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  • Tuesday’s storm brings threat of more tree damage

    SALT LAKE COUNTY — The latest spring storm is expected to drop snow in the mountains, benches and even the valley floor. It also brings the danger of falling tree limbs while cleanup continues after the last winter storm on March 30. “We will be working on that problem for a year,” Salt Lake City Urban Forestry Division Director Tony Gliot said. Mother Nature’s spring mood swings aren’t unusual but can be dangerous. “This is one of those seasons where […]

  • Modern-day ‘trolley’ could bring free shuttle service to downtown Ogden

    OGDEN, Utah — The Utah Transit Authority’s ready to offer visitors and locals to Ogden a new alternative to get around downtown. More than 100 years after the first electric trolley came to Ogden, its modern counterparts’ ready to ride on August 12. The trolley is actually a bus modified to look and sound like those in San Francisco. “This will allow people to come to Ogden for a day, for a visit and see all the major attractions in […]

  • Wet winter impacting local farmers

    WEST WEBER, Utah — It’s official: Utah’s precipitation is fantastic this year, according to a new report. However, it wasn’t necessarily good news for some Utah farmers. “It’s just wet. You know, there are wet spots down in there,” Ron Gibson said. Gibson’s onion fields are over two weeks behind schedule. The shrinking window to plant his crop is almost over. “When you get significant rain every three days through that whole system, we just never have enough time to […]

  • UDOT searching for Big, Little Cottonwood Canyon traffic solutions

    LITTLE COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah — Light rail, gondolas and tolling stations are among possible solutions to ease heavily congested traffic in Little and Big Cottonwood Canyons. After 30 years of study, state leaders are poised to make a decision soon. Spring snow conditions don’t stop Lorri Belcher and Arleen Barrell from enjoying a few ski runs. Their biggest hassle is traffic congestion. “Well it’s quite a nightmare,” Belcher said. “This winter it was particularly bad.” UDOT estimates 2.1 million visitors […]

  • Former Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder joins District Attorney’s Office

    SALT LAKE CITY — A former Salt Lake County Sheriff turned Moab Police Chief will return to the Wasatch Front. Jim Winder plans to work for the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office after two years under the Moab sun. “The reasoning is pretty ironic,” Winder said Wednesday. “I came predominantly to spend more time with my family. For a variety of unique circumstances, my family ended up gaining more connections back up in the Wasatch Front.” In a new […]

  • Roy City plans more traffic ‘calming circles’ despite pushback from drivers

    ROY, Utah — A controversial street feature in Weber County meant to slow traffic gets pushback from drivers in Roy. However, that hasn’t stopped the city council from putting seven new “calming features” in the Transportation Master Plan. “They’ve placed an obstacle in the middle of the road,” Jerry Williams said. “It may calm somebody, but most people think it irritates. It’s an irritating circle.” The miniature roundabout at 5700 South doesn’t direct traffic, but aims to slow vehicles without […]

  • Police identify driver killed in crash while fleeing from police in Ogden

    UPDATE: The Ogden Police Department has identified the man who suffered fatal injuries as 24-year-old Jacob Michael Erebia. Media update: The individual who was involved in an accident on March 29th 2019, who suffered fatal injuries was identified as Jacob Michael Erebia. Erebia was 24 years of age. There is no further information to be released at this time. — OGDEN_POLICE (@OGDEN_POLICE) March 30, 2019 No other information was given by Ogden Police. OGDEN, Utah – Police are investigating a […]

  • Friends discuss mental health after Ogden mom kills daughter, herself

    OGDEN, Utah — Ogden Police confirmed an Ogden mother was the one who pulled the trigger and killed her daughter in a murder-suicide on March 18. This weekend, funeral services will be held for Maria “Isabel” Villalobos, 63, and Bianca Villalobos, 30. “It’s hard to accept,” Sara Jane Coles said. “It’s really hard to grasp; it’s still mind-boggling.” As Bianca’s best friend, Coles spent years with the mother and daughter. Coles and other family friends admitted to FOX 13 that […]

  • West Valley City man charged with 25 counts of child sex abuse

    WEST VALLEY CITY – West Valley City Police believe a man accused of sexually abusing several young girls in the 1980s and 1990s may have more victims. Investigators worked to build a case against David Allen Williams for five months after an alleged victim came forward in October. Williams was arrested early Wednesday for 25 felony counts of child sex abuse and object rape of a child. Police accuse Williams of abusing at least seven young girls in his former home […]

  • Police say West Valley City man sexually abused at least 7 children and may have more victims

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — Police say a Utah man abused seven children over the course of more than a decade, and they believe there may be more victims out there. David Allen Williams, 70, was arrested Wednesday morning on 23 counts of sexual abuse of a child as second-degree felonies and two counts of object rape of a child as first-degree felonies. A press release from West Valley City Police indicates the alleged abuse occurred between 1983 and 1997 […]

  • All lanes of I-15 reopen at 800 South in SLC after crews repair large pot hole

    SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Department of Transportation crews worked overnight to repair a pothole so large on I-15, it closed lanes on a bridge near 800 South. The hole was two by three feet and went all the way through the overpass. “It happened fast. It was something we wanted to address right away to prevent any damage to vehicles.” An inspection of the bridge found nothing last summer. UDOT spokesperson John Gleason said it didn’t take long for […]

  • South Salt Lake rallies for road safety

    SOUTH SALT LAKE  — South Salt Lake City leaders took to the streets Friday after a chain of deadly auto-pedestrian crashes earlier this month. City council members and state representatives were out in the rain urging drivers to slow down and watch for pedestrians during rush hour on 3300 South and West Temple. “There are just a lot of drivers out there who just don’t watch you,” Roman Bauck said. “I’ve almost been hit on many crosswalks when it was […]

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