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DWR renews crackdown on winter deer poachers

01/07/2013 9:59am
Officials from the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources will be stepping up their efforts against deer poachers.

Your hands were made for punching

01/07/2013 11:45am
The human hand is perhaps the perfect symbol of humanity itself. They are the ultimate multi-tasker, capable of finesse and construction, virtuosity as well as mundane tasks. But they can also dole out a lot of damage, unlike many other primate hands.

Investigators identify body found in Draper

01/07/2013 12:13pm
Police have identified the woman found dead in a construction site in Draper as the woman who went missing Sunday afternoon in a nearby neighborhood.

Pictures uploaded from stolen iPad lead to arrest

01/07/2013 2:53pm
Andy Jeon couldn't believe it when his car was broken into before Christmas and his wife's purse was stolen, along with her iPad that was inside.

2 men died in murder-suicide, police say

01/07/2013 3:45pm
Salt Lake police say two men found dead in their home on Friday both died of gunshots believed to be the result of a murder-suicide.

Rash of robberies could be connected, police say

01/07/2013 4:29pm
A Sugar House restaurant was robbed at gunpoint Sunday, becoming the the sixth business in the area to be robbed in the past few weeks.

Trust test turned into 'faith in humanity fund' by USU students

01/07/2013 5:54pm
The holiday spirit was alive and well this winter in Cache Valley, where a professor's trust test turned into a "faith in humanity fund."

The Road Home makes temporary homeless shelter permanent

01/07/2013 6:12pm
Increasing homelessness in the Salt Lake Valley brought an announcement from The Road Home Monday: The Emergency Winter Shelter will now be a permanent facility for the organization.

Wish granted for young 'Jedi'

01/07/2013 6:59pm
You've seen the movies, you know the characters. Monday, "The Force" made its way to a Utah elementary school to introduce a new Jedi knight.

Even less of 'A Little Less Conversation' to appear in Herriman High production

01/07/2013 8:02pm
When Herriman High School students and community members watch the school's production of "All Shook Up" next month, they may not be completely "satisfied."

Ogden Canyon to remain closed overnight due to car accident

01/07/2013 8:16pm
Access to Ogden Canyon was closed Monday as crews worked to repair a power pole knocked down in a single-vehicle accident on state Route 39.

Weber student makes 'Biggest Loser' debut

01/07/2013 8:53pm
A Weber State University student is one of the contestants on the 14th season of NBC's "The Biggest Loser."

Sale of EnergySolutions has environmentalists concerned

01/07/2013 8:54pm
EnergySolutions announced Monday it will be acquired by private equity firm Energy Capital Partners in a deal worth $1.1 billion. The deal has some environmental groups worried about future expansion.

Governor, others sworn in at Capitol ceremony

01/07/2013 9:02pm
Gov. Gary Herbert praised the resilience of Utahns, from the pioneers who settled the state to a couple who lost their home in last summer's wildfires, after he was sworn in for his first full term as governor Monday.

Body found in Uintah County trailer park

01/07/2013 10:05pm
Sheriff's deputies are investigating a suspicious death at a trailer park near Gusher.

Hiker encounters pack of coyotes in North Salt Lake

01/07/2013 10:19pm
A Davis County woman got a big surprise recently — and a big scare — when she encountered a pack of coyotes while walking her dogs on a popular hiking trail.

Study sends Utah's mule deer up in the air

01/07/2013 10:27pm
Here in Utah, it's not uncommon to see a deer in your headlights. But what about a deer in a helicopter?

Spring City councilman wants every household armed

01/07/2013 10:41pm
A small Utah town has a population of less than a thousand people, but the City Council is proposing that each one of its citizens own and carry handguns.

Video of Utah dad's parenting parody goes viral

01/07/2013 11:05pm
A Utah dad is getting attention after posting a parody video online that shows off his daddying skills.