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Utahns back inhaler-like device to help people quit smoking

08/26/2013 7:18am
Several Utahns are backing an inhaler product aimed at helping people quit smoking.

Middle class slowly being squeezed out of housing market

08/26/2013 8:39am
While rising home prices may be an encouraging sign for the housing market, some industry insiders say there is a downside to it.

7 stories you missed this weekend

08/26/2013 9:03am
We've put together a few of the bigger stories from the weekend that you may have missed.

Ask a cop: What do I do in a traffic accident?

08/26/2013 10:43am
Have you ever wanted to ask a cop a question but have either been too afraid or had warrants? Well now is your chance through the safety of the Internet. Today, Officer Anonymous covers traffic accidents and what to do.

Man dies in motorcycle crash near Fort Peck

08/26/2013 11:54am
Authorities say a 62-year-old Utah man died when his motorcycle crashed near Fort Peck.

Former cafeteria manager sent to prison for sex with teen

08/26/2013 1:59pm
Jamie Greenwood, a former Eastmont Middle School lunch manager who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a teenage boy, has been sent to prison.

Man wants to 'go fast'; tries to steal police car, officers say

08/26/2013 3:56pm
A man who told police he was going to "get in and go fast" was arrested for investigation of attempting to steal a police car.

Dog fighting crackdown nets 12 arrests in 4 states

08/26/2013 4:32pm
An investigation into organized dog fighting and gambling in the Southeast resulted in 12 arrests and the seizure of 367 pits bulls in one of the nation's largest crackdowns on the bloody exhibitions.

Man in deadly Orem accident at twice alcohol limit, report says

08/26/2013 5:29pm
A man accused of running over and killing a woman who was sitting on the sidewalk Sunday may have been driving with a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal limit.

Drivers responsible for watching out for school children, agency says

08/26/2013 5:48pm
Defensive driving is something that's being recognized throughout Utah and the nation as thousands of kids will start to walk or ride their bikes to school this week.

Ex-coach accused of sexual involvement with student to stand trial

08/26/2013 6:16pm
A judge has ordered a former Riverton High School math teacher and basketball coach to stand trial for object rape, a first-degree felony, and forcible sexual abuse, a second-degree felony.

'Running With the Bulls' coming to Salt Lake City

08/26/2013 6:52pm
Utahns may soon get a chance to run away from raging bulls in what some consider a sport.

1 of 2 men involved in fake missionary robbery arrested

08/26/2013 6:55pm
Las Vegas police arrested one of two men suspected of posing as Mormon missionaries.

Man alerts police after finding big bag of cash

08/26/2013 7:21pm
A man who found thousands of dollars in cash did the honest thing and called police.

Group criticizes D.A. for man killed in car crash

08/26/2013 7:27pm
The president of the Utah Fraternal Order of Police suggested in a written report that a man who died on Friday would still be alive had his case not been dropped by the district attorney.

Thieves target specific tools at Smithfield construction site

08/26/2013 8:37pm
A Smithfield construction site was robbed of several specialized, expensive tools, and police say the thieves were specifically looking for the items.

Locals try new cuisines to support refugees

08/26/2013 8:41pm
Six Salt Lake restaurants are selling refugee-inspired dishes this week as a fundraiser for the Salt Lake office of International Rescue Committee and the Utah Refugee Coalition. The dishes include produce from New Roots community garden by refugees.

KSL Sports unveils new GameCenter app for iOS, Android devices

08/26/2013 8:45pm
To help keep you covered this college football season, the KSL Sports team is proud to unveil a new and improved version of the GameCenter app for iOS and Android devices.

Players remember beloved 'king' of Taylorsville baseball

08/26/2013 8:49pm
The man known as the "king" of Taylorsville baseball passed away last week, but his legacy will live on.

Driver arrested for DUI in rollover crash near Utah Lake

08/26/2013 9:00pm
A Saratoga Springs woman was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence in a rollover crash that left one of her passengers in critical condition.

Man dies after hitting tow truck in head-on collision

08/26/2013 9:40pm
A man was killed Monday after the SUV he was driving crossed into oncoming traffic and hit a tow truck head-on.

Weber State students to commemorate March on Washington

08/26/2013 10:28pm
Students at Weber State University will gather on campus to commemorate a major milestone in American history Wednesday.

USU student dies after riding bike into slack line

08/26/2013 10:35pm
A Utah State University student died Monday after riding his bike into a slack line.

Carriage horse dies after collapse in Salt Lake City

08/26/2013 10:41pm
A horse that collapsed in downtown Salt Lake City earlier this month died Friday, its owner said.

Missing Taylorsville kindergartner found on playground

08/26/2013 10:42pm
It was a terrifying first day of school for the family of a 5-year-old Taylorsville boy, whose disappearance prompted a massive search. It took more than two hours for police, teachers and family members to track him down at a nearby playground.

2 hikers missing near Zion National Park found safe

08/26/2013 10:49pm
Two women missing since Sunday from an area around Zion National Park have been found alive.