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Convict takes appeal over speedy trial to high court

03/05/2013 7:30am
A man convicted in the rape of a University of Utah student more than 15 years ago will ask the Utah Supreme Court to throw out his conviction because he feels he was not given a speedy trial.

Is it Utahn or Utahan?

03/05/2013 9:23am
There seem to be myriad demonyms for those who call the Beehive State home, but can there be more than one right answer?

America looks for love at Walmart

03/05/2013 10:05am
Those stopping by Walmart to pick up a gallon of milk might be in for something more — maybe even love at first sight.

Cyber security firm to bring 250 jobs to Utah

03/05/2013 12:05pm
FireEye, a cyber security threat protection firm headquartered in California, is expanding into Utah and is expected to bring approximately 250 new jobs.

Class size cap discussed in legislature, but not certain

03/05/2013 1:21pm
A bill aimed at cutting down on overcrowded classrooms for kindergarten through third grade is moving forward, but Utahns should not expect a cap on class sizes just yet.

1 dead, 1 injured in St. George auto-pedestrian accident

03/05/2013 1:23pm
A man is dead and a woman is injured after being hit by a car Monday while walking down a sidewalk in St. George.

Matheson targeted as 'vulnerable incumbent' in 2014

03/05/2013 2:16pm
Rep. Jim Matheson has been targeted as a "vulnerable incumbent" in 2014. However, Matheson said he's more concerned with his voting record than an upcoming election.

Stabbed man pulls fire alarm at assisted living home; questions remain

03/05/2013 2:41pm
Police are looking for answers after a 24-year-old man with multiple stab wounds showed up Tuesday morning at an assisted living home, pulling the fire alarm to get residents' attention.

Newly-discovered Utah dinosaur was eaten by ancient Crocodiles

03/05/2013 4:10pm
A new species of dinosaur has been discovered from fossils found inside the Grand Staircase Escalante-National Monument, along with evidence that it was once eaten by crocodiles.

Man allegedly held woman hostage for 3 days, threatened to kill

03/05/2013 5:05pm
Police say a man who had been ordered to stay away from his ex-girlfriend held her hostage for three days, repeatedly beat her and threatened to kill her and her grandson.

Man who killed retired BYU professor: 'It's a horrible tragedy'

03/05/2013 6:24pm
The man found guilty of killing a retired Brigham Young University professor in 2009 has been sentenced to life in prison with no parole, and the professor's family says they are trying to forgive.

Safest cities: Orem ranks high, Salt Lake ranks low

03/05/2013 7:01pm
Four Utah cities have been ranked among the 100 safest in the U.S., according to publishing company CQ Press.

New FHA regulations could have significant impact on homebuyers

03/05/2013 7:07pm
The Federal Housing Administration is changing their current home loan program, which will have a significant impact on future homebuyers and those looking to refinance their current home.

Bill to use taxpayer money to fund convention center hotel

03/05/2013 7:49pm
Taxpayer money could be used to fund a privately-owned convention center hotel in Salt Lake City, something that forecasters say could produce a "significant" payoff.

South Ogden man hospitalized after claiming he was shot by home intruder

03/05/2013 8:06pm
South Ogden police received a call about 9:45 p.m. Monday from a man who claimed someone had kicked in the door of his apartment and shot him.

Judge tosses motion to dismiss MacNeill murder case

03/05/2013 8:54pm
A judge on Tuesday threw out a motion to dismiss the murder case against a Pleasant Grove doctor accused of killing his wife.

Eagle Mountain residents: State audit can't come soon enough

03/05/2013 9:35pm
Frustrations are running high in a Utah County community, where residents are turning up the heat on the state auditor to get to the bottom of their high utility bills.

Budget cuts in Tooele County mean layoffs for 23 more employees

03/05/2013 10:11pm
They call it "restructuring," but what it really means is another round of layoffs in Tooele County. Twenty-three people who work with the county's parks and recreation and maintenance departments were laid off Tuesday.

New cellphone Amber Alert system coming to Utah

03/05/2013 10:38pm
When a child goes missing in Utah, you'll get the news loud and clear.

Dentists say squeezable fruit pouches can be harmful to teeth

03/05/2013 11:05pm
Squeezable snacks have become a popular and convenient way for busy parents to feed their children. But experts say they might be rotting your kids' teeth.