Lauren Steinbrecher

Teen’s secret signal for help leads to hotel rescue and alleged predator arrest in Davis County

A Davis County teen is home safe, and a man in jail after police believe the man traveled from California upon meeting the boy online, causing the 14-year-old to send a secret signal for help to his family.
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Police expert: 9-year-old arrested in Tooele homicide investigation not too young to be charged

A homicide investigation in Tooele is proving so shocking, that even the most seasoned police veterans say they've never seen anything like it.
13 days ago

Vandals damage several Grantsville City Cemetery headstones

Residents are upset, hurt and wondering who vandalized several historic headstones in the Grantsville cemetery.
18 days ago

Man accused of mail truck heist, reckless rampage, indicted by federal grand jury

A federal grand jury has indicted a man accused of stealing a mail truck, leading to a multi-county reckless rampage of apparently crashing into cars and attempting to run people over, before barricading himself in the truck.
19 days ago

Utah transgender teens, parents ask for understanding after bathroom law, Natalie Cline post

A law about bathroom usage. Accusations of bullying by a Utah State Board of Education member of a student’s gender identity. The last few weeks have been an extremely tough time for those who feel most targeted by the recent events — for them, it rips apart their very existence.
23 days ago

Kaysville addresses concerns over homeless shelter discussion

Citizens are voicing concerns over a potential homeless shelter, and it has prompted the city to set the record straight with residents.
28 days ago

Mountain lion released after ‘wild’ discovery in West Valley City

A mountain lion was released back into the wild after being discovered in West Valley City.
1 month ago

After two Ogden hot pots rescues, fire department warns people to ‘stay away’

Ogden Fire Department has warned visitors to stay away from the Ogden hot pots after a series of injuries.
1 month ago

Never-occupied ’90s home for sale in St. George goes viral for being ‘time capsule’

A home that recently went on the market is mystifying millions on TikTok, because of what’s inside the house — or rather, what was never in it. The house was built in 1998, but no one ever moved in.
1 month ago

Family hoping to find those responsible for prank that led to horse’s death

A family is hoping to find the people behind what appeared to be a teen prank that led to the death of their show horse.
1 month ago

Farmington residents recount low-flying plane before Pineview Reservoir crash

Witnesses are explaining why a low-flying plane terrified them not long before a crash into Pineview Reservoir Friday.
1 month ago

Utah’s first LGBTQ community health center celebrates grand opening

The center offers medical and mental health services to the LGBTQ+ community, and the providers who work there say they see the purpose of a space like this now, more than ever.
1 month ago

Sandy family ‘infuriated’ after pitbull attacks multiple people in neighborhood

A family is waiting to find out the fate of a dog they said attacked multiple people in their neighborhood, including their 8-year-old son. 
1 month ago

Utah woman warns others after car catches fire days after oil change

A Salt Lake City woman is warning others to be careful where they get their oil changed as she believes a potential car shop mistake led to the vehicle bursting into flames.
2 months ago

UDOT issues road weather alert ahead of Wednesday morning commute

Utah Department of Transportation Tuesday issued a Road Weather Alert for parts of northern Utah ahead of the morning commute Wednesday, warning that roads could get wet and messy as an overnight storm moves in.
2 months ago

Salt Lake City church shelter in dire need of volunteers with second location opening

A group offering an emergency place to stay for unsheltered residents needs more volunteers to continue to stay open during this season’s lowest temperatures.
2 months ago

Unified police ready for canyon closures, crashes, and slide-offs this weekend

As Unified police officers helped close Little Cottonwood Canyon for early Saturday morning, they also got ready for a night in Big Cottonwood Canyon.
2 months ago

Criminal charges could be filed in Tooele runaway semi crash as report finds brake failures

Police released the full report Thursday from a gravel truck crash in Tooele in November, giving insight into what may have caused the semi to plow through town, hitting dozens of vehicles, injuring several people, and exploding into a ball of flames at a car dealership.
2 months ago

Incoming storms slow Little Cottonwood Canyon traffic; avalanche closures possible

Little Cottonwood Canyon roads were dangerous during heavy snow storms Wednesday, causing further danger of avalanche.
2 months ago

Stranded cars temporarily close Mountain View Corridor in Saratoga Springs

A snow squall stranded drivers on a portion of Mountain View Corridor Tuesday evening, prompting police to shut down a section of the road.
2 months ago

South Salt Lake business part of massive alleged drug, money laundering operation

A small, unassuming strip mall business is accused of being at the center of a massive, multi-million-dollar money laundering operation linked to drug trafficking along the Wasatch Front.
2 months ago

Brighton busy with night skiers heading into weekend of fresh storms

Brighton Resort's parking lot was bustling Friday night, as skiers and snowboarders showed up to take advantage of the fresh snow.
2 months ago

How Utah domestic violence policy has changed one year after Enoch murders

It's been one year since the murder of an entire family in a small Utah town sent horror rippling through the state, sparking the community to search for answers and action in the arena of domestic violence.
2 months ago

Patients ‘furious’ as U of U Health, Aetna face possible split

Tens of thousands of Utahns could be heading into 2024 with their healthcare in limbo, while the University of Utah Health and Aetna insurance company try to reach a new deal.
2 months ago