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Memorial soccer tournament benefiting 8-month-old who is fighting cancer

Caitlin Burchill, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 1:16pm

Ethan VanLeuven touched the hearts of people here in Utah — and across the country. Now his legacy is helping families through a memorial soccer tournament.

Delta flight makes emergency landing in Oklahoma after Utah man 'headbutts' flight attendant, reports say

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 11:48am

A Delta flight from Salt Lake City had to make an emergency landing in Oklahoma City after a drunk Utah man allegedly headbutted a flight attendant, reports say.

New president Tuminez takes over at Utah Valley University

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 10:34am

A new leader took over Utah Valley University this week.

Insurance agent stole 22 identities to forge life insurance applications, police say

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 9:56am

Michael Craig Nebeker was an insurance agent with Farm Bureau in St. George when he allegedly filed false applications for life insurance through four different companies. He faces 33 fraud charges.

Fire updates: Crews gain containment on Pole Creek, Bald Mountain fires as evacuees return home

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 8:40am

Crews are gradually gaining control of two massive wildfires in Utah County that have been raging and threatening homes for several weeks.

'We're not alone': Utah's deaf-blind community meets to socialize, network, promote awareness

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 8:24am

Close to 200 people attended Deaf-blind Awareness Day on Friday hosted by Deafblind Advocacy of Utah at the Department of Workforce Services offices in Salt Lake City.

Man crashed car into neighbor's house on purpose, police say

Sam Penrod, KSL TV and Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:40pm

Police say a man who was high on drugs intentionally drove his car into his neighbor's house Thursday, causing no injuries but a great amount of structural damage.

Utah trapeze couple to perform in 'America's Got Talent Live!' in Las Vegas

Hannah Leavitt,  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:09pm

The Utah couple whose trapeze act, Duo Transcend, made it to the finals on "America's Got Talent" will now perform in a Las Vegas show with the winner, magician Shin Lim.

Angels Landing reopens Saturday after severe storms caused flooding and rockfalls

Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted Sep 21st - 8:36pm

Angels Landing is set to reopen Saturday following a 2-month closure caused by severe storm damage, officials report.

How local businesses, residents are making a difference for Utah County evacuees, firefighters

Hannah Leavitt,  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:33pm

Local businesses and community members are helping evacuees and firefighters affected by the fires burning in Utah County. Here are just a few examples.

Riverton restaurant briefly closed this week due to health violations

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:00pm

A restaurant closed in Riverton this week due to multiple health violations.

University of Utah inaugurates Ruth Watkins, its 16th — and first woman — president

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Sep 21st - 5:47pm

University of Utah President Ruth Watkins was inaugurated the 16th leader of the state’s flagship institution Friday afternoon during a ceremony in Kingsbury Hall.

Utah tops in job growth in US, jobless rate flat in August at 3.1 percent

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 5:13pm

The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was flat from the prior month, registering at 3.1 percent in August — No. 13 in the U.S. Nationally, the jobless rate was also stable from the previous month registering at at 3.9 percent.

What is functional fitness and why should I be doing it?

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 21st - 4:41pm

Staying in shape can sometimes feel monotonous and in vain, but one man says it doesn't have to be that way. For Your Life Your Health, a local fitness expert explains the benefits of a growing trend in Utah.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with these 5 movies

Xoel Cardenas,  |  Posted Sep 21st - 4:12pm

To help celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, here are five movies that are all-time classics in the Hispanic community — not to mention, helped teach others about nuestra cultura.

No charges for officer who fatally shot man, but D.A. says questions remain because cop won't talk

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 21st - 3:35pm

A West Valley police officer who shot and killed a 20-year-old man holding a screwdriver inside a garage will not be criminally prosecuted.

Baby love: Utah's Hogle Zoo welcomes newest addition  |  Posted Sep 21st - 1:14pm

Utah's Hogle Zoo on Friday introduced it's newest addition — Georgetta the giraffe. The 150-pound bundle of joy was born at 3:33 a.m. Monday.

Fire updates: Residents of Elk Ridge, Woodland Hills to return to their homes Saturday morning

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Sep 21st - 12:53pm

Residents of Woodland Hills and Elk Ridge will be able to return to their homes Saturday, officials announced Friday night.

One week later, evacuated assisted care facility owner wonders how much longer

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 21st - 12:48pm

Of all the weeks Chris Hermansen has worked in his life, this past one just might be his toughest yet. He’s the owner of the Elk Ridge Assisted Living facility in Utah County.

Man charged in Ogden shooting arrested; 2 others remain at large

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Sep 21st - 12:14pm

One of three men charged in connection with a shooting at a club that injured three people earlier this month was arrested Wednesday, while two others remain at large.