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Cowboy shooters compete in state championship

06/14/2013 7:42am
More than 100 people using guns from 100 years ago are celebrating the Old West by participating in the 2013 Utah State Championship of cowboy action shooting.

Oil wells, not vehicles, contribute most to poor air quality in Uintah County

06/14/2013 8:19am
Coping with severe asthma is a daily routine at the Sampson house.The Sampsons moved to Uintah County around the time questions started being raised about the area's air quality.

Animal rights group releases anti-fur guide, threatens Utah farms

06/14/2013 8:50am
The Animal Liberation Front, branded by the FBI as a terrorist organization, has released a new "guide to destroying the fur industry" that lists 60 Utah farms.

Department of Environmental Quality names Ozone YouTube contest winners

06/14/2013 10:57am
The state Department of Environmental Quality has announced the top three winners of its YouTube video contest that highlighted ozone pollution in 30 seconds.

Woman ordered to pay $11M after Ponzi scheme

06/14/2013 11:04am
A Salt Lake City woman accused of defrauding investors by puffing up the profile of her struggling investment firm has been ordered to pay more than $11 million in restitution.

Teen girl seriously hurt in Cache Co. ATV crash

06/14/2013 11:29am
Cache County deputies say a 15-year-old girl who'd been riding ATVs with a teenage boy was seriously injured when her four-wheeler crashed.

Orem magician turns $1 into $100 for the homeless

06/14/2013 3:09pm
An Orem man's magic trick has turned $1 into $100 for 10 panhandlers in Utah County.

Summer fun brings risk of watery infection

06/14/2013 5:08pm
There are few better things in the world than a cool swim on a hot day, a short hike up a river trail, or a backyard barbecue. These summer activities get you outside and having some fun, but they come with some microscopic risks — like cryptosporidium.

Man found guilty of Capitol Hill stabbing death

06/14/2013 5:34pm
A jury convicted a Salt Lake man of murder for stabbing a man to death shortly after the victim was kicked out of a party last year.

Provo homeowners survey losses in brush fire

06/14/2013 5:59pm
A Provo neighborhood spent Friday assessing damage from Thursday night's brush fire near the Riverside Country club.

2 escape fire with help of KSL photographer, off-duty firefighter

06/14/2013 6:12pm
A fast-acting Murray firefighter, a KSL-TV photographer and six fire crews worked together to help a family whose home caught fire Friday morning.

Park City bans summer fireworks citing wildfire concerns

06/14/2013 6:13pm
Park City leaders are concerned a wildfire could happen to their city, with steep slopes on both sides of town, plenty of dry fuels and hotter weather ahead.

Teen accused of killing 2 brothers will remain in custody

06/14/2013 6:19pm
A 15-year-old boy arrested in connection with the deaths of his two younger brothers will remain in custody at the request of his attorneys in an effort for them to continue discussions with prosecutors about possible charges.

Thieves use stolen SUV to break in to auto repair shop

06/14/2013 6:46pm
Two cars are missing and two automotive shop owners are frustrated after thieves stole two vehicles, using one of them to break into a business just down the road, all in broad daylight.

How to prepare for fire season

06/14/2013 6:56pm
Two Thursday night fires in Utah County served as a reminder that fire season is upon the state. Wildfires may not be entirely preventable, but steps can be taken to help prevent fires and to prepare your home and family in case of evacuation.

Crews in no hurry to put out fires at Dinosaur National Monument

06/14/2013 7:04pm
A storm that moved through Utah and Colorado on Thursday touched-off a series of small fires at Dinosaur National Monument, east of Vernal near the Colorado border. At least two of those fires were still burning today.

Family of teen charged with referee's death feels 'horrible'

06/14/2013 7:54pm
The family of a 17-year-old accused of punching and killing a soccer referee during a game apologized to the victim's family Friday. The teen pleaded not guilty to the homicide charge Friday.

140 artists create 80 murals in Chalk Art Festival

06/14/2013 8:11pm
Crouching on their hands and knees, chalk artists began creating murals in the annual Chalk Art Festival at the Gateway Mall Friday afternoon.

Sick husband serenades wife with love song from hospital bed

06/14/2013 8:29pm
After being hospitalized for bladder cancer and hip surgery from a bad fall, an Orem man was afraid his time on Earth was short and wanted to let his wife of 66 years know that he loved her. Their sweet moment was caught on camera and the video has gone viral.

Stalemate in quest to save Point of the Mountain

06/14/2013 10:06pm
People who use the Point of the Mountain as a recreational haven for paragliding and hang gliding have reached a stalemate with state and local officials.

Parker Jensen cancer free 10 years later

06/14/2013 10:14pm
In 2003, doctors diagnosed a Utah boy with a cancer called ewing sarcoma. His parents didn't agree with the diagnosis and the state tried in vain to force Parker Jensen to undergo chemotherapy. Fast forward a decade, the now 22-year-old and his bride-to-be just tied the knot.

Logan Summerfest fills tabernacle yard

06/14/2013 10:57pm
Good food, good music and plenty to do. Logan ushered in the season with their annual Summerfest.