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  • Several Utahns competing in the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Considered the “Super Bowl of rodeo” by cowboys across the country, The Wrangler National Finals kicked off Thursday, December 5 and Utah is represented well with nine riders, including five from the famous Wright family. Contests will compete over a 10-day span in a variety of events for the largest purse of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association season. Kacey Field from Genola, Utah is looking to capture his fifth title in bareback riding. Rhen Richard from […]

  • New South Salt Lake elementary school to be named after Olene Walker

    SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah— In 2020, the Granite School District will be adding a new elementary school named after a prominent Utah politician. The GSD Board of Education voted to name the new school after Utah’s first female governor, Olene Walker who served as the state’s 15th governor from 2003 to 2005. Walker took over for then Gov. Mike Leavitt who resigned to serve as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. The new school will be located at 3700 South […]

  • One dead after roof collapses in Taylorsville, another injured

    TAYLORSVILLE, Utah— One person is dead and one person is in serious but stable condition after a shed collapsed in Taylorsville. Unified Police say 64-year-old David Sligar of Layton died at the scene. The incident occurred in the back yard of a residence located at 1908 West 4700 South, around 2 o’clock on Wednesday afternoon. According to the Unified Fire Department, two men were inside the shed. A neighbor heard someone screaming for help and called 9-1-1. “She found a […]

  • UCSO: Suspect brings dog along to burglarize home

    ELK RIDGE, Utah— The Utah County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who allegedly burglarized a home under construction in Elk Ridge. According to UCSO, the man brought along a dog companion as he took power tools from a home. In a video tweeted out by UCSO Public Information Officer, Spencer Cannon, the suspect can be seen walking in and out of the home with a chop saw, hammer drill and a full gas can. He brought his dog […]

  • Weather road closures and restrictions: Provo Canyon closed following vehicle rollover into Provo River

    PROVO, Utah— Friday afternoon, Provo Canyon was closed in both directions after a vehicle rolled over into the Provo River according to Utah Highway Patrol. According to Sgt. Brady Zaugg, the accident happened around 2:01 p.m. Friday and all the occupants made it out of the vehicle with no reports on injuries at this time. As a result of the crash north and southbound US 189 was closed. Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that US 189 is now open and […]

  • Man reported missing and endangered in South Salt Lake found safe

    SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah— A man who was reported missing and endangered in South Salt Lake Thursday afternoon has been found safe. Johnie Ray Turner, 56, walked away from Meadow Brook Rehabilitation Center at 2700 South and 433 East around 2 p.m. Thursday. “An alert citizen recognized him from the news and contacted Salt Lake City Police. Mr. Turner was located at 1379 South 1100 West. He was cold, but otherwise okay. As of this writing he has safely returned […]

  • Single vehicle rollover causes power outage in Provo

    PROVO, Utah— A driver is in serious condition after their vehicle rolled over on 850 E Quail Valley. The single-vehicle crash caused a power outage in the area. First responders with Provo Fire and Rescue extracted the driver and transported him to a local hospital with head and leg injuries. This incident happened during a fire at a condo that displaced all residents and caused 3 to 4 million dollars worth of damage, according to PFR. During the fire at […]

  • Location selected for Memorial Service of K9 Officer ‘Chopper’

    FARMINGTON, Utah— Davis County Sheriff’s Office will be honoring the life of K9 Officer ‘Chopper’, who died November 20 after running into traffic and being hit by a car. Chopper’s service will be held at Building 2 of the Legacy Events Center located at 151 S 1100 W, Farmington, UT 84025, on December 3 at 11 a.m. K9 handlers, K9, and the public are encouraged to attend. Parking for the public and media will use the south end parking lot […]

  • UDOT: Car goes off road and into a creek in Big Cottonwood Canyon

    BIG COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah— The Utah Department of Transportation has reported that a car has gone off State Route 190 in Big Cottonwood Canyon and into a creek. Three people were in the vehicle when it went in the water and suffered only minor injuries. The incident happened near milepost 8 on SR-190. Sgt. Melody Gray with the Unified Police Department said slick conditions were the cause of the crash. The vehicle was traveling down the canyon when it occurred. […]

  • High winds blow over multiple semis on I-15 near Cedar City

    CEDAR CITY, Utah—Utah Highway Patrol is urging high-profile vehicle drivers to drive with caution throughout the state after high winds tipped over two semi-trucks near Cedar City. The first incident occurred on southbound I-15 at mile marker 61 near Cedar City.  The truck has since been moved off the road and all lanes are open. The second semi was also blown over near Cedar City, this time on southbound I-15 at mile marker 68. Wind speeds in the area have […]

  • Multiple vehicle crash in Bluffdale closes lanes along Redwood Rd

    BLUFFDALE—A rollover crash involving three vehicles has stopped north and southbound traffic along Redwood Rd near 14000 S. According to VECC, two vehicles ended up on top of each other, pinning the driver in the bottom vehicle. Officials worked to free the person trapped and stabilization was required. The victim was transported by helicopter in serious condition. Two other people involved were transferred by ambulance. Commuters in the area are encouraged to find an alternate route.

  • Body of missing hiker found in Zion National Park

    SPRINGDALE, Utah—A search and rescue team at Zion National Park has discovered a body of a 19-year-old female that matches the description of a missing hiker, that was suspected of falling off Angels Landing Trail in Zion National Park Wednesday. Zion National Park Rangers and Washington County Sheriff’s Office conducted a joint search team Thursday Morning. The body was discovered below Angles Landing and matches the age and gender of the woman reported missing. Zion Park officials say the victim […]

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