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WWII vet, 86, beaten outside Ohio hospital

09/02/2014 9:02am
An 86-year-old World War II veteran was recovering Tuesday after being beaten outside a southwest Ohio hospital where he was visiting his ailing wife, authorities said.

Utah city works for wildlife habitat certification

09/02/2014 9:18am
One northern Utah community is on track to be the state's first city certified as a wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation.

Staying faithful: How the Internet changed the Christian dating game

09/02/2014 9:42am
As online dating rivals traditional dating as a way to meet "the one," and dating site Christian Mingle gets a movie devoted to it, how important is faith in the digital realm?

Fraternal Order of Police defends 'militarization'

09/02/2014 10:04am
The national president of the Fraternal Order of Police is defending a program that puts surplus military equipment in the hands of local departments, saying tragedies can happen anywhere.

Mother with Alzheimer's remembers daughter for a moment

09/02/2014 10:31am
A woman with Alzheimer's seemed to briefly remember her daughter, who caught the moment on camera.

Woman who broke back in snowboarding accident defies odds, walks again

09/02/2014 10:42am
Kylee Schraft is an optimistic, happy person. She's always in motion, going from one adventure to the next; but this really shouldn't be happening. Two years ago, she was in a terrible snowboarding accident and was told she would never walk again.

Fast-food workers plan nationwide protest Thursday

09/02/2014 11:32am
The campaign to get fast-food workers paid at least $15 a hour resumes later this week.

With gimme out of the way, real season begins for Utes on Saturday

09/02/2014 12:30pm
The Utes kicked off the 2014 season with a convincing win over FCS foe Idaho State last Thursday, but now the real season begins this week as Fresno State visits Rice-Eccles.

Limit raised for bobcat hunting permits

09/02/2014 12:40pm
As the bobcat population in Utah grows, the cap for the total number of permits to hunt or trap bobcats has been lifted.

Have You Seen This? This party is exhausting

09/02/2014 1:15pm
Looking for a party that both introverts and extroverts can enjoy? All it takes is three simple steps, including a video presentation.

It's no longer safe to recline your airplane seat

09/02/2014 1:20pm
Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers.

Mystery of moving Death Valley stones solved, study says

09/02/2014 1:29pm
The moving stones and accompanying trails of the Racetrack Playa have puzzled onlookers for decades, but researchers say they solved the mystery using GPS devices and weather equipment.

5 of the most romantic gestures from leading ladies

09/02/2014 2:02pm
Whether you want to ask him out on a date or just do something nice for your husband, take a cue from these women in the movies.

Is male infertility on the rise?

09/02/2014 2:08pm
Is male infertility something you should be worried about? Dr. James Hotaling from University of Utah Hospital speaks on the matter.

Judge cautions Blackwater jury on immunity

09/02/2014 2:11pm
A federal judge Tuesday urged jurors in the criminal case against four Blackwater security guards to proceed with caution when assessing testimony by the defendants' former colleagues given under immunity.

Infamous speed trap town investigated over tickets

09/02/2014 2:21pm
The north Florida town of Waldo has long had a reputation as a speed trap, and it's no wonder. A small segment of highway that runs through Waldo requires drivers to speed up and slow down six times: 65 mph becomes 55 mph; 55 becomes 45; then goes back to 55; then back down to 45; to 55 again and eventually, 35 mph.

State fairpark chair to seek unanimous approval for minor league stadium

09/02/2014 2:31pm
A proposed soccer stadium at the Utah State Fairpark is a step closer to becoming a reality.

Missing dirt biker found safe in Utah County

09/02/2014 4:24pm
Crews rescued a man who spent a cold night in the mountains near Pleasant Grove after losing his way while dirt biking. "My teeth are still chattering," John Parker said after his rescue.

Penn State student gains rep as squirrel whisperer

09/02/2014 4:31pm
A Penn State student is gaining an Internet reputation as a "squirrel whisperer" for befriending, feeding and dressing up a furry little friend she has named "Sneezy."

User photos: This week in news

09/02/2014 4:34pm
Some of this week's user photos include: a fatal sport bike accident in Mountain Green, a car fire outside of St. George, more Utah flooding and a big show of support for the BYU football team.

Huntsville goose hunter becomes 'Mother Goose'

09/02/2014 6:02pm
A Huntsville man says he's being treated like Mother Goose, and it's made him the talk of that small town. It all started last spring when he decided to rescue a nest full of duck eggs.

Police seek burglars who immediately used stolen credit cards

09/02/2014 6:43pm
Police are looking for two men who they believe stole a credit card from a Salt Lake residence before charging the card at a nearby grocery store.

Police: Pharmacist steals 10,000 pills from clinic, has stolen pills before

09/02/2014 7:05pm
A Utah pharmacist who was allowed to keep his state license after admitting that he stole 5,000 prescription pain pills in 2012 is facing new charges in Duchesne County, where he's accused of stealing twice as many pills.

Clearfield woman killed in motorcycle crash identified

09/02/2014 7:23pm
A 28-year-old woman who died Monday in a motorcycle crash near Snowbasin has been identified.

Surge in SLC bank robberies linked to heroin addictions

09/02/2014 7:27pm
Police attribute a dramatic uptick in bank robberies in the Salt Lake Valley to a heroin epidemic. More than 90 percent of the robberies are related to the cheap, highly addictive drug, Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank said Tuesday.

Make the most of being a parent — while you still have time

09/02/2014 7:32pm
Enjoy time with your children while helping them learn life skills that will help them thrive. Here are three suggestions to help you make the most of being a parent.

Human trial of experimental Ebola vaccine begins this week

09/02/2014 7:36pm
A highly anticipated test of an experimental Ebola vaccine will begin this week at the National Institutes of Health, amid mounting anxiety about the spread of the deadly virus in West Africa.

Surveillance video shows missing man at SLC convenience store

09/02/2014 7:40pm
Surveillance video of a man reported missing Sunday shows him at a Salt Lake City convenience store hours after he disappeared, officials from the Summit County Sheriff's Office say.

82-year-old man dies in 3-car crash

09/02/2014 7:43pm
An 82-year-old man was killed in a three-car crash on Highway 91 in Cache County Tuesday, police said.

Mitt Romney, Pixar president to speak at BYU

09/02/2014 8:04pm
Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney will speak at a Brigham Young University forum, the school announced Wednesday.

Man wanted in case of lewdness turns himself in to police

09/02/2014 8:05pm
Within hours asking for the public's help to identify a man who allegedly committed lewd acts in a store, West Jordan police say the man turned turned himself in.

66-year-old SLC man becomes world-class athlete after battling heart disease

09/02/2014 8:28pm
Lloyd Hansen recently ran the fastest half marathon in his age group in the country and finds himself with a new title: world-class athlete. His story doesn't end there. At age 54, this father of five, was diagnosed with heart disease.

83 percent of Utahns want body cameras on police officers, poll shows

09/02/2014 8:54pm
Utahns overwhelmingly favor police officers wearing body cameras, a new poll shows. But they're split on whether police are too quick to use deadly force.

Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

09/02/2014 9:11pm
Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant group continue, "our knife will continue to strike the necks of your people."

DWR tells anglers to keep more fish

09/02/2014 9:20pm
The Division of Wildlife Resources is encouraging Utah anglers to keep fish rather than catching and releasing.

Toddler steers car, causes multiple crashes; grandmother arrested

09/02/2014 9:44pm
Florida grandmother arrested after allowing 3-year-old to steer her car during multiple-crash joyride.

Pioneering WASP recalls 'joy' of flying B-25 in WWII

09/02/2014 10:19pm
During World War II everyone made sacrifices, and female pilots proved they were up to the task. Salt Lake resident Nell Bright is one of the roughly 1,000 Women Airforce Service Pilots, or WASP, who flew those war planes.

Protected bike lane project causes confusion on 300 South

09/02/2014 10:33pm
Salt Lake City leaders are in the middle of moving bicycle lanes around on 300 South. As the project becomes reality, the idea of "protected lanes," as they're called, is being both applauded and criticized.

Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated

09/02/2014 11:01pm
An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said Tuesday the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a vacation.

Max Hall arrested for alleged shoplifting, drug possession

09/02/2014 11:14pm
Former BYU quarterback Max Hall was arrested Saturday for allegedly shoplifting.

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