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2 officers resign, cutting Blanding's police force nearly in half

04/02/2014 6:32am
The resignations last month of two Blanding police officers have the department's chief and two remaining officers working hard to cover the tiny southeastern Utah community of 3,500.

Teens arrested after car break-ins

04/02/2014 6:57am
Police believe two teenagers may be responsible for a string of car break-ins in West Jordan.

Murder suspect's statements obtained legally, judge rules

04/02/2014 7:23am
Statements made to police by a Guatemalan man accused of killing his cousin in Uintah County were obtained legally, a judge has ruled.

Preschool years a critical time for learning, education official says

04/02/2014 7:49am
Libby Doggett, deputy assistant secretary for policy and early learning at the U.S. Department of Education, participated in a panel discussion Tuesday in Salt Lake City on the benefits of technology and early education.

'Mountain Man' faces 4 new charges

04/02/2014 8:07am
Just as one case appears to be headed toward a conclusion, a new one is just beginning for the suspected burglar known as the Mountain Man.

Homeowner struggles to cancel contract with alarm company

04/02/2014 9:03am
Imagine if your cable or cellphone company said, "Sure, you can get out of your automatic- renewing contract when it's up. Just contact us." But then they left no way to actually contact them, and money continued to be taken out of your bank account.

Man survives accident that put chainsaw into his neck

04/02/2014 10:01am
A 21-year-old Pennsylvania man survived a work accident that sent the razor-sharp teeth of a chainsaw blade deep into his neck and shoulder, and barely a centimeter from a vital artery.

How to ride like a pro: 5 tips for motorcycle safety

04/02/2014 10:08am
Look cool and keep safe on the road with these five motorcycle safety tips.

Hill's arm will determine BYU's success

04/02/2014 10:29am
For BYU to be relevant in college football next season, Taysom Hill must improve his completion percentage. With a full season of experience and a year removed from a serious knee injury, Hill will improve enough to be a good passer.

Artist paints colorful scenes on baby helmets

04/02/2014 10:38am
A Washington State woman is working to bring creativity and humor to corrective helmets made for babies.

'Social combat': Competition for social status increases bullying risk

04/02/2014 10:46am
Improved popularity also increases the risk that an adolescent will be bullied, according to a new study that calls it "social combat."

Utah hunters can get coyote contracts worth up to $10K

04/02/2014 11:48am
Utah's controversial bounty program provides funding for more than a dozen coyote hunting contracts of up to $10,000. Here's an insider look on how to get one.

A mother's love: Woman gives life to deliver baby

04/02/2014 11:55am
A woman chose her baby instead of terminating her pregnancy to undergo treatments for cancer. As a result, the mother gave her life so that her daughter would have one.

Firefighter rescues 7-foot snake from blaze

04/02/2014 12:41pm
Firefighter rescues 7-foot snake from Michigan blaze, says he 'would do it for any creature'

Have you seen this? Roly-poly puppy

04/02/2014 1:15pm
An English bulldog learned to roll down hills, and it's the most adorable thing you'll see all day.

$50M worth of cocaine seized near Puerto Rico

04/02/2014 1:45pm
Federal authorities have seized $50 million worth of cocaine after intercepting a boat off Puerto Rico's north coast.

High court loosens reins on big campaign donors

04/02/2014 1:51pm
The Supreme Court's conservative majority voted Wednesday to free wealthy donors to give to as many political candidates and campaigns as they want, further loosening the reins on giving by big contributors as the 2014 campaign moves into high gear.

Live performance opportunities for musicians who live for the applause

04/02/2014 1:57pm
There are plenty of chances for budding bands and aspiring pop stars to experience performing in front of a crowd. Here are some upcoming and ongoing opportunities.

Do you know the warning signs of a stroke?

04/02/2014 2:05pm
Strokes. You don't know when they'll strike but you should know how to recognize them.

Judge not: An insight on suicide

04/02/2014 2:31pm
I fell into the same category as people who see suicide as a selfish, self-centered and self-serving escape from facing life. Then, something happened that showed me not everyone may have the mental tools to deal with life.

10 superheroes who need their own movie

04/02/2014 2:47pm
It seems all we get these days are superhero movies and sequels to superhero movies, but apparently we can't get enough. Here are 10 superheroes who deserve their own film.

Man arrested after car chase, accident in Logan

04/02/2014 3:06pm
A man was tased and arrested Wednesday after leading police on a car chase and causing an accident.

Amazon unveils Fire TV streaming device

04/02/2014 4:08pm
Amazon is making a bid to enter living rooms with Amazon Fire TV, a new streaming device that delivers online video, music and other content to televisions.

Live-in nanny arrested for stealing from employer, police say

04/02/2014 4:35pm
A nanny was arrested Monday for stealing $2,000 worth of goods from her employer, police said.

Body of missing Tooele woman found

04/02/2014 5:21pm
A woman who police said had been missing for several days was found dead Wednesday.

Quest to ID remains brings mystery after mudslide

04/02/2014 6:11pm
As medical examiners painstakingly piece together the identities and lives of the 29 people known killed when a mudslide wiped out a small Washington community, one mystery troubles them.

Police optimistic about solving homicide of former detective

04/02/2014 6:14pm
Two months ago, a retired Salt Lake police officer was found dead in his Sandy home. Wednesday, police said the death of Kevin Meik, 63, remains under investigation, but they are optimistic the crime will be solved.

Deputy's car rammed twice by fleeing suspect, police say

04/02/2014 6:31pm
A woman in a stolen car rammed a deputy's vehicle twice near the end of a police chase on I-15 Wednesday, police said.

Herbert signs bill to beef up adoption rules

04/02/2014 6:51pm
Single mothers will no longer be able to travel to Utah to put kids up for adoption without first notifying their children's fathers now that state legislators have changed a law that critics said cleared a path for kidnapping and fraud.

Venting can make your anger worse, study says

04/02/2014 7:31pm
Following a study to determine if venting helps diffuse anger, Brad Bushman, one of today's top researchers on anger and aggressive responding, found that venting to reduce anger is like using gasoline to put out a fire — it feeds the flame.

Larry H. Miller Group saves $300K per year with new energy plan

04/02/2014 7:53pm
Rocky Mountain Power is raising awareness about energy efficiency, saying there are many things homeowners and business owners can do to save money.

Camperworld changes fees after customer complaints

04/02/2014 8:16pm
Camperworld campgrounds are closed, the company's awash in debt, and now many of its 3,000 members are up in arms over a "surprise" fee. KSL Investigators looked into the problem and got answers from company leaders.

FBI seeks suspected child sexual predator

04/02/2014 8:17pm
The FBI is asking for help to locate and identify a man who they suspect sexually exploited a child.

Woman finds memory card near state capitol, searches for owner

04/02/2014 8:22pm
A Salt Lake City woman is hoping to reunite a lost camera memory card with its owner.

Wednesday's Child: Jasmine

04/02/2014 8:51pm
The foster care system isn't supposed to be a permanent situation, but some children in Utah have spent most of their life in state custody waiting for adoption. Wednesday we introduce you to Jasmine.

8 books to put in the Easter basket

04/02/2014 9:12pm
This Easter, fill your child's basket with more than sweets and toys. Give the gift of a new book he or she can enjoy over and over. Exciting choices for all ages: a Book Matters list.

Herbert signs new bill on World Autism Awareness Day

04/02/2014 9:33pm
Gov. Gary Herbert signed a bill Wednesday that provides insurance coverage for thousands of Utah kids with autism.

13-year-old alerts police to burglary, 2 arrested

04/02/2014 10:09pm
A 13-year-old girl and her younger sister are safe after hiding inside a closet and calling 911 Wednesday as burglars broke into their home.

Student chefs economics lesson in preparing food for governor's summit

04/02/2014 10:47pm
If you had a chance to cook for The Governor's Utah Economic Summit Thursday, what would you prepare? Some Utah high school students just helped with quite a complex menu, and their choices in the kitchen are helping Utah's economy.

Man accused of defrauding clients faces 12 felonies

04/02/2014 11:01pm
Layton police arrested a man Tuesday who is charged with collecting more than $70,000 by soliciting numerous businesses to buy custom T-shirts without delivering.

USGS: 7.8 aftershock shakes Chile's north coast

04/02/2014 11:08pm
The U.S. Geological Survey says a powerful 7.8-magnitude aftershock has rocked Chile's northern coast, which was hit by a powerful magnitude-8.2 earthquake Tuesday night.

Gunman kills 3, wounds 16 at Fort Hood Army base

04/02/2014 11:08pm
A soldier opened fire Wednesday on fellow service members at the Fort Hood military base, killing three people and wounding 16 before committing suicide at the same post where more than a dozen people were slain in a 2009 attack, authorities said.

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