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  • Dept. of Public Safety video could save you in a mass shooting situation

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Public Safety wants to arm the public with knowledge in case they are ever confronted by an active shooter. DPS has created a video (below) that depicts a drill involving a gunman roaming through a building with the intent to kill. “In today’s day and age unfortunately that’s really a matter of when, not if,” said Sgt. Nick Bricker, Utah DPS. “It’s sad to say that but that’s the case now.” DPS partnered […]

  • West Jordan Police investigating possible child abduction

    WEST JORDAN, Utah — West Jordan Police are investigating the kidnapping of a teenage girl after a young boy said he witnessed the abduction at an apartment complex at 3591 Serenity View Drive. The 10-year-old boy told detectives an adult male in a black van grabbed the teenager and forced her into the passenger side of the vehicle. “There was some type of physical struggle and it was apparent she didn’t want to get into the van and she was […]

  • Search on for man accused of stealing multiple cars and ramming two police cars

    MURRAY, Utah – Unified Police Department officers are looking for a suspect who slammed into their vehicles with a stolen car and then took another one. Harley Welsh Jr., 39, was last seen in a black Ford Excursion that belonged to the owner of Cottonwood Motors in Murray. Julie Wallace is the office manager at the auto shop, and says employees were preparing to install a trailer to the vehicle when it was stolen. “He wasn’t running or anything,” said […]

  • #churchtoo movement hopes to expose sexual abuse from religious leaders

    SALT LAKE CITY – Social media effort to expose sexual abusers now includes religious leaders The Twitter handle #churchtoo hopes to expose religious leaders the same way #metoo has called out famous people in other professions. People are using the handle to share very personal stories about being abused by religious leaders or in religious settings. DeAnne Tilton said the movement is important to encourage survivors of sexual abuse to speak out and heal. She says her father was also […]

  • Provo police charge photographer for sexually abusing male teens during photo shoots

    PROVO, Utah — A Salt Lake City-based photographer has been arrested and charged with sexually abusing four male teen models during modeling sessions. Kyle Navarette, 32, is charged with one first-degree felony count of forcible sodomy and four second-degree felony counts of forcible sexual abuse. The Provo Police Department started investigating because three of the victims said the abuse happened in Utah County. The fourth teen said he was sexually assaulted at Navarette’s home in Salt Lake City. Navarette used […]

  • Rocky Mountain Raceways

    West Valley’s Rocky Mountain Raceways to close after 2018 season

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – Rocky Mountain Raceways announced Thursday that next year’s season will be the final one after 50 years in business. The lease for the race tracks in West Valley City will soon expire, so the owners are planning to use the 50-acre property for commercial development. Young Automotive Group has owned and operated the raceways since the 1990s. The company sold the land to Freeport West but then received a five-year lease to continue operating the […]

  • MormonLeaks claims LDS Church members did baptisms for the dead for President Trump’s parents, grandparents

    MormonLeaks has released documents indicating LDS Church members performed baptisms and other temple ordinances on behalf of President Trump’s dead parents and grandparents. The records are the latest from an organization that regularly leaks non-public documents and videos about the LDS Church. The onscreen records indicate the president’s parents—Frederick and Mary Ann Trump—had baptisms for the dead and other temple ordinances performed on their behalf. They also show the religious ordinances were done for Trump’s grandparents—Friedrich and Elizabeth Trump. The […]

  • Thousands of protesters gather to oppose Trump’s proposed reductions to Utah monuments

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Highway Patrol estimates 4,500 people gathered Saturday at the Utah State Capitol to speak out against President Trump’s plan to reduce the size of the Bears Ears National Monument and the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Navajo Tribe Attorney General Ethel Branch spoke at the protest and said the five tribes who helped create Bears Ears will sue the federal government if any of the monuments are shrunk. “This land is special to all five tribes […]

  • UHP suspects drugs a factor in crash that may cause passenger to lose her leg

    SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — The Utah Highway Patrol says drugs and extreme speeding led to a nearly fatal accident at 114th South and I-15 early Friday morning. Troopers say an Orem couple was traveling with their 10-month-old infant at more than 100 miles per hour at 2 a.m. when their car crashed into the back of a semi-truck, swerved left across all lanes and struck a barrier. “The faster you’re going the more likely you are to be injured […]

  • Park City woman shot in leg during robbery while visiting family in Chicago

    PARK CITY, Utah — A Park City woman was robbed and shot Monday night while visiting family in Chicago. Silvia Berger, 69, had just arrived at her daughter’s home and went back to get more belongings from the car when a gunman approached her and grabbed her purse with all of her cash. “He looked right at me,” Berger said. “It was pretty amazing because there was a pause for a second. We were struggling with the bag and there […]

  • Volunteers helping Riverdale residents evacuated after landslide

    RIVERDALE, Utah — Amanda Martin knows her evacuation could be just days away. “These peoples’ houses,” she points to her right, “It’s a straight drop and these over here, once you get to the end of her property, it’s a cliff.” The Riverdale City Manager told reporters Wednesday morning that the landslide that’s already forced three mandatory evacuations, continues to spread. “We can’t control the soil coming off the hill, we can’t control the water at this point,” said Roger […]

  • Salt Lake City non-profit group helps elderly couple safely transport their disabled granddaughter

    SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — Louis and Debora Lopez have been taking care of their granddaughter with cerebral palsy since she was a baby. Yesenia Lopez is 17-years-old but she is not able to talk and she needs a wheelchair to get around. The elderly couple made a small ramp to try to get her in and out of the house but both kept falling and injuring themselves. “It was scary,” said Debora. “I was home by myself one day […]

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