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Fire sends smoke across part of I-15

07/03/2014 7:14am
A fire burning in South Salt Lake sent smoke over part of I-15 Thursday morning.

100-degree temperatures expected Thursday; AC repairmen busy

07/03/2014 7:41am
Wednesday temporarily marked the hottest day of the year for Utah's capital city at 97 degrees. People flocked to parks and pools or huddled inside their air-conditioned homes to beat the heat.

Stranger buys mom diapers after Wal-Mart refuses price match

07/03/2014 8:03am
A stranger who saw a mom in need put aside diapers that Wal-Mart refused to price match rushed forward to pay for them herself. A customer behind them caught the moment on video that has since touched thousands since it was posted online this week.

3rd dog owner in Lehi says her animal was poisoned

07/03/2014 8:19am
After two dogs in a Lehi neighborhood started having seizures, a third owner has come forth saying her animal was poisoned. Veterinarians said the pets were most likely given a toxic chemical.

Electronic monitor, restitution ordered for man in fraud case

07/03/2014 8:39am
A Wasatch County man who claimed to be a Park City police officer and a Special Forces soldier has been ordered to wear an electronic ankle monitor and pay restitution to the Heber City car dealerships he defrauded.

Quiz: Can you pass a 5th grade math test?

07/03/2014 9:36am
It's the dreaded subject for a lot of school-aged kids. Even some adults dread the thought of using math. However, it's everywhere around us. We've tried to keep it simple with this test, so let's get to solving some math problems.

War hero and 'Unbroken' subject, Louis Zamperini dead at 97

07/03/2014 9:51am
Former Olympian and World War II prisoner of war, Louis Zamperini, has died at the age of 97.

Regulators accuse T-Mobile of bogus billing

07/03/2014 10:00am
T-Mobile US knowingly made hundreds of millions of dollars off its customers in potentially bogus charges, federal regulators alleged Tuesday in the first lawsuit of its kind against a wireless provider.

Exum to 'dispel' the mystery behind his game, parents say

07/03/2014 10:14am
As an 18-year-old "international mystery," Danté Exum is ready to showcase his talents at the highest level of competition. And as a No. 5 pick in the NBA draft, Exum will be expected to be an extremely valuable asset to the Jazz.

Ask a Chef: Fourth of July berry pie

07/03/2014 10:14am
You may have your own Fourth of July traditions you look forward to each year. If pie isn't a part of that, here's why it should be.

Man dragged 320 feet in hit-and-run accident

07/03/2014 10:16am
A man and woman were hospitalized after the motorcycle they were on was hit by a car Wednesday night.

Defusing the family feud: How to repair strained or broken relationships

07/03/2014 10:22am
Family rifts can form over hurt feelings, disagreements about lifestyle choices, religious differences, sibling rivalries, upset over who inherited Aunt Ruby's china, jealousy and more. But how do you fix them?

The power of 15 fabulous minutes in summer

07/03/2014 10:31am
When summer days feel endless (to children) or chaotic (to moms), try a 15-minute creativity boost. Whether it's brain games, spontaneous fun, moving limbs or chill time, infuse a bit of fun with this little-known time secret.

Event will honor Distinguished Eagles

07/03/2014 10:45am
Supporters of Boy Scouts from Central and Southern Utah will gather on the eve of America's Independence Day to celebrate patriotism, service, and honor distinguished individuals who earned the rank of Eagle as a boy.

Events to celebrate Canyonlands' 50th Birthday

07/03/2014 11:01am
Canyonlands National Park is celebrating it's 50th birthday in 2014. Find out about the special events going on this summer and fall in Canyonlands.

Man finds GoPro on family property, looks for owner

07/03/2014 11:32am
A southern Utah man is looking for the owner of a GoPro camera his family found Monday while looking over their property on Cedar Mountain.

Feel naked without your phone? You’re not alone

07/03/2014 11:45am
Mobile phones were ranked as being just as important as deodorant and cars in a recent survey.

Easy campfire foods for your next camping trip

07/03/2014 12:19pm
The taste of food when camping is somehow, always better than at home. As such, we've compiled a list of our favorite camping foods.

Have You Seen This? Goats bleat 'Jurassic Park' theme

07/03/2014 1:15pm
The strange world of the Internet has newly given us something happy and hilarious: the "Jurassic Park" theme rendered by goats.

Americans less satisfied with their freedom, survey finds

07/03/2014 1:26pm
As Americans around the nation prepare to celebrate the Fourth of July — a holiday dedicated to celebrating freedom and our independence from England — the overall attitude of the country is down, according to a recently published study by Gal

Reading Rainbow's Kickstarter campaign rakes in more than $6M

07/03/2014 1:46pm
For more than 30 years, "Reading Rainbow" has taught children in America to love books. By Wednesday, that love had come back in the form of $6.4 million in donations.

8 things that may surprise you about lawyers

07/03/2014 2:00pm
If everything you know about attorneys comes from "Law & Order," you've got a lot to learn.

Fast-food preferences: Consumer Reports' study shows ironic result

07/03/2014 2:02pm
A recent Consumer Reports study shows consumer opinions on the taste and convenience of fast food. The study takes a close look at top-name fast-food chains.

New liquor rule eases famously strict Utah limits

07/03/2014 4:22pm
A new state law puts Utah liquor licenses on the free market.

Former officer named as Orem police chief

07/03/2014 5:33pm
A former Orem police officer has been named the city's new chief of police.

Woman in critical condition after ATV accident in Tooele County

07/03/2014 5:47pm
A woman was critically injured Thursday afternoon after her ATV crashed near Knolls, Utah.

Police: Dad sent nude photos while boy sat in car

07/03/2014 5:50pm
A Georgia man who police say intentionally killed his toddler son by leaving the boy inside a hot SUV was exchanging nude photos with women the day his son died and had looked at websites that advocated against having children, a detective testified Thursday.

Video: Sandy family drapes canyon with giant American flag

07/03/2014 6:00pm
If you drive past Little Willow Canyon in Sandy, you'll probably see a giant flag suspended between the ridges. While many appreciate this display of patriotism, not many know why, or how, the flag is hung.

1st newspaper coverage of American independence now resides in Provo

07/03/2014 6:02pm
The first official news coverage of America's declaration of independence 238 years ago was one sentence buried amid four pages of text in a Pennsylvania newspaper. One of the few surviving copies now resides in Provo.

Holiday motorists can expect some lane restrictions

07/03/2014 6:14pm
Thousands of Utahns prepared Thursday to head out for the Fourth of July weekend. UDOT said it will halt the majority of its construction projects this weekend.

6 sunscreen mistakes you're making (and how to fix them)

07/03/2014 7:28pm
Heading outdoors to enjoy the Fourth tomorrow? Make sure you don't make these sunscreen mistakes so you can avoid a painful burn.

Unfinished overpass in World Cup plan falls; 2 die

07/03/2014 8:12pm
An overpass under construction collapsed Thursday in this World Cup host city, killing at least two people and trapping a commuter bus, two construction trucks and a car in an embarrassment for a country that has been basking in praise for what has mostly been a smoothly running soccer tournament.

Man robs St. George credit union

07/03/2014 8:30pm
St. George police are looking for a man who robbed a Mountain America Credit Union Thursday.

How to calm your angry child

07/03/2014 8:34pm
In the last MOMentity column, we suggested five ways to stop yelling at our kids. Our children also deal with stresses and anger of their own. It's a ripple effect. This week, we focus on our kids and five ways we can help them handle their anger.

Ragnar organizers criticized for mess left by some racers

07/03/2014 8:56pm
The organizers of the Ragnar Relay Wasatch Back are facing criticism for the mess some racers might be leaving behind. Some Ogden Valley residents say they have to pick up the trash. A Ragnar official came to ensure the mess was cleaned up.

Utahns liable for 'major incidents' caused by fireworks, police warn

07/03/2014 9:33pm
As the Fourth of July approaches, people must be aware of more than just hamburgers and hot dogs. The Salt Lake City Fire Department warns people about the dangers of fireworks.

Solid US job gains pointing to a stronger recovery

07/03/2014 10:10pm
The 5-year-old U.S. recovery is gaining momentum from a surprisingly robust job market and moving the economy closer to full health.

Police: Photo of children in dog kennel not evidence of abuse

07/03/2014 10:25pm
A photo showing two children inside a dog kennel in the back of a truck quickly went viral on Facebook Thursday, but Centerville Police after investigating said it appeared the children were simply playing.

Southern Utah firefighters busy due to drought, lightning

07/03/2014 10:25pm
Extremely dry conditions plus about 1,000 lightning strikes in 48 hours across northern Arizona, western Nevada and southwestern Utah means firefighters are busy this holiday weekend.

Police search for man who robbed Davis County credit union

07/03/2014 10:26pm
Clinton Police are searching for a man who robbed a Mountain America Credit Union Thursday.

2 people in critical condition after getting struck by car in Orem

07/03/2014 10:36pm
A woman and her niece are in critical condition after getting hit while crossing State Street in Orem.

MacNeill found guilty of forcible sexual abuse

07/03/2014 10:37pm
For the second time in eight months, a jury decided the fate of Martin MacNeill. He was found guilty of one count of forcible sexual abuse on Thursday.

LDS church leader shares his thoughts on Independence Day

07/03/2014 10:39pm
Elder L. Tom Perry, a senior leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, shared his perspective on freedom and patriotism.

After girl's death, charges filed against bus driver

07/03/2014 10:53pm
A bus driver has been charged in connection with the death of a 10- year-old schoolgirl who was killed when she got off one bus and darted in front of an oncoming bus.

Man arrested in shooting of his ex-wife's husband

07/03/2014 11:06pm
Lindon police arrested a man Thursday on suspicion that he shot and killed his ex-wife's new husband.