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December 21st, 2014
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Fugitive leads officers on high-speed chase, police say

05/21/2014 7:05am
Police arrested a fugitive who they say led them on a high-speed chase involving a police helicopter, K-9 units and dozens of officers.

Man enters plea in bow-and-arrow attacks

05/21/2014 7:23am
A Tabiona man has entered pleas of guilty but mentally ill to felony charges in a pair of bow-and-arrow attacks. In one incident, Michael Weaver targeted a neighbor. In another, he fired on Duchesne County sheriff's deputies during a standoff.

New drug test policy gets encouraging results in Davis district

05/21/2014 7:47am
Members of the Davis School District Board of Education discussed the first year of a new random drug testing policy during their meeting Tuesday. Initial feedback from parents, educators and students has been promising.

Fans to vote on upcoming guests for Salt Lake Comic Con

05/21/2014 8:01am
Salt Lake Comic Con is asking fans to vote on which sci-fi and superhero celebrities they want to see at the next convention, and they intend to listen.

8 face charges in connection with oxycodone distribution operation

05/21/2014 8:22am
Aaron Peila, 31, and seven others were charged Tuesday for conspiracy to distribute oxycodone, conspiracy to commit money laundering and money laundering.

3-year-old's battle with brain tumor ends

05/21/2014 8:41am
A 14-month battle with an inoperable brain tumor finally ended Monday night for 3-year-old Brylee Olson. Brylee, of Price, passed away at 8:47 p.m., earning her wings, surrounded by her family.

Ex-players say teams gave pain pills 'like candy'

05/21/2014 9:22am
in his case, a shot of the painkiller Toradol. Ten minutes later, he sprinted onto the field to play.

Are workplace loans the new payday loans?

05/21/2014 9:27am
Workplaces are beginning to offer loans that have some of the features of payday loans — but do they also have some of the same problems?

Opinion: Jazz get ripped off by silly lottery system

05/21/2014 9:53am
The Jazz hoped to get a draft pick in the top three but had to settle for No. 5. For the third time in four years, the Cleveland Cavaliers won the lottery, leading to some thought the system needs to be overhauled to stop rewarding the same teams.

Why Utah fishing is more accessible than you might think

05/21/2014 10:01am
Fishing with the family has never been easier. Get involved and get informed about options in your area.

'Lost' snake species found on Mexican island

05/21/2014 10:08am
A species of snake that had been "lost" for almost 80 years has been re-discovered on a remote Mexican island.

Utah authors offer powerful voice for mental illness

05/21/2014 10:47am
Many best-selling authors such as Brandon Sanderson, Ally Condie and Shannon Hale call Utah home. This large community of writers rallies around one of their own to become a powerful voice for the struggles of mental illness.

Man wards off great white shark with spear gun

05/21/2014 11:12am
A man diving off the coast of Florida captured his close encounter with a great white shark on a GoPro camera.

8 most common, expensive on-the-job injuries

05/21/2014 11:15am
With June as national safety month, it's a great time for employers and employees to review how to make their workplace safer. Here are the eight most common and expensive work place injuries.

People marry individuals with similar DNA, study says

05/21/2014 11:21am
The study surveyed white married couples in the U.S. and concluded spouses are more likely to have similar DNA than two people who have never met.

Car won't start? Try the other key

05/21/2014 11:31am
If your later-model car won't start, before you have it towed to the garage, try the other key. This is precisely what happened to KSL consumer reporter Bill Gephardt.

Fremont High tagged with 'profane' graffiti; $1K reward offered

05/21/2014 12:47pm
Vandals tagged Fremont High Monday night. Police are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to their arrest.

Have You Seen This? A dog and his bucket

05/21/2014 1:16pm
It's a tale as old as time, the story of a dog and his beloved bucket. That is not a typo.

Local band to perform at 'The Dreamathon' at Granite High School

05/21/2014 1:43pm
Local folk rock band will be your go-to summer soundtrack, with emotional and upbeat tracks that make you think of the outdoors.

4 exciting biodiesel developments for 2014

05/21/2014 2:00pm
Everyone seems to be supporting biodiesel these days — even the automotive manufacturers. And for good reason.

First state bans 'harmful' anti-bacterial soap chemical

05/21/2014 3:30pm
A chemical found in 75 percent of antibacterial soaps has been banned in Minnesota after research indicated it can impair muscle function.

EBay asks users to change password after breach

05/21/2014 3:31pm
E-commerce site eBay is asking users to change their passwords after a cyberattack compromised a company database containing customers' names, encrypted passwords, email addresses, physical addresses, phone numbers and dates of birth.

'Modern Family' dad writes love letter to SLC

05/21/2014 4:02pm
"Modern Family" star Ty Burrell published a love letter addressed to his adopted home of Salt Lake City.

Sen. Lee announces photo contest for Utahns

05/21/2014 5:14pm
In an effort to showcase Utah's roads, Sen. Mike Lee has decided to sponsor a photo contest.

‘Law & Order’ cast proud of their roles on SVU

05/21/2014 7:13pm
"Law & Order: SVU" is one of the longest- running primetime dramas on TV, centered on a special unit of New York detectives who advocate for rape victims. The show's cast recently told KSL's Brooke Walker how proud they are of the work they're doing.

Murder charge warranted in Draper accident, victim says

05/21/2014 7:18pm
One of the people involved in a Draper deadly car accident two weeks ago said she hopes the man who caused it is convicted of murder. He changed many lives that day and should be punished for that, she said.

1 killed, 1 arrested after auto-ped accident

05/21/2014 7:22pm
A man was killed after a hit-and-run auto-pedestrian accident Tuesday night and another man was arrested in connection with the incident.

Swipe right for Ms. Right: The rise of dating apps

05/21/2014 7:32pm
So, a lady walks into a bar...Wait, scratch that. A lady takes out her phone. With a left swipe of her finger she dismisses Alex, 25 and Robert, 48. She swipes right when a photo of James, 24, pops up. It's a match. James had swiped right too. They chat, and make plans to meet. They're only three miles apart, after all.

Some homeless welcome new police plan in Pioneer Park

05/21/2014 7:33pm
Salt Lake City police have a new plan to staff the Pioneer Park bureau with officers 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to patrol the area.

4 men hospitalized after rollover crash

05/21/2014 7:53pm
Four men were hospitalized Wednesday following a rollover crash on a rural two-lane road in Uintah County.

America won't be safe if it doesn't lead foreign trade, Lieberman says

05/21/2014 8:02pm
Joe Lieberman, former vice presidential candidate and a U.S. senator from 1988-2012, spoke to business and trade leaders Wednesday at the 13th annual Trade and Business Conference.

Man arrested for allegedly strangling Vernal man

05/21/2014 8:08pm
Detectives have arrested a suspect in the July 2013 strangulation and beating death of a Vernal man who was found dead in his apartment.

Willard Bay marina to open Saturday after yearlong oil clean up

05/21/2014 8:09pm
Willard Bay's Eagle Beach will be up and running this weekend after being closed for more than a year due to a massive oil spill. Officials turned away nearly a quarter of a million visitors during that time.

Tips to tell if someone is lying in email, text

05/21/2014 8:19pm
An increasing number of people are communicating online and through text rather than having face-to-face conversations, and new studies give tips on how to tell if someone is lying.

3 ways to create more 'mom time' with your kids

05/21/2014 8:39pm
Paying attention to our kids should be an easy thing to do, but as parents we are pulled in so many directions. The result: the most important people in our lives often get the least of us. But there are three things you can do to fix that.

Cancer patient celebrates birthday with cows, cupcakes and cheer

05/21/2014 9:04pm
When Dov Siporin was diagnosed with cancer seven years ago, he vowed not to let it get him down. So every birthday, he dresses up to pass out cupcakes to patients at the Huntsman Cancer Institute.

FantasyCon announces celebrity guests

05/21/2014 9:35pm
FantasyCon's three-day fest will feature performers who love and create fictional universes that are popular among fantasy fans.

BYU confirms investigation into improper benefit allegations

05/21/2014 10:26pm
Brigham Young University has confirmed that the university is investigating reports that improper benefits were received by football players.

Grantsville community rallies around Historic Farm

05/21/2014 10:46pm
Grantsville residents made several emotional pleas to the city council Wednesday, attempting to sway a plan that would expand the city cemetery — and demolish a historical landmark.

Utah Bosnians seek support for their flooded homeland

05/21/2014 10:59pm
There are more than 7,000 Bosnians in Utah. Around 2,500 of them resettled here as war refugees, and their home is shattered again — inundated by floodwaters — and their families are desperate for help.

Police investigate 'suspicious' death of 60-year-old Provo woman

05/21/2014 11:01pm
Provo police are investigating the "suspicious" death of a 60-year-old woman whose body was found inside her home Wednesday afternoon.

Recreation complex at center of county funds blame game

05/21/2014 11:22pm
Tooele County has been in "cash crisis" mode for the last two years. Now a new controversy is cropping up surrounding how the downward money spiral all began, and the county's recreation center is in the bull's-eye.

Park City Mountain Resort losing terrain in lease lawsuit

05/21/2014 11:56pm
Thousands of acres of ski terrain seem to have slipped away from Park City Mountain Resort when a judge ruled on the several-year battle Wednesday.

Correction: Kidnapping Victim Found story

05/21/2014 11:59pm
In a story May 21 about the arrest of a California man on suspicion of kidnapping a teenager a decade ago and forcing her into marriage, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Santa Ana police, reported erroneously the age of their daughter. She is 3 years old, not 2.
 
   
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