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Back from the dead, man has unique way of saying thanks to those who saved him

10/28/2013 12:02am
Bob Quick, a former drug addict, was dead for four minutes. Fully recovered, he gives back to the paramedics who saved his life by cooking for them. He's also riding his bike across America.

Police describe gruesome stabbings of NY mom, kids

10/28/2013 12:04am
When relatives of a Chinese immigrant mother of four young children banged on the family's door, it opened to a grisly sight: a man dripping with human blood who is now charged with stabbing the five to death with a butcher knife.

Give kids amazing self-confidence

10/28/2013 6:15am
In this edition of LIFEadvice, coach Kim gives parents some tips for improving self-esteem in their kids. As usual, she offers some unique and practical suggestions

Police try to ID victim of fatal hit-and-run

10/28/2013 7:00am
Police are trying to identify the victim of a fatal hit-and-run accident in Salt Lake City Sunday night.

Texan survives being hit by lightning twice

10/28/2013 7:06am
An off-road racing enthusiast has survived being struck by lightning twice during the same storm in North Texas.

Rescue crews warn hikers as weather change approaches

10/28/2013 8:16am
Search and rescue crews are urging hikers to use caution and change their mindset with the changing weather this week.

West Valley police face lawsuit over shooting death

10/28/2013 9:16am
West Valley City police face another wrongful death lawsuit, this one involving the shooting death of a man in his home.

Docs to parents: Limit kids' texts, tweets, online

10/28/2013 9:52am
Doctors 2 parents: Limit kids' tweeting, texting & keep smartphones, laptops out of bedrooms. (hash)goodluckwiththat.

DA says no charges to pursue in JonBenet Ramsey case

10/28/2013 10:05am
The district attorney of Boulder County, Colorado, says he cannot say if he would have signed an indictment against the parents of JonBenet Ramsey -- the 6-year-old beauty queen killed in 1996 -- as a predecessor declined to do three years after the child's death.

'From Fatman to Ironman': Dad loses 135 pounds on his way to the finish line

10/28/2013 10:33am
Dan Hyatt's wife, Shelley, had been worried for a while by the time he hit 337 pounds.

Not happy with work? Wait until you're 50 or older

10/28/2013 11:02am
Not happy with your job? Just wait. A study by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that 9 in 10 workers who are age 50 or older say they are very or somewhat satisfied with their job.

Judge cited in 'Baby Messiah' case

10/28/2013 11:15am
A judge who ruled that a baby could not be named Messiah has been charged with judicial code violations.

After bedbug treatment, U. of U. library partially reopens

10/28/2013 11:18am
After a case of bedbugs closed the University of Utah library over the weekend, the library is slated to reopen fully by Tuesday.

Free hotels: Swapping houses means great savings for vacations

10/28/2013 11:22am
Swapping houses with strangers isn't as strange as it sounds and can make vacations and travel more affordable.

Scientists discover lizard, frog species in untrod Australian rainforest

10/28/2013 11:39am
Scientists have found what they're describing as a "lost world" on the northern tip of Queensland, Australia, hosting at least three previously undocumented species, including a frog that mates in the rain.

SUV crashes off freeway ramp

10/28/2013 12:19pm
UHP said the driver of an SUV lost control while making a lane change. Her vehicle went through a barrier and fence, and down an embankment.

Former Kaysville teacher to stand trial next year in sex abuse case

10/28/2013 12:40pm
Stephen Paul Niedzwiecki, 34, charged with forcible sodomy, attempted rape and forcible sexual abuse of a former student, will face trial Feb. 4-7.

Father, son swim to safety after wind capsizes canoe

10/28/2013 1:32pm
A father and son were cold but otherwise uninjured after a strong gust of wind capsized their canoe Monday on Rockport Reservoir.

5 reasons to re-watch 'Beetlejuice' for Halloween

10/28/2013 2:03pm
It's Halloween week and that means it's time for Halloween movies. While you make look to the classics for a good scare, I submit that you should give a comedy a chance. Here are five reasons you should re- watch "Beetlejuice" this Halloween.

Former mistress expected to resume testimony in MacNeill trial Tuesday

10/28/2013 3:52pm
The woman police say was the motive for a murder plot is expected back on the stand Tuesday when the trial of a former physician accused of his wife's death resumes.

Westminster volleyball coach suspended amid school investigation

10/28/2013 5:15pm
Westminster College has suspended its women's volleyball coach, and a spokeswoman told KSL News the school is investigating an incident.

Scout campout in ghost town leads to surprising genealogical discovery

10/28/2013 5:20pm
A ghost town campout led one scout leader to a family history discovery years in the making.

Penn State: 26 people get $59.7M over Sandusky

10/28/2013 5:49pm
Penn State said Monday it is paying $59.7 million to 26 young men over claims of child sexual abuse at the hands of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

Jackson doctor released, wants return to medicine

10/28/2013 5:49pm
Michael Jackson's doctor was quietly freed from jail on Monday, two years after he was convicted of killing the pop superstar with an overdose of a powerful anesthetic _ and he would like to practice medicine again.

SLC could nix street parking during snowstorms

10/28/2013 5:52pm
Parking officials in the downtown area and surrounding city suburbs have suggested a ban on street parking during snowstorms and when snow is on the grounds. The hope is clearing cars off the roads' shoulders will, in turn, help snowplows clear snow.

Candy Final Four: What's the greatest Halloween treat?

10/28/2013 6:05pm
Ethan and Alex from KSL NewsRadio's Nightside Project have created the Halloween Treat Bracket. It's basically March Madness with candy, so it's awesome. We're down to the Final Four and need your votes. See what candies are battling for the greatest Halloween treat of all time.

Pilot feels 'blessed, not lucky' to survive hard landing

10/28/2013 6:50pm
It was a close call for five people Saturday night, after their single-engine plane made a crash landing by U.S. Highway 50 in Millard County, near Scipio Lake. The pilot said he feels blessed to be alive.

Family of quadruplets to raise funds for son with health problems

10/28/2013 7:37pm
A South Jordan family grew after the birth of quadruplets in 2004. The children are now eight years old, but one of them has faced major health problems and the family is fundraising to help him.

Cold weather prompts opening of Road Home overflow shelter

10/28/2013 8:08pm
Families who stay at The Road Home's overflow shelter in Midvale this winter will have a new roof over their heads, part of an ongoing renovation project. The shelter, which can house up to 300 people, opened for the winter season Monday morning.

Group plans meetings to discuss immigration reform

10/28/2013 8:36pm
An 11-person contingent representing Utah businesses, community groups and faiths will descend on the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday urging Congress to return focus to the immigration debate in the interest of job creation and economic stability.

Man who inspired neighborhood to celebrate early Christmas dies

10/28/2013 9:09pm
The man who inspired a whole neighborhood to put up Christmas decorations in October has died. Blaine Smith, who was told by doctors he wouldn't live to see Dec. 25, passed away at 2:35 a.m. Monday, surrounded by his wife and children.

Sister testifies accused killer was 'very much in love' with wife

10/28/2013 9:14pm
In a court hearing for an Orem man who is charged with murder and obstructing justice in the shooting death of his wife, his sister told the judge she didn't believe her brother committed the crime because he and his wife "were very much in love."

Personality disorders: finding the right treatment

10/28/2013 9:27pm
Personality disorders are a mixture of features from several behavioral disorders. They are hard to identify and even harder to treat, but getting the right treatment for the patient and the caregiver is critical.

Renter claims discrimination over son's autistic behavior

10/28/2013 10:31pm
KSL investigative reporters helped a single mother after she allegedly received multiple eviction notices due to noise complaints about her son with autism.

Wind downs trees, damages building at SUU

10/28/2013 10:36pm
At least 10 trees were reportedly blown over at Southern Utah University Monday, including a 60-foot-tall pine tree that fell onto the South Hall and caused some building damage. The windy weather was blowing ahead of a low pressure system and caused problems across the state.

29 vehicles recovered in 4-day operation

10/28/2013 10:42pm
A four-day operation aimed at cracking down on stolen vehicles in the Salt Lake Valley wrapped up late last week.

Fed judge: Texas abortion limits unconstitutional

10/28/2013 10:42pm
A federal judge determined Monday that new Texas abortion restrictions place an unconstitutional burden on women seeking to end a pregnancy, a ruling that keeps open dozens of abortion clinics across the state while officials appeal.

Bus driver killed, 5 injured in I-80 crash

10/28/2013 11:59pm
A bus driver from Bountiful was killed on I-80 Monday, and five passengers were injured, when the bus crashed into a maintenance vehicle.

5 more 'haunted' places in Utah

10/28/2013 11:59pm
Five more supposedly haunted places in Utah.