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Doctor diagnoses man with help from TV's 'House'

02/08/2014 9:49am
If you're unlucky enough to be stricken with a rare medical condition, you'd better hope your doctor watches the right television show.

New South Salt Lake police chief named

02/08/2014 10:47am
Following the retirement of Chief Chris Snyder, Deputy Chief Jack Carruth has been appointed as South Salt Lake's 18th chief of police.

Nevada county charging for jail meals; ACLU upset

02/08/2014 11:17am
The Elko County Commission on Wednesday approved Sheriff Jim Pitts' proposal to charge inmates $6 a day for meals, $10 for each doctor visit and $5 for initial booking into the jail, a move he says will save county taxpayers millions of dollars a year.

Society failed man convicted of sexually abusing children, judge says

02/08/2014 11:58am
When William Estell entered the courtroom to be sentenced after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting young boys, the small group there to support him saw one more victim — Estell, himself. Estell received a sentence of 25 years to life in prison.

Hackers may have used Pa. company to hit Target

02/08/2014 12:19pm
The hackers who stole millions of customers' credit and debit card numbers from Target may have used a Pittsburgh-area heating and refrigeration business as the back door to get in.

U. starts study to reduce post surgery hospital readmissions

02/08/2014 12:49pm
The University of Utah is hoping to reduce dangerous and costly hospital readmissions by asking patients what they think could be done better.

Meet the 15 Utahns who will help represent the US at the Sochi Olympics

02/08/2014 12:50pm
Here is a quick look at the 15 homegrown Utah athletes, as defined by the USOC, who will be competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Boulder smashes French Alps tourist train; 2 dead

02/08/2014 1:21pm
An enormous boulder hurtled off a mountain and smashed into a tourist train in the French Alps on Saturday, derailing it on the mountainside and killing two passengers, officials said. Nine people were injured.

Video shows unruly passenger taken into custody at Salt Lake airport

02/08/2014 3:37pm
Delta Air Lines says a passenger on a Utah-bound flight began acting unruly, prompting officials to divert the plane to the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

McFarland guilty in Elko; Utah homicide count next

02/08/2014 3:54pm
A suspect in a double-homicide in Utah has been convicted of kidnapping, robbery and theft in the shooting of a woman during a botched carjacking in Nevada in December 2011.

Salvadoran sea survivor still too frail to go home

02/08/2014 5:34pm
The Salvadoran man who says he spent more than a year drifting across the Pacific Ocean before making landfall in the Marshall Islands is too weak to travel and will remain in the island nation for a while, an official said.

13-year-old with terminal cancer gets hero's welcome

02/08/2014 5:50pm
Jayci Glover, 13, has been fighting a rare form of terminal lymphoma for a year now. As she made her final trip home this weekend, she was overwhelmed by what greeted her.

Utah man sentenced to prison in police shootout

02/08/2014 6:07pm
A Utah man has been sentenced to three years to life in state prison for opening fire on police during a July 2012 traffic stop.

Natural History Museum welcomes 'Chocolate' exhibit

02/08/2014 8:04pm
The "Chocolate" exhibit at the Natural History Museum of Utah opened to the public Saturday. It contains the history of chocolate and interactive features for children and adults.

Armed man gets away with vehicle at So. Salt Lake dealership

02/08/2014 8:33pm
Police are looking for an armed man who stole a car from a South Salt Lake dealership Saturday. A witness tried to follow the vehicle, but lost sight before police could respond.

5 interesting bills discussed by lawmakers this week

02/08/2014 9:32pm
Dozens of bills filter their way through the House and Senate every day during Utah's annual legislative session. Here are five interesting bills from Friday that all Utahns should be aware of.

Woman dies in Zion National Park BASE jumping accident

02/08/2014 10:28pm
A woman died Saturday when her parachute failed to open during a BASE jump in Zion National Park.

BYU student critically injured in American Fork Canyon avalanche

02/08/2014 10:55pm
A Brigham Young University snowshoeing with friends Saturday, was trapped in an avalanche in American Fork Canyon. The 21-year-old was hospitalized in critical condition.

Park City's Kotsenburg uses a new trick to take 1st gold

02/08/2014 11:29pm
Park City's Sage Kotsenburg loves snowboarding for all its unexpected surprises.

Williams, Burke lift Jazz past Heat 94-89

02/08/2014 11:31pm
Marvin Williams scores 23 to lift the Jazz over LeBron James and the defending champion Miami Heat.