for Thursday August 21st
Salt Lake City
83° 62°

chance precip 30%
83° 72°

chance precip 80%
94° 73°

chance precip 20%
88° 60°

chance precip 10%
93° 77°

chance precip 50%
San Francisco
71° 58°

chance precip 0%
83° 59°

chance precip 0%
72° 62°

chance precip 0%
98° 77°

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New York
81° 66°

chance precip 50%
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chance precip 0%
71° 58°

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89° 80°

chance precip 40%

3 charged with murder in death of man found in basement of burning house

Three people have been charged with murder in the death of a man whose body was found in the basement of a burning home in Price last month.

Protesters gather in SLC over police shootings

A large group of protesters gathered downtown Wednesday to call for justice in the fatal police shooting of a man in Salt Lake City, and to raise their voices against brutality and militarization among police agencies everywhere.

Salt Lake County moving forward with plans to unify 911 systems

The Salt Lake County Council made a big step toward better 911 services this week, voting to move ahead with unifying dispatch centers. It's a plan government leaders hope will help fix a dangerous problem.

'Pay up or go to jail' threat from IRS is a scam, investigators say

Callers posing as IRS agents claim taxpayers owe a lot of money in back taxes. If they don't pay up now, they'll be hauled off to jail. The real IRS says it's a fraud.

Missing 14-year-old boy with autism found safe

A 14-year-old boy diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder was found safe Wednesday after he had been missing for 21 hours.

Holder says he understands mistrust of police

Attorney General Eric Holder sought Wednesday to reassure the people of Ferguson about the investigation into Michael Brown's death and said he understands why many black Americans do not trust police, recalling how he was repeatedly stopped by officers who seemed to target him because of his race.

Restaurant had health violations prior to sweet tea poisoning

Health inspectors noted minor violations during review at Dickey's Barbecue Pit earlier this year.

Bullet fragment under victim was fired from recovered gun, expert testifies

An expert in firearms examination testified Wednesday that the copper jacket from a .44 magnum cartridge found under a Roosevelt man's body was fired from the same gun police recovered when they arrested the man who is on trial for the killing.

Produce eaters have more meaningful lives, study says

There's already plenty of research that supports the idea that a diet full of fruits and vegetables leads to a happier life, but here's another reason to eat your broccoli: a new study says that eating produce can lead to a life full of more curiosity, pleasure and meaning.

American Fork police using social media to slow drivers down

The American Fork Police Department is using social media to let drivers know where officers will be running enforcement. Officials say if the effort gets people to slow down, then it's a success.

Couple reunited after birth of first child, lengthy immigration process

Two months after the birth of their first child, a Utah woman was reunited with her husband following a complicated immigration process.

Heavy rain floods driveways, fills basements

Several residents in West Jordan and Murray are looking to city officials for answers after their homes flooded during an overnight storm, Wednesday. Officials in both cities say they are doing all that they can.

Fallen hiker had passion for Utah's outdoors, aunt says

A family member of a man who fell to his death in Little Cottonwood Canyon last Friday says he was an experienced hiker whose love for the outdoors only grew after he moved to Utah. Andrew Sharp was well on his way to achieving a lofty goal when he died, his aunt said.

Woman uses texts to convince thief to return van

A Missouri woman began texting an alleged thief and had her van returned to her.

Man turns himself in for groping juvenile in Target, police say

A man surrendered himself to police Wednesday in connection to the sexual assault a juvenile in Target, police said.

Lanes reopened after grass fire closes US 89

A grass fire broke out near I-84 and U.S. 89 Wednesday morning and partially closed northbound U.S. 89 for several hours.

State requests more time to file same-sex marriage appeal

The state backed its request for more time to appeal a lower court ruling in the same-sex marriage recognition case Wednesday with a new brief in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.

12-year-old calls 911, saves toddler from choking death

The quick-thinking and calmness of a 12-year-old girl saved her 2-year-old brother.

Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants

The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes Wednesday against the Islamic State extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley and that has seized a swath of territory across Iraq and Syria.

Police look for man, woman involved in stabbing

A man was seriously injured after being stabbed in an attack Wednesday afternoon.

Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled on fears of salmonella

The FDA announced Tuesday that nSpired Natural Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling several lots of peanut, almond and other nut butters on fears of salmonella contamination. The nationwide recall also includes nut butters sold in Smith's Food and Drug stores.

Driver drifts into oncoming traffic, crashes into 2 cars, police say

One person sustained severe internal injuries and two others were injured when a car drifted into oncoming traffic Wednesday, police said.

City denies liability in North Salt Lake landslide

Residents affected by a landslide in North Salt Lake received disappointing news on Tuesday. The city said it is not liable for the landslide and the damage it caused.

Rock climber falls to death hours after proposing to girlfriend

A veteran Northern California rock climber died in a fall in Yosemite National Park, just hours after proposing to his girlfriend during another climb, authorities said.

BYU football could be in long-term trouble

By remaining an independent in football, BYU may not get access to the impending football and playoff or the glamour bowl games. The best hope might be to continue to play a good schedule and hope the Big 12 wants to expand by two teams.

Movies to watch with the family before summer ends

With August being over half way done, many people are making their way back to places of learning. For those that are heading back to school in the near future, here are three family movies to help you soak up the last few days of summer.

7 deals to help you eat out while still feeling thrifty

Looking for a break from the kitchen? Look no further. These restaurant deals have you covered.

Man stabs roommate in face, still on the run, police say

Police are searching for a man who stabbed his roommate in the face late Tuesday night.