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Past articles by Matt:

First LDS missionary known to have died of COVID-19 was a beloved Utah teacher

The first missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints known to have died of the coronavirus is Allen Dee Pace, from Willard, Utah. → Read More

Earthquake, a 5.7, hits Utah’s Wasatch Front

A M. 5.7 earthquake hit the Wasatch Front shortly after 7 a.m., shaking homes from at least Ogden and going throughout Salt Lake County. Two small aftershock hit shortly after that. → Read More

Utah coronavirus updates for Sunday: The number of cases rises to 21

Editor’s note: The Salt Lake Tribune is providing readers free access to critical local stories about the coronavirus during this time of heightened concern. See more coverage here. → Read More

Utah’s new coronavirus cases — a Hunter High student, a grad student at the University of Utah, and the doorman at a Park City bar

Editor’s note: The Salt Lake Tribune is providing readers free access to critical local stories about the coronavirus during this time of heightened concern. See more coverage here. → Read More

Utah PTA joins anti-tax reform campaign

The Utah PTA and its army of volunteer parents are ready to collect signatures as part of a bipartisan grassroots effort to block the recently passed tax reform from going into effect. → Read More

Utah sees Latter-day Saint slowdown and membership numbers drop in Salt Lake County

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recorded its smallest membership growth in Utah in at least three decades this past year. And, in 2019, 14 of the state’s 29 counties saw the actual number of members decline. → Read More

Elizabeth Shelley’s family holds on to hope as the search for the missing Logan 5-year-old stretches into its third day

The search for Elizabeth Jessica Shelley, the missing 5-year-old Logan girl, continues as multiple law enforcement agencies focus on detailed searches of a 10-mile stretch from Logan to Hyrum. → Read More

Think you know Utah? Take our news quiz and find out.

Last week, 99 percent of you knew that Utah high school students staged a walkout to call attention to climate change, but only 44 percent knew that Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook was on the receiving end of racist taunts at a recent Utah Jazz game. Think you kept up with the news this week? Take our quiz to find out. A new one will post every Friday morning. You can find previous… → Read More

A Salt Lake City gay man records his own assault; police say man in the video is ‘cooperating fully’ with the investigation

Salt Lake City police have located the man captured on video hitting another man after asking if he was gay. The assault is captured in an eight-second video posted to Twitter on Sunday by Sal Trejo and quickly spread through social media. → Read More

Mitt Romney says Trump has failed to lead, inspire or tell the truth. And Trump responds.

Just days before becoming Utah’s next senator, Mitt Romney denounced President Donald Trump’s performance in a Washington Post op-ed, arguing the president has failed to inspire or conduct himself with honesty and integrity. → Read More

Trump to give nation’s highest civilian honor to Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, and Elvis, and Babe Ruth

Next Friday, President Donald Trump will place the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, around the neck of retiring Sen. Orrin Hatch. → Read More

Rep. Mia Love cuts into Ben McAdams' lead as Utah County updates results

Updated vote counts from Utah County has allowed Rep. Mia Love to cut into the lead held by Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams in the state's highly watched 4th District race. → Read More

Utes jump into the Top 25 after dominating USC

The Utah Utes are once again a Top 25 football team, after crushing USC on Saturday. → Read More

Police say Utah man confesses to sending ricin-laced letters to Trump and other top government leaders

A Navy veteran from Utah confessed to sending letters containing a poison to President Donald Trump and other top government officials on Wednesday, according to a probable cause affidavit filed in the 2nd District Court. → Read More

Helicopter crew finds body of Utah camper who had been missing for six days

A search and rescue crew flying a state helicopter spotted the body of a Utah man on Tuesday. → Read More

Officer in Distress

Haunted by the deaths of friends in uniform, a West Jordan detective collapses under his grief and guilt. As he searches for relief, he worries: Could seeking help cost him his job? → Read More

Officer in Distress: Over the Edge

Masked teens go on a crime spree. With police closing in, one young man reaches out for help. → Read More

Officer in Distress: End of Watch

The hunt for an armed teen turns deadly. Certain that it's his fault, Detective Brent Jex will keep his shame a damaging secret for more than a decade. → Read More

Officer in Distress: Diary of a Gun

Seeking redemption, Detective Brent Jex hunts for everyone who ever touched the stolen gun used to kill Officer Ron Wood. → Read More

Officer in Distress: The Real Enemy

Scared, Detective Brent Jex finally sees a therapist. Now he tries to persuade officers to see past the stigma that nearly destroyed him. → Read More