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Herbert, Weinholtz spar over economy, Medicaid expansion, public lands in debate

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 8:51pm

Democratic candidate for governor Mike Weinholtz took some tough shots at Republican Gov. Gary Herbert in what will likely be their last debate Monday, but the governor said he has Utahns on his side.

Man killed in central Utah crash may have suffered medical episode, police say

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 8:48pm

An elderly man died after his car rolled just off of U.S. 89 near Gunnison in a crash last week, according to police.

Orem man killed in Sanpete County crash

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 7:56pm

An Orem man died from his injuries after his truck rolled off of Highway 89 in central Utah earlier this month, police say.

West Jordan amputee named to USA Women's Sled Hockey Team

Lindsey Johnson  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 7:22pm

Amputee Hope Bevilhymer of West Jordan was recently named to the USA Women's Sled Hockey Team for the 2016-2017 season.

Police: Homeowner attacks Cedar Fort fire chief at scene of blaze

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 7:07pm

A fire chief called to a battle a house fire late Sunday in Cedar Fort ended up having to defend himself against a homeowner, according to the Utah County Sheriff's Office.

NTSB probes safe crash landing at Reno Air Races

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 6:28pm

The National Transportation Safety Board continues to investigate a crash landing involving a Utah pilot at the National Championship Air Races in Reno earlier this month.

5-year-old boy in critical condition after getting hit by vehicle in Bountiful

Devon Dewey  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 6:19pm

A 5-year-old boy was in critical condition after getting hit by a vehicle Monday afternoon, police said.

Father who admitted abusing baby after she was burned sentenced to jail

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 5:58pm

A Salt Lake City father who pleaded guilty to further abusing his infant daughter after she was burned by a space heater then fled before he could be sentenced was ordered Monday to serve a year in jail.

Disturbing details emerge in Duchesne County human trafficking case

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 5:57pm

An 18-year-old woman was held captive in a shed for weeks in 2014 and forced to perform sex acts to receive food and water, according to Duchesne County prosecutors.

Memorial dedicated to Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride vandalized

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 5:11pm

Police were looking Monday for those responsible for vandalizing a memorial dedicated to one of Utah County's fallen heroes.

Iran: Utah state senator didn't mention job when visiting

Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:15pm

Iran's Foreign Ministry says a Utah state senator who traveled to Iran in May did not clarify his job as senator in his visa application.

Person of interest in teen's killing arrested after ramming WVC patrol car

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 3:59pm

One of the men Salt Lake police called a person of interest in the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy who had been egging vehicles was arrested early Monday after allegedly ramming a West Valley police car and leading officers on a short chase.

Smugglers Gap Trail offers solitude from city, beautiful fall foliage

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 3:01pm

If you’re looking for a nice fall hike with a grand view without slipping too far out of the Salt Lake City area, the Smugglers Gap Trail offers hikers that and more.

Logan woman dies days after Providence crash that killed infant son

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 11:49am

A 26-year-old woman from Logan was taken off life support Sunday following a crash that killed her 3-month-old son, officials said.

Make Your Week: Over 30 people pay it forward at drive-thru

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 11:16am

It’s no secret that Mondays are hard. After a nice, relaxing weekend, work probably doesn’t sound like the ideal place to be.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Xoel Cardenas and Sean Walker  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 7:30am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Harrisville police looking for fugitive suspected in stabbing

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 10:15pm

Police say a man who absconded from parole on Friday stabbed another man in the chest on Sunday in Harrisville.

Photos: With rain gone, fall colors shine in the sun

KSL.com  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 9:35pm

Days after rain pounded the Wasatch Front, clear skies and a near perfect fall day returned to the Wasatch Front on Sunday. The good weather is expected to continue through Wednesday, when the next low pressure system rolls through.

Lawmakers consider creating board exam for teachers in effort to keep standards high

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 9:04pm

Lawmakers are looking at creating a standardized assessment for teachers amid concern over a Utah State Board of Education rule adopted in June that allows schools to hire people without formal training to be teachers.

Foster parents, agency heads urge Senate to act on Family First Prevention Services Act

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 8:33pm

A diverse coalition is urging the Senate's immediate action on the Family First Prevention Services Act, which would allow states to use federal foster care funds for in-home services to help preserve families. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, is a sponsor.