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Missing Utah man found dead in rural Nevada

08/21/2013 6:59am
Deputies say they've found the body of a missing, 83-year-old Utah man with dementia in a desolate part of northern Nevada.

Fires and dry weather causing spike in respiratory patients at ERs

08/21/2013 7:23am
Recent fires and dry weather conditions have recently sent a lot more people to the emergency room with respiratory problems.

Funeral date set for Roger Miller

08/21/2013 7:42am
Funeral services have been scheduled for Roger Lawrence Miller, son of Gail and the late Larry H. Miller.

5 family-friendly hikes in Utah

08/21/2013 8:01am
With school back in session and the temperatures (possibly) cooling down, many might think hiking season is over.

US-based Canadian mountain jumper dies in Italy

08/21/2013 8:25am
A Canadian extreme sportsman from Utah died during a parachute jump in Italy's Dolomite mountains after he crashed between two rock towers, Italian rescuers said Wednesday.

Hawaii to study tiger sharks amid spike in attacks

08/21/2013 10:00am
Hawaii officials plan to spend the next two years studying tiger shark movements around Maui amid what they call an unprecedented spike in overall shark attacks since the start of 2012.

The back-to-school balancing act

08/21/2013 11:04am
Parental importance is critical to a student's academic success, but the opposite extreme, helicopter parenting, can permanently cripple a student's ability to function confidently in the future. How can parents find the middle ground?

Farmington residents concerned about continuous brown, stinky water

08/21/2013 11:08am
Many of the residents in Farmington said they've been living with "foul water" for several weeks, despite city officials insisting the water is safe.

Number of Mormon missionaries soars to 75,000

08/21/2013 11:16am
The LDS Church reached a new milestone this month: More than 75,000 missionaries are currently serving throughout the world.

Salt Lake's future in an uncertain world

08/21/2013 11:29am
As I discussed in previous columns, uncertainty has been pervasive in the broader business environment since 2008. This uncertainty is affecting business strategies and will influence growth in cities across the country. Fortunately, Salt Lake City is well positioned to benefit from many of the trends fueled by uncertainty.

LeBron gets a police escort; new bowl game in the Bahamas

08/21/2013 12:41pm
LeBron James received a police escort to a Jay-Z concert, then the police reprimanded themselves for it. A new college bowl game a lot of teams will want to make.

Utah reports 1st human West Nile case of 2013

08/21/2013 1:02pm
Southern Utah health officials say they've confirmed the state's first human case of West Nile Virus this year.

'Duck Dynasty' star decries abortion, says 'What in the world happened to us?'

08/21/2013 1:32pm
The popular reality show "Duck Dynasty" has captured the nation by storm. And one of the show's stars has thrown his name into the ring of those against abortion.

3 arrested in undercover investigation at massage parlor

08/21/2013 2:32pm
Unfied police conducting an undercover investigation at a massage parlor arrested three people, including the owner, on Tuesday.

Ogden woman arrested in suspected arson incident

08/21/2013 3:40pm
Ogden police have arrested a woman for investigation of arson. But investigators say she is not involved in the string of field fires known as the Parkway Fires.

Deadly attack in Syria renews chemical arms claim

08/21/2013 4:09pm
The images showed lifeless children _ wrapped in simple white cloths, their pale faces unmarked by any wound _ lined up shoulder to shoulder in a vivid demonstration of an attack Wednesday in which activists say the Syrian regime killed at least 130 people with toxic gas.

Suspicious activity of 2 men in St. George being investigated

08/21/2013 4:36pm
Two men who created a scare in St. George after asking about local elementary schools have been questioned by the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI.

For leak, Bradley Manning gets stiffest punishment

08/21/2013 5:09pm
Army Pfc. Bradley Manning stood at attention in his crisp dress uniform Wednesday and learned the price he will pay for spilling an unprecedented trove of government secrets: up to 35 years in prison, the stiffest punishment ever handed out in the U.S. for leaking to the media.

Residents decrease water use during drought

08/21/2013 5:55pm
Two years of drought are taking a toll on Utah reservoirs. Residents in many cities have been asked to cut back on their water use.

Nixon tapes span Watergate, Soviet summit

08/21/2013 6:00pm
President Richard Nixon had just delivered his first major national address on the Watergate scandal that would ultimately cost him the White House when the calls of support began pouring in.

Trailers burglarized in Wasatch County; police offer warning

08/21/2013 6:13pm
The Wasatch County Sheriff's Office is warning trailer owners — particularly those who leave their recreation campers in the wilderness during the week — to protect themselves from theft.

Survey shows more people happy with downtown SLC parking

08/21/2013 7:14pm
A recent survey showed 70 percent of residents are satisfied with the new parking meters in downtown Salt Lake City.

Discover the exciting world of early chapter books

08/21/2013 7:30pm
This often overlooked category is replete with fun, humorous and well-written books for that time in life between easy readers and middle-grade novels. Discover some great reads for ages 6-9 in this Book Matters list for girls and boys.

Stabbed victim improving; police look for suspect

08/21/2013 7:40pm
A man was hospitalized in serious condition and police are seeking a suspect after a stabbing Wednesday morning.

Hill Air Force Base first in line for new fighter jet

08/21/2013 7:44pm
Hill Air Force Base will soon become one of the first military installations in the nation to fly the F-35 Lightning II fighter jet, which combines advanced stealth with fighter speed and agility.

Reactions mixed for 66% property tax increase in Tooele

08/21/2013 7:52pm
The residents of Tooele County have voiced varying reactions to the 66 percent tax increase passed Tuesday night.

2 men armed with a vacuum arrested for theft

08/21/2013 8:08pm
Two men armed with a vacuum were arrested after police say they failed to make a clean getaway.

Family allegedly sold meth to feed children

08/21/2013 8:31pm
Provo police said they busted a meth operation in a home housing eight children under the age of 14.

USDA inspecting Lagoon after zookeeper's goring

08/21/2013 9:18pm
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is looking into conditions at a Utah amusement park where a zookeeper was gored by a wildebeest, one of an assortment of exotic animals it keeps on display for a Safari ride.

New Operation Outreach aims to enable homeless

08/21/2013 9:24pm
Police, health care providers and veterans' administration representatives are working together for a new program designed to inform homeless about the free services available to them.

Drugs motive for emergency room shootout threat

08/21/2013 9:35pm
A man who threatened to get into a shootout with police at Davis Hospital and Medical Center was arrested Tuesday night.

County party leader was out of line, State GOP chairman says

08/21/2013 10:27pm
Utah GOP Chairman James Evans said Wednesday that the party's Salt Lake County chairman should not have called the Democratic district attorney a "cop hater" or referred to his race.

Report: NSA was spying on Salt Lake City during Olympics

08/21/2013 10:29pm
The National Security Agency monitored all email and text communications out of Salt Lake City in the lead-up to and during the 2002 Winter Olympics, according to media reports issued Wednesday.

Elderly driver hits teen skater in Clearfield

08/21/2013 10:32pm
A 13-year-old boy was in extremely critical condition Wednesday night after falling off his skateboard and being run over by a car. The accident happened about 7 p.m. on 1000 East near 1100 South.

4 West Valley City Neighborhood Narcotics officers back at work

08/21/2013 10:36pm
Four members of the West Valley Police Department's former Neighborhood Narcotics Unit are back on the job.

70-year-old woman killed in Provo house fire

08/21/2013 11:59pm
A 70-year-old woman was killed Wednesday in a house fire at 1362 S. 1100 West in Provo.