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More homeless choosing to camp outside shelter

Peter Samore  |  Posted  Aug 5th - 7:40am

Some homeless people in Salt Lake City claim The Road Home is too crowded and dirty to stay in the shelter. They're choosing to live outdoors instead.

Teen dies, 5 injured in I-15 accident

Shara Park  |  Posted  Aug 5th - 7:23am

A teenager died and five other people were injured in a multivehicle accident on I-15 late Tuesday night.

Police ID girl killed in S. Ogden auto-pedestrian crash

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Aug 5th - 6:54am

Police have named the 18-month-old girl who was killed an auto-pedestrian crash July 28 in a South Ogden parking lot.

Woman speaks for first time about hit-and-run ordeal

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:51pm

One month after a woman was left critically injured in a hit-and-run collision on a Bountiful road, that woman spoke publicly for the first time Tuesday about the ordeal and her lengthy-but-promising recovery.

Utah woman takes dog in for teeth cleaning, confusion leads to unnecessary surgery

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:39pm

When Maria Jones of Utah County took her 4-year-old Jack Russell, Pepper, to the vet last week, a big misunderstanding resulted in one big mistake.

Utah man purchases early Brigham Young home in New York

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:29pm

Richard Lambert considers himself a lover of history, and now he owns a piece for himself. He recently purchased an early home of Brigham Young in New York.

Reward offered for return of $50K stolen bikes

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:23pm

A Salt Lake City bike shop is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the return of five stolen bicycles, valued at roughly $50,000, stolen July 30.

Man charged with rape of preteen girl

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:23pm

A 20-year-old Ogden man dragged a 12-year-old girl to a Dumpster enclosure outside a health care clinic to assault her, according to charges.

Some inmates lose privileges as prison hunger strike reaches 5th day

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 9:27pm

Forty-two inmates participating in a hunger strike at the Utah State Prison saw some of their privileges taken away Tuesday in a show of discipline by prison staff.

Vendors play hard, pitch harder at outdoors expo

Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 8:33pm

Tens of thousands of people are trying out some of the latest outdoor gear at this week's Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, but some vendors are using a new approach to make sure their products get seen.

Couple given suspended sentences for role in Price fire

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 8:06pm

Two people have received suspended prison sentences after admitting that they played a part in the death of a Carbon County man who died in a July 2014 house fire in Price.

New VA program helps veterans find meaningful employment

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 7:48pm

After more than a decade of deployments, the unemployment rate for veterans from all wars remains higher than that of the general population in Utah. But a new pilot program run by the VA Salt Lake City Health Care System is making a positive impact.

'That seat belt looks good on you:' Road signs prompt safety

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 7:01pm

After an increase in traffic fatalities for the past two years, the Utah Department of Transportation started a campaign using edgy, funny messages to promote safety.

LDS Church releases more documents from Joseph Smith, church founding

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 6:57pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released new documents surrounding the translation of the Book of Mormon Tuesday.

Utah Marine deserter accused of possessing child porn

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 6:29pm

A Utah man who is considered a deserter by the Marine Corps is facing felony charges after investigators say they found "hundreds of files" of child pornography on his computer.

Salt Lake City officer cleared in shooting

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 6:22pm

Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill has determined the use of deadly force by a Salt Lake City police officer last month against a man with a knife was justified.

Man arrested after allegedly posing as waiter, stealing credit card

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 6:21pm

Police arrested a man Tuesday who allegedly impersonated a waiter to steal a patron's credit card.

Police arrest man who allegedly choked girlfriend's 2-year-old son

Natalie Crofts and Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 6:19pm

Police arrested a man who allegedly abused his girlfriend's 2-year-old son Tuesday afternoon at a Woods Cross home, police said.

Man arrested for alleged burglary on more than a dozen vehicles

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 3:35pm

Police arrested an alleged serial vehicle burglar Monday, and they are looking for victims who have not yet reported linked cases.

NAIA Westminster approved to move to NCAA Division II

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 3:12pm

Westminster College has been accepted by the NCAA to begin the transition period as a Division II member institution, the school announced Tuesday.