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Man apologizes for killing childhood friend during 'psychotic episode'

05/14/2013 8:05am
A year of ragged emotion between two families spilled into the courtroom Monday as a Salt Lake man was sentenced for the murder of his longtime friend.

FBI offers reward in Idaho, Utah bank robberies

05/14/2013 9:52am
The FBI is offering up to a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a man suspected in six bank robberies in Idaho and Utah between December and March.

Man cut out of truck, seriously injured in crash with semitrailer

05/14/2013 11:05am
A Duchesne man had to be cut out of the cab of his pickup truck Monday after he crashed into a tractor-trailer truck that had pulled into his path, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

Tales from the ER: Motorcycles

05/14/2013 11:17am
The warmer weather is upon us and that means more motorcycles on the road. As an ER nurse, it seems an almost-daily occurrence that we take care of someone involved in a motorcycle accident; some are minor but many are serious and tragic.

Opinion: Courage shown in speaking up against John Swallow

05/14/2013 11:49am
The bar complaint against John Swallow is unique among the allegations against Utah's attorney general in that it was filed by someone not under the cloud of a criminal investigation. In other words, by an honest person.

Law banning teen drivers from cellphone use takes effect

05/14/2013 12:31pm
Texting while driving is illegal in Utah, and on Tuesday a law passed banning teenagers under the age of 18 from using their cellphone at all while driving.

UHP identifies teen killed in I-215 wreck

05/14/2013 12:37pm
UHP has released the name of a 17-year-old girl who died when her speeding car hit a wall and rolled multiple times on I-215 just after midnight.

Utah's highest-paid public employee is a football coach

05/14/2013 1:47pm
College sports are big business. Extremely big business. So big that in almost every state in the Union, a college football coach is the highest-paid public employee. The same is true in Utah, where Kyle Whittingham made almost $2 million in 2012.

Petition aims to stop excavation at Point of the Mountain

05/14/2013 2:47pm
Paragliders and outdoor enthusiasts are trying to gather support for their cause to save Point of the Mountain.

Mother of boy found riding bike on I-215 cited for reckless endangerment

05/14/2013 4:10pm
The mother of a 9-year-old who was found riding his bike on I-215 late Friday night has been cited for reckless endangerment.

Mysterious fungus runs rampant in Southwest; Utah sees fewer cases

05/14/2013 5:33pm
A little-understood disease is on the rise in the nation's Southwest, leaving a few unlucky people with serious illness, including pneumonia and meningitis. However, Utah epidemiologists say Utah has so far missed the worst of it.

Firefighters train in true-to-life structure fire

05/14/2013 6:02pm
Rookie firefighters got some on-hands experience Tuesday afternoon in a controlled structure fire.

Rescuers unsure how long man was stuck on North Ogden cliff

05/14/2013 6:54pm
Search and rescue crews worked several hours Tuesday to bring a West Haven man off of a cliff ledge. But how long he had been stuck there remained a mystery.

Woman believes man giving 'peace sign' on surveillance stole car

05/14/2013 7:05pm
A West Valley City woman wants her stolen car back, and she believes a man caught in surveillance video may be the key to solving her heist as well as other recent thefts.

Ex-Kaysville teacher accused of sex with student to stand trial

05/14/2013 7:10pm
A former Kaysville teacher and basketball coach has been ordered to stand trial on 11 felonies stemming from allegations of a sexual relationship with a student. The girl was 15 and 16 at the time of the alleged abuse.

Children's Dance Theatre celebrates construction of new studio with special dance

05/14/2013 7:16pm
On Tuesday, members of the Children's Dance Theatre donned hard hats and construction wear to try out their new dance space for the first time in their soon-to-be new studios that will have stunning views of the valley.

USU police train to take down active shooter

05/14/2013 7:57pm
Campus police at Utah State University put themselves up against an active shooter during the first half of a training drill on Tuesday.

Man stole donations for cancer foundation, police say

05/14/2013 8:09pm
Vernal police are asking the public to help them track down a man who stole a five-gallon container filled with donations for the American Cancer Society.

'I'm sure not a criminal,' says A.G. of ongoing accusations

05/14/2013 10:08pm
The Attorney General has been silent for weeks due to an ongoing investigation, but he interviewed with KSL NewsRadio on Tuesday to address the avalanche of bad publicity geared towards him.

Utah band leader to play with favorite musician at Carnegie Hall

05/14/2013 10:21pm
Hailing from American Fork, Utah, Caleb Chapman and the Crescent Super Band has won numerous awards from Downbeat Magazine and performed around the world. Now they're getting ready for their biggest gig ever.

3 children hit by texting driver

05/14/2013 10:30pm
One of three children hit by a vehicle Tuesday afternoon in Midvale remains hospitalized. The two others were treated and released.

St. George native has global success after 2nd place finish on 'The Voice'

05/14/2013 10:33pm
Dia Frampton has the voice — the St. George native came up short in season one of the singing competition TV show, but she's made a living out of proving people wrong.