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Survivor recalls deadly accident, urges Utahns to buckle up

09/17/2013 7:43am
Jamie Dangerfield clearly remembers the day when she asked her best friend Chelsie Hill, "Do you want to drive? Or do you want me to drive?"

35 years later, woman searches for teacher who changed her life

09/17/2013 10:39am
When Shannon Shuman's fourth grade teacher strayed from the curriculum to teach a lesson just for her, Shuman's whole life changed.

Charges filed in death of man buried in backyard

09/17/2013 11:01am
Charges have been filed in the death of a man whose body was found buried in the backyard of a home in Roy.

Utah new leader in training next experts in Homeland Security

09/17/2013 12:34pm
Disasters like the flooding in Boulder, Colo. or the Navy Yard shootings need Homeland Security experts at the helm. Now people all over the west can train to be those leaders right here at Salt Lake Community College.

Map shows the divide in the BYU/Utah rivalry

09/17/2013 12:54pm
It's the annual week where fans all along the Wasatch Front declare their loyalty between BYU and Utah. Even if you don't follow football, it seems everyone expects you to pick a side.

Federal regulations cost West billions of dollars, report says

09/17/2013 4:33pm
A new report shows that Utah and other energy- producing states in the West are losing out on billions of dollars and thousands of jobs because of oil and gas development that languishes due to land encumbered by federal regulations.

Love of U.S. Constitution is contagious for Uintah County students

09/17/2013 6:08pm
Jeff Ross didn't really discover his love for the U.S. Constitution until he was in college.

Teen hit by car in Sandy

09/17/2013 6:37pm
A 17-year-old boy is in the hospital after being hit by a car in Sandy.

Utah beekeepers can exchange 'terrible tasting' red honey

09/17/2013 6:41pm
Utah beekeepers who have candy cane-infused red honey — which technically can't be sold as honey — can trade that honey for normal honey under an exchange set up through the Wasatch Beekeepers Association.

Foster parents took them in, now new college program does the same

09/17/2013 6:46pm
Statistics about educational attainment and life outcomes for young people who "age out" of foster care are dismal. Some U.S. colleges and universities are creating solutions that help these young people transition to successful adult lives.

Judge reduces bail for doctor charged in child porn case

09/17/2013 7:02pm
A doctor charged with viewing child pornography at work says his high bail could keep him from supporting his family.

UDOT opens up new 80 mph speed zones

09/17/2013 7:40pm
UDOT announced Tuesday that the speed limit has been increased to 80 mph in several areas of the state.

3 receive kidney transplant in chain of giving

09/17/2013 7:54pm
Three people are recovering after receiving new kidneys. What makes their medical procedure so incredible is the connection they share — living donors who came together as part of a paired transplant exchange.

Women prisoner's weight gain costs state, audit says

09/17/2013 7:58pm
A legislative audit shows the Utah State Prison could have saved $1.2 million the past five years had it served female inmates less food.

Man killed puppy in anger, police say

09/17/2013 8:06pm
A Salt Lake City man has been charged with torturing a companion animal after police say he became angry with a 4-month-old puppy and killed it.

Lee pushes for $2.5K tax credit per child for families

09/17/2013 8:37pm
U.S. Sen. Mike Lee is proposing the Family Fairness and Opportunity Tax Reform Act, which would grant parents an additional $2,500 tax credit per child.

SLC ranked 'good place to live' for those with seasonal allergies

09/17/2013 9:03pm
Salt Lake City residents have it easier than some when it comes to seasonal allergies. On a list of 100 U.S. cities compiled by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, Salt Lake City ranked number 92 for allergies related to pollen and other seasonal factors.

Woman attempts to sell her baby for $50, police say

09/17/2013 9:30pm
Cottonwood Heights police took an infant into protective custody Tuesday after the mother allegedly attempted to sell the child while experiencing a drug-related psychotic episode.

Fire spreads to 8 vehicles in UVU parking lot

09/17/2013 10:25pm
A fire started in the engine of a car parked near the Utah Valley University library quickly spread to seven other vehicles.

Neighbors celebrate rivalry week with annual prank

09/17/2013 10:34pm
Two Bluffdale neighbors come up with a new prank every year for rivalry week.

Miniature horse finds calling as therapy animal

09/17/2013 10:35pm
Debbie Hamilton originally bought Daisy as a show horse, but she said the animal was too mellow to show but just right for therapy work.

2 Salem High football players suspended amid allegations of hazing, harassment

09/17/2013 10:43pm
Two Salem Hills High School football players have been suspended after the Nebo school district received reports about players involved with hazing and harassment.

Blacksmith Fork Canyon fire contained after burning 80 acres

09/17/2013 10:47pm
A fire burning in Blacksmith Fork Canyon has reached 20 acres. The fire has been named the North Cottonwood Fire, and crews are facing some challenges as they begin to fight it.