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  • Solitude will charge up to $20 per vehicle for parking this season

    SOLITUDE, Utah — Starting this coming season, Solitude will be the first ski resort in the Cottonwood Canyons to charge for parking. The company says its goal is to reduce traffic and help the environment. “It really became evident that somebody needs to do something,” said Kim Mayhew, the president and chief operating officer of Solitude Mountain Resort. “This is not unusual in the ski industry, and especially in remote areas, Colorado has long since charged for parking.” Most skiers […]

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    Magna woman sentenced for shaking infant, causing permanent brain damage while babysitting

    SALT LAKE CITY — A babysitter who shook an infant almost to death last year in Magna has been sentenced to zero to five years in prison. Kelsey Briceno, 28, initially lied about what happened to the baby for months, telling baby Colter’s parents that he had fallen down the stairs. Eventually, she confessed to police. “Colt” is now almost two years old, with approximately a third of his brain removed during surgery. Briceno cried throughout the sentencing, looking down […]

  • People in Millcreek blame dark and ‘unsafe’ intersection for deadly pedestrian crash

    MILLCREEK, Utah — People who live in Millcreek are blaming a dangerous intersection for the death of an elderly man Saturday night on 3900 South near 900 East. Police said 68-year-old William Love lived near the crash site and died on scene. A witness named Courtney Kirkman said she was waiting for Love to cross the street directly in front of her. She said the man was limping, unable to finish crossing before he was hit. “I knew. I knew […]

  • ‘Warning shots’ fired during fight on high school campus; involved parties not from either school, officials say

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — Seven teenagers were held for questioning by police Friday night after authorities say they were involved in an altercation that ended with shots fired, but no injuries. According to school and police officials, someone fired shots likely into the ground as “warning shots” during a football game at Granger High School Friday night. The incident happened on campus, but not near the football stadium. Granite School District spokesman Ben Horsley said the people involved were […]

  • Girl, 9, attacked by two dogs in Eagle Mountain

    EAGLE MOUNTAIN, Utah — A 9-year-old girl suffered bite and scratch wounds when she was attacked by two dogs in Eagle Mountain earlier this week. According to the Utah County Sheriff’s Office, the attack happened on Wednesday around 4:30 p.m.  Two large dogs, a Mastiff and a Wire Terrier, knocked the girl to the ground in the Meadow Ranch area, where the girl was riding her bike. “The attack continued for more than a minute until a man who lived […]

  • The ‘Utah Healing Field’ in Sandy provides opportunity to remember and honor 9/11 victims

    SANDY, Utah — Hundreds of people gathered at the Utah Healing Field in Sandy to commemorate the lives of thousands of people who died on September 11, 2001. Volunteers planted more than 3,000 U.S. flags in front of Sandy City Hall to honor each victim of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The event also celebrated the lives of Utah’s fallen military and civil servant heroes. Loralee Nunley, a flight attendant who was supposed to be on board one of the hijacked […]

  • Veteran who suffers from PTSD ‘lost everything’ when his RV caught fire on I-15

    MURRAY, Utah — A disabled veteran is trying to recover from a fire Tuesday night that destroyed his RV as he was driving south on Interstate 15 near Draper. The RV was Chris Ponton’s only home and is now a complete loss. “Everything. It was my home,” Ponton said. “All my memories are in there.” Ponton said he had only been driving the RV for about 10 minutes when his engine caught on fire, the same day he picked it […]

  • Evacuees speak after fire burns more than 100 acres near Layton

    (Update: Evacuations were lifted at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Original story continues below) LAYTON, Utah — The Snoqualmie fire forced more than 100 homes to be evacuated Monday night. The Red Cross has set up a shelter at Mountain View Baptist Church to provide food, water and information to people as they wait to return home. As of Tuesday morning, the Red Cross had seen about 50 people at the evacuation center. Randy Debenham and his wife were two of the […]

  • One person in custody after reports of person with gun at West High; lockdown lifted

    SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City police have arrested a juvenile on suspicion of bringing a gun on campus at West High School. Detective Michael Ruff said the kid dropped the gun on the ground, picked it back up, but wasn’t arrested until hours after the fact. “We responded quickly, put the school into lockdown,” Ruff said. “Originally the report of this person dropping this weapon had been seen about three hours prior. We appreciate the person that came forward. […]

  • Northrop Grumman breaks ground on missile facility in Roy

    ROY, Utah — Defense company Northrop Grumman broke ground on a new facility at Hill Air Force Base on Tuesday, which will bring thousands of jobs to northern Utah. The new facility will be working on ground-based missiles that would deter another country from launching a nuclear attack against the United States. Sen. Mitt Romney said he’s proud that the company chose Utah to build its headquarters. “Ground-based missiles were developed 60-70 years ago, and they need to be completely […]

  • Copper Hills students, teachers remember 17-year-old gunshot victim

    WEST JORDAN, Utah — Monday was a tough day for teachers and students at Copper Hills High School in West Jordan, as they came back to the news that one of their classmates had died in a shooting over the weekend. Kaylissa O’Leary was 17 years old and had just started her senior year. The Unified Police Department is considering her death at a party on Saturday in Taylorsville as “suspicious.” “There was a gun at that party. We don’t […]

  • Names released of two men killed in semi vs. bus collision in northern Nevada

    EUREKA COUNTY, Nev. — Two people are dead and several are injured after a head-on collision between a bus and a semitrailer Saturday morning in Nevada. The driver of the semi, 29-year-old Andrew G. Nash, was pronounced deceased on the scene. Rocky D. Witt, 62, was a passenger on the bus and was also killed in the collision. Both men lived in Spring Creek, Nevada. The occupants of the bus were Nevada Gold Mines employees. Several were hospitalized in critical […]

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