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Paul Nelson is a reporter and anchor at KSL NewsRadio. Contact him at pnelson@ksl.com.
  • Two women killed in freak skydiving accident

    NEPHI – Two women are dead after a freak skydiving accident at Nephi City Municipal Airport.   Investigators say an instructor, Serena Whelchel from California, and the client, Wendi Gabaldon of Tooele, were doing a tandem dive around seven last night when the accident happened. Aaron Burton was nearby, and watched the ladies fall.  He says, […]
  • Another weekend of construction delays on I-215

    SALT LAKE COUNTY – It’s going to be another weekend with plenty of orange construction barrels all over I-215.  Officials with UDOT say drivers on both sides of the freeway will feel an impact. Officials with UDOT say the most extreme delays will be felt on I-215’s east side near 6200 South.  Spokesman John Gleason […]
  • Vineyard man arrested for sexually assaulting his wife

    VINEYARD – A Utah County man is arrested after police say he sexually assaulted his wife in their apartment. Investigators say the victim made it clear to her husband she was not interested in any kind of romantic interaction with him.  Utah County Sheriff’s Sergeant Spencer Cannon says, “They live in separate rooms in their […]
  • Man accused of driving 95 miles an hour before fatal crash

    SALT LAKE CITY – A teen accused of driving at an incredibly dangerous speed before a crash that killed two people is facing two counts of manslaughter.  Abraham Miranda, 18, is also facing one count of reckless endangerment for the crash that killed two West High School students, Vidal Pacheco and Dylan Hernandez. Investigators say […]
  • Holladay couple charged with abusing nine year-old boy

    HOLLADAY – A man and his girlfriend are facing child abuse charges as prosecutors say he severely beat her nine-year-old son.  They say the boy could have died had the abuse not stopped. The boy’s injuries were first spotted by doctors at Primary Children’s hospital in November.  Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill says, […]
  • FBI asks the public to help them capture serial bank robber

    IDAHO – Federal investigators say a serial bank robber hitting banks in northern Utah and Idaho appears to be getting more brazen.  They hope a $10 thousand reward can help them track their suspect down. The man dubbed as “The Great Outdoors Bandit” has been on the FBI’s radar since last December.  He’s called that […]
  • USU professors see alarming spread of two kinds of insects

    LOGAN – Professors from Utah State University say they’re seeing a growing infestation of a couple of relatively new insects to Utah.  One of which could cause significant damage to crops. The first is the Elm Seed Bug, and Entomology Specialist Diane Alston says you can think of them as the summer version of the […]
  • Salt Lake firm trying to help Idaho prepare for eclipse traffic

    SALT LAKE CITY – Traffic data analysts say there could be some big traffic headaches for people going north to see the eclipse later this month.  That state has reached out to a Salt Lake City firm to help them get ready. Analysts say a higher number of cars going toward Idaho means a higher […]
  • UTA simulates terror attack, a dozen agencies join for training

    SALT LAKE CITY – You may see a lot of ambulances and police officers around Trax and Frontrunner stops.  Officials with UTA are conducting one of the largest training exercises they’ve ever done. The scenario being reenacted is one that UTA officials hope never happens.  Utah Transit Authority Safety Officer Daniel Riley says, “We have […]
  • Investigators release more details of deadly condo fire in West Jordan

    WEST JORDAN – Fire investigators say they know what happened right before a condo in West Jordan exploded, killing the woman inside. Officials with the West Jordan Fire Department issued a statement saying they’ve determined the fire to be accidental.  Also, they say there was one major clue, inside.  Battalion Chief Bryan Crump says, “There […]