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Use sports psychology to win at life

05/12/2014 6:15am
In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim explains how athletes develop "mental toughness" and how we can all master our "mind game" and win at life.

Police investigate body found on I-80 near Wendover

05/12/2014 6:52am
A person apparently was hit and killed on I-80 near the Nevada border. The westbound freeway was closed Monday morning while UHP investigated.

Fiber Internet coming to Park City?

05/12/2014 7:15am
If Park City officials get what they're hoping for, the city soon will get high-speed fiber Internet for everyone, but a lot of work needs to be done before that can happen.

Pedestrian hit while crossing against traffic light, police say

05/12/2014 7:43am
A man is in serious condition after being hit by a car while he was in a crosswalk.

Power restored for thousands in southern Utah

05/12/2014 7:59am
The power is back on for thousands of residents in southern Utah who were without it for several hours after a spring snowstorm blew through the region.

How a ticket affects your insurance rates

05/12/2014 8:20am
Traffic tickets not only mean fines, but even the most minor moving violation can raise your insurance premium. Bill Gephardt Gets It on how those tickets affect your rate, and what you can do to offset the higher costs.

Delon Wright's game no surprise to NBA brother

05/12/2014 9:47am
From his playing days at the City College of San Francisco to his first season at the University of Utah, Delon Wright has impressed many around the league with his wide range of skills and versatility in the game of basketball.

Global poverty is declining, but why does nobody believe it?

05/12/2014 10:12am
Extreme poverty has decreased by almost half in the last three decades, but most Americans are unaware or unconvinced.

New app helps asthma patients detail condition before attack

05/12/2014 10:14am
AsthmaAlly, a new app, eliminates the need to recall pertinent information in a time of stress.

Reasons to hike Devil's Garden

05/12/2014 11:05am
Utah has a variety of beautiful mountain ranges and hills that make for a great pastime. If hiking is your thing, check each Monday for the "Hike of the Week" to get new ideas of where you can go exploring.

5 moments that made someone's day

05/12/2014 11:24am
Each Monday, we hope to share moments from our readers' lives that made their days great. Whether it is a kind note from a loved one, an act of kindness or a person with an inspiring attitude, we want to hear about it.

BYU professor fighting back against low sex-assault prosecutions

05/12/2014 11:38am
A recent study is shining a light on Utah's low number of prosecutions that follow sexual assaults, and advocates hope new efforts can convince prosecutors to give more time and attention to these cases.

Donald Sterling tells Anderson Cooper: I was 'baited' into 'a terrible mistake'

05/12/2014 11:52am
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling says he's sorry but feels he was "baited" to make racist comments, nearly two weeks after the NBA fined him and banned him for life for his remarks in a recorded conversation.

UK museum launches digital WWI database

05/12/2014 12:16pm
A British museum is launching an ambitious online database to remember the lives of the millions of men and women who served in World War I.

Have You Seen This? Blind fetch

05/12/2014 1:15pm
Keller, an English springer spaniel, was born blind, but that doesn't diminish his complete enthusiasm for a game of fetch.

Police catch man allegedly claiming to be police officer, US marshal

05/12/2014 1:49pm
Police have arrested a man who claimed in bank records and on social media to be a Park City police officer, a special deputy U.S. marshal and a U.S. Army special forces sergeant.

4 movies with great messages for your family

05/12/2014 2:03pm
Looking for a movie with a good message for and about families that the whole family will enjoy? Here are four that you should check out.

Media promoting self-esteem may be detrimental, experts say

05/12/2014 2:31pm
Movies and TV for kids and teens that say "you can do anything!" may be giving a typically narcissistic generation false perceptions of the reality of hard work and good luck.

Man beaten while trying to buy cocaine, police say

05/12/2014 3:03pm
A man was beaten and robbed while trying to buy crack cocaine Saturday, police said.

Man found hiding on roof of his home after hit-and-run, police say

05/12/2014 3:33pm
A man was arrested after being involved in a hit-and-run and fleeing from police Friday.

Boko Haram demands release of fighters for girls

05/12/2014 5:10pm
Under the guns of their captors, dozens of barefoot girls sat huddled together wearing gray Muslim veils as they chanted Quranic verses in Arabic. Some Christians among them said they had converted to Islam.

Physical, vehicular assaults preceded fatal crash, jail documents say

05/12/2014 5:17pm
A man accused of causing a fatal traffic accident during an alleged drunken rampage had been involved in 2 altercations before the crash, police say.

Man attempts to rob McDonald's armed with scissors

05/12/2014 5:59pm
Police are searching for a man involved in an attempted armed robbery Sunday.

Penalties may come for Recapture Canyon ATV riders

05/12/2014 6:20pm
A BLM spokesperson said undercover agents recorded license numbers of ATV that allegedly trespassed into the canyon.

Oregon parolee charged in alleged attempt to disarm Utah officer

05/12/2014 6:49pm
An Oregon parolee has been charged in connection with a bizarre one-day crime spree in Uintah County that ended when investigators say he tried to disarm a police officer, causing the officer's gun to discharge inside a hospital.

Teen accused in deputy's death pleads not guilty

05/12/2014 7:03pm
Meagan Grunwald, a 17-year-old girl charged with murder in the death of Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride, pleaded not guilty to all charges Monday morning.

Trucker accused of keeping sex slaves pleads not guilty

05/12/2014 7:10pm
A Murray truck driver accused of holding two young women hostage in his semitrailer for months and sexually abusing them was arraigned in federal court Monday.

Victims of Steven Powell buy his home

05/12/2014 7:12pm
The house where Steven Powell committed his voyeuristic crimes against his neighbor has now been sold to the victims' mother.

Public Enemy No. 1 arrested after yearlong search, police say

05/12/2014 7:16pm
Rodrigo Burquez, a known gang member who was No. 1 on the Metro Gang Unit's most wanted list for about a year, was arrested Saturday.

Family of boy with rare genetic disease treats each day as a gift

05/12/2014 7:33pm
Greyson Brown is no ordinary 5-year-old. Doctors diagnosed him with a severe case of nemaline rod myopathy when he was 1.

Family hopes rare not guilty plea sparks changes in mental health system

05/12/2014 8:02pm
An "extremely rare" judgment of not guilty by reason of insanity was entered Monday in the case of a Sandy man who beat his wife's grandmother to death. Now, the family of the man and victim is seeking help for families of the mentally ill.

High school transformed with art to promote dreams

05/12/2014 8:16pm
An old high school is being transformed into an interactive exhibit designed to illustrate the power of dreams.

My kids are taking a school sabbatical

05/12/2014 8:46pm
With work, school and the usual activities of suburban family life, all five members of my family were giving our best everywhere else. By the end of the day, we didn't have much left for each other. I wanted to slow it all down.

Video captures injured shark delivering 20 pups

05/12/2014 9:17pm
A group of Florida fishermen lured in a big catch onto shore last week — an injured 12-foot hammerhead shark that held a shocking surprise.

Road Respect campaign to focus on cycling, driving rules

05/12/2014 9:41pm
Six bicyclists are killed and nearly 850 are involved in crashes with motor vehicles in an average year in Utah. The state is relaunching a grass-roots safety campaign to reduce the number of cyclists injured and killed on Utah roadways.

Parents decry school's lack of communication after abuse allegations

05/12/2014 10:12pm
Police believe a former bus driver for the Canyons School District has been sexually abusing children on his bus.

Hands-free cellphone driving does not eliminate 'cognitive distraction'

05/12/2014 10:23pm
Utahns face new restrictions that ban most manual manipulations of cellphones while driving. The restrictions, however, do not address the cognitive distraction of talking while driving.

Easy changes will improve school safety, Sandy Hook parent says

05/12/2014 10:28pm
The father of Emilie Parker, who was killed in the Sandy Hook tragedy, is on a mission to make schools safer. He walked KSL through a Utah school to show easy, cheap changes that could save lives.

Text-to-911 getting easier nationwide, coming soon to Utah

05/12/2014 10:44pm
Customers of four major cellphone service carriers will have the ability later this week to text 911 for help. Though many Utahns subscribe to these companies, residents of the state won't be able to use the service just yet.