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ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker, KSL.com and Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 17th - 7:36am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Loved ones gather to mourn West Valley woman killed in hit-and-run

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 17th - 6:46am

Around a dozen people gathered on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, to honor the memory of Tequila Garcia, 36, who was killed in a hit-and-run crash Sunday morning.

6-year-old boy struck by vehicle in McDonald’s parking lot in Tooele

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 16th - 9:57pm

A 6-year-old boy was flown to Primary Children’s Hospital after he was struck by a vehicle in the parking lot of a McDonald’s Sunday evening.

'I had to stop': Former music producer shares personal opioid recovery story

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 16th - 9:10pm

Utah has seen a 400 percent increase in drug overdose deaths from 2000 to 2015. The Drug Enforcement Administration and one man who overcame addiction are on a mission to help others struggling.

Stericycle's Tooele County move remains in limbo

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Dec 16th - 7:46pm

It's been four years since a controversial medical waste incinerator inked an agreement with regulators to pay $2.3 million in fines.

3rd fighter squadron at Hill AFB begins to receive F-35As

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 6:18pm

The 388th Fighter Wing at Hill Air Force Base in northern Utah is starting to fill up its planned roster of F-35A fighters.

SLC librarian retiring after 61 years on the job

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 16th - 4:57pm

A librarian with 61 years on the job at the city library is checking out at the end of the year.

U.S. attorney for Utah reviewing how to deal with new medical marijuana law

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 16th - 4:25pm

Federal law enforcement officials are reviewing Utah's new medical marijuana law to decide how it affects the job they do in the state.

Chaffetz: Message for migrants should be ‘don’t make this journey, it will kill you’

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 16th - 3:40pm

Jason Chaffetz says the message to Central American migrants thinking about trekking to the United States should be “don’t make this journey, it will kill you.”

Three Utah resorts in top 10 of TurnKey's annual ski resort rankings

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Dec 16th - 2:48pm

Seven of the "top 50" resorts are in Utah — four of the top 25 and three of the top 10, according to a new look at data.

Cache County to ditch tailpipe testing for emissions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 2:03pm

A far northern Utah county says it's ditching a system that determines whether vehicles are working properly based on tailpipe testing.

Mark Huntsman re-elected chairman of the Utah State Board of Education

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Dec 16th - 1:19pm

Mark Huntsman and Brittney Cummins were re-elected chairman and vice chairwoman, respectively, of the Utah State Board of Education Tuesday evening.

Thermal-imaging cameras 'game-changer' for Unified firefighters

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 16th - 11:01am

The UFA just bought dozens of thermal imaging cameras that will change the way they search burning buildings, find the origins of fires and save lives.

US land managers in Utah to tackle wild horse population

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 10:16am

Federal land managers have cleared the way for population control measures for the wild horses in the Onaqui Mountains southwest of Salt Lake City.

2 arrested after woman found dead from apparent hit-and-run in West Valley City, police say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 16th - 8:48am

A 36-year-old woman has died after an apparent hit-and-run that took place early Sunday morning, police said.

Sunday ramp closures affecting traffic near Salt Lake airport

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 16th - 8:07am

Three freeway ramps near the Salt Lake International Airport will be closed Sunday morning and afternoon as crews conduct bridge inspections in the area.

Trade conference in Utah is like 'commercial speed dating' for business

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Dec 16th - 7:38am

This week, the U.S. Commercial Service, the export promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce, hosted a national conference in Salt Lake City in an effort to aid American businesses to increase exports to the Indo-Pacific.

University of Utah police searching for a campus robber

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Dec 15th - 10:34pm

University of Utah police are asking for the public's help in finding a person who robbed a student of a brand new $2,500 computer in broad daylight. The incident happened Saturday afternoon.

Utah leaders, environmentalists react to Zinke resignation

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Dec 15th - 9:39pm

Reaction to the resignation of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke was mixed in Utah. Members of the state's congressional delegation were complementary, but local environmental groups expressed ironic gratitude on the news of Zinke's impending departure.

Driver critically injured after boulder crashes through windshield

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 15th - 8:45pm

A Layton man was critically injured Saturday afternoon when a boulder fell off the side of the mountain and crashed through the windshield of the truck he was driving, officials said.