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Shurtleff's alleged 'fixer' posts bail

01/15/2014 7:47am
The man who called himself a "fixer" for former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff has bailed out of jail.

New rule calls for more emergency drills at school

01/15/2014 8:17am
Soon all of Utah's public schools will be required to hold drills more regularly for things like an active shooter situation. State Superintendent Martell Menlove says it's because of the times we live in.

Victim of alleged fertility clinic sample swap calls for changes

01/15/2014 8:55am
A woman who says former fertility clinic employee Thomas Lippert changed her family forever wants changes made for the future.

Advice for getting tickets, seeing stars at Sundance Film Festival

01/15/2014 9:47am
With the 2014 Sundance Film Festival opening Thursday, event planners say there are still plenty of ways local residents can take part in the events. The process is a little different than in years past.

Data thieves may have used RAM scrapers, Orem man explains

01/15/2014 10:38am
Tens of millions of people were affected by that massive data breach at Target. An Orem man thinks he knows exactly how the crooks did it.

U. business school to launch online MBA program

01/15/2014 10:54am
The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah on Tuesday announced the creation of an online Master of Business Administration degree.

Orem man admits to beating stepfather to death

01/15/2014 11:48am
An Orem man accused of beating his 79-year-old stepfather to death in June has pleaded guilty to reduced charges.

4 quirky moments from Sundance Film Festival history

01/15/2014 3:01pm
When entertainers and the public interact at the Sundance Film Festival, interesting things are bound to happen — like a director causing a traffic jam by riding a camel down the street.

Blue Angels returning to St. George air show

01/15/2014 4:35pm
Thunder Over Utah officials confirmed Wednesday that the U.S. Navy Blue Angels will appear at the air show July 26-27 at St. George Municipal Airport.

Mother, 2 daughters die in murder-suicide, police say

01/15/2014 4:56pm
Police believe a mother killed her two young daughters inside their home before taking her own life.

AG to name outside counsel for same-sex marriage appeal

01/15/2014 5:56pm
The attorney general's office is expected to name a law firm Thursday to handle Utah's appeal of a court ruling that struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

5 day trips for Utah history seekers

01/15/2014 6:16pm
For those looking to get out of the house for a few hours on a weekend or a day off, Utah boasts a host of easy-to-access historical sites for the casual explorer.

Police bust 'sophisticated' Ogden drug ring; 10 arrested

01/15/2014 6:26pm
An investigation into a major methamphetamine trafficking operation culminated recently with charges against 10 people in Utah and Arizona.

Beloved BYU dance teacher dies from flu

01/15/2014 6:39pm
A BYU professor whom students and faculty described as vivacious, passionate about different cultures and very direct died Monday due to complications with the flu, according to a statement from the university.

Delta to expand services, operations at SLC International Airport

01/15/2014 6:47pm
Delta Air Lines plans to expand operations and services at Salt Lake City International Airport in the coming years, top executives told the Salt Lake City Airport Board Wednesday.

Plane crash lands near Salt Lake International Airport

01/15/2014 7:36pm
A private plane made a crash landing about a mile north of Salt Lake City International Airport on Wednesday afternoon.

Utah prosecutors file sex abuse charges 24 years after alleged crimes

01/15/2014 7:44pm
The three felony counts of aggravated sex abuse of a child filed against Susan Elizabeth Rye in 8th District Court stem from alleged abuse that took place two decades ago, when she was known as Randall Donald Rye.

100-year-old negatives show stranded Antarctic explorers

01/15/2014 8:18pm
After painstakingly restoring a stack of negatives stuck together, conservationists say they have restored a host of never-before-seen images from a historical expedition to Antarctica a century ago.

Peer tutors help kindergarten students reach big reading milestone

01/15/2014 8:34pm
Two Tooele kindergarten teachers reached a milestone before Christmas they've never seen in their careers. Nearly every student learned their letters and sounds before the break.

Single mother dies after auto-pedestrian accident

01/15/2014 8:39pm
A single mother of three girls was killed Wednesday after being hit by a truck near 700 North and University Avenue.

Police searching for missing Loa man

01/15/2014 9:09pm
The Wayne County Sheriff's Department are asking for the public's help in finding a missing 57-year-old Loa man.

Redford reflects on differences of Sundance from beginning to now

01/15/2014 9:23pm
he vision Robert Redford had for the Sundance Film Festival is comparable with founders of other arts organizations in Utah.

Snowboarders sue to ride with skiers at Alta resort

01/15/2014 9:33pm
Four snowboarders are challenging the skiers-only policy at Alta Ski Area in a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday.

Man recounts experience of being buried by avalanche

01/15/2014 10:27pm
Matt Morgan sat in a wheelchair at McKay Dee Hospital in Ogden with two broken femurs and a broken arm and recounted his experience of surviving being buried by an avalanche.

Pre-Olympic events in Utah provide economic impact of near $30 million

01/15/2014 10:36pm
The Sochi Olympics are now less than a month away, but in Utah, it feels like a sort of mini-Olympics has been ongoing for some time.