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Inmates charged in phone fraud scam

02/23/2013 8:33am
As the saying goes, "Idle hands are the devil's workshop." Case in point: A group of Davis County Jail inmates face felony charges in connection with an elaborate scheme to steal the names, Social Security numbers and other personal identification information of various unwitting victims.

Community invited to join annual Davis School District Read-A-Thon

02/23/2013 8:49am
Davis School District's second annual Read-A-Thon will involve the entire Davis County community.

Senate passes bill requiring school seminars on bullying

02/23/2013 10:10am
Utah school districts soon may be hosting annual parent seminars on substance abuse, bullying, mental health and Internet safety.

Rock climbing cliffs closed in Zion National Park for peregrine falcons

02/23/2013 11:37am
Climbing routes on cliffs used by nesting peregrine falcons in Zion National Park will be temporarily closed beginning March 1 in order to protect the nesting success of this bird which is in recovery from "endangered species" status.

'We do not tolerate this kind of behavior,' says U. coach of player's assault charge

02/23/2013 12:54pm
A University of Utah football player has been dismissed from the team after police say he attacked his wife and threatened to kill her in front of their 2-year-old child.

Man who allegedly robbed same bank twice indicted

02/23/2013 2:20pm
A federal grand jury indicted Mark Allen Call Wednesday after he allegedly robbed the same Zions Bank on consecutive days earlier this month.

Utah businesses display high-tech designs

02/23/2013 2:56pm
Offerings from high-tech Utah businesses were on display at the Capitol during the 2013 Innovation Fair on Thursday.

Foster parent fails to receive screenings; accused in brutal abuse

02/23/2013 3:16pm
Two West Valley women were arrested for brutally abusing one of the women's 14-year-old son. According to West Valley Police, one of the women accused, previously fostered 18 children and hadn't received background screenings for over two years.

Bus driver charged for death of 'Mr. Downtown'

02/23/2013 4:21pm
Charges have been filed against a Utah Transit Authority bus driver who hit and killed a prominent Salt Lake City businessman last year.

Broken water hydrant causes flooding on 2100 S

02/23/2013 6:43pm
A broken water hydrant caused heavy flooding on 2100 South Saturday afternoon.

DWS counters 'serious errors' found by state auditor

02/23/2013 6:54pm
The Department of Workforce Services issued a statement Friday in response to five years' worth of audits of the department released by the Utah State Auditor.

16th UHP trooper hit in 2013

02/23/2013 7:01pm
Another Utah Highway Patrol trooper was hit on the freeway Saturday.

Neighbors rally in opposition of West Davis Corridor location proposals

02/23/2013 7:15pm
Engineers have narrowed the placement options of the West Davis Corridor to two locations, leaving two neighborhoods stuck in the middle of the Utah Department of Transportation's decision.

Soccer coach facing charges for child sex abuse

02/23/2013 7:32pm
A 41-year-old Bountiful man has been charged with 14 first-degree felonies for alleged sexual encounters with a 13-year-old girl he coached in soccer.

Helper mayor resigns following third alleged DUI arrest

02/23/2013 7:32pm
Mayor Dean Armstrong made the decision to resign as mayor at a Helper City Council meeting Saturday morning following his third DUI arrest.

Credit card debt increases among older Americans

02/23/2013 8:26pm
With automatic sequestration cuts just around the corner, many have the federal budget on the forefront of their minds. But a recent survey by Demos, together with AARP, suggests that individual households might benefit from having their own sequestration.

The building of a parade of homes house

02/23/2013 10:22pm
Like an auto show, a parade of homes event is a way to get a look at what's new and ask a lot of questions about it. From the latest in stone and rock work, electronics, lighting and water features, anything is possible these days.

NRA vice president urges gun owners to stand up for rights

02/23/2013 10:26pm
The National Rifle Association vice president spoke to more than a thousand people Saturday night, urging them to contact their representatives to protect their Second Amendment rights.