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Man dresses as woman to rob bank

05/23/2013 7:49am
Police are searching for a man who robbed a Zions Bank Wednesday just before closing dressed as a woman.

Campers running out of time; state parks fill up for Memorial Day weekend

05/23/2013 8:03am
With Memorial Day just around the corner, Utahns are gearing up for a weekend of camping. However, those hoping to find a camping spot at one of Utah's state parks are rapidly running out of time.

KSL Cares raises more than $81K for Oklahoma tornado victims

05/23/2013 8:33am
More than $81,000 was raised in a six-hour period Tuesday night for victims of the massive tornado in Moore, Okla.

Second firefighter being investigated for drugs

05/23/2013 8:49am
A second firefighter is facing possible drug charges triggered by a review of what happened to medications missing from the Unified Fire Authority, and a third employee could be under scrutiny as well.

Suspected thief flees on flat tire

05/23/2013 8:59am
Police said a man went on an overnight drive, picking up stolen items along the way. He didn't realize he was being followed by unmarked police cars.

Bail set for man after court vacates child sex abuse conviction

05/23/2013 10:18am
An 8th District judge set a $10,000 bail Wednesday for a man who has served nearly four years in prison for an aggravated child sex abuse conviction that was vacated by the Utah Supreme Court earlier this month.

West Valley City photos, documents relating to the Susan Powell case

05/23/2013 2:38pm
The West Valley City Police Department released several documents relating to the Susan Powell case. The following is a list of all the documents released.

Couple claims law enforcement agencies broke into wrong home

05/23/2013 2:58pm
A couple who claims law enforcement officers wrongfully entered their home are suing three agencies in a federal lawsuit.

Officers used unnecessary force in low-speed chase, lawsuit claims

05/23/2013 3:08pm
The family of Troy Burkinshaw, who was shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy last year, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging he used unnecessary force in killing a man following a low-speed chase.

Mourners remember Sister Frances Monson

05/23/2013 3:41pm
Hundreds of mourners gathered in Salt Lake City on Thursday to remember the quiet, steadfast wife of President Thomas S. Monson, of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Duchesne Co. man turns himself in for hatchet attack

05/23/2013 5:20pm
A Duchesne County man walked into the Roosevelt Police Department over the weekend, told an officer he had attacked a drinking companion with a hatchet and said he needed to turn himself in.

Live sex show at Syracuse movie theater leads to 6 arrests

05/23/2013 5:39pm
Six people were arrested after police say they discovered a cleaning crew allegedly using a movie theater after hours for prostitution and a live sex show.

Exhibit gives kids behind-the-scenes look at natural disasters

05/23/2013 6:49pm
Thunderstorms Thursday in Oklahoma were hampering cleanup efforts in the tornado-ravaged town of Moore. The humbling aspect of all these storms is as fascinating as it is frightening, and each are elements of a new museum exhibit in Utah called "Nature Unleashed."

Steven Powell can't return to home due to community concerns

05/23/2013 7:02pm
The Washington Department of Corrections has told Steven Powell that because of community concerns, he cannot return to live in his old home in Puyallup if he wants to be released from prison early.

Parking spots offer prizes, good health

05/23/2013 7:03pm
The health benefits of regular activity are well known, and a new parking lot initiative can help pay off in ways you wouldn't expect.

Man accused of shooting at deputies found competent for trial

05/23/2013 8:14pm
A Duchesne County man accused of shooting at a man driving past his property, and later at sheriff's deputies, has been found competent to stand trial.

2 years later, Joplin still has much to do in aftermath of tornado

05/23/2013 9:33pm
Two years ago this week, another EF5 twister hit the Midwest. The storm killed more than 160 people in Joplin, Missouri and decimated much of the inner part of the city.

Report: Medicaid expansion comes with 'significant' costs to taxpayers

05/23/2013 9:47pm
A long-awaited report highlighting the costs and benefits of Medicaid expansion in Utah was released by the state's health department Thursday.

UDOT crews plan massive pipe installation in Parleys Canyon

05/23/2013 10:19pm
At the mouth of Parleys Canyon on I-80, the Utah Department of Transportation is starting work on one of its biggest projects of the summer. It will replace a 2-mile section of massive pipe that carries Parleys Creek under the interstate.

Police believe West Point brothers were stabbed to death

05/23/2013 10:26pm
Two young brothers, ages 4 and 10, were found dead in their West Point home late Wednesday. Their 15-year-old brother was arrested Thursday in connection with the deaths. Police say the boys had injuries "consistent with penetrating knife wounds."

Kennecott lays off 100 more employees

05/23/2013 10:29pm
Kennecott Utah Copper laid off about 100 workers Thursday as a result of a massive landslide that crippled its mine last month, and intends to let more go before the end of May.

Utah search and rescue team on high alert after Okla. tornado

05/23/2013 10:35pm
An elite search and rescue team in Utah was put on alert this week after a tornado blew through Oklahoma on Monday.

Job market tight for 30K college grads in Utah this year

05/23/2013 10:43pm
It's graduation season for thousands of college students across the country and as they receive their diplomas, now comes the daunting task for many to find a job.

Healthiest principals from Salt Lake Valley win $1K for schools

05/23/2013 10:59pm
Thirteen elementary principals from the Salt Lake Valley competed for a chance to win $1,000 for their respective schools in the My Heart Challenge, a contest sponsored by the Intermountain Heart Institute.