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Bus rapid transit plans moving forward in Provo

03/06/2014 6:48am
The Provo City Council voted Tuesday to hire a third-party firm to re-evaluate proposed bus rapid transit routes given current traffic conditions. Regardless of the findings, the system is coming to Provo, city officials say.

Dubai focuses on technology in 'smart city' bid

03/06/2014 7:36am
After years of chasing the biggest and the best, the fast-growing Mideast city of Dubai is turning to technology to help the little things in life run more smoothly.

How important are fathers in children's lives?

03/06/2014 7:57am
Recent remarks by Pres. Obama highlight how important fathers are in this country. He said even he would be better off with his dad in his life. This begs the question, how damaging is it if dad isn't there for his child?

Man may be eligible for parole immediately after sentencing

03/06/2014 8:21am
An ex-convict from Utah could be eligible for parole almost immediately after being sentenced to 12 to 30 months in Nevada state prison for a shooting that left him and a Mesquite police officer wounded.

Purpose, poverty and the rising number of single moms

03/06/2014 8:57am
Evidence continues to point to single motherhood as a link to poverty, yet single motherhood is on the rise. So why are so many women putting children ahead of marriage? The answers are in economics and human nature.

Looking ahead to BYU's potential quarterfinal opponent

03/06/2014 9:28am
Owning the 2-seed in the West Coast Conference tournament doesn't mean the Cougars will breeze through their quarterfinals matchup with the winner of 7/10-seed game Saturday.

Second baby possibly 'cured' of HIV

03/06/2014 9:49am
The first time, it happened almost by accident. Now doctors say another child born with the virus appears to be free of HIV after receiving similar treatment.

Airing it out with Ty Detmer, Part II — Concussions, being tested for steroids

03/06/2014 10:03am
After a record-breaking four-year career at BYU, Ty Detmer had a long career in the NFL. Detmer spoke to about a variety of topics about his pro career and the NFL game, in general.

Ask a Chef: Spice up your crockpot recipes

03/06/2014 10:04am
Every week one of the chefs from Harmons Grocery Stores will be answering your toughest culinary questions. This week: fun ideas for crock pots.

All Maine-born babies to get $500 for college

03/06/2014 10:19am
The scholarship fund started by the late Harold Alfond that has provided more than 20,000 grants of $500 apiece to help parents start college savings accounts is making it easier for families to receive the money.

Getty makes millions of photos free for online use

03/06/2014 10:45am
Getty has opened its archives for publications to use images for free.

Snowbird to build 2 new mountain biking trails

03/06/2014 11:01am
Downhill mountain bikers have a new reason to get excited for the upcoming season. Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort is building two mountain-biking trails, which will offer riders a new and challenging playground to explore.

Teen suing parents for cash, college tuition loses 1st round in court

03/06/2014 11:03am
A high school senior sued her parents this week for financial support and school tuition, claiming they tossed her out with no way to support herself.

5 best fast-casual lunch spots in Utah Valley

03/06/2014 11:17am
Give these up-and-coming Utah Valley dining spots a try, your taste buds will thank you!

Sugar intake should be halved, WHO says

03/06/2014 11:45am
New guidelines from the World Health Organization would change the recommended daily sugar intake from less than 10 percent of total calorie intake to 5 percent.

Girl Scouts asked to end partnership with Barbie

03/06/2014 12:52pm
A few weeks after her foray into the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition, Barbie is entangled in controversy again, this time over her ties with the Girl Scouts.

Beware of email scams soliciting money for Ukraine, officials warn

03/06/2014 1:08pm
Officials are warning Utahns to be wary if they get an email, phone call or solicitation through social media regarding what's happening in Ukraine as scammers are using the situation to steal money from unsuspecting people, including Utahns.

Have You Seen This? 3-year-old teaches lesson about giving

03/06/2014 1:17pm
Children can make things so simple, reducing choices to basic consequences. Like a 3-year-old who donates her hair because she doesn't "want any kids to be sad that they have no hair."

Glen Canyon recreation area adds $190 million to local economy, study shows

03/06/2014 1:33pm
A recent financial analysis by the National Park Service shows an uptick in tourism and economic activity in one of Utah's busiest recreational areas.

'Annie' remake gets a trailer; more movie musicals on the way

03/06/2014 2:01pm
Successful stage-to-film adaptations of beloved classics has filmmakers scrambling to come up with fresh takes on old favorite.

SLC named 1 of the ‘Best Cities for the Broke’

03/06/2014 2:31pm
Salt Lake City is one of the best cities for people who are financially broke to move, according to a new list.

Bill advances to exclude students with high GPAs from truancy citation

03/06/2014 2:48pm
House and Senate committees discussed and passed several bills on Wednesday, including a bill to exclude students with high GPAs from truancy citations and a bill to set standards for commercial breathalyzers.

Center your soul by making 3 simple changes

03/06/2014 3:27pm
As busy women, wives and mothers, the daily challenge can be, as Anne Morrow Lindbergh shares in "Gift from the Sea," "how to still the soul in the midst of activities … how to feed the soul."

Springville man pleads guilty in fatal red-light crash

03/06/2014 4:04pm
A Springville man who prosecutors say was high on painkillers when he ran a red light and caused a fatal crash has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge.

FBI investigating shooting of Fort Duchesne man

03/06/2014 5:13pm
For the second time in two weeks, federal agents are investigating a shooting on the Uintah-Ouray Indian Reservation in northeastern Utah. The incidents do not appear to be linked though, according to an FBI spokesman.

Police find drugs, stolen firearms after high-speed chase

03/06/2014 5:33pm
A high-speed chase led police from West Jordan to Draper where they arrested two individuals. Police recovered drugs, stolen property and firearms in the vehicle.

Ex-choir teacher sentenced in child lewdness conviction

03/06/2014 5:36pm
A former Grantsville High School choir teacher convicted of committing a lewd act in front of a 12-year-old boy was sentenced to 100 hours of community service and probation.

Army specialist, KSL photographer among 13 honored as Red Cross Heroes

03/06/2014 6:16pm
American Red Cross Utah region honored 13 Utahns Thursday as heroes during its annual event recognizing exceptional courage, compassion and service.

Man arrested for parole violation after brief standoff

03/06/2014 6:18pm
A convicted killer wanted for a parole violation was arrested following a brief standoff Thursday.

Gun found in field by children, fires unexpectedly

03/06/2014 6:46pm
The Davis County Sheriff is warning parents of the importance of talking to their children about gun safety, after some elementary-age children in Fruit Heights discovered a loaded gun in a field and it went off.

6 ways to speed up your Internet

03/06/2014 7:25pm
Have you ever grown impatient been frustrated with a slow Internet connection? We have some tips to speed it up.

February deemed a 'snowpack savior' for northern Utah

03/06/2014 8:21pm
One month of four storms lifted northern Utah from a drastically dry water year, pounding the region with much- needed moisture to get it to normal or near-normal water levels in most cases. Southern Utah has not been nearly as lucky.

Massachusetts court: Subway 'upskirt' photos not illegal

03/06/2014 8:24pm
The highest court in Massachusetts has determined that a man who took cellphone photos up the skirts of women riding the Boston subway did not violate state law because the women were not "nude or partially nude."

Crimea lawmakers schedule vote on joining Russia

03/06/2014 8:25pm
Lawmakers in Crimea declared their intention Thursday to split from Ukraine and join Russia instead, and scheduled a referendum in 10 days for voters to decide the fate of the disputed peninsula.

History of Ukraine sheds light on current unrest

03/06/2014 9:13pm
Not only does the unrest in Ukraine grow more and more intense each day, but it also grows more confusing. Taking a look at history sheds light on questions raised about the current atmosphere.

Utah company hits $1M mark in Bitcoin use

03/06/2014 9:34pm
Bitcoin, the online virtual currency is relatively new and still only accepted on a limited basis, but Utah-based company, is embracing the alternative form of payment and turning big profits.

Lehi airman pulls off 'Operation Surprise' with 4 pleased daughters

03/06/2014 9:36pm
An airman who came home a week early after a six-month deployment to Afghanistan came up with an elaborate plan to surprise each of his four girls in a carefully orchestrated series of events Thursday.

Utah's uninsured speak out for health care access

03/06/2014 10:15pm
Utah's uninsured population shared stories of health care need with Utah's delegation.

Apparent illegal trap found on Utah trail

03/06/2014 10:32pm
Safety questions were raised after a Utah man found what appears to be an illegal trap while hiking.