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Police: Man 'repeatedly' tried to run down other man with car

03/15/2014 9:04am
A West Jordan man was charged Friday with trying to run down another man in his car while his son pleaded with him to stop.

E-cigarette bill stalls despite 'mad dash' to put it through

03/15/2014 9:41am
After 10 substitutions and multiple debates throughout the legislative session, a bill looking to regulate electronic cigarettes was extinguished late Thursday night after a "mad dash" to push it through.

Utah woman holds peaceful demonstration for fellow Ukrainians

03/15/2014 10:13am
What was supposed to be a peaceful demonstration Friday became a protest from one Utah woman trying to show support for her fellow Ukrainians.

Lawyers: Allowing judge's ruling on same-sex marriage would be 'judicial wrecking ball'

03/15/2014 10:45am
Upholding a federal judge's decision to strike down Utah's marriage law would be a "judicial wrecking ball" hurtled at state sovereignty, lawyers for Utah told a federal appeals court late Friday.

Ravenous wild turkeys overrun northern Utah towns

03/15/2014 12:48pm
It's gotten a little quiet out there. Too quiet. The influx of wild turkeys in this town seems to have dissipated in recent days from the flock that numbered as many as 50 thronging bird feeders and hay stacks this winter.

Officials tour nearly-completed underground tunnel at Sugarhouse Park

03/15/2014 1:27pm
Officials toured the nearly completed Draw at Sugarhouse Park on Friday. The $5.3 million underground passage comprises a bicycle and pedestrian highway crossing, a wildlife migration corridor and historic landscape features.

Man carjacked in would-be drug deal, police say

03/15/2014 8:26pm
Police in West Valley City are looking for man who carjacked a vehicle Saturday in what the victim claims was a drug deal gone wrong.

Students to see a 5.8 percent tuition increase at the U.

03/15/2014 9:02pm
This week, the University of Utah trustees approved up to a 5.8 percent increase in tuition rates for the 2014-15 academic year. The increase will help fund additional student support services, faculty compensation, utility costs and other programs.

Vendors say economic improvement seen in Sportsmen’s Expo sales

03/15/2014 9:28pm
From early indications, more people are going to the 2014 International Sportsmen's Expo than in years past. Some vendors believe it's a sign the economy has turned for the better.

Layton man brings home dog who saved his life in Afghanistan

03/15/2014 10:52pm
John Logie, of Layton, adopted Balto, a Czech Shepherd who he credits with saving his life in Afghanistan in 2009. Saturday, he arrived home from training another dog in Alabama with Balto, his "hero" in tow.

Crash in Provo Canyon snarls traffic, injures 4

03/15/2014 11:43pm
A two-car crash Saturday afternoon backed up westbound traffic in Provo Canyon for more than an hour. The accident also sent four people to the hospital with minor injuries.

Surprise! Price teen becomes honorary deputy for life

03/15/2014 11:45pm
A dream to become a police officer came true Saturday for a very special teenager from Price. Police cars, motorcycles and fire engines from all over the state gathered in support of 17-year-old Jace Marietti.

West Jordan man killed in Sardine Canyon rollover

03/15/2014 11:48pm
A West Jordan man was killed Saturday morning when the vehicle he was driving went off the road and crashed near the mouth of Sardine Canyon.