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Utah education technology company gains national attention

10/15/2012 8:10am
An educational technology company from Utah is getting attention from all over the country. A lot of it is thanks to a contract it's entered into with the state of Utah.

Nonprofit boosts growth for Taylorsville businesses

10/15/2012 8:25am
Taylorsville has partnered with SCORE, a nonprofit, to help the city's businesses that may be struggling or are trying to grow.

Students beat drums to combat bullying

10/15/2012 12:26pm
Students at a Bountiful elementary school took to drums Monday morning in an effort to combat bullying in schools.

Comic book to be published by former BYU animation students

10/15/2012 2:11pm
They are artists and storytellers, dreamers and doers. Now spread out across the nation, they share a common background, and each has a unique story to tell. They are the creators of "Reality Not Included."

Man beat victim with baseball bat, police say

10/15/2012 3:05pm
A man accused of beating another man with a baseball bat has been arrested and booked into the Utah County Jail.

Salt Lake an emerging hot spot for Mexican meth

10/15/2012 3:58pm
Now more than before, the Sinaloa drug cartel is using the Salt Lake Valley as its hub for methamphetamine trafficking and sales, meaning the drug activity in California and Arizona has spilled into Utah.

TSA asks passengers to please leave the Tasers at home

10/15/2012 5:18pm
In just the last week, the Transportation Security Administration collected nine stun guns from passengers passing through security in airports in the U.S., and Sunday, a pink stun gun was confiscated from a woman in the Salt Lake City International Airport.

No felony charges for coach accused of knocking down 13-year-old

10/15/2012 5:54pm
The Utah County Attorney's Office will not file felony charges against a volunteer football coach accused of knocking a 13-year-old boy down during a game and causing a concussion.

Latter-day Saints volunteer time, expertise aboard USNS Mercy

10/15/2012 6:33pm
This summer hundreds of volunteers joined the ranks of the US Nave Ship Mercy to carry medical teams and humanitarian supplies to the South Pacific. Many of them are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with ties to Utah.

Drilling 'underground river' should provide water for 300,000 people

10/15/2012 7:08pm
A massive project is moving along in Utah County to take advantage of a huge source of water no one has ever seen — because it's underground at the old Geneva Steel site.

Judge refuses to lower Greg Peterson's bail

10/15/2012 8:00pm
Greg Peterson's bail will remain at $2 million. Third District Court Judge Katherine Bernards-Goodman has denied a motion to have the Orem man's bail lowered to $750,000 despite Peterson's claims that it was raised unconstitutionally.

Officer shoots dog after it allegedly attacked another dog

10/15/2012 8:03pm
An officer said he was forced to shoot a dog Sunday after he could not stop it from attacking another canine.

Guilty plea in 'horrific' Carbon County attack

10/15/2012 8:20pm
A Carbon County man has admitted to attacking a woman in her own home and brutally raping her at knifepoint.

Proposed rifle training ground under fire

10/15/2012 9:27pm
A new sniper rifle training range in Northern Utah is drawing questions and concerns from some neighboring towns.

Man in critical condition after head-on crash

10/15/2012 10:22pm
A man was hospitalized in critical condition Sunday with injuries he suffered in a head-on collision in southern Utah.

4-year-old who fell into Park City pool dies

10/15/2012 10:40pm
A 4-year-old boy who almost drowned in a Park City pool over the weekend died Monday night.

Note explains reasoning behind Allgier plea deal

10/15/2012 10:43pm
In a surprise move last week, Curtis Allgier unexpectedly pleaded guilty to the 2007 killing of Utah Department of Corrections officer Stephen Anderson. Monday, his lawyers released a statement from Allgier as to why he agreed to plea.

New plan aims to continue education after high school

10/15/2012 10:45pm
Calling it a "game changer," Gov. Gary Herbert on Monday presented state lawmakers and education officials with the PACE Plan, part of a statewide initiative to increase Utah's competitiveness through education.

Images show success in latest wildlife highway crossings

10/15/2012 10:50pm
Cars collide with deer out on Utah roads about 2,000 times a year. The Utah Department of Transportation and the state's Division of Wildlife Resources have worked on solutions for years, and some of the recent work is paying off for all of us.

Experts: swing state polls most crucial

10/15/2012 11:05pm
Heading into the second presidential debate Tuesday night, the polls happening in key swing states will be the ones to watch.

East High knee to opponent's head caught on video

10/15/2012 11:07pm
Shocking video of high school sportsmanship at its worst has recently come to light, showing an East High player taking a knee to a Woods Cross player's face.

Drugs found in wreckage of deadly Southern Utah crash

10/15/2012 11:59pm
Drugs were found in the wreckage of a single-vehicle accident on I-15 that left one man dead Monday.