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Man injured in accidental shooting dies

02/11/2014 6:52am
A man who accidentally shot himself with a rifle he was loading into his truck passed away Monday.

Study looks at how sibling relationships impact kids' development

02/11/2014 7:58am
Recent studies show that if kids in large families don't get a lot of personal attention from their parents, their relationships with older siblings can have a big effect on their development. But, are there any downsides to this?

3 brothers to help build 3,000 homes in Philippines

02/11/2014 8:00am
Three brothers are heading to the Philippines to help build 3,000 homes in an area devastated by Typhoon Haiyan.

Sex abuse victim helps push for tougher law

02/11/2014 8:16am
Jamie Heiner says she was 15 years old when her teacher and basketball coach began sexually abusing her. Now she's helping with legislation that would make predators in positions of special trust more accountable.

3 Utahns go for gold in same event

02/11/2014 8:52am
Women's ski jumping makes its Olympic debut Tuesday. All three members of the U.S. team are from Utah.

Another delay in health law's employer requirement

02/11/2014 9:31am
Angling to avoid political peril, the Obama administration Monday granted employers another delay in a heavily criticized requirement that medium-to-larger firms cover their workers or face fines.

Hospital to 18 patients: You may have been exposed to incurable disease

02/11/2014 9:31am
Doctors and hospital officials in North Carolina are notifying 18 neurosurgery patients that they might have been exposed to Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, a serious and incurable neurological disorder.

Parents who 'snowplow' deprive kids of learning to clear their own paths

02/11/2014 9:54am
Snowplow parents move ahead of their children, trying to clear a path that will reduce pain and opportunities for failure. Unfortunately, experts say, it also reduces victories and opportunities to learn.

NJ festival lets you eat, drink, floss with bacon

02/11/2014 10:19am
Get ready for bacon like you've never eaten, drunk or worn it before.

Woman with flu loses her life 3 weeks after losing baby

02/11/2014 10:36am
An Arkansas woman, who lost her baby last month after coming down with the H1N1 flu virus, has now lost her life.

Utah students top 10 in nation for AP test pass rate

02/11/2014 11:06am
One out of every four graduating high school seniors passed an Advanced Placement exam in 2013. The state is currently tied for 7th place in the nation for its AP success rate.

Shaun White celebrates qualifying for halfpipe final with 2 cancer patients

02/11/2014 11:33am
Hours before he went for the win, Shaun White already had delivered a gold-medal moment. Shortly after qualifying for the Olympic halfpipe final Tuesday, White vaulted the barriers separating him from the fans and gave two young cancer patients high-fives and hugs.

Opinion: Alta should be for everyone

02/11/2014 11:35am
"No-snowboarding" policies perpetuate an "us versus them" mentality that has no place in the Utah snow sports community. It is time for Utah to move past discriminatory attitudes and actions on the snow.

Behold the power of team for the Jazz

02/11/2014 12:15pm
The Jazz doesn't have the best collection of individual talent. But when the team is healthy, they have a chance to beat anybody.

White falls to the I-Pod in Olympic stunner

02/11/2014 12:23pm
The men's halfpipe results were Tuesday afternoon. Did any of the Americans get on the platform? Find out who won here.

House looks at bills to increase taxes to fund schools, limit access to voter lists

02/11/2014 12:57pm
Here are the bills Utah lawmakers are currently looking at, including limiting access to voter information lists, increasing taxes to fund schools and the restriction of local dog breed laws.

Have You Seen This? Beware poetic justice

02/11/2014 1:13pm
Have you ever heard the term "poetic justice"? Well, here's a perfect example.

3 students get perfect ACT score at Hillcrest High School

02/11/2014 1:30pm
Three students from Hillcrest High School have gotten a perfect score on their ACT so far this academic year.

Filmmakers search for Montezuma's treasure in Kanab pond

02/11/2014 2:04pm
For 100 years, locals have believed Montezuma's treasure lies at the end of a tunnel below Three Lakes pond in Kanab. Now, filmmakers hope to discover just what is there.

User photos: This week in news

02/11/2014 2:26pm
This week's user photos include: an enormous showcase of support from the community for fallen Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride, a downtown Salt Lake City apartment fire that caught the attention of the entire valley, flooded homes in Wellsville, Bald Eagles flying into Farmington Bay and more.

Feds assign task force to help investigate $2.5M building fire

02/11/2014 3:01pm
Federal investigators from the Denver office of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were expected to arrive in Salt Lake Tuesday to help comb through the remains of Sunday's four-alarm inferno.

Tabiona man injured when logging truck crashes into pickup truck

02/11/2014 3:32pm
A Tabiona man was injured Monday after his pickup truck was rear-ended by a logging truck.

Curls and dimples: Shirley Temple dies at 85

02/11/2014 4:02pm
Any kid who ever tap-danced at a talent show or put on a curly wig and auditioned for "Annie" can only dream of being as beloved _ or as important _ as Shirley Temple.

NBC's Tom Brokaw diagnosed with cancer; making progress

02/11/2014 4:43pm
NBC announced Tuesday that longtime special correspondent Tom Brokaw has cancer, but is making progress.

Men charged in murder of Orem man appear in court

02/11/2014 5:28pm
Mason French and Travis Waldron appeared in court Tuesday. Both are charged with murdering Rupert Miley on 800 North in Orem while Miley was driving down the road.

Sheriff warns Davis Co. residents to lock doors after increase in burglaries

02/11/2014 5:41pm
The Davis County Sheriff's department is reminding residents and business owners to lock up their belongings after seeing a spike in burglaries during the month of January.

Police identify man in gun theft; reward offered for information

02/11/2014 5:43pm
A $185,000 warrant has been issued for man accused of stealing 18 handguns from a Roosevelt sporting goods store in June 2013. There is also a $10,000 reward for information that leads to Raymond Michael Livingston's arrest and conviction.

Stock chart comparisons to 1929 look scary but aren't predictive, experts say

02/11/2014 5:46pm
A chart that compares the pattern of Dow Jones Industrial Average activity prior to the infamous 1929 crash and the current trend shows striking similarities, according to some market insiders.

Former Miss Utah takes case against Nu Skin to federal court

02/11/2014 6:14pm
Former Miss Utah Elizabeth Craig is taking her case against Nu Skin, Provo and a Provo police officer to federal court.

Capitol Hill focuses on road safety bills

02/11/2014 7:02pm
Utah Lawmakers are focused on safety on our roadways with several bills are getting a hearing on Capitol Hill.

NBC's Costas sitting out with eye infection

02/11/2014 7:17pm
With Bob Costas sidelined with an infection that has reddened both his eyes and blurred his vision, "Today" show anchor Matt Lauer filled in Tuesday on NBC's prime-time Olympics coverage.

Spy center could be exempt from utility tax under new bill

02/11/2014 7:18pm
Utah lawmakers are considering exempting the National Security Agency's Utah Data Center from paying a utility tax that would bring $6 million a year to the state.

7 other chemicals in your food

02/11/2014 7:28pm
Subway announced last week that it would be removing the controversial chemical, Azodicarbonamide, from its bread because one of the breakdown products is a carcinogen. Here's a list of other chemical additives hidden in your food.

Father of 5 killed in avalanche loved the outdoors, family says

02/11/2014 7:56pm
The family of Clint Conover, who was killed in an avalanche, says he loved the outdoors. He especially liked snowmobiling.

Increased cancer not necessarily linked to Stericycle, report says

02/11/2014 8:46pm
A report spurred by public outcry and commissioned by the governor indicates that while some cancer types have increased, there is no measurable uptick in environmentally linked cancers diagnosed near Stericycle.

Defendant resumes testimony in waterboarding case

02/11/2014 8:51pm
A former pediatrician accused of waterboarding his longtime companion's young daughter by holding the girl's head under a faucet said Tuesday that he never intentionally harmed her during what he called hair washing.

Toddler dies after being pinned under TV

02/11/2014 8:58pm
A young child died after a television fell and crushed him Tuesday evening.

Stephanie Sloop murder case on hold

02/11/2014 9:03pm
The case against Stephanie Sloop, a Layton woman accused of murder in the death of her 4- year-old son Ethan Stacy, is on hold while attorneys determine how to handle "exculpatory" information in the case.

5 obscure children’s books the whole family will enjoy

02/11/2014 9:23pm
E. E. Cummings, Virginia Wolfe and Mark Twain — popular adult lit authors that will never (usually) make a top 10 list for children's books. But each of these authors and more have penned quirky, funny and beautiful children's stories that adults and kids alike will enjoy.

Husband of woman killed BASE jumping in Zion cited

02/11/2014 10:02pm
The husband of a woman who died BASE jumping in Zion National Park over the weekend has been cited for the jump.

Avalanche traps snowmobiler; avalanche danger still extreme

02/11/2014 11:04pm
Dangerous and deadly avalanche conditions still shroud the mountains of northern Utah, with more wet snow moving in.

Graco recalling nearly 3.8M child car seats

02/11/2014 11:05pm
Graco is recalling nearly 3.8 million car safety seats because children can get trapped by buckles that may not unlatch.

Carina Vogt wins first-ever women's ski jump

02/11/2014 11:15pm
Based on training sessions in the Caucasus Mountains above Sochi, the battle for the Winter Olympics' first-ever gold medal in women's ski jumping was between Sara Takanashi and Daniela Iraschko-Stolz.

Burks leads Jazz to 96-79 win over Lakers

02/11/2014 11:28pm
The Jazz win their second straight game and beat the Lakers 96-79 in Los Angeles.