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Automobile homicide charges filed in 2012 crash

03/04/2014 6:42am
Charles Russell, 25, was charged Monday with automobile homicide after police say he caused a fatal crash while driving under the influence on state Route 138 in 2012.

Man arrested in theft of 18 handguns

03/04/2014 7:47am
Members of an FBI task force in southern Nevada arrested a fugitive Monday who is suspected of stealing 18 handguns from a Roosevelt sporting goods store.

Group launches soccer exchange between Africa and Utah

03/04/2014 8:00am
A Utah man and his daughter are hoping to get kids in Africa off of the streets and into schools with a soccer academy. They are hosting a tournament as part of the launch.

Man stabbed son with butcher knife, police say

03/04/2014 8:22am
Augustine Chris Trujillo, 43, of Taylorsville, was charged Monday after police say he stabbed his son with a butcher knife.

College recruiting gets trickier with graduation rates

03/04/2014 8:47am
College recruiters in Utah will have to make some adjustments in how they recruit students. They say recent graduation rates could make their jobs trickier.

Cafeteria employees face bullying at work, school board member claims

03/04/2014 9:32am
An outspoken Salt Lake School Board member has filed a complaint with the federal government over the way he says school cafeteria workers are treated.

Childhood obesity is on the rise and leading to more cases of Type 2 diabetes

03/04/2014 9:46am
It's hard to miss news of a startling trend in the headlines: Childhood obesity is on the rise and its consequences are leading to a domino effect of health issues — including more cases of Type 2 diabetes diagnosed in kids.

Disney on Ice skater finds happiness on the ice

03/04/2014 10:13am
Disney on Ice is coming to town, and one skater found happiness on the ice after realizing her skating competition days were over.

17 years later, 'Desert Breath' art project still exists in Sahara

03/04/2014 11:01am
March will mark the 17th anniversary of a desert art project that was completed in the eastern Sahara Desert, and the exhibit is still there today. Take a look at some of the breathtaking photos of the Desert Breath exhibit.

Utah has highest rate of mental illness in U.S., study says

03/04/2014 11:55am
About 22.4 percent of the adult population in Utah experienced a mental disorder in the past year and out of those people, 5.14 percent had a severe mental disorder that interfered with their daily activities.

Senate kills bill to raise legal smoking age to 21

03/04/2014 12:14pm
An attempt to raise the legal smoking age in Utah to 21 failed in the Senate on Monday.

Knife-wielding alleged robber tries to flee police after arrest

03/04/2014 12:48pm
A man who robbed a Wal-Mart at knife point and led officers on a high-speed chase Monday before crashing in spectacular fashion in Sandy wasn't done causing trouble even after his arrest, police said Tuesday.

User photos: This week in news

03/04/2014 2:00pm
This week's user photos include: a storage fire in Parowan, a vehicle accident on I-15 that sent a car over the median, snowy conditions that made for a scary situation for one school bus driver and congratulations to the Uintah Drill Team for winning nationals in Florida.

Lawmakers set aside minimum wage bill, pass bill to allow medical hemp oil use

03/04/2014 2:32pm
Utah lawmakers passed several bills this week, including a bill to allow the use of hemp oil for epilepsy treatment and a bill to include school faculty in a law prohibiting sexual contact with students.

Sockless solution comes from local man

03/04/2014 3:15pm
Tired of ruining shoes by wearing them without socks? A local man's invention hopes to provide a solution to the problem with NotSocks.

Family, police search for missing teen

03/04/2014 4:31pm
Police are looking for a 17-year-old boy who ran away while he was with his parents at a movie theater.

Motorized couch creator offers video tutorial

03/04/2014 6:04pm
Couch potatoes can see the world in comfort if they follow the instructions provided on an instructional website created by a local inventor.

Pennsylvania man challenges adoption, Utah law

03/04/2014 6:07pm
A Pennsylvania man seeking custody of his biological child, who was born in Utah and adopted by a family in Tennessee, took his case to the Utah Supreme Court Tuesday.

Sugar House residents fighting to fund annual fireworks show

03/04/2014 6:20pm
While the Fourth of July may seem a long way off, a group of Sugar House residents are hard at work, trying to preserve an annual fireworks show.

FAA proposes fine against Utah helicopter company

03/04/2014 6:32pm
Federal officials are proposing a $55,000 fine against a Utah helicopter tour company accused of violating drug and alcohol testing regulations.

Burglar breaks through doors of 2 businesses

03/04/2014 7:11pm
South Salt Lake police are searching for a man who smashed out doors at two stores overnight.

Regulators: 2014 inversion season was a mixed bag

03/04/2014 7:37pm
Air pollution may have been "down" overall in Wasatch Front areas this last inversion period, but there were more "bad air" days this year than in the 2012-13 season. Monitoring stations show there were 31 days this year that exceeded federal rules.

Davis County deputy saves teen trying to take his own life

03/04/2014 7:45pm
A Davis County sheriff's deputy was at the right place at the right time. He saw something that caught his attention while on patrol last week and that led to him to save a teenager who was trying to take his own life.

Tips to avoid identity theft over Wi-Fi

03/04/2014 8:03pm
Wi-Fi hijacking may sound like something out of a science fiction novel, but in reality, it's something you could be at risk for every day.

Video of daughter unwrapping 'dad in a box' goes viral

03/04/2014 9:20pm
After being gone for four months, a father decided to give his 3- year-old daughter a surprise she would remember for years to come.

Committee passes bill to give victims status on rape kits

03/04/2014 9:38pm
A House committee unanimously recommended a bill Tuesday that would improve communication between sexual assault victims and law enforcement.

Missing 12-year-old girl found safe

03/04/2014 9:42pm
A 12-year-old girl with diminished mental capacity was found safe Tuesday morning after being missing for about 17 hours.

BLM works to prevent vandalism in Moab

03/04/2014 10:14pm
A dinosaur footprint, millions of years old, was stolen from southern Utah, and there still aren't any suspects.

'Every day is a miracle,' says family of BYU student hit by car

03/04/2014 10:21pm
A BYU student who suffered critical head injuries last week after being hit by a car just outside the campus boundaries is making remarkable progress.

LDS missionary was killed by speeding car, Swedish newspaper reports

03/04/2014 10:35pm
Utah missionary Mason Lewis Bailey, 19, was hit and killed by a speeding car, a Swedish newspaper reported.

Brain stimulation controls tremors caused by Parkinson’s

03/04/2014 10:43pm
Doctors are becoming increasingly encouraged with an implant that's eliminating tremors from Parkinson's disease.

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