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Utah opens trial courts to TV and radio coverage

04/01/2013 7:45am
Utah on Monday joined 37 states that routinely allow broadcast coverage of trial proceedings.

Utah could become home to new drone testing site

04/01/2013 8:40am
Utah is pushing to become the home of one of six drone testing sites across the country.

Poll: Provo-Orem most religious metro area in U.S.

04/01/2013 10:29am
A new Gallup poll shows Provo-Orem is the most religious metro area in the country, with 77 percent of residents saying they are very religious.

Man shot in stomach during alcohol-induced argument

04/01/2013 12:08pm
An argument between two men resulted in one being shot in the stomach over the weekend.

Grandfather killed after toddler shifts car out of gear

04/01/2013 1:02pm
A man is dead after being run over by a vehicle when a toddler was able to climb into the front seat of and shift the car into gear, causing it to roll down the hill it was parked on.

School board member says Cub Scouts should be allowed at elementary school

04/01/2013 1:43pm
A Salt Lake school board member said he had to act after hearing that the Cub Scouts aren't meeting at Mountain View Elementary school anymore. Michael Clara has sent a complaint to the federal government claiming that the principal is acting inappropriately in not letting the Scouts meet there this year.

Man pleads guilty in brutal murder of girlfriend

04/01/2013 2:56pm
An Orem man accused of stabbing his live-in girlfriend more than 40 times has pleaded guilty in her death. 

Ogden man raises $38K on Kickstarter to 'put a crab in your pocket'

04/01/2013 3:14pm
An Ogden man has raised more than $38,000 to create a minimalist wallet that, in a play on his name, will "put a crab in your pocket."

Man will stand trial for stabbing death outside strip club

04/01/2013 4:33pm
A 44-year-old Salt Lake City man has been ordered to stand trial in the stabbing death of another man at a strip club parking lot. 

Single-vehicle crash kills 92-year-old Moab driver

04/01/2013 5:28pm
Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash in Moab that killed a 92-year-old man Thursday.

Arson suspected in car fires

04/01/2013 5:47pm
Two cars at a Salt Lake City apartment complex, both owned by the same man, were intentionally set on fire over the weekend, investigators said.

Search continues for man missing in Utah Lake, presumed dead

04/01/2013 6:45pm
Officials turned a rescue mission into a recovery mission Monday, as the search continued for a fisherman who went missing Saturday.

Suspicious package destroyed after bomb threat at trucking company

04/01/2013 7:10pm
A bomb squad blew up a suspicious package at offices for the C.R. England trucking Monday evening. Investigators say it was the work of a disgruntled employee.

Man shot dead after high-speed chase asked to be shot, police say

04/01/2013 7:32pm
A man shot and killed by police last week following a high-speed chase told officers he had a gun and that he was going to kill them.

Body of man found in Logan River ID'd

04/01/2013 8:02pm
The body of a man found dead Friday in the Logan River has been identified.

Firefighters gear up for busy 2013 season

04/01/2013 8:35pm
Despite the rain and snow Utah has had so far, experts say Utah is still in a drought, which could mean a busy summer for firefighters.

Search and rescue crew takes over KMTI radio on April Fools'

04/01/2013 9:19pm
It's a very good cause brought to the public by some very bad radio: April Fools' Day is Jeep Posse Day on KMTI, where Sanpete County Search and Rescue takes over the station for an all-day radiothon.

U of U now offers master's in video game design and engineering

04/01/2013 9:34pm
Students at the University of Utah are designing the games of the future with the implementation of a new master's program that puts its students ahead of the gaming curve.

Salt Lake judge arrested for distributing Oxycodone, police say

04/01/2013 10:40pm
A Salt Lake City Justice Court Judge has been arrested and placed on administrative leave. The Salt Lake County Jail's log indicated she was booked into jail by the DEA Saturday for possession of "synthetic narcotics."

UTA fares increase, making system among most expensive

04/01/2013 10:45pm
Starting Monday, public transportation costs more on the Wasatch Front, as newly increased fares put UTA's among the highest in the country.

Live-action 'missions to Mars' plays out in Utah desert

04/01/2013 10:48pm
Scientists and scholars are using part of Utah's desert to study life in outer space. Spacesuits and all, they've been doing this for more than 10 years, and the group is now drawing teams from all over the world.

Yellow submarine at Liberty Park was April Fools' museum stunt

04/01/2013 10:52pm
A yellow submarine partially submerged in the lake at Liberty Park caught the eyes of many Monday afternoon who wondered whether it was an elaborate April Fools' Day prank.

'Miracles' as community rallies around paralyzed snowboarder

04/01/2013 11:26pm
One month after a snowboarding accident left him paralyzed from the neck down, Cody Walker smiled for the camera as a friend caught him performing his own small miracle: moving his legs up and down in his hospital bed.