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Educators trying to boost interest in STEM fields

03/01/2013 6:30am
You hear it a lot — the hot, high-paying jobs are all in science, technology, math and engineering. Utah educators are working to help boys and girls be more interested in those fields.

Ask a Cop: Tips for that dreaded traffic stop

03/01/2013 8:16am
Have you ever wanted to ask a cop a question but have been too afraid or had warrants? Well now is your chance. Ask away and I will attempt to answer. Today I talk about traffic stops: how you should act and what to expect.

Gas leak fixed, U of U dorm residents return

03/01/2013 8:36am
University of Utah dorm residents returned home after being displaced overnight when a gas line broke.

Hogle Zoo sees first successful gibbon birth in zoo history

03/01/2013 8:56am
The first gibbon successfully born at the Hogle Zoo has been reunited with his family.

Wyo. man charged in 1980s child abuse case

03/01/2013 10:37am
A Wyoming man has been arrested in a child abuse case from nearly three decades ago.

2 arrested in 6-month Provo crime spree

03/01/2013 10:59am
Police have arrested two men in connection with a string of residential burglaries in south-west Provo.

Man convicted of 2007 revenge murder

03/01/2013 12:21pm
A man accused of shooting and killing another man for testifying against his friend in 2007 was found guilty of murder Thursday.

Bill would allow concealed weapons to be carried without permit

03/01/2013 3:00pm
The so-called 'constitutional carry' gun bill that allows weapons to be concealed without a permit passed the House Friday after being changed so a round can no longer be in the chamber.

Man charged with 3 counts of aggravated murder in Midvale homicide

03/01/2013 3:35pm
A man arrested in connection with a triple homicide in Midvale was charged Friday with three counts of aggravated murder.

300 East, public safety building closed for 2 months due to improvements

03/01/2013 5:59pm
In conjunction with the construction of the city's new Public Safety Building, 300 East will be temporarily closed between 400 and 500 South beginning Friday until May 29.

Man runs car into building after mistakenly pressing gas pedal

03/01/2013 6:03pm
A man ran his car into a convenience store at a Draper gas station Friday morning.

'I'd call it chaotic,' says mother of year-old quadruplets

03/01/2013 6:09pm
Miracle quadruplets were born to a Davis County family a year ago, and the family said the babies are still healthy and that their personalities are beginning to show.

Under bill, teachers who conceal carry required to tell principal, inquiring parents

03/01/2013 6:12pm
A Utah lawmaker is pushing legislation that would give parents the ability to find out if their kids' teachers are packing heat.

Sandy police to reward good drivers with movie tickets during March

03/01/2013 6:46pm
Usually when a police officer pulls over a driver, it's bad news. That's not necessarily the case for motorists who get ticketed in Sandy during March. The Sandy Police Department is handing out movie tickets to motorists who drive safely.

Hospital security guard gives away toy cars to young patients

03/01/2013 7:27pm
Going to the emergency room can be a scary thing for a child, but one hospital security guard is making things a little easier for the young patients.

Police report details alleged sexual abuse of minor by Utah swim coach

03/01/2013 9:35pm
A police report released Friday by the Arizona State University Police Department details allegations of sexual abuse of a minor against Greg Winslow, current head swim coach at the University of Utah.

Spending cuts loom; impact includes Hill Air Force Base, legal system

03/01/2013 10:07pm
Automatic government spending cuts were set to kick in Friday, but, "It's not going to be 'the sky is falling,'" said Gov. Herbert.

Radon bill will not make it through the legislature

03/01/2013 10:16pm
A bill sparked by a KSL investigation into Utah's non-existent radon gas laws will not make it through the legislature.

Scientist uses 3-D animation to study cells, viruses

03/01/2013 10:18pm
While scientists continue refining basic cellular theories that later may help others develop drugs to interrupt the AIDS virus pathway, they're about to enter a new world of visualizing exactly what their experiments reveal.

Officer justified in shooting woman allegedly tied to robberies, D.A. says

03/01/2013 10:24pm
The actions of a South Salt Lake police officer who shot and killed a woman believed to be the "principal perpetrator" in a number of armed robberies were legally justified, an investigation concluded.

Police: Snowmobiler buried, killed in avalanche

03/01/2013 10:32pm
The Sevier County Sheriff's Office has confirmed a man was killed in an avalanche about 10 miles southwest of Ferron.

Scammers using scare tactics to steal from utilities customers

03/01/2013 10:36pm
Scammers are trying to get money from Rocky Mountain Power and Questar customers by posing as customer service agents for those companies.