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Bystanders help free woman from car that rolled

05/15/2014 7:05am
A woman was critically injured when her vehicle rolled on I-80 in Tooele County. Bystanders and troopers flipped the car upright to free the woman.

Policy excludes input from west side, school board member claims

05/15/2014 7:54am
Salt Lake Board of Education member Michael Clara filed a complaint against the school district with the U.S. Department of Education alleging that the district violated policy by hiring school principals without input from parents.

Utah ranked No. 1 in charitable giving

05/15/2014 8:26am
Gallup surveyed at least 600 residents in each state, asking participants if they had donated money or volunteered time in the past month. Forty-eight percent of Utahns answered yes to both.

'Oil deals' in Nigeria part of Ponzi scheme, charges state

05/15/2014 8:50am
Charges were filed in an indictment Wednesday against a man authorities say solicited several people to invest in purported "oil deals" in Nigeria.

Officials break ground on Salt Lake City Hope Lodge

05/15/2014 9:07am
Ground was broken Wednesday on the newest American Cancer Society Hope Lodge in Salt Lake City. The 63,000 square-foot facility is being constructed on land donated by the LDS Church.

SL Comic Con April event netted more than $1.8M, co-founder says

05/15/2014 11:14am
Salt Lake Comic Con is more than a three-day geek nirvana. It's a growing, profitable business endeavor.

New fashion trends limit technology use

05/15/2014 11:49am
Clothes that render your phone useless, and a pair of sunglasses that make the world look like it's been Instagram filtered — inventors are finding ways to make sure we get the benefits of a gadgetless existence.

Comic Con Film Festival taking submissions

05/15/2014 2:55pm
Whether action, adventure, mystery, comedy or documentary, the festival is looking for the best of Utah's geeky filmmakers to come showcase their stuff.

Father charged after allegedly shaking infant son

05/15/2014 4:40pm
A Lehi father has been charged with child abuse inflicting serious bodily injury, a second-degree felony, after allegedly shaking his 5- month-old son.

SLC ties for 30th in dog attacks on postal workers

05/15/2014 5:16pm
There were 11 incidents of dogs biting postal workers in Salt Lake City last year.

Iron County woman's death officially ruled a homicide by police

05/15/2014 5:39pm
Iron County sheriff's investigators said Thursday that the death of a woman whose body was found last week on the side of a dirt road south of Cedar City will be classified as a homicide.

Student charged with aggravated assault after alleged knife attack

05/15/2014 6:06pm
Prosecutors have filed charges against a Duchesne High School student accused of stabbing a classmate Wednesday.

Horse seriously injures 4-year-old in 'strictly accidental' incident

05/15/2014 6:17pm
A 4-year-old girl was seriously injured Thursday in a horseback riding accident in Uintah County, authorities said.

USU in-state tuition named cheapest in West

05/15/2014 7:15pm
Compared with similar universities in Utah, Wyoming, Arizona, Iowa and Texas — among other states — the 4-year school gives students the best education for the lowest cost.

Family password helped Ogden boys foil attempted kidnapping, police say

05/15/2014 7:23pm
Two boy scouts were approached for a ride home by a man who told them their parents had asked him to drive them home Wednesday night. Thanks to a family password, the boys knew the man was lying.

Gunmen dressed as police invade home, assault resident

05/15/2014 7:39pm
Police are looking for two gunmen who dressed as police and forced their way into a Sandy home Thursday.

Plea deal reached in neighborhood watch shooting

05/15/2014 7:42pm
A Bluffdale man whose conviction for attempted murder was thrown out has quietly reached a deal with prosecutors over a 2009 shooting that paralyzed his neighbor.

South Jordan woman fights cancer with new alternatives

05/15/2014 7:53pm
A South Jordan woman is hoping to defeat cancer in nontraditional ways, including a focus on nutrition and pain relief using a newly FDA- approved procedure.

Sept. 11 museum opens to relatives and survivors

05/15/2014 7:54pm
Victims' friends and relatives, rescue workers and survivors of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack descended on the National Sept. 11 Memorial Museum, which was dedicated Thursday by President Barack Obama as a symbol that says of America: "Nothing can ever break us."

Museum of Natural Curiosity now open

05/15/2014 8:22pm
Kids have a new place to learn science, arts and culture through 400 interactive activities. The new Museum of Natural Curiosity at Thanksgiving Point opened its doors Thursday.

7 things to do in and around St. George, Utah

05/15/2014 9:00pm
Looking for the perfect getaway spot? Try St. George, Utah's very own desert oasis.

New bike sensors trigger traffic lights in So. Utah

05/15/2014 9:39pm
New bicycle symbols and radar sensors were installed on roads in Southern Utah by UDOT to let bicyclists trigger traffic signals.

Utah's Red Cross and firefighters push fire preparation

05/15/2014 10:32pm
The Red Cross and Salt Lake City Fire Department urge all of us to check our preparedness for wildfires and the possibility of evacuations, because Utah's wildfire season could flare up in the weeks ahead as fuels dry out.

Scammers call home of BBB of Utah's boss

05/15/2014 10:41pm
Those behind a "tech support" scam that has recently surfaced in over a dozen states called the wrong home Wednesday night — that of the president of the Better Business Bureau of Utah.