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Legislature agrees to pay $5.6M to FLDS trust managers

03/20/2013 8:03am
On the last day of the Utah Legislature, state lawmakers voted to pay those charged with running a polygamous trust for the state the $5.6 million they were owed.

Some educators question movement to opt out of standardized tests

03/20/2013 8:21am
As students prepare for the spring round of standardized tests, some parents and educators question how effective those tests are in evaluating progress.

Getting past the automated phone system at credit bureaus

03/20/2013 9:11am
One out of four Americans has an error on their credit report. But contacting someone at the three credit bureaus to help fix the mistake is notoriously difficult.

FamilySearch volunteers to hit 1 billion record milestone

03/20/2013 9:48am
FamilySearch, the nonprofit family history website, is about to hit a big milestone: In the next few weeks, FamilySearch indexers will have completed their one billionth searchable record.

App lets firearm owners view gun-free zones

03/20/2013 3:47pm
A new app makes it easier for pro- and anti-gun supporters to find businesses that align with their views, but it is also fueling the already polarizing gun debate, opponents say.

2 women, 1 teen girl arrested after early morning robbery in Salt Lake City

03/20/2013 5:56pm
Two women and a teenage girl who police believe robbed a man at gunpoint at a local motel after he met one of them online, were arrested early Wednesday.

2 travelers arrested with loaded guns in carry-ons

03/20/2013 5:59pm
Two more loaded firearms were found in carry-on bags at the Salt Lake City International Airport on Wednesday — both within 10 minutes of each other.

Wednesday's Child: Kayla

03/20/2013 6:00pm
This week's Wednesday's Child is a tomboy who loves art — a simple way to express herself. We caught up with her at a painting class, where we got a glimpse of a special talent from a special girl.

Questions remain in officer-involved shooting death

03/20/2013 6:01pm
Investigators on Wednesday identified the man who was shot and killed by police. But questions remain unanswered about why the man — whom police weren't even looking for — allegedly opened fire on them.

Airline to offer flights to Oakland from Provo airport

03/20/2013 6:06pm
Allegiant airlines, a company that offers commercial flights out of Provo International Airport, announced Wednesday they'll start having flights to California, even though the airport is under the threat of losing its control tower.

LEGO bricks lifting spirits of young cancer patients

03/20/2013 7:06pm
Jamie Toftum is helping make life a bit easier for children who have cancer by building their courage with building blocks.

Police: Woman attacked outside SLC restaurant fought back

03/20/2013 7:08pm
The search continued Wednesday for a man who stabbed a woman in the neck outside a Salt Lake City restaurant Tuesday night.

Accused bank-robbing parents charged in three separate holdups

03/20/2013 7:11pm
A Tooele couple who allegedly robbed a bank while their young children waited in a car outside were indicted Wednesday in federal court.

Chevron: Cause of fuel leak near Willard Bay unknown

03/20/2013 7:41pm
In a press conference Wednesday afternoon, Chevron officials said they don't yet know what caused a diesel pipeline to rupture near Willard Bay earlier this week, spilling fuel into Willard Creek. But the amount of oil workers have cleaned up so far is staggering.

Utah sheriff proposes ankle monitors for Alzheimer's patients

03/20/2013 7:50pm
A northern Utah sheriff's office is floating a unique and unproven idea for keeping seniors with Alzheimer's disease and dementia safe: Give them ankle monitors normally used on criminals on house arrest or parole.

Pastor, patrons optimistic despite loss of Clearfield church

03/20/2013 8:48pm
People at the Clearfield Community Church say they're pressing forward despite a fire that destroyed their building yesterday.

7 U of U buildings evacuated, no smoke or fire reported

03/20/2013 9:03pm
Seven buildings on the University of Utah campus were evacuated Wednesday night, according to a spokesman from the Salt Lake City Fire Department.

Salt Lake Co. DA drops 19 cases linked to West Valley officer

03/20/2013 10:54pm
The Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office has filed motions to dismiss 19 cases linked a West Valley police officer after prosecutors determined they don't have enough credible evidence to convict someone. Wednesday night, West Valley police held a press conference to address the issue.

Man wanted for Girl Scout Cookie theft surrenders himself to police

03/20/2013 10:55pm
Steven Andrew Kvenvold surrendered himself to Unified Police Department detectives at the Taylorsville UPD Precinct Wednesday night.

'Hero beavers' struggling to survive effects of fuel spill

03/20/2013 10:57pm
Two beavers found soaked in diesel fuel near Willard Bay Tuesday are struggling to survive. The siblings have been dubbed "hero beavers" because federal officials believe it was their dam that stopped a fuel leak from reaching wildlife in Willard Bay.

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