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Report shows inmates, fugitives receive welfare

07/09/2013 8:27am
A new report says hundreds of Utah fugitives and inmates are receiving public assistance despite generally being barred from receiving those benefits.

Officers break window to arrest motorist

07/09/2013 8:48am
Officers broke a car window to arrest a woman who they said was driving at speeds of 100 mph early Tuesday morning.

Logan man pleads guilty in horse starving case

07/09/2013 10:03am
A Logan man accused of not feeding, watering or sheltering his horses during the winter months has pleaded guilty to 25 counts of animal cruelty.

Regular bedtimes improve children's learning, study says

07/09/2013 10:34am
Your child's bedtime may influence more than just their mood the next day. A new study suggests irregular bedtimes may negatively impact their test scores in early education.

Are Jazz kidding themselves by going young?

07/09/2013 11:04am
By letting Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap leave the team and getting nothing in return, the Jazz may have sealed their fate in terms of not making the playoffs for the next season or two. But over the long term, the decision might pay off.

LDS Church celebrates growth milestone in Peru

07/09/2013 11:17am
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reached a new milestone in Peru with the opening of its 100th stake there.

Woman pleads guilty to hiring hitman to kill husband

07/09/2013 11:25am
A West Michigan woman who pleaded guilty to solicitation of murder was videotaped telling an undercover police detective that she wanted her husband's death to be "as non-suspicious as possible."

Opinion: Congressional GOP face tough choices about minority voters

07/09/2013 11:39am
Although Congress had renewed the Voting Rights Act in 2006 after holding extensive hearings on racial discrimination in voting, Chief Justice Roberts writing for the majority said, "our country has changed" and the act no longer speaks to current conditions.

4 robots working hard to clean your house

07/09/2013 11:46am
Robots are being designed for to do just about every task you can think of, from spying underwater to digging in ancient archaeological sites. But what could they do at home?

Sea lion with cancer dies at Hogle Zoo

07/09/2013 12:25pm
Salt Lake City zookeepers say a popular California sea lion has died a few days after staff members noticed he'd lost interest in eating and training.

Brazilian fans kill, behead referee who killed player

07/09/2013 12:27pm
Police say enraged spectators invaded a football field, stoned the referee to death and quartered his body after he stabbed a player to death.

Utes and Cougars to schedule additional rivalry games?

07/09/2013 12:48pm
Though not official (pending Pac-12 approval), it appears that the Utes and the Cougars will continue their annual rivalry with additional games scheduled in 2017 and 2018.

Woman drops money after allegedly robbing bank

07/09/2013 1:56pm
Two men who claimed they came across cash lying on the ground, were arrested for investigation of obstruction of justice following a bank robbery.

Bear climbs median, crosses freeway in Morgan County

07/09/2013 3:30pm
A young black bear scaled a fence and crossed I-84 south of the Devil's Slide rock formation in Morgan County Monday evening.

Report released on crash that killed South Jordan man

07/09/2013 3:40pm
Authorities have released a preliminary report on a Utah County plane crash in June that left a passenger dead and a pilot injured.

10 of the best places to get a sugar cookie in Utah

07/09/2013 3:49pm
If you like the idea of celebrating National Sugar Cookie Day as much as we do, we've compiled a list of the best 10 places in Utah for you to do so.

Police identify body found in Big Cottonwood Creek

07/09/2013 4:02pm
Police say they do not believe the body of a man found in Big Cottonwood Creek on Monday died as a result of foul play.

Letter from NASA sends 7-year-old over the moon

07/09/2013 7:32pm
Dexter Anderson wants to go to Mars, and wrote NASA a letter asking how he could make his dream a reality. The response he received was nothing short of extraordinary.

Man responsible for bombing, deadly standoff released from prison

07/09/2013 8:34pm
The man responsible for a 13-day standoff that led to a corrections officer's death 25 years ago was released from the Sanpete County Jail Tuesday.

Jogger finds baby left alone in stroller in SLC

07/09/2013 8:38pm
Salt Lake City police say a woman out for a morning jog stumbled upon a 2-month-old baby all alone on the sidewalk.

Friends, family prepare for return of U. student injured in Ecuador

07/09/2013 8:43pm
Family members and friends gathered Tuesday to create messages of encouragement to greet a University of Utah student critically injured in a bus crash in Ecuador.

VIDEO: Man escapes handcuffs, steals Riverdale police car

07/09/2013 8:45pm
Riverdale Police have released footage from a dashcam video of a man who stole a patrol car in June.

Mother fighting to stop distracted driving after losing 2 daughters in crash

07/09/2013 8:48pm
Kim Schlau lost her two eldest daughters after a trooper responding to a crash hit their car five years ago. These days, Schlau travels around the country sharing her message of safety to those who are sworn to serve and protect.

Thieves steal AC units from West Jordan church

07/09/2013 8:50pm
Members of a small West Jordan church are now hoping for a miracle. Thieves stole four air conditioning units from the building where members of Victory Baptist Church.

Whole Foods recalls cheese possibly contaminated with Listeria

07/09/2013 9:38pm
Whole Foods Market recalled Crave Brothers cheese Monday because of a possible bacterial contamination.

Fire destroys two Tooele homes

07/09/2013 9:50pm
Two houses were destroyed Tuesday when a fire in one home spread so fast it caught the neighbor's house as well.

Woods Cross man can sell guns from home, commission says

07/09/2013 9:58pm
Several in the packed room applauded Tuesday as, one by one, a group of Ty Murri's neighbors approached the Woods Cross Planning Commission with concerns about Murri's desire to sell guns from his home.

Sorenson Communications to cut department that aids deaf community

07/09/2013 10:12pm
Dozens of Utahns will lose their jobs and many others will be affected when Sorenson Communications cuts their Internet Protocal Relay department.