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Trial begins for man accused of running over woman on sidewalk

01/02/2014 7:23am
Trial is set to get underway Thursday for a man accused of running over and killing an Orem woman who was sitting on a sidewalk.

James Avery of 'Fresh Prince' fame dead at 68

01/02/2014 7:44am
James Avery, the bulky character actor who laid down the law at home and on the job as the Honorable Philip Banks in "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," has died.

Saving for retirement proves tricky for the self-employed

01/02/2014 7:59am
Saving money for retirement can be tricky enough for anyone, but recent reports show it's especially hard for the self-employed.

Good economic times return to St. George

01/02/2014 8:12am
Boom times are back for St. George, the redrock southern Utah town known for mild winters and easy access to national parks.

Utah's air quality Thursday among worst in nation, EPA map shows

01/02/2014 8:42am
Parts of Utah currently have some of the worst air quality in the country, and a health alert remains in effect for the week.

Beloved Catholic priest found slain in Calif. church rectory

01/02/2014 9:45am
A beloved Roman Catholic priest was found dead Wednesday in his church's rectory, spurring police to launch a murder investigation and those he touched to try to make sense of his sudden passing

The conservative battle over Common Core

01/02/2014 10:11am
Common Core State Standards for K-12 education were adopted by 45 U.S. states, but controversy continues to rage. The sharpest battle line divides the tea party and business wings of the Republican Party.

Texting, dialing while driving raises crash risk

01/02/2014 10:15am
A sophisticated, real-world study confirms that dialing, texting or reaching for a cellphone while driving raises the risk of a crash or near-miss, especially for younger drivers. But the research also produced a surprise: Simply talking on the phone did not prove dangerous, as it has in other studies.

New year means new challenges for health care law

01/02/2014 10:31am
This could be the year that things finally turn around for President Barack Obama's health care law. Yet it could start with another round of glitches that vex consumers and leave Republicans crowing, "We told you so."

Secrets of the world's most fashionable women

01/02/2014 10:57am
Walking the streets of the world's leading fashion capitals — New York, Paris, Milan, Tokyo — one might expect to see women strutting sidewalks in the most avant-garde of outfits.

Man suspected of DUI after crashing brand new car

01/02/2014 11:19am
Utah troopers say they arrested a 23-year-old driver on suspicion of drunken driving after he crashed a car four hours after it was purchased.

Police ID man in fatal New Year's Day crash

01/02/2014 11:40am
Police identified Lawrence Darton of Sandy as the man who died in a car accident early on New Year's Day.

New MIT technology allows 3D image interaction

01/02/2014 11:51am
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found a way to allow people in one place to interact with three-dimensional versions of people or objects in a different location.

Sochi Olympics logo aimed at digital audiences

01/02/2014 12:48pm
For the design-savvy and amateurs alike, medals, venues, torches and logos are all anticipated parts of the Olympic Games.

Have You Seen This? Timpview's yo-yo master

01/02/2014 1:07pm
It's a new year and there are still cool videos being made all around the world — good thing. And sometimes it's the old tricks that come back to be amazing once again.

Ask a Dietitian: Eating healthy in the New Year

01/02/2014 2:00pm
Every week in January one of Harmons four registered dietitians will be responding to your health and nutrition questions. We are excited to tackle fad diets, "superfood" trends, dietary restrictions and more.

Man connected to 3 bank robberies sought by police

01/02/2014 3:36pm
Police are seeking help to identify a man the suspect robbed three credit unions in one week.

Sundance creates electronic waitlist for 2014 festival

01/02/2014 3:44pm
Locals looking to catch a movie at the Sundance Film Festival will be able to take advantage of a new electronic waiting list this year.

Eagle Point Ski Resort offers solitude, small crowds for skiers

01/02/2014 4:51pm
Eagle Point Ski Resort is a great destination if you are looking for great slopes and solitude.

Backyard pets killed by dog, police say

01/02/2014 6:24pm
Police have said the death of eight backyard pets was the result of a dog attack, not an intentional act with a knife.

Oklahoma man killed attempting to cross I-15 near St. George

01/02/2014 6:42pm
An Oklahoma man was killed Thursday when he attempted to cross I-15 near St. George and was hit by an SUV.

MacNeill wants new trial, murder conviction 'thrown out'

01/02/2014 6:50pm
Attorneys for Martin MacNeill, a former Pleasant Grove doctor convicted in November of murdering his wife, want his conviction thrown out.

2 newspapers call for clemency for Edward Snowden

01/02/2014 6:56pm
The New York Times and Guardian newspapers have called for clemency for Edward Snowden, saying that the espionage worker-turned-privacy advocate should be praised rather than punished for his disclosures.

WVC officer suspended for mishandling drug money

01/02/2014 7:04pm
The West Valley City Police Department disciplined an officer in October for mishandling money in a drug investigation, according to Chief Lee Russo.

New warrants show Swallow campaign hid donations from IRS

01/02/2014 7:15pm
Search warrants in the ongoing criminal investigation of two former Utah attorneys general reveal false statements the John Swallow campaign allegedly made to the Internal Revenue Service to hide campaign donations.

Rescued passengers head for open Antarctic water

01/02/2014 7:22pm
All 52 passengers rescued after being trapped for more than a week on an icebound Russian research ship in the Antarctic were aboard an Australian icebreaker slowly cracking through heavy sea ice Friday toward open water after their dramatic rescue by a Chinese helicopter.

Banksy murals vandalized in Park City

01/02/2014 7:35pm
It's both sad and a bit ironic. The world- renowned street artist famous for his graffiti drawings had his own murals defaced in Park City.

3 men tied up in motel robbery, police say

01/02/2014 8:02pm
Robbers stole a car and money from three guests they tied up at a motel Tuesday, according to police.

Is your New Year's resolution SMART?

01/02/2014 8:31pm
Did you set a New Year's resolution? Do you think you will succeed? You can increase your chances at success by making sure your resolution meets specific criteria.

US Cross Country Ski Championships boosts local Midway economy

01/02/2014 8:37pm
Midway is a destination for many people to relax or maybe listen to the cuckoo clock at the town hall while enjoying the mountain scenery. It is also home to the U.S. Cross Country Ski Championships.

Hurricane police identify victim of trailer fire

01/02/2014 8:55pm
Hurricane police have identified the man who died in a trailer fire early New Year's Day.

26 movies added to Netflix streaming content

01/02/2014 9:31pm
Netflix also giveth, even while it taketh away.

Falling snow crushes children

01/02/2014 9:31pm
Two Wisconsin children are fighting for their lives after being crushed by falling snow.

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford files to run again

01/02/2014 9:35pm
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has put his name on the ballot to run for another term, defying repeated calls for him to step down after admitting he smoked crack "in a drunken stupor."

Wasatch Front on track for 2nd year of worst air quality in a decade

01/02/2014 10:22pm
Utah is stuck with that nasty air pollution shrouding much of Northern Utah for a couple more days. The state has issued another health advisory for Friday for most northern counties.

Man hit by 2 cars on freeway identified

01/02/2014 10:27pm
A 29-year-old Syracuse man is dead after he ran out of an emergency room and onto the freeway, where he was hit Thursday.

First 2 flu-related deaths strike Utah, over 150 hospitalized

01/02/2014 10:28pm
Two people in Salt Lake County died from the flu during the last weeks of December, and one woman has been in the hospital for 8 days fighting the virus.

Utahns begin wearing masks to protect from pollution

01/02/2014 10:34pm
More Utahns are wearing masks to protect themselves from breathing in the pollution.

1-year-old dies after being hospitalized due to alleged child abuse

01/02/2014 10:36pm
Charges against a man accused of abusing his girlfriend's 1-year-old baby will likely be enhanced now that the baby has died, police said Thursday.

Big winter storm dumps 21 inches of snow in Mass.

01/02/2014 10:40pm
A strong winter storm slammed the Northeast with stiff winds and punishing cold on Thursday, dumping nearly 2 feet of snow in parts of the region and threatening more.

Hayward, Favors lead Jazz over Bucks 96-87

01/02/2014 10:41pm
Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors each score in the 20s and the Jazz beat the Bucks 96-87.