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Utes Homecoming celebration week kicks off Saturday

09/06/2013 7:37am
The University of Utah's annual weeklong Homecoming celebration runs Sept. 7-14. The events kick off with the 10th annual Legacy of Lowell Community Service Day on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at the Lowell Bennion Community Service Center.

Several major roads blocked as state honors Sgt. Johnson

09/06/2013 8:05am
Thousands will gather this morning to say their final goodbyes to Sgt. Derek Johnson. The funeral procession will go all the way from West Valley City to Draper and then on to Sandy. With all the people, there will be some delays on the roads.

Salt Lake City's first streetcar S-line to open in December

09/06/2013 8:31am
The first streetcar line for South Salt Lake and Salt Lake City will be called the S-line.

Business owners launch African Chamber of Commerce of Utah

09/06/2013 9:17am
Utah businesses have a new point of contact for doing business in Africa — the newly launched non-profit African Chamber of Commerce of Utah.

Dallas Zoo welcomes 2 cheetah cubs ... and puppy

09/06/2013 9:32am
Two male cheetah cubs have joined the Dallas Zoo population. Zoo officials have marked the occasion by providing them with a puppy.

Russia to keep helping Syria if it's attacked

09/06/2013 9:45am
President Vladimir Putin says Russia will continue helping Syria even if it comes under attack.

How food stamps keep families in a cycle of poverty

09/06/2013 9:52am
Since 2007, the number of Americans on food stamps has exploded, going from approximately 22 million people at the start of the recession in 2008 to more than 45 million in 2013.

Dallas teens credited with saving life of kidnapped woman

09/06/2013 10:48am
Two Dallas teenaged boys are credited with saving an allegedly kidnapped woman after they noticed the "attractive" woman in the backseat of a car asking for help.

Accused White House shooter considering plea deal

09/06/2013 10:59am
A lawyer for an Idaho man charged with trying to assassinate President Barack Obama by shooting an assault rifle at the White House says a possible plea deal is in the works.

Utah State can win the Mountain West

09/06/2013 11:13am
Utah State may look back at their loss to Utah as a missed opportunity.

Record-breaking tiger muskie caught at Pineview Reservoir

09/06/2013 11:27am
An angler at Pineview Reservoir recently landed one of the largest game fish ever caught in Utah. This is the story of his epic catch.

Game Night Live coming to Grantsville High School

09/06/2013 12:08pm
Game Night Live is making a stop in Grantsville Friday for a matchup between No. 1 and No. 2 in 3A.

LDS Church, join forces

09/06/2013 12:42pm
The Mormon church's family history research center has signed a new agreement with in a project to make 1 billion new genealogical records available to the public.

Zimmerman's wife seeks life insurance policy

09/06/2013 1:49pm
George Zimmerman's wife is asking that he pay for a permanent life insurance policy with her named as the beneficiary, according to a divorce petition made public Friday.

Documentary crew films own helicopter crash

09/06/2013 4:14pm
An Ohio production company has an amazing story to tell from their latest shoot.

Woman dies after 100-foot fall in Zion National Park

09/06/2013 4:27pm
A 47-year-old Ohio woman died Thursday after falling more than 100 feet while canyoneering in Zion National Park.

Court stops Mont. judge from undoing rape sentence

09/06/2013 5:32pm
Montana's Supreme Court on Friday blocked a judge from resentencing a former teacher who got 30 days in prison for raping a 14-year-old student, a sentence widely criticized after the judge said the victim was "older than her chronological age."

Prep football: Week 3 scores

09/06/2013 6:30pm
Check back here for the latest scores from all the Week 3 prep football games across the state.

Rep. Chaffetz plans to vote 'no' on Syria attacks

09/06/2013 6:49pm
Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, warned Friday that the United States launching missile strikes against Syria means going to war against the Middle Eastern country.

$10M spent to build 'snake fence' along Ohio highway

09/06/2013 7:05pm
Drivers may notice a new fence along the U.S. 33/Nelsonville Bypass that will keep Timber Rattlesnakes from crossing onto the highway.

Saturday night fights: Living through a family argument

09/06/2013 7:21pm
A good dad would not be in this position. He would have stated his peace quietly but firmly. His son would understand the situation and want to take measures to fix it because he loves his dad. No yelling, no bad feelings, no arguing.

Courts unable to break cycle of street living in SLC

09/06/2013 7:45pm
Decades of law enforcement initiatives and revolving court appearances have done little to break the cycles of street living in Utah.

Dad mourns NY teen killed in RC helicopter crash

09/06/2013 8:04pm
The father of a teenage New York City remote control helicopter enthusiast who was struck and killed in by the aircraft he was operating says his son was a great pilot.

UNLV billboard mistakenly features wrong basketball coach

09/06/2013 8:22pm
A billboard advertising ticket sales for University of Nevada Las Vegas basketball and football games featuring the wrong coach was laughed off by the man who replaced him.

Man gored by elk while tending sheep

09/06/2013 9:35pm
A sheepherder is lucky to be alive after being gored by an elk.

Ohio kidnapper says police missed chance in 2004

09/06/2013 9:39pm
A man who held three women for a decade in his Cleveland home said authorities missed an opportunity to catch him in 2004, because his picture should have been captured by a school security camera minutes before he abducted one of his victims, according to interrogation videotapes that became public Friday.

Utahn petitions for Lego to make Muppet blocks

09/06/2013 9:52pm
A Utah man is trying to combine his love of two different toys by petitioning Lego to make a line of Muppet figures.

Community says goodbye to fallen Sgt. Johnson

09/06/2013 10:54pm
A community said goodbye Friday to fallen Draper Police Sgt. Derek Johnson.

Former Utah resident, 2 others stranded on Alaska volcano

09/06/2013 10:55pm
A former Pleasant View resident and helicopter pilot is stranded on the side of a volcano in Alaska, along with two passengers.

Camaraderie runs deep in Utah law enforcement

09/06/2013 10:56pm
Hundreds of police officers and sheriff's deputies attended Sgt. Derek Johnson's funeral Friday, and although many didn't know him, they still consider him their brother.

Bus carrying high school cross country team rear-ends truck

09/06/2013 10:56pm
A school bus transporting a high school cross country team rear- ended a semi truck Friday afternoon near Perry, Box Elder County.

Police officer killed in Spanish Fork plane crash

09/06/2013 10:57pm
A Utah County sheriff's sergeant was killed in a small plane crash Friday morning.

'Ender's Game' to receive potential boycott for author's comments

09/06/2013 11:04pm
"Ender's Game" has been one of the most anticipated movie releases of the year, but some public comments made by the author could potentially have people boycotting the movie.

Why you should go to Comic Con, according to a newbie and a nerd

09/06/2013 11:59pm
Why do people go to comic conventions year after year in cities across the world? To answer that question, we sent two of our reporters, a newbie and a nerd, out to experience Salt Lake's first Comic Con.