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  • Firefighters and neighbors with garden hoses douse grass fire in Cottonwood Heights

    COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah — A grass fire threatened several homes in Cottonwood Heights Tuesday evening. The fire was reported a little before 7 p.m. and was threatening homes in the area of 7500 South Brighton Point. According to a tweet by Unified Fire, crews responded quickly and with the help of neighbors with garden hoses, the fire was quickly put out without causing any damage. The cause is still under investigation and one crew is still on scene making sure […]

  • Former Utah resident captures dramatic video of an earthquake that struck off the coast of Venezuela

    NEAR YAGUARAPARO, Venezuela — A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck Tuesday near Yaguaraparo, off the northeastern coast of Venezuela, according to the US Geological Survey. Stefano Pozzebon, a journalist in Caracas, told CNN he felt shaking for at least one minute, and a seven-floor building he was in was evacuated. No damage and no tsunami warning were immediately reported. Venezuelan Interior Minister Néstor Luis Reverol asked for people to remain calm on his official Twitter account. Irald Cabrera, a translator for […]

  • The most popular electric cars by state

    HOUSTON — The most popular electric car in Utah is the Tesla Model X. That’s according to a report by Amigo Energy based in Houston, Texas. The report is based on what kind of cars people are searching for online in each state. The BMW i8 is the most popular electric vehicle in 19 states. The Chevy Bolt is searched for online more than other electric vehicles in nine states. The Tesla Model S is most popular in California and […]

  • Students put rivalry aside, raise funds for student who needs wheelchair-accessible van

    AMERICAN FORK, Utah – Rival high schools put their differences aside to raise money for a student in need Saturday. Students at American Fork High School and Lone Peak High School organized an event called “Kevin’s Karnival.” The goal of the event was to raise money to help Kevin Baillargon’s family purchase a new wheelchair-accessible van. “Lots of meetings,” said Alec Atkinson, a junior at American Fork H.S. “It has become a full time job the last two weeks.” The […]

  • Veterinarian removes 21 pacifiers from dog’s stomach

    EDMOND, Okla. – A veterinarian in Oklahoma has quite a tale to tell after removing 21 pacifiers from a dog’s stomach. The veterinarian at Gentle Care Animal Hospital said he had to share the story because “this was the most fascinating and exciting surgery I have ever done…” A local couple recently had a baby and were wondering what was happening to all of their child’s pacifiers. One day, the child’s grandmother saw the dog, Dovey, jump up on the counter and […]

  • Non-profit helps injured Utah service dog get back on the job

    MIDVALE, Utah – “Granola Munchkin” will soon be back on the job. The Chihuahua is a service dog for Katherine Flesch, who suffers seizures and from a degenerative disc disease. She was working at a LDS Bishop’s storehouse with Granola last week, when Flesch decided to come down the ladder. “Because of the disc degenerative disease, she’s taught to jump from my chest onto the floor, land perfectly well,” Flesch said. “She’s never not landed well, and she didn’t land […]

  • Missing, non-verbal autistic teenager from Midvale found safe and sound in Farmington

    MIDVALE, Utah – A missing teenager with autism from Midvale was found Monday night in good condition in Farmington. Bryton Elias, 15, who is described as a non-verbal autistic teen had been missing from the area of 7911 south Pioneer Street in Midvale since 3:45 p.m. Monday afternoon. Lt. Brian Lohrke with Unified Police says the boy was found in a grocery store in Farmington.  He’s not sure how the boy got there, but he’s in good condition and has […]

  • Pet Mayor election raises funds for Salt Lake County Animal Services

    SALT LAKE CITY – Does your puppy have what it takes to get the populist vote? Can your cat claw its way through a campaign? Do you have a duck, even a lame one? If so, it’s time to get your pet registered for the Salt Lake County “Pet Mayor” election. This campaign is a little different, even its name. “PAWlitical Pets, P-A-W-litical pets, we wanted to include the cats, the bunnies, anybody else that wants to run for office, […]

  • US-89 in Logan Canyon is closed due to winter weather

    LOGAN, Utah – US highway 89 through Logan canyon is closed Monday morning, due to extreme winter weather conditions. Region one of the Utah Department of Transportation says the decision to close the road is due to low visibility and high avalanche danger. US-89 Logan Cyn. CLOSED due to extremely low visibility, avalanche danger in upper canyon. Use I-80/I-84 via Evanston — UDOT Region One (@UDOTRegionOne) January 23, 2017 A photo of the canyon closure was posted on the Rich […]

  • South Salt Lake Police identify man hit, killed by TRAX train

    SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah – A man who was seriously injured Saturday after being hit by a TRAX train has died due to his injuries. A UTA Spokesman confirmed Saturday afternoon the man injured in the collision has died, and Sunday South Salt Lake PD identified the deceased as 38-year-old Matthew Jay Evans of West Valley City. Police stated Sunday the incident remains under investigation, but no further updates were available. The man was at the Meadowbrook Station, 188 West 3900 South, […]

  • Bicyclist critically injured after being hit by car in West Valley City

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – A bicyclist is in extremely critical condition after being hit by an SUV Friday evening. Investigators say the man was on his bicycle, and crossed Redwood Road at 3800 south even though the traffic light was red. A northbound vehicle hit the man on the bike. West Valley Police identified the injured bicyclist as 25 year old, Nathan Miller, who they say was not wearing a helmet. The investigation into the accident is still underway. […]

  • ‘Problem’ bar customer flees from South Salt Lake police, rolls car, and runs away on foot

    SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah – Instead of receiving a misdemeanor DUI charge, a man is facing several felonies and recovering from some injuries. South Salt Lake police Sgt., Darren Carr says officers were called to a report of a “problem customer” at the Southern Exposure nightclub shortly after 1 a.m. By the time officers arrived the suspect, later identified as 41-year-old Enos Slivers of Salt Lake City, had left the bar. An officer spotted a car that matched the description […]