News  /  Utah  / 

Most Recent

Friends mourn couples killed in I-15 plane crash as generous, inspirational

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 4:09pm

A day after a shocking plane crash killed two Weber County couples, friends remembered them as unfailingly generous, deeply spiritual and committed to their children.

39 lives lost in Utah plane crashes in last 5 years; I-15 crash most deadly

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 3:57pm

Commuters and passers-by alike were shocked when a small plane crashed down onto I-15 in Riverdale Wednesday, killing two Weber County couples aboard the aircraft and making the crash the deadliest Utah has seen in five years.

FBI: Utah man says he killed wife on cruise over her laughing

Rachel D'Oro and Becky Bohrer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 3:26pm

Acting U.S. Attorney for Alaska Bryan Schroder said Thursday that Kenneth Manzanares has been charged in the death of his wife, Kristy, 39, who was found dead with a severe head wound in their cabin aboard a Princess Cruises ship.

Hobby has travelers looking for spots where 3 states touch

Pat Eaton-Robb, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 3:03pm

Brian Butler is a tripointer.

Herbert: Goal is to be able to play tennis at Pioneer Park a year from now

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 1:49pm

Gov. Gary Herbert said he intends to bring state resources to bear on cleaning up the Rio Grande area of its crime and homeless problem, and wants to be able to play tennis at Pioneer Park a year from now. He's also willing to call a special session.

4 great places to river raft in the Flaming Gorge area

KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 1:31pm

If you have been wanting to take a whitewater river rafting trip, here are some good local options.

Utahns denounce Trump's ban on transgender troops in US military

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 1:07pm

Utah Republicans in Washington and local LGBT advocacy groups spoke out against President Donald Trump after the commander in chief declared a ban on transgender troops serving in the U.S. military.

Utah's Purple merges with N.Y. company in $1.1 billion deal

Art Raymond  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 12:50pm

Alpine-based Purple, a company that's made waves in the business of direct-to-customer mattresses, pillows and other comfort products, announced Thursday a tentative merger deal worth $1.1 billion with Global Partner Acquisition Corp.

911 calls show moments after I-15 plane crash

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 11:38am

Calls to the control tower and 911 show the surprise and chaos following a plane crash that killed four people Wednesday afternoon.

Fruit Heights resident fears houses will slide following flood

Jed Boal  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 10:05am

A homeowner in Fruit Heights fears his house may slide after floodwater caused a retaining wall to collapse Wednesday. A lawsuit is already pending over a portion of the wall that collapsed in October.

10-year-old girl boosts summer reading by saving Bookmobile

Nadine Wimmer  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 9:42am

When October Hamilton writes what she did last summer, she can truthfully say she kept kids in her community reading by saving the Bookmobile.

Ogden police searching for suspect in shooting

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 8:39am

A 28-year-old man was shot in the leg Wednesday evening by an acquaintance who fired at his car, and police still are searching for the suspect.

Some GOP ballots accidentally sent to unaffiliated voters

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 8:00am

Utah County Clerk Bryan Thompson said he and his colleagues were seeking to determine how many of the incorrect ballots were sent and had already informed the Lieutenant Governor’s office, which oversees Utah elections, of the problem.

SkyWest announces start date for flight from St. George to LA

Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 6:44am

SkyWest Airlines has announced plans for a new round-trip flight between St. George and Los Angeles this fall.

FBI investigating death of Utah woman on Alaskan cruise ship

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 10:50pm

The FBI and Alaska police are investigating a Utah woman’s death after a domestic dispute on an Alaskan cruise ship Tuesday night, officials said.

Health officials report 12th case of E. coli in Hildale

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 10:12pm

There are now 12 confirmed cases of E. Coli in Hildale, Utah health officials reported last week. The E. Coli outbreak started at the beginning of July, and two children have died from contamination.

New MTC buildings in Provo include larger classrooms, outside study space

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 10:02pm

Kelly Mills knows the Provo Missionary Training Center is not intended as the ultimate destination for the tens of thousands of Mormon missionaries who pass through it each year.

2 Weber County couples killed in plane crash on I-15

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 9:21pm

Two couples from Weber County died Wednesday when a small plane crashed down onto I-15 in Riverdale, snarling freeway traffic for hours.

Exhibitors mixed on Outdoor Retailer moving to Colorado

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 8:35pm

All good things must come to an end, as the saying goes, but for some local companies that have been longtime participants in the Utah's largest annual convention, the realization of finality is starting to sink in.

Utah 1 of 12 states linked to Mexican papayas salmonella outbreak

David Pitt, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 8:03pm

U.S. health officials say consumers should avoid a variety of papaya from Mexico linked to a salmonella outbreak that has been blamed for the death of a person in New York City and for sickening 46 others in 12 states — including Utah.