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Officers capture escaped inmate

08/15/2013 7:32am
The Washington County Sheriff's Office is crediting quick action and a lot of man power for the fast recovery of an inmate who escaped from the Purgatory Correctional Facility.

Utah legislature seeking investigators for AG probe

08/15/2013 7:43am
Utah lawmakers are seeking offers from private investigators and investigation companies to assist their inquiry into Attorney General John Swallow.

Robber who reportedly claimed terminal illness is sentenced to prison

08/15/2013 9:25am
A bank robber nicknamed the "Bucket List Bandit" after he allegedly told a Utah teller he had just four months to live has been sentenced to 11 years in federal prison.

5 tips to make the back-to-school transition easier

08/15/2013 11:34am
The school year is right around the corner which is both a blessing and a curse for parents. Here are five tips to hopefully make the back- to-school transition a little easier.

Steve Young to speak at conference for gay Mormons

08/15/2013 12:47pm
Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young and his wife Barb are scheduled to give the keynote address at an upcoming conference promoting acceptance of gays and lesbians in the Mormon Church.

Utah tops list for cost of excessive drinking

08/15/2013 1:21pm
The U.S. Center for Disease Control released a report and statement Tuesday about the monetary costs of binge drinking in 2006, and Utah is listed as the highest cost per drink.

2.1% consumer price increase in Utah over past year

08/15/2013 1:35pm
The Zions Bank Wasatch Front Consumer Price Index increased 0.2 percent from June to July. Consumer prices in Utah have climbed 2.1 percent over the last twelve months, the report stated.

Navajo Nation data center to spread wireless Internet

08/15/2013 2:06pm
The Navajo Nation is in the final testing phases of a project that will make wireless Internet available to a majority of people on the vast reservation.

Man charged in near-fatal DUI, texting crash gets trial date

08/15/2013 2:39pm
A judge has scheduled a jury trial for Jake Arrats after the Fort Duchesne man pleaded not guilty Thursday to all charges in connection with a January crash that left Keri Houston with life- threatening injuries.

Police bust stolen Honda car ring, arrest 4

08/15/2013 5:41pm
Salt Lake City police warned Hondas are increasingly the target of thieves. It didn't take long for an officer in neighboring South Salt Lake to spot a bunch of the stolen cars.

Woman returns home after fire to find wedding dress, house intact

08/15/2013 6:24pm
The Rockport Fire has burned eight homes and threatened hundreds more. One home in the evacuation zone was set to be the site of a wedding this Saturday.

10-year-old used by parents for shoplifting, police say

08/15/2013 6:29pm
The parents of three children are accused of using their 10-year-old son in a shoplifting scheme to buy school supplies.

Moab high school football player death stuns community

08/15/2013 7:03pm
The untimely death of a Grand County High School sophomore last Saturday just days before the start of the school year has left many in the Moab community saddened and stunned.

Immigration reforms needed to spur workforce, leaders say

08/15/2013 7:10pm
When Venu Bohini arrived in the United States to earn a master's degree in 1999, the country was teeming with positive energy and enthusiasm.

Bagpipers share Scottish heritage

08/15/2013 8:05pm
Wasatch and District Pipe Band, comprised of about 80 members, shares their music during Thursday evening outdoor practices.

Man shot motorcyclist during pursuit, police say

08/15/2013 9:50pm
Police have arrested a man they say rode his motorcycle down Main Street on Thursday evening and shot another motorcyclist as he passed by.

Juab fire 7th active blaze in state

08/15/2013 9:57pm
As crews fought to save homes from the Rockport Fire in Summit County, other fires around the state continued to burn Thursday and a new fire erupted in Juab County.

Officials revise number of structures lost in fire to 8

08/15/2013 10:34pm
Evacuated residents of the Promontory and Bridge Hollow subdivisions were told late Thursday they could go home as fire crews started to gain an upper hand on the Rockport Fire.

U.S. tumbling champion paralyzed in accident

08/15/2013 10:35pm
Kalon Ludvigson, a Utahn who holds 20 World Cup and World Championship Medals, is unable to move from the elbow down after a failed tumbling pass.