The Latest News Stories

Man Injured In Snowmobiling Accident

Published on February 27, 2015 at 06:01AM

A man is recovering from injuries suffered while snowmobiling in Cache County. Authorities say the unidentified victim was snowmobiling in Arbs Basin and Cache when he became injured. Search crews…

Read the full story...

Senate Panel Considers Lynch Nomination

Published on February 27, 2015 at 06:01AM

Utah Republican Senator Orrin Hatch is throwing his support behind Loretta Lynch as Attorney General as the Senate Judiciary Committee considers her nomination. Hatch says Lynch is well-qualified and noted…

Read the full story...

Utah's Restaurant Industry Expected To Grow In 2015

Published on February 27, 2015 at 06:01AM

Utah’s restaurant industry is expected to grow at one of the fastest rates in the nation. The National Restaurant Association is expecting Utah restaurants to grow by roughly four-percent in…

Read the full story...

Man Arrested For Alleged Attempted Child Rape

Published on February 27, 2015 at 06:00AM

A Spanish Fork man is facing possible charges for allegedly attempting to lure a 13-year-old girl into a sexual situation. Police arrested 31-year-old Ryan Chad Sherry Wednesday following a seven-month…

Read the full story...

Police ID Motorcyclist Injured In Roosevelt Crash

Published on February 27, 2015 at 06:00AM

Police in Roosevelt are releasing the identity of a motorcyclist critically injured in a crash near 800 West and U.S. 40. Police say 27-year-old Quinn Alan McDonough was riding westbound…

Read the full story...

Armed Robbery - Manti

Published on February 26, 2015 at 01:46PM

Around 10:30 pm , February 23rd. The Top Stop Convenience Store in Manti was robbed by a man disguised and armed with a handgun . Sanpete County Sheriff Brian Nelson…

Read the full story...

Discounted UTA Pass Proposed To Stick Around

Published on February 26, 2015 at 01:40PM

Salt Lake City leaders are proposing to keep around a discounted UTA pass. The Hive Pass pilot brought three-thousand more passengers, totaling more than 160-thousand trips over seven months. Mayor…

Read the full story...

Changes To Prostitution Laws Proposed In Utah

Published on February 26, 2015 at 01:40PM

Revisions to Utah prostitution laws are on the way to the House. A Senate panel approved a bill yesterday that would clarify that a person is guilty of prostitution when…

Read the full story...

Moving Street Signs More Effective

Published on February 26, 2015 at 01:40PM

A BYU professor says street signs showing actions are more effective. Ryan Elder recently completed an eye tracking study by replacing generic street signs with active images. He found that…

Read the full story...

Man Seriously Injured On Construction Site

Published on February 26, 2015 at 01:39PM

A man is hospitalized in serious condition after an accident at a construction site. Officials rushed to the scene at Millville High School this morning after a steel beam partially…

Read the full story...

Congressman Chris Stewart Statement on Net Neutrality

Published on February 26, 2015 at 01:28PM

U.S. Congressman Chris Stewart released a statement Thursday following the FCC’s 3-2 vote to adopt sweeping new regulations for how Americans use and do business on the internet, also known…

Read the full story...

Sevier police looking for stolen ATV's

Published on February 26, 2015 at 08:31AM

Updated

Detectives with the Sevier County Sheriff’s Department are searching for two ATV’s and a Razor that were stolen from a home in Glenwood. Sevier County Sheriff Nate Curtis said the…

Read the full story...

Multiple Drug Bust on I-70

Published on February 26, 2015 at 06:26AM

Updated

Utah Highway Patrol officials seized a half pound of Heroin and other drugs on I-70 on saturday Feb 21st . UHP stopped two vehicles traveling together from California to Denver…

Read the full story...

Speaker Says No To Healthy Utah

Published on February 26, 2015 at 06:13AM

Speaker of the House Greg Hughes says “Healthy Utah” is dead. The Medicaid expansion plan would cover up to 70-thousand low-income Utahns as part of a two-year pilot project. Early…

Read the full story...

Feds Investigate 24-Million-Dollar Fraud Cas

Published on February 26, 2015 at 06:13AM

A Draper businessman is facing fraud charges in the theft of 24-million dollars in retirement funds. Curtis DeYoung has been indicted by a federal grand jury on 15 charges of…

Read the full story...

Body Cameras Debut On West Valley Police

Published on February 26, 2015 at 06:12AM

Police in West Valley City will begin wearing body cameras starting next week. Police Chief Lee Russo says all 190 officers will be using the cameras in every interaction with…

Read the full story...

Lawmakers Nix A Constitutional Convention

Published on February 26, 2015 at 06:12AM

Lawmakers in Utah have killed a resolution calling for a Constitutional Convention to rein in the federal government. State Representative Ken Ivory says a Constitutional Convention is needed to put…

Read the full story...

Prank Sparks Brawl At Construction Site

Published on February 26, 2015 at 06:11AM

Weber County police say a workplace prank was responsible for an all-out brawl at a construction site in Farr West. It happened yesterday morning at a site at 2250 North…

Read the full story...

Motorcyclist Critically Injured In Crash

Published on February 26, 2015 at 06:11AM

A motorcyclist remains hospitalized with critical injuries following a crash on the U.S. 40 in Roosevelt. Police say the man was riding westbound near 800 West when another vehicle crashed…

Read the full story...

Citizens Seek Answers About Police Shootings

Published on February 26, 2015 at 06:11AM

Sparks were flying last night at a public hearing about recent police shootings in Utah. About 75 people attended the townhall meeting co-hosted by Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker…

Read the full story...

Bomb Scare Evacuates West Haven Charter School

Published on February 26, 2015 at 06:10AM

A twelve-year-old boy is in hot water in West Haven for allegedly creating a bomb scare at his school. Police say the boy left a threatening note in a hallway…

Read the full story...

Former Senator Bennet Has Pancreatic Cancer

Published on February 26, 2015 at 06:09AM

Former Senator Bob Bennet has pancreatic cancer. Bennet took to Facebook yesterday to make the announcement. The 81-year-old Bennet says he plans to begin treatment soon at Johns Hopkins University….

Read the full story...

Apparent Suicide Shuts Down FrontRunner Train

Published on February 26, 2015 at 06:09AM

Authorities in Draper say an apparent suicide was responsible for an accident that delayed a FrontRunner train for hours. It happened yesterday afternoon at 13000 South and 550 West. Authorities…

Read the full story...

Construction For LDS Temple To Get Underway In Wyoming

Published on February 25, 2015 at 02:40PM

A date is set for the groundbreaking of the first LDS temple in Wyoming. Construction for the Star Valley Wyoming Temple will get underway April 25th. President Thomas S. Monson…

Read the full story...

Man Arrested After Holding Four Hostage

Published on February 25, 2015 at 02:39PM

A man is in custody after a hostage situation in West Jordan. Police say Keaton Yeates was upset over a recent breakup when he grabbed a box cutter and held…

Read the full story...

Measles Outbreak Ends In Utah

Published on February 25, 2015 at 02:39PM

The measles outbreak is over in the Beehive State. Hundreds of Utahns were exposed to the highly contagious virus over the past several weeks after three cases were confirmed. Measles…

Read the full story...

Moving Endangered Species Could Mean Prison Time

Published on February 25, 2015 at 02:39PM

Moving an endangered species could soon land Utahns in jail. Senator Margaret Dayton is proposing a bill that would make transporting endangered species a felony and may result in five…

Read the full story...

Witnesses Take Stand In John Wall Murder Trial

Published on February 25, 2015 at 02:38PM

Witnesses are taking the stand in the murder trial against former Utah pediatrician Johnny Wall. Two people close to Wall said he often joked about his ex-wife, Uta von Schwedler,...

Read the full story...

Utah Senate kills bill to delay election overhaul

Published on February 25, 2015 at 11:18AM

The Utah Senate has voted down a proposal to delay changes to the state’s political nominating system until after the next major election. The bill form Plain City Republican Sen….

Read the full story...

Utah Senate gives early OK to governor's Medicaid plan

Published on February 25, 2015 at 11:15AM

Gov. Gary Herbert’s Medicaid plan passed a key test Tuesday afternoon as Utah’s Republican-controlled Senate voted to give an initial approval to the plan. After an hour-long debate, the Senate…

Read the full story...

Sevier Commission approves events fundinng

Published on February 25, 2015 at 10:50AM

The Sevier County Commission approved funding for 6 events Monday, following the recommendations of the travel council. 4 of the 6 events are athletic events hosted at the Sevier Valley…

Read the full story...

Legislative Summary

Published on February 25, 2015 at 10:38AM

A number of bills continued through the legislative process Tuesday. A senate panel endorsed a bill that would increase vehicle registration fees, including a large increase for natural gas and…

Read the full story...

Mosh Pit Forces School Dance To End

Published on February 25, 2015 at 06:14AM

Layton High School officials are not apologetic for shutting down a school dance early. According to principal Ryck Astle, about a dozen students began forming a mosh pit during the…

Read the full story...

Police Body Cameras Pose Questions For Lawmakers

Published on February 25, 2015 at 06:13AM

Police body cameras are taking center stage at the state capital this week. State Representative Dan McCay has introduced a bill that would require police to turn on body cameras…

Read the full story...

Supreme Court Rules On Sentence For Teen Killer

Published on February 25, 2015 at 06:13AM

The Utah Supreme Court is upholding a life sentence without parole for a man who was only 17-years-old when he raped and killed a woman. Four of the justices agree…

Read the full story...

Governor Herbert Has Concerns About Death With Dignity

Published on February 25, 2015 at 06:12AM

Governor Herbert says he has some serious concerns about a “Death with Dignity” bill now pending before the state Legislature. Democrat Rebecca Chavez-Houck says her House bill would let patients…

Read the full story...

Lawmakers Move To Regulate Police Drones

Published on February 25, 2015 at 06:12AM

Lawmakers in Salt Lake City are working on a bill to regulate the use of police drones. House Bill 296 would allow drones for search-and-rescue and training operations without a…

Read the full story...

Utah Governor's Medicaid plan due for key vote this week

Published on February 24, 2015 at 12:51PM

Gov. Gary Herbert’s Medicaid plan faces a make or break vote this week that could come as early as Tuesday. The Utah Senate is set to debate and cast an…

Read the full story...

Utah Senate approves bill forcing public lands lawsuit

Published on February 24, 2015 at 12:48PM

The Utah Senate has approved a bill that sets a tentative deadline for Utah to sue the federal government over public lands. Senators voted 17-10 on Tuesday to pass the…

Read the full story...

DWR Offering Reward For Information In Deer Deaths

Published on February 24, 2015 at 12:17PM

Utah wildlife officials are searching for the poachers responsible for killing several deers in Box Elder and Carbon counties. Dead animals started showing up a couple weeks ago, and they’ve…

Read the full story...

Dinosaur National Park Among Quietest Spots In U.S.

Published on February 24, 2015 at 12:17PM

People looking to escape the noisy city can find peace and quiet in Utah. National Park Service found Dinosaur National Monument is one of the quietest places in the country….

Read the full story...

Sentencing Delayed In School Stabbing Case

Published on February 24, 2015 at 12:16PM

A Duchesne man’s sentencing date is on hold while his mental competency is reviewed. Nineteen-year-old Leland King stabbed a classmate at Duchesne High School last year and hit his sister…

Read the full story...

Men Expected To Be OK After Truck Crash

Published on February 24, 2015 at 12:16PM

Two men are expected to be OK after a tanker truck crashed near the Utah-Colorado border. A UHP spokesman says the driver was attempting to turn off the highway on…

Read the full story...

Ogden Chiropractor Pleads Not Guilty In Sexual Assault Case

Published on February 24, 2015 at 12:16PM

An Ogden chiropractor is headed to trial after being accused of sexual assault. Michael Wimmer allegedly grabbed a female patient’s breasts and buttocks during an appointment at Wimmer Chiropractic Center….

Read the full story...

House Committee Approves Student Civics Exam Bill

Published on February 24, 2015 at 06:15AM

A bill that would require Utah high school students to pass a civics exam is moving forward. A House committee voted unanimously yesterday to approve SB60. The bill would require…

Read the full story...

"Right to Die" Bill To Be Introduced This Week

Published on February 24, 2015 at 06:14AM

A state lawmaker is preparing to unveil a “right to die” bill this week which would allow terminally-ill people to end their own lives. House Minority Whip Rebecca Chavez-Houck is…

Read the full story...

Local Meeting Will Focus On Police-Related Shootings

Published on February 24, 2015 at 06:13AM

Mayor Ralph Becker and Police Chief Chris Burbank are co-hosting a town hall meeting tomorrow night on the use of deadly force by police. It’s the first in a series…

Read the full story...

Governor Reacts To Funding Showdown Over Homeland Security

Published on February 24, 2015 at 06:13AM

Governor Gary Herbert says Congress should let the chips fall where they may in the on-going battle over funding for the Department of Homeland Security. Herbert has been attending the…

Read the full story...

Look, Up In The Sky...

Published on February 24, 2015 at 06:13AM

So, what was that fireball in the skies over Utah late last night? The blaze of light sweeping across the sky set off a swarm of UFO and meteor sightings…

Read the full story...

D.A. Clears Officer On Fatal Shooting

Published on February 24, 2015 at 06:12AM

The District Attorney’s office has cleared a Salt Lake City police officer for fatally shooting a man who hit him several times with a snow shovel. Officer Matthew Taylor says…

Read the full story...

>DABC To Discuss Underage Drinking Violations Tomorrow

Published on February 23, 2015 at 03:31PM

The Utah liquor commission is set to consider new ways to curb underage drinking in eateries. The state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is meeting tomorrow to discuss how to…

Read the full story...

Missionaries Held Hostage In New Mexico

Published on February 23, 2015 at 03:30PM

Two LDS missionaries are OK after being held hostage in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Police say Erwin Smith invited the victims, Zuniga Delgado and Michael Whitaker, in his apartment and beat…

Read the full story...

Man Breaks Into Home, Steals Money and Weapons

Published on February 23, 2015 at 03:30PM

Police are searching for a burglar in West Valley City. The suspect broke into a home near 41st South and 41st West early Sunday morning, handcuffed a 63-year-old-man to a…

Read the full story...

Lawmakers to consider requiring citizenship test to graduate

Published on February 23, 2015 at 01:53PM

A proposal that would require Utah high school students to pass the U.S. citizenship test before graduating is awaiting final approval from lawmakers in the House. Th bill, introduced by…

Read the full story...

Utah lawmakers consider ban on horse tipping

Published on February 23, 2015 at 01:50PM

Utah lawmakers this year are considering banning horse tripping practices that involve the use of ropes to lasso the animals and bring them to the ground. A bill from West…

Read the full story...

Applications being accepted for SVMC Kendall J. Willardson Memorial Scholarship program

Published on February 23, 2015 at 11:39AM

Sevier Valley Medical Center will once again be accepting applications as part of their second annual ‘Kendall J. Willardson Memorial Scholarship’ program. The scholarship will provide two $1,000 awards to…

Read the full story...

Deer population highest in years

Published on February 23, 2015 at 11:26AM

As the application period for the fall deer hunt winds down, biologists with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources says that this year’s hunt could be one of the best…

Read the full story...

Injuries result from fight in Sigurd

Published on February 23, 2015 at 11:19AM

Two people were taken to the hospital after an altercation in Sigurd Friday night. Sevier County Sheriff Nate Curtis said deputies were dispatched to Dwights Auto for a fight. Deputies…

Read the full story...

ATV impounded after crash in Richfield

Published on February 23, 2015 at 11:16AM

A Venice man had his ATV impounded and also received injuries to his face following an accident in the saw dust pits west of Richfield. Sevier County Sheriff Nate Curtis…

Read the full story...

Utah Man A Finalist For Mission To Mars

Published on February 23, 2015 at 06:17AM

A Utah man is one of 100 people still in contention to be among the first explorers to Mars. Cody Reeder calls the opportunity one he wouldn’t pass up for…

Read the full story...

Utah Congressman Slams Obama

Published on February 23, 2015 at 06:16AM

Utah Congressman Rob Bishop is blasting President Obama’s decision to designate three new national monuments in Illinois, Colorado and Hawaii. Bishop, who is chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee,...

Read the full story...

Lawmakers Tackle Medical Marijuana

Published on February 23, 2015 at 06:16AM

Lawmakers are expected to consider a bill this week that would legalize some forms of medical marijuana in Utah. Republican Senator Mark Madsen says his bill would allow for edible…

Read the full story...

Hold On To Your Hat

Published on February 23, 2015 at 06:16AM

A high wind warning is in effect for portions of Salt Lake County until 11 o’clock this morning. The National Weather Service reports gusty winds up to 65 miles an…

Read the full story...

Lawmakers Consider Higher Gas Taxes

Published on February 23, 2015 at 06:15AM

Lawmakers in Utah are scrambling to make up for a loss of federal highway funds in recent years. After adjusting for inflation, federal highway funds for road and bridge repairs…

Read the full story...

Gas Prices Are On The Rise Again

Published on February 23, 2015 at 06:15AM

The bad news is gas prices have climbed 13 cents a gallon across America over the past two weeks, and 26 cents a gallon in the past month. The good…

Read the full story...

Big Business coming to Central Utah ?

Published on February 20, 2015 at 01:13PM

Central Utah could see big business and a big boost for the economy with the help of a new bill from Senator Ralph Okerlund of Monroe . Okerlund’s said one…

Read the full story...

Senator Okerlund pushes for state control Coal Ash

Published on February 20, 2015 at 10:34AM

The Utah legislature is about mid session and senator Ralph Okerlund from Monroe is on capitol hill working on a bill that will effect Central Utah changing the rules on…

Read the full story...


More news stories...