Payton Davis is a member of the Audience team. He obtained prior journalism experience at The Spectrum & Daily News and Utah Tech University’s student newspaper. Davis grew up in Kamas, Utah, and now resides in Salt Lake City.

Coral cover on portions of the reef at highest level in 36 years.
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Tracking the events that began Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C, when Congress convened to certify the Electoral College results in favor of President-elect Joe Biden and supporters of President Donald Trump broke into the U.S. Capitol Building.
A man and woman died early Saturday morning in a shooting at Payson Canyon, police said.
State Route 28 between Levan and Gunnison was closed Saturday morning after a semitruck rollover and gasoline spill.
The U.S. Geological Survey indicated that a 4.03 magnitude earthquake struck near Kanosh in Millard County after midnight Wednesday.
Police arrested a man they say shot and killed another man following a confrontation outside a bar early Saturday morning.
TRAX commuters faced significant delays Wednesday after sparks and an explosion shut down lines overnight.
Mason Bakker was located Sunday morning cold but “otherwise in great shape,” according to a tweet from the Davis County Sheriff’s Office.
A crash early Sunday injured seven occupants from two cars, leaving one person in critical condition, according to authorities.
A video from Boyce Schall of Arlee, Montana, that went viral captured an elk knocking over a man Thursday in Yellowstone National Park.
A man died Sunday night after he was hit by a TRAX train near the airport.
Utah has seen its first death of the season from West Nile virus, the Salt Lake County Health Department reported in a statement Wednesday.
Ogden Police Lt. Brian Eynon said the 15 to 20 passengers on the bus only received minor injuries.
Sen. Orrin Hatch humorously responded with a series of tweets Tuesday morning to a Google search that indicated he’d died.
Twenty-five years after his death, here are some of author and historian Wallace Stegner’s memorable observations about the Beehive State.
With Women’s History Month in full swing, check out how Kanab’s all-women Town Council made headlines more than a century ago.
A motorcyclist was killed Tuesday night after being hit by a car.
The man was westbound on 12600 South in Riverton when his vehicle drifted into the eastbound lanes, struck a tree and burst into flames, Unified Police Lt. Ken Malone said.
Police have made an arrest in the shooting death of a 24-year-old South Salt Lake man at a party early Saturday.
Here’s a playlist of 21 songs with lyrics tied to the season that winter fans and winter haters can enjoy.
A man driving south on northbound I-15 sustained serious injuries after crashing head-on into a pickup truck late Friday night.
Reed Smoot, a U.S. senator and LDS Church apostle, was the only LDS apostle to hold a national elected office and the first native-born Utahn to establish a national political reputation.