Rick Aaron, ABC4 Utah

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Recent articles by Rick:

A gravestone for Crystal: Woman finally gets a monument after 12 years in an unmarked grave

WEST JORDAN (ABC4 News) - She's been buried in an unmarked grave for nearly 12 years, but now Crystal McLelland lies beneath a beautiful headstone, all because of a friend who's dedicated to keeping her memory alive. → Read More

City Council candidate Hubert Huh sues Draper to get back on ballot

DRAPER (ABC4 News) – One minute and 29 seconds. It’s the time by which a video shows Draper City Council candidate Hubert Huh missed his filing deadline on August 6th. Now Huh is suing the city. A lawsuit filed Monday claims City Recorder Laura Oscarson initially told Mr. Huh the wrong deadline date and refused […] → Read More

Full sales tax on groceries one possibility as legislators discuss tax reform

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - Utah's economy is booming and the state has a budget surplus...so why are legislators seeking to change the way the government collects and spends our tax dollars? → Read More

‘Fire in the hole!’: Back to back suspicious package scares keep the Bomb Squad busy

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - It's been a busy week for Bomb Squad personnel in Utah's capital city. → Read More

‘Under The Banner of Heaven’ killer could face firing squad as appeals run out

DRAPER (ABC4 News) - It could be the final chapter for Ron Lafferty, the subject of a bestselling book. → Read More

Drug kingpin or ‘good kid’? Aaron Shamo trial gets underway in Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - The long-delayed jury trial of a former Eagle Scout accused of running a deadly counterfeit drug operation got underway Monday in front on Judge Dale A. Kimball at the Federal Courthouse downtown. → Read More

What’s to become of seemingly abandoned Salt Lake City water park?

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - For the first time in decades the fun has dried up at a Salt Lake City waterpark. Raging Waters, recently known as Seven Peaks, never opened this summer and residents wonder if it will ever reopen. → Read More

‘I just can’t ever get him back’: Heartbroken family mourns man fatally shot by SLCPD officers

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - A heartbroken mother told ABC4 News a much different version of her son's fatal shooting by a pair of Salt Lake City Police officers Monday night. → Read More

Deadly ATV crash leaves one dead

WASATCH COUNTY, Utah (ABC4 News) – An ATV rider was killed after colliding with a pickup truck on SR-40. Utah Highway Patrol said the crash happened Sunday morning around 10:30 a.m. The ATV driver has been identified as 50-year-old Norman Lange of Rock Springs, Wyoming. Troopers said Lange entered a construction zone on the shoulder […] → Read More

Police seek man suspected of groping woman at Walmart

WEST JORDAN, Utah (ABC4 News) – West Jordan police are asking for your help tracking down a man they say groped a woman at Walmart. → Read More

Lawsuit: Officer intentionally struck cyclist in order to ‘teach respect for police officers’

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) – A Utah man filed a lawsuit in federal court Friday claiming a Unified Police Department officer used excessive force and violated his Fourth Amendment rights amid an arrest on trumped-up charges. → Read More

Local kids learn the ABCs of baseball from the AAA Bees

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - Honey, they shrunk the Bees! → Read More

Where does Utah rank among states with the highest credit card debt?

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - Racking up credit-card debt is something is inevitable when it comes to Americans spending money, but the actual debt total is pretty extreme. → Read More

Legal…but illegal: Utah counties weigh issues surrounding medical marijuana distribution

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - Eight months before medical marijuana distribution becomes legal in Utah it's causing legal headaches for counties. → Read More

Numb to tragedy: Are frequent mass shootings are making us desensitized to the human toll?

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - Three separate mass shootings over the weekend in New York, Wisconsin and California left 9 people dead and 28 wounded but are people getting desensitized to these deadly incidents? → Read More

Utah Senate Democrats respond to Federal Government’s denial of Medicaid expansion waivers

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) – Thousands of Utah families may become eligible for Medicaid coverage because the federal government refuses to issue waivers required by Senate Bill 96. That was a scaled down version of Medicaid expansion passed by the Legislature this year to replace the full expansion that voters mandated by passing Proposition […] → Read More

Crews looking for man in water at Provo Canyon

PROVO, Utah (ABC4 News) – Several crews are searching in the Provo Canyon for a missing 21-year-old man. Utah County Sheriff’s Deputies, Search and Rescue, and North Fork Fire are responding to Olmstead Diversion dam on US Hwy 189 in Provo Canyon. ABC4 News has a crew on the way and will continue to update this developing story. → Read More

North America Diving Dogs come to Salt Lake City

North America Diving Dogs comes to Salt Lake City North America Diving Dogs comes to Salt Lake City SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – Canines made a splash at Utah’s first Dock Diving Competition held at DogMode on Saturday. DogMode is a boarding and daycare facility in Salt Lake City. The leaping Labradors and […] → Read More

Daughter provides new details about father’s murder in Mexico

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - The daughter of a Utah man murdered while visiting Mexico on July 18th is providing new details of what happened to her father and stepmother. → Read More

Utah government’s ‘sour’ relationship with outdoor recreation industry improving

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - For the past several years the Utah state government and outdoor recreation groups have been at odds over public lands, specifically efforts to shrink the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante National Monuments. → Read More