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Utah man rolls pickup on I-15 in Idaho

10/08/2012 7:38am
A Saratoga Springs man was taken by medical helicopter to Eastern Idaho Medical Center after he was ejected from his pickup truck in a one-vehicle rollover on Interstate 15.

Fewer workplace fatalities reported in Utah, nation

10/08/2012 8:07am
Workplace fatalities decreased in the state and nationwide last year.

Backpack found likely belongs to missing 10-year-old girl

10/08/2012 10:05am
Police in central Colorado are looking for a break in their search for a missing 10-year-old girl. Jessica Ridgeway was reported missing Friday after she failed to show up at school. She was last seen Friday as she walked to a park where she meets classmates before school.

Cult of the giant pumpkins is growing in Utah

10/08/2012 12:10pm
There's a fanatical group of pumpkin growers who regularly rewrite the record books by cultivating pumpkins that can tip the scales at more than a ton. They belong to the cult of the giant pumpkins, and they're using bizarre new techniques to win.

Man charged with raping woman he met on dating site

10/08/2012 3:25pm
Criminal charges have been filed against an Orem man who police say raped a woman he met on an online dating site aimed at LDS Church members.

7 haunted houses that will scare the living daylights out of you

10/08/2012 3:45pm
Halloween approaches, and with it comes a plethora of ways to scare the living daylights out of yourself. Here are just a few options if you prefer your nights sleepless.

Family holds memorial for border patrol agent killed in action

10/08/2012 6:36pm
Monday was a somber day for Border Patrol Agent Nicholas Ivie's family, who have endured the first of two memorial services that will take place for the agent.

Sunset man injured in officer-involved shooting

10/08/2012 6:43pm
A police officer responding to a 911 hang up call at a home in Sunset ended up shooting a suspect early this morning.

State poll workers prepare for early voting, need more volunteers

10/08/2012 6:45pm
Citizens around the state can begin early voting on Oct. 23. And county workers in Salt Lake County are helping people get a head start with their paperwork so voters won't have to stand in long lines when they go to vote.

Kaysville city leaders threaten to sue over bridge

10/08/2012 7:39pm
It's not all water under the bridge. Though state engineers say an overpass is completely safe, Kaysville leaders and residents are demanding action before it comes falling down.

Divvying up the federal budget requires a strong stomach

10/08/2012 7:46pm
The federal budget isn't all that different from a big pizza. The trouble comes with the question, who gets what slice?

Police: panhandler hit people who tried to help him

10/08/2012 7:58pm
A 55-year-old alleged panhandler is in jail after Provo police say he hit people who offered him food instead of money.

Roosevelt parents plead with runaway daughter to come home

10/08/2012 8:50pm
It's been more than two months since NilaDe Tabbee last saw her teenage daughter. All she wants is for Rikki Lynn to come home safe.

Death row inmate loses Utah Supreme Court appeal

10/08/2012 9:12pm
Death row inmate Douglas Carter's conviction and sentence will stand after the Utah Supreme Court upheld a lower court's ruling to dismiss his appeal.

Man arrested after crashing stolen car

10/08/2012 9:34pm
Police say a man who crashed a stolen car may be connected to several reported hit-and-run accidents.

Emigration Canyon getting a safety makeover

10/08/2012 10:20pm
Good news for bikers, drivers and hikers who frequent Emigration Canyon -- the scenic spot is about to become much safer for all those who enjoy it.

Infamous mountain man burglar caught on video, still roams free

10/08/2012 10:23pm
There has been yet another sighting of the infamous mountain man burglar Troy Knapp, this time with new video. Knapp is accused of breaking into cabins all around Utah and living off of what he finds there, and sometimes even leaving bullet holes or defacing religious icons.

Grant provides big boost for early education programs

10/08/2012 10:30pm
A new grant will help Utah daycares move from babysitting to educating. By helping students before they're in school, leaders of this pilot project say Utah could get more for its education buck.

Rescue effort under way to reach 3 teens stuck on mountain ledge

10/08/2012 10:56pm
A search and rescue team was deployed Monday night to retrieve three teenage boys stranded on a ledge in Provo Canyon. As of 10:40 p.m., they were still working to get the hikers down.

LDS Church members respond to new mission age rules

10/08/2012 11:01pm
Reaction to the change in minimum age requirement to serve as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has generally been positive, with many members hurrying to sign up for service sooner than they had planned. There are some members, however, who don't agree with the move.

Magna standoff ends with wanted man in custody

10/08/2012 11:15pm
A brief standoff Monday night ended with a man in custody and another man taken down by Taser.