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NICK INGRAM Associated Press

2 adults are charged with murder in the deadly shooting at Kansas City’s Super Bowl celebration

The new charges come after two juveniles were charged for the Kansas City shooting last week.
9 hours ago
Police in Tooele, Utah, have arrested a 9-year-old child for allegedly shooting and killing an adul...
Adam Small

Tooele police arrest 9-year-old child in fatal shooting of adult relative

It's unclear if the child has been charged. Tooele police said there was at least one other person in the home at the time.
10 hours ago
Ruby Franke appears in a virtual court appearance....
Josh Ellis

Ruby Franke and Jodi Hildebrandt receive prison sentences for aggravated child abuse

Ruby Franke was sentenced to four terms of one-to-15 years in prison that will be served consecutively.
13 hours ago
Karen Crawford was last seen near Fashion Place Mall on Thursday Feb. 15, 2024. Any information can...
MARY CULBERTSON

Tooele County woman missing from Murray for 4 days

Karen Lee Crawford, 43, was last seen wearing a blue dress with white polka dots, a black softshell baggy coat, and silver flat shoes.
1 day ago
FILE: Purple flags at Liberty Park in Salt Lake City. A Utah lawmaker says it's too easy for a rest...
Don Brinkerhoff

Domestic violence penalties would increase for restricted persons

HB166 would make domestic violence by a restricted person a second-degree felony, punishable by one year in jail.
1 day ago
Tayler Gutierrez, of Sandy, performs the Jingle Dress dance during an event to raise awareness for ...
Adam Small

Bill would continue funding Utah Murdered and Missing Indigenous Relatives Task Force

Native Americans account for 1.5% of Utah's population, but make up over 5% of the state's murder victims.
1 day ago
Republican presidential candidate and former President Donald Trump carries a pair of his new signa...
Kate Sullivan, CNN

Trump launches sneaker line a day after judge’s order to pay nearly $355 million

Donald Trump launched a sneaker line, a day after he and his companies were ordered by a judge to pay nearly $355 million.
2 days ago
Trevor Brown, 45, a member of the Sterling Volunteer Fire Company, died in the explosion....
Christal Hayes, Paradise Afshar and Rebekah Riess, CNN

Virginia home explodes with fire crews inside, leaving firefighter dead and 13 injured, officials say

A house exploded in Virginia as fire crews were inside checking a gas leak, leaving one firefighter dead and at least 13 others injured.
2 days ago
FILE - A 55-year-old man, Samuel Shroy Martindale was arrested and charged with murder after allege...
Mary Culbertson, KSL TV

55-year-old man charged with murder after brutally beating 63-year-old sister

A 55-year-old man was arrested and charged with murder after allegedly beating his 63-year-old sister on Feb .15, 2024.
2 days ago
A police officer stands inside Lakewood Church, Sunday, February 18, in Houston....
Ashley R. Williams, Jeanne Bonner and Raja Razek, CNN

Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church resumes Sunday service one week after shooting that left 7-year-old boy injured

Services at Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church in Houston resumed Sunday morning with a large security presence.
2 days ago
The men’s general population building is pictured at the Utah State Prison in Salt Lake City on O...
Ashley Fredde, ksl.com

Inmate hospitalized with serious injuries after altercation at prison

One man was transported to a hospital after an altercation with two other inmates at the Utah State Correctional Facility.
2 days ago
Firefighters at Station No. 7 in Salt Lake City. Salt Lake City Fire Department respond to what rep...
Derrick Jones

Salt Lake City Fire Department respond to possible apartment explosion

Salt Lake City Fire Department respond to what reports called an apartment explosion at 718 East 700 South.
3 days ago
former president trump shown, his fraud case just ended...
MICHAEL R. SISAK

Donald Trump fraud verdict: $364 million penalty in civil fraud case

Former President Donald Trump’s lawyers had said even before the verdict that they would appeal.
4 days ago
kansas city chiefs super bowl parade shooting aftermath...
HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH, SCOTT McFETRIDGE and JOSH FUNK

2 juveniles charged in mass shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl parade

A news release from the Jackson County Family Court said the juveniles are being detained in the county’s Juvenile Detention Center.
4 days ago
Photo of police presence in Sandy. Sandy police and a SWAT Team are working with the U.S. Marshalls...
Derrick Jones

Fugitive barricaded in Sandy home

Sandy Police Department, including a SWAT team, has responded to the scene to assist.
5 days ago
Houston megachurch shooting suspect...
Christina Maxouris, CNN

What we know about the woman who fired inside a Houston megachurch

More has been discovered about a woman who fired a rifle inside a Houston megachurch Sunday and was killed by law enforcement.
6 days ago
Petito was reported missing by her family in September 2021 after she embarked on a trip with Laund...
Elizabeth Wolfe

Brian Laundrie’s parents detail ‘the day everything hit the fan’ after their son told them Gabby Petito was ‘gone’

In newly filed court documents, Brian Laundrie’s parents recall frantic phone calls as their son told them his fiancee Gabby Petito was “gone.”
6 days ago
(Utah Department of Public Safety)...
Waverly Golden

Officials identify UHP trooper who fell from overpass during police activity

The Utah Highway Patrol trooper was helping with a law enforcement maneuver when he fell from a bridge and was injured.
6 days ago
A man who was dragged from a burning North Salt Lake house told police he intentionally started the...
Larry D. Curtis

Man injured in fire that killed 9 puppies arrested on suspicion of arson, animal cruelty

North Salt Lake Police Department officers said Jason Mathew Cobb told them he started the fire in an attempt to take his own life.
6 days ago
Ralph Menzies...
Jessica Lowell

Utah asks for independent report on Menzies’ mental state, temporarily halting further execution proceedings

Ralph Menzie's lawyers say that their client has dementia, and as such, is not competent to be executed.
7 days ago
crash and police presence at the scene where a trooper was injured...
Mariah Maynes

UHP trooper injured while deploying tire spikes

Sgt. Cam Roden of UHP said that a trooper was injured as law enforcement was working to deploy tire spikes.
7 days ago
(Aimee Cobabe, KSL NewsRadio)...
Waverly Golden

No loss of life after Utah National Guard Apache helicopter crash in West Jordan

The Salt Lake Valley Emergency Communications Center confirmed crews are responding to a Utah National Guard Apache helicopter crash in West Jordan. 
8 days ago
Areas of yard burned after boy caught on fire. (Hurricane Valley Fire & Rescue)...
Adam Small

12-year-old boy burned after dumping gasoline on campfire, authorities say

Authorities said the 12-year-old boy sustained second and third-degree burns to 8% of his body, mostly around his leg and foot. 
8 days ago
police tape in an airport parking garage, a lawsuit related to this case was filed against delta...
Amie Schaeffer

In lawsuit, family alleges Delta overserved alcohol to man who hit, killed wife

A lawsuit alleges that Delta employees overserved a man who later struck and killed his wife with his car.
9 days ago