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New website for car recalls, airlines lower fares, quake insurance info

08/27/2014 7:13am
Last weekend's earthquake in California is sparking a familiar conversation about earthquake insurance. Also the government launches a new website so car owners can look up recall info by VIN.

Former guardsman pleads not guilty to defrauding government of $28K

08/27/2014 7:36am
A former reservist accused of acquiring $28,000 in fraudulent bonuses through the Utah Army National Guard appeared in U.S. District Court for the first time Tuesday.

Proposal offers incentive to finish degree in 8 semesters

08/27/2014 8:08am
Sen. Stephen Urquhart, R-St. George, is working on legislation to create individual graduation maps for students that offer tuition incentives for graduating in four years.

DABC 'working out the bugs' on new liquor license law

08/27/2014 8:33am
State alcohol regulators are grappling with the first applications under a new law that allows liquor licenses to be bought and sold on the open market.

Shark temporarily forces Mass. swimmers out of water

08/27/2014 9:08am
Swimmers squeezing out the last bit of beach weather were back in the water in Duxbury, Massachusetts Tuesday, a day after a Great White shark was spotted just off the shore.

Police: 911 botches call about child locked in car

08/27/2014 9:29am
A 911 dispatcher is in trouble over his response to a mother who called for help after her 10-month-old son accidentally locked himself in her car, police said.

Cedar City teen fills 'hole' in heart by meeting parents in Romania

08/27/2014 9:44am
Collin Healy, 16, visited his birth country, Romania, in July. On a quest to fill a "hole" that was in his heart, Collin met his birth parents. Not only was that hole filled, but the teen was also filled with gratitude for what he has.

American ISIS jihadi came onto U.S. radar in recent months

08/27/2014 10:07am
An American man who died last weekend in Syria while fighting for ISIS had begun to attract the attention of U.S. intelligence in recent months, law enforcement sources told CNN on Wednesday.

Prediction time for BYU, Utah, Utah State

08/27/2014 10:18am
For different reasons, BYU, Utah and Utah State all have much at stake this college football season. But they have one thing in common, quarterback play will go a long way toward determining the success of their respective seasons.

TiVo goes after cord-cutters with post-Aereo device

08/27/2014 10:27am
Did you cut your cable but miss recording your favorite shows? TiVo might have the answer.

Do's and don’ts of removing a tick

08/27/2014 10:59am
With hunting season in full swing, many Utahns are outdoors hiking through brush and dealing with animals that may have ticks. In the event that you have a tick bite and burrow into you, here are some tips to safely and efficiently remove the insect.

Why the poverty cycle is harder to break than we like to think — and what can be done about it

08/27/2014 11:20am
A study of 800 Baltimore school kids finds that those born poor stay poor.

Video: Grandpa creates homemade hovercraft for kids

08/27/2014 11:31am
An inventive grandfather built a toy for his family that neighbors are sure to be envious of — a working hovercraft.

Trial ordered for woman accused of using bacon to start fire

08/27/2014 12:17pm
Cameo Crispi, a Uintah County woman accused of using burning bacon to start a fire inside her ex-boyfriend's house, was ordered to stand trial Wednesday on a number of charges including arson.

Police ask for help to ID men connected to copper thefts

08/27/2014 1:01pm
Police are asking for help to identify the individuals responsible for a recent rash of thefts at a construction site.

Have You Seen This? Dog blowing bubbles

08/27/2014 1:20pm
A dog has learned how to blow bubbles, and it's delightful.

5 Fall destinations for fishing and outdoor recreation

08/27/2014 2:00pm
Fall is the best time of year to fish in Utah. If you don't have a spot you prefer already, check out these great locations.

Opinion: What Robin Williams' legacy can teach us

08/27/2014 2:03pm
The loss of Robin Williams has influenced many people. In hopes of finding a silver lining, here are a few things we can learn from the man and his works.

Police seek man, woman involved in Logan car burglaries

08/27/2014 3:02pm
Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man and woman involved in two car burglaries.

Mom: captured son 'honorable' US journalist

08/27/2014 4:23pm
An American freelance journalist held hostage and threatened with death by Islamic militants wanted to tell the world through his writing about oppressed people in the Middle East, his mother said in a video released Wednesday.

Fire leaves 3 businesses with estimated $250K in damage

08/27/2014 4:34pm
A can light ignited a fire that caused an estimated $250,000 in damages to three West Jordan businesses Wednesday, fire officials said.

No criminal charges for Hurricane mother who left infant in hot car

08/27/2014 4:56pm
A mother who left her 11-month-old baby in a hot car had a "lapse of awareness" and won't be charged in the death of her daughter, the Washington County attorney said.

Dogs get blues when youngsters go back to school

08/27/2014 5:20pm
Young people aren't the only ones who get back-to-school blues. Pooches used to months of constant playtime can get upset when their best buddies disappear with the dog days of summer.

Fight breaks out over airline seat recline

08/27/2014 5:29pm
Airline passengers have come to expect a tiny escape from the confined space of today's packed planes: the ability to recline their seat a few inches. When one passenger was denied that bit of personal space Sunday, it led to a heated argument and the unscheduled landing of their plane, just halfway to its destination.

Double your food stamp benefits at the Downtown Farmers Market

08/27/2014 6:03pm
Food stamp users can match their benefits up to $10 at the Downtown Farmers Market. Officials say the match, made possible through a grant, encourages consumption of fresh produce and supports local farmers.

Widespread flooding in Uintah County after heavy rainstorm

08/27/2014 6:22pm
An intense rainstorm that dumped more than an inch of water on the Vernal area Wednesday touched off flash flooding throughout Uintah County.

No ruling in Park City Mountain Resort land dispute — yet

08/27/2014 6:40pm
After a three-hour hearing Wednesday, 3rd District Judge Ryan Harris changed his mind and declined to issue a ruling on the amount of a bond Park City Mountain Resort must pay its landlord to continue operations through the upcoming ski season.

4th person arrested in connection with Magna stabbing

08/27/2014 6:41pm
A man was arrested Wednesday morning, becoming the fourth person taken into custody in connection with a stabbing in Magna Friday.

Louisiana Gov. Jindal sues feds over Common Core

08/27/2014 6:47pm
In a move certain to bolster his national standing with conservatives, Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal sued the Obama administration Wednesday, hoping to strike a blow against the controversial Common Core education standards and raising his profile as he builds a likely presidential campaign.

Police: Vandal caught after falsely reporting own truck as stolen

08/27/2014 6:56pm
Occupants of a truck damaged numerous mailboxes and cars by hitting them with a baseball bat early Wednesday morning, police said.

Judge sides with 'Sister Wives' family in final lawsuit ruling

08/27/2014 7:01pm
A federal judge in Utah has issued a final ruling that strikes down parts of the state's anti-polygamy law in a lawsuit filed by the family that appears on the TV show "Sister Wives."

Adoption parties help unite families and children living in foster care

08/27/2014 7:22pm
There are hundreds of children living in the foster care system in Utah looking for forever families. That's why three different community groups are working together to make it happen.

Map reveals what each state buys most on eBay

08/27/2014 7:50pm
Have you ever bought eyewear on eBay before? According to a new map from the online auction site, it is Utah's favorite item to purchase.

USC's Shaw admits to lying about injuries, rescue

08/27/2014 8:00pm
Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw confessed that he lied to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew.

8 creative ideas to stop the bullying in your home

08/27/2014 8:21pm
The sibling fighting in our home is out of control. Desperate to put a stop to the bullies I turned to my Facebook friends for answers, and they came up with some pretty creative ideas that might help — but only if your kids fight, too.

Avoid the 'back-to-school plague'

08/27/2014 8:43pm
On average, elementary school children get eight to 12 colds or cases of the flu each school year, according to the CDC. For the older kids, it is about half that. Teachers and parents commonly refer to it as the Back-to-School Plague. But there are simple ways to keep your kids healthy.

E-cigarette companies slapped with $1M in fines

08/27/2014 9:14pm
The Utah Department of Commerce says three e-cigarette companies defrauded hundreds of customers out of money and made false claims about their products.

Panda may have faked pregnancy for more buns, bamboo

08/27/2014 9:33pm
A giant panda —slated to be the star of the first-ever live broadcast of the birth of panda cubs — has lost the role after it was discovered the bear is not pregnant after all, Chinese state media reported.

Man killed in cement pump truck accident identified

08/27/2014 9:36pm
A man was killed Wednesday morning after their pickup truck was hit by a cement pump truck, police said.

Cops should wear cameras if they want federal funding, senator says

08/27/2014 9:54pm
Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill said Tuesday that police officers across the country should be required to wear body cameras in order for their departments to qualify for federal funds.

Police release dramatic audio of dispatcher helping father deliver baby

08/27/2014 10:09pm
A 911 dispatcher helped a father deliver a baby in a van Monday morning and the audio of the call was released Wednesday.

Parents: Mom didn't understand abandoning baby

08/27/2014 10:20pm
The distraught parents of a Kearns woman accused of disposing of her newborn daughter in a trash can say their daughter has "special needs" and didn't understand what she was doing.

Family reflects on year since killing of Draper police sergeant

08/27/2014 10:37pm
One year after Draper Police Sgt. Derek Johnson was killed in the line of duty, his family is honoring his memory and the memory of all fallen officers. They say they've felt pride they feel for his service and the love of their community.

Family forgives, finds peace after officer-involved shooting

08/27/2014 11:59pm
The family of an 18-year-old Salt Lake City man killed by police in 2001 disagrees with the public outrage over police shootings across the country, including in Utah. They shared their story of patience, understanding and forgiveness.