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Frustration grows over pace of prison relocation decision

11/20/2013 7:26am
Legislative leaders expressed frustration Tuesday that the state's prison relocation committee has put the brakes on plans to seek bids on a new facility before the start of the 2014 Legislature.

St. George man charged with murder to enter plea

11/20/2013 7:39am
A St. George man accused in the death of a 20- year-old woman is scheduled to be back in court to enter a plea.

How Obamacare may help families caring for elderly

11/20/2013 8:06am
Those who take care of children as well as elderly parents are facing a real strain when it comes to expenses. However, health costs under Obamacare should be improving, and many are overlooking some benefits.

Woman dies after vehicle drags her 3 miles down road

11/20/2013 8:25am
A woman died after a vehicle struck her in a Massachusetts town late Monday and dragged her for more than three miles, police said.

What does warning label from California really mean?

11/20/2013 9:22am
Many consumers have seen a label that says, "This product contains chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer." Just how much danger, if any, does the product pose?

Man injured in accidental shooting

11/20/2013 9:31am
An Oakley woman was unloading a rifle when it went off, hitting her boyfriend in the knee.

'Pregorexia': Extreme dieting while pregnant

11/20/2013 10:06am
A number of women with an extreme obsession with weight during pregnancy, battle what has become known as "pregorexia."

Grandma who ran NY family drug ring gets 15 years

11/20/2013 10:18am
A woman who enlisted generations of family members in a drug-dealing operation she ran for more than a decade was sentenced Tuesday to 15 1/2 years in prison.

Father, faith pushed future BYU baseball player to mission goal

11/20/2013 10:23am
Bo Burrup's decision to serve a mission was simple. But carrying it out while moving toward his dream of playing collegiate baseball was not as simple.

Man, 26, commits suicide at Vegas Mormon temple

11/20/2013 10:25am
Police say a 26-year-old man shot himself dead in a courtyard area at the Las Vegas Mormon temple while temple sessions were taking place inside.

Students use 'Hunger Games' to feed needy

11/20/2013 10:47am
Sky View High School is hosting "Hunger Games" to benefit families in need with a food drive.

White Pocket offers unique landscape, beautiful hikes

11/20/2013 11:01am
The White Pocket is a beautiful geological area in northern Arizona that offers not only a unique scenic environment for hikers, but also an interesting part of the desert to explore.

Missouri executes white supremacist serial killer

11/20/2013 11:41am
Joseph Paul Franklin, a white supremacist who targeted blacks and Jews in a cross-country killing spree from 1977 to 1980, was put to death Wednesday in Missouri, the state's first execution in nearly three years.

Poll: 'Just kidding' doesn't make online slurs OK

11/20/2013 12:04pm
In a shift in attitude, most young people now say it's wrong to use racist or sexist slurs online, even if you're just kidding. But when they see them, they don't take much personal offense.

'No Makeup November' calls for women across the country to remove their makeup, show their true beauty

11/20/2013 1:25pm
While men across the country are growing out their beards and fine- tuning their mustaches, a group from a Christian girls ministry are wiping away their makeup.

Harry Reid could go nuclear this week

11/20/2013 1:26pm
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, frustrated by Republicans who have been blocking President Barack Obama's nominees, could invoke the so-called "nuclear option" this week — a controversial move that would change Senate rules over GOP objections to prevent filibusters of presidential nominations, according to one senior Democratic aide and another Democratic source.

A cancer diagnosis saved my life

11/20/2013 2:06pm
Local filmmaker Craig Clyde was nearly killed by diverticulitis, but that health scare led to the discovery of prostate cancer and eventually saved his life.

New St. George I-15 interchange opens more than week early

11/20/2013 4:25pm
The new I-15 interchange on St. George Boulevard opened Tuesday, moving cars through the crowded intersection quicker and smoother.

Committee approves new age requirement for tobacco purchases

11/20/2013 6:58pm
Utah lawmakers are considering changing the age at which tobacco products are accessible from 19 to 21. The provision passed through committee Wednesday and will face the entire Legislature during a session that begins in January.

10 ways to save during the holidays

11/20/2013 7:09pm
The Holiday season is right around the corner and we all know how stressful the holidays can be. One factor that adds to the stress of the season is personal finance. Here are 10 ways that you can hopefully alleviate some of that stress by saving money this holiday season.

Contractors find bones during excavation

11/20/2013 7:13pm
While excavating a site in Salt Lake City, contractors unearthed several bone fragments Tuesday.

Drug debt was possible motive in Orem shooting death, police say

11/20/2013 7:14pm
Police are looking into a dispute over an alleged drug debt as a possible motive in the shooting death of an Orem man early Tuesday.

Utah volunteers partner with Filipinos to help those devastated by typhoon

11/20/2013 7:20pm
It's a story of two groups of volunteers — one from thousands of miles away, another from around the block — united by faith and a desire to serve those who need it most.

Police: Man tried to pry open back door of sandwich shop

11/20/2013 7:21pm
A man tried to break into a South Salt Lake sandwich store, but proved to be no match for the building's back door.

Abused early in life, 'Sweetie' the dog lived happily ever after

11/20/2013 7:25pm
Without ever saying a single word, Sweetie left the Brinkerhoff family a lifelong lesson.

Man extradited to Utah in connection with cold case killing

11/20/2013 7:26pm
More than 12 years after Leonel Perales was killed, police have captured the man who allegedly slayed him.

Bountiful officials, residents fearful of high winds in forecast

11/20/2013 7:58pm
Two years ago high winds slammed through parts of northern Utah and caused millions of dollars in damage. With heavy wind in the forecast, Davis County residents are preparing for some potential déjà vu.

Hospital association supports Medicaid expansion for low-income Utahns

11/20/2013 8:05pm
As the governor and state Legislature continue to mull over the decision to expand Medicaid in Utah, the Utah Hospital Association has come out with a position to do it — but only for a portion of the state's low-income population.

Admitted rapist loses bid to withdraw plea, receives reduced sentence

11/20/2013 8:25pm
A Uintah County murder suspect lost his bid Wednesday to have his guilty plea set aside in an unrelated rape case. He did, however, receive a reduced prison term after a judge ruled that he had improperly sentenced the Fort Duchesne man.

What if you don't feel like being grateful?

11/20/2013 8:29pm
Often it takes such energy and focus to make it to the end of the day. Life can be hard. Yet here we are stuck in a month-long gratitude fest. What do we do if we don't feel like being grateful? Is it possible to find gratitude where there is none? The answer is yes.

Probe committee to report findings in Swallow investigation

11/20/2013 9:01pm
The lieutenant governor's office is expected to announce as early as Thursday results of an investigation into whether Utah Attorney General John Swallow violated state election laws.

Man to stand trial in connection with Cedar City murders

11/20/2013 9:40pm
Thad Robertson, a Cedar City man accused of shooting and killing two people, has been ordered to stand trial for two counts of aggravated murder.

Teacher affected by CO poisoning talks about experience

11/20/2013 10:00pm
A teacher sickened by carbon monoxide at a small southern Utah school, revealed new details Wednesday about the confusion and concern as the colorless, odorless gas wafted through the building Monday morning.

Neighborhood watch programs decrease crime, police say

11/20/2013 10:44pm
Neighborhoods across Utah are banding together to fight back against crime and police reports reveal the reason.

Radel pleads guilty to cocaine charge, takes leave

11/20/2013 10:47pm
Florida Republican Rep. Henry "Trey" Radel said Wednesday he was taking a leave of absence from Congress and donating his salary to charity after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of cocaine possession and receiving a sentence of a year's probation.

Davis leads Pelicans past Jazz 105-98

11/20/2013 11:07pm
Trey Burke made his debut for the Jazz, but they fell in a rematch with the Pelicans, 105-98.