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Bus rapid transit plans moving forward in Provo

03/06/2014 6:48am
The Provo City Council voted Tuesday to hire a third-party firm to re-evaluate proposed bus rapid transit routes given current traffic conditions. Regardless of the findings, the system is coming to Provo, city officials say.

How important are fathers in children's lives?

03/06/2014 7:57am
Recent remarks by Pres. Obama highlight how important fathers are in this country. He said even he would be better off with his dad in his life. This begs the question, how damaging is it if dad isn't there for his child?

Man may be eligible for parole immediately after sentencing

03/06/2014 8:21am
An ex-convict from Utah could be eligible for parole almost immediately after being sentenced to 12 to 30 months in Nevada state prison for a shooting that left him and a Mesquite police officer wounded.

Ask a Chef: Spice up your crockpot recipes

03/06/2014 10:04am
Every week one of the chefs from Harmons Grocery Stores will be answering your toughest culinary questions. This week: fun ideas for crock pots.

Snowbird to build 2 new mountain biking trails

03/06/2014 11:01am
Downhill mountain bikers have a new reason to get excited for the upcoming season. Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort is building two mountain-biking trails, which will offer riders a new and challenging playground to explore.

5 best fast-casual lunch spots in Utah Valley

03/06/2014 11:17am
Give these up-and-coming Utah Valley dining spots a try, your taste buds will thank you!

Beware of email scams soliciting money for Ukraine, officials warn

03/06/2014 1:08pm
Officials are warning Utahns to be wary if they get an email, phone call or solicitation through social media regarding what's happening in Ukraine as scammers are using the situation to steal money from unsuspecting people, including Utahns.

Glen Canyon recreation area adds $190 million to local economy, study shows

03/06/2014 1:33pm
A recent financial analysis by the National Park Service shows an uptick in tourism and economic activity in one of Utah's busiest recreational areas.

SLC named 1 of the ‘Best Cities for the Broke’

03/06/2014 2:31pm
Salt Lake City is one of the best cities for people who are financially broke to move, according to a new list.

Bill advances to exclude students with high GPAs from truancy citation

03/06/2014 2:48pm
House and Senate committees discussed and passed several bills on Wednesday, including a bill to exclude students with high GPAs from truancy citations and a bill to set standards for commercial breathalyzers.

Springville man pleads guilty in fatal red-light crash

03/06/2014 4:04pm
A Springville man who prosecutors say was high on painkillers when he ran a red light and caused a fatal crash has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge.

FBI investigating shooting of Fort Duchesne man

03/06/2014 5:13pm
For the second time in two weeks, federal agents are investigating a shooting on the Uintah-Ouray Indian Reservation in northeastern Utah. The incidents do not appear to be linked though, according to an FBI spokesman.

Police find drugs, stolen firearms after high-speed chase

03/06/2014 5:33pm
A high-speed chase led police from West Jordan to Draper where they arrested two individuals. Police recovered drugs, stolen property and firearms in the vehicle.

Ex-choir teacher sentenced in child lewdness conviction

03/06/2014 5:36pm
A former Grantsville High School choir teacher convicted of committing a lewd act in front of a 12-year-old boy was sentenced to 100 hours of community service and probation.

Army specialist, KSL photographer among 13 honored as Red Cross Heroes

03/06/2014 6:16pm
American Red Cross Utah region honored 13 Utahns Thursday as heroes during its annual event recognizing exceptional courage, compassion and service.

Man arrested for parole violation after brief standoff

03/06/2014 6:18pm
A convicted killer wanted for a parole violation was arrested following a brief standoff Thursday.

Gun found in field by children, fires unexpectedly

03/06/2014 6:46pm
The Davis County Sheriff is warning parents of the importance of talking to their children about gun safety, after some elementary-age children in Fruit Heights discovered a loaded gun in a field and it went off.

February deemed a 'snowpack savior' for northern Utah

03/06/2014 8:21pm
One month of four storms lifted northern Utah from a drastically dry water year, pounding the region with much- needed moisture to get it to normal or near-normal water levels in most cases. Southern Utah has not been nearly as lucky.

Man becomes physical trainer to honor father killed by heart attack

03/06/2014 8:56pm
A Utah man grew up emulating his father, but when his father's life was suddenly cut short one young man didn't just mourn. He decided to take inspiration from his dad to help make sure that others could be healthy and happy.

Utah company hits $1M mark in Bitcoin use

03/06/2014 9:34pm
Bitcoin, the online virtual currency is relatively new and still only accepted on a limited basis, but Utah-based company, is embracing the alternative form of payment and turning big profits.

Lehi airman pulls off 'Operation Surprise' with 4 pleased daughters

03/06/2014 9:36pm
An airman who came home a week early after a six-month deployment to Afghanistan came up with an elaborate plan to surprise each of his four girls in a carefully orchestrated series of events Thursday.

Utah's uninsured speak out for health care access

03/06/2014 10:15pm
Utah's uninsured population shared stories of health care need with Utah's delegation.

Apparent illegal trap found on Utah trail

03/06/2014 10:32pm
Safety questions were raised after a Utah man found what appears to be an illegal trap while hiking.