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Arson suspected in school fires

08/12/2014 7:34am
Investigators suspect two fires at a Clinton elementary school were intentionally set. "We've got some good leads," the fire chief said.

Petition calls for more late-night services from UTA

08/12/2014 8:14am
A petition asking UTA to add more late-night buses and TRAX service is gaining signatures.

Experts say depression-sufferers don't have to go it alone

08/12/2014 9:04am
A Utah man who has dedicated his career to suicide prevention weighs in on the death of Robin Williams.

China announces birth of rare panda triplets

08/12/2014 9:19am
China announced Tuesday the birth of extremely rare panda triplets in a further success for the country's artificial breeding program.

Betting on faith: How church helps gambling addicts

08/12/2014 9:44am
Rebuilding a supportive social network is a key part of the process of recovering from gambling addiction.

Utah Symphony kicks off national parks tour

08/12/2014 10:14am
The Utah Symphony is kicking off a free series of open-air performances in southern Utah's national parks.

Dog bites: What pet owners need to know

08/12/2014 10:39am
Diving into what pet owners should know according to Utah law.

One of the coolest airline museums you've never heard of

08/12/2014 10:41am
Everything about the rebooted Delta Flight Museum screams, "AIRPLANES!" Welcome to the Delta Flight Museum, home to some of the airline industry's historic jewels, including a first-of-its-kind aircraft that pioneered the sophisticated planes we fly on today.

Sophomore boot camp aims to boost high school graduation rates

08/12/2014 10:53am
Some new high school students in Ogden are beginning the school year with boot camp. It's designed to make sure these new recruits graduate.

'Ebola has ruined my life even though I am cured,' survivor says

08/12/2014 11:42am
The medical school professors no longer want Kadiatou Fanta in the classroom. Her boyfriend has broken up with her. Each day the 26-year-old eats alone and sleeps alone. Even her own family members are afraid to touch her months after she survived Ebola.

Busted: 5 Myths about Facebook's messenger app

08/12/2014 11:45am
Facebook's recent effort to force people to adopt its standalone mobile messaging app has privacy-concerned users up in arms. Many of them believe the app is especially invasive.

5 survival tips for hiking in the wilderness

08/12/2014 11:48am
Utah has thousands of miles of trails for hikers to enjoy, but even well-prepared hikers can find themselves in dangerous situations. These five tips may just save your life.

5 videos to honor Shark Week

08/12/2014 11:58am
With Shark Week among the trending topics on Twitter, and even finding its way into office conversations, we decided to honor it with these five videos.

Sheriff confirms suicide; Hollywood responds to death of Robin Williams

08/12/2014 12:16pm
Robin Williams committed suicide by hanging himself at his San Francisco Bay Area home, officials confirmed Tuesday. Fellow actors and peers were stunned and saddened by the news and took to the web to show support and love for the late entertainer.

Southwest braces as Lake Mead water levels drop

08/12/2014 12:21pm
Once-teeming Lake Mead marinas are idle as a 14-year drought steadily drops water levels to historic lows. Officials from nearby Las Vegas are pushing conservation but also are drilling a new pipeline to keep drawing water from the lake.

Have You Seen This? Winning routine of a yo-yo champion

08/12/2014 1:15pm
Ladies and gentlemen, the winner of the World Yo-Yo Contest 2014 has been chosen, and the 18-year-old's routine will blow you away.

Did Obama drop Supreme Court hint? White House says no

08/12/2014 1:44pm
President Barack Obama thinks he'll have the chance to nominate at least one more Supreme Court justice before his term in the White House is up.

Preventing back-to-school colds

08/12/2014 2:01pm
The common cold makes any parent nervous when their kids are going back to school. Find out what you can do this year to prevent it from infiltrating your house.

2 restaurants, 1 stand temporarily close for health violations

08/12/2014 2:30pm
Two restaurants and a shaved ice stand were temporarily closed for health code violations by the Salt Lake County Health Department.

Babysitters Photoshop terrifying scenarios with baby

08/12/2014 2:40pm
Babysitting can be an overwhelming experience at times, but a Switzerland couple lightened the experience by Photoshopping some pictures with the baby.

5 memorable performances from Robin Williams

08/12/2014 3:04pm
To celebrate the man who touched so many, we're taking a look back at five of Robin William's most memorable performances.

User photos: This week in news

08/12/2014 3:30pm
Some of this week's user photos include: flooding in West Valley, a Magna condo fire, a demolition derby accident and a semi truck colliding with a power pole.

Districts still filling teaching positions for coming school year

08/12/2014 4:07pm
As many parents are getting ready to send their kids back to school, some districts are in a rush to hire enough teachers to greet them, a district spokesperson says.

Utah's appeal deadline set in gay marriage recognition case

08/12/2014 5:02pm
Utah has about six weeks to file its appeal in the same-sex marriage recognition case.

Fundraising host for ex-AG Swallow faces federal indictment

08/12/2014 5:56pm
A convicted felon who hosted a fundraiser for former Attorney General John Swallow faces a federal criminal charge for witness tampering.

Man identified in fatal officer-involved shooting

08/12/2014 6:21pm
A man who was shot and killed by Salt Lake police Monday apparently wrote on his Facebook page last week that he would "die before I go do a lot of time" in jail.

Couple claims former AGs conspired with Bank of America, suit says

08/12/2014 6:22pm
Already facing multiple criminal charges, former Utah Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow have been sued by a Salt Lake couple over their handling of a lawsuit against Bank of America.

UDOT Walking School Bus app aims to improve safety

08/12/2014 6:29pm
A new app launched Tuesday by UDOT assists parents in creating safe groups for walking to school.

UHP IDs man killed in Parleys Canyon crash

08/12/2014 6:39pm
Two days after a man crashed an allegedly stolen car, officials identified the driver and man who was killed.

Utah National Guard wins 1st place at parachute jump contest

08/12/2014 7:02pm
Members of the Utah National Guard recently beat out teams from around the world to win first place at a parachute jumping competition.

10 tips for easy back-to-school transitions

08/12/2014 7:32pm
Transitioning children from a laid back summer schedule to a strict school schedule can be stressful for both parent and child. By employing these simple tips, you will be able to get the school year off to a good start.

People outraged over model being ‘too skinny’; Gap changes photo

08/12/2014 7:51pm
The clothing store, The Gap, recently tweeted an advertisement using a model that many think is too skinny.

Local mother looks to break 3 world weightlifting records

08/12/2014 8:30pm
Brittany Riesenberg has only been weightlifting for four years, but she is already set to make her mark on the sport.

Man travels US attending baseball game every day

08/12/2014 8:51pm
A Wisconsin man known as the "Baseball Buddha" has traveled across the United States and attended a baseball game every day since Feb. 14.

Lauren Bacall, sultry-voiced actress, dead at 89

08/12/2014 9:14pm
Lauren Bacall was a movie star from almost her first moment on the silver screen.

Warning signs, conversation offer suicide prevention help, advocates say

08/12/2014 9:51pm
Robin Williams' death sparked discussion not only about his comedic genius but also about mental health issues and substance abuse.

Tour of Utah 2014 saw record attendance, organizer says

08/12/2014 9:53pm
The Tour of Utah's project manager told KSL attendance for the seven-day, seven-stage event was estimated to be at least 275,000.

'Shakespeare Across America' comes to Cedar City

08/12/2014 10:25pm
"Shakespeare Across America" is a 60-day tour of 14 Shakespeare festivals by a group of scholars and experts that will travel 10,000 miles to capture how Americans feel about the bard.

Police won't release name of officer who shot teen

08/12/2014 10:30pm
The Rev. Al Sharpton pressed police Tuesday to release the name of the officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in suburban St. Louis, and he pleaded for calm after two nights of violent protests over the young man's death.

UHP trooper goes the extra mile to return wallet

08/12/2014 10:45pm
A Utah Highway Patrol trooper is receiving recognition for possibly saving a woman from having her identity stolen.