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Judge denies request to stay Jeremy Johnson case

10/04/2013 8:02am
A judge denied the Federal Trade Commission's request for a stay in its case against St. George businessman Jeremy Johnson on Thursday.

School tutors parents on how to teach their kids

10/04/2013 8:22am
A Kaysville elementary school has invited parents to become students at their children's school Friday morning. wins national award for best state website

10/04/2013 11:59am
Utah's official website,, was recognized Friday by the Center for Digital Government with the Best of the Web award for the sixth consecutive year. has ranked in the top three best state websites since 2006.

'Opportunities galore' at Utah's state parks for displaced visitors

10/04/2013 12:51pm
The national parks in Utah may be closed during the shutdown, but Utah's 43 state parks are open and running, and they are experiencing a boom this week.

Why Instagram is ruining your appetite

10/04/2013 1:30pm
Looking at too many pictures of food can make it less fun to eat, according to a new study from BYU.

Presumed Siri voice-actor shows face behind the app

10/04/2013 3:59pm
When Susan Bennet recorded a series of software scripts in 2005, she had no idea her voice would one day become recognized around the world.

Man charged with murder for allegedly stabbing neighbor

10/04/2013 4:40pm
A South Salt Lake man accused of stabbing another man in his four- plex without warning was charged Friday with murder, a first-degree felony.

New a capella group sings to serve

10/04/2013 5:00pm
BYU's newest a capella group with a mission to serve will be taking to the streets in between sessions of General Conference Saturday.

Ex-funeral home director sentenced to prison for child porn

10/04/2013 5:48pm
The former vice president of McDougal Funeral Homes was sent to prison Friday for the "reprehensible" crime of creating child pornography.

New scam freezes computers, suggests users have child porn

10/04/2013 6:05pm
A computer scam is starting to dupe Utahns. It leads people to believe their computers have been used to view child porn, and then tries to con them out of money.

Riverton mom charged with leaving disabled child in car

10/04/2013 6:38pm
A Riverton woman accused of leaving her 2-year-old in the car while she went shopping now faces a felony charge.

Utah unemployment rates skyrocket after gov't shutdown

10/04/2013 7:52pm
The Utah Department of Workforce Services has seen a 500 percent increase of people requesting unemployment since the government shutdown turned federal employees away from work Tuesday.

Utah National Guard heads to Colo. to rebuild road

10/04/2013 7:59pm
Despite the government shutdown, members of the Utah National Guard are heading to Colorado to help with reconstruction after a massive flood ripped through homes and entire towns.

Ann Romney releases book with family stories, recipes

10/04/2013 9:14pm
Ann Romney, the wife of former Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, is releasing a new book that shares family stories and recipes.

Highland allowing archers to hunt deer within city limits

10/04/2013 9:30pm
Highland residents may soon notice fewer deer traipsing through their yards because of a program that allows archers to hunt deer within the city.

Clear air initiative proposes $30 monthly UTA passes

10/04/2013 9:40pm
Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker and UTA announced Friday a joint clean air initiative which proposes to allow Salt Lake City residents to buy an annual mass transit pass for $360, or $30 a month for 2014. It needs City Council approval.

Police say medical condition caused multiple car accident, 3 injured

10/04/2013 9:55pm
A baby was in critical condition and two other people were in serious condition Friday evening after police say a white SUV caused multiple crashes and ended up in Big Cottonwood Creek.

Man arrested for alleged thefts from Ute basketball team

10/04/2013 10:43pm
A man allegedly stole thousands of dollars of property from the University of Utah basketball locker room. He has been arrested and is in jail because former members of the basketball team cornered him in a locker room and confronted him about the thefts.

Man warns others to consider long-term consequences of stretched ears

10/04/2013 10:49pm
A 21-year-old man had a free surgery to fix his ears that have been stretch with gauges so the doctor could share a message to people considering stretching.

Utahns against gov't shutdown, poll says

10/04/2013 10:50pm
A majority of Utahns don't believe it was worth shutting down the federal government to fight President Barack Obama's new health care law and most blame Republicans just as much as Democrats, according to a new Deseret News/KSL poll.

Elizabeth Smart gets candid during interview, book

10/04/2013 11:59pm
Elizabeth Smart's memoir, "My Story," comes out Monday. The book will focus on her experience of being kidnapped and held for nine months by Brian David Mitchell and Wanda Barzee.