Lauren Steinbrecher

Off-duty firefighter saved stranger’s home during brush fire, Layton resident says

A Layton man is grateful after he said an off-duty firefighter saved the man's home from a fast-burning brush fire that broke out Friday afternoon.
3 days ago

Utah County Search and Rescue helps heat-exhausted hikers on hot springs trail

Two teen girls experienced heat exhaustion on the Fifth Water Hot Springs Trail Thursday afternoon and required rescue, according to the Utah County Sheriff's Office.
4 days ago

Heat wave increases homeless outreach; donations desperately needed

Volunteers of America Utah is upping its response during this dangerous heat wave, making sure those who are homeless stay safe and hydrated.
4 days ago

Well-respected business owner dies in Utah County ATV crash

A well-known and respected northern Utah business owner has been identified as the man who died in an ATV accident over the weekend near Skyline Drive in Utah County. 
7 days ago

Rocky Mountain Power explains huge rate hike proposal

Rocky Mountain Power is explaining the reasons behind a proposed rate hike of 30% in customer electricity bills.
13 days ago

Taylorsville restaurant grateful for community support after burglary

A family-owned restaurant expressed their thankfulness for how the community showed up for them one week after burglars broke in and cleaned out a good helping of food and some equipment.
16 days ago

Road rage driver pulls gun during morning commute in Eagle Mountain

The Utah County Sheriff’s Office is trying to find a driver they believe pulled out a gun during a road rage incident Thursday morning.
17 days ago

West Jordan police investigate hacked sign that displayed racist slur

A West Jordan construction sign is the center of a police investigation after it was reportedly hacked to display a racist message.
19 days ago

Utah hiker collapses from dehydration on trail, experts say drinking water isn’t enough

A hiker is sharing a cautionary tale of how dehydration caused him to collapse, despite drinking enough water during his hike. He's now hoping other hikers won't make the same mistake he did.
1 month ago

Clearfield soda shop breaks a world record, with the help of its customers

A Clearfield drink shop wants the world to know that Utah's soda game reigns supreme by breaking a Guinness World Record on Saturday. But they need your help.
1 month ago

Utah County search and rescue boat is team’s newest lifesaving tool

Utah County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue has a new tool to save lives out on Utah Lake this summer.
1 month ago

Alpine School District hears first public comments on potential split option

The Alpine School District got a taste of what residents think of a plan to potentially split the school district.
1 month ago

Good Samaritan, witness recount Moab river rescue of father and two sons

A witness and a Good Samaritan in Moab recounted a river rescue after a father and his sons flipped an inflatable kayak.
1 month ago

Popular bar, Garage on Beck, reopens several months after fire

A popular bar and music venue north of downtown, Garage on Beck, is finally back open after closing for several months following a fire.
1 month ago

Man found dead on Tooele trucking company grounds

One man was found dead on the grounds of a trucking company in North Tooele.
1 month ago

Utah family shares message on anniversary of deadly road rage crash

The family of a Utah man killed while on a Sunday drive with his girlfriend a year ago in Eagle Mountain, is sharing a message for all drivers —  especially in light of two recent road rage-related deaths.
1 month ago

‘It brings closure’: Victims’ families react to Chad Daybell death sentence

Family members of the three people murdered by Chad Daybell and his wife Lori Vallow Daybell said they are feeling a sense of healing and closure after the 55-year-old religious author from Utah was given the death penalty Saturday. 
1 month ago

Restored headstone vandalized at Grantsville Cemetery unveiled on Memorial Day

A Memorial Day gathering marked the heartwarming end to what started as an upsetting story in the Grantsville Cemetery. Months after historic headstones were found broken and destroyed, one extended family came together with reason to celebrate. 
2 months ago

Mountain biker recounts aggressive badger standoff in Draper

A mountain biker is recounting a tense standoff with a family of badgers, who got so aggressive they nearly forced him off the trail.
2 months ago

Utah family praying for recovery after son’s near-drowning in creek

A central Utah family is hoping for a miracle for their little boy who disappeared into a creek and was rescued a mile downstream in Beaver County.
2 months ago

After public outcry, Spanish Fork City Council vows action on intersection where two girls hit

The Spanish Fork City Council took swift action over an intersection where two girls were hit by a car last weekend.
2 months ago

Family is ‘praying for miracles’ after two girls hit by car in Spanish Fork

The Spanish Fork community is rooting for the recovery of two girls who were hit by a car over the weekend. Those girls are hospitalized at Primary Children’s, where both families have been staying by their sides.
2 months ago

Family reacts after DUI driver convicted of killing toymaker

A guilty verdict came down Friday for the man who killed a beloved volunteer toymaker while driving under the influence, and while it's the outcome the victim's family hoped for, they expressed how it's not bringing them any comfort in their loss.
2 months ago

Family speaks out after boy with special needs left in school van

A family is speaking publicly after saying their little boy was forgotten and left alone inside a school transportation van, as they frantically tried to find him.
2 months ago