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Police dog finds suspect hiding in garbage can

06/04/2014 7:29am
Police arrested a man who they said ran from officers, hid in a garbage can, and was found by a police dog.

Legal immigration benefits state economy, Utahns say

06/04/2014 7:49am
A new University of Utah poll shows that the majority of Utahns think legal immigration is good for the state's economic climate, while illegal immigration is a drag on the economy.

Cedar City officer arrested on suspicion of DUI

06/04/2014 9:29am
Officials say a Cedar City police officer has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in his patrol car while off-duty.

Problems getting front-row seats? Bots may be to blame

06/04/2014 10:16am
If you've ever tried to buy tickets to an event minutes after they've gone on sale but couldn't get a good seat, you might be competing against automated programs called bots.

Police seek man involved with vehicle theft

06/04/2014 11:38am
Police are searching for a man allegedly involved in stealing a vehicle May 15.

UHP releases name of man hit and killed on SR 201

06/04/2014 12:17pm
A man was struck by an SUV shortly before 2 a.m. Wednesday on state Route 201. He died from injuries sustained in the impact.

'PC' letters on mountain altered to read 'POT'

06/04/2014 12:44pm
The letters representing Park City High School were altered sometime Sunday night or early Monday morning, police said.

Driver killed after semitruck rolls off road

06/04/2014 12:54pm
A truck driver from Burley, Idaho, was killed Wednesday morning when his vehicle left the road and overturned.

UDOT ready to turn I-15 lights back on after massive copper wire heist

06/04/2014 1:39pm
The lights running along part of I-15 have been fixed more than a year after the largest copper wire heist in UDOT history.

7 sport fish for early summer fishing in Utah

06/04/2014 2:00pm
With summer upon us, fishing at some locations is as good as it's gets in Utah. Don't miss out by being uninformed.

Utah Idol Band holds competition for local bands

06/04/2014 2:30pm
In conjunction with Gigg, artists are encouraged to upload video of them singing or playing any instrument with hopes of becoming Utah Idol's first-ever band.

Man accidentally shot during domestic dispute, police say

06/04/2014 2:32pm
A Duchesne County man was injured early Wednesday morning when a gun discharged during a domestic dispute, investigators said. The man and a woman were arrested in connection with the incident.

Quiz: How well do you know Utah's national parks?

06/04/2014 3:29pm
How well do you know Utah's five national parks? Take this quiz to find out.

2 injured in Highway 40 crash

06/04/2014 4:00pm
Two people were injured Wednesday in a crash that briefly shut down multiple lanes of U.S. 40 east of Myton, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

New app to track U. patient progress

06/04/2014 4:34pm
A team at the University of Utah is working on a new app to benefit hospital patients. The team hopes the app will help reduce readmission costs.

Inmate pleads guilty in Wal-Mart bomb scare

06/04/2014 5:05pm
A Utah prison inmate pleaded guilty Wednesday to attempted possession of a hoax weapon of mass destruction and escape from official custody in connection with a March incident that forced the evacuation of the Wal-Mart store in Heber City.

2 women rescued from Logan Canyon, 1 arrested

06/04/2014 6:57pm
A search and rescue operation in Logan Canyon evolved into a criminal investigation Wednesday as two women stranded in the mountains were found to be under the influence of drugs.

Mother shares how Primary Children's 'saved our boy'

06/04/2014 7:00pm
Primary Children's Hospital specializes in treating sick and injured children, no matter what the diagnosis. There are hundreds of Utah families who have seen miracles happen in the Salt Lake City hospital — families like the Bendas.

Questar, Eagle Mountain agree to natural gas deal

06/04/2014 7:53pm
Questar Gas has reached an agreement with Eagle Mountain to purchase the municipality's natural gas system, contingent on meeting the purchase agreement terms. The company expects to complete the purchase by the end of the year.

Woman's body found behind building in Millcreek

06/04/2014 8:01pm
A woman's body was found in a canal behind an office building, Lt. Justin Hoyal of the Unified Police Department said.

Sgt. Bergdahl's return to 'normal' life will take time, experts say

06/04/2014 8:18pm
The handover of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl by the Taliban to American troops in Afghanistan last weekend took maybe a minute. But Bergdahl's recovery from his five years in captivity will take much longer.

NASCAR driver campaigns for tire safety

06/04/2014 8:43pm
June 1-7 is National Tire Safety Week and a NASCAR driver is offering safety tips to the public.

Grass fires close portion of I-80 in Tooele County

06/04/2014 9:24pm
A series of grass fires Wednesday evening forced the closure of the eastbound lanes of I-80 near Tooele, causing traffic delays.

12-year-old honored for saving friend's life during lunch

06/04/2014 10:02pm
A 12-year-old boy is being called a hero after he performed the Heimlich maneuver on his friend when the boy started choking during their school lunch.

Man shot and killed after SWAT standoff, police say

06/04/2014 10:28pm
A man was shot and killed, ending an hourslong standoff between police and an armed man in West Haven.

Miller moths become nuisance in Utah

06/04/2014 10:56pm
Experts are saying that the moth population in Utah is at it's highest level in several years thanks to a mild winter in the Southwest.

Utah to appeal decision requiring recognition of same-sex marriages

06/04/2014 11:07pm
Utah intends to appeal a federal judge's ruling that forces the state to recognize the same-sex marriages performed during the brief time it was legal in late December and early January.