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How to find a pro bono attorney

10/02/2013 6:58am
If you're in legal trouble and can't afford an attorney, the court will appoint you one. But if it's a civil matter you're on your own.

New rule aims to curb predatory towing

10/02/2013 8:34am
City officials in Provo adopted a major rule change Tuesday night which they hope will help end the practice of predatory towing.

Athletes with inspiring stories make up U.S. sled hockey team

10/02/2013 9:19am
"You're in a bucket and you're on blades." That's how one member of Team USA describes the paralympic sport of sled hockey.

Idaho man killed, Utahn injured in truck crash

10/02/2013 10:00am
An Idaho man has died in a crash of a pickup truck driven by a Utah man near Fairbanks, Alaska.

Man to serve up to 15 years for stabbing death at party

10/02/2013 10:34am
Keenan Thompson was sentenced to serve up to 15 years in prison for stabbing a man to death because the man had kicked his girlfriend's 15-year-old cousin out of the party for being underage.

City tries using Christianity to combat crime

10/02/2013 11:15am
The city of Montgomery, Ala., is hoping religion can help combat crime. It launched a publicly funded Christian outreach ministry that puts pastors on crime scenes.

Cache Co. deputies to sport beards for good cause

10/02/2013 11:22am
Cache County deputies may be looking a bit scruffier this month, but it's for a good cause.

10 things that naturally cheer you up

10/02/2013 11:50am
So you had a bad day. Before you take it out on a pint of Chubby Hubby or drown yourself in Adele albums, let's gain some perspective here. Barring major tragedy, most of life's little depressions are easily remedied by enjoyable activities that lift your spirits — naturally.

Utah House bill seeks to save lives by raising legal smoking age

10/02/2013 11:58am
The Utah legislature will consider a bill next session to raise the legal age to buy cigarettes from 19 to 21. The sponsor says it should save lives and taxpayer money.

Unexpected sports consequences from government shutdown

10/02/2013 12:47pm
This weekend the first game for the Commander-in-Chief trophy might not get played due to the government shutdown and the NBA Finals might be changing.

Woman reconnects with teacher who changed her life

10/02/2013 1:31pm
In 1978, Shannon Shuman received a life-changing lesson from her fourth-grade teacher, Mrs. Kaye Johnson. Decades later, Shuman found the teacher who was the first person in a chain of helping hands to a happy and healthy life.

Man pleads not guilty in fight over pew space

10/02/2013 3:04pm
A 51-year-old man accused of punching another man in a dispute over pew space in Plain City has pleaded not guilty to the charges against him.

Neighbors wake up to Rocky Mountain Power cutting down decades-old trees

10/02/2013 3:17pm
Some West Jordan residents aren't happy they woke up to the sounds of chainsaws Wednesday morning. Rocky Mountain power is cutting down vegetation for what they say are safety reasons.

Provo police searching for jewelry thieves

10/02/2013 4:36pm
Provo police are on the hunt for three people who they say robbed a jewelry courier Tuesday at Provo Towne Center.

Amid probe, 1 arraigned in NY motorcycle-SUV brawl

10/02/2013 4:39pm
A motorcyclist accused of touching off what evolved into a bloody confrontation between an SUV driver and a throng of bikers was charged Wednesday with reckless driving while investigators searched for key players in the driver's beating.

`Red October' novelist Tom Clancy dies at 66

10/02/2013 5:33pm
In 1985, a year after the Cold War thriller "The Hunt for Red October" came out, author Tom Clancy was invited to lunch at the Reagan White House, where he was questioned by Navy Secretary John Lehman.

Shutdown impacting businesses that rely on national park visitors

10/02/2013 5:40pm
It's day two of the partial government shutdown, and businesses that rely on visitors to the nation's national parks are already feeling the effects of the closures.

'I will not go quietly into the night,' says military family affected by furlough

10/02/2013 6:58pm
Since the beginning of June, Eric Skog has been taking the paid leave he's saved for the past two years to build his and his wife's dream home. On Wednesday afternoon, he had to stop by the Army Aviation Support Facility to sign his furlough papers.

8 books to haunt and thrill this October

10/02/2013 7:30pm
October would not be complete without picking up a few spooky books to read. It's the perfect time to read something with a little haunt to it. This Book Matters list includes creepy choices for the whole family.

Meals on Wheels volunteers deliver service medals to Navy veteran

10/02/2013 7:44pm
Every day at noon a volunteer from Meals on Wheels brings 91-year- old Gene Mock lunch.

Smart recalls kidnapping 'nightmare' in new interview

10/02/2013 7:47pm
Elizabeth Smart is opening up again about being kidnapped 11 years ago. She said it was the worst thing anyone could do to a child.

FTC seeks stay in Jeremy Johnson fraud case due to shutdown

10/02/2013 7:52pm
The Federal Trade Commission wants a judge to postpone its fraud case against St. George businessman Jeremy Johnson due to the government shutdown.

Testimony reveals manner of death undetermined for doctor's ex-wife

10/02/2013 7:59pm
Testimony in the case of Johnny Brickman Wall, charged with killing his ex-wife, focused Wednesday on how she died, and how high levels of Xanax got into her system.

Romney opposes gov't shutdown, won't run for president again

10/02/2013 8:04pm
Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney said before giving a speech at the University of Utah Wednesday that shutting down the government is the wrong way to oppose the nation's new health care law.

'Pear Lady' plans donation drive in response to WIC closure

10/02/2013 8:10pm
It all started with a pear tree in Cristen Smith's backyard.

'Miraculous' baby born 39 days after mother’s water breaks

10/02/2013 8:18pm
A baby born to a Lehi woman managed to stay in the womb 39 days after the mother's amniotic sack ruptured.

Over 190K call to sign up for Obamacare on opening day

10/02/2013 8:35pm
More than 4.7 million Americans accessed the federal health insurance marketplace on the first day of open enrollment Tuesday.

Authorities: 8 killed in church bus crash in Tenn.

10/02/2013 8:54pm
A bus taking a church group home to North Carolina blew a tire, veered across a highway median and crashed into a sport utility vehicle and tractor-trailer Wednesday in a fiery wreck that killed eight people, authorities said.

Wednesday's Child: Kobey

10/02/2013 9:07pm
150 children in Utah are waiting for something many of us take for granted — a family. Kobey is one of those children.

Cool temperatures cause problems for UDOT crews, commuters

10/02/2013 9:20pm
Cooler weather led to an unusual safety concern Wednesday along sections of I-15 in Davis and Weber counties when a micro-surface did not take properly.

2 injured during drive-by shooting in West Valley City

10/02/2013 9:25pm
West Valley Police are searching for a gunman after two people were wounded Wednesday afternoon.

Man busted with drugs, guns after neighbor smells marijuana

10/02/2013 9:27pm
A concerned Cottonwood Heights neighbor called police Tuesday night when she thought she smelled marijuana, leading police to a drugs and weapons bust.

Students live under totalitarian regime for 2 weeks, learn about democracy

10/02/2013 9:43pm
To learn about how totalitarian governments work, one brave group of high school seniors "lived" under a totalitarian regime.

'Miscommunication' causes panic, confusion between WVC Police, DEA

10/02/2013 10:25pm
A few minutes of confusion surrounding a drug search had one law enforcement agency responding against another Wednesday.

White House meeting yields no progress on shutdown

10/02/2013 10:35pm
President Barack Obama brought congressional leaders to the White House on Wednesday for the first time since a partial government shutdown began, but there was no sign of progress toward ending an impasse that has idled 800,000 federal workers and curbed services around the country.

Layton firefighters demonstrate grease fire prevention

10/02/2013 10:41pm
Seven people die in home fires in the U.S. every day on average, and cooking is the leading cause. The disasters prompted "prevent kitchen fires" as the focus of fire prevention week nationwide, and the Kendall O. Bryant Fire Prevention Awareness Day in Layton.

Unlikely friendship emerges between LDS man and heckling 'street preacher'

10/02/2013 11:05pm
A new documentary, "Us and Them: Religious Rivalry in America," tells the story of an unlikely friendship between a practicing LDS man and a street preacher.