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Utah college wrestler killed in Richfield rollover, woman in critical condition

Utah college wrestler killed in Richfield rollover, woman in critical condition

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Updated July 20 - 4:12 p.m.  |  Save Story

One person was killed in a crash west of Richfield on Wednesday night.
3 rescued from Zero Gravity slot canyon

3 rescued from Zero Gravity slot canyon

Carlysle Price, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 17 - 10:09 a.m.  |  Save Story

A man was rescued after he was "wedged between canyon walls," Monday night, according to Emery County Sheriff Tyson Huntington.
Young parents killed in tragic collision in Sanpete County

Young parents killed in tragic collision in Sanpete County

Kiersten Nunez, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 17 - 8:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

A young couple was killed in a collision while turning into their driveway Monday, leaving their 3-year-old without parents.
2 killed in 3-vehicle collision in Sanpete County

2 killed in 3-vehicle collision in Sanpete County

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 6:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Two people were killed and three suffered moderate injuries in a three-vehicle collision near Chester, Sanpete County.
Criminal charges dismissed against 2 Millard County sheriff's deputies

Criminal charges dismissed against 2 Millard County sheriff's deputies

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 12:27 p.m.  |  Save Story

The criminal cases against two Millard County sheriff's deputies accused of obstruction and official misconduct have now been dismissed.
Junior livestock show displaced after historic barn burns down

Junior livestock show displaced after historic barn burns down

Karah Brackin and Mary Culbertson, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 10 - 8:29 a.m.  |  Save Story

A junior livestock show is displaced after its home barn burned down in Ferron, Emery County.
Police arrest Richfield man after his gun discharges at Walmart checkout

Police arrest Richfield man after his gun discharges at Walmart checkout

Brian West, KSL.com  |  Posted July 9 - 1:40 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Richfield man was arrested Monday after police say he accidentally discharged a gun at a Walmart self checkout, then dropped his groceries and ran out of the store.
Damaged grill blamed for sparking fire that spread through Price neighborhood

Damaged grill blamed for sparking fire that spread through Price neighborhood

Matt Brooks, KSL.com  |  Updated July 7 - 5:21 p.m.  |  Save Story

One person was hospitalized and multiple homes in Price are likely a total loss after fire spread through a residential neighborhood on Saturday. Fire investigators say an old, damaged grill is to blame.
Wyoming man charged with firing shot into occupied room below him in Fillmore hotel

Wyoming man charged with firing shot into occupied room below him in Fillmore hotel

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 3 - 1:15 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Wyoming man is facing criminal charges accusing him of firing a round into the floor of his hotel room in Fillmore while intoxicated, frightening the couple in the room below him where the bullet went.
Fighter wing to fly over 17 Utah cities for Fourth of July celebrations

Fighter wing to fly over 17 Utah cities for Fourth of July celebrations

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 3 - 11:01 a.m.  |  Save Story

The 419th Fighter Wing will fly over 17 Utah cities Thursday morning for its annual Fourth of July Flyover.
Teenager killed in unidentified 'agricultural accident' in central Utah

Teenager killed in unidentified 'agricultural accident' in central Utah

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted June 25 - 5:38 p.m.  |  Save Story

A teenager was killed in some kind of agricultural accident near Levan on Tuesday, but the Juab County Sheriff's Office has declined to release any details about the death.
New central Utah crisis center will be 'life-changing' for those struggling with opioids

New central Utah crisis center will be 'life-changing' for those struggling with opioids

Britt Johnson, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted June 25 - 4:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

An area of Utah struggling with opioid overdose deaths is getting help as a new crisis center opens in central Utah.
Convicted killer seeks parole after 35 years; victim's brother calls his testimony 'nauseating'

Convicted killer seeks parole after 35 years; victim's brother calls his testimony 'nauseating'

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 25 - 1:37 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man convicted in the brutal killing of a southern Utah college student 35 years ago says he's changed. The victim's brother says his testimony makes him want to throw up.
'People can change': Utah woman sent to prison for killing her daughter seeks parole

'People can change': Utah woman sent to prison for killing her daughter seeks parole

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 25 - 12:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Sanpete County woman sentenced to prison 15 years ago for the beating death of her 2-year-old daughter went before the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole for the first time on Tuesday.
What to know as excessive heat, flash flood potential linger in Utah this week

What to know as excessive heat, flash flood potential linger in Utah this week

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 24 - 12:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Excessive heat remains a fixture in Utah's northern half, while flash flooding is possible across its southern half to start this week — but more showers are possible later in the week.
Utah communities prepare for possible flooding from tropical storm remnants

Utah communities prepare for possible flooding from tropical storm remnants

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated June 21 - 1:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Flood watches cover a large chunk of southeast and central Utah as the remnants of Tropical Storm Alberto arrive in the state.
Clear Creek Fire 50% contained; crews say fire started by vehicle on I-70

Clear Creek Fire 50% contained; crews say fire started by vehicle on I-70

Josh Ellis, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 13 - 8:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Clear Creek Fire, which has burned approximately 20 acres in Sevier County by Interstate 70, was 50% contained as of Thursday morning.
The mysteries of the Wild West — the Utah towns that were abandoned

The mysteries of the Wild West — the Utah towns that were abandoned

Hanna Seariac, Deseret News  |  Posted June 10 - 12:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah's ghost towns were once bustling hubs of agriculture, mining and more.
Sanpete County Jail employee reduces recidivism with health program

Sanpete County Jail employee reduces recidivism with health program

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted June 10 - 10:30 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Sanpete County Jail in Manti hired a new community health worker two years ago. She has helped reduce recidivism there by 61%.
Migrant Delta Egg Farm workers rehired by other contractors, says rep from ex-contractor

Migrant Delta Egg Farm workers rehired by other contractors, says rep from ex-contractor

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted June 6 - 9:26 p.m.  |  Save Story

Perhaps 100 of the migrant workers at the Delta Egg Farm, let go last month, have been rehired, says a representative from the firm that previously contracted them.
School payroll employee accused of adding $114K to her paychecks

School payroll employee accused of adding $114K to her paychecks

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 30 - 12:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

A woman who was in charge of payroll at a charter school in Price has been arrested and charged with giving herself unauthorized extra pay since 2020.
Attempt to scare teens leads to criminal charge for Orem man in devil mask, police say

Attempt to scare teens leads to criminal charge for Orem man in devil mask, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 28 - 5:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

An Orem man is facing a criminal charge accusing him of scaring a group of teens in a remote area with a Halloween mask, then acting like he had a gun, charges say.
UHP trooper charged with sexually abusing woman while off-duty

UHP trooper charged with sexually abusing woman while off-duty

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 28 - 8:20 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper was charged Monday with forcible sexual abuse after investigators say he inappropriately touched a woman who was in his home.
Migrant workers at Delta egg plant decry abrupt loss of jobs; advocates defend labor force

Migrant workers at Delta egg plant decry abrupt loss of jobs; advocates defend labor force

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23 - 2:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

Some 150-200 workers, many from Peru and Mexico, were fired from Delta Egg Farm and they and their advocates demonstrated, defending the role of immigrants in the U.S.
Utah Inland Port Authority mulling 10th inland port site in Carbon, Emery counties

Utah Inland Port Authority mulling 10th inland port site in Carbon, Emery counties

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted May 21 - 7:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah Inland Port Authority officials are considering an inland port site spread over 2,185 acres in Carbon and Emery counties in a bid to spur the region's economy.
Utah woman accused of stealing roommate's urn faces desecration charge

Utah woman accused of stealing roommate's urn faces desecration charge

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 20 - 5:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Sevier County woman is facing criminal charges accusing her of stealing an urn belonging to her roommate that contained the ashes of the roommate's son.
Utah legislative auditors recommend that this rural school district pay teachers more

Utah legislative auditors recommend that this rural school district pay teachers more

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Posted May 15 - 6:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

A new legislative audit has found that teachers in Juab School District have less experience than those in peer school districts, which raises concerns that "teacher inexperience can negatively impact student learning."
Man charged with attempted to kidnap girl at Emery High track meet

Man charged with attempted to kidnap girl at Emery High track meet

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Updated May 13 - 3:22 p.m.  |  Save Story

Charges were filed Monday against a man who police say grabbed a girl at a middle school track meet in Emery County, only letting her go after another person saw what was happening.
Snow College, UVU partnership will help rural school districts

Snow College, UVU partnership will help rural school districts

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted May 12 - 12:17 p.m.  |  Save Story

Snow College and Utah Valley University have reached an agreement that will hopefully benefit students — their own, and those in rural Utah schools.
Central Utah man charged with physically abusing 11-month-old nephew

Central Utah man charged with physically abusing 11-month-old nephew

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated May 2 - 9:46 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Sevier County man has been arrested and charged with causing life-threatening injuries to his 11-month-old nephew.
Driver with blood alcohol level nearly 5 times the legal limit accused of hitting school bus

Driver with blood alcohol level nearly 5 times the legal limit accused of hitting school bus

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 1 - 1:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

Police arrested a man Tuesday who they say was intoxicated when he hit a school bus with children on board.
Convicted rapist seeks parole 4 years after victim took her own life

Convicted rapist seeks parole 4 years after victim took her own life

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted April 30 - 3:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man convicted of raping an 18-year-old woman at gunpoint in 2012 is seeking parole. The woman he assaulted died by suicide in 2020 due to emotional trauma inflicted on her.
Utah motel manager charged with rape

Utah motel manager charged with rape

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted April 30 - 1:55 p.m.  |  Save Story

The manager of a motel in Fillmore was charged Tuesday with rape and object rape, first-degree felonies.
Officials identify man killed in Richfield crash involving ATV

Officials identify man killed in Richfield crash involving ATV

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted April 26 - 2:58 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Department of Public Safety has identified the 54-year-old ATV driver who was killed in a collision with another vehicle on Monday in Richfield.
ATV driver killed in Richfield collision

ATV driver killed in Richfield collision

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted April 22 - 7:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man was killed Monday afternoon when the utility terrain vehicle was driving was hit by a car in Richfield.
'We rejoice in this renewed temple': President Nelson dedicates Manti temple

'We rejoice in this renewed temple': President Nelson dedicates Manti temple

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted April 21 - 7:10 p.m.  |  Save Story

President Russell M. Nelson spoke about the purpose of temples as he dedicated the Manti Utah Temple on Sunday.
Payson High students celebrate prom with a 'Footloose' theme

Payson High students celebrate prom with a 'Footloose' theme

Brianna Chavez, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 20 - 11:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Saturday morning was busy for many Payson High School students. Hundreds of teens helped build kits for actor Kevin Bacon's charity SixDegrees before celebrating prom.
Coalville man arrested after traveling to Vegas for fentanyl, police say

Coalville man arrested after traveling to Vegas for fentanyl, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted April 19 - 10:56 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Coalville man who police say is a known drug dealer was arrested in Utah after police say he went to Las Vegas to obtain fentanyl, then caused another inmate to be taken to a local hospital.
Off-duty UHP trooper arrested, accused of sexually abusing woman

Off-duty UHP trooper arrested, accused of sexually abusing woman

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated April 16 - 3:24 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper has been arrested and accused of touching a young woman inappropriately while off-duty.
Man who asked to use bathroom charged with trying to sexually assault child

Man who asked to use bathroom charged with trying to sexually assault child

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated April 16 - 1:50 p.m.  |  Save Story

A 19-year-old man was charged Tuesday with attempted rape of a child after police say he asked to use a bathroom at an Ephraim house, then entered a child's bedroom and tried to sexually assault her.
Central Utah woman charged with taking money meant to pay her grandmother's bills

Central Utah woman charged with taking money meant to pay her grandmother's bills

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted April 16 - 9:31 a.m.  |  Save Story

The granddaughter of an elderly Huntington woman is facing criminal charges accusing her of taking money meant to pay for the grandmother's bills.
1 killed in single-vehicle crash near Mt. Pleasant

1 killed in single-vehicle crash near Mt. Pleasant

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted April 3 - 10:25 a.m.  |  Save Story

A woman was killed after losing control of her vehicle near Mt. Pleasant, Sanpete County, late Tuesday.
Utah's Little Sahara expecting twice as many visitors Easter weekend than last year

Utah's Little Sahara expecting twice as many visitors Easter weekend than last year

Sky Mundell, KSL.com  |  Posted March 25 - 7:38 a.m.  |  Save Story

Little Sahara Recreation Area is expecting a surge of visitor numbers this Easter weekend that is expected to be double what they were in previous years.
Man arrested in Utah after abducting 10-year-old California girl he planned to marry, police say

Man arrested in Utah after abducting 10-year-old California girl he planned to marry, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted March 19 - 11:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Colorado man has been arrested in Utah after police say he drove to California and kidnapped a 10-year-old girl he met on social media and planned to marry.
Amazing gift: Family of teen killed in tubing accident receives portrait

Amazing gift: Family of teen killed in tubing accident receives portrait

Dan Rascon, KSL-TV  |  Posted March 19 - 8:07 a.m.  |  Save Story

An artist from Weber County made a heartwarming delivery Monday to a central Utah family whose daughter died in a tubing accident two months ago.
Now you can spend a night behind bars — in comfort

Now you can spend a night behind bars — in comfort

Emma Pitts, Deseret News  |  Posted March 17 - 12:26 p.m.  |  Save Story

Ephraim began as a military fort long before it became best known as the home of Snow College.
Utah therapist is 4th person facing charges in treatment facility fraud investigation

Utah therapist is 4th person facing charges in treatment facility fraud investigation

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted March 12 - 11:01 a.m.  |  Save Story

A licensed Utah marriage therapist has been charged with signing documents saying patients had received treatment from a behavioral health treatment center, even though he never saw any of the patients.
Manti Utah Temple reopens for tours after 2 years of renovations

Manti Utah Temple reopens for tours after 2 years of renovations

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted March 11 - 5:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Manti Utah Temple is opening for public tours this week after being closed for over two years for renovations.
Troopers identify driver killed when car rear-ends school bus in Sanpete County

Troopers identify driver killed when car rear-ends school bus in Sanpete County

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Updated March 7 - 3:41 p.m.  |  Save Story

One person was killed Wednesday when a car crashed into the back of a stopped school bus.
3 treatment center administrators accused in $13M Medicaid fraud investigation

3 treatment center administrators accused in $13M Medicaid fraud investigation

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated March 5 - 8:39 p.m.  |  Save Story

The former program director of a substance abuse treatment center and two other administrators are accused of billing Medicaid for alleged treatments that prosecutors say were never given to clients.
Utah inmate serving life sentence is charged with murder a 2nd time

Utah inmate serving life sentence is charged with murder a 2nd time

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted March 5 - 5:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Provo man already serving a sentence of up to life in prison for killing his mother in 2022 is now accused of killing his cellmate shortly after arriving at the Central Utah Correctional Facility.
2 Utah Department of Corrections workers credited for helping during medical emergencies

2 Utah Department of Corrections workers credited for helping during medical emergencies

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted March 1 - 6:17 a.m.  |  Save Story

Two workers with the Utah Department of Corrections in Gunnison were in the right place at the right time. They first provided aid to one person but ended up rescuing two.
Driver ejected, killed in rollover crash in Millard County

Driver ejected, killed in rollover crash in Millard County

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 8:35 a.m.  |  Save Story

A man was killed Wednesday in a crash on I-15 near Cove Fort in Millard County. Police are investigating whether alcohol was a contributing factor.
2 Utah men dug up police-confiscated drugs from a landfill, then sold them, charges say

2 Utah men dug up police-confiscated drugs from a landfill, then sold them, charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 23 - 8:27 p.m.  |  Save Story

Two Sanpete County men are facing criminal charges accusing them of an unusual scheme that involved digging up police-confiscated drugs from a landfill and then selling them.
'We are going to feed American beef to the Americans': Meat packing plant to open in Richfield

'We are going to feed American beef to the Americans': Meat packing plant to open in Richfield

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 23 - 10:04 a.m.  |  Save Story

A new cattle processing plant in central Utah is expected to improve the state's food supply chain.
Utah woman charged in fatal crash from nearly 2 years ago

Utah woman charged in fatal crash from nearly 2 years ago

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 12 - 11:24 a.m.  |  Save Story

A criminal charge was filed Friday in connection with a fatal crash in central Utah in 2022.
Family thanks Sanpete deputy for finding missing elderly woman in January snowstorm

Family thanks Sanpete deputy for finding missing elderly woman in January snowstorm

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 7:41 a.m.  |  Save Story

A family is thanking a sheriff's deputy for saving a life after an 84-year-old woman went for a late-night drive in early January and got lost and stuck during a winter storm.
1 dies after car crashed into the back of UHP car on I-15 Saturday

1 dies after car crashed into the back of UHP car on I-15 Saturday

Sicily Stanton, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 5 - 10:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

A car lost control on I-15 near Juab County and collided with the back of a Utah Highway Patrol car. One passenger has died.
Central Utah firefighter charged in online child exploitation sting

Central Utah firefighter charged in online child exploitation sting

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan. 31 - 2:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

A central Utah firefighter has been arrested as part of an FBI online child exploitation sting.