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Foot chase over fences, roof ends with arrest

07/30/2013 7:27am
South Salt Lake Police are looking for a driver who fled during a traffic stop Tuesday morning. A passenger is recovering from injuries after leading officers on a foot chase.

Masked robber flees with cash from convenience store

07/30/2013 7:55am
Investigators are gathering surveillance images of a man who forced a clerk into a back room then robbed a Lehi convenience store.

Man with disabilities sues former UHP trooper

07/30/2013 8:49am
Former UHP trooper Lisa Steed faces another lawsuit. A man who suffers from seizures and cerebral palsy claims he was unlawfully searched and detained, and he wasn't even driving a car.

6 must-see spots at the Outdoor Retailer show

07/30/2013 9:21am
It's that time of year again: Outdoor sport enthusiasts are flocking to Utah from across the country to see their favorite brands' latest and greatest products.

Alleged victim arrested, suspect charged in unusual kidnapping case

07/30/2013 9:49am
A man arrested last week in a bizarre incident that allegedly involved kidnapping, attempted murder and a police pursuit from Summit to Salt Lake County, was charged Monday. His alleged victim is also in trouble with the law.

Man flees from police, later found hiding in garage

07/30/2013 10:55am
A man who allegedly ran and tried to hide from police following a traffic stop was arrested early Tuesday.

Monster ants: Utah entomologist discovers 33 new species

07/30/2013 11:01am
A University of Utah biologist has discovered some ants he says look like monsters under a microscope.

Stephanie Sloop to get preliminary hearing

07/30/2013 1:32pm
A woman charged with murder in connection with the death of her 4- year-old son will have a hearing on the evidence against her in December.

Boy finds wedding band in dirt; parents search for owner

07/30/2013 2:29pm
A father and son camp out led to a huge find for 5-year-old Ashton Skelton, who walked away from the East Canyon campground with a lost wedding band he found buried in the dirt.

'One Revolution' provides new prosthetic leg for climber disabled by rockslide

07/30/2013 3:04pm
In 2009, Chris Waddell summited Mt. Kilimanjaro without the use of his legs. Now he works to change the way the world sees people with disabilities through his foundation,

Woman arrested in connection with cat burglary

07/30/2013 4:11pm
An alleged burglar accused of brazenly walking into a woman's bedroom in Cottonwood Heights while the homeowner was still in bed was arrested Tuesday.

Arrest warrant issued for ex-Ute defensive lineman

07/30/2013 4:32pm
A third district judge issued a warrant for the arrest of an ex-University of Utah football player after he failed to show up for a sentencing hearing Monday.

XanGo employees laid off as new strategy announced

07/30/2013 5:01pm
The international juice company laid off as much as 30 percent of its employees Tuesday and announced a new strategy to financially reposition the business.

Utah man builds micro shelters for the homeless

07/30/2013 5:55pm
Gary Pickering can enjoy sitting in the shade on his front porch on a hot summer day, but it's something he hasn't always been able to do. At one time in his life, after a divorce, he was homeless.

Restaurants puzzled over state's intent-to-dine law

07/30/2013 6:35pm
Restaurants aren't sure how to deal with a new state law requiring them to confirm customers intend to order food along with any alcoholic drinks they might want.

3 babies born to 3 sisters in the same month

07/30/2013 6:38pm
Tiny fingers, tiny toes, and tiny clothes are all things newborn babies have in common. In this case they were all things shared by three cousins born in the same month, two of them born on the same morning, in the same hospital, and by the same doctor.

5K run to honor Joseph Smith's doctor

07/30/2013 7:03pm
Thousands of people, mostly members of the Joseph Smith, Sr. family, are preparing to gather for a special 5K race on Saturday. Money is being raised to pay tribute to a doctor who, 200 years ago, saved Joseph Smith, Jr.'s life.

6th person arrested in gang-related homicide case

07/30/2013 7:29pm
Six people have been arrested in connection with a weekend gang- related homicide.

Vernal man in court for allegedly firing 19 shots at deputy

07/30/2013 8:01pm
A Vernal man has admitted that he tried to kill a sheriff's deputy who stopped to check on his welfare after the deputy found the man's SUV parked off a remote Uintah County road last year.

5 deaths in Utah result of drowsy driving this summer

07/30/2013 8:17pm
Drowsy driving killed three people in a car crash Tuesday, and for everyone touched by these deaths — from close friends and family to supporters who care about their football families — this rollover drives home the point that even one fatality is too many.

Man saw 'dollar signs' in stolen shotgun shells, deputies say

07/30/2013 9:22pm
A Heber City man is scheduled to appear in court next month after sheriff's deputies say he stole 15,000 shotgun shells from a pheasant hunting preserve in Duchesne County.

Following Valley Mental Health's patient cuts, county services to be audited

07/30/2013 9:49pm
The Salt Lake County Council, in ordering a systemwide audit of the county's mental health system Tuesday, blasted Valley Mental Health for announcing in the press its plan to cut patients due to funding cuts.

Utah football player and 2 others killed, 2 more hospitalized in car crash

07/30/2013 9:58pm
New Mexico State Police responded to a single vehicle rollover on US 550 near milepost 83 late Monday evening. Police found two passengers dead on the scene, both of whom were ejected from the Toyota SUV as it rolled. A third passenger died moments later.

Alleged sex offender released on bail, arrested 4 days later

07/30/2013 10:39pm
An 18-year-old man charged with sexually abusing a child was arrested again for a similar offense just four days after making bail for a similar offense.

Police recover $200K of tequila stolen from semi-trailer

07/30/2013 10:47pm
Police recovered more than 1,200 cases of stolen alcohol in Woods Cross worth an estimated $200,000.

Low water levels force venue change for Outdoor Retailer boat show

07/30/2013 10:48pm
One of the bigger events on Salt Lake City's calendar kicks off Wednesday, but this year, a change had to be made.