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Proposal would raise legal age to buy tobacco

11/19/2013 7:55am
Two Utah lawmakers want to raise the legal age to buy tobacco from 19 to 21, which would match the minimum age for drinking alcohol.

Single gunshot can be 2 crimes, court rules

11/19/2013 8:45am
Can a single gunshot that wounds one man and kills another result in two separate counts of the same crime related to pulling the trigger?

Matheson defends support of changes to Affordable Care Act

11/19/2013 9:05am
Utah Fourth District Rep. Jim Matheson is defending his support of a House measure that would allow insurance companies to renew individual policies that didn't meet of Affordable Care Act standards.

Native American storytellers hope tales will stop stereotypes

11/19/2013 9:36am
Native American Indian educators hope stories will give Utahns a better understanding of native culture and how it fits into Utah history.

Couple credits seat belts for saving them and baby

11/19/2013 10:49am
A Tooele couple involved in a serious crash said they and their baby, who was not yet born at the time, are alive today because of their seat belts.

Salt Lake City named 'National Bible City'

11/19/2013 11:14am
Salt Lake City has been named the National Bible City by the National Bible Association.

What clothes you should wear on a snowshoeing trip

11/19/2013 11:25am
Snowshoeing is an incredible way to get off the couch this winter and enjoy the outdoors. Here are a few tips on what to wear to make the most of your snowshoeing trip.

Volunteers and meals needed at Ronald McDonald House

11/19/2013 11:29am
For the past 25 years The Ronald McDonald House in Salt Lake City has been a haven for more than 40,000 families of children receiving treatment at area hospitals – but taking care of these families wouldn't be possible without volunteers.

Firefighters revive puppy rescued from house fire

11/19/2013 12:12pm
A Rose Park puppy should make a full recovery after being rescued from a burning apartment and resuscitated by firefighters.

Driver who survived 2 train accident faces fleeing charges

11/19/2013 12:21pm
A Utah woman who was hit twice by freight trains in her car last month after fleeing police has made her initial court appearance.

Police ID Syracuse man killed after being ejected from car

11/19/2013 12:57pm
A 20-year-old man from Syracuse who died Saturday afternoon after crashing into a telephone pole has been identified, said the Syracuse Police Department.

South Jordan to unveil memorial for 75th anniversary of horrific crash

11/19/2013 1:32pm
The city will host a memorial ceremony for the 75th anniversary of a horrific accident.

Humane Society: $5K reward for info about cats thrown from car

11/19/2013 1:58pm
The U.S. Humane Society is now offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the people who threw a mother cat and four kittens out the window of a moving vehicle.

Missionary who lost parents, siblings in typhoon benefits from Utah fundraiser

11/19/2013 2:54pm
A Utah family is raising money for a sister missionary who had nine family members killed in Typhoon Haiyan.

5 reasons movie lovers should be using

11/19/2013 4:35pm
While we love watching movies there's a lot that we would like to know before going in and also know what's worth watching. Well, there's a one-stop shop for that. gives you everything you need to know about movies.

Montezuma Creek Elementary reopens day after CO scare

11/19/2013 5:00pm
A teacher hospitalized in Salt Lake City following a carbon monoxide scare at Montezuma Creek Elementary School remained in serious condition Tuesday.

How good police work in Salt Lake led to serial killer Joseph Franklin's arrest

11/19/2013 5:16pm
On Aug. 20, 1980, David Martin, 18, and Ted Fields, 20, were shot and killed while jogging with two women in Liberty Park. The assailant, Joseph Paul Franklin, later admitted to at least 22 other killings across the country. If it wasn't for good police work in Salt Lake, he may not have been caught.

Ex-judge sentenced to 90 days on drug conviction

11/19/2013 6:01pm
Former Salt Lake City Justice Court Judge Virginia Bauskett Ward, 46, was ordered to serve 90 days in jail and serve three years' probation in connection with a drug distribution charge.

Utahns memorize Gettysburg Address for 150th anniversary

11/19/2013 6:54pm
Pres. Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address 150 years ago. Now Utah children are studying, memorizing and sharing it.

Employee stationed in Philippines helps coordinate typhoon aid for Utah company

11/19/2013 6:59pm
A Logan business is working to help some of its own employees in the Philippines who were affected by the devastating typhoon that hit the country on Nov 8. A Utah man stationed there became the perfect person to coordinate their efforts.

Police seek help in finding 'dangerous' man for info on crime

11/19/2013 7:00pm
West Valley police are asking for the public's help in finding a man they believe could have information regarding a recent home invasion.

Critics vow to fight expansion of HollyFrontier refinery

11/19/2013 7:23pm
An attorney representing clean air advocates said she will appeal Monday's decision by the Utah Division of Air Quality allowing the HollyFrontier Corp. refinery to increase its daily processing of crude oil by 20,000 barrels a day.

Black Friday deals start week before Thanksgiving

11/19/2013 7:37pm
Opening for Black Friday on Friday is almost the exception to the rule, now, as more stores announce earlier hours and deals starting days before.

100 votes make all the difference in South Jordan mayoral race

11/19/2013 9:01pm
Dave Alvord was announced as South Jordan's mayor-elect Tuesday after official results from the city's municipal election canvass revealed he defeated incumbent Scott Osborne by 100 votes.

New blood test may predict life expectancy, researchers say

11/19/2013 9:31pm
A new release out of Intermountain Medical Center shows that a blood test can predict life expectancy.

3-year-old checks off 'bucket list' item with ride on Chopper 5

11/19/2013 10:08pm
A 3-year-old girl went for very special helicopter ride Tuesday afternoon in the skies above Bountiful. She doesn't have very long to live, and KSL's Chopper 5 pilot was more than happy to grant her bucket list request.

Home burglaries a big problem in Utah, police say

11/19/2013 10:44pm
Home burglary is one of the most common crimes in Utah neighborhoods, affecting thousands of homeowners every year. Unfortunately, many people are making the thieves' job way too easy.

Utahns discuss new survey issued by Pope

11/19/2013 10:46pm
The Vatican is taking the unusual step of conducting a worldwide survey on how parishes deal with sensitive issues such as contraception, divorce and gay couples.

2 men arrested in connection with fatal shooting, car accident

11/19/2013 10:50pm
Police have arrested two men they believe are responsible for the death of an Orem man who was shot in the back and crashed his car early Tuesday morning.

Former LDS missionary shares experience of Philippines typhoon

11/19/2013 10:55pm
A former missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shared his story Tuesday of experiencing the typhoon that recently hit the Philippines.

Kearns woman identifies phone scam, warns others

11/19/2013 10:57pm
A Kearns woman detected a scammer when they called her Tuesday morning and threatened to discontinue her medicare and social security.