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Group protests emissions release

09/12/2013 7:04am
Advocates gathered at the Utah Capitol to ask Gov. Gary Herbert to close down Stericycle.

Kerry set to test Russia on Syria weapons

09/12/2013 7:19am
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Geneva Thursday morning to test the seriousness of a Russian proposal to secure Syria's chemical weapons.

Flying J employee delivers woman's baby

09/12/2013 8:17am
Destiny Johnson went into labor weeks premature, on a camping trip with her family. But a miracle happened, thanks to a gas station worker who brought Johnson's baby into the world.

Vegas mom gives birth to healthy quintuplets

09/12/2013 9:09am
A Las Vegas mother is resting Wednesday after delivering a healthy set of quintuplets in a suburban Phoenix hospital, bringing five new additions to her family's already full house.

Audit finds questionable spending at state rehab agency

09/12/2013 9:34am
A new state audit says the Utah Division of Rehabilitation Services "lacks program oversight," resulting in questionable spending on services and equipment and failing to verify applicants' identities.

The recruiting process of BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy involves trust, second chances

09/12/2013 9:49am
On April 29, 2008, Bronco Mendenhall stepped to the pulpit at a Mormon church in Reno, Nevada. He wasn't there to talk football. His topic was faith. On that night, Mendenhall's eyes were drawn to someone at the very back of the hall. When Mendenhall made eye contact, the boy returned his gaze with a skeptical, hard stare. It was clear this kid didn't want to be there. That boy was Kyle Van Noy.

Some Pittsburghers cited for parking in driveways

09/12/2013 10:04am
Some Pittsburghers are being ticketed or warned not to park in their own driveways under an obscure ordinance that requires them to pay $225 for a permit if they wish to park within 30 feet of a street.

Ohio woman accused of faking young son's cancer

09/12/2013 10:45am
A central Ohio woman faked a cancer diagnosis for her 4-year-old son and shaved his head in a scheme that convinced him and others he was dying and bilked people out of donations, authorities said.

Lawsuit to remove 'In God We Trust' from money gets dismissed

09/12/2013 11:15am
A federal judge in New York has dismissed a lawsuit seeking removal of the words "In God We Trust" from U.S. coins and currency.

Blobfish named ugliest animal in the world

09/12/2013 11:22am
If you've ever wondered just how ugly some animals can be, the Ugly Animal Preservation Society has announced their winner for their mascot competition. And it looks like a gelatinous version of Ziggy and the legless Jabba the Hutt put together.

Roy High School will host Game Night Live Friday

09/12/2013 12:47pm
Roy High School has been chosen to host Game Night Live this Friday at 6:30 p.m. on KSL 5.

Man gets 3 years in prison for hacking 2 Utah police websites

09/12/2013 1:13pm
A 22-year-old "hacktivist" who breached two Utah law enforcement websites last year was sentenced to three years in federal prison on Thursday.

J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros. announce new Harry Potter spin-off film series

09/12/2013 2:01pm
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros. have inked a deal to make more movies based inside the Harry Potter universe. The new film series will not feature Potter himself, but it will be based around Rowling's book, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them," which takes place in the Potter universe.

Pittsburgh Zoo: Boy's mauling death is mom's fault

09/12/2013 2:52pm
The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium says the mother of a 2-year-old boy who was fatally mauled when he fell into a wild African dogs exhibit is to blame for her son's death and shouldn't be allowed to sue.

'Today' show rebooting with Daly, studio revamp

09/12/2013 3:46pm
NBC is seeking to reboot the "Today" show by adding Carson Daly, unveiling a new studio set that resembles a "hipster New York City apartment" and a sharper focus gleaned from studies of what viewers and lapsed viewers say they want.

Smartphone app released to help report child exploitation

09/12/2013 5:16pm
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement launched a new smartphone app Thursday designed to help rescue children from sexual abuse and exploitation and locate the predators.

Bowls let you eat nachos from LaVell Edwards Stadium

09/12/2013 5:33pm
Created by Lindon residents Matthew Lee and Adam Keys, the Stadium Bowl resembling the LaVell Edwards Stadium made its debut at Brigham Young University during last week's game.

Kennecott employees return to work, taxes possibly affected

09/12/2013 5:59pm
Work resumed Thursday at Kennecott Utah Copper's Bingham Canyon Mine after ground movement Wednesday displaced a football field- sized section of earth.

Severe storms worry residents, meteorologists of future flooding

09/12/2013 6:16pm
Several severe storms have caused major flooding across the state, and many residents are worried what other damage could be caused by continued rain.

Flooding, mudslide close highways near Duchesne, Emery County

09/12/2013 6:21pm
Heavy storms dumped more water onto already-saturated soil in Duchesne and Emery counties, causing flooding and mudslides that forced the closure of three state roads and a county road.

Hawaii to let nature clean harbor molasses spill

09/12/2013 7:09pm
Officials responding to a spill of 1,400 tons of molasses in Hawaii waters plan to let nature clean things up, with boat crews collecting thousands of dead fish to determine the extent of environmental damage.

Man may have been saved if friends called 911, family says

09/12/2013 7:25pm
The death of a 20-year-old man could result in criminal charges for his friends. Police say Jeremy Palmer overdosed on drugs and his friends dumped his body.

Utah adopts rating scale that successfully predicts suicide attempts

09/12/2013 7:37pm
Soon health care professionals all over the state will have access to a tool that can help predict a person's suicide risk.

4 easy swaps to make your makeup less toxic

09/12/2013 8:28pm
Would you break-up with your makeup to follow the green trend? Most of us would probably say no because of the hundreds of dollars we've spent culminating the perfect collection. But new research has shown your makeup isn't as safe as you think it is.

Child porn victim to receive $500K in restitution

09/12/2013 8:32pm
Attorneys for a child pornography victim argued in court Thursday why a Park City man who was convicted of viewing her image should pay her more than $500,000 in restitution.

Governor Herbert visits NYC to bring more business to Utah

09/12/2013 8:52pm
Utah Governor Gary Herbert wrapped up a 4-day east coast tour with a stop in New York City Thursday.

No federal charges coming for Shurtleff, Swallow

09/12/2013 9:12pm
Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff said Thursday that he has been cleared in the Department of Justice investigation.

Parole hearing held for man convicted of shooting, paralyzing neighbor

09/12/2013 9:28pm
A parole hearing was held for Reggie Campos, who was convicted of shooting David Serbeck in 2009. But because of a recent appeals court ruling, the hearing was for an aggravated assault connected to the shooting.

Salt Lake Tribune reduces staff by 20 percent

09/12/2013 9:31pm
The Salt Lake Tribune announced a consolidation of top management positions and a 20 percent staff reduction Wednesday afternoon.

New art gallery opens at City Creek

09/12/2013 9:37pm
An art gallery at City Creek just opened in downtown Salt Lake. The owner said the gallery offers inspirational works from artists throughout the country.

Teen receives set of prosthetic ears

09/12/2013 10:05pm
Katie Whicker, 17, always wanted what every little girl dreams of — to be able to dress up and put on a pair of glittery earrings. For Katie, though, that dream never came.

Homeowners upset by city's declaration of flooding as '50 year storm'

09/12/2013 10:51pm
The weekend rain that flooded dozens of Provo homes and damaged roads is being called a "50 year storm" by the city of Provo, and the declaration could result in the city not having to help pay for homeowner clean up.

Man with Down Syndrome, father walk over 300 miles for awareness

09/12/2013 11:00pm
A 25-year-old man with Down's syndrome and his father laced up their shoes and set out to achieve what they never thought possible — they are walking across the state.

Embattled West Valley police officer fired

09/12/2013 11:07pm
Embattled detective Shaun Cowley was fired from the West Valley City police force Thursday, just two weeks after the department got a new chief.

Colorado flooding cuts off mountain towns, kills 3

09/12/2013 11:27pm
With rain still falling and the flood threat still real, rescuers were struggling to reach dozens of people cut off by flooding in Colorado mountain communities, while residents in the Denver area and other downstream communities were warned to stay off flooded streets.