Salt Lake County

utah.com

Authorities in northwestern Utah are preparing for a dive into the Great Salt Lake this weekend. They say they've found an object in the lake that could be a small plane that's been missing since late last month.

UTAH DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

State and local officials are moving into phase two of a law enforcement program targeting Salt Lake’s Rio Grande District.

www.utah.gov

A string of recent assaults, including an alleged murder, in Downtown Salt Lake’s Rio Grande District led to a meeting Wednesday between Governor Gary Herbert and other state leaders on how to handle the growing violence.

boisestatepublicradio.org

The director of the nonprofit that's leading homeless-reform in Utah's Salt Lake County has announced where its new shelter for men will be located.

A shelter for single men will be built in South Salt Lake. Two additional shelters will be built in Salt Lake City: one for women only and the other for single men and single women.

corrections.utah.gov

Salt Lake County officials have approved a $700,000 plan to allow Sheriff Jim Winder to begin sending county inmates to other jails in the state to deal with issues of overcrowding.

The county council voted unanimously in favor of the plan on Tuesday.