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Utah groups: Feds should keep control of oil-rich lands

06/07/2014 9:08am
If a county in eastern Utah wins a legal bid for more say in the fate of public lands there, thousands of acres risk being leveled by industry and trampled by ATVs, a handful of environmental groups said Friday in federal court.

6 Utahns ride motorcycles across Lower 48 in 10 days

06/07/2014 9:53am
Six Utahns became part of an elite group after riding motorcycles through 48 states in 10 days.

Police investigating West Valley Shooting

06/07/2014 11:01am
Two men were taken to the hospital after an altercation in West Valley City Friday.

Motorcyclist killed in crash with minivan

06/07/2014 11:48am
A man on a motorcycle died Friday when he was hit by a minivan.

50 things you might not know about your favorite Disney films, 1937-1953 edition

06/07/2014 12:03pm
In honor of the release of the teaser trailer for Disney's next animated movie, "Big Hero 6," combined with the record-breaking popularity of "Frozen" and Utah's love for all things Disney, this list begins a multi- week behind-the-scenes dive into 38 of Disney's most beloved movies.

SL City Council to parade: LGBT group deserves float

06/07/2014 12:33pm
The legislative arm of Salt Lake City government is formally asking organizers of Utah's biggest parade to allow a Mormon-faith LGBT group to participate in the event.

North Korea says it is holding an American tourist

06/07/2014 3:19pm
North Korea has detained a 56-year-old man from Ohio, accusing him of an unspecified crime after he traveled to the communist-led country as a tourist, the nation's state news agency and the man's family said. The North is now holding three Americans.

Man suffers 2nd degree burns in Bountiful house fire

06/07/2014 4:19pm
A man found by police in the front yard of a burning house Saturday has second-degree burns on his arms and head.

Elderly woman robbed by armed 'street thug,' police say

06/07/2014 4:39pm
South Salt Lake police are looking for a "street thug" armed with a handgun who ripped a purse from an elderly woman's shoulder then brandished his weapon at witnesses who chased after him.

Snyder to instill defensive identity with Jazz

06/07/2014 5:42pm
The Utah Jazz introduced Quin Snyder as its new head coach Saturday morning and immediately took steps to creating a new identity for the foreseeable future. And although improvement is needed on both ends of the court, it's the defensive aspect of

Poet Maya Angelou remembered for wisdom, clarity

06/07/2014 6:59pm
Family and friends, both famous and anonymous, gathered Saturday to remember one of the 20th century's most famous black writers. Amid tears, laughter, and gospel singing, they met at Wake Forest University, where she taught for 32 years though she never graduated from college.

Comedian Tracy Morgan injured in fatal crash

06/07/2014 7:31pm
Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was critically injured Saturday after a tractor-trailer rammed into his chauffeured limousine bus, setting off a chain-reaction crash that left one member of his entourage dead and two others seriously hurt, authorities said.

California Chrome's Triple try ends in defeat

06/07/2014 8:41pm
Tonalist won the Belmont Stakes, and California Chrome finished far back in a tie for fourth Saturday. The result means the longest drought without a Triple Crown champion in history is extended.

20 years overdue, seismic upgrade underway at Governor's Mansion

06/07/2014 9:11pm
The approximately 30-ton concrete roof, unreinforced marble columns and the rest of the main entrance to the Governor's Mansion are finally being fixed, more than two decades after being deemed a danger in an earthquake.

Quick thinking saves stroke victim's life

06/07/2014 9:56pm
Doctors say quick thinking saved the life of a Missouri man on business in Salt Lake City earlier this week. He quickly got help after recognizing the signs he was having a stroke.

Businessmen give back to preschool by funding new playground

06/07/2014 10:18pm
Jeffrey Scott and Kirk Schneider went to preschool together more than 50 years ago, and they're still friends today. Now the two successful businessmen are giving back to the place where they met.

23 refugees become US citizens in World Refugee Day celebration

06/07/2014 10:22pm
Twenty-three refugees took the Oath of Allegiance Saturday at a World Refugee Day celebration in Salt Lake City, making them citizens of the United States. The administration of the oath kicked off a host of festivities at Liberty Park.

900 acres burned in Dugway fire, officials say; 4K acres impacted

06/07/2014 10:33pm
A fire burning on Dugway Proving Ground impacted 4,000 acres Saturday, consuming a total of 900 acres by day's end.

Woman dies in 100-foot fall at Donut Falls

06/07/2014 10:44pm
A woman died Saturday after falling 100 feet at the Donut Falls recreation area in Big Cottonwood Canyon.

2 police cars hit, suspected burglar arrested following chase

06/07/2014 10:48pm
A man caught burglarizing a Millcreek home led police on a chase along I-80 and state Route 201 and rammed two police cars Saturday before being arrested in West Valley City.

Over $3.5M raised in Primary Children's telethon

06/07/2014 11:04pm
Primary Children's Hospital held its annual fundraising telethon on Saturday. Over $3.5 million was raised, and all of it will go toward patient care.