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Gun fired inside home leads to standoff

07/15/2014 6:56am
A Magna man is in police custody after a standoff with police. Police said he fired a shotgun, threatening the safety of people inside a home.

Pleasant View police chief fired after tense meeting

07/15/2014 7:09am
An attorney for Pleasant View's police chief says the 17-year veteran was fired Saturday after a tense meeting with city leaders the day before.

$35K worth of marijuana found in drug bust

07/15/2014 7:33am
Police arrested three people, placed a baby in state custody, and took more than $35,000 worth of drugs off the streets in Utah County Monday evening.

Audit shows Mulligans is profitable, group says

07/15/2014 9:09am
A group advocating for the preservation of a popular local sports and entertainment venue is questioning city officials' financial reasoning behind a potential redevelopment of the site.

Man being held in jail dies

07/15/2014 9:20am
A Mexican man being detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Utah died Saturday.

Woman rescued from quicksand; hiker's body recovered

07/15/2014 9:34am
The Grand County sheriff's search and rescue team was called out twice last week — once to rescue a Moab woman stuck in quicksand and once to search for an overdue hiker from Minnesota who was found dead.

Delon Wright showcasing offseason hard work for Utah basketball

07/15/2014 9:43am
With expectations surrounding the University of Utah basketball team increasing, senior point guard Delon Wright believes the work the team is doing in the offseason will help the Utes compete for a Pac-12 championship.

Video game technology aims to heal trauma

07/15/2014 10:22am
USC's Institute for Creative Technologies works closely with the military to develop innovative strategies for treating PTSD using video game technology. The therapy also may help anyone dealing with trauma.

Passengers escape moments before train hits car

07/15/2014 10:29am
Tragedy was avoided when a car crashed onto railroad tracks in front of an oncoming train. Everyone inside the vehicle escaped.

5 tips to help you enjoy public land with the public

07/15/2014 11:01am
Dealing with the public while enjoying public land can sometimes take the fun and peacefulness right out of your outdoor experience. Here are 5 tips to help you better enjoy Utah's wild public lands, while sharing them with the public.

South Dakota teen finishes flight around the world

07/15/2014 11:16am
A South Dakota teen may have become the youngest person to fly solo around the world.

First full trailer for Disney/Marvel animated adventure 'Big Hero 6'

07/15/2014 11:31am
About a month ago Disney released a teaser trailer for the film that was fun, but not very informative. Now, we have the first full trailer for “Big Hero 6,” and we’re excited.

4 ways to spot a meth house

07/15/2014 11:48am
Meth remains a hot issue: everyone wants to avoid going into or buying a meth-contaminated home, but few really know what warning signs to look for. Learn what to look for and how to avoid being "cooked" by a meth contaminated home

Fry sauce, green Jell-O and other Utah food folklore

07/15/2014 11:53am
With treats like green Jell-O and fry sauce, Utah has its own distinct food culture.

Not in my backyard: Communities protest surge of immigrant kids

07/15/2014 12:47pm
In places such as Murrieta, California, and Oracle, Arizona, the message is clear: The thousands of immigrant children fleeing Central America are unwelcome in Small Town U.S.A.

Have You Seen This? Quadruple kick in one jump

07/15/2014 1:15pm
A taekwondo master does the amazing — four kicks in one jump.

9-year-old girl dies from brain-eating amoeba in water

07/15/2014 1:39pm
A brain-eating amoeba that lurks in fresh water has prompted warnings from Kansas officials after it killed a 9-year-old swimmer.

3 of the best movie marriages

07/15/2014 2:03pm
There are plenty of great love stories in Hollywood, but what makes a great marriage? Here are three inspiring on-screen marriages from the movies.

83-year-old man accused of killing stepdaughter

07/15/2014 2:32pm
An 83-year-old man accused of fatally shooting his stepdaughter in Parowan told police he had "no remorse."

Friends share genetic link, study finds

07/15/2014 3:02pm
Close friends don't just feel like family members, they are also the genetic equivalent of fourth cousins, according to a new study.

West Jordan mom convicted of killing daughter sentenced to prison

07/15/2014 4:22pm
Mary Hansen, who shot and killed her 18-year-old daughter, Virginia, was ordered to prison Monday. The woman pleaded guilty but mentally ill to manslaughter in the March 2012 shooting, which Hansen said was part of a suicide pact.

Deputies: Mother left 3 kids at gas station, arrested for DUI

07/15/2014 4:27pm
A Vernal woman's blood-alcohol content was more than twice the legal limit when she was arrested Monday night after leaving her three children at a Duchesne convenience store, sheriff's deputies said.

Man sentenced to prison for shooting at synagogue

07/15/2014 5:55pm
A man who pleaded guilty in April to firing three rounds from a .22 caliber handgun at a Salt Lake City synagogue was sentenced to prison Tuesday.

Swallow, Shurtleff released from jail

07/15/2014 6:12pm
Former Utah Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff were arrested Tuesday and charged with numerous felonies and misdemeanors.

1 killed, 2 injured in head-on collision near Kamas

07/15/2014 6:28pm
A woman was killed and two others were injured during a head-on collision near Kamas Tuesday morning.

Shurtleff's attorney: DA 'grandstanding' arrests

07/15/2014 6:50pm
Mark Shurtleff's attorney, Max Wheeler, spoke with Doug Wright on the Doug Wright Show Tuesday morning after his client was charged and arrested for his alleged involvement with unlawful activity, bribery and other related charges.

Nevada woman rescued after treading water for more than 3 hours

07/15/2014 7:02pm
A woman who became separated from her family and Jet Ski when a sudden storm whipped up 8-foot-tall swells on Lake Mead treaded water for more than three hours before she was rescued Tuesday, National Parks Service officials said.

Nepalese woman reported missing in SLC found safe

07/15/2014 7:14pm
Police located a Nepalese woman reported missing in Salt Lake City.

5 foods that aren’t as healthy as you thought

07/15/2014 7:31pm
During the summer months, many people look for different diets to help them achieve that swimsuit-ready body. Others try eating healthier to lose those last stubborn 15 pounds. However, some of the "health" foods may not be as healthy as you thought.

Judge denies release for man accused of planning to bomb police station

07/15/2014 8:01pm
A U.S. District judge denied the release Tuesday of a Tremonton man with a history of making explosive devices.

Roosevelt man captures flash flood on video

07/15/2014 8:04pm
A Roosevelt man was enjoying his usual commute home when he witnessed a large flash flood Monday evening.

Hidden baby survives miscarriage of twin, abortion pills

07/15/2014 8:28pm
A healthy 4-month-old baby who was hidden on the initial ultrasound is being called a miracle after she survived the miscarriage of her twin and two abortion pills.

Map shows biggest bank headquartered in each state

07/15/2014 9:10pm
A recent survey shows that public opinion of big banks has improved significantly over the past few years, prompting GOBankingRates to create a map displaying the biggest bank headquartered in each state.

Audit: 'Awkward' change in SL County's mental health services

07/15/2014 9:39pm
An audit of Salt Lake County's behavioral health system notes an 'awkward' transition from a nonprofit agency as the sole service provider and overseer of the county's resources provider to awarding management services to a for-profit corporation.

Man shot by West Jordan police booked into jail

07/15/2014 10:03pm
A man shot by West Jordan police last week has been discharged from the hospital and booked into jail, but police aren't releasing details of what led an officer to shoot him.

Swallow, Shurtleff charges 'validation' for legislators, Dunnigan says

07/15/2014 10:22pm
The chair of the House committee that investigated John Swallow said the charges filed against former Utah Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff serve as "validation" for legislators' $3.8 million inquiry, but he and other lawmakers acknowledged there was unfinished business on Utah's Capitol Hill in terms of reform.

Parts of BYU-Idaho, Rexburg flooded after heavy storm

07/15/2014 10:37pm
Apartment complexes, homes and parts of the BYU-Idaho campus were flooded after a heavy rain and hail storm Tuesday afternoon.

Logan vigil held to support families of 3 killed in double murder-suicide

07/15/2014 10:53pm
Many questions will never be answered about the double murder- suicide that left three young people dead in Logan Monday, but police and area students are doing what they can to offer closure for all mourning the deaths.

Woman in critical but stable condition after head-on crash, police say

07/15/2014 11:36pm
A woman was transported by a Life Flight in critical but stable condition after a head-on collision Tuesday afternoon, police said.

About 3 acres burned in Sandy fire, officials say

07/15/2014 11:43pm
A fire that started in a gully west of 10400 S. 1300 East in Sandy has burned about three acres of hillside, according to the Sandy City Fire Department.