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Fatigue likely a factor in double-fatal crash, UHP says

02/18/2013 7:20am
Investigators believe fatigue was the main factor in a crash that killed two people on I-80 in Tooele Monday morning.

Tales from the ER: The incredible adaptability of the human body

02/18/2013 10:15am
Sometimes in the ER, things happen without much warning. ER nurses are trained to know how to react in every possible situation at any given time, because we never know who will be talking to us one minute — and try to die on us the next.

Leading the charge on a new frontier of battery innovation

02/18/2013 11:33am
Batteries have become an essential part of everyday life, but they have their positives and negatives. Researchers at the Utah Science Technology and Research initiative are seeking to minimize the negatives and innovate the positives by leading the charge on a new frontier of batteries.

U. research could lead to speed-of-light computing

02/18/2013 11:46am
Computer engineering is already hard enough — few of us out there know how that laptop we carry around all day actually works. Add Dirac fermions moving around a two dimensional electron gas in a spin-momentum locked state and boy, you've got a bit of a computational pickle on your hands.

Mystery of found wedding, baby photos solved

02/18/2013 2:49pm
When Scott Campbell first unzipped the main compartment of the worn red camera bag he won at a police auction, he knew he held in his hands more than he had bargained for.

Photos show solar halo above Northern Utah

02/18/2013 4:36pm
A large part of Utah was covered in an even layer of clouds Monday, leading to a noticeable solar halo in cities throughout the Wasatch Front.

Man returns to Utah to face charges of child rape

02/18/2013 6:25pm
A 20-year-old Kaysville man was sent home from an LDS mission to face accusations of child rape.

Weber Canyon wind may soon be profitable for nearby residents

02/18/2013 6:38pm
The City of South Weber is considering an ordinance that would allow homeowners to put wind turbines on their property. One man who has already gained permission said he's certain his investment will pay off.

Bill: Officers not liable in high-speed chases, deaths

02/18/2013 6:56pm
A Utah lawmaker is looking to remove liability from the officers involved in high-speed chases, regardless of what happens to the driver being chased. But a Utah mother who lost her teenage son wants to make sure this doesn't happen.

Folic acid before pregnancy could help prevent autism, study says

02/18/2013 7:07pm
An important new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association has found that women who expand the use of folic acid may reduce the risk of autism for their babies.

Same gun legal and illegal under proposed ban

02/18/2013 7:54pm
Gun rights activists are taking aim at the proposed assault weapons ban in Washington, now pointing out a number of inconsistencies in the measure.

Destined for deportation, family begs ICE to let them stay in Utah

02/18/2013 8:44pm
A Utah family held a press conference Monday, pleading for U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement not to deport them to their homeland of El Salvador. The mother of the family said if they're forced to return, their lives would be in danger.

Latest batch of snowstorms looming

02/18/2013 9:02pm
Turns out the warming temperatures and clear skies over Presidents Day weekend weren't marks of spring, but precursors to another winter storm.

Read a book, get a Slurpee: Provo 7-Eleven offers tasty incentive to kids

02/18/2013 9:38pm
A 7-Eleven in Provo is helping champion literacy in Utah County, one Slurpee at a time.

House fire rattles West Jordan neighborhood

02/18/2013 9:49pm
A West Jordan neighborhood was shaken up after a police officer's home caught fire Monday afternoon. Some reported hearing explosions coming from the house.

50-year-old Layton man dies in carport collapse

02/18/2013 10:45pm
A Layton man is dead after apparently being caught in a carport collapse Monday morning. Now John Eaves' family is trying to cope with his unexpected death.

Parleys Canyon graffiti has police asking for public's help

02/18/2013 10:46pm
Salt Lake County needs help to clean up a graffiti problem at the mouth of Parleys Canyon. Just as soon as workers clean it up, the vandals tag it again; and that means more work and more money to keep cleaning the same place regularly.

13-year-olds arrested after Twitter message about drugs

02/18/2013 10:57pm
Police arrested two 13-year-old girls on drug charges after being tipped off by a parent who saw a suspicious Twitter message.

Jazz assistant coach arrested in NC

02/18/2013 11:27pm
Utah Jazz assistant coach Sidney Lowe was arrested Monday on charges of failing to file state tax returns for three years.

Utah County family sticks together to fight the odds

02/18/2013 11:29pm
More than one in a million — those are the chances of being born with a rare and terminal genetic disease called leukodystrophy. Yet three of Aaron and Emily Campbell's five children have been diagnosed with the disease.

Utah man wanted in alleged assault, death arrested in California

02/18/2013 11:40pm
California police arrested Mario Alfonso Lucero Monday morning after discovering he was wanted for questioning in connection with a deadly assault on a St. George resident