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Wood-burning stove tied to Hooper house fire

11/19/2012 8:35am
Investigators think a wood-burning stove is to blame for a fire that damaged a Hooper family's home.

Helping Hands get to work after Sandy

11/19/2012 8:46am
Thousands are still in need after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, so Helping Hands are there by the thousands.

Utah's 'Will It Blend?' named best viral marketing campaign ever

11/19/2012 9:22am
Blendtec in Orem has demonstrated its blenders' power by destroying just about everything, from iPads to video game systems.

Police dog, rollover accident end 2 separate chases

11/19/2012 11:11am
Two men were arrested Sunday night and early Monday following two unrelated police chases. One ended when the suspect's car rolled, the other when a police dog bit the suspect.

Orem boy with autism inspires others with touchdown run

11/19/2012 11:34am
Justin Haacke, 9, loves football, playing for his Mountain View youth football team in Orem.

Herbert seeks answers about federal health insurance exchange

11/19/2012 11:44am
Gov. Gary Herbert sent a list of questions Monday to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius that he wants answered before considering whether Utah would join the federal health insurance exchange.

Discovery in living fossil hints at earliest origins of life

11/19/2012 12:03pm
Scientists have found a chemical, previously unknown in nature, in an ancient form of bacteria that could indicate how genetic information was transferred in the very earliest forms of life, before the DNA and RNA now found in all living things even existed.

Massive nuclear waste shipment to arrive in Utah

11/19/2012 12:12pm
A massive nuclear waste shipment will arrive Tuesday in Utah after a three-week journey from Southern California.

New rule allows TV cameras, electronic devices in Utah courtrooms

11/19/2012 3:07pm
Utah's courts moved "into the next era" Monday after the Utah Judicial Council passed a rule that will allow television cameras and electronic devices into courtrooms.

SportsBeat: Running with 'Sweet Feet'

11/19/2012 4:58pm
We continue to follow the remarkable "run" of South Jordon's Sam Gordon. More than 4 million views of this 9-year-old's incredible football highlights on YouTube has turned the fourth grader at Daybreak Elementary School in South Jordan into a Utah phenomenon and national treasure.

Officials trying to right environmental wrong with Glen Canyon Dam

11/19/2012 6:58pm
With the sound of a siren to warn anyone downstream, government officials opened the spigots at the Glen Canyon Dam Monday afternoon.

Both drivers and UDOT adjust to new flex lanes

11/19/2012 7:08pm
Flex lanes, as they're called, cut traffic jams by alternating the direction of an extra lane during peak hours in the morning and the evening. UDOT is already adjusting the system to make it simpler.

Technology playing a bigger role in Thanksgiving dinner

11/19/2012 7:11pm
Move over thickly bound cookbooks. Make way for digital directions on cooking that special Thanksgiving meal. More and more people are pulling out their phones and iPads for kitchen tips.

Family given vehicle in time for Thanksgiving

11/19/2012 7:19pm
A local family struggling to make ends meet received the gift of transportation on Monday, just in time for Thanksgiving.

Utah's most devout deal-seekers already lined up for Black Friday

11/19/2012 7:59pm
They've pitched their tents, found their place in line, and now they're more than ready to take on Black Friday in a big way.

Girl impaled by rod dies from injuries

11/19/2012 8:54pm
An 11-year-old Pleasant View girl who was impaled by a rod that held blinds died Monday night.

Burglar arrested for DUI before theft is discovered

11/19/2012 9:04pm
A Vernal man is expected to face charges in two counties after a bizarre home burglary over the weekend. He's accused of breaking into a home stealing a vehicle, but he was arrested before the homeowner even knew anything was wrong.

VIDEO: Victims of crime find a shoulder to lean on

11/19/2012 9:55pm
Some of the most important people involved in police work are the ones you don't get to see.

Personal foul: Parents

11/19/2012 10:38pm
A KSL investigation discovers how adults really act at youth sporting events. The behavior that often convinces kids to drop out of sports altogether.

TSA, UDOT have good news for holiday travelers

11/19/2012 10:52pm
We're now less than 48 hours away from the biggest travel day of the year. If you're making that extended trip to grandma's house, the airlines and the Utah Department of Transportation have some good news for a change.

Retired UTA exec to receive annual $200K pension

11/19/2012 11:28pm
UTA's top executive rode off into the sunset this year with a hefty annual retirement that will be funded by public money.

Man arrested after opening fire on Provo police

11/19/2012 11:59pm
Police have released the name of the man arrested after opening fire on officers who were attempting to execute a search warrant.

West Jordan teen named World Chess Champion

11/19/2012 11:59pm
A West Jordan teen has been named king of the world – well, of the chess world that is.