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Man conned 4 Utahns out of $330K, securities commission says

05/30/2014 7:49am
Once retired, Sherry Reutlinger and her husband both picked up second jobs after a $30,000 investment went sour.

'We all have a role' in healthy community, experts say

05/30/2014 7:59am
Salt Lake County leaders held a conference to discuss the social determinants of health, including where a person lives and the access residents have to services. Officials invite residents to get involved in creating healthy outcomes.

New Texas company creates spa for babies

05/30/2014 8:31am
A new company based in Houston, Texas, helps babies develop mentally and physically by pampering them — at a spa.

Quiz: Where in Utah should you spend a weekend this summer?

05/30/2014 9:36am
With the weather heating up, where should you go in Utah for a fun- filled weekend? Answer these 10 questions and we will suggest a destination and activity in Utah that matches up with what you're looking for.

Is 'Maleficent' worth your time?

05/30/2014 10:02am
The highly anticipated "Maleficent" is now in theaters, but is it worth your time? The Disney movie is a re-telling of the classic story of "Sleeping Beauty," but this time from the perspective of the iconic villain Maleficent.

Building evacuated, fugitive arrested

05/30/2014 10:15am
Police evacuated an apartment building in order to arrest a fugitive in West Valley City early Friday.

Seeking God? There's an app for that

05/30/2014 10:28am
Carrying leather-bound copies of scripture to church is so 20th century, and experts predict a continuing shift from print to palmtop device, such as a smartphone or tablet.

2 boys declared co-champions of Spelling Bee

05/30/2014 10:49am
Two spellers were declared co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee — the first time in 52 years.

'Culture of graduation' lowers dropout rate, high school finds

05/30/2014 11:19am
High school graduation rates in Utah have gone up in recent years. One school has created a culture of graduating to boost its numbers and help students achieve.

Cracks appear on 103rd floor ledge at Chicago's Willis Tower

05/30/2014 11:46am
Alejandro Garibay says he knows now he wasn't in danger when the ledge he was sitting on high above downtown Chicago started to crack — but when he first heard what sounded like breaking ice, he thought he was going to die.

Opinion: 'See something, Say something' to prevent school shootings

05/30/2014 11:59am
A recent Columbine style attack on a school was prevented by an amazingly effective, easily implemented, low cost detection process. A woman noted something that looked and contacted the authorities. If you see something, say something.

Shinseki resigns amid veterans' health care uproar

05/30/2014 12:03pm
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki apologized in public and then resigned in the privacy of the White House on Friday, driven from office by a mushrooming scandal over the agency's health care system that serves millions of the nation's former warriors.

Vietnamese government legally recognizes LDS Church

05/30/2014 12:21pm
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will now have recognized leaders in Vietnam who can legally represent the church and work with the government.

U. fight song submissions end this week

05/30/2014 12:44pm
Proposed changes to the University of Utah's fight song that has been criticized as sexist are due Saturday.

Have You Seen This? 9-year-old's skating success

05/30/2014 1:15pm
A 9-year-old was determined to learn how to do a 540 skateboard trick, and she succeeded with a squeal.

Frantic 911 call leads to investigation of attempted kidnapping, assault

05/30/2014 1:18pm
Police freed a woman who called 911 and said she was being held against her will in a West Jordan home.

Intoxicated Salt Lake man fired shotgun 'out of agitation,' police say

05/30/2014 1:20pm
A Salt Lake man was arrested Thursday night after police say he was intoxicated and fired a shotgun into the air four times "out of agitation" with neighbors.

Man charged with stealing human skin from hospital

05/30/2014 1:32pm
A medical company sales representative was charged with stealing more than $350,000 worth of human skin over a period of several years.

New local online show aims to entertain kids

05/30/2014 2:05pm
Rhyme Time Television has music, comedy, celebrity interviews and cartoons or, as Rhyme Time puts it, "everything you want with nothing you don't want."

Report: Clinton defends response to Benghazi

05/30/2014 2:11pm
Hillary Rodham Clinton dismisses her critics and defends her handling of the deadly 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, in her new book, offering fellow Democrats a guide for how to talk about the fraught issue through the 2016 presidential race.

Toddler makes 'miraculous' recovery after near drowning

05/30/2014 2:55pm
A 2-year-old who nearly drowned at a family gathering on Memorial Day is recovering.

Man charged with impeding marathon bombing probe

05/30/2014 3:41pm
A friend of the brothers suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon was accused Friday of obstructing the investigation into the deadly attack by deleting information from his computer and lying to investigators.

Obama says goodbye to White House press secretary

05/30/2014 4:41pm
White House press secretary Jay Carney became the news instead of just delivering it Friday, when President Barack Obama unexpectedly interrupted the daily media briefing to announce Carney's resignation after three and a half years as his primary spokesman.

American safaris: Best places to see wildlife in the U.S.

05/30/2014 5:16pm
If you're in the United States with European amounts of holiday time, you can be leisurely about getting around to each of America's 3,000 or so wild animal species.

Death of Ogden man investigated as homicide

05/30/2014 5:38pm
Ogden police have identified the man killed Thursday evening, and are now investigating the death as a homicide.

Woods Cross students create giant ceramic chess set

05/30/2014 5:53pm
A Woods Cross ceramics class decided to create something that the entire school could enjoy. The result? A giant chess set.

Firefighters set up wildfire training near Bear Lake

05/30/2014 6:59pm
Eighty firefighters from all over northern Utah are prepping for the upcoming wildfire season.

BLM teams up with USU to address Uintah Basin air quality

05/30/2014 7:22pm
The Bureau of Land Management and Utah State University have agreed to share resources and scientific data in an effort to address air quality issues in the Uintah Basin.

11 words grown-ups just can't spell

05/30/2014 7:42pm
While viewers and contestants of this year's National Spelling Bee will fixate on the fine points of spelling "tchotchke" or the etymology of "maculature" (it's French, from Latin), perhaps it would be a good time for many of us to lower our sights a little bit and focus on some of the words we use and type every day -- and almost always misspell.

Amazon adding music streaming to Prime

05/30/2014 8:07pm
According to a new report, Amazon will be entering the crowded field this summer in trying to find new, profitable ways for digital users to get their tunes.

Toddler critically injured in Georgia SWAT raid

05/30/2014 8:21pm
Police came to a house around 3 a.m. Thursday, and the grenade they threw into the house exploded on a child's pillow, Vox said. The 19- month-old child, Bounkham Phonesavanh, was severely injured.

Yearbook spread honoring teen parents sparks anger, controversy

05/30/2014 8:42pm
Within the pages of a high-school yearbook, there's usually a place for everybody. But some argue there's one group that has no business being spotlighted: teen parents.

NBA owners to vote on sale of Clippers

05/30/2014 9:10pm
Shelly Sterling has informed the NBA of her deal with Steve Ballmer to purchase the Los Angeles Clippers, but the league isn't ready to call off next week's owners hearing just yet.

Utah soldier surprises family — twice

05/30/2014 9:18pm
A member of the Utah National Guard coming home on leave was able to surprise his family in two parts.

Utah veterans, politicians view VA scandal in different light

05/30/2014 9:41pm
Vietnam veteran George Gutzmer credits the Department of Veterans Affairs health care system with saving his life.

Utah postal worker retires after four decades

05/30/2014 10:04pm
Including postal jobs in Layton, Woods Cross, Bountiful and North Salt Lake, Muir has spent 41 years working for the United States Postal Service. Friday was his last day.

Residents concerned about string of thefts in bordering neighborhoods

05/30/2014 10:23pm
Several thefts have occurred within the past week all within miles of each other. Police are working to see if they're connected.

Critics warn 'Maleficent' may be too 'dark' for young viewers

05/30/2014 10:53pm
Some critics cautioned parents Friday about the dark tone of the reboot of the Disney classic, saying the PG rating the movie received was "misleading."