South Jordan residents react to thousands of tumbleweeds in front of their homes
SOUTH JORDAN — Of all the things to see in South Jordan, John Young never thought his home would become such an attraction. “You take pictures, you take videos,” he said. “And you hope the wind changes. It’s not every day that thousands of tumbleweeds roll in...
Teen critically wounded by gunshot in McDonald's parking lot
A teenager is in critical condition after being shot inside a vehicle at a McDonald's restaurant, police say.
Strong wind gusts rip off roof of Salt Lake City church
SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Strong wind gusts over the weekend caused property damage across the state, including the ripping off of the roof of Gospel Grace Church in Salt Lake City. “That's a scary thing right there. Having a roof ripped off when you're right in the building,"...
Update: 17-year-old dies from injuries in South Salt Lake shooting, friend charged with murder
SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah, March 2, 2024 (Gephardt Daily) — An 18-year-old man has been charged with murder in the South Salt Lake Friday night shooting death of his 17-year-old friend. Charging documents for Anthony Raymond Woodrow say he was involved in a “text messaging altercation” with the juvenile...
Body cam video shows police officers save man’s life during mental health crisis
SALT LAKE CITY — Many people who live or work in downtown Salt Lake City often have very normal days. However, they don’t usually see what police officers say they see almost every day. Helping people who are suffering from mental health problems has become a big part...
Driver dead after crash on I-15 in South Jordan
One person has died after crashing into the barrier on I-15 in South Jordan Friday, the southbound ramp remains closed.
Silver Alert issued for man 'released from,' 'last seen leaving' Salt Lake County Jail
SOUTH SALT LAKE (KUTV) — A Silver Alert was issued for an man who police reported was "released from" and "last seen leaving" the Salt Lake County Jail on Friday night. Officials of the South Salt Lake Police Department have reported that 62-year-old Modesto L. Moiset was released and last seen leaving the jail shortly before midnight Saturday, March 2.
Hundreds of Pro-Palestine protesters shut down highway overpass during winter storm
To show support for Palestine, hundreds of protesters completely shut down parts of the highway and an overpass after marching up and down 1300 South in Sugar House on Saturday afternoon.
Salt Lake City Mar 01 Weekly Crime Report: 982 Incidents and 30 Crime Stories
Salt Lake City Mar 01 Weekly Crime Report: 982 Incidents and 30 Crime Stories. During the last week, Salt Lake City reported a total of 982 crime cases. The most common crime was categorized as 'Other', with 363 reported cases, followed by 'Assault' with 158 cases and 'Theft' with 131 cases. 'Suspicious Situation' and 'Trespass' were also significant, reporting 125 and 95 cases respectively. Other types of crimes included 'Arrest' with 25 cases, 'Burglary' with 22 cases, 'Argument' with 19 cases, 'Vandalism' with 18 cases, and 'Hit & Run' with 13 cases. More serious crimes like 'Robbery', 'Shooting', and 'Arson' were relatively less frequent, with 7, 5, and 1 cases reported respectively. These figures indicate a concerning level of criminal activity in the place, with a significant proportion of cases falling into the 'Other' category, suggesting a diverse range of offenses. The high number of 'Assault' and 'Theft' incidents also points to a pressing need for improved security measures.
Power restored to thousands, work continues, after winter slams Utah
SALT LAKE CITY –The severe storm in northern Utah this weekend led to hundreds of power outages, at times leaving almost 10,000 Rocky Mountain Power customers without electricity. Heavy snowfall and strong winds disrupted essential services in many areas. Rocky Mountain Power said it’s line crews are working diligently...
Hundreds of Utahns block road on I-80 overpass, stopping traffic in support of Palestine
SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Hundreds of Utahns rallied in support of Palestine on Saturday, stopping traffic as they stood on an I-80 overpass in the Sugar House neighborhood of Salt Lake City. They protested on the 1300 East bridge near Sugar House Park as a winter storm blew...
An update on the storm
Starting to see snow showers across northern Wasatch Front, but stronger winds south of I-80.
High winds hit Wasatch Front as storm moves in
SALT LAKE CITY — High winds moved into the Wasatch Front Saturday afternoon, swamping homes with tumbleweeds and damaging a Salt Lake church’s roof. High wind and winter storm warnings are in effect across Utah this weekend. Winds will continue to increase over western Utah valleys Saturday ahead of a front and spread into southern Utah, with some gusts over 65 mph expected. These will be the strongest winds of the season, according to the National Weather Service.
‘His whole group left him’: Police use TikTok to track down man for an alleged assault
An 18-year-old man was charged in Bluffdale this week with aggravated assault for an incident that allegedly happened at a Halloween party last year.
From receptionist to department director: Sheril Garn celebrates 25 years with Riverton City
Sheril Garn celebrates 25 years serving Riverton City. As the director of events and operations for Riverton, Garn has created activities and programs to build community. (Photo courtesy of Riverton City) Sheril Garn marks a significant milestone this year as she celebrates 25 years serving Riverton City. What started as...
Shane Taylor is sworn in as Riverton’s new police chief
Shane Taylor is sworn in as Riverton’s new police chief at a city council meeting in February. Taylor has been with the city for more than three years, serving as deputy chief since February 2023. (Photo courtesy of Riverton City) It could be hard to maintain a positive outlook...
Opinion: How Utah families will be impacted by Utah’s newest state laws
The Utah legislature wrapped up Friday night. Over 900 bills were introduced, and by the end of the night, almost 600 passed. Utah families will live under these laws, and while we might fairly say that all of the bills passed this year impact families, let’s highlight a few. A resolution about the “success sequence” passed this year. The success sequence is the three-pronged process of (1) completing at least a high school education; (2) obtaining full-time work; and (3) marrying before having children. The resolution, which is non-binding, encourages the State Board of Education to review its current academic...
Salt Lake City, UT Residents: Your Future Dogs Best Friend Awaits!
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near salt lake city.
Tumbleweed cleanup in Eagle Mountain
Utah is experiencing tumbleweeds, downed trees, and wind damage as severe weather hits the state.