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Fire damages dance studio, store

07/29/2014 7:45am
A building that houses a dance studio and a home décor store were damaged by fire Monday night in Maeser.

Electric bus options available for UTA

07/29/2014 7:51am
The Utah Transit Authority got a firsthand look Monday at one of the latest all-electric mass transit vehicles. UTA is examining the bus and its charging technology manufactured by South Carolina-based Proterra Inc. for possible future use.

15-year-old diagnosed with cancer gives to help others

07/29/2014 8:02am
15-year-old Raquel Wilson was recently diagnosed with brain cancer. While she is receiving treatment consisting mostly of natural medicines, her family is raising funds to help others who are battling cancer.

SL organizers ready to fight for 'Comic Con' name

07/29/2014 8:16am
The founders of Utah's year-old comic and pop-culture convention are preparing to fight on behalf of geeks everywhere as the reigning San Diego Comic-Con attempts to claim the title "Comic Con" for itself.

Trial begins for attorney seeking Oklahoma bombing videos

07/29/2014 8:41am
Jesse Trentadue has been spent nearly two decades searching for answers in the death of his brother on a path that has led him to question both the government's explanation for the death and whether they are hiding information.

74-year-old man missing in City Creek found safe

07/29/2014 8:49am
A 74-year-old man reported missing in City Creek Canyon was found safe Tuesday morning. Emergency dispatchers said the man suffered abrasions but otherwise was OK.

How much do Pac-12 coaches make?

07/29/2014 9:02am
It should come as no surprise that college athletics, particularly basketball and football, attract big money. Universities are forced to dole out large contracts to its money-making programs to have an competitive edge over other schools and confer

Addiction program graduates get new chance at life

07/29/2014 9:23am
The first class enrolled in the Alternative Substance Addiction Program graduated on Monday. ASAP is an early drug intervention program for younger offenders.

New report says 2013 was 'the largest displacement of religious communities in recent memory'

07/29/2014 9:56am
On Monday morning, the State Department released its annual update on religious freedom violations around the world.

Clowns help fellow clown who crashed car into pole

07/29/2014 9:59am
Clowns to the rescue!

B&B opens at site of former polygamous compound

07/29/2014 10:32am
Continental breakfasts are now being served at a bed and breakfast that has opened on the site of a sprawling, mostly unoccupied compound in southern Utah that was built for the leader of a polygamous sect.

Car blows tire, leads police on chase up to 95 mph

07/29/2014 10:52am
A man was seriously injured after he blew the tire on his car, led troopers on a high-speed chase, then crashed the vehicle, UHP said.

NASA finds evidence of liquid water on surface of Saturn moon

07/29/2014 11:45am
On the surface of one of Saturn's icy moons, scientists have discovered the possible existence of a very important, life-sustaining element: liquid water.

10 outdoor events to check out this summer

07/29/2014 11:59am
There are a variety of outdoor events happening this summer in Utah. Give one of these options a try and make sunny memories that will last throughout the cold months to come.

Your face matters for first impressions

07/29/2014 12:16pm
Making a good first impression might have more to do with your facial features than choosing the right outfit, a new study reveals.

2 teens responsible for Utah rock art vandalism

07/29/2014 12:41pm
Federal officials say two Salt Lake City-area teenage siblings were responsible for vandalizing a popular rock art panel northeast of Price earlier this year.

Utah leads nation in deadly melanoma cases

07/29/2014 12:54pm
A new report on skin cancer shows Utah leads the nation in deadly melanoma cases and health officials are urging Utahns to protect themselves against skin cancer.

Have You Seen This? High-schooler dunks from free-throw line

07/29/2014 1:15pm
A high-schooler dunked from the free-throw line and everyone lost their mind.

White House: Major costs to delaying climate change policy

07/29/2014 1:52pm
If lawmakers delay taking action now on climate change it could cost taxpayers exponentially more in the future to deal with the effects of a warming planet, the White House is warning Tuesday.

Mitt Romney details family tradition of visiting Utah sites

07/29/2014 2:02pm
Spending the summer enjoying Utah's parks is a favorite of many, including former presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

What movies to watch this week

07/29/2014 2:05pm
There are so many ways to enjoy movies theses days — including picking up a Blu-ray, streaming from a wide variety of services or going the old-school route and heading to the theater.

Cancer breakthroughs at Huntsman

07/29/2014 2:09pm
Dr. John Sweetenham discusses the latest breakthroughs in cancer research.

Draper house fire ruled as suicide

07/29/2014 2:29pm
An explosive house fire was determined to have been intentionally set by the homeowner, police announced Tuesday.

First look inside newly renovated Ogden temple

07/29/2014 2:33pm
Church leaders gave a media tour of the newly renovated LDS temple in Ogden in advance of the public open house, which begins later this week.

New app gives narrated tour through LDS Church history sites

07/29/2014 3:01pm
A new app is giving tourists the opportunity to take a narrated, self-guided tour through several LDS Church history sites.

User photos: This week in news

07/29/2014 3:43pm
Some of this week's user photos include: fires across Utah, a Draper home explosion, a Woods Cross industrial fire, a mudslide in Nephi Canyon and the aftermath of a head on collision in Grantsville.

Georgia girl struck by plane on Florida beach dies

07/29/2014 3:50pm
A 9-year-old girl who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a beach while she vacationed with her family died from her injuries, law enforcement officials said Tuesday.

Armed man robs gas station, Little Caesars Pizza, police say

07/29/2014 4:01pm
Police are seeking a man who allegedly robbed a gas station and a Little Caesars Pizza at gunpoint within one week.

Former firefighter files sexual harassment, discrimination lawsuit

07/29/2014 4:54pm
A former firefighter has filed a lawsuit against the Clinton Fire Department for discrimination and harassment she said spanned her five-year tenure with the department.

Man robs University of Utah bookstore

07/29/2014 5:22pm
Tuesday morning a man robbed the Eccles Health Sciences Education Building bookstore.

Man charged with child kidnapping in Liberty Park investigation

07/29/2014 5:40pm
A man who investigators say walked off with a 6-year-old girl during Pioneer Day festivities at Liberty Park but was spotted before getting too far was charged Tuesday.

Logan man who allegedly chained child to bed to stand trial

07/29/2014 6:32pm
A Logan man accused of chaining his 6-year-old son to a bed while he was at work has been ordered to stand trial on the charges against him.

1 killed, 3 injured in SR-164 crash

07/29/2014 6:38pm
One man died and another three suffered minor injuries in a crash on state Route 164 Tuesday afternoon, Utah Highway Patrol said.

NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

07/29/2014 6:50pm
The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go nearly far enough.

SUV goes airborne into Kearns living room

07/29/2014 7:13pm
A Kearns home suffered heavy damage Monday night after an allegedly drunken woman driving an SUV went airborne and ended up inside the house in a spectacular crash.

The benefits of taking adult timeouts

07/29/2014 7:28pm
Timeouts get a bad rap since they are generally used for discipline when we are kids. However, as adults, giving ourselves timeouts in the form of a break from life can have a positive effect on our well-being and relationships.

Gang member pulls gun on security guard at Wal-Mart, police say

07/29/2014 7:37pm
Police are asking for help to locate a man who they say pulled a gun on a security guard Monday.

Long road to trial for Swallow, Shurtleff begins Wednesday

07/29/2014 8:01pm
Wednesday morning, former Utah Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow will make their first appearances in 3rd District Court as criminal defendants.

SC mom's arrest sparks child care debate

07/29/2014 8:38pm
Plenty of working parents can relate to the dilemma Debra Harrell faced when her 9-year-old daughter asked to play unsupervised in a park this summer. How do you find the time and money for child care when school is out?

Man sexually assaulted woman on USU campus, police say

07/29/2014 9:03pm
USU police say a man attacked a woman jogging, tried to kiss her and put his hand up her shirt.

Police find body in basement after putting out fire

07/29/2014 9:18pm
Authorities in Carbon County are investigating the death of a man whose body was found Tuesday in the basement of a burning home.

Humor: What not to do with your resume

07/29/2014 9:18pm
Just exactly how should you structure your resume to get the maximum effect? My template will give you a good idea . . . of what NOT to do.

Flooding, debris causes intermittent road closures

07/29/2014 9:18pm
Little Cottonwood Canyon closed for several hours due to flooding Tuesday afternoon and officials also reported flooding in an Eagle Mountain neighborhood, and in Sanpete County.

Americans decreasing soda, sugar intake, gallup poll says

07/29/2014 9:31pm
If you have been trying to drink less soda lately, you are not alone. A recent Gallup poll says that more Americans are avoiding drinking soda than ever before.

TSA offers $15K for best airport security line idea

07/29/2014 10:44pm
The TSA is willing to pay someone $15,000 for the best idea on how to improve airport security lines.

Drug cartel presence has 'exploded' in Utah

07/29/2014 11:30pm
The cartel presence in Utah has "exploded" in recent years and increased drug-related crime and violence could follow in the future, detectives with Unified Police Department's Metro Narcotics Unit cautioned.