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Brush fire burns 15 acres in Magna

06/26/2014 7:00am
A brush fire has burned more than 15 acres in Magna. Firefighters said it started when a transformer exploded.

Trailer rolls, traps horse inside

06/26/2014 7:27am
Police teamed up with firefighters, animal control officers and a veterinarian to respond to a crash on I-15.

Audit dismisses BYU's claim of bias toward U. in book project

06/26/2014 8:00am
An audit released Tuesday found no evidence of wrongdoing by an evaluation committee that selected a team from University of Utah over a team from BYU for a contract to produce math textbooks.

Ukrainian man in 2012 flight ruckus gets probation

06/26/2014 8:15am
A Ukrainian truck driver accused of screaming in Russian that a plane wing had caught fire before tussling with passengers aboard a 2012 flight is set to serve two years' probation and pay thousands of dollars in damages under a federal judge's order.

Ruling shows crack in legal gay marriage unanimity

06/26/2014 8:59am
A federal appeals court's gay marriage ruling contained two historic firsts: It was the first appellate decision for gay marriage since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act one year ago, and it also marked the first time since then a federal judge has argued for keeping a state ban on same-sex marriages.

Does cereal have too many vitamins for kids?

06/26/2014 9:21am
Most parents are concerned about their kids getting enough vitamins. Should they also worry about giving their kids too much?

North Korea's take on new US movie: 'Act of war'

06/26/2014 10:01am
North Korea is warning that the release of a new American comedy about a plot to assassinate leader Kim Jong Un would be an "act of war."

Soccer movies to help you get your World Cup on

06/26/2014 10:20am
With the underdog United States men's national soccer team taking on soccer powerhouse Germany, here are three uplifting movies for you and your family that feature arguably the most popular sport in the world.

Red zone improvement among keys to BYU's offensive success

06/26/2014 10:30am
Robert Anae's first year installing a hurry-up offense in Provo, which was second in the nation in total plays, provided six points on just 48 percent (27 of 56) of Cougars scoring opportunities inside the 20-yard line.

Judge tells fast-food worker to get 'a real job'

06/26/2014 10:35am
A Montana judge told a 21-year-old man convicted in a vandalism spree to replace his fast-food job with a "real job" so he can more quickly pay restitution.

Parents should read aloud to infants every day, pediatricians say

06/26/2014 10:54am
The American Academy of Pediatrics announced new guidelines this week that encourage doctors to talk to parents not just about nutrition and illnesses but about the importance of reading out loud, singing and talking during an infant's first days.

How well does the U.S. care for the world's poor?

06/26/2014 11:27am
A new report shows that as the economy recovers from the recession, so is charitable giving. But what does the report say about how Americans are caring for the world's poor?

Stay-at-home mom developers break glass ceiling

06/26/2014 11:45am
Recent studies report that there is no significant pay difference between men and woman computer programmers. Stay-at-home moms, as well as many others, are jumping on this opportunity and honing their coding skills.

Bryce Canyon, Ruby's Inn provide rich, local history

06/26/2014 11:58am
Ruby's Inn has as rich a history as the place it occupies. Sitting at the ridge of Bryce Canyon, Ruby's Inn has stood for nearly 100 years, during which it has maintained its rich family, local and geological history.

'Warriors Over The Wasatch' air show returns to Hill AFB

06/26/2014 12:33pm
Thousands are expected to watch The Warriors Over the Wasatch air show this weekend featuring the United States Air Force Thunderbirds and the Wings of Blue jump team.

Man charged for 3 armed robberies

06/26/2014 12:55pm
A man was charged for armed robbery after pointing a gun at a clerk and demanding money on three separate occasions, police said Thursday.

Have You Seen This? Ump gets beaned, has a laugh

06/26/2014 1:15pm
A first-base umpire has a sense of humor after getting beaned with a line drive.

LDS missionaries install illegal flagpole on top of Mount Olympus

06/26/2014 1:28pm
Eight LDS missionaries serving in the Salt Lake City East Mission and their leaders are working with the Forest Service to remove a flagpole that the missionaries cemented to the top of Mount Olympus earlier this week.

Opinion: Banning technology isn’t the answer

06/26/2014 1:41pm
What's more dangerous than adopting new technology is to ban it outright. It stops progress, and discriminates against those who use it.

Therapist accused of sexually abusing 2 girls to stand trial

06/26/2014 2:02pm
A judge has ordered Ogden therapist Brian Gomez to stand trial on six counts of aggravated sex abuse of a child.

Ask a Chef: Potato and pasta salads

06/26/2014 2:16pm
Summer parties aren't the same without side salads and chances are you'll be asked to bring one to share when you're attending summer barbeques. Get great recipes now.

Man sentenced to jail for fight over pew space

06/26/2014 2:33pm
A man who was convicted of assaulting another man at an LDS Church meetinghouse over saved seats in the chapel will serve 30 days in jail.

Ruling limits president's recess appointments

06/26/2014 3:02pm
The Supreme Court on Thursday limited the president's power to fill high-level administration posts with temporary appointments, ruling in favor of Senate Republicans in their partisan clash with President Barack Obama.

Gov. Herbert to run for re-election in 2016

06/26/2014 4:01pm
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert publicly announced Thursday that he's running for re-election in 2016,.

TRAX train derails in downtown SLC

06/26/2014 4:01pm
A derailed TRAX train caused delays in downtown Salt Lake City Thursday.

Dog's heat-related death emphasizes need for proper care

06/26/2014 5:31pm
For the second time in two days, a dog died has a result of not being properly cared for in the hot weather.

US advances to World Cup's 2nd round despite loss

06/26/2014 6:02pm
They heard about people back home watching during their lunch breaks, streaming on office computers or playing hooky with fellow fans. And then, as the bus pulled away from the hotel Thursday, the U.S. World Cup team was struck with an unusual sight.

Man who allegedly exposed himself in thrift store turns himself in

06/26/2014 6:35pm
Man who exposed himself in a thrift store turns himself in, police say

Tractor becomes stuck on swinging bridge in Colo.

06/26/2014 7:01pm
A tractor became stuck on a swinging bridge Tuesday after a ranch hand attempted to drive it across.

SLC Council calls for police to 'educate' about dog shooting

06/26/2014 7:54pm
The Salt Lake City Council is calling on Chief Chris Burbank to "educate" the public about his department's policies of searching for a missing child following the shooting death of a dog in its own yard by one of his officers.

3 men attempt McDonalds robbery via drive-thru

06/26/2014 8:17pm
Police are looking for three men who attempted to rob a McDonalds via the drive-thru.

Man who stopped high-speed chase given truck upgrade

06/26/2014 8:19pm
The community rallied together to repair a man's truck after he used it to stop a teen who sped through a park full of children.

Local teacher becomes 'Hometown Hero' with Air Force Thunderbirds

06/26/2014 8:25pm
The Thunderbirds air show is this weekend. For each show, they choose a hometown hero to go up in an F-16.

Parenting styles predict procrastination in children

06/26/2014 8:53pm
Any parent with a child who habitually avoids doing his or her homework or chores knows the frustrations it brings to family life. But the cause of that procrastination might just be your own parenting style.

5 reasons to make an SUV your next car

06/26/2014 9:00pm
Since the first car hit the road these vehicles have been competing for American's attention. Here are five reasons to make your next car an SUV.

Federal judge takes court to Rainbow Family

06/26/2014 9:21pm
U.S. Magistrate Judge Dustin Pead held initial appearances Thursday in a camp trailer in the Uinta National Forest for members of the Rainbow Family of Living Light who have been cited by Forest Service rangers for various minor offenses.

Video for 'Like a Girl' hashtag movement empowers girls

06/26/2014 9:42pm
"You run like a girl" has become something of an insult, but a new campaign is working to make "like a girl" either an unnecessary distinction or a tool of empowerment.

Experts consider next step for same-sex marriage ruling appeal

06/26/2014 10:04pm
A day after the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a federal judge's ruling allowing same-sex marriage in Utah, questions remain about the state of Utah's options going forward.

Woman killed in rollover accident, Scouts help on scene

06/26/2014 10:32pm
A woman was killed Wednesday morning after the SUV she was riding in rolled.

12 Apaches return after 'Operation Thunder Hammer' training

06/26/2014 10:34pm
It was awe-inspiring as 12 AH-64 Apache helicopters flew in formation over the south end of the Salt Lake Valley and landed at the Utah National Guard Air Support Base after returning from a complex training exercise in California.