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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.

Teen charged as adult with murdering 2 in suicidal crash

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 4:11pm

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.

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.

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

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 12:52pm

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.

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.

Utah fireworks restrictions for 4th of July and Pioneer Day

Carlos Baquerizo  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 7:15am

Various cities are reminding residents of the restrictions when enjoying fireworks and where they're not allowed to light them. Restrictions and specific locations where not to light fireworks in various cities throughout the state.

55th annual Utah Shakespeare Festival opens in new arts complex

Carole Mikita  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 11:09pm

The Utah Shakespeare Festival opened its 55th season Thursday with the impressive new $40 million Beverly Taylor Sorensen Center for the Arts.

Noisy nighttime construction halted after neighbors contact city hall

Keith McCord  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 11:08pm

Residents in a West Jordan neighborhood are looking for a quiet night's rest, and they may get it after city hall put a stop to construction trucks rolling through town in the middle of the night.

AG files rape charges in case declined by district attorney's office

Pat Reavy and Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 11:08pm

After county prosecutors declined multiple requests to file charges against a man accused of date rape, police decided to ask the attorney general's office to look at the case. On Thursday, rape and sodomy charges were filed against the Cottonwood Heights man.

Couple charged in 'chronic neglect' death of 96-year-old mother

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 11:05pm

A Salt Lake motel owner and his wife have been charged with manslaughter in the death of the motel owner's mother, who police say died under deplorable conditions.