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Health specialists encourage 30 mins moderate exercise a day

01/04/2013 6:54am
Many people make new year's resolutions and a majority of those include being healthier. There is news about a simple, free treatment to help people reach that goal and it's guaranteed to work wonders.

Utah schools test link between exercise, test scores

01/04/2013 8:05am
Yet another study connects exercise and test scores. It's something two schools in the Davis School District are studying right now.

Helping kids recover from the 'back-to-school blues'

01/04/2013 10:03am
Some children have already gone back to school, while others will be going back on Monday. The adjustment back can be a difficult adjustment for some children. But, counselors say there are ways parents can help their kids get over the January blues.

Man firing at police in standoff faces felony charges

01/04/2013 1:45pm
A man accused of locking himself in a West Valley home and firing rounds from a assault rifle out the window last month now faces a handful of felony charges.

Firefighters battle flames, cold temps in Genola

01/04/2013 3:14pm
Fire crews fought both a massive house fire and the extreme cold south of Utah Lake Friday morning.

UHP trooper sexually abused child for 8 years, police say

01/04/2013 3:16pm
A Utah Highway Patrol trooper has been charged with multiple counts of sexual abuse of child over an eight-year period.

Police say woman made up story of stabbing, robbery

01/04/2013 4:20pm
A woman who said she was stabbed during a robbery attempt made up the story, police said Friday.

3 sentenced for $4.5M construction loan scheme

01/04/2013 5:06pm
Three men were found guilty in connection with a 2007 construction fraud scheme that stole nearly $4.5 million from a father and son partnership.

City council votes to support Dixie in school's name

01/04/2013 6:00pm
With only weeks left before Dixie State College is expected to receive a new name and university status, elected officials in Washington County entered the fray Thursday with a strong vote in favor of keeping the "Dixie" in Utah's southwest region.

12-year-old wakes up in backseat of van during carjacking

01/04/2013 6:03pm
A 7th grader found himself in the middle of a carjacking in South Salt Lake City when an intoxicated man stole his mother's van while he was sleeping inside.

Tip leads police to 43 lbs of marijuana, $68k

01/04/2013 6:09pm
A tip from the community resulted in Unified police detectives making a large marijuana bust Friday.

Kearns woman ordered to life sentence in death of disabled adult

01/04/2013 6:10pm
Noting that even a 5-year-old knew what was going on in the house, a judge on Friday sentenced Sherrie Beckering to the maximum term of five years to life in prison for the death of a disabled woman living in her home.

Ogden Police Dept. building named after slain officer

01/04/2013 6:14pm
The home of the Ogden Police Department has been re-named in honor of officer Jared Francom, one year after he was killed in a shootout.

Man charged in double murder in Sandy garage shootout

01/04/2013 6:35pm
A man allegedly involved in a gunfight in a Sandy garage has been charged with two counts of murder.

Baby born to woman previously pinned under truck while pregnant

01/04/2013 7:01pm
Rylee Adam Smith is less than a week old, but he's already got one heckuva story to tell.

Police: Man arrested after beating wife repeatedly in front of kids

01/04/2013 7:03pm
A man who police say held his wife hostage for a week and repeatedly beat her, sometimes in front of their children, has been arrested and charged.

'Zero Fatalities' campaign shows decreased deaths on Hwy 6 in 2012

01/04/2013 7:15pm
Highway 6, from Spanish Fork to Green River, is often labeled "The Deadliest Road in Utah." However, that is no longer the case because of the Zero Fatalities campaign.

Campaign for Bieber to visit girl with cancer while in SLC

01/04/2013 8:43pm
Like many young girls, Millie Flamm loves Justin Bieber. Unlike most, Millie is battling leukemia.

Recess supervisor charged after allegedly slapping student

01/04/2013 9:15pm
A 46-year-old recess supervisor with the Granite School District was charged with a misdemeanor count of child abuse Friday after allegedly slapping a student in November.

Scenic Utah photos by local photographer to be featured in U.S. embassy

01/04/2013 10:18pm
His spectacular images of the nighttime sky framed by Utah scenery are breathtaking, and soon, photos by Bret Webster of Bountiful will be featured in the U.S. embassy in Tunisia.

Dog snatched by coyote during hike, woman says

01/04/2013 10:18pm
It was a terrifying morning for a hiker in Salt Lake, when she said her dog was snatched right in front of her by a coyote as they were hiking a popular trail.

Lawsuit coming against UHP trooper over misconduct allegations

01/04/2013 10:30pm
Corporal Lisa Steed, the first woman named as Utah Highway Patrol trooper of the year in 2007, has been fired amid allegations of misconduct.

Man says police violated his privacy after his wife's death

01/04/2013 10:32pm
A man says Vernal police disrupted an intimate moment of mourning with his deceased wife of 58 years when they searched his house for her prescription medication without a warrant within minutes of her death.