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Layton man to stand trial in child's death

04/08/2014 6:34am
Tyler Ryan Geary, who is accused of shaking and killing his girlfriend's crying child in Layton, was ordered Monday to stand trial in the 11-month-old's death.

2 men steal $24K in computer equipment from Best Buy

04/08/2014 6:55am
Police say two men broke into an electronics store early Monday and took tens of thousands of dollars' worth of computer equipment.

Utah rents year-end test to Florida for $5.4M

04/08/2014 7:12am
The State Board of Education has approved a plan to lease materials from the state's new computer adaptive testing system to Florida for roughly $5.4 million.

Inmate sent threatening letter to parole board, charges state

04/08/2014 7:30am
A Davis County man barely three years into a 57-year prison sentence has been charged with sending a threatening letter to the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole from behind bars.

Are flying cars finally becoming a reality?

04/08/2014 7:55am
Ever since the early 1960s when the animated sitcom "The Jetsons" glued humans' eyes to TV screens, people have been left asking themselves: "Where's my flying car?"

Terminally ill father walks daughter down the aisle in honorary ceremony

04/08/2014 8:05am
An 11-year-old girl had an honorary daddy- daughter ceremony for her birthday, to ensure that her father — who has stage four pancreatic cancer — would be able to walk her down the aisle.

Connecticut wins NCAA title, 60-54 over Kentucky

04/08/2014 8:20am
Coaches and players left them. Others told them to go away.

Suspected 'Ski Bum Bandit' faces 6 felony charges

04/08/2014 8:45am
The man police dubbed the "Ski Bum Bandit" for his suspected role in robbing a string of banks is facing six felony charges.

Ex-teacher gets probation in case involving student

04/08/2014 9:54am
Former Riverton High teacher Courtney Jarrell, 23, was sentenced to probation, fines and community service Tuesday after a judge "struggled mightily" with the appropriate sentence for the teacher who became sexually involved with a student.

End of Windows XP support spells trouble for some

04/08/2014 10:16am
Microsoft will end support for the persistently popular Windows XP on Tuesday, and the move could put everything from the operations of heavy industry to the identities of everyday people in danger.

Noses, made in Britain: UK touts lab-grown organs

04/08/2014 10:43am
In a north London hospital, scientists are growing noses, ears and blood vessels in a bold attempt to make body parts in the laboratory.

Baby charged with attempted murder in Pakistan taken into hiding

04/08/2014 11:25am
A 9-month-old baby who was charged with attempted murder in Pakistan was taken into hiding by his family, a relative said Tuesday.

More women choosing to be stay-at-home moms

04/08/2014 11:31am
A new study from Pew Research Center says more women are choosing to be stay-at-home moms. They are still a minority, compared to working moms, but the number has been growing.

Twitter unveils new profile page design

04/08/2014 11:36am
Your Twitter profile is about to have a new look.

3 locations for canyoneering in Capitol Reef National Park

04/08/2014 11:58am
Capitol Reef National Park offers some of the most exquisite and thrilling canyoneering in Southern Utah. Here are three rappel routes found in Capitol Reef that shouldn't be missed.

Roosevelt teen killed after losing control of speeding car

04/08/2014 12:47pm
A Roosevelt teen has died from injuries suffered in a crash late Monday night, the Utah Highway Patrol said.

Have You Seen This? Break-dancing cop

04/08/2014 1:15pm
A typical street performance turns deadly awesome when an apparent New York City police officer busts a move.

Pistorius wails while recalling shooting

04/08/2014 1:30pm
A subdued Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday described dinner at home, chatting and looking at cell phone photos with Reeva Steenkamp on the last night of her life. Then he erupted in anguished howls and heaving sobs while testifying at his murder trial about the moments when he says he realized he shot his girlfriend through a closed toilet door.

Many doubt 1964 Civil Rights Act could pass today

04/08/2014 1:32pm
Despite improved climate today, many political players doubt today's Congress and White House could pass the Civil Rights Act. While President Johnson urged the nation to "close the springs of racial poison," present-day American politics often seem to run on poison.

User photos: This week in news

04/08/2014 2:30pm
This week's user photos include: an Orem fire, fences knocked down by kids, a Zion's Bank robbery standoff, Utah's diverse spring weather and an angel in the outfield.

Ukraine tries to quell pro-Moscow uprisings

04/08/2014 2:41pm
Ukrainian authorities moved to quell pro-Moscow uprisings along the Russian border with mixed results Tuesday, retaking one occupied regional headquarters and watching protesters consolidate their hold on another.

Orem man convicted of beating stepfather to death

04/08/2014 3:33pm
An Orem man convicted of beating his 79-year- old stepfather to death during a fight over alcohol was sentenced to up to five years in prison Tuesday.

3 upcoming blockbusters under immense pressure to succeed

04/08/2014 4:02pm
While summer blockbusters may simply be "popcorn fun" for audiences, they represent big (and expensive) risks to film studios. Here are three upcoming summer blockbusters that will face immense pressure to succeed in the box office.

Man sentenced to jail for holding mother, two children hostage

04/08/2014 4:37pm
A Pleasant Grove man who held a mother and her two small children hostage at gunpoint while claiming he was protecting them was sentenced Tuesday to six months in jail.

Man grew marijuana next to children's rooms, police say

04/08/2014 6:49pm
Spanish Fork police arrested a man Tuesday after they found marijuana in his house growing next to his children's bedrooms.

Peregrine falcon pair return to Temple Square

04/08/2014 6:53pm
A pair of peregrine falcons is back at Temple Square this spring, ready to raise their young and thrill the people below.

Measles cases spark immunization discussions in Utah

04/08/2014 7:15pm
A recent rise in measles cases in California has sparked discussion about the importance of vaccinating children. The Utah Department of Health reports immunization rates in Utah are higher than the national average.

When disaster strikes: Making a family communication plan

04/08/2014 7:33pm
Communication in emergencies is vital for the welfare of families to stay safe. Here are some ideas to create a communication plan of action in case of fire, storm, or any other disaster.

U. student government proposes change to fight song

04/08/2014 7:34pm
The student government of the University of Utah voted this week to make changes to the school's fight song, "Utah Man," saying the song is "discriminatory" to some.

Double proposal turns into double wedding for twin brothers

04/08/2014 8:28pm
Twin brothers in Arizona pulled out all the stops for their recent proposals, getting down on one knee in front of their prospective brides at a YSA conference, with Mitt Romney and 3,000 people watching.

Salt Lake firefighters compete in heart challenge obstacle course

04/08/2014 8:46pm
Local firefighters displayed their stamina on an obstacle course designed to get their hearts pumping, and even though their jobs requires regular heavy lifting, some of them found they may have some work to do.

Utahns paying close attention to dispute between BLM, Nevada rancher

04/08/2014 9:03pm
The feud between Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy and federal land managers has been going on for more than two decades. That's far too long in Utah cattle rancher Beth Anderson's mind.

Provo tattoo shop raises thousands for charities

04/08/2014 9:34pm
A Utah County tattoo parlor has been working to raise money for various charities. Most recently it donated more than $2,000 to a young woman with Leukemia.

New scam with reloadable debit cards hits Helper

04/08/2014 10:01pm
Police warn of a growing scam that makes big promises, with a big catch. Scammers are offering free money in exchange for the account number found on the back of a Green Dot MoneyPak card. But beware of major consequences.

Man falls to his death in Ultralight accident

04/08/2014 10:27pm
The 60-year-old man was found near the road of a campground at Willard Bay State Park. He was pronounced dead upon arrival at Box Elder Hospital.

More underwater pings heard in hunt for plane

04/08/2014 10:31pm
A ship searching for the missing Malaysian jet has detected two more underwater signals, raising hopes the wreckage of the plane will soon be found, the Australian official in charge of the search said Wednesday.

'I’ve never had any bad feelings,' mom says of driver who hit daughter

04/08/2014 10:32pm
When Lexi Hansen's family first heard of her near-fatal longboarding accident, their hearts almost immediately went out to the driver who hit her. They have since developed a close relationship.

Epidural stimulation gives hope to South Jordan girl, paraplegics

04/08/2014 10:52pm
Lizzy Prichett has been trying to walk for a year and a half. A car accident left her paralyzed. She's made only small progress at Neuroworx physical therapy in South Jordan, but now she has new hope.