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New task force created to round up walkaways from prison halfway houses

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 5:45pm

As law enforcement officers continued Wednesday to look for a man who allegedly rammed a police patrol car while attempting to avoid arrest, questions were again being raised about a halfway house he walked away from.


IRS raids S.L. County properties with possible polygamist ties

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 5:42pm

Local police are assisting the Internal Revenue Service at properties believed to be owned by the Kingston Clan.

Train wreck spills tons of soda ash in Idaho

Nate Eaton and Nate Sunderland, EastIdahoNews  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 5:42pm

A train derailment in Idaho left some 31 rail cars off track Wednesday morning. The cars were loaded with soda ash, which spilled along the crash site.


Debate on tax on tampons arrives in Utah

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 5:37pm

A Utah lawmaker is riding an national wave of debate over whether to tax tampons or other feminine hygiene products.


Defense begins case in trial against polygamous towns

Terry Tang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 5:31pm

The mayor of a polygamous town in Utah accused of functioning as an arm of a polygamous church said Wednesday that he has never discriminated based on religion.


Hawaii's big-wave surf competition called off

Caleb Jones, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 5:10pm

Legendary surfer Eddie Aikau would have gone out. But Wednesday's surf in Hawaii didn't stack up to his namesake competition's big-wave standards, and the event was called off hours before it was supposed to happen.

Man convicted in 1984 slaying appeals to Utah Supreme Court

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 4:35pm

Lawyers for a man convicted of a cold-case murder through DNA found in blood on a dollar bill said Wednesday that evidence was contaminated and asked the Utah Supreme Court to overturn his conviction.

Carly Fiorina, Gov. Chris Christie end 2016 White House bids

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 3:20pm

Carly Fiorina and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie dropped out of the Republican nomination for president on Wednesday, a day after disappointing finishes in New Hampshire's primary.

Bountiful man ordered to stand trial in murder of wife's ex-husband

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 3:02pm

Following detailed testimony of a violent attack on his wife's ex-husband, a Bountiful man was ordered to stand trial for murder Wednesday.

8 TravelWise strategies to clear Utah's air

UCAIR  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 2:03pm

Inversion season has settled in. Can you really make a difference when it comes to improving Utah's air quality?

Government will consider Google computer to be car's driver

Tom Krisher and Justin Pritchard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 1:41pm

Computers that control cars of the future can be considered drivers just like humans, the federal government's highway safety agency has found.

Marco reboot: How Rubio plans to turn things around

Manu Raju and Tami Luhby, CNN  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 1:37pm

Coming soon: Marco Rubio 2.0

Have You Seen This? Toddler confused by dad's twin

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 1:14pm

One little boy is caught in a moment where he's not sure who his real father is.

Netflix releases 1st 'Fuller House' trailer

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 12:47pm

What ever happened to predictability? As it turns out, it gets rebooted on the world's largest streaming site.

Man angry about missing birth pleads guilty to bomb threat

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 12:40pm

A Utah man accused of calling in a hospital bomb threat because he was upset he couldn't attend his child's birth has pleaded guilty to a federal charge.

Beaver Mountain focuses on family, affordable skiing

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 12:30pm

Tucked away in Logan Canyon, Beaver Mountain Ski Area focuses on traditional skiing and offers affordable winter fun for families in the Cache Valley.

NY artist's work pays tribute to Spiral Jetty artist

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 12:14pm

A New York artist recently executed a public art intervention at Utah's well-known Spiral Jetty, where her own art pays tribute to the landmark's artist.


Opinion: Legislature's porn resolution tough to hear over all the giggles

Jay Evensen  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 12:14pm

Those who think we have progressed since the 1950s, when even the mention of sexual intimacy in public would generate uncomfortable giggles, are wrong. The difference today is that the giggles have turned into snorts and dismissive laughter.

Report: Zion National Park has $70M maintenance backlog

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 11:47am

A report shows that Zion National Park is about $70 million behind on maintenance work, while continuing to see a record number of visitors.

Watch: Big shots from Rodney Hood and Gordon Hayward win Jazz's 7th straight

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 11:15am

Big shots from Rodney Hood and Gordon Hayward brought the Jazz to their 7th straight victory Tuesday night. That, plus three more fun highlights from the world of sports.

Lawmakers mull electronic drivers' licenses; Trolley Square survivor urges Medicaid reform  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 10:46am

A state lawmaker is asking legislators to consider using electronic drivers' licenses, a bill to allow tastings at liquor distilleries advances and a Trolley Square massacre survivor urged Medicaid reform.


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