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Man with Utah ties dies after San Diego shooting

12/28/2013 9:01am
A man with Utah ties who was in critical condition after he and his brother's fiancee were shot in San Diego has died.

Reports of sexual assaults in military on rise

12/28/2013 12:22pm
Heightened attention to the crime of sexual assault in the U.S. military may be causing more people to come forward and report problems. Defense officials cite the increased awareness as a possible reason the number of reported sexual assaults rose by more than 50 percent this year.

Refugees share stories, celebrate diversity through artwork

12/28/2013 1:03pm
Local refugees used white peace flags as a backdrop to illustrate their journeys to Utah. The art has been displayed throughout December in an exhibit celebrating diversity at the Salt Lake City-County Building.

Murray mayor Dan Snarr hardly looks the part

12/28/2013 1:34pm
Dan Snarr, Murray's outgoing four-term mayor, starts talking before he even sits down for a scheduled interview - and keeps talking for the next 2½ hours without coming up for air. He apologizes for this several times, blaming it on "ADHD," but then picks up where he left off.

State School Board member backs Count My Vote initiative

12/28/2013 1:57pm
State School Board member Kim Burningham posted his hopes for education in 2014, which include increased financial support for schools and the success of the Count My Vote initiative, which he says will lead to a more representative Legislature.

Davis claims 500 spot when another skater is DQed at Kearns Oval

12/28/2013 3:24pm
Mitchell Whitmore won the men's 500 meters at the U.S. Olympic speedskating trials. The real drama came for the fourth spot on the team.

Utah awaits FAA's year-end drone testing decision

12/28/2013 5:09pm
Officials in Utah, Nevada and 22 other states are eagerly awaiting the Federal Aviation Administration's selection of six drone-testing sites for the agency. A state's selection by the FAA will mean a major economic boost, both immediately and in the future.

Utah's continued use of Olympic venues a rarity in recent history

12/28/2013 7:23pm
Utah is certainly on the map for winter Olympic athletes, and the state has the facilities to host three different Olympic trials this weekend. The fact that these facilities are still in use is no small feat, Olympic experts say.

'Chip' your tree instead of chucking it, recyclers suggest

12/28/2013 8:33pm
As you're cleaning up holiday decorations, you might be wondering what to do with your Christmas tree. Your first instinct may be to throw it in the trash. But instead of chucking it, you might want to chip it.

Top stories of 2013: Draper Police Sgt. Derek Johnson shot and killed

12/28/2013 9:57pm
Three months ago, Draper Police Sgt. Derek Johnson was shot and killed during a routine traffic stop. His death, and the community response, is one of the top stories of 2013.

Plan for 5,750 new oil wells in Utah up for public review

12/28/2013 10:33pm
The Bureau of Land Management has released a draft environmental impact statement on a company's proposal to drill up to 5,750 new oil and gas wells over 16 years on an existing field in Duchesne and Uintah counties.

Over 100 gallons of animal fat spilled on US 189

12/28/2013 10:34pm
A slick mess of animal fat forced the closure of westbound U.S. 189 near the mouth of Provo Canyon Saturday afternoon, slowing traffic to a crawl.