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6 people injured, 2 critically, in 8-vehicle crash

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 5:54pm

Six people transported to a hospital, two in critical condition, following an eight-car crash in Taylorsville Saturday morning.


South Ogden police investigating double killing

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 5:51pm

Police weren't revealing addition details Saturday about a shooting Friday night that left two men dead in a house and sent a third man to the hospital.

Yoga, meditation help build kids' self-esteem, relieve stress, experts say

Erin Goff  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 5:22pm

Practicing yoga poses and mindfully meditating helps kids build self-esteem and relieves stress.

New deadline for solar customers axed by Public Service Commission

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 4:55pm

Citing the need for more discussions, Rocky Mountain Power asked the Public Service Commission to suspend its request that any rooftop solar customers that buy systems after Dec. 9 be subject to a possible rate change. The commission complied.

Media says police shooting video should be public if filed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 4:34pm

A coalition of Utah media organizations is calling on a judge to make public any video of a fatal police shooting inside a federal courthouse that becomes part of a wrongful death lawsuit.

West Valley man's Christmas lights spectacular featured in national commercial

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 2:39pm

There are probably a few Christmas lights in your neighborhood. It’s likely you have some lights of your own. But chances are yours look nothing like a West Valley man's house.

Report: Two-thirds of young children in Utah have had cavities

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 12:24pm

Utah is falling short of Healthy People 2020 targets when it comes to children with cavities. Disparities among minorities and low-income children also persist, according to the report.

EPA rejects $20.4 million in requests for mine spill costs

Dan Elliott - Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 11:21am

The Environmental Protection Agency said Friday it will pay $4.5 million to state, local and tribal governments for their emergency response to a mine spill the federal agency triggered, but it turned down $20.4 million in other requests.

Feds: Disband police, overhaul services in polygamous towns

Jacques Billeaud and Astrid Galvan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 10:31am

The federal government Friday said the police force that serves two polygamous towns found to discriminate against nonbelievers should be disbanded.

New manufacturing resource center launched in Utah

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 10:00am

The University of Utah, in conjunction with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, announced Tuesday the establishment of the new Manufacturing Extension Partnership Center on campus.

Police use beanbag rounds, Taser against man with knife near Hill Air Force Base

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 8:34am

Police fired bean bag rounds and used a taser on a man who they say pulled out a knife and advanced on them late Thursday near the Hill Air Force Base.

2 dead, 1 injured in South Ogden shooting

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 11:38pm

Two people were killed in what police are calling a double homicide, and a third person was injured following a shooting Friday night.

Police: Couple stabbed after stopping to help teen in Orem

Ben Lockhart and Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 11:22pm

Police say two would-be good Samaritans are fortunate to be alive after they were stabbed by a teenager they had stopped to help on State Street in Orem.

Crowds pay tribute to 3-year-old who died in home accident

Ashley Moser  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 10:49pm

Hundreds of people stopped by the Salt Palace Friday night in an overwhelming show of support for BYU assistant football coach Reno Mahe and his family at a memorial for his 3-year-old daughter.

Family says fallen rescuer often 'gave all he had' to others

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 10:02pm

A man who died while trying to rescue a woman and her daughter from their burning home earlier this week is being remembered as a selfless, giving person.

Hale's Sandy theater gets a new name as final beam is put in place

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 9:00pm

A crane lifted a final, 660-pound steel beam 100 feet in the air Friday — the last piece to finish off the steel structure of Hale Centre Theatre's new home in Sandy.

14-year-old with cystic fibrosis becomes fashion model for a day

Tania Mashburn  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 8:15pm

Rylee Bess has cystic fibrosis. A couple years ago Make-A-Wish reached out, and Rylee knew just what she wanted: to go to New York and be a model for a day.

Tenn. firm to produce Utah company's first electric big rigs

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 7:54pm

A Utah-based technology firm that unveiled the first-ever battery-powered electric big rig has chosen a Tennessee company to produce the first wave of vehicles for highway driving. The first Nikola One trucks are expected to be on the road by 2019.

Democratic challenger concedes race to GOP Rep. LaVar Christensen

Dec 9th - 7:11pm

After losing to Rep. LaVar Christensen by only five votes in a recount last week, Democratic challenger Suzanne Harrison conceded the House District 32 race to the GOP incumbent Friday.

Volunteering means life-changing experience for woman, children she's helping

Sandra Olney  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 6:54pm

At South Salt Lake's Lincoln Elementary, there is a volunteer who puts in full-time hours. This spring, Lizzie Whiffen came aboard to help keep a school store stocked. But soon, Whiffen was reading with refugee children and organizing a pillow drive.