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Utah's 2018 wildfire season among the worst as estimated firefighting bill tops $47 million

Alec Williams, KSL  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 7:09pm

Officials estimate that more than $47 million has been spent on Utah's wildfires so far this year.

Partnerships of love: How a St. George service dog charity is changing lives

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 6:36pm

Loving Angel in St. George is training dogs for handlers with special needs, ranging from autism and immobility to seizures and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Flooding reported, flash flood warning issued near Fruitland

Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 6:34pm

Flooding has been reported and a flash flood warning has been issued in parts of Duchesne County until 7 p.m., weather officials report.

Teen dies, woman in critical condition after crash on Highway 89 in Utah County

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 4:28pm

A teenager has died and one woman is in critical condition after a head-on crash on U.S. Highway 89 Sunday morning, officials said.

Police: Man arrested in connection with infant son’s death after child found in trash can in Ogden

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 11:40am

Alex Hidalgo, 37, was arrested in connection with the death of his infant son in Ogden, police confirmed Sunday.

Officials arrest second man in connection with 2017 home invasion robbery in Delta

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 10:45am

Authorities have arrested a second man in connection with a home invasion last November where an 83-year-old woman was bound while robbers stole more than $200,000 worth of jewelry.

Utah special legislative session not considering school safety bills

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 9:33am

The Utah State Legislature held a special session focused on taxes and the Inland Port, but they did not look at any bills dealing with one of our state’s and our nation’s most pressing issues: school safety amidst continued gun violence.

Red Cross warns of blood shortage and urgently needs donors

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 7:39am

The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood donations to address a critical blood shortage nationwide.

Ogden police investigating infant boy's death as homicide; person of interest located

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jul 21st - 10:21pm

Police are now investigating the suspicious death of an infant found Friday as a homicide, and they have located and are questioning a person of interest in the case, officials said.

Regents give Snow College OK to pursue student housing in Richfield

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Jul 21st - 10:03pm

The Utah State Board of Regents on Friday authorized Snow College to participate in a public-private partnership to develop 100 units of student housing on its Richfield campus.

Search for missing man in Uinta Mountains continues

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 21st - 9:04pm

Community members on Saturday searched for Ray Humpherys, 66, who did not return to his campsite in the Uinta Mountains on Wednesday evening.

Utah wildfire updates: 9 fires continue burning across the state

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jul 21st - 9:00pm

Nine active wildfires continued burning across the state Saturday, according to Utah wildfire officials.

DUP to host Pioneer Day celebration in American Fork  |  Posted Jul 21st - 7:27pm

The Daughters of Utah Pioneers will host a Pioneer Day celebration on July 24, from 1-5 p.m., at Robinson Park, 100 E Main, in American Fork.

Scam calls hit Rocky Mountain Power customers

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 21st - 4:42pm

Rocky Mountain Power is warning business customers to be on the lookout for scammers.

US may pick Western headquarters for land agency in 8 months

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 2:47pm

The Trump administration says it may pick a new Western headquarters for the nation's largest land management agency in the next six to eight months.

2 critically injured in crash on I-80 in Parley's Canyon

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jul 21st - 2:05pm

Two men are in critical condition following an early-morning crash in Parley’s Canyon, officials said.

Have You Seen This? Lip sync battle: WJPD vs WJFD

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted Jul 21st - 2:04pm

Being a first responder has incredible challenges.

Utah State Hospital is treating more patients, more quickly 6 months after legal settlement

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Jul 21st - 1:03pm

The court-ordered quality improvement effort at the Utah State Hospital is resulting in faster treatment for more patients with mental health needs who are awaiting a trial for criminal charges.

What happens when you drop a cellphone from 13,200 feet?

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 21st - 12:15pm

After jumping out of the airplane and only a few seconds into his freefall, Patrick Wiggins rolled onto his back and saw something slip out of his shorts pocket.

How to save on food during your family vacation

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 21st - 10:57am

You shouldn’t skimp on experience during summer vacation but you shouldn’t go broke either. And one area that can add up fast is food.