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Storm lights up sky, leaves some damage

08/26/2014 7:09am
Thunderstorms rolled through parts of Northern Utah late Monday and early Tuesday, lighting up the sky and leaving some damage behind.

More time requested in Park City land lease dispute

08/26/2014 7:49am
Park City Mountain Resort and Talisker Land Holdings asked for more time Monday to negotiate a three-year dispute on the resort's lease of 3,000 acres owned by Talisker.

99-year-old woman sews dress a day for African children

08/26/2014 8:00am
Lillian Weber is 99 years old, but she hasn't slowed down her efforts to help others.

Bullets that hit house were meant for pedestrians, police believe

08/26/2014 9:01am
Salt Lake police think pedestrians were the target when shots were fired near Riverside Park.

Hey moms: Your neighbor's religion could determine whether or not you work

08/26/2014 9:23am
Religious values in a community might be able to influence whether or not a woman works, regardless of her own religious leanings, showing how powerful moral communities can be on individual decisions.

Maine lobsterman catches rare blue lobster

08/26/2014 9:31am
A Maine lobsterman says he and his 14-year-old daughter caught a one-in-two-million crustacean: a blue lobster.

Hawaii volcano lava flow could threaten homes

08/26/2014 9:49am
Scientists are monitoring lava flowing from a Hawaii volcano eruption that could threaten homes.

10 of the world's best nighttime adventures

08/26/2014 10:06am
Some things are just better after dark. Just because the sun goes down doesn't mean you have to turn in, too.

'Breaking Bad' and 'Modern Family' win Emmy Awards

08/26/2014 10:17am
"Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" triumphed at Monday's Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable fare retains the power to fend off challenges from upstart online series such as "Orange Is the New Black."

Utah company's system might help save lives in canyon, officials say

08/26/2014 10:20am
A Utah company may have a solution for a potentially life-threatening communications issue in American Fork Canyon.

Causes of morning sickness explored in video

08/26/2014 10:30am
The odds are good that you know someone who is affected by morning sickness right now.

Don't wait! Trade in your old iPhone now

08/26/2014 11:32am
Eagerly awaiting the new iPhone? Then sell your old one now.

New trail opens at Canyons for expert mountain bikers

08/26/2014 11:38am
A new expert-only biking trail has opened, the Canyons Resort announced Friday.

Utes' Blechen eager to get team back to where it belongs: bowl games

08/26/2014 11:56am
The last two seasons have marked unfamiliar territory for the University of Utah football team. Once boasting a national best nine year bowl game streak in which the Utes went 8-1, the Utes have been noticeably absent over the last two. Utah senior safety Brian Blechen is hoping to buck that trend.

Study: Social media users shy away from opinions

08/26/2014 12:10pm
People who use Facebook and Twitter are less likely than others to share their opinions on hot-button issues, even when they are offline, according to a surprising new survey by the Pew Research Center.

Tired teen plowed into new car lot, Vernal police say

08/26/2014 12:13pm
A teenage driver fell asleep at the wheel early Saturday morning and crashed into four vehicles at Showalter Ford after taking out two light poles and several concrete flower planters, according to Vernal police.

Have You Seen This? Pair of elephants ‘dance’ to Bach

08/26/2014 1:15pm
A pair of elephants charmingly dance as a woman plays a Bach concerto on the violin.

Man arrested, accused of beating wife in days-long drug binge

08/26/2014 1:28pm
A man who police say went on a drug binge and beat his wife for several days, causing serious injuries, was arrested Monday.

Great TV and film teachers for back-to-school

08/26/2014 2:02pm
With the end of summer, students of all ages are heading back to school. Hopefully all of these students will have good teachers who get the most out of their students. With this in mind, here are four inspiring TV and movie teachers.

Truckers steal 350 gallons of fuel by tampering with meter, police say

08/26/2014 2:29pm
Two men were arrested on suspicion of stealing 350 gallons of fuel from a truck stop Monday, police said.

What age should children get their eyes examined?

08/26/2014 2:59pm
Dr. Colleen Schubach from University of Utah Health Care discusses when children should get eye exams.

5 funny dog videos to celebrate National Dog Day

08/26/2014 3:02pm
It's National Dog Day, so we have a fun compilation of dog videos to serve as your guilty pleasure for the day.

User photos: This week in news

08/26/2014 3:58pm
Some of this week's user photos include: photos from severe weather all across the region, from flooding in southern and eastern Utah to hail and thunderstorms across the north. Photos also feature an ATV accident in the Uintas, a t-bone collision near Willard Bay and a bystander rushing to the aid of a public servant in a vehicle crash.

Reward offered following buck pronghorn poaching

08/26/2014 4:01pm
A pronghorn was illegally shot and killed near Milford, and Division of Wildlife officials are seeking the poacher.

Police seek missing, ‘vulnerable’ 74-year-old

08/26/2014 4:27pm
Police are asking for the public's help in locating an elderly man who has been missing since Saturday.

Winery set to open doors in polygamous town of Hildale

08/26/2014 5:42pm
The Utah Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission approved a winemaking license Tuesday for Vintage Reserve Estates in the polygamous southern Utah town of Hildale.

Man arrested in death of 14-month-old child

08/26/2014 6:02pm
Ogden police arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with the death of a 14-month-old child.

Utah granted more time to file gay marriage recognition appeal

08/26/2014 6:18pm
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals granted Utah more time Tuesday to file its appeal in the same-sex marriage recognition case.

10 new fall TV shows worthy of a first-night look

08/26/2014 7:03pm
It's a time-honored rite harking back to an era of black-and-white TVs and the trio of networks whose programs they delivered: the grand unveiling of new fall fare.

At least 45 sickened after consuming Utah raw milk

08/26/2014 7:07pm
The Utah Department of Health is warning people about drinking raw milk after 45 people became ill after consuming raw or unpasteurized milk products from a Weber County dairy.

Quake is major test for hard-luck California city

08/26/2014 7:32pm
The historic blue-collar town of Vallejo is a short distance but a far cry from the touristy Napa Valley vineyards and quaint towns. So when Sunday's earthquake struck, the damage to the wine industry took center stage and the rubble in Vallejo got scant attention.

Audit finds major concerns with UTA's business practices

08/26/2014 7:32pm
A review of policies and practices at the state's largest mass transit agency shows numerous instances of questionable business practices, including a "sweetheart deal" in which a developer was prepaid $10 million for a future project.

Children with 'sixth sense' often misunderstood, psychologist says

08/26/2014 7:34pm
Dr. Pam Blackwell is a psychologist who believes that there are children who are spiritually gifted, meaning they have heightened spiritual and emotional senses. These children are often diagnosed as being psychologically disturbed or unstable, she says, and it's important for parents to understand what's really going on.

Family discovers intact Mammoth skeleton on farm

08/26/2014 7:55pm
A family working on their farm got a surprise when an excavator struck a 6-foot Mammoth tusk.

6 ways to stop sciatica pain with yoga

08/26/2014 8:23pm
Sciatica is a real pain in the butt — and, sometimes, in the leg and foot. Because of sciatica's varying causes, there isn't a single magic bullet for relief. However, yoga, when applied correctly, can be effective in not only relieving sciatica, but also preventing it.

Child abuse charge for mom who left boy outside Murray bar

08/26/2014 8:57pm
A woman who police say left her 5-year-old son unattended outside a club while she went in to have a drink was charged with child abuse Tuesday, along with several other crimes related to her alleged attempted escape from custody.

Should you co-sign? 5 tips to protect your credit

08/26/2014 9:00pm
When you are asked "Will you co-sign for me?" it can be an uncomfortable request. Here's what you need to know before agreeing to help.

Community art center proposed as option to save historic building

08/26/2014 9:21pm
Children's voices haven't filled the halls at the old Draper Park School for decades. Now, preservationists have a plan to revive the sounds of learning inside the historic building.

Officials: Girl accidentally kills gun instructor

08/26/2014 9:46pm
A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said Tuesday.

Feds seek to shut down credit repair and debt relief scheme

08/26/2014 9:59pm
The Federal Trade Commission has filed suit against unnamed defendants operating as American Bill Pay Organization and American Benefits Foundation in an effort to halt allegedly fraudulent and deceptive debt relief and credit repair practices.

Newborn baby found in trash can; mother arrested

08/26/2014 10:23pm
A newborn baby was in critical condition Tuesday after being found in a garbage can in Kearns. Following questioning by police, the child's mother was arrested for investigation of an attempted murder charge.

Toddler who fell out of window in good condition

08/26/2014 10:23pm
A 3-year-old girl was flown to the hospital by a medical helicopter as a precaution after falling out of a second-story window Tuesday, police said.

Parents upset after bus driver error makes students hours late

08/26/2014 10:28pm
The Davis School District is apologizing over an error that led to multiple children with special needs being returned home hours late Monday. But one family said it has happened before.