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Vigil held at site of removed Dixie State statue

12/14/2012 7:38am
Community members held a vigil Thursday night directly across the street from where Dixie State College's confederate statue once stood.

$14 and beer taken in hotel room heist

12/14/2012 8:00am
Two people are in jail following a hotel room heist that netted $14 and some beer.

2 boys receive High 5, early presents from Santa

12/14/2012 8:43am
This week's High 5 honors two children who are tougher than they should have to be at their young ages.

South Salt Lake bank robbed; police working to identify man

12/14/2012 9:29am
Police are working to identify a man who they say robbed a U.S. Bank on Thursday.

Officials use snowmen to remind Utahns to not drink and drive

12/14/2012 10:21am
Utah Highway Patrol troopers and dozens of local law enforcement officers introduced the larger-than-life snow folks to remind shoppers to have a safe and happy holiday season, free from drunken driving, at The Gateway in Salt Lake City on Thursday.

Doctors find feather lodged in neck of 7-month-old

12/14/2012 10:47am
It's been a medical mystery, but little Mya is home again after doctors pulled a mysterious feather out of the side of her neck.

Students receive surprise visit from Santa delivering books

12/14/2012 11:43am
About 800 students have a great answer when their parents ask them, "What did you do in school today?" They got an early Christmas visit from Santa in the middle of math class.

Man found guilty for 2011 murder in public park

12/14/2012 11:51am
A man accused of shooting and killing another man in a public park last year has been found guilty on all of the charges against him.

Setting boundaries with in-laws key to happy marriage, study says

12/14/2012 11:59am
Developing a close relationship with your son-in-law may be a good investment in your daughter's marriage, researchers say.

Police officer justified in shooting man, attorney says

12/14/2012 2:30pm
A Sunset police officer who shot a man following a domestic dispute in October acted lawfully, Davis County Attorney Troy Rawlings said Friday.

Man that fired at Sunset officer has troubled past, police say

12/14/2012 3:43pm
A man arrested for allegedly firing several rounds on an unsuspecting police officer, narrowly missing him, has been in trouble with the law before.

25 ways to celebrate Christmas

12/14/2012 3:44pm
The holiday season is here, and with it come plenty events to keep your spirits merry despite the cold.

Ex-UHP 'trooper of the year' files appeal, faces civil lawsuits

12/14/2012 4:10pm
A discredited Utah Highway Patrol trooper filed an appeal Friday to get her job back.

Q & A: How kids and parents should deal with tragedy

12/14/2012 5:32pm
The school shooting in Newtown, Conn., that took the lives of 20 children, 6 adults plus the shooter is horrific - unimaginable - but families across the country have to recognize it as a rare event that didn't happen where they live, a child psychologist said.

Boy killed in accident remembered by classmates, teachers

12/14/2012 5:45pm
He was born Carleton John Seeley III, but to his classmates and teachers at Roosevelt Junior High School, the boy whose smile could light up any room was known simply as C.J.

Boater in Pineview Resevoir death found guilty on all counts

12/14/2012 7:21pm
A man accused of leaving an injured University of Utah scientist in Pineview Reservoir after she was struck by a boat and severely injured — and eventually died from her wounds — was found guilty on all three counts he faced Friday.

Double-fatal house fire investigated as possible homicide

12/14/2012 7:23pm
An adult male and female were found dead inside a burning home on Friday morning in a case that investigators were treating as a homicide.

Utah schools discuss security measures in place for student protection

12/14/2012 7:40pm
Endeavor Elementary shows their unique security design and Canyons District discusses previous active shooting training drill.

Kearns High students help decorate Washington, D.C. with holiday ornaments

12/14/2012 8:31pm
Kearns High School students have done their part to add to the holiday decor in the nation's capital.

Utah Supreme Court approves SLC soccer complex after long battle

12/14/2012 8:50pm
City officials scored a legal victory Friday in their desire to build an expansive soccer and sports complex after the Utah Supreme Court ruled it followed the law in a bonding initiative.

Son of former U. scientist files wrongful death suit against father

12/14/2012 9:26pm
An 18-year-old boy being sued by his estranged father for possession of family photo albums filed a countersuit Friday claiming his father murdered his mother.

Utah's airmen deliver Christmas gifts to foster kids

12/14/2012 9:35pm
Utah's airmen got the chance to be Santa for some of the state's neediest foster kids Thursday.

Mormon Tabernacle Choir kicks off Christmas concert

12/14/2012 10:58pm
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir's Christmas Concert begins Friday. It was packed downtown Thursday, just for the dress rehearsal. This year, Tom Brokaw is the narrator and Tony award winning tenor Alfie Boe is the soloist.

Tom Brokaw offers thoughts on Conn. school shooting

12/14/2012 10:59pm
Veteran journalist Tom Brokaw was in Salt lake City Friday as host of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir's Christmas Concert. But he was able to step away to speak with KSL about the massacre at a Connecticut elementary school.

Family loses car, Christmas presents in apartment complex fire

12/14/2012 11:59pm
A fast moving fire that claimed 10 cars and caused $150,000 in damage is making the holidays hard for one West Valley City family. Not only did Brooke Valdez and her children lose their only vehicle, but all their Christmas presents went up in flames.

Conn. shooting affects former Ogden family; daughter among those killed

12/14/2012 11:59pm
As a nation mourns the loss of life in Connecticut the very personal nature of such a public tragedy came clearer into focus.