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Unwanted charges prove costly for consumers

07/29/2013 7:43am
One in three Americans who shop with plastic are getting hit with misleading, unintentional and unwanted fees. They're costing shoppers an average of $215 a year.

Utah: The fastest internet in the West

07/29/2013 11:17am
Utah has the fastest average Internet connection speed in the West, according to the "First Quarter, 2013 State of the Internet Report," released recently by Akamai Technologies.

2013 summer outdoor gear guide

07/29/2013 11:24am
From backpacks to a UV water bottle, these field-tested products may be a perfect addition to your outdoor gear collection.

5 reasons to visit the Hill Aerospace Museum

07/29/2013 11:33am
The Hill Aerospace Museum in Roy, Utah, is a fun, free activity for families and history buffs.

Is Ritalin hurting your kids' grades?

07/29/2013 11:46am
A report published in June 2013 shows that ADHD medications may actually lower students' grades, an unlikely outcome given that the same medications have proven to improve focus.

Missing SLC teen returns home

07/29/2013 12:09pm
A 16-year-old Salt Lake girl, who has been missing since July 16, returned home Sunday.

2 found dead in St. George house

07/29/2013 12:17pm
Police on Monday were investigating the deaths of two people found in a St. George house.

11-year-old injured at Bridal Veil Falls improves, police say

07/29/2013 2:34pm
An 11-year-old boy who tumbled an estimated 200 feet down a steep rocky slope while hiking near Bridal Veil Falls Sunday was expected to be released from the hospital Monday.

Mother, boyfriend charged in severe baby abuse case

07/29/2013 3:03pm
A Midvale man accused of severely abusing a 6- month-old child was charged Monday with trying to kill the infant. The baby's mother was charged with not reporting the alleged abuse.

Owner could face charges for venomous snakes

07/29/2013 3:19pm
Firefighters arrived at a Utah home to put out a blaze started by a kitchen range and discovered more than flames — 28 snakes, six of them deadly.

Rash of car burglaries reported in Ogden Canyon

07/29/2013 5:09pm
The Weber County sheriff's office is investigating a string of car break-ins. The burglaries are taking place while people are hiking and recreating in Ogden Canyon. Officers say hikers are leaving valuables in plain-sight, making it all to easy for thieves to break in.

Fire destroys well-known Delta sporting store

07/29/2013 5:56pm
A late night fire completely destroyed a well-known business in Delta Sunday night, leaving the owner of Delta Sports Center wondering what they are going to do now.

High-speed chase ends with accident on I-15

07/29/2013 6:22pm
A high-speed chase ended Monday with the vehicle rolling off of I-15.

Woman faces charges after allegedly biting police officer

07/29/2013 6:27pm
A woman is facing several legal charges after a violent run-in with Syracuse police Friday evening.

7 arrested in 30-person Riverdale brawl

07/29/2013 6:59pm
An argument over an alleged debt escalated into a wild melee early Monday involving up to 30 people armed with weapons ranging from a knife and a baseball bat to a cane, hammer and someone's crutches.

UVU teams up with Sundance to produce great summer theater

07/29/2013 8:07pm
Take a beautiful resort setting and combine it with the talents of Utah Valley University's theatre department and what you get is Sundance Summer Theatre.

Activists protest proposed Utah tar sands mine, shut down road project

07/29/2013 8:36pm
Environmental activists chained themselves to heavy equipment Monday to protest improvements to a road they say will open Utah's rugged Book Cliffs area to the development of tar sands and oil shale.

Can anesthesia replace shock therapy as depression treatment?

07/29/2013 8:48pm
A study done by University of Utah doctors may mean a new anti-depression treatment patients other than shock therapy.

Medical assistant helps save woman ejected from car in I-15 crash

07/29/2013 10:20pm
Officials said alcohol may have played a role in a crash on I-15 this afternoon when a car slammed into a cement barrier, throwing the driver from the vehicle. Luckily, a medical assistant was nearby to stop and help.

One year after wildfire, Herriman prepares for heavy rains over burn scar

07/29/2013 10:48pm
Monday night saw the first major storm warning for Herriman City since the Rosecrest Fire a little more than a year ago. The National Weather Service predicted storms Monday night and potential flash flooding.

4-year-old fighting cancer made grand marshal of Santaquin children's parade

07/29/2013 11:13pm
The city came out in support of the smallest grand marshal the children's parade has ever had — one who is in the fight of his life. He's a pint-sized cancer fighter complete with his own cape, taking on his disease with superhero strength.