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Utes Homecoming celebration week kicks off Saturday

09/06/2013 7:37am
The University of Utah's annual weeklong Homecoming celebration runs Sept. 7-14. The events kick off with the 10th annual Legacy of Lowell Community Service Day on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at the Lowell Bennion Community Service Center.

Several major roads blocked as state honors Sgt. Johnson

09/06/2013 8:05am
Thousands will gather this morning to say their final goodbyes to Sgt. Derek Johnson. The funeral procession will go all the way from West Valley City to Draper and then on to Sandy. With all the people, there will be some delays on the roads.

Salt Lake City's first streetcar S-line to open in December

09/06/2013 8:31am
The first streetcar line for South Salt Lake and Salt Lake City will be called the S-line.

Business owners launch African Chamber of Commerce of Utah

09/06/2013 9:17am
Utah businesses have a new point of contact for doing business in Africa — the newly launched non-profit African Chamber of Commerce of Utah.

Record-breaking tiger muskie caught at Pineview Reservoir

09/06/2013 11:27am
An angler at Pineview Reservoir recently landed one of the largest game fish ever caught in Utah. This is the story of his epic catch.

LDS Church, join forces

09/06/2013 12:42pm
The Mormon church's family history research center has signed a new agreement with in a project to make 1 billion new genealogical records available to the public.

Woman dies after 100-foot fall in Zion National Park

09/06/2013 4:27pm
A 47-year-old Ohio woman died Thursday after falling more than 100 feet while canyoneering in Zion National Park.

Rep. Chaffetz plans to vote 'no' on Syria attacks

09/06/2013 6:49pm
Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, warned Friday that the United States launching missile strikes against Syria means going to war against the Middle Eastern country.

$10M spent to build 'snake fence' along Ohio highway

09/06/2013 7:05pm
Drivers may notice a new fence along the U.S. 33/Nelsonville Bypass that will keep Timber Rattlesnakes from crossing onto the highway.

Courts unable to break cycle of street living in SLC

09/06/2013 7:45pm
Decades of law enforcement initiatives and revolving court appearances have done little to break the cycles of street living in Utah.

Man gored by elk while tending sheep

09/06/2013 9:35pm
A sheepherder is lucky to be alive after being gored by an elk.

Utahn petitions for Lego to make Muppet blocks

09/06/2013 9:52pm
A Utah man is trying to combine his love of two different toys by petitioning Lego to make a line of Muppet figures.

Community says goodbye to fallen Sgt. Johnson

09/06/2013 10:54pm
A community said goodbye Friday to fallen Draper Police Sgt. Derek Johnson.

Former Utah resident, 2 others stranded on Alaska volcano

09/06/2013 10:55pm
A former Pleasant View resident and helicopter pilot is stranded on the side of a volcano in Alaska, along with two passengers.

Camaraderie runs deep in Utah law enforcement

09/06/2013 10:56pm
Hundreds of police officers and sheriff's deputies attended Sgt. Derek Johnson's funeral Friday, and although many didn't know him, they still consider him their brother.

Bus carrying high school cross country team rear-ends truck

09/06/2013 10:56pm
A school bus transporting a high school cross country team rear- ended a semi truck Friday afternoon near Perry, Box Elder County.

Police officer killed in Spanish Fork plane crash

09/06/2013 10:57pm
A Utah County sheriff's sergeant was killed in a small plane crash Friday morning.

'Ender's Game' to receive potential boycott for author's comments

09/06/2013 11:04pm
"Ender's Game" has been one of the most anticipated movie releases of the year, but some public comments made by the author could potentially have people boycotting the movie.

Why you should go to Comic Con, according to a newbie and a nerd

09/06/2013 11:59pm
Why do people go to comic conventions year after year in cities across the world? To answer that question, we sent two of our reporters, a newbie and a nerd, out to experience Salt Lake's first Comic Con.