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'Stay calm' on immigration issue, local leaders urge

07/01/2014 6:58am
Associates of Salt Lake City's Centro Civico Mexicano met with community members Monday to discuss President Barack Obama's plans to take executive action on immigration policy.

Facebook experiment angers many users

07/01/2014 7:27am
There's a chance you were part of a massive psychology experiment and you didn't even know it. For one week in 2012, Facebook altered the news feeds of more than half a million users.

Emotional hug between new dad, doctor in delivery room goes viral

07/01/2014 8:04am
Less than a year after the devastating death of an Idaho couple's first son who died of complications from birth, the same doctor helped deliver a healthy boy, and the emotional hug between the doctor and new dad has touched thousands through Facebook.

Study: Childhood vaccines are safe. Seriously.

07/01/2014 9:22am
Children should get vaccinated against preventable and potentially deadly diseases. Period. That's what a project that screened more than 20,000 scientific titles and 67 papers on vaccine safety concludes.

Knox's ex-beau: Evidence points to my innocence

07/01/2014 10:00am
Amanda Knox's former Italian boyfriend said Tuesday the American student provided alibis for him that he will use to try to persuade Italy's court of last resort to dismiss his conviction for the murder of her British roommate.

'Nightmare nanny': Family was the nightmare, not me

07/01/2014 10:32am
She's been called "the nightmare nanny" for refusing to leave the home of the family that hired — then fired — her, but now Diane Stretton is speaking out for the first time.

FIFA: U.S. World Cup fans most active online

07/01/2014 10:53am
The results of Tuesday's knockout-round match with Belgium remain to be seen. But online, Team USA is already a World Cup winner. FIFA, international soccer's ruling body, says fans in the United States have been more active on its websites and mobile apps than any other country.

Why you should fish for bluegills

07/01/2014 11:01am
Bluegills live in most warm water lakes in Utah. They are abundant and easy to catch. In spite of that, many anglers ignore them — probably because of their typically small size. They are a perfect fish for beginning anglers.

Where to watch 4th of July fireworks in Utah

07/01/2014 11:07am
A list of all of the fireworks shows in Utah for the 4th of July.

Beyonce: Forbes' most powerful celebrity

07/01/2014 11:31am
Beyonce isn't just one of the world's most influential people. She's also the world's most powerful celebrity, according to Forbes magazine.

Good Samaritan rescues man from burning SUV

07/01/2014 11:42am
A Good Samaritan showed "superhuman strength" when he bent the door of a burning sport utility vehicle and rescued another motorist on a Minnesota freeway, a state trooper said.

Netflix dropping over 70 titles starting July 1

07/01/2014 11:46am
Starting July 1, Netflix is dropping over 70 titles from its streaming service.

Dads' brains are ready to bond with kids

07/01/2014 12:47pm
The brains of dads who stay at home to raise their kids are activated in the same way mothers' brains are during pregnancy, a new study says, helping fathers to bond with their kids like mothers do.

Have You Seen This? Perfect tree felling

07/01/2014 1:15pm
A Washington man is an expert in felling trees, and he drops a 100- foot tree exactly where he wants it.

Fireworks restrictions in place for Utah's 4th of July

07/01/2014 1:30pm
A list of all of the communities in Utah with fireworks restrictions in place for the Fourth of July.

Inmate sentenced for 2nd murder refuses to attend parole hearing

07/01/2014 2:02pm
A man who had a parole date set for a 1992 murder conviction before being sentenced for a second murder refused to attend his own parole hearing Tuesday.

Utah leads country in skin cancer

07/01/2014 2:05pm
Utah leads the US for skin cancer victims.

Group opposed to gay marriage plans Utah gathering

07/01/2014 3:31pm
An international conservative group that opposes homosexuality is planning its first worldwide conference in the U.S. next year — a four-day gathering in Utah, which has become a focal point in the gay marriage movement.

User photos: This week in news

07/01/2014 3:49pm
Some of this week's user photos include: an old mill fire in Brigham City, TRAX train derails in downtown Salt Lake, the Panguitch Balloon Festival and Thunderbirds take the sky at Hill Air Force Base.

Ruling goes against boy in the 'Pop-Tart case'

07/01/2014 4:38pm
A hearing examiner has affirmed the suspension of a Maryland boy who chewed his breakfast pastry into the shape of a gun.

Grandmother arrested after toddler drinks meth tea

07/01/2014 4:41pm
Authorities in Southern California say a 51-year-old woman has been arrested after her 2-year-old granddaughter drank tea with methamphetamine in it.

Iron County woman killed in rollover

07/01/2014 5:02pm
A resident of Beryl, Iron County was killed in a rollover early Tuesday morning.

Deal with Deseret News designed to save, not hurt Tribune, CEO says

07/01/2014 5:16pm
The chief executive officer of the Salt Lake Tribune says he has no intention of shutting down the newspaper as the result of a revised joint operating agreement with the rival Deseret News. But he said undoing the deal could be fatal to the Tribune.

Residents help fight fire that jumped Jordan River

07/01/2014 5:17pm
Salt Lake residents joined forces to fight a fire that consumed a garage, two cars and a shed, downed a power line and jumped the Jordan River.

Search for Utah woman missing since raft accident continues

07/01/2014 6:01pm
The search for a Utah woman who has been missing since her raft overturned Saturday night in the Arkansas River near Salida, Colorado, is now a recovery operation, authorities said Tuesday.

Provo asks for help after ‘flag flop’

07/01/2014 6:15pm
Provo is polling residents on new flag designs submitted by the public after receiving mixed reviews for an earlier proposal.

Operating boat while impaired is a crime, police remind

07/01/2014 6:36pm
With a big three-day holiday weekend approaching, law enforcement across the state reminds everyone to stay sober whether driving a car or a boat.

Records sought for houseboat scheduler in connection with Shurtleff, Swallow cases

07/01/2014 7:01pm
Investigators issued a search warrant for records belonging to a man who scheduled the use of indicted businessman Jeremy Johnson's homes, houseboats and fancy cars, which former Utah attorneys general Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow allegedly used.

74-year-old Roy man charged with murder in wife's death

07/01/2014 7:08pm
A 74-year-old man has been charged with murder and booked into the Weber County Jail in connection with the death of his 71-year-old wife in February.

7 easy ways to be more productive

07/01/2014 7:29pm
Being productive is efficiently reaching a goal. Reaching a goal is rewarding personally, and socially but many of us get distracted throughout the day or we learn to procrastinate responsibilities. Here are some tips for completing a task.

Police arrest Public Enemy No. 1

07/01/2014 7:33pm
The Salt Lake Metro Gang Unit's Public Enemy No. 1, Jacob Drake Vigil, 23, was arrested Tuesday following a tip to police.

Group turns vacant American Fork lot into community garden

07/01/2014 8:01pm
One group is working to bring people together by starting a community garden. It turned a vacant lot full of weeds in American Fork into a garden.

Deputies: Uncooperative victim hampering shooting probe

07/01/2014 8:31pm
Uintah County sheriff's detectives say a woman who was shot in the leg and critically injured June 25 refuses to talk to them about what happened and is hampering their investigation.

LDS missionary who died in Madagascar continues giving

07/01/2014 9:38pm
While serving an LDS mission, Matthew Palmer tragically died at 19. His body was donated in an effort to help save 80 other lives.

Police: Missing, vulnerable adult found safe

07/01/2014 9:47pm
Police said a missing, vulnerable adult returned home safely Tuesday night.

Lehi neighbors say 2 dogs were poisoned

07/01/2014 10:36pm
Two dogs owners are worried someone in their neighborhood may be poisoning their animals after the dogs had seizures Tuesday morning.

Poison control expects rise in children eating marijuana-laden treats

07/01/2014 10:44pm
Utah's emergency rooms and doctors have been placed on alert for children who may accidentally ingest marijuana-laced candy, cookies or brownies.

2 men charged in Daybreak vandalism case

07/01/2014 10:58pm
Police have charged two 18-year-old men in connection with a vandalism case in Daybreak.

US World Cup ends with 2-1 OT loss to Belgium

07/01/2014 11:07pm
They captured the hearts of America — from coast to coast, big towns and small, all the way to the White House.