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Drive-by shooting leads to chase, crash, arrests

03/22/2013 7:20am
A police officer saw a drive-by shooting, followed the suspects' car at speeds up to 70 miles per hour on city streets, then arrested three people after their car crashed.

Utah's 23rd Army Band provides musical support for military community

03/22/2013 8:05am
Since the Iraq War started over 10 years ago, one unit of the Utah National Guard has been steadily busy.

Hundreds of Utah nonprofits participating in 24-hour online fundraiser

03/22/2013 8:44am
More than 350 nonprofit organizations across Utah plan to unite for one of the largest fundraising efforts in the state's history on Friday.

Timelapse video shows new Kennecott haul truck construction

03/22/2013 9:50am
A timelapse video released by Rio Tinto shows the construction of the massive haul trucks used in Kennecott copper mine.

Scammers targeting utility customers for unpaid bills

03/22/2013 10:49am
Scammers are targeting utility customers by threatening to shut off utilities unless residents pay up, St. George City says.

Police still searching for suspect in Pizza Hut robbery

03/22/2013 12:30pm
Police are asking for the public's help in locating a man who robbed a pizza restaurant last month.

Missing West Valley Officer found dead in Wyoming

03/22/2013 12:52pm
A West Valley City police officer missing since Tuesday was found deceased late Thursday night with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to police.

Pools draining classroom funds, could close, district says

03/22/2013 1:28pm
The Ogden School District said Thursday it could no longer afford the high cost of keeping pools in its high schools open, and hoped to transfer the pools to the city.

5 things to get you out of the house this weekend

03/22/2013 2:53pm
March Madness is in full force and could possibly be taking over your life. If you need an excuse to unplug from the TV and leave the house this weekend, here are five good opportunities.

Hispanic leaders claim arrest charges were based on racial profiling

03/22/2013 5:33pm
Hispanic community leaders raised questions on Friday after suggesting that the West Valley Police made arrests based on racial profiling. However, the 19 drug cases in question were dismissed by the District Attorney earlier in the week.

Alabama woman jailed in Vernal, facing 27 felony fraud charges

03/22/2013 6:02pm
An Alabama woman has been booked into the Uintah County Jail, accused of using stolen identities to commit numerous crimes along the Wasatch Front and in the Uintah Basin.

Gov. Herbert vetoes constitutional carry bill

03/22/2013 6:36pm
Gov. Gary Herbert has vetoed the constitutional carry bill passed by the Utah Legislature.

FAA to close air control towers in Ogden, Provo

03/22/2013 6:38pm
The Federal Aviation Administration announced Friday that air traffic control towers in Ogden and Provo will be closed, leading airport managers in the two cities to voice concerns about serious air safety issues.

Winger's replaces Chipotle as BSA event sponsor

03/22/2013 6:47pm
Winger's Roadhouse Grill announced Thursday its sponsorship of Utah's "Scout-O-Rama" after Chipotle Mexican Grill pulled its sponsorship because of the Boy Scouts of America's ban on gays

12-year-old honored for saving mother with CPR

03/22/2013 7:05pm
A 12-year-old boy is being called a hero and was honored by the Roy Fire Department for saving his mother's life.

Principal charged with viewing porn at school

03/22/2013 7:16pm
The principal of Gearld Wright Elementary School was charged Friday with viewing pornography at the school.

City Creek Center: 16M visitors since opening 1 year ago

03/22/2013 8:06pm
The City Creek Center celebrates its first anniversary on Friday. The 16 million visitors to City Creek in the past year puts the center in first place as the most popular attraction in Utah.

Accused DUI driver in head-on collision has history of intoxicated driving

03/22/2013 9:21pm
A head-on crash in Utah County sent a young girl and her mother to the hospital with serious injuries. Police say the man behind the wheel was under the influence of both drugs and alcohol, and this wasn't his first DUI accusation.

Attorney: Discrepancies found between warrants, images of West Valley crime scene

03/22/2013 10:49pm
Warrants in an officer-involved shooting of Danielle Willard last November were unsealed and released Friday — and they seem to yield more questions than answers.

Self-taught artist makes a living painting 'The Beehive Woman'

03/22/2013 10:50pm
Fifty-four years ago this month, the Beehive became Utah's official state emblem. Little did anyone know that would inspire a Salt lake woman to create a series of paintings that both celebrates Utah and complements her fashion sense.

Mother identifies man killed in Emery County mine collapse

03/22/2013 11:28pm
One miner has been rescued and another is dead following a collapse at the Rhino Mine in Bear Canyon. The deceased man's mother identified him Friday evening as 28-year-old Elam Jones.

Students tour new Olympus High as old building prepares to close its doors

03/22/2013 11:47pm
A 60-year history gave way to a new era Friday as students at Olympus High School got a look at their new school. Many families in the Holladay community cheered the new building, but plan to keep the same traditions.