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E-cigarettes can save lives, former smokers say

12/06/2013 7:57am
Lawmakers, school districts and parents have all raised concerns about e-cigarettes falling into the hands of young people, but former lifetime smokers say the devices have saved their lives.

Court: forced C-section was medically justified

12/06/2013 8:12am
A newly released court judgment says that doctors were medically justified in forcing a woman to have a cesarean section last year because it was in her best interests.

Sundance Film Festival announces kids' section

12/06/2013 8:32am
The 2014 Sundance Film Festival will include a Sundance Kids section aimed at introducing younger audiences to independent film.

Regulators warn banks over high-interest, direct deposit loans

12/06/2013 9:29am
Some people turn to their bank for a direct deposit advance when they need emergency cash. Federal regulators are essentially telling federally insured banks to stop making the short-term loans with balloon payments.

How to pick the right pair of snowshoes

12/06/2013 11:01am
If you take your time and answer a few simple questions when looking for your next pair of snowshoes, you will easily find the right pair for you.

Gov. Herbert names Marty Carpenter as communications director

12/06/2013 11:21am
Gov. Gary Herbert has named Marty Carpenter, an executive vice present at the Salt Lake Chamber, to serve as his communications director.

Expelling Santa from school? Holiday observance in a politically correct age

12/06/2013 11:35am
As the U.S. population becomes increasingly diverse, the Christmas season becomes more challenging for school administrators. Santa Claus is not immune to the controversy.

Crocs lure in prey with sticks, researchers say

12/06/2013 11:51am
If you're a bird, beware an alligator with a stick.

Healthy eating costs you $1.50 more a day

12/06/2013 12:16pm
Eating nutritional foods is one of the best ways to reduce obesity. But following a healthy diet isn't always easy, especially for lower socioeconomic groups.

Teen arrested in theft of part from Walker crash

12/06/2013 12:47pm
Detectives arrested a teenager Thursday accused of stealing some wreckage from the Porsche that "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was in when he died in a crash, and a second suspect was planning to turn himself in, authorities said.

BYU student documents attempt to get engaged in 6 months

12/06/2013 2:00pm
A BYU student is making a documentary of his attempt to answer questions about dating by seeing if it's possible to find love in six months.

Cop: 'On that day, the teddy bear needed saving'

12/06/2013 2:33pm
If you've ever watched "Cops" or even a show like "Alaska State Troopers," you know a police officer's day can be an exhausting parade of unenviable situations. So it's especially nice to see an officer playing the hero in this heartwarming little story.

School Board continues discussion of teacher misconduct policies

12/06/2013 3:59pm
The State School Board discussed improvements to teacher misconduct policies during its Friday meeting.

Man receives double organ transplant from relative of childhood friend

12/06/2013 5:16pm
Two young men who grew up together in Twin Falls, Idaho have been brought closer together by the decision of one friend's family that saved the other's life.

2nd arrest made for armed grocery store robbery

12/06/2013 5:38pm
A man who allegedly robbed a Smith's grocery store at gunpoint was arrested Friday.

MacNeill used razor in apparent suicide attempt, officials say

12/06/2013 7:15pm
Martin MacNeill, the doctor convicted of murdering his wife, attempted to kill himself in his jail cell Thursday night. A daughter said he's threatened suicide before, when he's been in trouble.

Man accused of murdering wife threatened to kill police, paramedics

12/06/2013 7:27pm
An Orem man accused of murdering his wife last year threatened first responders' lives if they didn't save his wife, witnesses testified Friday.

Woman hit by car, critically injured

12/06/2013 7:28pm
A 20-year-old woman is in extremely critical condition after being hit by a car Friday morning.

Semitrailer crashes into river, leaks fuel

12/06/2013 7:32pm
A semitrailer that crashed into the Weber river is leaking fuel.

Wintry weather in store for weekend, forecast shows

12/06/2013 7:34pm
Snow and below-freezing temperatures are on tap as a new weather system makes it's way into Utah for the weekend.

TV Review: Broadway wins in live 'Sound of Music'

12/06/2013 7:39pm
Whew, that was nerve-wracking, right? All those kids and staircases, pillow fights, candles and dancing. But somehow the cast and crew of NBC's three-hour live telecast of "The Sound of Music" pulled it off Thursday night with only a trodden-on dress, some inconsistent sound levels and a flubbed few words.

Police seek man who robbed Zions Bank with note

12/06/2013 7:42pm
A man demanded cash with a note at a Zions Bank and fled with an undisclosed amount of money.

USPS asks residents to shovel sidewalks, steps for mail carriers

12/06/2013 7:49pm
The United States Postal Service has a theme: "Neither snow, nor rain, nor gloom of night stays these carriers." But, if they feel that the conditions are unsafe because sidewalks have not been shoveled, the mail may be delayed.

Uintah Basin community orchestra, choir debuts Friday

12/06/2013 8:03pm
Less than a month after auditions were held, members of the Uintah Basin Orchestra and Chorus went through their final rehearsals before performing for the first time Friday night.

Video: Superhero guests crash geek dream wedding

12/06/2013 8:23pm
Every young man dreams about his wedding day, but when the young man in question is a video game CEO, those dreams can be slightly more geeky.

Song, dance, tears for Mandela in South Africa

12/06/2013 8:24pm
Themba Radebe spun slowly in a circle.

'Swagger wagon' for kids comes with up to $1800 price tag

12/06/2013 8:31pm
Picture this: you're cruising smoothly along on custom wheels, wind in your hair, back propped up against luxury cushions — all while watching something truly spectacular on your state-of-the-art DVD player. A new ride can give you that experience — if you're a toddler, that is.

4 more charged in Navajo discretionary fund case

12/06/2013 8:50pm
The leader of the Navajo Nation's legislative branch, his predecessor and two former lawmakers have been charged with misusing tribal discretionary funds intended for Navajos in need.

AG candidate race heats up

12/06/2013 10:17pm
A special Utah House committee created to investigate now former Attorney General John Swallow looks to be pulling the plug on its four-month inquiry as the race to replace him heats up.

Data breach affects state, federal benefits UCard holders

12/06/2013 10:28pm
The personal information of people holding UCards may have accessed because of a data breach at JP Morgan Chase; 97,000 people in Utah have UCards.

Search for missing plane in Idaho affected by weather

12/06/2013 10:31pm
The search in the Idaho wilderness for a missing plane with five people on board was scaled back significantly Friday.

Families gather for yearly memorial for Susan Powell, lost kids

12/06/2013 10:31pm
More than a hundred white roses were laid at the Christmas Box Angel statue Friday at the Salt Lake City Cemetery. The vigil's held every year on Dec. 6, the date of the child's death in "The Christmas Box" — and the day Susan Powell went missing.

Utahn sets track record, wins skeleton World Cup gold

12/06/2013 10:39pm
The bobsleigh and skeleton World Cup is taking place in Utah this weekend, and one of Utah's own has already won gold and set a track record.

Trail Blazers rout Jazz 130-98 for 12th straight

12/06/2013 10:42pm
The Jazz fall in Portland as the Trailblazers hit a barrage of 3-pointers in a 130-98 rout.

Rescue of deer on thin ice caught on video

12/06/2013 10:45pm
A Division of Wildlife Resources officer risked his own safety to help a stranded deer on the thin ice of the Mountain Dell Reservoir Friday. The exciting rescue was caught on video.

Boo Boo the bear brings smiles to children at Primary Children’s Hospital

12/06/2013 10:45pm
He's big, soft and cuddly and always has a smile on his face. He's a member of a construction crew and does very little work. But Boo Boo the bear just might be making the biggest impact.