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Man ignited house in attempt to kill wife, charges state

05/16/2013 7:35am
A man was charged Wednesday with attempted murder after police say he lit a house on fire to kill his wife.

Utah Symphony and Opera gives small performance to Alzheimer patients

05/16/2013 8:11am
Utah Symphony and Utah Opera musicians regularly perform in Abravanel Hall and the Capitol Theatre, but for the month of May they're taking their music on the road to help raise awareness of Alzheimer's and dementia.

Route to school across 114th South too dangerous, parents say

05/16/2013 8:33am
Some parents in a Salt Lake County neighborhood are happy about a new school opening near them but concerned about students getting there safely.

Documentary remembers community of early South Temple

05/16/2013 12:11pm
Focusing on South Temple, a new documentary explores the "grand boulevard" of Salt Lake City. If you want to get out and experience it for yourself, though, we've compiled a list of five places to visit on South Temple.

Search for Susan Powell ends in Oregon — and overall search may be done, too

05/16/2013 2:17pm
The search for clues into the disappearance of Susan Cox Powell in Oregon ended Thursday. And police say their leads are now exhausted.

5 day trips to take with your family this weekend

05/16/2013 2:36pm
For those in Northern Utah who want to go somewhere new, we've compiled a list of five places where you can take a day trip and be back home by dinner.

Developers break ground on 2 downtown SLC hotels

05/16/2013 4:02pm
Real-estate developers are breaking ground on downtown Salt Lake City's first new hotels since a Hyatt Place was built in 2009.

Volunteers build community garden for homeless vets

05/16/2013 5:47pm
An army of volunteers from Home Depot today built a community garden for homeless vets living in a Salt Lake apartment complex.

2 arrested for allegedly soliciting sex from teen sisters

05/16/2013 6:04pm
Two Orem men have been arrested after allegedly soliciting sex from two teenaged sisters.

Shootout occurs in middle of downtown SLC street

05/16/2013 6:06pm
No injuries have been reported after a shootout occurred Thursday near a Salt Lake City homeless shelter.

Additional investigation targets Utah AG

05/16/2013 6:07pm
Another investigation targeting the office of Utah's Attorney General has been confirmed, though officials have been careful not to specify any targets or what specific laws they're investigating.

Steven Powell won't be released May 23 after all

05/16/2013 6:30pm
Steven Powell will remain in prison for at least another month, and possibly longer, as Washington state law enforcement authorities work to secure a plan for where Powell will be once he's free.

16-foot deep sinkhole swallows part of I-80 near Wyoming border

05/16/2013 7:03pm
Orange barrels continue to pop up on roads all across Utah, but one interstate construction project wasn't even planned until a sinkhole swallowed a part of I-80. If you're heading to Wyoming, be careful.

Parents share story of young son who died from rare brain tumor

05/16/2013 7:41pm
A young couple from Sandy want to share the story of their little boy and his experience with brain cancer. They want other parents to know how quickly life can change.

Man who attacked woman with machete sentenced to prison

05/16/2013 8:19pm
A Fort Duchesne man who admitted to attacking a woman in his home with a machete has been sentenced to prison.

New SL County police training simulator shocks 'shot' officers

05/16/2013 9:37pm
In light of recent events, Salt Lake County District Attorney Sam Gill wants better training for police officers here. The company who makes the training simulator says Gill is the first district attorney in the nation to buy one.

Health department conducting statewide scan for brain tumors

05/16/2013 9:43pm
Researchers at the Utah Department of Health are conducting a study to try and determine why Utah's rate of brain cancer and tumors is increasing.

Idaho man arrested in terrorism case with Utah ties

05/16/2013 10:12pm
Federal authorities in Idaho arrested an Uzbekistan national on federal terrorism charges Thursday. FBI agents in Utah say he also taught people to make bombs when he lived in Utah.

The Wave's stunning sights only seen by the luckiest hikers

05/16/2013 10:13pm
To see the world-renowned, almost unbelievable feature called "The Wave," you literally have to win the lottery. No special privileges for the news media, but our lucky KSL-TV crew made the cut.

One-of-a-kind flight crew recounts daring Kanarraville Falls rescue

05/16/2013 10:58pm
A 16-year-old boy fell 60 feet into a slot canyon and had to be hoisted out Wednesday afternoon. The Intermountain Healthcare Life Flight team that saved him is the only civilian EMS crew in the country trained to perform these kinds of rescues.

Dixie sports traning program increases kids' performance during off-season

05/16/2013 11:12pm
Dixie Regional Medical Center's Sports Performance Center in St. George can help anyone perform their very best while being active. You'd better move quick when Dayna Player Robinson is your trainer— no matter who you are.

Man remains in coma following Uintah County assault

05/16/2013 11:39pm
Two witnesses to a brutal assault that left a Vernal man in a coma said Thursday that the attack outside a Uintah County convenience store appeared to be gang related.