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Criticism 'bothered me, but didn't get to me," Laura Bush tells Provo audience

06/30/2014 7:27am
Former First Lady Laura Bush was the keynote speaker at a Patriotic Service hosted Sunday by America's Freedom Festival in Provo.

Air show draws 300K Utahns

06/30/2014 7:44am
Hill Air Force Base's open house showcased service members and the military capabilities of the U.S. Air Force. The biannual event, which also features civilian acrobatic demonstrations, attracted 300,000 people Saturday.

7 kind gestures that made someone's day

06/30/2014 8:02am
There are infinite ways to give service each day. Each week, we run an article highlighting the kindness of people in the community. Every week we learn about new ways to serve, and are reminded of the familiar methods, too.

Credit score impacts auto insurance up to 75%, study shows

06/30/2014 9:12am
You may already know that your credit score can affect your auto insurance rate, but a new report shows the affect is more than many people expected.

Rattlesnake bite sends man to ICU

06/30/2014 9:41am
The Division of Wildlife Resources is giving campers and people recreating outdoors tips on how to stay safe around rattlesnakes. One Utah man knows all too well how painful being bit really is.

Wife of fallen firefighter keeps husband's memory alive

06/30/2014 10:29am
One year ago, 19 families lost their loved ones who died fighting a wildfire in Arizona. One of the firefighter's wives talked about how hope gets her through her toughest days.

Bicyclist struck, killed by car

06/30/2014 11:00am
A man riding his bike died after being hit by a car early Monday morning.

7 reasons to take your family to American Fork Canyon

06/30/2014 11:16am
American Fork canyon's sheer rocky cliffs, clear mountain lakes and lush alpine forests make a stunning setting for endless family-friendly activities.

Shakespeare Festival opens in Cedar City

06/30/2014 11:56am
It's that time of year again: The Utah Shakespeare Festival is set to open in Cedar City. The Tony Award winning Festival has six shows in two theaters.

Man killed in fiery crash on Highway 40 identified

06/30/2014 12:42pm
A Salt Lake City man died Monday on U.S. 40 west of Roosevelt in a fiery crash between a commercial pickup truck and a tanker truck hauling crude oil, the Utah Highway Patrol said.

9 men arrested in St. George prostitution sting

06/30/2014 1:31pm
Nine people were arrested in a prostitution sting in St. George Friday.

Defense requests new murder trial for Martin MacNeill

06/30/2014 4:25pm
A judge in Provo is weighing whether to grant Martin MacNeill a new murder trial after defense attorneys argued that information about a letter written for an inmate would have changed the jury's reasoning.

Blown transformer causes brush fire in Provo, leaves thousands without power

06/30/2014 4:48pm
A blown transformer caused a brush fire Sunday night near the mouth of Provo Canyon and left thousands in the city without power. Several other fires near the Provo River Trail were suspicious, according to Provo fire officials.

Man accused in murder-for-hire case demands new lawyer

06/30/2014 4:59pm
Dustin Wade Ruffino is accused of offering an undercover police officer $1,500 to kill his ex-wife's boyfriend. The 45-year-old Park City man says he was entrapped and that his public defender hasn't done enough to represent him.

Husband arrested after allegedly shooting wife

06/30/2014 5:05pm
A woman is undergoing multiple surgeries after her husband shot her outside of their home, officials say.

Kanab man killed in motorcycle crash

06/30/2014 6:02pm
A motorcyclist was killed after crashing off I-70.

5-alarm fire destorys historic woolen mill

06/30/2014 6:43pm
A five-alarm fire destroyed what was left of the vacant Baron Woolen Mills in Brigham City on Sunday night. The cause of the massive blaze was still being investigated Monday.

Hobby Lobby ruling brings strong reactions from Utahns

06/30/2014 6:43pm
The United States Supreme court Monday ruled that some corporations can "opt out" of providing contraceptives to women through health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act. Utahns on both sides of the issue expressed strong feelings about the ruling.

Woman steals van, returns it after finding child inside

06/30/2014 7:23pm
Isabel Ortega only left her daughter in a running van for a few seconds to check if her front door was locked Sunday morning.

Longtime Murray firefighter dies in Hawaii

06/30/2014 7:42pm
Capt. Andy Walkingshaw, a veteran of the Murray Fire Department, died Sunday after suffering a medical condition while snorkeling in Hawaii, officials said.

Police look for man who attempted to kidnap woman at gunpoint

06/30/2014 8:13pm
Police are looking for a man who they believe tried to kidnap a 20-year-old woman Monday.

A family's hope: more time and an ALS breakthrough

06/30/2014 8:18pm
Researchers are trying to unscramble the mystery of ALS, known as Lou Gehrig's disease, while a family hopes for more time before the disease takes its deadly toll.

Moose captured after roaming Logan neighborhood

06/30/2014 8:35pm
Wildlife officials have tranquilized a young moose that wandered into a Logan neighborhood near an elementary school Monday morning.

A simple way to catch trout

06/30/2014 9:00pm
Tips and tricks to help you catch trout in Utah.

Search crews rescue hiker with severe altitude sickness

06/30/2014 10:30pm
A Duchesne County search and rescue team, aided by a medical helicopter crew, came to the aid of a critically ill hiker Monday on the Highline Trail in the Uinta Mountains.

Park City bans fireworks use due to dry conditions

06/30/2014 10:30pm
Park City leaders have banned fireworks within city limits. The combination of low humidity and dry conditions make the potential fire danger too high.

Utah company's KT Tape hits world stage in World Cup

06/30/2014 10:40pm
The World Cup attracts spectators from around the globe, and that's good news for a Utah County company right in the middle of the action.