Annie Knox

Annie Knox

Police union urges discipline for city councilwoman who criticized officers at protest

Police union urges discipline for city councilwoman who criticized officers at protest

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted May 13th - 7:35pm

The Utah chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police is urging leaders in Cottonwood Heights to discipline a city councilwoman who confronted officers at a protest last year, saying a state report concluded her "lies" were unfounded.
Defense subpoena targets Idaho journalist in criminal case for Lori, Chad Daybell

Defense subpoena targets Idaho journalist in criminal case for Lori, Chad Daybell

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted May 13th - 6:28pm

A defense subpoena seeks to have Idaho journalist Nate Eaton testify as a witness in the Chad Daybell case.
Utahn charged in double-murder case alleges prosecutor misconduct; state says it followed the rules

Utahn charged in double-murder case alleges prosecutor misconduct; state says it followed the rules

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted May 13th - 7:12am

Defense attorneys seeking to take the death penalty off the table for their client accused of killing a young couple are alleging misconduct by prosecutors, who deny any wrongdoing.
Review backs police handling of violent Cottonwood Heights protest; critics say it 'cherry-picks facts'

Review backs police handling of violent Cottonwood Heights protest; critics say it 'cherry-picks facts'

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted May 11th - 11:12pm

A new report from the Utah Attorney General's Office overwhelmingly backs how police handled a demonstration that erupted in clashes between officers and protesters in Cottonwood Heights last summer.
Utah family sues, saying police targeted them for speaking out in protest that erupted into violence

Utah family sues, saying police targeted them for speaking out in protest that erupted into violence

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7th - 10:32am

The family of a man killed by police alleges Cottonwood Heights police used excessive force after singling out two men for their criticism of the department.
Utahn accused of helping to dispose of kidnapped woman's body will stay in jail

Utahn accused of helping to dispose of kidnapped woman's body will stay in jail

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted May 4th - 8:33pm

A judge in Salt Lake City declined to lift a no-bail order Tuesday for a man accused of helping to dispose of a 25-year-old Kearns woman's body in February.
Wheels up: Direct flights from Ogden to Burbank start Tuesday

Wheels up: Direct flights from Ogden to Burbank start Tuesday

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted May 4th - 11:49am

Starting Tuesday afternoon, Houston-based Avelo Airlines begins flying six days a week from the Ogden-Hinckley Airport to a destination north of Los Angeles.
Judge dismisses domestic violence, weapons charges against South Jordan man

Judge dismisses domestic violence, weapons charges against South Jordan man

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted May 3rd - 4:28pm

A South Jordan man is no longer facing domestic violence and weapons charges after a judge dismissed the counts at the request of prosecutors last week.
BYU students helping prevent expunged records from popping up in background checks

BYU students helping prevent expunged records from popping up in background checks

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted May 1st - 8:03pm

Even after a person gets a criminal case sealed, records of the conviction can linger online. A new tool from law students at BYU helps get the information removed.
Utah Supreme Court rejects appeal from father in 5 Browns sex abuse case

Utah Supreme Court rejects appeal from father in 5 Browns sex abuse case

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 29th - 7:51pm

The state's high court found Keith Brown, sent to prison for sexual abuse of his daughters, missed deadlines to withdraw guilty pleas. The justices didn't rule on his constitutional arguments.
Tremonton man headed to prison for DUI crash that paralyzed teen, spurred new Utah law

Tremonton man headed to prison for DUI crash that paralyzed teen, spurred new Utah law

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 26th - 7:01pm

Dustin Wesley Andersen received the heftiest penalty available for a DUI crash in Logan Canyon that paralyzed one Utah teenager and injured three others over the summer.
Census data: Utah tops nation in percentage increase, no changes to state's congressional seats

Census data: Utah tops nation in percentage increase, no changes to state's congressional seats

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 26th - 5:03pm

Utah was the fastest-growing state in the nation over the past decade, according to the long-waited first set of U.S. Census Bureau data.
New Salt Lake investigations chief hopes to be 'role model for everyone'

New Salt Lake investigations chief hopes to be 'role model for everyone'

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 25th - 7:21am

People he doesn't recognize often stop Joe Tarver in public and tell him they're grateful he arrested them more than a decade ago, saying things like "I want to thank you for treating me like a human," and "you saved my life."
Ex-Arizona public official already serving time in other states for adoption scheme is sentenced in Utah

Ex-Arizona public official already serving time in other states for adoption scheme is sentenced in Utah

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 21st - 6:24pm

The former elected official from Arizona who admitted to running an illegal adoption scheme in three states involving women from the Marshall Islands has been ordered to serve prison time in Utah, the third penalty he's received.
Salt Lake County leaders say pandemic has left kids vulnerable to abuse

Salt Lake County leaders say pandemic has left kids vulnerable to abuse

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 21st - 2:36pm

Advocates and elected leaders in Salt Lake County say child abuse has likely been much more prevalent than official figures suggest.
Teen accused of shooting, killing Ogden grocer could face more charges, state says

Teen accused of shooting, killing Ogden grocer could face more charges, state says

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 20th - 3:05pm

Investigation continues as 15-year-old boy awaits August hearing.
She was told she didn't have a case. 14 years later, man who raped her faces life in prison

She was told she didn't have a case. 14 years later, man who raped her faces life in prison

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 19th - 8:26am

Mariah Faulkner had been waiting for the moment for almost 14 years.
Changing policing models: Officers say they have to adapt to fears, needs of communities

Changing policing models: Officers say they have to adapt to fears, needs of communities

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 17th - 5:08pm

In 2016, Salt Lake City hired social workers within its police department and pairing them with officers in a "co-responder" model.
2 Utah cases highlight pandemic's grip on the criminal justice system

2 Utah cases highlight pandemic's grip on the criminal justice system

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 11th - 7:36am

Michael Wallace Tuinman had an alibi in the murder case against him, but it would take a jury years to hear it.
White property owners only? Racist covenants remain on books in Utah, but now there's a path to fix them

White property owners only? Racist covenants remain on books in Utah, but now there's a path to fix them

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 3rd - 10:22am

Before building a new home in Holladay, Steve Tachiki glanced over his property records to make sure the changes wouldn't get him into trouble.
Utah day care owner pleads guilty, but isn't admitting she was the one to injure 2 kids

Utah day care owner pleads guilty, but isn't admitting she was the one to injure 2 kids

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 29th - 7:17pm

More than a decade after two babies in her care were rushed to emergency rooms, a Murray woman has admitted to reduced criminal charges tied to their injuries.
Salt Lake family seeking asylum has been in its own type of quarantine for three years

Salt Lake family seeking asylum has been in its own type of quarantine for three years

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 24th - 8:52pm

Vicky Chavez is suing U.S. immigration officials, along with three other women in Ohio, Texas and Virginia.
No formal reports of hate crimes against Asian Americans in Utah — but it doesn't mean they're not happening, officials say

No formal reports of hate crimes against Asian Americans in Utah — but it doesn't mean they're not happening, officials say

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 5:26pm

Utah recorded 836 violent crimes against people of Asian or Pacific Islander heritage last year, but state and Salt Lake County leaders say the numbers don't tell the full story.
Plea deal in the works for Grantsville teen accused of killing mom, 3 siblings

Plea deal in the works for Grantsville teen accused of killing mom, 3 siblings

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 4:46pm

Attorneys are hammering out the details of a potential plea agreement for a now-17-year-old Utah boy accused of murdering his mother and three of his siblings last year.
Utah State Prison announces five more deaths tied to COVID-19

Utah State Prison announces five more deaths tied to COVID-19

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 20th - 5:13pm

Autopsies have revealed that five more prison inmates died of causes tied to COVID-19 in December and January, Utah corrections officials announced Thursday.