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Ranking Utah's counties by population — and by which stadium they'd fill

05/17/2014 9:19am
Here's a look at how many people live in each of Utah's 29 counties, and where each county ranks in terms of population. Also, if you've ever wondered which Utah county has a population that could fit on the Titanic, fill the LDS Conference Center or mount an attack on Helm's Deep, click on.

Duchesne County couple's convictions reversed by Utah Supreme Court

05/17/2014 10:11am
The Utah Supreme Court has overturned a 2010 jury verdict in the case of a Duchesne County couple accused of failing to pay more than $3.1 million in state taxes.

Human smuggling is an everyday event in Utah, officials say

05/17/2014 11:14am
A rollover that left four people dead and four people critically injured on I-70 in Grand County involved just one of many vehicles that pass through Utah every day smuggling human cargo, law enforcement officials say.

Utah family uproots to get hemp oil treatment in Colorado

05/17/2014 11:58am
Families of children with epilepsy are uprooting their families to Colorado Springs get a very useful ingredient that is considered illegal under federal law.

Self-driving car may provide solution to texting laws

05/17/2014 12:39pm
Google is working on a self-driving car to eliminate human error behind the wheel.

Utah unemployment rate reaches 5-year low in April

05/17/2014 1:25pm
Utah continued steady job growth as the state's unemployment rate dipped to a five-year low the past month.

Utah lawmaker: Bring back firing squad executions

05/17/2014 2:09pm
In the wake of a botched lethal injection in Oklahoma last month, a Utah lawmaker says he believes a firing squad is a more humane form of execution. And he plans to bring back that option for criminals sentenced to death in his state.

Scouting expo draws families for day of learning and fun

05/17/2014 4:14pm
The Utah Scouting Expo (formerly Scout-O-Rama) brought hundreds of Cub and Boy Scouts and their families for fun activities on Saturday.

Fugitive from California killing found in Utah

05/17/2014 5:13pm
Police say a Southern California fugitive sought since last summer in the shooting death of a man ambushed outside an apartment building has been arrested in Utah.

Herbert signs bill sending $20M to STEM education program

05/17/2014 5:32pm
At a ceremonial event at Utah Valley University this week, Gov. Gary Herbert signed HB150, which provides $20 million to enhance STEM education in the state.

Utah gas prices see record increase in April

05/17/2014 5:55pm
In April, Utah's average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline was the second lowest in the country. Today, Utah's average price — $3.60 — is 28 cents higher than a month ago and reflects the greatest monthly increase reported nationwide.

Woman seriously hurt in Fenway elevator shaft fall

05/17/2014 6:09pm
Police and state inspectors are trying to determine why an elevator door at Boston's Fenway Park was open before a woman plunged two stories down the elevator shaft after a game, officials said Saturday.

Thousands flee, 25 die in record Balkan floods

05/17/2014 6:17pm
Packed into buses, boats and helicopters, carrying nothing but a handful of belongings, tens of thousands fled their homes Saturday in Bosnia and Serbia to escape the worst flooding in a century.

3 pitches for seeing 'Million Dollar Arm'

05/17/2014 6:56pm
Here's three reasons why you should see Disney's new baseball movie "Million Dollar Arm."

VIDEO: Students gather in Utah for NASA rocket launch competition

05/17/2014 7:20pm
Dozens of college and university teams competed Saturday in the NASA Student Launch out at the Bonneville Salt Flats. KSL photojournalist Mike DeBernardo was on hand to capture the action.

Woman charged in husband's death in Beaver County

05/17/2014 7:52pm
A Tennessee woman has been charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of her husband at a Beaver County motel.

Wolves will kill for more space, new USU study finds

05/17/2014 8:16pm
A study involving Utah State University followed nearly 300 radio-collared wolves for 13 years and found that space does matter when it comes to survival rates. Wolves need their own space for their families or they kill to protect their turf.

Car crash leaves 3 dead after brief chase from airport

05/17/2014 8:23pm
A crash on I-80 Saturday Morning following a brief chase from the Salt Lake Airport left three people dead and one in critical condition.

Measles virus used to put woman's cancer into remission

05/17/2014 8:51pm
A woman with an incurable cancer is now in remission, thanks, doctors say, to a highly concentrated dose of the measles virus.

Hatch has passed more laws than Senate colleagues, journal says

05/17/2014 9:28pm
Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, has gotten more laws passed than anyone else currently serving in the Senate, according to a ranking released this week by the National Journal.

Weary crews prepare for long wildfire season

05/17/2014 10:10pm
Calmer winds helped firefighters gain ground Saturday against fires that have destroyed homes and raced through nearly 20,000 acres of northern and eastern San Diego County brush land, while authorities have charged a man for adding fuel to one of the nearly dozen blazes.

Former prison inmate gives back by helping to educate others

05/17/2014 10:43pm
A man who spent nearly 20 years in prison is giving back by helping children of inmates. He's started a scholarship fund to help those kids achieve their dreams of going to college.