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2 more arrested in teenage boy, drug trafficking ring case

03/08/2014 9:57am
Two brothers of a man authorities say was masterminding a drug and human trafficking ring in Utah involving teenage boys, have been arrested.

Adoptive parents ordered to share custody of girl with biological father

03/08/2014 10:48am
A Colorado juvenile court has ruled that a father in a dismissed Utah adoption case will share custody of his daughter with the couple who have become her "psychological parents."

Utah unemployment rate lowest in five years, officials say

03/08/2014 12:20pm
Utah's unemployment rate in January hit a five- year low, falling to 3.9 percent, according to the state Department of Workforce Services. Utah's nonfarm payroll employment for January grew by an estimated 2.8 percent from the previous year.

'Studio C' finds success using clean humor to connect with thousands

03/08/2014 12:45pm
BYUtv producers were initially skeptical of producing a sketch comedy series that was scripted, but they have found success with "Studio C", a show that aims to use clean, everyday humor that can connect with audiences of all ages and begins its fourth season in April.

Lawmakers propose to name highway after slain deputy

03/08/2014 1:21pm
A stretch of highway in western Utah County would bear the name of Sgt. Cory Wride who was killed in the line of duty earlier this year under a proposal in the Legislature.

Police ID Midvale bank robbery suspect, ask for public's help

03/08/2014 1:46pm
Police have identified a man suspected of robbing a Wells Fargo Bank early Friday morning.

Strangers surprise Santaquin Army vet with new roof

03/08/2014 3:01pm
An Army veteran in need of money for a new roof left his house Friday morning and returned to find a brand new roof installed by complete strangers from the surrounding community.

Millions flocked to national parks last year, despite shutdown

03/08/2014 4:48pm
It's no surprise that the number of visitors to National Park Service sites took a 3% hit in 2013 because of the weeks-long U.S. government shutdown; it started October 1, at the height of fall leaf-peeping season.

Uintah beauty queen plans to open rehab center

03/08/2014 5:30pm
A Uintah beauty queen plans to open a rehab center, hoping to make getting addiction help easier in Eastern Utah.

Man killed in avalanche identified

03/08/2014 5:42pm
The man killed in an avalanche in Summit County Friday evening has been identified.

Ground water in oil sands development hotly contested in Utah Supreme Court

03/08/2014 9:09pm
An hourslong hearing was held before the Utah Supreme Court on Tuesday morning to determine the judicial validity of a state decision to an oil sands mine in eastern Utah. Critics of that decision argue there could be impacts to groundwater.

Police seek help identifying credit union robber

03/08/2014 9:39pm
Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying man who robbed a credit union in Taylorsville.

2 arrested in connection with West Point barricade standoff, police say

03/08/2014 11:43pm
A barricaded standoff ended in a West Point home without incident and two have been arrested, said Davis County Sheriff's Office.

Local religious leaders urge support for immigration reform activists

03/08/2014 11:45pm
Nearly a dozen local religious leaders joined hands Saturday to bless a group of advocates traveling around the country to increase support for comprehensive immigration reform.

Divers search river for stolen dinosaur track

03/08/2014 11:47pm
A dive team in Grand County is searching the Colorado River for a stolen dinosaur track.

Community gives back to wounded deputy

03/08/2014 11:48pm
Greg Sherwood, the deputy shot in the head on the same day that Cory Wride was killed in January, was given the proceeds from a fundraiser and a dirt bike for his road to recovery.