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Charges filed against man in sexual abuse of woman with 'diminished mental capacity'

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 9:44pm

A St. George man accused of forcing a 20-year-old woman with "diminished mental capacity" into a trailer and touching her sexually is facing charges.

Family with daughter battling cancer discovers $40K donation was fake

Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 9:21pm

A Magna family says they've learned a $40,000 donation for chemotherapy treatments they were promised from an anonymous donor was likely never there to begin with.

NAACP says Roy man's hangman Halloween decoration is racially insensitive

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 8:53pm

A Utah man says he won't take down a hangman decoration that's part of his annual Halloween display, despite a complaint from the NAACP that the decoration simulates the lynching of African-Americans.

Air Force blows up WWII bomb found in Utah's west desert

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 7:54pm

A bomb squad from the Air Force checked out unexploded ordnance discovered by a rockhound in the west desert.

Latest version of Medicaid expansion fails to win House, Senate support

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 7:30pm

The latest version of Medicaid expansion, crafted by Gov. Gary Herbert and GOP legislative leaders, failed Tuesday to muster more than a handful of votes among House Republicans and members of the Senate.

Microchip helps reunite dog with owner after going missing for 1 year

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 7:03pm

A West Jordan woman is crediting microchip technology for reuniting her with her beloved pet a full year after it went missing.

Pleasant Grove man pleads no contest to death of infant who died in his care

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 6:31pm

A Pleasant Grove man has pleaded no contest to charges against him in the death of his girlfriend's infant son, who was in his care on the day he died.

$500, apology letter sent to Orem 25 years after park vandalism

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 6:27pm

An act of kindness by a man trying to make things right after years of having a guilty conscience is going viral.

US Supreme Court rejects appeal from Utah death row inmate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 6:26pm

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a death row inmate convicted in the brutal killing of a woman 29 years ago.

Investigators: Man impersonated federal marshal, made demands at power plant

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 5:52pm

An armed man was arrested after claiming to be a federal marshal while making demands at a power plant Tuesday, investigators said.

Police arrest man who allegedly kidnapped, assaulted ex-girlfriend

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 5:28pm

Police arrested a man who allegedly held his ex-girlfriend against her will in a garage and assaulted her, officials said.

Becker, Biskupski virtually tied in mayoral race, poll shows

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 5:21pm

Mayor Ralph Becker and challenger Jackie Biskupski are locked in a virtual tie in the Salt Lake City mayoral race just three weeks before Election Day, according to a poll released Tuesday.

Ogden Canyon traffic delays to continue through next spring

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 4:16pm

Ogden Canyon travelers can expect frequent traffic delays through April 2016 as workers replace the irrigation water siphon that hangs above the mouth of the canyon.

Fugitive surrenders after SWAT uses tear gas at Millcreek home

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 4:00pm

A man with an extensive criminal history who police say has been hostile toward officers in the past was arrested early Tuesday following a standoff with the Unified Police Department SWAT team.

Cyclist in critical condition after early morning crash

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 3:43pm

A 31-year-old bicyclist was in extremely critical condition Tuesday after being hit by a car.

Utahns settle into fall in this week's user-submitted photos

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 3:08pm

Each Tuesday we take a look back at the past week in news and events from across Utah, showcasing photos and videos submitted to

Fighting back after baby's death, endometrial cancer

Natalie Dicou for University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 2:43pm

Losing her baby was the most devastating event Carri Lyons ever faced, but life didn't cut her a break after it dealt her that tragedy...

Have You Seen This? Barbie convinces girl to paint her nails

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 1:15pm

A little girl got busted for painting her Barbie with blue nail polish, but she did have a pretty good excuse for the misbehavior.

Creating a community of innovation: the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 11:59am

The University of Utah's Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute is building an innovative, $45 million building to support their students and entrepreneurship. Learn more about their programs and the building which will open fall 2016.

What's the strangest thing you've hooked while fishing?

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 11:29am

We recently asked readers to share the strangest lures they've used to catch fish and the comments were incredible. In this follow-up, we ask readers to share the most bizarre things they've caught while fishing.