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Coach gives update on 4 Aggie football players hurt in crash

Rod Zundel  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 1:35pm

Most of the talk at Mountain West media days was on the upcoming season. But on the forefront of Utah State coach Matt Wells' mind, he realized just how lucky four of his players are to be alive.

Possible resolution in 2nd trial for man convicted in fiancee's death

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 12:51pm

A new trial ordered for Billy Justin Charles, once convicted of killing his fiancee on the eve of their wedding, has been canceled pending a possible resolution in the case.

Utah woman says clinical trial cured her hepatitis C

Nkoyo Iyamba  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 11:48am

A Utah woman says after living for years with Hepatitis C and eventually waiting on the organ transplant list for a new kidney twice, an Intermountain Medical Center clinical trial cured her of her disease. Doctors now want others to get screened.

2 SLC students who 'beat the odds' invited to White House

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 11:26am

Last week, two Salt Lake students were invited to a summit hosted by first lady Michelle Obama centered on helping first-generation college students finish a post-high school education.

2 arrested in connection with shooting, chase

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 11:06am

Police arrested a man and a juvenile Friday night after officers heard gun shots while responding to a separate incident, West Valley police reported.

Snowboarders fight to lift ban at Alta

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 9:43am

A group of snowboarders have reasserted their claim that a ban at Utah's Alta Ski Area amounts to discrimination, with a new appeals court filing that pushes back against the notion that their lawsuit would set off a string of discrimination suits.

U study: Overprescribing antibiotics leading to rise in 'superbug'

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 9:12am

Health care providers tend to over-prescribe antibiotics to their patients, according to a new study from the University of Utah, with wide variation between individual providers.

Chemical burn hospitalizes Kennecott contractor

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 8:56am

A contractor working at the Kennecott Utah Copper mine was hospitalized after suffering a chemical burn on his upper body Friday.

Community celebrates Pacific Islander heritage in August

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 8:23am

August is Pacific Island Heritage Month, and it's filled with free events to help the community learn about the culture.

RSL Women rekindle rivalry in league title match

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 8:23am

Sara Cowley and the RSL Women will play the San Francisco Nighthawks in the championship match of the WPSL Elite at 3 p.m. MT Saturday at Rio Tinto Stadium, the first of three-straight matches by the RSL organization this weekend.

Herriman man: Brain tumor felt like 'brain freeze'

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 10:34pm

A Utah father and athlete in the prime of his life had a brush with death because of a dangerous brain tumor that he says was first misdiagnosed. His wife insisted he get a CT scan and he was later rushed to surgery.

Man critically injured in auto-pedestrian crash in South Salt Lake

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 10:27pm

Police were investigating the scene of an auto-pedestrian crash Friday night that left a man in extremely critical condition.

911 call documents tense moments for woman stuck under house

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 10:20pm

Dramatic 911 audio documents several tense minutes for a St. George woman, who called for help after getting stuck underneath her house.

Utah woman found dead in duffel bag in Seattle

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 10:19pm

A Utah woman visiting Washington was found dead inside a duffel bag outside an apartment near Seattle Monday morning, police said.

3 teens arrested, rancher cleared after Logan Canyon confrontation

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 10:19pm

Three teens have been arrested in conjunction with an alleged shooting incident that occurred in Logan canyon early Friday morning, police said.

42 'documented gang members' go on hunger strike at prison

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 10:18pm

Forty-two inmates at Utah State Prison went on a hunger strike Friday morning and said they won't eat until their demands are met.

Man who illegally owned 13 firearms told officers he wanted a gunfight

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 9:22pm

A man who illegally owned 13 firearms told police after his arrest that he wanted to either go to jail or die in a shootout with officers, according to charges filed Friday in 2nd District Court.

Special Olympics: Largest service project in LDS Church's history

Carole Mikita  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 8:47pm

Over 10,000 volunteers from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are participating in the biggest service project in the Church's history: helping out at this year's Special Olympics. They join people of many faiths and community organizations to welcome and provide for the athletes in the largest sporting event in the world this year.

Vivint, SolarCity to create 7,000 full-time jobs over 10 years

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 8:17pm

The Governor's Office of Economic Development board approved tax incentives for energy firms SolarCity and Vivint Solar projected to result in the creation of nearly 7,000 new full-time positions in Salt Lake and Utah counties.

Bhutanese community to hold first traditional event in Utah

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 8:03pm

In an effort to pass their values and traditions on to a younger generation, the local Bhutanese community will host a week-long religious event beginning this weekend.