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Once a show cat reject, local feline enjoys online limelight

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 9:08pm

"Pompous Albert" has been an internet sensation for about the past three years, as people enjoyed his constant devilish-looking resting face and his careless curly fur. He's also quite the personality.

Federal land agency shoulders heavy criticism from all sides

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 8:53pm

The Bureau of Land Management is under fire from many Western states and county governments over a new rule on land-use planning. At the same time, critics are panning the agency for issuing oil and gas leases instead of "keeping it in the ground."

Cottonwood Heights man pleads not guilty to making pills

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 7:58pm

A Cottonwood Heights man accused of making tens of thousands of painkillers and anti-anxiety pills in his home pleaded not guilty Wednesday in federal court.

Wednesday's Child - Angel

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 7:30pm

Angel is a 15-year-old boy who loves golf. He has lived in the foster care system for years and is hoping to be adopted.

Orem woman achieves great accomplishments with violin

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 7:04pm

Orem native Aubree Oliverson, 18, is an extremely accomplished violinist.

Payson woman sent to prison for killing 8-year-old on skateboard

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 6:31pm

A Payson woman who ran over and killed an 8-year-old boy on his skateboard was sentenced to prison Wednesday.

Governor announces deal with Amazon to collect sales tax on Utah purchases

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 5:58pm will collect sales tax on Utah purchases, Gov. Gary Herbert announced Wednesday during a discussion of his proposed $16.1 billion state budget that calls for "aggressively" pursuing taxes owed on online

Candy Cane Corner needs toys — lots of them

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 5:41pm

Candy Cane Corner, which provides a holiday shopping experience for families of the Road Home, Volunteers of America-Utah and YWCA Utah, is in desperate need of toys for children age 3-12.

3-year-old girl becomes 2nd to die from southern Utah fire

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 5:26pm

A 3-year-old girl died Wednesday, becoming the second victim of a Monday night fire at a mobile home in Washington City.

Army recruiter who taught course at Tooele High School charged with rape

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 4:13pm

A U.S. Army recruiter who taught a class at Tooele High School has been charged with raping a student.

Police used excessive force in killing Roy man, lawsuit alleges

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 3:30pm

The wife and mother of a Roy man whom police shot 22 times during a confrontation in his home after he'd called a suicide hotline has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Roy police and the Weber County SWAT team.

Teen accused of killing had planned escape from youth ranch, sheriff says

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 3:01pm

A 17-year-old boy accused of beating a staff member at a youth rehabilitation facility to death had only been at the facility for less than a week and did not have a grudge against the staffer, according to the sheriff.

Police escort body of Utah native who died while training in Texas

Ben Lockhart and Ashley Moser  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 1:15pm

The body of Christopher Murray, 31, a Utah native who died Dec. 1 about two weeks after becoming suddenly ill while completing police officer training in Frisco, Texas, was given a police escort to Newdale, Idaho, where his wife is from.

5 snow-filled activities that even adults can enjoy

Arianne Brown, Contributor  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 11:29am

Playing in the snow isn't just for kids. Just ask these five adults who have no problem enjoying their time in the greatest snow the earth has to offer.

How Utah and the US reacted to the Pearl Harbor attack 75 years ago

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 11:15am

The 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor is Wednesday. Here's a look into how Utah reacted to the news of Pearl Harbor after it happened 75 years ago.

Woman accused of killing twin in Hawaii to OK extradition

Michael Hill, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 10:46am

A woman accused of killing her twin sister by driving their SUV off a cliff in Hawaii won't fight extradition from upstate New York, her lawyer said Wednesday.

Trump: Romney still in running for secretary of state

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 10:35am

In the latest will he or won't he become secretary of state, Mitt Romney remains a solid maybe.

25-year-old critically injured in vehicle fire

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 8:57am

A 25-year-old was critically injured after a vehicle fire early Wednesday morning, police said

Salt Lake airport requests $350M more for its renovation

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 7:04am

Citing an explosive construction market and unanticipated soaring costs, Salt Lake International Airport officials say costs for the terminal redevelopment project has increased by $350 million.

911 calls document moments surrounding American Fork shootings

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 10:31pm

Newly-released 911 calls revealed a new perspective Tuesday of a chain of events that left a woman and her ex-boyfriend dead in two separate shootings in American Fork.