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Time to clean house, A.G. candidates agree

12/12/2013 7:48am
The pack of Republican lawyers vying to replace former Attorney General John Swallow didn't vary much in their political and philosophical positions during a debate Wednesday, agreeing that it's time to clean house in the office he left behind.

Firefighter gives back to fallen, injured heroes

12/12/2013 8:01am
A local firefighter has started a clothing company in hopes of helping families of fallen or injured emergency responders through a financially and emotionally pressing time.

Ad campaign targets uninsured young adults as key to low premiums

12/12/2013 8:18am
Health administrators in Utah are taking to social media to persuade a key younger demographic of the uninsured to sign up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

Utah gas prices among lowest in nation

12/12/2013 9:34am
Utah motorists experienced one of the greatest drops in gas prices in the country over the past month. The current average price for regular gasoline in the Beehive State registered at $3.05 a gallon, according to AAA Utah.

Pay gains for young women; inequality still seen

12/12/2013 9:49am
About 75 percent of young women believe the U.S. needs to do more to bring about equality in the workplace, a new study finds.

Dead leopard, other swag snagged at mansion party

12/12/2013 10:25am
Authorities have recovered a huge haul of high- end swag that thieves snagged during a party at an empty mansion – including armor, shields and a stuffed snow leopard worth $250,000.

Detective resigns after citizenship status revealed

12/12/2013 10:51am
All her life, Carmen Figueroa believed that she was born in the United States. It was what her mother had always told her.

Walmart, Kmart 'Layaway Angels' spreading hope, Christmas miracles

12/12/2013 10:52am
'Layaway Angels' are anonymously footing the remaining bill for layaway items at Walmart and Kmart stores across the nation.

Ogden, Salt Lake City nominated as best ski towns

12/12/2013 11:04am
Two Utah cities were nominated as top ski towns in North America.

Remodeled LDS visitors' center opens in Mexico City

12/12/2013 11:15am
The newly-remodeled Mexico City Temple Visitors' Center has opened to the public and includes a couple of firsts.

Backyard ice rink gets early start with cold weather

12/12/2013 11:20am
A family's 15-year tradition of building an ice rink in their backyard brings neighbors together.

Post-pregnancy fitness selfies: Why do they make us crazy?

12/12/2013 11:36am
Before you're outraged at yet another story on Maria Kang, the mom who sparked outrage with her scantily clad "What's your excuse?" photo, or Caroline Berg Eriksen, the fitness blogger who created a firestorm after posting a shot that she claimed was just four days after giving birth, hear me out.

Holiday campaign urges Utahns to keep alcohol away from kids

12/12/2013 1:41pm
The Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control kicked off a campaign Thursday to urge parents to keep liquor away from children, especially during the holidays when sales go up dramatically.

Ask a Chef: Holiday gifts your neighbors will love

12/12/2013 1:57pm
Every week one of the chefs from Harmons Grocery Stores will be answering your toughest culinary questions. This Week: homemade holiday goodies for neighbors, friends or co-workers.

Local 'Ron Burgundy' looks to entertain

12/12/2013 2:00pm
After being a finalist in a national "I am Ron Burgundy" contest, a local man hopes to pursue a career in entertainment.

Police tell college student 'nothing they can do' about stolen $1K

12/12/2013 2:32pm
A Salt Lake college student robbed of all his money while grocery shopping in West Valley City is being told by the police there's nothing that can be done about it.

Netflix basks in 6 big Globe nominations

12/12/2013 2:45pm
Netflix, which didn't exist as an original television programming source until last year, snagged six Golden Globe nominations on Thursday _ more than stalwarts ABC, CBS and NBC.

Woman indicted in $1M Medicaid fraud case in West Valley

12/12/2013 3:42pm
The co-owner of a now closed West Valley City women's clinic faces criminal charges for allegedly defrauding Medicaid of more than $1 million through the Baby Your Baby program.

Fake signer at Mandela event says he hallucinated

12/12/2013 3:47pm
The sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial says he suffers from schizophrenia and hallucinated and saw angels while gesturing incoherently just 3 feet away from President Barack Obama and other world leaders, outraging deaf people worldwide who said his signs amounted to gibberish.

Police seek help identifying robber

12/12/2013 4:15pm
Salt Lake City police are looking for a man who robbed a Brighton Bank Thursday.

High chairs send more than 9,400 children to ER per year, study says

12/12/2013 4:30pm
The number of children injured by falling out of a high chair rose 22 percent in the past seven years, according to a new study.

Torch for Sochi games on longest journey in Winter Olympics history

12/12/2013 5:30pm
The Olympic torch relay will last four months and included trips to outer space and the North Pole.

600 students evacuated due to fire

12/12/2013 6:34pm
A fire at an elementary school Thursday morning sent students to a local church for shelter.

Former nurse accused of sexual assault has bail lowered to $125K

12/12/2013 6:44pm
A former nurse accused of sexually assaulting a patient five times in one night is expected to be in court Thursday morning.

Budget peace breaks out after Boehner tough talk

12/12/2013 7:00pm
Battle-fatigued and suddenly bipartisan, the House voted Thursday night to ease across-the-board federal spending cuts and head off future government shutdowns, acting after Speaker John Boehner unleashed a stinging attack on tea party-aligned conservative groups campaigning for the measure's defeat.

Michael Jordan 'flu game' shoes auctioned for $104K

12/12/2013 7:02pm
Michael Jordan's shoes from the famous flu game of the 1997 NBA finals were sold for more than $100,000 in an online auction Thursday. The shoes were owned by a Utah Jazz ball boy who befriended Jordan when the Chicago Bulls visited Salt Lake City.

Police identify man found dead near Zions Bank parking lot

12/12/2013 7:04pm
Police have released the name of a man found dead, apparently of hypothermia, near a Zions Bank parking lot.

Woman arrested for allegedly paying with fake $20 bills

12/12/2013 7:05pm
A woman accused of passing counterfeit $20 bills was arrested on numerous counts of forgery Wednesday.

Uncle allegedly gave beer to 'highly intoxicated' minor nephews

12/12/2013 7:10pm
A 23-year-old man accused of supplying the alcohol that got his two young nephews "highly intoxicated" was arrested Sunday for investigation of child abuse, according to police.

Newtown woman says 'thank you' with Mormon Tabernacle Choir CD

12/12/2013 7:19pm
In the days and weeks following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, a woman in Newtown, Conn., found peace in a CD of children's songs by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

Charges filed against 'fixer' in connection with Swallow, Shurtleff investigations

12/12/2013 7:28pm
A man who apparently considered himself former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff's "fixer" has been criminally charged in an ongoing investigation involving the state's two previous top law enforcers.

7-year-old donates nearly $14K to homeless for Christmas

12/12/2013 8:11pm
Handing sandwiches to children her own age and realizing they didn't have a home left an impression on 7-year-old Hailee Strandgard and taught her about the true spirit of Christmas.

Utah ranks 2nd in nation for shaken-baby syndrome reports

12/12/2013 8:32pm
More accounts of shaken-baby syndrome are reported in Weber County and Utah than in many other counties and states in America, a new study says.

Sentence in Texas teen's fatal DWI wreck stirs ire

12/12/2013 8:36pm
"Affluenza," the affliction cited by a psychologist to argue that a North Texas teenager from a wealthy family should not be sent to prison for killing four pedestrians while driving drunk, is not a recognized diagnosis and should not be used to justify bad behavior, experts said Thursday.

ACA 'glitch' allegedly denies 3 children health coverage

12/12/2013 8:47pm
Kent and Judy Jones are trying to figure out why they can get insurance through but their children can't.

Unified Police warns of telephone warrant scam

12/12/2013 9:16pm
Another law enforcement agency in Utah is warning residents of a warrant scam.

Man accused in wife's death 'loved her very much,' sister says

12/12/2013 9:37pm
Conrad Truman, an Orem man accused of shooting and killing his wife, loved her "very much," according to his sister. Truman is accused of killing her for insurance money. A judge will decide whether to order the man to stand trial for murder.

Orangeville couple killed in head-on crash

12/12/2013 9:46pm
An Orangeville couple was killed in a head-on collision in Sanpete County.

Debate on plane phone calls moves on, gets bigger

12/12/2013 9:53pm
Just because it's safe to use cellphones on a plane, it doesn't mean that passengers should call just to say hello. That argument played out across Washington Thursday as one government agency moved a step closer to removing its prohibition of in- flight calls while another considered a new ban of its own.

Mystery woman from bus crash memorial found

12/12/2013 10:08pm
The mystery woman who gave Joyce Holder a 75- year-old homework assignment with her sister's name on it has been found.

50 percent of officers don't wear seat belts, study says

12/12/2013 10:20pm
"Click It or Ticket." That's the Utah campaign that urges all of us to wear our seat belts or face a fine. But an upcoming report raises questions about whether law enforcement officers are following their own rules.

2 killed after boulder smashes into Rockville house

12/12/2013 10:55pm
Two people are dead after a massive boulder slammed into a house during a rock slide Thursday.