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Utahn dies of human plague, health officials confirm

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 1:12pm

An elderly Utahn died from the plague earlier this month, health officials confirmed Thursday.

1 dead after semitruck falls into ravine

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 12:42pm

One person died when a semitruck traveling on SR-59 fell 200 feet down into a ravine, police said. It is unclear when the accident occurred, or how long the truck and body have been in the ravine.

Lehi police need public's help identifying 3 burglary suspects

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 12:16pm

The Lehi Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying three suspects who they say burglarized a local business.

Park City company makes splash with floating speaker

Mike Stapley, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 11:59am

Utah tech consultants Raptor Creative Design hope to have a hit on their hands with their own product, the Optical Musical Object. In addition, they offer their clients advantages many of their larger competitors cannot.

Buy early, save big this ski season

Ray Grass, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 11:31am

Every year ski/snowboard resorts present discounted winter passes based on age and deadlines. By buying early, skiers and snowboards can enjoy their sport for less. Also, major retailers offer discounts on equipment/accessories starting Labor Day.

13-year-old son helps rescue Utah dad in Idaho wilderness

KSL.com  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 11:01am

A Utah man is recovering after being hit by a falling boulder in the Idaho backcountry. He survived thanks to his quick-thinking 13-year-old son, he said.

UVU senior returns to soccer 9 months after life-altering injury

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:17am

After being hit by a motorist traveling about 35 miles per hour who didn't notice the two painted lines at the intersection last December, Utah Valley men's soccer player Tyler Brown wasn't sure if he would ever return to the pitch.

Beware missed jury duty scam, police say

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 8:41am

A con artist is contacting Millcreek residents and telling them to wire $500 to a financial account to avoid an arrest warrant for failing to meet jury duty, Unified police said Wednesday.

Contact lens makers taking fight over price law to court

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 8:13am

A legal battle over a hotly contested Utah law banning minimum prices for contact lenses is set to come before a federal appeals court on Thursday.

For girl losing hair, a stranger reaches out to help

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 8:01am

A good samaritan is raising money for an eighth grade girl he's never met who is losing her hair.

Utahns would vote for Trump over Clinton despite disliking him more, poll shows

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 7:05am

Utahns don't like Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton, and they dislike Republican frontrunner Donald Trump even more. Yet when the two go head-to-head in a new poll, The Donald wins.

Man ordered to pay $8,000 to cyclist he hit twice

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 6:47am

A Price man has been ordered to pay $8,000 in restitution to a cyclist he hit twice with his SUV. Matthew Alan Thatcher must also pay a $1,000 fine and complete 36 months of probation as part of his sentence in an aggravated assault case.

Utah tents being used in Nepal for newborns

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:27pm

Mothers giving birth in Nepal don't have many options as to where to do it after devastating earthquakes ruined several medical buildings.

Man killed in hostage standoff with West Jordan police

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:20pm

An officer stepped between an armed man and his children inside an upstairs room of a West Jordan home Wednesday and fatally shot the man following a short hostage situation, police said.

Man confronts driver of stolen car, becomes victim of hit and run

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:18pm

A man whose car was stolen was victimized a second time Wednesday afternoon, police said, when he was hit and injured while confronting the person who stole his vehicle.

Man arrested for over 60 home burglaries, police say

Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:07pm

Police deputies are warning residents to lock up their homes and any valuable belongings after dozens of burglaries committed by a single man in Davis County.

City honors retired police K9 in West Wendover

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 9:46pm

Six and a half years is a short career in any line of work, but it was enough for a police officer in West Wendover to retire. Last week, officer Pete Turner's longtime K9 partner retired because of health problems.

Fatal I-80 rollover in Tooele; alcohol, drugs considered factors

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 9:22pm

A rollover involving drugs and alcohol killed a man and seriously injured a woman early Wednesday morning in rural Tooele County, the Utah Highway Patrol said.

Head-on collision kills man in Uintah County

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 8:54pm

A Uintah County man was killed Wednesday afternoon in a head-on collision with another vehicle on U.S. 40 in Duschene County.

16-year-old champion bull rider injured at Vernal rodeo

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 8:01pm

A Honeyville teen has a long road of recovery ahead after a saddle bronc accident Saturday.