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Why people with mental illness often struggle to find help

12/06/2012 5:15am
Mental health professionals observe only a very small fraction of the mentally ill ever commit crimes, but some of the problem cases highlight the larger issues facing people and families who struggle to get help.

Man accused of sexually abusing kids at local skate parks

12/06/2012 7:16am
A Taylorsville man faces criminal charges after police say he coerced teenage boys he met at skate parks to expose themselves to him by offering them gifts or threatening to report their families' citizenship status.

Behind the scenes at

12/06/2012 7:27am
A giant warehouse in Salt Lake is operating 24 hours a day to make sure Christmas gets delivered on time.

Warmer-than-normal December, but nobody's complaining

12/06/2012 7:43am
If it seems a little warm this first week of December, that's because it is. But that warm weather is also making for a fun and interesting start to the holiday season.

Man sentenced to prison after allegedly pushing girlfriend from truck

12/06/2012 8:06am
Whether AshLee Bambrough was pushed, jumped or fell from a vehicle that was traveling 65 mph is still disputed in court.

Barking Shih Tzu wakes owner to fire; hailed as hero

12/06/2012 1:26pm
A small dog's yaps in the middle of the night helped save a neighbor's home from burning down.

Though vocabulary scores improve, performance gap for minorities persists

12/06/2012 3:06pm
Utah's fourth- and eighth-grade students scored ahead of their national peers in the vocabulary portion of the 2009 and 2011 National Assessment of Educational Progress reading tests, the Utah State Office of Education announced Thursday.

Young men make up majority of spice-related ER visits

12/06/2012 3:31pm
A new nationwide report found that the majority of emergency room visits related to the synthetic drug known as spice are made by males younger than 30.

Latest round of copper wire thefts leaves neighborhood in the dark

12/06/2012 6:03pm
Bountiful police and Bountiful City Power are trying to figure out who has been stealing large amounts of copper wire used to bring power to light poles on the city's east bench.

Wednesday's Child: Wells

12/06/2012 6:06pm
You can't be around Wells and not feel good, and he's hoping to be a permanent part of someone's family soon.

Danny Berger updated to fair condition; family sends out picture

12/06/2012 6:54pm
Utah State University basketball player Danny Berger's condition was updated to "fair" Thursday evening, according to hospital officials. Berger's family also released a picture showing Berger awake and alert, giving a thumbs-up.

Program has students getting fit while 'crossing the globe'

12/06/2012 7:01pm
One in every four Utah students in grades K-8 either is overweight or at-risk of becoming so, according to the Utah Department of Health. At one Centerville elementary school, they're battling the problem with a big goal: to walk around the world.

Police: 3 arrested, charged in child sex abuse case

12/06/2012 7:47pm
A Carbon County couple faces multiple charges of child sex abuse and police have arrested a third person in connection with the case.

3 injured in semitruck rollover

12/06/2012 7:54pm
Three Alabama residents were hospitalized Thursday after a semitrailer hauling apples rolled off of U.S. 6 in Spanish Fork Canyon.

New Adobe building encourages interactivity, ingenuity

12/06/2012 8:09pm
Adobe's new glass and concrete geometric building stands out against the Point of the Mountain. The company moved in a month ago and welcomed the press in Thursday.

Firefighter makes unlikely traffic stop

12/06/2012 9:15pm
A driver was pulled over by an unlikely vehicle: a full-size fire engine.

New public safety building to introduce one-of-a-kind technology

12/06/2012 9:45pm
The city's new $125 million Public Safety Building will be completed in a few months, and Salt Lake residents soon will have a one-of-a-kind public building to brag about.

Students involved in experiment to track flu germs, minimize illness

12/06/2012 10:15pm
Last week, students at Clayton Middle School helped epidemiologists follow the trail of the flu and other respiratory diseases, simply by being themselves.

Parents grill school board over knowledge of former principal's misconduct

12/06/2012 10:29pm
Thursday night, parents from Soldier Hollow Charter School grilled school officials and members of the Wasatch County Sheriff's Department, wondering what they knew about any sexual misconduct by their principal and when they knew it.

Files show images of Susan Powell on anniversary of her disappearance

12/06/2012 10:31pm
Thousands of images seized from the home of Susan¬†Powell's father-in-law show the missing Utah mother as she walks in public and sits in her car — apparently unaware that someone is taking her picture.

Bicyclist killed in Salt Lake City hit-and-run

12/06/2012 10:33pm
A bicyclist was killed in a hit-and-run accident Thursday, leaving police searching for answers about the driver who may have hit the man.

Driver pinned under SUV, transported in critical condition

12/06/2012 10:34pm
A driver was critically injured Thursday after being thrown from a vehicle, and then pinned underneath it.

LDS Church launches website, resource on homosexuality

12/06/2012 11:59pm
A website meant to address same-gender attraction was launched Thursday by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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