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Mattress fire injures mother of 2

06/19/2014 6:59am
A woman is recovering at a hospital after her mattress caught on fire while she was sleeping. Her two children were not injured.

1 stranded hiker dies, another rescued near Ogden

06/19/2014 7:30am
Search and rescue crews headed back into the mountains east of Ogden Thursday morning to recover the body of a man who died while hiking with his family. Officials say the group was not prepared for weather conditions.

Driver escapes vehicle seconds before semi-truck hits it

06/19/2014 7:56am
Sam Miller rolled his truck on I-15 early Thursday morning. He escaped the cab just in time to avoid a semi that slammed into his truck.

Tiny robotic arm could operate on babies in the womb

06/19/2014 8:33am
Some birth defects in newborns could one day be a thing of the past due to new robotics technologies being developed to perform surgery on babies in the womb.

Utah gas prices may climb due to fighting in Iraq

06/19/2014 8:46am
In light of the eroding situation in Iraq, AAA predicts that drivers will pay between $3.55 and $3.70 for a gallon of unleaded gasoline this summer — and possibly more if the conflict continues.

3 tips to survive summer with children

06/19/2014 9:04am
Summer means a different rhythm and the need for a seasonal set of parenting skills. Try problem-solving, functional fun and lazy, hazy, joy for summer survival.

Man charged in alleged $72M Ponzi scheme

06/19/2014 9:18am
A Fruit Heights man has been accused of defrauding investors across the country of more than $72 million in a Ponzi scheme.

Utah committee supports regulation of e-cigarettes

06/19/2014 9:35am
Utah lawmakers are working on drafting a letter to support potential FDA regulation of electronic cigarettes. The Utah committee has until July 9 to submit its support.

Jury convicts 62-year-old man of 14th DUI

06/19/2014 9:51am
A jury in Billings deliberated for only 16 minutes before finding a 62-year-old man guilty of his 14th drunken-driving offense.

Ask a Chef: Not your average chili dog

06/19/2014 10:00am
This week Harmons chefs are giving out the best tips on making the perfect chili dog.

The life aquatic: 25 amazing underwater photos from around the world

06/19/2014 10:47am
It's said that the ocean is like space: Vast and filled with life, most of which we have yet to discover. The aquatic frontier captivates those who dare to explore its depths, by offering a new realm filled with color and mystery.

Depression a 'powerful' risk factor for heart disease in young women

06/19/2014 11:33am
Young women are twice as likely to suffer a heart attack or die of heart disease if they suffer from depression, a new study suggests.

Week-out draft projections for NBA teams

06/19/2014 11:37am
The NBA draft is a week away and every team is starting to finalize its draft board, pending trades.

Is bedtime procrastination ruining your health? New research says yes

06/19/2014 12:12pm
Scientists are finally studying why people stay up so late watching TV or perusing Facebook instead of going to bed. This phenomenon is dubbed "bedtime procrastination" and can be harmful to your health.

5 great under-the-radar movies on Netflix

06/19/2014 12:40pm
There are some big blockbusters on Netflix right now, but if you need a moment to step back from all the explosions and big budgets that come along with summer, here's your change of pace. Here are five under-the-radar movies streaming on Netflix.

Have You Seen This? Unexpected feline friends

06/19/2014 1:15pm
A European lynx and a stray cat live together in harmony at the Leningrad Zoo in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Concert, sandcastles and a movie help to kickoff summer this Saturday

06/19/2014 2:03pm
Kickoff the summer the right way with a concert, sandcastles and food this Saturday, June 21 in the Salt Lake Valley.

The May Reunion writes deeply personal music

06/19/2014 2:05pm
The May Reunion's music is carefully written to lull its listeners into a contemplative state of being, where they can become introspective.

5 close-to-home fishing holes in Utah

06/19/2014 2:29pm
Fishing is the pastime of many Utahns — and for good reason. There are many great fishing holes throughout the state. If you want one close to home for a quick fishing trip, here are several within 30 minutes of civilization.

Tipsters spot drunk driver in drive-thru, police say

06/19/2014 4:28pm
A man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after tipsters at a local Taco Bell called police Wednesday.

UVU acquires additional 125 acres in Vineyard

06/19/2014 5:03pm
Utah Valley University announced Wednesday the acquisition of an addition 125 acres within the @Geneva development in Vineyard, bringing its total to 225 acres in the planned mixed-use commercial and residential community.

Martha Stewart comes to Utah

06/19/2014 5:30pm
Arts and crafts guru Martha Stewart will be in Salt Lake Thursday evening.

Woman’s leg impaled by dirt bike handlebar

06/19/2014 6:14pm
A woman was taken to the hospital after her leg was impaled by the handlebar of a dirt bike Thursday morning.

Man in serious condition after motorcycle crash

06/19/2014 6:15pm
A 35-year-old man was taken by medical helicopter to the hospital after crashing a motorcycle in Sawmill Hollow.

Judge rules against Park City Mountain Resort in legal battle over land

06/19/2014 6:27pm
A Summit County judge ruled against Park City Mountain Resort Thursday in one aspect of the court battle it has with Talisker Land Holdings. This major legal battle over land could impact millions of dollars in tourism in for Utah.

New dental breakthrough comes to Utah

06/19/2014 6:34pm
Dentists now have a revolutionary way to correct gum recession with no cutting or stitches, and virtually no downtime.

CDC lab workers might have been exposed to Anthrax

06/19/2014 7:01pm
About 75 workers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may have been accidentally exposed to dangerous anthrax bacteria this month because of a safety problem at some of its labs in Atlanta, the federal agency revealed Thursday.

Are small traumas affecting your success?

06/19/2014 7:32pm
Small traumas are seemingly insignificant events that result in a negative belief that can plague us throughout our lives. Learn how to identify your small traumas and repair the negative beliefs that they produce.

Florida manatee 'cannonballers' avoid jail

06/19/2014 7:52pm
Two Florida men who recorded themselves harassing a mother manatee and her calf in Brevard County last year were sentenced in federal court on Wednesday.

Map details top revenue producing companies in each state

06/19/2014 8:21pm
In case you have ever wondered which local business has the largest revenue in your state, an infographic has been created to detail it.

Dads who do chores bolster daughters' career goals, study says

06/19/2014 8:49pm
Dads, do the dishes: A father's role around the house can have a big impact on his daughters' career aspirations, a new study says. Fathers who pitch in with chores like cleaning, cooking and laundry are more likely to raise girls who want a less traditional, possibly higher-paying career.

Caught on cam: Tumbling biker

06/19/2014 9:03pm
Motorcyclist flies head-over-heals in crash, landing on his feet and walking away.

Golf tourney proceeds to benefit suicide prevention in southeast Utah

06/19/2014 9:37pm
Money raised at the 5th Annual Mike Ballard Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday in Price will be donated to a newly formed coalition that is working to raise awareness about suicide prevention in southeastern Utah.

Rare albino whale 'parades' off Australian coast

06/19/2014 9:58pm
First spotted on Tuesday, the albino humpback has been nicknamed "Migaloo" by researchers who track his movements. On Thursday he was seen swimming along Sydney's coast on his annual migration. This is the third year in a row he's been spotted.

Police investigating officer who shot dog, community supports owner

06/19/2014 10:07pm
The Salt Lake City Police Department said it's conducting an internal investigation into the actions of one of its officers who shot and killed a dog in Sugar House during a search for a missing toddler Wednesday evening.

Agency confusion leads to delay of information in Kane County crash

06/19/2014 10:16pm
Confusion arose after several agencies assisted in a truck accident that injured 14 people in the Short Creek community.

Radio-equipped rattlesnakes provide data on 'a beautiful animal'

06/19/2014 10:23pm
For five years, a science partnership between BYU and the National Park Service has been collecting data on the behavior and travels of rattlesnakes. Researchers say the snakes often get a bad rap and that people ought to appreciate them more.

DA: Decision was 'unanimous' to charge former WVC police officer

06/19/2014 10:28pm
Former West Valley police detective Shaun Cowley was charged Thursday with manslaughter in the shooting death of a woman during a botched undercover drug investigation in 2012.

New push to get girls into computer sciences

06/19/2014 10:37pm
Diana Navarro loves to code, and she's not afraid to admit it. But the 18-year-old Rutgers University computer science major knows she's an anomaly: Writing software to run computer programs in 2014 is — more than ever — a man's world.

Colo. man killed in plane accident in San Juan County

06/19/2014 10:42pm
A man was killed Thursday afternoon after his plane crashed in the La Sal Mountains in San Juan County.

Back to Iraq, Obama sending military advisers

06/19/2014 10:54pm
Inching back into a fight he tried to leave behind, President Barack Obama announced Thursday he was dispatching 300 U.S. military advisers to Iraq to help quell the rising insurgency in the crumbling nation.