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Boy helps save family from house fire

12/17/2013 7:28am
A 12-year-old boy sleeping in the basement of his home woke up to the smell of smoke and alerted his mother.

Attorney's family removed from court for outburst at sentencing

12/17/2013 7:50am
The family of Midvale attorney Harold W. Stone III had to be removed from a courtroom Monday after they erupted into shouts and sobs after the man was sentenced to one year in jail for shooting up the home of a woman who worked for him.

Operator knew of 'worsening' conditions prior to fatal mine collapse, MSHA says

12/17/2013 8:32am
Operators of the Rhino mine in Emery County, where a 29-year-old miner died in March, knew conditions were worsening yet allowed mining to continue, according to a federal investigation.

Tips lead to arrest in convenience store robbery

12/17/2013 9:19am
Tips led to the arrest of a man investigators believe robbed a convenience store in Rock Springs, Wyo.

Man accused of taking Army IDs to stay in custody

12/17/2013 9:39am
An Iraq War veteran accused of stealing identification information of roughly 400 members of his former Army unit so he could make fake IDs for his militia was ordered Monday to remain in federal custody.

Knox in email: 'I didn't kill Meredith'

12/17/2013 9:49am
Amanda Knox declared her innocence in her roommate's 2007 murder in a highly unusual email Tuesday to the Italian court hearing the case against her. The former U.S. exchange student also said she was staying away from the trial out of fear of being wrongly convicted.

Philadelphia abortion doctor gets 30 years for pill mill

12/17/2013 10:11am
The Philadelphia abortion doctor who was convicted of first-degree murder for killing babies that were born alive in his clinic has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for running a pill mill out of the same clinic.

Woman loses 110 pounds to join the Army

12/17/2013 10:26am
The phone call was short, and not at all sweet."Do you weigh more than 160 pounds?" the voice on the other end asked Karyna Douglas. "Yeah, I know I do," she replied. And that was it. Douglas' call to the local Navy recruiting center lasted less than five minutes.

Family wants to keep life support for girl brain dead after tonsil surgery

12/17/2013 10:37am
Before 13-year-old Jahi McMath went into a surgery meant to improve her quality of life, she had a terrible premonition.

Nirvana, KISS, Linda Ronstadt among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees

12/17/2013 10:53am
Grunge and glam rock are among the genres that got the nod from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as it announced its inductees for 2014.

Physics is fun with 16-year-old's app

12/17/2013 11:47am
A 16-year-old Eagle Mountain resident has released his second iPhone game after 10 months of developing a physically realistic game.

Student suspended for sexual harassment after hugging teacher

12/17/2013 1:33pm
To Sam McNair, a 17-year-old high school senior in Georgia, it was an innocent hug. But after McNair hugged a teacher, he ended up with a year-long suspension from Duluth High School, putting his college plans in jeopardy.

5 of the best tubing, sledding spots in northern Utah

12/17/2013 2:01pm
Although, the weather is cold lately, the crisp snow is prime for sledding and tubing. For all the adrenaline junkies out there that need an escape from their house, here are five good spots for tubing and sledding in northern Utah.

Mike Lee will change the tea party

12/17/2013 2:36pm
Out of [the] ashes, Mike Lee may be positioning himself to lead a charge that could transform not only his standing with Utah voters, but also, potentially, the direction of the national Republican Party.

Davis High teacher charged with rape of student

12/17/2013 2:46pm
A Davis High School teacher was charged Tuesday with having sex on multiple occasions with a former student.

Chevron, Utah agree on $5.35M fuel spill settlement

12/17/2013 3:03pm
Chevron and the Utah Division of Water Quality reached a negotiated settlement of $5.3 million stemming from the March 18 spill of diesel fuel into the Willard Bay State Park as the result of a pipeline rupture.

Police investigating string of convenience store burglaries

12/17/2013 4:15pm
A rash of burglaries has the Cache County Sheriff's Office turning to the public for help.

Polar bear, hare and leopard to represent 2014 Olympics

12/17/2013 5:35pm
All Olympic games are supported by mascots, some that are alien- esque and others that are cute and cuddly.

Semitruck crashes into I-15 barrier

12/17/2013 5:47pm
A semitrailer crashed into a cement barrier on I-15, closing down multiple lanes on the freeway and shutting off the I-80 entrance to northbound I-15.

Utah murder suspect's alleged confession may have been coerced, judge says

12/17/2013 6:07pm
A man accused of killing his cousin was advised of his Miranda rights, a Utah judge ruled, and investigators believed he understood and waived them. But the judge said questions remain about whether authorities coerced the man into confessing.

Rep. Jim Matheson says he won't run for re-election in 2014

12/17/2013 6:27pm
Democratic Rep. Jim Matheson announced Tuesday on Facebook that he won't seek re-election in 2014.

4 bus accidents reported across Utah in 2 days

12/17/2013 6:59pm
There were three minor accidents involving school buses Tuesday. A fourth school bus accident occurred Monday.

Ogden's history inspires rugged bags

12/17/2013 7:14pm
All of the products at Ogden Made are handmade in Ogden and have names inspired by the city's history.

Youth martial arts class empowers kids, aids abuse victims

12/17/2013 7:39pm
A Cedar City man is fighting domestic violence by teaching kids how to defend themselves. Johnny Oh says he was inspired to create his tae kwon do class after his friend became a victim in an abusive relationship.

Audit reveals problems with 15 West Valley sex crime cases

12/17/2013 7:41pm
An audit of investigations that were handled by the West Valley Police Department's former sex crimes unit uncovered problems with 15 cases.

Year-end agreement: Budget heads to final passage

12/17/2013 7:43pm
Year-end legislation to ease Congress' chronic budget brinkmanship and soften across-the-board spending cuts moved to the cusp of final passage Tuesday, a rare display of Senate bipartisanship that masked strong complaints about slicing into military retirement benefits.

Icy roads, fast driving contribute to several accidents, police say

12/17/2013 8:02pm
It's been days since the last winter storm hit Utah, but drivers are still winding up in weather-related crashes.

LDS Church details practice, history of polygamy

12/17/2013 8:14pm
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a document about plural marriage on its website Monday.

Tips on keeping animals safe outside in the winter

12/17/2013 8:21pm
With temperatures dipping in the teens and single digits during the winter months in Utah, it's important to remember not only to take care of the people in your life, but the critters as well.

Missing Colorado girl involved in car accident found in Utah

12/17/2013 8:43pm
A 15-year-old girl from Colorado who ran away and was reported missing after a single-vehicle crash has been found safe in Utah.

Suggestions for the 'bah humbug' types

12/17/2013 9:03pm
We often hear people refer to Christmas as being for children because of toys and gifts and of course good old Santa Claus. But this isn't so. Christmas isn't just for children, it should be for everyone — adults, children and even the "bah humbug" types.

7 myths about the flu vaccine and why you should get it anyway

12/17/2013 9:37pm
Every year, it's the same battle: I urge my patients to get the influenza vaccine, and they come up with a bucketful of excuses why they shouldn't. In my most public attempt to convince them otherwise, here are the top seven myths I hear about the flu vaccine, and why you should get it anyway.

Photos: Temperature, pressure collapses steel pipe

12/17/2013 10:08pm
A district's main pipeline collapsed Tuesday near La Verkin Hot Springs.

Looters strike home crushed by boulder, police say

12/17/2013 10:41pm
A red KitchenAid has been stolen from a house smashed by a boulder, police said.

UVU students, president involved in 'active shooter' simulation

12/17/2013 10:43pm
An "active shooter" was on the Utah Valley University campus Tuesday as part of a simulation to prepare for the possibility of a real-life shooting.

Gunman kills himself, 1 other at Reno hospital

12/17/2013 10:46pm
A suicidal gunman opened fire at a Reno hospital campus Tuesday, killing one person, critically wounding two others and sending police on a door-to-door search within the facility amid the chaos.

Cameras catch fearless thieves burglarizing Taylorsville business

12/17/2013 11:16pm
Unified police are looking for a couple of burglars who weren't afraid to show their face, and who apparently had no problem hitting the same business twice.