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Stolen car almost hit by train, crashes into fence

11/15/2013 7:10am
The driver of a stolen car led police on a high-speed chase, was almost hit by a TRAX train and crashed into a fence before officers arrested him.

Boeing considers moving 777X production, possibly to Utah

11/15/2013 7:34am
Gov. Gary Herbert met Thursday with Boeing executives about the possibility of moving production of the new 777X airplane to Utah, one of several states the company is reportedly considering.

Man who shot at woman's home shouldn't get guns back, police say

11/15/2013 7:56am
A woman who said she was stalked by a man who fired four rounds into her home doesn't believe he should get his weapons back. Cottonwood Heights police agree with her.

Mother shares story of risk from childhood immunizations

11/15/2013 8:11am
Parents want to do everything they can to keep kids safe and healthy, and usually that includes getting a child immunized. But one mom is sharing the story of how she believes vaccines changed her son's life.

Oil spill payment funds new bird sanctuary

11/15/2013 8:35am
More than three years ago, a massive oil spill polluted Red Butte Creek in Salt Lake City. Today, money from a settlement with Chevron is helping to revitalize wetlands in Farmington Bay.

Groups step up campaign against Stericycle

11/15/2013 8:54am
Accused of air pollution violations, medical waste incinerator Stericycle has raised the ire of community activists who say clients of the North Salt Lake plant should take their business elsewhere because cleaner, safer options exist.

Warhol painting fetches record $105M at NY auction

11/15/2013 9:05am
A prized 1963 Andy Warhol painting that captures the immediate aftermath of a car crash has sold for $105 million at a New York auction, shattering the record for the famed pop artist amid a spending frenzy in the art world.

Despite confusion, sign up now for health insurance, expert advises

11/15/2013 9:38am
Some people are getting better deals on health insurance and other are ending up paying more, but experts say you must act now to avoid a lapse in healthcare coverage.

Which is better: Same amount for cheaper price, or more for same price?

11/15/2013 10:09am
Would you rather get the same amount of product for a cheaper price, or get more product for the same price you usually pay? Those deals are not equal.

Bird flu strain infects human for 1st time

11/15/2013 10:10am
A strain of bird flu that scientists thought could not infect people has shown up in a Taiwanese woman, a nasty surprise that shows scientists must do more to spot worrisome flu strains before they ignite a global outbreak, doctors say.

Pa. paper: Sorry for panning Gettysburg Address

11/15/2013 10:18am
It took 150 years, but a Pennsylvania newspaper said Thursday it should have recognized the greatness of President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address at the time it was delivered.

Truck driver crushed to death in rollover accident

11/15/2013 10:37am
A Clinton man died Thursday when his semitrailer rolled in Summit County.

5 ways to combat flu in your home

11/15/2013 10:51am
Now that we are in the height of cold and flu season, it's time to defend yourself against the flu virus, starting with your home.

Prep football semifinals: scores/schedule

11/15/2013 11:00am
Check back here for the latest scores from the semifinal prep football games at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City.

For women, inconsistent bedtimes lead to body fat, weight gain

11/15/2013 11:25am
Bedtime consistency is key for women trying to maintain their weight, according to new BYU research. It found that women who vary either bedtime or rising time tend to have higher body fat than those who go to bed and get up around the same time.

Two BYU buildings relocate for MTC expansion

11/15/2013 12:21pm
The MTC will expand into the area where the BYU Laundry and Auxiliary Maintenance Building are located.

Sandy man faces prison, deportation for $12M Ponzi scheme

11/15/2013 12:43pm
A citizen of Great Britain and resident of Utah who bilked millions of dollars from investors as part of a Ponzi scheme is headed to prison.

SLC NAACP asks Mo. Gov. to commute death sentence for Utah man

11/15/2013 1:43pm
The head of the NAACP Salt Lake City branch is asking Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to commute a death sentence for a serial killer who killed two Salt Lake City joggers in 1980.

Police: Suspected online predator friending hundreds of Utah girls

11/15/2013 2:04pm
Police are searching for a suspected predator who has been contacting hundreds of girls at schools in Davis county via social media and text message.

'The Saratov Approach' star talks about the huge success of the small film

11/15/2013 2:13pm
Local film "The Saratov Approach" has grossed nearly $1 million dollars in the box office and is now headed to theaters outside the state of Utah. One of the film's stars, Corbin Allred, talks about the unexpected success of the film.

'Emergency' button orders pizzas

11/15/2013 4:00pm
Thanks to a new invention, hungry people can now order pizzas by hitting a button.

China to ease 1-child policy, abolish labor camps

11/15/2013 4:13pm
China's leaders announced Friday the first significant easing of its one-child policy in nearly 30 years and moved to abolish its labor camp system _ addressing deeply unpopular programs at a time when the Communist Party feels increasingly alienated from the public.

Body of 17-year-old found in Sanpete County creek; police investigating

11/15/2013 5:13pm
Police were looking Friday at whether alcohol and hypothermia contributed to the death of a 17-year-old boy.

John Stockton embarks on autobiography book tour

11/15/2013 5:38pm
The often stoic and private hall-of-fame point guard John Stockton and outspoken hall-of-fame power forward Karl Malone made Utah a basketball state, winning over fans for a lifetime with their incredible play and run at the NBA Finals.

5-year-old California boy a smash hit as 'Batkid'

11/15/2013 6:15pm
San Francisco is set to turn into Gotham City on Friday, as city officials help fulfill a 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid."

'We're the lucky ones,' mother of hiker injured in 30-foot fall says

11/15/2013 6:55pm
As he recovered in an intensive care unit Friday, family members of a hiker who was seriously injured in a fall Tuesday in Bell Canyon said it's a tragedy that could happen to anyone.

Senator pushes for social media 'eraser' in Utah

11/15/2013 7:09pm
A state senator hopes to allow teenagers to remove content on social media sites before potential colleges and employers see it.

Bodies in California believed to be missing family

11/15/2013 7:55pm
Four skeletons found in shallow graves in the Southern California desert are believed to be those of a San Diego County family that vanished three years ago, police said Friday, resolving one mystery and raising a host of new questions about what happened to the seemingly happy couple and their two young sons.

Man arrested after alleged luggage theft at airport

11/15/2013 8:17pm
A man who allegedly tried to steal luggage from the baggage claim area of the Salt Lake International Airport was arrested Thursday.

Bathtime video of snuggling newborn twins dazzles millions

11/15/2013 8:32pm
A video of newborn twins squeezing in some cuddles during bathtime is likely to melt even the most frigid of hearts.

Steven Powell ordered to pay $1.8M to victims of voyeuristic picture taking

11/15/2013 8:53pm
A judge on Friday denied Steven Powell's motion to throw out the $1.8 million civil judgment against him.

Sex abuse allegations detailed in Carbon County public documents

11/15/2013 10:04pm
Jail documents released Friday provide the first public look into a rape and child sex abuse investigation that landed a Carbon County sheriff's employee behind bars last month.

Toronto council to make Ford mayor in name only

11/15/2013 10:08pm
The Toronto City Council moved a step closer to making Rob Ford a mayor in name only following months of publicity surrounding his excessive drinking and drug use, and will look to complete those efforts next week when council resumes.

Bus driver killed in large vehicle collision on Mountain View Corridor

11/15/2013 10:13pm
A 55-year-old Jordan School District bus driver was killed Friday in a three-car collision involving large vehicles. It happened in West Jordan at the intersection of Old Bingham Highway and the Mountain View Corridor.

Man arrested for allegedly impersonating officer to stop barking dog

11/15/2013 10:17pm
A man who tried to get his neighbor to make his dog to stop barking was arrested for investigation of impersonating a police officer.

Residents help intruder who severely cut arm on broken window

11/15/2013 10:46pm
An intruder had to ask for help from the occupants of the home he was trying to burglarize after he severely cut himself on the window he broke to get inside, police say.

Parker leads Spurs past Jazz 91-82

11/15/2013 10:48pm
The Jazz got a brilliant performance from Derrick Favors, but in the end the Spurs proved too much.

Defying veto threat, House OKs health law change

11/15/2013 10:58pm
Brushing aside a White House veto threat, the Republican-controlled House voted by a healthy bipartisan majority Friday to weaken a core component of "Obamacare" and permit the sale of individual health coverage that falls short of requirements in the law.