Larry D. Curtis

Larry D. Curtis


A veteran of Utah news.

Trail alert for hikers, bikers after ‘millions’ of bees released in Summit County

Summit County closed some of its recreation trails for a few days while bee keepers work to collection "millions" of bees.
4 days ago

Flood watch over popular Utah recreation areas Sunday

A flood watch is in effect over central southern Utah, through Sunday night, as thunderstorms create potentially dangerous conditions.
6 days ago

BREAKING: Abortion now prohibited in Utah

The Utah law prohibiting abortion, with some exceptions, is now part of Utah legal code according to a notice sent from the Utah State Legislature Friday.
7 days ago

AIR SHOW: What to bring, what to leave at home and how to get there

This weekend the Warriors Over The Wasatch Air and Space Show will welcome hundreds of thousands of guests to Davis County. With expected numbers to reach 600,000, on a working military air base, guests will be expected to help keep everyone safe.
9 days ago

Teen trying to save another swimmer drowns in Deer Creek

An 18-year-old man, John Ballan, is dead after drowning in Deer Creek Reservoir Friday after he tried to save another swimmer who was struggling.
9 days ago

Police located missing woman with dementia in SL County

A 90-year-old is missing in Salt Lake County and may be trying to head out of state.
10 days ago

Utah invader in Dragon Ball Z shirt held without bail as ‘threat to community’

A St. George man police say is a danger with a violent recent history will be held without bail after he reportedly entered a home and assaulted two people.
12 days ago

Sandy man faces charges of trafficking, sex charges against child

A 19-year-old Sandy, Utah man has been charged with trafficking and sex crimes against a child for reportedly forcing a 13-year-old to engage in sex acts while enticing her with vape cartridges.
14 days ago

Police: Wanted fugitive rams two police cars before arrest in traffic stop

A wanted fugitive rammed two police cars Wednesday after a sheriff's deputy spotted and recognized him driving tried to make traffic stop.
15 days ago

Fire, wind and heat warnings issued for much of Utah

At temperatures jumped significantly from Wednesday to Thursday, much of the state is under warnings for high wind, excessive heat and high fire danger.
15 days ago

Utah man faces first-degree murder charge for fatal shooting

A Utah man, who was free on bail and a federal fugitive — not faces first degree murder charges for the shooting death of Robert Barros, 40.
16 days ago

KSL’s Chopper 5 and photojournalist document Utah’s unique beauty

Utah's unique geography, that includes mountains, deserts, lakes and snow, bring visitors from around the world. KSL photojournalist Meghan Thackrey is part of a team that documents news on KSL TV's Chopper 5, giving her some pretty unique landscapes and geographic features to record.
21 days ago

Utah toddler involved in possible drowning

A 2-year-old girl was the victim of a possible or near drowning Wednesday evening in Herriman, Utah.
22 days ago

Murder suspect in custody after SLC parking-lot shooting

Detectives with Salt Lake City Police Department said in a release that 41-year-old Jared Lance was found and arrested Tuesday on suspicion of murder for a fatal shooting just before noon on Sunday, May 29.
24 days ago

Utah woman given prison time in plea bargain for role in 2021 Capitol riot

A Utah woman from Kaysville will spend 30 days behind bars after a guilty plea to her actions in the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
24 days ago

Police arrest man suspected of crashing into 4 cars, invading 2 houses in WVC

A man was taken into custody Tuesday after police said he crashed into at least four cars and then invaded two houses, holding residents in each at gunpoint.
1 month ago

First-of-its kind school in Jordan District celebrates grads with mobile music lab

A new kind of school in the Jordan School District is celebrating completing its first year of an innovative program, that the district has never offered to students before.
1 month ago

Lawsuit filed to challenge Utah’s ban of trans athletes from playing girls high school sports

Two families have filed a lawsuit challenging Utah's recently passed bill — overriding a veto — that will ban transgender girls from playing high school sports. House Bill 11, passed in a special session after Gov. Spencer Cox vetoed the bill, is part of a trend nationwide to limit participation of transgender athletes.
1 month ago

TikTok and social media can distort mental health information for teens

Teens, just like adults can find themselves scrolling through video after social-media video. The billion — yes billion — users on TikTok are primarily teens and some mental health professionals have stated the platform is negatively impacting the mental health crisis.
1 month ago

Lori and Chad Daybell will be tried together for murders, in January

Lori Vallow Daybell's trial for murder will be moved from October to Jan 9, 2023, when she will be tried together with her husband Chad Daybell.
1 month ago

Co-founder of FanX charged with making bomb threats to Utah locations

A former Utah resident — who founded a pop-culture convention that eventually became known as FanX — was arrested and charged this week in Hawaii, accused of delivering bomb threats about multiple Utah locations including "the city" in emails to Utah's Third District Court.
1 month ago

DA files no criminal charges in 3 non-lethal police use of deadly force

SALT LAKE CITY — Three different instances of police officers using lethal force, none of them fatal, will not result in any criminal charges against the officers who shot at suspects Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill announced Friday. Two of the three suspects were injured and all three face criminal charges, which Gill […]
1 month ago

Bridging the treatment gap: Solutions for families waiting to connect a teen with a therapist

The average wait for a mental health care provider for a new patient referral in Utah is between two to six months. But experts say there are tools available to help bridge the treatment gap.
1 month ago

Provo man in custody for threatening a school shooting and bombing, police say

A man is in custody after threatening a school shooting and bombing at Timpanogos Elementary School Thursday police say.
1 month ago