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Woman charged in fatal stabbing near shelter

01/16/2014 6:59am
Murder charges have been filed against a woman who told police she was intoxicated when she stabbed a man near a Salt Lake City homeless shelter.

Legislative reform would not stop Count My Vote initiative, supporters say

01/16/2014 7:13am
Backers of the Count My Vote initiative to change the state's unique system for nominating candidates stopped short Wednesday of saying they'd end the petition drive if the 2014 Legislature enacts reforms.

No easy explanation for increase in anger, expert says

01/16/2014 7:44am
Have Americans lost their ability to deal with frustration and anger?

Man gets new date in Nevada abduction case

01/16/2014 8:29am
A local judge in Nevada gave prosecutors more time Wednesday to file criminal charges against a Minnesota fugitive accused of holding his ex- girlfriend with threats of physical violence for several months at a Mesquite motel.

Despite blindness, 2 set out to climb Mt. Denali

01/16/2014 8:36am
Two climbers who are blind are pushing the limits of their independence and raising awareness of technology for blindness by climbing Mt. Denali in May.

Magazine ranks Riverton drama department among nation's top 5

01/16/2014 9:05am
Stage Directions Magazine highlights five high schools nationwide every year with what it believes are the top drama departments. This year, Riverton High School is on that list.

All 5 bodies recovered from Idaho plane crash

01/16/2014 10:36am
All the bodies of victims in an Idaho plane crash have been recovered, the sheriff's office said.

5 things to do during Sundance besides watching films

01/16/2014 11:05am
Whether or not you have tickets to a screening, Sundance is an interesting time to head up to Park City.

Ask a Dietitian: Is eating like a caveman good for your health?

01/16/2014 12:11pm
Every week in January one of Harmons four registered dietitians will be responding to your health and nutrition questions. This week: "I've heard a lot lately about the Paleo Diet. Is it safe and does it really work?"

4 Utah filmmakers everyone should know

01/16/2014 2:34pm
Utah has long boasted a rich culture of filmmaking and cinematic exploration.

Man facing charges of sexually abusing Ogden boy extradited to Utah

01/16/2014 3:01pm
A man facing charges of kidnapping and sexually abusing a 14-year-old Ogden boy was arrested in California and was extradited to Utah on Wednesday.

NuSkin stock drops following negative Chinese news report

01/16/2014 3:38pm
Following claims made against NuSkin by the main propaganda machine of China's Communist Party, the company's stock has plunged and an investigation of its operations has been launched.

Gay couples in Utah can jointly file state taxes

01/16/2014 4:04pm
Utah state officials say newly married gay and lesbian couples can jointly file their taxes for 2013.

BYU algorithm learns to identify objects without humans

01/16/2014 4:56pm
Computers can identify people, animal species and other objects by themselves, thanks to a new algorithm developed at BYU.

Burglar takes beauty products, computer equipment from salon

01/16/2014 5:56pm
Beauty products, computer equipment and other items were stolen from a salon and police are looking for the culprit.

Teacher health program benefits students, teachers

01/16/2014 6:09pm
Davis School District has embraced a new health program, but it's not for students, it's for teachers and employees.

Esar Met trial to go to jurors on Friday

01/16/2014 6:34pm
The jury in the trial of Esar Met, charged with kidnapping and killing a 7-year-old refugee girl nearly six years ago, will begin deliberating Met's fate on Friday.

Outside counsel for same-sex marriage appeal named by AG

01/16/2014 6:44pm
The Utah Attorney General's Office Thursday named outside counsel for the appeal of the ruling that struck down the state's same-sex marriage ban, while the State Tax Commission will allow married same-sex couples to file joint income tax returns.

Man exposed himself to children at bus stop, police say

01/16/2014 7:01pm
A man was arrested Thursday after allegedly exposing himself to two children at a bus stop.

Mother of Trayvon Martin speaks at U. about racial profiling

01/16/2014 7:06pm
The mother of Trayvon Martin will speak at the University of Utah as part of its Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations on Thursday.

6 ways to be prepared for an emergency

01/16/2014 7:37pm
Every area of the country experience disasters of some sort and families need to be prepared for emergencies. Start small and build up as your budget allows.

Man allegedly involved in up to 10 burglaries

01/16/2014 8:04pm
A man with a long history of burglary has been arrested in another burglary, just two days after being charged with similar crimes.

Sundance Film Festival celebrates 30th anniversary

01/16/2014 8:11pm
The 2014 Sundance Film Festival launched Thursday. The 10-day festival is in its 30th year and includes events in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and the Sundance Resort.

Rivalry, controversy continues to surround ski-only resort lawsuit

01/16/2014 8:15pm
The snowboard versus skier rivalry heated up Thursday a day after a group of snowboarders filed a lawsuit against Alta saying their "no snowboarder" policy is discriminatory.

Workers prepare for 2014 Utah International Auto Expo

01/16/2014 9:03pm
The 2014 Utah International Auto Expo brings four days and nights of new, shiny, high-tech and concept vehicles to Sandy.

3 ways to help children overcome their fears

01/16/2014 9:46pm
Children often suffer from anxiety over a variety of issues that trigger panic attacks. This is done internally through imagining a worst-case scenario. Here are three exercises for parents to help children master their fears.

Syracuse mother in murder-suicide battled depression, friend says

01/16/2014 10:05pm
When Pegi Butler heard that the woman she loved as a daughter was suspected of killing herself and her two girls, her heart broke.

USDA offering drought loans to all but 4 Utah counties

01/16/2014 10:19pm
The United States Department of Agriculture announced Thursday that farmers and ranchers in certain counties in Utah may be eligible for low-interest emergency loans from the government.

Distracted driving may have caused fatal auto-pedestrian accident

01/16/2014 10:25pm
Rosa Merino, 42, was crossing University Avenue near 700 North in a crosswalk when she was hit by a pickup truck Wednesday morning. She leaves behind three daughters. Police say the driver was distracted moments before the accident.

New high-tech suit unveiled for speedskaters in Sochi Olympics

01/16/2014 10:52pm
In a sport where a hundredth of a second could mean winning or losing a medal, a new piece of high-tech gear could give American speedskaters an edge at the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi.

2 ex-drug suspects sue West Valley police officers

01/16/2014 10:58pm
Two people arrested by West Valley's former Neighborhood Narcotics Unit, only to have their case later tossed out, have filed a federal lawsuit against the city.