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Sentencing postponed for convicted killer Martin MacNeill

01/17/2014 8:01am
Sentencing for convicted killer Martin MacNeill will be postponed until after his attorneys and the state have a chance to respond to a motion for an appeal.

5 secrets to jumpstart change

01/17/2014 8:28am
Until you try time-tested principles, your goals will likely remain wishes. Find purpose, connect it to your big picture, create real accountability, and more to make this your year to change.

Family digs out son buried in avalanche

01/17/2014 8:57am
A 19-year-old buried by an avalanche was rescued by his family when they dug him out of the snow, according to the Utah Avalanche Center.

'Pay to play' on the Web?: Net neutrality explained

01/17/2014 9:24am
Pay a fee to be able to stream YouTube videos at full speed? That's the kind of major change to the Internet some are envisioning after a court ruling on what's called "net neutrality."

How to ensure your 'digital estate' is taken care of after death

01/17/2014 10:16am
Your digital life — from online bank accounts to frequent flier miles to social media — will likely outlive you. And with the fast changes in technology, it's important to have a plan on our estates.

4 good rock climbing destinations for winter

01/17/2014 11:01am
Here are four rock climbing destinations within a one-day drive for climbers to enjoy during the winter months.

Open house begins for newest LDS temple in Arizona

01/17/2014 11:15am
The public will get a look inside the Gilbert Arizona Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints beginning this weekend.

Experts speculate on why Utah has zero school-related shootings

01/17/2014 11:22am
The Newtown school tragedy claimed 26 innocent lives and gave America a somber pause. Or did it? There have been at least 30 more school- related shootings around the country since Dec. 2012. But here in Utah, there have been zero.

War on poverty is still being waged 50 years later

01/17/2014 11:25am
Fifty years after President Lyndon B. Johnson declared war on poverty, welfare programs still stand at the center of debate.

Google develops contact lens glucose monitor

01/17/2014 11:41am
Google unveiled Thursday a contact lens that monitors glucose levels in tears, a potential reprieve for millions of diabetics who have to jab their fingers to draw their own blood as many as 10 times a day.

Suburbs cancel out cities' efforts to cut pollution, study says

01/17/2014 12:34pm
There are fewer greenhouse-gas emissions per person in cities, but their suburbs wipe out any benefits to the environment, according to a new study.

MLK art exhibit aims to connect with Utahns

01/17/2014 1:28pm
Utah artists have collaborated to honor the spirit and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in a exhibit that aims to connect with all Utahns on civil and human rights issues.

Obama's proposed changes to NSA spy programs

01/17/2014 1:47pm
President Barack Obama is calling for major changes to the way the U.S. intelligence community collects and stores information about people in the U.S. and abroad, in the wake of disclosures that have sparked fury over sweeping government surveillance and stoked concerns about privacy.

Mich. woman gets prison for false rape report

01/17/2014 2:07pm
A judge sentenced a "tormented and disturbed" Michigan woman to at least five years in prison Friday for falsely accusing two men of rape, a punishment that came just days after she pleaded no contest to a cancer scam in a separate case that also challenged her credibility.

What are your breastfeeding rights under ACA?

01/17/2014 2:33pm
Women across the nation are fighting against employers that they claim are not providing appropriate breastfeeding facilities for working mothers.

Wayne County man found

01/17/2014 4:32pm
Friday, authorities ended the search for a man missing for three days after locating the 57-year-old.

Car crashes into semitruck in Weber Canyon

01/17/2014 4:42pm
A man was in serious condition after crashing his sedan into a semitruck.

Man killed in auto-pedestrian accident

01/17/2014 5:19pm
A 60-year-old man was hit and killed while walking to work Friday morning.

AG wants deadline extended for same-sex marriage appeal

01/17/2014 5:25pm
Utah wants more time to file its appeal of a court ruling that lifted the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

Utah researchers surprised to find large water source in Greenland Ice Sheet

01/17/2014 6:21pm
Researchers at the University of Utah were recently surprised to discover a water aquifer roughly the size of Ireland in the Greenland Ice Sheet.

Nation's support emergency care gets D-plus, Utah No. 9 overall

01/17/2014 7:34pm
The American College of Emergency Physicians, a national medical specialty society, issued a "report card" assessing the country's emergency medical services. As a whole, the United States got a measly D-plus.

Lawyers for polygamous Brown family preparing for state's appeal

01/17/2014 7:53pm
Attorneys representing Kody Brown and his four wives are gearing up for a fight should Utah decide to appeal a judge's ruling decriminalizing polygamous living.

Free credit monitoring, identity theft insurance for Target shoppers

01/17/2014 7:54pm
Target customers can register for the credit monitoring service — regardless whether they have been personally affected by the theft of customer data records at the discount store chain. This means free credit reports and monitoring for millions.

300 new vehicles on display at the Utah International Auto Expo

01/17/2014 8:03pm
At the 2014 Utah Expo there are 300 new vehicles to see, climb into and even take for a test drive.

2 students shot in Philly school gym; boy cleared

01/17/2014 8:10pm
A boy and a girl hanging out with a group of fellow students in a high school gym were shot and wounded Friday afternoon, police said.

Girl’s letter to future self inspires millions after her death

01/17/2014 8:36pm
When a 12-year-old girl sat down to pen a letter to her 22-year-old self, she couldn't have realized her words would become a source of comfort and inspiration to her family and millions of strangers just months later.

4-year-old falls from ski lift, severely injured

01/17/2014 8:48pm
A young girl was injured Friday after falling from a ski lift at Brian Head Ski Resort.

'Too many lies' about Benghazi attacks, Chaffetz says

01/17/2014 8:59pm
A year and a half later, Americans are still wanting the truth about what happened in Benghazi, Libya.

Burke leads Jazz to 110-89 rout of Pistons

01/17/2014 9:12pm
Trey Burke travels back to Michigan and leads the Jazz to a dominant performance over the Pistons by scoring 20 points and dishing out 12 assists.

Support pours in for paralyzed CrossFit athlete

01/17/2014 9:38pm
Hundreds of thousands of dollars have been raised in less than a week for Kevin Ogar, an athlete who is now paralyzed after severing his spine during a CrossFit competition in Orange County, California Sunday.

Jury convicts Esar Met of murder, kidnapping

01/17/2014 10:26pm
After hours of deliberation Friday afternoon, jurors convicted Esar Met of murder and kidnapping 7-year-old Hser Ner Moo.

24-hour crisis, suicide prevention hotline available to those in need

01/17/2014 10:27pm
Help ranging from emotional support to referrals to community-based services starts with a telephone call to the CrisisLine at 801-587- 3000. The line is operated by mental health professionals at the University Neuropsychiatric Hospital.

Statistics of domestic violence, divorce higher for police families

01/17/2014 10:56pm
Recent studies and statistics show that the chances of domestic violence, suicide and murder-suicide are higher among police families.

Audience sees new side of Mitt Romney in Sundance documentary

01/17/2014 10:57pm
Audiences got their first look Friday at "Mitt," a documentary filmed during Mitt Romney's presidential campaigns. The documentary, one of several selected for the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, was chosen as this year's Salt Lake Gala film.

Tips to avoid email, telephone scams from Target data breach

01/17/2014 10:57pm
The Target data breach put up to 110 million customers at risk for identity theft and has prompted a new wave of email, text, and telephone scams. Here are some tips to help you identify scams.

5 people found dead in apparent quadruple murder-suicide

01/17/2014 11:59pm
A shocking discovery was made late Thursday at a home where police believe an officer shot and killed his wife, two young children and his mother-in-law, before killing himself.