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Man accused in night vision goggles case will go to Utah

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 9:30am

A man arrested in Hawaii for allegedly trying to buy military-grade night vision goggles is being sent to Utah.

Back to Beijing for 2nd Olympics in 14 years

Stephen Wilson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 8:45am

Throughout more than 120 years of Olympic history, no city has hosted both the winter and summer games. Now, Beijing will be the first do it — and in the span of just 14 years.

SUU hopes for help to house large freshman class

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 8:21am

With less than a month until the semester begins at Southern Utah University, officials are scrambling to house the school's largest freshman class to date.

Police search for 5 people after apparent shooting at convenience store

Linda Williams,brittany Copeland  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 8:16am

Police found three shell casings, blood on the ground, but no shooting victim when they arrived at a South Salt Lake Maverik store. They later arrested two people who turned out not to be related to the shooting, police said.

Google Street View cars will soon measure pollution

Ananya Bhattacharya, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 8:09am

What if air pollution data were as readily available as transit directions or weather forecasts?

FBI: Suspect in Montana shooting says victim laughed at him

Matt Volz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 7:03am

An 18-year-old Wyoming man accused of robbing and shooting three members of a family after asking for roadside help told investigators he opened fire after one of the victims laughed at him, an FBI agent said in a court filing Thursday.

Don't use public Wi-Fi to access email, banking, AARP warns

Cassidy Hansen  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 6:45am

Many consumers who use Wi-Fi sometimes place convenience ahead of safety on their Internet-capable devices, a report released Wednesday from the AARP Fraud Watch Network warns.

Utah community rallies around Chinese students whose bus was burglarized

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 10:28pm

A group of Chinese students were on the trip of a lifetime when they had thousands of dollars stolen during a visit to 'This is the Place' state park. Like many of them are prone to do, a group of Utahns are trying to make things right.

Utah-based aid group helps Nepalese mothers

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 10:26pm

Tents are needed for birthing centers in Nepal. Women are giving birth on the ground and in streets because medical facilities have been knocked to the ground after an earthquake earlier this year.

Police body cam captures 100 mph chase with fleeing felon

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 10:22pm

A West Jordan man with an extensive criminal history was arrested Wednesday after allegedly hitting a Unified police officer with his car while trying to flee from police.

Conditions contribute to mild wildfire season, officials say

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 10:20pm

While catastrophic wildfires ravage other states across the West, Utah has dodged the worst of it, so far. All of the Utah-based HotShot firefighters are helping firefighters battle the massive blazes in neighboring states.

Gov. Herbert, tribal leaders mark 10th anniversary of Native American Summit

Cassidy Hansen  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:48pm

This year marks the 10th annual Governor's Native American Summit, a milestone for Native American and Utah government relations.

Ex-Myton police chief to stand trial on stalking charges

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:22pm

A former Utah police chief was ordered to stand trial Thursday on misdemeanor charges of stalking, unlawful detention and trespassing.

Texas businessman finds cellphone that fell from plane

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:04pm

A Texas businessman used an app to find his iPhone in a rural pasture after it fell about 9,300 feet during a flight from Houston.

9 must-do family-friendly hikes in Utah

Utah.com  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:00pm

Need a family friendly hike to take your kids on? Now you've got options.

Americans are cutting calories, but far from eating healthy

Carina Storrs, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 8:29pm

After years of bad news about the obesity epidemic, which affects one-third of Americans, things may finally be looking up.

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