SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC 4 UTAH) - A developer's idea for a major intersection could mean big changes to a Sugarhouse staple. 2100 East and 2100 South could be getting a face-lift if the city changes its zoning laws. The developer told some Sugarhouse leaders he wants to put up a five-story building with retail on the ground floor.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) – The people determining the Utah State Prison's fate are taking a step back. A commission is reassessing 26 potential prison sites, after announcing they had four predominant possibilities last week. You would probably never guess that the quiet Harvest Hills neighborhood of Saratoga Springs would ever develop into a prison community. People
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Utah) - Leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints held a second disciplinary council and have denied Kate Kelly’s appeal of the decision to excommunicate her. Kelly, one of the founders of Ordain Women, was disciplined in June after a trial was held. According to the group, excommunication is the most extreme
SALT LAKE CITY (GOOD 4 UTAH) - The Utah Highway Patrol will be out in full force this Halloween weekend looking for impaired drivers. The extra patrol is all part of UHP's Annual Halloween Blitz. "Halloween is starting to become, if not the most, drinking holiday other than New Years, said said Sgt. Todd Royce with Utah Highway Patrol.
CLEARFIELD, Utah (ABC 4 UTAH) - A Clearfield pediatrician was arrested early Friday morning and charged with 8 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. Police officers from the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) had investigated Dr. Taylor Steven Jerman for two months before making the arrest. Officers found hundreds of images containing child pornography on Dr. Jerman's
(CNN) -- Whew. After 48 days of living with helicopters, heavily armed police officers, the rumors and constant questions -- where is he? -- the people of northeast Pennsylvania can finally relax. The manhunt for Matthew Eric Frein, accused of killing a Pennsylvania state trooper, is over. Heavily armed U.S. marshals captured Frein on Thursday night and turned him over
CEDAR CITY, Utah (ABC 4 UTAH) - Police have arrested two more suspects in a fatal shooting that took place in Cedar City earlier this month. Shawn Multine was shot and killed in the area of 535 North 100 East. Police have arrested Multine's step-daughter, Clarissa Bulletts, 18, and Eric Rodriguez, 29. Police say Bullets drove the alleged shooter, Angelo
ST GEORGE (ABC 4 Utah) – 28-year-old Tyler Fox had just started working as a Corrections officer at the Kane County Public Safety Complex when detectives found he was having an illicit relationship with a 15-year-old boy. Kane County Sheriff Lamont Smith said the boy's father found inappropriate text messages from Fox. The father then posed as his son on
PARK CITY, Utah (ABC 4 UTAH) - We're less than 24 hours from "trick or treaters" ringing your doorbell. Most of those kids are expecting a treat. But some health professionals say this time of year could jump start a very real and powerful sugar addiction. There's nothing like fresh baked cookies just ask the owner of Park City's LuAnn's
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Utah) - It's a tight race for Utah's 4th Congressional District. The election is only days away, and the polls show candidates Mia Love and Doug Owens are closer than ever. ABC 4 Utah spoke to experts and voters Thursday to find out why. It's coming down to the wire for Utah's 4th Congressional Candidates
OGDEN, Utah (ABC 4 News) - The Ogden woman accused of killing her girlfriend will spend the next 30 days in jail without bail while her new attorney reviews her case. The 22-year-old appeared in court Thursday. "I hope Victoria rots in jail," said Alisha Critchlow. Strong words from a group that used to call Victoria Mendoza a friend. "it's
WEST JORDAN, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) A 65-year-old man is dead after an auto-pedestrian crash Thursday night. Antonio Vigil was hit around 7:10 p.m. at 2400 West 7800 South in West Jordan. West Jordan police say the man was taken to Intermountain Medical Center where he later died.
WEST VALLEY CITY (ABC 4 Utah) - Crews have rescued one person who was trapped under an SUV after an automobile- pedestrian accident Thursday evening. It happened in the area of 2842 South 3200 West in West Valley City. Police say this situation is a case of distracted driving. The victim, a 16-year-old boy, is in serious condition, but expected
Utah is known around the world for the beauty of our public lands. From our farmlands to the mountains and our natural parks. We use the lands for agriculture, recreation, energy and communities. Our population is expected to increase by 2.5 million in 35 years. That increase will require us to decide how we will balance all these issues. Envision
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) – Local researchers are one step closer to figuring out what causes autism. Up until now, scientists knew of nine genes that contribute to autism, but with the help of 14,000 volunteers and 37 institutions, researchers at The University of Utah have recently discovered 24 more. Their report is the product of the
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah- (ABC 4 Utah) – With just days until decision time, the race in Utah's 4th Congressional District is heating up. Both major party candidates hit the airwaves for a final public debate on The Doug Wright Show on Thursday. The conversation got feisty on the topic of student loans. Republican Mia Love says the federal government
SPRINGVILLE, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - A family is trying to come to grips with a possible murder-suicide. It involves five members of a Springville family that were found dead in late September. Wednesday a search warrant filed by police determined the deaths were not accidental. But it stopped short of who may have caused this. When police first came
Miss United Nations USA is a scholarship pageant, providing more than $4,000 worth of tuition assistance to contestants this year. Each contestant must choose a platform, a cause or charity that they will advocate and carry out an action plan for during their year of service. 2014 marks the 5th year for the pageant. There are 18 contestants, each representing
CLEARFIELD, UTAH - A 4-year-old is expected to make a full recovery after being attacked Wednesday by the family dog in Clearfield. The dog was new to joining the family after just two weeks. "Horrific, Horrific event that happened. We hear that he had a successful surgery last night, he's expected to make a recovery and not life threatening injuries
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 UTAH) - A new UtahPolicy.com poll says 44% of Utahns would like to ditch Daylight Saving Time. 37% of Utahns said they would like to keep the current system while 19% say they would want to be on the plan all year long. For more information, visit UtahPolicy.com .
(CNN) -- In any other circumstance, it would be the furthest thing from a headline: Maine nurse leaves home on bike. And yet Thursday, when Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend left their house in the tiny town of Fort Kent and pedaled along a long country road, law enforcement vehicles took off after her. About an hour later, they came
RIVERDALE, Utah (ABC 4 UTAH) - Police arrested a man who robbed a Walmart early Thursday morning. According to police reports Justin Adams walked into the Riverdale Walmart just before 2 a.m. on Thursday with a sawed-off rifle demanding money. "Usually these type of aggravates robberies are with hand guns or some other type of weapon like knives," said Lt.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) Apple CEO Tim Cook came out Thursday, acknowledging publicly for the first time that he is gay. "Let me be clear: I'm proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me," he wrote in a column in Bloomberg Businessweek. In his column, the Apple (AAPL, Tech30) chief said that
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Utah) - A driver apparently made a wrong turn and ended up on the Legacy Bridge Wednesday afternoon. In case you don't know, that's not a road. It's a pedestrian bridge. Right now, officials aren't sure how the car ended up there. They're actively trying to figure out how to get the car down.
SPRINGVILLE, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) UPDATE: The Strack Family released the following statement as reaction to new information released Wednesday. "The search warrant released yesterday was shocking to our family and unfortunately it begins to confirm our suspicions. We are upset about this new information and are struggling as we are forced to relive this horrible tragedy. We are currently
CLEARFIELD, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - A 4-year-old boy was airlifted to Primary Children's Hospital Wednesday afternoon after he was attacked by the family dog. A two-year-old, neutered pit bull type dog attacked the boy between 12:30 and 1 p.m. in the area of State Street and 11000 South in Clearfield. There are no witnesses to the attack. The boy's
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Sports) - Dres Anderson has played his last game for the University of Utah. The Utes leading receiver suffered a season-ending knee injury against USC Saturday night. The senior, who cannot obtain a medical redshirt, injured himself during the final drive of the Utes dramatic 24-21 win over USC Saturday night. He had surgery Wednesday
SPANISH FORK (ABC4 News) -Hundreds of thousands of people around the world are viewing the wild finish of a Utah high school football game that some are calling the "Maple Mountain Miracle". Maple Mountain High School trailed Spanish Fork 14-11 with 3.7 seconds remaining in Tuesday night's Region 8 Play-In Game in Provo. Dons quarterback Jason Money just needed to
SPRINGVILLE Utah (ABC 4 Utah) -Search warrants released Wednesday could shed some light on what happened to the Strack family. Five members, including the parents and three children were found dead in September . The preliminary autopsy reports showed no signs of trauma like that from a gunshot or knife. These documents say that when police entered the home and
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Utah) - Alliance for a Better UTAH released Wednesday the results of a survey of employees in the Utah attorney general’s office. In conjunction with the report’s release, Maryann Martindale, Better UTAH executive director, has released the following statement: “Beginning in early summer our office began to receive a number of anonymous complaints from employees