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Sculptor of LDS temple Angel Moroni statues passes away

11/30/2013 10:50am
The man made famous for sculpting the Angel Moroni statues that sit atop most temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints passed away over the Thanksgiving holiday. Karl Quilter was 84 years old.

Volunteers spend Black Friday sharing gift of warmth

11/30/2013 11:30am
More than a dozen people stopped at the Black Friday coat exchange to pick out cold-weather gear donated to those in need. Some of the remaining coats were taken to Pioneer Park and given to the homeless.

In God we trust, maybe, but not each other

11/30/2013 11:40am
You can take our word for it. Americans don't trust each other anymore. These days, only one-third of Americans say most people can be trusted. Half felt that way in 1972, when the General Social Survey first asked the question.

Seat belt use ticks up in annual Utah survey

11/30/2013 1:37pm
Officials with the Utah Department of Public Safety say more people are wearing seat belts this year than they were a year ago.

Scottish holiday marred by police helicopter crash

11/30/2013 1:47pm
Scotland's official holiday was transformed into a grim day of mourning Saturday as emergency crews searched the wreckage of a riverside pub smashed by a falling police helicopter. At least eight people died and more than a dozen remained hospitalized with serious injuries.

Will seeing red help you lose weight?

11/30/2013 3:57pm
As the holidays roll around, some of us can't wait to pile our plates with cookies, candy and family favorites. But if you're feeling overwhelmed by seasonal excess, try focusing on the color red. According to a new study, people tend to eat — or use — less of things presented on red dishes, whether it's chocolate or hand cream.

Mother on crashed plane led searchers to wreckage

11/30/2013 5:21pm
A mother on board a plane that crashed in remote southwest Alaska made a frantic phone call for help resuscitating her 5-month-old baby, then left the fatally injured boy to lead searchers hampered by cold and fog to the crash site.

Man shot after lunging at officers with knife, police say

11/30/2013 5:29pm
A man was shot by Salt Lake City police officers late Friday night after they say he lunged at them with a knife. The officers were called to his home after receiving reports that he threatened to burn it down.

NJ canine crowned world's ugliest dog in 2007 dies

11/30/2013 5:32pm
A New Jersey canine that was crowned the world's ugliest dog in 2007 and later became the topic of a children's book preaching acceptance has died. Elwood was 8.

Thanksgiving hours gives retailers 'good boost'

11/30/2013 6:02pm
Now that the Black Friday frenzy is over, stores are pouring over the numbers to see if opening on Thanksgiving Day made a difference.

Brawl erupts at Rikers Island jail; 4 guards hurt

11/30/2013 6:41pm
A late-night brawl that erupted at the Rikers Island jail complex in New York City has left four guards and several inmates injured.

Bike cam use increasing for safety

11/30/2013 7:11pm
We've all seen how dash cam video comes in handy in an accident but now bikers are using their own version of a dash cam to document accidents and "close calls" so drivers can be prosecuted.

Online shopping experience is going offline

11/30/2013 7:37pm
Some stores, like Amazon, track your purchases and suggest products you may like when you log in to the website. Now that technology is coming to brick and mortar stores.

Bulger belongings could land on auction block

11/30/2013 8:34pm
Former Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger could soon see some of his jewelry, clothes and other belongings on the auction block.

Utah suspect in Elko arrow shooting arrested again

11/30/2013 9:15pm
A Utah man has been arrested twice since he was released from jail earlier this month following his previous arrest in connection with the shooting of a man with a bow and arrow at a homeless camp in Elko.

Burke, Jazz beat Suns for 1st road victory

11/30/2013 9:53pm
The Jazz get their first road win of the season behind 20 points from Trey Burke in a 112-104 victory over the Suns.

SR 6 closed; 9 people critically injured after 2 car collision

11/30/2013 10:04pm
Nine people have been critically injured in a crash that has closed U.S. 6 south of Wellington at mile marker 258, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

White House: On track for health care website goal

11/30/2013 10:21pm
The Obama administration says it will meet its self-imposed deadline of fixing the troubled health care website so that 50,000 people can log in at the same time starting late Saturday. Yet questions remain about the stability of the site, the volume of traffic it can handle and the quality of the data it is delivering to insurers.

Small Business Saturday boosts local economy

11/30/2013 10:22pm
Local shop owners and customers banded together in support of Small Business Saturday by seeking out and supporting local, small businesses.

Logan man dies after being hit by train

11/30/2013 10:35pm
A 56-year-old Logan man died Saturday afternoon after being struck by a train in Spanish Fork Canyon.

Needy 'shop' for gifts at Candy Cane Corner

11/30/2013 10:36pm
Parents and children facing financial struggle this season will still get a chance to go Christmas shopping thanks to the Candy Cane Corner program.

'Fast & Furious' star Paul Walker dies in crash

11/30/2013 11:59pm
Paul Walker, the star of the "Fast & Furious" movie series, died Saturday in a car crash that killed one other person outside of Los Angeles. He was 40.