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Is mental 'boot camp' the answer for concussion victims?

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 10:42pm

A clinic in Provo is claiming remarkable success in treating the long-term effects of concussions. A patient whose brain was scrambled in a freak accident said the one-week mental boot camp at Cognitive FX has made a profound difference.

Orem police and fire departments sporting touch of pink

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 10:28pm

If you get pulled over by an Orem police officer this month, or they help you solve a crime, you'll likely notice a couple of the details on their uniforms are different. The same is true for Orem firefighters — they're all sporting the color pink.

Chaffetz says speaker bid may be 'long shot,' Utah delegation has yet to declare support

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 10:27pm

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, who said Monday his bid to become U.S. House speaker is a "long shot," may not have the support of the rest of Utah's congressional delegation.

Police arrest duo in connection to park-and-ride car thefts

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 10:27pm

A man and woman were arrested after allegedly stealing at least seven cars from UTA park-and-ride lots.

Police: Layton man attempts to duct tape, rape woman

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 10:25pm

A man who police say attempted to duct tape and assault a former girlfriend was arrested over the weekend in Layton.

Elderly man charged for crashing into 4 boys on ATV

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 10:25pm

An elderly man is facing charges after crashing into four young boys on a small ATV. Two of the boys were seriously injured, officials said.

2 SUU flight instructors killed in plane crash

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 10:24pm

Two Southern Utah University flight instructors died Monday afternoon when the plane they were in crashed near Cedar City Regional Airport, the university and fire officials confirmed.

Child's photo used in fake cancer story scheme, police say

Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 9:45pm

Police say a Logan man used a picture he found online of a child who really has cancer to create a fake sob story on and solicit donations.

17-year-old charged with manslaughter after family fight ends in death of uncle

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 8:52pm

A 17-year-old boy was arrested and charged with manslaughter after a fight involving three family members resulted in one man dying, according to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office.

Through ingenuity, Ogden farmer's pumpkin patch uses far less water

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 8:34pm

As pumpkins in the field begin heading for front porches to become jack-o'-lanterns, a pumpkin farmer in Ogden is showing off his non-traditional way of watering his crop. His innovations have slashed his water use by two-thirds.

Tooele couple sues after 8-year-old gets salmonella from cucumber

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 8:10pm

Another Utah couple whose daughter became sick after eating contaminated cucumbers has sued a California produce distributor.

'Fire hose' of moisture slams South Carolina; 12 killed

Seanna Adcox and Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 8:06pm

People across South Carolina got an object lesson Monday in how you can dodge a hurricane and still get hammered.

LGBT community proposes renaming 900 South 'Harvey Milk Boulevard'

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 7:48pm

City and LGBT community leaders have announced a proposal to rename 900 South as "Harvey Milk Boulevard" after the fallen LGBT activist.

Tips for making the 'terrible twos' not so terrible

Alicia Walters, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 7:30pm

By age 2, most children are curious as ever, and the trait often manifests itself in a big mess. Here are four activities to help your child learn more independence without destroying your home — and your sanity in the process.

California governor signs right-to-die legislation

Judy Lin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 7:01pm

California will become the fifth U.S. state to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives using doctor-prescribed drugs after Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday he had signed one of the most emotionally charged bills of the year.

Appeals court to hear arguments on Alta snowboarding ban

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 5:44pm

As Utah resorts gear up for the winter season, a federal appeals court will hear arguments from a group of snowboarders who want to ride at skiers-only Alta.

Coast Guard: Missing ship sank, 1 body found, search goes on

Jason Dearen and Jennifer Kay, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 5:34pm

The captain of the 790-foot El Faro planned to bypass Hurricane Joaquin, but some kind of mechanical failure left the U.S. container ship with 33 people aboard helplessly — and tragically — adrift in the path of the powerful storm, the vessel's owners say.

2 Salt Lake residents find explosive devices in separate incidents

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 5:32pm

Two residents located explosive devices and delivered the dangerous items to Salt Lake police Sunday in separate incidents.

After 111 years, Utah power plant shuts down

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 4:17pm

Several people recently gathered near Provo to recognize the Olmsted Hydroelectric Power Plant as it is retired after 111 years of operation.

Trophy bull elk illegally killed in Book Cliffs; DWR seeks poachers

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 3:16pm

Division of Wildlife Resources conservation officers are seeking information about the illegal killing of a trophy bull elk in the Book Cliffs area.

Lehi woman 'absolutely floored' after singing with Idina Menzel

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 2:03pm

First Kelly Clarkson stops her concert to hold a Utah baby, now the baby's mom gets her own musical moment with Broadway star Idina Menzel.


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