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Girl injured in I-80 crash

01/22/2014 7:17am
A girl was flown to a hospital after the pickup truck she was in rolled on I-80 in Tooele County.

Is marijuana as safe as, or safer than, alcohol?

01/22/2014 7:43am
Looks like the ongoing debate about marijuana legalization in the United States has reached a new high: President Barack Obama's White House.

Big wave surfers to miss out on Hawaii's biggest swell in a decade

01/22/2014 7:57am
The biggest waves in a decade are forecast to be rolling toward Hawaii this week, but surfers are set to miss out on the chance to ride them.

How a girl named Summer changed my life forever

01/22/2014 8:07am
A girl with a personality to match her name changed my life for the better.

Student protests tuition, pays in $1 bills

01/22/2014 8:22am
A University of Utah student who says he's fed up with tuition increases paid his tuition this week in $1 bills — 2,000 of them.

Buying a home may get tougher, even with decent credit score

01/22/2014 8:43am
Some mortgage industry insiders say it could be more difficult to buy a home in 2014, even for people with a pretty good credit score.

Sticking with wrong major can be a costly mistake, experts say

01/22/2014 9:34am
Choosing a major is one of the most important decisions a student can make. But a lot of students admit they don't get it right.

Suspect caught after sharing wanted photo from police on Facebook

01/22/2014 10:27am
Officers in Freeland arrested 35-year-old Anthony Lescowitch on Monday night, less than two hours after he shared a wanted photo of himself and taunted police for not being able to find him.

Carlino takes long road to find right place

01/22/2014 10:43am
It took too long, but Dave Rose finally found a way to get Matt Carlino to play under control. Since moving to the bench, Carlino has been sensational and has helped BYU snap a four-game losing streak and get back in the West Coast Conference race.

Photographer documents 12K mile cross-country trek

01/22/2014 11:03am
Back in 2011, photographer Brian DeFrees traveled the contiguous Unites States and documented his trip. His goal was to hit up all the major landmarks in the country and end up back where he started, in Syracuse N.Y.

Woman with flu miscarries, battles for her life

01/22/2014 11:21am
Chris and Leslie Creekmore have shared a married life for three and a half years. Earlier this month they shared symptoms of the flu: Aches, nausea, fever. He has fully recovered. She is on a ventilator, fighting for her life.

Bitcoin growing in popularity among Utah businesses

01/22/2014 11:45am
Many businesses now accept Bitcoin as legitimate currency, and here in Utah the number of establishments where a customer can pay using Bitcoin is increasing every day.

Rare blue diamond found in South Africa

01/22/2014 11:56am
A mining company says it has found a rare blue diamond in South Africa.

Midvale man with dementia found alive and well

01/22/2014 12:16pm
After hours of searching, a missing Midvale man was located alive and well late Wednesday morning.

Ex-Utah Rep. to lead search for GOP convention

01/22/2014 12:17pm
Former Utah congresswoman Enid Mickelsen will head the Republican National Committee's effort to find a site to host the party's 2016 Convention.

Losing sleep: How night owls live by night and manage sleep deprivation

01/22/2014 1:04pm
With all the possible effects of sleep deprivation, questions have risen about what people can do to find their Zs and what the personal, day- to-day effects are on people and their families.

Have You Seen This? Imitating the masters

01/22/2014 1:16pm
A father and photographer has imitated dozens of classical portraits with his daughter.

1 billion more records to be released, says

01/22/2014 1:31pm
A collaboration between and will be more extensive than previously stated.

Glenn Beck says he may have played role in helping 'tear the country apart'

01/22/2014 2:02pm
Television and radio show host Glenn Beck said in an interview Tuesday that he regrets some of the things he said when he hosted a show on Fox News.

Jewell seeks to connect 10M millenials with the great outdoors

01/22/2014 2:43pm
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell was in Salt Lake City Wednesday to keynote the inaugural breakfast of the Outdoor Industry Association's Outdoor Retailer Winter Market. She spoke on the importance of connecting youth to the outdoors.

Bill Cosby returning to TV

01/22/2014 3:02pm
Bill Cosby is headed to back to TV on NBC. Deadline has reported that Cosby has struck a deal with NBC for a family-centered half-hour sitcom starring the famed comedian.

Woman crashes car on freeway, flees from police

01/22/2014 4:27pm
Police are searching for a woman wanted on a drug-related warrant who fled the scene of an accident Tuesday.

Relatives, friends attend funeral for slain Spanish Fork family

01/22/2014 4:44pm
Funeral services were held Wednesday for a mother, her two children, and her mother-in-law — all murdered, police say, by the children's father in their Spanish Fork home.

Toddler aggression strongly linked to genetics, study says

01/22/2014 5:22pm
Are toddlers' tantrums and aggression the result of nature or nurture? A study out of Canada says genes might have more to do with it than previously thought.

Family fearful after man accused of kidnapping 14-year-old is released on bail

01/22/2014 6:08pm
A man charged with kidnapping and sexually abusing a 14-year-old boy posted bail Wednesday. But news of the man's release from jail has the boy's family fearing for his safety.

Man's voice could be key to identifying robber, police say

01/22/2014 6:34pm
Police are hoping the sound of a man's voice will help them identify the robber wanted for two armed robberies of the same convenience store.

Water restrictions likely to be set for many cities, expert says

01/22/2014 6:59pm
Water restrictions are likely to be enacted early and extend late into the year across a wider set of communities and cities in order to plan for a vastly different future if Utah's growth trends continue in the decades to come, an expert told a gathering of city and business leaders in Orem Wednesday.

Ukraine opposition sets 24-hour deadline

01/22/2014 7:16pm
Ukrainian opposition leaders issued a stark ultimatum to President Viktor Yanukovych on Wednesday to call early elections within 24 hours or face more popular rage, after at least two protesters were killed in confrontations with police in a grim escalation of a two-monthlong political crisis.

Couples required to complete marriage course if initiative passes

01/22/2014 7:28pm
A ballot initiative in Colorado would require couples to complete up to 30 hours of marriage education classes before their nuptial ceremony.

NYC mayor: 'More could have been done' on snow

01/22/2014 7:42pm
Northeasterners scraped and shoveled Wednesday after a snowstorm grounded flights, shuttered schools and buried roads with a surprising amount of snow, leaving biting cold in its wake. The atmosphere was particularly frosty in New York, where the new mayor acknowledged flaws in the cleanup and some residents complained that schools remained open while children elsewhere in the region stayed home.

Feds, state officials fight immigration services scams

01/22/2014 7:59pm
The Wrong Help Can Hurt, a federal initiative intended to help people recognize and steer clear of immigration services scams, was launched Wednesday in Salt Lake City in a meeting of state, federal and community leaders.

U. admits up to 1K could be victims of sample swap

01/22/2014 8:00pm
University of Utah Health Care is taking responsibility for an incident that has left at least one family confused at how a former laboratory employee ended up being their daughter's biological father.

Police patrol streets of Provo to monitor for texting while driving

01/22/2014 8:29pm
Police in Provo flooded the streets Wednesday afternoon to crackdown on people involved in texting while driving.

When another's child confides in you

01/22/2014 8:38pm
While manning the carpool, your neighbor's child ends up in the front passenger seat rattling on about her life. You realize that there is a real problem she is dealing with — something she wouldn't share with just anyone.

Education, nondiscrimination laws among top priorities for Utah Legislature

01/22/2014 8:59pm
Education is the top priority for Utah Legislators during the 2014 session, but Republicans and Democrats differ about how to spend the state's money on it.

US women's ski jumping team announced

01/22/2014 9:10pm
For the first time, women's ski jumping will be an Olympic sport, and Wednesday it was announced who will represent team U.S.A.

Man stole bank information by installing skimmer in post office kiosk, police say

01/22/2014 10:17pm
A man installed a skimming device at a Kearns post office to steal bank information and personal identification numbers, police say.

'They want a family,' mother says of teens in foster care

01/22/2014 10:20pm
There are hundreds of children in the Utah foster care system, but what you may not know is a lot of them are teenagers.

Former quadriplegic teen wrestles in an exhibition match

01/22/2014 10:51pm
A 17-year-old senior, paralyzed from a shooting accident two years ago, walked into the spotlight and wrestled in an exhibition match at Copper Hills High School Wednesday night.

Lehi Police search for armed robber

01/22/2014 11:10pm
The Lehi Police Department is looking for a man involved in an armed robbery that took place Wednesday afternoon at the Bank of America in Lehi.