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Utah doctor in Philippines makes plan to help

11/14/2013 7:19am
Craig Weston was already on his way to the Philippines when the typhoon hit. After seeing the devastation, he originally thought there was no way he could help.

Huffing trend reported among teens in Cedar City

11/14/2013 7:37am
Over the past month, Cedar City police have arrested six juveniles, all between the ages of 13 and 17, for investigation of huffing.

Gonorrhea cases increasing dramatically in men and women

11/14/2013 7:58am
The Utah Department of Health's Bureau of Epidemiology reports a 94 percent increase in gonorrhea cases throughout the state in the first two-thirds of this year.

Hungary: Baby delivered from brain-dead mother

11/14/2013 8:26am
A university hospital in Hungary says a premature but healthy baby was delivered after doctors kept the child's brain-dead mother on life support for three months.

No reason for Powell to avoid paying $1.8M, attorney says

11/14/2013 8:46am
Steven Powell doesn't have any legal reason to oppose the $1.8 million penalty levied against him other than he simply doesn't want to pay it, an attorney for the victims in his voyeurism case argues in new court documents.

Hiker who died near Bridal Veil Falls identified

11/14/2013 9:29am
Kaitlin Keeney, 20, of Salt Lake County, died while returning from a hike above Bridal Veil Falls Wednesday.

Japanese man runs on arms and legs to new record

11/14/2013 10:46am
A Japanese man who runs on his arms and legs broke his own Guinness world record for the 100-meter dash on Thursday.

4 tips for surviving holiday travel

11/14/2013 10:53am
The holiday season is notorious for travel delays, crowds and peak pricing. Use these tips to make holiday travel easier and less expensive this year.

Prep football semifinals: scores/schedule

11/14/2013 11:00am
Check back here for the latest scores from all the semifinal prep football games at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City.

More people prefer a male boss, but gender gap is narrowing

11/14/2013 11:13am
"It (was) much easier being managed by a male because he didn't put up with the pettiness or the gossip." Sorry, ladies of the working world. Those are comments received in response to a recent article about how companies with more women in C-suites and corporate boards do better financially.

Why America's long history of protecting religion is at the center of the gay marriage debate

11/14/2013 11:30am
Defending individual conscience rights has often been divisive, whether involving military service, vaccinations, union dues or school curriculum. Today, same-sex marriage is the battleground for religious exemptions.

Liberal group in hot water over racy ads promoting Obamacare

11/14/2013 12:24pm
New Obamacare ads in Colorado produced by a liberal group and health initiative are causing a lot of controversy as people around the country are calling the ads sexist and demeaning.

Undefeated for 3 seasons, football team preaches inclusion

11/14/2013 1:34pm
In the past three years, 20 boys have grown and played football together, become three-time state champions and an undefeated team three seasons in a row. But most importantly, a parent and coach said, they have grown into a family.

Dad convicted in toddler's motorcycle crash death

11/14/2013 1:48pm
A jury has found a Taylorsville man guilty of child abuse homicide in the death of his 22- month-old son in a motorcycle crash.

Netflix TV gets major overhaul

11/14/2013 2:27pm
Netflix users who stream video to their televisions will be seeing a major overhaul in the next few days.

BYU cross-country star sidelined for 'fun run' has eligibility reinstated

11/14/2013 3:20pm
The NCAA reinstated eligibility for BYU's Jared Ward after he lost a year for participating in a fun run.

New cholesterol guidelines released; Utah cardiologist weighs in

11/14/2013 3:58pm
A Utah cardiologist who played a key role in developing the new cholesterol guidelines says prevention of heart attack and stroke is a life or death matter.

More than 51 lbs of marijuana seized at traffic stop

11/14/2013 4:09pm
A Park City Officer found over 51 pounds of marijuana when he stopped a VW sedan for a traffic violation.

2 arrested in connection with Kosovo missionary assault

11/14/2013 4:30pm
Two people were arrested in connection to the two missionaries who were assaulted, according to Kosovo Police.

Man killed after hitting tree head-on in Millcreek

11/14/2013 4:48pm
Police were attempting Thursday to identify a man killed in an automobile crash.

Boston crime boss Whitey Bulger sentenced to life

11/14/2013 5:06pm
Former Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger was led off to prison Thursday for the rest of his life, accepting his punishment in stone-faced silence as a judge castigated the 84-year-old gangster for his "almost unfathomable" depravity.

'He was just always helping other people,' family says of BYU legend

11/14/2013 6:06pm
Four times before, former BYU and NFL great Todd Christensen had been told by doctors a new liver awaited him. Each of the four times, something nixed the transplant in the final days or the final hours.

Elderly couple dies in apparent murder-suicide

11/14/2013 6:22pm
An elderly couple from Holladay whom family members had not heard from for as long as two weeks were found dead in their home from an apparent murder-suicide.

Man accused of stealing trucks, leading high-speed chase arrested

11/14/2013 6:32pm
A man accused of stealing two cars and leading police on a chase throughout the Salt Lake Valley has been taken into custody, police say.

SWAT responds to reports of grandfather threatening mother with gun

11/14/2013 6:36pm
SWAT responded to a domestic disturbance in Spanish Fork Thursday.

Comic Con set to return to Utah in 2014

11/14/2013 6:43pm
After overwhelming success earlier this fall, Comic Con will return to Salt Lake City in September, event co-founder Dan Farr announced Thursday.

Employee at youth facility charged with sexual abuse of 2 girls

11/14/2013 6:46pm
An employee with a Spanish Fork group home has been charged with sexually abusing two 14-year-old girls who were being housed there.

Father's nursing home inspires son to lose almost 200 lbs

11/14/2013 7:31pm
Kevin Pippen left his father's nursing home knowing he had to make a change. His father wasn't obese or dying of lung cancer. But seeing his quality of life made Pippen want to delay death as long as possible.

Utah town turns gas spill eyesore into point of pride

11/14/2013 7:54pm
In 2007, Gunnison was severely impacted by an underground gasoline spill. But Tuesday, at the site of the gas spill, the town was celebrating.

3 tips to simplify and savor the holiday season

11/14/2013 8:37pm
The holidays can make grown women panic, shudder and cry, all while clutching a tin of Danish butter cookies. But this year, enjoy the holidays with a few tips on creating a feeling focus involving family and keeping it simple.

Convicted killer Martin MacNeill now facing sexual abuse allegations

11/14/2013 8:53pm
Martin MacNeill plans an appeal of his conviction on murder charges in connections with his wife's death. He also faces a December trial in a separate sexual abuse case.

Rare paintings in Christ-centered exhibit to open at BYU

11/14/2013 9:33pm
The Brigham Young University's Museum of Art will open a new Christ- centered exhibit called "Sacred Gifts" on Friday.

White House petition to opt in for porn follows UK's lead

11/14/2013 10:45pm
A petition on aims to require people to opt in with their internet providers to be able to see porn, following the U.K.'s new policy.

Rollover accident kills driver near Echo Reservoir

11/14/2013 10:47pm
A truck driver was killed Thursday night in a rollover near Echo Reservoir.

In reversal, Obama to allow canceled health plans

11/14/2013 10:50pm
His personal and political credibility on the line, President Barack Obama reversed course Thursday and said millions of Americans should be allowed to renew individual coverage plans now ticketed for cancellation under the health care law that is likely to be at the heart of the 2014 elections.

Video shows ATV accident, rescue from 40-foot cliff

11/14/2013 10:52pm
A group of four friends "feel like family" after a frightening accident and rescue on the edge of a 40-foot cliff.

Utah ex-con arrested in Colorado for alleged double homicide

11/14/2013 10:57pm
Authorities say a convicted felon who eluded Utah police during a 2005 manhunt by hiding in the woods tried to do the same thing over the weekend in Colorado, after killing two people and wounding another.

Utah man surfing in Hawaii reported missing

11/14/2013 10:57pm
The Coast Guard and life guards are searching for a surfer who was last seen riding a 20-foot wave off the coast of Hawaii Wednesday afternoon.

357 Utahns enrolled during first month of federal health insurance marketplace

11/14/2013 11:03pm
Fewer than 400 Utahns have successfully signed up for health care plans using the federal health insurance marketplace during the first month it was made available, according to the federal government and numbers it released Wednesday.

Costs for labor, delivery increase across US

11/14/2013 11:04pm
The Affordable Care Act has raised a lot of questions about healthcare costs and transparency. KSL reporters decided to investigate the costs for the most common cause of hospitalization in Utah — labor and delivery.

14 former LDS missionaries return to Philippines to offer relief efforts

11/14/2013 11:59pm
A group from Utah is preparing to leave for the Philippines Saturday, taking with them professional skills and their personal experiences to that country in an effort to help the people.