Quantcast

Utah County

Preliminary hearing set for Utah mom accused of killing 6 babies

A judge will get his first chance in December to hear the evidence against a woman accused of killing 6 newborns.

Utah Lake algae toxin kills family's dog

A dog died after being exposed to an algal toxin at Utah Lake, leading health officials and state water quality managers to issue a public health warning regarding swimming and other types of... Read more »

Oct. 7, 2014

0 comments

Salem man gets maximum prison sentence for killing wife

A Salem man was sentenced Tuesday after being convicted of fatally shooting his wife last year. Read more »

Oct. 7, 2014

0 comments

Blaze burns a Utah County fire chief's house

A family of a Utah County fire chief is displaced after a blaze severely damaged their home. No one was home when the fire started and the cause of the fire is under investigation. The estimated... Read more »

Oct. 4, 2014

0 comments

Relatives, former S.L. mayor Rocky Anderson demand accountability for officer-involved shootings

Relatives of Utahns killed in receofficer-involved shootings were joined by former Salt Lake City mayor Rocky Anderson demanding accountability, transparency and better training of police officers... Read more »

Oct. 4, 2014

10 comments

Friends, strangers help boy celebrate 9th birthday with 999 cards

In Utah County and beyond, people are picking up paper and pencils to make beautiful, thoughtful cards for a boy with a simple birthday wish. Read more »

Oct. 3, 2014

0 comments

Water line break causes Lehi road to collapse

An irrigation pipe burst under a road in a new Lehi subdivision, spilling thousands of gallons of pressurized water and causing the road to cave in Friday. Read more »

Oct. 3, 2014

0 comments

Strack family shared friendship, love with all around them, mourners remember at vigil

More than 100 people met in Provo's Pioneer Park on Thursday evening, sharing memories of the love and friendship they shared with a Springville family of five found dead in their home. Read more »

Oct. 2, 2014

1 comment

911 call placed just prior to Darrien Hunt's shooting death released

The 911 call that resulted in Saratoga Springs police confronting Darrien Hunt, ultimately leading to Hunt being shot and killed by officers, was released Thursday. Read more »

Oct. 2, 2014

10 comments

Vivint shares rise in initial public offering

Shares of Lehi-based Vivint Solar Inc. opened slightly above its initial public offer price Wednesday, according to market reports. Read more »

Oct. 1, 2014

0 comments

Attorney general candidates Reyes, Stormont differ over defending Utah marriage law

Sharp differences emerged Wednesday between attorney general candidates Sean Reyes and Charles Stormont over defending Utah's ban on same-sex marriage. Read more »

Oct. 1, 2014

44 comments

Assessment on power plant project available for comment

Two agencies have drafted an environmental assessment in connection with a proposed hydroelectric power plant project in Utah County. Read more »

Oct. 1, 2014

1 comment

Trial begins: Was Orem woman's death an accident or murder?

A Utah County jury is being asked to decide whether the shooting death of Heidy Wagner Truman was an accident or whether her husband of three-and-a-half years murdered her. Testimony in the murder... Read more »

Oct. 1, 2014

2 comments

Investigators asking for witnesses to fatal fall at Bridal Veil

The investigation into a hiker found dead at the base of Bridal Veil Falls continued Wednesday. Read more »

Oct. 1, 2014

0 comments

Litter left by target shooters in Hobble Creek Canyon prompts talk of ban

Excessive litter and vandalism left behind by target shooters has U.S. Forest Service officials talking about banning the activity in Utah County's Hobble Creek Canyon. While that would be a last... Read more »

Oct. 1, 2014

9 comments

Skateboarder critically injured in hit-and-run accident

A 22-year-old skateboarder was in critical condition Wednesday after being injured in a hit-and-run accident, according to police. Read more »

Oct. 1, 2014

1 comment

Spanish Fork residents asked to stay home during search for robbery suspect

Spanish Fork residents were asked to stay home overnight as police searched for a man who committed an armed robbery Tuesday night. Read more »

Oct. 1, 2014

0 comments

Attorney General Sean Reyes and Democratic challenger Charles Stormont debate live stream

PROVO — Attorney General Sean Reyes and challenger Charles Stormont are scheduled to debate Wednesday at KBYU studios. The hourlong debate is live at 6 p.m. The Utah Debate Commission is... Read more »

Oct. 1, 2014

0 comments

Tests on Eagle Mountain water come back clean; voluntary advisory lifted

Eagle Mountain's culinary water is free of contaminants, according to city officials, who had urged residents not to use the water for any reason Monday after a break-in was discovered at one of... Read more »

Sept. 30, 2014

0 comments

Relatives of Springville family 'shocked and heartbroken'

Relatives of the five members of a Springville family who died mysteriously in their homes over the weekend made their first public appearance and comments since the tragedy on Tuesday. Read more »

Sept. 30, 2014

9 comments

Salt Lake County lands on Top 10 list of polluted housing markets

Based on air quality and other factors, Salt Lake County landed on a top 10 list of polluted housing markets in the nation. The rankings are based on data gathered by Homefacts and analyzed by an... Read more »

Sept. 30, 2014

3 comments

Utah family into film, acting, directing and producing movies

The Johnson family of Midway is into movies and successfully making movies. The Utah family's mom and seven siblings act, produce, direct and do hair on sets that most recently include one in Lehi... Read more »

Sept. 30, 2014

1 comment

Follow the yellow corn road: 'Wizard of Oz'-themed corn maze opens this week

Cornbelly's corn maze is set to open Friday, Oct. 3, at Thanksgiving Point. Featuring a new design each year, this year’s main maze pays tribute to the 75th anniversary of the "Wizard of Oz." Read more »

Sept. 30, 2014

0 comments

Eagle Mountain residents told not to use city water after system break-in

Eagle Mountain residents have been advised not to drink, cook or bathe with their water after a break-in at one of the city's water tanks. Read more »

Sept. 29, 2014

3 comments

Police stumped about what caused Springville family deaths

As trust funds and funeral plans were being made Monday for five members of a Springville family found dead in their home over the weekend, a friend announced that the family has asked for privacy. Read more »

Sept. 29, 2014

3 comments

Young dirtbike riders have fun in the mud

Dirtbike riders had some fun in the mud in Pleasant Grove on Saturday. Riders participated in an Extreme Enduro race, in which they rode over an obstacle course including logs, rocks and tires. Read more »

Sept. 29, 2014

0 comments

Older stories can be found in the story archives