Quantcast

Police/Courts

Father, son charged with murdering UTA worker in Wyoming

Father, son charged with murdering UTA worker in Wyoming

Woman battling cancer has two bicycles stolen

Police are asking for the public's help in finding two bicycles stolen from a woman battling cancer. Read more »

June 22, 2016

1 comment

Body of missing hiker found above Alta

The body of a missing 21-year-old hiker was found at the bottom of a 100-foot cliff Wednesday. Read more »

June 22, 2016

1 comment

Syracuse woman killed in Antelope Drive crash

A 36-year-old Syracuse woman was killed Tuesday night in a crash on Antelope Drive in Layton. Read more »

June 22, 2016

0 comments

Man suffers burns in costly West Valley fire caused by barbecue grill

One man suffered minor burns Tuesday in a costly house fire ignited by a barbecue grill, authorities said. Read more »

June 21, 2016

0 comments

Residents of six apartments displaced in Salt Lake fire

A fire displaced residents from six apartments and caused severe damage to four of those units Tuesday afternoon. Read more »

June 21, 2016

1 comment

Meet the latest police tool, Utah's first 'porn dog'

Law enforcement officers have used K-9s and their keen sense of smell to help them find drugs, locate missing people and help solve arson investigations. Now, Utah police have a K-9 to find child... Read more »

June 21, 2016

11 comments

Two more charged in fatal 'robbery gone bad'

Two more men were charged with murder Tuesday in connection with the death of another man during an apparent "robbery gone bad." Read more »

June 21, 2016

0 comments

Fire forces evacuation of 185 Pine Valley homes

A mandatory evacuation was ordered Tuesday for the Lloyd's Canyon area in western Pine Valley as the result of an encroaching wildfire moving within less than a mile from homes. Read more »

June 21, 2016

6 comments

Two arrested for allegedly siccing pit bull on Salt Lake police officer

A Salt Lake police officer suffered minor injuries Sunday when two men allegedly ordered their pit bull to attack. Read more »

June 21, 2016

7 comments

Logan toddler killed in driveway accident identified

Police have released the name of a 13-month-old boy killed Monday after a neighbor's vehicle hit him while backing out of a driveway. Read more »

June 21, 2016

2 comments

Two arrested in dangerous Taylorsville chase, shooting

Two men were arrested Monday night in connection with a wild weekend high-speed chase and shooting. Read more »

June 21, 2016

0 comments

Man shot outside Salt Lake motel; police searching for alleged attacker

Police were searching for a man Monday night after he allegedly shot another man, injuring him. Read more »

June 20, 2016

0 comments

13-month-old boy dies after being hit by SUV in Logan

A 13-month-old boy died Monday after being backed over by an SUV in a roadway by his home. Read more »

June 20, 2016

0 comments

Preventing mass shootings? Utah delegation sees no clear solutions

In the aftermath of Orlando, Utah's congressional leaders are still searching for answers about preventing mass shootings. Read more »

June 20, 2016

67 comments

Protestors want Sim Gill to resign over unreleased footage of police shooting

Protestors took to downtown Monday to demand the resignation of Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill in light of his decision not to release police body-camera footage from the... Read more »

June 20, 2016

7 comments

Groups write U.S. Attorney General asking for investigation of coal shipping terminal deal

Environmental groups and other organizations sent a letter Monday asking U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and other high-ranking federal officials to investigate a $53 million investment in a... Read more »

June 20, 2016

2 comments

Fugitive arrested after allegedly firing a dozen shots at clerk, police say

A hotel clerk amazingly escaped injury after police say he was shot at a dozen times by a man in the parking lot. Read more »

June 20, 2016

5 comments

First day of summer brings triple-digit temps to Utah

An excessive heat warning was issued Monday for parts of southern and eastern Utah, with temperatures soaring in other parts of the state. Read more »

June 20, 2016

0 comments

Jury acquits ex-jail officer of sex with Davis County inmate

A jury found a former Davis County correctional officer not guilty Monday of having an illegal sexual relationship with a woman while she was in jail. Read more »

June 20, 2016

0 comments

SCOTUS ruling on Utah drug case could affect police searches

Evidence collected by police after they arrest a suspect can potentially be admitted in court, even if the initial stop by officers was illegal, according to a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on... Read more »

June 20, 2016

7 comments

Dereck Harrison pleads not guilty in Davis County kidnapping case

A Centerville man charged alongside his father with kidnapping and beating a woman and her four daughters before fleeing the state pleaded not guilty Monday. Read more »

June 20, 2016

0 comments

Warnings come true: Indicted FLDS leader Lyle Jeffs flees days after release from jail

A federal warrant was issued Sunday for Lyle Jeffs, accused in a multimillion-dollar food stamp fraud scheme within the polygamous FLDS Church, which he is believed to lead on behalf of his... Read more »

June 20, 2016

20 comments

SUV runs red light, knocks over ambulance carrying elderly patient, police say

An SUV slammed into an ambulance Monday, knocking the emergency vehicle transporting an 88-year-old man onto its side. Read more »

June 20, 2016

5 comments

Father of Darrien Hunt opposes ex-wife's motion for new trial

Susan Hunt wants a new civil trial in the death of her son, Darrien Hunt. But her former husband, Curtis Hunt, apparently doesn't feel the same way. Read more »

June 20, 2016

4 comments

Deputy pulls over car, discovers injured woman, drugs inside

A Utah County sheriff's deputy who pulled over a car that witnesses reported had been driving recklessly, unexpectedly found a severely injured woman and drugs inside. Read more »

June 19, 2016

5 comments

Family coping with 2 sons' suicides hope free app will save others

A West Jordan family coping with the suicide deaths of two teenage sons is helping spread awareness of the SafeUT cellphone app, which provides youths confidential connections to SafeUT crisis... Read more »

June 19, 2016

12 comments

Drone sightings hamper Utah wildfire suppression efforts

Despite several highly publicized warnings from fire officials and state lawmakers about the dangers of drones in a wildfire area, aerial operations were grounded for several hours Sunday at three... Read more »

June 19, 2016

10 comments

'Fearful' restaurateur changed locks, installed cameras before he was killed, warrant says

John Williams had asked a longtime employee to help him change the electronic locks on his Capitol Hill home about two weeks before he was killed, "to keep (estranged husband) Craig Crawford out of... Read more »

June 19, 2016

7 comments

Police investigate wild drug chase, shootout, crash in Taylorsville

A high-speed chase on a busy road with shots being fired between two groups involved in a drug deal gone bad and ended in a crash in a backyard of a residential neighborhood Saturday, police say. Read more »

June 19, 2016

1 comment

10-year-old boy killed in rollover crash involving family of 8

A 10-year-old boy from Washington was killed Saturday when the minivan that he, his parents and five siblings were traveling in, rolled off I-84. Read more »

June 19, 2016

0 comments

One injured in Salt Lake drive-by shooting

A drive-by shooting resulted in one man suffering a minor injury early Sunday. Read more »

June 19, 2016

0 comments

West Valley motorcyclist critically injured in crash

A West Valley man was hospitalized in critical condition Saturday after his motorcycle was rear-ended near 6748 S. Redwood. Read more »

June 18, 2016

0 comments

3-year-old Alpine girl dies after she is found in a pool

A 3-year-old Alpine girl who died Friday after she was found unresponsive in a pool Thursday was identified as Reagan Kathryn Anderson, according to a GoFundMe account set up for her. Read more »

June 18, 2016

1 comment

Cedar City man killed in head-on collision

A Cedar City man was killed in a head-on collision at 900 North and Main Street around 6 a.m. Saturday. Read more »

June 18, 2016

0 comments

'Cowardly' drive-by shooting injures 13-year-old Kearns girl, police say

A 13-year-old girl was shot in the hand Saturday after someone fired a gun more than a dozen times into the front of her Kearns house, police say. Read more »

June 18, 2016

1 comment

Sheriff's office names deputy who shot man threatening to kill teen girl

Utah County sheriff's deputy Brett Lawrenson has been identified as the officer who shot and killed Daniel Edwards after the man threatened to kill his wife's niece on June 12. Investigators say... Read more »

June 18, 2016

0 comments

Man shot four times in gang-related argument in Ogden, police say

A man is in critical condition following what police believe was a gang-related shooting early Saturday. Read more »

June 18, 2016

0 comments

Police identify Sandy teen who died while cliff jumping

Police on Saturday confirmed that 15-year-old Anya Ng, of Sandy, died as a result of cliff jumping at Lake Mary near Brighton Resort. Read more »

June 18, 2016

0 comments

Mailman fired after Pleasant Grove woman discovers dumpster of undelivered mail

A Pleasant Grove woman said she saw a mailman throwing away hundreds of pieces of unopened mail into a dumpster. She returned it to the post office. Now, it's a federal investigation. Read more »

June 18, 2016

7 comments

Crews fight small wildfire at Tanner Park

Firefighters extinguished a small wildfire along a trail at Tanner Park Saturday that had been spotted by hikers. Read more »

June 18, 2016

0 comments

Man critically injured in scooter mishap

A man driving a scooter was critically injured when the vehicle crashed in a pile of gravel at a construction zone Friday night in Provo. Read more »

June 18, 2016

0 comments

Police identify 15-year-old who died cliff jumping at Lake Mary

Search and rescue crews searched for hours Friday before locating the body of a 15-year-old girl in Lake Mary following a cliff jumping accident. Read more »

June 18, 2016

2 comments

Toddler dies from drowning at family get-together in Alpine

A 3-year-old girl died Friday, one day after family members found her in a pool, police confirmed. Read more »

June 17, 2016

0 comments

Deputy shoots out tire, leading fleeing vehicle to crash, police say

A sheriff's deputy shot out the tire of a fleeing vehicle during a police pursuit Thursday that ended in a crash, authorities said. Read more »

June 17, 2016

2 comments

Woman pleads guilty in carjacking that killed returned missionary

A West Valley woman has pleaded guilty to robbery for her role in a series of carjackings that ended in a crash killing recently returned missionary Jazmyn Jeppson. Read more »

June 17, 2016

0 comments

South Jordan police honor 3 for their service

Earlier this month, the South Jordan Police Department honored three individuals for their work with the department over the past year. Read more »

June 17, 2016

0 comments

Kidnapping case dismissed after alleged victim doesn't show up to testify

Kidnapping and assault charges against a Sandy man were dismissed this week after the alleged victim in the case twice failed to show up in court to testify against him. Read more »

June 17, 2016

2 comments

West Valley detective cleared in shooting of man upset by wife's cancer

A West Valley police detective was legally justified when he shot an armed man who had reportedly fired his gun in the air and fought with family members after learning his wife could be dying of... Read more »

June 17, 2016

0 comments

Babysitter held teens hostage for hours for drinking her vodka, police say

Police arrested a woman after she allegedly held four teenagers hostage for up to five hours over the weekend for drinking her vodka while she baby-sat them. Read more »

June 16, 2016

2 comments

Police ID woman killed in Lindon crash

Police have identified the woman who was killed in a crash on Geneva Road this week. Read more »

June 16, 2016

0 comments

Older stories can be found in the story archives