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String of robberies may be connected, police say

06/11/2014 7:00am
Police from several agencies are trying to track down whoever is responsible for a string of business robberies in the Salt Lake Valley. Investigators are not completely sure the crimes are all related.

Child porn charge against Steven Powell reinstated

06/11/2014 7:25am
A Washington state Court of Appeals has reinstated a child pornography charge against Steven Powell, and the Pierce County prosecutor says he plans to bring him to trial.

Thief uses universal remote to steal from parking garages, police say

06/11/2014 7:50am
Police are asking for the public's help to find a man suspected of stealing a bicycle and a car using a universal remote device.

How the 'other woman' became a friend

06/11/2014 8:01am
A divorced woman chose to befriend her ex-husband's new wife for the sake of the children and ended up finding a real friend.

Taking complaints to Twitter gets results for Utah woman

06/11/2014 8:47am
Are you tired of your consumer complaints going nowhere, despite making numerous phone calls and sending emails? Taking your concerns to Twitter might get you better results.

Brigham City man helps others with mobility

06/11/2014 9:07am
Norman Anderson is part of a movement to help people in underdeveloped countries gain their mobility.

Photos show 'person of interest' in suspicious fire

06/11/2014 9:21am
Provo police have released photos of a person of interest in a fire in Provo. The man was seen buying gasoline shortly before the blaze.

10 gift ideas for Father's Day

06/11/2014 10:02am
Looking for a gift for dad for Father's Day? Here's a list of local ideas.

Police: 'Skaters' steal $50K in gold, silver coins from home

06/11/2014 11:42am
A 12-year-old and a 20-year-old are behind bars after police say they caught them red- handed with $50,000 worth of coins and electronic equipment that they stole from a house. Officers say this new case involved skaters at a local skate park and it could help them on some other burglaries in the area.

Keeping teen drivers safe during the '100 Deadliest Days'

06/11/2014 11:53am
More teen drivers are involved in fatal crashes between Memorial Day and Labor Day than during any other time of the year. AAA offers parents strategies for helping their teens become safer drivers.

6 adults, 5 kids stranded overnight on Green River

06/11/2014 12:10pm
Six adults and five children who had been rafting on the high-flowing Green River were rescued Wednesday morning after spending the night stranded.

Man arrested after crashing into parked bus, resisting arrest, police say

06/11/2014 12:46pm
A California man was arrested after crashing a stolen car into a parked tour bus and resisting arrest, police say.

5 ideas to make camping cheaper

06/11/2014 1:29pm
Summer brings a host of fun, outdoors activities. Camping is one hobby that many Utahns look forward to and spend months planning and preparing for. However, camping can often be expensive with the necessary gear and camping spot fees. Here are some

Dea Millerberg pleads guilty in death of teen babysitter

06/11/2014 1:33pm
Dea Millerberg pleaded guilty Wednesday to three felonies for her involvement in the 2011 death of Alexis Rasmussen, a 16-year-old who baby-sat for her and her husband in their North Ogden home.

4 ways to make four wheeling fun for the whole family

06/11/2014 2:01pm
How to have fun and stay safe while four wheeling with your family.

Police seek man involved in stabbing, robbery

06/11/2014 2:31pm
Police are searching for a man after he allegedly stabbed another man while attempting to rob him.

Utah cherry cobbler in Elite 8 for ‘Taste of America’

06/11/2014 4:02pm
Cherry cobbler is in the running to bring the Taste of America title back to Utah for a second time.

Simple device prevents shooters from entering classrooms, inventors say

06/11/2014 4:41pm
A group of educators from Iowa have developed a simple metal device that they say will keep a shooter out of a classroom and save lives in the event of a school shooting.

2 men ransacked home with baseball bat, police say

06/11/2014 5:37pm
Two men armed with a baseball bat entered a home uninvited and ordered the occupant to leave Tuesday, police said.

FBI investigates shooting on Ute Indian reservation

06/11/2014 6:00pm
FBI and Bureau of Indian Affairs agents are investigating a Wednesday morning shooting on the Uintah-Ouray Indian Reservation in northeastern Utah that killed one man and wounded two teens.

Crews fighting to contain wildfire near Dugway Proving Ground

06/11/2014 6:05pm
Firefighters were working to contain a fire that ignited Wednesday morning near the Dugway Proving Ground.

Explosion, subsequent fire damage 6 storage units

06/11/2014 6:16pm
Firefighters were investigating a fire at a Millcreek storage unit Wednesday where they say someone may have been living there and cooking methamphetamine.

Parents hope documentary will help bring missing son home

06/11/2014 6:45pm
The final touches are being put on a documentary about a missing Colorado man who was last seen at the Salt Lake City Amtrak station in the summer of 2012. Robin Putnam was 25 years old when he disappeared.

Tooele woman crowned Miss Amazing Utah, headed to national competition

06/11/2014 7:01pm
Holli Hunt has spina bifida and was recently crowned "Miss Amazing Utah." She and her mother will be traveling to Omaha, Nebraska, for the national competition in August and are raising funds for the trip.

WVC cultural center invaded by messy guests

06/11/2014 7:21pm
Cliff or "mud" swallows have decided to build a new colony at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center in West Valley City. They're making quite a mess.

Majority of Americans don't identify as 'overweight', poll says

06/11/2014 8:15pm
A new Gallup poll says that the majority of Americans don't identify as being overweight despite health studies showing two-thirds of citizens are overweight or obese.

Dressing appropriately for travel abroad

06/11/2014 9:10pm
A new campaign in Qatar asks tourists to adhere to cultural standards of dress, but travelers everywhere should be mindful of their attire.

Police investigate 'anti-gay' graffiti, alleged dog poisoning in Magna

06/11/2014 9:28pm
Police are investigating after profane slurs were spray-painted on and around a Magna home. Police were again called when the couple's dog was found foaming at the mouth.

Wednesday's Child: Joshua

06/11/2014 9:39pm
This week's Wednesday's Child is Joshua, a third grader who enjoys go-karts, bumper boats and video games.

Fire in Riverdale started by 19-year-old man, officials say

06/11/2014 10:09pm
A fire in northern Utah is nearly contained, thanks to the efforts of neighboring fire departments.

Lake 'surfing' comes to Utah as company purchases new invention

06/11/2014 10:12pm
A new invention from French Jet Ski racer Frank Zapata comes to Utah. The Hoverboard, as it is called, uses Jet Ski exhaust to help riders 'surf' over a lake.

2 LDS activists say they risk possible excommunication

06/11/2014 10:19pm
Kate Kelly, leader of the small activist group Ordain Women, has told the New York Times her local LDS Church leader warned her in May she faces church discipline for "openly, repeatedly and deliberately acting in public opposition to the church."

Driver walks away from tanker truck rollover

06/11/2014 10:28pm
A truck driver was essentially unharmed after an accident left his semi truck mangled on I-15.

Accidents, complaints prompt possible restrictions at Corona Arch

06/11/2014 11:04pm
Moab's Corona Arch has been dubbed by many as the "World's Largest Rope Swing." Slacklining, highlining, rope swinging and rappelling are allowed on the arch, but two recent accidents have prompted discussion on possible restrictions.

3.3 magnitude earthquake reported outside Centerville

06/11/2014 11:59pm
A 3.3 magnitude earthquake occurred about 9 miles outside of Centerville Wednesday night.