Public Safety Archive

Undetonated Shells Complicate Effort to Battle Pinyon Fire

Ammunition is making it difficult for firefighters to battle a wildfire burning on the Utah National Guard’s Camp Williams, just outside of

District Attorney Reflects on Impact of Sikh Temple Shooting

The impact of Sunday’s massacre at a Sikh Temple in Wisconsin by a white supremacist hit especially hard for Salt Lake County

Lawmakers Hear Audit of Inmate Education System

In 2011, more than 5,200 inmates in jails and prisons throughout Utah were enrolled in state corrections education services, and more than

Public Safety Funding About to Change

Homeowners in Riverton, Herriman, and in unincorporated Salt Lake County will soon be supporting the Unified Police Department through a new property

City Develops New Bikeway System

(KCPW News) Salt Lake City will soon be getting a little more cyclist-friendly. Joining New York, Chicago, San Francisco, and Portland, the

U of U Works to Ensure Mine Safety

Nearly five years after the tragic Crandall Canyon Mine disaster that left six miners and three rescuers dead in Utah’s Emery County,

Wildfires Get Political

While the more than half a dozen wildfires burning across Utah certainly have an immediate impact on the nearest residents and the

Quail Fire Burns 2,000 Acres

The Quail Fire burning in Alpine has scorched just under 2,000 acres as of Wednesday evening and is 5 percent contained, according

Herriman Wildfire Now Contained

The 611-acre Rosecrest fire that began Friday in Herriman is now contained. Residents in the roughly 950 homes that were evacuated Friday

ACLU Seeks Info on Automatic License Plate Readers

The ACLU of Utah has filed an open-records request to learn more about how law enforcement agencies in the state are using