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Man threatened officer with sawed-off shotgun, police say

03/27/2013 6:34am
A man accused of aiming a sawed-off shotgun at police two days after being released from jail was charged Tuesday with attempted murder.

Utah man arrested in Calif. stabbing

03/27/2013 7:01am
A Utah man has been arrested in the stabbing of a man on a Northern California overpass.

Mom leaves infant alone in car with note to passers-by

03/27/2013 7:31am
A mom in New Zealand locked her newborn baby in her car while she did her grocery shopping — but she left a note to passers-by with her phone number, just in case.

Accused sex offender makes bail; victim 'devastated'

03/27/2013 7:57am
A Uintah County woman says she fears for her safety and the safety of others now that the man accused of sexually assaulting her in June 2012 has been released from jail.

Advertisers target new age group coined 'alpha boomers'

03/27/2013 8:20am
Advertisers are taking a close look at people of a certain age group that used to be mostly overlooked.

Woman struck crossing 7 lanes of traffic illegally

03/27/2013 10:20am
A woman is in critical condition after illegally crossing State Street and being struck by a vehicle.

Racial slur used at youth b-ball game sparks conversation

03/27/2013 10:36am
Who decides who gets to use the "n-word"? It's use at a youth basketball game got a conversation going, and civil rights leader Pastor France Davis weighed in.

LDS youth excited, 'anxiously engaged' in new church curriculum

03/27/2013 10:54am
Excited. Challenged. Accountable. Engaged. These are the words being used to describe the youth of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints nearly four months after the church's new curriculum was put into practice.

Timpview High searching for 75 missing sports trophies

03/27/2013 5:01pm
After months of searching through closets, offices, nooks, and crannies, Timpview High School's athletic director is turning to the community to help him locate 75 missing trophies.

Man shoots out windshield for attention after pinned by rollover, police say

03/27/2013 6:00pm
A man used an unusual means to get the attention of neighbors early Wednesday morning after becoming trapped in a vehicle by a rollover — his gun.

2 boaters sentenced for role in Pineview swimmer's death

03/27/2013 6:43pm
Two men received the maximum sentence Wednesday for their roles in the death of a University of Utah cancer researcher. Robert Cole Boyer and Colton Raines were sentenced to 1 year and 2 1/2 years in jail, respectively.

Teens injured in rollover at Taylorsville High School

03/27/2013 7:01pm
Two teens were seriously injured in a rollover caused by reckless driving Wednesday, police said.

Community gathers for funeral of miner killed in collapse

03/27/2013 7:03pm
Elam Jones, the 29-year-old miner killed in a collapse March 22, was buried Wednesday as family, friends and a tight-knit community gathered to mourn together.

How to avoid rental car insurance fees

03/27/2013 7:13pm
Is that extra insurance fee sometimes recommended by rental car agents really necessary? A little pre-planning with your insurance agent can get you to say what I say: "No, thank you. Your daily rate is outrageous."

West Valley city manager denies cover-up in deadly shooting

03/27/2013 7:51pm
West Valley City city manager Wayne Pyle and acting police chief Anita Schwemmer publicly denied Wednesday claims the department is covering up what happened when Danielle Willard was shot by two detectives.

Man walks away from bison attack unharmed

03/27/2013 8:14pm
Witnesses say a man rattled a fence separating him from bison on Antelope Island on Saturday, appearing to try to get the beast's attention as he was taking pictures. The man got more than he bargained for.

Utah Office of Tourism launches 'The Mighty 5' ad campaign

03/27/2013 9:03pm
The Utah Office of Tourism is taking a page from its long-running "Greatest Snow on Earth" winter campaign to promote Utah's five national parks for spring and summer using the catch-phrase "The Mighty 5".

Nathan Sloop preliminary hearing underway in murder of stepson

03/27/2013 9:31pm
A man accused of murdering his 4-year-old stepson will have a preliminary hearing Wednesday, where he could potentially face the death penalty.

Fight is on against Quagga mussels spotted in Lake Powell

03/27/2013 10:17pm
For the last five years, government biologists and boaters themselves have fought to keep an invasive and devastating mussel out of Utah waters. Despite those efforts, quagga mussels turned up in Lake Powell this week.

Highland cheerleaders kicked out of tryouts due to too many absences

03/27/2013 10:40pm
Several Highland High School cheerleaders and their parents are furious after they were told they could not try out for the squad for this coming school year. The Highland High School administration says it's because the girls have too many unexcused absences.

Photos show woman using credit card stolen from mother visiting son's grave

03/27/2013 10:48pm
Police have released surveillance images of a woman using a credit card that was stolen from a woman visiting the graves of her son and husband.

Man killed in Brighton snowboarding accident

03/27/2013 11:59pm
A 26-year-old man is dead after police say he crashed into a tree while snowboarding Wednesday at Brighton Ski Resort. His name was released Thursday morning.