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Crews spend more than 8 hours on fire at green waste site

07/16/2013 7:47am
Crews have spent more than eight hours working on a two-alarm fire at a green waste dump in Salt Lake City. They continued to put out hot spots that threatened to reignite.

Woman duped employer out of $175K, charges state

07/16/2013 8:01am
A Midvale woman is accused of using screenshots of online purchases to dupe her employer out of $175,000.

Audit finds DEQ negligent in regulating permits that affect pollution levels

07/16/2013 8:04am
Air pollution is a constant concern for Utahns and a new audit says that Utah's sand and gravel pits may be part of the problem because Utah's Division of Environmental Quality is not regulating pit permits like they should.

Station Park developer sues city of Farmington for discrimination

07/16/2013 8:13am
The company behind the development of Farmington's Station Park complex has filed a lawsuit against the city of Farmington alleging the city has been uncooperative, discriminated against them and hindered their efforts to complete the project.

Utah father, son win $1M in Idaho lottery

07/16/2013 9:53am
Two lottery tickets sold in Idaho each won $1 million in recent Powerball drawings.

Lightning strike blamed for fire and explosion

07/16/2013 11:11am
Lightning struck a battery of storage tanks at an oil well in Altamont early Tuesday, launching one of the massive tanks through the air and starting a fire that sent 50-foot-tall flames into the air.

Body identified of man found in Jordan River; homicide not suspected

07/16/2013 11:53am
The badly decomposed body of a man found last week near the Jordan River has been identified.

Firefighters' new training facility opens

07/16/2013 1:11pm
A new $1.3 million training facility for firefighters opened in Davis County Tuesday. It offers crews the chance to train for many types of real-life situations.

Evidence hearing set for teen accused of killing his brothers

07/16/2013 1:32pm
A 15-year-old boy facing two counts of murder in the deaths of his two younger brothers will have a hearing on the evidence against him in August. If ordered to stand trial, it will then be decided whether he will be tried in juvenile or adult court.

'Miscommunication' blamed in case of 2-year-old found alone

07/16/2013 1:38pm
Miscommunication was being blamed for a 2-year-old found wandering alone along a busy street Tuesday and no one reporting him missing for more than four hours. Another boy was found unattended in Centerville, but his parents also were located.

Many 'hipsters' abandoning backyard chickens

07/16/2013 3:12pm
In many cities, worn out DIY-ers are abandoning backyard chickens or turning them over to shelters.

Salt Lake County and United Way invest to educate hundreds of pre-k children

07/16/2013 3:49pm
Salt Lake County leaders team up with United Way to give hundreds of kids a leg up on their education.

5 unique foods, flavors offered by local restaurants

07/16/2013 4:54pm
While many people think Utah food is limited to Jell-O dishes and funeral potatoes, there's actually a wide variety of cuisines available from around the globe. Here is a list of five eateries that you may not have realized were available in Utah.

7 children, 4 adults rescued after boat is swamped on Utah Lake

07/16/2013 6:08pm
American Fork firefighters trying out a new boat were in the right place at the right time Monday on Utah Lake when they witnessed a ski boat with 11 people become swamped.

USU engineering students create mobile bridge for Air Force

07/16/2013 7:18pm
A group of engineering students at USU have created a device that may soon help Special Forces soldiers in combat. It's a portable bridge that they designed, winning first place in a nationwide competition.

Woman killed in I-15 crash near Leeds

07/16/2013 8:06pm
The patrol says the woman apparently lost control of her 2003 Jeep Liberty and rolled off the southbound interstate lanes about 7:30 p.m. Monday.

U. student back in Utah after surviving bus crash in Ecuador

07/16/2013 8:18pm
University of Utah student Laramie Riggs is back in Utah after surviving a bus crash in Ecuador.

Utah deputy accused of assaulting fire chief father released from jail

07/16/2013 8:57pm
A Grand County sheriff's deputy who was arrested for investigation of attempted murder following an alleged attack on his father — who serves as Moab's fire chief — has been released from the San Juan County Jail.

Utah woman alive because of new heart valve treatment

07/16/2013 9:24pm
A Salt Lake City woman is alive today thanks to an advanced heart valve treatment. Just a few years ago, that same procedure wasn't available in Utah, but it is now and it's quite popular.

Flash flood alert for parts of Utah County ends

07/16/2013 9:57pm
A flash flood warning was issued Tuesday for northern Utah County, and Alpine residents in areas near the Quail Hollow burn scar were urged to take precautions to ensure their safety.

Immigrants do work no one else will, some Utah farmers say

07/16/2013 10:16pm
It's often a heated debate whether immigrants, legal or not, are taking our jobs. One Weber County farmer says they do the grueling work no one else will while making it possible for him to put food on the supermarket shelves.

$5K reward offered for information in teen's death; family, friends hold memorial

07/16/2013 10:42pm
Detectives continued searching Tuesday for people willing to talk about what they saw the night a 17-year-old boy was hit by a vehicle and killed. The Utah County Sheriff's Office has offered a $5,000 reward for information.

Woman critical after falling at least 50 feet in Big Cottonwood Canyon

07/16/2013 10:43pm
A woman is in critical condition after falling dozens of feet while rock climbing Tuesday in Big Cottonwood Canyon.

Flooding, debris close SR 31 near Huntington

07/16/2013 11:59pm
Part of State Route 31 near Huntington was closed as crews cleaned up debris from flooding.

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