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Steven Powell released from prison

03/24/2014 12:34am
Steven Powell, father-in-law of missing West Valley resident Susan Powell, was released from prison in Washington State early Sunday. Powell served 30 months for taking photographs of young neighbor girls while they were in their bathroom.

Woman with flat tire killed after hit by semitruck on I-15

03/24/2014 7:52am
A West Valley City woman is dead and a Logan man is fighting for his life in critical condition after they were both hit by a semi while changing a flat tire on the freeway late Sunday night.

4 moments that made someone's day

03/24/2014 8:01am
There are reminders of good all around us: from the take-a-penny, leave-a-penny cups at the gas station to the neighbor who always greets you with a smile.

Scammers enticing credit card holders with lower interest rates

03/24/2014 8:57am
Those aggravating junk calls are still going around from people promising to lower your credit card interest. When one Utah man got the call, it seemed to him more of a scam than an offer of help.

Provo kids who set $60K home fire won't be charged

03/24/2014 9:29am
Investigators say three boys who admitted to accidentally setting a Provo house fire that caused about $60,000 in damage won't be charged due to their ages.

Millions on the sidelines for big health care push

03/24/2014 10:04am
Alan Thacker wants health coverage, but he can't get help in his home state of Georgia. Mary Moscarello Gutierrez no longer can afford insurance in New Jersey. Justin Thompson of Utah refuses to be forced into the president's health law.

5 resources for entrepreneurs

03/24/2014 10:21am
Making the right connections is essential to the success of any entrepreneur and business owner, but making those connections is not always easy. Business Resource Centers provide services that allow businesses to flourish by providing access to funding, mentoring, and training that is often hard to get.

New program gives adopted children chance to learn about their identities

03/24/2014 10:42am
When a child is adopted, there comes a time when he or she has questions regarding identity. Who am I? What is my heritage? For internationally adopted children, the answers are not so easy to come by. A new program is making that possible.

PHOTO GALLERY: pond skimming contest at Canyons Resort

03/24/2014 11:07am
Photos from the infamous pond skimming contest at Canyons Resort, where contestants attempt to skim across a 100- foot-long pond without falling into the frigid water.

Provo's downtown in nation's top 10, study says

03/24/2014 11:28am
Provo's efforts to preserve the old while promoting the new have landed the city on a list of the "top 10 best downtowns."

Have You Seen This? San Jose Sharks grant boy's wish

03/24/2014 1:15pm
The San Jose Sharks and Make-A-Wish Foundation came together to give a boy a hockey dream day.

Man robs restaurant at closing time with knife, police say

03/24/2014 2:30pm
A man approached a woman working at a restaurant during closing time and demanded money with a knife, police said.

2 banks robbed within 45 minutes, police say

03/24/2014 3:09pm
Investigators are asking for help to locate the man who robbed a Chase Bank Monday morning. They are also investigating the possibility that the same man may have robbed another bank 45 minutes earlier.

Teen accused of killing neighbor now on suicide watch

03/24/2014 3:38pm
A Toquerville teenager accused of killing his neighbor is under suicide watch at the Washington County Jail after allegedly trying to harm himself twice.

Jim Dabakis resigns as Democratic Party chairman

03/24/2014 6:16pm
Utah Democratic Party Chairman Jim Dabakis announced his resignation Monday, citing health reasons.

Lehi creates conservation plan to avoid water shortage

03/24/2014 6:46pm
Lehi faced extraordinary water shortages last summer, and city officials want to make sure it doesn't happen again. City officials estimate they were two days away from running out of water.

Feds place temporary stay on birth control coverage

03/24/2014 7:33pm
Under the idea of religious freedom, Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties take their cases against the Affordable Care Act to the U.S. Supreme Court.

E-cigarette poisoning increasing in Utah

03/24/2014 7:38pm
The e-cigarette has been branded as an alternative to regular cigarettes, but the products have also caused problems for children in the Beehive State.

Impact of flood insurance hikes on Utah unclear

03/24/2014 8:01pm
The cost of national flood insurance is set to jump for hundreds of policyholders throughout Utah, but it's unclear how much the spikes will affect whole neighborhoods or communities.

2 die in separate BASE jumps

03/24/2014 8:10pm
Authorities in Grand County released the name Monday of a BASE jumper who died Friday in Mineral Canyon just as Zion National Park officials confirmed the second BASE jumping death in the park since February.

Jail inmates participate in unique education program

03/24/2014 8:56pm
Charles Garcia, an outdoor enthusiast, found a unique opportunity Monday to step out of his cell at the Salt Lake County Jail. He's one of about 30 inmates who participated in the INSPIRE program Monday.

USU's miniature dam could have huge results for communities' futures

03/24/2014 9:30pm
USU researchers build a 1/45th model of a newly designed dam to help the Army Corps of Engineers see if the real thing will work.

Utah power plant looks to natural gas to fuel the future

03/24/2014 10:18pm
The politics of climate change in California are driving Utah's biggest power plant toward a momentous decision: staking the future of the Intermountain Power Project on natural gas instead of coal.

Title scam leaves man without new and old car

03/24/2014 10:28pm
Just because you buy a car outright and have your new title in hand, doesn't necessarily mean that car is yours. A South Weber man is out a car — and the car he traded for it — following a mix-up with a title.

Chief: Officer mistake, vehicle type contributed to patrol car theft

03/24/2014 10:37pm
A police patrol vehicle was stolen Sunday, and right under the officer's nose. The suspect was later arrested, and the police department blames the incident on a mistake and an inadequate vehicle.

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