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Mark Jackson is a reporter and anchor at KSL NewsRadio as well as a die-hard sports fan. Contact Mark at mjackson@ksl.com.

Two teens dead in North Ogden crash after police pursuit

Two teens are dead following an overnight crash in North Ogden that began with an attempted traffic stop in the 700 block of 3100 North.  North Ogden Police Sgt. Child tells KSL Newsradio the car they attempted to stop took off westbound on 3100 North, speeding away from officers.
1 day ago

Ogden’s 25th Street Museum holds open house on Saturday, May 21

(OGDEN, UT)  —  The public is invited to Ogden’s 25th Street Museum for a re-opening on Saturday, May 21, 2022. Board member Joe Kerry says Saturday’s event is basically a second opening after COVID-19 and will feature memorabilia on loan for the day courtesy of the Brent and Charlene Ashworth Collection. One of the items […]
3 days ago

Mother at center of 2020 Amber Alert sues the Iron Co. School District

A parent is suing the Iron County School District claiming a woman she did not know was able to check her 5-year-old out of South Elementary
9 days ago

20 is plenty: speed reduction coming to Salt Lake City streets

Salt Lake City speed limits will be reduced from 25 mph to 20 mph after the City Council passed a measure aimed at saving lives.
11 days ago

Mapleton woman crowned first-ever ‘Miss Volunteer America’

Alexa Knutzen said the name Miss Volunteer America represents the organization's new focus on women's empowerment.
14 days ago

Atlanta airport takes number one spot, but Salt Lake International primed for growth

As the summer travel season gets under way,  Salt Lake International Airport is expecting an uptick in passengers. 
21 days ago

Utah Named State with Best Economic Outlook for 15th Year in a Row

(Salt Lake City, UT) — Utah’s red hot economy is getting some national notice.  The Beehive State is named the state with the best economic outlook for the 15th straight year. “Every year, those predictions for Utah have come true” ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index, released Monday, compares its forecast of states across 15 economic […]
1 month ago

Three dead in house fire, explosion in Delta

The three people were inside the house when firefighters responded. As of early Sunday, April 17, the identities of the victims were not released. The cause is under investigation. 
1 month ago

Western Governors University, Canyons District join to combat teacher shortages

To combat teacher shortages, Western Governors University and Canyons School District want to attract more students into the teaching profession.
1 month ago

Suspect sought in connection with death of Magna man

Family and friends of 20-year-old Fernando Ruesga of Magna held a vigil on April 9 in memory of the man who was found dead in a car the day before.
1 month ago

Brigham City man uses time between work gigs to help refugees in Ukraine

His family says Solomon Smith is uniquely trained to bring supplies to refugees in Ukraine, after having worked in the Peace Corp in Africa.
2 months ago

UPDATED: Two teenagers dead, three others injured in Box Elder crash

BOX ELDER COUNTY, Utah — Two teenagers are dead after a rollover accident on East Promontory Road Friday night. The crash happened around 10:30 p.m., with the Box Elder County Sheriff’s Office saying there were five people total in the car when it rolled. The accident happened near the north end of the Great Salt […]
2 months ago

Biden calls for removal of Vladimir Putin in speech from Warsaw, Poland

During an address in Warsaw, President Biden said of Russian President Putin, “For God’s sake, this man cannot remain in power.”
2 months ago

UPDATED: One person injured after drill rig crash in Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY — One person was injured, and the southbound lanes of State Street near 200 S. remained partially closed after a construction drill rig crashed, causing it to fall out of the sky Tuesday night. The injured person was the drill rig operator. He is expected to recover soon after an equipment extension […]
2 months ago

Two weekend wrong-way crashes leave three people dead

These two crashes tick Utah over 40 crashes caused by wrong-way drivers this year alone.
2 months ago

Donna Edith Smith Packer, wife of the late President Boyd K. Packer, dead at 94

(Salt Lake City, UT)  — Donna Edith Smith Packer, wife of the late President Boyd K. Packer (1924–2015), former president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died at her home Saturday, March 5, 2022, at 10:25 p.m. from causes incident to age. She was 94.  According […]
3 months ago

Sunday morning snowfall leads to slide-offs, wrecks and tree limbs down

(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Early Sunday morning snowfall, along with an overnight dumping in the Salt Lake Valley is causing traffic problems on main roads and freeways.  UDOT reported about a dozen wrecks on I-15 between Willard Bay and Murray as early as 7:00 a.m. Sunday. I-80 has had problems from overnight, including an […]
3 months ago

Police identify man found dead on Bangerter Hwy at 7800 South

Police said the body of Cesar Adan-Martinez, age 37, was found early Saturday morning. A search for his vehicle continues.
3 months ago

Sandy vet tech recalls last moments with K-9 Maya

One of the veterinary technicians who tried to save the life of Maya, a West Jordan police K9, is talking about the night Maya was rushed to the hospital last week. The night the call came into BluePearl Veterinary Partners Sandy resident Annalisa Sandoval, the veterinary technician on duty at BluePearl Veterinary Partners, says shortly […]
3 months ago

All lanes open 150 E South Temple after fire in a vacant building

(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  Salt Lake County Fire crews battled a three-alarm fire at 150 E South Temple early Sunday morning.  As of 7 a.m. South Temple is re-opened between State Streete and 2nd East.  There are no reports of injuries and the fire was in a vacant, three story building.  The cause is […]
3 months ago

Fatal accident shuts down Redwood Rd at 90th South

(West Jordan, UT)  —  West Jordan police are reporting a fatal crash on Redwood Rd. near 9000 S.  As a result, as of 11:11 a.m. Saturday morning, a stretch of Redwood Rd is closed between 90th South and 94th South.   According to a press release,  officers were called to a report of  a two-vehicle traffic […]
3 months ago

Fatal crash on I-70 results in one death, others in critical condition

(Emery, UT)  – One person is dead early Saturday morning following a fatal crash on I-70 near milepost 92/ Emery.  Department of Public Safety spokesman Joe Dougherty says the crash happened around 5:37 a.m. when a pickup truck, with five occupants on board, struck several elk in the area, then left the roadway and rolled, […]
3 months ago

I-215 East Belt closed due to multi-car pile-up at 4500 South

SALT LAKE CITY — All lanes of I-215 East are closed at 3300 South in Salt Lake County late Wednesday night.  According to the Utah Department of Transportation, southbound lanes are shut down in order to clear a multi-car pile-up closer to 4500 S.  UHP says there are no major injuries so far in the […]
3 months ago

Lanes open from fatal Salt Lake City hit-and-run

(SALT LAKE CITY, UT) — The Salt Lake City Police Department is investigating a fatal hit and run crash early Saturday morning, as all lanes re-open at 400 South 500 East. According to a police statement released around 6:15 a.m., the investigation started at 12:55 a.m. , when 911 dispatchers received information about a man […]
3 months ago