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J Dawgs expands out of Utah County, opens first SLC location

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 6:33pm

Popular local hot dog chain J Dawgs took its first step in its plans to expand beyond Utah County, and the first lunchtime rush was a success, according to management.

Group calls for resignation of West Jordan councilman

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 6:13pm

The group Alliance for a Better Utah on Friday called on West Jordan City Councilman Jeff Haaga to resign and started an online petition with the same goal.

Judge sends Jeremy Johnson to prison for more than 11 years

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 6:04pm

A once wealthy internet marketer who lit the fuse on one of Utah's most explosive political scandals, who lost everything and who still faces a federal complaints, will have a lot of time to think about how he changed the state's history.

Former day care worker charged with child sex abuse

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 5:48pm

A former day care worker has been charged with abusing a 5-year-old boy at the facility.

Fire closes EB I-84 in Morgan County

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 4:28pm

Eastbound I-84 was closed in Morgan County due to a fire. Officials reported that the road was reopened just before 4:30 p.m.

Cyclist injured in collision with car in Millcreek

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 4:16pm

A 74-year-old bicyclist was upgraded to fair condition Friday after crashing into a car.

Salt Lake Tribune names new editor

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 4:12pm

Jennifer Napier-Pearce will be replacing Terry Orme as editor of the Salt Lake Tribune, the newspaper's leadership announced Friday.

Ex-bus driver sentenced to 20 days in jail for DUI

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 3:44pm

A former Alpine School District bus driver will spend 20 days in jail after pleading guilty to driving drunk with students on board.

Terminally ill Utah girl who received 189K Christmas cards dies

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 2:53pm

A little Fountain Green girl who made headlines after receiving thousands of Christmas cards passed away early Friday morning.

A shatter-resistant screen is coming soon to a smartphone near you

Aaron Smith, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 12:45pm

Corning just launched Gorilla Glass 5, its latest evolution in break-resistant glass for smartphones.

Extreme athletes dive into Midway’s Homestead Crater wearing LED suits

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:47am

On a dark night, four people recently dove from a height of five stories into Midway’s Homestead Crater.

Driver loses control, dies after braking for backed-up traffic on I-15

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:47am

A 34-year-old woman died after losing control of her vehicle and crashing on I-15 Friday morning.

Man charged with gunning down teen siblings over T-shirt appears in court

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:15am

The man charged with gunning down teenage siblings in an argument over a T-shirt made his initial appearance in court Friday.

Committee takes on issues of water rights, watershed

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 7:29am

With nearly as many visitors as all five of Utah's national parks combined, the Wasatch Front’s canyons — and their role as a watershed for a half-million people — are becoming an increasingly contentious issue.

Police: Man found dead in West Jordan was shot 'several times' days before being spotted

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 6:50am

A Colorado man who was found dead in a West Jordan yard had been shot and killed "a couple of days" before his body was discovered, police said Thursday.

Wildfire near Utah-Wyoming border closes highways, reaches 1.5K acres

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 11:21pm

A wildfire raging near the Utah-Wyoming border caused two highways to be closed Thursday evening.

'For the Love of Dakota' boxes helping cheer children in need

Ashley Moser  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 11:06pm

A Lehi mother is turning a terrible experience at the hospital into something positive and she's created hundreds of special gifts for children in similar situations.

Mosquitofish: A lesser-known ally in the battle against Utah's bitey bugs

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 10:59pm

They are a little-known ally in the battle against the blood-sucking insects, but mosquito abatement workers maintain “mosquitofish” are a highly-effective way to control Utah's mosquito populations.

Helicopters evacuate 2 Boy Scout troops from encroaching wildfire

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 10:51pm

Helicopters evacuated two boy scout troops from a hiking trail near a wildfire Thursday evening, the U.S. Forest Service reported.

WJ councilman not disciplined after incident near bar

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 10:41pm

Councilman Jeff Haaga, who was ticketed but not arrested by South Jordan police after responding to a call for a hit-and-run late Tuesday, had “five steins of beer and a shot” in his system when police found him between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. MDT,