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Crash sends 300 pounds of broccoli across I-80

09/03/2014 6:55am
UHP reopened I-80 eastbound near Tooele Wednesday morning after a truck carrying 75,000 pounds of broccoli crashed.

USU sets new record for research funding

09/03/2014 7:17am
Officials at Utah State University announced Tuesday that the school had set a new record for external research funding during the 2014 fiscal year.

Judge postpones bond hearing in Park City resort case

09/03/2014 8:20am
A hearing to rule on a bond for Park City Mountain Resort has been postponed until Friday, Sept. 5.

Super heroes reward super readers

09/03/2014 8:47am
KSL's Read Today program rewarded every student at Oquirrh Hills Elementary with tickets to this weekend's Comic Con event for making among the best progress in reading.

Putin's peace plan: Ukraine withdraws from east

09/03/2014 8:59am
A day ahead of a NATO summit, Russian President Vladimir Putin has issued his own peace plan for eastern Ukraine. He's calling on Russian-backed insurgents there to stop "advancing," and he's urging Ukraine to pull its troops out of the region.

Firefighters come to the rescue of a pair of mountain lion cubs

09/03/2014 9:17am
Two Montana firefighters dressed in their bright yellow firefighting gear stand smiling broadly, each cuddling what looks like a blackened and charred chunk of wood.

Debate over Utah's public lands continues at 50th anniversary of Wilderness Act

09/03/2014 10:20am
Anniversary of landmark federal wilderness law's 1964 signing prompts reflection, call to action over the future of Utah's wild places.

Skating dream-come-true for girl awaiting transplant

09/03/2014 10:36am
Sophie Hansen needs a new liver. While she waits, she skates. Recently her time on the ice took an Olympic turn.

New job market presents challenges for students, colleges

09/03/2014 10:46am
With skilled laborers in demand now more than ever before, students — and colleges — will need to rethink their educational goals.

Video: Fastest apple peeler in the world

09/03/2014 11:06am
Employees at a restaurant were tired of peeling apples over and over and came up with a creative way to get the job done extremely fast. Kids, don't try this at home.

5 cost-cutting tips for international travel

09/03/2014 11:14am
Most Americans will never travel outside of the US, and a major factor in that is cost. These five tips from travel experts can help you create the overseas adventure of your dreams.

Pedestrian shot during attempted robbery; Police looking for 2 suspects

09/03/2014 11:14am
Police are looking for two men who they say were involved in a shooting in West Valley City and possibly a robbery earlier in West Jordan.

None bigger than Texas for BYU football

09/03/2014 11:28am
With college football on the verge of significant changes, BYU football needs to make a splash to stay relevant. The best option is to have a great season, which means the Cougars must beat Texas and then do the same against a string of lesser teams.

Murray man used sticky paper to trap kittens, police say

09/03/2014 11:45am
A Murray man was charged with five felonies Tuesday for allegedly trapping kittens using sticky paper and putting at least two felines in a garbage can.

For $3M, an IMAX theater for your home

09/03/2014 11:52am
Tired of racing to your local IMAX theater only to be crammed next to a loud, texting stranger, or worse, find the movie is sold out completely?

Convicted murderer Martin MacNeill to be sentenced Sept. 19

09/03/2014 12:16pm
Ten months after being found guilty of killing his wife, Martin MacNeill has a sentencing date. On Sept. 19, MacNeill will be sentenced for murdering his wife, Michelle, in 2007.

10 things that used to be nerdy but are now cool

09/03/2014 1:11pm
Things like thick-rimmed glasses to "Lord of the Rings," here are a handful of things all the cool kids have these days that were once hopelessly "uncool."

Have You Seen This? Dad's life lesson

09/03/2014 1:15pm
Will Reid was having trouble getting his kids to incorporate the simplest of life lessons, so he decided to make videos that his kids could revisit when they needed a refresher. But one video might be enough.

District fails to release findings from school lunch investigation, sparks outrage

09/03/2014 1:37pm
The start of a new school year failed to bring long-awaited answers from an investigation into a school lunch incident gone awry.

Glenn Beck: Hillary Clinton 'will be the next president'

09/03/2014 1:46pm
Glenn Beck may not want to vote for Hillary Clinton, but he is convinced that she will win the presidency in 2016.

Girl who survived 19 stab wounds returns to school

09/03/2014 2:03pm
The 12-year-old Wisconsin girl who nearly died after she was stabbed 19 times is back in school.

Top 10 questions to start your pregnancy off right

09/03/2014 2:03pm
Dr. Scott Rynearson for Ogden Clinic discusses and answers 10 common asked questions about pregnancy.

Home Depot probes possible credit card data breach

09/03/2014 3:10pm
Home Depot may be the latest retailer to suffer a major credit card data breach.

Motorcyclist in critical condition after crash with car

09/03/2014 5:41pm
A person driving a motorcycle was transported to a local hospital in critical condition after a crash involving a car, police said.

Ex-detective Cowley's criminal case aided by national group

09/03/2014 6:17pm
The Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund has agreed to step in and help former West Valley police detective Shaun Cowley's defense against a charge of manslaughter.

Obama says beheading videos won't intimidate US

09/03/2014 6:30pm
President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the United States will not be intimidated by Islamic State militants after the beheading of a second American journalist and will build a coalition to "degrade and destroy" the group.

Same-sex marriage 'the right thing to do,' Huntsman says

09/03/2014 6:40pm
Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. said Wednesday it's "inevitable" that same-sex marriages will be recognized nationwide, but stopped short of criticizing state officials for fighting the issue in court.

Trial underway for man accused of 2013 Uintah County murder

09/03/2014 6:45pm
Uintah County prosecutors say David Urrutia was beaten to death inside the camp trailer he shared with his cousin, Jose Leiva-Perez, near Fort Duchesne. Leiva-Perez is charged with murder in the death. A jury trial in the case runs through Friday.

Juveniles arrested after numerous thefts, vandalism

09/03/2014 6:56pm
Police arrested six juveniles after a few months of continued vandalism in the Cedar City area.

7 books to bring out (or perfect) your inner writer

09/03/2014 7:29pm
If you or someone you know has words flowing in their veins, this is a must-have book list. Each book offers wisdom, insight and inspiration from some of the greatest writers of all time. This is a Book Matters list.

Festivals and fairs around Utah abound in September

09/03/2014 7:50pm
September in Utah is full of festivals celebrating the art and culture of the state, along with the worlds of music, games and entertainment. And lots and lots of food.

Former BYU AD Hale sheds light on potential athlete drug use

09/03/2014 8:14pm
The arrest of former Cougar and football star Max Hall is shedding light on athletes and their potential to abuse drugs.

Self-defense in workplace reviewed by Utah Supreme Court

09/03/2014 8:24pm
The state's highest court heard oral arguments Wednesday on the issue of self-defense in the workplace, which is related to a case of four Layton Wal-Mart loss prevention workers who were fired in 2011 after they disarmed a shoplifter who had a gun.

Train your brain to crave healthy food

09/03/2014 8:32pm
It may be possible to rewire your brain so that it wants — craves, even — healthier foods.

Tooele 911 dispatchers honored for work in saving woman's life

09/03/2014 9:01pm
Two year later, a family meets and thanks those who helped save a life.

Map shows states where working women are most equal

09/03/2014 9:27pm
A new map aims to illustrate where working women are the most equal, and Utah was given a failing grade.

Utah sees spike in women obtaining concealed firearms permits

09/03/2014 10:08pm
According to the Department of Public Safety, the state of Utah issued about 34,500 concealed firearm permits to women in 2013, more than double the number issued in 2012. To date, women hold almost 25 percent of all permits in the state.

Police: Landlord held woman hostage, raped and beat her

09/03/2014 10:43pm
A Sandy man was charged Wednesday with kidnapping, beating and raping a woman who recently began renting a room from him.

1 killed, 1 seriously injured after 3-vehicle crash

09/03/2014 10:56pm
A man was killed after a crash involving two cars that collided then spun into a city bus, according to police.

LDS historical treasures on display at 'Foundations of Faith'

09/03/2014 11:08pm
The display is open during regular business hours, beginning at 9 a.m. on weekdays and ending at 5 p.m. except for Thursday, when hours are extended to 9 p.m. Saturday hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Susan Powell's father wins insurance battle, scolded in process

09/03/2014 11:10pm
A 3rd District judge has ruled in favor of Susan Powell's father, Chuck Cox, in his fight over conservatorship of his daughter's life insurance money.

U. researchers launch pollution monitoring project

09/03/2014 11:11pm
University of Utah researchers Wednesday launched a pollution monitoring project that should provide a better understanding of the ozone on the Wasatch Front.