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Man injured in accidental shooting dies

02/11/2014 6:52am
A man who accidentally shot himself with a rifle he was loading into his truck passed away Monday.

Study looks at how sibling relationships impact kids' development

02/11/2014 7:58am
Recent studies show that if kids in large families don't get a lot of personal attention from their parents, their relationships with older siblings can have a big effect on their development. But, are there any downsides to this?

3 brothers to help build 3,000 homes in Philippines

02/11/2014 8:00am
Three brothers are heading to the Philippines to help build 3,000 homes in an area devastated by Typhoon Haiyan.

Sex abuse victim helps push for tougher law

02/11/2014 8:16am
Jamie Heiner says she was 15 years old when her teacher and basketball coach began sexually abusing her. Now she's helping with legislation that would make predators in positions of special trust more accountable.

3 Utahns go for gold in same event

02/11/2014 8:52am
Women's ski jumping makes its Olympic debut Tuesday. All three members of the U.S. team are from Utah.

Utah students top 10 in nation for AP test pass rate

02/11/2014 11:06am
One out of every four graduating high school seniors passed an Advanced Placement exam in 2013. The state is currently tied for 7th place in the nation for its AP success rate.

Opinion: Alta should be for everyone

02/11/2014 11:35am
"No-snowboarding" policies perpetuate an "us versus them" mentality that has no place in the Utah snow sports community. It is time for Utah to move past discriminatory attitudes and actions on the snow.

House looks at bills to increase taxes to fund schools, limit access to voter lists

02/11/2014 12:57pm
Here are the bills Utah lawmakers are currently looking at, including limiting access to voter information lists, increasing taxes to fund schools and the restriction of local dog breed laws.

3 students get perfect ACT score at Hillcrest High School

02/11/2014 1:30pm
Three students from Hillcrest High School have gotten a perfect score on their ACT so far this academic year.

Filmmakers search for Montezuma's treasure in Kanab pond

02/11/2014 2:04pm
For 100 years, locals have believed Montezuma's treasure lies at the end of a tunnel below Three Lakes pond in Kanab. Now, filmmakers hope to discover just what is there.

User photos: This week in news

02/11/2014 2:26pm
This week's user photos include: an enormous showcase of support from the community for fallen Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride, a downtown Salt Lake City apartment fire that caught the attention of the entire valley, flooded homes in Wellsville, Bald Eagles flying into Farmington Bay and more.

Feds assign task force to help investigate $2.5M building fire

02/11/2014 3:01pm
Federal investigators from the Denver office of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were expected to arrive in Salt Lake Tuesday to help comb through the remains of Sunday's four-alarm inferno.

Tabiona man injured when logging truck crashes into pickup truck

02/11/2014 3:32pm
A Tabiona man was injured Monday after his pickup truck was rear-ended by a logging truck.

Men charged in murder of Orem man appear in court

02/11/2014 5:28pm
Mason French and Travis Waldron appeared in court Tuesday. Both are charged with murdering Rupert Miley on 800 North in Orem while Miley was driving down the road.

Sheriff warns Davis Co. residents to lock doors after increase in burglaries

02/11/2014 5:41pm
The Davis County Sheriff's department is reminding residents and business owners to lock up their belongings after seeing a spike in burglaries during the month of January.

Police identify man in gun theft; reward offered for information

02/11/2014 5:43pm
A $185,000 warrant has been issued for man accused of stealing 18 handguns from a Roosevelt sporting goods store in June 2013. There is also a $10,000 reward for information that leads to Raymond Michael Livingston's arrest and conviction.

Stock chart comparisons to 1929 look scary but aren't predictive, experts say

02/11/2014 5:46pm
A chart that compares the pattern of Dow Jones Industrial Average activity prior to the infamous 1929 crash and the current trend shows striking similarities, according to some market insiders.

Former Miss Utah takes case against Nu Skin to federal court

02/11/2014 6:14pm
Former Miss Utah Elizabeth Craig is taking her case against Nu Skin, Provo and a Provo police officer to federal court.

Capitol Hill focuses on road safety bills

02/11/2014 7:02pm
Utah Lawmakers are focused on safety on our roadways with several bills are getting a hearing on Capitol Hill.

Spy center could be exempt from utility tax under new bill

02/11/2014 7:18pm
Utah lawmakers are considering exempting the National Security Agency's Utah Data Center from paying a utility tax that would bring $6 million a year to the state.

Father of 5 killed in avalanche loved the outdoors, family says

02/11/2014 7:56pm
The family of Clint Conover, who was killed in an avalanche, says he loved the outdoors. He especially liked snowmobiling.

Olympic legend Eric Heiden gives back to U.S. Olympics

02/11/2014 8:03pm
Carole Mikita sits down with five-time gold medalist Eric Heiden about his gold medal days and his contributions to the current U.S. speed skating team.

Increased cancer not necessarily linked to Stericycle, report says

02/11/2014 8:46pm
A report spurred by public outcry and commissioned by the governor indicates that while some cancer types have increased, there is no measurable uptick in environmentally linked cancers diagnosed near Stericycle.

Toddler dies after being pinned under TV

02/11/2014 8:58pm
A young child died after a television fell and crushed him Tuesday evening.

Stephanie Sloop murder case on hold

02/11/2014 9:03pm
The case against Stephanie Sloop, a Layton woman accused of murder in the death of her 4- year-old son Ethan Stacy, is on hold while attorneys determine how to handle "exculpatory" information in the case.

Park City friends, families react to the Utah pioneers in the women's ski jump

02/11/2014 9:37pm
Nkoyo Iyamba went to Park City to watch the Olympics with friends and families of the ski jump pioneer women.

Husband of woman killed BASE jumping in Zion cited

02/11/2014 10:02pm
The husband of a woman who died BASE jumping in Zion National Park over the weekend has been cited for the jump.

Avalanche traps snowmobiler; avalanche danger still extreme

02/11/2014 11:04pm
Dangerous and deadly avalanche conditions still shroud the mountains of northern Utah, with more wet snow moving in.