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Caught on Tape: Falcon gets into Pleasant Grove bathroom

Tania Mashburn  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 8:02pm

An American Kestrel falcon managed to get into a Pleasant Grove man's apartment. He tried to get it out while recording on his cell phone. Hilarity ensued.

Family gets healthy together with 100-day heart challenge

Erin Goff  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 7:02pm

Lehi family joins Utah Valley Hospital's 100-day Heart Challenge not once but twice to get healthy.

Bears Ears coalition leader says Jewell order lacks equality for tribes

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 6:48pm

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell issued a secretarial order designed to boost the role Native American tribes play in the management of federal land and water resources.

Flood of sheep attracts crowd in Brigham City

Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 6:10pm

About 2,200 sheep are taking a very slow journey to their winter pasture in Box Elder County, and it’s quite a sight to see.

Charges detail numerous injuries suffered by escort in alleged violent sexual attack

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 5:43pm

An 18-year-old woman suffered numerous injuries in a sexual attack after being called to a Salt Lake City home as an escort, according to criminal charges filed Thursday.

FLDS say faith requires giving food stamps purchases to church

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 5:34pm

Accused FLDS Church members say donating food obtained through a government nutrition program to their church is no different than someone bringing goods bought with food stamps to a PTA bake sale or potluck dinner.

Police arrest man charged with abandoning 5-year-old daughter at Ogden college

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 5:30pm

Police arrested a man Friday who is charged with abandoning his 5-year-old daughter in the middle of the night at a technical college in Ogden.

Police: Alcohol impairment led to fatal crash on I-80

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 5:26pm

Police believe alcohol contributed to a fatal crash on I-80 Friday morning.

Survey shows Utahns' favorite Halloween candy

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 3:57pm

On All Hallow’s Eve, bags of M&M's, 3 Musketeers, Snickers and the like will be dispersed into the trick-or-treat bags of eager children.

Daughter of one of Utah's 'Piano Guys' reported missing in Oregon

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 2:21pm

A 21-year-old woman has been reported missing, and authorities are worried she got lost or injured on a hike in the Columbia River Gorge.

7 Obama ideas from 2008 that came to fruition

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 12:14pm

While the U.S. is in the process to elect President Barack Obama's successor next month, it’s also a reminder of all the accomplishments from the last eight years. Several of those accomplishments came from ideas from his platform in 2008.

Unusual number of rabies-infected bats discovered in downtown SLC

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 11:49am

A spokesman for the health department said the three bats were spread across a multi-block area in downtown Salt Lake. The first was found early August and the most recent one was found this week.

Commission votes against retention of Judge Su Chon

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 10:48am

The Utah Judicial Performance Review Commission has recommended that voters retain all state judges on the ballot this year except for one: 3rd District Judge Su Chon.

Store holds baby shower for infant delivered in Payson Wal-Mart

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 9:50am

A Utah woman who gave birth while in a Wal-Mart checkout line got an impromptu baby shower at the store.

Report: Salaries just 'part of the solution' for Utah's teacher shortage

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 9:01am

In an election brief authored in partnership with the University of Utah's Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute and Hinckley Institute of Politics, researchers called on lawmakers to address low teacher pay but also to invest in professional development a

SLC Council accuses Biskupski of 'lacking leadership' over housing, homeless funding

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 8:41am

Mayor Jackie Biskupski is pumping the brakes on the Salt Lake City Council's plan to invest nearly $30 million in affordable housing and homeless solutions, resulting in council members accusing her of "lacking leadership" in a time of crisis.

Weinholtz outlines policy proposal for extending legalization of medical cannabis

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 7:45am

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Weinholtz outlined policy proposal details Thursday that favor more extensive legalization of cannabis for medical use in Utah.

Logan veterinarian to pay $200K to settle federal drug violations case

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 7:10am

A Logan veterinarian will pay a $200,000 civil fine to resolve federal allegations about the handling of drugs at a research facility he runs.

Retired police chief says Layton officer was ‘over invasive’

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 10:42pm

After watching the extended version of the dash camera video from Amanda Houghton's arrest, former Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank said the actions of the Layton officer were “over invasive” and the search was “unnecessary."

Vandals steal BYU flags from front yards in Lehi

Ashley Moser  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 10:15pm

The Parker siblings in Lehi are such hardcore Cougar fans they started a business renting and installing BYU flags in front yards. They're now down some of flags thanks to vandals.