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Man sentenced for murdering his wife

04/10/2014 6:48am
An elderly Duchesne man has been sentenced to serve at least 15 years in prison for the 2011 murder of his wife.

Possible 5th underwater signal heard in jet search

04/10/2014 7:04am
An Australian aircraft Thursday detected what may be the fifth signal coming from a man-made device deep in the Indian Ocean, adding to hopes that searchers will soon pinpoint the object's location.

Search warrant unsealed, ex-chief deputy A.G. placed on leave

04/10/2014 8:09am
Kirk Torgensen, Utah's former chief deputy attorney general, was placed on administrative leave Wednesday, a day after a search warrant seeking his iPhone was unsealed.

Belgium destroys ivory stockpile, warns smugglers

04/10/2014 8:19am
Belgian authorities have destroyed over 1,500 kilos (3,300 pounds) of ivory that had been seized by customs over the past three decades to serve as a warning to international smugglers who kill elephants daily for their tusks.

Well-planned strategy boosts reading scores in Smithfield

04/10/2014 9:13am
The small community at the very north end of our state has more than geography to prove that it is at the top.

Groundbreaking procedure helps 11-year-old heart patient

04/10/2014 9:26am
A groundbreaking procedure, which was recently performed at Primary Children's Hospital, could change the way children all over the world are treated for certain heart defects.

Photos show man robbing Taylorsville gas station

04/10/2014 10:06am
Unified police released surveillance photos as they continue to search for a man who robbed a gas station in Taylorsville on Wednesday morning.

The do's and don'ts of home equity: 6 tips

04/10/2014 10:11am
Knowing how and when to use your home equity could affect your financial future. Check out the do's and don'ts now.

Study: 'Jesus' wife' fragment not a fake

04/10/2014 10:34am
A team of scientists has concluded that a controversial scrap of papyrus that purportedly quotes Jesus referring to "my wife," is not a fake, according to the Harvard Theological Review.

$5,000 reward offered to locate stolen firearms

04/10/2014 10:45am
A $5,000 reward was offered Wednesday for information leading to the recovery of 10 handguns stolen from a Cache Valley pawn shop.

SLC bike-sharing program growing in popularity

04/10/2014 10:47am
GREENbike was established in 2013 as a way to help boost bicycle use in downtown Salt Lake City. The bike-sharing program currently has 12 stations in operation around the city and seven more planned to open this year.

CBS reveals Stephen Colbert as Letterman replacement

04/10/2014 10:52am
Stephen Colbert will succeed David Letterman on "The Late Show" when Letterman retires in 2015, CBS said in a press release Thursday.

Attinella to start in net for mending RSL against Philadelphia Union

04/10/2014 11:11am
Nick Rimando's injury suffered in a friendly versus Mexico will keep him out Saturday, as Jeff Attinella and a healing RSL look to come away from Philadelphia with three points.

3 reasons to visit Mesa Verde National Park

04/10/2014 11:51am
If visiting the ancient ruins of Mesa Verde National Park in southwestern Colorado is not on your bucket list, you may wish to reconsider. Here is what to expect from a visit to these spectacular and mysterious ruins.

Evenflo recalls 1.37 million car seats

04/10/2014 12:15pm
Evenflo announced it is recalling car seats that were manufactured from 2011 and 2014, citing issues with a harness buckle.

Have You Seen This? Adorable judo

04/10/2014 1:15pm
Two tots square off in the most adorable judo match ever fought.

You make a difference and the world needs you

04/10/2014 1:32pm
My heart breaks every time I hear news of another person who committed suicide. It hurts to hear their family members describe those individuals as being so kind and loving. I believe that's true, and the world needs those kind of people.I need them.

From apps to blogs, women are finding innovative ways to unite against domestic violence

04/10/2014 1:56pm
Enterprising women are finding innovative ways to extend emotional support to women who are victims of abuse, using everything from blogs to smartphone apps.

6 tips for properly securing big loads

04/10/2014 2:24pm
Making a haul this weekend (or anytime)? Find out how to keep your goods — and our roadways — safe.

Lawyer: Stabbing suspect like 'deer in headlights'

04/10/2014 2:41pm
The 16-year-old boy accused of stabbing 22 people at his high school was dazed "like a deer in the headlights" hours later and doesn't fully grasp what he did, his attorney said Thursday as he sketched out the beginnings of a possible mental health defense.

5 actors that played college football

04/10/2014 3:02pm
With the movie "Draft Day" being released this weekend and the NFL draft coming up, here is a list of five actors who played college football.

Man arrested on suspicion of DUI after fiery accident

04/10/2014 3:23pm
A man was arrested for investigation of DUI Thursday after police say he drove his car into a brush area, causing the brush and then the vehicle to catch fire in Parleys Canyon.

Police search for 2 men involved in smoke shop robbery

04/10/2014 3:41pm
Police are asking for the public's help in locating two men suspected of robbing a smoke shop Tuesday evening.

L-3 Communications to reduce workforce

04/10/2014 4:03pm
Beginning April 10, L-3 Communication Systems- West will reduce its workforce by 2 percent, or about 80 positions.

Undercover drug investigation leads to five arrests

04/10/2014 4:44pm
Five people face potential criminal charges or deportation following a series of drug-related search warrants executed by Unified police this week.

Ex-Kaysville teacher sentenced to prison for sex with student

04/10/2014 5:22pm
Stephen Paul Niedzwiecki, 34, was sentenced to four terms of zero to five years in prison.

Message in bottle delivered after 101 years at sea

04/10/2014 5:45pm
An old beer bottle containing a postcard dated May 17, 1913, was pulled out of the Baltic Sea near Kiel, Germany, by fishermen and presented to the author's granddaughter.

Granger High student arrested for allegedly attacking officer

04/10/2014 6:03pm
A high school student who allegedly attacked a school resource officer was arrested Thursday after the officer attempted to use a Taser on him and ended up in wrestling match.

BYU students create multiplayer card game for iPhone, iPad

04/10/2014 6:21pm
Due to their love of card games, three BYU students recently developed a new app multiplayer card game for the iPhone and iPad and won $2,500 in the process.

USU lowers tuition for online classes

04/10/2014 6:39pm
Utah State University will lower tuition for in-state students taking online courses starting in the coming summer semester. The university's tuition plateau was also lowered to 12 credits.

10-year-old boy runs charitable lemonade stand for 5th year

04/10/2014 7:04pm
A 10-year-old boy has become a popular philanthropist with a lemonade stand in Utah County.

Pediatric clinic manager arrested after stealing $160K

04/10/2014 7:26pm
A former office manager of a West Jordan pediatric clinic has been arrested for investigation of stealing more than $160,000.

Lawmakers weigh in on BLM controversy

04/10/2014 7:49pm
Utah's congressional delegation weighed in Thursday on the Bureau of Land Management's proposal to bring cattle seized from a Nevada rancher to the Beehive State for auction.

Lockout precaution lifted at 7 schools, man detained, police say

04/10/2014 7:52pm
Seven Bountiful schools were placed on a lockout as police searched for a suicidal man with a gun, police said.

4 ways to a more optimistic life

04/10/2014 8:13pm
Life is not always easy, though it is even more difficult when negative thinking creeps its way into our minds. Try these steps to get on track to living positively.

Ending the blame game — and your child's 'victim' complex

04/10/2014 8:30pm
Parents who teach their children not to take responsibility for their mistakes, but to blame others, create a "victim" profile. Experts and relevant examples are used to identify this problem and suggest a better approach.

Sebelius resigns after health care rollout fiasco

04/10/2014 8:41pm
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning from the Obama administration after the rocky rollout of President Barack Obama's signature health care law, a White House official said Thursday.

Biosolids raise debate in Box Elder farming community

04/10/2014 9:02pm
Families in Corinne, Box Elder County, are complaining about a sewage smell in their backyards. They say a nearby farmer is using fertilizer made from human waste, and they are concerned for their health.

Budget cuts mean more layoffs at SL Tribune, Faith section cut

04/10/2014 9:34pm
The Salt Lake Tribune announced layoffs for eight staff members and elimination of its Faith section Thursday as the paper complies with a 10 percent budget cut mandated by its parent company.

Officer benefits need to change, Sgt. Wride's widow says

04/10/2014 10:20pm
The murder of Utah County Sgt. Cory Wride exposed a fault with Utah's retirement plan for police officers, Wride's widow Nannette Wride said.

Amendment 3 ruling may take 6 weeks or longer

04/10/2014 10:20pm
The question of same-sex marriage in Utah rests with three federal appeals court judges — for now.

Board releases report on Silver Eagle Refining explosion

04/10/2014 10:26pm
A new report commissioned by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board concludes a catastrophic pipeline rupture in 2009 at Silver Eagle Refining in Woods Cross was caused by massive corrosion of the 10- inch pipe, a syndrome it says is all too familiar.

Mike Leavitt honored for service to Utah

04/10/2014 10:31pm
Former Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt was named as the 2014 recipient of the Salt Lake Chamber's Giant in Our City Award, including an introduction by former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney.