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Man extradited from Mexico to serve prison term

02/19/2014 6:59am
A man convicted of sexually abusing a child in Lehi seven years ago has been extradited from Mexico to serve is Utah prison sentence.

Committee OKs revised forced entry bill

02/19/2014 7:24am
After coordination with the courts and a few revisions, a House committee recommended a bill Tuesday that would set parameters on when police can forcibly enter a building.

Officer shot during chase returns home from hospital

02/19/2014 7:45am
A Utah County deputy went home from the hospital 19 days after he was shot in the head during a chase. Deputy Greg Sherwood's community plans to be there for him during every step of his recovery.

For 39th birthday, woman hopes to find biological family

02/19/2014 8:15am
For her birthday this year, Danni Carlsen wanted help finding her birth mother. Since Feb. 13, she has been asking people to share what she knows about her on social media.

Report of brutal concentration camps in N. Korea not surprising, 2 Utahns say

02/19/2014 8:29am
A United Nations' reports of brutal concentration camps in North Korea come as no surprise to two Utahns who have spent portions of their lives in the country next door.

Pig manure provides power for thousands of Utah homes

02/19/2014 10:18am
An energy company has found a way to generate electricity for thousands of Utah homes with a seemingly inexhaustible supply of energy: pig manure.

Photo Gallery: Scenes from a desert journey

02/19/2014 11:01am
A journey through the desert is always good for the soul, especially when daytime temperatures in southern Utah are in the 50s. It's a great way to shake off your cabin fever during a long winter.

2014: A good year for Utah's economy

02/19/2014 11:36am
As a member of the Utah Economic Council, I had the chance to sit on a panel at the annual Utah Economic Review in late January. Generally speaking, the tone at the event was optimistic.

U. police warn students of possible kidnapper near school

02/19/2014 12:13pm
University of Utah police are again warning students to be careful and look out for each other after a possible kidnapping attempt occurred near the dorms late Tuesday night.

6 arrested after fleeing in stolen vehicle, deputies say

02/19/2014 12:54pm
Six people were arrested early Wednesday morning after leading police on a high-speed chase in a stolen vehicle, police say.

No one injured after freight train derails in West Jordan

02/19/2014 2:47pm
Two freight train locomotives tipped over in west Salt Lake County just before 3:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Lawmakers pass bill restricting voter info, expands definition of child abuse

02/19/2014 4:34pm
Here are the bills Utah lawmakers are currently looking at, including a bill to protect children from parents suspected of killing their spouse, a bill to restrict Utah voter information and a bill that would give tax incentives for the downtown convention hotel.

Sandy Elementary School placed on lockdown following nearby home invasion

02/19/2014 4:37pm
Sandy Elementary School was placed on lockdown for about 90 minutes Wednesday while police looked for a home invasion suspect.

Girl who fell through window OK, father says

02/19/2014 5:03pm
A toddler who fell out of a third-story window suffered only broken bones in her arm, and is recovering at home, her father said.

Mother allegedly attempted to smuggle drugs to inmate

02/19/2014 5:23pm
A mother of an inmate was arrested after allegedly mailing narcotics to the Salt Lake County Jail.

2 charged in alleged drug run from LA to Salt Lake

02/19/2014 6:16pm
A couple arrested after police found a huge amount of methamphetamine in their vehicle were charged federally Wednesday.

Bountiful man faces federal arson charge in SLC fire

02/19/2014 7:14pm
When asked why he did it, the man accused of causing a four-alarm fire in downtown Salt Lake City told investigators, "Maybe I wanted to see the fire department."

Google Fiber eyes SLC for network growth

02/19/2014 7:15pm
Google Fiber is considering Salt Lake City among nine metropolitan areas in which to expand its network.

Wednesday’s Child: McKayla

02/19/2014 7:25pm
The path to adoption for children in the foster care system isn't always smooth. But one Utah teen is choosing to make the most out of a sometimes bumpy road.

No death penalty for teen suspect in fatal deputy shooting

02/19/2014 7:36pm
Interim Utah County Attorney Tim Taylor says Meagan Dakota Grunwald was just as responsible for the killing of sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride as her boyfriend was.

15-year-old injured in 1 of 2 shootings at Ute reservation

02/19/2014 8:02pm
Federal authorities want to talk to a Whiterocks man about a pair of shootings Monday on the Uintah-Ouray Indian Reservation, one of which injured a teenage boy.

Gov. Herbert calls House alternative to expanding Medicaid 'illogical'

02/19/2014 8:11pm
Gov. Gary Herbert said Wednesday a new House plan to spend state funds rather than accept federal Medicaid expansion money to help cover some of the nearly 60,000 Utahns living below the poverty line is "illogical."

E-cigarettes used to solicit pornographic photos from teen, police say

02/19/2014 8:15pm
An Ogden man was arrested after police say he offered to trade e-cigarettes for illicit pictures of a teen.

1 injured in semitruck crash in Wasatch County

02/19/2014 8:43pm
A crash between two semitrailer trucks Wednesday morning on U.S. 40 in Wasatch County left one man with critical injuries, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

BYU study shows impact figure skating has on athletes' bodies

02/19/2014 8:59pm
Scientists have studied the impact Olympic sports of ski jumping and aerials have on athletes' bodies, but findings from the work conducted by BYU and the United States Figure Skating Association are fascinating.

Lawyer, 2 sons arrested in drug, weapons investigation

02/19/2014 10:25pm
A lawyer working with the Salt Lake City Police Department was arrested along with his two sons Wednesday for investigation of drug and weapons violations.

Death of child in car seat raises safety concerns for parents

02/19/2014 10:31pm
In 2006, KSL covered the tragedy of a 1-year- old girl who died while sleeping in her car seat. It's an error many make, but it's one that can have deadly consequences.

American Fork agency tries to raise money for 2 police dogs

02/19/2014 10:43pm
The American Fork Police Department is trying to raise money for two new police dogs to replace its older dogs currently in the K9 unit.

'I'm kind of bummed,' says Reiter of disappointing finish in Sochi

02/19/2014 11:01pm
Despite a disappointing loss, American snowboarder Justin Reiter was encouraged by the reaction of fans.