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Results for mayoral elections finalized across Utah

11/06/2013 12:04am
Tuesday was a good day for incumbent mayors in cities throughout Salt Lake County, with only two losing their seats.

Murder suspect not competent for trial, being civilly committed

11/06/2013 7:14am
A man accused of murdering a co-worker seven years ago may never be competent to stand trial.

Man aims to set record by bicycling to South Pole

11/06/2013 7:36am
A Utah County man will leave for Antarctica next week with plans to accomplish something that has never been done. Dan Burton aims to become the first person to ride a bicycle to the South Pole.

Families say goodbye as unit deploys to Afghanistan

11/06/2013 7:56am
Three Blackhawk helicopters took off Monday, carrying Utah's first medical evacuation unit of the Utah Army National Guard.

Paralyzed deer hunter chooses to end life support

11/06/2013 8:12am
Tim Bowers got to decide for himself whether he wanted to live or die.

Pipe break sends water spewing across 45th South

11/06/2013 8:16am
Crews worked Wednesday morning to clean up debris from a water main break that sent water spraying across 4500 South at 700 East.

UDOT restricted free speech with insurance requirement, judge rules

11/06/2013 8:41am
Government cannot make demonstrators sign insurance policies in order to march on the streets, a federal judge ruled.

Hit the brakes or the gas? Help for drivers at yellow lights

11/06/2013 9:26am
All drivers know green means go, red means stop and yellow means "can I make it?" Many times, the answer isn't obvious.

Police ask public's help to find robbery suspect

11/06/2013 10:25am
Police are hoping the public can help them locate a suspect in a robbery at a home in Syracuse.

Real estate broker gets 30-day jail sentence for forging termite records

11/06/2013 10:47am
An award-winning Vernal real estate broker has been ordered to serve 30 days in jail for forging federal termite inspection records and other documents required to secure mortgages.

Photos, tips from a weekend in the Needles District

11/06/2013 11:01am
After spending a few days in the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park, I realized the jeeping and hiking adventures were only a piece of what the park has to offer.

5 amazing potato recipes for Thanksgiving

11/06/2013 11:58am
With Thanksgiving creeping up quicker than we can put away the Halloween decorations, it's time to break out the recipe books and start planning our menus.

Sheriff: Man to be charged with murder in Miss. family's deaths

11/06/2013 12:11pm
A 42-year-old man will soon face murder charges in the deaths of a mother, stepfather and 7-year-old boy found in a wooded area — apart from their burning car and bloodied clothes — a Miss. sheriff said Wednesday.

High court wrestles with prayer in government

11/06/2013 12:50pm
The Supreme Court wrestled Wednesday with the appropriate role for religion in government in a case involving mainly Christian prayers at the start of a New York town's council meetings.

Van Noy or Reilly: Does it matter who is better?

11/06/2013 1:02pm
From among the hundreds who play the position, BYU's Kyle Van Noy and Utah's Trevor Reilly are considered two of the best linebackers in college football. Both are one of 12 semifinalists for the Butkus Award. So who is better?

Man in critical condition after stabbing; police looking for suspect

11/06/2013 1:57pm
Salt Lake City police are searching for a man who they say stabbed another man during a street fight Wednesday morning. The victim is in critical condition.

Young drivers putting lives in danger by snapping 'selfies' at the wheel

11/06/2013 2:35pm
Drivers are endlessly creative when it comes to finding dumb things to do while behind the wheel: eating, texting, reading a map, applying makeup. But technology has now inspired an alarming new trend: drivers taking self-portraits, or "selfies," with their smartphone cameras while in motion.

Malcolm Gladwell tells of rekindling his faith, the power of forgiveness

11/06/2013 3:47pm
Malcolm Gladwell says that writing his latest book spurred a rediscovery of his own Christian faith. We sat down with him on his recent visit to Salt Lake City to learn more about his book, his faith and his thoughts on the power of forgiveness.

‘Footloose’ church to get new windows with help of community

11/06/2013 3:58pm
A church that has given to the community for nearly 150 years is getting a facelift with help from its congregation and neighbors.

Hyde Park resident vote 'yes' to alcohol sales

11/06/2013 5:27pm
Election results continued to trickle in Wednesday, with some tallies showing that recounts could be in order once final numbers are in.

Museum unveils new 'King of Gore' dinosaur discovered in Utah

11/06/2013 6:20pm
A new species of tyrannosaur whose name translates to "King of Gore" made his debut Wednesday at the Natural History Museum of Utah. Lythronax argestes roamed the American Southwest. It was discovered at the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument .

Educators search for alternatives after Jordan District bond voted down

11/06/2013 6:45pm
Voters rejected a $495 million bond proposal for new school buildings in Jordan School District. Without money for new buildings, the district will have to consider a number of unpopular alternatives to house an ever-growing student population.

Sebelius takes GOP criticism over "Obamacare"

11/06/2013 6:53pm
Republicans blistered Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Wednesday over the nation's controversial health care law, bluntly challenging her honesty, pushing for her resignation and demanding unsuccessfully she concede that President Barack Obama deliberately misled the public about his signature domestic program.

Man dies after head-on collision in Cache County

11/06/2013 7:02pm
A Hyrum man was killed in a head-on collision Wednesday morning.

Kennecott access road reopens 7 months after largest slide in history

11/06/2013 7:02pm
It was the biggest slide in the history of open pit mining, but a few weeks after a massive slide damaged Kennecott Copper on April 10, the process began to clear the debris and start hauling ore again.

Police continue search for alleged vehicle thief

11/06/2013 7:04pm
Police continue their search for a man accused of stealing two trucks and eluding police after a chase Wednesday morning.

MacNeill allegedly told inmate he 'held his wife's head under water'

11/06/2013 7:06pm
A Holladay man who met Martin MacNeill in a county jail on Wednesday told a jury that he thought the former doctor was joking when said he had killed his wife.

2 Utah ski resorts open Friday

11/06/2013 7:24pm
Two Utah ski resorts will open this weekend, and many more have announced upcoming opening dates.

No magic bullet for keeping off weight: 'I will battle for the rest of my life'

11/06/2013 7:28pm
Stories about weight loss usually have a beginning, middle and end. How did these people gain so much weight? What made them decide to change? And how much do they weigh now? But in real life, weight loss isn't that linear.

LDS college player ineligible for year for playing 'church ball'

11/06/2013 8:01pm
A returned LDS missionary in Georgia was stunned to learn he can't play college basketball because of a few games of "church ball."

Woman shares message of safety after 3 family members die in accident

11/06/2013 8:15pm
Rachel Howard Kunzler knows the true cost of "dozing off" behind the wheel. Her mother, brother and sister were killed in an accident when their vehicle was hit by a drowsy driver.

5 keys to keeping control of your family's holiday schedule

11/06/2013 8:32pm
The holidays are approaching and life is about to get crazy busy. We can let the busyness rule us or remain in control. Here are five tips to take to create a season full of memories and purposeful activities and keep our holiday schedule in check.

2 killed, 7 hurt in Detroit barbershop shooting

11/06/2013 8:53pm
Gunfire broke out Wednesday evening at a Detroit barbershop known for gambling activity, leaving at least two men dead, police say.

Cause of TRAX train collision still unclear as investigation continues

11/06/2013 10:01pm
The TRAX blue line resumed operation Wednesday, just 24 hours after a collision between two train cars left three people injured.

2-hour standoff forces shutdown of Cedar City roads

11/06/2013 10:15pm
A bizarre standoff that occurred in the middle of a Cedar City street ended after more than two hours Wednesday night when a 26-year- old man was taken into custody by Iron County sheriff's deputies.

Payson teen raises money to buy K-9 for local police department

11/06/2013 10:46pm
A Payson teen decided to use his Eagle Scout project to raise money to buy his local police department a K-9, and he set a record while doing it.

Timeline released of suspected serial killer's trips to Utah

11/06/2013 10:52pm
For 40 hours after his capture in 2012, a self-proclaimed serial killer from Alaska sat with investigators dropping hints, but was careful not to reveal names or locations of unsolved cases.

Celtics beat Jazz 97-87 for Stevens' first NBA win

11/06/2013 11:13pm
The Jazz rallied in the second-half, but couldn't finish the game and remain winless.

Victims, family speak out on decision to keep child rapist in prison

11/06/2013 11:59pm
A convicted child rapist will remain at the Utah State Prison after the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole reversed its previous decision to release the man by Nov. 26.