Brian West
Brian West is deputy managing editor of the News Division, the integrated newsroom of the Deseret News, KSL-TV, KSL Newsradio, DeseretNews.com and KSL.com. He spent years covering legal affairs for the Deseret News and has held many editing positions at the newspaper. He also co-hosted the popular Chunga and Mister morning radio show on 101.9 The End from 2000-2008 as well as many other radio programs.

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A Wyoming man charged with kidnapping and murdering a Utah Transit Authority employee was found dead in his jail cell Monday.
The Peanut Butter Jamm was held Saturday at the Gallivan Center. More than 10,000 jars of peanut butter were collected for the Utah Food Bank.
A Herriman man died Saturday hours after he was punched and knocked unconscious in a fight with his girlfriend's brother whom she had called to rescue her, police said.
Criminal charges were filed Friday against a veteran Unified police detective accused of stealing about $8,500 from the department.
Remains found along a frontage road near U.S. 89 in Fruit Heights last month were identified Thursday as a Woods Cross woman who went missing more than 31 years ago.
Nine firefighters were evaluated at a hospital for smoke inhalation early Tuesday after a fire broke out at a fire station in Salt Lake City.
Attorneys for a man accused of groping women on the BYU campus are asking a judge to prevent prosecutors from using testimony from 10 members of the school's track team at his upcoming trial.
A judge has scheduled five days in June for prosecutors to present their evidence against former Utah Attorney General John Swallow.
Redshirt freshman Ofahengaue, who has yet to play in a game for the Utes, is disciplined off and on the field.
After three days of silence about what prompted officers to shoot and kill a Saratoga Springs man Wednesday morning, investigators issued a brief statement Saturday afternoon addressing the question.