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Newlywed pleads guilty to second-degree murder

12/13/2013 6:48am
After lying to family, friends and police about what happened to her new husband when he disappeared in July, a Montana woman finally came clean to a federal judge in a surprising end to her murder trial.

Parents put hope in marijuana extract to help children's seizures

12/13/2013 7:58am
Parents who are desperate to find help to stop their kids' epileptic seizures are turning to a marijuana extract that is creating hope one state away.

Man who tried to suffocate infant sent to prison

12/13/2013 8:08am
A Midvale man who pleaded guilty to severely abusing a 6-month-old boy was ordered to prison Thursday.

Store manager accused of staging theft with son

12/13/2013 8:42am
A store employee who claimed she was kidnapped during a robbery has been arrested. Police originally thought her son was responsible, but now they believe the two worked together.

DWR looks for poachers in elk killing

12/13/2013 9:04am
Another animal was poached in October, Division of Wildlife Resources says.

Progress made but improvement needed in serving homeless and hungry, report says

12/13/2013 9:25am
Salt Lake City's "housing first" strategy to combat homelessness means there's ample room in emergency shelters, but long-term, regional planning efforts are needed to develop more affordable housing and permanent supportive housing, advocates say.

Store's new rent-to-own program may not be best option

12/13/2013 9:46am
Kmart now offers a rent-to-own option. But this might not be such a sweet deal.

Orem approves redesign of University Mall

12/13/2013 10:00am
A plan approved by the Orem City Council includes a park the size of two football fields, new residential housing and a hotel.

Swimmer nabs monster lobster off California coast

12/13/2013 10:17am
Joseph Ali says onlookers thought he was drunk when he dove into the nighttime waters around a Southern California pier. But he came away with a monster of a lobster and the catch of a lifetime.

When someone's tech addiction causes you stress

12/13/2013 10:40am
My most recent stressful holiday story doesn't involve guilt trips, family squabbles or eccentric relatives. It's about getting stuck with an extended family member who spent an entire meal on her smartphone.

Changes ordered for college loans for gay couples

12/13/2013 11:06am
Students in same-sex marriages will be treated the same as their straight married classmates when it comes to federal college loan applications, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Friday, in a shift that reflects this year's Supreme Court ruling that broadened gay rights.

Church of the Nativity undergoes facelift

12/13/2013 11:15am
As visitors descend upon Bethlehem this holiday season, they will notice a different look for the Church of the Nativity. Wrapped in scaffolding, the basilica located at the traditional site of Jesus' birth is undergoing a much-needed facelift after 600 years.

A close look into the BYU football program

12/13/2013 11:45am
Matthew Edwards has deep ties to BYU. His grandfather, LaVell, was the head coach for BYU for 29 seasons and he played for and now coaches with Bronco Mendenhall. I had the opportunity to speak to Matthew about a variety of topics involving BYU football and here is what he had to say.

Lizards breathe like birds, U of U study finds

12/13/2013 11:59am
Lizards have the same breathing pattern as birds, alligators and possibly dinosaurs, according to a new study from the University of Utah.

4th-grade boy starts school fire, causes evacuation

12/13/2013 12:11pm
An elementary school fire that caused an evacuation Thursday was caused by a fourth- grade boy who was playing with a lighter, district officials said.

And the top political lie of 2013 goes to ...

12/13/2013 1:25pm
It's the worst of the worst — the most fictional of statements, the flippiest of flops and most misleading of claims by U.S. political figures this year.

Families of murdered couple plead for answers on anniversary of death

12/13/2013 2:33pm
Saturday marks one year since Ralph Salazar, 59, and his girlfriend, Alice Griego, 55, were found dead in their home in Sandy. Family members are pleading with anyone who has information to step forward.

'Fixer' didn't have special access to Swallow, according to attorney

12/13/2013 3:33pm
An attorney for Mark Shurtleff said Friday a man identified as a supposed "fixer" had no special access to the former Utah Attorney General and was told to stop making untrue claims about his connection.

George W. Bush empathizes with Alabama kicker in letter

12/13/2013 4:05pm
Former president George W. Bush sent a letter to a football kicker who received harsh feedback after the University of Alabama lost to Auburn.

3 reasons to see 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' this weekend

12/13/2013 4:12pm
I've been pretty excited to see The Desolation of Smaug since the first trailer came out, and I'm here to tell you, it's better than the first. Here are 3 reasons why.

Man faces $200k bail for alleged child pornography possession

12/13/2013 5:00pm
A man who allegedly possessed more than 2,000 images and videos of child pornography had his bail set for $200,000 Wednesday.

$890 anonymously returned to student, police say

12/13/2013 5:42pm
A man anonymously returned $890 to a student who was told by police he wouldn't be able to do anything to reclaim money he had stolen.

'It's just shocking when you look out at it,' says doctor about inversion

12/13/2013 6:03pm
As the inversion intensifies along the Wasatch Front, doctors are getting more calls from patients with breathing problems.

2 attorney general candidates might be deemed ineligible for office

12/13/2013 6:45pm
Two candidates to replace former Attorney General John Swallow may not meet the state's residency requirements, according to a report released Friday by the Lieutenant Governor's Office.

Deborah Voigt, John Rhys-Davies perform with Mormon Tabernacle Choir

12/13/2013 7:05pm
Voigt, an opera star and Rhys-Davies, a British actor join the Mormon Tabernacle Choir for the annual Christmas concert.

How to protect your phone in cold weather

12/13/2013 7:32pm
Smartphones are not built for the extreme cold. But since that snowball fight didn't really happen unless you Instagrammed and tweeted it, here are some tips for using your device during the cold of this winter.

Man, deputy injured in officer-involved shooting in Iron County

12/13/2013 7:47pm
A man and deputy were both injured during a shooting Friday afternoon in Kanarraville.

Grizzly bears at Hogle Zoo create custom den

12/13/2013 7:54pm
Three grizzly bears are preparing for winter in captivity as if they were still living in the wild.

Study: Average Christmas list would cost parents $1.4K to fill

12/13/2013 8:39pm
A recent study by a British toy company revealed the average Christmas list will cost Santa (cough, parents) about $1,400 to fill.

Parents describe rising above 'the deepest hole' of grief after shooting

12/13/2013 9:34pm
Former Utahns Alissa and Robbie Parker talk about how they survived this past year after they lost their daughter Emilie at Sandy Hook, why they made a recent video about Emilie and why they're making sure every school in America is a safe place.

Geologists begin studying trigger factors for Rockville slide

12/13/2013 9:38pm
Geologists with the Utah Geological Survey were quick on the scene of Thursday's rock slide in Rockville that left two people dead.

Federal judge overturns part of Utah's law against polygamy

12/13/2013 9:45pm
A federal court judge has overturned part of Utah's law against polygamy in a case raised by the polygamous Brown family, made famous through their reality TV show, "Sister Wives."

Christmas season brings more letter sorting for USPS employees

12/13/2013 10:01pm
At Christmas time, letter carriers actually carry a lot of letters instead of junk mail, but handwritten addresses can be a challenge to the U.S. Postal service.

Hayward has big night, Jazz top Nuggets 103-93

12/13/2013 10:18pm
The Jazz win their second game on the road in a row as they take down the Nuggets in Denver 103-93.

Gunman, 18, wounds classmate in Colorado school

12/13/2013 10:39pm
A teenager who may have had a grudge against a teacher opened fire Friday with a shotgun at a suburban Denver high school, wounding a fellow student before killing himself.

Crews recover bodies from scene of fatal rock slide

12/13/2013 11:47pm
The bodies of two people killed when a massive boulder smashed into their home Thursday afternoon have been recovered.

Man robs Zions Bank; police ask public for help

12/13/2013 11:59pm
The Salt Lake County Police Department is seeking help finding an alleged bank robber.