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Woman witnesses crash, runs to help victim

11/01/2013 7:27am
A Sandy woman experienced what she called one of the scariest nights of her life when she witnessed a crash and ran to the aid of a stranger.

Air pollution certified as cancer agent

11/01/2013 7:50am
The World Health Organization has declared air pollution a certified cancer agent, joining tobacco, asbestos and ultraviolet radiation. It is determined to contribute to lung cancer rates around the world.

Inmates' families pay a price for crime, too

11/01/2013 8:51am
Utah inmates' families didn't commit a crime but they are "doing the time" in their own way. Erick and Felicia Meza are one of those stories, along with their three children.

Shooting of fleeing suspect was justified, DA says

11/01/2013 9:29am
The Salt Lake County District Attorney has ruled an officer-involved shooting in July was justified.

Calif. WWII vet's lost medals found in Utah going to NY brother

11/01/2013 11:02am
John J. Capper Jr. was suspicious when he received a call from a stranger claiming to have the lost medals his brother had earned while flying 35 missions in Europe as a tail gunner in B-17 bombers.

Utahn faces unique complications in husband's immigration

11/01/2013 1:00pm
A Utah woman in a unique situation is stuck waiting for her African husband to join her after a surprise pregnancy sent her back home.

Caputo's, 3 bars fined for selling alcohol to minors

11/01/2013 1:30pm
Gourmet food market Tony Caputo's and three bars were fined for selling alcohol to minors in October, according to the Utah Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control.

Aggies still in the chase for inaugural MWC championship game

11/01/2013 2:02pm
A look ahead at Utah State's chances to win the Mountain West Conference.

Fans fall in love with Mike Harris on Twitter

11/01/2013 2:03pm
Opening the season at home against the Thunder offered Jazz fans their first regular season glimpse of the new-look home team that allowed both of its leading scorers to leave via free agency.

Salt Lake City mayor named to Obama climate task force

11/01/2013 4:02pm
Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker will join mayors from Houston, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and Knoxville, Tenn., as well as several governors in a special appointment to advise President Barack Obama on climate preparedness, the White House announced Friday.

16-year-old arrested in connection with gang shooting

11/01/2013 4:05pm
A 16-year-old boy who police say fired several rounds at rival gang members Friday was arrested and booked into juvenile detention.

'Fake cop' calls to ask for money in new scam, police say

11/01/2013 4:40pm
The Summit County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who has been calling residents, claiming to be an officer, and threatening to jail them if they don't send money to take care of a warrant.

Woman found dead in North Ogden park identified

11/01/2013 5:08pm
Police have released the name of a woman found dead by kids in a North Ogden park on Halloween.

Centerville therapist accused of sex abuse surrenders license

11/01/2013 6:29pm
A clinical social worker accused of having a sexual relationship with a teen client has been ordered to hand over his professional license.

SLC close to ending veteran homelessness, mayor says

11/01/2013 7:02pm
Four years ago, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced the goal of ending veteran homelessness by the end of 2015. Today, Salt Lake City and the nation are getting closer to reaching that goal.

Woman accused of sexual relationship with teen neighbors

11/01/2013 7:04pm
A South Salt Lake woman has been arrested for allegedly having sexual relations with a young teen neighbor and his friend.

'They're heroes,' man in collapsed trench says of rescuers

11/01/2013 7:06pm
Many people get credit for saving Seth Thomas' life when he was trapped in a collapsed trench. But two men inside the rapidly deteriorating trench ultimately risked it all.

Masked man robs bank on Halloween, police say

11/01/2013 7:08pm
Centerville Police are looking for a masked robber who targeted a credit union on Halloween night.

MacNeill died from drowning, not heart disease, medical expert says

11/01/2013 7:19pm
Michele MacNeill inhaled a large amount of water and died from drowning, not heart disease, a forensic pathology expert told jurors hearing evidence in her husband's murder trial Friday.

Book claims Huntsman Sr as source for controversial Romney tax rumors

11/01/2013 7:25pm
Many people may remember a damaging claim Sen. Harry Reid made on the Senate Floor in Aug. 2012 that Mitt Romney had not paid taxes for a decade. A new book says the source of a damaging claim was the father of one of Romney's early opponents.

Would-be sorority rallies support to lift ban at Dixie State

11/01/2013 7:35pm
A petition to lift the ban against Greek organizations at Dixie State University has school officials fortifying their policy while 19 prospective sorority sisters turn to student rights advocates.

Police car hits truck while pursuing call

11/01/2013 7:38pm
An officer was taken to the hospital after running a red light with sirens on.

Founder of sign company killed after falling from cherry picker

11/01/2013 7:40pm
The founder of a Salt Lake sign company was killed in an industrial accident Friday in Bountiful.

Teen shot by pellet gun while trick-or-treating

11/01/2013 7:41pm
A Uintah County teen is recovering after investigators say he was shot in the chest, possibly with a pellet gun, while trick-or-treating with his younger brother.

Local man lands 'monster' trout

11/01/2013 7:44pm
A man from Lehi caught a large cutthroat trout with four 6.5 inch long rainbow trout inside of it.

People lie, cheat more during afternoon than morning, study says

11/01/2013 9:15pm
A Utah researcher says people are more likely to lie, cheat and steal in the afternoon than they are in the morning. The new study is called the "morning morality effect."

Utah company helps musician put piano on Utah Lake

11/01/2013 9:40pm
A music video was recently released that filmed a piano sitting in the middle of Utah Lake using no special effects, and a family-owned, Utah business helped to make it all happen.

Jordan River canal receives 'failing grade' from safety inspection

11/01/2013 10:34pm
The levee system of the Jordan River Surplus Canal is aging and in need of repairs. An annual inspection of the nearly 20-mile-long levee system delivered it a failing grade, announced Friday by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Man accused of home invasion dies from injuries

11/01/2013 10:37pm
A man suspected of breaking into a West Valley City home looking for drugs has died from injuries delivered by the homeowner, police said.

Huntsman Cancer Institute announces $100M expansion for research

11/01/2013 10:42pm
The Huntsman Cancer Institute will construct a $100 million research facility to target children's and family cancers. The Primary Children's and Families' Research Center honors The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, one principal donor.

Utahn waits for veteran disability claim for years

11/01/2013 10:43pm
The Department of Veterans Affairs set a goal of getting rid of a backlog of disability claims older than four months. At the moment, that backlog represented more than 400,000 veterans, but Iraq War vet, Curtis Thayer, is not one of them and he's been waiting for a decision on claims for years.