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Police dog finds suspect hiding in garbage can

06/04/2014 7:29am
Police arrested a man who they said ran from officers, hid in a garbage can, and was found by a police dog.

Legal immigration benefits state economy, Utahns say

06/04/2014 7:49am
A new University of Utah poll shows that the majority of Utahns think legal immigration is good for the state's economic climate, while illegal immigration is a drag on the economy.

How airlines make 'less than $6 per passenger'

06/04/2014 8:23am
Around $746 billion is expected to be spent this year on global air travel. But among the impressive figures, airlines are really taking note of: $5.42 That's the average profit made for each passenger they carry.

Child migrants driven to US by violence, poverty

06/04/2014 8:59am
Before 14-year-old Brian Duran set out from central Honduras in mid-April, he heard that child migrants who turned themselves in to the U.S. Border Patrol were being cared for and not deported.

Cedar City officer arrested on suspicion of DUI

06/04/2014 9:29am
Officials say a Cedar City police officer has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in his patrol car while off-duty.

Dave Ramsey talks faith, finances and fame in exclusive Q&A

06/04/2014 9:51am
There is something deeper going on behind Dave Ramsey's ideas, a spiritual side he says is vital to how he found financial peace.

Problems getting front-row seats? Bots may be to blame

06/04/2014 10:16am
If you've ever tried to buy tickets to an event minutes after they've gone on sale but couldn't get a good seat, you might be competing against automated programs called bots.

Ohio woman dies after plane propeller hits head

06/04/2014 10:38am
An employee at a southwest Ohio skydiving business has died from head injuries she suffered when she walked into a spinning airplane propeller.

Man gets 3 months for smuggling dinosaur skeleton

06/04/2014 11:22am
A Virginia fossils dealer was sentenced Tuesday to three months in prison even after a prosecutor described his cooperation with law enforcement in heroic terms, saying he enabled more than 18 largely complete dinosaur fossils to be located, enough for Mongolia to open its first dinosaur museum.

Jazz smart to include culture factors in hiring a coach

06/04/2014 11:31am
The Jazz are nearing the time to hire a coach, with the decision likely to be announced in the next several days. Quin Snyder and Adrian Griffin have emerged as two leading candidates. For several reason, the Jazz would be wise to decide on Griffin.

Police seek man involved with vehicle theft

06/04/2014 11:38am
Police are searching for a man allegedly involved in stealing a vehicle May 15.

How Gen Y is changing the world

06/04/2014 11:42am
A major demographic shift is underway in the U.S. with Gen Y—also commonly referred to as millennials—occupying a larger share of adults and the workforce. What does this mean for employers?

UHP releases name of man hit and killed on SR 201

06/04/2014 12:17pm
A man was struck by an SUV shortly before 2 a.m. Wednesday on state Route 201. He died from injuries sustained in the impact.

'PC' letters on mountain altered to read 'POT'

06/04/2014 12:44pm
The letters representing Park City High School were altered sometime Sunday night or early Monday morning, police said.

Driver killed after semitruck rolls off road

06/04/2014 12:54pm
A truck driver from Burley, Idaho, was killed Wednesday morning when his vehicle left the road and overturned.

Have You Seen This? Girl's gift makes her break down sobbing

06/04/2014 1:14pm
Emma has always wanted a puppy. But she never in her wildest dreams imagined her parents giving her one for her birthday.

UDOT ready to turn I-15 lights back on after massive copper wire heist

06/04/2014 1:39pm
The lights running along part of I-15 have been fixed more than a year after the largest copper wire heist in UDOT history.

Clinton talks 2016 aspirations, Monica Lewinsky in People Magazine interview

06/04/2014 1:46pm
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told People Magazine in an interview published Wednesday that she believes the United States "certainly" needs "to break down that highest, hardest glass ceiling" of electing a woman president.

Greg's 'Cougar Quiz' No. 7

06/04/2014 1:48pm
It's trivia time again. Take Greg Wrubell's weekly BYU football quiz and see how you stack up against other Cougar fans.

7 sport fish for early summer fishing in Utah

06/04/2014 2:00pm
With summer upon us, fishing at some locations is as good as it's gets in Utah. Don't miss out by being uninformed.

Utah Idol Band holds competition for local bands

06/04/2014 2:30pm
In conjunction with Gigg, artists are encouraged to upload video of them singing or playing any instrument with hopes of becoming Utah Idol's first-ever band.

Man accidentally shot during domestic dispute, police say

06/04/2014 2:32pm
A Duchesne County man was injured early Wednesday morning when a gun discharged during a domestic dispute, investigators said. The man and a woman were arrested in connection with the incident.

Quiz: How well do you know Utah's national parks?

06/04/2014 3:29pm
How well do you know Utah's five national parks? Take this quiz to find out.

2 injured in Highway 40 crash

06/04/2014 4:00pm
Two people were injured Wednesday in a crash that briefly shut down multiple lanes of U.S. 40 east of Myton, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

New app to track U. patient progress

06/04/2014 4:34pm
A team at the University of Utah is working on a new app to benefit hospital patients. The team hopes the app will help reduce readmission costs.

Inmate pleads guilty in Wal-Mart bomb scare

06/04/2014 5:05pm
A Utah prison inmate pleaded guilty Wednesday to attempted possession of a hoax weapon of mass destruction and escape from official custody in connection with a March incident that forced the evacuation of the Wal-Mart store in Heber City.

Bride under fire for attaching newborn baby to wedding dress

06/04/2014 6:13pm
A woman from Tennessee is receiving backlash from around the world after she attached her newborn baby to her wedding dress and dragged her down the aisle.

2 women rescued from Logan Canyon, 1 arrested

06/04/2014 6:57pm
A search and rescue operation in Logan Canyon evolved into a criminal investigation Wednesday as two women stranded in the mountains were found to be under the influence of drugs.

Mother shares how Primary Children's 'saved our boy'

06/04/2014 7:00pm
Primary Children's Hospital specializes in treating sick and injured children, no matter what the diagnosis. There are hundreds of Utah families who have seen miracles happen in the Salt Lake City hospital — families like the Bendas.

Attorney: Donald Sterling agrees to sell Clippers

06/04/2014 7:01pm
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling agreed Wednesday to sign off on selling the team he's owned for 33 years to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion, bringing the possibility of a resolution to weeks of rumors, uncertainty and looming possibilities for legal action.

Keep calm and boost productivity

06/04/2014 7:32pm
There is something energetic and exciting about being productive each day. However, it may not always be that simple. Here are some ways to help boost your daily productivity.

Questar, Eagle Mountain agree to natural gas deal

06/04/2014 7:53pm
Questar Gas has reached an agreement with Eagle Mountain to purchase the municipality's natural gas system, contingent on meeting the purchase agreement terms. The company expects to complete the purchase by the end of the year.

Woman's body found behind building in Millcreek

06/04/2014 8:01pm
A woman's body was found in a canal behind an office building, Lt. Justin Hoyal of the Unified Police Department said.

Sgt. Bergdahl's return to 'normal' life will take time, experts say

06/04/2014 8:18pm
The handover of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl by the Taliban to American troops in Afghanistan last weekend took maybe a minute. But Bergdahl's recovery from his five years in captivity will take much longer.

NASCAR driver campaigns for tire safety

06/04/2014 8:43pm
June 1-7 is National Tire Safety Week and a NASCAR driver is offering safety tips to the public.

Studies show teens reading less, but parents can help

06/04/2014 9:09pm
Many experts have proved the benefits of reading for pleasure — from relaxation to job success. Yet new studies show teens are reading less and less. Here are some ideas for how parents can help and a list of books teens love.

Bergdahl's hometown cancels celebration amid furor

06/04/2014 9:11pm
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's hometown abruptly canceled plans Wednesday for a welcome-home celebration, citing security concerns over the prospect of big crowds — both for and against the soldier.

Grass fires close portion of I-80 in Tooele County

06/04/2014 9:24pm
A series of grass fires Wednesday evening forced the closure of the eastbound lanes of I-80 near Tooele, causing traffic delays.

Cat people have higher IQ, study says

06/04/2014 9:43pm
A new study reveals cat people are smarter than dog people.

12-year-old honored for saving friend's life during lunch

06/04/2014 10:02pm
A 12-year-old boy is being called a hero after he performed the Heimlich maneuver on his friend when the boy started choking during their school lunch.

Man shot and killed after SWAT standoff, police say

06/04/2014 10:28pm
A man was shot and killed, ending an hourslong standoff between police and an armed man in West Haven.

No injuries in California military jet crash

06/04/2014 10:30pm
A military jet crashed on a residential street in a Southern California desert community Wednesday evening, setting two homes on fire, but the pilot ejected and there was no immediate word of any injuries.

Miller moths become nuisance in Utah

06/04/2014 10:56pm
Experts are saying that the moth population in Utah is at it's highest level in several years thanks to a mild winter in the Southwest.

Utah to appeal decision requiring recognition of same-sex marriages

06/04/2014 11:07pm
Utah intends to appeal a federal judge's ruling that forces the state to recognize the same-sex marriages performed during the brief time it was legal in late December and early January.

Slenderman stabbing case: When can kids understand reality vs. fantasy?

06/04/2014 11:08pm
The case of two 12-year-old girls accused of stabbing their friend multiple times to impress a fictitious Internet bogeyman raises so many questions for parents: How can we be sure our children can truly separate reality from fantasy? What are the warning signs that children are confusing the two?