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Teens stand up to Wendy's bully, get free Frosties

07/31/2013 7:16am
Two teens came to a cashier's rescue when a customer caused a scene at a New Jersey Wendy's. Their courage was rewarded with free Frosties and chicken nuggets.

Woman accused of killing daughter, injuring self, set for sentencing

07/31/2013 7:53am
A West Jordan woman accused of killing her 18-year-old daughter before attempting to kill herself will be in court Wednesday morning for a sentencing hearing.

Offer for condo a scam, would-be renters learn

07/31/2013 9:57am
Giving your landlord a deposit plus the first month's rent is nothing new. But what happens when that so-called landlord takes off with your money?

Breast-feeding rates up; 77 percent of moms try

07/31/2013 10:04am
Health officials say breast-feeding rates continue to inch up: Now more than 3 in 4 mothers try to breast-feed their newborns.

Appeals court: NYC's big-soda ban unconstitutional

07/31/2013 10:30am
New York City's crackdown on big, sugary sodas is staying on ice

Chevron agrees to pay $384K fine

07/31/2013 11:04am
Chevron has agreed to pay a $384,000 fine and help Jordan School District buy natural gas buses as part of a federal settlement for alleged air quality violations.

This company can make your pug fly on a magic carpet

07/31/2013 11:27am
Swedish engineers have once again blown minds, this time with a flying-carpet that carries your pet and a rocking chair that powers your iPad.

TSA employee misconduct up 26% in 3 years

07/31/2013 11:33am
A new report from the Government Accountability Office details a 26% increase in misconduct cases among TSA employees from 2010 to 2012.

Wis. Sikhs plan peaceful rites to mark shooting

07/31/2013 11:43am
Sikh temples generally have four doors, one on each side of the building, as a symbolic invitation to travelers in every direction. But after a lone gunman walked into a Milwaukee-area Sikh temple last year and killed six people, some of the survivors suggested rethinking their openness.

July poised to break Utah heat record

07/31/2013 12:16pm
Wednesday is make it or break it day when it comes to weather. If Utah hits 93 degrees today, this could be the hottest July on record for the state.

14 medieval coins found on Welsh farm

07/31/2013 12:29pm
While searching for his lost keys, a Welsh farmer came across an unlikely treasure: 14 medieval coins that date back to the 14th and 15th centuries.

Heartbroken fan doesn't get wanted autograph; Camera can be so mean

07/31/2013 12:43pm
After a lady pours her heart out about her beloved Redskins some young Cowboys fans go after her with a vengeance. Speaking of a vengeance take a look at what Eddie Lacey looks like in the wrong angle.

Drowning: You might not know it if you saw it

07/31/2013 1:39pm
Those who think they know what a drowning looks like because they've seen it often in movies or on TV should reconsider. The real thing looks little like the Hollywood version.

Leaked docs give new insight into NSA's searches

07/31/2013 2:34pm
Documents published by the Guardian newspaper are providing new insight into the National Security Agency's surveillance of world data, giving an over-the-shoulder look at the programs and techniques U.S. intelligence analysts use to exploit the hundreds of billions of records they gather each year.

Denver woman named for Amelia Earhart to complete pilot's last flight

07/31/2013 2:47pm
In 10 months, a woman named for the world-famous female pilot will complete the journey across the world Amelia Earhart was unable to.

Not a car or bicycle, but a blend — an ELF vehicle

07/31/2013 2:52pm
Mark Stewart turns quite a few heads as he zips through the streets on his neon green ELF bike. With each pedal, his feet take turns sticking out from the bottom while a gentle motor hums in the background.

Dixie requesting $2.5M for transition into university

07/31/2013 4:16pm
Dixie State University is requesting an additional $2.5 million to aid in its transition to a regional university.

General: Manning leaks fractured US relationships

07/31/2013 4:17pm
The classified information Pfc. Bradley Manning revealed through WikiLeaks fractured U.S. military relationships with foreign governments and Afghan villagers, a former general said Wednesday at the soldier's sentencing hearing.

Multimillion-dollar scammers plead guilty to lesser charges

07/31/2013 4:29pm
Two men accused of using a Salt Lake investment company to perpetuate a multimillion-dollar financial scam entered guilty pleas this week.

Rap lyrics allegedly describe 2007 double homicide in Va.

07/31/2013 4:31pm
Newport News Police say a local rapper's song helped link him to a cold case involving a double homicide in 2007.

14 people arrested after 3 lbs of meth found in drug bust

07/31/2013 7:01pm
A major methamphetamine bust lead to over a dozen people being arrested and booked into jail and removed hundreds of thousands of dollars in drugs from the street.

AP Source: MLB threatening A-Rod with lifetime ban

07/31/2013 7:09pm
Major League Baseball is threatening to kick Alex Rodriguez out of the game for life unless the New York Yankees star agrees not to fight a lengthy suspension for his role in the sport's latest drug scandal, according to a person familiar with the discussions.

Tooele Army Depot firefighters frustrated with budget cuts

07/31/2013 7:22pm
Furloughs have forced the department to cut back on who the firefighters can help in case of emergencies. The cuts have left neighboring communities without the help they were used to.

Cottonwood Heights residents find snakes in yards, garages

07/31/2013 7:35pm
Encounters with rattlesnakes have been more common this summer with dry conditions in the mountains, experts said, as Cottonwood Heights residents reported several recent encounters along one hillside neighborhood.

Drug deal ends with police car crashing into house

07/31/2013 7:37pm
A drug deal witnessed by a Provo Special Enforcement team ended in a dramatic car chase Tuesday.

State aims to capitalize more on outdoor recreation industry

07/31/2013 7:42pm
Amid the Outdoor Retailer show, which draws in thousands of out-of-state visitors to Utah each year, the director of Utah's newly created Office of Outdoor Recreation is singing the trade show's praises.

Couple faces federal charges in garage theft

07/31/2013 7:50pm
A couple who police say walked into a woman's garage and stole her credit cards from her car while she was outside mowing the lawn now face federal charges.

Inhaling alcohol dangerous trend, experts warn

07/31/2013 7:54pm
More and more people nationwide are finding ways to inhale alcohol, which is concerning to doctors and law enforcement.

12 things I know because I'm a mom

07/31/2013 7:58pm
As a mom I have learned some amazing things I would have never known pre-children. I share 12 things I now know because I'm a mom. I dish about my hidden stash of chocolate, and the things that make my happy heart full and angry heart pound.

Blog showcases teen awkwardness, grown-up confidence of Utahns

07/31/2013 8:34pm
The Awkward Years Project was started by Merilee Allred, a User Experience Designer who lives in Salt Lake City, three months ago as a way to practice photography. The idea, she said, came out of a conversation with a friend about Allred's past.

Family fight leads to teen stabbing father, police say

07/31/2013 8:45pm
A Uintah County man and his teenage daughter were arrested Tuesday after a family fight that ended when the teen stabbed her father in the thigh with a pocketknife.

Man charged with killing 2 men, including uncle, ordered to stand trial

07/31/2013 9:11pm
A Midvale man charged with murder in the deaths of two men, including his uncle, has been ordered to stand trial.

Group questions committee selection for Swallow investigation

07/31/2013 9:35pm
The Alliance for a Better Utah criticized the way House Speaker Becky Lockhart chose a committee to investigate the state's embattled attorney general and wants her to explain her thinking.

Arrest made after thief steals car with children inside

07/31/2013 9:44pm
A man was arrested after stealing a car with two small children inside Wednesday afternoon. Salt Lake City police say a relative of the children left the car running while she went in to pick up some pizzas.

Local ice company swamped keeping up with demand during hot weather

07/31/2013 10:31pm
July marked one of the hottest months on record in Salt Lake City with over 18 days reaching over 100 degrees, and local ice makers have been in high demand this summer.

Wyo. man finds WWII album of Utah veteran, searches for owner

07/31/2013 10:40pm
A Casper, Wyo. veteran has discovered a special piece of history. He stumbled upon a World War II-era photo album that belonged to a Utah soldier, and wants to return it to the soldier's family.