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Avalanche victim helps honor rescue team for saving her life

09/13/2013 7:18am
Elisabeth Malloy Morrey, an avalanche victim who was rescued in January, and county officials gathered Wednesday to thank the Salt Lake County sheriff's search and rescue team.

No cases of ID theft linked to victims of Utah's major data breach

09/13/2013 8:13am
A breach of Utah Department of Health data in March 2012 has not been directly tied to any incident of identity theft, according to a report to state lawmakers Thursday. Hackers downloaded personal information of 780,000 Utahns.

How Syria is vastly different from the war in Iraq

09/13/2013 9:33am
It seems the situation in Syria changes by the day. The question remains, will the U.S go to war, and what will that look like? The last time the U.S. went to war it was against Iraq. To some, the situations seem similar. To others, they are vastly different.

Once in honor code trouble, Van Noy almost didn't come to BYU

09/13/2013 9:38am
On January 10–11, 2009, Te'o and Van Noy both made their official visits to BYU. Every detail had been considered to persuade Te'o to join Van Noy by committing to BYU. But things didn't quite turn out as planned.

37 dead in fire at Russian psychiatric hospital

09/13/2013 9:50am
A pre-dawn fire swept through a Russian psychiatric hospital Friday, killing 37 people, officials said. Authorities had long warned that the mostly wooden building dating to the 19th century was unsafe.

Police use stun gun on man involved in high-speed chase

09/13/2013 10:18am
A man was arrested Thursday night after leading police on a high-speed chase, his second within a week.

Masked man arrested for attempted murder of estranged son-in-law

09/13/2013 11:00am
On Wednesday, a Cuyahoga County Grand Jury indicted Dr. Georges J. Bensimhon of Allentown, Pa. for the attempted murder of his daughter's estranged husband, according to Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty.

Ex-Utah soldier gets 12 years in child porn case

09/13/2013 11:26am
A judge has ordered a decorated former soldier from Park City to spend 12 years in federal prison and pay nearly $600,000 in restitution to a victim in a child pornography case.

Utahns invited to help researchers discover causes of cancer

09/13/2013 11:53am
The American Cancer Society is enrolling Utahns in a historic study to get a better understanding of various causes of cancer and possible prevention measures.

3 companies to bring 1,100 new jobs to Utah

09/13/2013 12:08pm
A trio of companies — the School Improvement Network, Indus Valley Partners and Nature Food Products — have announced plans to expand their operations in the Beehive State, bringing with them an estimated 1,100 new jobs.

Deceased U. player honored with scholarship fund

09/13/2013 12:32pm
After a University of Utah football player's sudden death, the Polynesian community has set up a scholarship fund in Gaius Keio Vaenuku's name.

Utes can take next step with victory over Oregon State

09/13/2013 1:32pm
Utah is feeling good about themselves two weeks into the season, and for good reason.

4 Roald Dahl movies to watch on his birthday

09/13/2013 2:37pm
Roald Dahl was born 97 years ago Friday. If you're looking for a good movie to watch with your family or friends Friday to celebrate the author, any of these four will give you a proper fill of Dahl.

Roy football supports grieving teammate after mother's death

09/13/2013 3:09pm
While a "Hail Mary" pass that wins the game may seem miraculous, members of Roy City's football community say the strength of one teammate goes beyond an incredible win.

Man using cluster balloons lands in Newfoundland

09/13/2013 3:55pm
A balloonist who tried to cross the Atlantic Ocean using hundreds of helium-filled balloons is heading home after landing in Newfoundland, far short of his goal.

Duchesne High School evacuated due to smoke

09/13/2013 4:20pm
Duchesne High School was evacuated Friday after a malfunction in the heating and cooling system sent smoke into the hallways and classrooms.

Man charged with murder for death at Roy party

09/13/2013 4:43pm
Ruben Alvarado Nava III was charged Thursday with murdering a man during a birthday party in Roy.

2 men shot in SLC; police look for gunman

09/13/2013 5:21pm
Two men were shot in a drive-by shooting Thursday night in Salt Lake City.

Water, then fire: 2 NJ shore towns suffer again

09/13/2013 5:24pm
They were the kind of places that made for family memories of french fries and ice cream, but also created some raucous reality TV, like the time Snooki was laid out by a barroom sucker punch.

Utah company wants to bring 3-D printing to the masses

09/13/2013 6:54pm
A new company in Ogden will soon change the way that things are designed and built with their 3-D printer.

Hike to honor slain woman, raise domestic violence awareness

09/13/2013 6:59pm
The family of Heidy Truman, whose death was ruled a domestic violence-related homicide, will honor her and raise awareness of domestic violence during the Hike for Heidy in Memory Grove on Saturday.

Dropped federal investigation of A.G. may lead to fewer probes

09/13/2013 7:08pm
The Utah Senate president says the decision by federal authorities not to indict Attorney General John Swallow takes the air out of the other investigations aimed at the state's top law enforcer.

Semitrailer rolls off freeway into creek, leaks gallons of fuel

09/13/2013 7:16pm
A semitrailer filled with powdered cement rolled into the Weber River around 5 a.m. Friday. It began leaking diesel fuel. Eighty tons of cement will need to be pumped out from the trailers before they are removed from the vehicle.

Stranded residents plucked from Colo. floodwaters

09/13/2013 7:35pm
By truck and helicopter, thousands of people stranded by floodwaters came down from the Colorado Rockies on Friday, two days after seemingly endless rain turned normally scenic rivers and creeks into coffee-colored rapids that wrecked scores of roads and wiped out neighborhoods.

It's apology season

09/13/2013 7:35pm
I am outspoken — out-written, rather. I am congenitally missing the mechanism that tells me when not to say what I am thinking. The switch isn't there that tells my brain to "just smile and wave, boys."

63 Beatles BBC session tracks to be released

09/13/2013 7:51pm
Good news for Beatles fans: Capitol and Apple will release two discs of previously unreleased BBC sessions from March 1962 to June 1965.

Police looking for 4 people involved in Woods Cross bank robbery

09/13/2013 8:16pm
Police are looking for four individuals involved in a bank robbery in Woods Cross Friday afternoon.

Experts warn of car dealerships scamming with 'yo-yo financing'

09/13/2013 9:05pm
Many people have heard of "lemon" cars, but experts are now warning car buyers about "lemon" loans that come with overpriced rates that damage credit scores.

Woman shares story to offer hope for mental illness

09/13/2013 9:17pm
Leah Harris, a national peer-support advocate and self-described "psychiatric survivor," said she made a deliberate choice to "live a life worth living" by changing the narrative of her life.

Nearly completed federal courthouse designed to maximize security, natural lighting

09/13/2013 9:40pm
Construction on the new federal courthouse in Salt Lake City is nearly 90 percent complete. The building at 351 S. West Temple is set to open next spring, and it looks nothing like the stately Frank E. Moss U.S. Courthouse it is replacing.

Body found on banks of Virgin River

09/13/2013 10:27pm
A medical examiner is working to identify a body found on the banks of the Virgin River on Friday in Washington County.

2 walks in Utah help to raise suicide prevention awareness

09/13/2013 10:44pm
Two walks will take place Saturday morning to raise awareness for suicide prevention and to support families who have suffered losses by suicide.

Rain causes flooding problems in parts of Utah

09/13/2013 10:47pm
A low-pressure system rotating slowly over the state created wet, cool weather for much of northern Utah and caused flooding problems in some areas.

Prep football: Week 4 scores

09/13/2013 11:28pm
Check back here for the latest scores from all the Week 4 prep football games across the state.