SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Utah) - 30 thousand dollars. That is how much money Utahns have lost this year from bogus IRS phone calls. The Utah Department of Commerce says threatening and harassing phone calls target everyone, but the scammers seem to prey the most on senior citizens. In fact, Norma Matheson - the wife of former Utah governor
Monday morning the company that revolutionized the way we listen to music and use our phones is betting it can do the same with the way we pay. "Is this a cash killer?" asked ABC News' Rebecca Jarvis. "I don't want to carry cash." It's one of the most buzzed about features on the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6
OGDEN, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - A woman is behind bars in Ogden accused of not only stabbing her boyfriend but also trying to stab her neighbor. Police say Isamar Miranda stabbed her boyfriend then wouldn't allow him to leave their apartment. He eventually snuck out and went to a neighbor to call 9-1-1. When Miranda found out she tried
PROVO, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - Megan Huntsman, the woman accused of killing six of her newborns and then storing their bodies in her garage will have a preliminary hearing in December. The 39-year-old made a brief court appearance Monday morning where attorneys set the day for a hearing where a judge will hear a review of the evidence in
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Utah) The woman accused of dumping her newborn baby in a garbage can was in court Monday for a bail hearing. Alicia Englert is currently facing an attempted murder charge after police say she put her baby in a trash can back in August. A judge reduced her bail from $500,000 to $25,000 but he
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 UTAH) - It is Domestic Violence month and Utah has actually seen a spike in domestic violence deaths over the last 9 months. The latest case involved 21-year-old Victoria Mendoza who was arrested for killing her girlfriend 21-year-old Tawnee Baird. Police found Baird's body early Saturday morning in an Ogden parking lot located at 2484
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Utah) - The charges against former Attorney General Mark Shurtleff are too vague. That's what his attorney told a district court judge Monday. Richard Van Waggoner asked the judge for a hearing to dismiss the charges because of the prosecution's refusal to be more specific. Both Shurtleff and former Attorney General John Swallow were excused for
SALT LAKE (Good 4 Utah Sports) - A lot happened this past week. We were at it all. From Oregon to Provo. Find our whole show, segment by awesome segment, by clicking the video above.
HOLLADAY, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) – Friends and family of a murder victim are opening up about the dangerous warning sings preceding the attack. Police found 21 year-old Tawnee Baird dead in a West Ogden parking lot, early Saturday morning. Baird's girlfriend, 21 year-old Victoria Mendoza, admitted to stabbing the woman to death during an argument. "She just kept repeating,
AMERICAN FORK, Utah (Good 4 Utah) - A woman is reaching out to ask for your help, after she found a special gem at a yard sale. Rachel Banks purchased a flag in a case, but on the bottom of it was a hero's name: Henry H. Thiel, who was born in February of 1920 and died in December of
RIVERTON, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - The Utah National Guard says it did not provide weapons, ammunition, nor ranges used during the live-fire shots of the Hot Shots production based upon preliminary findings of the investigation launched Oct 14. Limited filming at Camp Williams with Guard personnel and equipment was confirmed with a senior non-commissioned officer of Headquarters Company 19th Special Forces Group as
OGDEN , Utah (ABC 4 Utah)- A 22-year-old is behind bars after police say she admitted she stabbed her domestic partner to death. The suspect, Victoria Mendoza, was arrested on suspicion of first-degree felony murder in a West Ogden parking lot at 2484 E avenue around 1:00 a.m. Saturday morning. Investigators believe she got in a fight with
PROVO, Utah (Good 4 Utah Sports) – Nevada scored 29 unanswered points in the second half to hand BYU football its third-consecutive loss as the Cougars fell 42-35 Saturday night at LaVell Edwards Stadium. “First of all, this time period I’m challenging these kids. It’s time for cleaner execution,” head coach Bronco Mendenhall said. “It’s time for a collective group
FORT COLLINS, COLO. (Good 4 Utah Sports) - Jared Roberts kicked a 46-yard field goal as time expired and Garrett Grayson threw for 243 yards, including a long pass to get Colorado State into field goal range, as the Rams rallied for a 16-13 win over Utah State on Saturday night. The Rams (6-1, 2-1 Mountain West) appeared poised to
SANDY, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) – A world-famous child abduction survivor offered fellow trauma survivors words of hope, Saturday night. More than 12 years have passed since Elizabeth Smart was kidnapped from her Salt Lake home. Family, friends, and fellow Utahans frantically searched for the young teenager until she was found. Now, Smart is giving back to Utah by sharing
SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - Protesters gathered to demand 'justice for Darrien Hunt,' after an independent autopsy showed officers shot him from behind. "Shot in the back for being black! Shot in the back for being black!" protesters chanted, at a rally outside the Saratoga Springs Police Department, Saturday. Twenty-two year old Darrien Hunt was, indeed, black, but
Portland (Good 4 Utah Sports) - The Portland Timbers and Real Salt Lake shared the spoils in an entertaining scoreless draw on Friday at Providence Park. Caleb Porter's team entered the match one point behind Vancouver Whitecaps FC for the fifth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference, and while the club would have preferred all three points, one
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Utah) - The family of Darrien Hunt says Saratoga Springs officers used excessive force when they fatally shot the 22-year-old outside a Panda Express last month. Now they say they have the independent autopsy to prove it. During a press conference Friday Susan Hunt, Darrien's mother, said she has heard nothing from police or investigators
WOODLAND HILLS, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - Utah Division of Wildlife Resources officials captured a bear in Woodland Hills Thursday. The bear had been hanging out near the town for about five weeks. Many residents were familiar with the bear and had seen it around regularly. The bear didn't show any signs of leaving and officials weren't having success setting
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Utah) - The search is on Friday for three men behind a home invasion in Salt Lake City. Police said the men committed a violent robbery and they need your help to find them. Two 18 year old women who live near 500 E. 900 S. in Salt Lake City are recovering from a frightening
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - West Valley City is celebrating women this weekend and they want you to join in. It's the Women in Motion Conference. State Senator Karen Mayne talks more about the conference. EVENT DETAILS What: Women in Motion Conference Where: Utah Cultural Celebration Center 1355 West 3100 South West Valley City When: Saturday, October
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Utah) - Salt Lake County is launching a new plan to address a public health issue that many people probably aren't comfortable talking about. It's pornography. Salt Lake County officials believe it is having a negative impact on Utah communities. Salt Lake County Councilwoman, Amiee Winder Newton, and Ryan Werner, Director of Operations for Fight
MESQUITE (ABC 4 Utah) - Three-year-old Tommy Morrissey from Palm Beach, Florida is an incredibly skilled 1-armed golfer. "We found out he was going to be born without his arm at approximately 15 weeks. It was shocking to us. Everybody has their visions of the perfect child. We learned how to get ourselves prepared for a different way of life,"
SALT LAKE (Good 4 Utah Sports) - All the local sports content from Friday, in on place. This video includes: * Recap of the University of Utah's thrilling victory over Oregon State. * Bronco Mendenhall's take on the rash of ankle injuries. * How Will Johnson's absence will affect Portland against RSL. Enjoy.
OGDEN, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - One of the state's first overnight shelters for homeless teens is opening its doors in Ogden. But it still needs a little help from the community to get the "Youth Futures Shelter" up and running. The rooms are still empty and the floors need some care, but this old group home is just what
SOUTH SALT LAKE (ABC 4 UTAH) -Police are combing over a very wide crime scene. A 42-year-old woman is recovering after being shot in the leg. "There is a significant amount of blood loss at the scene so I would put her in critical at this time," says Executive Officer Gary Keller. Police say two people called in the shooting.
LITTLE COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - Joshua Linares, 19, of West Jordan is dead after a fall in Little Cottonwood Canyon. Unified police say Linares is an experienced hiker. Police say he told his family where he was going. Crews were sent out to look for Linares after 8:30 p.m. Thursday when his family had not heard from
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (GOOD 4 UTAH) - Whether you're a scary clown, your favorite rock star or the President of the United States, you may be sending a message about your personality. "I definitely think it's a time for people to reflect who they would like to be or who their heroes are or try to be who they
CORVALLIS, Ore. (Good 4 Utah Sports) - Devontae Booker ran for a 19-yard touchdown in the second overtime, giving 20th-ranked Utah a 29-23 overtime victory over Oregon State on Thursday night at Reser Stadium. The Beavers (4-2, 1-2 Pac-12) failed to score on their second possession of the overtime. Trevor Romaine, who kicked three field goals earlier, including one to
ANAHEIM, Calif. (Good 4 Utah Sports) - Gordon Hayward scored 16 points to lead a balanced offense and the Utah Jazz beat the Los Angeles Lakers 119-86 in a preseason game Thursday night. Kobe Bryant had 27 points on 10 for 23 in 28 minutes for the Lakers (1-3). Carlos Boozer scored 17 points and Jordan Hill finished with 12