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T-shirts raise awareness of domestic abuse, sexual assault

02/04/2014 7:19am
Words written on T-shirts by victims of sexual violence hung at the state Capitol on Monday as part of the Clothesline Project to raise awareness of domestic abuse and sexual assault.

Murder trial to begin after teen shot over loud music

02/04/2014 8:16am
A high-profile trial is set to begin in Florida on Monday involving a man who fatally shot a 17-year-old African-American teenager.

USU basketball player recounts experience of heart failure, tells of AED importance

02/04/2014 8:40am
One year ago, Utah State basketball player Danny Berger collapsed on the court from heart failure and now he tells his story to promote heart health.

Overnight snow slows morning commute

02/04/2014 8:43am
A fast-moving winter storm left roads snow- covered and slick, just in time for the Tuesday morning commute.

Small plane crashes outside YMCA in Nashville

02/04/2014 9:00am
A small plane crashed near a YMCA in suburban Nashville on Monday night, killing everyone on board and damaging cars in the Y's parking lot, authorities said.

Photos released of North Salt Lake bank robbery

02/04/2014 9:31am
North Salt Lake police hope surveillance photos will lead them to the man who robbed a bank Monday.

Sugar tied to fatal heart woes; soda's a culprit

02/04/2014 10:00am
Could too much sugar be deadly? The biggest study of its kind suggests the answer is yes, at least when it comes to fatal heart problems.

NY couple charged after toddler calls 911 15 times

02/04/2014 10:02am
Authorities have charged a northern New York woman and her boyfriend because the woman's 2-year-old daughter used their cellphones to dial 911 a total of 15 times last month.

Brothers mourning loss of mother receive support from opponent

02/04/2014 10:08am
Kopa Iole Siatunu'u battled breast cancer for 14 years. She never let it keep her from watching her sons Albert and A.J. Semeatu play sports at Cyprus High School. Thanks to support from the community, the family is getting through a difficult time.

Underage workers rescued; 45 arrested in sex-trafficking ring

02/04/2014 10:18am
Local and federal authorities rescued more than a dozen underage sex workers and arrested 45 people on sex trafficking and related offenses in recent days, law enforcement officials tell CNN.

Provo band releases benefit single for national parks, tops charts

02/04/2014 10:41am
Provo band The National Parks released a new single and is donating profits from the first month to the National Parks Conservation Association.

Marvin Williams is a true professional

02/04/2014 11:55am
Marvin Williams isn't one of the flashy young guys in the NBA anymore, but his work ethic and attitude have kept him in the NBA, going on nine years.

State agencies making big strides to help unemployed vets

02/04/2014 12:14pm
The Department of Workforce Services is outlining more ways it's trying to help Utah's veterans get jobs. Unemployment among Utah's vets is higher than the state average.

Maine girl's cellphone catches fire in her pocket

02/04/2014 12:39pm
The "stop, drop and roll" mantra came in handy for a Maine eighth-grader when her cellphone caught fire in her pocket at school.

Have You Seen This? Silent Seahawks fans

02/04/2014 1:03pm
A group of die-hard Seahawks fans were placed in a room to watch the NFC championship game for $5,000, but there was one catch. The 12th man faithful had to stay silent for all four quarters.

Opinion: Alta is for skiers — not snowboarders

02/04/2014 1:14pm
Four men have filed a lawsuit in an attempt to force Alta to open its slopes to snowboarders. There are 12 world class areas in Utah open to skiers and snowboarders. Here's why Alta should remain a snowboard free resort.

Rare white lion triplets born in Poland

02/04/2014 1:46pm
The owner of a private zoo in central Poland said Tuesday he feels three times lucky with the birth of white lion triplets who are getting loving care from their mother.

Bus driver leaves 4-year-old special education student alone on curb

02/04/2014 1:53pm
Davis School District says they will reiterate their policies with all their bus drivers after a young special education student was dropped off on a curb near his home when his mother was not there.

4 underrated performances from Philip Seymour Hoffman

02/04/2014 2:18pm
The news of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's death was tragic and sudden. These are performances that are often over looked or forgotten, but showed the late actors versatility and why he was one of the best character actors of his generation.

Facebook turns 10, celebrates with personal message for each user

02/04/2014 3:30pm
Facebook takes a look back with users as it celebrates its tenth birthday.

User photos: This week in news

02/04/2014 3:51pm
Each Tuesday showcases photos submitted to us by our users. This week's user photos include: the Santaquin Officer involved shooting, wind storm damage in draper, high speed chance in Washington Terrace, a knocked over gas pump and a true Broncos fan.

Man arrested after allegedly assaulting woman in car

02/04/2014 4:09pm
A woman was assaulted after a man got in her unlocked car with her Tuesday, police said.

1 child dies, 1 hospitalized after cruise incident

02/04/2014 4:17pm
A 4-year-old boy died and a 6-year-old boy was revived and taken to a North Carolina hospital after both were pulled from a cruise ship swimming pool off the state's coast Monday, according to officials who offered few additional details Tuesday.

Reward offered for information about 3 Utahns killed in California

02/04/2014 4:31pm
The decomposing body of a man found in the trunk of a car in Riverside, Calif., has been identified as Gianni Belvedere.

Woman accused of stabbing man identified

02/04/2014 5:01pm
A woman who is accused of stabbing a man who allegedly stole cocaine from her has been identified.

Kearns man charged with automobile homicide, 9 counts of DUI

02/04/2014 5:58pm
A Kearns man accused of killing an infant and injuring at least nine others while driving intoxicated now faces criminal charges.

Traditional marriage is the best place to rear children, appeal says

02/04/2014 6:19pm
Utah has the constitutional authority to define marriage, and the union of a man and a woman is the best setting to bear and rear children, attorneys for the state argue in an appeals court brief filed just before midnight Monday.

School safety hotline promoted by Utah lawmaker

02/04/2014 6:29pm
A Utah lawmaker wants to create a statewide school safety hotline using the easy-to-remember 311 number.

DWR to transport nearly 100 mule deer off Antelope Island

02/04/2014 7:02pm
In an effort to balance out the population before the food supply runs out, the Division of Wildlife Resources is working to move nearly 100 deer off of Antelope Island this week.

Each fast food meal purchased bumps up BMI, study says

02/04/2014 7:28pm
Whether you're rich or poor, odds are pretty good that you've eaten fast food within the past week if you live in the U.S. A new study shows exactly how harmful each fast food purchase can be. Still want fries with that?

Analysts say health care law means fewer on job

02/04/2014 7:44pm
Several million American workers will cut back their hours on the job or leave the nation's workforce entirely because of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, congressional analysts said Tuesday, adding fresh fuel to the political fight over "Obamacare."

Getting to the other side of impossible

02/04/2014 8:25pm
My faith in my husband is reasonably high, sure, but tackling the Ping-Pong table assembly job seemed beyond crazy — and in my experience, faith doesn't compensate for crazy. What happened next, and what my husband showed me about eliminating impossibilities.

Nathan Sloop admits to his role in death of stepson

02/04/2014 8:25pm
Ethan Stacy has been gone for nearly as long as he lived, but his death is still raw for his father and for the officers who investigated his brutal death.

Event produces more than 40K books for schools in Read Today program

02/04/2014 8:45pm
A Utah company that donates books all over the world is working to fill a need in its own backyard through KSL's Read Today initiative.

Lawmakers apologize for transgender comments on Twitter

02/04/2014 9:02pm
A Twitter exchange Monday between Senate President Wayne Niederhauser, R-Sandy, and Rep. Jacob Anderegg, R-Lehi, drew criticism from around the country as being insensitive to the LGBT community.

Pastors create first Bible class for students in Cedar City

02/04/2014 9:04pm
Pastors from several Christian denominations in Cedar City created the first Bible class for students during school hours.

Hundreds gather for viewing of fallen Sgt. Cory Wride

02/04/2014 9:27pm
A steady stream of people flooded an LDS chapel in Spanish Fork Tuesday night to pay their respects to Sgt. Wride and his family.

4 famous Olympians and their connections to Utah

02/04/2014 9:52pm
Many well-known Olympians have come through Utah in some capacity or another since the Winter Games began back in 1924.

Glitch in system cause of school lunch incident, representative says

02/04/2014 10:19pm
A board meeting was held Tuesday to discuss the issue of why several students went without lunch at Uintah Elementary School. Representatives said the unpaid balances for the students' lunch accounts stemmed from a glitch in the school's system.

Utah skeleton athlete misses Olympics due to head injuries

02/04/2014 10:36pm
As the Olympic action begins this week, Utah athlete Kimber Gabryszak will be sitting it out, her Olympic dream dashed by a traumatic brain injury.

Bomb threat on bathroom stall cancels after-school activities in Juab district

02/04/2014 10:36pm
Juab School District officials canceled all after-school activities Tuesday when a bomb threat was found scrawled on a bathroom stall.