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Murray woman charged with attempted murder of mother

Chris Larson  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 11:01am

A Murray woman stabbed her mother repeatedly, barely missing a major neck artery and puncturing a lung, according to charging documents filed Wednesday.

Don't let Halloween myths and superstitions trick you

Mountainstar Healthcare  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 10:23am

Every year, kids all around the country look forward to Oct. 31 — and for good reason. It's Halloween; time for children to dress up as their favorite character, object or figment of their own imagination...

Dinosaur National Monument's wall of bones now online

Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 9:28am

The two-story wall of dinosaur bones at Dinosaur National Monument is now online.

Gravel mine is operating out of bounds, state regulators say

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 8:11am

Utah officials are ordering Geneva Rock to cease operations outside of its permitted area at the Point of the Mountain.

Congressional 'chaos' more likely with Chaffetz run for House speaker, Hatch says

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 7:12am

Now it's Sen. Orrin Hatch who's being critical of fellow Utah Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz's long-shot bid to become U.S. House speaker, saying his run makes congressional "chaos" more likely.

Missing Layton girl found safe

Shara Park and Linda Williams  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 6:44am

A 12-year-old girl who was reported missing after she didn't come home from school Wednesday showed up at Central Davis Junior High Thursday morning.

Man on SLC unit's most wanted list arrested in WVC

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 10:33pm

One of the Salt Lake Metro Gang Unit's most wanted fugitives was arrested Wednesday with the assistance of a K–9 officer, police said.

Layton man impersonated federal officer to get into Comic Con, charges say

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 10:20pm

Jonathon M. Wall, 29, was charged Wednesday in federal court with two counts of impersonation of a federal officer for allegedly claiming he was seeking a fugitive to get an all-access pass at Salt Lake Comic Con in September.

Police searching for man in 'nightmare' Taylorsville rape

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 10:20pm

Unified police asked for the public's help Wednesday to find a man suspected of physically and sexually assaulting a woman in what investigators believed was a very rare case of a "stranger rape."

Nearly 30 percent of calls to local emergency centers are 'butt dials'

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 10:15pm

Emergency 911 dispatchers are as busy as they've ever been. Add to that a growing number of accidental dials and hang ups, and a big chunk of their time is wasted in times where seconds count.

96-year-old sax player who jammed with Nat King Cole to headline free concert

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 9:14pm

A local jazz legend who has been playing tenor saxophone for more than 80 years will perform at a free concert Thursday.

Woman memorialized in Temple Square statue recalls father's story

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 8:52pm

Standing on Temple Square for the last several decades is a large bronze statue of a man and a woman pulling two children in a handcart.

AAA Center opens call center in Clearfield, bringing 750 jobs

Keith McCord  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 8:09pm

Millions of motorists will be getting help from the new AAA call center in Clearfield. It opened Wednesday and also brought 750 jobs to the area.

Man convicted of killing Kearns High classmate at 16 recommended for parole

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 7:04pm

Ricky Angilau, who was just 16 when he shot and killed a Kearns High School classmate, says he missed a lot of his childhood while incarcerated and has missed watching his siblings grow up.

Medical mission to Tonga a success, but it's just the beginning

Sandra Olney  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 7:03pm

Last July, 32 Utahns journeyed to the island of Tonga on a life-saving mission. Their goal: treat those with diabetes and teach Tongans who don't have the disease how to prevent it.

Salt Lake aims to be more civil, compassionate community under global initiative

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 6:31pm

Utah leaders launched the Utah Civil and Compassionate Communities Initiative on Wednesday, urging Utahns to be more inclusive and caring. The global effort founded by Karen Armstrong calls on communities to embrace and practice the golden rule.

UVU now the largest public university in state, new enrollment numbers show

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 5:59pm

Utah Valley University has become the largest public institution of higher education in Utah, according to enrollment numbers released Wednesday.

Key witness in criminal cases against Shurtleff, Swallow released from prison

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 5:37pm

A key witness in the criminal cases against two former Utah attorneys general has been released from prison.

Man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting 11-year-old Orem girl

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 5:36pm

An Orem man has pleaded guilty to pulling an 11-year-old girl into a Dumpster and sexually assaulting her on her way to school.

City officials want judge to force Susan Hunt to take $900k settlement in son's death

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 5:19pm

Saratoga Springs officials want a federal court to force Susan Hunt to take a $900,000 settlement offer that she rejected last month. She filed a civil rights lawsuit after two officers shot and killed her son as he ran away from them.