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Teen charged as adult after 'suicidal' crash that killed 2

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 9:30pm

A Layton teenager was traveling nearly 100 mph and attempting to commit suicide when she slammed into the back of another vehicle, killing two people, police say. She was charged as an adult Friday with two counts of murder.

Email urges Utah GOP delegates to dump Trump

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 8:04pm

Utahns headed to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland later this month are being urged to support a last-ditch effort to dump their party's presumptive presidential nominee, Donald Trump.

Woman killed in West Jordan crash on Redwood Road

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 7:06pm

A 31-year-old Millcreek woman is dead after a two-vehicle accident on Redwood Road Friday afternoon, police said.

Checkpoint steps up fight against invasive quagga mussel

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 7:02pm

The discovery of juvenile mussels at Deer Creek led to elaborate testing and preventative measures to assess the threat there. A checkpoint southeast of Heber is part of ongoing efforts to make sure water enthusiasts are taking the right precautions.

Updated primary results narrow House race involving former speaker

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 6:31pm

An incumbent House representative may lose his seat after updated results released Friday showed only seven votes separate him from his opponent.

Dickey's files federal lawsuit in 'toxic tea' incident

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 6:02pm

A $5 million federal lawsuit was filed Thursday in connection with the "toxic tea" incident at Dickey's Barbecue Pit that left a 67-year-old South Jordan woman with severe injuries in 2014.

Centerville settles with widow of man shot and killed by police

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 5:59pm

The city of Centerville has reached a settlement with the widow of a man who was shot and killed by an officer in 2014.

3 escape serious injuries in Farmington Canyon plane crash

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 5:04pm

Police say it was fortunate nobody was killed when a plane made an emergency crash landing Friday afternoon up Farmington Canyon.

Weber State alumnus chases steeplechase dream at Olympic Trials

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 3:59pm

On the Fourth of July, a Utah man will achieve his goal of competing in the U.S. Olympic Trials for steeplechase.

4th of July fireworks shows in Utah

Carlos Baquerizo  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 3:52pm

Cities throughout the state have announced where and when to enjoy the fireworks shows on Independence Day and the weekend leading up to the holiday.

Wolverine found in Utah for 1st time since 1974

Celeste Tholen, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 2:56pm

A car hit and killed a wolverine in northern Utah this week — the first time in four decades that a wolverine has been found and not just seen in the state, the Division of Wildlife Resources reported.

Ex A.G. John Swallow claims investigators lied about email searches

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 1:41pm

Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow continues to push for the public corruption charges against him to be dropped, claiming in new court documents that investigators have lied and twisted facts when gaining access to computer files and email.

Drunk Sandy man arrested after pushing his way into wrong home, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 12:17pm

A Sandy man who police say was intoxicated and entered the wrong house apparently believing it was his own was arrested early Friday.

Video features Utah’s famous rock-climbing cat

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 11:47am

Like any good climber, Craig Armstrong always makes sure he has a partner. And his is a frisky, domestic medium-hair cat named Millie.

Man gets first shot at release 3 years after serving jail sentence

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 11:26am

A Salt Lake man held in jail more than three years on an immigration hold was granted release on $50,000 bond by an immigration judge Thursday. The Department Homeland Security has reserved the right to appeal.

Police locate grandparents of toddler found wandering street in Millcreek

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 11:24am

A 2-year-old boy was found wandering alone his in pajamas about 4 a.m. Friday by a passerby. Police were able to reunite him with his grandparents after learning he had walked out of the Millcreek home earlier.

Utah teen with cancer starts foundation to help others with cancer

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 10:47am

Eighteen-year-old Alec Unsicker has cancer for the second time in his life, and he is trying to put a smile on the faces of other cancer patients through the foundation he started.

Poll: Do you speak like a Utahn?

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 10:00am

For this poll, we’re asking you to answer a few questions that will help determine how Utahns speak and if some of the Utah accent traits are true or not.

Man charged in random attack at Salt Lake hotel

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 8:29am

A man was high on drugs and delusional about his surroundings when he attacked a stranger inside a Salt Lake hotel, according to charges filed Thursday.

$1K reward offered for info on poisoning of St. George birds

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 7:49am

Authorities are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the poisoning deaths of two dozen migratory birds earlier this year.