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Utah jobless rate approaching pre-recession low

06/21/2014 8:29am
For the second month in a row, Utah's unemployment rate fell again and is now at its lowest rate in five and a half years.

Olympic Day festivities continue in Park City

06/21/2014 9:11am
The Utah Olympic Park in Park City is hosting a Flying Ace All-Stars Freestyle Show with fireworks and Olympic festivities in the plaza. It all starts at 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

West Jordan woman set fire 'to get attention,' charges state

06/21/2014 9:45am
A West Jordan woman was charged Friday with setting her mother's house on fire while eight other people, including a child, were inside.

How to make money as a politician? Write a book

06/21/2014 1:36pm
Rep. Chris Stewart made $285,000 last year in book royalties, a good chunk of it for penning Elizabeth Smart's harrowing story of her kidnapping, rape and eventual rescue.

Police ask for help finding Taylorsville bank robber

06/21/2014 3:18pm
Unified police investigators are asking for the public's help in finding a suspected bank robber.

Appeals court upholds discrimination verdict for SL County employee

06/21/2014 4:30pm
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court verdict that a long-time Salt Lake County employee experienced employment discrimination when he was demoted after helping a female colleague pursue a sexual harassment claim.

Fire destroys home, displaces Tooele County family

06/21/2014 5:48pm
Fire ripped through a home here early Saturday, destroying a house, detached garage and a brand new fifth wheel trailer.

Priest blesses bikes as church collects food for people in need

06/21/2014 5:50pm
Bike blessings and a food drive were held at a fundraising event in downtown Salt Lake City Saturday.

Police warn of telephone scam in Wendover area

06/21/2014 5:51pm
Police are warning residents in the Wendover area to beware of a telephone scam involving a person who claims to represent Wells Rural Electric Company.

Man assaulted outside El Pollo Loco; police search for 2 attackers

06/21/2014 6:35pm
Police are asking for help to find two men they say assaulted a third man Thursday in the parking lot of a Washington City El Pollo Loco restaurant.

Millie’s Princess 5K raises money for the youngest cancer patients

06/21/2014 6:59pm
Brady Flamm lost his daughter to cancer, but he didn't let go of her fighting spirit. As president of Millie's Princess Foundation, Flamm organized a 5K run Saturday to benefit other families who face the financial burden of childhood cancer.

Utah A.G. will review Tribune, Deseret News JOA

06/21/2014 8:35pm
The Utah Attorney General's Office announced Saturday that it has opened an investigation into the recently-renegotiated joint operating agreement between the Salt Lake Tribune and the Deseret News.

Aspiring pilots take flight as part of youth aviation program

06/21/2014 8:53pm
Dozens of first-time flyers took to the skies above Heber City Saturday as part of the Young Eagles introductory flight program.

High CEO salaries can be bad for business, U. study finds

06/21/2014 9:27pm
A new study from the University of Utah shows that CEOs who average more than $20 million in compensation (salary plus incentive) are linked to an average yearly loss of $1.4 billion for their organizations.

Person injured in Lake Powell house boat fire

06/21/2014 9:35pm
A house boat fire that broke out at a Lake Powell marina Saturday left one person in the hospital.

San Diego police arrest suspect in Christmas Eve murders

06/21/2014 10:15pm
Police have arrested the man they believe killed two Utah County natives outside a California mall on Christmas Eve. They say the suspect also shot and killed a third person, whose body was later found inside the trunk of a car.

Crash victims asking hit-and-run driver to come forward

06/21/2014 10:42pm
A hit-and-run crash on a busy freeway sent two women and a child to the hospital. Two days later, they're asking the driver who whose truck sent them spinning across five lanes of traffic to turn himself or herself in.