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Plea deal announced for man accused of fatally shooting his brother

10/11/2012 7:32am
A West Haven man accused of fatally shooting his younger brother will plead guilty to negligent homicide and carrying a dangerous weapon under the influence of alcohol or drugs, his attorney said.

Haunted house employee gets punched, suspect arrested

10/11/2012 7:32am
A Layton man has been charged with aggravated assault after police say he punched a woman in the face while she was working at a haunted house.

Renovated Boise Temple opens for tours this weekend

10/11/2012 7:45am
"It is gorgeous, and so different than it was before the renovation," a local church member said after seeing the newly-renovated Boise Idaho Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Ghost towns: a Utah photo gallery

10/11/2012 8:08am
Utah's history is interwoven with the fickle mining industry, so it's no wonder that the state boasts a large number of ghost towns. This gallery features photos of some of the most beautiful and mysterious relics.

Retired UHP trooper faces misdemeanor charge

10/11/2012 8:08am
A retired Utah Highway Patrol trooper honored in January as the agency's longest serving member has been charged with wrongfully appropriating law enforcement equipment.

Artists complete project on I-15 underpass

10/11/2012 8:55am
Countless hours and volunteers have taken a drab underpass in Salt Lake City and turned it into art.

Man who stopped car demanding a ride facing kidnapping charges

10/11/2012 10:30am
Police say a southern Utah woman was the victim of an attempted kidnapping Tuesday afternoon when a man forced his way into her car and demanded a ride.

Park rangers rescue stranded canyoneers in Zion

10/11/2012 10:39am
Vigilant park rangers may have saved the lives of two inexperienced canyoneers who got stuck attempting to traverse Heaps Canyon over the weekend.

Elk hunter's body recovered near Joe's Valley

10/11/2012 10:51am
Search teams from Emery and Sanpete counties had to use a helicopter to recover the body of an Emery County elk hunter from a remote canyon.

BYU student's documentary on Lloyd Alexander to premiere

10/11/2012 3:32pm
A documentary created by a BYU student about well-loved fantasy author Lloyd Alexander is premiering soon with several exciting events.

Cooke, Gov. Herbert debate economy, education

10/11/2012 4:37pm
Utah Republican Gov. Gary Herbert sounded an optimistic note about the state's economy during the last gubernatorial debate Thursday, while Democratic challenger Peter Cooke repeatedly criticized the current administration on education funding.

2 suspects face charges in Walmart pepper spray incident

10/11/2012 4:44pm
Criminal charges have been filed against two 20-year-olds who police say released a pepper spray-like substance inside a Walmart, injuring several shoppers and resulting in the evacuation of the store.

MacNeill to stand trial for murder in wife's death

10/11/2012 5:56pm
A judge has ordered a Pleasant Grove doctor to stand trial for murder in the 2007 death of his wife.

Funeral services for fallen Border Patrol agent take place in Orem

10/11/2012 6:04pm
Thursday morning, thousands filled the UCCU Arena at Utah Valley University for the funeral of fallen border agent Nicholas Ivie.

Alfie Boe, Tom Brokaw to join Mormon Tabernacle Choir in Christmas concerts

10/11/2012 6:08pm
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir will sing alongside Tony Award-winning Alfie Boe in their annual Christmas Concerts this year, and NBC's Tom Brokaw will also join the choir.

Weird (and surprisingly accurate) ways to predict election results

10/11/2012 7:07pm
Serious pollsters across the country are doing all they can to predict the winner of the 2012 U.S. presidential election. But there some more off-the-wall ways to predict the winner, and they have a good track record.

2 teens suffer concussions during football game

10/11/2012 7:36pm
Two West Jordan football players are recovering from concussions they suffered at the same game at Alta High School. Those injuries have some parents wondering if things got a little too rough at the sophomore game.

Man targeting campus athletic depts. burglarizes BYU and UVU

10/11/2012 7:47pm
A man who police say is responsible for a string of burglaries at college athletic departments in several western states — including incidents at Utah Valley University and BYU — has been arrested in Orem.

Cycling doctor gives insight into performance drug use

10/11/2012 8:05pm
The nation is still buzzing with the blockbuster report about a generation of the nation's top cyclists using performance-enhancing drugs to get ahead.

Kellogg's issues voluntary recall of cereal of mini-wheat cereals

10/11/2012 10:11pm
Breakfast cereal lovers listen up: a faulty manufacturing part may have left pieces of metal fragments in some Kellogg's brand cereals.

Clearer view of little league collision raises more questions

10/11/2012 10:45pm
It's sparked big debates: Did the little league coach knock down a 13-year-old football player or not? New video obtained by KSL shows clearer view of the Utah County, but people who watch it are still seeing different sides.

Man pays fine for tethering goat outside downtown bar

10/11/2012 10:46pm
A Washington state man trying to raise money for an orphanage in Kenya says that Salt Lake Police and animal control workers set him back this week by impounding his goat.

Embattled speedskating coaches resign

10/11/2012 11:02pm
U.S. Speedskating's embattled short-track head coach and his assistant resigned from the organization Thursday, effective immediately.