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91-year-old WWII vet donates painting to charity auction

08/16/2014 8:52am
The artwork of a 91-year-old WWII veteran will be auctioned at a charity event Saturday to help raise money for free educational classes.

Man suspected in kidnapping at Olympic Oval charged

08/16/2014 9:10am
A man who police say tried to kidnap a girl at the Utah Olympic Oval was charged Friday.

Education in the US: WalletHub's best, worst school system rankings and more

08/16/2014 9:11am
Personal finance website WalletHub recently released a list ranking school systems in the 50 states and Washington, D.C. — here's a look at the 10 best and 10 worst state school systems from those rankings, along with other educational data for each state.

Utah to fight prescription drug overdose deaths with $1M grant

08/16/2014 10:00am
Data show more people die from drug overdoses in places across the United States where prescribers dole out the most painkillers.

Have You Seen This? 'World record' soccer punch

08/16/2014 11:43am
Leave the goalkeeping to the goalkeepers, and leave the boxing to the boxers.

Security footage shows four burglars inside Logan High School

08/16/2014 12:41pm
Police are working to identify those responsible for a break in at Logan High School earlier this week.

Police: NY woman stole 800 Lego sets worth $60,000

08/16/2014 2:01pm
A New York woman is charged with stealing 800 Lego sets worth almost $60,000 and trying to sell them on eBay.

Historic downtown building being restored

08/16/2014 4:55pm
A downtown Salt Lake landmark more than a century old is getting a makeover that will help continue its legacy for the next hundred years. Renovation is underway on a 119-year, five-story building located at 150 S. State.

Unclaimed remains of 11 Utah veterans honored with military ceremony

08/16/2014 5:56pm
Eleven veterans whose cremated remains were recently found in Utah funeral homes and crematoriums finally got the military funeral they deserved Saturday. Unclaimed remains of veterans across the countryare being sought out by The Missing in America.

Man dies after falling from top of moving car

08/16/2014 5:56pm
A man was killed after falling from the top of a speeding car early Saturday morning, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

Texas Gov. Perry says indictment is abuse of power

08/16/2014 6:37pm
Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry vowed Saturday to fight a criminal indictment in a defiant response that showed an old slice of swagger that he's kept holstered lately while seeking to remake his image for a potential 2016 presidential run.

Missouri Gov declares emergency, imposes curfew in Ferguson

08/16/2014 6:39pm
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency and imposed a curfew Saturday in the St. Louis suburb where a black teenager was shot to death by a white police officer a week ago.

Liberia expands Ebola treatment in capital

08/16/2014 6:46pm
Liberian authorities expanded Ebola treatment centers in the capital Saturday to cope with increasing numbers of patients, while two more airlines announced they were halting flights to the capitals of Liberia and Sierra Leone amid the deepening crisis.

US rethinks giving excess military gear to police

08/16/2014 8:21pm
After a decade of sending military equipment to civilian police departments across the country, federal officials are reconsidering the idea in light of the violence in Ferguson, Missouri.

Dockworkers find 35 'screaming' stowaways in a container

08/16/2014 8:26pm
Dockworkers at a major London port discovered 35 people inside a shipping container Saturday morning. One of them, an adult male, was declared dead at the scene, according to Essex police Superintendent Trevor Row.

Salazar, sportsmen angry over Utah-led public lands movement

08/16/2014 9:12pm
"Keep our Public Lands in Public Hands," was the title of a teleconference this week by the National Wildlife Federation blasting the effort to put federal lands into state or private control. They say it turns a century of conservation on its head.

87 miles of bike paths to connect cities along Wasatch Front

08/16/2014 9:36pm
Under the direction of Mayor Ben McAdams, Salt Lake County set aside $800,000 for 19 new bicycle transportation projects that will add 87 miles of bike paths along the Wasatch Front.

Wildlife officials promote tortoise sterilization

08/16/2014 10:01pm
The federal government is taking the unusual step of beginning to sterilize an endangered species it is trying to save.

Friends raise money, pay tribute to Syracuse teen

08/16/2014 10:41pm
In just over a week, 15-year-old Marli Hamblin should have been starting her first year at Syracuse High School. Instead, her friends gathered at a fundraiser Saturday to raise money for her family and remember a life cut short by tragedy.

Motorcyclist critically injured in collision with car

08/16/2014 10:59pm
A 24-year-old man was critically injured Saturday after being thrown from his sportbike when it crashed into a car in a Taylorsville intersection. Witnesses told police the man ran a red light.

Missing hiker found dead in Little Cottonwood Canyon

08/16/2014 11:12pm
The search for a missing hiker came to a tragic end Saturday morning when rescuers discovered his body at the bottom of White Pine Canyon. Officials later identified him as a 35-year-old Salt Lake Valley resident.

Woman hurt drinking iced tea with lye improves

08/16/2014 11:14pm
A woman who unknowingly drank iced tea laced with an industrial cleaning solution at a Utah restaurant has whispered and gotten out of bed, her lawyer said Saturday.