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Utah beats BYU 81-64

12/15/2013 12:14am
Jordan Loveridge scored 21 points and Delon Wright chipped in 16 on Saturday night to help Utah beat BYU 81-64, snapping a seven-game losing streak to the Cougars.

Commission recommends 40 percent pay increase for state elected executives

12/15/2013 9:33am
The salaries of Gov. Gary Herbert and the state's other elected executives should be raised nearly 40 percent, a commission charged with studying executive and judicial compensation recommended Tuesday.

4 bald eagles die in Utah from similar symptoms

12/15/2013 10:30am
Four bald eagles have died from similar symptoms in northern Utah in the past two weeks, raising alarms among state wildlife officials who are working to determine what happened.

AirMed bases new helicopter in Tooele

12/15/2013 11:28am
AirMed, the U.'s medical transport program, will now base one of its medical helicopters in Tooele, to eliminate the up to 20 minutes of travel time it takes to fly to the city from Salt Lake City.

LA psychic paid for 'curse removal' arrested

12/15/2013 12:03pm
Bryan James was having a tough time. His finances weren't in order. His emotional health wasn't great. And his love life needed a boost. That's when he met psychic Michelle Morgan.

UTA aims for 'pass in everyone's pocket '

12/15/2013 12:38pm
Members of the Utah Transit Authority Board of Trustees met Monday with Salt Lake City Council members to review achievements for the year and discuss future collaborative objectives.

Pope: I'm not a Marxist

12/15/2013 1:17pm
In a new interview, Pope Francis responded to critics who call his stance on capitalism "Marxist," saying that the political and economic philosophy is flat "wrong."

University holds special graduation inside prison

12/15/2013 1:42pm
When Lipscomb University professor Richard Goode first had the idea of offering basic college classes to prisoners, he had no idea how popular the program would become.

Mandela buried in rolling hills of South Africa

12/15/2013 2:04pm
His flag-draped casket resting on a carpet of animal skins, Nelson Mandela was laid to rest Sunday in the green, rolling hills of the eastern hamlet where he began his extraordinary journey _ one that led him from prison to the presidency, a global symbol of endurance and reconciliation in the fight against South Africa's racist rule.

Budget deal is a step in the right direction

12/15/2013 2:44pm
The budget deal isn't entirely satisfying, but it appears to be the best that can be done, given political realities.

Hawaii survivor: Plane lost power, then glided

12/15/2013 4:03pm
After a 70-year-old Hawaii man survived a flight that crash-landed in Hawaii waters, he swam about a half-mile in 6-foot waves to Molokai's rugged shoreline, thinking the eight others aboard the small commercial plane were fine bobbing in their life vests, awaiting rescue.

West Valley City attic fire quickly extinguished

12/15/2013 4:36pm
Investigators are trying to determine what led to an attic fire Sunday in West Valley City. The fire caused about $30,000 in damage, but was knocked out quickly and caused no injuries to the occupants of the home.

Riverton police host 'Coffee with a cop' event

12/15/2013 5:16pm
The Riverton precinct of the Unified Police Department hosted "Coffee with a Cop" at the Beans and Brews in Riverton.

Colorado governor visits school shooting victim

12/15/2013 5:38pm
Colorado's governor asked the nation Sunday for prayers for the 17-year-old girl who was critically wounded by a classmate at her suburban Denver high school.

McCain: CIA misled Congress on missing American

12/15/2013 5:55pm
Sen. John McCain said Sunday that the CIA has not been forthcoming with the Congress on details about an American who disappeared while on a secret intelligence mission to Iran.

Rivalry victory more than just a good win

12/15/2013 6:35pm
The Runnin' Utes finally got the figurative monkey off its back and got a big win over the BYU Cougars Saturday night, winning 81-64. It was the first time since 2009 Utah has beat the Cougars in basketball.

Cameron to shoot 3 'Avatar' sequels in New Zealand

12/15/2013 6:52pm
Director James Cameron says he plans to make three sequels to his 2009 sci-fi blockbuster movie "Avatar" in New Zealand.

Utah Youth Mentor Project teaches foster care adolescents self-sufficiency

12/15/2013 7:39pm
Each year, 300 youth in Utah leave foster care. A staggering 40 percent of these 18-year-olds will end up living on the streets their first year out of the system. Nationally, one in three will end up homeless, in jail, or dead.

Report: Many private college presidents make $1M

12/15/2013 8:24pm
Presidents at 42 private colleges scaled the $1 million annual mark in total pay and benefits in 2011 _ a slight bump from the year before, according to a survey based on the latest federal tax information from the 500 private schools with the largest endowments.

DUI driver kills man in Springville

12/15/2013 8:48pm
A man died Sunday when his vehicle was hit by a motorist suspected of driving under the influence of prescription medication, police said.

'Lawrence of Arabia' star Peter O'Toole dead at 81

12/15/2013 9:19pm
Known on the one hand for his starring role in "Lawrence of Arabia," leading tribesmen in daring attacks across the desert wastes, and on the other for his headlong charges into drunken debauchery, Peter O'Toole was one of the most magnetic, charismatic and fun figures in British acting.

Memorial services around Utah honor Nelson Mandela

12/15/2013 9:59pm
On the day of Nelson Mandela's burial Sunday, many Utahns paid their final respects to one of the greatest civil rights and political giants of our time.

Man with knife shot 3 times by West Valley officer, police say

12/15/2013 11:59pm
A man reportedly wielding a knife was shot three times by a West Valley police officer Sunday night.