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Man neglected bedridden wife, police say

06/19/2013 7:31am
A Riverton man is facing one count of aggravated abuse of a vulnerable adult after police say he neglected his bedridden wife to the point she needed hospital care.

Teen rescued from American Fork Canyon

06/19/2013 7:41am
A teenager who got lost and sick while hiking in American Fork Canyon is home safe after an early-morning search and rescue operation.

Woman charged with animal cruelty, torture after dog found dead in trash can

06/19/2013 7:47am
A Salt Lake City woman is facing animal cruelty charges after police say she killed her dog by spraying insecticide down its throat.

Warning signs of troubled teens

06/19/2013 8:50am
Stories of seemingly nice teens committing horrible acts of violence have been in the news a lot lately. Are there any specific warning signs parents should be looking for?

Eyelash extensions can pose risk from improperly trained technician

06/19/2013 9:55am
People in the business of attaching long, fluttery artificial eyelashes for women are warning customers to make sure their technician is licensed and trained.

Utah in a dangerously complacent world

06/19/2013 11:03am
In a world that is not short on opinions, there are voices of pessimism and voices of optimism. Such opinions are then blasted out to the public via powerful channels of rapid communication. However, the reality of most situations usually lies somewhere between extremes. Adding to the confusion lately is the fact that after the worst financial crisis and recession since the 1930s, we're in unfamiliar territory.

Mormons, atheists, Jews know the most about religion, study says

06/19/2013 11:20am
Atheists, Mormons and Jews are among the highest-scoring groups on a Pew survey of religious knowledge. Mormons were the most knowledgeable about Christianity and the Bible, while atheists and agnostics knew the most about world religions.

Children with critical illnesses given chance to tell their stories

06/19/2013 11:57am
After learning a child of a dear friend had a failing heart, Dallas Graham was faced with an onerous question: "What can I do? Well, what can you do when a child is facing death?"

911 call of Ogden church shooting released

06/19/2013 12:48pm
The 911 call reporting the Sunday shooting at the St. James Catholic Church in Ogden has been released.

City Creek Center made $200M in first 9 months

06/19/2013 3:50pm
A lavish Salt Lake City shopping center is on track to generate $266 million in sales in its first year of operation, tax figures released Wednesday show.

Wednesday's Child: Darian

06/19/2013 6:03pm
The Wednesday's Child of the week is an ambitious teenage boy with dreams of one day building and opening his own restaurant.

Pro-impeachment demonstrators: 'Corruption has no place in government'

06/19/2013 7:05pm
The debate over whether or not to impeach embattled Utah Attorney General John Swallow spilled over into the Capitol rotunda Wednesday, with demonstrators trying to give lawmakers a nudge.

Panel considers national putative father registry, change to adoption records

06/19/2013 7:37pm
Should Utah launch a national registry for putative fathers? Should access to adoption records be expanded? The Utah Legislature's Health and Human Services Interim Committee weighed the risks and benefits of both on Wednesday.

Air pollution linked to higher risk of autism, study shows

06/19/2013 8:08pm
The first national study of its kind done by the Harvard School of Public Health links high air pollution levels to babies born with autism. That is a concern to the Utah Autism Coalition and clean air advocates.

Native Utahn finds redemption from drug addiction through running

06/19/2013 8:32pm
A North Dakota woman overcame meth addiction thanks to family support and running. She will run the Wasatch Back Ragnar Relay to celebrate her sobriety and honor her late brother.

Changes to Millcreek Canyon will make way for return of trout

06/19/2013 9:12pm
The Bonneville Cutthroat trout, which is almost on the endangered list, is being re-introduced to the waters of Millcreek Canyon. But first, the non-native fish must go.

Mayor vetoes Salt Lake City Council's property tax increase

06/19/2013 9:36pm
Mayor Ralph Becker voiced concern for Salt Lake City's poorest residents Wednesday before vetoing the City Council's 2013-14 budget and its accompanying 13.8 percent tax increase.

Nev. judge refuses to halt civil case against Jeremy Johnson

06/19/2013 10:07pm
A judge in Nevada has ruled against federal prosecutors who sought to delay the civil case against Jeremy Johnson and other iWorks defendants, paving the way for testimony that could involve Utah Attorney General John Swallow.

Marine boot camp lives up to grueling reputation

06/19/2013 10:29pm
Marine Corps boot camp is grueling — physically, mentally and emotionally. The three-month grind breeds a reputation as one of the toughest challenges a human can endure.

'I'm not a monster,' says midwife charged with death of Moab newborn

06/19/2013 10:38pm
A 71-year-old midwife, who had had her certification revoked years earlier, was charged with negligent homicide for the 2012 death of a newborn she helped deliver.

Lehi implements 'extraordinary water conservation measures'

06/19/2013 11:02pm
Lehi is dangerously close to running out of drinking water, so the city has imposed watering restrictions on its 12,000 households. But Lehi isn't the only Utah city facing a water shortage problem.

Lawmakers vote to investigate Swallow; no impeachment planned yet

06/19/2013 11:12pm
Utah lawmakers have voted to launch an investigation about allegations surrounding Attorney General John Swallow. But the decision fell short of the dramatic step of impeachment many are calling for.