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Museum would highlight hardships of Native Americans

01/07/2014 8:16am
Do most people understand the hardships Native Americans have had to go through? One Utah lawmakers believes too many people don't, so he's supporting a resolution that may change that.

Catching a chill? Stay warm this winter, keep your home draft-free

01/07/2014 10:30am
Whether you're cozying up in front of a fire or settling down for a long winter's nap, there's nothing like drafty breeze to (literally) chill the mood. Here are some tips to keep the cold weather outside your home.

Latest ban makes UT state prison system smoke free

01/07/2014 10:56am
Utah corrections officials have instituted a smoking ban for minimum security inmates at one state prison, making the entire state prison system smoke-free.

U. aims to save students $500 on textbooks

01/07/2014 12:35pm
The University of Utah is currently exploring how to cut textbook costs for students using online textbooks and other alternatives.

A sneak peek at the snowboard halfpipe in Sochi

01/07/2014 1:05pm
Out of the dozens of events in the games one of the most popular is the snowboard halfpipe. American Shaun White has owned the competition and will be competing for his third consecutive Olympic snowboard halfpipe gold medal in Sochi.

5 movies to make you grateful for winter

01/07/2014 2:15pm
Sure, winter has frozen fingers, bruised tailbones from slippery ice and chapped lips, but do you know what it doesn't have? Giant sharks, small-enclosed rooms sweltering with heat and underground monsters. Here are five movies that remind us that summer and the heat aren't all that great.

Man calls for caution after idling vehicle stolen

01/07/2014 3:05pm
A Sugar House man is echoing the cautions of police after his vehicle was stolen in front of his house.

Local man photographs motels 'checking out'

01/07/2014 4:05pm
A local man is trying to photograph motels in Utah before they are torn down and their history is lost.

Robbery suspect caught thanks to vigilant bystander

01/07/2014 5:23pm
Police arrested a man Tuesday suspected of knocking down and robbing an elderly woman. Officers say they have a witness who 'went above and beyond' to thank for being able to track him down.

Cancer deaths drop by 20 percent in 2 decades, report says

01/07/2014 6:02pm
The most common cancers are decreasing in incidence, partly due to increased screening and detection. But some types continue to increase in prevalence.

Incident looked like 'horror scene', police say at Esar Met trial

01/07/2014 6:02pm
Nearly six years after the body of a 7-year-old girl was found in a neighbor's basement bathroom, the trial for her accused killer began Tuesday.

Kaysville man dies after being backed over by pickup

01/07/2014 6:24pm
Robert Benton, 67, of Kaysville, died from his injuries after being hit by a truck that was backing down a business loading ramp at the Freeport Center.

Man's remains found near Snowbasin

01/07/2014 6:36pm
Police located the remains of a man they believe was reported missing out of West Valley City near the road to Snowbasin on Tuesday.

New traffic signs in Parleys Canyon to warn drivers of unsafe conditions

01/07/2014 6:39pm
With a series of snowstorms forecasted to hit northern Utah over the next week or so, the roads in Parleys Canyon could be a mess.

$25K worth of jewelry returned to owner after burglary

01/07/2014 6:58pm
After a relative allegedly burglarized an Orem home, stealing $25,000 worth of jewelry, all but one ring has been returned to the victim.

Utah law firm files class action suit against Target over security breach

01/07/2014 7:07pm
A local law firm is filing a class action lawsuit against retail giant Target following a massive security breach during the busiest shopping season of the year.

Utah leaders work to navigate legal limbo of halt to gay marriage

01/07/2014 7:44pm
State officials are trying to figure out the legal status of married same-sex couples in the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court order halting gay marriage in Utah.

Provo police search for brother of Calif. homicide victim

01/07/2014 8:04pm
Police are still searching for the killer in connection with the murder of a man and woman who were shot and killed in a mall parking lot in San Diego. The two had ties to Utah and police are now distributing flyers around Provo.

Residents request ban, regulation on carriage horses during public hearing

01/07/2014 9:24pm
The Salt Lake City Council heard more than a dozen emotional complaints during a public hearing Tuesday as residents cited traffic snarls caused by carriages traversing downtown and made pleas on behalf of the animals that pull them.

Man 'not paying attention' hit by FrontRunner train

01/07/2014 9:40pm
A man was hit by a FrontRunner train in Roy that was coming to a stop, in the second UTA- related accident in two days.

Global Rescue prepares for potential emergencies at Sochi Games

01/07/2014 10:20pm
With the recent bombings in Russia, many U.S. athletes are concerned about the security of the Sochi Winter Olympics. But, the U.S. Ski and Snowboard team have hired a private crisis response team in preparation of any potential disasters.

Federal fugitive rams police truck, leads high-speed chase

01/07/2014 10:45pm
A high-speed chase through southwest Salt Lake City ended with a federal fugitive in custody Tuesday night, according to Unified police.

Bank robberies on the rise in Utah, data shows

01/07/2014 10:45pm
The rate of bank robberies in Utah has increased over the past few years, according to data from the FBI; and detectives in Salt Lake City are all too aware.

8 Utahns among finalists to live on Mars — forever

01/07/2014 10:48pm
Eight Utahns are among 1,058 finalists who are vying for a spot on a mission to colonize Mars.