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State implements new suicide prevention efforts for youth

09/10/2013 6:15am
Utah schools have a new tool in the fight to prevent suicide — a state suicide prevention coordinator. It's a tool that's desperately needed since 44 youth have taken their own lives during 2013.

Gov. to meet with NRA leaders

09/10/2013 7:10am
Gov. Gary Herbert is scheduled to meet Tuesday with National Rifle Association leader Wayne LaPierre during a four-day visit to Washington, D.C., and New York City.

Staying 'off the grid' to government surveillance

09/10/2013 8:24am
As new reports shed more light on the NSA's surveillance capabilities, experts say absent going back to the 1980s, there are only some steps Americans can take to become less conspicuous to the government.

Elk hunter accidentally gored by antler

09/10/2013 8:45am
A Lehi man is recovering after he accidentally gored himself on the antlers of an elk he had just shot.

Toddler hit by car in Woods Cross dies

09/10/2013 10:49am
A 2-year-old who was run over by a car in Woods Cross Monday died from her injuries later that night.

Teen sentenced to juvenile detention for part in Moab killing

09/10/2013 12:03pm
A Moab teenager who helped get rid of the body of a man who was shot three times in the head was sentenced to a juvenile detention facility Monday.

Man in Colo. accused of drunken horseback ride

09/10/2013 3:30pm
University of Colorado police have arrested a 45-year-old man suspected of going on a drunken horseback ride through the city of Boulder.

Utahns drive more on bad air alert days, study says

09/10/2013 5:06pm
A study from the University of Utah shows people drive more on days when bad air quality alerts are issued - even though the system was created to limit use of cars.

Eagle Mountain City to hold massive citywide yard sale

09/10/2013 5:53pm
Eagle Mountain City is holding its first annual citywide yard sale Saturday, Sept. 14. City officials said they have over 130 residents and businesses involved in the sale and are expecting a big turnout to the event.

Father pleads guilty in death of 5-month-old son

09/10/2013 6:24pm
Joshua Petersen plead guilty Tuesday to murdering his 5-month-old son. He will face life in prison with no parole.

2 more people arrested in fatal gang shooting

09/10/2013 6:40pm
A total of three people now have been arrested and more arrests are expected after a shooting in Roy.

SUU students perform CPR, save professor's life

09/10/2013 7:09pm
Three Southern Utah University students helped save the life of managerial economics professor Joe Baker, who suffered a heart attack on Aug. 27.

Scam artists use sleight of hand, police say

09/10/2013 7:50pm
Police are looking for three scam artists who stole from two Walmart stores in Utah County.

Salt Lake County mayor gives $1.3M to unify 911 calls

09/10/2013 8:07pm
Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams says the county needs a single 911 dispatch system, and he's putting $1.3 million on the table to make it happen.

5 of the best places in Utah to see the fall colors

09/10/2013 9:14pm
With fall coming on, the leaves in the canyons will be changing and offering us all a good reason to escape the high valley digits and head to the hills. Utah never disappoints when it comes to Autumn leaves.

1 injured in Woods Cross shooting

09/10/2013 9:17pm
A man was hospitalized Tuesday afternoon after a shooting in Woods Cross. Police said they found a 23-year-old hispanic male walking down 1300 South with gunshot wounds.

Man arrested for allegedly shaking, throwing baby on bed

09/10/2013 9:23pm
A man accused of shaking his girlfriend's 11-month-old daughter and throwing her onto a bed has been arrested.

Man, stepdaughter and dog found dead

09/10/2013 10:13pm
Brigham City police are seeking answers in an apparent murder-suicide that left a man, his stepdaughter and dog dead.

Traumatic brain injuries linked to higher suicide rates

09/10/2013 10:53pm
Research from the University of Utah has confirmed the generally-accepted link between traumatic brain injuries and the risk of suicide, but it also shows soldiers who've had more than one TBI have a significantly higher risk.

Game show brings fallen soldier's mom to NYC on 9/11

09/10/2013 11:02pm
A Syracuse woman traveled to New York City to be on the NBC show Million Second Quiz Tuesday.