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Group protests emissions release

09/12/2013 7:04am
Advocates gathered at the Utah Capitol to ask Gov. Gary Herbert to close down Stericycle.

Flying J employee delivers woman's baby

09/12/2013 8:17am
Destiny Johnson went into labor weeks premature, on a camping trip with her family. But a miracle happened, thanks to a gas station worker who brought Johnson's baby into the world.

Audit finds questionable spending at state rehab agency

09/12/2013 9:34am
A new state audit says the Utah Division of Rehabilitation Services "lacks program oversight," resulting in questionable spending on services and equipment and failing to verify applicants' identities.

Man gets 3 years in prison for hacking 2 Utah police websites

09/12/2013 1:13pm
A 22-year-old "hacktivist" who breached two Utah law enforcement websites last year was sentenced to three years in federal prison on Thursday.

Bowls let you eat nachos from LaVell Edwards Stadium

09/12/2013 5:33pm
Created by Lindon residents Matthew Lee and Adam Keys, the Stadium Bowl resembling the LaVell Edwards Stadium made its debut at Brigham Young University during last week's game.

Kennecott employees return to work, taxes possibly affected

09/12/2013 5:59pm
Work resumed Thursday at Kennecott Utah Copper's Bingham Canyon Mine after ground movement Wednesday displaced a football field- sized section of earth.

Severe storms worry residents, meteorologists of future flooding

09/12/2013 6:16pm
Several severe storms have caused major flooding across the state, and many residents are worried what other damage could be caused by continued rain.

Flooding, mudslide close highways near Duchesne, Emery County

09/12/2013 6:21pm
Heavy storms dumped more water onto already-saturated soil in Duchesne and Emery counties, causing flooding and mudslides that forced the closure of three state roads and a county road.

Man may have been saved if friends called 911, family says

09/12/2013 7:25pm
The death of a 20-year-old man could result in criminal charges for his friends. Police say Jeremy Palmer overdosed on drugs and his friends dumped his body.

Utah adopts rating scale that successfully predicts suicide attempts

09/12/2013 7:37pm
Soon health care professionals all over the state will have access to a tool that can help predict a person's suicide risk.

Child porn victim to receive $500K in restitution

09/12/2013 8:32pm
Attorneys for a child pornography victim argued in court Thursday why a Park City man who was convicted of viewing her image should pay her more than $500,000 in restitution.

No federal charges coming for Shurtleff, Swallow

09/12/2013 9:12pm
Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff said Thursday that he has been cleared in the Department of Justice investigation.

Parole hearing held for man convicted of shooting, paralyzing neighbor

09/12/2013 9:28pm
A parole hearing was held for Reggie Campos, who was convicted of shooting David Serbeck in 2009. But because of a recent appeals court ruling, the hearing was for an aggravated assault connected to the shooting.

Salt Lake Tribune reduces staff by 20 percent

09/12/2013 9:31pm
The Salt Lake Tribune announced a consolidation of top management positions and a 20 percent staff reduction Wednesday afternoon.

New art gallery opens at City Creek

09/12/2013 9:37pm
An art gallery at City Creek just opened in downtown Salt Lake. The owner said the gallery offers inspirational works from artists throughout the country.

Community gives back through United Way Day of Caring

09/12/2013 9:38pm
Granger Elementary School hosted volunteers participating in the annual United Way Day of Caring promoting the "Read Today" program.

Teen receives set of prosthetic ears

09/12/2013 10:05pm
Katie Whicker, 17, always wanted what every little girl dreams of — to be able to dress up and put on a pair of glittery earrings. For Katie, though, that dream never came.

Homeowners upset by city's declaration of flooding as '50 year storm'

09/12/2013 10:51pm
The weekend rain that flooded dozens of Provo homes and damaged roads is being called a "50 year storm" by the city of Provo, and the declaration could result in the city not having to help pay for homeowner clean up.

Man with Down Syndrome, father walk over 300 miles for awareness

09/12/2013 11:00pm
A 25-year-old man with Down's syndrome and his father laced up their shoes and set out to achieve what they never thought possible — they are walking across the state.

Embattled West Valley police officer fired

09/12/2013 11:07pm
Embattled detective Shaun Cowley was fired from the West Valley City police force Thursday, just two weeks after the department got a new chief.