Dave Cawley

Dave Cawley

KSL Investigators explore change allowing Utah's death row inmates to move into medium-security cells

KSL Investigators explore change allowing Utah's death row inmates to move into medium-security cells

Dave Cawley, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted June 22 - 9:00 a.m.

The Utah Department of Corrections has quietly ended a decades-long practice of housing Utah State Prison inmates who are under sentence of death in maximum security.
'Cold': Douglas Lovell's actions deprive Joyce Yost's family of time, memories with her

'Cold': Douglas Lovell's actions deprive Joyce Yost's family of time, memories with her

Dave Cawley, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted June 15 - 11:00 p.m.

Joyce Yost's family members provided victim impact statements during the trial's penalty phase, after the jury had found Lovell guilty of capital homicide. They were able to say from the witness stand how Lovell's actions had altered their lives.
'Cold': A caller claimed he found a body near a reservoir, but police could never locate it. Could it have been Joyce Yost?

'Cold': A caller claimed he found a body near a reservoir, but police could never locate it. Could it have been Joyce Yost?

Dave Cawley, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted April 27 - 10:04 p.m.

A man with a distinctive stammer phoned police 34 years ago and claimed to have found a body in the mountains near Causey, a reservoir on the South Fork of the Ogden River.
COLD: Communication breakdown helped Douglas Lovell get out of jail prior to 1985 murder

COLD: Communication breakdown helped Douglas Lovell get out of jail prior to 1985 murder

Dave Cawley, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted April 14 - 10:38 p.m.

Police and prosecutors had at least three opportunities following the April 3, 1985 rape of Joyce Yost to prevent the man who had sexually assaulted her from making good on his threat to return and take her life.
'Cold': Communication breakdown between law enforcement failed Joyce Yost

'Cold': Communication breakdown between law enforcement failed Joyce Yost

Dave Cawley, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted April 13 - 10:37 p.m.

Spools of magnetic tape captured the voice of Joyce Yost on the morning of April 4, 1985.
'Cold': Newly released wiretap conversations depict Powell family on the brink

'Cold': Newly released wiretap conversations depict Powell family on the brink

Dave Cawley, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Sept. 16 - 7:21 a.m.

Josh Powell loaded up his sons, Charlie and Braden, into his minivan late at night and headed off for a campout.
Judge slashes nearly $100M jury verdict awarded to Susan Cox Powell’s parents

Judge slashes nearly $100M jury verdict awarded to Susan Cox Powell’s parents

Dave Cawley, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Sept. 15 - 6:00 p.m.

A judge here on Tuesday slashed by two thirds a nearly $100 million jury verdict handed down to the parents of missing Utah woman Susan Cox Powell at the end of July over the 2012 deaths of Powell’s two children at the hands of their father.
Exclusive 3D model offers unique view of Daybell crime scene

Exclusive 3D model offers unique view of Daybell crime scene

Dave Cawley, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Sept. 10 - 11:10 a.m.

A company that specializes in recreating complicated crime scenes using 3D models has built a replica of the eastern Idaho property where police and FBI agents in June recovered the remains of missing children JJ Vallow and Tylee Ryan.
Trial of lawsuit by Susan Powell's parents against Washington child welfare agency resumes after pandemic pause

Trial of lawsuit by Susan Powell's parents against Washington child welfare agency resumes after pandemic pause

Dave Cawley, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted July 13 - 4:50 p.m.

A lawsuit between the parents of missing Utah woman Susan Powell and the state of Washington’s child welfare agency is back on, with a civil trial restarting today following a months-long delay due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Satellite photo shows Chad Daybell property on likely day of child’s burial

Satellite photo shows Chad Daybell property on likely day of child’s burial

Dave Cawley, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted June 24 - 9:37 a.m.

A satellite captured a photograph of Chad Daybell’s property just hours after police believe Daybell and Alex Cox finished burying the remains of Tylee Ryan.
Attorneys question social workers' priorities in lawsuit over Powell children’s murders

Attorneys question social workers' priorities in lawsuit over Powell children’s murders

Dave Cawley, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Feb. 20 - 6:25 a.m.

One by one, attorney Anne Bremner walked through a list of nearly 50 “red flags” that preceded the killings of Charlie and Braden Powell, Susan Powell’s sons.
‘Cold’: Pornographic images at center of custody case weren’t Josh Powell’s

‘Cold’: Pornographic images at center of custody case weren’t Josh Powell’s

Dave Cawley, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Dec. 10 - 10:00 p.m.

Pornographic images located on a computer seized from the home of Josh Powell the day after his wife Susan Powell disappeared did not belong to Josh Powell.
‘Cold’: Susan Powell’s parents still hold sense of hope 10 years after

‘Cold’: Susan Powell’s parents still hold sense of hope 10 years after

Dave Cawley, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Dec. 6 - 11:18 p.m.

Ten years have passed since the day that Susan Powell was last seen alive.
'Cold': Josh Powell got insurance claims from 3 suspicious collisions

'Cold': Josh Powell got insurance claims from 3 suspicious collisions

Dave Cawley, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Dec. 3 - 10:29 p.m.

Josh Powell engaged in potentially fraudulent behavior tied to multiple low-speed car crashes in the months and years prior to the December 2009 disappearance of his wife, Susan Powell.
‘Cold’: New analysis focuses on unexplained stops Josh Powell made shortly after wife disappeared

‘Cold’: New analysis focuses on unexplained stops Josh Powell made shortly after wife disappeared

Dave Cawley, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Nov. 27 - 6:15 a.m.

Josh Powell made two unexplained stops along I-84 in southern Idaho during a drive on Dec. 19, 2009.
‘Cold’ podcast team reveals new information on Josh Powell's movements in the weeks after his wife's disappearance

‘Cold’ podcast team reveals new information on Josh Powell's movements in the weeks after his wife's disappearance

Dave Cawley, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Oct. 4 - 10:45 p.m.

The investigation into the Susan Powell case didn’t end when the final podcast episode was released in March — this week, the “Cold” team dove deep into some intriguing evidence, never before made public.
'Cold': Theory of Susan Powell in Nutty Putty Cave debunked

'Cold': Theory of Susan Powell in Nutty Putty Cave debunked

Dave Cawley, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted April 3 - 6:41 a.m.

Police investigating the disappearance of Susan Powell received multiple tips suggesting her body might be in an infamous Utah cave.
‘Cold’: US Marshal shares insider account of Susan Powell investigation

‘Cold’: US Marshal shares insider account of Susan Powell investigation

Dave Cawley, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted March 27 - 9:01 a.m.

An officer who helped West Valley City police gain access to the home of Josh and Steve Powell in 2010 describes his interactions with the Powells.
‘Cold’: Bonus episode explores psychology of Josh Powell’s audio journals

‘Cold’: Bonus episode explores psychology of Josh Powell’s audio journals

Dave Cawley, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted March 20 - 6:25 a.m.

"Cold" provided a copy of Josh Powell's audio journal recording to clinical psychologist Matt Woolley. He offered his expert opinion for a bonus episode of the podcast.
'Cold': Police questioned Josh Powell's uncle as person of interest in Susan Powell case

'Cold': Police questioned Josh Powell's uncle as person of interest in Susan Powell case

Dave Cawley, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted March 5 - 10:15 p.m.

West Valley police and the FBI put Josh Powell's uncle through a polygraph examination days before declaring the investigation into Susan Powell's disappearance a cold case.
'Cold': Interview casts doubt on claim Josh Powell confessed to a stripper

'Cold': Interview casts doubt on claim Josh Powell confessed to a stripper

Dave Cawley, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Feb. 26 - 10:38 p.m.

An informant who told West Valley police he'd seen Josh Powell with a stripper five months before Susan Powell's disappearance shared his story.
'Cold': Josh Powell's brother lied under oath

'Cold': Josh Powell's brother lied under oath

Dave Cawley, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Feb. 20 - 6:07 a.m.

Michael Powell failed to disclose conversations with Josh Powell about missing woman Susan Powell during a sworn deposition months before taking his own life.
'Cold': Devastating fire left few digital clues

'Cold': Devastating fire left few digital clues

Dave Cawley, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Feb. 13 - 6:51 a.m.

Josh Powell killed himself and the sons he shared with missing wife, Susan Powell, by setting fire to his rented home. Police located potential digital evidence inside the house.
'Cold': Forensic psychologist shares impressions of Josh Powell

'Cold': Forensic psychologist shares impressions of Josh Powell

Dave Cawley, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Feb. 6 - 7:01 a.m.

Forensic psychologist James Manley recalls child murderer Josh Powell as very intelligent, narcissistic.
'Cold': FBI, Secret Service failed to crack Josh Powell's encryption

'Cold': FBI, Secret Service failed to crack Josh Powell's encryption

Dave Cawley, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Jan. 29 - 10:25 p.m.

The FBI and U.S. Secret Service each attempted to access a hard drive seized from Josh Powell's home the day after Susan Powell's disappearance, with no success.