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Tips to keep yourself, home safe this winter

Chris Larson  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 7:00pm

Winter brings changes to living in Utah. Safety experts say added care is required to remain safe during this season.

SLC man dies after hitting truck on highway

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 6:22pm

A 23-year-old man died Friday after hitting a flatbed truck on I-215 Thursday afternoon, officials said.

Photos: Snow blankets roads, causes numerous traffic issues

Ben Dowsett  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 6:03pm

Overnight snow blanketed many Utah roads Saturday morning, causing a number of traffic issues and road closures, according to UDOT traffic officials.

Utah's first female governor dies Saturday

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 5:51pm

Olene Smith Walker, Utah's 15th and first female governor, died from natural causes Saturday morning, officials said.

Man dies in car crash on I-15 near Cedar City

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 4:37pm

The driver of a 2002 Toyota Tacoma died Friday after losing control of the car and sliding off the freeway, officials said.

From world-class soldier to world-class archer

Chris Larson  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 1:20pm

Micheal Lukow lost his right foot and most of the use of his left. But the fight hasn't left the former soldier who is training to become a paralympian.

Utah home to 'most impressive' historic college campuses in U.S., report says

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 11:55am

Utah State University and the University of Utah ranked among the top "most impressive" historic college campuses in the country in a recent report by College Value Online.

Road Home fence offers protected sanctuary for disadvantaged kids

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 10:45am

A new wall surrounding the children's area of downtown Salt Lake City's Road Home is allowing kids to stay protected in what can be a difficult environment.

Utah: Animal found dead in trap appears to be gray wolf

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 10:11am

Utah authorities say an animal that appears to be a gray wolf was found dead in a snare set for a coyote earlier this month near the Wyoming state line.

Temple Square lights up for Christmas, rekindling traditions old and new

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 10:18pm

To a wave of "oohs" and "aahs," millions of tiny Christmas lights went on at Temple Square on Friday with the flip of a switch.

Final beam in place at U. health center in Farmington

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 9:45pm

Workers lifted the final steel beam into place at the planned 200,000-square-foot University of Utah health center in Farmington on Tuesday.

Utahns urged to shift spending during Small Business Saturday

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 9:15pm

They are ready at Paletti on Highland Drive to help shoppers looking for unique Christmas gifts. Like other small, locally-owned businesses around Utah, they just need more shoppers to come through the door.

Citywide remodels home for family of teen with cancer

Tori Jorgensen  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 8:45pm

As 15-year-old Alexis Gould struggles with cancer, it's hard for her siblings to focus on anything else. But according to Alexis' mom, Emily Gould, Citywide's plan to remodel their home has given them something exciting to discuss together.

8-year-old girl battling rare breast cancer

John Bonifield CNN  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 7:38pm

At just 8 years old, Chrissy Turner is battling a rare form of childhood breast cancer.

Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday: How to avoid cyber scams

Tori Jorgensen  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 7:05pm

Don't let scammers take advantage of you this Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday. The Better Business Bureau of Utah and the Utah Division of Consumer Protection offers tips for safe online spending.

Hikers brave cold and wind instead of Black Friday crowds

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 6:18pm

Black Friday is traditionally the busiest shopping day of the year for retailers who slash prices to draw crowds — and long lines. Some area residents broke from tradition and instead took a hike in the mountains above the University of Utah.

2 in custody after chase, crash

Tori Jorgensen  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 5:21pm

An attempted traffic stop ended in a crash and the arrest of two suspects Friday morning, police said.

6 workouts that burn major calories

Intermountain LiVe Well  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 2:03pm

Surrounded by the greatest snow on earth, Utah can be full of active, fun activities that also burn major calories.

Snack safe: How to avoid getting sick from Thanksgiving leftovers

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 1:55pm

The local health department is encouraging proper food safety for those who partake of Thanksgiving leftovers.

Road Home's new Midvale Center opens

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 12:14pm

The Road Home Midvale Center opened its doors on Wednesday. It's a facility designed to shelter and provide case management to families to help them transition out of homelessness.