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UDOT crews' emergency work causes I-80 slow downs

06/13/2014 6:59am
UDOT crews are working around the clock on I-80 near Tooele to fix several potholes deemed in dire need of repair.

Change of venue sought for teen charged in deputy's death

06/13/2014 7:13am
Lawyers for a 17-year-old girl charged with aggravated murder in the death of Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride want her trial moved out of Utah County.

Ex-BYU football player Gordon Hudson arrested following domestic dispute

06/13/2014 7:29am
Former BYU All-American tight end Gordon Hudson was booked into jail Thursday following a domestic dispute with his wife and stepson in their Layton home.

Utahns put themselves at risk for ID theft, survey shows

06/13/2014 7:52am
A recent statewide survey showed that Utahns may be putting themselves at risk for identity theft, with more than half of residents in the state reporting that they have been either victims or know someone affected by the crime.

Summer air quality may be worse than it appears, DEQ says

06/13/2014 8:36am
Officials with the Department of Environmental Quality are reminding people that air quality along the Wasatch Front maybe worse than it appears in the summer, especially on the hotter days.

Crews douse fire at sawdust mill

06/13/2014 9:15am
Crews put out a two-alarm fire at a sawdust mill in Salt Lake City Friday morning.

Sending love to my kids' other 'dad'

06/13/2014 9:56am
After an accident left him paralyzed, an uncle helped raise kids with the same praise, care, love and guidance as a biological parent.

5 easy tips to keep your AC running this summer

06/13/2014 11:01am
An informative article that will walk homeowners through some DIY maintenance techniques on their AC units.

Crews search for man missing on Colorado River

06/13/2014 11:40am
Crews continued to search the Colorado River Friday for a Moab man who was separated from his group on the river a week ago.

Ex-Symantec worker from Utah indicted in $1.3M scheme

06/13/2014 12:14pm
Authorities say a federal grand jury has indicted a former marketing director from Utah at Symantec Corp. on charges of embezzling more than $1.3 million to help fund a lavish lifestyle.

VanLadyLove is this year's Artist on the Verge

06/13/2014 2:11pm
Provo band VanLadyLove was named the top band in a worldwide competition through the New Music Seminar.

How to assemble the right fishing rod for you

06/13/2014 2:14pm
For beginners who are interested in fishing, getting down the basics can be a daunting task. Here's how to set up your rod and get you out there in style.

USU lab evacuated after harmful vapor released

06/13/2014 3:13pm
After a disinfecting substance was mistakenly placed in an autoclave in a Utah State University laboratory, causing a harmful chemical reaction, one laboratory employee was taken to the hospital.

Judge: Evict polygamous families not paying fees

06/13/2014 4:12pm
A Utah judge said Friday that hundreds of people living in Warren Jeffs' polygamous sect on the Utah-Arizona border who have collectively failed to pay millions in occupancy fees for their houses should be evicted.

'Frozen' star joins Mormon Tabernacle Choir for upcoming Pioneer Day concerts

06/13/2014 5:16pm
Disney fans will be thrilled to learn Santino Fontana, known as the voice of Hans from "Frozen," is coming to Salt Lake City to perform with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir for the Pioneer Day concerts.

Uintah Basin fire has burned more than 30 acres

06/13/2014 5:27pm
A fire in the Uintah Basin has burned nearly 100 acres, officials said.

Tips to help kids spot a fake cop

06/13/2014 5:35pm
In the wake of an 8-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted by a man accused of impersonating an officer, police are warning parents to teach their children how to tell the difference between a real cop and an imposter.

Naked sex offender found with girls' clothes in park, police say

06/13/2014 5:37pm
A registered sex offender found naked in a park was arrested Friday, police said. Investigators said he had young female clothes and toys with him.

Make-A-Wish helps kids become fighter pilots for a day

06/13/2014 6:02pm
Nine children and their families, with the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah, got a chance to experience what it's like to be a pilot for a day.

Testimony: Police lied to doctor when ex-wife died

06/13/2014 6:21pm
A police officer was expected to testify at a hearing about his initial questioning of a Salt Lake City pediatrician accused of killing his ex- wife.

Student accused of stabbing classmate 'tortured' by peers, mother says

06/13/2014 6:33pm
The mother of a Duchesne High School student accused of stabbing a classmate three times in May said Friday that her son was violently bullied by fellow students due to his mental and physical disabilities.

1 dead after 3 thrown from car in single car accident

06/13/2014 6:54pm
A car accident on I-15 has left the driver dead, and passengers in critical condition, police said.

Mom enters guilty plea for leaving toddler in car while at bar

06/13/2014 7:14pm
A Duchesne County mother admitted Friday that she left her 3-year- old son in a car outside a bar while she and her boyfriend were inside the bar drinking for more than two hours.

Full moon coincides with Friday the 13th

06/13/2014 7:18pm
Today the planets and the calendar have aligned to create a very unlucky combination.

Elijah Wood to DJ at FantasyCon

06/13/2014 8:09pm
Adding to a growing list of celebrities who will participate in Utah's FantasyCon, organizers announced Friday that Elijah Wood will be making an appearance at the kickoff party.

Quiz: Can you identify these places in Utah?

06/13/2014 9:00pm
See how well you know Utah. Try to identify these locations by their picture then share your results.

Metro Gang Unit names new Public Enemy No. 1

06/13/2014 9:01pm
Police said Jamie Ralph Hamlin should be considered armed and dangerous.

Swiftwater rescue exercise draws trio of SL fire departments

06/13/2014 9:27pm
The West Valley City, Murray and Unified fire departments participated in swiftwater rescues Friday, something they know they will need to do sooner or later.

Motor home accident sends 5 people to the hospital

06/13/2014 9:48pm
A motor home pulling a boat was hit by oncoming traffic, causing the RV to jump the median, police said.

Utah family helping find unusual bone marrow match for boy

06/13/2014 10:19pm
Seven-year-old Baylor Fredrickson needs a life- saving bone marrow transplant soon, and his family in Utah is working with many others to try to make that happen.

Fire guts Sandy home, fills neighborhood with smoke

06/13/2014 10:30pm
A fast-burning, smoky fire gutted a home near the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon on Friday.

Roadblocks there for a reason — safety

06/13/2014 11:44pm
Roadblocks may be inconvenient when a fire seems so far away, but law enforcement and firefighters know there are potential dangers that can arise.

Romney: 'I lost the election, but I will continue to fight'

06/13/2014 11:51pm
Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney offered some advice Friday to the 2016 hopefuls gathered at his annual retreat in a speech that harshly criticized President Barack Obama's foreign policy.

DNA links man to girl sexually assaulted on way to school, police say

06/13/2014 11:59pm
The results of a DNA test have linked a man to the February sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl who was walking to school, police said Friday.