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Fire consumes 3 RVs, damages home in retirement community

08/20/2013 6:55am
A fire in a retirement community Monday damaged a house, three mobile homes and a jet ski.

Feds to reopen 3 wilderness roads in Utah

08/20/2013 8:22am
The federal government will unlock gates to three roads in the Deep Creek Mountains in Utah's west desert in the first settlement over disputed claims of road ownership across federal lands.

Local doctor awarded $230K to continue groundbreaking leukemia research

08/20/2013 9:14am
The Huntsman Cancer Institute's Dr. Michael Engel was awarded a $230,000 grant from the St. Baldrick's Foundation, a charity that raises money for childhood cancer research.

Logan man sentenced for starving horses

08/20/2013 10:12am
A Logan man who pleaded guilty to starving his horses has been sentenced to community service.

What comes after Utah's fancy new building?

08/20/2013 11:27am
Utah's fancy new football complex now levels the playing field when it comes to facilities. But it also ups the pressure. The new building means Utah has what it takes to win the Pac 12.

Jury acquits Riverton man accused of assault

08/20/2013 12:02pm
A Riverton man accused of a road rage incident on Interstate 15 in Salt Lake County was found not guilty of a single count of aggravated assault, a third-degree felony, following a trial in 3rd District Court

Videos from BYU, Utah and USU to get you ready for football season

08/20/2013 12:48pm
Waiting another week for college football almost seems cruel. To help out here are three videos from BYU, Utah and USU to keep you busy.

Utah economy benefiting from Pac-12 membership

08/20/2013 2:46pm
The University of Utah last week unveiled their new Spence and Cleone Eccles Football Center — a facility administrators and coaches said would not be possible without being in the Pac-12. However, the school is not the only group to benefit from the Pac-12, according to a new study.

Utah GOP hopes to host 2016 Republican National Convention

08/20/2013 5:03pm
Utah GOP Chairman James Evans is pushing hard for Salt Lake City to try again to host the Republican National Convention, this time in 2016, despite concerns about the $40 million price tag raised by another party official.

Man allegedly fired at former co-worker during dispute

08/20/2013 5:10pm
One man was questioned by police after allegedly shooting at a former co-worker Tuesday morning. But by Tuesday afternoon, investigators hadn't found the alleged victim.

Sandy police reprimand owners for picture of 'puppy piņata'

08/20/2013 6:03pm
A picture posted as a joke on Facebook has caused animal advocates a lot of concern, and they said that it should not be allowed.

Alpine installs bus cameras to prevent bullying

08/20/2013 6:26pm
The Alpine School District has begun installing cameras on its bus fleet in an attempt to curb bullying.

Rockport citizens face smokey homes, insurance claims

08/20/2013 6:45pm
Several Rockport homeowners returned home to clean up after the fire, and are contemplating whether the damage is bad enough to justify filing an insurance claim.

10-year-old boy hit by woman with DUI history

08/20/2013 7:05pm
A woman with a history of DUI arrests was jailed again Monday after police say she hit a 10-year-old boy riding a bike in Pleasant Grove.

Missing teen sparks internet safety discussion

08/20/2013 7:30pm
With a Lone Peak teen still missing, child advocacy groups are talking about parent awareness of online dangers.

Mom accused of faking daughter's cancer faces felony charge

08/20/2013 8:17pm
Abreail "Abby" Winkler paid bills with the $3,183 in donations from people who believed her 4-year-old daughter had leukemia, according to court records. The girl never had cancer, police say.

Investigators suspect Ogden house fire intentionally set

08/20/2013 8:32pm
Police officers extinguished a small kitchen fire that may have been intentionally set early Tuesday morning.

Nuns, community volunteers prepare for annual Carmelite Fair

08/20/2013 8:36pm
The annual Carmelite Fair will take place in September, and the nuns who live in the Holladay monastery are preparing to welcome the crowds. This year, they want everyone to understand not only where and how they live — but what they do.

Man seeking artist roommate in exchange for free rent

08/20/2013 9:12pm
A local man is offering to rent a room in his house for free. There is, however, a catch.

Gun lobbyist given stalking injunction, allowed to keep firearms

08/20/2013 9:15pm
A West Jordan judge has ruled that Clark Aposhian must stay away from his ex-wife and her new husband, but Utah's top gun lobbyist will get his firearms back.

Horse collapse fuels Salt Lake City carriage-ban debate

08/20/2013 9:32pm
The issue of a carriage horse that fell to the ground over the weekend has sparked a growing controversy. There are calls coming from different sides for a city-wide ban on the businesses.

2 men worry St. George residents by asking about schools, police say

08/20/2013 10:24pm
Two men caused a small scare in St. George on Monday and Tuesday after reportedly asking about the area's elementary schools.

Riverton residents outraged over city's plan for new park

08/20/2013 10:25pm
The city of Riverton is getting a new park, but many people who live there are less than thrilled about the way things are getting done.