Deseret News photographers captured six awards in the Utah-Idaho-Spokane Associated Press Association newspaper competition. Results were announced Friday.
Photographer Tom Smart took a first-place award in the spot news category for "A father holds a gun to his head while holding his children hostage."Gary McKellar captured top honors in sports photography for "Averting a long gain," and his "I Can't Look, Dad" took second in the feature photography category.
Ravell Call won two third-place awards: "Water fight" placed in the feature photography category and "A Night in the E.R." in sequence photography.
Garry Bryant also took a third place for spot news photography of "Boy hit by van hospitalized."