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10 law firms compete to be on panel investigating Swallow

08/03/2013 8:06am
A short list of 10 law firms will compete to work for the special Utah House committee investigating embattled Attorney General John Swallow.

iPads 4 Angels aims to enhance special needs education in Utah

08/03/2013 10:47am
When a mother noticed her special needs child became considerably more engaged in learning after receiving an iPad for Christmas, the idea to enhance special needs education with technology sparked a statewide movement.

July warmest month ever in Salt Lake City

08/03/2013 11:26am
It's official: July was the warmest month ever in Salt Lake City, the National Weather Service said Thursday. And with temperatures reaching 100 degrees again Thursday, August is off to a scorching start too.

Utahns enjoy low unemployment rate

08/03/2013 12:35pm
The nation's unemployment rate is where it was when President Obama was elected in 2008; 7.4 percent. By comparison, Utah's unemployment rate is currently at 4.7 percent.

Outdoor trade show: 'Anything to turn heads'

08/03/2013 1:22pm
Getting noticed isn't easy at the world's largest expo for outdoor and sporting gear. With 1,300 exhibitors packing the Salt Lake City expo, high-definition displays weren't enough.

'Old school' readers love annual used book sale

08/03/2013 1:54pm
A Saturday book sale consisting of 50,000 books caught the attention of many readers who love having a physical book in their hands as opposed to reading a computer screen.

Diaper duty: Prince William tells of fatherhood

08/03/2013 2:17pm
Prince William gave guests at a charity polo match an insight into his newfound paternal duties Saturday, saying his mind had been stuck in "baby mode" thanks to his feisty newborn son.

Man arrested for alleged assault of co-worker

08/03/2013 3:14pm
A man was flown to the hospital Friday night following an argument between co-workers.

Bicyclist injured in hit and run accident; police look for driver

08/03/2013 5:18pm
The Utah County Sheriff's Office is seeking help to locate the driver of a vehicle involved in a hit and run accident that left a bicyclist injured on Geneva Road between Orem and Provo.

Funeral held for Utah freshman killed in car accident

08/03/2013 5:32pm
The funeral services for a University of Utah freshman who was killed in a car accident earlier in the week was held Saturday.

Police locate missing 16-year-old American Fork girl

08/03/2013 5:52pm
Police located a 16-year-old girl that went missing Friday morning.

2 Colo. men held in Utah in Ore. man's homicide

08/03/2013 6:26pm
Oregon authorities say two men are in custody in Utah in connection with the shooting death of a Lebanon, Ore., man whose parents found his body at his remote Oregon campsite.

Utah lawmakers debate alternatives to Medicaid expansion

08/03/2013 6:39pm
As Utah leaders explored options for expanding Medicaid coverage, one thing became clear: The state needs to act.

VIDEO: Flash flood moves through Arizona town

08/03/2013 7:14pm
A flash flood in Arizona was caught on camera Friday afternoon.

Competitive climbers go head-to-head for $20K prize

08/03/2013 7:43pm
Climbers competed for a shared $20,000 purse on a custom wall approaching 5.14 difficulty, reaching 50 feet above the freestyle aerial training pool, at the inaugural Psicobloc Masters at the Utah Olympic Park in Park City on Friday, Aug. 2, 2013.

Police looking for man who fled from arrest in Washington County

08/03/2013 8:01pm
The Utah Highway Patrol are looking for a man that fled from police after a routine traffic stop in Washington County.

Former FBI agent charged in alleged bribery scheme

08/03/2013 8:04pm
A former FBI agent has been charged with soliciting thousands of dollars to hand over confidential information to someone who wanted to harm a prominent citizen of Bangladesh.

Woman seriously injured in 3-car accident in Logan Canyon

08/03/2013 8:25pm
A Salt Lake City woman was seriously injured in a three-car accident Saturday morning near Logan.

Comcast launches new X1 service

08/03/2013 8:34pm
Comcast's X1 has entered the Utah market, offering personalized viewing, TV apps and voice commands. It is the latest company to offer viewers new options in an arena that is becoming increasingly more competitive.

Footprints discovered in search for missing teen, police say

08/03/2013 10:01pm
Footprints discovered Saturday by searchers are believed to belong to a 14-year-old boy who authorities say ran away Thursday from a camp for troubled youths.

Wounded veterans participate as pit crew at Miller Motorsports Park

08/03/2013 10:13pm
For many wounded veterans, the transition back to civilian life can be full of stress and uncertainty. But a national organization that helps with that transition stopped in Salt Lake City Saturday to help veterans in an unusual way.

Families race to honor doctor who saved Joseph Smith's leg

08/03/2013 10:21pm
This summer marks 200 years since Joseph Smith, the founder of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, underwent an experimental surgery that is credited with saving his leg from being amputated. On Saturday, the Smith family honored the doctor who performed the procedure.

Kimball Arts Festival in full swing

08/03/2013 11:01pm
The Kimball Arts Festival brings hundreds of visitors from around the country every year. Tourists and locals alike enjoy the warm weather and pristine scenery natives have come to expect from Park City.