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Son helps mother escape from house fire

02/03/2014 6:47am
Ogden firefighters responded Sunday to a house fire where an elderly woman escaped with help from her son.

Passerby alerts family to burning home

02/03/2014 7:55am
A passerby gets credit for possibly saving the lives of two people whose North Salt Lake home caught on fire.

Utahn's 'traveling journal' showcases photography, places worldwide

02/03/2014 11:03am
What started out as a distraction from a Utah woman's chronic illness has turned into a worldwide project bringing photographers of all styles and skill levels together.

Sisters who meet for first time feel lifetime sibling bond

02/03/2014 11:16am
Two sisters who were separated after an adoption met each other for the first time a month ago, but they say they feel as if they have known each other their entire lives.

Where's Jackson Emery when you need him?

02/03/2014 11:54am
The comparisons between BYU's new sensational scorer, Tyler Haws, and Jimmer Fredette are inevitable. Haws' and Fredette's junior years have been striking similar with one major difference: wins.

Man killed in conveyor belt accident at mine, officials say

02/03/2014 12:16pm
A 56-year-old man was killed after he became entrapped in a conveyor belt at CML Metals mines.

Questar provides high energy at Salt Lake school

02/03/2014 12:42pm
Questar's energy does more than heat the building at Salt Lake's North Star Elementary. Its employees bring a different kind of energy that has turned up the heat on reading scores.

Police await autopsy results in elderly couple's death

02/03/2014 2:30pm
Unified police detectives are hoping autopsy results will shed more light about the weekend deaths of an elderly Midvale couple who were found in their home that had no power.

KC Clyde talks 'The Best Two Years' 10 years later

02/03/2014 2:47pm
It's been 10 years since the Scott S. Anderson film, "The Best Two Years." KC Clyde, who played Elder Rogers, discusses the success of the film and also talks about what he's been up to for the last decade.

Deputy files lawsuit against sheriff over 'excessive' punishment

02/03/2014 3:50pm
Uintah County Sheriff's Cpl. Gale Robbins was disciplined after a teenage girl was forgotten in a courthouse holding cell for several hours in August. Now he's filed lawsuit in 8th District Court, claiming the sanctions were too severe.

Basketball team of deaf students from Utah takes 2nd at regional championships

02/03/2014 4:05pm
The boys basketball team at the Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind took second place at the Western States Championship for deaf schools.

Theft of woman's cocaine led to stabbing, police say

02/03/2014 5:36pm
A man and woman were injured after a fight over cocaine broke out at a homeless shelter, police said.

Man who drove in front of semitruck may have been suicidal, police say

02/03/2014 5:51pm
The Utah Highway Patrol is trying to determine whether a man who died Monday after driving into the front of a tractor-trailer truck was suicidal. Monte S. Mitchell had recently become the subject of a police investigation, sources say.

Good Samaritan stopped to help those injured in pileup he narrowly missed

02/03/2014 6:31pm
A family involved in a 29-vehicle pileup over the weekend said they gained something unexpected from the harrowing ordeal: the knowledge that perfect strangers can reach out when help is needed most.

Elementary school receives threats after incident of thrown-away lunches

02/03/2014 6:59pm
Uintah Elementary School has fielded threats since word surfaced last week that dozens of students had their lunches confiscated and thrown away because of insufficient funds in their accounts, according to Salt Lake police.

Community shows support for Utah County's fallen, wounded officers

02/03/2014 7:20pm
On Sunday night, the wives of the officers injured and killed in last week's Utah County officer-involved shooting attended a vigil held in their husbands' honor. A second vigil is scheduled for Monday night to honor the men and their sacrifice.

Body of missing Colorado man found in Utah

02/03/2014 7:24pm
Search teams from two states found the body of a missing Colorado man Sunday in Daggett County, according to Daggett County Sheriff Jerry Jorgensen.

Abortions on the decline, study says

02/03/2014 7:34pm
More effective use of contraceptives rather than stricter legislation may have led to a decrease in abortions since 2008, a new study says.

Loaded guns found in car that rolled into house, police say

02/03/2014 7:38pm
A car rolled into a house in Ogden, and police said two known gang members are to blame. They also said loaded guns were found inside the car.

Mother arrested after overdose of child, police say

02/03/2014 8:00pm
A 2-year-old boy is dead after a mother put methadone in a sippy cup he shared with two other siblings, police said.

UDOT Super Bowl commercial stirs controversy

02/03/2014 8:01pm
Super Bowl commercials can often be just as memorable as the actual game. An ad from the Utah Department of Transportation that ran during Sunday's game has some people saying it went too far.

20 children evacuated from daycare due to heavy smoke, fire

02/03/2014 8:09pm
Twenty children, including five infants, were evacuated from a day care Monday after smoke started filling the building.

Juab County Sheriff's Office struggles after 4 officers go on leave

02/03/2014 8:13pm
Four Juab County deputies were on routine leave Monday after they shot the suspect in Thursday's crime spree that began with the death of Sgt. Cory Wride.

Ex-Riverton High teacher pleads to reduced charges in sex abuse case

02/03/2014 8:18pm
A former Riverton High School teacher pleaded guilty Friday to misdemeanor charges in connection with a relationship she had with a student at the school. As part of a plea deal, Courtney Jarrell agreed to have her teaching license revoked.

23 Westminster students competing in Olympics

02/03/2014 9:10pm
As Olympic athletes begin to arrive in Sochi, one Utah school already has achieved an Olympic accomplishment by sending more athletes to the games than any other U.S. college or university.

KSL managing editor hopes heart survival story will educate others

02/03/2014 10:03pm
In conjunction with American Heart Month, KSL managing editor Doug Wilkes decided to share the story of his sudden battle with heart disease in hopes of inspiring others to pay attention to their bodies and get help quickly.

Officers' wives gather to support Wride family, police community

02/03/2014 10:53pm
Eight different groups of police officers' wives got together Monday to prepare ribbons for Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride's funeral. The ribbon is a symbol of remembrance for fallen officers, but their gathering means even more than that.

Similar shooting, different outcome: Officer shares story of survival

02/03/2014 11:14pm
When Jason Thomas heard Thursday that two officers had been shot in Utah County, the reports sounded terrifyingly familiar. Thomas, a K-9 officer with the Cedar City Police Department, was shot in a similar scenario in 2007.

Utah taxpayer money given as bonus for government employees

02/03/2014 11:17pm
A KSL 5 investigation revealed that just over $300,000 of taxpayer money was distributed as bonuses to employees at five Utah state agencies in 2013.

Man hit by car, run over by 2 other vehicles in WVC

02/03/2014 11:28pm
A man was in stable condition after being hit by a vehicle and run over by two others Thursday night.