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Last Updated Apr 25, 2015 09:34PM

About 300 volunteers turned out Saturday to search for a Provo woman who disappeared about 10 days ago. Elizabeth Elena Laguna-Salgado, 26, was last seen April 16 leaving the Nomen Global Language School in Provo. Volunteers were assigned to search …

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  • Fire chief sues over alleged misuse of Utah’s prescription database
    A state database that records every one of Utah residents’ drug prescriptions and other personal information, and which provides police nearly unfette...
    Updated Apr 24 2015 10:48 pm   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy  |  U.S. Forest Service

The Forest Service is requesting the public's help in identifying and reporting individuals who defaced the natural rock faces on the front canyons along the Bonneville Shoreline trail and the Highline trail (Canal trail). Rangers cracking down on rock-face vandalism in Utah national forest
    The advent of spring weather has incidents of spray-painted vandalism on the rise in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, and rangers are vowing a...
    Updated Apr 24 2015 10:49 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah prison inmates in addiction program to run 5K
    Utah State Prison inmates participating in an addiction recovery program will run in a 5-kilometer race next week. Prison officials said Thursday the ...
    Updated Apr 24 2015 10:57 am   |     |   Share
  • UHP: Seat belts, air bags saved 3 lives in I-80 head-on crash
    The Utah Highway Patrol is crediting seatbelt use for limiting what could have been a deadly head-on crash late Thursday night on Interstate 80 to one...
    Updated Apr 24 2015 11:35 am   |     |   Share

  • Ruben Chavez-Reyes New trial requested for man convicted of helping suspected killer of Deputy Josie Fox
    Ruben Chavez-Reyes was charged with obstruction of justice, but the “overwhelming facts” that came out at his 2010 trial were about the slaying of Mil...
    Updated Apr 23 2015 09:58 pm   |     |   Share
  • Steve Griffin | Tribune File
A skier carves their way down from the top of Wildcat run at Alta. Utah snowboarders appeal dismissal of suit against skiers-only Alta
    Snowboarders in Utah are asking a federal appeals court to reverse the dismissal of their lawsuit that claims Alta Ski Resort is discriminating agains...
    Updated Apr 24 2015 10:48 pm   |     |   Share
  • Former Utah solider sentenced in recruitment-bonus scheme
    A former Utah National Guard soldier who pleaded guilty in a scheme to pocket thousands of dollars in bogus recruitment bonuses was sentenced to five ...
    Updated Apr 23 2015 07:52 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah man charged with murder in Easter Sunday beating death
    A 29-year-old Salt Lake City man was charged Thursday with the Easter Sunday beating death of an acquaintance. Robert Carlos Munoz is charged in 3rd D...
    Updated Apr 23 2015 07:34 pm   |     |   Share
  • A St. George man was seriously injured when he crashed his car into a mobile home. (St. George police photos) St. George man seriously injured when car smashes into trailer home
    A St. George man was hospitalized in serious condition Thursday after his car careened into the side of a mobile home. St. George police said the 30-y...
    Updated Apr 23 2015 01:26 pm   |     |   Share
  • Perry man charged with ex-wife’s murder
    A Perry man was charged Thursday with allegedly stabbing and killing his ex-wife last week. Spencer Rumel Gerlach, 20, is charged in 1st District Cour...
    Updated Apr 23 2015 09:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah apartment blaze started by man lighting fire to cottonwood seeds
    A blaze that gutted a West Valley City apartment building on Wednesday afternoon was caused by a man lighting fire to cotton-like seeds from cottonwo...
    Updated Apr 23 2015 09:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • West Valley City cops on hunt for violent, armed fugitive
    West Valley City police resumed their hunt Thursday for an “armed and dangerous” fugitive after he eluded a late-night pursuit by dousing his headligh...
    Updated Apr 23 2015 02:46 pm   |     |   Share
  • Paraglider crashes near Point of the Mountain
    Utah County emergency crews responded to paragliding accident near Point of the Mountain late Thursday morning. Public safety dispatchers confirmed th...
    Updated Apr 23 2015 08:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • Murray police arrest 2 more, including alleged shooter, in fatal Lee Mart holdup
    Murray police have arrested two more suspects — including the alleged triggerman — bringing the number to three in a March convenience store holdup th...
    Updated Apr 23 2015 09:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • Two sought in early morning shooting in Kearns
    Unified Police were hunting for two gunmen who opened fire on a Kearns man early Thursday morning, wounding him in the leg. UPD Lt. Justin Hoyal said ...
    Updated Apr 23 2015 09:58 am   |     |   Share
  • Park rangers credit waterproof phone for quick Willard Bay rescue
    Willard Bay State Park rangers credit a waterproof cellphone case for the quick rescue of a boy and his grandfather after their fishing boat capsized....
    Updated Apr 23 2015 09:57 am   |     |   Share
  • West Salt Lake City bandits hit second 7-Eleven within 24 hours
    Police are looking for two armed men suspected in holdups of two west Salt Lake City 7-Eleven stores in the space of 24 hours. Detectives say the susp...
    Updated Apr 23 2015 09:57 am   |     |   Share
  • Man charged with allegedly torching former Utah mayor’s home
    A man hired to renovate a Payson theatre allegedly torched his employer’s home last year after the project came to a halt. Shawn Balzly, 44, was charg...
    Updated Apr 22 2015 05:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy  |  Emery County Sheriff

Patrick James Fredricksen Charges: Convicted Utah sex offender used stolen school bus to try and pick up children
    A convicted sex offender and prison parolee has been charged with stealing a school bus in Emery County and driving it around while allegedly trying t...
    Updated Apr 23 2015 10:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • Saudi national facing extradition back to Utah in rape case
    It may take a couple weeks for Monsour Alshammari to be extradited to Utah to face a date rape charge. Alshammari, 27, is being held in a federal dete...
    Updated Apr 23 2015 09:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • 15-year-old Anne Grace Kasprzak of Riverton was found dead Sunday in the Jordan River. Her death is being treated as a homicide.
Courtesy Facebook Anne Kasprzak’s parents: Sending accused killer to adult court acknowledges value of victim’s life
    In a judge’s decision to order a now-17-year-old boy to face trial in adult court for Anne Kasprzak’s 2012 murder, the girl’s mother and stepfather sa...
    Updated Apr 23 2015 10:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Danielle Misha Willard
Courtesy photo)  Demotion should be reinstated for cop who led disbanded narcotics unit, West Valley City says
    An attorney for West Valley City on Wednesday asked the Utah Court of Appeals to overturn a decision reinstating the rank and pay of a lieutenant who ...
    Updated Apr 22 2015 10:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Former Kaysville charter school teacher Stephen Niedzwiecki listens as his victim's brother speaks at Niedzwiecki's initial parole board hearing after being sent to prison for having a sexual relationship with a student, Tuesday April 14, 2015. Utah parole board: Ex-teacher who sexually abused student will spend at least a decade in prison
    A former Utah junior high school teacher who sexually abused a 15-year-old student will have to wait nine years before he can again ask to be released...
    Updated Apr 23 2015 10:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah jury considering whether piled-up snow caused fatal crash
    A Salt Lake City jury is expected to continue deliberating Wednesday in the case of a woman killed in a car accident that her family says was caused b...
    Updated Apr 22 2015 11:51 am   |     |   Share