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OREM, Utah — Police in Orem are asking for help finding two juveniles they described as runaways. Police are looking for 12-year-old Patton Soyer Graves, who goes by Soyer, and another 15-year-old boy who they have not yet named. The pair walked away from a behavioral hospital Sunday and the two may be together. Soyer is 4’10” and weighs 95 pounds. He has blond hair and blue eyes and was last seen wearing a T-shirt and jeans. The boy has […]
PROVO, Utah — Brigham Young University has extended football coach Kalani Sitake’s contract through the 2023 season. In a press release issued Monday, the school states the extension was first announced in the team’s locker room following Saturday’s 42-10 win over Idaho State. “We are pleased to announce a contract extension for Kalani,” BYU Director of Athletics Tom Holmoe said. “We believe in him and the direction of the program. Together we are committed to creating a bright future for […]
WASATCH COUNTY, Utah — One person was killed and two people were injured after a crash involving a pickup and a semi truck on US-40 Friday morning. The Utah Highway Patrol said the crash occurred around 10:30 a.m. on US 40 near mile marker 29, which is south of Heber City. UHP states witnesses reported seeing the driver of an eastbound pickup going at a high rate of speed before the driver suddenly turned into the westbound lane of travel, […]
CEDAR CITY, Utah — Former ambassador and former Utah governor Jon Huntsman Jr. officially entered the race for governor on Thursday. Appearing before a crowd at Southern Utah University’s Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service, Huntsman detailed his policy positions and why he chose to seek his old office after a decade away. “I’m not a politician and forgive me for that. I’m not a good politician,” he said. “I’m a public servant. Which is different.” Taking audience questions, […]
LOGAN, Utah — Utah State University Police are asking for help locating a man last seen more than a week ago. The agency is looking for 19-year-old Christian Reyes Barajas, who was reported missing from USU on November 7. Barajas is described as a Native American male who stands 5’10” and weighs 300 pounds. He has brown eyes and brown hair, which he wears short. He is pictured in the flyer embedded below. Anyone who sees Barajas or who has […]
SALT LAKE CITY — A missing man who suffers from dementia was located safely Friday morning after police activated a Silver Alert. Salt Lake City Police were asking for help finding 79-year-old Raymond Vialpando but said he was found safe around 6:30 a.m. Police said the man was located in his vehicle about two hours after the alert was issued and he is not injured. The Silver Alert Program was enacted by the Utah Legislature in 2019. The alerts are […]
Today’s spacewalk is underway! 👨🚀👨🚀At 6:39am ET, @AstroDrewMorgan and @Astro_Luca set their spacesuits to battery power, marking the beginning of a 6.5 hour spacewalk to repair a cosmic ray detector. Watch live coverage: https://t.co/OOqcxiShFH — NASA (@NASA) November 15, 2019 INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION — Two astronauts will spend more than 6 hours in space suits repairing a cosmic ray detector Friday morning. Andrew Morgan and Luca Parmitano began their spacewalk at 4:39 a.m. MT, and the repair job is expected […]
FORT DUCHESNE, Utah — The Bureau of Indian Affairs Fort Duchesne Police Department is asking for help finding a woman, saying they are concerned for her safety. The department has been looking for Raisa Garfield since Tuesday night. “She is not in any trouble, but we are concerned for her safety due to personal actions and comments,” the department states. Anyone who sees the woman or who has knowledge of her whereabouts is asked to call the BIA or their […]
SALT LAKE CITY — Police say a man accused of severely choking a woman and attacking several police officers who responded has previous warrants for domestic violence. Lt. Dave Cracroft with Salt Lake City Police said officers were called to an apartment complex at 756 North 900 West because a woman was running down the hall screaming “He is trying to kill me.” Officers arrived and found the woman was conscious but said she had been severely choked and assaulted. […]
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah has the lowest rate of new lung cancer cases in the country, according to a newly released report from the American Lung Association. But the Beehive State also has one of the lowest rates of screenings among those who qualify, just 2.5 percent. The “State of Lung Cancer” report for 2019 estimates 780 Utah residents will be diagnosed with lung cancer in 2019. Nationally the report revealed a positive trend in the survival rate of […]
UPDATE: Granite School District said as of 8:37 a.m. the lockdown has been lifted. No further details about the original suspicious person call were released. Previous story continues below: MAGNA, Utah — Matheson Jr. High is on lockdown Tuesday morning as a precautionary measure after a report of a suspicious person on campus. Granite School District tweeted about the lockdown around 8 a.m., saying there is no direct threat associated with the incident. The district states a suspicious person was […]
UPDATE: The teens have been found safely. Original story: WEST JORDAN, Utah — Police in West Jordan are asking for help locating two teen girls who ran away from home. Officer Scott List with West Jordan Police said they are asking for the public’s help in locating two 14-year-old girls. Ava is 5-feet, 4-inches tall an weighs 125 pounds. She is pictured in the photo attached to this article. Jayden is 5-feet, 6-inches tall and weighs 125 pounds. Police did […]