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Blown gasket caused gas leak, evacuations, authorities say

04/11/2014 7:05am
A number of Springville residents evacuated their homes because of a large natural gas leak early Friday morning.

Prisons, jails are America's 'new asylums,' study says

04/11/2014 7:44am
A new study points to prisons and jails, calling them America's "new asylums," as they house up to 10 times the number of seriously mentally ill people than state psychiatric hospitals.

Emotional reunion for father and daughter after 30 years

04/11/2014 8:00am
Teary farewells and emotional reunions are typical sights at Salt Lake City International Airport. One reunion Thursday, however, was unlike the rest.

Scientists try 3-D printer to build human heart

04/11/2014 8:18am
It may sound far-fetched, but scientists are attempting to build a human heart with a 3-D printer.

3 reasons to see 'Draft Day' — eventually

04/11/2014 9:22am
The Kevin Costner led "Draft Day" opens this weekend, and while the film isn't great, it does have its good points. Here are three reasons to see the film, eventually.

'Blood moon' will be a sight to behold during total lunar eclipse

04/11/2014 9:29am
Get ready for an unusually beautiful moon to grace the night skies next week. There will be a total lunar eclipse Tuesday that will turn the moon a burnt reddish orange, NASA says.

Dieters move past calories, food makers follow

04/11/2014 9:54am
Obsessing over calories alone has left dieters with an empty feeling.

A love story: Weber's Steve Clark and football

04/11/2014 10:13am
Weber State offensive coordinator Steve Clark has overcame a variety of adversities to become a college football coach, and still believes in the dream.

Report reveals sex education comes too late for many teens

04/11/2014 10:13am
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals teen girls from ages 15-17 don't receive health education until after they've become sexually active.

Ask a Chef: Stuffed French Toast

04/11/2014 10:14am
There's French toast, then there's stuffed French toast. Treat yourself to a great weekend breakfast with this stuffed French toast recipe.

Take hands-free selfies with this 'magic mirror'

04/11/2014 10:31am
Called the "The Self Enhancing Life Feed Image Engine," this S.E.L.F.I.E. mirror will snap a picture of you (and your friends) and put it on Twitter for you. Selfies have never been so easy.

Tips for catching a walleye and why now is the best time

04/11/2014 10:56am
If you haven't caught a walleye in Utah, right now is one of the best times to try. Here are a few tips to help you land a walleye this season.

Escalante leak might be bigger than originally estimated, officials say

04/11/2014 11:17am
Officials at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument say a "pinhole" leak may have spilled more than was initially estimated, contributing to an older spill in the area.

85 missionaries transferred from Ukraine Donetsk Mission

04/11/2014 11:31am
As political unrest continues in Ukraine, 85 missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been transferred, the church announced Friday.

10 construction projects to avoid this year

04/11/2014 12:48pm
The Utah Department of Transportation announced the top 10 projects that will affect motorists during the 2014 construction season. Construction crews will work this summer on more than 175 projects with a combined budget of $800 million.

Have You Seen This? Tricky classical quartet

04/11/2014 1:15pm
Classical musicians may be stereotyped as taking themselves too seriously, but this German quartet breaks the mold.

Down but not out, laid-off workers look to self-employment programs

04/11/2014 1:15pm
Laid-off workers skip the job search with self-employment assistance programs — and try going into business for themselves.

DUI driver causes 3-vehicle accident, police say

04/11/2014 2:04pm
A man was arrested after causing a three-vehicle accident while driving under the influence Thursday evening, police said.

How to Have Happy Kids on the Road to the Happiest Place on Earth (Disneyland) - 5 tips

04/11/2014 2:23pm
Many families take on the open road while traveling to Disneyland. Follow these five tips to keep your kids happy during the drive there.

Man charged with sex trafficking of Idaho teen

04/11/2014 2:42pm
The Idaho teenager believed she had caught the eye of a modeling agency when Taquarius Ford approached her at a Boise-area mall.

Amazing movie posters re-imagine modern films in another era

04/11/2014 3:01pm
A movie poster series has taken some modern day classics and re- imagined them in another era.

Charges filed against man suspected of gropings at BYU

04/11/2014 4:00pm
Criminal charges were filed Thursday against a BYU student believed to be responsible for groping 16 women on or near the campus.

Del. doctor gets 3 years in waterboarding case

04/11/2014 4:23pm
A judge sentenced a former pediatrician known for research on paranormal science and near-death experiences involving children to three years in prison Friday for waterboarding the daughter of his longtime companion by holding the girl's head under a faucet.

Skateboarding teen killed in auto-pedestrian accident

04/11/2014 4:34pm
A teen was hit and killed by a vehicle while he was skating Friday afternoon.

New 'face,' but some old problems for 'Obamacare'

04/11/2014 5:10pm
Abruptly on the spot as the new face of "Obamacare," Sylvia Mathews Burwell faces steep challenges, both logistical and political.

Suicide linked to air pollutants, preliminary U. study says

04/11/2014 6:03pm
Exposure to air pollutants may increase the risk of someone committing suicide, according to a preliminary study from the University of Utah.

Carbon County man drives car onto playgound, no one injured

04/11/2014 6:34pm
A man drove his small car into the bus turnaround, over the curb and across the sidewalk to an asphalted playground while school was in session, but nobody was injured.

Shoe thrown at Hillary Clinton during speech

04/11/2014 7:23pm
Hillary Rodham Clinton ducked a thrown shoe, expressed surprise, cracked a couple of jokes that drew applause and continued her keynote speech on stage in front of a Las Vegas convention audience.

From a minute to a mile: A beginner runner's journey

04/11/2014 7:31pm
At 400 pounds I had little self-confidence. I measured my value not by my abilities but by the number of pounds on a scale. No matter how reassuring friends and family, I saw myself as a failure because I couldn't manage my weight or my diabetes.

Legal battle heats up in Powell life insurance payout

04/11/2014 7:50pm
Are Josh Powell's mother and sister prepared to admit that Josh killed Susan Cox Powell in order to collect his life insurance policy? A new court filing suggests so.

Surviving Utah POWs recognized during luncheon, ceremony

04/11/2014 7:51pm
Former POWs were recognized with a luncheon and ceremony Friday as part of National Former POW Recognition Day.

Herbert: New HHS secretary won't slow Utah's Medicaid expansion

04/11/2014 8:03pm
Gov. Gary Herbert said Friday he doesn't believe the sudden resignation of U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will slow down his efforts to win approval for an alternative to Medicaid expansion.

5 pregnancy side effects you might not be ready for

04/11/2014 8:20pm
When a woman becomes pregnant, there are certain "side effects" she knows she should prepare for. However, whether you're on your first pregnancy or your fifth, there are some side effects that will take you completely by surprise.

Dreams dashed in fatal college tour bus crash

04/11/2014 8:31pm
It was a busload of opportunity: young, low-income, motivated students, destined to become the first in their families to go to college, journeying from the concrete sprawl of Los Angeles to a remote redwood campus 650 miles north.

Rollover accident in Providence Canyon linked to alcohol use

04/11/2014 8:45pm
A single, unoccupied vehicle that was in a rollover accident was found by Cache County Sheriff's deputies in Providence Canyon on Friday.

Fires at 3 buildings are arson, investigators say

04/11/2014 9:12pm
Crews battled flames that gutted three abandoned duplexes in Provo early Friday morning. Investigators said the fires were intentionally set.

Committee looks to connect Salt Lake, Tooele counties year-round

04/11/2014 9:21pm
The Oquirrh Connection Committee is in the early stages of discussing a feasibility study to expand and improve the road through Butterfield and Middle Canyons.

Southern Utah towns now offer Tesla car charging stations

04/11/2014 10:03pm
Tesla Motors has installed a fourth fast-charging station in Utah. A Tesla owner who loves his sporty electric car says it helps keep his environmental conscience clear, but he has to plan ahead and not be in too much of a hurry.

Former BLM director gives insight into Nevada cattle battle

04/11/2014 10:20pm
The Bureau of Land Management continues to round up close to a thousand head of cattle grazing on Nevada federal land.

Trail Blazers topple Jazz 111-99

04/11/2014 10:26pm
Wesley Matthews had 21 points and Damian Lillard scored 14 of his 16 points in a key fourth-quarter run to rally the Portland Trail Blazers past the Utah Jazz 111-99 on Friday night.

Woman shot in chest dies at rural Summit County cabin

04/11/2014 10:28pm
Police are trying to determine how a woman died of a gunshot wound while staying at a cabin in rural Summit County on Friday.

Teacher suspended over 'inappropriate' lesson

04/11/2014 10:30pm
A teacher has been suspended after having several classes write crude words on a whiteboard.

NC inmate charged in kidnapping of DA's father

04/11/2014 11:00pm
A North Carolina inmate described as a high-ranking member of the Bloods street gang faces a federal kidnapping charge after authorities say he used a mobile phone to help orchestrate the abduction of a prosecutor's father.