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Tragedy mars holiday weekend

07/07/2014 7:21am
This holiday weekend saw tragedy across the state. Here are some of the biggest stories you might have missed this weekend.

Are healthy-sounding food terms misleading?

07/07/2014 7:42am
People who are trying to be healthy may look for words like "whole grain" and "gluten-free" on food labels. But some researchers say those labels may be misleading.

6 acts of kindness that inspired others

07/07/2014 9:32am
Trying to recognize the kind acts of others, each week, asks readers to share a moment that inspired them to be kinder.

5 tips for keeping your lawn green all summer long

07/07/2014 10:15am
Sick of short, brown grass? Turn your patchy or diseased lawn into a green oasis with these five tips.

Man used grinder to break into laundromat change machine, police say

07/07/2014 12:22pm
Late Sunday night, officers arrested a man who allegedly broke into a change machine using a grinder.

Encounter with reckless driver injures 1

07/07/2014 12:46pm
One man was injured and another is behind bars after citizens tried to stop an aggressive driver Sunday night.

Families still face 'major hurdles' to get hemp oil for medical use

07/07/2014 1:41pm
Utah law now allows people to use hemp oil extract under very specific conditions. Dozens of Utah parents are still waiting for a chance to use hemp oil to treat Dravet Syndrome, a damaging form of epilepsy.

Man found in hotel room with multiple drugs, police say

07/07/2014 2:47pm
Police located a man allegedly involved in a theft and arrested him on drug charges Sunday morning.

ATV rider dies in Farmington Canyon

07/07/2014 4:28pm
An elderly man died after possibly suffering from a medical condition while riding on an ATV.

Woman critically injured in rollover crash

07/07/2014 4:33pm
Police believe alcohol and speed were factors in a single-vehicle rollover that sent two people to the hospital, including one with critical injuries.

Investigation into officer's quadruple murder-suicide completed

07/07/2014 5:49pm
The police investigation into the quadruple murder-suicide involving a Lindon officer and his family in January has been completed.

Accused wrong-way driver faces multiple charges in triple-fatal crash

07/07/2014 6:02pm
The man accused of causing a horrific accident on I-80 near Wendover on Friday that killed a mother and her two daughters was criminally charged Monday. He doesn't remember the crash at all, according to charging documents.

Police look for SUV driver following attempted kidnapping

07/07/2014 6:10pm
Unified police were looking Monday for a man who allegedly grabbed a 12-year-old girl in an apparent abduction attempt.

Utah traffic fatalities up for first time in 3 years, UHP says

07/07/2014 6:39pm
Utah Highway Patrol troopers are frustrated at the number of traffic deaths so far this summer, just one-third of the way in the "100 Most Deadly Days of Summer." Troopers say they need help from drivers to reduce the number of traffic deaths.

Drowing of 7-year-old reminder for vigilance at public pools

07/07/2014 7:03pm
Police on Monday say they may never know what caused a 7-year-old boy to drown at a recreation center Sunday. The tragedy has rescuers reminding parents to keep an eye on their children and not always rely on lifeguards.

Fire at Standard-Examiner building under control

07/07/2014 7:54pm
Standard-Examiner employees evacuated their newsroom and offices after a fire, fire officials say.

Police investigate tipped mini car in South Jordan

07/07/2014 8:01pm
Police are investigating after a homeowner's mini car was found tipped on its side in their driveway Monday morning.

SWAT teams respond to armed man in Elberta home

07/07/2014 8:01pm
SWAT and Utah County sheriff's officers responded to a man who had holed up in a home in southern Utah County.

2 bodies discovered at Layton trailer park identified

07/07/2014 8:03pm
Two bodies were discovered inside a trailer park Monday afternoon and police have identified the victims.

Kind people more likely to follow unkind orders?

07/07/2014 8:29pm
A recent psychological study investigated the correlation between personality and an individual's willingness to follow orders.

'Potato Salad' Kickstarter raises over $31K

07/07/2014 9:31pm
A man who wanted $10 to make potato salad has now raised over $31,000 on KickStarter.

Attorney: Shurtleff, Swallow must explain motives for prosecuting his client

07/07/2014 9:42pm
Attorneys for an imprisoned businessman at the center of the John Swallow scandal are still pushing to put the former attorney general and his predecessor on the witness stand in a controversial fraud case.

Multiple fires keep Uintah County firefighters busy

07/07/2014 10:28pm
Firefighters were called to a pair of small brush fires that started Monday afternoon as efforts to bring a 3,200-acre wildfire on nearby Taylor Mountain under control continued.

Scam alert: Is your online lover a fraud?

07/07/2014 10:50pm
Reporter Andrew Adams turned to KSL investigators after con artists use his online photos to steal money from women.

Pregnant woman among 6 killed in Monticello crash, UHP says

07/07/2014 11:00pm
Police have released the names of those involved in a collision Sunday, including six who were killed — one of whom was pregnant — on U.S. 191 near Monticello.

Police: Neighbor confesses to poisoning Lehi dog

07/07/2014 11:18pm
Police say a Lehi resident confessed to poisoning a next-door neighbor's dog last week.

'Hush money' allegations made against WVC police

07/07/2014 11:32pm
The attorney for the family of Daneille Willard says there's no reason to delay their civil suit against the former chief and the city. In filing their motion Monday in federal court, Willard's attorneys also raised new allegations.