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Brian Head Fire blazes through more than 27,000 acres

Caitlin Burchill  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 7:51am

Firefighters are focused on prioritizing life and property as the Brian Head fire has raged through more than 27,744 acres, officials say.

3 children seriously injured in car crash in Salt Lake City

KSL.com  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 7:36am

Three children under the age of 5 were taken to Primary Children's Hospital Thursday night after the car they were riding in was hit in an intersection, police said.

Artists aim to challenge, comfort audience at festival

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 6:41am

In a festival populated with mind-bending sculptures, experimental photography and provocative surrealist paintings, Michael Rohner's work stands out for its "gently confrontational" nature.

FBI investigating possible homicide on Uintah, Ouray Indian Reservation

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:48pm

The FBI and the Bureau of Indian Affairs are investigating the possible murder of a 38-year-old man on the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation in northeastern Utah.

Brian Head fire growing at 'unprecedented rate,' covers 17,294 acres

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:31pm

A wildfire near Brian Head resort continues to grow "at an unprecedented rate," officials said, reaching 17,294 acres on Thursday evening. The fire was only 5 percent contained.

Intermountain Healthcare diving into the past in hopes of changing future cancer treatment

Erin Goff  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:23pm

Intermountain Healthcare doctors turn to genetic testing to treat cancer patients. They are also relying on almost 5 million tissue samples, stored in a basement facility, dating back to 1975, to help unlock future targeted cancer treatments.

Woman sought protective order before deadly shooting, police say

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:21pm

Two people were shot and killed Thursday morning in Taylorsville, according to the Unified Police Department.

RSL players bring smile to boy wounded in Sandy shooting

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:24pm

Soccer isn’t always about winning. Sometimes, it’s about the common bond that brings athletes and spectators together—the hope of a brighter day.

Police arrest Bluffdale man who said he accidentally shot wife in stomach

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 8:50pm

Police have arrested a Bluffdale man who claimed he was cleaning his wife's gun when he accidentally shot her in the stomach.

Teen who stabbed classmates apologizes, says he doesn't deserve mercy

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 7:31pm

As classmates he injured in a violent attack told a judge of their healing and forgiveness, the 16-year-old boy who attempted to kill them said he was in disbelief at their mercy Thursday as he was sentenced to prison.

Deseret Industries places 4 pianos around Salt Lake for public to play, enjoy

Viviane Vo-Duc  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 7:00pm

Four refurbished pianos from Deseret Industries are being placed throughout Salt Lake City as part of a collaboration between the Mundi Project and the LDS Welfare Services Department.

Hatch supportive, Lee 'not ready' as Senate unveils revised health care bill

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 6:53pm

The American Health Care Act is now the Better Care Reconciliation Act after changes to Republicans' health care bill were unveiled Thursday in the U.S. Senate.

Jury vindicates harassed ex-West Jordan cop, awards $2.7M

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 6:28pm

A former West Jordan police sergeant would readily give up the nearly $3 million a federal jury awarded him Wednesday to not have gone through years of hell for raising sexual harassment allegations against his superiors.

KSL's pick-by-pick NBA Draft coverage

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 5:17pm

Live ongoing coverage and commentary of the 2017 NBA Draft from KSL.com's Utah Jazz beat writer, Andy Larsen.

Utah County officials approve $300K settlement on 2012 Utah fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 5:09pm

Utah County officials have reached a $300,000 settlement with a man accused of starting a 2012 fire that led to the evacuation than 1,000 northwestern Utah homes.

Iranian couple living in Utah details arduous path to freedom, US citizenship

Brianna Bodily  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 4:36pm

It was standing room only as Yasaman Keshavarz stood with her husband and other immigrants, repeating the words of an oath that pledged them to defend the Constitution, the nation and renounce their citizenship in their home countries.

Herbert calls for diligence, common sense in Utah's escalating fire season

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 4:04pm

Gov. Gary Herbert called on Utah residents Thursday to practice diligence and common sense in the wake of a fire season that is quickly escalating across the state. Herbert recently toured the Brian Head fire.

Karate instructor, 81, arrested in sex abuse investigation

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 3:36pm

An 81-year-old Orem karate instructor has been arrested for investigation of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl.

Monroe father pleads guilty in death of baby who died of dehydration, neglect

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 3:07pm

A Monroe father has pleaded guilty to child abuse homicide in the death of his 1-year-old daughter, who officials say died of dehydration and neglect.

STEM Best Practices Conference attracts hundreds from all over the state

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:21pm

Almost 700 educators, administrators, industry officials gathered at the Utah Valley Convention Center for the third annual STEM Best Practices Conference.