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Police chief shoots himself in arm during training exercise

06/07/2013 7:16am
An investigation has begun after it appears the North Ogden police chief accidentally shot himself during an exercise that simulated scenarios officers are likely to encounter.

Van collides with elderly man on moped

06/07/2013 7:25am
An 83-year-old man is recovering in the hospital after he was hit by a van while riding a moped.

Utah's 529 savings plan draws out-of-state parents to invest

06/07/2013 8:25am
Saving money now can pay off later, big time — especially as a parent saving for a child's college costs.

Making of a Marine begins at boot camp

06/07/2013 9:13am
Approximately 17,000 Marines will graduate from boot camp in San Diego this year. It's grueling training for the young recruits, including some from the Wasatch Front.

'The Internship' proves likeable, despite disappointments

06/07/2013 9:19am
I tried to dislike this movie, but I just couldn't quite pull it off. Every time the filmmakers disappointed me, they would then come around and redeem themselves.

Pawn shop laws leave theft victim with lengthy court process

06/07/2013 10:03am
If you've ever had something stolen, there's a chance it was sold to a pawn shop. In Utah, getting back that pawned item has proven to be a challenge over the past couple of years, due to changes in the law.

Utah's Turkish students protest in Istanbul

06/07/2013 10:37am
Several Turkish University of Utah students have been in Taksim Square, Gezi Park and other parts of Istanbul facing tear gas and riot gear in ongoing protests against the Turkish government. Other Turkish students, professors and community leaders organized a solidarity demonstration in Salt Lake City Thursday.

Utah cities kick off summer with themed festivals

06/07/2013 10:42am
Several cities throughout Utah have decided to celebrate the beginning of the summer season by hosting festivals for the weekend.

Baseball brings joy to a child with special needs

06/07/2013 11:26am
Father's Day came two weeks early this year for Dave Norton.

Mormon Tabernacle Choir to honor unsung heroes from church history in Wis.

06/07/2013 11:33am
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir this month will honor a little-known group that played an important part in church history — pioneers who harvested lumber from Wisconsin to build the city of Nauvoo, Ill.

5 questions you've always wanted answered

06/07/2013 11:47am
Five questions you've always wanted answered. Trivia, random information and interesting facts.

5 local favorites for National Doughnut Day

06/07/2013 11:57am
Happy National Doughnut day. To celebrate, is eating doughnuts and sharing with our readers where some local favorites can be found.

Man robbed at gunpoint during classifieds transaction

06/07/2013 1:36pm
Police are looking for a man who allegedly robbed a man at gunpoint while responding to a classifieds ad on

VIDEO: BYU students build car to drive 1,300 miles per gallon

06/07/2013 2:20pm
A group of BYU students traveled to Michigan Friday to compete in building the most fuel efficient car in North America.

Utes receive little love in early betting lines; Cougars favored in rivalry game

06/07/2013 2:27pm
We may still be 83 days away until the 2013 college football season officially kicks off (not that we're counting) but it's never too early to start making your way too early projections on how your team will fare.

Teen with cerebral palsy completes 16-mile Narrows hike

06/07/2013 3:30pm
A Florida teenager with cerebral palsy finished hiking the Narrows with her father in late May as part of an effort to bring awareness to the possibilities for people with special needs.

Price man with HIV charged with soliciting teen for sex

06/07/2013 3:49pm
A Price man who told police he is HIV positive, is accused of approaching a teenage boy on a busy street in Price and offering him money in exchange for sex.

Feds want to remove gray wolf from endangered species list

06/07/2013 4:05pm
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to remove the gray wolf from being listed under the Endangered Species Act. Utah Republicans laud the decision, while the Utah Environmental Congress expressed disappointment with the action.

Farmington woman recalls devastation of '83 flood during 30 year anniversary

06/07/2013 4:43pm
During its 30 year anniversary, many people are remembering the devastating Utah flood of 1983 that turned State Street into a river, created a lake out of a town, and buried memories of a Farmington woman.

Participants and police ready for Utah Valley Marathon

06/07/2013 4:43pm
Final preparations are underway for the Utah Valley Marathon on Saturday. Eight thousand runners are registered for the race which begins near Deer Creek Reservoir in Provo Canyon and ends in downtown Provo.

Layton homeowner films neighbors making, exploding dry ice bombs

06/07/2013 5:34pm
Layton police are investigating after a homeowner sent them video footage of his neighbors setting off dry ice bombs.

Father helps daughter with disability cross finish lines

06/07/2013 6:01pm
A father and daughter duo from Draper is getting ready for a big road race tomorrow in Murray, organized by Push to the Finish, a Utah foundation that helps disabled children feel the joy of crossing the finish line.

Utahns celebrate signing of sex trafficking and dating violence bills

06/07/2013 6:59pm
The Utah legislature passed the Dating Violence bill HB50 and Human Trafficking bill HB163 earlier this year. On Friday, the groups who pushed hard for the legislation attended a special signing ceremony.

A big-time, small town parade is one of the best summer traditions

06/07/2013 7:37pm
The town I live in now is like the Idaho town where I grew up, only it's connected to other towns of the same size. Boundaries start the next street over or so, and go half up the mountain and half out to the lake. Summer here is big-time.

Mother arrested in connection with 4-year-old's alcohol poisoning

06/07/2013 7:48pm
The mother of a 4-year-old girl found drunk and unresponsive in her home in April has been arrested. She was booked into Weber County Jail Thursday for investigation of child abuse and a controlled substance violation.

Secret coded letter reunites man with long-lost love

06/07/2013 8:27pm
Cynthia Riggs, 81, had sworn off marriage ever since she divorced her husband of 25 years. She held onto that solemn vow for over 35 years until she received a secret coded letter from an old friend in the mail last year.

Free movies in the park this weekend

06/07/2013 8:27pm
Multiple Utah towns show free movies at local parks throughout the summer. Most start later in the summer, but here are a few being shown this weekend.

Costco offering free hepatitis A vaccinations after berry recall

06/07/2013 9:23pm
Costco is offering to refund the cost of hepatitis A vaccinations or provide the vaccination free of charge at a Costco pharmacy to customers who consumed a now-recalled batch of contaminated frozen berries.

FDA-approved device offers non-drug option for pain

06/07/2013 10:13pm
The FDA is sending a strong message to pharmaceutical companies: make potent prescription pain killers hard to abuse. But even more significant is the push to find ways to deal with chronic pain without using addictive drugs at all.

Solar panels now powering stations along Airport TRAX Line

06/07/2013 10:26pm
The Utah Transit Authority's Airport TRAX Line is getting a bit greener: the stops along North Temple will now be powered by the sun.

Dry weather already prompting fire restrictions, calls for conservation

06/07/2013 10:30pm
Normally this time of year, Utahns are looking at big water runoffs from the snowpack and rainstorms, but that's not what we've got. In fact, experts say the state hasn't been this dry in about a decade.

USU expands hands-on science camps for kids

06/07/2013 11:21pm
The USU campus located in the Uintah Basin kicked off its first science camp last summer with a bang doing a class on the physics of Angry Birds. This year, the camps have expanded and they're still very hands on.