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Resolution would put a stop to 'boxcar' bills

01/10/2013 7:13am
When legislators open an empty bill file at the beginning of the session and introduce it later -- potentially at the last minute -- the bill is called a boxcar bill. The resolution to end the practice suggests it's not transparent, or in the public interest.

City councilman selected as Taylorsville mayor

01/10/2013 8:47am
The Taylorsville City Council has named three-term Councilman Jerry Rechtenbach as its pick to take over for the city's outgoing mayor.

SLC store apologizes to Megadeth's Mustaine after Facebook complaint

01/10/2013 9:51am
Heavy Metal rocker Dave Mustaine has a bone to pick with a Salt Lake City Mens Warehouse store.

Salt Lake City employees ranked 10th happiest nationally

01/10/2013 10:33am
Workers ranked Utah's capital city as one of the best places to work in America.

Former police union head on leave during theft investigation

01/10/2013 11:56am
The former head of the Salt Lake Police Association has been on administrative leave since August as police investigate a possible theft of union money, Salt Lake Police Chief Chris Burbank confirmed Wednesday.

Making health goals … with your boss?

01/10/2013 11:58am
According to Corporate Wellness Magazine, every $1 invested in employee wellness programs yields roughly $4 in savings through reduced sick days, higher productivity and decreased overall health costs. This adds up to big savings and can make a significant difference to employers who have seen health insurance premiums increase by 113 percent in the last decade.

Police warn of potential burglars looking for empty homes

01/10/2013 1:31pm
The Davis County Sheriff's Office is warning residents to be aware and on the lookout for potential burglars following an incident in South Weber.

Man, 62, killed by pipe in construction accident

01/10/2013 3:09pm
A Vernal man working on the construction of a natural gas pipeline died Wednesday after he was crushed by a section of pipe.

No more online mug shots, SL County sheriff says

01/10/2013 4:11pm
Using words such as "bullies," "extortionists" and "trash," Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder on Thursday blasted tabloid magazines and websites that post mug shots from his jail and then demand money for the pictures to be removed.

'He forced chocolates in my mouth,' woman says of kidnapper

01/10/2013 4:52pm
A Vernal man held an ex-girlfriend and her three children against their will inside the woman's apartment for two days, according to charges filed by Uintah County prosecutors.

Skiers need to stretch, exercise before hitting the slopes

01/10/2013 7:05pm
Ski outings don't always end in euphoria. Injuries can happen and are often the result of not being in shape or properly prepared. Some tips for conditioning are being offered by specialists for the health initiative of the week.

Man accused of holding woman hostage was involved in similar crime

01/10/2013 7:18pm
A man once convicted of holding a woman hostage inside his residence has been arrested in connection with a similar crime.

Bucking the trend: Utah traffic fatalities go down in 2012

01/10/2013 7:48pm
The 215 traffic fatalities on Utah roads in 2012 marked the state's lowest total since 1959, transportation officials announced Thursday.

Man found dead in home a victim of homicide, autopsy shows

01/10/2013 8:15pm
An autopsy performed on a man found dead inside a mobile home earlier this week showed he was a victim of homicide, Uintah County Undersheriff John Laursen said Thursday.

Mental incompetence overruled for man charged with 2008 murder

01/10/2013 9:00pm
A nearly five-year-old murder case moved closer to trial after the man charged with killing a Bountiful woman was deemed competent to stand trial.

Kindergarteners commit to graduation by discovering fun in learning

01/10/2013 10:27pm
Kindergarteners from elementary schools across the Granite School district gathered Thursday to commit to graduating from high school. The program is part of an effort to keep kids excited about learning.

Winter storm hits Northern Utah in time for commute

01/10/2013 10:31pm
A big winter storm moved across the across the Wasatch Front Thursday evening, making it a white-knuckle drive for many people just trying to get home.

Robbery suspect arrested, may be tied to multiple crimes

01/10/2013 10:40pm
The second of two women wanted in connection with a shootout with a police officer and a string of armed robberies was arrested Wednesday night.

Utah National Guard force train for domestic emergency response

01/10/2013 10:41pm
Thursday, about 100 members of the Utah National Guard trained for major natural disaster response.

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Updated: Monday March 25, 2019 10:36 pm