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Balloon note released at dad's grave finds its way back to family

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 2:01pm

A 13-year-old girl who lost her father to cancer in May released balloons with a note at his grave on Father's Day. She returned home a few hours later, over 25 miles away, to find a surprise in her backyard.

Drone sighting at prison cause for concern

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 1:36pm

The Utah State Department of Corrections is concerned about prison security after a possible drone sighting was reported at the Utah State Prison July 15.

Have You Seen This? Motocrosser surfs Tahitian waves

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 1:15pm

He rides big waves on a motocross bike, what else do you need to know?

Man arrested after allegedly posing as waiter, stealing credit card

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 12:35pm

Police arrested a man Tuesday who allegedly impersonated a waiter to steal a patron's credit card.

Warrants reveals new details in fatal West Valley stabbing

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 12:16pm

West Valley police are still trying to determine of what led to the stabbing death of a man outside an apartment complex in July.

Honeybees that 'cook' their enemies and other captivating bugs

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 11:45am

Creepy, crawly bugs of all varieties are known to freak people out, but some have more unusual characteristics than others. We've compiled a list of five bugs that are especially quirky.

Walmart, Amazon halt sales of toy guns that look real in New York

Jackie Wattles, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 11:18am

Five major retailers have agreed to stop selling realistic-looking toy guns in New York state, the attorney general said Monday.

LaMarcus Aldridge's new home; J.J. Watt's new girl

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 11:04am

In today's installment of the biggest things in sports' social media, we get a glimpse at the more human sides of pro athletes. It turns out, these men and women are just like the rest of us — except with multimillion dollar contracts.

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The best, worst school systems: Where does Utah fall?

Deseret News  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:46am

Which state has the best school system? What about the worst? And where does Utah fall?

Police seek man who allegedly choked girlfriend's 2-year-old son

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:45am

Police are asking for help to locate a man who allegedly abused his girlfriend's 2-year-old son. Investigators said the 30-year-old woman went looking for the man in the morning when she woke up and noticed he was no longer in bed.

Newborn baby pulled from toilet in Beijing

Shen Lu and Steven Jiang, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:32am

Police are searching for the mother of a newborn baby girl found wedged face-down in a Beijing toilet on Sunday.

Pivotal stretches will define BYU and Utah's seasons

Ben Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:17am

Looking over the most pivotal stretches of BYU and Utah's schedule that are likely to determine the success level of the two teams' seasons.

Cecil the lion: Tribute Beanie Baby toy to raise funds for wildlife

Laura Smith-Spark, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:04am

Cecil the lion, the big cat slain in Zimbabwe last month allegedly by an American hunter, is now to be immortalized as a plush toy.

Post-mastectomy plastic surgery helps women feel whole again

University Of Utah Healthcare  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:00am

Seven months after a mastectomy saved her life, Tracy Hernandez was ready to be whole again.

2 serious bugs attacking Mac computers

David Goldman, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 9:49am

Two serious bugs affecting Macintosh computers can leave your computer riddled with malware or even permanently controlled by a hacker.

Former Ferguson cop Darren Wilson opens up about his life in seclusion

Holly Yan, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 9:33am

Darren Wilson may have been legally vindicated in killing Michael Brown, but in many ways, he doesn't live like a free man.

Local musician creates compact, on-the-go restring kit

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 8:18am

Guitar players now have access to a "one-stop shop" for restringing their instrument, thanks to a local musician.

Dash-cam shows arrest of man after alleged crash with Hurrican police car

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 7:43am

Washington County Sheriff's Office released dash-cam video Monday evening of an early Sunday morning arrest that involved a man accused of driving recklessly through three Southern Utah towns.

Senate blocks GOP bill to halt Planned Parenthood fed funds

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 7:20am

The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to terminate federal funds for Planned Parenthood, setting the stage for the GOP to try again this fall amid higher stakes — a potential government shutdown that could echo into next year's presidential and congressional elections.

Hillary Clinton to make brief stop in Utah

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 6:56am

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton will make a brief stop in Utah midday Wednesday to raise money at a private event being held in a Park City home.

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