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Lawmakers give early OK to pay for carp removal

02/18/2014 7:42am
Utah lawmakers may set aside some extra money this year to help remove a large number of carp causing problems in a lake near Provo.

Copper theft led to power outage

02/18/2014 8:22am
Rocky Mountain Power officials are investigating a copper theft from a West Jordan substation. Crews had to turn off the power Monday morning to make repairs.

Woman rescued after 8 hours trapped in canyon

02/18/2014 8:39am
A Provo woman is in this hospital after being trapped in a canyon slot for more than eight hours late Monday night.

A close call in space: Asteroid zips by Earth

02/18/2014 9:22am
Only in space would 2 million miles be considered a close call.

Utah Jazz CEO goes undercover for CBS show

02/18/2014 10:45am
The owner and CEO of the Utah Jazz is set to be featured on the CBS reality TV show "Undercover Boss."

There's still time to enjoy this Jazz season

02/18/2014 11:00am
There are 30 games left in the season for the Jazz, just enough time to enjoy basketball before it's gone.

Buy-local initiatives increase sales, survey concludes

02/18/2014 11:00am
Initiatives encouraging local shopping have a significant impact on spending habits of consumers in the area, a new survey says.

Prank turns deadly for Arkansas teen

02/18/2014 11:10am
A 15-year-old girl in Little Rock, Ark., is dead, police say, because of a prank that went horribly and tragically wrong.

Shopper buys $565 worth of 'inappropriate' shirts to get them off display

02/18/2014 11:13am
A Utah County woman bought more than $500 worth of shirts she felt were inappropriate because she wanted to get them off display.

Tax season marks the country's biggest antipoverty program

02/18/2014 11:36am
The country's largest antipoverty program, the earned income tax credit, pushes billions of dollars into households of low-income working Americans.

Thousands of galaxies discovered with new satellite technology

02/18/2014 11:45am
Using advanced satellite technology, astronomers using two satellites operated by the European Space Agency have discovered previously uncharted galaxies.

Record number of women using IVF to get pregnant

02/18/2014 11:54am
More American women have had medical help to have their babies than ever, according to the latest annual report from the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology.

Dogs develop OCD due to genetic mutation, study says

02/18/2014 11:58am
A study of genetic mutations in dogs has found the gene determining that canines, like humans, can develop obsessive compulsive disorder.

User photos: This week in news

02/18/2014 12:06pm
This week's user photos include: a head on collision along SR 36 in Tooele County, a downtown gas leak, photos from a Northeastern snow storm, a truck hit by a Frontrunner train in North Salt Lake causing delays for commuters and the Eagle Air Med team scouts areas for possible avalanches.

Senate unanimously approves youth hunter permit bill

02/18/2014 12:16pm
Young Utah hunters may soon be able to get a hunting permit to accompany an adult hunter without first taking a training course.

Philadelphia 76ers sign high schooler with special needs

02/18/2014 12:32pm
High school senior Kevin Grow has Down syndrome and took the world by storm when he hit four 3-pointers for his high school team. Grow is now a Philadelphia 76er.

Have You Seen This? Kiss cam foiled

02/18/2014 1:14pm
This guy went to a Minnesota Gophers men’s hockey game with his sister and I don’t know if I’ve ever seen someone more prepared for the dreaded kiss cam.

Brain-training can improve eyesight, study says

02/18/2014 1:41pm
Members of a college baseball team were able to significantly improve their eyesight by participating in a brain-training study, researchers said.

Local band 'Imagine Dragons' ties coveted Billboard record

02/18/2014 2:06pm
Local rock band Imagine Dragons is about to break a coveted Billboard record.

Sage grouse on endangered list will cost Utah billions, Herbert says

02/18/2014 2:44pm
The two-day Utah Sage Grouse Summit began Tuesday in Salt Lake City, bringing together hundreds of Utahns from the private sector and government who have been working to keep the sage grouse from being added to the endangered species list.

Divers off Calif. coast encounter giant octopus

02/18/2014 3:21pm
Two men were diving in Bluefish Cove off the coast of Point Lobos in Carmel when an enormous eight-legged sea creature emerged out of murky ocean depths.

'Pandemonium' reported on turbulent flight

02/18/2014 3:43pm
A crew member remained hospitalized Tuesday after violent turbulence triggered "pandemonium" aboard a United Airlines flight into Billings and sent passengers and crew flying through the cabin, according to company representatives and passengers.

Man says he called in fake bomb threat so police would shoot him

02/18/2014 3:52pm
Charges have been filed against a Kearns man whose alleged bomb threat prompted the evacuation of several homes and the lockdown of an elementary school. Police say the man told them he hoped that the bomb scare would prompt officers to shoot him.

Taylorsville business owner searching for stolen bounce houses

02/18/2014 5:34pm
A small-business owner was pleading for help Tuesday in finding a customer who he says turned into a thief.

Video shows burglary at Park City jewelry store

02/18/2014 6:36pm
Police were looking Tuesday for at least two people involved in an early morning jewelry theft from Park City's Main Street.

Officer justified in shooting man who fired gun outside bank

02/18/2014 7:02pm
A Unified police officer was legally justified when he exchanged gunfire with a suspected forger at a bank, the Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday.

First night a hit for 'Tonight' host Jimmy Fallon

02/18/2014 7:02pm
If Jimmy Fallon had already proven he was a natural hosting NBC's "Late Night," he left no doubt Monday that "The Tonight Show" now fits him like a glove.

Damage estimate to Salt Lake arson fire reaches $6M

02/18/2014 7:03pm
Fire investigators Tuesday officially confirmed that a massive four- alarm fire in Salt Lake City was an arson and damage to the structure is now estimated at $6 million.

The Road Home shelter in need of baby supplies

02/18/2014 7:08pm
Recent warm temperatures have driven down numbers of people seeking shelter at The Road Home, but the recent group of clients include a significant number of infants. Supplies of diapers and infant formula are running low, caseworkers say.

Woods Cross residents tired of hearing overnight train horns

02/18/2014 7:18pm
Families in one neighborhood say they can't get a good night's sleep because loud train horns keep going off at all hours of the night. It's a problem that's been going on for several weeks, and they say enough is enough.

3-year-old falls from 3rd-story window in Saratoga Springs

02/18/2014 7:28pm
A 3-year-old girl fell from a third-story window in Saratoga Springs Tuesday afternoon.

Choosing wrong diet could cause premature aging, study says

02/18/2014 7:35pm
Some people may be genetically predisposed to respond well to different types of popular diets, like the Paleo Diet or Atkins, while other people will see negative effects, according to a new study.

Intermountain West corridor study needs public opinion

02/18/2014 8:06pm
Officials are studying public opinion about a highway that could eventually connect Canada to Mexico and span across Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Idaho and Montana.

9 rotten things to say to your teen

02/18/2014 8:31pm
When you say, "You have a great personality," you may as well be saying that your teenager is as appealing as spam.

Teen charged as adult with deputy's death

02/18/2014 8:41pm
A 17-year-old Draper girl who allegedly drove her boyfriend as he shot and killed a sheriff's sergeant and critically injured another deputy was charged as an adult Tuesday with the officer's death.

19-year-old arrested for DUI after running over mother

02/18/2014 8:50pm
A 19-year-old Goshen man has been arrested for investigation of driving under the influence after running over his mother.

House GOP leadership unveils Medicaid expansion alternative

02/18/2014 9:16pm
House Republicans unveiled a state-funded alternative to taking federal funds to expand Medicaid coverage in Utah that will cost an estimated $30 million to $35 million annually over the next two years.

2 more sentenced in connection with Grand County homicide

02/18/2014 9:45pm
Brody Kruckenberg didn't choose the spot just outside of town where he dumped the body of his mother's boyfriend last March into the Colorado River. Bluesette Ossana chose it for the teenager.

Utah ski maker strikes gold in Sochi

02/18/2014 9:51pm
American David Wise won the Men's Ski Halfpipe in Sochi on skis designed and manufactured by 4FRNT Skis in Salt Lake City.

Wise wins Men's ski halfpipe

02/18/2014 11:10pm
U.S. skier David Wise claimed the gold medal in the Men's ski halfpipe competition.

Idaho athlete teaches sister to snowboard after return from Olympics

02/18/2014 11:24pm
From school billboards to signs on Main Street, it's not hard to spot Olympic excitement for the hometown hero in Rigby, Idaho.

Father, son die of CO poisoning while camping

02/18/2014 11:45pm
A propane heater that was left running overnight in an ice fishing hut was the source of carbon monoxide that left a father and son dead.

Police continue search for man in sexual assault case

02/18/2014 11:46pm
Police continue to search for a man in a sexual assault that happened earlier this month. The Orem Police Department has assigned three detectives to identify and track down the assailant.

Local woman gains fame as professional Olympic pin trader

02/18/2014 11:47pm
Salt Lake City resident Janet Grissom is a professional pin trader and currently owns more than 10,000 pins.