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'Stay calm' on immigration issue, local leaders urge

07/01/2014 6:58am
Associates of Salt Lake City's Centro Civico Mexicano met with community members Monday to discuss President Barack Obama's plans to take executive action on immigration policy.

Why you should fish for bluegills

07/01/2014 11:01am
Bluegills live in most warm water lakes in Utah. They are abundant and easy to catch. In spite of that, many anglers ignore them — probably because of their typically small size. They are a perfect fish for beginning anglers.

Where to watch 4th of July fireworks in Utah

07/01/2014 11:07am
A list of all of the fireworks shows in Utah for the 4th of July.

Fireworks restrictions in place for Utah's 4th of July

07/01/2014 1:30pm
A list of all of the communities in Utah with fireworks restrictions in place for the Fourth of July.

Inmate sentenced for 2nd murder refuses to attend parole hearing

07/01/2014 2:02pm
A man who had a parole date set for a 1992 murder conviction before being sentenced for a second murder refused to attend his own parole hearing Tuesday.

Utah leads country in skin cancer

07/01/2014 2:05pm
Utah leads the US for skin cancer victims.

Group opposed to gay marriage plans Utah gathering

07/01/2014 3:31pm
An international conservative group that opposes homosexuality is planning its first worldwide conference in the U.S. next year — a four-day gathering in Utah, which has become a focal point in the gay marriage movement.

User photos: This week in news

07/01/2014 3:49pm
Some of this week's user photos include: an old mill fire in Brigham City, TRAX train derails in downtown Salt Lake, the Panguitch Balloon Festival and Thunderbirds take the sky at Hill Air Force Base.

Iron County woman killed in rollover

07/01/2014 5:02pm
A resident of Beryl, Iron County was killed in a rollover early Tuesday morning.

Deal with Deseret News designed to save, not hurt Tribune, CEO says

07/01/2014 5:16pm
The chief executive officer of the Salt Lake Tribune says he has no intention of shutting down the newspaper as the result of a revised joint operating agreement with the rival Deseret News. But he said undoing the deal could be fatal to the Tribune.

Residents help fight fire that jumped Jordan River

07/01/2014 5:17pm
Salt Lake residents joined forces to fight a fire that consumed a garage, two cars and a shed, downed a power line and jumped the Jordan River.

Search for Utah woman missing since raft accident continues

07/01/2014 6:01pm
The search for a Utah woman who has been missing since her raft overturned Saturday night in the Arkansas River near Salida, Colorado, is now a recovery operation, authorities said Tuesday.

Provo asks for help after ‘flag flop’

07/01/2014 6:15pm
Provo is polling residents on new flag designs submitted by the public after receiving mixed reviews for an earlier proposal.

Operating boat while impaired is a crime, police remind

07/01/2014 6:36pm
With a big three-day holiday weekend approaching, law enforcement across the state reminds everyone to stay sober whether driving a car or a boat.

Records sought for houseboat scheduler in connection with Shurtleff, Swallow cases

07/01/2014 7:01pm
Investigators issued a search warrant for records belonging to a man who scheduled the use of indicted businessman Jeremy Johnson's homes, houseboats and fancy cars, which former Utah attorneys general Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow allegedly used.

74-year-old Roy man charged with murder in wife's death

07/01/2014 7:08pm
A 74-year-old man has been charged with murder and booked into the Weber County Jail in connection with the death of his 71-year-old wife in February.

Police arrest Public Enemy No. 1

07/01/2014 7:33pm
The Salt Lake Metro Gang Unit's Public Enemy No. 1, Jacob Drake Vigil, 23, was arrested Tuesday following a tip to police.

Group turns vacant American Fork lot into community garden

07/01/2014 8:01pm
One group is working to bring people together by starting a community garden. It turned a vacant lot full of weeds in American Fork into a garden.

Deputies: Uncooperative victim hampering shooting probe

07/01/2014 8:31pm
Uintah County sheriff's detectives say a woman who was shot in the leg and critically injured June 25 refuses to talk to them about what happened and is hampering their investigation.

LDS missionary who died in Madagascar continues giving

07/01/2014 9:38pm
While serving an LDS mission, Matthew Palmer tragically died at 19. His body was donated in an effort to help save 80 other lives.

Police: Missing, vulnerable adult found safe

07/01/2014 9:47pm
Police said a missing, vulnerable adult returned home safely Tuesday night.

Lehi neighbors say 2 dogs were poisoned

07/01/2014 10:36pm
Two dogs owners are worried someone in their neighborhood may be poisoning their animals after the dogs had seizures Tuesday morning.

Poison control expects rise in children eating marijuana-laden treats

07/01/2014 10:44pm
Utah's emergency rooms and doctors have been placed on alert for children who may accidentally ingest marijuana-laced candy, cookies or brownies.

2 men charged in Daybreak vandalism case

07/01/2014 10:58pm
Police have charged two 18-year-old men in connection with a vandalism case in Daybreak.