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St. George police arrest 2 for burglaries

08/22/2013 6:16am
Two people arrested in St. George early Wednesday are believed to be connected to a string of burglaries over the past week.

Woman pleads guilty to blaze that killed 2

08/22/2013 6:29am
Yvette Kimber, a Provo woman charged with killing two people in an apartment fire, pleaded guilty to reduced charges Wednesday.

Police search for man who allegedly robbed 3 banks this month

08/22/2013 7:18am
Police are looking for a man they believe is behind a string of recent bank robberies in Salt Lake County.

Summer lunch programs denounced as waste of government money

08/22/2013 7:49am
Thousands of Utah kids are eating at summer lunch programs around the state but some people think it isn't the school's responsibility to feed them. KSL viewers are concerned about what they say is a large amount of waste generated by the summer lunch program.

Bradley Manning says he wants to live as a woman

08/22/2013 8:15am
Bradley Manning says he plans to live as a woman and begin hormone therapy, a day after the soldier was sentenced to 35 years in prison for sending classified information to WikiLeaks.

Beware of possible wildfire scams, agency cautions

08/22/2013 8:44am
The Utah Division of Consumer Protection is warning the public to be on the lookout for possible wildfire-related scams.

Utah's dam director works hard to minimize flooding risks

08/22/2013 9:25am
When a wall of water and mud broke free from the Santa Clara dam, all eyes were on the regulators whose job it is to make sure this doesn't happen. And despite the jokes that come with being the state's "Dam Director", the man in charge takes his job very seriously.

Mormon mission age drop at Utah colleges less than was feared

08/22/2013 9:43am
Utah State is expecting an annual enrollment drop of less than 500 students this fall, down from a projected 1,400-student dip. Utah Valley University's dip in enrollment will be around 7 percent, below the projected 9 percent drop.

5 free things to do in National Parks this weekend

08/22/2013 9:57am
Sunday marks the 97th anniversary of the National Park Service, and to celebrate, park entrance fees will be waived. Catch an anniversary commemoration or just enjoy a day in the park with these suggestions.

Australian killed in Okla. followed college dream

08/22/2013 10:10am
Chris Lane loved baseball, but knew it wouldn't make him a star. Instead, the Australian youth with a quirky passion for America's pastime came to the U.S. for a college education, found a girlfriend and died while training for what was likely his final year on the diamond.

$250 title insurance saves Mo. family's home from foreclosure

08/22/2013 10:37am
Just days before a Missouri couple faced being kicked out of their home, they won the battle to keep the house. The Nichols family had made all their payments on time but they were still facing foreclosure. And it took awhile to figure out why.

Study says the truly 'spiritual but not religious' are hard to find

08/22/2013 10:38am
New research suggests that the idea of being "spiritual but not religious" rarely plays out in the way people define spirituality and live out their faith. Rather than being at odds, religiosity and spirituality often intersect in daily life.

Why BYU will be the best team in the state

08/22/2013 10:49am
Which of Utah's FBS teams will be the best in 2013? Greg Wrubell states his case for BYU.

'Horned' sea creature washes ashore in Spain

08/22/2013 11:46am
A 13-foot long sea creature washed ashore in Spain that appeared to have horns has bemused viewers of the photo, who have joked it may be the Loch Ness monster or the cutest flying dog ever, Falkore the luckdragon from "Never Ending Story."

5 movies to get ready for back to school

08/22/2013 2:07pm
School starts in a few days and for some it's already underway. We thought we'd help you get back into the school spirit. No, I'm not going to tell you to get out and enjoy those last few days of summer, I'm proposing you spend that time inside watching these five movies.

Test-tube babies: A simpler, cheaper technique?

08/22/2013 3:28pm
Since the first test-tube baby was born more than three decades ago, in vitro fertilization has evolved into a highly sophisticated lab procedure. Now, scientists are going back to basics and testing a simpler and cheaper method.

Gun fired in Memphis school cafeteria; no one hurt

08/22/2013 4:15pm
A gun discharged inside a 5-year-old kindergartener's backpack at a Tennessee elementary school cafeteria on Thursday, though no one was hurt, officials said.

St. George animal shelter worker demoted for alledged misconduct

08/22/2013 4:32pm
The manager of an animal shelter in St. George has been demoted for unprofessional conduct, but a report filed by police supervisors largely dismissed allegations of animal abuse at the shelter.

Wilderness fugitive wins delay in burglary case

08/22/2013 4:39pm
The wilderness fugitive accused of burglarizing rural Utah cabins is getting his case postponed so he can prepare to defend himself.

Police may update teen to 'endangered missing' status

08/22/2013 6:18pm
Police investigating the disappearance of a 16-year-old girl may be elevating her status to an endangered missing person.

Questar proposes an approximate 300% rate hike for larger businesses

08/22/2013 7:17pm
Questar Gas has proposed a more than 300 percent rate hike for their natural gas services for businesses. Some local companies, however, said they are worried about what the rate hike might do to their bottom line.

Girl explains texts with man who killed relatives

08/22/2013 7:24pm
A California teen whose mother and brother were killed by a family friend said on national television Thursday that she once confided with the man about troubles with her mother and explained text messages exchanged on the day of the attack.

Provo house fire victim identified

08/22/2013 7:26pm
The body of a woman found inside a burning house Wednesday has been identified as 70-year- old Louise Dennis Massey.

Hazmat incident at Temple Square sends 10 people to hospital

08/22/2013 7:27pm
Temple Square's South Visitor Center has been evacuated due to a hazmat incident.

Death of Ogden man under LAPD investigation

08/22/2013 7:29pm
Police are investigating the death of a 20- year-old Ogden man who was found at a dump in Los Angeles about two weeks after he went missing in Utah.

Gov. Herbert questions reach of NSA

08/22/2013 7:31pm
Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday that news that the National Security Agency spied on Salt Lake City during the 2002 Winter Olympics adds to his concerns about federal government overreach.

Vernal youth coach cited after assault at football game

08/22/2013 7:33pm
A Vernal youth football coach and another man have been charged with assault after police say they attacked a rival football coach at the end of a game for fifth- and sixth-graders.

Why I rescued a small rock from the car-wash vacuum

08/22/2013 7:37pm
Before vacuuming out the van, my kids had to climb in and manually remove over-sized road trip debris. They were to toss it all, regardless of personal attachments to travel brochures. In the end, I made an exception for a small rock. Here's why.

Woman charged with exploitation of elderly still at large

08/22/2013 7:51pm
A home health care worker is accused of siphoning thousands of dollars from an 86-year-old North Ogden woman.

Senator's effort to stop health care law may hurt GOP, governor says

08/22/2013 8:24pm
Sen. Mike Lee's effort to halt funding for the nation's new health care law doesn't have much chance of being successful and is hurting Republicans, Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday.

9-year-old raises pig, gives money to child battling cancer

08/22/2013 8:35pm
9-year-old Mati Ball donated the $4,500 she earned from selling her pig at the Davis County auction to a 3-year-old with cancer.

Festival brings bacon to Granary Row

08/22/2013 8:59pm
If you love food, and love food with bacon even more, then get your tastebuds to Baconfest.

School employee helped avert tragedy in standoff

08/22/2013 9:20pm
The 911 tapes from a frightening standoff and shooting at an Atlanta-area school show how a school employee's calm demeanor and kind approach helped end the ordeal without any injuries.

Ogden goes door to door to improve schools

08/22/2013 9:37pm
The community of Ogden spent the summer surveying more than 700 families to find out what they need to help children succeed in school.

Utes move to Pac-12 a financial boost for state economy

08/22/2013 10:02pm
The University of Utah has reported that Ute football has brought millions of dollars into the state's economy since the move to the Pacific-12 Conference in 2011.

After 10 deaths, Lake Powell re-emphasizes safety

08/22/2013 10:33pm
Ten people have died at Lake Powell since last October, prompting Park Services to remind visitors of longstanding safety rules.

Utah couple fights cancer with strong marriage

08/22/2013 10:39pm
One couple started off their married life battling cancer, but they have fought the illness with a strong marriage and optimism.

Teen skateboarder improving after Clearfield accident

08/22/2013 10:43pm
A 13-year-old skateboarder who was pinned underneath a car for 15 minutes Wednesday night was showing signs of improvement Thursday.