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Repair your marriage: Part 2

01/13/2014 6:39am
This week Coach Kim teaches readers how to see themselves and their spouse accurately, which is the first step to repairing the relationships.

105 mph chase ends when car crashes into ditch

01/13/2014 7:52am
A high-speed chase that reached speeds of 105 miles per hour ended when the fleeing car crashed in Saratoga Springs Monday morning.

Fire leaves $20K in damage at Sandy home

01/13/2014 8:11am
A fire that started in the walls of a house left $20,000 damage and displaced the home's residents.

Defense, guard play keys in Cougars’ turnaround

01/13/2014 9:24am
Three straight wins have BYU confident and playing its best basketball since it opened up West Coast Conference play.

Hunter claims to have killed Bigfoot in Texas

01/13/2014 11:01am
Professional Bigfoot hunter, Rick Dyer, says he killed a Bigfoot and you'll never guess what he allegedly used to lure the creature in.

62 dogs found in minivan broken down in Ohio

01/13/2014 11:16am
Authorities say an Indiana dog breeder whose minivan broke down in central Ohio was transporting 62 dogs, some four or five to a crate.

Local company producing 'epic' fantasy film on small budget

01/13/2014 11:40am
In a smoky tavern far away and long ago, peasants and warriors in rags and furs and chainmail drink ale and swap stories… while cameras roll. This is not the set of another Hollywood medieval fantasy. It's a Utah production called "Mythica" being shot at the Utah State Hospital.

2 accused of maiming, capturing big cats for illegal hunting

01/13/2014 11:47am
Two men from out-of-state have been indicted with the illegal capture and caging of cougars and bobcats in Utah for illegal hunts, Utah Division of Wildlife Services said.

Mendenhall and Edwards: A comparison

01/13/2014 12:43pm
While Bronco Mendenhall's winning percentage compares favorably with LaVell Edwards, most would agree that Mendenhall has not been as well received as Edwards.

Have You Seen This? Driving the halfpipe tricks

01/13/2014 1:12pm
It's no surprise that X Games-type sports are inherently dangerous, even for trained professionals. However, there's always a need to out do what has already been done; we can't settle for the same old stuff. How about a moving flatbed trailer with a halfpipe on it; that will do the trick.

The truth behind Obamacare '6 million insured' figure

01/13/2014 1:28pm
The Obama administration is trumpeting that 6 million people have health coverage thanks to Obamacare. But the numbers are somewhat misleading.

SLC No. 1 city to achieve American dream, study says

01/13/2014 2:00pm
Children born to low income families are more likely to achieve the American dream in Salt Lake City than anywhere else in the United States, according to a recent study.

John Swallow used $200K of campaign money on legal bills

01/13/2014 2:41pm
Former Attorney General John Swallow used campaign funds to pay more than $200,000 in legal fees last year.

Lawyer: Mother of missing baby not guilty of abuse

01/13/2014 3:21pm
The lawyer for a Memphis woman whose 7-week-old daughter has been missing for five days said Monday that abuse and neglect charges against her should be dropped, but he is also preparing for the possibility that charges could be upgraded to homicide.

NASA captures 'Hand of God' in X-ray image

01/13/2014 4:05pm
An x-ray image taken with NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array has been gaining attention because of the structure's resemblance to a hand.

Locally built app helps cultivate good habits

01/13/2014 5:02pm
A new iPhone app developed in Utah is easing people into the stress of keeping up with New Year's resolutions.

Pilots grounded after landing at wrong airport

01/13/2014 5:08pm
The pilots of a Southwest Airlines flight that mistakenly landed at the wrong Missouri airport were grounded Monday, less than a day after they touched down at a small airfield that gave them only half as much room as normal to stop the jet.

Ice castles become tourist attractions in 3 states

01/13/2014 5:12pm
At the base of Loon Mountain in Lincoln, an ice castle not unlike the frosty palace in the Disney movie "Frozen" is rising from the ground, one icicle at a time. It's one of three ice castles being built by the same company - the others are in Breckenridge, Colo., and Midway, Utah - this winter.

Feds investigating Christie's use of Sandy relief funds

01/13/2014 5:15pm
Just days after dismissing two top advisers for their roles in the George Washington Bridge scandal, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is facing questions over the use of Superstorm Sandy relief funds.

2 Mass. children die after getting stuck in chest

01/13/2014 5:21pm
A 7-year-old boy and his 8-year-old sister died after getting trapped in a hope chest in their home, authorities said Monday.

1 killed, 2 injured in Logan Canyon crash

01/13/2014 5:32pm
Garden City resident Becky L. Green died from injuries sustained in a car crash Monday morning.

Missing snowboarder: 'I had to make it' for family

01/13/2014 6:02pm
A snowboarder stuck overnight on a mountain said thoughts of his family kept him alive throughout the chilling ordeal.

Police investigate reports of laser aimed at AirMed helicopter

01/13/2014 6:36pm
Police are investigating a report that someone aimed a laser at a medical helicopter Friday night as it flew over North County Boulevard in Highland.

Medical Examiner: Girl may have been abused for an hour before death

01/13/2014 6:48pm
The state's chief medical examiner testified Monday that a 7-year-old girl found dead in a neighbor's apartment ultimately died of a tear in her heart.

Wasatch Front schools to monitor air quality throughout winter

01/13/2014 6:57pm
The Utah Division of Air Quality and Breathe Utah have teamed up to install air sampling devices at four schools across the Wasatch Front to monitor the roles location and elevation play in air quality.

Film society finishes making digital updates

01/13/2014 7:11pm
After a major campaign effort, the Salt Lake Film Society is completing its installation of digital equipment in their theaters.

Ex-Fla. cop accused in fatal shooting over texting

01/13/2014 7:55pm
An argument over texting in a Florida movie theater Monday triggered a retired Tampa police captain to fatally shoot a man sitting in front of him, as about 25 horrified moviegoers looked on, sheriff's officials said.

Education groups endorse Count My Vote to make education bigger priority

01/13/2014 8:19pm
Education groups Monday endorsed the Count My Vote initiative to change the state's unique system for choosing political party nominees, saying GOP delegates aren't making schools enough of a priority.

'Octomom' charged with welfare fraud in California

01/13/2014 9:06pm
"Octomom" Nadya Suleman did porn films, boxed D-list celebrities, even endorsed birth control for dogs after giving birth in 2009 to eight babies after she received in vitro fertility treatments.

Plan to remove National Guard helicopters could cut Utah jobs

01/13/2014 9:20pm
The Utah National Guard's AH-64 Apache helicopters could be removed from the state, according to a plan proposed by the chief of staff of the active-duty U.S. Army. The plan would also mean a loss of hundreds of jobs in Utah.

Charges dismissed after accused sex offender dies in jail

01/13/2014 9:40pm
The case against a Springville man accused of forcing at least three teenage girls to perform sex acts is now closed after the 68-year-old man died of a stroke.

Lawmaker seeks to increase some interstate speeds

01/13/2014 9:44pm
A Utah lawmaker is looking to give more flexibility to studies that could increase interstate speed limits state-wide.

Severe snowstorms cost Utah economy $30M, study says

01/13/2014 10:01pm
When big snowstorms shut down Utah's roads and disrupt commerce for 24 hours, the economy takes a direct $30 million hit, according to a national study.

Utah attorney to argue landmark victims' rights case before Supreme Court

01/13/2014 10:18pm
It's the story of a young woman who was the victim of child pornography and her desire for restitution — and it may be a precedent-setting case for victims' rights.

Flu causes 3 more deaths in southern Utah

01/13/2014 10:29pm
Three more people have died from influenza for the 2013-2014 flu season, according to the Southwest Utah Public Health Department. Health experts said the victims were younger than 64 and were in fairly good health.

Jazz beat Nuggets, 118-103

01/13/2014 11:07pm
Alec Burks scored a career-high 34 points as the Utah Jazz beat the Denver Nuggets, 118-103.

Swedish doctors transplant wombs into 9 women

01/13/2014 11:59pm
Nine women in Sweden have successfully received transplanted wombs donated from relatives and will soon try to become pregnant, the doctor in charge of the pioneering project has revealed.