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Several accidents reported in heavy fog

02/07/2013 7:18am
Motorists faced a slower commute Thursday morning due to a blanket of fog covering parts of the Wasatch Front. Several accidents were reported in foggy areas.

2 Utah fugitives get prison time in Nebraska

02/07/2013 7:39am
Two men who escaped from a jail in Vernal, Utah have been sentenced to prison in Nebraska.

Non-flu vaccines important too, says Utah health department

02/07/2013 8:19am
Vaccines aren't just for kids. Recent studies show adults aren't getting the immunization coverage they need to stay healthy.

Next powerful medicine may be buried under the sea

02/07/2013 8:29am
Some of the most powerful medicines have come from very unexpected places, anywhere from rainforest plants to molds and fungi. Where will the next big medicine be located? Some scientists say, under the sea.

Bill aims to criminalize spitting, flinging body fluids

02/07/2013 8:51am
Spitting on another person could be charged as a class A misdemeanor offense under specific circumstances in a bill endorsed Wednesday by a state Senate committee.

Utah ski resorts released on Google Maps, Street View

02/07/2013 11:27am
Google has released run and lift maps of 38 North American ski resorts, including four in Utah. One Utah resort was released in Street View.

Sex ed bill aims to help parents with 'the talk'

02/07/2013 11:56am
Following the controversial sex education bill in last year's legislative session, which would have instructed schools to teach abstinence-only education, one Utah lawmaker is looking to change the discussion by making sex education training materials available for parents.

Police investigating hazing incidents at Jordan High

02/07/2013 12:17pm
Police are investigating incidents of hazing by members of the Jordan High School wrestling team.

Custody returned to man investigated in ex-wife's death

02/07/2013 3:01pm
Two children of a Salt Lake man being investigated in the death of his ex-wife have been returned to him after they had been removed from the house for about seven months.

Woman threatened with knife after catching burglar in home

02/07/2013 3:28pm
Police are looking for a man who they believe broke into a Salt Lake City home and threatened a woman with a knife.

Lawmaker's bill would require insurers to cover autism treatments

02/07/2013 6:01pm
Utah is one of 18 states that does not require health insurers to cover Autism Spectrum Disorder, but a Utah lawmaker is proposing a bill that would require insurers to cover treatments.

Young widow hopes tragedy will inspire others to have heart checked

02/07/2013 6:31pm
When A.J. and Jenna Rooks were married in 2010, their dreams for the future were forever. But only 11 months into marriage, those dreams were dashed when A.J. died of a heart attack.

Victim of drunk driver fights back with social media campaign

02/07/2013 6:49pm
A Utah woman, badly broken after a hit-and-run crash, is taking a stand against drunk driving this week.

Drills aim to prepare Draper teachers, students for the worst

02/07/2013 6:49pm
The Sandy Hook school tragedy and other incidents have prompted renewed calls to protect our kids and prepare for the unimaginable. A Draper elementary school is one of the Utah schools teaching children and their families what to do if emergency strikes.

Hundreds offered UVU scholarship letter by mistake

02/07/2013 7:01pm
When high school seniors Sarah Payne and Lisa Schneider received letters Jan. 11 announcing that they had received four-year scholarships to Utah Valley University, they were excited.

Child, one other sought in Provo Canyon burglary

02/07/2013 7:14pm
Police are looking for a man and a child who committed a burglary in Provo Canyon.

Provo approves high-rise development near BYU

02/07/2013 7:29pm
In the midst of major changes on Brigham Young University's campus, city leaders moved forward with one of two proposed high-rise student-housing developments this week.

Kearns High student facing charges after bomb threat

02/07/2013 7:32pm
A Kearns High School student is facing charges after the school was locked down for a short time Thursday morning following a threat from the student over social media.

Sixth minor earthquake in one day shakes Enoch

02/07/2013 8:03pm
A series of minor earthquakes shook Enoch Thursday afternoon, causing no immediate damage but leaving some residents feeling surprised.

Cockfighting may soon be a felony crime

02/07/2013 8:13pm
In an effort to combat Utah's weak laws on cockfighting, one Utah lawmaker is hoping to make the "blood sport" a felony offense.

Woman becomes sixth to plead guilty in murder of Roosevelt man

02/07/2013 8:36pm
A Uintah County woman has admitted to having a hand in the 2011 shooting death of a Roosevelt man.

Teacher shocked by allegations against former SUU student now sought in Calif. manhunt

02/07/2013 10:53pm
A former Los Angeles police officer sought in southern California shootings that have killed three people spent several years in Utah as a student and football player at Southern Utah University.

Crews find missing snowmobiler

02/07/2013 10:55pm
Crews have found a snowmobiler who went missing Thursday in the Wasatch National Forest.

Expanded Detoxification Center has room to help more Utahns

02/07/2013 10:57pm
It has been a problem for years: there just aren't enough beds at the VOA's Detoxification Center to meet the needs of every Utahn seeking help in becoming sober and clean. But the burden on the organization has eased a bit with the opening of the newly expanded center.

DA clears Murray officers in shooting incidents

02/07/2013 10:59pm
Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill has cleared two Murray police officers who fired 18 shots between them during two unrelated incidents.

Photos released of possible repeat bank robber

02/07/2013 11:01pm
Police have released surveillance footage of a man suspected of robbing a Murray Wells Fargo.

State superintendent 'not satisfied' with current school safety procedures

02/07/2013 11:34pm
A survey of Utah's school districts and charters revealed some unsettling discrepancies in plans meant to keep our kids safe.

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