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2013-14 Utah high school sports Gallery of State Champions

05/31/2014 7:47am
Here's a recap of all 89 Utah state champions in chronological order.

Analysis: Shinseki exit breaks Obama's crisis mold

05/31/2014 9:16am
This was not in the Barack Obama playbook.

Teen rescued from Weber River after flipping kayak

05/31/2014 9:54am
A Utah teen was rescued from the fast-running water of the Weber River on Friday after his kayak flipped over.

Quiz: Could you win the National Spelling Bee?

05/31/2014 10:27am
The Scripps National Spelling Bee wrapped up on May 29. How would you have fared against the nation's top spellers? This quiz features 10 of the words from this year's competition.

Hiker falls, rescued in Neff's Canyon

05/31/2014 11:49am
A 19-year-old man who fell in a rocky area and hit his head while hiking in Neff’s Canyon Friday was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Utah high school graduates panel talks about plans, challenges

05/31/2014 12:34pm
This week more than 40,000 Utah seniors graduated from high school. We gathered a panel of graduates from across the valley to ask this generation of thinkers what's on their minds.

Hatch sorry for Memorial Day political remarks

05/31/2014 1:11pm
U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch has apologized for making political comments during a Memorial Day ceremony earlier this week.

DA fights exoneration bid in 1990 slaying of Provo man

05/31/2014 1:48pm
Prosecutors are opposing a prisoner's bid to be cleared in a notorious 1990 tourist killing in New York City.

One way to end the 'mommy wars'

05/31/2014 2:43pm
I can clearly remember that first moment I felt like a foot soldier in the "mommy wars."

Man pleads guilty to 1989 murder of Utah woman

05/31/2014 3:37pm
A man has pleaded guilty to a first-degree murder charge in the stabbing death of a 71-year-old woman in her South Salt Lake home 25 years ago.

Local businesses honor 'Absolutely Incredible Kid'

05/31/2014 4:29pm
Granite Park Junior High School student Syeda Hashmi was honored with $1,700 and a "Absolutely Incredible Kid Award" on Wednesday.

5-year-old in critical condition after hit-and-run

05/31/2014 4:56pm
Police are seeking the public's help after a 5-year-old was left in critical condition in a hit-and-run Friday night.

Motorcycles ride through Utah County to honor Sgt. Cory Wride

05/31/2014 5:26pm
More than a hundred motorcycles rode through Utah County Saturday was to honor and remember Utah County Sgt. Cory Wride.

Dad stuns missionary son with 140-pound weight loss at homecoming

05/31/2014 6:12pm
A dad made his son's homecoming extra special when he showed up to the airport 140 pounds lighter than he was when his son left, and the moment was all captured on camera by a local news crew.

Indiana sinkhole swallows car carrying 4 people

05/31/2014 6:58pm
A sinkhole swallowed a car on a street in southwestern Indiana, forcing the driver and his three passengers to have to climb to safety.

'Save the Salt Lake Tribune' rally draws big crowd

05/31/2014 7:56pm
The conflict between current and former staff members of the Salt Lake Tribune and its New York-based ownership spilled into downtown Salt Lake City Saturday for a Save the Tribune rally at the Salt Lake City-County Building.

90-year-old checks skydiving off his 'bucket list'

05/31/2014 8:28pm
Richard Farr celebrated his 90th birthday in March, and one of the things he said he wanted to do was skydive. So he spent Saturday fulfilling that lifelong dream with two of this granddaughters as other family members looked on.

Ky. man auctioning rare comic book collection

05/31/2014 9:16pm
The first glimpses of iconic heroes Superman, Batman and Flash are part of a rare comic book collection a Kentucky man is auctioning off to the highest bidders.

Police investigating death of Kearns man

05/31/2014 10:08pm
Police are investigating a shooting that left a 49-year-old man dead Saturday evening in Kearns.

US soldier freed from captivity in Afghanistan

05/31/2014 10:22pm
The only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed by the Taliban in exchange for the release of five Afghan detainees from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Obama administration officials said Saturday.

Idaho hometown of freed soldier makes welcome-home plans

05/31/2014 10:33pm
The news Saturday of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's release from captivity spread quickly in his hometown in southern Idaho, and residents immediately began making plans for a welcome-home celebration.

Boy in hospital after near-drowning

05/31/2014 10:34pm
A 7-year-old is in serious condition after a near-drowning on Saturday.

Search and rescue crews respond to 2 incidents

05/31/2014 11:05pm
Search and rescue crews were called out to two different incidents on Saturday.