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Inmate dies less than 24 hours after arrest

02/20/2014 6:44am
A 47-year-old Providence man died after an apparent medical emergency in a Cache County Jail cell Wednesday, less than 24 hours after he was arrested.

Teacher accused of sexual abuse of student to stand trial

02/20/2014 7:00am
Brianne Land Altice, 34, will stand trial on three counts of rape and one count of forcible sodomy.

Homeowner awakes to intruder, chases him through city

02/20/2014 7:19am
A homeowner said he awoke to find an intruder stealing things from his garage. The intruder fled in a car and the homeowner followed in his own vehicle, chasing the alleged intruder for about a mile.

Elizabeth Smart speaks for sexual abuse prevention training bill

02/20/2014 8:25am
Elizabeth Smart and her father attended a legislative committee meeting Wednesday to support a bill that would allow elementary schools to provide training on child sexual abuse prevention.

Man arrested in connection with Rite Aid robbery

02/20/2014 9:03am
Acting on a tip, Cottonwood Heights police Wednesday located and arrested a man suspected of robbing a Rite Aid store over the weekend.

Beware 'hot' stock tips on marijuana businesses, experts warn

02/20/2014 9:25am
The Division of Securities is warning Utah investors to watch for investment pitches that may use medical marijuana businesses in other states as the basis for "hot" stock tips.

Police seek man in connection with gas station robbery

02/20/2014 10:01am
Police are looking for a man who they believe robbed a South Salt Lake gas station Tuesday night.

Kanab girl donates Make-A-Wish money to high school to thank supporters

02/20/2014 10:57am
A $7,500 check was presented to Kanab High School in a 13-year-old girl's name by the Make-A-Wish Foundation to let the school buy a new digital scoreboard for the gym.

5 fun outdoor activities to do in St. George

02/20/2014 11:01am
St. George is the perfect place for a sunny weekend escape. It's a desert playground that offers hiking, golfing, biking, climbing and many more family friendly activities. Here are five fun things to do in St. George.

Provo couple builds LDS music sharing site for up-and-coming artists

02/20/2014 11:16am
What started as a way to publish music online for one composer branched into a digital service for thousands.

Bill restricting e-cig sales advances; state tree to become quaking aspen

02/20/2014 1:21pm
Utah lawmakers passed and reviewed several bills Wednesday and Thursday, including the passing of a bill to change the state tree to a quaking aspen. A committee advanced a bill to restrict the sales of e-cigarettes.

Utah golf courses you can start playing today

02/20/2014 2:27pm
The sun is out, kind of, the weather's warming up, kind of, which can mean only one thing; it's time to golf. It may still be February, but a number of northern Utah golf courses are open for play.

Resetting internal clocks may call for a camping trip, study shows

02/20/2014 3:17pm
Before the days of electric light, most of the earth's population went to bed with the sunset and awoke with the sunrise. A new study sheds light on what may be a need to return, if not for a small time, to our ancestral schedule.

Provo hosts first Startup Weekend

02/20/2014 5:10pm
The three-day event allows people to come together and pitch their ideas 'Shark Tank' style to peers while learning about how to found a successful startup business.

Tips to push past 'Cliff Week' with your New Year's resolutions

02/20/2014 6:05pm
It's that time of year when a person's New Year's resolution to get in shape starts falling by the wayside. In fact, this week in February is known as "Cliff Week."

Chris Fogt talks about representing the US in 2 different uniforms

02/20/2014 6:15pm
Chris Fogt represented the U.S. wearing camouflage in Iraq and red, white and blue in Sochi.

Utah judge halts operations of TV content provider Aereo

02/20/2014 6:15pm
A federal judge has ruled that online TV content provider Aereo can no longer operate in Utah or Colorado until the U.S. Supreme Court reviews a case filed by major broadcast networks claiming copyright infringement.

911 system poses a public safety risk, SL County sheriff says

02/20/2014 7:01pm
The Salt Lake County sheriff says people are dying because of confusion and problems with the 911 system. He's calling for a change that would put every agency in the Salt Lake Valley on the same system.

WSU to host TEDx Talk at end of month

02/20/2014 7:10pm
Weber State University will host its first TEDx Talk at the end of February.

Senate backs bill aimed at Count My Vote initiative

02/20/2014 7:20pm
The Utah Senate signaled its support for a bill Thursday that backers of an initiative to move the state to direct primary elections say aims to thwart the voice of residents.

Prison ordered for man who shot father-in-law in church

02/20/2014 7:34pm
A man convicted of shooting his father-in-law on Father's Day as he knelt to pray in church, was sentenced directly to prison Thursday rather than receiving treatment first at the Utah State Hospital.

D.A. considering drug charges against city lawyer

02/20/2014 7:37pm
The Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office is expected to consider Thursday afternoon whether to file charges against a lawyer with the city police department.

3 SLC banks, pharmacy robbed Wednesday

02/20/2014 7:37pm
Police reported three bank robberies and one robbery of a pharmacy occurred Wednesday afternoon and evening.

Orem police make arrest in check fraud case

02/20/2014 7:38pm
Orem police have made an arrest in a fraud case from Feb. 10 involving fake checks being written on the Orem city account.

Ukrainians in Utah react to revolution back home

02/20/2014 8:01pm
Today was the bloodiest day so far in Kiev, Ukraine as dozens were killed and hundreds more wounded during anti-government protests, and Ukrainian's with Utah ties are watching developments closely.

Parents pledge to volunteer 1 hour each month in Jordan School District

02/20/2014 8:22pm
Jordan District schools are often filled to capacity with students, and these days they have a growing population of parents. What started as a small challenge with our Read Today program, led to a wave of parents engaged in their childrens' education of their children.

Highland horse ranch works to empower those with disabilities

02/20/2014 8:27pm
Courage Reins, in Highland, is the largest equine therapy ranch in the state. There, horses, teachers and students work together to overcome challenges and meet milestones that couldn't be met in other environments.

Utah Democratic lawyers want Swallow investigation reopened

02/20/2014 9:01pm
A Democratic lawyers group wants the U.S. Department of Justice to reopen its investigation of former Utah Attorney General John Swallow.

4 reasons to lower your thermostat

02/20/2014 10:10pm
There are reasons to lower your thermostat besides the obvious reason that it saves money.

Greg Miller plans for future of Larry H. Miller Group

02/20/2014 10:39pm
Five years ago today, Utah Jazz owner Larry H. Miller passed away, and his son has taken the reins of his company.

Community increases high school's graduation rate to 92 percent

02/20/2014 10:41pm
A community has almost tripled a high school's graduation rate. In 1998, only 37 percent of Native Americans in the Nebo School District were graduating. Eileen Quintana, who was hired by the district, was first to notice the startling success rate.

Utah physical therapist travels to Sochi to care for mogul skiers

02/20/2014 11:00pm
When the moguls take a toll on the U.S. skiers they go to one man — Utah's Doug Flint.

Jurassic age dinosaur tracks stolen from Moab trail, officials say

02/20/2014 11:09pm
Investigators are seeking help to locate a dinosaur track that was stolen from a trail in Moab.