Josh Ellis

Elephants leaving Utah’s Hogle Zoo after more than 100 years of care

Utah's Hogle Zoo elephants Christie and Zuri will be transferred to another accredited zoo, ending the zoo's continuous care of elephants after more than 100 years.
1 year ago

Utah roads, parks close due to flooding and high runoff levels

Several roads were closed due to flooding Tuesday morning, and warm temperatures will keep rivers and creeks running high throughout the day.
1 year ago

Flood watches and advisories in effect across Utah; US 89 closed at US 6/Thistle Junction

A flood warning has been issued for Emigration Creek in Salt Lake City as U.S. Highway 89 was closed at the U.S. 6 junction in Spanish Fork Canyon due to flooding along Thistle Creek Monday morning. 
1 year ago

Deputies identify man who died at Spanish Fork Canyon hot springs

A man who was found unresponsive at Fifth Water Hot Springs in Spanish Fork Canyon has died, according to deputies with the Utah County Sheriff's Office.
1 year ago

Edge Homes demolishes remaining portion of partially collapsed Draper home

The remaining part of a home that collapsed and fell into a Draper ravine over the weekend is set to be demolished.
1 year ago

New wildfire threatening infrastructure in Uintah County

Crews have responded to a new wildfire that is threatening residents and infrastructure south of Fort Duchesne.
1 year ago

PHOTOS: Northern lights shine across parts of Utah

Aurora borealis, also known as the northern lights, lit up skies across northern Utah overnight. Local NASA ambassador Patrick Wiggins said while it's not rare to see the lights in Utah, it is uncommon.
1 year ago

Draper homes evacuated after two houses collapse, slide down hillside

A pair of homes in a Draper neighborhood were destroyed after the hillside they were built on gave way overnight, leading to the evacuation of nearby houses.
1 year ago

Officer injured, suspect dead after shooting in West Jordan

A West Jordan police officer was injured and a man was killed in a shooting near a West Jordan apartment complex early Saturday morning.
1 year ago

Maverik to buy Midwest convenience store chain Kum & Go

Maverik announced plans to acquire Kum & Go, a family-owned convenience store chain with over 400 locations across 13 states, and Solar Transport, a tank truck carrier and logistic provider.
1 year ago

Gov. Cox undergoes routine medical procedure, designates Lt. Gov. Henderson as acting governor

Gov. Spencer Cox issued a declaration of temporary disability and designated Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson to assume the duties and powers of governor while he underwent a routine medical procedure Friday morning.
1 year ago

Man shot, injured by West Valley police after suspected DUI stop; gun recovered by officers

A man was shot and injured by a West Valley police officer Thursday night after a suspected DUI stop where officials say they recovered a gun they believe belonged to the suspect.
1 year ago

Man dead after being buried in roof avalanche near Brighton

Police say a man was killed after being buried by a roof avalanche at a cabin in Big Cottonwood Canyon.
1 year ago

Appeals court reinstates $98M verdict awarded to Susan Cox Powell’s parents

The $98.5 million verdict a jury awarded to the parents of Susan Cox Powell in 2020 has been reinstated by a Washington appeals court.
1 year ago

Man partially buried after trench collapses at Spanish Fork construction site

A 25-year-old man was partially buried after a trench collapsed at a Spanish Fork construction site Tuesday morning.
1 year ago

Driver killed in single-vehicle crash on I-15 in Draper

One person has died following a crash on northbound Interstate 15 near the 11400 South exit in Draper.
1 year ago

Mudslide, crashes temporarily close EB I-80 in Parleys Canyon

State troopers have closed eastbound Interstate 80 near the Emigration Canyon exit in Parleys Canyon due to a mudslide.
1 year ago

MLB to Utah? Plans unveiled to build ‘shovel-ready’ ballpark at SLC site

Could a Major League Baseball franchise be on its way to the Beehive State? If so, a new ballpark is set to welcome it to Salt Lake City's west side.
1 year ago

Kaysville homes evacuated as flooding damages road; SLC park closed as creek overflows

Twenty-five homes have been evacuated as a precaution as spring runoff flooded and damaged a road in a Kaysville neighborhood Wednesday morning.
1 year ago

Small plane makes emergency landing on West Davis Corridor

Police say no injuries were reported after a small plane was forced to make an emergency landing on the under-construction West Davis Corridor on Monday.
1 year ago

Kearns High teacher named final ‘Most Valuable Educator’ by Utah Jazz, Instructure

A math teacher at Kearns High School was named the final “Most Valuable Educator” by the Utah Jazz and Instructure, parent company of Canvas.
1 year ago

Juvenile in custody for West Valley City elementary school attempted kidnapping

Police said that the suspect for Friday's assault and attempted kidnapping is in custody as of Saturday. 
1 year ago

Little Cottonwood Canyon closed after some downhill traffic allowed to leave

UDOT crews are allowing vehicles to leave Little Cottonwood Canyon for the first time since Monday as avalanche cleanup work continues.
1 year ago

No injuries after natural avalanche in Little Cottonwood forces Alta, Snowbird back into interlodge

Both Alta and Snowbird returned to interlodge Thursday after a natural avalanche occurred in Little Cottonwood Canyon.
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