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9 injured in Salt Lake, Taylorsville traffic accidents

Amy Joi O'Donoghue and Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 10:37pm

Three people were critically injured in a two-vehicle accident Saturday night at a Redwood Road intersection. Six others were sent to the hospital after an eight-vehcile crash earlier in the day.

Christmas festivities, Jazz game crowd downtown again Saturday

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 10:31pm

Downtown visitors got another round of packed streets Saturday night as several major venues were busy simultaneously for the second time in three days.

BLM withdraws controversial Nine Mile Canyon leases

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 9:35pm

The Bureau of Land Management in Utah withdrew two controversial leases for potential oil and gas development in Nine Mile Canyon after multiple groups protested possible impacts to cultural resources.

Utah veterans of 'Forgotten War' receive medals from Korean government

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 8:11pm

Veterans of the "Forgotten War" were remembered Saturday with medals honoring their military service in Korea nearly seven decades ago.

Lucid Software to expand, adding up to 339 jobs  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 7:08pm

Lucid Software and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development announced the Utah-based software company will expand in the state, adding up to 339 jobs and $11 million in capital investment to the community.

South Ogden police investigating double killing

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 5:51pm

Police weren't revealing addition details Saturday about a shooting Friday night that left two men dead in a house and sent a third man to the hospital.

Yoga, meditation help build kids' self-esteem, relieve stress, experts say

Erin Goff  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 5:22pm

Practicing yoga poses and mindfully meditating helps kids build self-esteem and relieves stress.

New deadline for solar customers axed by Public Service Commission

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 4:55pm

Citing the need for more discussions, Rocky Mountain Power asked the Public Service Commission to suspend its request that any rooftop solar customers that buy systems after Dec. 9 be subject to a possible rate change. The commission complied.

Media says police shooting video should be public if filed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 4:34pm

A coalition of Utah media organizations is calling on a judge to make public any video of a fatal police shooting inside a federal courthouse that becomes part of a wrongful death lawsuit.

West Valley man's Christmas lights spectacular featured in national commercial

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 2:39pm

There are probably a few Christmas lights in your neighborhood. It’s likely you have some lights of your own. But chances are yours look nothing like a West Valley man's house.

Report: Two-thirds of young children in Utah have had cavities

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 12:24pm

Utah is falling short of Healthy People 2020 targets when it comes to children with cavities. Disparities among minorities and low-income children also persist, according to the report.

EPA rejects $20.4 million in requests for mine spill costs

Dan Elliott - Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 11:21am

The Environmental Protection Agency said Friday it will pay $4.5 million to state, local and tribal governments for their emergency response to a mine spill the federal agency triggered, but it turned down $20.4 million in other requests.

Feds: Disband police, overhaul services in polygamous towns

Jacques Billeaud and Astrid Galvan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 10:31am

The federal government Friday said the police force that serves two polygamous towns found to discriminate against nonbelievers should be disbanded.

New manufacturing resource center launched in Utah

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 10:00am

The University of Utah, in conjunction with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, announced Tuesday the establishment of the new Manufacturing Extension Partnership Center on campus.

Police use beanbag rounds, Taser against man with knife near Hill Air Force Base

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 8:34am

Police fired bean bag rounds and used a taser on a man who they say pulled out a knife and advanced on them late Thursday near the Hill Air Force Base.

2 dead, 1 injured in South Ogden shooting

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 11:38pm

Two people were killed in what police are calling a double homicide, and a third person was injured following a shooting Friday night.

Police: Couple stabbed after stopping to help teen in Orem

Ben Lockhart and Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 11:22pm

Police say two would-be good Samaritans are fortunate to be alive after they were stabbed by a teenager they had stopped to help on State Street in Orem.

Crowds pay tribute to 3-year-old who died in home accident

Ashley Moser  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 10:49pm

Hundreds of people stopped by the Salt Palace Friday night in an overwhelming show of support for BYU assistant football coach Reno Mahe and his family at a memorial for his 3-year-old daughter.

Family says fallen rescuer often 'gave all he had' to others

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 10:02pm

A man who died while trying to rescue a woman and her daughter from their burning home earlier this week is being remembered as a selfless, giving person.

Hale's Sandy theater gets a new name as final beam is put in place

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 9:00pm

A crane lifted a final, 660-pound steel beam 100 feet in the air Friday — the last piece to finish off the steel structure of Hale Centre Theatre's new home in Sandy.