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Past articles by Whittney:

For Years, ‘They Smelt it.’ Now, West Valley City Wants To Know: ‘Who Dealt It?’

Something reeks in West Valley City. City officials there are poking their noses into who is making that stink. → Read More

As Inmate's Medical Bill Approaches $1 Million, Utah Co. Undersheriff Sounds Warning To Other Jails

If a budget catastrophe, mixed with competing law enforcements interests and federal healthcare law, could blow up a county jail, inmate Gerardo Valerio → Read More

Construction Begins Monday On First Of Three New Homeless Shelters

Officials will break ground Monday on the first of three new homeless shelters in Salt Lake County. → Read More

Video Shows Salt Lake City Police Shooting, Killing Man in Sugar House Standoff

Warning: the video in this story is graphic. Salt Lake City Police released body camera footage Wednesday of a lethal standoff in Sugar House l ast month. → Read More

Despite Extra Cash, Health Workers and Detox Beds In Short Supply

There’s more money than ever going into homelessness and addiction recovery in Utah right now. But that’s creating some new problems for treatment → Read More

McAdams Files To Run For 4th Congressional District

Today is the first day to file for candidacy for all state and federal races in Utah. In one of the more closely watched races, Salt Lake County Mayor Ben → Read More

Hughes Says Utah Should Sue Drug Companies For Their Role In Addiction Crisis

Utah House Speaker Greg Hughes doubled down on his argument that the state should sue pharmaceutical companies for their role in the country’s opioid → Read More

Crossroads Urban Center Says Salt Lake County Needs More Shelter For Families

Crossroads Urban Center is calling for the creation of more shelter and housing options for homeless families in Salt Lake County. They’re releasing a → Read More

HUD Report Shows Slight Uptick In Utah Homelessness

The latest numbers from the U.S. Department of Housing and Development show this is the first time homelessness has gone up in Utah in six years. → Read More

Secrecy Is Nothing New For Gary DeLand, Utah's Former Prison Boss, Who Won't Reveal Jail Standards

Utah’s had a rash of inmate deaths lately. In fact, the state has had more inmates per capita die this past few years than any other state in the nation. → Read More

Understanding The Complex Story Police Bodycams Tell

In a tape from August of this year, Salt Lake City police stop a 50-year-old black man named Patrick Harmon. He was riding his bicycle without a taillight → Read More

Salt Lake County Seeks Input On Regional Dog Parks

Salt Lake County wants the public’s help deciding where to build new dog parks. They’re hosting open houses beginning Tuesday. → Read More

Homeless Can Still Access Shelter Without New ID Card

Homeless people in Salt Lake City will be able to access emergency shelter, meals and other services at The Road Home this winter, even if they don’t sign → Read More

Need A Demolition Appeal? There's A Board For That, But Nobody's On It

Every city has boards and commissions that residents can volunteer to sit on. They don’t usually pay and most of them don’t require any expertise. They → Read More

Needle Exchange Continues At Fourth Street Clinic

Salt Lake’s needle exchange program has a new home, at least temporarily. → Read More

Nurse Charged In Death Of Duchesne County Inmate

A Utah nurse is charged with negligent homicide in the death of a 21-year-old inmate at the Duchesne County Jail. → Read More

Police Union Criticizes Salt Lake City Response To Wubbles Arrest

The president of the Salt Lake Police Association is accusing Salt Lake City’s mayor and police chief of tainting an investigation into University Hospital → Read More

Legislature Funds Operation Rio Grande Through January

Utah lawmakers have unanimously approved a funding bill to keep Salt Lake’s downtown crime sweep, dubbed Operation Rio Grande, going through the end of the → Read More

Native Americans, Allies To Rally Against Inaccurate Bear River Massacre Reenactment

Native American activists and their supporters will gather outside Wellsville City Hall on Wednesday to rally against the city’s controversial Founder’s → Read More

Jail Records Show Arrests On Rio Grande Mostly Low-level Offenses

Jail records show few arrests in the Rio Grande neighborhood have been for violent, high-level offenses. → Read More