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Samantha Herrera is a digital content producer for KSL NewsRadio. She has an associate degree in Journalism and Digital Media from Salt Lake Community College. You can reach her at

Salt Lake County DA says police chase that ended in a fatal crash was not an officer-involved critical incident

The DA's office found that a police chase turned crash did not meet the criteria for an officer-involved critical incident.
2 days ago

BYU engineering students put ‘world’s smallest Book of Mormon’ on 4 inch disc

The entirety of the Book of Mormon is now on display on a gold-plated 4-inch disc in the Clyde Building at BYU. It'll last millions of years.
3 days ago

Man in custody after hours of negotiation in Orem home

A possible Orem City SWAT situation has police officers on scene in a neighborhood around 700 E, 400 S. Police have not provided any information yet.
3 days ago

Wings and Wheels Festival coming to Spanish Fork

The Wings and Wheels Festival in Spanish Fork will provide all-day entertainment to attendees on both the ground and sky.
9 days ago

Semifinalists for the new Utah flag design unveiled

The finalists for the new Utah state flag are on display at the Utah State Capitol, as well as in Logan and Cedar City through Oct. 5.
9 days ago

Fatal crash in Logan closes US-89/91

A crash in Logan involving at least six cars left all lanes of US-89/91 closed in both directions. Troopers estimate it will be clear in two to three hours.
10 days ago

One dead, one hospitalized after car crash in Kane County

The Kane County crash happened Monday night. The Utah Department of Public Safety is still investigating the cause.
12 days ago

New web app helping Utahns expunge criminal records

The Rasa app was launched last week and local leaders gathered for a demonstration of the app. Rasa aims to help Utahns expunge their criminal records.
20 days ago

BYU Athletics says investigation found ‘no evidence’ of racist heckling

Weeks after a Duke volleyball student reportedly suffered racist heckling at a match against BYU, the school says it found no evidence of the harassment.
23 days ago

Utah Democrats file lawsuit to remove Joel Ferry from ballot in November

The lawsuit comes weeks after Joel Ferry refused to take his name off the ballot and defended himself by saying he wasn't taking legislative pay.
24 days ago

Chick-fil-A’s autumn milkshake goes national after succeeding in Salt Lake City

Chick-fil-A tested its new Autumn Spice milkshake in Salt Lake City last year. It's success in the city led to a nationwide release.
24 days ago

Davis County School District’s teen centers providing resources to students

Davis County School District's teen centers aim to provide resources to at-risk teens. Resources include a place to shower and do laundry.
24 days ago

UPDATE: TRAX resumes regular schedules after crash near Vivint Arena

A crash at the intersection of 300 West and West South Temple is blocking traffic near Vivint Arena and causing TRAX delays.
24 days ago

Ice Cream Festival aims to raise money for food bank at Utah State Fair

The Ice Cream Festival will be on Monday, Sept. 12 at the Utah State Fair. All proceeds will go to the Utah Food Bank.
25 days ago

Power outage in Bluffdale causes late start to elementary school

A power outage in Bluffdale has led to a late start for North Star Academy. Rocky Mountain Power crews are working to restore power.
25 days ago

New dress code gives West High School students more leeway

West High School's school year is kicking off, and with it comes a new, more relaxed dress code.
26 days ago

Second suspect arrested in Salt Palace murder

A second suspect has been arrested in connection to the shooting at the Salt Palace Convention on Saturday that left one man dead.
26 days ago

22-year-old man dies after fall in Neffs Canyon

A 22-year-old has fallen 30 feet at Neffs Canyon and received head injuries before dying.
27 days ago

Murray Police investigating man suspected of trying to lure children into his car

Murray Police are looking into a man who was reported Sunday night for trying to get two children into his car before fleeing the scene.
27 days ago

Family survives 100 mph crash on Bonneville Salt Flats

Police said the family's 2022 Tesla was going over 100 mph when they crashed. The family received non-life-threatening injuries.
27 days ago

Man sent to hospital after cliff diving at Causey Reservoir

Officials said the man injured at Causey Reservoir was wearing a floatation device, which prevented his injury from being "much worse."
27 days ago

Park Valley house destroyed in fire

A house fire in Park Valley, Utah left a home destroyed. Officials say there were no injuries, but called the house "a total loss."
27 days ago

UPDATE: Two shot, one in custody after shooting at Utah Lake

Yesterday night around 9:00 p.m., Utah County Sheriff's Office Deputies responded to a shooting near the south end of Utah Lake, on the west side of West Mountain.
27 days ago

Shooting in Sandy leaves one person dead and another hospitalized

A shooting in Sandy is being investigated after police found two people at 2000 Oak Manor Drive following reported gunshots.
30 days ago