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Startup hopes to help children with autism in rural areas

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:05am

An uncle's love for his nephew, who has autism, inspires a business idea.

New vet clinic gives year of free care to canine hero

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:40am

Dr. Andrea Howard is thrilled to be opening the doors of her very own veterinarian's office, but perhaps no one is more excited than one special patient.

Kaysville videographer believes everyone has a story worth telling

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:07am

Inspired by Humans of New York, a local videographer made a video starring Utah strangers who tell bits of their stories.

Pedestrian hit, killed while crossing SLC street

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 11:25pm

A man was killed Saturday night after being struck by a motor home in Salt Lake City.

Remains of Colo. man missing 3 years found in Nevada

KSL.com  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 11:24pm

The remains of a Colorado man missing since 2012 have been found in eastern Nevada. Robin Putnam was last seen alive getting off an Amtrak train in Salt Lake City.

Man dies following assault by girlfriend's brother, police say

Ben Dowsett and Brian West  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 11:24pm

A Herriman man died Saturday, hours after being hospitalized in critical condition following a fight with his girlfriend's brother.

Subcontractor critically injured while hanging sign near power lines

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 11:23pm

A man was critically injured Saturday after he was shocked by a power line while hanging a banner near a home development site in Lehi.

Families grateful for 'outpouring of blessings' after electrical accident

Katie McKellar and Sandra Yi  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 11:19pm

The man who was electrocuted by a power line while working on the roof of a Draper business Friday left behind a wife and three children. One of the two other men who were critically injured in the incident now fights for his life in a coma.

Security breach affecting 10K Utah Food Bank donors

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 9:10pm

A security breach in the Utah Food Bank's website may have resulted in the disclosure of more than 10,000 donors' personal information.

Art of speaking to dogs alive and well in Heber Valley

Ray Boone  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 8:43pm

The annual Soldier Hollow Sheepdog Classic gets underway next weekend. In anticipation of the event, a world-renowned sheepherder took time Saturday morning to train some local sheepherders and their dogs.

Roosevelt officer's patrol vehicle, personal truck destroyed by fire

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 6:14pm

A Roosevelt police officer's patrol vehicle and his personal pickup truck were destroyed by fire at the officer's home.

Rand Paul rallies Utahns, calls Donald Trump mania 'insane'

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 5:45pm

Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul had one word for the Donald Trump phenomenon that seems to be sweeping the country: "Insane."

Weber State professor wins bid to open campaign finance records

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 1:15pm

A physics professor, curious about local political spending, has won his Utah Supreme Court bid to open records from the former Envision Ogden civic group.

Elected officials, business leaders campaign for local sales tax hike

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 12:30pm

A political issues committee joined with local mayors and business leaders outside Midvale City Hall on Thursday to promote a quarter-cent sales tax hike that will appear on the Nov. 3 ballot in 16 Utah counties.

Fastest-growing Utah companies honored by magazine

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 11:55am

Utah Business magazine hosted its annual Fast 50 event, honoring the 50 fastest-growing businesses in the state.

Plans to improve service, working conditions at Utah liquor stores unveiled

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 11:20am

State officials released a 30-day plan Thursday to improve management practices, retail service and the work environment at Utah's liquor stores.

Lyman ATV protest case: Federal judge recuses himself

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 10:55am

Less than three weeks before a scheduled sentencing, a federal judge has recused himself in the case against San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman for the ATV protest ride he organized and led in Recapture Canyon in May 2014.

First expanded class of medical students welcomed to U of U

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 10:15am

The University of Utah welcomed 122 first-year medical students Friday, the first expanded medical class at the U. since the passage of SB42, legislation meant to address the shortage of physicians in Utah.

New North Ogden playground is accessible to special needs students

Morgan Wilkins  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 9:40am

The first day of school in the Weber School District included a new playground for students at Green Acres Elementary.

Elderly man killed in auto-pedestrian accident in Magna

Ben Dowsett  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 10:25pm

An elderly man was killed in a vehicle-pedestrian accident in Magna Friday night, police said.