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Jazz select Dante Exum at No. 5, Rodney Hood at No. 23

06/27/2014 12:15am
The Utah Jazz selected Dante Exum with the No. 5 overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft.

Teacher charged in child porn investigation

06/27/2014 6:43am
Criminal charges were filed Thursday against an Alpine elementary school teacher as part of a child pornography investigation.

Multiple shots fired at Kearns home

06/27/2014 7:18am
Police are searching for whoever sprayed bullets into a home and vehicle in Kearns while a family slept inside.

Complaint: Ex-Wisconsin cop hid women's bodies in vehicle

06/27/2014 7:36am
A former police officer suspected in the deaths of two women whose bodies were stuffed into suitcases and discarded on a rural Wisconsin highway met his victims online, in one case possibly through a bondage website, according to police and a criminal complaint.

Photos of baby's birth stolen

06/27/2014 8:21am
A Logan woman had her baby's birth captured on camera, but recently she found out those personal pictures may have been taken and used to advertise another photography business.

Motorcycle crashes, critically injuring driver

06/27/2014 8:39am
A Uintah County man was critically injured Thursday in a motorcycle crash, investigators said.

Goat learns to walk despite disability

06/27/2014 9:03am
Nature can be inspiring, showing us a wild determination to do things on its own terms.

Correction: San Francisco Airliner Crash story

06/27/2014 9:11am
In a story June 27 about the crash of Asiana Flight 214, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a teenage passenger who died after being run over by rescue trucks had also been hit on the head by an airplane door. It was a different teenage passenger who died after being hit on the head by a door.

1st national long-range shooting competition being held in Utah

06/27/2014 9:31am
Saturday, a long-range rifle shooting competition will be held in Utah for the first time.

Utah wins ‘Taste of America’ for 2nd time

06/27/2014 9:35am
Utah's cherry cobbler became the first repeat winner of the Taste of America competition Wednesday.

Finding best deals through Costco price code

06/27/2014 9:48am
Costco has a reputation for some good prices. But there are ways to know if an item has been marked down even more.

U.S. to phase out landmines that target people

06/27/2014 10:06am
The United States will phase out its stockpiles of landmines designed to target people, moving closer to joining a global ban on a weapon that kills more than 15,000 people a year -- most of them civilians.

What your office attire is saying about you

06/27/2014 10:14am
Are your torn jeans or low-cut necklines sabotaging your career opportunities?

Jazz get what they want again on draft night

06/27/2014 10:24am
The Utah Jazz have had a recent history of positive circumstances in the NBA draft, and general manager Dennis Lindsey's rebuilding plan appears to be on schedule. Now, it's on the Jazz organization to make the most of their opportunities.

Sen. Lee: 'Absolutely no knowledge' of alleged illegal campaign donations

06/27/2014 10:51am
Sen. Mike Lee said Thursday that neither he nor anyone on his campaign knew about $50,000 in contributions being made in other people's names as alleged in a complaint filed with the Federal Election Commission.

NASA images showcase Moab potash mines

06/27/2014 11:22am
Besides the stunning red rock and challenging hikes, Moab provides Utahns and Americans with another service they may not be as familiar with — potash.

5 excuses people use to not travel with their children

06/27/2014 11:23am
Here are five common excuses parents use to not travel with their children and why they should be challenged to change their mind set. Traveling with children can not only be rewarding but fun as well.

After Aereo, what's next for Internet TV?

06/27/2014 11:45am
The Supreme Court shot down Aereo's business model this week, but that doesn't mean customers' desire for a better TV experience is gone.

Metro Gang Unit names new public enemy No. 1

06/27/2014 12:11pm
The Unified Police Metro Gang Unit announced its most recently named public enemy No. 1 on Thursday.

Man found passed out in car, arrested in connection to robbery

06/27/2014 12:44pm
A man who was passed out in a car with drug paraphernalia on his lap was arrested Thursday in connection with the robbery of two women, police said.

Have You Seen This? Baby's hilarious lemon shudders

06/27/2014 1:15pm
A baby eats a slice of lemon and can't help but giggle at the sensation.

Source: Police find search for 'hot car deadliness' on computer in Georgia case

06/27/2014 1:31pm
As investigators in Georgia looked into the death of a 22-month-old boy left seven hours in a sweltering SUV, they seized computers from the father's office and found information about how long it takes animals to die in hot cars, a source with knowledge of the investigation said.

GPS tracking for messages in a bottle now available

06/27/2014 2:01pm
A German company is giving people the opportunity to take a step back in time by letting them send GPS-tracked messages in a bottle.

Roy man endangered baby in suicide attempt, charges state

06/27/2014 2:31pm
A Roy man who police say put his 15-month-old daughter in harm's way by his own suicide attempt now faces criminal charges.

Video games battle back: How technology fights trauma

06/27/2014 3:04pm
Video games are more intense and real than ever. While the media often focus on the questionable nature of some games, many are using the technology to revolutionize treatment for mental health and disease.

'Quest' reality show to hold auditions at Salt Palace

06/27/2014 3:15pm
ABC's "The Quest" will be looking for contestants who have what it takes to be a hero as it auditions potential reality stars for season two on July 3 at the Salt Palace.

Mexican helicopter crossed border, fired shots near U.S. agents

06/27/2014 4:03pm
A Mexican law enforcement helicopter crossed into Arizona and fired two shots near U.S. border agents in what Mexican authorities later acknowledged was a mistake, a U.S. law enforcement official said Friday.

California family vexed by fired nanny who refuses to leave

06/27/2014 5:01pm
Ralph and Marcella Bracamonte's California home has become their personal hell.

Cougar captured near Jordan Commons

06/27/2014 5:35pm
Division of Wildlife Resource crews captured a cougar that was spotted near the Jordan Commons Friday morning.

Video released of attempted robbery at McDonald's drive-thru

06/27/2014 5:38pm
Police released surveillance video Friday of men attempting to rob a McDonald's through the drive-thru.

New U. landscape design to save 100K gallons of water

06/27/2014 6:09pm
University of Utah students have secured a $10,797 grant from the Sustainable Campus Initiative Fund to push forward a landscape design project expected to save 100,000 gallons of water per year.

Therapy dog calms patients in dental chair

06/27/2014 6:28pm
Certified therapy dog makes dental visits less "ruff" for fearful patients. Alison Morrow reports.

Ragnar and Electric Run founder launches a new, non-athletic event

06/27/2014 7:08pm
Dan Hill understands the transformative power of events like the Ragnar Relay races and the Electric Run. Now he hopes to bring a lantern festival, based in a spiritual tradition from Thailand, to the U.S.

Couple serves homeless at their wedding dinner

06/27/2014 7:15pm
Men and women looking for a hot meal and comfort attended a luncheon Friday at Pioneer Park that would normally just be shared with friends and family of Mariah Genck and Tanner Larsen. The couple wanted to give back before they wed Saturday.

The pioneer spirit of the Deseret News Marathon

06/27/2014 7:29pm
Each year on July 24, the Deseret News Marathon is held as part of Utah's Pioneer Day festivities. Following much of the route the Utah pioneers used in 1847, the Marathon brings with it that same pioneer spirit.

Backseat views with Air Force Thunderbirds

06/27/2014 8:04pm
KSL's Michael Anderson took a ride Friday in an F-16 for a Thunderbirds media flight.

Women able to conceive later live longer, study says

06/27/2014 8:29pm
More women in the U.S. are waiting until they are older to have children and new research says this trend may prolong their life.

Pregnant runner Alysia Montano finishes 800

06/27/2014 9:07pm
Thirty-four weeks pregnant, Montano ran the 800 meters Thursday in the U.S. Track and Field Championships. The five-time national champion finished in 2 minutes, 32.13 seconds — nearly 35 seconds slower than her personal best of 1:57.34 in 2010 in Monaco.

Bark scorpions invade Las Vegas

06/27/2014 9:31pm
Experts say the potentially deadly bark scorpion is making a new home in Las Vegas. John Treanor reports.

Blimp hovers over NSA building in protest

06/27/2014 9:31pm
A blimp flew over the NSA building in an apparent protest Friday morning.

New tech arrives in Utah to help first responders

06/27/2014 10:22pm
New tool developed to help first responders at accident scenes, and the technology was installed in some Utah cars Friday.

Rainbow Family participant arrested for robbery in Heber

06/27/2014 10:42pm
Police were called to investigate an attempted robbery at Walgreens in Heber City Thursday evening.

SLCPD identifies officer involved in dog shooting, calls for civility

06/27/2014 10:43pm
Salt Lake City police identified the officer who shot a dog during a June 18 search for a missing toddler as one of the "heroes of Trolley Square" during the 2007 shooting.

Man falls to his death hiking in Snowbird

06/27/2014 10:47pm
A man fell to his death while hiking in Snowbird earlier in the week. His body was found Friday evening.