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Charges filed against men accused of dragging boy, smoking marijuana

04/04/2014 7:26am
Two men accused of dragging a young boy on a leash and tying him to a tree while they smoked pot now face felony child endangerment charges.

District surprised by surge in enrollment at Park City schools

04/04/2014 7:48am
Administrators at the Park City School District are dealing with some unexpected growing pains as they face an unforeseen surge in enrollment.

Airlines can dump frequent fliers, and cellphone kill switch could save billions

04/04/2014 8:44am
The nation's highest court handed down a decision that allows airlines to dump frequent fliers if they get on the airlines' nerves. And a new study shows Americans could save billions of dollars through kill switches on their cellphones.

Man apologizes for misdeed more than 70 years later

04/04/2014 9:36am
A man recently made a long-awaited apology to a Salt Lake City business over something he did more than 70 years ago.

Urinating in pools considered dangerous, new study says

04/04/2014 10:40am
When urine mixes with chlorine, the chemical reaction does not negate the effects of your pee. It creates something new and potentially harmful.

Ask a Chef: Flavorful Flat Iron Steak

04/04/2014 10:46am
Flat Iron steak is a lean cut of meat and can often turn out tough if it isn't prepared properly. The key is using a good marinade and cooking the steak for at the proper temperature. If you follow these steps, your steak will turn out moist and delicious.

'Little Mermaid' dances under the sea with Ballet West

04/04/2014 11:20am
Families can see characters from the classic story of "The Little Mermaid" come to life through dance with Ballet West.

State's criminal justice system needs 'major' reform, Utahns say

04/04/2014 11:36am
Families of inmates, a psychologist, a defense attorney, a social worker, a parole officer and about a dozen others came together Thursday to share opinions of the state's criminal justice system.

5 experiences every Utahn should have

04/04/2014 11:51am
What is Utah known for that every resident must experience while living here? Here is one list of top five experiences.

Body discovered in SLC rec center pool identified

04/04/2014 12:53pm
Police are investigating after staff found a man dead in the pool of a Salt Lake City recreation center Thursday morning.

Man sold stolen goods from employer's warehouse, police say

04/04/2014 1:59pm
A man was arrested after allegedly stealing products from his employer's warehouse and selling them on eBay and Amazon.

'Secrets of the West' filmmaker dedicates himself to documentary

04/04/2014 2:19pm
James Cawley spent nights alone shooting starry skies, was stung by a scorpion, and spent all of his own money creating the beautiful documentary "Secrets of the West."

Are Marvel movies OK for kids?

04/04/2014 2:33pm
With the new "Captain America" coming out, a lot of people always ask if the movie is appropriate for their children. Here is a resource to help with that, if needed.

Former sex crimes officer charged with exploitation of minor

04/04/2014 3:17pm
A former veteran officer with the Tremonton Police Department was charged Thursday with 14 felonies for allegedly spying on a teenage girl and gathering nude photos of her.

5 strangest geysers of the West

04/04/2014 4:38pm
From a brilliantly-hued monstrosity in Nevada to a peculiarly cold geyser in Utah, this list highlights some of the nation's most unique geysers.

UHP, trucking companies team up to promote safety awareness

04/04/2014 5:03pm
A recently created coalition of trucking companies held its first event Friday in Duchesne County, working with the Utah Highway Patrol to promote safe driving practices among those who drive tractor-trailer trucks.

Autopsy: 20-year-old's death in Provo Canyon most likely an accident

04/04/2014 5:56pm
A preliminary autopsy report of a 20-year-old woman who died in Provo Canyon was released Friday morning.

31 indictments filed in connection with drug trafficking ring

04/04/2014 6:22pm
Thirteen people were arrested in Utah this week and one was still outstanding as part of a federal methamphetamine and heroin distribution investigation.

Girl found alone in street reunited with parents

04/04/2014 6:23pm
Police located the parents of a little girl found alone on a street in West Valley Friday morning.

New Family Dollar store robbery is 5th in 4 weeks

04/04/2014 6:32pm
Two people considered armed and dangerous are on the run after robbing a Family Dollar store in Salt Lake City overnight.

'Biggest Loser' to host casting call in SLC

04/04/2014 6:42pm
For those looking for extra motivation to shed some pounds, an open casting call will be held in Salt Lake for "The Biggest Loser."

Utah celebrates 100th anniversary of laying of Capitol cornerstone

04/04/2014 6:49pm
One hundred years after the state Capitol cornerstone was laid, state leaders charged Utahns to glance backward but focus on the future.

KSL plans special programming for general conference weekend

04/04/2014 7:02pm
The streets of Jerusalem, in the mission field with David Archuleta in Chile and at home with NFL great Steve Young. They're all part of special programming airing on KSL-TV in conjunction with LDS general conference.

MLK celebrated, memorialized 46 years after assassination

04/04/2014 7:47pm
Friday, April 4, is the anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., whose life has been celebrated in many ways since his untimely death.

Feathers fly in dispute between pigeon caretaker and South Jordan

04/04/2014 8:10pm
A South Jordan pigeon fancier and the city are engaged in a prolonged fight over how many birds he can keep on his property.

Veteran dispatcher impressed by girls' 911 call

04/04/2014 8:57pm
The dispatcher who received the frantic 911 call from a girl whose home was being broken into said the girl and her sister did everything just right.

6 insanely popular toys from the 90s that you can still buy

04/04/2014 9:30pm
The 90s may be gone, but some of the most popular toys from that time are still alive in markets around the world.

Unemployed giver plans to continue random acts of kindness

04/04/2014 10:01pm
Daniel Smith devoted his month to helping others after he lost his job, and now his random acts of kindness may continue past that deadline.

Utah County family hopes to adopt 8 child abuse victims

04/04/2014 10:31pm
A family of nine will hopefully become a family of 17, and a horrific story of child abuse will soon have a happy ending.

South Jordan considers tearing down Mulligans, residents protest

04/04/2014 10:44pm
The city of South Jordan is considering a plan to develop nearly 1,000 acres of green space for a mixture of shops and condos. In that space is 67 acres where Mulligans Golf and Games has sat for 22 years.