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Charges filed against man in sexual abuse of woman with 'diminished mental capacity'

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 9:44pm

A St. George man accused of forcing a 20-year-old woman with "diminished mental capacity" into a trailer and touching her sexually is facing charges.

Clinton, Sanders clash on guns, economy, foreign policy

Julie Pace and Lisa Lerer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 9:11pm

Hillary Rodham Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders clashed over U.S. involvement in the Middle East, gun control and economic policy in the first Democratic presidential debate Tuesday night, vigorously outlining competing visions for a party seeking to keep the White House for a third straight term.

NAACP says Roy man's hangman Halloween decoration is racially insensitive

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 8:53pm

A Utah man says he won't take down a hangman decoration that's part of his annual Halloween display, despite a complaint from the NAACP that the decoration simulates the lynching of African-Americans.

Summer babies are healthier adults, study says

Jen Christensen, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 8:32pm

Want to have a healthier and taller baby? You may want to aim for having a child in the summer months. Sunlight may be key to this phenomenon, according to scientists in Cambridge, England, who came to this conclusion after looking at data from nearly half a million people in the United Kingdom.

Air Force blows up WWII bomb found in Utah's west desert

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 7:54pm

A bomb squad from the Air Force checked out unexploded ordnance discovered by a rockhound in the west desert.

Mom to hospital worker: Don't tell my daughter 'hitting is flirting'

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 7:31pm

An Ohio mother wants to make sure her daughter understands an important message: When a boy hits you, it's never a sign of love.

Latest version of Medicaid expansion fails to win House, Senate support

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 7:30pm

The latest version of Medicaid expansion, crafted by Gov. Gary Herbert and GOP legislative leaders, failed Tuesday to muster more than a handful of votes among House Republicans and members of the Senate.

Microchip helps reunite dog with owner after going missing for 1 year

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 7:03pm

A West Jordan woman is crediting microchip technology for reuniting her with her beloved pet a full year after it went missing.

Pleasant Grove man pleads no contest to death of infant who died in his care

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 6:31pm

A Pleasant Grove man has pleaded no contest to charges against him in the death of his girlfriend's infant son, who was in his care on the day he died.

$500, apology letter sent to Orem 25 years after park vandalism

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 6:27pm

An act of kindness by a man trying to make things right after years of having a guilty conscience is going viral.

US Supreme Court rejects appeal from Utah death row inmate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 6:26pm

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a death row inmate convicted in the brutal killing of a woman 29 years ago.

Investigators: Man impersonated federal marshal, made demands at power plant

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 5:52pm

An armed man was arrested after claiming to be a federal marshal while making demands at a power plant Tuesday, investigators said.

Company that hiked drug price 5K% now under antitrust probe

Chris Isidore, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 5:31pm

Turing Pharmaceuticals, the drug company that jacked up the price of a drug used by AIDS and cancer patients by more than 5,000 percent, is facing an antitrust probe by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

Police arrest man who allegedly kidnapped, assaulted ex-girlfriend

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 5:28pm

Police arrested a man who allegedly held his ex-girlfriend against her will in a garage and assaulted her, officials said.

Planned Parenthood to forgo payment in fetal tissue programs

David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 5:27pm

Responding to a furor over undercover videos, Planned Parenthood says it will maintain programs at some of its clinics that make fetal tissue available for research, but will no longer accept any sort of payment to cover the costs of those programs.

Becker, Biskupski virtually tied in mayoral race, poll shows

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 5:21pm

Mayor Ralph Becker and challenger Jackie Biskupski are locked in a virtual tie in the Salt Lake City mayoral race just three weeks before Election Day, according to a poll released Tuesday.

Dutch probe: Buk missile downed Malaysian jet in Ukraine

John-Thor Dahlburg and Mike Corder, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 4:51pm

The missile shot skyward from war-ravaged eastern Ukraine. With deadly accuracy more than six miles up, it detonated just in front of the Malaysia Airlines jetliner, sending hundreds of jagged steel shards ripping through its aluminum skin at up to 5,600 mph and shearing the cockpit from the rest of the plane.

Ogden Canyon traffic delays to continue through next spring

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 4:16pm

Ogden Canyon travelers can expect frequent traffic delays through April 2016 as workers replace the irrigation water siphon that hangs above the mouth of the canyon.

Fugitive surrenders after SWAT uses tear gas at Millcreek home

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 4:00pm

A man with an extensive criminal history who police say has been hostile toward officers in the past was arrested early Tuesday following a standoff with the Unified Police Department SWAT team.

Cyclist in critical condition after early morning crash

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 3:43pm

A 31-year-old bicyclist was in extremely critical condition Tuesday after being hit by a car.

Woman sues preteen nephew for $127K, says birthday hug led to fall

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 3:35pm

A woman is suing her 12-year-old nephew in Connecticut for $127,000 for injuries she says she suffered from his exuberant greeting at his birthday party four years ago.

Utahns settle into fall in this week's user-submitted photos

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 3:08pm

Each Tuesday we take a look back at the past week in news and events from across Utah, showcasing photos and videos submitted to

Fighting back after baby's death, endometrial cancer

Natalie Dicou for University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 2:43pm

Losing her baby was the most devastating event Carri Lyons ever faced, but life didn't cut her a break after it dealt her that tragedy...


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