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4-year-old discovered gun, accidentally shot sibling, police say

4-year-old discovered gun, accidentally shot sibling, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 15 - 7:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Tooele County sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting involving a 4-year-old who found a loaded gun and accidentally shot a sibling in the foot.
Texas man charged in Utah with trying to arrange sex with a child

Texas man charged in Utah with trying to arrange sex with a child

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 3 - 1:47 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Texas man is facing charges of human trafficking for sexual exploitation in Utah and accused of trying to arrange a meeting with an undercover officer's fictitious daughter.
Driver of semi that crashed into Tooele dealership criminally charged

Driver of semi that crashed into Tooele dealership criminally charged

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 2 - 9:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

The driver of a semi that hit 33 cars and injured 11 people is now facing a misdemeanor charge.
Tooele firefighters worry about 'volatile' conditions as fireworks go on sale in Utah

Tooele firefighters worry about 'volatile' conditions as fireworks go on sale in Utah

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 25 - 8:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

As fireworks go on sale Monday for Fourth of July celebrations, firefighters are dealing with some dangerous conditions in Tooele County's west desert.
Salt Lake's 'largest renewable energy initiative' is now operational after several snags

Salt Lake's 'largest renewable energy initiative' is now operational after several snags

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 24 - 7:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

A massive 80-megawatt solar farm near the Great Salt Lake is finally up and running, generating energy for cities and entities east of it.
Get Gephardt investigates who's responsible for damage when cars collide in a car wash

Get Gephardt investigates who's responsible for damage when cars collide in a car wash

Matt Gephardt, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 18 - 2:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Grantsville woman's car was damaged inside a car wash when the vehicle ahead of her went off the tracks. So, who pays for the damage?
Woman knocked unconscious while skydiving survives after crashing onto Erda roof

Woman knocked unconscious while skydiving survives after crashing onto Erda roof

Garna Mejia, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 18 - 11:14 a.m.  |  Save Story

A woman was hospitalized in serious condition after a skydiving accident in Tooele over the weekend. She was knocked unconscious while skydiving and landed on the roof of a home.
Teenagers rush to help Tooele couple after hearing cries for help at campground

Teenagers rush to help Tooele couple after hearing cries for help at campground

Shelby Lofton, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 18 - 8:04 a.m.  |  Save Story

A group of teenagers is being thanked for rescuing a Tooele man who experienced a seizure and fell into an active fire pit while camping.
Rare June freeze warning issued for parts of Utah; wind tied to some of 6,500 outages

Rare June freeze warning issued for parts of Utah; wind tied to some of 6,500 outages

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 17 - 7:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

Summer might start this week, but a low-pressure system arriving in Utah is forecast to feel quite wintry in some parts of Utah.
Deseret Peak Utah Temple dedication and open house dates announced

Deseret Peak Utah Temple dedication and open house dates announced

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 17 - 4:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

The open house for the Deseret Peak Utah Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will begin in September in Tooele ahead of its dedication on Nov. 10.
Good Samaritans take action after Tooele man badly burned at campsite

Good Samaritans take action after Tooele man badly burned at campsite

Shelby Lofton, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 17 - 7:15 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Tooele County family is thanking strangers who saved their father's life during a camping trip emergency. 
Skydiver in critical condition after main parachute didn't open

Skydiver in critical condition after main parachute didn't open

Sicily Stanton, KSL.com  |  Updated June 16 - 9:24 p.m.  |  Save Story

A skydiver in Tooele County is in critical condition after hitting a roof on a dive Sunday.
Tooele deputy accused of having relations with former inmate

Tooele deputy accused of having relations with former inmate

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 2:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Tooele County sheriff's deputy is accused of engaging in sexual relations with a woman who was an inmate at the jail and who was being supervised by the state.
On the Utah-Nevada border, a 'swing city' gears up for 2024

On the Utah-Nevada border, a 'swing city' gears up for 2024

Samuel Benson, Deseret News  |  Posted June 10 - 8:05 a.m.  |  Save Story

Straddling the border of Nevada and Utah, the community of Wendover is split in two. On the Nevada side, voters could help decide the next U.S. president. Across the street, in Utah, voters almost certainly won't.
1 dead, 1 in critical condition after head-on motorcycle crash

1 dead, 1 in critical condition after head-on motorcycle crash

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted June 9 - 10:50 a.m.  |  Save Story

One man is dead and another sustained serious injuries after a crash in Stansbury Park on Saturday.
Man found dead on Tooele trucking company grounds

Man found dead on Tooele trucking company grounds

Lauren Steinbrecher, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 6 - 1:59 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man was found dead on the grounds of a trucking company in North Tooele on Wednesday. The cause of death remains under investigation.
Despite warning signs, vehicles getting stuck in muddy Bonneville Salt Flats

Despite warning signs, vehicles getting stuck in muddy Bonneville Salt Flats

Adam Small, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted May 14 - 6:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

This time of year, the famous Bonneville Salt Flats might look the same on the surface, but experts warn that what's under that salt is very different now.
Tooele man accused of attacking brother with machete

Tooele man accused of attacking brother with machete

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 14 - 9:18 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Tooele man is accused of attacking his brother with a machete.
Utah man among thousands stranded in Brazil due to ruinous floods

Utah man among thousands stranded in Brazil due to ruinous floods

Garna Mejia, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 9 - 5:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Tooele man is among the thousands in southeastern Brazil who are stranded and displaced after catastrophic floods submerged entire cities.
Test drive turns into 3-hour kidnapping, police say

Test drive turns into 3-hour kidnapping, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 8 - 3:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

A woman who police say asked a man in West Jordan if she could test drive the car he was selling, was arrested in Tooele after driving for three hours and then breaking into a garage.
2 Utah projects get federal funding to help improve water systems in the West

2 Utah projects get federal funding to help improve water systems in the West

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted May 6 - 9:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation announced Monday $147 million in federal grants to help underserved communities dogged by water scarcity issues.
Body cameras capture sudden struggle in Tooele with alleged Proud Boys fugitive

Body cameras capture sudden struggle in Tooele with alleged Proud Boys fugitive

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 4 - 11:49 a.m.  |  Save Story

During a recent search for a fugitive inside a home on East Bench, police said they suddenly found themselves in a potentially dangerous struggle with someone else. It was a wanted fugitive from out-of-state they had no idea was in town.
Driver charged in rollover crash that ejected 4 friends, killing 1 a year ago

Driver charged in rollover crash that ejected 4 friends, killing 1 a year ago

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted April 24 - 4:41 p.m.  |  Save Story

A woman who police say was going over 100 mph when she lost control of her car and rolled, ejecting her four passengers, resulting in the death of one of them, is now facing criminal charges.
Woman killed in single-vehicle crash in Tooele County

Woman killed in single-vehicle crash in Tooele County

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Updated April 19 - 11:51 a.m.  |  Save Story

A woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash on state Route 73 in Tooele County on Friday morning.
Tooele ballet academy students to perform new ballet with music written for them

Tooele ballet academy students to perform new ballet with music written for them

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted April 14 - 3:39 p.m.  |  Save Story

Ballets typically include classic fairytales like "Cinderella," "Swan Lake" or "Sleeping Beauty," but the Tooele Valley Academy of Dance is preparing to perform its own, new ballet, inspired by a lesser-known Portuguese fairytale.
'Do you copy?': Utah students make contact with astronauts aboard International Space Station

'Do you copy?': Utah students make contact with astronauts aboard International Space Station

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted April 8 - 4:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

Students from six different Tooele schools on Monday were able to pose questions for astronaut Mike Barratt after making contact with the International Space Station.
Utah trooper who fell off bridge credits series of miracles for his survival

Utah trooper who fell off bridge credits series of miracles for his survival

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted April 4 - 4:30 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper critically injured from falling off a freeway overpass expressed his gratitude Thursday and described a series of miracles that helped save his life.
Report describes disturbing, 'destructive' behavior by 9-year-old accused of killing his father

Report describes disturbing, 'destructive' behavior by 9-year-old accused of killing his father

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted March 20 - 4:08 p.m.  |  Save Story

A new police report says a 9-year-old boy accused of shooting and killing his father in Tooele last month had displayed "destructive" and disturbing actions and tantrums.
Utah health department warns that dangerous, counterfeit car seats becoming more common

Utah health department warns that dangerous, counterfeit car seats becoming more common

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted March 17 - 7:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Tooele County Health Department is warning parents to be aware of the prevalence of counterfeit car seats on the market that endanger children.
Tomahawk seized in death of Tooele man allegedly killed by 9-year-old son

Tomahawk seized in death of Tooele man allegedly killed by 9-year-old son

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted March 14 - 10:34 a.m.  |  Save Story

A tomahawk-style hatchet with suspected blood on it was one of the items seized by police investigating the shooting death of a Tooele father, allegedly by his 9-year-old son.
22 of Utah's 29 counties grew in 2023. Here are the ones that topped the list

22 of Utah's 29 counties grew in 2023. Here are the ones that topped the list

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted March 14 - 8:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

About 60% of the U.S.'s counties experienced growth over the past year, including three-fourths of Utah's counties, per new federal data.
Man accused of transporting 153 pounds of marijuana arrested for 2nd time in Utah

Man accused of transporting 153 pounds of marijuana arrested for 2nd time in Utah

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted March 12 - 9:06 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Minnesota man who had a warrant tied to a 2021 drug-related charge in Tooele County was arrested Monday after troopers said they found about 153 pounds of marijuana in his car.
Playground fall survivor shares recovery story; expert explains safety guidelines

Playground fall survivor shares recovery story; expert explains safety guidelines

Shelby Lofton, KSL-TV  |  Posted March 7 - 2:49 p.m.  |  Save Story

Following the death of a Tooele boy on his school playground, some Utah families are reevaluating how safe outdoor equipment is.
Hotel owner indicted for failing to remove 3,330 tons of asbestos-containing debris

Hotel owner indicted for failing to remove 3,330 tons of asbestos-containing debris

Alexander Campbell, KSL-TV  |  Posted March 6 - 4:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

Nearly four years after the July 2020 fire at the Broadway Hotel in Tooele, a hotel owner has been federally indicted.
Stansbury Park store employees, locals rally together to help stranded farmers

Stansbury Park store employees, locals rally together to help stranded farmers

Shelby Lofton, KSL-TV  |  Posted March 5 - 5:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Tooele County community came to the rescue of a couple of strangers Saturday night.
Utah trio accused of falsely applying for pandemic payroll relief funds from government

Utah trio accused of falsely applying for pandemic payroll relief funds from government

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted March 5 - 10:59 a.m.  |  Save Story

Three Tooele residents are facing federal charges accusing them of applying fraudulently for more than $400,000 in government relief during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Family of boy who died falling from playground slide sues school district

Family of boy who died falling from playground slide sues school district

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted March 4 - 4:12 p.m.  |  Save Story

A wrongful death lawsuit was filed Monday against the Tooele County School District for the death of a young boy who fell from a playground slide a year ago.
Repairs planned for vandalized headstones at Grantsville City Cemetery

Repairs planned for vandalized headstones at Grantsville City Cemetery

Cary Schwanitz, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 22 - 10:51 p.m.  |  Save Story

Representatives from the Grantsville Public Works Department and the State Historic Preservation Office met with the mayor this week to discuss repairing several damaged headstones at the city's cemetery.
Get Gephardt: Ticketmaster seizes back purchased seats

Get Gephardt: Ticketmaster seizes back purchased seats

Matt Gephardt and Cimaron Neugebauer, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 22 - 5:36 p.m.  |  Save Story

Imagine buying tickets to a show, then having the seller refuse to give them to you. That's what happened to a Utah woman when she got a refund she didn't ask for.
9-year-old arrested in Tooele killing not too young to be charged, ex-chief says

9-year-old arrested in Tooele killing not too young to be charged, ex-chief says

Lauren Steinbrecher, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 21 - 11:43 a.m.  |  Save Story

A homicide investigation in Tooele is proving so shocking, that even the most seasoned police veterans say they've never seen anything like it.
Missing Tooele mother of 2 found dead in Salt Lake City

Missing Tooele mother of 2 found dead in Salt Lake City

Shara Park, KSL-TV  |  Updated Feb. 21 - 10:51 a.m.  |  Save Story

The body of a missing Utah mother was discovered in Salt Lake City on Tuesday night, Tooele police said.
Police: 9-year-old Tooele child arrested after shooting, killing family member

Police: 9-year-old Tooele child arrested after shooting, killing family member

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 20 - 12:12 p.m.  |  Save Story

A 9-year-old child was arrested after police say the child shot an adult family member, who later died from his injuries.
Reward offered for information on Grantsville Cemetery vandals

Reward offered for information on Grantsville Cemetery vandals

Brianna Chavez, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 19 - 8:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

After hearing about the vandalism of headstones in the Grantsville City Cemetery, a local business and anonymous donors are offering a reward to anyone who could help police find those responsible.
Vandals damage several Grantsville City Cemetery headstones

Vandals damage several Grantsville City Cemetery headstones

Lauren Steinbrecher, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 16 - 12:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

Residents are upset, hurt and wondering who vandalized several historic headstones in the Grantsville cemetery.
Utah name among a dozen targeted for change, due to use of racially charged language

Utah name among a dozen targeted for change, due to use of racially charged language

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 6 - 12:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

The initiative spurred by a Native American group and a Black Lives Matter chapter takes aim at place names offensive to racial and ethnic groups.
Brand new deputy remembered as hero for saving girlfriend from icy reservoir

Brand new deputy remembered as hero for saving girlfriend from icy reservoir

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 31 - 5:17 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office is remembering new deputy Emaloni Takitoa Lutui as a hero after he died saving a woman from an icy reservoir.
Charges: Utahn found dead stole baby formula, CPAP masks to fund cars, trips, comic books

Charges: Utahn found dead stole baby formula, CPAP masks to fund cars, trips, comic books

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 31 - 5:17 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Stansbury Park man found dead Tuesday from an apparent suicide had been charged with stealing materials from Intermountain Healthcare and selling them for $1.5 million over five years.
Police identify Taylorsville man who died trying to help woman in Tooele reservoir

Police identify Taylorsville man who died trying to help woman in Tooele reservoir

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan. 31 - 11:16 a.m.  |  Save Story

A 20-year-old Taylorsville man was identified Wednesday as the man who died Monday while trying to rescue a woman at Settlement Canyon Reservoir in Tooele County.
Police searching for Tooele man missing one week

Police searching for Tooele man missing one week

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 22 - 6:58 p.m.  |  Save Story

Police are asking for the public's help in finding a Tooele man who has been missing for a week.
Tooele man arrested, accused of killing woman's cat

Tooele man arrested, accused of killing woman's cat

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 22 - 9:26 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Tooele man was arrested over the weekend after police say he beat a cat with shovel and then put its remains in a garbage can.
Tooele man charged with placing small camera outside neighbor girl's window

Tooele man charged with placing small camera outside neighbor girl's window

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 16 - 1:17 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Tooele man was charged Tuesday with sexual exploitation of a minor after police say he placed a camera outside of a neighbor girl's window.
80% of brakes on semitruck that crashed into Tooele dealership were not functioning properly

80% of brakes on semitruck that crashed into Tooele dealership were not functioning properly

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 11 - 1:18 p.m.  |  Save Story

A newly released final report on the semitruck that crashed into 33 vehicles and a car dealership in Tooele in November determined the vehicle should not have been on the road because of faulty brakes.
Tooele man charged with inappropriately touching girl at Halloween attraction

Tooele man charged with inappropriately touching girl at Halloween attraction

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 10 - 6:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Tooele man was charged Wednesday with child sex abuse after police say he inappropriately touched a teenage girl at a haunted house in Lehi.
1 dead in I-80 rollover in Tooele County

1 dead in I-80 rollover in Tooele County

Matt Brooks, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 30 - 6:37 p.m.  |  Save Story

One person is dead in a rollover on I-80 in Tooele County on Saturday, the Utah Highway Patrol said.
New survivor advocacy center opens in Tooele

New survivor advocacy center opens in Tooele

Lindsay Aerts, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 28 - 11:31 a.m.  |  Save Story

A new survivor advocacy center opened in Tooele Wednesday, dedicated to helping victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.
Tooele woman faces charge after 1-year-old tests positive for meth

Tooele woman faces charge after 1-year-old tests positive for meth

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 27 - 7:42 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Tooele woman who babysat a toddler while the mother went to work is facing a felony charge after police say the toddler tested positive for methamphetamine.
3 Utahns were kidnapped, murdered and buried in Tooele mountains, police say

3 Utahns were kidnapped, murdered and buried in Tooele mountains, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 20 - 5:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

West Valley police say they have solved the case of three Utahns who have been missing for over a year. Their bodies were discovered buried in a remote area of Tooele County.
Man flown to hospital in critical condition after rollover crash in Tooele County

Man flown to hospital in critical condition after rollover crash in Tooele County

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 19 - 7:19 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man was hospitalized in critical condition after a rollover crash on I-80 Tuesday.
Dugway Proving Ground will be new landing site for future Boeing Starliner missions

Dugway Proving Ground will be new landing site for future Boeing Starliner missions

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 18 - 2:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah's West Desert will soon be the primary and backup landing site for future Boeing Starliner missions.