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3 arrested in connection with tying up, beating 2 men, police say

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 8:43am

A SWAT team responded to a home early Wednesday morning and three people were arrested after two men reported being beaten and tied up in the garage, police said.

Utah man describes 'nightmare' conditions in Venezuela jail

Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 7:21am

A Utah man being held in Venezuela on weapons charges described living a "horrible nightmare" of police harassment and recurrent illnesses in his first communication from jail.

2 arrested in Idaho after toddler pot video posted to Facebook

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 7:03am

Shocking video posted on Facebook shows four adults smoking marijuana in front of a toddler. One woman blows smoke into the child’s face and, at one point, appears to stick the joint in his mouth.

Salt Lake man pleads guilty to torturing puppy to death

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 6:43am

A Salt Lake man headed to trial for torturing his girlfriend's puppy to death has pleaded guilty.

Teen injured in gang-related shooting, Salt Lake police say

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 10:26pm

Police are seeking two men believed to be responsible for a gang-related shooting in Salt Lake City that left a 16-year-old boy in serious condition.

West Jordan pulls plug on Facebook data center deal

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 10:20pm

The $250 million tax break deal to lure a massive Facebook data center to West Jordan collapsed Tuesday.

Grass fire prompts evacuation of homes near Utah-Idaho border

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 10:11pm

A grass fire prompted the evacuation of multiple homes near the Idaho-Utah border Tuesday, dispatchers confirmed.

Cache County girl receives international criticism for photos of big game hunt

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 9:04pm

Most of us like to share our vacation pictures with friends and family online, but the vacation photos a 12-year-old Cache County girl posted is stirring up quite the controversy.

Animal cruelty investigations underway in deaths of 2 dogs

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 7:31pm

The deaths of two dogs in two southern Utah counties has sparked a pair of unrelated animal cruelty investigations.

Judge keeps bail at $1M for Orem man facing new trial in wife's death

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 6:37pm

Citing the dangerous combination of alcohol and firearms suspected to have contributed to his wife's death, a judge will continue to hold Conrad Truman on $1 million bail.

2 men named as persons of interest in killing of 16-year-old

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 5:58pm

Salt Lake police have identified two persons of interest in connection with the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy who had been egging vehicles.

Officials search for possible drowning victim near Moab

Lindsey Johnson  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 5:52pm

Grand County Dispatch was alerted on Monday of a possible drowning at Big Bend about 7 miles upstream from Moab, police said.

Clinton campaign setting up shop in Salt Lake

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 5:31pm

Seeing a rare opportunity for Democrats to make inroads in Utah, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will set up a campaign office Tuesday in Salt Lake City.

Settlement appeal denied for mother of man shot by police

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 5:27pm

The mother of a man fatally shot by Utah police will not be able to refile a lawsuit against the police department that shot him.

State biologists probing fish kill from Tibble Fork dam reconstruction

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 5:07pm

State wildlife biologists surveyed fish populations in the American Fork River after thick sludge caused a fish kill. The USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service began a rehabilitation project at Tibble Fork Dam in June, releasing sediment.

FLDS leaders to remain behind bars in food stamp fraud case

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 4:58pm

A federal judge ordered two Fundamentalist LDS Church leaders Tuesday to remain behind bars pending trial for alleged fraudulent use of food stamps.

Friend describes night that turned deadly for 20-year-old charged with triple aggravated murder

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 4:56pm

A preliminary hearing continued Tuesday for Gerald Radckiff Grant, 20, charged with three counts of aggravated murder in the shooting deaths of two brothers and their friend. Grant, who was shot in the leg, has claimed self-defense.

User submitted photos: Semitruck accident

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 3:57pm

It’s been a busy week in news. There have been more fires, several vehicle accidents, some crime and a paraglider crashed into an LDS church building early Sunday morning.

Gas leak closes school and road, causes home evacuations

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 3:27pm

A gas leak shut down traffic, evacuated homes and closed an elementary school Tuesday, officials said.

Orangeville woman found dead in home had been ‘praying for her life,’ warrant states

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 3:03pm

Prior to Kristi Price Maxwell's death, she had "been praying for her life" because her husband had threatened to kill both her and himself, according to court records.