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Trial of Texas father raises legal, moral issues

08/17/2014 10:21am
David Barajas denies killing a drunk driver in a fit of rage after his two sons were fatally struck in 2012 on a rural road in Southeast Texas.

Burn survivors empowered at U of U camp

08/17/2014 11:25am
Camp Nah Nah Mah, one of the University of Utah's burn camps, wrapped up for the summer earlier this week. Campers are encouraged to think of themselves as burn survivors, play, and learn how to deal with questions and other difficulties after a burn injury.

Artist accused of damaging environment in Mexico

08/17/2014 11:42am
A Polish artist famed for slipping crocheted covers around unlikely objects has gotten into hot water in Mexico for slipping her brightly colored work around underwater sculptures near Cancun.

New grant designed to 'inspire' Utahns to clean up the air

08/17/2014 12:33pm
A new round of funding bolstered by money from the Utah Legislature is helping businesses, schools and individuals do what they can to curtail emissions and help clear the Wasatch Front of harmful pollutants. Deadlines to apply are coming up.

Premier FBI cybersquad in Pittsburgh to add agents

08/17/2014 12:57pm
The FBI's premier cybersquad has focused attention on computer-based crime in recent months by helping prosecutors charge five Chinese army intelligence officials with stealing trade secrets from major companies and by snaring a Russian-led hacking ring that pilfered $100 million from bank accounts worldwide.

Wedding moved for dad at Ohio Alzheimer's home

08/17/2014 3:16pm
A Michigan woman who had been planning a traditional wedding at her church instead took the ceremony to an Ohio nursing home so her father could walk her down the aisle.

Citizens — not Republican Party — should fill Valentine's seat, Corroon says

08/17/2014 4:26pm
State Democratic Party Chairman Peter Corroon wants Democrats to be able to compete to replace Sen. John Valentine, R-Orem, who was recently named to head the Utah State Tax Commission.

Chihuahua gets new set of wheels

08/17/2014 5:07pm
Chihuahua "Scooter", born without front legs, is getting a new set of wheels. Heidi Wigdahl reports.

Motorcyclists participate in annual 'Ride for Fallen Officers' event

08/17/2014 5:48pm
The annual Ride for Fallen Officers was held Sunday, with more than 6,000 motorcyclists forming a procession from Lindon to the Utah State Capitol Building to honor law enforcement personnel killed in the line of duty.

Man shoots party host after losing fight, police say

08/17/2014 6:39pm
Police are searching for a man who allegedly shot the homeowner of a party after an altercation in the street.

6 hurt in SLC nightclub shooting

08/17/2014 6:44pm
At least six people were shot when someone opened fire at a Salt Lake City club Saturday night.

2 injured in ATV crash near Kamas

08/17/2014 6:45pm
Two people were hurt when the ATV they were riding flipped Saturday night.

Study: Provo's poverty rate growth among fastest

08/17/2014 7:14pm
A new study says Provo has one of the fastest growing poverty rates in the nation.

Federal autopsy ordered in Missouri teen's death

08/17/2014 10:23pm
Attorney General Eric Holder on Sunday ordered a federal medical examiner to perform another autopsy on a black Missouri teenager whose fatal shooting by a white police officer has spurred a week of rancorous and sometimes-violent protests in suburban St. Louis.

Man charged with child abuse after beating 5-year-old daughter

08/17/2014 10:23pm
A man was charged with second-degree felony child abuse after police say he hit his 5-year-old daughter.

Police catch prisoner who escaped from Salt Lake County Metro Jail

08/17/2014 10:29pm
Police arrested a man they say escaped from the Salt Lake County Jail Sunday evening.

2 people rescued from Hellgate Cliffs

08/17/2014 10:29pm
Crews rescued two hikers stranded in Little Cottonwood Canyon on Sunday evening.

Rainbow Bridge hopes to get new trail from National Park Service, Indian tribes

08/17/2014 10:31pm
One of Utah's most famous features needs a new trail. A new/modified trail would connect with an old Navajo horse trail, but Navajos don't want people walking under their sacred rainbow.

Missing man with dementia found safe

08/17/2014 10:47pm
Police have issued an "Endangered Missing Advisory" for a 67-year-old with severe dementia.

C-130 performs emergency landing at Hill Air Force Base

08/17/2014 10:48pm
A C-130 performed an emergency landing at Hill Air Force Base on Sunday afternoon.