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Stolen passports a problem worldwide, expert says

03/11/2014 6:55am
The missing Malaysia Airlines flight has highlighted a worldwide problem that may or may not have to do with the disappearance of the aircraft: stolen passports.

2 men rob restaurant; police release photos

03/11/2014 8:12am
Police are asking for the public's help to identify two men who robbed a Subway restaurant last week.

One-third of school threats come through social media, study shows

03/11/2014 9:19am
A recent study shows a large number of school threats come through social media. So, what can educators do to monitor any threats that they might see online?

Syndrome increases toddler's risk of leukemia, helps her fight against it

03/11/2014 9:41am
No parent can imagine hearing that their baby has cancer. But for one girl from Sandy, the condition that made her more likely to have cancer is also giving her a greater chance of surviving.

Idea to split Jordan School District 'losing momentum,' mayor says

03/11/2014 9:59am
The Jordan School Board and South Jordan city officials met Monday to question whether options to split the school district should be investigated, but the discussion never got that far.

4 tips to find the best mortgage interest rate

03/11/2014 10:00am
Your interest rate can make a big difference in your monthly mortgage payment, so finding the best rate available is a crucial step in the home buying process.

Count My Vote ends initiative after governor signs bill

03/11/2014 1:49pm
Here's a look at what happened at the Capitol on Monday and Tuesday, including the passing of bills on cellphone restriction while driving and carrying guns in public. Count My Vote also announced the end of their petition drive after Gov. Gary Herbert signed their deal with lawmakers.

Record-breaking lake trout confiscated by Canadian authorities

03/11/2014 2:36pm
A Minnesota angler landed a record-sized lake trout, but his hopes of becoming a record holder have hit a serious snag.

User photos: This week in news

03/11/2014 2:49pm
Some of this week's photos include: a hit-and-run that was connected to a high-speed chase that ended near Payson, a barn fire in Paradise that caused nearly $200,000 in damages, a house fire in Portage and the aftermath of a car vs. cement truck accident near Saratoga Springs.

Police seek pair who burgled Air Medical Resource Group complex

03/11/2014 4:42pm
South Jordan police are looking for a man and woman who they believe stole computers and other equipment from the Air Medical Resource Complex Monday.

Hatch, Lee ask for reimbursement for national parks

03/11/2014 6:07pm
Utah Sens. Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee are asking the federal government to reimburse Utah for paying to reopen national parks during last year's partial government shutdown.

Car hits man trying to help after crash

03/11/2014 6:38pm
A man was hit by a car as he tried to phone police about a separate traffic accident.

Man dies in weather-related head-on collision, UHP says

03/11/2014 6:46pm
A man died after a driver hit his car head-on because his vision was obscured by snow and slush while trying to pass a semi, UHP said.

Woman, 3 children to run race to remember father killed by drunk driver

03/11/2014 7:12pm
When Melinda Kunz first found out her husband had been hit by a car, she said she braced herself for a trip to the hospital, but never imagined he had been killed. A short time later, she discovered he'd been killed by a drunk driver.

Facebook executive working to 'ban bossy'

03/11/2014 7:35pm
A new movement created by prominent businesswomen aims to change the way we use the word "bossy."

22 lbs. of marijuana found in stranded motorist's car, police say

03/11/2014 7:55pm
A Unified police officer discovered 22 pounds of marijuana after stopping to help a stranded motorist on the side of the road, police said.

Traffic stop leads deputies to hundreds of stolen items

03/11/2014 8:04pm
Thousands of dollars worth of stolen goods were recovered after a traffic stop led to police searching the home of a man.

House to release final report on John Swallow

03/11/2014 8:05pm
The story on former Attorney General John Swallow will be out Wednesday, at least as told by the Utah House Special Investigative Committee.

New BYU president named in devotional

03/11/2014 8:05pm
Church officials named Kevin J Worthen as the new president of Brigham Young University in a Tuesday devotional.

Man arrested after firing shot, causing evacuations in Millcreek

03/11/2014 8:24pm
A man was taken into custody after firing a shot during a fight with his girlfriend, police said. Nearby Mill Creek Elementary school is under lockdown as a safety precaution.

Salt Lake police warn of vinyl fence vandals

03/11/2014 8:31pm
Ten vinyl fences have been damaged on Salt Lake City's east side since November due to vandals allegedly propelling themselves through them.

Pikus-Pace brings message to schools about importance of breakfast

03/11/2014 8:35pm
Noelle Pikus-Pace shares a message of hope and help with Northridge High School students.

Tooele County Fair makes a comeback after previous budget cuts

03/11/2014 10:22pm
Thanks to budget cuts, the Tooele County Fair was axed in 2013. This year, the fair returns.

Soldier gets new iPhone after previous one helps save his life

03/11/2014 10:29pm
A Utah soldier who says his iPhone helped save him from a suicide bomb wants to thank Apple, and months later will be getting a new phone.

Teen survives 107 degree fever from H1N1 flu

03/11/2014 10:40pm
Christmas in March — that's what 15-year-old Chace Fullmer got to celebrate a few days ago. And, besides getting the drum set he asked for, his favorite present was being able to go home after spending 11 weeks in the hospital.

Bill aims to add $1 charge to residents' utility bill to pay costs for initiative

03/11/2014 10:41pm
A Utah lawmaker wants to add a $1 charge for citizen's utility bills, but activists are saying it would set a dangerous precedent.

2nd victim of Murray trucker speaks of sexual, physical abuse

03/11/2014 10:51pm
Federal charges have been filed against a Murray man accused of holding a teenage girl hostage in his semitrailer for months in order to sexually and physically abuse her, and his arrest has prompted a second victim to come forward.