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Bob Mims

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  • Robber with hatchet, knife hits another Taylorsville business
    Unified Police detectives are saying a hatchet- and knife-wielding robber has held up yet another Salt Lake Valley business. And the suspect — a white...
    Updated Apr 24 2017 02:12 pm   |     |   Share

  • (Taylor W. Anderson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Daggett County Sheriff Jorgensen quits; jail misconduct probe continues
    Manila • Daggett County law enforcement, already rocked by allegations of misconduct by jail staff, took another blow Monday with the resignation of S...
    Updated Apr 24 2017 10:47 pm   |     |   Share

  • Man tries to stop car, then shoots as it speeds from West Valley City strip mall
    A West Valley City man remained behind bars Monday, the day after he allegedly tried to stop a passing car and then repeatedly fired a handgun at the ...
    Updated Apr 24 2017 09:09 am   |     |   Share

  • Utah forecast: Wet and wetter, thunder and lightning
    Northern Utah’s new work week began with rain, and more showers, punctuated by thunderstorms, and water-laden, dark clouds will return again on Tuesda...
    Updated Apr 24 2017 07:33 am   |     |   Share

  • Police identify woman who drowned rescuing her dogs
    Unified Police have identified a woman who drowned while trying to save her dogs from a runoff-swollen creek at Salt Lake County’s Tanner Park. UPD Lt...
    Updated Apr 24 2017 09:25 pm   |     |   Share

    Pope Francis delivers his speech as he looks at a banner reading ’I Care’, during his appearance at an Earth Day event in Rome, Sunday, April 24, 2016. Francis made a surprise appearance at the Earth Day event getting up on stage to give an unscheduled address to the delight of the audience in the Villa Borghese park. (Claudio Peri/ANSA via AP) ITALY OUT Earth Day plea for Catholics in Utah and around the world: Show mercy to our terrestrial home
    Someday, scripture promises, heaven will come down to Earth. This weekend, Roman Catholics — thanks to a rare convergence of the liturgical and secula...
    Updated Apr 21 2017 05:08 pm   |     |   Share

  • Utah forecast: Of rain, snow, Earth Day and weekend weather
    You don’t have to be of the “Snowflake Generation” to appreciate Earth Day, but to be sure, mountain snowfall — and valley rain showers — will undersc...
    Updated Apr 21 2017 09:08 am   |     |   Share

  • Utah County jail photo Jason Reed Akers California man nabbed in Utah County allegedly seeking underage girls for sex
    The Utah County Sheriff’s Office says a California man allegedly was intent on having sex with a 13-year-old Utah girl, and had also targeted two more...
    Updated Apr 20 2017 12:46 pm   |     |   Share

  • Utah forecast: A wet and windy end to the work week
    Blustery winds and rain will usher in Utah’s weekend, but then sunshine and drier conditions will prevail. Such weather might just be the doorway to n...
    Updated Apr 20 2017 07:39 am   |     |   Share

  • Michael Edmunds Serial bank robbery suspect nabbed by FBI, SLCPD
    Acting on tips from the public, FBI agents and Salt Lake City police arrested a serial bank robbery suspect late Tuesday night — a man once sought for...
    Updated Apr 20 2017 11:14 am   |     |   Share

  • Utah man missing since Sunday found safe in Nevada
    An Ivins man with Alzheimer’s disease who went missing Sunday has been found alive and safe in Nye County, Nevada. Santa Clara-Ivins police confirmed ...
    Updated Apr 19 2017 10:40 am   |     |   Share

  • Bogus bomb claim puts American Fork Junior High in ‘soft lockdown’
    Alpine School District officials confirmed that they had briefly placed American Fork Junior High School under a ”soft lockdown” Wednesday morning aft...
    Updated Apr 19 2017 04:54 pm   |     |   Share

  • Utah forecast: Rain, thunder, a brief sunny break; repeat
    Rain, thunder, a brief sunny break; repeat. There’s your forecast for the Wasatch Front through the remainder of the week. After heavy rains soaked no...
    Updated Apr 19 2017 08:18 am   |     |   Share

  • Unified Police nab teen robbery suspect who allegedly put gun to clerk’s head
    Unified Police quickly found and arrested a robbery suspect who allegedly held a gun to the head of a 7-Eleven employee early Wednesday morning. The g...
    Updated Apr 19 2017 08:52 am   |     |   Share

  • Teen nabbed in gunfire incident near Riverdale school
    Riverdale police chased down and arrested a 15-year-old boy who allegedly fired numerous gunshots near an elementary school. Police Lt. Casey Warren s...
    Updated Apr 20 2017 04:02 pm   |     |   Share

  • Utah forecast: Spring rain, some snow, blowing into region through midweek
    Preceded by thunderstorms, torrents of valley rain and mountain snow flurries, northern and central Utah braced for a wet weather cycle that will exte...
    Updated Apr 18 2017 11:59 am   |     |   Share

  • Man who died in SR-65 tree crash identified
    Authorities have identified a man killed when his car crashed on State Road 65 in Summit County. David Cook, 52, died about 12:30 a.m. Sunday when his...
    Updated Apr 17 2017 09:11 pm   |     |   Share

  • Provided A bank camera caught this footage of a woman who is suspected of robbing one bank Friday and five on Saturday. In each case, she passed the teller a note demanding money but didn’t always get cash before fleeing. Salt Lake area police arrest 'Pajama Bottom’ robber in rash of bank holdups
    The so-called “Pajama Bottom” robber’s alleged weekend bank robbery spree was both prolific and short-lived. Unified Police Lt. Brian Lohrke confirmed...
    Updated Apr 17 2017 09:38 pm   |     |   Share

  • Standoff with armed, barricaded man in Fairview ends with help of police K-9
    A SWAT team, along with officers from several local police agencies, arrested a man after in a prolonged standoff with him Monday at a home in Fairvie...
    Updated Apr 17 2017 02:54 pm   |     |   Share

  • Courtesy Santa Clara-Ivins police Man with Alzheimer’s missing from Ivins home
    Santa Clara-Ivins police have issued a missing and endangered alert for a man with Alzheimer’s disease. Ted Drew Miller, 69, was last seen at his home...
    Updated Apr 17 2017 10:10 pm   |     |   Share

  • Utah forecast: Balmy Easter weekend gives way to wet Wasatch weather
    Rain clouds, thunder and lightning are on northern Utah’s horizons as the new work week gets underway. After Monday’s partly cloudy skies and highs in...
    Updated Apr 17 2017 07:18 am   |     |   Share

  • Man in critical condition after being ejected during I-215 crash
    A man was in “very critical condition” after his SUV rolled and slammed into a concrete barrier wall on Interstate 215 early Friday morning. The Utah ...
    Updated Apr 17 2017 09:49 am   |     |   Share

  • For first winter in 26 years, no avalanche-related deaths in Utah
    For the first time in more than a quarter century, no avalanche fatalities occurred in Utah this past winter. Utah Avalanche Center spokesman Craig Go...
    Updated Apr 16 2017 07:28 pm   |     |   Share

  • Live grenade found in Carbon County rock pile, detonated by bomb squad
    Carbon County sheriff’s detectives are trying to determine the origins of a live hand grenade that was detonated by a bomb squad after being found in ...
    Updated Apr 14 2017 09:12 am   |     |   Share

  • Utah forecast: A cool prologue to a warm Easter Sunday
    Partly cloudy skies and cool temperatures usher in the weekend, but Easter Sunday brings the promise of brighter, clearer and warmer weather to the Wa...
    Updated Apr 14 2017 08:58 am   |     |   Share

  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Daisy Thomas and her daughter Tesla, 5, hand out food to homeless individuals at Pioneer Park Sunday, April 9, 2017.  Over thirty volunteers helped hand out 300 meals to homeless people around Pioneer Park and the Road Home. We all need to help the homeless, faith leaders say
    Representatives of Utah’s Christian, Jewish and Islamic faiths have joined in calling on all community members to unite in addressing homelessness iss...
    Updated Apr 13 2017 10:54 pm   |     |   Share

  • Photo courtesy The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Jean B. Bingham, the new general president of the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke at the United Nations in New York City Thursday, April 13, 2017, on the Church’s humanitarian efforts during a faith-based “Focus on Faith” panel discussion. New Mormon women’s leader preaches the value of interfaith aid in U.N. speech
    A mere 12 days after assuming her new role, Jean B. Bingham stepped to the dais Thursday to make her first major speech as head of the LDS Church’s wo...
    Updated Apr 14 2017 10:13 am   |     |   Share

  • SLCPD: Mom left toddler in car while seeking drugs at shelter
    Salt Lake City police arrested a woman who allegedly left her child inside a locked car for at least two hours while she purportedly sought drugs at a...
    Updated Apr 13 2017 11:08 pm   |     |   Share

  • (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     The morning sun lights up the spring colors on tress at Bonneville Golf Course in Salt Lake City Thursday April 13, 2017. Utah forecast: Hot and windy, then cooler and wetter heading into weekend
    Hot and windy one day, nearly 30 degrees cooler and soggy the next. Welcome to spring, northern Utah style. From the state’s northern valleys to the d...
    Updated Apr 13 2017 10:01 am   |     |   Share

  • Syracuse teen shoots both his own mother and alleged home invader
    An alleged home invasion in Syracuse ended when a teenage boy opened fire, wounding both his mother and the 17-year-old intruder. Syracuse police Dete...
    Updated Apr 13 2017 05:09 pm   |     |   Share