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Police search for man who robbed smoke shop at gunpoint

06/06/2013 7:24am
Police are looking for a man who robbed a Clearfield smoke shop at gunpoint Wednesday. The man should be considered dangerous and possibly armed.

Lawsuits piling up over fired UHP trooper

06/06/2013 7:46am
Numerous lawsuits are being filed over fired UHP trooper Lisa Steed. It raises questions about what the innocent can do to protect their rights when stopped by police, even on a minor traffic violation.

Friends, family gather to remember BYU student after body found

06/06/2013 8:38am
After search and rescue crews hiked down the Y Mountain to inform family members they found Tyler Mayle's body Wednesday night, a group gathered to remember the BYU student.

U. fan turns room into mock football stadium

06/06/2013 9:57am
Season ticket holders have nothing on Albert Gamboa, who just finished constructing a miniature Rice Eccles Stadium football field in his home.

Austin Collie would risk his life to continue to play in the NFL, would you?

06/06/2013 11:23am
Former BYU great Austin Collie wants to continue to play in the NFL, even though the next hit he takes could permanently injure his brain. Would you be willing to take that risk?

Are we prepared for teaching 'digital natives'?

06/06/2013 11:36am
What will the high school of 2020 look like? Are we prepared for the new challenges of teaching a generation of digital natives on their own home turf? Some experts say digital learning is like the tidal wave on the horizon. Are your schools ready?

Dad's home run catch #fail; Jim Harbaugh loves Judge Judy

06/06/2013 12:07pm
A father pushes his son out of the way to grab a grand slam ball. San Francisco 49ers Head Coach Jim Harbaugh loves the Judge Judy show.

250 vendors to set up at Downtown Farmers Market

06/06/2013 12:35pm
Whether you go every week in the summer or this will be your first time shopping at a farmers market, the Downtown Farmers Market, which opens Saturday, has something for everyone.

Tiger Woods leads the world's highest paid athletes

06/06/2013 2:05pm
Tiger again is number one on the golf course and the money world when it comes to highest paid athletes according to Forbes magazine.

101 best-written TV shows of all time

06/06/2013 2:51pm
The Writer's Guild of America released a list of the 101 best-written TV shows of all time. Were your favorites on the list? What's your take on their picks?

Probe into possible forgery of judge's signature

06/06/2013 3:34pm
The FBI and a Utah prosecutor are trying to figure out who used a legislative computer to allegedly forge the signature of a state Supreme Court justice on an initiative petition.

Best places to catch fish on free fishing day

06/06/2013 4:03pm
Saturday, anyone can fish without a license throughout Utah, but where are the best and most accessible spots to catch fish?

Drowning doesn't look like drowning, experts warn

06/06/2013 5:16pm
The phrase "drowning doesn't look like drowning" has been making the rounds on social media thanks to a recent viral blog post, and as many lifeguards will tell you, the signs of drowning may be harder to spot than you think.

West Nile virus confirmed in southwestern Utah

06/06/2013 5:38pm
Mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile virus in southwestern Utah, the first confirmed location for the virus in Utah this year.

3 brothers graduate on same day with same degree from Westminster

06/06/2013 6:19pm
Three Utah brothers have accomplished something few others can claim: They all graduated from Westminster college on the same day, with the same degree, and brotherly love has played a big role in their college experience.

Crash, fuel leak closes part of I-80 west

06/06/2013 6:31pm
A crash in the mouth of Parleys Canyon Thursday morning caused a 200-foot long fuel leak on I-80, forcing a partial closure of the freeway and backing up traffic for miles.

Unsecured cargo causes hundreds of accidents a year in Utah

06/06/2013 6:53pm
Every year, hundreds are crashes on Utah highways are caused by litter and debris. AAA Utah, the Utah Department of Transportation and members of the Utah Highway Patrol want to remind everyone of the importance of securing cargo.

Firefighters rescue cat, snake in Salt Lake City condo fire

06/06/2013 7:28pm
A man soldering pipe in a Salt Lake City condominium renovation sparked a two-alarm fire Thursday morning, displacing more than a dozen tenants. Firefighters rescued a cat and a snake from the smoke-filled condo.

Private Romney retreat draws high-profile names to Park City

06/06/2013 7:53pm
Mitt Romney kicked off a private but high-powered Deer Valley conference Thursday, with speakers like David Axelrod and Sen. Rand Paul.

Legislation could alter custody rulings in pending murder cases

06/06/2013 8:06pm
A Utah lawmaker is eyeing legislation that would give a judge the ability to revoke child custody and restrict visitation in cases where a parent is suspected of murdering a spouse.

Deer spotter tip led to discovery of lost BYU student on Y mountain

06/06/2013 8:07pm
BYU student Tyler Mayle's body was brought off Y mountain just before noon Thursday. He was found Wednesday night, thanks to an outdoor enthusiast who was using a spotting scope to look for wildlife one the mountain.

MSC Aerospace expansion to create 1,200 new jobs in Cedar City

06/06/2013 8:51pm
MSC Aerospace and subsidiaries Metalcraft Technologies and SyberJet Aircraft announced Thursday plans to expand their current Cedar City facilities to create more manufacturing capabilities throughout a 20-year agreement with Utah.

My occupation is mother

06/06/2013 9:06pm
These days, it is public knowledge what some occupations' salaries are. There are many discussions whether a certain income is deserved. Motherhood is an occupation where no salary is earned, but the results of the work are valued beyond measure.

Are food trucks taking a bite out of Salt Lake restaurants?

06/06/2013 9:21pm
They roll downtown once a week, serve hundreds of people willing to stand in line for a tasty lunch, then leave with the promise of returning next Thursday. These are the food trucks that city officials say draw people downtown and stir up business.

U.S. ranks 28th in the world for work-life balance

06/06/2013 9:50pm
According to a recent Pew Study, the U.S. is one of the best countries in the world for family wealth and access to housing. But when it comes to a key quality-of-life category, the U.S. really struggles.

The NSA information collection scandal and what it means for Utahns

06/06/2013 10:12pm
The U.S. government is listening to, recording and saving your phone calls, emails, pictures and online activity. The National Security Administration admitted to as much Thursday, but what does it mean for you? A Utah information technology expert explains.

Author shares stories behind Utah's most interesting place-names

06/06/2013 10:24pm
A veteran hiker has peeled away some of the mystery surrounding the colorful — and sometimes crazy — names of places in the Four Corners area.

Construction workers rescue ducklings from storm drain

06/06/2013 10:39pm
Two construction workers reunited 10 ducklings that fell into a storm drain with their mother Thursday.

Boy Scouts' change in membership policy prompts Utah leader to resign

06/06/2013 10:44pm
A pastor of a Presbyterian church in Fruit Heights and longtime supporter of the Boy Scouts of America has vacated his post in light the organization's recent policy announcement regarding gay Scouts.

Playground golf injury has parent concerned for children's safety

06/06/2013 11:23pm
In the game of golf, there are all kinds of hazards. But when a golf course sits right next to a school, a new hazard comes into play: the playground. Turns out wayward golf balls and kids at recess just don't mix.