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Crews rescue injured hiker, remind others to take a cellphone

06/25/2014 7:07am
A search and rescue operation ended early Wednesday morning as nearly two dozen people helped save a hiker who fell 30 feet in Little Cottonwood Canyon.

Teen wins car, gives it to best friend

06/25/2014 7:54am
A Woods Cross High School senior entered a contest to win a car, but her eventually winning it wasn't the biggest surprise. Instead of keeping the car, she gave it to someone who she thought needed it more.

Alta asks judge to dismiss snowboarders' lawsuit

06/25/2014 8:35am
Alta Ski Area is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by four snowboarders earlier this year claiming discrimination is keeping them off the resort's skiers-only slopes.

College textbooks too expensive? Here's a cheaper option

06/25/2014 9:30am
Some college students are willing to gamble with their grades because they don't want to deal with the skyrocketing costs of textbooks. A new strategy could drop those prices to zero.

Drowning, boat fires among recent mishaps at Lake Powell

06/25/2014 10:16am
A drowning at Lake Powell was one of several emergencies at the popular recreation site over the weekend, the National Parks Service reported Tuesday.

First teaser released for 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1'

06/25/2014 10:33am
The first trailer for the latest installment of the Hunger Games series, "Mockingjay - Part 1," has its first teaser trailer online.

Need for speed fuels BYU

06/25/2014 10:46am
BYU offensive coordinator Robert Anae is giddy about the much- needed speed that incoming players are adding to the offense. With the newfound ability to run, BYU's offense will look to utilize Taysom Hill's arm strength and go deep more often.

Richfield woman robs Chase Bank, police say

06/25/2014 11:04am
A woman was arrested after robbing a Chase Bank on Tuesday afternoon, police said.

Justices rule for broadcasters in fight with Aereo

06/25/2014 11:41am
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a startup Internet company has to pay broadcasters when it takes television programs from the airwaves and allows subscribers to watch them on smartphones and other portable devices.

Small enclosures cause zoochosis in animals

06/25/2014 11:46am
Animals in zoos unused to the conditions and close quarters of their enclosures can develop mental health issues, experts say.

1 dog dies of dehydration, 2nd revived by firefighters

06/25/2014 11:54am
A dog on a hike was rescued by firefighters after it became dehydrated Tuesday. A second dog died before rescuers arrived on scene.

Why killing Utah rattlesnakes is illegal and when there are exceptions

06/25/2014 12:41pm
The Division of Wildlife Resources reports that killing rattlesnakes in Utah has been illegal since 1989, but there are exceptions to the law.

Have You Seen This? Close encounters of the whale kind

06/25/2014 1:15pm
The idea of the intimacy of whale watching from a kayak is beautifully romantic — until you're actually whale watching from a kayak.

Fatal accident delays traffic in Ogden

06/25/2014 1:16pm
A fatal accident rerouted traffic near Harrison Boulevard Wednesday afternoon.

Man, knife in back, walks into NYC McDonald's

06/25/2014 1:31pm
New York City police say a man has been treated for a non-life-threatening injury after walking into a McDonald's restaurant with a kitchen knife stuck in his back.

ESA, RioT invite fans to watch US take on Germany

06/25/2014 1:50pm
The United States Men's National Team will play its final match of group play Thursday, taking on a difficult Germany team for a chance to advance to the next round. It's a must-see match, and fortunately there are several avenues to watch the

Brumby will jam for brisket and other fun facts about this summer's BOTB winners

06/25/2014 2:08pm
Brumby, the four-piece western rock band from Las Vegas, is inspired by pizza and would play for a good brisket. But when they're not dreaming of food, they're playing an electrifying set.

1 cent sales tax for Zoos, Arts and Park Program up for renewal

06/25/2014 2:46pm
A proposed tax will be back on the ballot in November, and Salt Lake County residents will have a chance to vote to renew the Zoo, Arts and Parks Program.

Heatstroke: A summer danger

06/25/2014 3:32pm
Heatstroke deaths often surge in summer months as temperatures rise. Your normal body temperature is around 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit; with heatstroke the body can warm up to 106 degrees F or higher in 10 to 15 minutes. If not treated immediately, heatstroke can lead to death or permanent disability. Here's how to protect yourself.

Public enemy No. 1 apprehended, police say

06/25/2014 4:09pm
A man named as public enemy no. 1 earlier this month was apprehended in Salt Lake City Wednesday.

Video captures man stealing guitar

06/25/2014 4:30pm
Police are asking for help to identify a man who recently stole a red Fender Squier guitar.

Man killed in South Salt Lake shooting identified

06/25/2014 4:42pm
The man killed in a shooting Monday on Helm Avenue was identified Wednesday.

EPA fines Ivory Homes $250K for alleged stormwater contamination

06/25/2014 5:12pm
Stormwater pollution problems at Ivory Homes' construction sites in Utah led to an EPA investigation and a settlement announced Tuesday in which the homebuilder agreed to a penalty and a program to fix runoff issues.

One-of-a-kind violin stolen from U.; thief caught on camera

06/25/2014 5:19pm
Police are looking for an expensive and one-of- a-kind violin that was stolen from the University of Utah. Surveillance cameras captured images of the the thief taking the violin, but detectives don't know who he is.

22-year-old found stabbed near shelter

06/25/2014 5:41pm
A 22-year-old man was found Tuesday afternoon with a knife wound near a Salt Lake City shelter.

2 inmates taken to hospital after prison fight

06/25/2014 5:43pm
Two inmates were transported to local hospitals after a fight broke out at the Utah State Prison Wednesday, officials said. At least one inmate had stab wounds.

Cigarette butts to blame for Ogden apartment fires, investigators say

06/25/2014 5:55pm
Inappropriately discarded cigarette butts started both fires that ripped through buildings at the Canyon Cove Apartments this week in Ogden, fire investigators have determined.

Video depicts domestic violence increase during World Cup

06/25/2014 7:01pm
Many people around the world are celebrating and cheering during the World Cup, but a British charity recently shed light on the drastic increase of violence that occurs during that time.

Wednesday's Child: Alisia

06/25/2014 7:18pm
For the hundreds of children chronically in the Utah Foster Care system, waiting is a part of their everyday life. Alisia has been waiting for a family to adopt her for the past eight years.

How EMDR therapy can help ease trauma

06/25/2014 7:29pm
What if there was a therapeutic technique that could help you overcome life's challenges and improve your overall performance? It's called Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing and here's how it can help ease the trauma of painful memories.

Mother of six is a weight-lifting and fitness champ

06/25/2014 7:34pm
Darcie Warren has pushed herself to the physical and mental limits of a pro athlete, all while wrangling six kids.

'Get a warrant' to search cellphones, Justices say

06/25/2014 7:38pm
In an emphatic defense of privacy in the digital age, a unanimous Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that police generally may not search the cellphones of people they arrest without first getting search warrants.

Rainbow Family woman also accused of assault with tire iron

06/25/2014 7:49pm
A New Mexico woman accused of stabbing a man at the Rainbow Family Gathering campsite east of Heber City could soon face additional charges for another alleged act of violence, according to prosecutors.

WVC police set new protocol for treating sexual assault victims

06/25/2014 8:03pm
West Valley police have partnered with a researcher at BYU as part of a study to implement a new protocol to treat sexual assault victims as trauma victims.

FAFSA under fire after tweet

06/25/2014 8:13pm
The federal financial aid agency Free Application for Federal Student Aid tweeted a popular meme — a shot of Bridesmaids' Kristen Wiig with the quote "Help me. I'm poor"— and it didn't resonate with followers.

Minivans and mom jeans: the great parental debate

06/25/2014 8:37pm
I used to believe that to own to a minivan would be to admit that you no longer resemble the person you once were, and that any semblance of dignity, pride or lingering "coolness" would be smashed. But now I'm the mother of three kids under 4.

Police: Man leaves his Facebook logged in after burglarizing home

06/25/2014 9:09pm
A man who broke into a home and stole property also gave himself a quick social media break.

UTA among the top North American transit systems

06/25/2014 9:33pm
The Utah Transit Authority has been recognized as the 2014 Outstanding Public Transportation System Achievement Award winner by the American Public Transportation Association, the international industry organization representing the U.S. and Canada.

Provo man breaks records on ABC's 'Extreme Weight Loss'

06/25/2014 10:12pm
Bruce Pitcher of Provo shattered records on the way to a complete change not only in weight but in life style. He's found peace in confronting his father who is in jail for sexual abusing Bruce and several other children since the 1980s.

Hot weather danger to dogs, officials say

06/25/2014 10:22pm
Officials are reminding the public to care for pets in the heat on the heels of animal service providers responding to at least two reports of dehydrated dogs in the last 24 hours.

Same-sex marriage supporters celebrate court ruling

06/25/2014 10:25pm
Utah same-sex marriage supporters celebrated with plaintiffs in the Kitchen v. Herbert case after the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Wednesday affirmed a lower ruling striking down Utah's ban on same-sex marriage.

Police looking for man who exposed himself in thrift store

06/25/2014 10:40pm
Police are looking for help identifying a man who is suspected of lewd behavior.

Utah gay marriage ban overturned; state plans appeal

06/25/2014 10:41pm
Utah cannot deny a citizen the benefit or protection of marriage based solely on the gender of the spouse the person chooses to marry, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has held. The state plans to appeal the decision to the U.S. Supreme Court.