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Man faces possible murder charge in assault

10/15/2013 7:08am
A man who was badly beaten in southern Utah last week has died of his injuries, and his accused attacker faces a potential murder charge.

Elderly man loses $300K in sweepstakes scam

10/15/2013 7:34am
An elderly man was bilked out of more than $300,000 believing he had won the grand prize in a sweepstakes.

Not all uninsured will face fines under Affordable Care Act

10/15/2013 7:51am
Now that open enrollment has started under the Affordable Care Act, many people who couldn't afford to buy medical insurance now can. But what happens if they don't?

Roadkill for dinner? Utah lawmaker drafts bill

10/15/2013 8:29am
A Utah lawmaker wants to follow Montana's lead and make it easier for citizens to take home roadkill for dinner.

New seats let airlines squeeze in more passengers

10/15/2013 8:50am
It's not your imagination. There really is a tighter squeeze on many planes these days.

Ancient bug's last supper of blood still in fossil

10/15/2013 10:31am
In a steamy tropical forest 46 million years ago, a prehistoric mosquito bit a critter, drew blood and was blown into a lake in what is now northwestern Montana. Belly full, she died and sank.

Hopes high for BYU, Utah in second half

10/15/2013 11:14am
After struggling at times during the first half of the college football season, BYU and Utah have turned around things. Both now enter the second half with high expectations, but difficult opponents await to make it interesting for both teams.

Mass. student punished for aiding drunken friend

10/15/2013 11:21am
A Massachusetts high school senior lost her volleyball team captaincy and was suspended for five games for what she says was an effort to help a drunken friend.

Bees invade Fla. woman's home

10/15/2013 11:30am
Thousands of bees were removed Saturday from a 98-year-old woman's home in Cocoa Beach, Fla.

Video of Dem goading Rep. Chaffetz on House floor goes viral

10/15/2013 11:58am
A recently published YouTube video is sparking some heated debate, and Utah's Rep. Jason Chaffetz is in the middle of it.

Delivery man narrowly escapes gunfire; police looking for 4 shooters

10/15/2013 12:08pm
Police were looking Tuesday for four men who fired seven to nine rounds at a newspaper delivery man.

Mother, daughter homeless after house destroyed by fire

10/15/2013 12:59pm
A house fire that started with a TV dinner being heated in a microwave caused about $120,000 damage and left a Goshen mother and her young daughter homeless.

Names are known, yet thousands of unclaimed remains stay in funeral homes

10/15/2013 2:03pm
Funeral homes are required to keep unclaimed cremated remains for 60 days. But most funeral homes keep the remains in hopes that a family member of next of kin comes looking for them.

Retro Review: 'Harvey' must be oh so smart or oh so pleasant

10/15/2013 2:06pm
A throwback review of the 1950's classic, "Harvey," starring James Stewart and the uncredited invisible white rabbit, Harvey.

Cedar city man charged in brutal stomping death case

10/15/2013 2:33pm
A transient accused in the brutal stomping death of a man who was letting the suspect stay in his house has been charged.

5 ways to catch the cheapest plane tickets

10/15/2013 3:30pm
Even ticket prices on the same plane can vary widely, but some savvy shopping you can ensure you are one of the people who pay less.

DWR seeks help in poaching of moose

10/15/2013 3:34pm
State wildlife officers are hoping the public can help them track down the person responsible for poaching a cow moose and her bull moose calf earlier this month.

Landlord recants offer, Steven Powell to remain in prison

10/15/2013 4:46pm
Steven Powell will not be getting out of prison on Nov. 4 as he previously thought he would.

Stephen Covey's '7 Habits' shakes up schools

10/15/2013 4:54pm
One year after Johnathan Kent kicked his principal and school "went all bad," the 8-year-old was recognized at a recent assembly as the "Star of the Month" for being polite and helping out his teachers.

Mother, 15-month-old boy found in Spokane, Wash.

10/15/2013 6:40pm
A woman accused of taking her 15-month-old son during a supervised visit in Murray was located in Spokane, Wash., Tuesday. The boy was with her, but police in Spokane do not have the legal authority him into protective custody.

Death toll in Philippines quake reaches 110

10/15/2013 7:11pm
The death toll from a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck the central Philippine island of Bohol reached 110 Wednesday with only three people pulled alive from rubble.

Families bid tearful goodbyes as Utah soldiers deploy to Afghanistan

10/15/2013 7:20pm
Tough moments for some Utah families Tuesday as they bid farewell to their soldiers heading to Afghanistan.

Tipped crane forces evacuations of 2 Salt Lake buildings

10/15/2013 7:29pm
A crane thrown off balance tipped Tuesday into a building, spilling fuel and evacuating two buildings in Salt Lake City.

Corrections deputy arrested for investigation of sexual abuse

10/15/2013 7:47pm
A former Washington County Sheriff's deputy has been fired and booked into jail for investigation of sexual misconduct with prisoners at Purgatory Correctional Facility.

Rare oarfish found off Catalina Island

10/15/2013 8:24pm
A marine science instructor's discovered a gigantic oarfish, a deep- sea creature that remains little known to the science world and people outside.

Utahn's Kona Ironman dream comes true in spite of debilitating disease

10/15/2013 8:38pm
Three years ago, Lyle Anderson was barely able to walk. Saturday, he completed the Kona Ironman, finishing three hours ahead of his St. George Ironman time. Now, he is looking for the next challenge.

Bill targets religious freedom in Utah schools

10/15/2013 8:55pm
A Utah lawmaker wants to protect students' rights to practice religion at school. Sen. Todd Weiler says the bill he's drafting would protect students and schools.

Utah veteran's widow to lead rally at State Capitol

10/15/2013 9:02pm
A Utah woman whose husband was killed in action in Iraq is organizing a non-partisan rally at the Utah Capitol Wednesday to send a message to Washington — this is not the country her husband signed up to defend.

Ex-San Diego mayor pleads guilty to 3 crimes

10/15/2013 9:06pm
Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, driven from office by sexual harassment allegations, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a felony for putting a woman in a headlock and to less serious charges for kissing another woman against her will and grabbing the buttocks of a third.

When to seek help: signs that a child is being sexually abused

10/15/2013 9:16pm
Protective parents want to know if something has happened to their child, and there are many signs to help you know when to seek further attention and help.

On the edge: House shutdown plan fails; now Senate

10/15/2013 10:25pm
Time growing desperately short, Senate leaders took command of efforts to avert a Treasury default and end the partial government shutdown Tuesday night after a last big attempt by House Republicans abruptly collapsed.

Fellow survivors inspired Elizabeth Smart to write new book

10/15/2013 10:26pm
Elizabeth Smart is a survivor, in every sense of the word. But it was the survivors who've reached out to her with their own stories who inspired her to share her ordeal, with the hope her happy ending would prove it's possible to overcome even the most horrific tragedy.

Armed robbers invade apartment, make off with money and prescriptions

10/15/2013 10:33pm
Detectives at the Unified Police Department are looking for two men in connection with a home- invasion robbery that left a Millcreek man stunned and short of money and prescription drugs.

Utah's largest mass-casualty drill Ďas real as possible'

10/15/2013 10:49pm
Emergency teams from across Salt Lake County and beyond responded Wednesday to the largest mass-casualty drill the state has seen so far, the first of six exercises to prepare Utah's first responders to save lives in the event of a mass shooting.

Jury selection underway in Martin MacNeill murder trial

10/15/2013 10:51pm
Jury selection began Tuesday in the trial of a former Pleasant Grove physician charged with murder in the 2007 bathtub death of his wife.

Senate panel recommends Cox for lieutenant governor

10/15/2013 11:04pm
The questions for Rep. Spencer Cox, Gov. Gary Herbert's pick for lieutenant governor, at his confirmation hearing Tuesday ranged from whether there was anything embarrassing in his background to his favorite bassist.