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Mobile weather sensors predicting mudslides at fires' burn scar sites

07/17/2013 6:50am
National Weather Service is keeping a close eye on those areas so it can predict big mudslides and warn residents before a river of mud hits their home. The sensors have predicted several slides this summer.

Former director of S.L. County sports accused of stealing registration fees

07/17/2013 7:32am
The former director of Salt Lake County's sports office has been charged with misuse of public funds after police say she stole team registration fees last year.

Girl rescues baby seal using her paddle board

07/17/2013 8:05am
10-year-old Peri Anderson didn't expect to have a baby seal climb aboard her paddle board, but she did exactly the right thing when it did.

Couple empty-handed after paying for list of foreclosed homes

07/17/2013 9:22am
For a mere $199, a California company would help anyone instantly find a foreclosed home to purchase and move right in. A Utah couple paid their money but is getting nothing in return.

The business of building a city: Downtown Rising

07/17/2013 10:27am
Tuesday I attended the inaugural downtown symposium which was organized by the Downtown Alliance. There was much to celebrate in the way of accomplishments at the symposium. However the Salt Lake Chamber's President and CEO, Lane Beattie, asked a very important question: what comes next?

XMission head Pete Ashdown stands against requests for user data

07/17/2013 11:07am
Pete Ashdown, owner of Utah's XMission, says he will not grant requests for information on his subscribers without a warrant. He says that a law allowing prosecutors to issue administrative subpoenas without a warrant is unconstitutional.

5 great fishing holes in Utah

07/17/2013 11:55am
Utah is home to some of the best snow on earth and people from around the world flock to enjoy the skiing and snowboarding. However, Utah also boasts some beautiful scenery and great wildlife. Here's a list of five great fishing holes to enjoy this summer.

Vernal man found dead in apartment was strangled, police say

07/17/2013 12:09pm
Christopher Alan Miller, whose body was found in his Vernal apartment July 6, died from strangulation, investigators said Wednesday.

Photo of mother dismayed at baby announcement goes viral

07/17/2013 12:31pm
An Utah couple expecting their fifth child had high hopes it would be a girl to offset their four sons. After finding out their baby's gender, the couple took to Reddit and posted a comic photo that quickly went viral.

A.G.'s office to seek new prosecutor in Marc Jenson case

07/17/2013 1:32pm
The Utah Attorney General's Office will remove itself from prosecution of the criminal case against Marc Sessions Jenson. Jenson and his co- defendant, Stephen R. Jenson, are currently charged with several counts of communications fraud and money-laundering in conjunction with the failed business venture in Beaver County known as the Mount Holly Club.

Doctors want jump gyms regulated after reports of serious injuries

07/17/2013 3:26pm
Utah County doctors are speaking out against jump gym safety and asking the health department to take action in regulating injury reporting.

Teen victim of alleged sex crimes testifies against soccer coach

07/17/2013 3:59pm
A 42-year-old man accused of having sex with a 13-year-old girl went to court Wednesday morning for a first preliminary hearing.

Roy police chief voluntarily resigns

07/17/2013 4:06pm
Roy City Police Chief Greg Whinham announced his resignation Wednesday.

Wednesday's Child: Aschley

07/17/2013 5:16pm
This week's Wednesday's Child is a soon-to-be 9th grader with an affinity for English and animals.

Newly discovered dinosaur named after Utah paleontologist

07/17/2013 5:30pm
Utah is home to the largest "boneyard" of dinosaurs in the lower 48 states and for the third time in five years, a Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument employee has had a dinosaur named for them.

After Asiana plane crash, fliers want more information on pilots

07/17/2013 5:51pm
In light of the Asiana Airlines crash that led to the death of three people, many fliers are questioning whether or not the pilots of their plane are up for the job.

Heat, low water levels kill 600 fish at Strawberry Reservoir

07/17/2013 8:46pm
The recent rain has cooled down water temperatures at Strawberry Reservoir, but the heat had already done damage by killing 600 fish in the past week.

Lawmakers return to make changes to AG probe

07/17/2013 8:57pm
A special session of the Utah Legislature begins Wednesday. The biggest issue the group will deal with is the investigation of Attorney General John Swallow.

Boy's stolen iPod reveals the kindness of strangers

07/17/2013 9:12pm
A Cache County woman's public plea to a thief, who stole her son's brand new iPod Touch, received an unexpected response. But it wasn't from the thief.

Tuacahn puts on 'Mary Poppins' happily despite sweltering heat

07/17/2013 9:15pm
This summer everyone's favorite nanny is flying over the red rocks of Southern Utah.

10 miles of SR31 still closed after mudslides

07/17/2013 9:20pm
A mudslide has blocked 10 miles of state Road 31 in Central Utah as a result of the fire in Seely last summer and recent heavy thunderstorms.

Family has camera equipment, medications stolen while visiting ER

07/17/2013 10:23pm
A Utah family was in the emergency room when their medication and a camera with thousands of pictures was stolen from their vehicle in the parking lot.

TSA finds 24th loaded firearm at SLC International Airport since January

07/17/2013 10:35pm
The Transportation Safety Administration netted its 23rd and 24th firearms located at the Salt Lake City Airport so far this year.

Little League moments and Major League decisions for Utah's top Catholic

07/17/2013 10:38pm
America's pastime has been part of Bishop John C. Wester's life since he was old enough to chase a ball. And, as a fifth-generation San Franciscan, he fondly remembers the days of family outings to watch legendary Giants star Willie Mays.