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Tooele residents begin to rebuild after massive July arson fire

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 10:53pm

It’s been a little over a month since a catastrophic fire tore through a community in Tooele. But slowly, some residents are starting to rebuild.

Hogle Zoo gets MRI for sick sea star

Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 9:46pm

Veterinarians are baffled at why a sea star at Hogle Zoo has suddenly turned ill. They're hoping an MRI will help solve the mystery.

Police: Man claims he set motor home on fire after learning it was stolen

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 9:24pm

Police say a man burned another person's motor home Tuesday and later told investigators he did so because he was worried about being associated with the vehicle, which he believed was stolen.

Making sure every child is celebrated on their birthday

Sandra Olney  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 8:55pm

It's the one day each year when a child feels special just for being born. But, a birthday can often be just another day in the life of a homeless child. Now, two Utah women have found a way to make sure every child's life is celebrated.

Fire near Beaver Mountain grows to 970 acres

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 8:02pm

A fire raging near Beaver Mountain grew to 970 acres Wednesday and now straddles the Utah-Idaho border, according to authorities.

West Jordan reverses decision to terminate negotiations with Facebook

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 7:39pm

Less than 24 hours after negotiations to lure a Facebook data center to West Jordan were terminated, city officials had change of heart Wednesday morning.

Clearfield Eagle Scout dies after 2nd brain tumor diagnosis

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 7:31pm

A local 17-year-old who endured two brain tumors in his short life died Monday.

Tips for getting rid of ‘super lice’

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 7:04pm

The majority of head lice found in Utah, and 47 other states in the country, have developed a resistance to certain pesticides found in popular treatments for the pesky insects, according to Claire Roberts, CEO of Lice Clinics of America.

University of Utah's new Thomas S. Monson Center to be 'embassy' to the state

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 6:59pm

University officials unveiled the newly renovated Wall Mansion on Wednesday, which will now be known as the Thomas S. Monson Center after the current president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Music program may help kids with back-to-school sleep schedule

Nadine Wimmer  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:49pm

New program is music to the ears of parents struggling to adjust kids' school sleep schedule.

Autopsy confirms remains are missing Santa Clara man

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:36pm

Human remains found near the Utah-Arizona border have been confirmed to be those of missing Santa Clara resident David Heisler.

Google Fiber to launch service to first wave of Salt Lake City residents

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 5:01pm

Google Fiber is officially being offered to selected Salt Lake City residents. On Wednesday, the company, along with Mayor Jackie Biskupski, announced that service will begin to residents and business owners in the City Center initial launch area.

Mormon missionaries, members safe and well after major Italian earthquake

Tad Walch  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 4:58pm

LDS Church officials in Europe invited all to pray for those suffering after a powerful earthquake rocked a swath of mountains 100 miles from Rome, killing at least 38 people.

Reward offered in West Jordan tree vandalism

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 4:56pm

A reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for vandalizing trees throughout West Jordan.

Remains found in High Uintas believed to be Australian hiker missing since 2011

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 4:55pm

Human remains found near Allsop Lake in the High Uinta Mountains are believed to be those of an Australian hiker who went missing in 2011.

2 men arrested in alleged kidnapping, assault of 17-year-old boys

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 4:53pm

Two 17-year-old boys were rescued by Salt Lake police early Wednesday after allegedly being kidnapped, assaulted and forced to drink gasoline.

28 pounds of meth seized after traffic stop in St. George

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 3:34pm

An alert Utah Highway Patrol trooper sparked an investigation that led to 28 pounds of meth being seized by state investigators and one man being arrested.

2 Uintah County horses infected with West Nile virus

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 2:03pm

Two unvaccinated horses in Uintah County were infected with equine West Nile virus, the first cases of the year. State veterinarian Dr. Barry Pittman is urging all horse owners to protect their animals against the deadly infection.

Seniors get tutored in technology by teens

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 12:47pm

Cyber Seniors pairs seniors with teens in 8-week one-on-one individualized sessions. The teens teach the seniors basic digital literacy skills, using social media and more. The pilot program just wrapped up in Salt Lake and Provo.

Police seek missing 92-year-old woman recently diagnosed with dementia

Lindsey Johnson  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 11:51am

Police are asking for the public's help locating a missing Providence woman who was recently diagnosed with dementia.