Brooke Williams


Newly renovated disc golf course at Goblin Valley State Park is open

 The sandstone "hoodoo" formations designated in Goblin Valley State Park are part of a disc golf course, which was recently renovated and is now open, just in time for spooky season.
1 day ago

Attempted kidnapping near Utah junior high has school, police warning parents

Attempted kidnapping in Taylorsville near junior high school is being investigated.
4 days ago

Utah’s Best Friends Animal Society breaks ground on staff housing project

The Best Friends Animal Society is building 24 housing units for it's employees in an effort to retain staff at their headquarters in Southern Utah.
4 days ago

UTA cutting back bus routes due to short-staffing

Utah Transit Authority is implementing route changes in December, as well as company procedures, because of staffing shortages. Less frequent busses are necessary given the current staff, and additional employee benefits are an effort to recruit people to operate busses.
5 days ago

Paraglider in critical condition after Olympus Cove crash

Paraglider crashed into mountain and was hoisted by Life Flight to the U of U in critical condition.
8 days ago

Stolen vehicle fled from UHP at traffic stop and crashed

A vehicle, which was stolen out of Sandy, was to be pulled over by UHP when it fled and crashed with other cars.
8 days ago

Rumors of a weapon at Hillcrest High School football game put to rest

Rumors of a weapon at a Hillcrest High School football game are put to rest.
9 days ago

Highland High School makes sure all students can participate in homecoming dance Saturday

“We are happy to announce that this year’s Homecoming Dance is FREE. Dresses, suits, transportation, and a free Chick-fil-A dinner will make for a fun tradition for all students to enjoy.”
9 days ago

Road rage chase leads to assault, man booked in jail

A man is in jail after a road rage chase that ended with the assault of a 16-year-old driver and a 20-year-old passenger near Washington Terrace late Wednesday night.
11 days ago

Avian flu may threaten birds and dogs this hunting season

SALT LAKE CITY — Avian influenza is threatening many species of birds across Utah. The Division of Wildlife Resources cautions hunters to be careful in their practice this season with tips to keep them and their hunting dogs safe. The virus is highly contagious and causes a high mortality among domestic birds like ducks and […]
12 days ago

Free-entry to all national parks and monuments Saturday

National Parks free entry on September 24.
12 days ago

Officers searching for aggravated kidnapping suspect near Midvale

MIDVALE, Utah — Police were able to identify an individual wanted for aggravated kidnaping due to his criminal record. Sgt. Melody Cutler of UPD said officers were trying to locate the suspect, and did find him. He fled and officers did not pursue. They later discovered that he had ran through a fence. Cutler said they […]
15 days ago

Multiple shots fired in fight outside party in Roy Saturday

ROY, Utah — Police are investigating a shooting that involved several shots fired outside an event center near 5400 South and 1950 West in Roy. Officers responded to the scene 11p.m. Saturday where they discovered a party was being held nearby, many people had left. “The party goers from that event were outside and a […]
15 days ago

Utah libraries standing against censorship and book-banning

Banned Books Week 2022 celebrated in libraries across the state with events and open discussions and book clubs and more.
15 days ago

Man injured and SUV ‘mangled’ in crash with semi-truck

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City Police remind community of safe driving habits after a high speed crash injured a 65-year-old man Saturday morning. Police received multiple calls at 8:42 a.m. reporting a crash involving a semi-truck and a “mangled” SUV near 800 N. 300 West. Officers investigated the scene while the Salt Lake City […]
16 days ago

National Adoption Weekend: It’s not too late to help local shelters combat growing animal welfare crisis

SALT LAKE CITY — Best Friends Animal Society is joining forces with a network of shelters across the U.S. to host another adoption weekend, encouraging people to volunteer in shelters, foster pets to help find them homes, and to adopt, not buy, their next pet. “There is a growing shelter crisis across the country and the […]
16 days ago

Wheelchair Palooza teaches wheelchair users how to skate

PARK CITY, Utah — Wheelchair users, friends, and families are invited to Woodward skate parks Saturday, September 24 for Wheelchair Palooza. Wheelchair users can learn how to skate and find community, with a special tricks performance by Aaron Fotheringham, also known as “Wheelz,” from action sport collective Nitro Circus. The event is sponsored by Challenged […]
18 days ago

World record for longest long-range rifle shot broken Tuesday

A new record for longest long-range rifle shot was set Tuesday.
18 days ago

Paleontologists find fossil of ancient vomited amphibians

 150 million years ago, in what is now southeastern Utah, a startled bowfin fish may have vomited up its recent meal of tadpoles and a salamander before escaping whatever had threatened it.
19 days ago

Project to provide air purifiers in Utah K-12 classrooms

Cleaner air improves student performance, decreases COVID transmission and school absenteeism. New project provides air purifiers for classrooms in Utah.
19 days ago

Vehicle split in two after crashing into road sign, driver extremely critical

Vehicle travelling at accelerated speed hit curb, then sign, then split in two. Driver extricated, she is in extremely critical condition at IHC.
23 days ago

Man killed in Salt Lake shooting Saturday, police asking for help

The Salt Lake City Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one dead.
23 days ago