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Woman surrenders after SWAT standoff in Roy; home catches on fire

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 10:57pm

A woman surrendered to police Friday night after a SWAT standoff that lasted more than four hours, though her home went up in flames just as she was doing so, police said.

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'Warriors Over the Wasatch' expected to draw 600K spectators

Keith McCord  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 10:53pm

This weekend's "Warriors Over the Wasatch" air show is Utah's biggest free event and always a lot of fun for the whole family. Pilots and stunt performers practiced their routines all day Friday in preparation for the main event Saturday and Sunday.

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Surveillance video captures daylight theft at Provo towing company

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 10:50pm

Police and the owner of a towing company are hoping to identify two men caught on surveillance video stealing three engine cylinder heads.

U. stadium gets bigger scoreboard, better sound system

Keith McCord  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 9:59pm

Anyone driving on 500 South by Rice-Eccles Stadium has probably seen it: a new giant video scoreboard. But it’s not just a big video screen. It’s also a brand new sound system that university officials say will enhance the fan experience.

Pine Valley residents prepare for worst as wildfire grows

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 9:44pm

All of Pine Valley remained affected by voluntary evacuation orders Friday as the wildfire threatening the area continued to grow.

Park City headphone company Skullcandy purchased for $177M

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 8:59pm

Skullcandy, a Utah-based audio and gaming company, is merging with another commodity company, the two companies jointly announced Friday.

Police: Woman targeted man with autism, stole ID

Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 7:31pm

Police say a Layton woman took advantage of an adult male's intellectual disability to get a credit card in his name.

Delta pilots picket for better pay in wake of record airline profits

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 6:54pm

On Friday, off-duty Delta Air Line pilots conducted informational picketing at eight Delta bases nationwide, including Salt Lake City, to raise awareness about ongoing labor talks between Delta management and the Air Line Pilots Association.

Inmate escapes custody after dentist appointment

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 6:53pm

Authorities are searching for an inmate from the Box Elder County Jail who failed to return from a court-approved dentist appointment.

Trial ordered for politician accused of impersonating LDS general authority

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 5:59pm

A former Utah County commissioner was ordered Friday to stand trial on charges that he and a business partner bilked investors for millions after impersonating an LDS Church general authority to assure the development project was sound.

Man sent to prison for firing 19 bullets into sleeping baby's room

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 5:42pm

Despite making impressive strides in jail and promises he would never return to gang life, a judge on Friday said the young man's crimes were so heinous he had to send him to prison.

Man suspected in 20 robberies says drug addiction fueled his spree, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 5:38pm

Mathew Kuepper says the last few weeks have been a "blur" due to his drug addiction, according to a police report.

Draper man charged with murdering Utah woman in Wyoming motel

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 5:17pm

An 18-year-old Draper man was charged Friday in Wyoming with stabbing one Utah woman to death and injuring a second in a Rock Springs motel.

After ad, dad interviews potential wives for 48-year-old son from SLC

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 4:46pm

The father of a Salt Lake City businessman is setting up interviews for women interested in marrying his 48-year-old son, nearly a week after taking out a newspaper ad announcing the search.

Investigation: Murray officer justified in firing 7 shots at gunman

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 4:12pm

A Murray police officer involved in a shootout with a man who had broken into his ex-girlfriend's house in February was legally justified in firing at the man, the Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office determined Friday.

Feud between 2 Salt Lake police officers sparks civil lawsuit

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 3:03pm

A bad falling out that led to a confrontation between two off-duty Salt Lake police officers and at least one being disciplined by the department has now culminated in a civil lawsuit.

First-aid equipment, tips for hiking the backcountry with dogs

Michael Radice  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 11:29am

Few things are as satisfying as a long day hike in the mountains or an overnight camping trip with your pet. But when someone gets injured, everything changes so you need to make sure you are prepared for an emergency.

Mom creates special needs baseball league in West Valley City

Shara Park  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 9:02am

If there's one sport Jennifer Maravilla knows well, it's baseball. So when her son had a bad experience in youth baseball, she was up for the challenge of creating a new special needs baseball league.

Millcreek mayor diagnosed with aggressive tumor days before primary

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 7:12am

Fred Healey, one of Millcreek's mayoral candidates, has announced that his health has taken a hard turn, complicating his political prospects, and even prompting him to endorse one of his opponents in case voters are now reluctant to vote for him.

Police: Multiple drug raids, arrests make dent in Carbon County drug scene

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 6:51am

Investigators called the police actions a “triple play,” and described the arrest of one man in particular as a difference-maker.