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  • Teenager dead after possible drowning at Strawberry Reservoir

    WASATCH COUNTY, Utah — A 15-year-old boy died in what authorities called a possible drowning at Strawberry Reservoir Saturday afternoon. Officials said a 911 call came in around 3:30 p.m. Saturday saying the teen had gone under the water and had not resurfaced. Wasatch County Sheriff Jared Rigby announced later in a press conference that an officer and some search and rescue members went free-diving while they waited for equipment to arrive and found the boy’s body in an area […]

  • Soldier Hollow boil order lifted

    UPDATE: The boil order has been lifted, according to the DEQ. MIDWAY, Utah — The Charleston Water Conservancy District issued a boil order for the Solider Hollow Complex, which includes the golf course, grill and Olympic venue, after E. coli was detected in the water supply Wednesday. The Utah Department of Environmental Quality said visitors to the complex between 3:30 p.m. Tuesday and 6:00 p.m. Wednesday are being asked to monitor their health for possible E. coli infections. The DEQ said […]

  • Police identify woman shot and killed near 800 W North Temple; suspect still at-large

    SALT LAKE CITY — Police identified a woman who died of a gunshot wound to her head as 33-year-old Alicia Baxter. She was found with a gunshot wound to her head near 800 West and North Temple around 5 p.m. Thursday evening, according to Salt Lake City Police. The woman was then taken to a local hospital where she died. In a tweet identifying the victim Friday morning, SLC Police said they are still actively looking for the suspect. Investigators […]

  • Semitrailer ‘blasts’ through intersection, storage buildings in Garden City

    GARDEN CITY, Utah — A semitrailer crashed into some storage buildings near Raspberry Square in Garden City Thursday afternoon, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. UHP said the semitrailer, which was hauling chocolate milk, lost its brakes as it approached an intersection before crashing into the buildings near mile marker 499 on U.S. Highway 89. Garden City Fire Cheif Make Wahlberg said the driver was looking for a runaway truck ramp, but couldn’t find one before blasting through Raspberry Square […]

  • Gas leak at Kaysville Police Department fixed

    KAYSVILLE, Utah — The Kaysville Police Department said it was evacuated due to a gas leak that has since been repaired. Phone calls were temporarily forwarded to Davis County Dispatch while the repairs were made. Kaysville Fire Chief Paul Erickson said a construction crew hit a city gas line, which prompted a precautionary evacuation of city hall and Kaysville PD for about an hour. No one was injured and a few other locations were evacuated as a precaution. All evacuations […]

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    Escamilla takes second in SLC mayor’s race; Dabakis concedes

    SALT LAKE CITY — Luz Escamilla has jumped into second place in the race for Salt Lake City mayor, according to latest results. Escamilla, with 7,884 votes, leads Jim Dabakis by 421 votes. Dabakis conceded at 2:59 p.m. Thursday. I lost! New votes counted. Greatest honor of my life to serve full time people of Utah and SLC for 8 years. I never compromised my principles! Congrats to woman. Stephen, we are going on that great vacation! #utpol — Jim […]

  • Grass fire burns west of SLC Int’l Airport

    SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City Fire said a grass fire west of the Salt Lake City International Airport has been contained. Smoke from the flames was visible from the airport and I-80 and SLC Fire said the blaze is near 2100 North and 3600 West. No cause or size estimate was given and crews had to work on gaining access to the area; SLC Fire Division Chief Ryan Mellor said it was on an island in a swampy […]

  • Recreational advisory issued for Eden Reservoir in Wyoming

    SWEETWATER COUNTY, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Health has issued a recreational use advisory for Eden Reservoir in Sweetwater County, due to a toxic algal bloom. The reservoir is not closed but the WDOH said harmful cyanobacteria, commonly known as blue-green algae, may be present in certain areas of the waterbody. The advisory will remain in place until the bloom has fully dissipated, according to the release. It is recommended to avoid contact with the water in the vicinity […]

  • Firefighters battle blaze in Erda

    ERDA, Utah — Fire crews responded to a structure fire in Erda around 6:00 p.m. Wednesday. Officials said the fire was contained to an outbuilding or barn and 15 firefighters responded. The flames will be smoldering for a while with smoke rising from the structure, according to fire officials. The cause is still under investigation and firefighters were able to protect the main residence that was nearby.

  • Rollover crash along Tour of Utah route temporarily closes road

    EDEN, Utah — A truck rolled over on Powder Mountain Road just hours before Stage 2 of the Tour of Utah was scheduled to pass on its way to the finish line at Powder Mountain Resort, according to the Ogden Valley Information and Events Facebook page. The group said it believed the truck was hauling bags of ice and was blocking the entire road just after noon Wednesday. One lane was opened just before 2:00 p.m. and the Tour of […]

  • Real Salt Lake fires head coach Mike Petke

    SANDY, Utah — Real Salt Lake has terminated the contract of head coach Mike Petke, the club announced Sunday. Assistant coach Freddy Juarez was named the team’s interim head coach for the remainder of the season. Petke received a 3-game suspension after Major League Soccer investigated a heated confrontation with referees following a loss to Tigres UANL on July 24, where Petke allegedly used racist and homophobic slurs. The club issued the following statement Sunday: “At Real Salt Lake, we have […]

  • U.S. 6 reopened in Spanish Fork Canyon after mudslide cleanup

    UPDATE: U.S. Highway 6 has been reopened. U.S. 6 is open to traffic. Please drive safely. @UtahDOT @UDOTTRAFFIC — UDOT Region Three (@UDOTRegionthree) August 10, 2019 ELK RIDGE, Utah — Residents near Loafer Canyon have been allowed back into their homes, but U.S. 6 in Spanish Fork Canyon remains closed Friday morning after a mudslide. Utah Highway Patrol stated shortly before 11 a.m. they expect the road to remain closed until about 6 p.m. Friday. There are no reports of […]

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