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Ogden woman deported, accused of planning husband's murder

08/21/2014 7:30am
An Ogden woman wanted by Salvadoran authorities for allegedly orchestrating the murder of her husband was deported to El Salvador Wednesday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Bountiful businessman receives unbelievable gift from stranger

08/21/2014 7:55am
A Bountiful man trying to make a living was surprised by the gift from a stranger to help him with his work.

Great Salt Lake level drops to near-record low

08/21/2014 8:23am
The Great Salt Lake is reaching some near-record lows. State geologists say the drying trend will likely continue.

New program filters online video content

08/21/2014 9:03am
A Utah County company developed a program that helps viewers of streaming movies who want to make sure the scenes they see are suitable for the entire family.

Stranger surprises sick 7-year-old with therapy horse

08/21/2014 9:16am
A mom reached out to strangers to ask for pictures of horses to cheer her ailing daughter and was overwhelmed by the outpouring of gifts from all over the world, including her very own horse.

Teen with rare growth-inducing tumor recovers after surgery

08/21/2014 9:59am
After a 6 feet 6 inches tall, 16-year-old had surgery to remove a rare tumor, a Hurricane community planned a benefit raffle and concert to help with medical costs.

Police seek mystery pair in selfies after burglary

08/21/2014 10:35am
Would burglars be dumb enough to post selfies on their victim's cloud account?

Cat found in wall 'brought back to life,' put up for adoption

08/21/2014 10:56am
After being found trapped behind sheet rock inside a home wall, Lazarus the cat is ready for a second chance at life.

Depth still key for BYU offensive line, but freshmen may start

08/21/2014 11:01am
Last season, BYU attempted 14.3 more plays than the average FBS team (75.6), which is why offensive line coach Garett Tujague knows he'll need a group of players ready for the season opener Aug. 29. Two freshmen are right in that mix to start.

Cure your sinus problems with a balloon

08/21/2014 11:02am
Do you suffer from "terrible colds" that seem to never go away? Have severe sinus pain, a constant stuffy nose or tender areas around your cheeks, forehead or nose?

Video: Goliath grouper eats shark off fishing line

08/21/2014 11:15am
If you thought sharks were the only thing to fear in the ocean, think again.

Traffic lights are dangerously easy to hack

08/21/2014 11:32am
Traffic lights all across the United States are dangerously easy to hack.

How we'll pay for things in the future

08/21/2014 11:45am
Whether it's via contactless cards and mobile phones, or even wearable gadgets and biometrics, new ways of paying and spending are increasingly muscling their way into the mix, leading to a rise in cashless transactions.

New restrictions on hydrocodone to take effect

08/21/2014 12:10pm
The federal government is finalizing new restrictions on hundreds of medicines containing hydrocodone, the highly addictive painkiller that has grown into the most widely prescribed drug in the U.S.

79-year-old driver who killed Utah judge gets fine, probation

08/21/2014 12:29pm
A 79-year-old driver who hit and killed a 3rd District Court judge after allegedly becoming distracted by looking at fall colors and driving into oncoming traffic, quietly settled his case a few months ago.

Have You Seen This? Tiny tortoise chase

08/21/2014 1:15pm
A pet tortoise gives chase to a remote-controlled truck, much to the entertainment of the Internet.

Murder trial ordered in stabbing death of Chicago man

08/21/2014 1:33pm
A man accused of opening the door of a parked car and attacking a Chicago man who was on a date was ordered Wednesday to stand trial for murder.

Thief found hiding under pile of metal, police say

08/21/2014 1:45pm
An officer's attention to detail helped catch a metal thief Tuesday, police said.

Ask a Chef: Celebrating local cheese

08/21/2014 2:14pm
Whether as a snack, sauce, side dish or a main course ingredient, cheese is delicious. This week Harmons is celebrating local cheese with two tasty cheese recipes.

Great true stories ready to stream

08/21/2014 2:34pm
The true story of the De La Salle High School football team will hit the big screen this week with the release of "When the Game Stands Tall." Here are some films that are streaming that also tell an inspirational and entertaining story.

Previews of all 103 Utah varsity football teams and 16 regions

08/21/2014 3:09pm
Here is a preview of all 16 regions and 103 teams playing varsity football in the state.

Springdale woman finds house cat mutilated, seeks information

08/21/2014 4:12pm
A Southern Utah woman is offering a reward for information about the mutilation and death of her cat.

Utah average ACT score highest for second year in a row

08/21/2014 4:48pm
Utah students had the nation's highest average ACT score in 2014 when compared among the 12 states where all high school juniors take the test.

Police: Logan man manufactured porn with local children

08/21/2014 5:40pm
A man was arrested Tuesday for possessing and manufacturing child pornography at his Logan home.

Starbucks pay-it-forward lasts 11 hours

08/21/2014 6:04pm
A Starbucks in Florida kept a pay-it-forward going for 11 hours on Wednesday.

Pet-friendly dating sites match up people, pooches

08/21/2014 6:31pm
On these dating sites, a passion for pets will help you find more than just puppy love.

Family identifies man hit and killed on I-15

08/21/2014 6:33pm
A man walking on I-15 was hit and killed by a semitruck in Clearfield.

American Ebola doc: 'I am thrilled to be alive'

08/21/2014 6:50pm
Calling it a "miraculous day," an American doctor infected with Ebola left his isolation unit and warmly hugged his doctors and nurses on Thursday, showing the world that he poses no public health threat one month after getting sick with the virus.

Prison time for woman charged in babysitter death

08/21/2014 6:50pm
An apologetic and extremely emotional Dea Millerberg will serve up to five years in prison for her involvement in the drug-related death of her baby sitter, 16-year-old Alexis Rasmussen.

Homeowner finds man on porch, detains him in neighbor's garage

08/21/2014 6:53pm
A man was arrested Wednesday evening after trespassing in a Salt Lake City neighborhood, police said.

Lawyer: Utah restaurant had other chemical burn

08/21/2014 6:58pm
Family members of a woman who was severely injured from a toxic mixture of ice tea and cleaning solution say they're not mad at the restaurant, but they want change.

Major heroin bust small success, 'but problem continues,' police chief says

08/21/2014 7:02pm
A 31-pound heroin bust in the Salt Lake alley is the beginning of what law enforcement officials are calling a holistic approach to fighting the state's heroin epidemic. While notable for Utah, it does not make a dent overall, one police chief said.

Outfitter pleads guilty to conspiracy for illegal large cat hunts

08/21/2014 7:03pm
An outfitter accused of capturing and maiming mountain lions and bobcats in Utah for illegal hunts pleaded guilty to a felony conspiracy charge, the Colorado U.S. Attorney's Office said Friday.

Dump the frump: Moms give fashion advice for comfort, functionality

08/21/2014 7:30pm
Moms who have found creative ways to dress stylishly, yet comfortably and functionally to fit their busy lifestyles share their secrets.

Hundreds of homeless children receive school supplies

08/21/2014 7:52pm
A special program is helping hundreds of homeless kids go back to school with a fresh set of supplies.

Uintah County residents clean up after back-to-back flash floods

08/21/2014 8:16pm
Homeowners in the Uintah County community of Maeser have a mess on their hands after back-to-back flash floods tore through their neighborhood this week.

Salad daze: From leafy greens to meatloaf chunks

08/21/2014 8:41pm
Salad can take on many forms, but calling meatloaf chunks "salad" was a bit much for this writer. Here's a rough taxonomy of salads a person might encounter out in the wild.

For one girl, the ice bucket challenge takes on a whole new meaning

08/21/2014 9:03pm
Snow College rallied around a sophomore recently diagnosed with ALS.

10 books read in school that will change your life as an adult

08/21/2014 9:27pm
You might be pleasantly surprised to find that the books that you didn't enjoy as a kid are actually fantastic as an adult.

Woman allegedly steals jewelry, employee’s purse from store

08/21/2014 9:36pm
A woman was arrested after allegedly stealing several pieces of jewelry and a store employee's purse Thursday.

Utah company may help stop radioactive leak at Japanese nuclear plant

08/21/2014 10:10pm
A family-owned company in American Fork has proposed a solution to the radioactive water problem in Japan, and the Japanese government is listening.

Saratoga Springs parents urge city to install crosswalk for kids' safety

08/21/2014 10:25pm
Parents in a Saratoga Springs neighborhood are pleading with the city to install a crosswalk soon across a wide, well-traveled road that stands between their children and the elementary school they attend.

Police capture newly named Public Enemy No. 1

08/21/2014 10:29pm
The Metro Gang Unit has confirmed that they have arrested the newly named Public Enemy No. 1.

1 arrest made in connection with high school bomb threat, police say

08/21/2014 10:30pm
Police have confirmed an arrest in connection with the bomb threat at Westlake High School on Aug. 19.

Police dogs show off training, value

08/21/2014 10:33pm
Unified Police Department and several other agencies showed off the skills of their K9s Thursday night.