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Police rescue 10 people from burning home

04/23/2014 7:35am
West Valley City police officers rescued 10 people from a house fire early Wednesday morning.

Powell family disputes court brief over life insurance

04/23/2014 7:55am
Josh Powell's sister and mother have fired back at Susan Cox Powell's father in the ongoing battle over life insurance money.

Student government OKs changing U's fight song

04/23/2014 8:23am
Student legislators at the University of Utah voted Tuesday to change controversial wording in the school's fight song, "Utah Man."

Fundraiser set up for family of toddler accidentally shot by sister

04/23/2014 8:53am
A fundraiser has been set up to help a Cache County family of a 2-year-old boy who was accidentally shot and killed last weekend by his 3-year-old sister.

Batteries in junk drawer started house fire, homeowner says

04/23/2014 9:03am
Who would have thought that those batteries rolling around in your kitchen junk drawer might burn your house down? It happened to a Colorado family, and that wasn't the first time.

Lawsuit needed to access records of alleged jail sexual assault

04/23/2014 9:35am
A man seeking records of a sexual assault that allegedly occurred while he was incarcerated in the Salt Lake County Jail cannot access them under the state open records law, the Salt County Council was advised Tuesday.

Product review of 4 baby video monitors

04/23/2014 10:41am
Baby monitor technology has advanced dramatically over the past decade. This review provides information on multiple monitors to help parents learn more about what options are available.

5 things that may trigger an insurance upgrade

04/23/2014 10:57am
Renovations and upgrades often increase the value of a home. Here are five things that might trigger an insurance upgrade. Make sure your home is covered every step of the way.

8 tips for 8 weeks of Half Ironman training

04/23/2014 11:31am
This article is following the story of twin sisters going from novice to Half Ironman competitors with just 10 weeks of training. Learn about their progression, training tips, and things they have learned along the way.

Juvenile in critical condition after crashing into home, police say

04/23/2014 12:08pm
A juvenile male is in critical condition after veering off a road and crashing into a home Tuesday, police said. The car came to a stop in the home's living room.

Vehicle rolls off trailer unnoticed; police seek owner

04/23/2014 1:48pm
Centerville police are searching for the owner of a vehicle that rolled off a trailer and was abandoned in a Centerville neighborhood.

Paul McCartney to perform in Utah

04/23/2014 2:01pm
The singer will be making a stop in Utah on his worldwide tour.

Quadriplegic athlete inspires with 'spinal ride'

04/23/2014 3:31pm
An athlete taking on a challenge most of us wouldn't consider is inspiring many. Kris Sanford is a paraplegic cyclist who focuses on what he can do, not his limitations.

Gang recruiting still prevalent, members as young as 5, police say

04/23/2014 5:06pm
A gang member as young as 5 years old? Police say youths still to join gangs in Utah. There are more than 200 documented gangs in the Salt Lake Valley.

Most Utahns don't protect against ID theft, survey shows

04/23/2014 5:14pm
A survey shows that more than half of Utah residents either have been a victim of identity theft or know someone who has been affected by it. Even so, people still fail to take even simple steps to protect themselves, a new report shows.

Loved ones remember world traveler who died in paragliding accident

04/23/2014 6:50pm
Eric Hill, 32, died from injuries sustained during a paragliding accident in Draper. He is known for his world travels and for being a contestant on the upcoming season of "The Bachelorette."

Police investigate similar bomb threats in Provo, Kearns

04/23/2014 7:03pm
A suspicious package prompted police to call out the bomb squad Wednesday at a CVS Pharmacy in Provo. A similar incident happened around the same time at a pharmacy in Kearns.

Serial arsonist linked to 10 fires, police offer $5,000 reward

04/23/2014 7:03pm
Police are offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of a person or group of people suspected of committing 10 acts of arson since March.

Fired West Valley officer's hearing delayed once more

04/23/2014 7:05pm
For the third time, the West Valley City Civil Service Commission delayed a hearing for a fired police officer who shot and killed a woman in 2012.

Shurtleff: New report based on 'tall tales'

04/23/2014 7:10pm
Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff seemed to have a message Wednesday for those investigating him for potential criminal charges: Bring it on.

Lockdown lifted after student brings gun to junior high

04/23/2014 7:12pm
The Mont Harmon Junior High School was placed on lockdown Tuesday morning after a teen brought a gun to school.

Overflowing canal, power outages follow storm

04/23/2014 7:16pm
A storm overnight blew debris into a canal in West Jordan, causing the water to overflow. In addition to this, thousands of people throughout Utah were without power Wednesday morning because of the storm.

College students can't pay for school as they go, study says

04/23/2014 8:15pm
It's impossible to work through college and pay tuition as you go, at least according to one Ph.D. student in Michigan.

Utah ranks low in use of local food, farmers markets

04/23/2014 8:22pm
How easy is it to eat local in Utah? A Vermont-based group has released a ranking of states, called the Locavore Index, which ranks the states based on availability of local food. Utah falls in the bottom 10. Here are some ways to help improve.

Rare Mormon coins go up for auction

04/23/2014 9:21pm
Some very rare coins are up for auction, and you may be surprised at how much people will pay for them. One of the rare Mormon gold coins could fetch as much as $1 million.

Shakespeare turns 450, celebrate by using words he invented

04/23/2014 9:39pm
The masterful Bard would be 450 today, and his legacy lives in the myriad words and phrases he invented that he still uses today.

Echo Dam almost finished, water levels increasing

04/23/2014 10:08pm
Not only is the water level at Echo Reservoir increasing — 4 inches in one night alone — but construction crews building the new Echo dam is almost done.

2 siblings responsible for Spanish Fork playground fire, police say

04/23/2014 10:34pm
Two siblings — an 11-year-old boy and an 8-year old girl — are responsible for a fire at Spanish Fork Elementary, police said.

Concerns raised over school district’s Daybreak land purchase

04/23/2014 10:42pm
Some people living within the boundaries of the Jordan School District are raising questions about a land deal in Daybreak and how much the district paid for it.

Officials evacuate small Wyoming town following explosion

04/23/2014 10:56pm
An explosion at an energy company in Wyoming caused the evacuation of the entire population of a small town.

Video shows man burglarizing SLC business

04/23/2014 11:02pm
Salt Lake City police have released surveillance video of a burglary and are asking the public's help in identifying the thief.

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