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Avoiding friendly-fire accidents proves challenging, even for pros

10/10/2012 5:15am
U.S. Border Patrol agents are highly-trained and employ advanced tactics, but the risk of friendly-fire accidents may continue to rise as agents' ranks are bolstered along the border.

Border agent's body arrives in Utah, family offers forgiveness

10/10/2012 7:27am
The body of a U.S. Border Patrol agent who was killed by friendly fire in Arizona returned to Utah Tuesday night. His family is reaching out to the fellow agents who accidentally shot him.

Study: Friends' parents can influence teens against drugs, drinking

10/10/2012 8:58am
Parents, if you feel like your teens aren't listening to you about drugs and alcohol, perhaps you should have your kid's friend's parents talk to them about it.

Drug bust nets 4 pounds of meth, $24K

10/10/2012 9:15am
Police retrieved 4.17 pounds of methamphetamine and $24,500 in cash last week in the search of two Salt Lake County homes.

Emergency response crews train for mass casualty possibilities

10/10/2012 12:43pm
Can you ever really be prepared for an emergency? Emergency response teams from Salt Lake County hope so.

West Elm to open first Utah location Thursday

10/10/2012 1:33pm
Home furnishings retailer West Elm will open its first location in Utah on Thursday at City Creek Mall, and it will be only the first in the U.S. to partner with local Etsy artists.

6 spooky attractions that won't keep your kids up at night

10/10/2012 4:02pm
Kids scare more easily than adults — or at least they're not as good at hiding their fear — so here are six kid-friendly Halloween attractions that will spook, but not scare silly.

Man charged with rape has seen no jail time prior to court appearance

10/10/2012 6:03pm
Complaints have arisen that an Orem man charged with raping a woman he met through an LDS dating website has not spent a single day in jail prior to his court appearance.

Wednesday's Child: 6 siblings

10/10/2012 6:46pm
With adoption, many families can imagine opening up their homes to one child, maybe two. But this week's Wednesday's Child profile shows how much love six siblings could bring into your home.

Power of flags in politics on display during election season

10/10/2012 7:03pm
With the election season in full swing and with candidates standing in front of flags everywhere they go, vexillologists — those who study flags — are pretty excited right now.

1st District candidates highlight differences in debate

10/10/2012 7:31pm
The battle is on in District One where Congressman Rob Bishop is heavily favored in his re-election bid this year, but even Bishop admits he's facing a spirited challenge from Democrat Donna McAleer.

Utah voice of Pooh's 'Rabbit' dead at 85

10/10/2012 7:33pm
Utah lost a memorable character this week, and hundreds of interesting voices.

Utah immigration law legal battle nearing conclusion, says Shurtleff

10/10/2012 8:10pm
The legal fight over Utah's immigration enforcement is nearing a conclusion.

Court testimonies show side of doctor close friends didn't know existed

10/10/2012 9:10pm
Pleasant Grove doctor Martin MacNeill faced his daughter and a former girlfriend in court Wednesday, as prosecutors presented their case against him in the death of his wife. Friends of the late Michelle MacNeill were shocked by what they heard.

Home foreclosures steadily dropping in Utah

10/10/2012 10:35pm
The number of homes in foreclosure is falling — especially in Utah. According to the RealtyTrac U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, the number of foreclosure filings for the Beehive State in September fell nearly 54 percent from the same month last year.

Witnesses come forward with 2 sides to pee wee collision

10/10/2012 10:37pm
Video of a hard hit between a Utah County coach and a pee wee football player has stirred quite a controversy. Some say the coach stepped onto the field and clobbered the kid, while others say it was the player who ran into the coach.

Fearless thief steals bike from Orem officer's patrol car

10/10/2012 10:50pm
An Orem police officer's patrol bike was stolen from his Lehi home on Tuesday.

Utahn working to improve lives in Liberia, 1 scholarship at a time

10/10/2012 10:52pm
A man from Utah County is on a mission to help educate impoverished kids in West Africa — and he's doing so by transforming his own Internet business.

Dance class plans to honor Sierra Newbold with entry into Festival of Trees

10/10/2012 11:59pm
In June, 6-year-old Sierra Newbold was kidnapped from her West Jordan home and killed just yards away. Dancers at the studio where she took lessons plan to celebrate her life in a very special way this Christmas.