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North Temple businesses ready to celebrate opening of TRAX line

04/09/2013 6:48am
Several years and millions of dollars later, the Airport TRAX line will finally open this weekend. UTA wants to showcase all the businesses that have been affected by construction.

Fire kills horses, destroys barn

04/09/2013 7:43am
A barn caught fire late Monday night, killing several horses and goats before it was put out.

Water district offers $5K for information on plant vandalism

04/09/2013 9:15am
More than $1,000 in damage was caused to the Quail Creek Hydropower Plant Sunday night when vandals trespassed and forced open a steel industrial door.

Tourist in your hometown: Utah State Capitol building

04/09/2013 11:41am
The Utah State Capitol building in Salt Lake City is a fun, educational and free destination for families.

LDS convert hopes to make Internet, world better place

04/09/2013 11:43am
Of all the time you spend on the Internet each day, are you using any of that time for good? Al Fox hopes you are. She has started an effort online to get people to use it for good. She shares the hashtag, #UseTheInternetForGood on her blog and social media regularly, hoping that people will join her in making the web a better place.

75-year-old woman in critical condition after car backs into her

04/09/2013 1:03pm
An elderly woman out for a walk with her husband is now in critical condition following an auto-pedestrian accident in Cottonwood Heights Tuesday.

Photos show men who robbed Murray bank

04/09/2013 4:26pm
Investigators are asking the public for help identifying three men involved in a hostile takeover-style bank robbery in March.

UFOs, aliens topic of congressional-style hearing

04/09/2013 4:45pm
Five former legislators, including former Utah Congressman Merrill Cook, are about to open a congressional-style hearing and listen to testimony from 40 researchers, military personnel and witnesses to try and uncover the truth about extraterrestrial life and to address allegations of the government's lack of transparency with regards to UFOs.

Rape Recovery Center looks for volunteers, victims to help

04/09/2013 5:53pm
For sexual assault awareness month, the Rape Recovery Center in Salt Lake City held an open house Tuesday to give people an opportunity to get involved and give hope to those who are trying to recover from a traumatic experience like rape.

Search teams locate 2 men in Book Cliffs

04/09/2013 6:03pm
A search Tuesday resulted in the location of two Duchesne County men who hadn't been heard from since Monday morning.

Scammers targeting elderly claim grandchild is in jail

04/09/2013 6:57pm
The elderly parents of the director of Utah's top consumer watchdog were targeted by phone scammers Tuesday, and now Utah Department of Commerce executive director Francine Giani and her family are warning everyone else about a recurring con.

Officer justified in shooting man pointing shotgun at him, DA says

04/09/2013 7:02pm
A Unified police officer was legally justified when he fired several shots at a man who apparently pointed a shotgun at him after a traffic stop, the Salt Lake County district attorney has determined.

Former attorney with history of DUI nearly hits trooper

04/09/2013 7:19pm
A former Utah County defense attorney was arrested yet again on drunk-driving charges after nearly crashing into a Utah Highway Patrol trooper on I-15.

Willard Bay fuel leak contaminates groundwater

04/09/2013 7:30pm
Diesel fuel from a weeks-old pipeline rupture has been seeping into the groundwater and making its way toward Willard Bay, where water quality scientists detected elevated levels of contaminants.

Wind gusts cause some damage, power outages

04/09/2013 7:37pm
Winds gusting up to 70 miles per hour hit parts of northern Utah Monday night and Tuesday morning, leaving behind some damage and power outages.

High-friction pavement saves cars from sliding off dangerous road

04/09/2013 7:58pm
The Utah Department of Transportation is testing an innovative pavement in an effort to make a dangerous curve in Logan Canyon safer for drivers.

Girlfriend arrested in Moab man's death

04/09/2013 9:01pm
The girlfriend of a Grand County man whose body was pulled from the Colorado River over the weekend is now the third person arrested in connection with his death.

Videos show alleged Social Security fraudsters

04/09/2013 10:17pm
Videos uncovered in an investigation by the Utah Office of the Attorney General provide evidence that saved the Social Security Administration $22 million in prevented fraud in 2012.

U.S. Attorney's Office to drop 8 cases involving WVC narcotics unit

04/09/2013 10:38pm
The U.S. Attorney's Office announced Tuesday it will drop eight federal cases handled by the West Valley City Police Department's former narcotics unit — another blow to the embattled agency.

Group wants to annex Millcreek into Holladay

04/09/2013 10:51pm
Five months after a bid failed that would have incorporated Millcreek communities into a city, some residents are proposing annexing the area to Holladay.