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Getaway driver in Provo gang robbery, shooting pleads guilty

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 7:59am

The alleged getaway driver for three people accused of killing a Provo man in a gang-related robbery and shooting has pleaded guilty.

U. to launch new 'quantitative analysis' institute using $20M from Eccles, Koch organizations

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 7:31am

The University of Utah has announced plans to launch a new center, called the Marriner S. Eccles Institute of Economics and Quantitative Analysis, designed to help top students form early partnerships with prestigious employers.

Days of '47 Rodeo settles in to new home with prayer, poem, praise

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 7:11am

Utah's Days of '47 Rodeo broke in its new 10,000-seat home Wednesday with praise from Utah political and religious leaders

Provo woman gives birth to baby inside pants at hospital parking lot

Camilla Stimpson  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 11:59pm

Shamika Hayes didn't have time to make it into the hospital or remove her pants before her baby girl made an appearance.

At last: Man receives package more than a decade later

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 11:22pm

It’s never fun getting a package late, especially if you need it by a certain date. Try waiting 14 years.

DEA agent: fentanyl not just a problem for drug users

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 10:35pm

A DEA agent says the fentanyl crisis is not just a drug user problem. A faint exposure to the residue of a drug so lethal, a simple walk down a street could put one in danger.

West Valley School for teen mothers loses appeal for charter

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 10:20pm

A school in West Valley City that serves teen mothers and pregnant teens is shutting down after the State Charter School Board voted for the charter's termination.

Salem flooding affects 100 homes

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 9:40pm

About 100 homes in Salem were affected by flooding around 3 p.m. Wednesday in what Salem City Police Sgt. Greg Smith called a once-in-a-century storm.

Charges: Pleasant Grove man chases down, hits man after RV rental dispute

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 9:13pm

A Pleasant Grove man was charged Wednesday after prosecutors say chased down a group that had just returned an RV rented by the man’s mother and struck a man with his vehicle, according to court documents.

Total solar eclipse: What you need to know

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 8:55pm

On Aug. 21, millions of people across the United States will experience something that hasn’t happened for decades: a total solar eclipse. The best places for viewing this once-in-a-generation event are north of Utah.

Police investigating whether early morning robberies, shooting in SLC are linked

Jed Boal  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 8:34pm

Police officers are investigating whether three crimes committed early Wednesday morning are connected, as they search for two men and look to question a third, officials confirmed.

Forest Service asks public to clean up after themselves after target shooting leads to wildfire

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 8:03pm

Computers, furniture, appliances and more are being used as shooting targets. It's an issue the U.S. Forest Service says is getting worse.

FBI looking into Ephraim police situation; ex-officer says he would have resigned, too

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 7:31pm

The attorney representing the three Ephraim police officers who resigned after calling out their longtime chief for failing to properly complete hundreds of incident report said Wednesday that the FBI is now involved.

Sex assault victims have new advocate, hotline for tracking rape kits

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 5:49pm

Victims of sexual assault who feel they are left in the dark once their rape kit is submitted to the Utah State Crime Lab now have an advocate to keep them more informed, and the process more transparent.

5-year-old in critical condition after being found at bottom of Murray pool

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 5:34pm

A 5-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was found at the bottom of a swimming pool in Murray Wednesday afternoon, according to Murray Deputy Fire Chief Jon Harris.

Jon Huntsman Jr. could face tough confirmation questions about Trump, Russia

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 5:15pm

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. could be thrown some tough questions about the Trump administration's controversies involving Russia when he faces Senate Democrats at his confirmation hearing.

3-year-old boy hit, killed by car in Spanish Fork

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 5:05pm

A 3-year-old boy was hit and killed by a car in Spanish Fork on Wednesday afternoon, Spanish Fork police confirmed.

West Nile virus findings prompt mosquito warning for SL County residents

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 3:03pm

Salt Lake County residents are being warned to take precautions against mosquitos after West Nile virus was detected in multiple groups of the summertime pests.

Jury finds Springville baseball coach guilty of sexually abusing player

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 1:32pm

The coach of a competition baseball team in Springville was found guilty Tuesday of sexually abusing a teenage boy he coached and employed.

Cache County files criminal charges in death of police K-9

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 1:08pm

The Cache County Attorney's Office filed criminal charges against a deputy with the county sheriff's office Wednesday in connection with the death of police K-9 Endy.