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Layton may appeal to US Supreme Court over illegal search

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 12:44pm

Lawyers for the city of Layton say they may appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court after Utah's Supreme Court ruled that local police conducted an unconstitutional search of a home before arresting a suspect in a hit-and-run, DUI crash in 2013.

Police probing how teen got gun in shooting near Sandy school

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 12:17pm

Utah police were investigating Wednesday how a 14-year-old got a gun allegedly used to critically wound another teenager after an argument near a middle school, a district spokesman said.

Oregon standoff juror questions impartiality of fellow juror

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 12:11pm

Federal prosecutors' case against the armed occupiers of an Oregon wildlife refuge has hit a bump when a juror raised questions about the impartiality of another person on the panel

BYU announces 5 policy changes following sexual assault investigation

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 11:13am

Brigham Young University announced Wednesday that it has completed its study on the responses to campus sexual assault.

Police find drugs in robbery victim's home

Lindsey Johnson  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 10:32am

A victim of a robbery was arrested and booked in connection with drug distribution after police found drugs in his home.

Ex-Aggie football player appears in court on rape charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 8:42am

A former Utah State football player who was dropped by the Atlanta Falcons in August over multiple sexual assault allegations has made his first appearance in court on rape charges.

Judge considers whether Utah's 'ag gag' law violates rights

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 8:02am

Attorneys opposing a ban on undercover recording in agricultural facilities told a judge the law violates constitutional rights, while the Utah Attorney General's Office argued it protects property owners and keeps employees and consumers safe.

Bountiful father of 3 killed in motorcycle crash

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 7:44am

A Bountiful father of three was killed in a motorcycle crash on Sunday.

Police: Man arrested for firing shot during fight behind Orem High School

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 7:21am

A fight behind Orem High School last week resulted in a shot being fired, leading to an arrest of the alleged shooter and two others Monday, police said.

McAdams unveils streamlined SL County budget with no tax increases

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 7:06am

In a year of slight revenue growth yet even higher inflation costs, Salt Lake County Ben McAdams on Monday proposed what he championed as a "fiscally conservative" budget with no tax increases.

1 dead after crashing into traffic pole in Logan

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 6:47am

A 33-year-old Logan man is dead after crashing into a traffic light pole on Tuesday.

Residents weigh in on plan for crowded Zion National Park

Ladd Egan  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:21pm

Utah’s most popular national park could be too popular for its own good.

16-year-old shot outside Sandy middle school

Pat Reavy and Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:11pm

A 16-year-old boy was critically injured and a 14-year-old boy was arrested for investigation of attempted murder following a shooting Tuesday outside Union Middle School.

Steve Young signs excuse note for 9-year-old student

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:07pm

Nine-year-old Cade Draper thought his father was taking him to the dentist on Tuesday afternoon. Instead, Cade went to go meet a football legend that even helped excuse Cade for missing school.

Police identify driver killed in Spanish Fork Canyon crash

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:53pm

An American Fork man was killed Tuesday after police say his truck drifted into oncoming traffic in Spanish Fork Canyon and was struck by a semitrailer hauling drywall.

1-year-old boy killed in auto-pedestrian accident

Lindsey Johnson and Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:49pm

A 1-year-old boy was killed in an auto-pedestrian accident in West Valley City on Tuesday.

Moratorium on collecting impact fees costing SLC $500K per month

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:00pm

With the impact fee moratorium on track to expire Nov. 2, the Salt Lake City Council — reluctant to let the city relapse to its old fee structure without a new, vetting plan in place — is considering extending the moratorium for several months.

Body of 22-year-old Mt. Pleasant man found in shallow grave

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:10pm

A Mt. Pleasant man's death is being investigated as a homicide after his body was discovered in a shallow grave near the border of Utah and Sanpete counties.

Clinton, Trump scrambling to win over Utah voters

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 7:45pm

Utah can thank the unexpected rise of Evan McMullin for all the attention presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are throwing the state's way as Election Day approaches.

Targeted for his BYU fandom? South Jordan man finds front-door wreath on fire

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 7:20pm

Justin Christensen discovered the BYU-themed wreath on his front door was on fire early Tuesday morning, and he suspects the act of vandalism may be connected to his fandom.