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Free carbon monoxide detectors offered as important reminder

10/23/2013 7:17am
With the colder winter months approaching, the Salt Lake City Fire Department is reminding homeowners about the importance of having carbon monoxide detectors.

GOP wants to tweak caucus night

10/23/2013 8:37am
The Utah Republican Party wants to tweak caucus night, as a movement tries to do away with the system altogether.

Travel vouchers may not be what they seem, BBB says

10/23/2013 10:20am
Many Utahns have received exciting news that they've won free airline tickets, but is it really as wonderful as it seems?

BYU student invents product '100 times stronger' than duct tape

10/23/2013 11:43am
A BYU student is getting a lot of attention for his new product that came on the market earlier this year. He claims the product can permanently fix all kinds of things whether they are wood, metal or plastic — and it is flying off of store shelves.

PETA: Carriage company fails to report accidents

10/23/2013 1:34pm
Animal rights activists are urging officials to revoke the license of a carriage company whose horse died after a high-profile collapse in Salt Lake City.

SUV drives off ramp, crashes in Provo

10/23/2013 3:03pm
A man received only minor injuries after his vehicle veered off the road and down an embankment.

19-year-old dies from injuries weeks after being shot

10/23/2013 4:53pm
A 19-year-old man shot earlier this month in Salt Lake City has died from his injuries.

Ex-teacher accused of exploiting children faces new charges

10/23/2013 5:24pm
New charges were filed against a former schoolteacher and Boy Scout leader Wednesday as he made his first appearance in court on multiple charges of child pornography.

1 injured in crash with firetruck, pickup and car

10/23/2013 6:23pm
One man is in serious condition after a crash involving a truck, a car and a firetruck.

Judge denies media access to hearing for death-row inmate

10/23/2013 6:47pm
A mental competency hearing for one of Utah's most infamous killers and longest-standing death-row inmate is scheduled to be held Thursday — but behind closed doors.

Firefighters unsure what caused pallet fire that destroyed sheds

10/23/2013 7:10pm
Fire investigators are working to completely put out a business fire in Magna and figure what caused the blaze that destroyed several sheds Wednesday morning.

Marvel author, artist teams up with Utahn to create game

10/23/2013 8:03pm
Marvel cartoonist Christopher Hastings and Syracuse resident Blake Hansen have teamed up to create a game based on the "Dr. McNinja" cartoon filled with ninjas, mustaches and unicorns.

Group knits purple caps to create awareness for shaken baby syndrome

10/23/2013 8:04pm
A Utah baby died of shaken baby syndrome in September, and a group committed to educating young parents gathered Wednesday to knit baby caps for the campaign.

Parents with teens killed in car accidents share message of safety

10/23/2013 8:15pm
It's Teen Safe Driving Week, and a group of Utah parents who lost their children to traffic accidents have teamed up to spread the word about the importance of safety behind the wheel — especially when it comes to new drivers.

MacNeill had pills flushed after wife's death, witness says

10/23/2013 8:30pm
Hours after his wife's death, Martin MacNeill had her remaining prescription drugs counted, documented and then flushed down a toilet.

5 'haunted' places in Salt Lake City

10/23/2013 8:31pm
This Halloween, if you are looking for a real scare, learn about the ghosts of Salt Lake City, and if you dare, visit those in places open to the public.

Ex-prosecutor accused of assaulting girlfriend inside courthouse

10/23/2013 8:42pm
A former Salt Lake County prosecutor, who is already facing a number of felony charges, stands accused of assaulting his girlfriend during an argument at the 8th District courthouse in Duchesne.

Military father joins adoption hearing of 2 girls via Skype

10/23/2013 9:19pm
Two sisters are now formally part of the Brewer family after joining their mother and siblings in court to get their adoptions finalized. Dad was there too, thanks to Skype.

Bones discovered in SLC home are likely 100 years old, Native American

10/23/2013 10:01pm
A state forensic anthropologist has determined the bones discovered in a Salt Lake home date back more than 100 years and are likely Native American.

Teams, individuals set records at UHSAA state cross country

10/23/2013 10:31pm
The high school cross country championships took place at Sugarhouse Park this week and a few state records were set.

Docs get more precise about full-term pregnancy

10/23/2013 10:36pm
Mom-to-be closing in on her due date? The nation's obstetricians are getting more precise about exactly how close makes for a full-term pregnancy.

Capitol intruder may have been promoting marijuana legalization, police say

10/23/2013 10:42pm
As investigators try to find out more about the motive behind the man who police say drove his truck up the state Capitol steps Tuesday, questions about tightening security are also being raised.

Attempted kidnapping in Brigham City worries parents, police

10/23/2013 10:59pm
Concern is growing for police in Brigham City who have multiple reports of a man trying to lure young children.

Man evades police on high-speed chase, allegedly steals taxi

10/23/2013 11:59pm
Police are searching for a man they say fled from officers, crashed his car and hijacked a taxi to evade them.