CRIME & SAFETY
Man fatally shot by U.S. Marshal at Sandy senior community facility
A officer with the U.S. Marshals Service shot a wanted fugitive Friday at a senior community center in Sandy.
Midvale shoe store owner frustrated after repeated break-in attempts caught on video
MIDVALE, Utah (KUTV) — Video shows suspects using what looks like a sledgehammer and an axe to break into a Midvale shoe store. Luckily, the suspects didn't get in, but the store owner said they still caused a lot of damage. New Balance owner Scott Spurrier said at 4:58...
19-year-old arrested for shooting outside Salt Lake City house party
A 19-year-old has been arrested for shooting a man during a fight outside of a Salt Lake City house party, according to Salt Lake City Police.
Sandy police on the hunt for three suspects and two vehicles in connection to a case
SANDY, Utah — Police in Sandy are seeking to identify three individuals and two vehicles in connection to an incident that occurred near 8465 S State Street on July 9, 2023, at 0128 hours. The first suspect is described as a Hispanic male, aged between 18-25 years, donned in...
Weekly Safety Report: Disturbing Incidents Raise Concerns in Kearns, Utah
Two disturbing incidents occurred in Kearns, Utah this week, raising concerns about safety in the community. In the first incident, a student at Kearns High School put a teacher in a chokehold and assaulted two other adults who tried to intervene. This incident was witnessed by traumatized students. The second incident involved fights happening around the school, possibly instigated by "Instagram fight accounts." Parents expressed worry about their children being targeted and physically harmed. These incidents highlight the need for increased safety measures and awareness in Kearns.
Weekly Safety Report: Road Rage Killing and Apartment Crash Shake Pleasant Grove
Two incidents occurred in Pleasant Grove, Utah this week. In the first incident, a man was sentenced to prison for killing another man in a road rage incident on I-15. The second incident involved a driver who suffered a medical emergency and crashed into an apartment building, critically injuring a man.
Additional details on 2 Utah officer-involved shootings released
WEST VALLEY CITY — Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill reaffirmed Friday that officers involved in two unrelated shootings were legally justified in using deadly force, and also provided more details about each investigation. The men shot by police in each incident survived. Because of that, Gill was...
Weekly Safety Report: Stabbing, Robbery, Shooting, and Assault hit Salt Lake City
This week in Salt Lake City, Utah, there were several incidents that occurred, including a stabbing at a TRAX station, an armed robbery of a mail carrier, the death of a shooting victim, and an aggravated assault against a police officer.
Weekly Safety Report: Speeding Deterrence and Carbon Monoxide Leak Impact Draper, Utah
Two incidents occurred in Draper, Utah this week. The first incident involved the pilot of the Perch Patrol Program by the Utah Highway Patrol, aimed at reducing speeding and preventing crashes on a busy highway. The second incident was a carbon monoxide leak at a daycare center, caused by an industrial-sized power washing truck. Both incidents resulted in multiple people falling ill.
Salt Lake City UPS employees arrested for alleged theft of items worth over $6,000 from packages
SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Three UPS workers from a local facility near 6400 West and 300 South were arrested for allegedly stealing items from packages while at work. Police in Salt Lake City are investigating the case. According to authorities, the accused workers stole items worth over $6,000. UPS, in a statement to 2News, acknowledged the situation and stated that they are cooperating with the authorities.
Beloved family car stolen in Cottonwood Heights
COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS — A family in Cottonwood Heights is offering a $250 reward for the recovery of their stolen 1995 Acura Integra. Matt and Kristi Hanson said their beloved red car was stolen from an auto repair shop located at 1638 East 3970 South in Millcreek in the early hours of November 29, 2023.
Judge allows woman charged with murdering professional bull rider to be released on bail
SALT LAKE CITY — A 23-year-old woman who has been in jail in Utah for 11 months on charges of murdering a professional bull rider is now returning to her home in Texas after a Utah judge let her out on bail Thursday. But the mother of man she...
Driver slams into parked cars, ends up in front yard of Salt Lake City home
A 30-year-old man lost control of his SUV and slammed into two parked cars in Salt Lake City Thursday night, ending up in the front yard of a nearby home, according to Salt Lake City Police.
Man accused of stabbing roommate, lighting room on fire
SALT LAKE CITY — A man who police say stabbed his roommate and then tried to light a room on fire has been taken into custody. About 1:20 a.m. Saturday, Salt Lake City police responded to a 911 call in the area of 1000 East and 400 South. “Officers...
Local Residents Alert: SLCPD Investigates Arson and Stabbing Incident Near Faultline Park
The Salt Lake City Police Department (SLCPD) is investigating a domestic violence case involving arson and stabbing, injuring two people. The incident happened early Saturday, December 2, 2023, near Faultline Park. The suspect, a man of undisclosed age, is accused of stabbing his roommate and setting their residence on fire. The victim hid in a lower part of the house while the suspect allegedly started the fire.
Police: 3 lucky to escape serious injury in Riverton rollover crash
RIVERTON, Utah, Dec. 1, 2023 (Gephardt Daily) — Police say three people were lucky to sustain only minor injuries in a rollover crash early Friday that totaled a truck and destroyed a metal fence. A truck with three occupants was traveling west on 13400 South about 1 a.m. when...
Salt Lake City Residents See Significant Decrease in Car Thefts and Burglaries in 2023
The Salt Lake City Police Department (SLCPD) has noted a decrease in auto theft and vehicle burglaries in 2023. This is due to the work of detectives from the SLCPD’s Auto Theft and Property Crimes units. Chief Mike Brown acknowledged the 29% reduction in these crimes to the department's policing model. As of November 26, 2023, Salt Lake City has seen over 450 fewer car thefts compared to 2022.
Family of Isabelle Parr celebrates her life on the anniversary of her death
SALT LAKE CITY – A Holladay family is offering forgiveness to the driver of a hit-and-run that killed UVU student Isabelle Parr. “We don’t have any bad feelings towards the driver, we hope that the driver can find our forgiveness and our love and have hope for the future, whatever that looks like,” Matthew Parr, Isabelle’s father, said.
Student Assaults Teacher and Administrators in Kearns High School Classroom
• A 14-year-old student at Kearns High School in Utah was taken into juvenile detention after he put his teacher in a chokehold and assaulted two other adults who tried to intervene.
Salt Lake City woman arrested for firearm and drug-related offenses
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — A 24-year-old woman, identified as Cassidy James Arrington, was arrested Tuesday by the Salt Lake City Police Department for being a Category 1 restricted person in possession of a stolen firearm, illegal drugs, and drug paraphernalia. The arrest occurred during a traffic stop at...