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Studies show higher speed limits do not increase accidents

09/05/2013 7:05am
A recent article in Time magazine highlighted problems with so-called "speed traps," or stretches of road ways prone to attract speeding tickets.

Driver accused of running over woman faces 4 felonies

09/05/2013 8:38am
A Utah County woman remains in a medically induced coma as the woman accused of running her over with a trailer now faces four felony charges.

Unique courses help marketability after college, educator says

09/05/2013 9:21am
College students should be thinking about which classes will really help them get a job. Some educators say they may not be the classes you'd expect.

NFL's Andy Reid bleeds BYU blue

09/05/2013 9:24am
Longtime NFL head coach Andy isn't just a BYU alumn, he's a big time Cougar fan.

Video game boosts mental abilities in older folks

09/05/2013 10:27am
It probably won't become as popular as "Grand Theft Auto," but a specialized video game may help older people boost mental skills like handling multiple tasks at once.

Lawyers, judges debate 'under God' phrase in Pledge of Allegiance

09/05/2013 10:33am
One party was missing Wednesday in a Massachusetts courtroom where attorneys and judges debated whether the Pledge of Allegiance violated the equal rights of nonbelievers — some children who are asked to recite the pledge every morning.

Amid tensions, Obama, Putin put on a happy face

09/05/2013 10:36am
President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin shook hands, smiled and made small talk about the scenery on Thursday _ a public exchange of pleasantries belying a tense relationship that only seems to be getting worse.

220 jobs cut at L-3 Communications

09/05/2013 10:47am
Defense contractor L-3 Communications announced Thursday that it will cut more than 200 jobs from its Utah workforce.

16 skulls found on streets in Prague

09/05/2013 11:04am
Police in Prague say 15 human skulls have been found in a wooden box found on a street, and another was found in a garbage bin.

5-second GIF shows weight loss transformation

09/05/2013 11:51am
A series of photos taken by a woman as she lost 88 pounds over the course of a year is hard to stop watching.

Influenced by media, amateurs try extreme caking

09/05/2013 12:03pm
If you're planning to bake a cake for your child's upcoming birthday party, you might want to ask yourself one question: "What would the Cake Boss do?"

Semitrailer backs over car, into house

09/05/2013 1:25pm
A semitrailer flattened a car, knocked down power lines and came to rest inside a residential garage in Bountiful Thursday.

Salt Lake Comic Con introduces wave of new films

09/05/2013 2:03pm
Folded into the list of special guests, wild attractions and fan-made costumes parading around Salt Lake City's first ever Comic Con is a line-up of geek-themed films ready for the event's premiere film festival.

Afghan vets reunited in NY with 8 battlefield dogs

09/05/2013 4:03pm
Army reunions have been held as long as soldiers have been going off to war, yet a reunion this week was perhaps like no other in history.

Ariel Castro's family prepares to claim his body

09/05/2013 4:16pm
The family of Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro planned to claim his body Thursday as investigations sought to determine how a man who was perhaps Ohio's most notorious prisoner managed to hang himself with a bedsheet while in protective custody.

Man, girlfriend in Draper shooting improving at hospital

09/05/2013 4:40pm
Two people connected to the fatal shooting of Draper Police Sgt. Derek Johnson remained hospitalized Thursday, but their conditions have improved.

Google argues for right to continue scanning Gmail

09/05/2013 4:46pm
Google's attorneys say their long-running practice of electronically scanning the contents of people's Gmail accounts to help sell ads is legal, and have asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit that seeks to stop the practice.

7,200-volt shock leaves construction worker in serious condition

09/05/2013 5:34pm
A construction worker was hospitalized after a 7,200-volt wire came in contact with a backhoe.

3 people shot in dispute at park

09/05/2013 6:10pm
West Valley police waited for the sun to come up to get a better look at a crime scene that sent three people to the hospital.

Salt Lake City officials admit to crime problems but not increase

09/05/2013 6:12pm
Salt Lake City leaders are responding to a KSL-TV investigative report on crime in the area near the homeless shelter and Pioneer Park. But in spite of all the complaints from business owners and people who live in the area, the police chief says reported crime is down.

Cause of 2-year-old boy's death still 'undetermined'

09/05/2013 6:22pm
The mystery surrounding the death of a 2-year- old boy continued Thursday.

TSA expands PreCheck security program

09/05/2013 6:45pm
The Transportation Security Administration is expanding their expedited screening program to 60 new airports and announced it will soon expand the program to more individuals.

Posting obscene photos for revenge could prompt legal action

09/05/2013 6:59pm
Does Utah need its own law against "revenge" posting of intimate photos and videos? Some prosecutors and state lawmakers say a discussion is warranted, as California legislators mull a first-of-its- kind measure.

Jeremy Johnson attorneys accuse prosecutors of mistreating witnesses

09/05/2013 7:10pm
A defense attorney in the iWorks criminal case accused federal prosectuors of mistreating witnesses who don't tell them what they want to hear.

Boy chooses to amputate legs for chance at pain-free life

09/05/2013 7:12pm
For most 13-year-old boys, having your legs amputated would be the worst. For Kaleo Niko, it was the opportunity to lead a normal life.

It's rough, this end-of-life business

09/05/2013 7:28pm
We knew that Dad's lung cancer was in its late stages, but hadn't considered that he wouldn't be able to attend his granddaughter's wedding. But four days before, he was transferred to hospice care. How our family dealt with the terrible tragedy.

Health care is about to get even more complicated

09/05/2013 8:06pm
Over the past few weeks, I've had the opportunity to discuss the upcoming changes to health care with several experts as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) rolls into full effect. Through those discussions the one thing I have learned is that if you think health care is about to get simpler, you're in for a bit of a shock.

Comic Con could have a huge economic impact for SLC

09/05/2013 8:25pm
For sci-fi, fantasy or anime fans, Thursday was a very big day. The first Salt Lake Comic Con kicked off at the Salt Palace.

Couple rekindles romance 60 years after 'Dear John' letter

09/05/2013 8:29pm
Almost 60 years ago, Ernie Jeneault thought he had found the girl he was going to marry, Joan Ladouceur. He enlisted in the army, she sent him a 'Dear John' letter, and they went their separate ways.

Study: Children's use of e-cigarettes increasing

09/05/2013 8:29pm
Children _ like adults _ are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large national study to gauge use by middle and high school students.

Utah Supreme Court to hear appeal from Death-row inmate

09/05/2013 8:34pm
A death-row inmate appealing his conviction and sentence claims his defense attorney failed to adequately look into how his background affected his behavior.

Man acquitted of murdering deputy to face federal charges

09/05/2013 9:05pm
A man whom a state jury acquitted last year of murdering a Millard County sheriff's deputy last year in state court now faces charges for the same crime in federal court.

St. George police search for armed robber

09/05/2013 9:36pm
Police are looking for a man who brandished a weapon and robbed a Maverik store located at 2078 E. Riverside Drive Thursday.

Culvert construction nears completion on I-80 in Parley's Canyon

09/05/2013 10:34pm
A large construction project on I-80 through Parley's Canyon has almost been completed, and UDOT crews hope that it will decrease the number flood incidents that wash out the road.

Viewing held for slain Draper police officer

09/05/2013 10:47pm
A viewing was held Thursday evening for slain Draper Police Sgt. Derek Johnson at the Maverik Center.