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Chaffetz leads in 3rd Congressional District

11/07/2012 12:00am
Chaffetz is currently the projected winner with 76 percent of the votes to Simonson's 23 percent.

Swallow will be Utah's next attorney general

11/07/2012 12:12am
Republican John Swallow will be elected as the next Utah attorney general. In his acceptance speech Tuesday night, he promised to keep fighting for state rights.

Inside GOP HQ: The votes are in ... finally

11/07/2012 12:13am
I will be at the Republican Party Election Night Party tonight, watching as the election unfolds. Will Republicans have much to celebrate or will the party be tempered by unwanted results? I'll keep you updated of the mood at headquarters all night.

Utah House, Senate remain dominated by GOP

11/07/2012 12:22am
The Republican Party held its majority in Utah's Legislature on Tuesday, expanding their control of both chambers.

Hatch wins 7th term in US Senate

11/07/2012 12:31am
Orrin Hatch will serve his seventh term as a Utah Senator.

Herbert to serve first full term as governor

11/07/2012 12:32am
Republican Gov. Gary Herbert has won his race to serve his first full term in office.

Inside Dems HQ: Matheson claims victory over Love

11/07/2012 12:36am's Dave Newlin takes you inside the Utah Democrats headquarters on election night for all the hustle, bustle, ups and downs for the people at the center of it all in Utah's elections.

Bid to incorporate Millcreek fails

11/07/2012 12:37am
Voters in Millcreek Township rejected a ballot question Tuesday to incorporate four communities into Millcreek City.

McAdams to take seat as SL County mayor; Crockett concedes

11/07/2012 12:38am
In a tight race, Salt Lake Mayoral Candidate Ben McAdams inched ahead Tuesday evening.

On the road with Romney: concession

11/07/2012 12:48am
Mitt Romney is conceding that his hard-fought presidential bid has ended in failure. He told supporters in Boston that he gave it his all and that he is now praying that President Barack Obama will be successful in guiding the nation.

Orem bank robbed with faux gun threat

11/07/2012 5:06am
A bank in Orem was robbed by threat of a hidden weapon on Tuesday.

Prosecutors dismiss '99 Utah student murder case

11/07/2012 5:42am
A capital murder case against a man accused of murdering a University of Utah theater student in 1999 was dismissed Monday.

Mormons have long history of presidential campaigning

11/07/2012 7:13am
Despite the presidential election results, Mitt Romney has made history as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. However, a number of members of his faith, including his father, also set their sights on the nation's highest office.

Matheson wins 4th Congressional District seat

11/07/2012 7:28am
It was expected to be a tight race and turned out to be just that. Now Democratic Rep. Jim Matheson looks to continue as Utah's lone Democrat Congressman after narrowly defeating challenger Mia Love.

Church leaders congratulate Pres. Obama

11/07/2012 7:58am
The First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are congratulating President Barack Obama on his re-election and encouraging Americans to come together.

A new Senator born in time for Election Day

11/07/2012 9:05am
In the delivery room of the Intermountain Medical Center Monday, Utah welcomed a third "Senator" into the world.

$47 million bond for parks, trails passes

11/07/2012 12:32pm
Salt Lake County residents approved a $47 million general obligation bond Tuesday to fund construction of three regional parks, substantial completion of two major trails and purchase land in Magna for a future park.

6 more ways to honor our veterans this week(ish)

11/07/2012 3:29pm
A list of events going on throughout Utah this week that you may want to check out. Suggestions? Email us, or tweet @kslcom with the hashtag #StuffToDo.

Hearing in killing of 7-year-old girl begins

11/07/2012 5:54pm
A preliminary hearing for a Burmese refugee accused of killing a 7-year-old girl finally began Wednesday, more than four years after her death.

Taylorsville flex lanes open Wednesday

11/07/2012 5:56pm
Beginning on Wednesday, west side drivers will encounter a new way to travel around the Salt Lake Valley.

Shooting range makes good use of leftover campaign signs

11/07/2012 6:04pm
After a long, arduous and often contentious election season, many are more than willing to see campaign signs disappear. A Bountiful shooting range is providing a way to put them to good use and help charity at the same time.

Wednesday's Child: Jesus

11/07/2012 6:49pm
Ice cream is pretty much any child's favorite treat. That's why this week's Wednesday's Child was in heaven at Coldstone Creamery, where he strapped on an apron and went behind the counter.

Pilot walks away from emergency landing near Salt Lake airport

11/07/2012 6:54pm
A man walked away uninjured after the engines went out on his experimental aircraft Wednesday and he was forced to make an emergency landing near Saltair.

Utahns wonder if state, nation are going in different directions

11/07/2012 7:01pm
Along with referendum votes in some states on such things as legalized marijuana and same-sex marriage, some Utahns today wonder if the state and the nation are going in entirely different directions.

Teacher charged for allegedly sexting with 14-year-old student

11/07/2012 7:03pm
A teacher at a junior high school in Ogden has been arrested after allegedly sharing sexually explicit pictures over text message with a student.

Wintry blast headed for Utah

11/07/2012 7:04pm
Enjoy the warm weather while you can. High winds then a snow storm are on the way.

Leavitt: Romney loss a 'disappointment to the country'

11/07/2012 7:08pm
There is a lot of hard work that goes into creating a transition. You could see Tuesday night's loss was emotionally crushing, even for an experience man of politics like Mitt Romney.

Highland to remain closed for business on Sundays

11/07/2012 7:21pm
For Highland residents, it became an issue of weighing values against choice. In July, the city council voted to allow businesses to be open on Sunday. But a group of residents didn't like it and got the issue on the ballot.

'Mormon moment' not just a passing fad

11/07/2012 7:43pm
Now that the election has come and gone, many are wondering just how much Mitt Romney's run for the White House contributed to what's been called the "Mormon moment" throughout the country.

After N. Temple death, family shares pain of similar experience

11/07/2012 8:02pm
News of a woman left to die after suffering a drug overdose earlier this week brings back tough memories for at least one Utah family. They're hoping their own daughter's death can help serve as a warning.

Voters' trust propelled Matheson to victory, analysts say

11/07/2012 9:07pm
Rep. Jim Matheson's razor-thin win in Utah's 4th Congressional District race had a lot to do with the trust he and his family have built up among Utahns over the years, political analysts said Wednesday.

Surveillance video gives first look at July jet crash

11/07/2012 10:06pm
Newly released surveillance video gives an interesting view of that bizarre plane crash and suicide at the St. George airport last July. Investigators said the pilot was on the run from the law in Colorado.

Microscopic spheres kill metastatic breast cancer

11/07/2012 10:50pm
University of Utah professor Beverly Brehl was back teaching her class only seven days after doctors placed microscopic cancer-killing spheres into her bloodstream.

Mother remembers daughter, hopes for answers in police shooting

11/07/2012 11:59pm
Kennedy left Utah on Wednesday to return to her home in Vancouver, Wash. Before she left, she stopped by the parking lot of the Lexington Park Apartments one last time to see the makeshift memorial created for her daughter.