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UTA hires new executive director from Silicon Valley

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jun 25th - 7:03pm

The Utah Transit Authority has chosen Carolyn Gonot, the chief planning and engineering officer for a San Jose-area transportation agency, to serve as executive director.

Lawsuit claims Grand America Hotel exploited immigrants

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 6:28pm

A lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses the luxury Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City of luring workers from the Philippines to a program that promised training and cultural immersion but instead forced them to work long hours doing menial jobs for low pay.

Mirror Lake Highway reopens after big snow season; some campsites remain closed

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 25th - 5:44pm

Summer is here, and Mirror Lake Highway finally reopened for the season Monday. While the road is open, some of the recreational areas in northeastern Summit County remain closed, according to U.S. Forest Service officials.

Bicyclist’s body found in Springdale after mother reports him missing

Ryann Richardson, St. George News  |  Posted Jun 25th - 4:32pm

The body of a 20-year-old bicyclist was found an hour after his mother reported him missing.

Police identify woman who died in Spanish Fork multi-car crash

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 25th - 3:35pm

Angela Marie Palmer, 54, of Mapleton, died of injuries she received in the car crash, according to police. The driver of the Porsche, 56-year-old Jeffery Palmer, of Mapleton, is currently in the ICU at a local hospital, police said.

Utah federal prosector receives national award for work with domestic violence victims

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 25th - 3:31pm

A federal prosecutor in Utah received national recognition for his volunteer work with domestic violence victims.

Have You Seen This? These Utah kids can shred

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 25th - 3:02pm

You know the phrase, “just like riding a bike," right? That means something completely different to young Sophie and Lyon.

Helper councilman arrested, accused of groping neighbor

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 25th - 2:34pm

A city councilman in Helper was recently arrested after police say he entered his neighbor's house uninvited and groped her.

Utah alcohol agency to hold first drawing for rare, high-demand liquor

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 25th - 2:02pm

The Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control will hold its first drawing for rare, high-demand products in July.

Man in serious condition after ATV crash near Soldier Summit

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:44pm

A man is in serious condition after an ATV crash in the White River area near Soldier Summit in Wasatch County, officials said.

Police release photos of U. student from day she went missing

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com and Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:36pm

Salt Lake City police released the last known photos of missing University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck Tuesday at a news conference.

Boy in Utah had typhoid fever after time in border detention camp

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:17pm

A migrant boy who had been detained at a Customs and Border Protection camp came to Utah with typhoid fever last month, health officials confirmed Tuesday.

UHP: DUI crashes down from last year; 135 people arrested under new DUI threshold

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 25th - 12:44pm

New numbers released by UHP Monday show a decline in alcohol-related crashes and that the number arrests under the new .05% blood alcohol threshold remains low.

Woman believed to be dead revived by paramedics following motorcycle crash in Utah

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 25th - 12:16pm

A woman that was initially believed to be dead following a crash between a motorcycle and a pickup truck was in critical condition Tuesday.

Cameras, SD cards seized from Utah YouTuber accused of reckless driving

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:18am

Charges againat a Utah YouTuber accused of filming himself driving recklessly through traffic were still pending Tuesday as investigators continued to sort through cameras and SD cards.

Utah records increase in home-school students

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 10:34am

Data shows the number of students home-schooled in Utah has more than doubled.

WATCH: Police body cam footage shows how bystanders saved man from a burning car

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 25th - 10:00am

Body cam video shows the rescue of a man from his burning car earlier this month.

Armed Utah security guard charged with illegally possessing weapons

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 25th - 7:03am

A licensed armed security guard who has applied to become a Utah police officer three times now faces felony charges after investigators discovered he wasn't allowed to possess guns in the first place.

DNA kits: Pros and cons to knowing too much about genetic makeup

Heather Simonsen, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 25th - 6:43am

In the era of inexpensive DNA kits, companies are starting to offer home health screenings and genetic testing. But the results could have a big impact.

Woman critically injured in Logan motorcycle crash, police say

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 24th - 11:26pm

Police don’t know if alcohol was a factor and it wasn’t known if the woman or man was driving the motorcycle.