Rick Aaron, ABC4 Utah

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Behind The Badge: Life Flight rescue paramedic provides heroic helicopter help from above

BRIGHTON RESORT (ABC4 News) - Imagine that you're seriously injured on a mountain cliff. In that situation, you may need help from above and the answer to your prayers may just come in the form of Intermountain Life Flight Rescue Paramedic Lieutenant Jason Sorensen. → Read More

‘A bunch of bullets’: 13-year-old survivor shares his story of the Mexican ambush that killed 9 family members

LAMORA, MEXICO (ABC News) – For the first time the boy who helped his siblings get rescued after the deadly ambush attack in Mexico is sharing his story. Devin Langford, 13, and his father David sat down with ABC News for an exclusive interview. “They just started the hitting car first, like with a bunch, a bunch […] → Read More

First funerals held for victims of massacre in Mexico

LAMORA, MEXICO (ABC4 News) - Three of the victims of Monday's massacre of a Fundamentalist LDS family were laid to rest Thursday. → Read More

‘Shocked’: Park City cell phone store employee accused of stealing customer’s nude photos

PARK CITY (ABC4 News) - A cellphone store employee was arrested Friday for stealing from a customer. He didn't take money but rather something much more sensitive and personal. → Read More

TRAX derailment causing delays in Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) – Utah Transit Authority is working early Wednesday morning to put a Red Line TRAX Train back on the rail. It happened in downtown Salt Lake at 400 South Main Street. A bus/walking bridge is in effect between Courthouse, Gallivan and Library TRAX stations. Green line trains will turn around […] → Read More

Herriman City employees experience active shooter training simulation

HERRIMAN CITY (ABC4 News) - Herriman city employees received a crash course in how to respond to dangerous scenarios on Tuesday. → Read More

Behind the Badge: Cache County Sheriff’s Deputy Blaine Ibey helps

LOGAN (ABC4 News) - Deputy Blaine Ibey has patrolled the streets of Logan and worked in the Cache County Jail but now he's found an unlikely home: serving and protecting in a bus station. → Read More

Yeast or famine: Beer shelves depleted this week as stores prepare for sale of 5% ales

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - "3.2 beer" is about to become a thing of the past in Utah as stronger beer will be sold at grocery and convenience stores starting Friday. → Read More

‘We got a train comin’!’ UHP trooper saves unconscious driver seconds before impact

CENTERVILLE (ABC4 News) - A young man is alive because of the quick and courageous actions of a Utah Highway Patrol trooper in the predawn darkness Wednesday morning. → Read More

‘No room for me’: New SLC homeless women’s resource center is already at capacity

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - Just two months after opening, Salt Lake City's new resource center for homeless women is seeing more clients than it can handle. → Read More

‘Need to protect ourselves’: Church issues new safety guidelines to Latter-day Saint members and leaders

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - Run, hide or fight: that's what the Presiding Bishopric of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is telling members to do in an active shooter situation. → Read More

Busted: Salt Lake UPD officers shut down suspected gambling operation in Millcreek

MILLCREEK (ABC4 News) - Salt Lake Unified Police officers made a shocking discovery Wednesday morning: apparently a little bit of Las Vegas happening inside a Millcreek business. → Read More

South Salt Lake investigating overnight stabbing at smoke shop

SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah (ABC4 News)- A man was stabbed at a smoke shop in South Salt Lake overnight, police say. It happened at Smokin’ On State located at 3149 South State Street. Sgt. Matt Oehler with the South Salt Lake Police Dept. said the victim, a man in his 40s, was found outside of […] → Read More

Missing Marine Jesse Conger wanted by Utah authorities

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - Newly filed paperwork shows that a Marine combat veteran missing in Arizona is wanted by authorities in Utah. → Read More

Behind The Badge: SLC Bomb Squad takes on TNT and terrorism in potentially ‘catastrophic’ situations

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - From a case of old dynamite in a shed to a case of terrorism, the Salt Lake City Bomb Squad is on the case. → Read More

Seeking answers: Utah Valley University conference covers suicide prevention

OREM (ABC4 News) - Students and professors at Utah Valley University spent Friday discussing a topic that no one enjoys talking about: suicide. Organizers of the 2019 Suicide Prevention Conference say it's a subject that needs to be out in the open. → Read More

Utah vape store owners react to new Health Department regulations

ROSE PARK (ABC4 News) - Utah vape shop owners reacted Wednesday after the Utah Department of Health announced emergency rules in the wake of an outbreak of lung illnesses related to vaping illegal THC cartridges. → Read More

Behind the Badge: DWR Officer James Thomas patrols Utah’s hunting grounds

SPRINGVILLE (ABC4 News) - Most law enforcement officers are used to dealing with dangerous subjects but Officer James Thomas knows every time he goes on patrol he might encounter a bear, a cougar or a moose. → Read More

False alarm: Westlake High School goes into shelter-in-place protocol after Snapchat post

SARATOGA SPRINGS (ABC4 News) - Students and teachers at Westlake High School had to shelter in place for an hour Monday morning after a reported threat on social media. → Read More

Behind The Badge: Photographer captures human side of those who serve and protect

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - A local photographer is using his skills to portray the human side of the men and women who serve and protect. ABC4 News went Behind the Badge to see him at work during a recent portrait session at Salt Lake Unified Police headquarters. → Read More