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Most people lie during job interview, study says

09/03/2013 8:22am
Recent surveys say a shocking number of people lie about themselves during job interviews. But career counselors in Utah say we really can't get away with it any more.

Hackers find weaknesses in car computer systems

09/03/2013 8:49am
As cars become more like PCs on wheels, what's to stop a hacker from taking over yours?

Abortion policy and disputed science: How soon do fetuses feel pain?

09/03/2013 10:28am
Behind the controversial Texas abortion statute passed last week is a scientific dispute about the development of the human fetus, as some argue that the fetus perceives pain as early as 20 weeks, while others choose a much later point.

5 reasons to visit the Greek Festival

09/03/2013 10:31am
The Salt Lake City Greek Festival, held at the Holy Trinity Cathedral on 300 West and 300 South, gives Utahns an opportunity to learn about Hellenic culture and history and enjoy delicious food. This year, the event will take place Sept. 5 to 8.

Self-driving cars could be on US roads by 2020

09/03/2013 10:45am
Cars that drive themselves could be on U.S. roads by the end of this decade. But don't take your foot off the pedal just yet.

New social network for law enforcement to launch

09/03/2013 11:01am
The final stages are near completion for the launch of a law enforcement social media network designed exclusively for the men and women in blue.

Hey, BYU offense, take your time

09/03/2013 11:16am
BYU's new hurry-up offense fizzled out fast in Saturday's loss to Virginia. It seemed the goal was to run as many plays as possible as opposed to executing the plays well. For now, maybe the Cougars need to slow down the pace and emphasize execution.

Ask a cop: We are the target

09/03/2013 11:22am
Have you ever wanted to ask a cop a question but have either been too afraid or had warrants? Well, now is your chance through the safety of the internet. Officer Anonymous talks about the realities and dangers of being a cop.

Religious diversity and discrimination in workplace rising, study shows

09/03/2013 11:30am
As the American workplace becomes more religiously diverse, employers can expect a rise in religious-related conflicts — including discrimination — a new study says.

'Booty Salvage' company finds $350K in gold near sunken ship

09/03/2013 11:44am
A Florida salvage company says they've found about $350,000 worth of gold off the coast of Fort Pierce.

Man stuck on island for 2 weeks due to 20-foot croc

09/03/2013 12:21pm
After being stranded on an island for weeks thanks to a large crocodile that had set its sights on him, a New Zealand man is relieved to head back home.

'Count My Vote' drive raises more than $450K

09/03/2013 1:03pm
Count My Vote, the group behind the effort to change Utah's unique system for selecting political party nominees through an initiative petition drive, reported Tuesday raising nearly $450,000.

5 movies you can't believe are 10 years old

09/03/2013 3:02pm
The Jack Black comedy "School of Rock" just celebrated its 10-year anniversary. If that surprises you wait until you hear the other movies on our list that came out a decade ago.

Former FLDS 'lost boys' administrator avoids prison

09/03/2013 3:36pm
A former Salt Lake County administrator who misused public funds in a program for "lost boys" of the polygamous FLDS Church isn't going to prison because he did not personally benefit from the fraud.

St. George officer shoots aggressive dog 3 times

09/03/2013 3:48pm
St. George police say one of their officers shot a dog three times over the weekend after it charged at him.

St. George man sentenced to life in prison for 2010 slaying

09/03/2013 4:50pm
A federal judged sentenced a St. George man to life in prison for his role in the kidnapping death of another man on Halloween 2010.

Life sentence ordered for man involved in killing at SLC party

09/03/2013 5:38pm
Adam Karr was sentenced to concurrent sentences of 15 years to life on charges of murder and one to 15 years for obstructing justice in the Capitol Hill stabbing death of Kaleb Yazzie at a party.

Rodman in North Korea to visit his 'friend' Kim

09/03/2013 6:16pm
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman is in North Korea with plans to hang out with authoritarian leader Kim Jong Un, have a good time and maybe bridge some cultural gaps _ but not be a diplomat.

Man survives 100-foot fall in Zion National Park

09/03/2013 6:26pm
A hiker was hospitalized after falling 100 feet in Behunin Canyon in Zion National Park Monday morning.

Hercules star arrives for first Comic Con in SLC

09/03/2013 6:49pm
Kevin Sorbo said he has more invitations to Comic Con events than he can possibly accept, but he is here because it is a first for Salt Lake City and because it may break a record for attendance for an opening event.

Wayward cows shot, killed after causing traffic delays

09/03/2013 7:03pm
Two cows were shot and killed after threatening to make their way into northbound traffic on I- 15, officers say.

Damage, delays in Spanish Fork Canyon after debris flow

09/03/2013 7:18pm
Leslee Maki says she can't believe what happened to her property after a storm moved into the area Monday night and a debris flow shut down part of U.S. 6.

Fire damages North Salt Lake apartment building

09/03/2013 7:23pm
A massive fire ripped through a North Salt Lake apartment complex this morning, leaving at least 20 people without a place to live. The did a lot of damage, but it could have taken lives if it weren't for one Davis County sheriff's deputy.

UVU aviation students watch dreams become reality with internships

09/03/2013 7:32pm
Two UVU aviation students will start internships with United in mid- September. They were two of six students selected from across the nation to work with the airline. While Snyder heads to Denver, Gunn is getting ready to move to Houston.

Neighbors try to stop van with fatal stabbing victim inside

09/03/2013 7:38pm
A Labor Day barbecue escalated into domestic violence and ended in a homicide, according to police.

Former mayor 'saddened' by lack of progress over Ute boycotts

09/03/2013 7:42pm
Former Roosevelt Mayor Dennis Jenkins expressed disappointment Tuesday that a long-running feud between the city and the Ute Indian Tribe is still unresolved and has once again led to a call for a tribal boycott of businesses in Roosevelt.

Utah joins NRA fight to lift ban on handgun sales to people under 21

09/03/2013 7:53pm
Utah has joined 22 states in a court brief supporting the National Rifle Association's challenge to a law banning federally licensed dealers from selling handguns to people under age 21.

Toddler in critical condition after being run over by van

09/03/2013 7:55pm
A 22-month-old girl was in critical condition Tuesday after accidentally being run over by her mother's van Tuesday.

Boehner's aboard: Obama gains Syria-strike support

09/03/2013 7:56pm
President Barack Obama gained ground Tuesday in his drive for congressional backing of a military strike against Syria, winning critical support from House Speaker John Boehner while key Senate Democrats and Republicans agreed to back a no-combat-troops-on-the-ground action in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack.

Family bans technology developed after 1986

09/03/2013 8:27pm
A Canadian couple grew so frustrated with their young sons' technology addiction they decided to take their family back to a simpler time. The year: 1986. The rules: No technology developed after that allowed.

More than half of Utah schools earn A's or B's

09/03/2013 8:30pm
Fifty-six percent of Utah's 855 public schools earned either an A or a B grade in the first-ever release of school grades from the State Office of Education.

What to look for at this year's Utah State Fair

09/03/2013 9:00pm
The Utah State Fair opens this weekend, bringing all the magic and fried food such a venue can afford. If show-quality livestock, giant pumpkins and butter sculptures are your thing, make a date and visit the fair this year.

Armed robbers demand cash at credit union, police say

09/03/2013 9:16pm
West Valley Police are asking for help in identifying two armed men who robbed a credit union in West Valley City.

Surfboard pierces Honolulu driver's windshield

09/03/2013 9:30pm
A man was driving along a Honolulu freeway over the weekend when a surfboard crashed through the windshield just inches from his face, leaving him with only scratches on his face and arms.

Man, woman involved in Draper officer shooting identified

09/03/2013 10:56pm
Police have released the names of the two people connected with the fatal weekend shooting of a Draper police sergeant.

Sister describes downward spiral of woman connected to Draper shooting

09/03/2013 11:02pm
The woman involved in the fatal shooting of a Draper police officer was once a model, on a TV series and what everyone called beautiful, according to her sister.