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Riot at Horizonte High School leads to 3 teen arrests

03/27/2014 6:58am
Police say it was a scary situation at Horizonte High School on Tuesday where Tasers were deployed on two people after an officer was punched in the head.

Science 'rock star' wows crowd at sold-out U. lecture

03/27/2014 7:19am
Neil deGrasse Tyson lectured on the importance of science at the University of Utah on Wednesday.

5 of the best places for pancakes in Salt Lake City

03/27/2014 8:04am
In and around Utah's capital city, pancake seekers have a bevy of choices for some seriously good eating.

Orem officials call PacSun display inappropriate, objectionable

03/27/2014 8:27am
Orem's city attorney won't press charges against PacSun for allegedly displaying sexually charged T-shirts, but the mayor and City Council want to make sure the company knows they thought the display was inappropriate.

Time away provides a vital boost for a caregiver

03/27/2014 8:51am
Caregivers need time away to care for their mental and physical health. Two days away, along with spiritual support, can provide the respite they need in order to continue to tend to family members who need their care around the clock.

260 cats removed from 'crazy cat house' in Philly

03/27/2014 9:13am
Animal welfare authorities say they removed about 260 cats from a Philadelphia home with a sign that proclaims it "the crazy cat house."

2 injured after spring storm causes car to roll into backyard

03/27/2014 9:32am
The Utah Highway Patrol is warning drivers to be extra cautious after a spring storm contributed to a life-threatening accident when a car rolled from I-15 into a backyard.

Ask a Chef: Savory steak sandwiches

03/27/2014 10:05am
How to make succulent steak sandwiches in a few easy steps.

New 3-D printer at U. library now available to any student, faculty

03/27/2014 10:28am
Officials at the University of Utah say their new 3-D printer that is now available to any student, faculty or staff is getting more and more popular, and the reasons for its use are expanding into surprising fields.

Rep. Chaffetz looks to ban online gambling

03/27/2014 10:39am
Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C, introduced a bill Wednesday that would prohibit online gambling and reverse an Obama administration decision that opened the door for states to explore Internet gaming.

Charges considered in case of boy shooting 9-year-old cousin

03/27/2014 10:45am
The Sevier County Attorney's Office is considering whether to charge the owner of a gun used by an 8-year-old boy who accidentally shot his 9-year-old cousin.

16 lessons learned on spring break at Disneyland

03/27/2014 11:02am
A one-day trip to Disneyland taught me a lot about roses, rides and royalty. Here's what I found out.

Marketing software can't replace personal interactions, expert says

03/27/2014 11:29am
Marketers are using new kinds of software to attempt to understand what their customers are really trying to say online, but some analysts say they shouldn't put too much weight behind what the software can do.

Local filmmakers investigate '3 Cups of Tea' charity scandal

03/27/2014 11:32am
Two Utah filmmakers look into the allegations made against Greg Mortenson, author of the book "Three Cups of Tea," in their new documentary.

Leaner people natually burn calories faster, study shows

03/27/2014 11:44am
The complexity of losing weight and staying thin may have more to do with how bodies burn calories than previously thought, a new study suggests.

Have You Seen This? Dogs vs. magic

03/27/2014 1:16pm
When some dogs are tricked with sleight of hand, hilarity and heartbreak follow.

Obama, Pope Francis meet for first time

03/27/2014 1:32pm
President Barack Obama gave Pope Francis a box of seeds as a gift, a fitting token as their first-ever meeting provided a fresh start of sorts between the administration and Catholic leadership after years of strained relations.

State lawyers preparing for same-sex marriage appeal with mock trials

03/27/2014 1:46pm
With two weeks to go before oral arguments in Utah's same-sex marriage ban appeal, attorneys from both sides are preparing their arguments and plotting strategies.

5 Old Testament stories that would make a great movie

03/27/2014 2:02pm
As Hollywood continues to make money on familiar, faith-based stories, we have a few suggestions for their next adaptation. Here are five Old Testament accounts that could make, or in some cases remake, a great cinematic experience.

Injured crossing guard felt 'watched over'

03/27/2014 5:08pm
An 80-year-old crossing guard hit while helping children across the street in front of Orchard Elementary in Orem Wednesday was hoping to go home from the hospital on Thursday.

Cat that survived arrow shot adopted in St. George

03/27/2014 6:35pm
A southern Utah cat that survived being shot through the face and body with an arrow now has a new family.

K-9 Training Facility named after deputies Wride and Sherwood

03/27/2014 6:39pm
Family members of deputies Cory Wride and Greg Sherwood participated in the groundbreaking of the Wride Sherwood K-9 Training Facility Wednesday, named after Wride, who was shot and killed, and Sherwood, who was injured in the same crime spree.

Firefighters keep two-alarm fire from spreading in Salt Lake City

03/27/2014 6:42pm
Salt Lake firefighters called in a second alarm to battle an apartment fire Thursday morning at 53 S. 300 East.

Autism may begin during pregnancy; rates soar, study says

03/27/2014 6:48pm
A new study finds that autism may begin in the womb, released on the heels of a CDC report that says there's been a huge surge in autism diagnoses for children.

Judge: Bride showed no remorse in husband's death

03/27/2014 6:50pm
A Montana woman was sentenced Thursday to more than 30 years in prison for killing her husband of eight days by pushing him from a cliff in Glacier National Park after they argued over her regrets about the marriage.

Man unearths human bones in backyard, police say

03/27/2014 6:58pm
A man uncovered what investigators believe may be human bones while digging in his backyard Wednesday.

New harness helps children with disabilities walk

03/27/2014 7:04pm
An Israeli mother living in Ireland invented a harness to help her son walk. She's now sharing the device with parents all over the world.

Police offer reward for info about suspected bank robber

03/27/2014 7:16pm
Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for a man who they believe is connected to five bank robberies.

Gov. Herbert optimistic about Medicaid expansion

03/27/2014 7:35pm
Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday he is "cautiously optimistic" his plan for Medicaid expansion will be accepted by the federal government and he hopes to resolve the issue by this summer.

Clinic opens thanks to Affordable Care Act funds

03/27/2014 7:55pm
A new health clinic in Midvale, co-located with Salt Lake County's first recreation center, aims to bring much-needed health services closer to residents.

Ann Romney to speak at SUU commencement

03/27/2014 7:56pm
Former Massachusetts first lady Ann Romney will give the keynote address during commencement ceremonies for Southern Utah University on May 2.

SUU, Utah Shakespeare Festival break ground on new arts center

03/27/2014 8:14pm
After decades of raising funds, the Tony Award-winning Utah Shakespeare Festival is one step closer to having a new performing and visual arts complex.

4 compliments every woman wants to hear

03/27/2014 8:30pm
Because most women spend a large part of their day nurturing and validating others, the value of a sincere woman-to-woman compliment becomes all the more meaningful. Here are four compliments every woman wants to hear.

Japanese artist creates intricate art with salt

03/27/2014 8:55pm
Motoi Yamamoto came from Japan to put some of his unique "salt art" at Weber State University and Westminster College.

New Army uniform guidelines limit tattoos for soldiers

03/27/2014 9:35pm
The updated Army Regulation 670-1 was approved by Army Secretary John McHugh on March 6th and the new regulations were published on March 18 via Facebook.

Australia says planes checking new search area

03/27/2014 9:51pm
Australia says four planes are now searching in a new area in the Indian Ocean for possible signs of the Malaysian airliner that went missing three weeks ago.

South Weber councilman charged with embezzling funds

03/27/2014 10:01pm
A South Weber city councilman has been charged with embezzling more than $200,000 from an assisted living center in Bountiful that he used to manage.

Utah man airlifted from cruise ship during honeymoon

03/27/2014 10:24pm
A Utah man is recovering after he was airlifted from a cruise ship for a medical emergency while on his honeymoon.

Utahns must sign up for health care before window closes

03/27/2014 10:29pm
Negotiating the ins and outs of the Affordable Care Act and is still causing headaches for people. But there is help available in these final days before the doors close to sign up for health care.