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Death of man after day of boating sheds light on carbon monoxide risks

07/03/2013 7:17am
The death of 22-year-old Lucas Allyn at Bear Lake serves as a reminder of the carbon monoxide risks associated with boating.

Idaho judge delays Uzbek's terrorism trial to 2014

07/03/2013 8:02am
A federal judge has delayed the trial of an Uzbek national arrested in May on terrorism- related charges after prosecutors said the case was too complex to argue it in court this month.

Untouched food goes to waste at school feeding programs

07/03/2013 8:15am
Thousands of Utah children eat breakfast and lunch at schools and parks that offer summer feeding programs. But it's what kids don't eat — what they throw away — that has many parents shaking their heads.

Prescription painkiller deaths for women spike, study shows

07/03/2013 9:42am
Roughly 18 women die each day from overdosing on prescription painkillers, which accounted for 6,600 deaths in 2010, according to data released Tuesday.

Airline to hire only women flight attendants to save on fuel

07/03/2013 10:26am
In a purported effort to cut down on fuel costs and boost flight efficiency, a budget airline flying out of India says it will now only hire female flight attendants.

Questions released from 1950's La. literacy test for blacks seeking vote

07/03/2013 10:29am
After the Civil War, black citizens in southern states that wanted the right to vote were given a "literacy" test to qualify them as a registered voter. Several of the impossibly difficult and confusing questions are listed below.

LDS Church creates first stake in Armenia

07/03/2013 11:06am
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints created the first stake in the Republic of Armenia, the latest stop on the long road to official recognition of the church in that country.

Will Burke get the chance to match hype as a rookie?

07/03/2013 11:20am
The Jazz pulled off a draft-day stunner in acquiring point guard Trey Burke. Now comes the difficult task of living up to the hype, which may be impossible to do as a rookie.

Abandoned Price building destroyed in mysterious explosion

07/03/2013 11:34am
Authorities say an explosion Tuesday that destroyed an abandoned Emery Telecom building in Price was caused by something "much more significant than fireworks."

Human head transplants now possible, says Italian scientist

07/03/2013 11:45am
An Italian scientist says that he could be the first person to successfully move a person's head to another person's body. All he needs is $30 million and two years. Not everyone is convinced, however.

Homer's second no-hitter; Jaguars might give fans something else to watch

07/03/2013 12:48pm
Homer Bailey gets his second no-hitter in less than a year. The Jaguars might start giving their fans more football to watch.

Millerberg returns to prison after attack

07/03/2013 1:39pm
A man accused of causing the death of his 16-year-old baby sitter and dumping her body in Morgan County was back in prison Wednesday.

Military personnel invited to see 'White House Down' for free on July 4

07/03/2013 2:09pm
Sony Entertainment has announced they have teamed with four theaters companies to offer free admission to the film "White House Down" on July 4.

House creates panel of 9 to investigate A.G. John Swallow

07/03/2013 2:23pm
In an unprecedented move, the Utah House created a special committee Wednesday to investigate a statewide elected official accused of wrongdoing on several fronts.

Obama administration postpones employee mandate of health care act

07/03/2013 2:26pm
On Tuesday, the Obama administration announced a significant change in national health care legislation that will affect millions of employers and employees across the country.

Police investigating theft of 18 semiautomatic handguns

07/03/2013 2:39pm
Roosevelt police and the ATF are investigating the theft of 18 semiautomatic handguns from a sporting goods store.

5 photo tips to make the 4th last forever

07/03/2013 2:57pm
Five tips for capturing the moment this Fourth of July.

Shooting suspect in botched Midvale robbery will stand trial for murder

07/03/2013 3:24pm
Gabriel Gurule has been ordered to stand trial on five charges, including murder, in the 2012 shooting death of Justen LeFave. LeFave was shot and killed at his apartment in what is believed to be a botched robbery.

Female prisoner found dead at Salt Lake County Jail

07/03/2013 4:21pm
A woman booked for investigation of drug-related charges was found dead in the Salt Lake County Jail.

List of Utah cities offering fireworks shows

07/03/2013 4:29pm
There are plenty of opportunities all around Utah to see wonderful fireworks displays. Below is a list of places and times where you can see the sky all ablaze for Independence Day.

Evidence in 2012 killing of Ogden officer paints detailed picture of crime

07/03/2013 4:47pm
Hundreds of photographs, videos and two hours of recorded interviews from the January 2012 shootout that left an Ogden police officer dead have been released.

Big pay increase for some Utah college presidents goes into effect

07/03/2013 5:03pm
The first of four salary increases for Utah's college presidents came into effect July 1, raising the pay of some of higher education's top administrators by as much as 24 percent. The Board of Regents said it is necessary to remain competitive in th

Opinion: Members of Utah Legislature use office for power

07/03/2013 5:24pm
The Utah Legislature has lots of political precedent that they themselves have established on taking money from people who want a certain outcome, on maintaining conflicts of interest in public office and on profiting personally and financially using the power of elected office.

Boy follows hunch, ends up saving great-grandmother

07/03/2013 6:50pm
An 8-year-old Layton boy followed a hunch that led to an act of heroism Wednesday. In fact, his mother says her grandmother is likely still alive because of what her son did.

Family tradition basics: 4 things you should know

07/03/2013 7:29pm
As parents we often want to create family traditions for our children like our parents did for us. That's not always as easy as it sounds. Here are four helpful tips I've learned while creating family traditions of my own.

Crews rescue family missing in Box Elder County

07/03/2013 8:05pm
Authorities have found a family of five missing in the vicinity of a wildfire. Search and rescue teams located them Wednesday morning in Perry Canyon.

Thousands camp out for Provo parade

07/03/2013 8:11pm
As Utahns gear up to celebrate the Fourth of July, some are already celebrating. Thousands of people in Provo are staking out their spot for tomorrow's Freedom Festival Parade.

5 of the unhealthiest meals you can get at a chain restaurant

07/03/2013 8:29pm
Long John Silver's "Big Catch" meal with onion rings was declared the worst meal in America, and some are calling for the restaurant to take trans fat off the menu. What other restaurants serve up unhealthy meals?

1 dead, another hospitalized in motorcycle accident

07/03/2013 8:30pm
One motorcyclist is dead and another seriously injured after their bikes collided on I-15 Wednesday afternoon.

Black Mountain Wildfire burns through 3,000 acres

07/03/2013 8:40pm
Bureau of Land Management officials said Wednesday afternoon that progress was being made on the Black Mountain Fire.

Company charts 200 comic book superpowers

07/03/2013 9:52pm
The last 75 years of comic books has seen some characters with awesome powers (hello flying) and some with powers that may only be useful in specific situations (like growing stronger from slugs).

25 Utah children participate in Calif. special needs rodeo

07/03/2013 10:04pm
Roughly 25 Utah children with special needs participated in their very own rodeo Wednesday during the 78th annual PRCA Oakley Rodeo and Fourth of July celebration. Special needs rodeo enriches lives, gives back on a national scale

6 taken to hospital after high carbon monoxide levels detected

07/03/2013 11:11pm
Multiple apartments were evacuated in Kearns Wednesday night and six people were taken to the hospital after high levels of carbon monoxide were discovered.