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Students' anti-bullying program becomes popular with younger kids

05/01/2014 6:55am
An anti-bullying program from a school in the Jordan School District is becoming increasingly popular with elementary school kids.

Man accused of stealing bike, assaulting owner

05/01/2014 7:42am
A Salt Lake man was charged Wednesday after police say he stole another man's bicycle and assaulted him four days later.

New charges are double jeopardy, claims man acquitted of killing deputy

05/01/2014 8:05am
A man acquitted in state court of murdering a Millard County sheriff's deputy wants the federal charges against him for the same crime dropped because he contends they amount to double jeopardy.

Wyoming gas plant partially operating after fire

05/01/2014 9:02am
A Wyoming natural gas processing plant is operating at about 40 percent of its typical seasonal level just over a week after an explosion and fire.

6 tips to help you find the right mechanic

05/01/2014 10:27am
Finding a mechanic can be a headache. Here are tips that will help you find your mechanic that is the best for you.

From trucking to welding, moms take jobs that pay the bills

05/01/2014 10:36am
A Wyoming program trains single moms for high-paying jobs. In most Wyoming towns, that means mom is driving a truck, a forklift or learning to weld.

2 men sentenced to prison for prostitution in Vegas

05/01/2014 10:37am
Two California men each have been sentenced to eight years in prison for transporting minor girls from northern California to work as prostitutes in Las Vegas.

Photos: Outdoor scenes from around Utah

05/01/2014 11:13am
If you haven't had a chance to go explore the great outdoors of Utah lately, here are some pictures that capture the beauty of the Beehive state.

App uses geo-fencing to block bullies

05/01/2014 11:45am
The app Yik Yak, which has been accused of enabling cyber bullying, is using its unique technology to block schools from using the app.

55 schools face US federal sex assault probe

05/01/2014 11:52am
Fifty-five colleges and universities - big and small, public and private - are being investigated over their handling of sexual abuse complaints under Title IX, the Education Department revealed Thursday.

GOP report: Health care signups lagging

05/01/2014 12:18pm
A new report from House Republicans shows that about three in 10 Utah residents who signed up for health insurance through a new federal exchange hadn't paid their first month's premium as of mid- April.

Crews rescue woman trapped in crashed car

05/01/2014 12:30pm
Emergency responders freed a woman who was trapped in her car after it drove off the road and down an embankment in Emigration Canyon, Thursday morning.

Running the Ragnar Trail in Zion brings some adventures

05/01/2014 12:46pm
This past weekend, Craig Lloyd traveled to run the Ragnar Trail with his family. As an avid trail and ultra runner who trains in various terrains and weather, he was prepared for what was ahead. But he didn't foresee that the race would be canceled.

Have You Seen This? Aussie shower surprise

05/01/2014 1:20pm
Showering when you're camping is a luxury, but it comes with the inherent risk of wildlife intervention, especially in Australia.

Police search for man involved in credit union robbery

05/01/2014 1:33pm
Police are searching for a man involved in a robbery Wednesday afternoon.

8 movies filmed in Moab

05/01/2014 2:01pm
Moab's scenery has long drawn movie producers, so we've compiled a list of the eight most recent movies filmed in the area.

7 incredibly beautiful scenic spring drives in Utah

05/01/2014 2:26pm
It is a beautiful time of year and there are beautiful things to see. Here are seven scenic routes to help you fully experience the beauty of Utah in the spring.

Get to know the cast of 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

05/01/2014 2:33pm
The announcement of the new cast for "Star Wars: Episode VII" has people excited and wondering who these actors are. Here's a breakdown of who the newcomers to the franchise are and what they bring to the table.

High school senior class prank leads to 62 arrests

05/01/2014 3:02pm
Sixty-two students were arrested Thursday after police said they broke into their high school overnight for a senior class prank, urinating in hallways, greasing doorknobs with petroleum jelly and taping hot dogs to lockers.

7 essential skills every parent should teach their child

05/01/2014 3:22pm
Whether it's for college, travel, humanitarian or religious service, as parents we can decrease stress and increase a smooth transition for our children by using anticipation and the Basic 7: cook, clean, clothes, cash, car, communication and coping skills.

Utah driver plowed into trooper's parked car, police say

05/01/2014 4:02pm
A Wyoming trooper was injured when his parked car was hit from behind by a Utah driver Wednesday, investigators said.

2 injured in semitruck crash; crews clean up chemical spill

05/01/2014 4:44pm
Two people were seriously injured when a semitruck crashed on U.S. 6 in Spanish Fork Canyon Thursday morning.

10 animals that cause the most human deaths

05/01/2014 5:41pm
Many people may grow up with a fear of lions, tigers and bears (Oh my!), but these individuals may not realize that statistically these are not the deadliest animals.

Utah schools could use $40M to serve healthy lunches, study says

05/01/2014 6:42pm
Utah schools succeed at providing healthy lunches, but $40.2 million worth of food service equipment is required in the state to improve efficiency, according to a national report.

Bomb threat spurs fast police response at East High

05/01/2014 6:51pm
East High School was briefly locked down Thursday after police received reports of both a bomb threat and shots fired inside the school within minutes of each other.

PETA asks for sign to honor turkeys killed in crash

05/01/2014 7:05pm
Animal rights activists are asking for permission to erect a memorial at the site where hundreds of turkeys died when a truck crashed into Deer Creek Reservoir.

2 fallen Utah officers memorialized at Honor Wall

05/01/2014 7:06pm
Friends and family gathered Thursday to honor Draper Police Sgt. Derek Johnson and Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride, who both recently were killed in the line of duty. The officers' names were added to the Law Enforcement Memorial Honor Wall.

Alex Smith reflects on Utah career prior to commencement speech

05/01/2014 7:25pm
A week before his 30th birthday, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback and Utah alum Alex Smith will give the commencement speech before approximately 8,000 students preparing to enter the workforce.

Emotional affairs, part 2: Recovery in the aftermath

05/01/2014 7:28pm
The second part of the Emotional Affairs series covers steps a couple can take to recover from and cope with an emotional affair.

Lawsuit filed after cyclist dies in slackline accident at USU

05/01/2014 7:35pm
The parents of a Utah State University student killed last year when he rode his bicycle through a slackline has filed a wrongful death and negligence lawsuit against the university and other parties involved.

Man arrested after walking naked in traffic, police say

05/01/2014 7:47pm
A man caused cars to stop when he parked his truck in the road, got out without any clothes on and began throwing items out of the hood onto the road, police said.

Mother's 'nightmare' becomes 'a wonderful dream' after son found safe

05/01/2014 8:28pm
A 14-year-old Clearfield boy with a mild form of autism was found safe Thursday morning after he had been missing for about 16 hours.

Homeless services grant funded by 10 cities, SL County

05/01/2014 8:38pm
Acknowledging homelessness is a shared responsibility, 10 cities and Salt Lake County have funded an inaugural homeless services grant. The $200,000 grant will fund a collaborative street outreach staffed by three direct service providers.

Florida jail explosion kills 2, 184 injured

05/01/2014 9:01pm
The jail already had two feet of water in the basement from the record-setting rains when an apparent gas explosion leveled the inside of the building, killing two inmates and injuring more than 180 other people, officials said Thursday.

General's opinion on Benghazi draws a rebuke

05/01/2014 9:11pm
A retired U.S. general came under sharp criticism from a Republican committee chairman on Thursday after testifying that the Obama administration reacted weakly to the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya.

Squirrel goes nuts on Maine teenager taking selfie

05/01/2014 9:32pm
A photo op with a squirrel that went awry has left a teenager flustered but unhurt.

'Ritziest resort' caters to Utah guests with 'yen' for privacy

05/01/2014 10:06pm
Is this the ritziest resort in Utah, or maybe the world? Why would guests pay up to $8,000 per night? For some, they're paying to protect their most valuable asset: privacy.

Vietnam vet earns college degree after several detours in life

05/01/2014 10:51pm
More than 45 years after he proved his valor on the battlefield, a Utah veteran of the Vietnam War persevered to earn his college diploma.

NBC airs first ever 'iHeartRADIO' Music Awards show, local band wins award

05/01/2014 10:52pm
NBC hosted the first ever "iHeartRADIO Music Awards" in Los Angeles, where musicians are received awards based completely on votes sent in through social media.

Parents asked district for bus route changes before girl was hit

05/01/2014 10:57pm
The girl who was hit by a school bus Wednesday remained in extremely critical condition Thursday.

Moroni Elementary creates video, fundraises for new playground

05/01/2014 11:59pm
After not having a playground for almost three years, the students and faculty of Moroni Elementary School are desperate for a slide and basketball hoops.