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Woman accused of killing daughter, injuring self, set for sentencing

07/31/2013 7:53am
A West Jordan woman accused of killing her 18-year-old daughter before attempting to kill herself will be in court Wednesday morning for a sentencing hearing.

Offer for condo a scam, would-be renters learn

07/31/2013 9:57am
Giving your landlord a deposit plus the first month's rent is nothing new. But what happens when that so-called landlord takes off with your money?

Chevron agrees to pay $384K fine

07/31/2013 11:04am
Chevron has agreed to pay a $384,000 fine and help Jordan School District buy natural gas buses as part of a federal settlement for alleged air quality violations.

TSA employee misconduct up 26% in 3 years

07/31/2013 11:33am
A new report from the Government Accountability Office details a 26% increase in misconduct cases among TSA employees from 2010 to 2012.

July poised to break Utah heat record

07/31/2013 12:16pm
Wednesday is make it or break it day when it comes to weather. If Utah hits 93 degrees today, this could be the hottest July on record for the state.

Drowning: You might not know it if you saw it

07/31/2013 1:39pm
Those who think they know what a drowning looks like because they've seen it often in movies or on TV should reconsider. The real thing looks little like the Hollywood version.

Dixie requesting $2.5M for transition into university

07/31/2013 4:16pm
Dixie State University is requesting an additional $2.5 million to aid in its transition to a regional university.

Multimillion-dollar scammers plead guilty to lesser charges

07/31/2013 4:29pm
Two men accused of using a Salt Lake investment company to perpetuate a multimillion-dollar financial scam entered guilty pleas this week.

14 people arrested after 3 lbs of meth found in drug bust

07/31/2013 7:01pm
A major methamphetamine bust lead to over a dozen people being arrested and booked into jail and removed hundreds of thousands of dollars in drugs from the street.

Tooele Army Depot firefighters frustrated with budget cuts

07/31/2013 7:22pm
Furloughs have forced the department to cut back on who the firefighters can help in case of emergencies. The cuts have left neighboring communities without the help they were used to.

Cottonwood Heights residents find snakes in yards, garages

07/31/2013 7:35pm
Encounters with rattlesnakes have been more common this summer with dry conditions in the mountains, experts said, as Cottonwood Heights residents reported several recent encounters along one hillside neighborhood.

Drug deal ends with police car crashing into house

07/31/2013 7:37pm
A drug deal witnessed by a Provo Special Enforcement team ended in a dramatic car chase Tuesday.

State aims to capitalize more on outdoor recreation industry

07/31/2013 7:42pm
Amid the Outdoor Retailer show, which draws in thousands of out-of-state visitors to Utah each year, the director of Utah's newly created Office of Outdoor Recreation is singing the trade show's praises.

Couple faces federal charges in garage theft

07/31/2013 7:50pm
A couple who police say walked into a woman's garage and stole her credit cards from her car while she was outside mowing the lawn now face federal charges.

Inhaling alcohol dangerous trend, experts warn

07/31/2013 7:54pm
More and more people nationwide are finding ways to inhale alcohol, which is concerning to doctors and law enforcement.

Blog showcases teen awkwardness, grown-up confidence of Utahns

07/31/2013 8:34pm
The Awkward Years Project was started by Merilee Allred, a User Experience Designer who lives in Salt Lake City, three months ago as a way to practice photography. The idea, she said, came out of a conversation with a friend about Allred's past.

Family fight leads to teen stabbing father, police say

07/31/2013 8:45pm
A Uintah County man and his teenage daughter were arrested Tuesday after a family fight that ended when the teen stabbed her father in the thigh with a pocketknife.

Man charged with killing 2 men, including uncle, ordered to stand trial

07/31/2013 9:11pm
A Midvale man charged with murder in the deaths of two men, including his uncle, has been ordered to stand trial.

Police looking for individuals involved in damage to Valley View Golf Course

07/31/2013 9:26pm
Valley View Golf Course was vandalized sometime early Wednesday morning.

Group questions committee selection for Swallow investigation

07/31/2013 9:35pm
The Alliance for a Better Utah criticized the way House Speaker Becky Lockhart chose a committee to investigate the state's embattled attorney general and wants her to explain her thinking.

Arrest made after thief steals car with children inside

07/31/2013 9:44pm
A man was arrested after stealing a car with two small children inside Wednesday afternoon. Salt Lake City police say a relative of the children left the car running while she went in to pick up some pizzas.

Local ice company swamped keeping up with demand during hot weather

07/31/2013 10:31pm
July marked one of the hottest months on record in Salt Lake City with over 18 days reaching over 100 degrees, and local ice makers have been in high demand this summer.

Wyo. man finds WWII album of Utah veteran, searches for owner

07/31/2013 10:40pm
A Casper, Wyo. veteran has discovered a special piece of history. He stumbled upon a World War II-era photo album that belonged to a Utah soldier, and wants to return it to the soldier's family.