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Retired police chief says Layton officer was ‘over invasive’

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 10:42pm

After watching the extended version of the dash camera video from Amanda Hougton’s arrest, former Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank said the actions of the Layton officer were “over invasive” and the search was “unnecessary."

Vandals steal BYU flags from front yards in Lehi

Ashley Moser  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 10:15pm

The Parker siblings in Lehi are such hardcore Cougar fans they started a business renting and installing BYU flags in front yards. They're now down some of flags thanks to vandals.

Business owners have mixed feelings 3 weeks after 'Operation Diversion'

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 9:57pm

Three weeks have passed since an operation was announced that targeted addiction and crime among the homeless in downtown Salt Lake City, and businesses in the area said Thursday they’ve noticed a difference.

The dangers of opioid addiction and how to prevent it

Candice Madsen  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 9:29pm

While doctors and pharmacists are on the front lines of the battle against prescription drug abuse, patients also need to step up and take a more proactive role in their pain management.

Latest Utah poll gives Trump razor thin edge over McMullin

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 8:52pm

Republican Donald Trump has a slim edge over independent candidate Evan McMullin in the latest presidential poll of Utah voters.

Award-winning director Mary B. Robinson praises Pioneer Theatre Company

Carole Mikita  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 8:00pm

Mary B. Robinson is an award-winning director of more than 30 years with credits in off-Broadway theatres and around the country. She is directing the work of Tennessee Williams at a theatre she has come to love and respect: Pioneer Theatre.

Utahns still have questions about mail-in balloting

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 7:33pm

With mail-in balloting in 21 of our 29 counties, many Utahns have already received their ballots and already voted. But many will run into questions because this is a new process.

Utah outdoor gear company claims to make a sweater that will never smell

Lindsey Johnson  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 7:01pm

For those who dream of wearing the same sweater for months without smelling bad, your dream has become a reality, thanks to a Utah-based outdoor gear company and— that’s right— llama fiber.

Law enforcement officers in Utah County growing beards for a good cause

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 6:31pm

No one wants to get pulled over, but if you do in Utah County, you may notice something different with the deputy — something no one has seen in at least three decades. Something is "growing" within the sheriff's office.

Charges: Man tried taking 15-year-old West Valley girl to Georgia to live with him

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 5:57pm

Officers intercepted a 28-year-old man and 15-year-old girl at a Greyhound bus station in St. Louis after learning they were on their way to Georgia from Utah to live together as boyfriend and girlfriend, according to federal charges filed Thursday.

Former Mormon Tabernacle Choir tenor sings to patients as paramedic

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 4:46pm

An English paramedic who formerly sang with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir is wowing the internet with his impressive operatic vocals after his coworker filmed him singing “Nessun Dorma.”

Trial begins for Cedar City midwife accused of manslaughter

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 4:21pm

The lawyer for a Cedar City midwife accused of manslaughter in the death of premature infant says a snowstorm that delayed an ambulance trip to the hospital is really to blame for the tragedy.

Family of man who hanged himself in jail sues Beaver County

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 3:45pm

The family of a man who hanged himself in the Beaver County Jail claims in a federal lawsuit that corrections officers failed to recognize him as a suicide risk and didn't appropriately monitor him.

3 in Utah face Nevada poaching-related charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 1:39pm

Authorities in northeast Nevada have filed charges against three Utah residents in connection with a yearlong investigation into illegal elk hunting near the Utah line.

Have You Seen This? Bountiful man carves jack-o-lantern Harambe in less than 30 seconds

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 1:15pm

Man uses 60,000 PSI waterjet cutting system to carve intricate designs into pumpkins in less than 30 seconds.

Plain City resident owns, races Cadillac with nearly 1K horsepower

Brian Petty, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 11:35am

A Plain City resident says he owns one of the fastest Cadillac CTS-V's in the entire state of Utah. The car is very well built, comfortable to ride in, and above all, extremely fast.

Hearing set for Utah teen charged with murder in fatal crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 10:01am

A preliminary hearing has been scheduled in the case of a 16-year-old girl accused of killing two people in a nearly 100-mph crash on her way to a suicide pact.

Jury acquits man charged with stabbing neighbor to death in 2013

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 9:08am

A jury Wednesday acquitted a South Salt Lake man who was accused of stabbing his neighbor to death three years ago.

Man dies in rollover crash on SR 201

Linda Williams  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 8:30am

A man in his 70s died in a rollover accident on state Route 201 in West Valley City early Thursday. Eastbound lanes of the road were closed for three hours.

Utah chiropractor federally indicted for alleged tax evasion, corruption

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 8:23am

A Utah chiropractor was federally indicted Wednesday for allegedly trying to pay overdue taxes using a check linked to defunct bank accounts.