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Gary Andersen to become new Wisconsin head coach

12/19/2012 12:21am
Utah State head coach Gary Andersen has taken the head coaching job at Wisconsin, according to a source close to the program.

Would more teachers with guns make schools safer?

12/19/2012 6:00am
More guns in the hands of teachers and administrators could effectively make schools safer and better prepared for active shooters, a Utah gun instructor said.

Accident snarls traffic on NB I-15 in Layton

12/19/2012 8:00am
All northbound lanes of I-15 are closed near Layton due to an accident.

Program lets students design city of the future

12/19/2012 8:09am
Imagine if junior high students were able to create their own cities. The Granite School District will implement a program that will let students do just that, in a way.

Man sentenced to 17 years in prison for child porn

12/19/2012 8:23am
A Springville man convicted of possessing and producing child pornography was sentenced to 17 years in federal prison Tuesday.

Late holiday shoppers looking for deals

12/19/2012 8:54am
A new poll shows 58 percent of Americans waited until two weeks before Christmas to do most of their shopping. Retailers know it, and hope for a big boost in sales between now and Christmas.

Opinion: It's not about the guns; or is it?

12/19/2012 9:33am
Before we jump to conclusions, pass laws with long-reaching consequences, let's take time to take a closer look at those who are behind the guns. They are, in many respects, those who need our help the most.

Felony charges for chiropractor accused of exploiting disabled woman

12/19/2012 9:48am
A Highland chiropractor who practices in Murray is facing felony charges accusing him of exploiting a disabled woman into signing a $6,000 care contract.

'They're true heroes': father says after neighbors save son from fire

12/19/2012 10:02am
The father of a disabled man who was pulled from his burning home said this Christmas will be unlike any other, thanks to the quick thinking of neighbors and teenage son.

Employee steals $24,000 in merchandise from Kohl's, police say

12/19/2012 10:27am
A West Valley City woman is charged with stealing nearly $24,000 worth of merchandise from her retail employer, including thefts dating back to last Christmas.

Suspect shot by police, leads officers on 100 mph chase

12/19/2012 3:39pm
Ogden police shot a man after he rammed an officer's car. He then led police on a chase at speeds of more than 100 miles per hour.

Wednesday's Child: Zachary and Makayla

12/19/2012 3:55pm
Zachary and Makayla aren't your typical siblings. They love spending time together, they rarely fight or tease one another. They are polite and kind.

Utah politicos weigh in on gun violence solutions

12/19/2012 5:27pm
While giving an address about gun violence, President Barack Obama said he wants to see fast action on changes to the nation's gun policy.

Snowboarder escapes safely in human-triggered avalanche

12/19/2012 5:39pm
After triggering an avalanche, a snowboarder narrowly escaped the dangerous slabs of snow.

Utahns raise funds, make blankets to show support for shooting victims

12/19/2012 5:47pm
Since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, people around the country have stories about how they're finding ways to help the victims and their families.

Wednesday's Child: Andrew

12/19/2012 6:44pm
Not many young men would rather spend their time in the kitchen than playing video games, but this week's Wednesday's Child is an aspiring chef, and he's sure to capture your heart.

Fatal crashes in Tooele County highest they've been in years

12/19/2012 7:16pm
Fatal crashes in Tooele County are higher than they've been in years. Utah State troopers say it's a combination of three things: speed, seatbelts and driving impaired.

Cougar put down after roaming Ephraim streets

12/19/2012 7:24pm
There were a few tense moments Tuesday when Sanpete County residents came face to face with a mountain lion.

Believers stockpile, detractors smirk over Mayan Apocalyse

12/19/2012 8:01pm
Despite the fact that scientists and political leaders continue to explain the world will not in fact end come Dec. 21, people around the world continue to prepare for the worst, sometimes sparking hysteria and even mass detentions. Though for some, the preparations involve more partying than stockpiling.

Huge spike in Utah gun sales since Conn. shooting

12/19/2012 8:50pm
Utah gun stores have seen a huge spike in business in the past week since last week's shooting in Connecticut.

Ogden community shows support for Parker family

12/19/2012 9:13pm
As people around Ogden prepare to mourn the loss of six year-old Emilie Parker, a massive display of support for her family is taking shape. This year both started and ended with major tragedies that have pulled the community together.

Woman dead after being stranded overnight in snowstorm

12/19/2012 9:45pm
A woman is dead after getting caught in a snowstorm overnight on a dirt road north on Gunlock Reservoir.

Snowmobiler rescued after falling through ice

12/19/2012 10:36pm
A 75-year-old man was rescued Wednesday from Payson Lakes after the snowmobile he was driving broke through the frozen surface, leaving him standing on top of the submerged machine in the icy water.

Child poverty over 30% in some Utah counties, though state rate is low

12/19/2012 11:59pm
Utah's poverty rate now sits at 13.5 percent, but the 2011 rate for children is much higher, at 16.3 percent, up from 2010.