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2 Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down

07/23/2014 6:48am
Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country's Defense Ministry.

Idaho boy completes triathlon with disabled brother in tow

07/23/2014 8:02am
For a 6-year-old boy with a disability that leaves him unable to walk or talk, a brother steps up to make sure he is included in everything, including a triathlon.

Herbert, other governors, write to Obama over child immigrants

07/23/2014 8:15am
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert is among six Republican governors who expressed concerns in a letter to President Barack Obama over the administration's handling of thousands of unaccompanied minors from Central America entering the U.S.

Rumors of upcoming violence unsubstantiated, police say

07/23/2014 8:26am
Police in Price say they have been unable to substantiate online rumors that someone plans to commit acts of violence during this weekend's International Days celebration.

Z'Tejas restaurant closing at The Gateway

07/23/2014 9:06am
One of the original restaurants at The Gateway will serve its last meal in Salt Lake City early next month. Z'Tejas Southwestern Grill announced Tuesday it will be closing its Utah location at The Gateway on Aug. 2.

Utah elections officials to study online voting

07/23/2014 9:48am
Utah's elections office is forming a new advisory committee to study whether the state should expand online voting.

Kids today are less likely to become pregnant or die, but more likely to live in poverty

07/23/2014 10:26am
The new Kids Count report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation — the 25th — finds a mixed bag of progress and lost ground when it comes to childhood wellbeing.

Staged car crashes amount to scam, expert says

07/23/2014 10:31am
Investigators have dealt with planned auto insurance fraud in large cities for decades. Now it's becoming a problem in Utah.

Missing 13-year-old found safe at McDonald’s

07/23/2014 10:35am
A missing teen was located and reunited with her family early Wednesday morning, officials said.

LeBron James sends neighbors cupcakes as apology

07/23/2014 11:03am
In the madness that was LeBron James' Decision 2.0, fans, media and those simply attracted to crowds gathered in front of James' Cleveland home in hopes of celebrating with the "King" in his return.

5 must-do adventures at Zion National Park

07/23/2014 11:13am
You may have been to Zion but have you really soaked it all in? Here are five things you can do to get the most out of the national park.

3 principles of trail etiquette

07/23/2014 11:16am
Trails in the Wasatch Mountains are becoming more crowded with each new hiking season. Learn three simple rules to make the outdoors more enjoyable.

Utah positioned to become leader in cancer therapeutics industry

07/23/2014 11:45am
With its world-class research institutions and a history of genetic discovery, Utah is positioned to become a leader in the cancer therapeutics industry.

Airless tires: the future of transportation?

07/23/2014 12:17pm
Manufacturers are working to perfect airless tires in hopes of making flats a thing of the past.

Marvel Unlimited offers 13,000 comics for $1

07/23/2014 12:59pm
Calling all Comic-Con enthusiasts. For $1, Marvel Unlimited is offering 13,000 comics to readers for a month.

Have You Seen This? 'Double Squirrel Assault Course'

07/23/2014 1:15pm
An Englishman has a unique hobby: building obstacle courses for squirrels in his backyard.

White House revises contraception opt out

07/23/2014 1:47pm
The Obama administration announced revisions to the Obamacare contraception mandate so that nonprofit religious organizations can opt out of signing a release form to avoid covering birth control and workers for those nonprofits are able to obtain separate contraception coverage without a copay.

4 movies about growing up

07/23/2014 2:02pm
Some movies focus on the struggle of growing up. These four coming- of-age movies are sure to inspire and encourage kids of all ages.

Purple Heart donated to victim of Slenderman stabbing

07/23/2014 3:01pm
The 12-year-old girl stabbed 19 times by two classmates in June has received hundreds of well-wishing letters, and she recently received a Purple Heart medal from an anonymous donor.

Police probing switch of flags on Brooklyn Bridge

07/23/2014 4:39pm
Police are searching for four or five people they believe scaled to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge's two towers in the dead of night, disabled lights illuminating two large American flags and then replaced the flags with bleached-white ones.

Judge spins rhymes in puppy-napping case

07/23/2014 5:17pm
An Oregon man accused of stealing an English bulldog puppy at gunpoint was convicted of the crime by a judge who left him with a rhyme.

Woman jumps out 3rd story window to avoid arrest

07/23/2014 5:36pm
A woman who made a desperate attempt to avoid arrest didn't get very far after jumping out of a third-story window.

Ogden police fatally shoot pit bull

07/23/2014 6:35pm
A dog was shot and killed by Ogden police Wednesday after a man allegedly told the animal to attack the officers.

Trapeze company sets up shop in Pioneer Park

07/23/2014 7:02pm
Utah Flying Trapeze has moved into Pioneer Park. Officials hope the presence of legitimate activities will help reduce crime in the area.

1 dead, 2 injured after camper trailer causes truck to roll, police say

07/23/2014 7:09pm
One man died after the truck he was driving rolled Tuesday, police said. His wife and grandson were treated for injuries.

Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in killing of roommate

07/23/2014 7:10pm
Christopher Codi Andersen admitted Wednesday that he killed Christopher Alan Miller by bludgeoning him with a ceramic statute and strangling him during a drunken fight at the Vernal apartment they were sharing in July 2013.

Pilot gets probation, $25K fine for toting planeload of marijuana

07/23/2014 7:12pm
An Idaho pilot caught at a Utah airport with 180 pounds on marijuana in his small plane has been ordered to spend more than four years on federal probation and pay a $25,000 fine.

West Nile reported in 3 Utah counties

07/23/2014 7:14pm
West Nile activity has been found in three Utah counties. The Utah Department of Health is warning residents to take precautions.

‘530 Fatties’ Facebook page shames obese, sparks controversy

07/23/2014 7:30pm
A Facebook page featuring photos of overweight people that were taken without their permission has sparked a national outcry.

Search and rescue teams retrieve injured 12-year-old

07/23/2014 7:33pm
A 12-year-old boy was severely injured after a fall near Emerald Lake Wednesday afternoon, officials said.

Pet owners turning to the Internet to find lost animals

07/23/2014 7:45pm
More Utah pet owners are turning to the Internet to find lost animals. Facebook and are a couple of websites helping to locate those animals quickly — which could come in handy should your pet get spooked by Pioneer Day fireworks.

Colo. judge strikes down gay marriage ban, stays ruling

07/23/2014 8:07pm
A federal judge in Denver declared Colorado's gay marriage ban unconstitutional Wednesday, but he temporarily put the ruling on hold to give the state until next month to seek an appeal.

5 tips for making family trips with teens more fun

07/23/2014 8:34pm
Traveling with a teenager can be nearly as challenging as traveling with a toddler — because to a teenager, any place a parent wants to go is by definition uncool. Here are five strategies — crowd-sourced and from personal experience — to help you survive.

Cat missing for 6 weeks reunited with West Jordan owner

07/23/2014 9:04pm
After missing for over six weeks, a cat was reunited with its West Jordan family with the help of a dog.

4 Utah wildfires fully contained; crews battle new, existing blazes

07/23/2014 9:23pm
Fire crews are working to control several blazes around Utah. They got the upper hand on four of them Wednesday, bringing them to full containment.

Taiwan airline suspects bad weather caused crash

07/23/2014 10:10pm
An airline said Thursday it suspected typhoon weather caused one of its planes to crash land on a small Taiwanese island, killing 48 people.

Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

07/23/2014 10:20pm
A condemned Arizona inmate gasped for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S.

Utah's photo-rich history of Pioneer Day celebrations

07/23/2014 10:39pm
The Pioneer Day parade tradition started in 1849, two years after the first pioneers arrived in Salt Lake Valley.

Pedestrian safety questioned following possible hit-and-run

07/23/2014 10:49pm
A good Samaritan driving to a family dinner Tuesday stopped to help an injured man laying in a ditch near Cottonwood High School. While the driver claims he's not a hero, the accident highlights some safety concerns in the heart of Salt Lake County.

Police try to keep the peace ahead of Days of '47 Parade

07/23/2014 10:50pm
Police officers were out en mass Wednesday night, keeping an eye out for potential problems ahead of Thursday's Days of '47 Parade.