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Archive: News / Utah (21 Stories)

Wednesday's Child: Brian S.

08/14/2013 7:34am
All day at KSL, our focus is on the remarkable children currently in Utah's foster care system. Brian, an optimistic 15-year-old with an engaging personality and love of the outdoors, is hoping to find a new loving environment.

U. offers class on literary elements of Book of Mormon

08/14/2013 10:57am
The University of Utah's religious studies department will begin offering a course on the Book of Mormon as a literary work.

4 ways to make your product worth it

08/14/2013 11:28am
As someone who advises people every day on how to better market their businesses I have four suggestions for how to sell more of whatever it is you are selling:

Name of man killed in stolen truck crash released

08/14/2013 11:34am
The Utah Highway Patrol has released the name of the man who was killed Tuesday when he crashed a truck that was later reported stolen.

5 great end-of-summer deals

08/14/2013 12:39pm
This is the time of year when families are wrapping up vacations and planning back-to-school. However, it's not too late to enjoy end-of- summer deals while the warm temperatures last. Here are 5 fun deals that you can take advantage of now.

Firefighters look for cause of SLC house fire

08/14/2013 12:52pm
Fire investigators were looking for a transient Wednesday to see what he might know about a two-alarm house fire.

Private location data in photos less accessible than before

08/14/2013 1:16pm
For the last several months, a dire "warning" has been making the rounds across social media sites claiming that photos contain data that could put children in harm's way. However, the danger is not as great as a 3-year-old news report makes it seem.

Second suspect arrested in Millcreek stabbing

08/14/2013 4:49pm
Police have arrested a second man in connection with a stabbing at a Millcreek coffee shop. It happened when a man tried to break up a fight.

800-plus mail-in, provisional ballots yet to be counted

08/14/2013 5:32pm
Several municipal primary elections along the Wasatch Front are too close to call as county officials work to count and verify provisional and vote-by-mail ballots.

Utahns file lawsuit against "one-man, one-woman" marriages

08/14/2013 6:59pm
A lawsuit filed against the state of Utah sought to validate claims that Amendment Three, which defines a "one-man one-woman marriage", is unconstitutional.

Updating 72-hour kit important part of emergency preparedness

08/14/2013 7:28pm
We've all been told that having a 72-hour emergency kit by the garage door, and in our cars is a good idea. Red Cross Training Specialist Ann Evans stresses the importance of having a fresh 72-hour kit ready for emergencies and evacuations like wildfires, and tells us how to prepare.

Victims of Rockport fire welcomed into homes of others

08/14/2013 7:58pm
Evacuees of a fire that has claimed 14 houses have found refuge in the homes of friends, family and even strangers.

West Valley detective's wife stands by husband in heated debate

08/14/2013 8:50pm
The wife of a West Valley City detective involved in the shooting death of 21-year-old Danielle Willard issued a loud, verbal defense of her husband Wednesday evening during a rally and protest outside the Salt Lake City-County Building.

Brigham City mayor pleads guilty to disorderly conduct

08/14/2013 9:17pm
Brigham City's mayor has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct after a city council member complained he grabbed her arm during an argument.

Mother faked daughter's cancer for donations, police say

08/14/2013 9:26pm
Up until two weeks ago, Abreail "Abby" Winkler had everyone convinced that her 4-year-old daughter was fighting leukemia, including the little girl herself. Vernal police now say it was all a sham.

Greater wildfire destruction prevented by reseeding, officials say

08/14/2013 10:10pm
Utah's wildfire season has finally erupted with a vengeance. But some state officials believe it might have kicked into high gear much earlier and with many more acres burned if it hadn't been for an aggressive statewide reseeding effort.

Family watches cabin burn on TV; residents wait to return

08/14/2013 10:12pm
An estimated 250 homes are still evacuated from the Rockport fire in Summit County. Displaced residents spent the day waiting for news from fire officials regarding the status of their homes.

Police trained to find wandering autistic children

08/14/2013 10:24pm
Utah leads the nation with one in 47 children diagnosed with autism, and about 50 percent will wander. Police officers are now being trained to find children in danger.

Sailor believes illness due to radiation from service in Japan

08/14/2013 10:32pm
A Utah sailor who served on board the USS Ronald Reagan, the first ship to respond to the earthquake and tsunami at the Fukushima Dai- ichi nuclear power plant in Japan, is sick.

Parking problems prove roadblock to BrewHaHa Tavern permit

08/14/2013 10:40pm
Some people were opposed to the liquor. Most were concerned about parking. Either way, all but one member of the overflow crowd who spoke out at Wednesday's Planning Commission meeting opposed a full-service bar in their neighborhood.

Rockport Fire claims 14 homes

08/14/2013 11:59pm
Heavy afternoon winds stirred the devastating Rockport 5 Fire from a temporary lull Wednesday, engulfing its 14th home.