Street Justice

On the front lines of policing crime around the downtown shelter, a cop and a homeless addict repeatedly clash.

Roblox Roadblock

Two seventh-grade developers discuss the rise and fall of their Trump-inspired video game.

"Part of My American Dream"

Hispanic adults receive primary education diplomas.

Family Business

With 14 positions open ahead of the state's pension shift in 2011, UFA hired 10 family members.
10 of 14 new hires at the department were family members of either UFA brass or politically connected individuals

Kent Hart's Last Letter

Paying tribute to an advocate for the underdog.
His death shook many in the legal community, who perhaps had almost come to take for granted the passionate advocacy he brought to the Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Bitter Victory

A garage owner triumphs against Sandy City over their claim to a slice of his property, but might still lose the fight.
When the vehicle they rely on for work and family breaks down and they can't afford the repairs, it's Garage 94 on 9400 South that they turn to for aid.

PR Power

A media chief rises to a top job for attorney general amid transparency concerns.
Larsen's jump from spokesperson to Reyes' first assistant.

Fire Starter

Former UFA Chief Michael Jensen makes resignation official.
With a walnut buttstock engraved with firefighting scenes, a maltese cross-etched into the metal of the receiver and the words "The American Firefighter" on the forestock, the Henry H009B .30-30 long gun is a firearm that any firefighter would be proud to own.

No Way Out

Recent death of a veteran prosecutor highlights trend of suicide by child porn suspects.
Shortly after 6 a.m. on Friday, May 6, 2016, Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill received a call from the Utah Attorney General's Office.

Toxic Times

There's a little bit of us all in the recent algal bloom at Utah Lake.
Like the sludge of a toxic winter inversion along the Wasatch Front, the thick soup of algae that recently clogged Utah Lake acted as a stark visual reminder that we humans do not tread lightly upon the resources our lives require.

So It Goes

Majestic Meadows mobile home park residents struggle with unexpected rent increases.
After 15 years in the Taylorsville Majestic Meadows mobile home park, Stafford says he is leaving.

Smoke Signals

Amid allegation of questionable bonuses, UFA Deputy Chief steps down.
Plagued with faltering leadership and spurred by the sudden resignation of Deputy Chief Gaylord Scott, the Unified Fire Authority board voted on Tuesday, July 19, to split the job of deputy chief into two board-appointed positions.

A Voice for Victims

Former state prosecutor spies potential changes in the criminal justice system.
In May 2016, retired prosecutor Kristine Knowlton received the Mel Wilson Lifetime Achievement award.

Lands of Luxury

Utahns pay for lawyers to fly first-class and hole-up in the Alta Club.
Good help doesn't come cheap.

Free for All

A Supreme Court decision casts a shadow over the prosecution of political corruption in Utah.
Utah legislators like to look down their noses at federal mandates, but if any politician on Capitol Hill was concerned that taking gifts in exchange for arranging meetings or sending emails might result in a corruption probe, a new ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States will put their mind to rest.

A Monkey Tale

News story highlighting animal testing mysteriously disappears
The story was made for television: A University of Utah research laboratory is performing tests on monkeys.

Wild and Dead

Cause of burro deaths a mystery for BLM.
When 18 wild burros under federal management were found dead at the Axtell, Utah, wild burro corral and the Sinbad Herd Management Area, it left the Bureau of Land Management with a mystery on their hands.

No Limits

A pair of Republican gubernatorial candidates bemoan and protect Utah's loose campaign cash laws.
In Utah, there is a limitless air to many things, including child birth rates, energy development, love of corporate chain stores and the Legislature's dislike of the Obama Administration.


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