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New words in the dictionary? Awesomesauce!

Michael Pearson, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:42pm

New words! In the Oxford dictionary! So exciting! If there were only a word to describe just how exciting.

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Pregnant woman injured in hit-and-run crash; police seek driver

Pat Reavy and Paul Nelson  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:24pm

Police asked for the public's help Thursday in finding a woman believed to have caused a hit-and-run accident in Orem that put a pregnant woman in the hospital.

New Neuroworx Center helping more paralysis patients realize dreams

Ed Yeates  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:06pm

From one small room in a strip mall to more than 24,000 square feet, Neuroworx cut the ribbon Thursday on it's new $9-million rehab center in Sandy. For paralysis patients, the evolution is a dream come true.

Vandals cause $150K in damages to cement business

Ben Lockhart and Sam Penrod  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 9:48pm

Vandals popped the tires and broke out the windows of several cement trucks and other vehicles at a Mt. Pleasant business Tuesday night, and police are looking for whoever is responsible.

Reward offered in case of cabin 'cereal' burglars

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 9:26pm

The Iron County Sheriff's Office is looking for a group of juveniles believed to have burglarized several mountain cabins.

Tooele coach pleads guilty to having sex with teen girl

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 9:03pm

A volunteer Tooele High track coach accused of having sex with a 15-year-old girl on the team has pleaded guilty to reduced charges.

4 mindfulness skills that can help you manage anxiety

Jennifer Sorensen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 8:41pm

Feelings of panic, restlessness, excessive worry, difficulties concentrating and irritability are all common symptoms of anxiety. Here are four mindfulness skills that have proven to reduce anxiety.

Quick response saved toddler from drowning, deputies say

Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 8:14pm

Box Elder County deputies say the parents of a 2-year-old boy looked away for a brief moment, then found their son at the bottom of a pool. They say the quick response of witnesses saved the boy's life.

Marital stress can make you eat more, study says

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 7:29pm

Do you crave junk food when you're fighting with your spouse? That might be normal, according to a new study that says people in stressful marriages have "significantly higher" levels of the hormone that makes you hungry.

Cheer team dance inspired by fight against cancer

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 7:04pm

A local cheer squad is dancing in honor of those impacted by cancer in their community at the Relay for Life Saturday.

Teen accused of murdering neighbor now charged with raping her

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 6:43pm

A 15-year-old charged with luring his 12-year-old neighbor from her home and killing her now faces an additional charge of rape.

Trio charged in home invasion attack on Vernal man

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 6:35pm

Three Uintah County men are facing felony charges after a violent home-invasion attack that left a Vernal man with more than a dozen stab wounds and one of his alleged attackers with a bullet hole in the leg.

On-air shooter threatened to make 'headlines,' showed anger

Adam Geller and Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 6:31pm

On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into his boss' hand as two police officers walked him to the door. "You'll need this," he said.

Dead migrants found in abandoned truck near Austrian capital

George Jahn, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 5:52pm

As regional leaders met Thursday to tackle Europe's refugee crisis, a gruesome discovery unfolded a short drive from the Austrian capital: An abandoned truck was found with at least 20 — and possibly up to 50 — decomposing bodies of migrants piled inside.

1 dead after semitruck falls into ravine

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 5:49pm

One person died when a semitruck traveling on SR-59 fell 200 feet down into a ravine, police said. It is unclear when the accident occurred, or how long the truck and body have been in the ravine.

Man hired to kill girl's boyfriend gets 165 days in jail

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 5:44pm

A man contracted to kill an unwanted boyfriend said in court Thursday that he never intended to harm the man, but used the money to get an apartment.

Contact lens makers take fight over price law to court

Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 5:31pm

Contact lens makers struggled Thursday to defend their pricing policies in a federal appeals case that could have wide-ranging effects on the $4 billion industry.

Day after fatal shooting, police still have few answers

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 5:14pm

The investigation into a fatal officer-involved shooting in West Jordan continued Thursday with police releasing few new details.

Woman gives birth to conjoined twins in Colorado

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 4:21pm

A Colorado hospital where a Minnesota woman gave birth to conjoined twins said Thursday that one of the babies died after a complicated five-hour separation procedure.

Traffic cleared after fuel spill closes northbound I-15

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 4:12pm

Northbound lanes reopened on I-15 Thursday afternoon after a dump truck spilled diesel fuel near 6800 South, officials said.

For girl losing hair, a stranger reaches out to help

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 3:54pm

A good samaritan is raising money for an eighth grade girl he's never met who is losing her hair.

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