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Lawmakers consider gas tax proposals

11/22/2013 7:07am
State and local officials say it's time to raise Utah's gasoline tax, which hasn't changed for 16 years.

Man discovers missing dog alive in rubble after tornado destroys house

11/22/2013 7:42am
An Illinois man tried desperately to save his dog before the tornado hit his house on Sunday, but the scared pup bolted right before the tornado touched down. After surveying the damage of his destroyed house, he feared for the worst for his dog of 11 years. But a feeling kept nagging him that she was still alive and he needed to find her.

Christmas displays bring holiday spirit to downtown shopping centers

11/22/2013 8:24am
Santa Claus at City Creek, candy windows at Macy's and a light show at The Gateway are among the holiday festivities planned for shoppers to ring in the holiday shopping season.

Lawmakers narrow Medicaid expansion options

11/22/2013 9:01am
Lawmakers on Thursday narrowed down plausible and preferred options for Medicaid expansion in Utah. They also toured behavioral health care sites, as behavioral and mental health will be included in whatever plan is adopted.

News media protest White House press access limits

11/22/2013 9:47am
Dozens of leading news organizations are protesting to the White House against restrictions that sometimes keep journalists from taking pictures and video of President Barack Obama performing official duties. At the same time, two press groups urged their members to stop using official photos and video handed out by the White House, dismissing them as little more than "government propaganda."

'Baby Hope' suspect's attorney challenges alleged confession

11/22/2013 10:36am
An indictment unsealed in Manhattan criminal court on Thursday formally charged suspect Conrado Juarez with the 1991 slaying of 4-year- old Anjelica Castillo, known for decades only as "Baby Hope."

852 Thai children set human Christmas tree record

11/22/2013 10:52am
Christmas is not a holiday in predominantly Buddhist Thailand, and its palm trees outnumber pines, but the country still set a world record with its holiday spirit.

High school football championship games

11/22/2013 11:02am
Check back here for live updates from all the prep football championship games at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City.

Giving Tuesday movement seeks to rival Black Friday, Cyber Monday

11/22/2013 11:06am
Giving Tuesday, an annual day of giving slated for the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, seeks to rival Black Friday and Cyber Monday by celebrating the philosophy of giving during the holidays.

Photo essay features LDS meetinghouses around the world

11/22/2013 11:15am
Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints meet in more than 29,000 congregations in more than 150 countries each week.

Angelcare recalls baby monitors after 2 deaths

11/22/2013 11:33am
Citing two deaths by cord strangulation, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday that the company is recalling 600,000 Angelcare Movement and Sound Monitors with Sensor Pads.

Cedar City's youngest, newest mayor looks to future

11/22/2013 11:40am
Recently elected Maile Wilson, 27, is Cedar City's first female mayor and may be the youngest mayor ever in the state.

Killer dinosaur found in Utah; preceded T. rex

11/22/2013 12:24pm
Scientists have discovered a killer dinosaur that roamed in what is now Utah some 100 million years ago. Experts say the discovery provides insight into the top predators in North America before T. rex showed up.

Make legal immigration easier, Wis. Gov. says

11/22/2013 1:28pm
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Friday that the key to fixing the country's immigration system is by making it easier for qualified immigrants to come to the United States legally, not by solely focusing on what to do with the nation's 11 million undocumented immigrants.

5 reasons you need to see 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' this weekend

11/22/2013 2:03pm
The book series "The Hunger Games" took the world by storm and now the second movie in the series is finally in theaters, and fans have been champing at the bit to see Katniss and her beau. It was worth the wait.

Ex-Paiute Tribe economic director heads to prison for stealing $175K

11/22/2013 2:32pm
The former economic development director for the Paiute Indian Tribe is headed to prison for swindling the tribe out of $175,000.

Remaining kittens that survived being thrown from car die

11/22/2013 3:31pm
Two kittens that were rescued and survived being tossed from a moving vehicle have died. The Humane Society is now offering a $7,500 reward for information leading to the arrests of the people who tossed the felines on the road.

Man dies from injuries after deer-related collision

11/22/2013 3:56pm
The second person died from a head-on collision that was caused by a driver hitting a dead deer on U.S. 89.

51 dead in grocery roof collapse in Latvia

11/22/2013 4:03pm
As Latvian rescue workers searched Friday for bodies in the rubble of a supermarket collapse that killed dozens, speculation about the cause focused on a garden and a playground being installed on the grass- and gravel-covered roof.

Utah man dares NYC to 'Think Big' with sculpture

11/22/2013 4:44pm
A local man's sculpture on a street in New York has its own twitter account and Facebook page.

'I deserve to have been shot', man tells police

11/22/2013 5:57pm
Police are seeking information about a man who flagged down a car for cigarettes after being shot.

Controversial Facebook post boosts firefighter Christmas donations

11/22/2013 6:13pm
Firefighters in Naples, Utah, expect to be able to help more kids in need this Christmas after a Facebook post about an apparent snub by Wal-Mart led people to pledge more money to the department's Sub for Santa program.

New West Valley school equips students with future job skills

11/22/2013 6:36pm
Leaders in the Granite School District held a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new type of school that is educating students for jobs of the future.

Anniversary of JFK death brings sadness, solemnity

11/22/2013 6:57pm
It was the same time, 12:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 22. It was the same place, downtown Dallas.

Mom alleges flu shot caused death of her 19-year-old son

11/22/2013 6:58pm
A Utah woman said a flu shot caused her son's death.

9 things you should know about the drug Molly

11/22/2013 7:28pm
Today's Molly is most often not MDMA — in the last few years, the drug has become a toxic mixture of lab-created chemicals, according to DEA. Here are 9 things you should know about Molly and why the government hasn't made it illegal.

Loan backed by JFK led to Park City Mountain Resort

11/22/2013 7:42pm
In the year before his death, President John F. Kennedy pushed through a federal loan approving a Ski resort in Park City now known as Park City Mountain Resort. It breathed new life into the struggling town and is credited for saving the community.

Utahns clean up damage from severe wind, prepare for more storms

11/22/2013 7:48pm
Powerful winds gusting up to 80 miles per hour continued to blow across parts of the Wasatch Front Friday morning, stopping semitrailers along I-15 and keeping power crews busy.

Robbers steal wallet at gunpoint, police say

11/22/2013 7:50pm
Alleged robbers who stole a woman's wallet by gunpoint were caught after a short chase, police said.

Utah Valley Hospital expands newborn ICU

11/22/2013 7:51pm
Utah Valley Hospital has expanded its newborn ICU with technology to help parents feel close to their babies, even when they're at home.

LDS Church continues relief efforts in the Philippines

11/22/2013 8:06pm
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has mobilized enough relief effort in one day for 10,000 people, but hundreds of thousands of people are still displaced and in need of aid.

Girl, 6, begs senator to help her get 'a break' from first grade

11/22/2013 8:29pm
Forget about your week at the office — the demands of first grade can be exhausting. At least according to one 6-year-old, who turned to her state senator for a break.

Local law enforcement team with FBI to fight cybercrime

11/22/2013 8:29pm
Utah has teamed with the FBI and local authorities to create a program as a line of defense against cybercrime.

Sexual assault conviction upheld by high court

11/22/2013 8:47pm
The 2009 sexual assault conviction of Donald Younge Jr. — stemming from a 1996 assault — was upheld by the Utah Supreme Court Friday. Younge argued the charges fell outside of the statute of limitations and failed to identify him by name.

2 men face murder charges in fatal gang-related shooting

11/22/2013 9:15pm
Two men have been charged with murder in the shooting death of a suspected rival gang member.

Deaths of 2 South Jordan boys ruled murder-suicide

11/22/2013 10:23pm
Lt. Rob Hansen from the South Jordan Police Department told KSL the district attorney is reviewing the shooting death of two boys. Police will release details from the autopsy report Friday afternoon.

Utahn talks of changes in Secret Service after JFK assasination

11/22/2013 10:38pm
Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy 50 years ago, a lot changed in the United States, and one of the biggest changes was in the way the President is protected.

Notre Dame, BYU connected since the 1800s, president says

11/22/2013 10:38pm
When the BYU and Notre Dame football teams compete in South bend, Indiana Saturday, it will bring together two unique schools that share a faith-based approach that makes them different from other schools.

Clearfield woman starts neighborhood program to fight hunger

11/22/2013 10:51pm
A northern Utah woman is making it her mission to see that no one in her neighborhood goes to bed hungry.

2 pedestrians injured after being hit by car in Midvale

11/22/2013 10:58pm
Two men were transported to a hospital after they were hit by a vehicle Friday night.

Ellis scores 26 and Mavericks hold off Jazz 103-93

11/22/2013 11:15pm
Monta Ellis scored 26 points to pace five Mavericks in double figures as Dallas built a 28-point first-half lead and withstood Utah's second- half rally for a 103-93 win Friday night.

Report finds Swallow broke election laws

11/22/2013 11:59pm
A report released Friday says ex-attorney general John Swallow violated Utah election law on at least five different occasions. The report are the findings of a special counsel in the Lieutenant Governor's Office, which was hired to investigate Swallow's campaign disclosure forms.