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$10K reward offered in bank robbery case

06/18/2014 6:57am
A Provo bank is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of three brazen bank robbers.

Mill Hollow camp program closed due to lack of funding

06/18/2014 7:15am
The Mill Hollow program closed to more than 2,000 elementary students in Granite School District who attend every year, and the district needs to come up with funding to reopen it.

How much do you pay in 401(k) fees?

06/18/2014 7:49am
One set of fees dwarfs most others. 401(k) fees can hurt prospects for retirement, and most people probably don't ever think about them.

Legal, law enforcement leaders face skeptical crowd

06/18/2014 8:19am
Legal and law enforcement leaders referenced high-profile incidents in Utah as they answered questions Tuesday about police militarization and criminal justice reform.

Lindon City turns down UTOPIA deal

06/18/2014 8:45am
The Lindon City Council voted Tuesday to withdraw from a potential partnership with Macquarie Capital Group to hand over management of the embattled UTOPIA fiber-optic network.

Minn. man gets probation in Nevada abduction case

06/18/2014 9:15am
A 34-year-old man awaits extradition to Minnesota after he was sentenced in Las Vegas to five years' probation for keeping his ex-girlfriend against her will at a motel in the Nevada resort city of Mesquite.

5 most stolen SUVs, CUVs

06/18/2014 9:35am
Three Ford models topped the list of most stolen SUVs and CUVs, according to a report released Monday.

Dried up: Poverty in America's drought lands

06/18/2014 9:42am
The nation is experiencing one of the worst droughts in recent history. The people hit the hardest? The country's poor.

5 ways to mine thrift stores for cheap style

06/18/2014 9:51am
Thrift shopping can be a rewarding and cheap way to get unique, stylish items on a budget.

Vonleh is the right way for Jazz to go

06/18/2014 10:18am
Drafting at No. 5, the Jazz need to take a player who can contribute for the next several years. Since they aren't expected to make the playoffs next season, they should look to draft a player with great potential. Noah Vonleh is the choice.

6 free resources for National Safety Month

06/18/2014 11:05am
June is National Safety Month and a great time to review key safety issues and opportunities to improve workplace safety at your organization. Discover free resources to help.

Chili's to donate to family of boy killed in garbage truck accident

06/18/2014 11:16am
A family friend and a Chili's manager teamed up to create a fundraiser for the family of a boy killed in a garbage truck accident.

Senators grill Dr. Oz about 'miracle' weight loss claims

06/18/2014 11:32am
Dr. Mehmet Oz, host of "The Dr. Oz Show," faced grilling by senators on Capitol Hill about the promotion of weight loss products on his show.

Limited infant motor skills tied to autism in family, study says

06/18/2014 11:45am
Babies born into families with a high risk of developing autism spectrum disorders are more likely to have limited motor skills in early infancy, according to a new study.

Ways to start a simple new travel tradition

06/18/2014 11:55am
Looking for easy ways to make your travel more meaningful without spending a lot of time or money? Add one of these simple travel traditions to your next vacation.

Man returns to store after previous robbery, police say

06/18/2014 12:15pm
Police said a man was arrested after returning to a Dollar Tree he had robbed previously.

Have You Seen This? Traffic quack attack

06/18/2014 1:15pm
A couple got video proof of a bizarre excuse for being late: I was stuck in a duck traffic jam.

Creationist museum opens in Boise with big plans

06/18/2014 1:45pm
A group of residents has opened a small creationist museum in Boise that they hope to expand to as much as 450,000 square feet and display a full-sized depiction of Noah's ark.

Blood center accepting breast milk donations

06/18/2014 3:17pm
A new partnership now makes sure that fragile infants have more access to both donated blood and donated human milk.

Arrest made after stolen items stored in plain sight, police say

06/18/2014 4:01pm
Items stolen from a construction site were recovered after workers noticed them in the window of a nearby home, police say.

In odd twist, industry agrees to ban 'microbeads'

06/18/2014 6:04pm
Environmentalists in Illinois expected a battle royal over their call for a statewide ban on "microbeads" — tiny bits of plastic used in personal care products such as facial scrubs and toothpaste. But instead of resisting, leading companies quickly collaborated on a ban that was enacted by the state legislature this spring.

Amazon ties new 4.7-inch phone to its services

06/18/2014 6:05pm
Amazon has introduced a new smartphone that will be closely tied to the products and services it sells, while adding such touches as the ability to render images in 3-D.

US Patent Office finds Redskins' name offensive

06/18/2014 6:07pm
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins' name is "disparaging of Native Americans" and should be stripped of trademark protection — a decision that puts powerful new financial and political pressure on the NFL team to rename itself.

2 people killed in head-on crash identified

06/18/2014 6:09pm
Two people who were killed in a head-on collision on a highway in Capitol Reef National Park Wednesday have been identified, police said.

Stroke 'selfie' helps save Canadian woman's life

06/18/2014 6:12pm
A selfie video a Canadian woman took when she was experiencing tingling in her face helped doctors diagnose her mini-stroke.

Iraq's al-Maliki extends overtures to rivals

06/18/2014 6:27pm
Iraqi forces and Sunni militants battled fiercely for control of the nation's largest oil refinery on Wednesday as Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki went on a diplomatic offensive, reaching out in a televised address to try to regain support from the nation's disaffected Sunnis and Kurds.

Teen pleads guilty to killing brothers

06/18/2014 6:35pm
A teenager accused of stabbing his two younger brothers to death in their home in 2013 will serve time in both juvenile detention and adult prison.

Lawmakers review tactics used during search of Shurtleff's home

06/18/2014 6:35pm
Utah lawmakers heard testimony Wednesday about how a warrant was served on former Attorney General Mark Shurtleff's home but did not hear his complaints that law enforcement used "Dirty Harry" tactics.

Police use crash-test demos to learn about auto-pedestrian accidents

06/18/2014 6:43pm
Screeching tires, a loud thud and a mannequin's body flying through the air can be unnerving. For dozens of police officers along the Wasatch Front, it was part of a class to help them in their investigations into auto-pedestrian accidents.

Lineman's family marks 100 years of transcontinental phone line

06/18/2014 6:49pm
There is one telephone pole in Wendover, Nevada, that's unlike any other telephone pole in the country. It marks the spot where the first transcontinental telephone lines were connected.

Ogden therapist accused of child sex abuse appears in preliminary hearing

06/18/2014 7:22pm
An Ogden therapist will have to wait to find out whether he will stand trial for allegations that he sexually molested two girls during a Dec. 31 stay at a Wasatch County hotel.

7 compelling reasons you should wake up early to exercise

06/18/2014 7:49pm
If you're a staunch night owl who can't get out of bed without hitting the snooze button five times, you might think it's impossible to wake up early to work out. But do you want a better night's sleep burn extra calories during the day plus even more benefits? Here's why you should exercise in the morning.

How to stop yelling at your kids

06/18/2014 8:31pm
As parents, our stress comes from every direction — and we often take it out on our children. So what can we do it curb the criticism we dish out and stop the yelling? Here are five suggestions.

Picasso's 'Blue Room' has a hidden occupant just beneath the surface

06/18/2014 8:44pm
Using infrared technology, experts at the Phillips Collection in Washington discovered a portrait by Pablo Picasso of a bearded man wearing a jacket and a bow tie, his face resting on his hand, with three rings on his fingers.

Utah family starts temple building bricks company

06/18/2014 9:01pm
A Utah family started a building brick company designed to create LDS temples in an effort to teach their children about the buildings.

Utah brothers arrested for drunken conduct at O'Hare Airport

06/18/2014 9:37pm
Two Utah brothers were arrested at Chicago O'Hare International Airport Sunday.

Portions of Utah immigration enforcement law blocked by federal court

06/18/2014 10:02pm
A federal court has blocked portions of HB497, an immigration enforcement law passed by the Utah Legislature in 2011. Civil rights organizations filed a lawsuit challenging the law's constitutionality.

Innovation helps crews fix watermain 'quickly and efficiently' on Foothill Blvd

06/18/2014 10:35pm
Fixing a deteriorating water main usually means digging a long, deep trench and disrupting traffic for weeks, even months. Salt Lake City came up with a solution that allowed them to knock off the biggest part of the job

Dog shot and killed during search for toddler

06/18/2014 10:38pm
A neighbors dog was shot and killed during a police search for a 3- year-old Wednesday.

Debate over untested rape kits spurs accusations of insensitivity

06/18/2014 10:47pm
The debate over what to do with a backlog of untested rape kits in Utah took an unexpected detour Wednesday, with back-and-forth accusations of insensitivity and a state senator's admission that he is a sexual assault victim.

Petition calls for tripling number of grizzlies in West

06/18/2014 10:59pm
A new petition asks that the government help populate much of the American West with grizzly bears in an effort to recover the endangered species.