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Return of 'Superman' has BYU receivers energized, confident

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 10:18am

When the BYU football team visits Nebraska on Sept. 5 to open the 2015 season, the Cougars will do so under the four-year leadership of quarterback Taysom Hill and running back Jamaal Williams. It's a stark contrast to last year.

2-year-old Idaho boy run over by riding lawn mower

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 10:00am

A 2-year-old boy is recovering at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center after he was run over by a riding lawn mower last Thursday.

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AP Investigation: Filthy Rio water a threat at 2016 Olympics

Brad Brooks and Jenny Barchfield, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:44am

The waters where Olympians will compete in swimming and boating events next summer in South America's first games are rife with human sewage and present a serious health risk for athletes, as well as for visitors to the iconic beaches of Rio de Janeiro.

Chip technology makes your charge card more secure

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:25am

Across the country, financial institutions are introducing the EMV chip card that will be widely used by the end of 2015. The new credit card improves fraud protection for consumers and changes the way they make payments.

Former J.C. Penney employee sent home for wearing shorts purchased in career section

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:03am

A former J.C. Penney employee ignited a social media firestorm when she tweeted out a picture of the outfit that got her sent home from work. The clincher: She purchased the clothing in the "career" section of her workplace.

Judge's friendship did not influence ATV ride case, prosecutor says

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 8:34am

Government attorneys have rebutted claims that a federal judge's friendship with an environmental group's lawyer prevented him from being impartial in the trial of San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman.

Infographic shows progress of LDS temples being constructed

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 8:20am

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is currently constructing 12 temples around the world, and a recently updated infographic shows the progress of the magnificent buildings.

14-year-old rams police car, flees, officers say

KSL.com  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 8:01am

West Valley City police are looking for a 14-year-old who they believe rammed a police car then fled Thursday morning.

Utahns willing to water less to get crops, not homes on prime farmland

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 7:31am

A new poll shows that Utah residents resoundingly place high value on locally produced crops and other food, with a significant majority who indicate they'd water their lawns less, or favor new water projects rather than taking water from farmland.

Police fatally shoot Logan man during standoff

Brittany Copeland  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 7:23am

A man died after a standoff with police at his home in Logan. Police say he started shooting at officers from the front door of his home.

Man who tried to disarm officer gets prison time

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 6:47am

An Oregon man who tried to disarm a Utah police officer inside a Uintah County hospital, causing the officer's gun to discharge inside an exam room, has been ordered to serve up to 20 years in prison.

Police: SLC golf course vandalized by riders, horses

Haley Smith and Mary Richards  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:59pm

A local golf course was again vandalized by horses Tuesday night and police are asking for the public's help to find the riders.

4 kids involved in ATV, truck accident; 2 hospitalized

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 10:23pm

Four youths were pinned under an ATV and a truck Wednesday evening, and two were taken to the hospital, officials said.

State officials urge caution after close calls near popular shooting area

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 10:22pm

An area just off the road to Antelope Island State Park has proven to be a popular spot for target shooters, but state officials were calling for caution and common sense Wednesday after several close calls.

18-month-old dies after being hit by vehicle in S Ogden parking lot

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 9:58pm

An 18-month old girl died after being hit by a vehicle in a South Ogden in apartment complex parking lot Tuesday night.

Boeing officials think debris found off Reunion looks like part of 777, source says

Rene Marsh, Margot Haddad and Steve Almasy, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 9:47pm

Debris found in the western Indian Ocean on Wednesday appears to be part of a Boeing 777, the same model as Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 that disappeared in 2014, according to a source close to the investigation.

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