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Utah school, community mourn death of boy hit in crosswalk

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 18th - 1:24pm

Tuesday was supposed to be the day Michael Dominic Madsen, 12, celebrated with his class during its Christmas party. Instead, the school and the community are mourning the loss of Michael, who was hit and killed by a vehicle Monday.

State: Ponzi scheme involving Utah rare coin dealer 'larger than previously alleged'

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 18th - 12:15pm

More victims have been identified and more suspects named in a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme involving a Utah precious metals and rare coin business, according to state officials.

Salt Lake City bids for 2nd Olympics in changed climate

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 18th - 11:28am

When Salt Lake City pursued the Winter Olympics more than two decades ago, the competition was so fierce that hardly anyone thought twice about lavishing International Olympic Committee members with gifts and favors. Salt Lake City got caught in a bribery scandal that nearly derailed the plans for the 2002 Winter Olympics.

Police: Woman whose body was found in South Jordan had been reported missing from Riverton

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 18th - 11:03am

Police are investigating a "suspicious death" after the body of a woman who was reported missing out of Riverton was found next to her Jeep in a field in South Jordan Tuesday.

Suspected burglars arrested following chase in Heber City

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 18th - 10:46am

Three people have been arrested and Heber police were looking for one more following a chase early Tuesday.

UDOT marks 1 full week of zero deaths on Utah roads for first time in 3 years

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted Dec 18th - 9:31am

Utah officials say last week was the first in nearly three years to go by without a single traffic accident death on state-managed roads.

Original cast of 'Studio C' starts family-friendly comedy network online

Ashley Moser, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 18th - 9:02am

After nine successful seasons on BYUtv’s “Studio C,” the show’s 10 original cast members are starting a family-friendly comedy network called JK Studios.

Layton man with child in tow who carjacked woman at Nevada casino headed to prison

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 18th - 8:40am

A Layton man who carjacked an elderly woman at gunpoint in a Nevada casino parking garage last year is headed to prison for 16 years.

Sunset man arrested for allegedly enticing a minor in Layton

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 18th - 7:43am

A Sunset man was arrested Thursday in a sting after he tried to entice a police officer who posed as a 13-year-old girl on an online chat application, police said.

Man started fire in home while officers were standing outside, police say

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 18th - 7:19am

A man was arrested after police say he started a fire in his house while police were outside the home interviewing someone else early Saturday morning, according to an affidavit.

Consumer prices tick up in Utah  |  Posted Dec 18th - 7:01am

The Zions Bank Wasatch Front Consumer Price Index increased 0.1 percent from October to November. Year over year, the index has grown by 5.2 percent, while the National Consumer Price index has decreased by 0.3 percent since November of last year.

Utah man killed after semitrailer drifts across freeway, crashes

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 17th - 10:21pm

A truck driver died Monday night after crossing the freeway off-ramp and crashing, officials said.

Alpine embarks on new mission to rebuild space center

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Dec 17th - 10:07pm

Alpine School District is planning a $3.7 million rebuild of its longtime space center. At a school assembly Monday, a Maryland-based foundation revealed it would contribute $1 million to the project.

12-year-old boy killed in auto-pedestrian accident in Pleasant Grove

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Dec 17th - 9:42pm

A child has died after being struck in by an automobile in Pleasant Grove, police confirmed Monday night.

Utah’s homeless population up slightly in 2018

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 17th - 9:23pm

HUD’s 2018 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress found that 2,876 people in Utah experienced homelessness on a single day.

2 arrested, 2 others remain at large after $23K worth of generators stolen from Richfield dealership

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 17th - 8:14pm

Four people from California suspected in a break-in and theft of more than $23,000 worth of generators at a Richfield Honda dealership Saturday morning may be connected to a string of similar burglaries across the state, police said.

Hatch, Curtis bill for human trafficking advisory council goes to president

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 17th - 7:02pm

A bill backed by Sen. Orrin Hatch and Rep. John Curtis to create a human trafficking advisory council will go the president's desk.

Police: Man arrested after taking photos of strangers in Walmart bathroom

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 17th - 6:31pm

A man was arrested Thursday after police allege he took photos of other males from under the bathroom stalls at a Taylorsville Walmart.

Police: Man told to move truck, runs over restaurant employee

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 17th - 5:55pm

Salt Lake police were searching Monday for a man who allegedly ran over an employee at a downtown restaurant.

Feds to offer Utah man accused of spying for China take-it-or-leave-it plea deal

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 17th - 5:13pm

A plea deal might soon be on the table for a retired Army intelligence officer from Utah who allegedly sold classified national defense information to China.