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Hospital employee brings rifles to work, prompting lockdown

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:46am

An employee at Uintah Basin Medical Center forced a temporary lockdown when officials thought he was smuggling two rifles into the hospital.

5-year-old hit by car in North Salt Lake dies

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 8:57am

A 5-year-old boy hit by a car while attempting to cross U.S. 89 has died.

Teen facing charges in death of 6-year-old boy previously called accidental

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 7:46am

A teenager is now facing criminal charges in connection with the death of a 6-year-old boy in Sevier County.

U. students cheer, jeer at presidential debate viewing party

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 10:13pm

The Hinckley Institute of Politics hosted a presidential debate viewing party Monday at the University of Utah, gauging students' reactions to the two major party candidates.

Herbert, Weinholtz spar over economy, Medicaid expansion, public lands in debate

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:43pm

Democratic candidate for governor Mike Weinholtz took some tough shots at Republican Gov. Gary Herbert in what will likely be their last debate Monday, but the governor said he has Utahns on his side.

SL County mayor proposes group effort for west-side development

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:18pm

After months of conflict with West Jordan over the now-failed Facebook negotiations, Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams on Monday offered an olive branch.

Man killed in central Utah crash may have suffered medical episode, police say

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 8:48pm

An elderly man died after his car rolled just off of U.S. 89 near Gunnison in a crash last week, according to police.

Orem man killed in Sanpete County crash

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 7:56pm

An Orem man died from his injuries after his truck rolled off of Highway 89 in central Utah earlier this month, police say.

West Jordan amputee named to USA Women's Sled Hockey Team

Lindsey Johnson  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 7:22pm

Amputee Hope Bevilhymer of West Jordan was recently named to the USA Women's Sled Hockey Team for the 2016-2017 season.

Police: Homeowner attacks Cedar Fort fire chief at scene of blaze

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 7:07pm

A fire chief called to a battle a house fire late Sunday in Cedar Fort ended up having to defend himself against a homeowner, according to the Utah County Sheriff's Office.

NTSB probes safe crash landing at Reno Air Races

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 6:28pm

The National Transportation Safety Board continues to investigate a crash landing involving a Utah pilot at the National Championship Air Races in Reno earlier this month.

5-year-old boy in critical condition after getting hit by vehicle in North Salt Lake

Devon Dewey  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 6:19pm

A 5-year-old boy was in critical condition after getting hit by a vehicle Monday afternoon, police said.

Father who admitted abusing baby after she was burned sentenced to jail

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 5:58pm

A Salt Lake City father who pleaded guilty to further abusing his infant daughter after she was burned by a space heater then fled before he could be sentenced was ordered Monday to serve a year in jail.

Disturbing details emerge in Duchesne County human trafficking case

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 5:57pm

An 18-year-old woman was held captive in a shed for weeks in 2014 and forced to perform sex acts to receive food and water, according to Duchesne County prosecutors.

Memorial dedicated to Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride vandalized

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 5:11pm

Police were looking Monday for those responsible for vandalizing a memorial dedicated to one of Utah County's fallen heroes.

Iran: Utah state senator didn't mention job when visiting

Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:15pm

Iran's Foreign Ministry says a Utah state senator who traveled to Iran in May did not clarify his job as senator in his visa application.

Person of interest in teen's killing arrested after ramming WVC patrol car

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 3:59pm

One of the men Salt Lake police called a person of interest in the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy who had been egging vehicles was arrested early Monday after allegedly ramming a West Valley police car and leading officers on a short chase.

Smugglers Gap Trail offers solitude from city, beautiful fall foliage

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 3:01pm

If you’re looking for a nice fall hike with a grand view without slipping too far out of the Salt Lake City area, the Smugglers Gap Trail offers hikers that and more.

Logan woman dies days after Providence crash that killed infant son

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 11:49am

A 26-year-old woman from Logan was taken off life support Sunday following a crash that killed her 3-month-old son, officials said.

Make Your Week: Over 30 people pay it forward at drive-thru

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 11:16am

It’s no secret that Mondays are hard. After a nice, relaxing weekend, work probably doesn’t sound like the ideal place to be.