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Suspected DUI driver hits, drags phone pole

11/25/2013 7:18am
A suspected drunk driver took out a telephone pole and made a mess as he fled from police on 4500 South.

Vietnow charity keeps most money raised, man discovers

11/25/2013 8:00am
Dozens of charities say they're all about helping veterans. But it's a good idea to investigate before you open your wallet.

Unique entertainer aims to boost kids' confidence

11/25/2013 9:20am
Entertainer Jason Hewlett travels the world making people laugh, but recently his focus shifted to helping kids.

Woman prostituted teen daughter for utility payments, police say

11/25/2013 9:39am
A woman who prosecutors say was prostituting out her 13-year-old daughter in order to pay for utilities now faces serious criminal charges.

U. and Ute Tribe meet about future use of tribe name

11/25/2013 11:46am
A meeting negotiating the future use of the Ute name by the University of Utah was "fruitful and productive," the university said.

Traffic stop nets 200 pounds of marijuana

11/25/2013 12:06pm
A routine traffic stop resulted in a significant drug bust for the Utah Highway Patrol on Friday.

10 essential items to take on a snowshoeing trip

11/25/2013 12:24pm
No one wants to spend an unexpected night in the backcountry, but sometimes it happens. Here are ten essential pieces of gear to pack on any snowshoeing adventure.

Demolition of 10 BYU residences pushes students to new housing

11/25/2013 12:51pm
Students will be moving during finals as 10 of the remaining 14 old Heritage Halls buildings at BYU will be torn down.

Police: Drunk man hit, killed after trying to cross street

11/25/2013 1:39pm
A combination of alcohol and crossing a busy street in the dark outside of a crosswalk were contributing factors in a fatal auto-pedestrian accident over the weekend.

Foster dog saves family from dangerous man on back porch

11/25/2013 2:33pm
A West Valley City family says a dog they have in foster care saved them from a potentially dangerous situation after they woke up early Sunday morning to find a stranger hiding from police on their back porch. The dog is currently up for adoption.

SLC police recover 4 stolen vehicles in single day; 6 people arrested

11/25/2013 3:57pm
Salt Lake police recovered four stolen vehicles in three separate cases Sunday. And unlike most incidents where the cars are recovered only after they've been abandoned, this time investigators made multiple arrests.

Well-known BASE jumper killed in Moab jumping accident

11/25/2013 4:59pm
A well-known Moab BASE jumper died Saturday when his parachute opened too late during a jump.

Police identify man killed in SLC stabbing

11/25/2013 5:46pm
Police have identified a man who died after being stabbed near the Salt Lake homeless shelter, but they are still looking for a suspect.

West Hills Middle School evacuated for bomb threat; nothing found

11/25/2013 5:57pm
West Hills Middle School was evacuated Monday afternoon after a worker allegedly found a note about a bomb. But after a thorough sweep of the school, police found nothing dangerous.

Police look for credit union robber

11/25/2013 6:05pm
Police are looking for a man who robbed a Mountain America Credit Union in Salt Lake City Monday.

Terrified 91-year-old woman fights off nighttime intruder

11/25/2013 6:29pm
Salt Lake police are looking for a man who terrorized a 91-year-old woman in her home early Sunday. Though she was scared, the woman wasn't going to give up without a fight.

5 missing hikers located, officials say

11/25/2013 6:42pm
Five hikers missing since Sunday were found late Monday morning and reportedly were safe in the Elk Ridge/Dark Canyon area.

Girl born without ear receives prosthetic, gives forward

11/25/2013 7:30pm
A girl born without an ear received a prosthetic and made it possible for another child to have the same opportunity.

Woman injured in accident upset DUI offender still driving

11/25/2013 7:44pm
A Utah County mother hopes that Tuesday she and her daughter will finally receive justice after being hit by a drunken driver.

Utah will have more to spend in new budget year

11/25/2013 9:10pm
There will be $206 million in new revenue to spend in the new budget year that begins July 1, 2014, plus another $132 million in surplus funds, Gov. Gary Herbert announced Monday.

Families say plea deal in triple homicide case too lenient

11/25/2013 9:15pm
The man who police say provided the getaway vehicle for a triple murder suspect has struck a plea deal.

Poached hawks prompt investigation from DWR

11/25/2013 9:27pm
At least eight hawks have been shot down by poachers, and state wildlife officers are looking for those responsible for the deaths of the majestic birds.

LDS missionary returns to Utah for surgery after Philippines typhoon

11/25/2013 10:10pm
A Latter-day Saint missionary has returned back to Utah for surgery after being injured in the Philippines typhoon.

1 killed, 1 critically injured in separate auto-pedestrian accidents

11/25/2013 10:26pm
A woman was killed in an auto-pedestrian accident and another man was critically injured in a second auto-pedestrian accident where police are still searching for the driver.

Man issued ticket with incorrect personal information

11/25/2013 11:00pm
A driver was shocked after he received a speeding ticket with someone else's information on it.

Woman arrested in connection with fatal hit-and-run

11/25/2013 11:06pm
A West Valley woman has been arrested in connection with a fatal hit- and-run accident that claimed the life of a 2-year-old boy in June.

Business of Begging: The real stories behind Utah panhandling

11/25/2013 11:24pm
The number of panhandlers along the Wasatch Front is skyrocketing, especially alongside freeway on- and off- ramps. The cardboard signs they hold are meant to provoke sympathy, but are they always truthful?

Officials consider next move after Swallow resignation

11/25/2013 11:59pm
The lieutenant governor could decide by Wednesday whether to refer a damning report that shows Utah Attorney General John Swallow broke state election laws to a court.