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Water used to dislodge boulders at Zion National Park

01/17/2017 6:51am
Following two major rocks slides Friday that closed access to trails and a main access road, managers at Zion National Park used water hoses to fall two very large rocks that were deemed unstable and posed a potential danger to visitors.

12K pages of design may propel a nuclear energy future for Utah consumers

01/17/2017 7:12am
A Utah energy cooperative is pursuing nuclear power as part of a portfolio of options for its customers, which include 44 members in Utah and seven other Western states. A design application was recently submitted to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Romney to join celebration of 2002 Winter Olympics

01/17/2017 8:14am
Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be among those next month marking 15 years since Salt Lake City hosted the Winter Olympics.

Billboards pay tribute to slain officer on anniversary of his death

01/17/2017 8:37am
Unified Police Officer Doug Barney was shot and killed in the line of duty exactly one year ago. Now, 35 billboards across the state carry his picture to show he may be gone but certainly not forgotten.

Authorities: Arizona trooper was shot by driver he sought to help

01/17/2017 8:48am
The man who shot and severely beat an Arizona state trooper last week was a former member of the Mexican federal police who was in the country illegally, authorities said.

European Court says Russia wrongly banned US adoptions

01/17/2017 9:36am
Europe's human rights court ruled on Tuesday that Russia must pay damages and legal costs to Americans who were barred from adopting Russian children.

Should children get their tonsils removed? 2 new studies weigh in

01/17/2017 10:21am
If you're questioning whether tonsillectomy — a surgical procedure to remove the tonsils — can really improve sleep and throat health in children, new research suggests to cut it out.

Injuries, inconsistent play may have unforeseen benefit for Jazz

01/17/2017 10:25am
As the Jazz have been plagued with curses through out this season, some perceived hang-ups could have positive long-term implications.

San Diego moving companies don't want to move the Chargers to LA

01/17/2017 10:42am
Shockingly, when you are a professional sports team and you choose to leave the city that has supported you for more than 50 years, people in said city are going to be less than thrilled.

Lehi teen builds shed to share the bounty at community garden

01/17/2017 10:55am
"I think it will help bring people together more," TJ Eggett said. "Just in the sense it kind of puts a little more interaction between people."

Zebra shark surprises scientists by giving birth without male

01/17/2017 11:06am
A female zebra shark in an Australian aquarium has astounded scientists by producing live offspring asexually, three years after being separated from her long-term mate.

NFL quarterback helps find a missing child; bad tattoo tales

01/17/2017 11:15am
NFL quarterback Derek Carr's celebrity was credited by the Oakland Police Department in finding the whereabouts of a missing 3-year-old child this weekend. Meanwhile, one misguided fan got his "Cowboys Super Bowl LI Champion" tattoo a bit too soon.

Does God care about the game? What the numbers tell us about the Super Bowl

01/17/2017 11:48am
New survey findings from the last few weeks show that Americans have already begun gearing up for the gridiron extravaganza, buying televisions and planning snacks and appetizers for the biggest game in football.

Catch unlimited fish, win prizes at annual Burbot Bash

01/17/2017 11:52am
The annual fishing tournament known for helping get rid of invasive burbot in Flaming Gorge Reservoir will begin Friday, and officials are hoping anglers will come take advantage of the unlimited fishing and chance to win cash.

5 must-have tech features for your home

01/17/2017 12:16pm
These five tech features will add value to your home, increase security and even save you some money.

Utah man wounded by Nevada police had crude bomb in vehicle

01/17/2017 12:40pm
Authorities allege that a Utah man who was wounded after a police chase and shootout in November near the Nevada-Utah state line also had a homemade bomb in his vehicle.

Young man with special needs saves elderly neighbor while shoveling snow

01/17/2017 1:03pm
Every time it snows, Ethan Johnson is out shoveling his neighbors’ driveways.

Have You Seen This? Climbing without limbs

01/17/2017 1:15pm
Doing hard things is just a part of life, but this video reminds us we can do in fact do them.

GOP lawmakers unaware of details of Trump's health care plan

01/17/2017 1:41pm
Republican lawmakers are in the dark about President-elect Donald Trump's plan to repeal Obamacare and are frustrated he is emphasizing "insurance for everybody," three senior GOP sources told CNN on Tuesday.

3 family films coming out of 2017 Sundance Film Festival

01/17/2017 2:01pm
Sundance may not generally be known for its family friendly entertainment, but here are three movies from Sundance 2017 critics say you should seek out for family movie night.

New report: Abortions in US drop to lowest level since 1974

01/17/2017 2:41pm
Even as the election outcome intensifies America's abortion debate, a comprehensive new survey finds the annual number of abortions in the U.S has dropped to well under 1 million, the lowest level since 1974.

User submitted: Fog, ice and winter skies

01/17/2017 3:30pm
Utahns embraced the long weekend by heading out to the slopes, enjoying the view and submitting photos for our gallery.

Obama commutes sentence of Chelsea Manning

01/17/2017 4:28pm
President Barack Obama on Tuesday commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning, who was convicted of stealing and disseminating 750,000 pages of documents and videos to WikiLeaks.

Australia defends end of MH370 hunt; investigation continues

01/17/2017 5:10pm
Australia's Transport Minister Darren Chester said on Wednesday that experts will continue analyzing data and scrutinizing debris washing ashore from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a bid to narrow down where it crashed in the southern Indian Ocean. But Chester declined to specify what kind of breakthrough would convince officials to resume the search for the missing airliner that was suspended this week after almost three years.

Utah AG Sean Reyes could lead FTC, report says

01/17/2017 5:28pm
Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes is apparently under consideration to head the Federal Trade Commission.

95-year-old man killed in auto-pedestrian accident identified

01/17/2017 5:37pm
An elderly man who was critically injured in an auto-pedestrian accident Monday evening has since died from his injuries, police said.

Teen charged in girl's murder to remain in custody while competency is restored

01/17/2017 5:42pm
A teenage boy accused of murdering and raping his 12-year-old neighbor in 2015 will remain in juvenile detention as efforts are made to prepare him to face the charges in court, according to a hearing Tuesday.

Clean air advocates detail 19-point plan to attack Utah's pollution problem

01/17/2017 5:43pm
Clean air advocacy groups unveiled a 19-point plan to tackle one of the state's most pressing problems: air pollution. The plan includes proposals for mandating statewide emissions testing, more transit funding and tighter industry regulations.

Wal-Mart adding 10K US jobs

01/17/2017 5:46pm
Wal-Mart, the nation's largest business employer, plans to add 10,000 U.S. jobs this year.

Dept. of environmental quality releases new set of recess guidelines for bad air days

01/17/2017 5:48pm
The Utah Department of Environmental Quality has released updated recess guidance for bad air days. The new recommendations have been sent to all the elementary schools in the state.

Business leaders: Inland port could make Utah a freight hub

01/17/2017 6:30pm
Almost 150 years after the Transcontinental Railroad was completed in northern Utah, some of the state's top business leaders said Tuesday that building another major junction here — an inland port — could provide a major boost to the local ec

Woman seriously injured following shooting; 1 taken into custody

01/17/2017 6:50pm
A woman was hospitalized in serious condition and one man was taken into custody following a shooting Tuesday afternoon, police said.

Mother of emaciated boy was overwhelmed, in crisis, attorney says

01/17/2017 7:02pm
The attorney for a woman accused of locking her son in a bathroom as he wasted down to only 30 pounds says the mother's story is not what it appears, and he believes the boy's father was likely aware of what was happening.

Search and rescue looking for pilot after apparent plane crash in central Utah

01/17/2017 7:28pm
A search and rescue effort is underway, as an airplane is presumed to have crashed near the border of Juab and Tooele counties, authorities confirmed Tuesday night.

Park City to replace old transit fleet with electric buses

01/17/2017 7:35pm
Park City Transit on Tuesday announced the purchase of six new zero-emission, all-electric buses for use in the public transportation system beginning this spring.