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Baby kangaroo gives new meaning to therapy animal

Peter Rosen  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 7:54pm

A local assisted living facility has a very unusual therapy animal.

Woods Cross bride's mom dies day of wedding

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 7:28pm

The day she was scheduled to say “I do,” Landers Judd experienced another life-changing event: The unexpected death of her mother.

Audit: S.L. County recorder has 'very little oversight or involvement' in his office

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 6:48pm

An audit of Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott's office concludes that the elected official "does not participate directly in the day-to-day management activities of the office."

Plea deal expected for Smithfield man charged with luring, murdering father

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 6:08pm

A Smithfield man charged with murdering his father will enter a plea in the case next month, his attorney said Tuesday.

Salt Lake City apartment owners settle lawsuit with mom, autistic boy

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 5:58pm

A Salt Lake apartment complex owner has agreed to pay a former tenant and her 7-year-old son with autism $20,000 to settle a housing discrimination lawsuit, according to the Department of Justice.

Man barricaded in front of ex-girlfriend's home arrested

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 5:18pm

A man who broke into his ex-girlfriend's home and then barricaded himself in his truck with a gun Tuesday morning was taken into custody, officials said.

Police trying to identify 'brazen' groper who accosted three women on Provo trail

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 5:10pm

Police say they are trying to identify a man who groped three women Monday morning in a series of "brazen" sexual assaults along the Provo River Parkway.

5-year-old killed after being hit by car on US 89 identified

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 4:22pm

A 5-year-old North Salt Lake boy hit by a car while attempting to cross U.S. 89 has died.

Officers cleared in shooting of man wanted for killing Magna mom

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 4:14pm

Prosecutors say police were justified in shooting and wounding an armed suspect in a Utah mother's shooting death.

User submitted photos: Storm damage, brilliant fall colors

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 3:40pm

Weather has been top of mind for Utahns this past week. Take a look at all the photos from the intense storm, as well as the beautiful fall foliage.

Diesel emissions testing approved for Weber County

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 1:03pm

Health officials in Weber County have approved a new diesel emissions testing program designed to help improve air quality.

Hospital employee brings rifles to work, prompting lockdown

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:46am

An employee at Uintah Basin Medical Center forced a temporary lockdown when officials thought he was smuggling two rifles into the hospital.

Teen facing charges in death of 6-year-old boy previously called accidental

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 7:46am

A teenager is now facing criminal charges in connection with the death of a 6-year-old boy in Sevier County.

U. students cheer, jeer at presidential debate viewing party

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 10:13pm

The Hinckley Institute of Politics hosted a presidential debate viewing party Monday at the University of Utah, gauging students' reactions to the two major party candidates.

Herbert, Weinholtz spar over economy, Medicaid expansion, public lands in debate

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:43pm

Democratic candidate for governor Mike Weinholtz took some tough shots at Republican Gov. Gary Herbert in what will likely be their last debate Monday, but the governor said he has Utahns on his side.

SL County mayor proposes group effort for west-side development

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:18pm

After months of conflict with West Jordan over the now-failed Facebook negotiations, Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams on Monday offered an olive branch.

Man killed in central Utah crash may have suffered medical episode, police say

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 8:48pm

An elderly man died after his car rolled just off of U.S. 89 near Gunnison in a crash last week, according to police.

Orem man killed in Sanpete County crash

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 7:56pm

An Orem man died from his injuries after his truck rolled off of Highway 89 in central Utah earlier this month, police say.

West Jordan amputee named to USA Women's Sled Hockey Team

Lindsey Johnson  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 7:22pm

Amputee Hope Bevilhymer of West Jordan was recently named to the USA Women's Sled Hockey Team for the 2016-2017 season.

Police: Homeowner attacks Cedar Fort fire chief at scene of blaze

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 7:07pm

A fire chief called to a battle a house fire late Sunday in Cedar Fort ended up having to defend himself against a homeowner, according to the Utah County Sheriff's Office.