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Final hearing set for proposed 16.2% tax increase

12/13/2012 7:28am
Salt Lake County leaders will hold a public hearing Thursday night to discuss a property tax increase that could have a significant impact.

Boy Scouts, LDS Church sued by former scout over sex abuse

12/13/2012 9:12am
A Delaware man has sued the Boy Scouts of America and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Wednesday over childhood sexual abuse committed by the scoutmaster at his church-sponsored troop.

How Pinterest is selling pet insurance and suggestive coffee creamer

12/13/2012 9:44am
Most company websites with a strong visual sales component find Pinterest a good fit for business, but with a little ingenuity, any type of business can find success.

Train, bus route changes frustrate frequent riders

12/13/2012 10:11am
Recent changes by the Utah Transit Authority meant to improve mass transit along the Wasatch Front may leave some travelers stranded.

Police: Man steals police car, crashes at precinct

12/13/2012 2:11pm
Police say a suspect stole a Unified police officer's car then led them on a short chase that ended in the Kearns police precinct parking lot.

Police look for man who robbed Subway restaurant

12/13/2012 2:25pm
After a man robbed a fast food restaurant, police are on the lookout for the alleged robber.

Micron to develop 844-acre master plan community in Lehi

12/13/2012 3:58pm
City leaders are beaming about the latest addition to their budding tech hub — a large-scale, master-planned development backed by Micron.

Death row defense attorney killed in auto accident

12/13/2012 4:47pm
A Utah defense attorney who has handled several high-profile cases in the state was killed in a traffic accident Wednesday.

BYU student's skull fractured in hit-and-run

12/13/2012 5:04pm
A Brigham Young University student is in the hospital after being the victim of a hit-and-run accident that left her with a fractured skull.

Trial for man in boat that allegedly hit, killed woman continues

12/13/2012 5:37pm
Both prosecutors and the defense rested their cases Thursday in the trial against the owner of the boat that allegedly hit and killed a biologist in Pineview Reservoir.

Families celebrate the holiday season with over-the-top decorations

12/13/2012 6:06pm
Some households across the nation go all out for Christmas with the bright flashing lights and coordinated music, and Utahns are no different.

Mother pleads guilty to taking nude pictures of daughter

12/13/2012 6:24pm
A Duchesne County woman has admitted that she took nude photos of her teenage daughter so the girl could send them to an Oregon man.

Chevron settles lawsuit, will pay Utah $1.8 million

12/13/2012 6:27pm
The state of Utah is getting $1.8 million from Chevron after a settlement was reached between the two in a case involving fraudulent collection of money for cleaning up leaking petroleum tanks.

Red Cross teaching CPR certification classes

12/13/2012 8:00pm
Learning to save lives can be easier than you think.

During turmoil, Utah doctors await news from family in Syria

12/13/2012 8:20pm
For three Utah County doctors, along with countless others, the fighting in Syria is a real threat to their families, from whom they await anxiously to hear.

Family of man shot by deputy hopes lawsuit will spur flow of information

12/13/2012 9:06pm
The family of a man shot and killed by a Millard County sheriff's deputy in October filed a civil lawsuit against the county Thursday, saying they are frustrated with the lack of information being released in connection with the shooting.

Hatch weighs in on need for fiscal cliff compromise

12/13/2012 9:08pm
Members from both the Democratic and Republican Party say they want to quickly reach an agreement about the fiscal cliff. Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch spoke to KSL News from Washington Thursday about what it will take to reach a compromise.

Teen escapes injury as car crashes through Salt Lake City home

12/13/2012 10:35pm
A teenage boy sitting in his bedroom was almost hit by a car Thursday night when a driver lost control and slammed into the house. Police said the young driver only had his learners permit and was possibly doing double the speed limit.

Utah highway fatalities on track to be lowest in decades

12/13/2012 10:37pm
New numbers from the federal government suggest the nation's highways are the safest they've been in decades.

Dog killed in trapping accident; family wants warning signs

12/13/2012 10:40pm
A late-night walk Tuesday ended tragically for a 15-year-old Sandy boy who watched his dog drown in a neighborhood park.

Police officer escapes unscathed after man fires multiple rounds

12/13/2012 10:42pm
A man was arrested Thursday night after police say he fired as many as eight shots at a patrol car, some piercing the vehicle and hitting the officer's computer.

After 57 years, 'The Nutcracker' deemed longest running production

12/13/2012 10:45pm
It was only minutes until the curtain raise at the Capitol Theatre, but backstage and in the dressing rooms, there was a sort of choreography before "The Nutcracker" officially began.

Child killed, 2 injured in car accident near Vernal

12/13/2012 11:16pm
Counselors will be on hand at two Duchesne County schools Friday, following a crash Thursday that killed a 12-year-old boy and injured two other people.