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Herbert vetoes bill stemming from Swallow investigation, 2 others

04/03/2014 6:53am
Gov. Gary Herbert vetoed three bills Wednesday, including legislation stemming from the investigation into former Attorney General John Swallow.

Oil spills, leaks near Grand Staircase-Escalante under investigation

04/03/2014 7:32am
Multiple spills or leaks from pipelines or valve fractures on oil wells have happened on federal lands at the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument or not far from its boundary. The spills go back several years and are under investigation.

Gun owners urged to lock up weapons, educate kids

04/03/2014 7:56am
A new Utah group is pushing gun owners to better lock up their guns, but some would suggest that isn't enough.

Choose carefully before you remodel: 5 tips

04/03/2014 9:59am
There are important things to consider before you start the remodeling process: the contractor, the contractor's reputation and the contractor's skills, along with counting up your available coins and recognizing the time you'll be investing.

BYU ranked the hottest, brainiest school in the country

04/03/2014 10:01am
BYU was ranked the hottest and smartest university in the nation, according to Niche data put together by Business Insider.

5 of the best stargazing spots in Utah

04/03/2014 11:01am
With a Utah location recently being ranked as one of the top 10 best places for stargazing in the world, we decided to take the opportunity to look at some of the best spots the state has to offer.

BYU students design 'stylish' bike helmets

04/03/2014 11:44am
Students at Brigham Young University are working to designed bicycle helmets that they hope are both functional and fashionable.

How 2 women crossed culture, communication for their friendship

04/03/2014 11:57am
Mary Ward leads a comfortable life in Provo, Utah. Elsie Shea lives on a Navajo Reservation in Arizona, and until recently, didn't even have running water or electricity. How can two people from vastly different cultures be such close friends?

1st fast-charging station for electric cars

04/03/2014 12:16pm
Utah government leaders are unveiling the Salt Lake City area's first fast-charging station for electric cars.

Convicted rapist gets 15 years in prison for possession of child porn

04/03/2014 12:47pm
A West Valley man was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison Wednesday after pleading guilty in January to possession of child pornography.

TRAX adding extra service for LDS general conference weekend

04/03/2014 1:34pm
The Utah Transit Authority will run additional TRAX service on Saturday, April 5, and Sunday, April 6, to assist riders traveling to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' general conference.

Missing woman's body found in Provo Canyon, police say

04/03/2014 3:59pm
The body of a missing 20-year-old woman was found in Provo Canyon Thursday, police said. Investigators are considering the cause of death to be "suspicious."

6 tips for traveling internationally

04/03/2014 4:43pm
With the arrival of spring, many people are thinking of summer vacations and spring break trips. Whether you travel close to home or across the globe, it is good to be prepared and to plan ahead. Here are six tips for traveling internationally.

Utah governor signs sex abuse prevention measure

04/03/2014 5:10pm
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has given final approval to a measure aiming to prevent child sex abuse by creating an awareness program in Utah schools.

Herbert: 'Fundamentals' are the secret to economic success

04/03/2014 5:22pm
Gov. Gary Herbert met with business leaders Thursday during the annual Governor's Utah Economic Summit at the Grand America Hotel.

Logan woman killed in Idaho crash, police say

04/03/2014 6:24pm
A woman living in Logan was killed and a man was injured in a single- vehicle crash Wednesday, Idaho State Police said.

Firing of Davis County prosecutor upheld by Utah appeals court

04/03/2014 6:42pm
The Utah Court of Appeals has upheld the firing of an assistant Davis County attorney for misconduct in connection with a 2010 aggravated robbery trial.

Tips for staying healthy during summer travels

04/03/2014 6:59pm
Summer traveling can mean a lot of miles logged in the family car, and it can also disrupt a healthy routine. However, a little planning and preparation can go a long way.

4 tips to help spring-clean a yard

04/03/2014 7:32pm
Winter can take a tidy yard and turn it into a gray, desolate wasteland. If your yard looks like a scene from the movie "Dune," consider dedicating some time to a hefty spring cleanup.

Vernal man's report of sexual assault disproven, police say

04/03/2014 8:04pm
Vernal police detectives said Thursday that they have been able to "disprove" a man's report that he was sexually assaulted by two other men in March.

Letterman 'wrapping things up,' to retire in 2015

04/03/2014 9:01pm
David Letterman is retiring next year as host of "Late Show."

Bar fined for serving client too much alcohol before fatal crash

04/03/2014 9:13pm
The Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is holding an Ogden bar partially responsible for letting a drunken customer get behind the wheel. Just moments after leaving the club, that driver was involved in an accident, killing another woman.

16-year-old girl, younger brother killed in accident at Thistle turnoff

04/03/2014 9:35pm
A teenage girl and her younger brother were killed Thursday in a crash in Spanish Fork Canyon.

Salt Lake Tribune announces cost-saving push, budget cuts

04/03/2014 9:46pm
The corporate owner of the Salt Lake Tribune announced it is shuttering its national, company-wide digital newsgathering operation in a move that will save $100 million but also signals new budget cuts for the Tribune.

2 Utah dog teams called to search Wash. mudslide

04/03/2014 10:21pm
Two dogs and their handlers from Salt Lake Urban Search and Rescue's Task Force 1 have been called to help rescuers in the Washington mudslide.

More deadly rock falls likely in Rockville, investigators say

04/03/2014 10:24pm
The Utah Geological Survey concludes more fatal rock falls are likely in Rockville, where two people were killed in December. The survey is recommending the town of Rockville purchase the homes, tear down the structures and move people to safety.

Hiker stuck for 12 hours rescued from slot canyon

04/03/2014 10:34pm
A hiker was rescued after being wedged in a slot in Alcatraz Canyon for nearly 12 hours, according to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office.

New cellphone law tightens restrictions for drivers

04/03/2014 10:39pm
Texting while driving is already illegal. But current Utah law does not ban all kinds of other distracting things with our phones — like searching the Web, picking a song, or even dialing a phone number. Starting May 13, that's all illegal.

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