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Man, 18, arrested in stabbing death of West Valley woman

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  May 24th - 7:36pm

An 18-year-old man was arrested Tuesday in connection with the stabbing death of a woman found dead in her backyard.

UTA relents to criticism, agrees to open its committee meetings

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  May 24th - 7:22pm

One week after Salt Lake County leaders threatened to block $150 million in tax money from the Utah Transit Authority if it doesn't reopen its committee meetings to the public, transit officials have conceded.

Sports Authority bankruptcy filing impacting 11 Utah stores

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  May 24th - 7:01pm

Utah is home to 11 Sports Authority stores from Ogden to Cedar City, with some dating back decades to incarnations that precede the retailer’s current moniker. All locations will close as part of the company's bankruptcy filing.

Man charged in ’91 stabbing ordered to stand trial for murder

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  May 24th - 5:58pm

A man charged this year in a 1991 stabbing death was ordered Tuesday to stand trial for murder.

Repo man charged with manslaughter in Pleasant Grove woman's death

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  May 24th - 5:52pm

A repo man accused of chasing a woman whose car he was trying to repossess, was charged with manslaughter Tuesday for allegedly using his tow truck to run the woman off the road, causing her to crash into a tree, killing her.

Polygamous food stamp fraud trial pushed back to October

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 5:36pm

A trial for members of a polygamous sect accused of orchestrating a multimillion-dollar food stamp fraud scheme will be delayed until October.

New information, evidence discovered in search for missing Idaho toddler

Nate Eaton,  |  Posted  May 24th - 5:35pm

New information and evidence was collected during a search for missing Idaho Falls toddler DeOrr Kunz, Jr. officials said Monday.

Utah doctor convicted in wife's death appeals sex-abuse case

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 5:13pm

A Utah doctor found guilty of drugging his beauty queen wife and leaving her to die in a bathtub appealed a separate sexual abuse conviction on Tuesday, arguing he didn't get a fair trial after he was convicted in the high-profile murder case.

Jail time ordered for man who killed girlfriend with his car

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  May 24th - 4:14pm

A Salt Lake man who admitted to hitting his girlfriend with his car during a fight with her mother was ordered Monday to serve three years in jail.

User-submitted photos: Vehicle fire, the Wasatch Front power outage

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  May 24th - 3:41pm

Several somewhat bizarre things happened in Utah this past week and some residents caught photos of the events.

Video: LDS missionary who came home early shares his story

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  May 24th - 3:22pm

Jake Green was called to serve a mission in South Carolina, but after he left he felt overwhelmed and filled with doubt. He shared his story in a Mormon Channel video.

Prosecutor weighs charging husband of dead restaurateur

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 2:37pm

A prosecutor says it will likely take several days to determine if a man will be charged in the death of his estranged husband, a well-known Salt Lake City restaurateur and LGBT pioneer who died in a house fire.

Hit the road: Salt Lake man creates interactive trip planner

Robynn Garfield, Contributor  |  Posted  May 24th - 12:08pm

With summer heating up, many are looking for outdoor adventure. If you’re planning a road trip, whether you’re looking for a quick day adventure near home or a full-scale vacation on wheels, look no further than John Lyman’s interactive map.

3-day plan to see Yellowstone, Grand Teton National Parks

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  May 24th - 11:43am

Utah is home to so many iconic national parks that it can be easy to forget two more world-renowned stops are only a short drive away.

Oldest giraffe in North America dies at Hogle Zoo

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  May 24th - 10:20am

Following a decline in strength and health, Hogle Zoo’s 31-year-old giraffe Daphne was euthanized, officials announced Tuesday.

Man dies after allegedly ignoring police and jumping from tree

Amy Hobbs  |  Posted  May 24th - 9:30am

A man causing a disturbance at a Mantua campsite died Sunday after police say he ran from deputies and jumped 100 feet out of a tree.

Internet task force makes multiple arrests from Craigslist ads

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  May 24th - 7:24am

At least five people were arrested by the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force over the weekend.

Woman found stabbed to death in West Valley backyard

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  May 23rd - 11:00pm

A woman's death was being investigated as a homicide in West Valley City, police confirmed Monday.

From prison to college graduation: A former inmate is empowered by education

Sandra Olney  |  Posted  May 23rd - 10:51pm

No matter when you get an education, it can be empowering. In fact, taking a chance on a college degree helped one Utah man escape the lifestyle that had trapped him behind bars for years.

Retired FBI supervisor warns parents of apps teens use to connect with strangers

Debbie Dujanovic  |  Posted  May 23rd - 10:39pm

Kids are living in a world with hundreds of thousands of apps available to download. A retired FBI supervisor wants parents to understand how three popular apps work and to talk to their kids about app safety.