08/18/2014 6:58am"When I just say the words, 'It's time for homework,' it turns into such a battle." This week in LIFEadvice, Coach Kim gives some tips and resources for parents who dread back-to-school homework battles.
08/18/2014 8:49amIf young mice are given antibiotics early in life, they have a greater chance of becoming obese, a new study out of NYU Langone Medical Center found.
08/18/2014 8:55amChildren — especially girls — are forced into marriages that make them susceptible to abuse, poverty, and even early death from pregnancy issues. Experts say we can change all that.
08/18/2014 9:59amBeing a kid is tough. But thanks to smartphones we get to see how hard being a kid truly is nowadays.
08/18/2014 10:17amEach week, we feature stories from our readers about acts of generosity or kindness they have seen, done, or experienced. Whether these experiences are new or old doesn't matter, so long as they made an impact on you.
08/18/2014 10:31amGetting a foothold on the property ladder can be a challenge at the best of times, and the prospects for many of us have been battered further by the global recession. But necessity is the mother of invention and there are routes to home ownership that are not blocked by estate agents and eye-watering fees.
08/18/2014 10:46amSometime in elementary school, you quit counting your fingers and just know the answer. Now scientists have put youngsters into brain scanners to find out why, and watched how the brain reorganizes itself as kids learn math.
08/18/2014 10:57amA missing hunter was found by another hunter Monday morning, officials confirm.
08/18/2014 11:20amA description of river running with a list of Utah's best river running options, plus the granddaddy of them all - the Grand Canyon.
08/18/2014 11:20amA family battled a 1,000-pound alligator for more than five hours, putting several large hooks into the beast before firing a fatal shotgun blast into the gator's head.
08/18/2014 11:41amAt a dinner McDonald's hosted for reporters and bloggers, waiters served cuisine prepared by celebrity chefs using ingredients from the chain's menu.
08/18/2014 12:46pmA Carbon County teen died Saturday after crashing his off-road motorcycle into the side of a tractor-trailer truck.
08/18/2014 1:15pmProjection mapping with real-time tracking might truly mess with your head.
08/18/2014 2:03pmBuying a home can be an expensive undertaking. Find out which closing costs might be negotiable and which are not.
08/18/2014 2:10pmAs if you needed one more thing to get you even more excited for the upcoming football season, here are some football flicks to get your inner warrior ready for kick-off.
08/18/2014 3:11pmAt 52 years old, local man Jon Stewart trained hard to become the oldest person ever to complete a city finals course on "American Ninja Warrior."
08/18/2014 3:31pmPolice asked for help Monday to identify a man who they say sexually assaulted a juvenile girl in Target.
08/18/2014 4:41pmCity officials have given the green light to convert a former South Ogden monastery into a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center.
08/18/2014 5:00pmAn 8-year-old girl has died after falling about 550 feet while hiking in Yellowstone National Park.
08/18/2014 5:02pmA Utah judge ordered the arrest Monday of a man seen in YouTube videos defacing murals believed to have been done by the famous graffiti artist Banksy.
08/18/2014 5:33pmWashington County sheriff's deputies say they found a dog shot with an arrow on Old Highway 91 near the Arizona line, the third animal shot by an arrow or blow dart in the county this year.
08/18/2014 6:01pmA man was arrested Monday after burglarizing "numerous" garages and vehicles in South Jordan, police said.
08/18/2014 6:41pmWildlife officials say a cougar has died after she roamed through a neighborhood in Orem and was tranquilized by state biologists.
08/18/2014 6:55pmPolice say they're still looking for witnesses and anyone who might have taken smartphone video of a downtown nightclub shooting late Saturday.
08/18/2014 7:03pmPeople gathered Monday to demand answers and transparency from police regarding the shooting of Dillon Taylor, who was killed last week in a confrontation with police.
08/18/2014 7:03pmA Price man was arrested for investigation of attempted murder Sunday after police say he hit another man twice with a sport-utility vehicle, leaving the victim with serious injuries.
08/18/2014 7:08pmSalt Lake County Jail officials said Monday they didn't understand why an inmate who was due to be released in three months or less tried to escape over the weekend.
08/18/2014 7:29pmPolice are investigating reports of a laser being pointed into the cockpits of three aircraft approaching Salt Lake City International Airport on Sunday.
08/18/2014 7:31pmNASA is asking for your help. No, you do not get to go to space.
08/18/2014 7:33pmFor anyone who has struggled to remember their padlock combination or find the key, two Utah men have created a solution that raised over $83,000 in nine hours of fundraising.
08/18/2014 8:38pmThere's no doubt body art has become increasingly popular over the years — but just because something is popular doesn't mean it's not dangerous. You could become the proud owner of a great looking tattoo and a lifetime of health issues.
08/18/2014 8:50pmChihuahuas recently rescued from a hoarding situation in Logan are waiting for a loving new home.
08/18/2014 9:11pmAfter more than 10 hours of questioning and interviews, a jury was impaneled Monday in the case of a Fort Duchesne man accused of killing an acquaintance in April 2013.
08/18/2014 9:20pmMost Americans take electricity in their homes for granted, only missing it during the occasional power outage. But near Lake Powell there are families who have been waiting decades to get electricity, and for some that wait is finally over.
08/18/2014 9:47pmCommunity Health Systems, which operates 206 hospitals across the United States, announced on Monday that hackers recently broke into its computers and stole data on 4.5 million patients. One of the affected hospitals is in Utah.
08/18/2014 9:51pmA recent poll shows the majority of Utahns support the state's decision to appeal the ruling that struck down Amendment 3, but an even greater number believe the Supreme Court will rule a ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.
08/18/2014 10:13pmThe Canyons School District announced policy changes are being implemented to increase student safety following allegations against a bus driver on trial for alleged sexual abuse of two girls with special needs.
08/18/2014 10:19pmHeavy rain triggered flooding that affected several homes in Washington County Monday night.
08/18/2014 10:50pmThe unarmed 18-year-old whose fatal shooting by police has sparked a week of protests in suburban St. Louis suffered a bullet wound to his right arm that may indicate his hands were up or his back was turned, a pathologist hired by his family said Monday.
08/18/2014 10:56pmA school for children with high-functioning autism has officially opened its doors. Spectrum Academy in Pleasant Grove had its grand opening celebration Monday.
08/18/2014 11:10pmMillions of dollars are paid each year for law enforcement to take criminals off the streets. But in Utah County, judges give many inmates a low-cost option to bail out of jail. The practice has created controversy and may wind up in a lawsuit.
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