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Man tried to kidnap young boy, threatened to kill girl, charges state

07/02/2013 6:42am
A 55-year-old South Salt Lake man accused of trying to kidnap an 8- year-old boy last week was charged Monday.

UDOT pioneers use of soil to build bridges

07/02/2013 7:12am
The Utah Department of Transportation is pioneering another bridge building technique to save taxpayers time and money. They are using one of the oldest construction materials known to man to accomplish that — soil, and lots of it.

A.G.'s lawyers warn allegations must be related to conduct in office

07/02/2013 7:20am
Lawyers for embattled Attorney General John Swallow are warning that his constitutional rights would be violated if Utah House members attempt to impeach him.

Real Salt Lake fans told to clean up language

07/02/2013 8:27am
Could Real Salt Lake and Major League Soccer issue sanctions against their own fan groups? It's a possibility if fans keep yelling a certain chant.

Trey Burke's dream now reality in Utah

07/02/2013 9:22am
Trey Burke knew at a young age that he wanted to play in the NBA. And despite being overlooked, Burke is set to prove that he belongs in the NBA.

WWII ace’s crash site discovered in Germany after 69 years

07/02/2013 9:41am
A Utah family joins forces with a team of German aviation experts to locate the crash site of WWII ace Grant Turley. This is the story of their search to find the truth about Turley's death.

Crews destroy final barrels of compromised chemical

07/02/2013 9:44am
Early Tuesday morning crews detonated the final set of barrels containing the compromised chemical Trigonox.

Man arrested for assault after saved seats taken at church

07/02/2013 10:12am
It's supposed to be a place of peace and worship. But on Sunday, a man was arrested at an LDS Church meetinghouse after a fight broke out over saved seats in the chapel.

5 gluten-free restaurants in Salt Lake City that will make your mouth water

07/02/2013 10:33am
It's tough to be allergic to wheat or have celiac disease, and one of the harderst parts is going out to eat. With your gastrointestinal comfort in mind, has compiled this (incomplete) list of gluten-free restaraunts for you dining pleasure.

Nearly 9K gallons of liquid asphalt spilled when truck overturns

07/02/2013 10:40am
A truck carrying two tankers full of emulsified asphalt toppled Monday evening, spilling almost 9000 gallons of the sticky, liquid substance down the side of Fairview Canyon.

Taco Bell customers receive $3.6K instead of food they ordered

07/02/2013 11:31am
Three customers ordered food at a Taco Bell drive-thru in Michigan, but found they had been given wads of cash instead of their burritos.

Police continue search for man in kidnapping, assault of ex-girlfriend

07/02/2013 11:44am
The search continued Tuesday for a man who police say kidnapped a former girlfriend, was Tasered by police and jumped through a car window to escape.

Utah rethinks water supplies

07/02/2013 12:20pm
June is generally the driest month of the year, but the water situation this year is even worse than normal. Gov. Gary Herbert has scheduled a series of community forums on the competition over Utah's water supplies.

Football player runs 25 mph, a biker's toyland and Rory McIlroy vs. a robot

07/02/2013 12:43pm
In today's compilation we have three different athletes doing things most humans could never imagine to pull off. There's also a smart- mouthed robot, so, it's all awesome

Family issues statement about 5-year-old killed at Lake Powell

07/02/2013 1:53pm
A Utah County family is mourning the loss of a 5-year-old son killed in a boating accident on Lake Powell. They issued a statement Tuesday expressing their grief.

For 6-month-old who needs heart transplant, life hangs by a thread

07/02/2013 2:26pm
6-month-old Kelsen Wood has had a tough life so far, ranging from thrush to cataract surgery in both eyes. Now he needs a heart transplant, all because his heart is too big.

Woman leads police on wild chase; flames engulf car

07/02/2013 3:14pm
A wild chase through Utah County on Tuesday morning reached speeds of 120 mph and ended more than 50 miles later when the fleeing vehicle became completely engulfed in flames.

Rare coin seller robbed in deal gone wrong

07/02/2013 3:53pm
Police say a man was robbed while trying to close a rare coins sale at a Taylorsville fast-food restaurant. Investigators hope surveillance video of the suspect will help them identify and arrest him.

Investigators believe they've identified Riverton garage burglars

07/02/2013 4:20pm
A pair of alleged burglars, who police say walked into a woman's garage and stole her credit cards while she was outside mowing her lawn, may have been identified.

Layton man injured in gun training accident

07/02/2013 5:11pm
A 33-year-old Layton man taking a gun training course accidentally shot himself in the leg Tuesday while putting his handgun back in his holster.

Helping the homeless a struggle in the heat

07/02/2013 5:12pm
Volunteers of America, Fourth Street Clinic and others are helping the homeless beat the heat during recent spate of 100-degree temperatures. The nonprofits and Salt Lake County Aging Services are asking for help to provide needed assistance.

Legislative investigation of attorney general begins Wednesday

07/02/2013 5:52pm
Utah House members will wade into uncharted waters Wednesday when they consider creating a special committee to investigate embattled Attorney General John Swallow.

Ariz. Hotshots included jokesters, fathers-to-be

07/02/2013 6:48pm
Nineteen members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, based in Prescott, were killed Sunday when a windblown wildfire overcame them north of Phoenix. It was the deadliest single day for U.S. firefighters since 9/11. Fourteen of the victims were in their 20s. Here are the stories of those who died:

2,800 marijuana plants seized near popular camping area

07/02/2013 7:03pm
Approximately 2,800 marijuana plants were seized Monday near a popular camping area near Bryce Canyon.

Original DeChristopher lawsuit finally gets Utah hearing

07/02/2013 7:47pm
The suit against the Bureau of Land Management over the 77 oil and gas leases involving the Tim DeChristopher controversy finally received a court hearing. The leases are no longer at issue, DeChristopher is free, but land use challenges remain.

Car fire has teen warning others of road debris danger

07/02/2013 8:16pm
A Roy teenager was on her way to work Monday when she said a piece of highway trash hit her car and ultimately burst into flames. She got out before she could be hurt, but the accident has prompted her to issue a warning to other drivers.

Marital communication requires effort from both parties

07/02/2013 8:33pm
In the world of marital communication, understanding why your wife cries over a vacuum belt or why your husband only responds to you with a "hmm" helps couples better appreciate one another, and lighten up.

Utah firefighter who died in Ariz. wildfire was a family man, friends say

07/02/2013 8:51pm
Friends and neighbors Tuesday remembered a Utah native killed along with 18 other expert firefighters in an Arizona wildfire as someone who was a family man above all, and somebody who went out of his way to help others.

750-acre wildfire burning in Beaver County

07/02/2013 9:01pm
One cabin was threatened as the lightning-caused Black Mountain Fire spread to 750 acres Tuesday night.

Man suspected in Ogden teen's death stabbed in prison

07/02/2013 9:50pm
A man suspected in the killing of an Ogden teenager was stabbed in prison Monday evening.

Review: Swim coach should've been fired sooner

07/02/2013 10:03pm
An independent investigation found that the University of Utah should have fired former swim coach Greg Windlow in early 2012 for alcohol problems that were corrosive to the entire team.

Woman wins truck in Wendover, wins car one week later

07/02/2013 10:18pm
People have won cars in Wendover before, but what makes Lydia Palm's story unique is that it's the second car she has won there — in two weeks.