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Fugitive accused of stealing packages off front porches

12/12/2012 7:41am
Larry Ray Stairs has a number of warrants out for his arrest. The most recent accusations against him will make you think twice about leaving a package on your front porch.

Gephardt Gets It: Is electronics ban during takeoff justified?

12/12/2012 7:57am
The next time you board a commercial flight you'll be asked to turn off all portable electronic devices during takeoff. But is it really a big deal if someone leaves theirs on?

Trial begins again for suspect in fatal shooting at public park

12/12/2012 8:59am
Prosecutors say there were plenty of witnesses who saw Francisco Alverez murder a man.

Herbert pleads with Pres. Obama to accept state's healthcare model

12/12/2012 10:21am
Gov. Gary Herbert is hoping a last-minute request to the president will give him the leeway to keep the state's current model of a mandated health insurance exchange.

Family claims boy, 7, died because of school negligence

12/12/2012 10:39am
The family of a 7-year-old boy who died from complications of a heart condition are gathering information as part of their lawsuit against the Ogden School District.

Hearing set for man accused in murder of Ethan Stacy

12/12/2012 11:17am
A man facing the potential of the death penalty in the killing of his 4-year-old stepson has asked for a hearing on the evidence against him.

City council OKs controversial streetlight fee

12/12/2012 11:46am
The Salt Lake City council has passed a controversial new fee, which means residents soon will pay more to keep the streetlights on.

Man runs from accident, leaves 2 injured children behind

12/12/2012 2:24pm
Police say a man who had a blood-alcohol level nearly four times the legal limit got into a car accident and then ran off, leaving his two injured children behind.

Gov. to roll out budget as 'fiscal cliff' looms

12/12/2012 5:32pm
Gov. Herbert is set to reveal his budget recommendations for the 2013-2014 fiscal year and intends to emphasize funding for education. But the looming "fiscal cliff" could impact his budget plans.

Police: Mistaken identity may be behind suspected carport arson

12/12/2012 5:36pm
Investigators believe a fire that destroyed a carport and nine vehicles may have been a case of arson, but also a possible case of mistaken identity.

Attorney working on Ogden murder case disbarred

12/12/2012 5:37pm
One of the attorneys for the man accused of killing an Ogden City police officer and wounding six others during a shootout has been disbarred.

United Way 'changing the odds' for underprivileged kids

12/12/2012 5:39pm
12/12/12 is a day that is being commemorated by a lot of people including the United Way of Salt Lake City. They have chosen the unique date to announce a major new campaign and the amount of money that it has already raised.

15 crosses erected near I-15 for fallen UHP troopers

12/12/2012 7:05pm
New crosses honoring 15 fallen Utah Highway Patrol troopers now overlook I-15 just north of exit 273, taking the place of memorials that were removed from public land following a U.S. Supreme Court decision last year.

Impaired driving suspected in crashes that shut down I-15

12/12/2012 7:15pm
Police suspect an impaired truck driver hauling fuel was involved in an accident that forced the closure of I-15 Wednesday morning in southern Utah.

Time in nature increases creativity, U. researcher says

12/12/2012 7:18pm
Do all your ideas seem a little dull these days? Do you feel lees creative than you used to? Perhaps it's time to put down the cell phone, strap on a backpack and channel Henry David Thoreau.

12-12-12 a lucky birthday for Utah babies; a cause to celebrate for others

12/12/2012 7:21pm
The day a baby is born has great significance for both the child and the family. Wednesday, on the last triple number date in our lifetime — 12-12-12 — a bunch of babies came into the world. And many other people clamored to celebrate their special events in style.

Support group to hold protest about Willard homicide investigation

12/12/2012 7:24pm
It's been more than a month since 21-year-old Danielle Willard was shot and killed by West Valley City police. A support group for Willard is holding a protest on Sunday outside West Valley City Hall and the police department.

2 months after being convicted, woman using drugs during pregnancy surrenders

12/12/2012 8:00pm
A woman convicted of taking drugs while pregnant, later giving birth to a drug-addicted baby, turned herself in to authorities Tuesday, two months after failing to show up for sentencing.

Surveillance video shows coffee shop burglary; police seek info

12/12/2012 8:17pm
Police are asking the public to help them identify an individual who appears to have burglarized a local business.

3-year study shows Colorado River to have water shortage in future

12/12/2012 9:01pm
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on Wednesday released details of a nearly three-year study probing future shortages in the Colorado River based on  demand that will increase over the next 50 years.

Woman arrested for killing mother charged with assault on officer

12/12/2012 9:24pm
A Cottonwood Heights woman accused of stabbing and killing her mother last month has been charged with assault by a prisoner, a third-degree felony.

Group pushes for LDS women to wear pants to church

12/12/2012 9:42pm
A group of feminist members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are urging women to wear pants to church services on Sunday as a show of equality.

Bounty hunter catches accused Christmas package thief thanks to KSL viewer

12/12/2012 11:15pm
A man accused of stealing holiday packages off of doorsteps was arrested Wednesday after a tip from a KSL News viewer led bail enforcement agents to the man's hideout.

On Swift raid anniversary, immigrants hold vigil for reform

12/12/2012 11:20pm
Both legal and undocumented immigrants took a stand Wednesday against laws that they feel need to be changed.

Utah best for business for third straight year, Forbes says

12/12/2012 11:21pm
For the third straight year, a business publication has awarded the Beehive State top honors as a place to do business in the United States.