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Man dies following truck mishap

04/12/2013 7:18am
A man who was run over Wednesday when the truck he was working on slipped into gear has died of his injuries.

Kennecott planned for imminent slide months in advance

04/12/2013 7:52am
With the use of technology and careful watching, damage caused by the slide at Kennecott's Bingham Canyon Mine was minimized before it even happened.

Researchers recruiting Utahns for study on benefits of fasting

04/12/2013 8:09am
Researchers at Intermountain Medical Center's Heart Institute are looking for participants for a study to determine whether regular fasting has specific metabolic benefits.

Kids would benefit from more male teachers, experts say

04/12/2013 9:00am
Women still outnumber men by far when it comes to teaching positions. However, research shows many kids would benefit from a positive male role model in the classroom.

5 notorious 'mountain men' and their crimes

04/12/2013 11:09am
History is fraught with people who escaped civilization, (allegedly, in some cases) committing crimes along the way. Here are five of them.

Ephraim construction worker dies after being run over by own truck

04/12/2013 11:38am
Police have identified a construction worker who was killed Thursday when he was run over by the truck he was driving.

5 events to entertain you throughout Utah

04/12/2013 1:50pm
Utah is well known for being the home to world class skiing, the Jazz and the famous Sundance Film Festival, but if that's not your cup of tea, here is a list of 5 events happening this weekend diverse enough to entertain just about everyone.

Earwig makes home in Sandy man's nose, dies there

04/12/2013 2:22pm
A Sandy man found a surprise visitor recently after having surgery to relieve sinus pain.

Ex-swim coach sentenced to 210 days in jail for sex with teen

04/12/2013 5:43pm
A former volunteer swim coach at Ben Lomond High School was sentenced to jail and probation Friday for having a sexual relationship with a student on the swim team.

5 local restaurants that offer tasty grilled cheese sandwiches

04/12/2013 5:47pm
In case you weren't aware, Friday is National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day. Let's face it — that's an awesome excuse for a holiday. Here is a list of 5 eateries that offer delicious grilled cheese sandwiches so you can celebrate.

A.G. seeks dismissal of election violations petition, complaints

04/12/2013 5:48pm
Utah Attorney General John Swallow wants a petition alleging he violated state election laws dismissed, saying it's politically motivated and without merit.

Colleagues search for answers in avalanche forecaster's death

04/12/2013 5:56pm
Craig Patterson, an avalanche forecaster and veteran outdoorsman who died in an avalanche Thursday, worked to keep others safe.

Valor House provides unique home for needy veterans

04/12/2013 6:40pm
Ten homeless veterans have moved into a new home built specifically for them. The Valor House, located near the VA hospital in Salt Lake, gives the vets a roof over their heads and a chance to start a new chapter in life.

Classically trained pianist, mother moonlights as quarterback for Utah Jynx

04/12/2013 7:07pm
Utah's female semi-pro football league plays its home opener tomorrow and the Utah Jynx are led by a quarterback who can do a whole lot more than throw touchdowns.

Nicaraguan business plan earns BYU social entrepreneurs $1K

04/12/2013 7:47pm
Some BYU students have innovative ideas that they think will change the world and they're starting businesses that not only make a profit, but also make a social impact. Friday they competed for money to launch their ideas.

4-year-old remains hospitalized after drinking alcohol; investigators tight-lipped

04/12/2013 8:22pm
A 4-year-old girl with special needs remained hospitalized Friday after ingesting too much alcohol. But how she got the alcohol — or who gave it to her — remains a mystery.

New U. pharmacy building offers better place to make, test new drugs

04/12/2013 8:58pm
Yizhe Chen came all the way from China to attend the University of Utah's College of Pharmacy. She said her decision hinged on the widely recognized quality reputation of the school's polymer drugs program.

Charges filed against mother of teen homicide suspect

04/12/2013 10:26pm
The mother of a 16-year-old boy accused of killing her boyfriend has been charged with trying to cover up the man's death. 

West Valley narcotics officers stole evidence, audit finds

04/12/2013 10:35pm
Narcotics officers from the West Valley Police Department stole money and other items from vehicles they seized and may have taken drugs and money confiscated during arrests, an internal audit found.

West Valley officers probably won't face criminal charges, attorney says

04/12/2013 10:37pm
A handful of West Valley narcotics officers have been accused of mishandling, even stealing evidence from cases they worked on. Some wonder if they'll face criminal or civil charges, but one high-profile defense attorney says probably not.

New details emerge in Midvale triple homicide

04/12/2013 10:39pm
When Jose Fernandez Garcia woke up to a knock from a man he knew as "Twisted," he let the man inside.

Cutting-edge camera discovers new images of snowflakes in free fall

04/12/2013 10:48pm
Most people recognize snowflakes in their classic form, but some researchers with the University of Utah and a special camera have found that most snowflakes actually look much different.

Kennecott officials: Most of pit's bottom buried

04/12/2013 11:59pm
Federal regulators were not granting Kennecott Utah Copper access Friday into its Bingham Canyon Mine to assess the impact of a massive landslide and figure out how to resume work.