Jacob Scholl

Utah man avoids jail time after pleading guilty to Jan. 6 Capitol riot charge

Utah man avoids jail time after pleading guilty to Jan. 6 Capitol riot charge

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 19 - 12:23 p.m.

Jacob Wiedrich was sentenced to three months of home confinement and three years of probation on a charge in connection with last year's Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot in Washington, D.C.
Utah sex offender back in jail after sexually abusing woman, police say

Utah sex offender back in jail after sexually abusing woman, police say

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 19 - 7:24 a.m.

A Salt Lake convicted sex offender was arrested Sunday after police say he sexually abused a woman with a diminished mental capacity.
Drunken man drove through fences at Taylorsville golf course, police say

Drunken man drove through fences at Taylorsville golf course, police say

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 18 - 10:19 p.m.

A Utah man was arrested Saturday after police say he drove across the Meadow Brook Golf Course in Taylorsville while intoxicated, crashing through fences.
Man killed in Carbon County rollover

Man killed in Carbon County rollover

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 18 - 11:11 a.m.

A man was killed in a rollover crash one mile west of Scofield Junction in Carbon County on Monday.
Utah celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day; President Nelson issues call to 'abandon prejudice'

Utah celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day; President Nelson issues call to 'abandon prejudice'

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 17 - 10:44 p.m.

Events and tributes from around Utah honored the life of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday.
Gov. Cox, Utah lawmakers form a working group on diversity and inclusion for K-12 education

Gov. Cox, Utah lawmakers form a working group on diversity and inclusion for K-12 education

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 17 - 9:31 p.m.

State lawmakers announced Monday that a new working group will focus on incorporating a diversity and inclusion curriculum in K-12 classrooms.
Utah-based 'Home Work' show returns to Magnolia Network amid outcry from homeowners

Utah-based 'Home Work' show returns to Magnolia Network amid outcry from homeowners

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 17 - 9:00 p.m.

Magnolia Network has decided to bring back the "Home Work" show after pulling the series from TV in light of complaints from Utah homeowners.
Utah man in jail after police say he tried to rape woman, assaulted Ogden officers

Utah man in jail after police say he tried to rape woman, assaulted Ogden officers

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 17 - 10:52 a.m.

A Utah man is in jail after police say he tried to sexually assault a woman before fighting with Ogden officers.
Will lawmakers support bill filed to remove death penalty in Utah?

Will lawmakers support bill filed to remove death penalty in Utah?

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 17 - 10:01 a.m.

A new bill in the Utah Legislature seeks to renew past efforts to eliminate the death penalty in Utah. Will lawmakers support the effort this time?
Kaysville woman is 3rd in Utah to plead guilty to US Capitol riot charges

Kaysville woman is 3rd in Utah to plead guilty to US Capitol riot charges

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 14 - 7:13 p.m.

A Kaysville woman is the third Utah resident to plead guilty to charges connected to the U.S. Capitol riot on Jan. 6, 2021.
Pilot injured after single-engine plane crashes on roof of building

Pilot injured after single-engine plane crashes on roof of building

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 14 - 3:20 p.m.

A pilot was injured Friday when his small aircraft crashed on top of a commercial building near the Spanish Fork Municipal Airport.
Grantsville High teacher charged with sexually abusing student at school

Grantsville High teacher charged with sexually abusing student at school

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 14 - 11:44 a.m.

A Grantsville man has been charged with sexually abusing a student while he was a teacher at Grantsville High School.
2 Hunter High football players killed, 1 injured in West Valley shooting

2 Hunter High football players killed, 1 injured in West Valley shooting

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 13 - 8:27 p.m.

Two teens, ages 14 and 15, were shot to death and another 15-year-old was shot and critically injured Thursday along 4100 South in West Valley City.
Utah police arrest man in 2016 murder of Roy infant

Utah police arrest man in 2016 murder of Roy infant

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 13 - 5:44 p.m.

Roy police arrested a man on Wednesday in connection with the 2016 death of a 14-month-old infant, Genesis McCall.
Utahn accused of defrauding Bitcoin-mining clients, moving customer money illegally

Utahn accused of defrauding Bitcoin-mining clients, moving customer money illegally

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 13 - 10:02 a.m.

A Spanish Fork man is accused of defrauding clients in his cryptocurrency business and mishandling customers' money.
Investigation finds 'unintentional mistakes' made by Moab police in Gabby Petito encounter

Investigation finds 'unintentional mistakes' made by Moab police in Gabby Petito encounter

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 12 - 7:08 p.m.

A report found that members of the Moab Police Department made "several unintentional mistakes" in handling an encounter with Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie prior to her murder.
Southern Utah man becomes 2nd in Utah to plead guilty to US Capitol riot charges

Southern Utah man becomes 2nd in Utah to plead guilty to US Capitol riot charges

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 12 - 1:29 p.m.

A Toquerville man who pleaded guilty on Wednesday is the second Utahn to plead guilty to charges connected to the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol riot in Washington, D.C.
Roy man faces felony after allegedly punching, killing puppy

Roy man faces felony after allegedly punching, killing puppy

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 11 - 6:48 p.m.

A Roy man is accused of killing his Chihuahua puppy last year and now faces a felony charge.
Man arrested in Utah charged with kidnapping woman to 'work off debt' in Seattle

Man arrested in Utah charged with kidnapping woman to 'work off debt' in Seattle

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 11 - 2:55 p.m.

A Washington man faces kidnapping and human smuggling charges after he allegedly kidnapped a woman in Michigan to "work off debt" in Seattle.
Prison ordered for man who stabbed woman giving him a ride, throwing her onto I-15

Prison ordered for man who stabbed woman giving him a ride, throwing her onto I-15

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 10 - 1:37 p.m.

Oscar Cuevas-Landa was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison for murdering Shilo Stewart while she was driving and pushing her body onto I-15 in 2020.
Lehi couple accused of fraud, keeping man in Samoa to steal more money

Lehi couple accused of fraud, keeping man in Samoa to steal more money

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 7 - 4:08 p.m.

A Lehi couple faces federal fraud, money laundering and kidnapping charges in connection with two fraud schemes.
Utah man arrested after stalking, filming women shopping, police say

Utah man arrested after stalking, filming women shopping, police say

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 6 - 6:24 p.m.

A 27-year-old Utah man was arrested in Ogden Thursday after police say he was filming and stalking women who were shopping.
What's happened to the 8 Utahns charged in the US Capitol riot?

What's happened to the 8 Utahns charged in the US Capitol riot?

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 6 - 6:21 a.m.

Eight Utahns face criminal charges tied to the attack on the U.S. Capitol on year ago on Jan. 6, 2021. Here is a look at each of their cases.
2 Weber County residents charged in October fatal shooting in Ogden

2 Weber County residents charged in October fatal shooting in Ogden

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 4 - 12:26 p.m.

Two Weber County residents were charged Monday with felonies in connection with an October shooting in Ogden that killed a 30-year-old man. Two other people have also been charged in the case.
Lawsuit alleges Provo failed to stop 2020 rape of lifeguard, despite warnings

Lawsuit alleges Provo failed to stop 2020 rape of lifeguard, despite warnings

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 30 - 1:33 p.m.

A new lawsuit filed in Utah's federal court alleges a Provo lifeguard reported a man to supervisors prior to the man raping her, but says the city did nothing to protect her.