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Study says optimism for small business owners is down

10/12/2012 6:44am
Recent studies show that small business owners across the country are not quite as optimistic as they had been, but there are some positive signs on the horizon.

Brothers plead guilty in June 2011 killing

10/12/2012 7:04am
Two more people have pleaded guilty to reduced charges in connection with the June 2011 shooting death of a Roosevelt man.

High 5 for Utah company

10/12/2012 7:28am
Advanced Windows wanted to get involved with a charity, but wanted to make sure the donated money stayed in Utah.

Matheson wants GOP TV ads pulled

10/12/2012 8:31am
Rep. Jim Matheson's campaign has sent a letter to four Salt Lake City television stations demanding they pull a Republican ad it says is misleading and deceptive.

2 injured when truck crashes into Herriman yard

10/12/2012 10:45am
A truck crashed into a yard of a home near 13700 South and 5600 West Thursday night, injuring the two people inside the truck.

Mother hides teen daughter's sexual relationship, faces charges

10/12/2012 10:55am
A 40-year-old Heber City woman faces child abuse and other charges after police say she facilitated a sexual relationship between her 14-year-old daughter and the girl's 17-year-old boyfriend.

Streetcar construction shuts down part of Sugarhouse

10/12/2012 11:05am
Through traffic on 700 East will be detoured around a two-block section at 2100 south for the streetcar track construction this weekend.

Spike TV's 'Jail' featuring the SLC Metro jail

10/12/2012 11:17am
The Salt Lake County Metro Jail's processing division will be featured on Spike TV's new season of "Jail."

Jazz player buys huge custom-made bed for $23k

10/12/2012 11:51am
One athlete is giving new meaning to the term "king sized bed." Jazz player, Al Jefferson had a huge bed custom made that leaves enough room for practically everyone on the team.

2nd body recovered in Lake Powell drowning

10/12/2012 11:52am
The body of an Arizona man was recovered Wednesday from Lake Powell's Padre Canyon, ending an almost three-week search.

Jordan school district explains lunch regulations to hungry students

10/12/2012 12:18pm
Local school districts are doing more to help students understand the new school lunch guidelines, after many complained that they were hungry.

Utah State Univ. raises $400M in fundraising campaign

10/12/2012 1:34pm
Utah State University officials are celebrating the culmination of a nine-year, $400 million fundraising campaign.

Armed robber takes cash deposit from Provo Canyon Pizza Hut

10/12/2012 1:59pm
A Pizza Hut employee was robbed Friday morning while walking to the bank to deposit the previous night's revenue.

Mountain View Corridor scheduled to open by end of 2012

10/12/2012 5:50pm
Another portion of the multi-million dollar Mountain View Corridor project is finished and set to open with a small celebration on Saturday.

Pres. Obama, Romney face challenge after VP debate

10/12/2012 5:58pm
After Thursday's vice presidential debate, both campaigns are looking ahead to the presidential debate on Tuesday, and both Romney and Pres. Obama face a challenge.

Court docs say man stabbed grandmother 111 times

10/12/2012 6:08pm
Prosecutors say a man accused of killing his grandmother in her Avenues home stabbed her 111 times.

Utah Marathon causing significant road closures

10/12/2012 6:30pm
The Salt Lake City Police Department remind the public of the traffic delays and road closures Saturday due to the Utah Marathon.

5 injured in rain-related crashes in St. George

10/12/2012 7:37pm
Five people have been injured in two unrelated accidents on I-15 in St. George that are causing major delays on the freeway.

Straight party voting could harm balance in government

10/12/2012 8:27pm
Voter turnout is expected to be strong in Utah this year, thanks in part to high profile races such as the too-close-to-call presidential race, Utah's newly created 4th District race, the governor's race and the Salt Lake County mayor's race.

10-year-old eludes would-be kidnapper

10/12/2012 8:55pm
Police say a man attempted to kidnap a 10-year-old girl in Tooele late Thursday night. But they say some quick-thinking may have saved her life.

'I feared for my life,' says victim of road rage attack

10/12/2012 9:57pm
A woman who was allegedly attacked Wednesday in a road rage incident said Friday she believes she is lucky to be alive.

Take two: Second Homecoming dance held after dress code upsets first

10/12/2012 10:05pm
Stansbury High School kicked off their second Homecoming this year Friday, hoping students will see it as a sign of goodwill for having their last one dashed after dozens of teens were sent home because of dress code violation.

Child abductions reminder to teach kids of stranger danger

10/12/2012 10:32pm
On average, 2,185 children are reported missing every day in the U.S., and this week, three examples throughout the Mountain West have ended very differently.

Allegations in leaked memo of cover-up unfounded, UHP says

10/12/2012 10:40pm
The Utah Highway Patrol said Friday that a memo discussing questionable arrests by UHP trooper Lisa Steed should never have been made public, and that the allegations made therein of a UHP cover-up were unfounded.

Sudden, heavy rainfall causes flooding in Moab

10/12/2012 10:41pm
Heavy concentrated rainfall caused sudden flooding outside of Moab Friday morning that almost caused problems for a few people that were Jeeping.

Coach accused of pushing player maintains innocence

10/12/2012 10:43pm
A coach accused of pushing a little league football player and causing him to receive a concussion during a rivalry game last week maintains he did not push the player in his first public statement.

LDS Church says it won't go forward with 9-story MTC building

10/12/2012 10:46pm
After nearly seven months of dispute over a proposed nine-story building as part of the Missionary Training Center in Provo, leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have dropped the building proposal.

Proposed wind farm causes controversy among Monticello residents

10/12/2012 10:47pm
A battle has erupted over a proposal for southeastern Utah's first wind farm.