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Japanese Festival keeps history alive for future generations

04/27/2014 10:12am
From traditional tea ceremonies to people dressed in costumes representing modern anime characters, there was something for everyone interested in Japanese culture at the ninth annual Japanese Festival in Salt Lake City Saturday.

Utah Supreme Court should decide gay marriage recognition case, state says

04/27/2014 10:45am
The Utah Attorney General's Office wants the Utah Supreme Court to decide whether same-sex couples who married should receive the legal benefits associated with marriage.

Utah to see more Comcast Wi-Fi hotspots

04/27/2014 11:58am
Six months after launching a new network of more than 1,000 Wi-Fi hotspots across the state, Comcast is broadening the program. The company announced that the network has increased exponentially to more than 47,000 hotspots in Utah and is growing.

'Keep going,' Alexis Somers tells fellow crime victims at annual conference

04/27/2014 5:31pm
Alexis Somers, daughter of convicted murderer Martin MacNeill, spoke to survivors of trauma, first responders, counselors, social workers and advocates who gathered in Salt Lake City Friday for the 27th annual Crime Victims Conference.

Police find 3 adults unconscious at Cottonwood Heights drug party

04/27/2014 7:39pm
Cottonwood Heights police found three adults unconscious at an apartment complex Sunday. Police say drugs were involved.

Herbert signs 8 bills to improve air quality

04/27/2014 8:27pm
Gov. Gary Herbert has signed eight bills to clear Utah's murky wintertime skies.

I-15 standoff ends as man holding child hostage surrenders

04/27/2014 10:19pm
A standoff between law enforcement personnel and a man holding a child hostage shut down I-15 between Cedar City and Beaver for several hours Sunday, but law enforcement officers were able to end it peacefully.

Electric device triggers movement in paraplegics

04/27/2014 10:19pm
It's a long way from the Kentucky Spinal Cord Research Center to Salt Lake City, but Dustin Shillcox visited the Neuroworx Rehabilitation Center in South Jordan to work alongside other paralysis patients.

Officer injured when parolee attempts to disarm him inside hospital

04/27/2014 10:21pm
A Naples police officer suffered shrapnel injuries Saturday when a parolee from Oregon attempted to disarm him inside the emergency room at Ashley Regional Medical Center, authorities said.

Police investigating body found in Jordan River

04/27/2014 10:22pm
Police are investigating a body found in Utah's Jordan River Sunday morning.

West Jordan man selling tumbleweeds at $40 each

04/27/2014 10:29pm
Most people in the West consider tumbleweeds a nuisance or a curse. But to a West Jordan man, they're big business. He sells the rolling weeds for as much as $ 40 bucks apiece.