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User-submitted photos: Vehicle fire, the Wasatch Front power outage

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  May 24th - 3:41pm

Several somewhat bizarre things happened in Utah this past week and some residents caught photos of the events.

Video: LDS missionary who came home early shares his story

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  May 24th - 3:22pm

Jake Green was called to serve a mission in South Carolina, but after he left he felt overwhelmed and filled with doubt. He shared his story in a Mormon Channel video.

Man, 18, arrested in stabbing death of West Valley woman

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  May 24th - 2:45pm

An 18-year-old man was arrested Tuesday in connection with the stabbing death of a woman found dead in her backyard.

Prosecutor weighs charging husband of dead restaurateur

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 2:37pm

A prosecutor says it will likely take several days to determine if a man will be charged in the death of his estranged husband, a well-known Salt Lake City restaurateur and LGBT pioneer who died in a house fire.

New information, evidence discovered in search for missing Idaho toddler

Nate Eaton,  |  Posted  May 24th - 12:13pm

New information and evidence was collected during a search for missing Idaho Falls toddler DeOrr Kunz, Jr. officials said Monday.

Hit the road: Salt Lake man creates interactive trip planner

Robynn Garfield, Contributor  |  Posted  May 24th - 12:08pm

With summer heating up, many are looking for outdoor adventure. If you’re planning a road trip, whether you’re looking for a quick day adventure near home or a full-scale vacation on wheels, look no further than John Lyman’s interactive map.

3-day plan to see Yellowstone, Grand Teton National Parks

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  May 24th - 11:43am

Utah is home to so many iconic national parks that it can be easy to forget two more world-renowned stops are only a short drive away.

Oldest giraffe in North America dies at Hogle Zoo

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  May 24th - 10:20am

Following a decline in strength and health, Hogle Zoo’s 31-year-old giraffe Daphne was euthanized, officials announced Tuesday.

Man dies after allegedly ignoring police and jumping from tree

Amy Hobbs  |  Posted  May 24th - 9:30am

A man causing a disturbance at a Mantua campsite died Sunday after police say he ran from deputies and jumped 100 feet out of a tree.

Polygamous food stamp fraud trial pushed back to October

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 8:00am

A trial for members of a polygamous sect accused of orchestrating a multimillion-dollar food stamp fraud scheme will be delayed until October.

Internet task force makes multiple arrests from Craigslist ads

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  May 24th - 7:24am

At least five people were arrested by the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force over the weekend.

Woman found stabbed to death in West Valley backyard

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  May 23rd - 11:00pm

A woman's death was being investigated as a homicide in West Valley City, police confirmed Monday.

From prison to college graduation: A former inmate is empowered by education

Sandra Olney  |  Posted  May 23rd - 10:51pm

No matter when you get an education, it can be empowering. In fact, taking a chance on a college degree helped one Utah man escape the lifestyle that had trapped him behind bars for years.

Retired FBI supervisor warns parents of apps teens use to connect with strangers

Debbie Dujanovic  |  Posted  May 23rd - 10:39pm

Kids are living in a world with hundreds of thousands of apps available to download. A retired FBI supervisor wants parents to understand how three popular apps work and to talk to their kids about app safety.

Blunt force trauma caused S. Carolina woman's zipline death, police say

Abby Hobbs  |  Posted  May 23rd - 10:24pm

Blunt force trauma caused the death of a woman who died Friday while riding a zipline at Sundance Mountain Resort, police said Monday.

Body of missing father found months after van got stuck

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  May 23rd - 10:23pm

The body of a father who went missing after his family’s van got stuck in the snow was found by a ranch hand Sunday.

Lehi’s population boom causing shortage of park space

Ashley Moser  |  Posted  May 23rd - 10:22pm

With the growing population, city officials say there is a growing need for recreational spaces. They are exploring the option of a general obligation bond that Lehi residents would vote on in November.

Friends, strangers help make dying woman's wish come true

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  May 23rd - 9:55pm

Crystal Fields has always admired photos of Delicate Arch. But upon a recent diagnosis of terminal cancer, Fields believed in her weakened condition, she would never get to see it in person. Friends and strangers came together to make her wish a reality.

Are you willing to pay a fee to use trails in Big and Little Cottonwood canyons?

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  May 23rd - 8:58pm

The National Forest Service is proposing a new fee structure for a number of popular trails in Big and Little Cottonwood canyons. The Forest Service said the money collected would help pay for maintenance and improvements of the trails.

15-year-old caretaker named Granite School District's Absolutely Incredible Kid

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  May 23rd - 8:29pm

Two years ago, Granite Park Junior High School freshman Siaosi Heimuli's life changed when his father died of a stroke.