South Salt Lake asking state to fund 12 new cops, firefighters to service homeless center

SOUTH SALT LAKE — Bracing for the homeless resource center they never wanted, South Salt Lake leaders are asking the state for roughly $3.6 million to compensate for its impact. South Salt Lake Mayor Cherie Wood said Wednesday her team submitted its request to state leaders Friday, requesting $2.6 million in ongoing funds and about Read More


Utah elementary school tells students they must ‘say yes’ when asked to dance at Valentine’s Day party

A Utah mother is concerned after finding out her child couldn’t reject a classmate’s invitation to dance at a Valentine’s Day school party because it would be against school rules. Natalie Richard, whose daughter is in sixth grade at Kanesville Elementary School in Weber County, told Fox 13 Salt Lake City that she was shocked Read More


Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski proposes half-penny hike in sales tax to fund housing, transit and road plans

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski gives the State of the City address at the Horizonte Instruction and Training Center on Wednesday. Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski proposed a half-penny city sales tax increase to help fund initiatives on housing, transportation, road repair, public safety and the Read More


Utah County Sheriff’s Office: Deputy held in Arizona case

OREM, Utah (AP) — A 63-year-old Utah sheriff’s deputy has been arrested after being accused in Arizona of sexual conduct with a minor. The Utah County Sheriff’s Office says Deputy Gerald Salcido was placed on unpaid administrative leave after being charged in Arizona’s Maricopa County on allegations of sexual conduct with a minor and molestation Read More