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City council votes to build Sugar House streetcar along 1100 East

05/08/2013 7:41am
Residents, especially business owners, say they've already had enough construction, but the council members that voted yes say the streetcar will help get rid of congestion.

Having 4 kids is less stressful than having 3, survey finds

05/08/2013 8:37am
A survey of more than 7,000 U.S. mothers found that mothers with four or more children report lower stress levels than those with few children. They dubbed it the Duggar effect.

Why you should learn to program, and how to do it

05/08/2013 9:41am
Three reasons why everyone should learn the basics of programming, and three easy steps to master coding basics.

Some dog breeds too risky for insurance companies

05/08/2013 10:25am
Some insurance companies say certain dog breeds pose too high a risk to insure, while owners of those dogs say it's not fair.

Mobile medical clinic: 'We save the state of Utah thousands of dollars'

05/08/2013 10:34am
Utah doctors are implementing the "mobile medical clinic" and are saving Utahns thousands of dollars in medical expenses.

Giant rodents eating Louisiana's coastland

05/08/2013 10:41am
A 20-pound rodent eating away the coasts of Louisiana's wetlands is the focus of an upcoming documentary.

5 Mother's Day gifts that won't collect dust

05/08/2013 10:53am
If your mom is like mine, she already has everything she really wants. Adding to her cadre of collections seems more like giving her one more item to dust. Here are five gift ideas that are sure to make any mom feel like the queen bee.

More Catholics spreading their faith two-by-two

05/08/2013 11:07am
A growing trend is sending more Catholics into the community two-by-two, door-to-door, spreading the faith one household at a time.

Utah's unknown indoor farmers market

05/08/2013 11:37am
The Co-op has a tricky business model: provide high-quality, healthy food for less than grocery markets to shoppers from all economic levels, but especially low income.

5 questions you've always wanted answered

05/08/2013 11:52am
Here are five questions you've always wanted answered, guaranteed to make you the most popular geek around the water cooler.

5 shows at the Twilight Concert Series you won't want to miss

05/08/2013 12:01pm
Since 1988, the beginning of summer in Salt Lake City has been marked by the announcement of the Twilight Concert Series. Wednesday, the Salt Lake City Arts Council announced its outdoor concert lineup on Twitter.

Matt Kemp is just awesome, and the Tim Tebow bill and petition

05/08/2013 12:39pm
Matt Kemp makes a lot of money and will give fans the shirt off his back, literally. And the Tim Tebow Bill was passed while the Tebow Petition got shut down.

Police investigating cause of duplex fire after injured woman claims assault

05/08/2013 12:39pm
Police are investigating a fire at a Salt Lake City duplex Wednesday after one of the victims displaced by the fire gave allegations of domestic violence.

Car crashes into gas pump; employee praised for quick action

05/08/2013 12:41pm
Police are praising a gas station employee who kept a scary situation from likely becoming much worse after a traffic accident ignited a gas pump.

Teen charged with homicide by assault in death of soccer referee

05/08/2013 1:25pm
A 17-year-old soccer goalie accused of punching a referee was charged in juvenile court with homicide by assault on Wednesday. Prosecutors will seek to have him tried in adult court.

Gun-related deaths significantly lower than 20 years ago, study finds

05/08/2013 1:36pm
Gun-related murders have dropped by nearly half since the early 1990s, according to a new study released by the Pew Research Center.

5 movies so good you'll forget they're based off books

05/08/2013 2:37pm
"The Great Gatsby" is headed to theaters in a few days and we thought we'd take a look at five movies that were so good you forgot they were based off a book.

Body found in Emery County identified as man missing since December

05/08/2013 4:05pm
The body found in Emery County on Saturday has been identified as a man who has been missing since December.

'Moral behavior must continue to be core values,' says Boy Scout Executive

05/08/2013 4:22pm
The Great Salt Lake Council of the Boy Scouts of America voted Wednesday to not take an official position on a proposed membership policy that would end the practice of discriminating youth members on the basis of sexual orientation.

Weber State honors Pres. Packer with new family center

05/08/2013 5:10pm
Boyd K. Packer, President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles for the LDS Church, and his wife Donna are being honored Wednesday evening at Weber State University at the official opening of the new Packer Center for Families.

Worker killed by Uintah County oil tank explosion identified

05/08/2013 5:23pm
A man was killed and another injured when an oil storage tank exploded during routine maintenance Tuesday night.

Layton H.S. student achieves 100% attendance since kindergarten

05/08/2013 6:15pm
A Layton High School student will graduate at the end of May without having missed a single day of school since he started Kindergarten.

Ethics complaint filed against AG Swallow over consumer protection row

05/08/2013 7:09pm
A former state consumer protection official filed an ethics complaint against Attorney General John Swallow with the Utah State Bar alleging professional misconduct.

The magic formula for taking kids grocery shopping and liking it

05/08/2013 7:32pm
A little imagination led to the most amazing grocery store trip in the history of my motherhood. I credit my discovery of what I call "the magic formula" and it's ability to make a grocery store run with kids in tow fun.

BYU tearing up roads in favor of green pedestrian space

05/08/2013 8:15pm
BYU's Provo campus is filled with creative destruction as crews work to make the campus more green and pedestrian-friendly.

Crimes drop 13 percent after Ogden implements data analysis system

05/08/2013 8:33pm
Police are using computers to fight crime and are already seeing a 13 percent reduction in crime. They're employing a system similar to one in Memphis, Tenn., which has also experience a drastic drop in crime rates. Other cities have used similar systems and seen comparable results.

Arrest made in brutal 1993 murder of 92-year-old Ogden woman

05/08/2013 8:48pm
Almost 20 years to the day after a brutal assault left a 92-year-old retiree dead, a suspect has been arrested in Alaska.

'Addiction is not a moral failing'

05/08/2013 8:59pm
U.S. drug czar Kerlikowske says, "I've spent my entire career in law enforcement. For most of those 37 years, I believed that a person addicted to drugs had a moral problem — a failing, a lack of will. I was wrong. Addiction is not a moral failing."

'Deleted' Snapchat photos saved in phone data, can be examined as evidence

05/08/2013 9:14pm
Orem-based firm Decipher Forensics says it has derived a method to extract the supposedly no-longer-viewable images and pass them on to parents, lawyers and law enforcement.

Phone app created to help first responders detect radioactivity

05/08/2013 10:17pm
Several years ago Steve McCown was watching CNN and saw a story about suspected terrorists crossing from Mexico to the U.S. with plans to deploy a dirty bomb. Can a cell phone, he wondered, be used somehow to detect radioactivity and track a dirty bomb? As it turned out, it can.

Cleveland case brings awareness of Utah's own missing children

05/08/2013 10:25pm
The rescue of three young women and one of their daughters in Cleveland after 10 years of captivity raises new hope and attention for the dozens of Utahns listed as missing and endangered.

Amid controversy, WVCPD acting chief talks to KSL about her role

05/08/2013 10:46pm
Police in West Valley City have been under almost constant fire lately with federal investigations into corrupt narcotics officers and a highly controversial officer involved shooting. West Valley City acting police chief Anita Schwemmer is dealing with a full plate these days.

Bones discovered during home renovation

05/08/2013 11:59pm
A homeowner renovating his home was surprised to find human bones in the basement ceiling last week.