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Group plans nation's first open carry 5k race

06/27/2013 8:02am
One group has planned an open carry 5k race to to promote responsible gun ownership and give proceeds to local victims of gun violence

Plural marriage supporters find hope in this week's court rulings

06/27/2013 8:24am
Supporters of plural marriage say they've been paying very close attention to Wednesday's Supreme Court rulings over same-sex marriage. They believe the decisions may have opened the door for their cause.

UTA to offer free long-term parking in some lots

06/27/2013 8:35am
In response to public feedback, UTA will begin offering free extended parking as part of a one-year pilot program. Beginning July 1, riders can park their cars for an unlimited amount of time at most TRAX and FrontRunner lots.

5 observations from BYU football media day

06/27/2013 10:42am
It was another BYU football media day with lots of news. Kevin Graham gives his thoughts and observations on all that went down.

Missing 10-year-old Magna boy found safe

06/27/2013 11:10am
Unified police have located a boy who went missing Wednesday afternoon.

2nd largest MTC opens to LDS missionaries

06/27/2013 11:14am
A new missionary training center in Mexico is now open to accommodate an influx of missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

5 ways to drop your soda habit

06/27/2013 11:48am
Despite recent heightened awareness about its many negative effects on our health, whether it's to get through the mid-afternoon slump or paired with lunch or dinner as our beverage of choice, many of us still reach for soda daily for a jolt of caffeine and sugary satisfaction.

4 arrested in alleged shooting incident

06/27/2013 12:09pm
Four people were arrested Wednesday after police say they fled from officers in an incident that may have started as a shooting.

Man arrested in death of stepfather

06/27/2013 1:10pm
An Orem man was arrested for investigation of manslaughter after his stepfather died following a physical confrontation.

'Mountain Man' charged in a 6th county

06/27/2013 1:14pm
When the week began, Troy James Knapp was facing charges in five counties for a series of cabin burglaries. The survivalist better known as the "Mountain Man" can now add a sixth county to the list.

2 unique statues stolen from Utah Opera

06/27/2013 2:07pm
Since 2002, a unique and tragic scene was frozen in bronze in front of the Utah Opera's production studios — Orpheus looking back at his beloved Eurydice, only to lose her the moment he sees her.

Accused child rapist turns self in to Salt Lake police

06/27/2013 2:26pm
A man charged with raping a 13-year-old child turned himself in to Salt Lake police on Thursday.

Buy this absurdly small home for only $500K

06/27/2013 4:16pm
Home is where the heart is — and also where your underwater mortgage is. If you're going to ruin your life with a house you can't afford, you might as well do it on one that's less than 500 square feet and in L.A.'s trendy Los Feliz Village where you can hang out with Kristen Stewart and the Kardashians.

Fire destroys 3 vacant homes in downtown Salt Lake

06/27/2013 5:51pm
A triple house fire in downtown Salt Lake City Thursday caused quite a spectacle and left a lot of damage behind.

Same-sex marriage advocates make 5-year prediction

06/27/2013 6:40pm
National leader comes to Utah to rally same sex marriage supporters a day after Supreme Court's rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8.

Man arrested, accused of ramming stepfather with car

06/27/2013 7:16pm
A Taylorsville man accused of ramming his stepfather with a car, pinning him between two vehicles and critically injuring him was arrested Thursday afternoon.

West Point teen charged with murdering 2 younger brothers

06/27/2013 7:19pm
A 15-year-old accused of killing his two younger brothers was charged Thursday in juvenile court with two counts of murder.

'Shakespeare is for everybody,' actor says of Cedar City festival

06/27/2013 7:21pm
While Utahns are planning their summer vacations, the Utah Shakespearean Festival organizers hope to be on the list of travel destinations.

Active Utahns reminded to stay hydrated in hot weather

06/27/2013 7:28pm
Nationwide over 1,000 people die each year as a result of heatstroke. Utahns are reminded to drink plenty of water during the hot summer months, especially those who are active outside.

As mothers, we must stop comparing ourselves to others

06/27/2013 7:34pm
Being a mom is a tough enough job. Why do we make it even tougher by turning it into a competition? We all lose when that happens.

South Jordan man killed, pilot injured in Utah County plane crash

06/27/2013 7:34pm
A plane crashed near Birdseye, Utah County, Thursday morning, killing one person and critically injuring another.

SLCPD: Video recorded by body cameras could be stored for a year

06/27/2013 7:59pm
Police are eyeing plans to live stream footage from body cameras worn by officers. The video could be stored for a year, and civil rights lawyers say that's too long.

Gang member arrested in Midvale drive-by shooting

06/27/2013 8:20pm
A known gang member wanted in connection with a drive-by shooting earlier this week was arrested Wednesday night.

Sequential traffic accidents kill 16-year-old, injure 2 others

06/27/2013 8:33pm
Two traffic accidents on I-15 in Davis County killed a 16-year-old and injured two others Thursday afternoon and forced the closure of the freeway for a time.

Editorial cartoonists travel to SLC for convention, auction

06/27/2013 8:51pm
The folks who take jabs at politicians and hot-button issues with their drawings are in town this week for the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists convention.

Sandy man charged with claiming $1.5 million in false tax refunds

06/27/2013 9:22pm
A Sandy man has been accused of making fraudulent claims on his federal tax returns, claiming he was owed upward of $1.5 million in refunds.

Nephi family shares struggle with mental illness, offers hope

06/27/2013 10:41pm
A Nephi family has become involved with the National Alliance on Mental Illness and share the story of their daughter to give hope to others coping with mental illness.

Center researches safety hazards in Utah work environments

06/27/2013 10:43pm
Many people don't think about work safety unless they have a physical or potentially hazardous job, but a nationally acclaimed research center at the University of Utah is working to protect workers statewide.

Jazz trade to select Trey Burke; Make second trade for Rudy Gobert

06/27/2013 10:44pm
The Utah Jazz make a trade with Minnesota Timberwolves to select Michigan point guard Trey Burke. The Jazz also acquired 7-2 center Rudy Gobert in a trade with the Denver Nuggets.

New Social Security phone scam spreading across Utah

06/27/2013 11:05pm
Police are warning Utahns of a new social security phone scam spreading across the nation.

Teenage boy accidentally shoots sister, police say

06/27/2013 11:16pm
A 13-year-old girl remains in stable condition after her older brother accidentally shot her in their home with a handgun.