Question before the court: Is deal designed to save or sink The Tribune? • The awkward and messy fight over how Salt Lake City's two daily newspapers are run gets its first courtroom airing Monday. In what is likely to be a routine status hearing, U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups will preside over opening exchanges in a lawsuit that loyal supporters of The Salt Lake Tribune say could determine whether the 143-year-old newspaper survives.
How bad are Utah drivers? About one in five ticketed yearly • Amid the swerving and near misses of daily driving, the conventional view among Utahns is that their fellow motorists here are awful. Some new data suggest that perception may not be far from the truth. A Salt Lake Tribune analysis of court records for fiscal 2013 shows that Utah law officers wrote one traffic ticket for every five drivers in the state — more than 427,000 tickets for just under 2 million licensed drivers.
Swallow-Shurtleff charges: a black eye and a silver lining • The scene was unprecedented: Two former statewide elected officials — who swore an oath to uphold and enforce the law — jailed after being arrested and charged with a slew of public-corruption charges. Their alleged crimes, equally unprecedented, range from bribery to accepting rides on private jets and massive houseboats, vacationing in beachfront villas of a convicted criminal and lying to federal investigators about their dealings.
Gale Dick, co-founder of Save Our Canyons, dies at 88
Power line nearly electrocutes Utah man
Living history: Depression era CCC made an impact still felt in Utah
More dead horses: 4 horses shot dead in Davis County
Families connected to southwest Utah shooting speak