Lehi couple escapes before inferno destroys home
LEHI, Utah (KUTV) — Fire crews early Thursday responded to a fire in a Lehi, which could be seen burning from I-15 as the morning commute began. Crews from the Lehi Fire Department and the American Fork Fire Department responded to a call shortly after 5 a.m. on Feb. 29 to a residential fire in the area of 1500 North and 100 East.
Neighbors blame poor visibility, lack of stop signs for death of 17-year-old in Lehi
LEHI, Utah (KUTV) — The death of a 17-year-old Lehi boy has caused concerns about safety in a neighborhood, prompting calls for change from residents and bringing attention to a larger safety issue. “Why does the death of a kid have to be the thing that provokes the action?,”...
West Jordan woman arrested, accused of seriously injuring the baby she nannied
WEST JORDAN — A West Jordan nanny is behind bars, accused of seriously injuring a baby. It was in the seemingly quiet West Jordan neighborhood, located near 7253 S. Brittany Park Avenue, that police arrested 51-year-old Leslie Ann Percell. The Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office has filed charges against Percell.
JUST IN: Alpine School District reviews six options for split after study
An Alpine School District (ASD) split has been discussed for decades and the reality is closer than ever before. On Tuesday night, MGT Education, a Florida-based consulting firm, presented six district split options to the ASD Board of Education. “We’ve been working with them (MGT) since last summer and we...
Murder trial pushed back for man accused of killing Provo officer Joseph Shinners
PROVO, Utah (KUTV) — UPDATE: The first day of Matt Frank Hoover's trial has been rescheduled to Friday, according to court authorities. According to Utah Courts spokesperson Tanya Mashburn, 4th District Judge Derek Pullan moved the trial in order to hear a motion to dismiss, which was filed by Hoover on Feb. 23.
Orem police encounter tenacious ‘huffer’
OREM, Utah, Feb. 28, 2024 (Gephardt Daily) — Police responded to a determined “huffer” in an office supply store when employees reported him passed out in a bathroom stall. Huffing involves highs obtained from the likely best known practice of sniffing glue, but can also involve aerosol...
3 BYU players who need to shine in the NCAA Tournament
As we reach the final stretch of the college basketball schedule, the eyes of the nation are beginning to look to the most exciting postseason in sports--the NCAA Tournament. No matter who your team is, as soon as your name is locked into the tournament field, a deep tournament run is possible. BYU is in an unexpected position, as they are now a lock to play in March Madness, despite being picked to be among the worst teams in their conference.
Utah County driver charged in fatal 2022 crash with school bus
SARATOGA SPRINGS — A man who was critically injured in a crash with a school bus in 2022, which also resulted in the death of his passenger, is now being criminally charged for allegedly causing the crash. Caden Jim Simmons, 20, of Eagle Mountain, was charged Wednesday in 4th...
Alpine School District moving forward with plans to change its boundaries
The school district and a consulting company will host three public meetings in March to get feedback from the community.
There is a Big Deal coming to Midvale: Local discount chain opens 8th store
This article about local discount chains is sponsored by the Big Deal Outlet. Bargain hunters and savvy shoppers take note, February 29 is the grand opening for a Big Deal Outlet store in Midvale at the Shops at Fort Union. If you love the thrill of finding good deals and the wonder of what could be down the next aisle, this store is for you. From February 29 – March 2, Big Deal Outlet is offering special discounts, giveaways and prizes as part of their grand opening events.
Rad Tag Laser Tag
We tried a new laser tag place that was really fun. This one was quite unique, but what we liked best was that you could see the laser coming out of your gun. It was very easy to be accurate and point and shoot without just “spamming the button” as our teenager puts it. Rad Tag Laser Tag is located in Pleasant Grove and makes a great date night or family night!
Dive into Flavor: Top 4 Seafood Spots in American Fork
# Discovering American Fork: A Review of Four Seafood Restaurants Welcome to our exploration of four noteworthy seafood restaurants located in American Fork. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear from you. Please share your experiences in the comments section below!
Notebook: Kansas Mauls Losing to BYU
“BYU was better than us tonight,” Self said. “The second half, after we got up 12, the second half, they controlled it. We hoped to score and they actually ran offense to score. Give them credit, they caused us to look bad and they were successful.”. “He’s kind...
3 teams BYU does not want to see in the Big 12 Tournament
BYU is coming off a big win against No. 7 Kansas and not only did they get the upset, but they did it in Allen Fieldhouse, a place where not many people can say they have beaten the Jayhawks. The Cougars feel pretty good right now and have games against TCU, No. 8 Iowa State, and Oklahoma State to finish their season.
Nikki Haley to Utah Republicans: Where do you want the party to go?
OREM — Nikki Haley was in Utah Wednesday making her case for why Utah Republicans should pick her over Donald Trump for the GOP nominee for President. It comes after a string of recent early state primary and caucus losses, including her home state of South Carolina and a loss in Michigan yesterday. She’s also facing questions over whether she’ll stay in the race after Super Tuesday.
Key piece of playground equipment missing from Eagle Mountain School
If you think back to your childhood, you may remember feeling like you were flying, swinging as high as possible at the playground.
Local BYU Professor and Utah Native Revolutionizes Scripture Study with Engineering Approach
Tyler Griffin, a professor at Brigham Young University (BYU), has developed a new method for scripture study. Griffin, also an associate dean of Religious Education at BYU, initially aimed to be a seminary teacher. However, due to high demand, he pursued a degree in electrical engineering at Utah State University.
17-year-old dies following Lehi motorcycle crash
LEHI — A 17-year-old boy died after the motorcycle he was riding hit another vehicle Saturday afternoon, according to the Lehi Police Department. The boy, identified as Zeke Gordon, died in the hospital, city officials announced Tuesday. Police said in a news release that the teenager had been riding...
After Win at Kansas, BYU Jumps Up to a Five Seed in Lunardi's Latest Projection
The Cougars added a major win to their NCAA tournament resume on Tuesday
Wild finish gives Lehi boys basketball dramatic win over Herriman in 6A semifinals
It’s one of those moments that every high school basketball players dreams of. Down by one point … 10 seconds left … a chance to go to the state championship on the line. That’s where the No. 2-seeded Lehi boys basketball team found itself in Wednesday’s 6A...