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Paul Nelson is a reporter and anchor at KSL NewsRadio. Contact him at pnelson@ksl.com.
  • Ogden city leadership in mourning after fatal plane crash

    OGDEN – Flags have been lowered on all Ogden City buildings in honor of one of the victims from yesterday’s plane crash on I-15.  One of the four people killed was a very popular city worker, and city leaders say his death leaves a big hole in the city’s government. People who know Perry Huffaker […]
  • LDS Church gives a sneak peek into their new MTC

    PROVO – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is showing off its newly expanded Missionary Training Center.  Church officials say they’ve added 350 thousand square feet, and can house and teach 3,700 missionaries at any given time, which is one thousand more than before. Director of Missionary Training Centers, Kelly Mills, says […]
  • West Jordan looks into concerns over fireworks near animal shelter

    WEST JORDAN – City leaders are reacting to concerns about one of the areas set aside for aerial fireworks.  Some people have pointed out that the complex is close to an animal shelter. A spokesperson for West Jordan says they wanted to see, first hand, what kind of reaction the animals at the city’s animal […]
  • Gang involved in shootout may be involved in crime spree

    SALT LAKE CITY – A group of teens wanted for reportedly starting a shootout on the city’s west side might be linked to a crime spree in that area. The shooting happened near 900 North Redwood Road where police say a group of Hispanic teens approached a licensed gun owner and opened fire on him […]
  • UDOT worker expected to survive after semi crash on I-80

    SUMMIT COUNTY – A UDOT worker is rushed to the hospital after a semi crashed into his work truck while he was on I-80 doing bridge inspection work. Investigators say the victim, Morgan McCarthey, was pulled over on the shoulder of westbound I-80 by Jeremy Ranch when a semi drifted into the shoulder.  “About a […]
  • Bountiful doctor accused of child porn possession

    DAVIS COUNTY – A popular doctor in Bountiful is suspended from his job at Lakeview Hospital and was booked on seven counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. The investigation into Nathan Ward started after investigators with the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force got a tip from Yahoo, Inc., saying there were sexually explicit […]
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    Stiff fines set for breaking Cottonwood Heights fireworks ban

    COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS – City officials are not messing around with their aerial fireworks ban.  They’re hoping to let people know that breaking the ban could result in stiff fines. The maximum penalty someone could get for setting off fireworks that shoot higher than 15 feet is $533, per violation.  Police Sergeant Ryan Shosted says, “Say […]
  • Cache County deputy charged after K-9 death

    CACHE COUNTY – The handler of a Cache County K-9 is facing one charge of aggravated animal abuse for reportedly leaving the dog in his patrol vehicle for several hours.  The probable cause statement says Endy was in the vehicle while it was parked in an area where there was little to no shade. The […]
  • Cache County K-9 dies after being left in unattended patrol vehicle

    CACHE COUNTY – The County Attorney’s Office is looking into whether or not a K-9 handler will face formal charges after the dog was left in an unattended patrol vehicle, and later died from heat exhaustion. A statement from the Cache County Sheriff’s Office says Endy’s handler did not follow protocols, leading to Endy’s death.  […]
  • Toquerville mother pleads guilty to child abuse

    SAINT GEORGE – The woman accused of locking her 12-year-old son in a bathroom for about a year and nearly starving him to death pleads guilty to three counts of second-degree felony child abuse. Attorneys say Brandy Jaynes was not offered less prison time for a guilty plea.  Instead, defense attorney Edward Flint says the […]