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  • Northridge High teen dies in 2-car crash in Layton, officials confirm

    LAYTON, Utah — A teenage boy was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Layton Friday night as his 15-year-old friend, who has a learner’s permit, was driving. Joshua Nielson, a 15-year-old sophomore at Northridge High School, was killed in the crash, which occurred at about 7:20 p.m. at Main Street and Reid Avenue. Joshua was a passenger in a car his 15-year-old friend was driving. Sgt. Clint Bobrowski with Layton City police said the driver had a learner’s permit and had […]

  • 3 teens injured in rollover crash in West Jordan; drugs, alcohol suspected

    WEST JORDAN, Utah — Drugs and alcohol are suspected in a rollover accident that left three teens injured early Saturday morning. The single-vehicle crash occurred just before midnight on Mountain View Corridor near 9000 South. Police say the driver lost control of the car causing it to roll. Four male teenagers occupied the vehicle at the time. One of the boys was ejected and flown to Primary Children’s Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Two other boys were taken to Jordan Valley […]

  • Three crew, one patient killed after medical aircaft crashes in Elko, Nevada

    ELKO, Nev. — American MedFlight has confirmed the loss of three crew members and a patient in an air medical aircraft accident  Friday evening in Elko, Nevada. According to the Elko Police Department, Yuji Irie was piloting the aircraft. Tiffany Urresti and Jake Shepherd were aboard as medical staff. The patient was identified as Edward Clohesey. Investigators said the airplane experienced mechanical problems shortly after taking off from Elko Regional Airport. The plane lost power and altitude and ultimately crashed into a […]

  • Crews respond to SLC house fire with 1 person reported injured

    SALT LAKE CITY — An elderly woman was taken to a hospital for some burns and smoke inhalation after a house fire Tuesday night. Crews were called to a home at 935 W. McFarland Drive where the 911 caller reported the fire started outside the structure and spread to the house, according to a tweet from the Salt Lake City Fire Department. The fire department tweeted that multiple neighbors noticed the smoke and flames and helped the woman out of her […]

  • Distracted driving cause of crash into sign outside Marriott-Slaterville school, police say

    WEBER COUNTY, Utah – Distracted driving led to the demolition of a high school sign in Marriott-Slaterville Tuesday, according to authorities. According to Weber County Sheriff’s Office, a 51-year-old man was traveling west on 12th Street near 900 West when he reached to grab something in his truck causing him to cross all eastbound lanes and hit the sign in front of Two Rivers High School. “Deputies stated that if the truck hadn’t hit the sign, there was a good chance it […]

  • Officials seek public’s help in finding ‘phantom dumper’ disposing material in Orem sewer system

    OREM, Utah — Orem officials are seeking the public’s help in find the person responsible for dumping a non-toxic material into the city’s sewer system. On Tuesday, city officials announced they are offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the “phantom dumper.” The disposals have been occurring every week for the past few months, according to a press release from Orem City.  Authorities say the suspect is dumping a fibrous material into the sewer system, which is causing clogging […]

  • 13-year-old boy hit, killed by vehicle in Herriman identified

    HERRIMAN, Utah —The Herriman Main Street has reopened after a 13-year-old boy was hit and killed by a car Tuesday afternoon. At about 3:30 p.m., authorities responded to the crash at 5100 W. Main Street. When they arrived they found a teenage boy had been hit by a car. He has been pronounced dead. Police identified the victim Wednesday as Andrew Ardell Perry Drisdom. Unified police said Drisdom was a student at Copper Mountain Middle School. There is no crosswalk in […]

  • Overnight search for wanted man taken into custody on the Salt Flats

    TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — A search for a wanted man overnight in Tooele County ended Tuesday afternoon when he was taken into custody on the Salt Flats. Utah Highway Patrol first came in contact with the man Monday night when a trooper stopped to assist a vehicle on Interstate 80 at mile marker 22. Sgt. Todd Royce with UHP said two males and a female were inside the car and they were acting suspicious. When the trooper ran their names it […]

  • Man in critical condition after 3-car crash in Washington County

    WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah — A man is in critical condition after a three-car crash on Interstate 15 in Washington County early Tuesday morning. The series of crashes started at about 6:30 a.m. at mile marker 23 near Leeds, about 19 miles north of St. George. A motorist traveling south in a white Pontiac G6 was in the left lane when he states an unknown vehicle came into his lane, causing him to swerve to the left, according to Utah Highway Patrol. […]

  • Teen suspect in shooting outside Sandy school officially charged with attempted murder

    SANDY, Utah — A 14-year-old boy has been charged with one count of attempted murder after he shot a 16-year-old boy near Union Middle School last week, authorities confirmed Monday. The shooting stems from a fight that occurred between the two teens outside the school after classes were out, near 600 East and 8000 South, on Oct. 25. According to court documents released Monday, when officers arrived on scene they saw the victim on the ground bleeding heavily from his […]

  • Teen foreign exchange student, host family member fall, die in Provo Canyon

    UTAH COUNTY — A Chinese foreign exchange student and his host family member were found dead after both falling on the Bridal Veil Falls trail in Provo Canyon, authorities confirmed Sunday morning. The Utah County Sheriff’s Office was initially dispatched to the base of the falls at about 6:45 p.m. Saturday. When they arrived on scene, 14-year-old Kedi Chen’s body was discovered at the east end of the base of the falls. Kedi had been hiking with 28-year-old Brandon I. Reas, of […]

  • Family begs man to turn himself into police in connection with father’s death in Duchesne County

    DUCHESNE COUNTY, Utah — Authorities are seeking the public’s help locating a suspect connected to alleged abductions and a possible homicide in Duchesne County, and family members say the suspect is the son of the deceased man. The incident started at about 7 p.m. Friday when two people claimed they were kidnapped at gunpoint from a residence north of Roosevelt City by 34-year-old James Main Jr. Main then took the alleged abductees to a home in Roosevelt, according to a […]

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