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How women and men communicate differently, Part 1

07/21/2014 6:57am
"My wife and I really struggle with communication. We are so different in our communication styles and sometimes we just don't get each other." In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares some communication tips and helps us understand how we subconsciously communicate as men versus women.

Crews bring Herriman brush fire under control

07/21/2014 6:59am
About 20 firefighters responded to a brush fire near 14000 South and 7800 West in Herriman Monday morning.

Planes, slides, fires and other stories you may have missed

07/21/2014 7:25am
Lots of news happened across Utah this weekend. Here's a glimpse of what you might have missed.

Knowing signs of adolescent depression can help fight it

07/21/2014 8:21am
For some American children, the struggles of adolescence are more serious than high school drama and hormones. Depression poses a serious health risk for a growing number of teens and should be treated like an illness, not a behavior problem.

AGs from US, Mexico, El Salvador work together against organized crime

07/21/2014 8:39am
Drug and human trafficking is an often unseen but hot button issue for Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes. One recent case highlights the need for more enforcement and the possibility of progress.

Need a new windshield? Beware of scam, experts warn

07/21/2014 9:07am
When faced with the need to replace a windshield, many car owners look for the least expensive option. But in a scam that's hitting Utah, crooks present a nearly irresistible option: replace it for free.

Jake Murphy talks Raiders, Travis Wilson and future of Utah football

07/21/2014 9:44am
Former University of Utah tight end Jake Murphy made the decision to forego his senior year with the Utes in hopes of making it to the NFL to fulfill a lifelong goal and provide for his wife and young daughter.

Police investigate multiple robberies

07/21/2014 10:22am
Police in Cottonwood Heights, Sandy, and Salt Lake City were investigating separate robberies Sunday night.

Florida jury awards $23.6B to widow in smoking lawsuit

07/21/2014 10:27am
A Florida jury awarded a widow $23.6 billion in punitive damages in her lawsuit against tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, her lawyer said.

A handmade gift for helping, and other moments that made people's day

07/21/2014 10:44am
Sometimes we are repaid for our kindness, other times, we just get the satisfaction of doing something nice. Each week, we give readers the opportunity to share the kind acts they have seen or performed, hoping to reward the giver.

25-pound boy nearly starved, beaten by family, PA police say

07/21/2014 11:19am
A 7-year-old Pennsylvania boy beaten for sneaking food was nearly starved and weighed only 25 pounds when he arrived at a hospital, authorities said. The boy sometimes ate insects he caught on his porch.

Wind Cave offers beautiful views, natural arch

07/21/2014 11:50am
Utah has a variety of beautiful mountain ranges and hills that make for a great pastime. If hiking is your thing, check each Monday morning for the "Hike of the Week" to get new ideas of where you can go exploring.

TSA passenger security fee rises

07/21/2014 12:21pm
The costs of your airline travel will rise a little today, thanks to the federal government.

Star Wars Car, a Doomsday doll: Toys of Comic-Con

07/21/2014 1:11pm
When it comes to designing coveted collectible toys for sale at Comic-Con, the annual celebration of pop culture lifting off Thursday in San Diego, the sky's the limit for the designers at Mattel. Fittingly, the building where Mattel's dreamers conceive of their limited-edition playthings is just down the street from the Los Angeles International Airport.

Have You Seen This? Pit bull saves deaf boy from fire

07/21/2014 1:15pm
A 13-year-old boy escaped a house fire after the family's pit bull alerted the boy to the fire.

New U. dorm to mimic Google headquarters, report says

07/21/2014 1:31pm
A new hub for entrepreneurial activity will soon be found on the University of Utah campus.

J.J. Abrams reveals an X-Wing on the set of 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

07/21/2014 2:04pm
While promoting the charity Force for Change, J.J. Abrams gave us a look at an X-Wing on the set of "Star Wars: Episode VII."

Utah couple compete on 6th season of ‘American Ninja Warrior’

07/21/2014 2:54pm
An Orem man and his Salt Lake City girlfriend both competed on the reality TV show, "American Ninja Warrior," for the second time.

Ex-teacher convicted of pushing wife off cliff

07/21/2014 4:00pm
A former Maine man was found guilty Monday of six felonies for bashing his wife on the head with a rock and pushing her off a cliff because of a dispute over an affair and a $4 million inheritance.

Feces transplants allow rats to change diet, U. study finds

07/21/2014 4:58pm
Woodrats from northern Utah were better able to eat toxic plants after receiving microbe-filled fecal transplants, according to a new study by the University of Utah. Researchers hope the finding will have positive implications for other Utah animals.

Soldier mauled by bear was wearing protective gear

07/21/2014 5:41pm
An Alaska Army National Guard soldier was wearing a combat helmet and other protective gear when he was attacked by a bear while participating in a training exercise at a military base, officials said Monday.

Montana mom accused of endangering newborn arrested in Utah

07/21/2014 5:48pm
A woman who fled a Montana hospital after she and her newborn tested positive for methamphetamine was arrested Monday in Utah. Her baby is safe, state officials said.

No cause found for fire that destroyed Myton landmark

07/21/2014 6:19pm
State and local investigators were unable to determine Monday what caused a fire that gutted Ross Brothers Feed & Seed, an iconic building that had stood on the corner of Center and Main streets in Myton for at least 70 years.

Utah company releases 1st mass-produced shotgun silencers

07/21/2014 6:48pm
A Utah company held a launch party Monday for the release of the world's first mass-produced shotgun suppressors.

Judge delays hearing for woman accused of killing 6 babies

07/21/2014 6:49pm
A woman accused of killing six infants and hiding them in the garage of a Pleasant Grove home will wait until at least October before deciding whether she wants a hearing on the evidence against her.

Attorneys to argue for change of venue request in deputy killing

07/21/2014 6:50pm
Attorneys for a 17-year-old girl charged with murder in the death of Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride will argue to have her case moved to Salt Lake County next month.

County attorney: Officers' actions justified in hospital shooting

07/21/2014 6:52pm
Two officers from Adult Probation and Parole who shot an armed man in the emergency room of Cache Valley Hospital, have been cleared by the Cache County Attorney's Office.

Man arrested for DUI, hit-and-run, officials say

07/21/2014 7:13pm
A man was arrested Friday after allegedly hitting a pedestrian with his vehicle and fleeing the scene.

Judge to hear motion to dismiss lawsuit filed against Tribune, Deseret News

07/21/2014 7:32pm
A federal judge will hear arguments on whether to throw out a lawsuit filed against the Deseret News and the owners of the Salt Lake Tribune by a group critical of the papers' joint operating agreement that was revised in September.

Taco Bell robbery may be linked to Maverik robbery, police say

07/21/2014 8:09pm
Police believe a man who robbed a Maverik in South Salt Lake Wednesday may have robbed a Cottonwood Heights Taco Bell Sunday.

Controversial 'No Trespassing' sign popular among animal lovers

07/21/2014 9:02pm
A Salt Lake City man is addressing the hot- button issue of police searching yards with a new "No Trespassing" sign. While online sales are skyrocketing, legal experts doubt his effort is going to change much.

Nighttime 'bio-blitz' nets hundreds of environmentally challenged toads

07/21/2014 9:02pm
The boreal toad is considered by some to be a threatened species needing federal protection. But Utah officials who launched a night- time "bio-blitz" in a remote patch of desert discovered the toads are doing well in a very challenging environment.

Utah Olympic Oval to get solar energy makeover

07/21/2014 9:18pm
A new solar energy project at the Utah Olympic Oval announced Monday is expected to shave about $100,000 off the speedskating facility's annual $750,000 power bill.

Mid summer getaway deals for the family

07/21/2014 9:29pm
Need a break or want to take a long weekend? Check out these mid summer deals that won't break the bank.

Family, friends, classmates gather to mourn brothers killed in plane crash

07/21/2014 9:37pm
The bodies of two Clinton brothers flying from Davis County to Las Vegas to attend a basketball tournament were recovered Monday from their plane's crash near the Virgin River Gorge. Friends gathered Monday to mourn, remember the two "shining stars."

Calif. man drove nearly 800 miles for sex with a child, police say

07/21/2014 9:53pm
A California man drove nearly 800 miles to meet a 12-year-old girl for sex, according to Vernal police. The "girl" was actually an undercover detective assigned to the Utah Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Evacuations lifted in Tooele, residents asked to remain evacuation-ready

07/21/2014 10:11pm
A fire, located near the Tooele Gun Club that burned down in May 2013, was rekindled at 8:48 a.m. and spread to approximately 160 acres by 6 p.m. Monday.

Rebels to give Flight 17 black boxes to Malaysia

07/21/2014 10:39pm
The leader of the pro-Russian rebels has agreed to hand over both black boxes from Flight 17 to Malaysian investigators who are in Ukraine, Malaysia's prime minister said early Tuesday.

Ethiopian Boy who lived in tree gets a new life with Utah family

07/21/2014 10:40pm
A boy who grew up alone on the streets of Ethiopia has begun a new life in St. George. The 15-year-old overcame obstacles to get to St. George and finally has the one thing he always longed for — a family of his own.

Jury finds West Jordan partially negligent in kayakers’ deaths

07/21/2014 11:59pm
A Salt Lake County jury finds West Jordan City government partially negligent for the 2010 deaths of two kayakers on the Jordan River.