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Police chief justified in shooting man after freeway chase

05/31/2013 7:30am
The county attorney's office ruled that the chief of Willard Police was justified when he shot Cody Ramseyer when Ramseyer lunged at an officer.

Lawsuit filed against construction companies mislabeling workers

05/31/2013 8:17am
For the last three years, there has been an ongoing effort by Utah lawmakers to keep some business from labeling their workers as owners. Some have long argued that it's a way to skirt paying taxes and defraud workers by paying them lower wages, and now the feds are getting involved.

Mountainside letter tradition started more than 100 years ago

05/31/2013 8:39am
Now that the weather is drying up, some cities and schools are sending people up the mountains to take care of hillside letters. How did the tradition begin?

Picnic encourages casserole sharing when coping with mental illness

05/31/2013 9:26am
While it's common for friends and family to bring a casserole to a sick loved one, people tend to stay away when a person is diagnosed with a mental illness. NAMI wants to shift that culture surrounding mental illness to promote more casserole-sharing relationships.

Waste incinerator company accused of falsifying records

05/31/2013 9:38am
State regulators say Stericycle, a North Salt Lake medical waste incinerator, is violating its permit by putting too many pollutants in the air and falsifying records to disguise its actual emissions.

7 great places to eat lunch downtown

05/31/2013 11:09am
Though sometimes it feels like there are only chain restaurants around, downtown Salt Lake has a lot of lunch options for those who want to try something different.

5 reasons Google voice is worth checking out

05/31/2013 11:16am
Five free features of Google Voice you may find useful.

MoTab Choir summer concerts feature James Taylor

05/31/2013 11:22am
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir is partnering with some very diverse artists, including five-time Grammy Award-winning artist James Taylor, for two concerts this summer.

Holmoe ready for the next challenge at BYU

05/31/2013 11:37am
Tom Holmoe took on a daunting challenge when he was hired as BYU's 12th athletic director on March 1, 2005. Holmoe made two crucial decisions early in his tenure that quickly solved the problems and led to success both programs had never experienced before.

5 events to get you out of the house for the weekend

05/31/2013 11:45am
Most of the high schools and elementary schools across the state let out for summer break this week. For families wanting to begin their summer vacations early, here are a few events going on this weekend to fill that need.

Amelia Earhart's plane possibly shown in sonar image

05/31/2013 11:54am
A sonar image of an object in the Pacific Ocean may represent the remains of Amelia Earhart's long-sought-after plane wreckage.

3 'After Earth' mistakes M. Night Shyamalan needs to change before his next film

05/31/2013 12:06pm
"After Earth" isn't as bad as everyone's saying, but it does suffer from clumsy execution.

5 reasons you should see 'Now You See Me' this weekend

05/31/2013 2:04pm
"Now You See Me" may very well be the surprise movie of the summer. If you're headed to the theater this weekend, this is the movie you should see.

Charges still pending in killings of West Point brothers; funeral scheduled

05/31/2013 4:41pm
The funeral for Alex and Benjie Vidinhar will be held Monday. Prosecutors said Friday they still need more evidence before deciding about charges against the boy's 15-year-old brother.

Man who died saving wife honored with anti-texting campaign

05/31/2013 5:25pm
A St. George woman who lost her father earlier this year in a distracted-driving hit-and-run accident has started a campaign to inform Utah residents of the dangers of text messaging and driving.

Shot fired during home invasion robbery

05/31/2013 6:31pm
Police say an early morning home invasion robbery on Friday may have been drug related.

17-year-old in Minersville Reservoir drowning identified

05/31/2013 6:33pm
A Beaver teen drowned Thursday while swimming in Minersville Reservoir.

Downtown SLC fire destroys RV

05/31/2013 6:34pm
A Salt Lake City man lost his transportation and residence when his motor home caught fire after he attempted to drive it Friday afternoon.

Local firefighters gather at Bear Lake for weekend training

05/31/2013 6:42pm
Firefighters from around northern Utah gathered at Bear Lake on Friday to receive training and prepare for wildfire season.

Irrigation water restrictions enforced in Weber, Davis counties

05/31/2013 6:42pm
Roughly 150 customers in Davis and Weber counties have had their secondary water shut off, part of a hardline approach to water conservation by one canal company.

Utah hot rod history in Manti this weekend

05/31/2013 6:45pm
This weekend, fans of the Rat, hot rods, pinstriping and airbrushing will fill Manti for a reunion.

Romney re-emerges into political arena; first appearance set for Utah

05/31/2013 7:01pm
Mitt Romney will begin a series of political appearances, starting next week in Park City. He will be attending the Solamere conference along with several other high-profile politicians.

Columbine survivor gives hope to families of Newtown shooting victims

05/31/2013 8:04pm
An American Fork woman just returned from a visit to Newtown, Conn. She was there to share a book of healing and her own experiences with families still recovering from the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Prodigal Dad's view on teaching gender impartiality

05/31/2013 8:20pm
I don't remember how I learned fairness between sexes. My parents didn't set out to instill a sense of gender equality in their kids. In fact, when I asked my dad about what he remembers of his master stratagem to rear and teach children he laughed.

5 best (and worst) sunscreens for your skin

05/31/2013 8:39pm
Is your sunscreen doing the best job it can to protect your skin? Here are the five best sunscreens to use and five types of sunscreen to avoid this summer.

Weiner dogs race for Taylor Swift concert tickets

05/31/2013 9:20pm
Weiner dogs raced for the chance to be crowned "Grand Prize Weiner" and win concert tickets on Friday in Sandy. Watch the video to see which weiner was the winner.

Fire destroys home near mouth of Weber Canyon

05/31/2013 9:32pm
A house near the mouth of Weber Canyon burned nearly to the ground Friday afternoon, and investigators are trying to determine how it started.

Lawyers request to dismiss Jeremy Johnson's recent court filing

05/31/2013 9:48pm
Government lawyers want a federal judge to disallow indicted businessman Jeremy Johnson's latest court filing because he did not follow judicial rules.

Friend recalls climber's bravery in moments before he died

05/31/2013 10:37pm
A tragic accident in Moab earlier this month claimed the life of Adam Weber. He fell nearly 200 feet while rappelling, as his fiancée and friends watched. One of those friends remembered Weber Friday by sharing his story of bravery even in the face of death.

5 dead in tornado in Oklahoma City area, 50 hurt

05/31/2013 10:52pm
Tornadoes rolled in from the prairie and slammed Oklahoma City and its suburbs, trapping people in their vehicles as a storm swept down an interstate highway while commuters tried to beat it home. Five people were killed, including a mother and baby killed near Union City.