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'We lose a brother:' Draper mourns death of battalion chief killed in California wildfire

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 14th - 12:46pm

Draper Fire Battalion Chief Matt Burchett died in a hospital Monday after sustaining injuries while fighting the California blaze.

Teen charged as adult with shooting bystander in the foot

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 14th - 12:15pm

A 17-year-old boy was charged as an adult Tuesday with shooting a bystander in the foot during a confrontation with a rival gang member.

Officials identify 16-month-old who drowned in water diversion pipe

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 14th - 11:57am

A 16-month-old boy who was found dead Monday night was located inside a water diversion pipe about 530 yards from its opening, authorities said Tuesday.

Defense bill to transfer federal land for USU space dynamics research

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 14th - 11:35am

The defense spending bill President Donald Trump signed Monday includes a provision to transfer Forest Service land to Utah State University for space research.

Former school counselor gets jail time in sexual misconduct case

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted Aug 14th - 11:00am

A former school counselor was sentenced last week to jail time for engaging in sexual activity with a student.

BYU professor discovers rare pterosaur in Utah

Josh Tilton, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Aug 14th - 10:28am

A Utah professor discovered an extremely rare fossil called pterosaur, which is helping scientists’ understanding of this prehistoric creature.

Items stolen from murdered Eureka teens’ makeshift memorial

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 14th - 6:55am

At an abandoned mineshaft in Utah County, a small makeshift memorial has helped to give family and friends of Breezy Otteson and Riley Powell some peace. Items placed at the spot where it is believed they were killed in late December and where their bodies were found in March, have been stolen.

Utah firefighter killed battling California blaze

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 11:58pm

Authorities say a Utah firefighter has died battling the largest recorded blaze in California history.

Police: Man leads officers on chase through 3 southern Utah cities

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Aug 13th - 10:57pm

A man is in custody after a police chase that spanned three cities in southern Utah Monday, according to the Washington City Police Department.

Fire updates: Crews expect U.S. Highway 6 to 'be closed for a while'

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 13th - 10:55pm

A portion of both directions of U.S. Highway 6 remained closed Monday after the Coal Hollow Fire crossed it Sunday evening. Thunderstorms are forecasted for that area Monday.

Young boy apparently drowns in Box Elder County

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Aug 13th - 10:48pm

A 16-month-old boy was found deceased Monday after an apparent drowning, according to officials.

Pilot dies after crashing plane into his own home, police say

Linda Williams, KSL.com and Ashley Kewish, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 13th - 10:02pm

A man died when he flew an airplane into his own home early Monday morning following a domestic dispute, police said.

Family remembers slain code officer as 'our hero'

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 13th - 8:43pm

Funeral services for a West Valley code enforcement officer shot and killed in the line of duty will be held Friday at the Maverik Center.

Sentencing delayed again for Utah woman who tried to hire hit man to kill ex-husband

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Aug 13th - 8:05pm

Sentencing for a Herriman woman who tried to hire a hit man to kill her ex-husband — and then allegedly attempted from behind bars to arrange for an attorney and possibly a witness to be killed — was again delayed in the original murder plot.

Rosie Tapia’s family marks 23 years since her kidnapping, murder

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 13th - 7:33pm

It was one of the state’s most infamous cold case murders. Twenty-three years later, no one knows who killed 6-year-old Rosie Tapia.

Man with Utah ties who helped terrorist group gets more prison time for trying to kill warden

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 13th - 7:00pm

A man with Utah ties who is behind bars for supporting an Islamic terrorist group was sentenced Monday to another 20 years for trying to kill a federal prison warden in California.

Officials identify woman killed in crash on I-215 ramp to SR 201

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 13th - 5:43pm

A woman died when the vehicle she was traveling in crashed at the southbound I-215 ramp headed to westbound state Route 201 early Monday, officials said.

Judge dismisses sex assault lawsuit against ex-MTC president; only 1 claim remains against LDS Church

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 13th - 5:30pm

A federal judge Monday dismissed a Colorado woman's lawsuit against a former LDS Church Missionary Training Center president who she says raped her more than 30 years ago.

With operations to begin in weeks, Amazon shows off new distribution center

Alec Williams, KSL  |  Posted Aug 13th - 5:15pm

Just a few weeks away from bringing the facility on line, Amazon officials showed off their near-finished warehouse Monday.

Police identify 20-year-old killed in collision with UTA bus in Ogden

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 13th - 4:44pm

Police identified a 20-year-old man who died after his car veered into an oncoming UTA bus in Ogden early Friday morning.