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The owner of Geist, a Weimaraner shot to death by a Salt Lake City police officer this summer, has notified the city that he intends to sue for at least $1.5 million over the dog’s death. Sean Kendall filed the …

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  • Salt Lake City mayor proclaims Dec. 20 ‘Freedom to Marry Day’
    Marking the one-year anniversary of a historic ruling that struck down Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker proclaimed S...
    Updated Dec 20 2014 11:39 am   |     |   Share
  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Bryant Jacobs walks through a course in the VA's new physical therapy room where Bryant must walk as physical therapist Bart Gillespie checks his progress, Friday September 12, 2014 The Last Leg: With miles behind him, amputee has more to go
    This is the seventh in an eight-part series about Bryant Jacobs, who chose to amputate his leg nine years after he was wounded in Iraq....
    Updated Dec 20 2014 11:22 am   |     |   Share
  • Utah forecast: Snow in the mountains, rain in the valleys on the weekend
    The National Weather Service is predicting weekend high temperatures from the 40s to the low 50s along the Wasatch Front, with rain in the valleys and...
    Updated Dec 20 2014 10:18 am   |     |   Share
    Downtown Salt Lake City Event “The” Place To Ring in 2015
    It’s been dubbed the indoor/outdoor urban extravaganza. Now in its sixth year, Eve, presented by the Downtown Alliance is expected to be bigger than e...
    Updated Dec 11 2014 10:32 am   |     |   Share

    BYU students create video marking WWI Christmas truce
    Soldiers were huddled amid battlefield bunkers on Flanders Fields in Belgium, when suddenly they heard the faint notes of holiday carols waft through ...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 01:54 pm   |     |   Share

  • UDOT gets $750,000 federal grant for safety signs
    The Utah Department of Transportation is getting a $750,000 Federal Highway Administration grant to speed the use of portable, variable speed-limit si...
    Updated Dec 20 2014 11:25 am   |     |   Share
  • After nine months of paid leave, former top deputy in A.G.’s office gets fired
    After nearly nine months of getting paid an estimated $100,000 not to come to work, Kirk Torgensen, the former No. 2 in the Utah attorney general's of...
    Updated Dec 20 2014 05:57 am   |     |   Share
  • Living history: Ann Bassett, Queen of the Rustlers, ruled rugged Brown’s Park
    Last of three parts Born in rough and rugged Brown’s Park in 1878, Ann Bassett was a rambunctious tomboy who took to western life with a vengeance. ...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 06:30 pm   |     |   Share
    (Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Bicyclists make their way through down town traffic. The percentage of people who bike in Salt Lake City helped it rank as the 11th fittest U.S. city. Salt Lake City ranked 11th fittest U.S. city
    Love to golf, play tennis or hang out with your pup at the local dog park? If so, Salt Lake City is the place for you. The American College of Sports ...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 12:32 pm   |     |   Share

  • Kirby: Find the simple life in church nursery
    It's been six weeks since the Spirit prompted the bishop to call me to be a nursery worker in my LDS ward. During that time no kids have been injured ...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 11:09 pm   |     |   Share
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Salt Lake City police wants the public's help identifying two men suspected in shooting and killing a third man near 563 W. 200 South Friday evening. Salt Lake City police investigating downtown homicide
    Salt Lake City police are investigating a downtown homicide. About 4:55 p.m. Friday, the police department tweeted that detectives are investigating a...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 11:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • Supreme Court won’t stop gay marriages in Florida
    Miami • Same-sex weddings may soon begin in Florida after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to block them. The court said Friday it wouldn’t block the ma...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 05:04 pm   |     |   Share
    Utah Lit: 'The Thieves of Summer'
    Salt Lake City’s Liberty Park neighborhood during the Great Depression serves as the backdrop of “The Thieves of Summer,” a thriller by Utah author Li...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 12:43 pm   |     |   Share

  • Competency hearing set for Utah teen charged with murdering neighbor
    St. George • A mental competency hearing has been set next month for a teenager from a small southern Utah city accused of killing his neighbor. The S...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 06:32 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Barrier and signs blocks the entrance to Butterfield Canyon Road at about 13100 South and 9000 West.  The right side of the road is Kennecott property and left side is BLM land both are posted no trespassing.  A toll road or tunnel up Butterfield Canyon and down Middle Canyon on the other side of Oquirrh Mountains has been proposed as an improved shortcut between Tooele and southwest Salt Lake County. Toll tunnel, road proposed for shortcut through Oquirrhs
    Sen. Aaron Osmond is proposing legislation to allow a toll road — or perhaps a toll tunnel — to improve a now-tricky shortcut through the Oquirrh Moun...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 11:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth  |  Tribune file photo)  
Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes is recusing himself from the defense of Utah's new candidate-nominating law, which is being challenged by the Utah Republican Party. Reyes recusing himself from defense of Count My Vote suit
    Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes is removing himself from having any role in the state's defense of a law changing the way candidates are nominated in...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 09:43 pm   |     |   Share
    Behind the Headlines: Utah prison list to expand, Salt Lake City homeless services to move?
    Facing public outcry, the commission charged with selecting a new prison site may add a few locations to their short list. Another commission forms ar...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 12:08 pm   |     |   Share

  • Utah trooper fired upon near Valley Fair Mall
    Police on Friday were looking for a driver suspected of shooting at a Utah Highway Patrol trooper, who was not hit. The trooper was looking for a reck...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 11:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • Crews knock down fire at Cottonwood Heights home
    Unified Fire Authority crews quickly knocked down a two-alarm house fire in Cottonwood Heights on Friday afternoon. The fire in a garage at 2533 E. 64...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 04:42 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah man pleads guilty to manslaughter in beating death
    A LaVerkin man pleaded guilty to manslaughter Thursday, admitting that he beat a man to death with a tree branch. John Stettler Stucki, 55, pleaded gu...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 06:33 pm   |     |   Share
    This Sept. 8, 2010 publicity photo released by Comedy Central shows host Stephen Colbert appears on News roundup: Jon Huntsman makes list of Stephen Colbert’s best political takedowns
    Healthy Utah in trouble with Legislature. Colbert’s political hits. How to stop fence jumpers at the White House. Happy Friday. Stephen Colbert beat...

    Updated Dec 19 2014 05:11 pm   |     |   Share