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Wanted felon allegedly threatens to 'go out by suicide by cop' during standoff

04/18/2014 6:57am
The Metro SWAT team arrested a man who allegedly threatened to "go out by suicide by cop" in Ogden after a successful negotiation Thursday.

Man sent to prison for attacking girlfriend with beer mug

04/18/2014 7:38am
A Fort Duchesne man will serve nearly three years in federal prison for hitting his girlfriend in the face with a ceramic beer mug. Rupert Duncan still faces charges in two Utah counties for separate attacks on the same woman, court records show.

UTA adding extra TRAX service for busy weekend in Salt Lake City

04/18/2014 8:01am
The Utah Transit Authority is offering additional TRAX service this Saturday.

Man accused of hitting, choking wife, police say

04/18/2014 8:20am
A Salt Lake man was charged Thursday after police say he hit and choked his wife until she lost consciousness.

BYU students work to bring eyeglasses to millions of Ethiopians

04/18/2014 8:42am
When Peter Tolman was 14, he visited Guatemala to distribute eyeglasses as part of his Eagle Scout project. The experience had a lasting effect on him and later inspired a similar project on a much larger scale.

Lake Powell will rise again, but won't fill, experts say

04/18/2014 9:03am
The forecast is Lake Powell will rise approximately 45 feet this summer, which will put all the launch ramps back in full service. Predictions, too, are that fishing for striped bass, smallmouth bass and walleye will be excellent this year.

Humane Society discourages Easter rabbit adoptions

04/18/2014 9:19am
The Humane Society of Utah is discouraging people from adopting rabbits as pets for Easter.

Texas seizes FLDS Church's secluded ranch

04/18/2014 9:36am
The secluded Texas ranch where followers of imprisoned polygamist Warren Jeffs lived in near isolation was seized by state agents Thursday, nearly six years after agents raided the property and removed hundreds of children amid sex abuse allegations.

How early is too early for education?

04/18/2014 9:44am
Early childhood education — from infancy — can have striking improvements on success and lifelong health.

Cold-case suspect sentenced in Ogden girl's death

04/18/2014 9:44am
A man accused of raping and killing an 11-year-old Ogden girl in 1983 pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of rape and manslaughter.

Thanksgiving Point's Tulip Festival in full bloom

04/18/2014 9:58am
Hundreds of thousands of tulips have sprung up throughout Thanksgiving Point Gardens, and patrons will not be left wanting for more flora.

Jazz face issue-filled offseason

04/18/2014 10:15am
The Utah Jazz face an offseason riddled with issues that need to be solved, and questions that need to be answered.

Vice principal saved from Korea ferry found hanged

04/18/2014 10:33am
Police in South Korea say the body of a high school vice principal who was rescued from a sinking ferry on Wednesday has been found hanging from a tree -- and that he left a suicide note saying he felt guilty for being alive while more than 200 students were missing.

3 etiquette tips for people riding public transportation

04/18/2014 10:51am
Good manners on public transit will make the ride better for everyone.

Study: Snack might help avoid fight with spouse

04/18/2014 11:06am
A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at least if a new study that used voodoo dolls is right.

National parks free this weekend

04/18/2014 11:29am
Looking for something free to do this weekend? Check out a national park.

Utah fishing more accessible than ever with fisheries, resources

04/18/2014 11:55am
While Utah has a dry, semi-arid climate and seems to struggle every year to reach its needed annual precipitation level, it still provides quality fishing opportunities across the state.

Ask a Chef: Easter dinner

04/18/2014 11:56am
Every week one of the chefs from Harmons Grocery Stores will be answering your toughest culinary questions. This Week: Easter dinner.

Ogden No. 3 best city for raising family in U.S., study says

04/18/2014 12:15pm
Two Utah cities have been ranked in the top 10 best places to raise a family in the U.S. by Forbes.

Have You Seen This? Ecstatic cat greetings

04/18/2014 1:15pm
You can hear this cat's excitement before she gleefully rushes around the corner and down the stairs to greet her owner.

Supreme Court could weigh in on NSA case, justice says

04/18/2014 1:34pm
A Supreme Court justice Thursday night suggested the legality of National Security Agency activities could be decided by the court.

Website allows users to 'enroll' at Hogwarts

04/18/2014 2:02pm
Hogwarts Is Here is a site dedicated to getting a magical education exactly like the ones in the series about the boy wizard and his friends.

Deputy finds missing M-16 rifle in own home after investigation

04/18/2014 2:32pm
An M-16 rifle missing since 2006 was found in a deputy's home, according to the Davis County Sheriff's Office.

Outlets at Traverse Mountain to sport largest LED sign in US

04/18/2014 2:51pm
The energy efficient sign will be an eye-catcher for I-15 travelers and will be visible from the Point of the Mountain on the north to about 1 mile south of exit 284.

3 reasons 'Transcendence' isn't worth your time — unfortunately

04/18/2014 3:33pm
"Transcendence" is a movie with an intriguing premise and a misguided execution. Here are three reasons it's unfortunately not worth your time.

What made Nevada rancher fight the feds?

04/18/2014 4:58pm
When the Bureau of Land Management retreated from a standoff with Cliven Bundy, a few hundred people traveled to his Nevada ranch to protest what they see as an overreach of the federal government.

Woman wakes up to caretakers robbing her, police say

04/18/2014 5:34pm
A woman in Layton awoke to find the people who were supposed to be caring for her were robbing her instead, police said.

Students, alumni rally to save 'V' on mountain

04/18/2014 5:45pm
Erosion is threatening Viewmont High School's mark on the mountain, but a group has come together to preserve the integrity of the "V."

Utah veteran joins George W. Bush for bike ride

04/18/2014 6:46pm
A Utah veteran who fought two tours in Iraq and came home with serious physical and mental battle wounds will take part in a prestigious three-day bike ride.

Ride-sharing business launches despite warnings from SLC

04/18/2014 7:13pm
Lyft, a new ride sharing service that links people through a cellphone app, has begun in Salt Lake City. But city leaders warn that the service is operating illegally.

Utah beauty blogger named finalist in Allure competition

04/18/2014 7:28pm
A Utah woman and mother has been selected as a top 10 finalist in the Allure Beauty Blogger Awards.

Environmental agency gets ready to celebrate for Earth Day

04/18/2014 7:47pm
How are you planning to celebrate Earth Day and what are you doing to make the planet a better place? The Utah Department of Environmental Quality has been doing the "12 days of Earth Day" and has a list of suggestions for residents to consider.

15 nonprofit centers in Utah support parents, kids in crisis

04/18/2014 8:20pm
K.C. Mulcare readily admits that being a parent is the hardest, but most rewarding job she's ever had. The Family Support Center of the Uintah Basin is helping to make her life a little bit easier, though, and keep her kids safe.

High court issues narrow ruling regarding secret state grand juries

04/18/2014 8:46pm
The Utah Supreme Court issued a ruling Thursday as it continues to navigate through new legal ground on how to handle arguments and appeals involving secret state grand juries.

Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

04/18/2014 8:52pm
An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured.

New cellphone targets 5-year-olds

04/18/2014 9:02pm
A whole new class of kindergarteners may be headed to school with more than just crayons in their backpacks. The latest must have? A cellphone.

Burglar seen lurking over child's crib charged, police say

04/18/2014 9:33pm
A man accused of lurking over a child's crib after breaking into a family's home has been charged.

Draper police ask for help to honor fallen officer

04/18/2014 10:19pm
The past seven months haven't been easy for Shante Johnson after her husband, Draper police Sgt. Derek Johnson, was shot and killed while on duty last year. Draper's Fraternal Order of Police is raising money to send officers to D.C. to support her.

2-year-old boy accidentally shot by sibling, police say

04/18/2014 10:28pm
A 2-year-old boy has been accidentally shot by his 3- year-old sister, police said.

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

04/18/2014 10:33pm
A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties.

Multiple events mean busy Salt Lake City streets

04/18/2014 10:37pm
Thousands and thousands of people are expected to come to Salt Lake City to attend several events this weekend, and that means drivers should prepare for some temporary road closures and detours.

New tool helps doctors analyze concussions

04/18/2014 10:42pm
A new medical instrument is revolutionizing the way doctors analyze concussions in Utah.