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Forgotten note led to arrest in store robbery, police say

03/21/2014 6:28am
A federal grand jury has indicted a Salt Lake City man and a Price woman for the armed robbery of a Smith's Food and Drug store in November.

Woman pleads not guilty in possible texting, driving death

03/21/2014 7:59am
A 51-year-old St. George woman has pleaded not guilty to causing a fatal accident by texting and driving.

Which gets paid first, mortgage or credit card?

03/21/2014 8:55am
It could be a sign of things finally returning to normal as more Americans are putting mortgages ahead of credit cards for the first time in years.

Utah lags for college degrees earned within 6 years

03/21/2014 9:37am
Six years after beginning her major in applied physics, Lindsey Casper, who wants to teach the laws of motion to high-schoolers, is taking the semester off to work full-time at a Salt Lake City call center.

Man with slingshot led to reports of shooting, police say

03/21/2014 9:51am
A man on painkillers and carrying a slingshot may have been responsible for a shooting scare in Cedar Hills Friday morning, police said.

Heber Valley Railroad gives terminally ill boy special ride

03/21/2014 9:57am
When the Dizon family found out their 15-year-old son's leukemia was back and was no longer treatable, the family started making efforts to enjoy as much of life as they could.

More groping cases reported at BYU

03/21/2014 10:11am
Several more women have reported they were groped by a man near the BYU campus. Police arrested a man for sexual assault, but said he was not related to the groping incidents.

Ask a Chef: Perfect homemade cinnamon rolls

03/21/2014 10:12am
When done right, cinnamon rolls can really meet the needs of anyone with a sweet tooth. Harmons gives you a recipe you'll want to try.

IRS is overwhelmed by tax return identity theft

03/21/2014 11:34am
So lucrative is the crime of tax return identity theft that criminals, many of them drug dealers, armed robbers and gang members, who once relied upon firearms to commit crimes, are now tucking them away in favor of laptops and direct deposit.

Governor signs bill to protect child when parent is primary murder suspect

03/21/2014 12:21pm
Pelle Wall and his friends and family were on hand when Gov. Gary Herbert signed SB173 into law Thursday afternoon.

Dozens file for attorney general, congressional district elections

03/21/2014 12:45pm
Republican incumbents in three of Utah's four congressional districts face challenges from within their own party this year.

Have You Seen This? Walking over Bridal Veil Falls

03/21/2014 1:15pm
Four local men walked over Bridal Veil Falls in Provo Canyon on a slackline and lived to tell the tale.

5 tips to keep your teen safe on the road

03/21/2014 2:15pm
Keeping your teen safe by staying up to date with the latest driving safety tips.

3 injured in unrelated accidents in West Valley, police say

03/21/2014 2:19pm
A girl was in serious condition after trying to cross the street against a red light and being hit by a car Friday, police said. A motorcyclist and driver were also taken to the hospital after another accident.

More Utah women needed in politics, advocates say

03/21/2014 2:43pm
Utah needs more women in elected office, a group of advocates, legislative candidates and others said.

Cookie lovers convene for CookieCon

03/21/2014 2:56pm
Hundreds of people have gathered from around the world to enjoy cookies as a tasty art form at CookieCon in Salt Lake City.

Utah Jazz help launch statewide anti-bullying campaign

03/21/2014 5:34pm
Representatives from the Utah Jazz and motivational speaker Chris Hollyfield kicked off the efforts of a new Utah Anti-Bullying Coalition at an assembly Friday at Herriman High School.

Weber State sees merchandise boost thanks to March Madness

03/21/2014 5:55pm
Prior to Friday's game against Arizona, students were streaming into the campus store in waves, checking out the clothing and other items to wear while watching the game. If it was purple, they were buying it.

Bacon's popularity inspires pocket-sized jerky

03/21/2014 6:03pm
Bacon has always been a favorite food for many, but its popularity has skyrocketed in recent years with the development of products that span from bacon doughnuts to novelty bacon bandaids and bacon alarm clocks.

71-year-old woman hospitalized after being hit by pickup truck

03/21/2014 7:21pm
A 71-year-old woman was hit by a pickup truck near 13279 S. 2700 West, according to Unified police.

Herbert visits Heber City, signs teen's bill into law

03/21/2014 7:34pm
Gov. Herbert visited local businesses and signed a bill proposed by a Heber City teen.

Zions Bank fails to pass Federal stress test

03/21/2014 8:11pm
One of Utah largest banking institutions was the only large bank in the nation that did not meet the minimum standards for financial capital levels set by the Federal Reserve in the event of a major economic meltdown.

Kennecott moves tons of dirt to excavate equipment

03/21/2014 8:52pm
Workers pull, prod and dig to scour tons and tons of earthen material from the remains of heavy equipment buried in North America's largest modern-day mine slide at Rio Tinto Kennecott's Bingham Canyon Mine. It's a slow and tedious process.

N. Utah snow pack at 90%, experts say

03/21/2014 9:17pm
As the weather warms this spring, water managers in Utah communities are getting a good idea of how much water the winter storms delivered. It's a tale of two regions as Utah struggles to emerge from drought.

Boy's donated jersey creates connections across the globe

03/21/2014 9:42pm
Two years ago, a boy donated a jersey to Deseret Industries. Two weeks ago, its new owner was spotted by the donor's aunt and uncle, on an LDS mission in Sierra Leone.

Community surprises Utah veterans with celebration

03/21/2014 11:06pm
A community came together to surprise and honor Utah veterans at a "yellow ribbon" event.

Man arrested in separate sexual assault case at BYU

03/21/2014 11:16pm
Police have arrested a man who allegedly broke into an apartment and fondled a BYU student. But they don't believe he is the same man responsible for at least 14 incidents of groping on or near campus.

Police arrest man running with cash register, gun

03/21/2014 11:16pm
A man who allegedly robbed a convenience store at gunpoint didn't make the most stealthy getaway Friday.