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Truck crashes into four-plex, 3 occupants flee

08/12/2013 7:19am
Unified police are searching for three people who fled after their truck crashed into a vacant four-plex.

Parents should be 'calm, positive' about child's new teacher

08/12/2013 7:44am
With the school year starting soon, some parents may not be happy with the teacher their child has been assigned to. So what should parents do if this happens to them?

Finding the best price for a medical procedure

08/12/2013 7:59am
The days of the $10 or $15 health insurance co-pays are quickly disappearing. More people are paying out-of-pocket costs, forcing them to pay closer attention to costs.

Safety fears spur regulations for trampoline gyms

08/12/2013 9:06am
Stephen Merrill was finishing his freshman year of college two years ago when he and a group of friends went to an indoor trampoline park in Utah for a day of flipping, jumping and bouncing. At one point, Merrill leaped from a platform into a pit full of foam blocks, and he shot right through them and landed on his head.

Stop the drama at work

08/12/2013 9:39am
This week in LIFEadvice, Coach Kim gives advice on cutting down the office drama. Your co-workers are tired of being your therapist, it is time to leave your personal problems at home.

Utah teen due court in hit-run in North Vegas case

08/12/2013 10:26am
An 18-year-old mother from Utah who police say was driving without a license is due before a judge on felony hit-and-run charges after eight pedestrians were struck outside a North Las Vegas church.

World's first pop-art satellite headed to space

08/12/2013 10:53am
If aliens ever target Earth, Jon Gibson and Amanda White are counting on them having an appreciation for pop art and a sense of humor.

Embracing social causes as a company

08/12/2013 11:17am
From Yoplait's pink lids campaign to Tom's One-for-One shoe donation program, a multitude of companies have seen cause- marketing campaigns boost sales.

Sun's magnetic field will flip soon

08/12/2013 11:45am
Though no big changes are thought to be in store, the sun will be turning upside down, in a manner of speaking, as its magnetic poles slowly flip over the next couple months.

Mental health workers encourage minorities to seek treatment

08/12/2013 12:56pm
In some cultures, talking about mental illness is taboo, but advocates with the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Utah and other community groups are working to change those attitudes.

Police searching for possible arsonist after 4 suspicious fires

08/12/2013 1:02pm
Firefighters in Ogden may have an arsonist on their hands. Investigators are keeping their eyes on two areas, looking for any suspicious activity where four fires have started in the past 24 hours.

Consistency, boundaries key to healthy child development

08/12/2013 1:20pm
The Trenton and Camilla Hyde family of Syracuse knows routine is important, consistency tames chaos and setting boundaries begets strong relationships and good behavior.

Family of 5 displaced after house fire

08/12/2013 1:35pm
A family with three special needs adult children escaped a late night house fire without injury on Monday.

Judge rules Martin MacNeill trial will go forward

08/12/2013 1:47pm
A judge on Monday declined to disqualify the Utah County Attorney's Office from prosecuting the case of a Pleasant Grove doctor accused of killing his wife.

10 actors who could play bald as Superman baddie, Lex Luthor

08/12/2013 2:03pm
With Mark Strong and Bryan Cranston being considered for the role of Lex Luthor in the upcoming "Man of Steel" sequel, John Clyde and Travis Poppleton weigh in on the choices, as well as contribute additional actors ready for the role.

Teen who fell from ATV dies from unrelated medical condition

08/12/2013 2:19pm
A 16-year-old boy who fell from a personal ATV while test driving it with his father died Saturday, but officials said it was because of a pre-existing condition.

Funeral set for victims of Conn. plane crash

08/12/2013 2:56pm
A teenage girl and her 1-year-old sister who died when an airplane crashed into their Connecticut home last week will be laid to rest Friday, a relative said Monday.

Sinkhole swallows part of Florida resort villa

08/12/2013 3:49pm
It sounded like a thunderstorm as windows broke and the ground shook, but vacationers who were awakened from their rooms at a villa near Orlando, Fla., soon realized that the building was starting to collapse _ parts of it swallowed by a 100-foot sinkhole that also endangered two neighboring resort buildings.

4 ridiculously easy DIY life hacks for your home

08/12/2013 3:59pm
Taking care of a house is hard. Heck, just continuing to stay alive and fully clothed is hard. At least if you're like me. But rest assured, you don't need to become Lord Grantham and take up care for your estate full-time in order to have a functional home.

Teen killed in downtown SLC crash identified

08/12/2013 4:19pm
Police have identified a man killed in a downtown crash over the weekend and believe the driver of the vehicle he was in may have run a red light.

Vernal woman dies after Wyoming motorcycle crash

08/12/2013 5:04pm
Funeral services are pending for a Vernal woman who died from injuries suffered in a Wyoming motorcycle crash that also injured her husband.

Mob boss 'Whitey' Bulger guilty in 11 killings

08/12/2013 5:48pm
James "Whitey" Bulger, the feared Boston mob boss who became one of the nation's most-wanted fugitives, was convicted Monday in a string of 11 killings and dozens of other gangland crimes, many of them committed while he was said to be an FBI informant.

Suspect in Idaho shootout fired once or twice

08/12/2013 7:07pm
A close family friend suspected of abducting a 16-year old girl after killing her mother and younger brother fired his rifle at FBI agents before they killed him deep in the Idaho wilderness, authorities said Monday.

Researchers create glow-in-the-dark rabbits

08/12/2013 7:09pm
It's something that must be seen to believe. UH research doctors, in conjunction with staff at a university in Turkey, have found a way to make rabbits glow in the dark.

Wildfires rage across Utah, threaten communities

08/12/2013 7:16pm
As six wildfires burn across Utah Monday morning, Gov. Gary Hebert has called in the National Guard. The fire burning at the Utah and Idaho border is threatening neighboring communities.

Shots allegedly fired over family dispute

08/12/2013 7:18pm
A man in custody is claiming self-defense after allegedly shooting at his neighbor and relative.

Ex-deputy sentenced to prison for illegal strip searches of women

08/12/2013 7:27pm
Former Box Elder County sheriff's deputy Scott Womack was sentenced to prison Monday in connection with illegal strip-searches of women during traffic stops.

Granger High principal has $14K stolen from vehicle

08/12/2013 7:29pm
A Utah principal who had $14,000 in cash and checks for school registration fees stolen from his car is apologizing for violating district policy.

Utah low on firefighting resources, officials say

08/12/2013 7:31pm
Utah has been low on firefighting resources in recent weeks. Due to a shortage of personnel, fire crews have only been able to monitor some of the smaller fires, particularly the Mt. Elmer fire in Logan, Third Water fire in Spanish Fork and the Grace Fire near Escalante.

Fight over golf ball leaves man unable to speak

08/12/2013 7:32pm
The family of a 65-year-old man said he was assaulted on a golf course, punched in the head because he picked up what he thought was an errant ball on the green.

Police warn about growing number of Honda thefts

08/12/2013 7:50pm
With the theft and recovery of more than 450 Hondas since January 1, SLCPD urges owners of 1990-2000 model-year Hondas to take extra security measures.

Police search for Zions Bank robber

08/12/2013 8:12pm
Police are looking for a man who robbed a Zions Bank in West Valley City Monday afternoon.

Utah newlywed among 4 stabbed near Vegas Strip

08/12/2013 8:55pm
A Utah mom says her newlywed daughter faces ongoing medical treatment in Salt Lake City after she was stabbed in the back in what authorities are calling a random attack on four tourists on a sidewalk just off the Las Vegas Strip.

Firefighter injured, 2 houses destroyed

08/12/2013 9:03pm
One firefighter was transported to the hospital after being injured fighting a field fire, and two houses caught fire in Taylorsville.

DA stands by ruling in Danielle Willard case

08/12/2013 9:25pm
In spite of calls to oust him from office, Salt Lake County's District Attorney says he's not worried about his political future.

4 Utah cities among best places to live

08/12/2013 9:30pm
Two magazines included Utah towns on lists of best places to live in America, based on a combination of active lifestyle, economic strength, job growth, affordability, good schools, diversity, health care and a strong sense of community.

Holder goes after mandatory federal drug sentences

08/12/2013 9:40pm
Attorney General Eric Holder announced a major shift Monday in federal sentencing policies, targeting long mandatory terms that he said have flooded the nation's prisons with low-level drug offenders and diverted crime-fighting dollars that could be far better spent.

Utahn shares remorse of texting accident through documentary

08/12/2013 10:31pm
Reggie Shaw doesn't even remember what the text message was about, but every day he remembers the two men he killed while texting and driving.

Olympic hopefuls look to Internet donations for meal money

08/12/2013 11:02pm
Olympic speed skaters are asking for online donations to help them pay for their winning diet.

Father of victim frustrated in Idaho triple homicide case

08/12/2013 11:09pm
Months after a triple murder in Idaho that left two young girls orphaned, the case remains unsolved, and a father of one of the victims said he wants justice.