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Dishonest auto insurance agents can prove costly

07/25/2014 9:31am
Most auto insurance agents are honest. But buying coverage through a dishonest agent can cost you.

Stranded hiker calls 911

07/25/2014 9:35am
Crews rescued a hiker who called 911 when he became stranded near Squaw Peak Road in Provo Canyon.

The best and worst states for working parents

07/25/2014 9:46am
In a study that examined how well employers in various states protected working fathers and mothers, most states didn't score very well. Few states have generous policies that allow moms and dads to take care of their job and their family.

Commentary: Hood better short-term prospect for Jazz

07/25/2014 10:13am
Utah Jazz swingman Rodney Hood's Summer League performance demonstrates he's the best bet to perform for the franchise in the short term.

Fireworks lead to 2 house fires

07/25/2014 10:21am
Ogden firefighters warn the public to be cautious after two fires started by fireworks damaged homes Thursday night.

Surgeons in India remove 232 teeth from teen

07/25/2014 10:21am
Dental surgeons in India's largest city say they have removed 232 small "tooth-like structures" from the mouth of a teenage boy with a rare medical condition.

81-year-old saved after several days stuck in tub

07/25/2014 10:35am
Police have rescued an 81-year-old Colorado woman who spent several days stranded in her bathtub, apparently after taking a tumble.

McCain: Prolonged Arizona execution was 'torture'

07/25/2014 10:53am
The prolonged execution of Arizona death row inmate Joseph Wood was tantamount to torture, Sen. John McCain said.

Trail work to temporarily close Mount Olympus

07/25/2014 11:07am
The U.S. Forest Service will close the path to a popular peak while performing weekend maintenance.

Heat is on the Utes this season

07/25/2014 11:10am
After two consecutive 5-7 seasons, Utah's football program needs to rebound this year. But it won't be easy as the Utes are again predicted to finish fifth in the Pac-12 South Division. One way or another, Utah has to reach at least six wins.

Lego announces new Batmobile inspired by 'The Dark Knight'

07/25/2014 11:58am
Comic book fans, unite! Lego recently announced the release date of a new Batmobile inspired by "The Dark Knight" trilogy.

Bible redesign raises more than $1M on Kickstarter

07/25/2014 11:59am
Adam Lewis Green said he was motivated by a desire to make reading the Bible a literary experience, without additions like verse numbers and notes.

Minor league GM gets prostate exam

07/25/2014 12:14pm
A minor league baseball manager in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, has done his part to spread prostate cancer awareness — he had a prostate cancer exam before a field packed with baseball fans.

Senior Obama adviser on impeachment: 'I would not discount that possibility'

07/25/2014 12:51pm
Dan Pfeiffer, a longtime aide and senior adviser to President Barack Obama, told reporters Friday that recent talk of impeaching the President should not be considered a long shot.

Have You Seen This? Tiny dictator controls crowd of 500

07/25/2014 1:15pm
Anyone who has had even a one-hour guardianship over a toddler knows that toddlers are basically tiny dictators.

Armed robber hits 3 fast-food restaurants 15 minutes apart, police say

07/25/2014 1:30pm
Three fast-food restaurants were robbed 15 minutes apart Thursday, police said.

First clear picture of Ben Affleck as Batman hits the web

07/25/2014 2:01pm
The team behind "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" has released a new picture of the caped crusader.

Teams converge on remote site to probe plane crash

07/25/2014 2:31pm
Aviation experts, criminal investigators and soldiers began converging Friday on an isolated patch of restive Mali to search for clues that might explain why an Air Algerie jetliner fell from the sky in a storm and apparently disintegrated on impact.

Man vandalizes bank, asks police to shoot him, police say

07/25/2014 2:53pm
A man was arrested after breaking out six windows at a Zions Bank and vandalizing a parked vehicle, police said.

Fight ends with 2 teens stabbed

07/25/2014 4:07pm
A fight at Liberty Park Thursday night ended with two teenagers stabbed and another running from police.

Federal land managers criticized at House hearing

07/25/2014 4:52pm
Republican elected officials criticized the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's handling of the armed April standoff with Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, blaming tensions on heavy-handed actions by the agency's law enforcement officials.

Man takes off clothes, walks into traffic, police say

07/25/2014 5:31pm
A man was arrested for causing a public disturbance before a Bees baseball game Thursday, police said.

Fire, gas explosion destroy Draper home

07/25/2014 6:45pm
A Draper house exploded into flames Friday morning, leaving a family's belongings scattered across neighbors' lawns.

Israel: 12-hour Gaza cease-fire to start Saturday

07/25/2014 6:47pm
The Israeli military says a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza will start Saturday morning.

Police still investigating after burglar killed

07/25/2014 7:21pm
Prosecutors Friday were waiting for the results of a police investigation into the killing of a burglar by an 80-year-old California homeowner who says he shot the woman in the back as she fled his home and ran down an alley, the district attorney's office said.

'Wicked' performer comes home to Utah

07/25/2014 7:29pm
The understudy for Glinda is back home in Utah to perform at the Capitol Theatre.

From burgers to 'Bloodiest Runner' award: Top 10 trail races in Utah

07/25/2014 8:03pm
From being served a burger at mile 47 to a breakfast buffet at mile 88 of 100 to runners vying for the "Bloodiest Runner" award, Utah offers up a diverse selection of trail races. Here are the top 10 favorite trail races in Utah, selected by local runners.

New dance class balances a love of motherhood and ballet

07/25/2014 8:27pm
New moms dance while wearing their newborns in a class gaining popularity in Salt Lake City.

Habitual offender arrested for alleged attempted kidnapping

07/25/2014 8:30pm
A man who police say tried to walk off with a 6-year-old girl during Pioneer Day festivities at Liberty Park on Thursday was arrested for investigation of attempted kidnapping.

Sign in Park City bar causes uproar on social media

07/25/2014 8:58pm
A sign in the window of a Park City bar caused a stir on social media after a California woman posted a picture of it on Facebook.

When moms exercise, kids are more active too, study says

07/25/2014 9:13pm
Moms have more influence on their young kids than they may realize. Mothers who exercise are more likely to have kids with high activity levels, too, according to a study from the UK.

Man attempts to rob Macy's at Valley Fair Mall, police say

07/25/2014 9:51pm
Police are looking for a man they say attempted to steal clothing from a Macy's department story at the Valley Fair Mall.

Blue Angels perform at Dixie State University

07/25/2014 10:11pm
The Blue Angels performed at Dixie State University on Friday, flying high over St. George. The show continues this weekend.

Crews investigating cause of Woods Cross business fire

07/25/2014 10:31pm
Crews are working overnight to investigate the cause of the blaze that destroyed Overhead Door in Woods Cross.

Rockport fire nearly halfway contained; other fires burn in Utah

07/25/2014 10:53pm
The evacuation order for Rockport Estates has been downgraded to voluntary after a fast-moving brush fire started Friday afternoon.

Community honors woman killed in Kamas car crash

07/25/2014 10:58pm
Angie Fitzgerald died in a head-on collision last week. Friday, the town rallied around her family in support and pay tribute to her.