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  • State officials advise Utahns to consider credit freeze

    UTAH CAPITOL – The Emergency Operations Center under the Capitol is where state officials figure out their response to disasters like floods and earthquakes.  Today, it was used as the backdrop to discuss what Utahns should do in the wake of the Equifax data breach. While credit monitoring wouldn’t be a good idea, some state […]
  • Emergency preparedness advocates say recent disasters are reason to be prepared

    SALT LAKE CITY – Emergency preparedness officials say recent hurricanes, floods and wildfires should give Utahns plenty motivation to prepare a 72-hour emergency kit. While Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Harvey and the 8.1 magnitude earthquake in Mexico are grabbing the national headlines, emergency officials say there are other things that should have Utahns concerned.  Be Ready […]
  • Salt Lake County DA’s office asking for FBI investigation on behalf of nurse Alex Wubbels

    SALT LAKE COUNTY – The video showing the detaining of nurse Alex Wubbels after she refused to do a blood draw on an unconscious patient made international headlines.  Now, the Salt Lake County District Attorney is asking the FBI to look into it. After watching the body cam video, Sim Gill thought there may have […]
  • Massive drug bust in Salt Lake City

    SALT LAKE CITY – More than two dozen people are arrested in a major drug sting early this morning.  Investigators say some of the suspects were specifically targeting their drug sales around the Rio Grande area. There were four search warrants executed this week, but the raid on Thursday morning was by far the biggest.  […]
  • Uintah Fire at 70 percent containment

    UINTAH – There was a mixture of happiness and heartbreak as residents displaced by the Uintah Fire had a chance to retrieve items from their homes and see how bad the damage is. Michael McCormack lives on the corner of Bybee Lane and Carriage Lane.  On Wednesday evening, his home was still under evacuation.  However, […]
  • Brewvies plans on celebrating legal victory over DABC

    SALT LAKE CITY – The popular Salt Lake movie theater is claiming a win after a judge rules the state violated their first amendment rights.  They plan on showing movies they were warned not to screen in the past. For Brewvies… to borrow a phrase from Deadpool… it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. […]
  • Sandy places new safety posts along trails

    SANDY – City leaders have unveiled a new trail marker system that they hope will make it easier for rescuers to find stranded hikers.  It’s getting high praise from hikers. Sandy city officials say the Granite Trailhead is one of the most popular destinations in the county, with thousands of people coming each week in […]
  • ‘Stop! I’ve done nothing wrong’: Nurse shares police video of ‘crazy’ arrest by S.L. officer

    UNIVERSITY OF UTAH – A nurse is calling for change within the Salt Lake City Police Department after she says an officer overstepped his bounds and handcuffed her after she wouldn’t draw blood from a patient. The complaint stems from an incident at University Hospital late July.  Alexandra Wubbels says a police officer told her […]
  • Large DUI enforcement will be out this weekend

    SALT LAKE COUNTY – This weekend marks the end of what is known as Utah’s “100 Deadliest Days” on the roads.  The Utah Highway Patrol and other law enforcement agencies all over the state are trying to prevent this holiday weekend from becoming deadly. The first night of this DUI enforcement will focus around the […]
  • US Attorneys to focus on violent crime in Utah

    SALT LAKE CITY – The Deputy US Attorney General says he’s offering more tools and flexibility in prosecuting violent criminals in Utah. Across the country, federal officials say violent crimes have gone up between three and five percent.  However, U.S. Attorney for Utah John Huber says the numbers in Utah are far more alarming, with […]