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5 of the best places to go for steak in Utah

08/27/2013 8:10am
Vegetarians need not apply. It's about to get real around here. The consumption of beef (it's what's for dinner) is as American as apple pie and writing long-winded articles about the consumption of beef.

1 injured in drive-by shooting

08/27/2013 8:15am
Police are looking for at least two people involved in a drive-by shooting that sent one man to the hospital.

76% of per-pupil spending pays teachers' salaries, stats show

08/27/2013 9:30am
Many Utahns believe too much of Utah's education money goes to pay administrators. KSL sat down with finance experts at the State Office of Education to pull apart salary stats.

Venture to boost missionary funds leads to successful business

08/27/2013 9:42am
A project that started as a way to fund an LDS mission turned into a successful business venture. Derek Peterson, along with his cousin and uncle developed the mobile phone application Digital Ranger, a program that allows users to view maps of national park areas offline.

Facebook: Governments demanded data on 38K users

08/27/2013 10:19am
Government agents in 74 countries demanded information on about 38,000 Facebook users in the first half of this year, with about half the orders coming from authorities in the United States, the company said Tuesday.

Sri Lankan police apologize for dog wedding

08/27/2013 10:38am
Sri Lankan police apologized Tuesday for holding a group wedding for dogs trained to detect explosives and drugs after the country's culture minister condemned the event and demanded an investigation.

Body found in jilted girlfriend's freezer in Minn.

08/27/2013 10:47am
A Minnesota woman beat her boyfriend to death, wrapped his body in plastic and duct tape, then hid it in a freezer because he was trying to break up with her, prosecutors said.

Judge sides with atheist parolee imprisoned for refusing religious program

08/27/2013 11:15am
A Northern California former parolee and atheist who went back to prison after refusing to participate in a religiously-tinged inpatient treatment program is entitled to monetary compensation, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.

5 tips to prepare for college football season

08/27/2013 12:47pm
It's finally here, college football. The season kicks off this week and I'm worried you aren't prepared for the amazingness, which is about to go down. In an effort to get you totally ready for the season to come, here are five life-changing tips to get you ready for college football season.

Unique image of devoted couple goes viral

08/27/2013 1:46pm
A touching image of a woman carrying her war-wounded husband on her back goes viral.

Rumors suggest Bryan Cranston is Lex Luthor in Superman sequel

08/27/2013 2:26pm
In what will probably be welcome news, after the controversial announcement that Ben Affleck will be playing Batman in the follow- up movie to "Man of Steel," reports Bryan Cranston has been cast as Superman arch-nemesis Lex Luthor.

Returned Mormon missionaries in 2013 FBS college football

08/27/2013 3:24pm
Several college athletes who are also members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have stepped away from the field, exchanging their football equipment for missionary suits and ties. This is a list of 100 college football players in the Football Bowl Subdivision who have served LDS missions and returned to be on rosters this season.

Restaurants to define new alcohol service law

08/27/2013 3:35pm
After struggling to make a rule about how restaurants should confirm customers' intent to dine and not just drink alcohol, the state liquor commission decided no rule was best.

Canyonlands tells hikers to carry out own 'human waste'

08/27/2013 3:59pm
Canyonlands National Park is requiring more backpackers to carry out their human waste.

UTA to accept U. athletic tickets as fare on game day

08/27/2013 4:43pm
The University of Utah and the Utah Transit Authority have partnered to provide public transportation to the U. for athletic events.

Park City parents upset by assigned reading

08/27/2013 5:44pm
Some parents of high schoolers in Park City are expressing anger over their children's summer reading assignment.

USU student killed in biking accident identified

08/27/2013 5:51pm
The Utah State University student who died after hitting a slack line on his bicycle was a music major, USU said.

Man arrested for attacking teen with an ax

08/27/2013 6:16pm
A Midvale man was arrested after police say he threatened a neighborhood teen with an ax.

Police capture fugitive wanted since release from hospital

08/27/2013 6:31pm
A fugitive who was released from University of Utah Hospital earlier this month was found hiding in a car in West Point Monday and returned to jail.

Judge takes plea deal on drug charges

08/27/2013 6:39pm
A Salt Lake City Justice Court judge has pleaded guilty to felony drug possession.

Family shows support for son accused of murdering his brothers

08/27/2013 6:52pm
A 15-year-old accused of murdering his two younger brothers agreed Tuesday to waive a hearing where the evidence against him would have been presented.

Utahns train Zambian scientists on DNA lab to fight child rape

08/27/2013 6:57pm
When Katongo Chipompo returns home to Zambia in September, he'll share with his country a powerful crime-fighting tool that should also help with cultural reform.

Would-be robber threatens store employees

08/27/2013 6:59pm
Police are looking for a man who threatened two women at gunpoint while trying to rob a store.

School trust made 'flawed' decision on oil lease, Herbert says

08/27/2013 7:04pm
Gov. Gary Herbert said Tuesday that the Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration should revisit its controversial decision to lease 96,000 acres in the Book Cliffs for oil and gas development.

Back to school means keep it simple

08/27/2013 7:33pm
As I face the barrage of signups, back-to-school fees and extracurricular juggling for six children (and repeat cycle of schedule changes as instructors accommodate we parents), I've seen the need to keep the process simple.

Fewer aides on special needs buses

08/27/2013 7:39pm
A loss of federal money for special education means fewer school aides will be on buses transporting special needs students in the Alpine School District.

Elementary students to win new shoes by stopping bullies

08/27/2013 7:53pm
Oquirrh Elementary School launched a year-long anti-bullying campaign Tuesday where students can earn movie tickets and shoes for encouraging positive behavior.

Helpful hints for making the best home-made jam

08/27/2013 8:26pm
Fall is jamming season here in Utah. Local produce is at its peak in the later months of summer and into the fall. Here are a few tried and true tips for making the best jam ever.

US readies rationale for possible Syria strike

08/27/2013 8:29pm
The Obama administration tried to bolster its case Tuesday for possible military action against Syria within days, with intelligence agencies preparing to release intercepted communications aimed at proving Bashar Assad perpetrated a large-scale chemical weapons attack on civilians. "There's no doubt who is responsible for this heinous use of chemical weapons in Syria: the Syrian regime," Vice President Joe Biden said.

Hit-and-run leaves Millcreek cyclist in critical condition

08/27/2013 8:40pm
Police are searching for a man who struck a female cyclist and then circled back before leaving the woman in critical condition in Millcreek Tuesday morning.

Autopsy: Single bullet killed Australian athlete

08/27/2013 9:44pm
The bullet that killed an Australian baseball player in a random attack this month collapsed both his lungs, fractured two ribs and tore through his aorta and pulmonary artery before lodging in his shoulder, the state medical examiner said Tuesday.

Provo companies lower rates with upcoming arrival of Google Fiber

08/27/2013 10:22pm
Provo City is planning on making available access to Google Fiber in late fall of 2013. The announcement was made in last April and public reaction to the news has been overwhelmingly positive.

Utahns graduate with lowest debt in nation, study says

08/27/2013 10:30pm
A new study released has shown that Utah college students graduate with lower debt than the national average.

Utah airmen document fires from above

08/27/2013 10:38pm
Hill Air Force Base's 2nd Combat Camera Squadron took to the skies to capture images of Utah's fire season.

'We're going to improve,' says new West Valley police chief

08/27/2013 10:39pm
Lee Russo admits he may have ruffled a few feathers during his career, but he insists he isn't afraid of facing challenges.

Activists hold vigil for fallen carriage horse

08/27/2013 10:45pm
Those calling for a ban of horse-drawn carriages downtown gathered outside the Salt Lake City-County Building on Tuesday for a vigil for Jerry, the horse that collapsed while pulling a carriage earlier this month.