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Inmate admits murdering cellmate, now faces possible death sentence

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  May 2nd - 6:31pm

An inmate pleaded guilty Monday to murdering another inmate at the Central Utah Correctional Facility in Gunnison and now faces a possible death sentence.

Police: Man who fatally shot K-9 officer dies

Carter Williams  |  Posted  May 2nd - 6:16pm

A West Jordan man suspected of killing a police K-9 and who was critically injured by police in a shootout last week in Millcreek has died, Unified Police announced Monday.

Toddler allegedly killed by stepfather had other injuries, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  May 2nd - 5:59pm

Unified police detectives investigating the death of a 1-year-old boy were looking Monday at whether the boy suffered a series of abuses before he died.

West Valley man tried to entice a 13-year-old, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  May 2nd - 5:05pm

A man who allegedly thought he was meeting up with a 13-year-old child was instead greeted by members of the Internet Crimes Against Children task force.

Video game developer appeals wage case to Utah Supreme Court

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 4:09pm

A Utah developer of video games like "Alvin and the Chipmunks" and "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2005" asked the Utah Supreme Court on Monday to toss out his criminal convictions for not paying more than 100 employees.

Bountiful gas leak spurs Main Street closure

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 2nd - 3:45pm

A gas leak in Bountiful caused Main Street to close for a short time Monday afternoon, officials said.

Woman files wrongful death lawsuit in doghouse highway death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 3:31pm

A woman whose husband and 4-year-old daughter were killed when a doghouse fell out of a man's truck and caused a highway pileup has filed a wrongful death lawsuit.

Utah woman named semifinalist for Extreme Huntress competition

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  May 2nd - 3:00pm

Christy Barney, who works as a full-time hunting consultant for Worldwide Trophy Adventures, has hunted for most of her life.

Smithfield man charged with murdering his father

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  May 2nd - 1:17pm

A Smithfield man accused of inviting his father to his house and then stabbing him multiple times was charged Monday with murder.

Hike of the week: Local turtle-shaped hill offers beautiful views

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 2nd - 11:29am

Amidst the 41.7-square miles of Eagle Mountain are seemingly endless miles of beautiful foothills, providing picturesque views of the valley below and the mountains beyond. One of those is Turtle Trail Hill, aptly named by one local man who loved his

Make Your Week: 3 sweet stories to brighten up Monday

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 2nd - 10:03am

There is no shortage of bad news spreading across the Internet on a daily basis, and we could all use more good news.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Xoel Cardenas and Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 2nd - 7:30am

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

Police investigating gunshots in Liberty Park

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  May 1st - 10:30pm

Police took three men into custody Sunday after gunshots were fired in Liberty Park.

West Valley police investigating Sunday morning stabbing

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  May 1st - 10:30pm

Police are investigating a Sunday morning stabbing that left a 43-year-old man in critical condition.

National Defense Authorization Act includes provisions on sage grouse

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  May 1st - 10:25pm

The House Armed Services Committee passed the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2017 on Thursday. The bill includes a provision that prevents the implementation of federal plans on sage grouse management in Utah and other states.

Police: Man arrested in killing of stepson

Ashton Goodell  |  Posted  May 1st - 10:24pm

A 18-month-old toddler died Sunday morning after fighting for his life for two days at Primary Children's Hospital. Unified Police Department reported that the stepfather drowned the young boy.

After more than 6 years, 3 families yearn for justice in day care abuse case

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  May 1st - 10:00pm

For six years, the case of a Murray day care provider charged with violently abusing three toddlers has languished in court. The families of the three alleged victims say it has been a "living nightmare" to wait for justice.

Utah council wants governor, A.G. probe of monument push

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  May 1st - 8:32pm

The Constitutional Defense Council voted unanimously Wednesday to ask Gov. Gary Herbert's office, as well as Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes, to investigate the support behind the push for a new monument in Utah and provide details on opponents.

New strategies eliminate long waitlist for food truck hopefuls

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  May 1st - 8:01pm

Dawn Cox was on the verge of quitting when she got the call she'd been waiting for: Inspectors were ready to approve her food truck. That was in February, four months after she first applied for a permit.

Sen. Orrin Hatch headed to Israel to meet with Netanyahu

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  May 1st - 7:31pm

Sen. Orrin Hatch is traveling to Israel on Monday to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as the Obama administration proposes the largest military aid package ever to another country.