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FrontRunner South opens, brings changes to north line

12/10/2012 7:23am
UTA's new FrontRunner South line, which runs between Salt Lake and Utah counties, opens Monday morning. But with the new line comes growing pains for other UTA services.

How to handle bad job interview situations

12/10/2012 8:30am
There's no shortage of horror stories when it comes to bad job interviews. But it's not always the interviewee's fault. How can applicants perform better at a job interview if the interviewer is the problem?

Police: Man fired shots outside restaurant, narrowly misses infant

12/10/2012 11:44am
A man who police say fired multiple shots outside a restaurant, narrowly missing an infant, was arrested over the weekend.

World's most famous wolf shot by hunters

12/10/2012 11:44am
She was an alpha female known as 832F to scientists, but lovingly called " '06" by local tourists, after the year of her birth. She was the most famous wolf in all of Yellowstone National Park, and led the Lamar Canyon wolf pack.

14-year-old girl arrested in shooting of another teen

12/10/2012 11:51am
A 14-year-old girl has been arrested in connection with the shooting of another 14-year-old girl near a park last week.

FedEx expects to deliver 19 million packages Monday

12/10/2012 12:47pm
Monday is expected to be the busiest shipping day in history for one of the world's largest shipping companies. FedEx estimates it will ship more than 19 million packages, and it's in large part thanks to an increase in online shopping.

2 arrested after allegedly caught in act of car burglary

12/10/2012 1:22pm
Two men have been arrested after allegedly being caught in the act of burglarizing vehicles in a Provo apartment complex.

Clinton family hopes poem will help bring Mater home

12/10/2012 5:46pm
A Utah family is out a Christmas yard ornament after someone took Mater the Tow Truck from their yard over the weekend. The family wants it back, and they wrote a poem to bring attention to the crime.

Man who lost wife, kids teaches remaining son about giving

12/10/2012 6:05pm
In this season of giving, an Eagle Mountain man is making sure his son understands the true meaning of the holiday. It's an important lesson for Thomas Powell, who endured tremendous loss last year.

Canine companion befriends young victims of abuse

12/10/2012 6:14pm
To the casual eye it looks like an ordinary house. Children's artwork hangs on the wall. Colorful toys wait to be played with. There's even a dog curled up on the floor.

Sandy man accused of making, distributing child porn

12/10/2012 6:28pm
A man accused of producing child pornography and distributing it was arrested over the weekend and booked into the Salt Lake County Jail.

Utah's hate crimes up for third year running

12/10/2012 6:34pm
Race-related issues were the most reported types of hate crimes in Utah in 2011, according to newly released statistics from the FBI.

Future of old SLC public safety building: renovate or raze?

12/10/2012 7:04pm
As one major new architectural landmark approaches completion here in Utah, questions are emerging about the building it will replace.

Proposed helmet law about money and safety, senator says

12/10/2012 7:52pm
Sen. Todd Weiler knows it's a long shot, but he's going to give it a try anyway: making a new argument for a motorcycle helmet law in Utah.

Riverton students receive a high-flying thank you

12/10/2012 8:33pm
Students from Riverton Elementary School spent their afternoon with some feathered friends Monday.

Parent volunteers wanted in Jordan School District

12/10/2012 8:49pm
December is the month parents scramble to check off their children's Christmas wish lists. The Jordan School District wants to add one thing to that list that won't cost money: Educators want your gift of time.

Prosecutors to offer plea deal in Provo teacher sex abuse case

12/10/2012 9:01pm
A plea deal is in the works for a former private school instructor and coach accused of having sexual relationships with two female students.

Monday bank robberies could be connected, police say

12/10/2012 9:32pm
Police are looking into a possible connection between robberies at two First Utah Bank branches that happened less than three hours apart Monday.

Teen in coma after So. Utah crash returns home

12/10/2012 9:39pm
As Kilee Krause returned home Monday after spending nearly two months in the hospital following the car accident that left her in a coma, her family focused on the effect her experience has had.

UTA's top-dollar spending on lobbying tracks with rise as political powerhouse

12/10/2012 10:11pm
The Utah Transit Authority, recently under fire for top-dollar compensation and benefits for top executives, is also tops when it comes to another category of spending: lobbying.

Trial begins for boat owner accused of leaving swimmer to die

12/10/2012 10:50pm
The owner of the boat that killed a University of Utah professor spent his first day on trial Monday. A jury was seated, and they'll soon go to work deciding Skyler Shepherd's fate over the next few days.

U. becomes 1st to post patient satisfaction surveys on its healthcare website

12/10/2012 10:59pm
Good news for those in search of a new doctor: a new online tool allows you to seek out the advice and feedback of the experts -- other patients. University of Utah Health Care claims it's the first in the country to post online physician reviews and comments.