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Father wears short shorts to teach lesson to daughter

09/11/2013 6:15am
Parents with teenagers know just how hard it is to come up with new ways to discipline during those defiant, boundary-pushing years. One Utah County dad figured out a way to teach his daughter a lesson on modesty, never thinking his tactics would go viral.

Suspect in gang shooting charged with murder

09/11/2013 7:23am
A man has been charged with murder after a fist fight between rival gang members escalated to a shooting Aug. 31.

Instagram looking at creating ads within the year

09/11/2013 7:42am
The popular photo-sharing social network could be launching ads on its simplistic app within in the next year, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday.

Motorcycle crashes in Summit County, driver killed

09/11/2013 7:58am
A 59-year-old South Jordan man was killed in a motorcycle crash Tuesday on state Route 65 near Henefer, Summit County.

The NSA machine: Too big for anyone to understand

09/11/2013 7:58am
The surveillance machine grew too big for anyone to understand.

Woman charged with murder in stabbing of boyfriend

09/11/2013 8:33am
A woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend in the back while he was holding their child was charged with murder Tuesday.

Woman struggles to get driver's license with no birth certificate

09/11/2013 9:30am
Imagine living, working, and paying taxes in Utah for more than 50 years then discovering the government thinks you don't exist. Rhonda Buchanan faced that situation when she tried to get a new driver's license.

New memorial dedicated in Kaysville for 9/11 victims

09/11/2013 10:09am
Davis County Youth of Promise and other volunteers have fundraised and worked for a decade to build a 9/11 memorial in Kaysville. The memorial's bronze statue and plaques commemorate the 9/11 Utah victims and servicemen who have lost their lives.

Workplace injuries, fatalities and claims costs up in 2013

09/11/2013 10:18am
Workers Compensation Fund is seeing a slight increase in the number of workplace injury claims in 2013, but the real concern is the severity of claims and the number of fatalities.

Low teen birthrate shows youths making better choices, experts say

09/11/2013 10:29am
The teen birthrate has fallen 52 percent over the last 21 years. One expert says credit teens for a great American success story: "Fewer teens are getting pregnant in the first place; it's not because they're having abortions."

Home-school parents question Common Core reach

09/11/2013 10:42am
Some home-schooling parents are growing concerned about something they thought they left behind in public school - the Common Core state standards. These state standards in public schools are now reaching into home- school as well.

BYU's O-line decides to get physical

09/11/2013 11:07am
After a poor performance in the loss to Virginia, BYU's offensive line redirected its focus against Texas. Instead of only concerning themselves about tempo, the linemen also emphasized being much more physical. The difference was startling.

Herbert: NRA still sees me as 'strong 2nd amendment supporter'

09/11/2013 12:09pm
Gov. Gary Herbert said Wednesday the National Rifle Association still sees him as a strong supporter despite his veto of a "constitutional carry" gun bill earlier this year.

The good, the amazing and the horrific of young football

09/11/2013 12:42pm
Four quick stories about the different sides that football can bring out in youth.

Review: Slick iOS 7 shines on Apple's new iPhones

09/11/2013 1:31pm
One of the best things about Apple's latest iPhones is the slick new iOS 7 software that runs the devices. But that souped-up operating system could end up hurting sales because the free software upgrade will also work on iPhones released since 2010, giving owners of the older models less incentive to buy Apple's newest products.

Father: It's a miracle son survived bear mauling

09/11/2013 2:00pm
The father of a Rhode Island man who was mauled by a grizzly bear in Alaska said Wednesday it's a miracle that his son is alive after suffering bites to his head and leg.

Is government spying on Americans financially worth it?

09/11/2013 2:04pm
What is the value of the government collecting information if it isn't going to protect us? If the federal government can spy on the whole world—including Americans—in unprecedented ways, then why couldn't it have stopped deadly terror attacks in Benghazi and Boston?

4 movies to celebrate America's resilience

09/11/2013 2:07pm
Today is a somber day. Sept. 11 will always be a day of reverence and remembrance. While the horrors of that day will forever be etched in our minds, it is also a reminder of how resilient and strong we are as a nation. In honor of that, I would like to share four movies that remind us of the faith, strength and positive attitude to never give up that embodies America.

Ex-Sky View drill team coach sentenced to jail for stealing money

09/11/2013 3:03pm
Jackie Lynn Hansen, former Sky View High School drill team coach, will serve 30 days in jail for embezzling funds from the school.

Man robbed by fake LDS missionaries testifies

09/11/2013 4:51pm
A Las Vegas man who was robbed in June by two men posing as Mormon missionaries said he told the pair 6:30 a.m. was a little too early for such a visit.

Alpine residents worried by chronic flooding

09/11/2013 5:52pm
Residents in Alpine said they are worried more rain could mean more flooding in their neighborhoods.

Boy in critical condition after being hit by car

09/11/2013 6:04pm
An 10-year-old boy was hit by a car while crossing a street in West Valley City.

Man in critical condition after boulder hits him

09/11/2013 6:28pm
An Arizona man was in critical but stable condition a day after a car-sized boulder slid onto a mountain road and landed on him.

House committee begins expensive investigation of AG John Swallow

09/11/2013 6:29pm
A House special investigative committee looking into various allegations against Utah Attorney General John Swallow will now begin its work in earnest.

16-year-old killed in shooting an inspiration, teachers say

09/11/2013 6:34pm
A 16-year-old who was killed in an apparent murder-suicide is remembered by teachers as a gifted artist and focused student.

30 cats at Logan shelter euthanized amid outbreak

09/11/2013 6:48pm
Officials at the Cache Humane Society in Logan say they've euthanized all 30 cats at the shelter after an outbreak of a highly contagious and fatal virus.

Body discovered at Lake Powell possibly died in 2007

09/11/2013 6:50pm
Boaters at Lake Powell encountered a body Wednesday believed to be a fisherman killed in 2007 when a slab of rock fell onto his boat.

Street art from around the world displays unexpected talent

09/11/2013 7:05pm
What may look like a crack in the wall to one person appears to be Spider-Man's web to another. Creativity can find an outlet in the most unexpected mediums.

Flooding closes several streets in Hurricane

09/11/2013 7:09pm
Several streets in Hurricane were closed Wednesday due to large amounts of debris from flooding.

Expecting twins? What you really need to know

09/11/2013 7:29pm
Learning you are expecting twins in a life-altering event. And with it comes lots of questions and concerns. As a twin mom, I offer the most honest advice I can as I answer the most common questions moms (and dads) ask.

Diplomats move on 2 fronts on Syria weapons

09/11/2013 7:57pm
Key international players were moving on two diplomatic fronts Wednesday to try to put Syria's chemical weapons under international control, and a fresh effort appeared to be underway to get the government and opposition to peace talks.

Firefighters build deck for coworker with cancer

09/11/2013 8:09pm
West Jordan firefighters decided to build a deck as a final parting gift for a veteran firefighter diagnosed with a cancerous tumor.

Miss Pleasant Grove travels Utah teaching suicide prevention

09/11/2013 9:03pm
Miss Pleasant Grove talked about the effects suicide had on her life during an interview Wednesday for Suicide Prevention week.

Utahns honor 9/11 victims across the state

09/11/2013 9:08pm
From Kaysville to Provo to St. George, Utahns commemorated Sept. 11 with new memorials, flag ceremonies and gun salutes.

Ogden police investigate alleged attempted kidnapping

09/11/2013 10:07pm
Police are investigating an attempted kidnapping of a boy and girl walking to school Wednesday morning.

CrossFit workouts gaining popularity in Utah

09/11/2013 10:09pm
A new exercise program has taken Utah by storm. It's called Crossfit, and chances are good that someone you know is already addicted to the daily workout regimens.

13-year-old falls 30 feet at Stewart Falls

09/11/2013 10:20pm
A 13-year-old boy was taken to Primary Children's Medical Center in serious condition after falling close to 30 feet at Stewart Falls.

Nation pauses on 9/11 to pay tribute to victims

09/11/2013 10:26pm
Life in lower Manhattan resembled any ordinary day on Wednesday as workers rushed to their jobs in the muggy heat, but time stood still at the World Trade Center site while families wept for loved ones who perished in the terror attacks 12 years ago.

Movement at Bingham Canyon Mine prompts evacuation

09/11/2013 10:31pm
An estimated 100 employees and contractors were evacuated from Kennecott Utah Copper's Bingham Canyon Mine on Wednesday and operations ceased for the night after movement was detected in the area of April's massive landslide.

Man charged with murder for officer's death

09/11/2013 10:38pm
The man accused of shooting and killing a Draper police officer was charged Wednesday with capital murder.

Man eats 12K Big Macs in 30 years

09/11/2013 10:39pm
Dennis Rosinlof has been eating Big Macs from McDonald's for 30 years.