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Majority of Utahns favor nondiscrimination laws, study shows

08/20/2014 7:39am
A recent poll shows most Utahns would likely favor a statewide law banning discrimination in housing or employment on the basis of sexual preference.

Recorder candidate calls for audit, alleges missing revenue

08/20/2014 8:16am
Salt Lake County recorder candidate Mary Bishop called for an audit of the county recorder's records for what appeared to be $1.75 million in missing revenue. County officials say it is a reflection of the market, not missing money.

Witnesses describe homicide victim as helpful to others

08/20/2014 9:19am
One by one, witnesses took the stand Tuesday and described Elvis Olsen as a person who was always willing to help family and friends. Olsen was helping a jailhouse acquaintance when the man murdered him, according to prosecutors.

Couples object to request for more time in gay marriage recognition case

08/20/2014 9:34am
Attorneys for three couples in Utah's same-sex marriage recognition case oppose the state's request for more time to file its appeal in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Patient tested in California for possible Ebola exposure

08/20/2014 9:46am
Another patient is being tested in the United States for possible Ebola exposure -- this time, in California.

4 tips for beginner ATV riders

08/20/2014 10:00am
As the summer comes to an end there's no better time to get out and try something new — like a safe and fun ATV ride.

90% of hospitals and clinics lose their patients' data

08/20/2014 10:02am
No industry has been hit harder by hacking and data breaches than health care.

Stylist gives free haircuts to the homeless

08/20/2014 10:21am
When stylist Mark Bustos isn't cutting the hair of fashion designers and real estate moguls, he's traveling around giving free haircuts to the homeless.

How your premarital experiences can affect your future marriage

08/20/2014 10:55am
The National Marriage Project's new "Before 'I Do' " report reveals the impact of premarital activity on what kind of marriage a couple will ultimately have.

Video: People with spinal injuries experience the joys of surfing

08/20/2014 11:12am
A charity in California is helping people who are paralyzed from the neck down have the opportunity to experience something they thought was impossible — the thrill of surfing in the ocean.

Visiting NYC? Tips to save money on attractions, transportation

08/20/2014 11:50am
New York City is expensive to visit; however, it is possible to have a great city experience on a budget. By taking advantage of these insider options, visiting the Big Apple can be enjoyable and affordable.

Paralysis rehabilitation clinic breaks ground to help growing need

08/20/2014 11:58am
An innovative rehab clinic has bucked the traditional rehab business model to give patients a better life. The clinic was started by Dr. Dale Hull, a local doctor who started it after a trampoline accident left him a quadriplegic.

Watermelons stop bullets in slow motion video

08/20/2014 12:16pm
If you're being shot at and find a pile of watermelons, would it be safe to hide behind them?

Marine killed in Utah crash planned to surprise brother

08/20/2014 12:32pm
A Colorado Marine killed in a crash in Utah last week was on his way home to surprise his little brother on the first day of school.

Have You Seen This? Daddy's got your nose

08/20/2014 1:15pm
A little boy can't handle the idea that daddy has got his nose, and it's hilarious.

Man stabs roommate in face, still on the run, police say

08/20/2014 1:33pm
Police are searching for a man who stabbed his roommate in the face late Tuesday night.

7 deals to help you eat out while still feeling thrifty

08/20/2014 2:00pm
Looking for a break from the kitchen? Look no further. These restaurant deals have you covered.

Movies to watch with the family before summer ends

08/20/2014 2:03pm
With August being over half way done, many people are making their way back to places of learning. For those that are heading back to school in the near future, here are three family movies to help you soak up the last few days of summer.

BYU football could be in long-term trouble

08/20/2014 2:27pm
By remaining an independent in football, BYU may not get access to the impending football and playoff or the glamour bowl games. The best hope might be to continue to play a good schedule and hope the Big 12 wants to expand by two teams.

Rock climber falls to death hours after proposing to girlfriend

08/20/2014 3:16pm
A veteran Northern California rock climber died in a fall in Yosemite National Park, just hours after proposing to his girlfriend during another climb, authorities said.

City denies liability in North Salt Lake landslide

08/20/2014 4:27pm
Residents affected by a landslide in North Salt Lake received disappointing news on Tuesday. The city said it is not liable for the landslide and the damage it caused.

Driver drifts into oncoming traffic, crashes into 2 cars, police say

08/20/2014 4:29pm
One person sustained severe internal injuries and two others were injured when a car drifted into oncoming traffic Wednesday, police said.

Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled on fears of salmonella

08/20/2014 5:22pm
The FDA announced Tuesday that nSpired Natural Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling several lots of peanut, almond and other nut butters on fears of salmonella contamination. The nationwide recall also includes nut butters sold in Smith's Food and Drug stores.

Police look for man, woman involved in stabbing

08/20/2014 5:45pm
A man was seriously injured after being stabbed in an attack Wednesday afternoon.

Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants

08/20/2014 6:19pm
The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes Wednesday against the Islamic State extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley and that has seized a swath of territory across Iraq and Syria.

12-year-old calls 911, saves toddler from choking death

08/20/2014 6:38pm
The quick-thinking and calmness of a 12-year-old girl saved her 2-year-old brother.

State requests more time to file same-sex marriage appeal

08/20/2014 6:38pm
The state backed its request for more time to appeal a lower court ruling in the same-sex marriage recognition case Wednesday with a new brief in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Lanes reopened after grass fire closes US 89

08/20/2014 6:58pm
A grass fire broke out near I-84 and U.S. 89 Wednesday morning and partially closed northbound U.S. 89 for several hours.

Man turns himself in for groping juvenile in Target, police say

08/20/2014 6:58pm
A man surrendered himself to police Wednesday in connection to the sexual assault a juvenile in Target, police said.

Woman uses texts to convince thief to return van

08/20/2014 7:01pm
A Missouri woman began texting an alleged thief and had her van returned to her.

Fallen hiker had passion for Utah's outdoors, aunt says

08/20/2014 7:17pm
A family member of a man who fell to his death in Little Cottonwood Canyon last Friday says he was an experienced hiker whose love for the outdoors only grew after he moved to Utah. Andrew Sharp was well on his way to achieving a lofty goal when he died, his aunt said.

Fears and the first day of school: 5 ways to help your child succeed

08/20/2014 7:37pm
Starting school can be a scary thing. Whether a child returning to class or going for the first time, separation anxiety is common. Here are five ways to avoid the dreaded emotional drop-off on the first day of school.

Heavy rain floods driveways, fills basements

08/20/2014 8:07pm
Several residents in West Jordan and Murray are looking to city officials for answers after their homes flooded during an overnight storm, Wednesday. Officials in both cities say they are doing all that they can.

Couple reunited after birth of first child, lengthy immigration process

08/20/2014 8:18pm
Two months after the birth of their first child, a Utah woman was reunited with her husband following a complicated immigration process.

American Fork police using social media to slow drivers down

08/20/2014 8:40pm
The American Fork Police Department is using social media to let drivers know where officers will be running enforcement. Officials say if the effort gets people to slow down, then it's a success.

Produce eaters have more meaningful lives, study says

08/20/2014 8:58pm
There's already plenty of research that supports the idea that a diet full of fruits and vegetables leads to a happier life, but here's another reason to eat your broccoli: a new study says that eating produce can lead to a life full of more curiosity, pleasure and meaning.

Bullet fragment under victim was fired from recovered gun, expert testifies

08/20/2014 9:20pm
An expert in firearms examination testified Wednesday that the copper jacket from a .44 magnum cartridge found under a Roosevelt man's body was fired from the same gun police recovered when they arrested the man who is on trial for the killing.

Restaurant had health violations prior to sweet tea poisoning

08/20/2014 9:40pm
Health inspectors noted minor violations during review at Dickey's Barbecue Pit earlier this year.

Holder says he understands mistrust of police

08/20/2014 10:10pm
Attorney General Eric Holder sought Wednesday to reassure the people of Ferguson about the investigation into Michael Brown's death and said he understands why many black Americans do not trust police, recalling how he was repeatedly stopped by officers who seemed to target him because of his race.

Missing 14-year-old boy with autism found safe

08/20/2014 10:19pm
A 14-year-old boy diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder was found safe Wednesday after he had been missing for 21 hours.

'Pay up or go to jail' threat from IRS is a scam, investigators say

08/20/2014 10:43pm
Callers posing as IRS agents claim taxpayers owe a lot of money in back taxes. If they don't pay up now, they'll be hauled off to jail. The real IRS says it's a fraud.

Salt Lake County moving forward with plans to unify 911 systems

08/20/2014 10:49pm
The Salt Lake County Council made a big step toward better 911 services this week, voting to move ahead with unifying dispatch centers. It's a plan government leaders hope will help fix a dangerous problem.

Protesters gather in SLC over police shootings

08/20/2014 10:50pm
A large group of protesters gathered downtown Wednesday to call for justice in the fatal police shooting of a man in Salt Lake City, and to raise their voices against brutality and militarization among police agencies everywhere.

3 charged with murder in death of man found in basement of burning house

08/20/2014 10:51pm
Three people have been charged with murder in the death of a man whose body was found in the basement of a burning home in Price last month.