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Crews rescue lost, unprepared hiker

09/27/2013 7:11am
A major overnight operation in Payson Canyon ended when search and rescue crews found a hiker who was lost on a mountainside.

Drones used for some unusual and amazing tasks

09/27/2013 7:48am
Recent headlines highlighted some amazing and odd uses for unmanned aerial systems. Just this week the U.S. Air Force managed to fly an F-16 Falcon fighter jet unmanned, essentially turning the sophisticated warplane into a drone.

Rep. Bishop to face challenge from Ogden doctor

09/27/2013 7:57am
Democrat Peter Clemens, an Ogden doctor, will announce Friday he's challenging GOP Rep. Rob Bishop in Utah's 1st Congressional District.

Inmate's quick thinking led to jailbreak, report says

09/27/2013 8:57am
A report says a quick-thinking inmate took advantage of mistakes by the guards to escape from a jail in Washington County.

Half of all parents struggle to help with homework, study shows

09/27/2013 10:07am
Recent surveys show that half of all parents in the country are struggling to help their children with their homework, and about as many say they don't understand the homework themselves.

Firsthand account: A Utah family is caught in the crossfire at the Kenyan mall massacre and escapes

09/27/2013 10:10am
Two months after returning to Kenya from their vacation in Utah, the Jacksons were caught up in one of the biggest terrorist attacks to occur in Africa since the synchronized 1998 U.S. Embassy bombings.

Game Night Live coming to Bountiful High School

09/27/2013 11:04am
Bountiful High School will host Game Night Live Friday at 6:30 p.m. The Braves will host cross-town rival Woods Cross in their homecoming game.

Study: People willing to take risky Rx drugs because of bad memory

09/27/2013 11:12am
Lung infections, breathing difficulties, allergic reactions and high fever: these are all potential side effects listed in ads for prescription drugs. While they might seem scary, a new study says they don't deter people from buying medications because they quickly forget the negative side effects.

Jewels on French mountain may be from plane crash

09/27/2013 11:32am
A French mountain climber stumbled upon a case of dozens of cut jewels, worth hundreds of thousands of dollars _ believed to be debris from one of two Air India crashes decades ago, police said.

Scientists create lightsaber matter by surprise

09/27/2013 11:34am
A team of scientists from MIT and Harvard have found a way to bind light together, making a state of matter similar to a lightsaber possible.

5 keys to a Cougar victory over MTSU

09/27/2013 11:54am
Before the season started, BYU's game against Middle Tennessee State looked like one of the "lead pipe lock" wins. Of course, I also thought the Cougars would be 2-1 with wins over Virginia and Utah. So, maybe a victory Friday night is not a sure bet.

AP participation, success rates up among Utah students

09/27/2013 11:58am
More Utah students are taking Advanced Placement exams and are passing those exams at a rate well ahead of the national average, according to new data released Wednesday by the College Board.

City Creek mall sues man accused of mass shooting plot

09/27/2013 1:02pm
City Creek Center in downtown Salt Lake City is suing a Utah man charged with plotting a mass shooting at the mall, claiming his threats brought bad publicity and led workers and shoppers to fear for their safety.

The Max Hall Curse

09/27/2013 1:11pm
Sports-related curses are a dime a dozen, but a curse may have finally made it's way into the great state of Utah, the Max Hall Curse.

Phobias may be cured, treated with sleep, study says

09/27/2013 3:00pm
A new study suggests that fears can be cured while sleeping.

Shutdown looming: Weekend showdown at the Capitol

09/27/2013 3:24pm
Time running short, the Democratic-controlled Senate passed urgent legislation Friday to avert a government shutdown early next week, and President Barack Obama lectured House Republicans to stop "appeasing the tea party" and quickly follow suit.

Stricken United plane captain dies in Boise

09/27/2013 3:46pm
A United Airlines pilot suffered a sudden heart attack on a flight from Houston to Seattle. The plane safely made an emergency landing in Boise.

Salem man to stand trial for allegedly killing wife

09/27/2013 4:05pm
Tracy Scott was ordered Friday to stand trial for murder, a first-degree felony, in the March 23 shooting death of his wife at their Salem home.

BYU WR Cody Hoffman suspended for tonight's game

09/27/2013 4:14pm
BYU head football coach Bronco Mendenhall announced senior wide receiver Cody Hoffman has been suspended for Friday night's game against Middle Tennessee due to a violation of team rules.

Man robs Key Bank wearing green mask

09/27/2013 5:23pm
A Key Bank was robbed at gunpoint on Friday. No one was hurt, but police are asking the public for help identifying the alleged robber.

Brazil family fights to keep house-trained tigers

09/27/2013 5:38pm
Dan slurped desperately on his pink nursing bottle and spilled milk all over the place, while his brother Tom patiently waited to take a swim in the family pool.

Man in custody for string of Salt Lake County bank robberies

09/27/2013 6:10pm
Police arrested Cory Lee Stephens, 28, Friday for a string of bank robberies around Salt Lake County.

Burn camp provides support for young burn survivors

09/27/2013 6:23pm
The University of Utah Burn Camp helps children cope with some devastating injuries. More than twenty fire stations are raising funds to help keep the program alive Saturday.

Prep football: Week 6 scores

09/27/2013 6:30pm
Check back here for the latest scores from all the Week 6 prep football games across the state.

Kearns man convicted of sexual abuse of boy gets 3 years to life

09/27/2013 6:59pm
Michael Driggs, convicted of attempted aggravated sexual abuse of a boy he met at church, has been sentenced to three years to life in prison.

3 juniors suspended from Herriman football team

09/27/2013 7:13pm
High school football in Utah has been in the spotlight after a spate of player and coach suspensions. Herriman High School is the latest to make suspensions, suspending three juniors Friday.

Echo Theatre brings stage to historic building

09/27/2013 7:26pm
A young theater company has found a new home in a historic location. The Carnegie Building, which served as Provo's public library from 1908 to 1989, is now the Echo Theatre.

Man's arm severed after being hit by FrontRunner train

09/27/2013 7:37pm
A man who appeared to become impatient was hit by a UTA train Friday morning. A witness who went to the man's aid said he was severely injured.

Shot fired during attempted robbery at motel

09/27/2013 7:52pm
Police are searching for a man who pulled a gun on a motel clerk in Midvale.

Debt ceiling debate highlights dysfunction, distrust in Washington

09/27/2013 8:02pm
The political theater captured a lot of attention this week with the debt ceiling debate. But the debate has highlighted an even bigger issue: dysfunction in Washington, and a willingness to gamble with the nation's economy.

After backlash from neighbors, town pitches in to build vet a house

09/27/2013 8:28pm
When U.S. Army Sgt. Brian Wood returned from Afghanistan, he was honored with an amazing surprise — Habitat for Humanity had offered to help his family build their first house. But things quickly got ugly when neighbors started a petition to stop the construction because they feared it would not fit in with the rest of the community.

UN votes to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons

09/27/2013 8:36pm
The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Friday night to secure and destroy Syria's chemical weapons stockpile, a landmark decision aimed at taking poison gas off the battlefield in the escalating 2 1/2-year conflict.

Fatal shooting lawsuit dismissed, no constitutional violation found

09/27/2013 8:53pm
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against three cities whose police officers shot and killed a Farmington man during a standoff in 2008.

If it really takes a village, how can we create one?

09/27/2013 9:17pm
I recently found myself at a party with all the influential adults from my childhood. It hit me, unexpectedly hard, that I was raised by a village full of wise elders who loved and cared for me.

First female Olympic ski jump hopefuls hone skills in Ogden

09/27/2013 10:26pm
An Ogden business owner is using his obsession with speed to help some Olympic hopefuls improve their technique.

Man dies after collapsing at LaVell Edwards Stadium

09/27/2013 11:02pm
A 71-year-old man died Friday after collapsing at LaVell Edwards Stadium. It happened just before kick-off of the BYU-Middle Tennessee game.

Running to remember: 5K run honors woman killed at Lake Powell

09/27/2013 11:13pm
Hundreds will fill Sugarhouse Park Saturday morning to honor a beautiful, bright young woman who died too young.

Utah's 'Snake Man' sees increase in illegal reptiles

09/27/2013 11:14pm
A Utah reptile expert who consults with police has seen a rise in illegal reptiles in Utah.

Union football team takes field again following whole-team suspension

09/27/2013 11:35pm
Roosevelt's Union High School football team was told to turn in their jerseys just one week ago. But they worked together to earn the right to take the field again Friday night.