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Police arrest and identify Kearns shooting suspect

Alec Williams, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 10:33pm

The 19-year-old Ty Wayne McBride, of West Valley City, has been booked into the Salt Lake County Jail for investigation of aggravated robbery and attempted homicide, Unified police announced Thursday night.

Crews fighting 50-acre wildfire near Wyoming border, evacuations ordered

Alec Williams, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 9:58pm

Multiple crews are fighting a 50-acre fire in Utah that began on private property and spread onto national forest land about 30 miles south of Evanston.

4 gang members charged in home invasion robbery

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 8:53pm

Four documented gang members were charged with numerous felonies Thursday for their part in a home invasion robbery last weekend.

Squat toilets, helicopters and $12K worth of toilet paper: How national parks deal with human waste from visitors

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jun 21st - 8:21pm

Getting the poop out of national parks takes a lot more work than you might think.

Utah agencies taking 'wait-and-see' approach to Trump's agency overhaul idea

Marjorie Cortez, KSL and Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 7:47pm

Utah agency heads may be taking a "wait-and-see" approach to President Trump's proposed federal government overhaul, but the leader of the National Education Association calls it an attempt to distract the nation from the ongoing border crisis.

Bryce Canyon National Park to hire locals for park jobs through new program

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jun 21st - 7:00pm

If you live near Bryce Canyon National Park, you’ll soon have a chance to work there.

Race against cancer takes on new meaning for Draper woman

Aley Davis, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 6:28pm

After running the American Fork half marathon as a healthy athlete, Joani Richardson never thought she would one day finish the race as a cancer survivor.

South Salt Lake electronics store heavily damaged in fire

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 6:25pm

A longtime Main Street business was heavily damaged in a fire Thursday morning.

BYU Engineers team up with UDOT to save lives by eliminating left turns

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:47pm

BYU Engineers team up with UDOT to save lives by eliminating left turns

Couple seriously injured in weekend ATV crash near Yuba Lake in Juab County

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:33pm

A couple is still recovering from serious injuries after their ATV rolled south of Yuba Lake in Juab County Saturday, officials said.

Utah teen accused in backpack bomb was bullied, expert says

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:15pm

A Utah teenager accused of trying to blow up a homemade backpack bomb after looking at Islamic State propaganda online had been bullied and didn't understand the severity of his actions, a psychologist testified in his court trial Wednesday.

USU officer hit by car while helping direct traffic

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:38pm

A Utah State University officer was hit by a car while helping direct traffic after a separate crash in Logan Thursday afternoon, officials said.

Mining at the former Grand Staircase monument?

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:35pm

Colt Mesa within the former boundaries of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument used to host a copper mine. It has been idled since 1974. Now, a Canadian company says it will start exploring and drilling, but no permits have been issued.

New algal bloom detected at Rockport Reservoir

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 3:44pm

Officials issued an advisory for Rockport Reservoir after water samples taken by the Utah Department of Environmental Quality revealed the presence of cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae that can contain toxins that cause liver problems.

Santaquin teen killed in early morning crash

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 3:20pm

Investigators say fatigue may have lead to a crash early Thursday that killed a 17-year-old girl.

FBI Confidential: How evidence teams respond to crime scenes

Becky Bruce, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Jun 21st - 2:27pm

Real-life crime scene investigation is nothing like what you see on TV, according to the man in charge of the FBI Salt Lake City Division’s Evidence Response Team.

Man charged in fatal Bountiful pawn shop robbery, 10 other robberies

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 2:00pm

A man arrested in connection with a deadly confrontation between a Bountiful pawn shop owner and two robbers was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury.

DWR adds trout hybrid 'splake' to Jordanelle Reservoir for the first time

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jun 21st - 1:41pm

Wildlife officials added about 38,000 splake — a trout hybrid — to Jordanelle Reservoir for the first time Thursday, as the final step in introducing new fish species to the reservoir.

Police raid 7 pawn shops in 2 counties

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 12:47pm

Investigators from the Utah Attorney General's Office served seven search warrants on pawn shops in Salt Lake and Utah counties this week.

Utah Mysteries: What's with the giant lollipop sculpture by the Salt Flats?

Steph Grimes, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 21st - 12:16pm

Anyone who has driven through the Bonneville Salt Flats on I-80 has seen it: A massive trunk shooting out of the remote Utah desert with what, to a child's eye, resemble giant lollipops sticking out of the top. Here's the story behind it.