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Cecil the lion: Tribute Beanie Baby toy to raise funds for wildlife

Laura Smith-Spark, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:04am

Cecil the lion, the big cat slain in Zimbabwe last month allegedly by an American hunter, is now to be immortalized as a plush toy.

Post-mastectomy plastic surgery helps women feel whole again

University Of Utah Healthcare  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:00am

Seven months after a mastectomy saved her life, Tracy Hernandez was ready to be whole again.

Former Ferguson cop Darren Wilson opens up about his life in seclusion

Holly Yan, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 9:33am

Darren Wilson may have been legally vindicated in killing Michael Brown, but in many ways, he doesn't live like a free man.

School resource officer sued for allegedly handcuffing children with ADHD

Holly Yan, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 9:06am

A Kentucky sheriff's deputy now faces a federal lawsuit for handcuffing elementary school children who were acting out as a result of their hyperactivity disorder and other disabilities, the American Civil Liberties Union said.

Local musician creates compact, on-the-go restring kit

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 8:18am

Guitar players now have access to a "one-stop shop" for restringing their instrument, thanks to a local musician.

Police seek man after someone posed as waiter, stole credit card

Linda Williams  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 8:07am

Police are searching for a man who they believe impersonated a waiter to steal someone's credit card, then went on a spending spree.

Dash-cam shows man accused of crashing into Hurricane police car

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 7:43am

Washington County Sheriff's Office released dash-cam video Monday evening of an early Sunday morning arrest that involved a man accused of driving recklessly through three Southern Utah towns.

Senate blocks GOP bill to halt Planned Parenthood fed funds

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 7:20am

The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to terminate federal funds for Planned Parenthood, setting the stage for the GOP to try again this fall amid higher stakes — a potential government shutdown that could echo into next year's presidential and congressional elections.

Hillary Clinton to make brief stop in Utah

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 6:56am

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton will make a brief stop in Utah midday Wednesday to raise money at a private event being held in a Park City home.

North Ogden man arrested in child rape investigation

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 10:33pm

A 20-year-old man was arrested over the weekend in connection with the rape of a 12-year-old girl, North Ogden police announced Monday.

Report: 2 dead, 22 hurt in New Hampshire tent collapse

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 10:28pm

A young man and a girl were killed and at least 22 people were injured Monday when a severe storm blew down a circus tent in northern New Hampshire, officials said.

Man arrested in connection with Taylorsville apartment fire

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 10:27pm

A 28-year-old man was arrested following a fire at an apartment complex Sunday.

Solitude Fire acreage revised to 2,100

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 10:26pm

Rain slowed the growth of the Solitude Fire, and U.S. Forest Service officials were able to obtain accurate aerial mapping of the acreage.

Truckers implore motorists to turn on headlights in rainy conditions

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 10:25pm

When it starts to rain out on the roads, like it did Monday, can big trucks see you? Semitruck drivers and safety officials say turning your lights on in the rain is a common sense approach, and improves visibility and safety.

Tween YouTuber a finalist in convention contest

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 9:55pm

Last March, two local YouTubers created a unique "Frozen" mashup together that garnered millions of views.

ACLU says prisoners want improved living conditions, more opportunity

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof and Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 9:36pm

Sunday, the Utah ACLU released a statement supporting the prisoners on a hunger strike in a Utah prison facility, encouraging the Utah Department of Corrections to reassess several of the issues outlined in the inmates' letter. The department said, however, that it has been working over the last several months to address those issues.

Utah dairy farmer, circus performers switch places for TV series

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 9:03pm

An old adage says that to know someone you must "walk a mile in their shoes," so a local dairy farmer and two California circus performers did just that for a TV series.

Salt Lake police looking for Zions Bank robber

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 8:49pm

Police are asking the community to help identify and find a man who robbed Zions Bank Monday morning.

Kearns man sentenced to 6 months jail time in child abuse conviction

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 8:23pm

A man who police say made an 11-year-old boy stand in a corner whenever he was home and beat him if he moved has been sentenced to jail.

Report: South Salt Lake ranks as Utah's most expensive city

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 8:01pm

With 13 Utah cities considering property tax hikes this year, the Utah Taxpayers released a report to provide residents a "snapshot" of what their local governments already cost as they weigh whether to support any tax increases.

Picky eating harmless but can signal child's emotional woes

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 7:40pm

Parents of picky eaters take heart: New research suggests the problem is rarely worth fretting over, although in a small portion of kids it may signal emotional troubles that should be checked out.

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