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Angel Moroni placed on new Payson temple

10/11/2013 11:39am
The new temple for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints under construction in Payson was topped with the angel Moroni.

Pilot denies flying while under the influence

10/11/2013 1:33pm
A Utah pilot who crashed a plane at the Sandpoint airport has denied charges he was flying under the influence of prescription medication.

Robbery suspect killed, police unsure of location

10/11/2013 2:10pm
Unified police detectives are investigating a homicide during an apparent home invasion robbery, but they didn't know Friday where the shooting or alleged robbery occurred.

Charges dismissed for man accused of vicious rape

10/11/2013 5:04pm
Sexual assault charges against a man arrested in what was originally described as a brutal rape have been dismissed.

Weber State students help local kids learn to read

10/11/2013 5:19pm
Some students at Weber State University are getting credit every Friday for not going to class. In fact, they're required not to go to class — at least not on campus. Their class is at an elementary school.

Layton man builds website aimed at boosting voter turnout

10/11/2013 6:04pm
Voter turnout for municipal elections is typically dismal in Utah, and one resident has designed a tool to help improve participation.

2nd LDS missionary dies in 2 days

10/11/2013 6:14pm
An 18-year-old missionary for the LDS Church was killed in Southern California Thursday when he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle.

Despite shutdown, crews work to mitigate flood damage

10/11/2013 6:18pm
Although 90 percent of its Utah staff has been furloughed, a federal agency most people know little about is still working around the state to reduce the risk of future flooding.

Tip leads to new arrest in convenience store robberies

10/11/2013 6:30pm
A man suspected of committing a Layton robbery was cleared of the crime after a man matching his description robbed the same convenience store while the first man was in jail.

Banks step up to help furloughed workers

10/11/2013 6:53pm
An increasing number of furloughed workers are having trouble keeping up with payment of bills. Some banks are stepping up to offer help.

Utah National Guard helps Colorado cities recover from flood damage

10/11/2013 8:14pm
Members of Utah's National Guard are hard at work in Colorado, trying to get several major highways reopened that were wiped out by recent floods. People living in those areas said just getting to a grocery store is a challenge.

Politicians unsure when gov't shutdown will end

10/11/2013 9:29pm
Meetings at the White House have continued in an effort to resolve the government shutdown, but Utah Republicans aren't sure when the shutdown will end.

Breastfeeding moms say they need more help from doctors

10/11/2013 9:53pm
Some breastfeeding moms in Utah say they aren't getting the backup they need — especially at the doctor's office.

Utahns gather to hear Pastor Joel Osteen's message of hope

10/11/2013 10:10pm
God has a specific purpose waiting for each person, and each day is a chance to shake off whatever negative experiences might hinder them from reaching their destiny, celebrity pastor Joel Osteen said Friday.

Wanted Utah man arrested in Hawaii for parole violation

10/11/2013 10:29pm
U.S. Marshalls arrested a man from Taylorsville, Utah in Hawaii on Friday who has been wanted by police since Sept. 27, 2012 for a parole violation.

Workers scrambling to open Utah's national parks; Zion already open

10/11/2013 10:32pm
National Park Service workers were busy Friday preparing to open eight national recreations sites in Utah that were closed the past 11 days due to the federal government shutdown.

Lawmaker joins fight in legalizing cannabis extract for medicinal use

10/11/2013 10:34pm
A Utah lawmaker has joined a family's fight to legally obtain a cannabis extract and bring it back across state lines to give to their ailing children.

Fall in full bloom at Alpine Loop

10/11/2013 10:51pm
Many federal lands remain closed during the shutdown, but American Fork's Alpine Loop is a prime spot to see Utah's fall colors.