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  • Utah family tells story about how seat belt saved loved one’s life

    SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Department of Transportation and Zero Fatalities joined forces Tuesday to spread awareness about the importance of wearing a seat belt. One family shared their story about how a seat belt saved their father’s life after he was in a rollover accident. For years, Marcos Cossa refused to put on his seat belt. He’s from Africa and is not used to wearing one. Mandee Cossa recalls how her husband Marcos never wore a seat belt […]

  • Summit County, helicopter companies reach deal to end flights during Sundance

    PARK CITY, Utah – After Summit County reprimanded Uber for giving helicopter rides to Sundance Film Festival goers, the company announced Saturday they will stop all flights for the remainder of the festival. The move happened before a hearing scheduled for Monday to decide whether Summit County’s restraining order against the ride sharing program will stand. The Summit County Sheriff’s Office issued a cease and desist order against Uber Friday, asking them to stop flying helicopters into Park City, or […]

  • Uber to continue helicopter service near Park City despite sheriff’s demand they cease-and-desist

    UPDATE:  Saturday, Summit County announced a deal had been reached to end all flights in connection with Sundance. Click here for details.  Previous story continues below: PARK CITY, Utah — A day after Summit County officials petitioned to ground helicopter flights from the Salt Lake City International Airport to Park City during the Sundance Film Festival, the sheriff demanded Uber and Blade halt services in Summit County. Later Friday night, a tweet from Uber Utah’s verified Twitter account seemed to indicate they would be […]

  • Utah officer shot, killed by felon had recently overcome cancer

    HOLLADAY, Utah – Police say the officer who was shot and killed in Holladay Sunday had no time to react when he approached the suspect, Cory Lee Henderson. Officer Doug Barney suffered a bullet wound to the head and died from his injuries at Intermountain Medical Center. Salt Lake City police say Barney was the married father of three children who had just overcome cancer a year before his death and was finally enjoying being healthy again and spending time with […]

  • Fire displaces residents, leaves family dog dead in West Valley City

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – A homeowner in West Valley City said he’s grateful he and his family are alive after a fire destroyed his home early Saturday morning. David Sackett lived in his home with his two children and a roommate. He was having dinner at a friend’s house Friday night with his kids, and was spending the night, when the fire started. Fire department officials say a neighbor saw the fire and knocked on the door. Sackett’s roommate […]

  • Program helps veterans find civilian jobs in solar energy industry

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – A new program is helping military veterans make the transition to civilian employment, specifically in the solar power industry. Hill Air Force Base acquires 20 percent of its power from renewable energy sources, like solar panels. The program trains veterans to work in solar power jobs when they return home from combat or retire from the military. In 2009, Hill Air Force Base built the largest solar panel farm in Utah, and, last April, […]

  • Man arrested on DUI after crashing into power box, then West Jordan house

    WEST JORDAN, Utah – A 27-year-old man is in custody after police say he ran his car into a power box, then crashed into the side of a house in West Jordan early Sunday morning. Police say the man was driving drunk, and the crash left hundreds of residents without power for several hours. “I heard a big pop, and I roll over in bed and ask my wife what that was, and then I see a big flash and […]

  • Center seeks volunteers to help refugees acclimate to new life in Utah

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Many make long, treacherous journeys across the ocean to the United States to escape their war-torn countries. Saturday, the Utah Refugee Education and Training Center was trying to recruit more volunteers to help refugees settle into their new home. Refugees from all over the world were sharing their stories, culture, food and traditions with local residents who want to learn how they can help families settle into their new country. “You meet people with incredible […]

  • Hydrologists say Utah’s heavy snowfall due to El Nino, but effect not likely to last through spring

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – While December brought a lot of snowstorms and good snowpack to Utah’s mountains, hydrologists say residents shouldn’t think they’re in the clear just yet when it comes to the drought. They say the storms are an effect of El Nino, and they’re concerned they won’t last through the spring. Hydrologist Brian McInerney with the National Weather Service says Utahns should be cautiously optimistic about the recent snowstorms Utah has seen. He says, so far, it’s […]

  • Layton police officer resigns amid allegations of providing alcohol to minors

    LAYTON, Utah – A Layton police officer resigned after an anonymous tipster told police he was supplying alcohol to minors. The call came into Kaysville Police on Oct. 13, 2014 regarding Det. Shawn Walton. The caller claimed Walton had provided alcohol to minors in Nevada. “It was very basic information, but we felt it was enough to notify his employment and we notified the administration of Layton City police,” said Lt. Paul Thompson with the Kaysville Police. Walton worked as an […]

  • Police ID driver killed after car collides with TRAX train, injuring others

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – One man is dead and seven others injured after a car hit a TRAX train late Monday morning in Salt Lake City, causing it to derail. Witnesses recount a horrifying ordeal. Two people were crossing the bridge on North Temple when they saw the car driving at a high rate of speed. He crossed the TRAX barrier and hit the train with people inside. The driver of the vehicle, 51-year-old Jose Delrio Cabral, was involved […]

  • Vendors help couples after reception center owner in Roy arrested for fraud, weddings canceled

    ROY, Utah – Dozens of couples are being forced to cancel their weddings and are out thousands of dollars after the owner of the Tuscany Gardens reception center in Roy was arrested for fraud. Now, other local vendors are stepping in to help the brides out. The owner of the wedding venue, Tuscany Gardens, promised Teisha Gilbert and Brandon Whiteleather the wedding of their dreams, but what he did was something they never expected. Gilbert said: “You put your trust […]

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