WikiLeaks is shown in Paris. WikiLeaks’ global crusade to expose government secrets is causing collateral damage to the privacy of hundreds of innocent people, including survivors of sexual abuse, sick children and the mentally ill, The Associated Press)   has found.(AP Photo/Raphael Satter) Private lives are exposed as WikiLeaks spills its secrets
    Cairo • WikiLeaks’ global crusade to expose government secrets is causing collateral damage to the privacy of hundreds of innocent people, including s...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 07:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Wayne Harper has been hired by Taylorsville to manage certain economic development projects in the city. One of Harperís first projects will be to manage the development of the 100-acre UDOT property in the south west portion of the city. Tuesday, March 20, 2012 in Taylorsville, Utah. Op-ed: Data center is a sound investment in Utah’s future
    The potential Project Discus data center has generated much interest and discussion on the proper use of incentives by the state and local entities an...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 09:57 am   |     |   Share
  • SWAT standoff in Logan ends with suspect in custody
    An apparent domestic disturbance turned into a brief SWAT standoff with a possibly armed Logan man Tuesday morning, but the incident ended with the su...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 10:19 am   |     |   Share
  • Letter: Seniors deserve lower gate fee at national parks
    I felt I must comment on your article complaining about senior citizens being able to buy a $10 lifetime pass to our national parks. I don’t understan...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 09:01 am   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy of KUTV News  Salt Lake City police used a Taser to subdue a naked man cavorting through downtown traffic on Monday afternoon. SLCPD: Naked, screwdriver-wielding man Tasered amid downtown traffic
    A naked, mentally disturbed running man brought downtown Salt Lake City traffic to a halt before finally being subdued with a shock from a Taser, poli...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 09:58 am   |     |   Share
  • A dog is kept at a pen at the newly opened Central Zoo in Pyongyang, North Korea, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016. One of the most popular attractions at the zoo might come as a surprise to foreign visitors. Just across the way from the hippopotamus pen and the reptile house, dozens of varieties of dogs, including schnauzers, German shepherds, Shih Tzus and Saint Bernards _ are on display in the ’dog pavilion.’ (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara) Lions, tigers and poodles? Dogs a big draw at North Korean zoo
    Pyongyang, North Korea • Lions, tigers and poodles? North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s latest gift to the residents of Pyongyang, the renovated central...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 09:30 am   |     |   Share
  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally in Akron, Ohio, Monday, Aug. 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) Fellow Republicans still waiting for Trump’s promised cash
    Washington • Donald Trump portrays himself as an indispensable cash resource for fellow Republicans up and down the ballot. But while Trump is pulling...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 08:36 am   |     |   Share
  • Subpoena of Mormon president is put on hold in Navajo abuse lawsuit
    A federal judge on Monday got attorneys for the LDS Church and those for four members of the Navajo Nation to hold off on a subpoena to LDS President ...
    Updated Aug 22 2016 09:39 pm   |     |   Share