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Parent outraged after diabetic student served pizza from trash

08/22/2014 7:22am
A Utah mom is outraged after she learned school lunch staff fed her daughter pizza that had been placed in a garbage can.

Pregnant cop denied desk job, forced to take unpaid leave

08/22/2014 8:19am
A heavily-pregnant cop in Kentucky is being forced to take unpaid leave after administrators denied her request to take a desk job until her baby with a rare disorder is born.

Video: Despite rain, lightning, officer helps stranded man

08/22/2014 8:30am
A Florida police officer went above and beyond the call of duty to help a man in a wheelchair stranded in a pounding rain storm, and it was all caught on a dashboard camera.

Trial scheduled in $6M SLC arson case

08/22/2014 8:51am
A federal judge has scheduled a three-day trial in September for a Utah electrician charged with starting a fire at an unfinished Salt Lake City apartment building.

Parents had hoped to negotiate with Foley captors

08/22/2014 9:06am
The parents of slain journalist James Foley said they regarded an email they received from his captors last week as a hopeful sign they could negotiate with the Islamic militants.

Romney: Clinton won't be able to distance herself from Obama

08/22/2014 9:42am
Mitt Romney feels vindicated by Hillary Clinton. At a book event for Rep. Paul Ryan, his former running mate, Romney said that Hillary Clinton distancing herself from some of President Barack Obama's foreign policy was reminiscent of the campaign he ran against the President.

One Utah preacher's journey to burn fat and build faith

08/22/2014 10:03am
Ron Williams grew up without a family, bounced around and battered. He found God at a point of crisis and never looked back. Now the nondenominational Christian minister and coach shares what he's learned about family, faith and fitness.

Interim superintendent confirmed despite wife's lawsuit against state

08/22/2014 10:11am
The State School Board ratified the appointment of Joel Coleman as interim state superintendent of public instruction despite concerns that a pending lawsuit filed by Coleman's wife presents a conflict of interest.

'Read Today' students celebrate growth at Bees baseball game

08/22/2014 10:16am
Year-end results for KSL's Read Today program show above expected growth in every grade. Students celebrate their successes in the tutoring program with a night at Salt Lake Bees.

Weber receiver Batchelor not going it alone

08/22/2014 10:22am
Weber State freshman wide receiver Drew Batchelor is leaning upon his grandfather and other mentors as he adjusts to the world of college football.

Demand for apartments in Salt Lake County at 10-year high

08/22/2014 10:50am
Demand for apartments in Salt Lake County is at a decadelong high, according to a new report. The overall valleywide vacancy rate for residential rental housing registered at 3 percent — the lowest rate in 13 years.

Mom designs app that forces kids to call their parents back

08/22/2014 11:49am
A Texas mom frustrated that her son never returns her texts has designed an app that takes control of a child's phone until they text or call their parent back.

Quiz: How is your knowledge of world history, geography

08/22/2014 11:59am
How is your travel knowledge about our amazing world? Test your skills with this week's fun and informative travel quiz. You may just find somewhere you would like to visit!

Sen. Mike Lee criticizes govt. regulation at Utah business summit

08/22/2014 12:05pm
Government has become like a helicopter parent with its thousands of pages of business regulations that stifle innovation and job creation, Sen. Mike Lee said Thursday.

3 juveniles arrested, 1 outstanding in Logan High burglary

08/22/2014 12:29pm
Police arrested three juveniles and are still looking for one in connection with a burglary at the Logan High School.

Cheerleaders embrace girl with special needs on team

08/22/2014 12:35pm
Olivia has dressed up as a cheerleader for almost every Halloween, but Friday she will be donning a real uniform at a football game as a member of her school cheer squad.

Have You Seen This? Dog hates alarm as much as you do

08/22/2014 1:15pm
A dog named Oscar laments a sounding alarm clock that disturbs him from his slumber.

Parents' guide to 'When the Game Stands Tall'

08/22/2014 2:01pm
This week sees the release of the true story of the De La Salle High School football team in "The Game Stands Tall." The movie itself tries to be an inspirational Christian film with uplifting themes and moral lessons.

Police locate suspect in hit-and-run; Witness talks about accident

08/22/2014 3:10pm
A witness to a hit-and-run talked about responding to the accident, and police said possible charges for the driver are pending.

Friends rally for dog that survived winter alone in wilderness

08/22/2014 3:31pm
Everyone who knows Hogan calls her a survivor. The dog became famous after it survived five or six months — or more — alone in the wilderness by drinking water from melted snow.

Firefighters still in hospital after ice stunt

08/22/2014 4:00pm
Two central Kentucky firefighters are still hospitalized a day after they were shocked by a power line while helping out with an "ice bucket challenge."

Police arrest 6 at suspected drug house, place 2 kids in protective custody

08/22/2014 4:29pm
Six people were arrested following the execution of a search warrant on a suspected drug house in Spanish Fork on Thursday.

Man being shown jewelry grabs it, runs, police say

08/22/2014 5:02pm
Police are asking for help to locate a man who robbed Goldsmith Jewelers Friday.

Man facing domestic violence charges arrested for attempted homicide

08/22/2014 6:05pm
A man was arrested for attempted homicide against his girlfriend Thursday, the same day he was charged in another domestic violence case.

Police: 16-year-old former student has history of making terroristic threats

08/22/2014 6:14pm
A 16-year-old Saratoga Springs boy has been arrested in connection with a bomb threat on the first day of school at Westlake High School on Tuesday. Police say he is also responsible for similar threats or "swatting" throughout the country.

US won't let borders hamper fight vs. extremists

08/22/2014 6:30pm
A senior White House official raised the possibility Friday of a broader American military campaign that targets an Islamic extremist group's bases in Syria, saying the U.S would take whatever action is necessary to protect national security.

Fort Duchesne man convicted of murdering acquaintance

08/22/2014 7:08pm
A Fort Duchesne man accused of killing a jailhouse acquaintance in April 2013 and then stealing his car has been convicted of murder.

Man suspected in robbery, kidnapping arrested

08/22/2014 7:13pm
A man who allegedly jumped in another man's car and forced him to drive to an ATM to withdraw cash was arrested early Friday.

Interpol seeks clues to Thai 'baby factory'

08/22/2014 7:30pm
Interpol said it has launched a multinational investigation into what Thailand has dubbed the "Baby Factory" case: a 24-year-old Japanese businessman who has 16 surrogate babies and an alleged desire to father hundreds more.

Parents capture unique view of their baby’s world using GoPro camera

08/22/2014 7:32pm
Watch out, Steven Spielberg. A California couple is giving their 10-month-old son a jumpstart on a filmmaking career in a very nonconventional way.

After ‘temporary’ paralysis lasts years, neighbors rally for mother

08/22/2014 7:50pm
Lori Brady's paralysis was sudden and unexpected. Now neighbors trying to raise money for a van so she can drive her kids to activities.

USU researchers hack self-driving cars to foresee future risk

08/22/2014 8:14pm
Researchers at Utah State University are figuring out how to hack and manipulate automated cars so they can better learn how to protect them from hackers in the future.

Mom runs 9 miles to deliver healthy baby boy

08/22/2014 8:28pm
Ashley Paulson of Orem ran 9 miles to Utah Valley hospital on Aug 16. to deliver her baby boy, Maximus. The mother of four also completed 1 Ironman, 2 half Ironman's, 5 full marathons, 9 half marathons, 1 sprint triathlon and one 5k while pregnant.

LDS missionary critically injured in Oklahoma car accident

08/22/2014 8:46pm
Sister Nancy Vea, 19, of West Jordan, was critically injured while traveling with other missionaries Friday.

More money raised for Ferguson officer than slain teen

08/22/2014 9:01pm
Supporters of Officer Darren Wilson donate $235,000 for him, as of Friday afternoon.

Man stranded in wilderness rescued after writing 'help' with pine needles

08/22/2014 9:33pm
A West Sacramento man who was lost for five days in the wilderness near Lake Tahoe was found after he thought to spell out the word "help" using pine needles.

Jury returns guilty verdict for Salem man charged with murder

08/22/2014 9:58pm
After deliberating for about eight hours, a jury found a Salem man guilty of murder Friday night in the shooting death of his wife.

92-year-old vet informs government she's not dead yet

08/22/2014 10:01pm
92-year-old veteran finds humor in being declared dead, despite being very much alive. Candace McCowan reports.

Pediatricians seeing increased number of hand, foot and mouth disease

08/22/2014 10:15pm
Pediatricians are reporting a higher number of patients with hand, foot and mouth disease in Utah.

Dream comes true for 9th grader with Morquio syndrome

08/22/2014 10:33pm
Fourteen-year-old Abby Harwood always dreamed of being a high school cheerleader. Her dream came true Friday night.

2 falling boulders, rockslide closes Sardine Canyon

08/22/2014 10:36pm
A rockslide on US-89/91 has forced police to close Sardine Canyon, the Utah Highway Patrol said.

Police arrest barricaded man in Magna, 3 others taken into custody

08/22/2014 10:40pm
Police arrested a wanted man they say barricaded himself in a Magna house and hid in the attic.

Prep football: Week 1 scores

08/22/2014 10:55pm
Check back here for the latest scores from all the week 1 prep football games across the state.