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Charges dismissed against Springdale officials accused of money mismanagement

06/20/2013 7:27am
A judge Wednesday dismissed charges against two Springdale town officials accused of mismanaging cash fines collected from tourists at traffic stops.

Health officials see influx of caffeine overdoses

06/20/2013 7:46am
People track the amount of pain and cold medicines they take, but health officials are concerned by the lack of tracking when it comes to caffeine intake.

Bystanders rescue drowning 4-year-old boy

06/20/2013 8:26am
A bystander at an apartment swimming pool noticed an empty floatation device and jumped in the water Wednesday to rescue a 4-year-old from drowning.

Woman, 60, in critical condition after Provo crash

06/20/2013 11:04am
A woman was critically injured in a traffic accident in Provo Wednesday night.

5 places of romance to celebrate National Kissing Day

06/20/2013 11:16am
June 20 is National Kissing Day. So set the mood and head out somewhere romantic Thursday night. We'll let you pick your own romantic restaurant or hotel. But if you need a romantic activity, we've got you covered.

Man arrested in 'missile' attack; accused of throwing egg at officers

06/20/2013 2:16pm
A man was arrested after Salt Lake police say he assaulted them with an egg.

U. will not ban skateboards, bikes

06/20/2013 2:41pm
The University of Utah has changed course on a proposed policy to ban recreational skateboarding and bike riding on campus. A new proposal would emphasize enforcement of existing rules and safety education.

In display of compassion, woman helps family get dog

06/20/2013 2:59pm
As a unit clerk in a hospital emergency room, Lynda Gertson sees a lot of people at their worst. But last month she saw people, including her family, at their best — even if it took a little stretching and growing.

Man gets 11 years in prison for largest meth bust in state

06/20/2013 3:31pm
Osiel Ruvalcaba-Azpietia was sentenced to 135 months in prison for transporting 56 pounds of methamphetamine to Utah from California.

City, residents at odds over community baseball fields

06/20/2013 5:14pm
Thousands of children play little league baseball every year, but in August, more than 1,700 athletes in Riverton won't have a field to play on.

Registered sex offender arrested in brutal rape case

06/20/2013 5:46pm
A man already on the sex offender registry was arrested in Sandy after police say he allegedly drugged and raped a woman.

Salt Lake police looking for man accused in rape of child

06/20/2013 5:48pm
Salt Lake police are asking for the public's help in finding a man accused of raping a young girl.

Surveillance footage shows purse thief using victim's credit card

06/20/2013 6:12pm
Draper police are investigating the theft of a woman's purse after surveillance footage showed the thief using the woman's credit card to make purchases at a beauty supply store.

Man charged as teen in bomb plot runs for mayor

06/20/2013 6:53pm
An 18-year-old Utah man arrested in 2012 in a plot to blow up his high school is out of juvenile detention and running for mayor of Roy, Utah.

Thief using Ken Garff truck to commit crimes

06/20/2013 7:02pm
What would you think if you saw a truck from a company you know and trust pull up, and then you witnessed the driver get out and steal something? One Salt Lake car dealer doesn't like it, either.

2nd Utah County city to enact water restrictions

06/20/2013 7:28pm
Another northern Utah County city, American Fork, is poised to enact outdoor watering restrictions similar to those in Lehi.

Gov. Herbert praises decision to investigate A.G. John Swallow

06/20/2013 8:01pm
Gov. Gary Herbert on Thursday praised the Legislature's decision to investigate embattled Attorney General John Swallow as the start of a process that could lead to Swallow's impeachment.

Rural homeowners reducing wildfire threat with help of state program

06/20/2013 8:21pm
A program run by the state Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands helps property owners create defensible space around their homes and cabins to reduce the threat from wildfires.

Over 80K anticipated to attend popular Utah Arts Festival

06/20/2013 8:53pm
The dip in temperatures makes for great weather for the kick-off of Utah Arts Festival. Visual artists from throughout the country, food vendors, and music and dance groups are ready to go.

Miss Utah: 'It's OK to be human, it's OK to make mistakes'

06/20/2013 9:38pm
Miss Utah USA Marissa Powell missed out on winning the Miss USA pageant on Saturday, but she hasn't missed out on much since. She spoke with KSL-TV about her week of unprecedented media coverage over her flubbed answer.

Motorcycle riders killed in Wayne County crash

06/20/2013 9:52pm
A man and a woman riding a motorcycle were killed Thursday after colliding with a Jeep that had driven into oncoming traffic on state Route 24 in Wayne County.

Adults should be exercising 150 minutes a week, doctor says

06/20/2013 10:04pm
Everyone wants to know the secret to maintaining a healthy weight and doctors and researchers spend thousands of hours and millions of dollars each year trying to unlock the answer.

Sole survivor of flash flood sharing his story in new book

06/20/2013 10:11pm
Sixteen years ago, a summer thunderstorm swept away a group of tourists near Page, Ariz. Their tour guide was the only one who survived, and he just wrote a book about that deadly day and his search for the 11 who never made it out.

Utahns need to conserve water to help save farmers' crops

06/20/2013 10:40pm
Utah is experiencing a possible drought and local farmers say they are already starting to notice a dryer season, especially those who grow fruits and vegetables.

Woman killed in Lake Powell boating accident; 2 others missing

06/20/2013 10:46pm
One woman was killed and two other women were reported missing and presumed dead Thursday after an accident between a motorboat and a houseboat on Lake Powell.