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New West Davis Corridor proposal would force 26 families to move

05/17/2013 8:25am
Plans for the West Davis Corridor have changed again, and the Utah Department of Transportation wants to take the path of least resistance. While the most recent proposal is the cheapest, it's not good enough for some critics and homeowners along the proposed route.

Elder Oaks honored for promoting religious freedom

05/17/2013 8:57am
Elder Dallin H. Oaks received the prestigious Canterbury Medal in New York City Thursday night for his lifetime of service in promoting the cause of religious freedom.

Driver who exited vehicle on freeway hit by truck

05/17/2013 9:32am
A man who got out of his pickup truck on I-80 near Tooele was hit by a semi-truck.

Students lacking tech skills, finding problems completing online applications

05/17/2013 9:40am
Technology is changing the college admissions process, but not all students are benefiting. Utah schools are trying to address the digital divide facing some students who want to go to college, but may not be tech savvy.

6 travel apps that will make your trip easier

05/17/2013 10:18am
As summer approaches, vacation planning is kicking into high gear. Make your planning a little more high-tech with these helpful apps.

Opinion: Why Benghazi matters

05/17/2013 10:27am
What difference, at this point, does Benghazi make? That question, asked by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during Congressional hearings on Benghazi last January has taken on new relevance in light of a trio of emerging scandals.

VIDEO: Spider-Man cleans windows, surprises kids at hospital

05/17/2013 10:45am
Spider-Man not only climbs up buildings and saves damsels in distress, but he also washed windows at the Primary Children's Hospital Thursday afternoon.

Hard work, dedication pay off for Utah's Karl Williams

05/17/2013 10:59am
Hard work and perseverance are paying off for the former walk-on, who is competing for the starting running back job for the Utes in the 2013 season.

West Jordan man pleads guilty to falsely advertising, selling Viagra-like drug

05/17/2013 11:40am
A West Jordan man charged with selling a Viagra-like drug as a natural supplement pleaded guilty to charges in two separate federal indictments.

Will Smith gets videobombed and a home run celebration fail

05/17/2013 12:44pm
Will Smith and his son Jaden were enjoying an NBA playoff game when Craig Sager and his hideous jacket pulled a videobomb. We also have video of a home run celebration fail and rodeo clown backflip.

5 events you don't want to miss this weekend

05/17/2013 1:14pm
Summer is almost in full swing, and with it comes barbecuing, outdoor festivals and swimming. There are several opportunities to take advantage of the warm weather this weekend.

Psychologist calls doctor accused of killing ex-wife 'narcissistic parasite'

05/17/2013 3:14pm
A criminal psychologist says a pediatrician charged with killing his ex-wife is a "narcissistic parasite" who had the motive and opportunity to kill Uta von Schwedler in 2011.

Historic 1983 flood approaches 30-year anniversary

05/17/2013 3:48pm
Memorial Day weekend marks the 30th anniversary of a massive flood that turned State Street in downtown Salt Lake City into a river.

Hiker rescued after falling more than 50 feet

05/17/2013 5:31pm
A hiker is in the hospital after falling at least 50 feet in Maple Canyon Friday morning and having to be hoisted from the small ledge on which he landed.

Teen questioned after crashing car through garage

05/17/2013 6:18pm
A teenager who took his mom's car without permission could be facing criminal charges after crashing it into a house just east of 13400 South and Redwood Road.

Coyote pup saved after running into cactus

05/17/2013 6:47pm
A coyote pup was rescued by golf course employees after running into a cactus Tuesday and being covered in cholla clumps.

West Point family to possibly be displaced by new Corridor highway

05/17/2013 7:27pm
A West Point family could lose their home for the second time in a two year period if a UDOT route for the new West Davis corridor highway receives approval.

Orem football player collapses during practice, remains in coma

05/17/2013 7:28pm
After an Orem High School football player collapsed during a spring training drill, his coach is being hailed a hero for helping save his life. Ben Smith, a sophomore, fell to the ground and started gasping for air, then lost consciousness.

Man arrested after allegedly stealing donations for cancer foundation

05/17/2013 7:29pm
A man was arrested Friday after allegedly stealing $500 meant to be donated to the American Cancer Society.

Utah GOP could revamp state caucus system at convention

05/17/2013 7:59pm
Utah Republicans will select a new state party leader at their annual organizing convention Saturday. They will also consider revamping the way they nominate party candidates.

What I (continually) wish I had known at graduation

05/17/2013 8:10pm
I wish to offer graduating high school students some advice. I do this out of concern because I don't want "The Hope of the World" to take as long as I did to come up with a few of life's basics.

Salt Lake VA hospital to test prosthetic legs that attach to bone

05/17/2013 8:45pm
Doctors in Salt Lake City will soon start clinical trials on an innovative prosthetic implant that could help thousands of veterans who have lost a limb.

Man dead for 40 minutes, brought back with CPR machine

05/17/2013 9:04pm
An Australian man who was clinically dead for 40 minutes was brought back to life with a new CPR technique.

Man takes himself off life support; nephew charged with 2nd degree murder

05/17/2013 9:31pm
A judge is considering whether to order a trial for a man charged with murdering two people in a Sandy garage.

Medical artist's work helping cancer survivors feel whole again

05/17/2013 11:13pm
A mastectomy is a common method of treatment breast cancer patients. For some cancer survivors, what the surgery takes away has a more profound effect on them than they had imagined. But a Utah artist is offering them hope and wholeness once again.

Frances Monson remembered for her compassion and love

05/17/2013 11:24pm
Frances B. Monson, wife of Thomas S. Monson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, passed away at 6:35 a.m. Friday in a Salt Lake City hospital.

Bronze Plaque honoring Salt Lake City police officer unveiled

05/17/2013 11:26pm
A Friday afternoon ceremony honored a Salt Lake City officer who was hit and killed in 2000 while on bicycle patrol.

Utah soldier declared MIA following explosion, presumed dead

05/17/2013 11:27pm
Family members believe a Utah County soldier missing in action in Afghanistan has been killed.

Did Josh Powell's brother bury Susan Powell's body?

05/17/2013 11:59pm
The father of a West Valley City mother missing since 2009 says he was misquoted in a PEOPLE magazine article that claimed his daughter was buried by her brother-in-law, not her husband, as has long been suspected.