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'Getaway' is so bad it's fun to watch

08/30/2013 6:58am
As far as bad movies go, "Getaway" is kind of fun.

Man hangs onto cliff for 2 hours before daring rescue

08/30/2013 7:10am
Crews rescued a man from the side of a cliff after he hung about 500 feet in the air for more than two hours.

Motorcycle plunges off road in Big Cottonwood Canyon

08/30/2013 7:47am
A man was critically injured when the motorcycle he was riding crashed in Big Cottonwood Canyon. Speed and alcohol were factors, police said.

New police chief awaits certification before taking oath of office

08/30/2013 8:24am
New West Valley Police Chief Lee Russo can't take the oath of office quite yet, according to Utah law.

CA court supports ban on 'gay-to-straight' therapy

08/30/2013 10:26am
A federal appeals court sided with California on Thursday and upheld the first law in the nation banning a psychological treatment that seeks to turn gay youth straight.

NJ amusement park to build tallest drop ride

08/30/2013 10:52am
An amusement park in New Jersey says it will build the world's tallest drop ride.

'Karate Kid,' high heels and hidden influences on your buying

08/30/2013 10:53am
A new study from BYU illustrates how hidden influences can affect buying behavior — and not always in the best way.

Conjoined boys separated at Dallas hospital

08/30/2013 10:59am
In a story Aug. 29 about the separation of conjoined twin boys, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of a doctor. His name is Schwendeman, not Schwenueman.

Tooth Fairy inflation: Price of a tooth nears $4

08/30/2013 11:08am
Days of finding a quarter under your pillow are long gone. The Tooth Fairy no longer leaves loose change

New videos introduce LDS Church organization, beliefs

08/30/2013 11:25am
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released a new series of videos about the church organization and how its programs work.

Black's competency hearing on hold with pending motions

08/30/2013 11:41am
A competency hearing for accused killer Terry Lee Black was postponed Thursday pending the outcome of a motion to have the judge in the case removed.

Ancient sweater found in Norway as snow melts from mountain

08/30/2013 11:57am
A 1,700-year-old sweater emerged from the melting snow in Norway's mountains is giving researchers an insight into the daily life of the Iron Age.

The 'Battle of the Brothers' means something again

08/30/2013 12:14pm
Utah and Utah State met Thursday night for the 111th time. The Rivarly between the Aggies and Utes is the 12th most played in the country.

Marijuana-wrapped arrow shot at Wash. jail

08/30/2013 3:36pm
A man is accused of trying to get marijuana into a Washington state jail by attaching it to an arrow he shot onto the roof.

2-tone lobster, orange and brown, shown in Maine

08/30/2013 3:59pm
Maine has seen its share of blue lobsters, orange lobsters, albino lobsters and calico lobsters. But one on display at a Portland research facility has all of those turning green with envy.

Man arrested in connection with assault, car theft

08/30/2013 4:06pm
Police have arrested a man accused of assaulting a person before stealing their car Thursday.

Lawsuit filed after man shoots dog that killed pet duck

08/30/2013 5:08pm
A Garden City man says a neighbor wrongfully shot his dog to death after the man found it with one of his son's pet ducks in its mouth.

Restaurant worker ran credit, gift card scam, police say

08/30/2013 6:08pm
Police say they have uncovered an elaborate scam that was being carried out by a woman who worked at South Jordan sandwich shop.

SLC rescue crews advise hikers to be cautious over Labor Day weekend

08/30/2013 6:41pm
The Salt Lake City Fire Department wants Utahns to make safety a priority during Labor Day weekend.

Graffiti on interstate signs dangerous, UDOT says

08/30/2013 6:47pm
Vandals tagged two interstate signs early Friday morning. Graffiti nearly covered two of three signs on the merge from I-215 to I-80. Police fear that the graffiti could lead to a deadly crash.

Officers work overtime to prevent Labor Day DUIs

08/30/2013 7:05pm
The Utah Highway Patrol is gearing up for a three-day DUI blitz this Labor Day weekend, the third-deadliest holiday for drivers in the state.

Ogden residents, businesses asked to cut water usage

08/30/2013 7:21pm
The city of Ogden is bracing itself for the possibility of a water shortage. Officials are asking everyone to lower their water usage about 20 percent.

Boater cut by propeller on Bear Lake

08/30/2013 7:42pm
A man was cut by the propeller of a boat Friday afternoon when the driver mistakenly thought the boat was in neutral.

WWII veteran reunited with dog tags after 70 years

08/30/2013 8:16pm
A World War II Veteran received an unexpected call when a soldier from overseas told him his dog tags had been found after 70 years of being missing.

Young girl's premonition saves family from deadly fire

08/30/2013 8:29pm
A young girl from California saved her family's life from a house fire early Sunday morning after she had a bad feeling that something would happen.

Ute Tribe cites racial profiling in boycott of Roosevelt businesses

08/30/2013 8:41pm
A long-simmering dispute over who has the right to enforce the law in the northeastern Utah appeared to inch closer to the boiling point Friday when Ute Indian Tribe leaders called for a boycott of businesses in Roosevelt.

Utah doctors could dispense medication from offices, lawmaker says

08/30/2013 9:04pm
Several state lawmakers are weighing the option of giving doctors the ability to dispense the medications they prescribe right from their office.

Dunkin' Donuts apologizes for blackface advert

08/30/2013 9:17pm
Dunkin' Donuts has apologized for the "insensitivity" of an advertising campaign in Thailand featuring a woman in blackface makeup to promote a new chocolate flavored doughnut.

1,800 ton machine clears dirt from Kennecott mine landslide

08/30/2013 10:19pm
It's been four months since an enormous wall of dirt rumbled down the northeast section of the open-pit mine at Kennecott's Bingham Canyon Mine. Crews are starting to make progress in their efforts to get the mine back to full operation.

Investigators named for Swallow investigation

08/30/2013 10:21pm
A special Utah House committee investigating Attorney General John Swallow is moving forward even as rumors suggest the U.S. Department of Justice will not file criminal charges against him.

Syrians stock up ahead of feared US-led attack

08/30/2013 10:23pm
Syrians stocked up on bread, canned food and candles Friday as the U.S. and France prepared for a potential military strike against the Syrian government, which the West alleges used chemical weapons against civilians in its civil war.

Police find, arrest suspected bank robber at mall

08/30/2013 10:28pm
American Fork Police picked up a suspected bank robber Friday when they found him shopping at the mall.

Prep football: Week 2 scores

08/30/2013 11:28pm
Check back here for the latest scores from all the Week 2 prep football games across the state.