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Donations help people forced to live in car

12/10/2013 7:33am
As dangerous as it may be, there are people who have no choice but to live in their cars during these extremely cold temperatures.

Arrest of Ute tribal member leads to lawsuit

12/10/2013 7:52am
The Ute Indian Tribe has filed a federal lawsuit against Wasatch County arguing that it lacks jurisdiction to prosecute a tribal member for misdemeanor charges arising from a July 2012 traffic stop.

'More things to do than ever' at EVE celebration, planners say

12/10/2013 8:11am
Downtown Salt Lake City is set to ring in the new year with another EVE celebration, a three- day extravaganza with both indoor and outdoor activities around the city. About 40,000 are expected to join in the festivities.

Weather delays UPS deliveries

12/10/2013 8:47am
UPS is experiencing delivery delays across the country, and it isn't even in the holiday crunch-time yet. Instead, inclement weather is the problem.

Utah to get $8.5M in lawsuit against drug company

12/10/2013 9:01am
Utah will get $8.5 million from GlaxoSmithKline for defrauding the state's Medicaid program through allegedly false and misleading marketing of Avandia.

Sundance announces 2014 premiere lineup

12/10/2013 10:29am
The Sundance Film Festival will premiere 117 independent feature films and 11 documentaries at its 30th anniversary next month – a lineup representing the 2014 fest's most prestigious films.

Flaming Gorge tournament offers unlimited ice fishing for burbots

12/10/2013 11:01am
Utah DWR holds a fishing tournament as a way to decrease the number of burbot, an invasive fish that has established a strong presence in Flaming Gorge.

The Winter Olympic torches throughout history

12/10/2013 12:14pm
We are just 58 days away from the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia and to get ready here is a close look at the 2014 torch as well as all the torches throughout the history of the Winter Olympic Games.

Officers: Naked man bites police dog

12/10/2013 12:19pm
A man accused of biting a police service dog on the neck and clawing his face — all while he was naked — was scheduled to appear in court Tuesday.

Judge approves jury selection process for Millerberg murder trial

12/10/2013 12:48pm
A Utah man accused of killing his 16-year-old baby-sitter appeared in court Tuesday morning for a status conference where his attorney raised concerns about the jury selection process. The trial is set to begin Feb. 10.

U of U fans to get married at Rice Eccles

12/10/2013 1:01pm
A crimson wedding is being given away for a couple of diehard University of Utah fans.

Catch a private screening of 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

12/10/2013 2:02pm
Trying to figure out the best way, the best place and the best audience with whom to see "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug"? is hosting a private screening and is giving away free tickets.

Airman killed in snowmobiling accident identified

12/10/2013 4:38pm
Air Force base officials announced Tuesday the identity of an airman killed in a snowmobiling accident Sunday.

Political groups petition Gov. Herbert to appoint interim attorney general

12/10/2013 5:44pm
Two political advocacy groups want Gov. Gary Herbert to appoint an interim attorney general to replace John Swallow.

Police investigating body found in Salt Lake park

12/10/2013 5:53pm
Salt Lake police were waiting for autopsy results Tuesday to determine how a man whose body was found in Memory Grove died.

Police seek woman in connection with fatal stabbing near shelter

12/10/2013 6:23pm
Salt Lake City police are looking for a woman who is a person of interest in the case of a fatal stabbing near a homeless shelter.

Nurse surrenders license following sex abuse allegations

12/10/2013 6:37pm
Police arrested a registered nurse after a woman said the man sexually abused her five times during an overnight stay at Uintah Basin Medical Center and threatened to "put her into cardiac arrest." He surrendered his nursing license Tuesday, according to state regulators.

Man hailed for rescuing skier talks about avalanche safety

12/10/2013 6:59pm
Avalanche forecasters said a woman who was caught in a slide Monday afternoon was wearing equipment that may have helped save her life.

Shoppers should be more vigilant during holidays, police say

12/10/2013 7:19pm
Plenty of thieves use the holiday season for a crime of opportunity, but police say it doesn't take much to prevent these crimes either. The problem is too many shoppers let their guard down.

Extreme cold weather, snowfall could bring inversion, meteorologists say

12/10/2013 7:42pm
Snow may currently blanket nearly the entire state, but conservationists said Tuesday it's essentially "meaningless" to state snowpacks.

Modified SUV, scooter gifted to college-bound man with spina bifida

12/10/2013 7:56pm
His walk is unusual, but it's a victory for 18- year-old Tommy Turgeon because he was born with spina bifida. The college-bound Ogden resident was given a 2001 Mercedes SUV Tuesday, and a scooter to help him get around campus.

Pioneer Book moves back to Center Street

12/10/2013 8:03pm
A longtime resident of Provo's Center Street, Pioneer Book has relocated back to its hometown just a couple blocks from its former longtime location.

Animal rights activists defend lawsuit against 'ag gag' law

12/10/2013 9:09pm
Animal rights activists Tuesday countered Utah's argument to dismiss their lawsuit challenging the state's so-called "ag gag" law, arguing its only purpose is to hurt politically unpopular animal protection groups.

Property owner sells once-controversial parcel to Grand America

12/10/2013 9:35pm
A property that once pit one of Utah's most prominent businessmen along with Salt Lake City against two local entrepreneurs has been sold. The parcel that houses the Flower Patch floral shop situated near the Grand America Hotel was sold last week.

Discovery of crash victim's homework leads to search for mystery woman

12/10/2013 10:06pm
There are all sorts of papers and newspaper clipping Joyce Holder has kept through the years, but the one with her sister's handwritten name on it is the paper she treasures the most.

Utah website designed to make sending military care packages easier

12/10/2013 10:24pm
A new website,, has created a military gift registry to make sending care packages to soldiers and Marines stationed abroad easier than before.