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Crews bring Herriman brush fire under control

07/21/2014 6:59am
About 20 firefighters responded to a brush fire near 14000 South and 7800 West in Herriman Monday morning.

AGs from US, Mexico, El Salvador work together against organized crime

07/21/2014 8:39am
Drug and human trafficking is an often unseen but hot button issue for Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes. One recent case highlights the need for more enforcement and the possibility of progress.

Need a new windshield? Beware of scam, experts warn

07/21/2014 9:07am
When faced with the need to replace a windshield, many car owners look for the least expensive option. But in a scam that's hitting Utah, crooks present a nearly irresistible option: replace it for free.

Police investigate multiple robberies

07/21/2014 10:22am
Police in Cottonwood Heights, Sandy, and Salt Lake City were investigating separate robberies Sunday night.

A handmade gift for helping, and other moments that made people's day

07/21/2014 10:44am
Sometimes we are repaid for our kindness, other times, we just get the satisfaction of doing something nice. Each week, we give readers the opportunity to share the kind acts they have seen or performed, hoping to reward the giver.

Wind Cave offers beautiful views, natural arch

07/21/2014 11:50am
Utah has a variety of beautiful mountain ranges and hills that make for a great pastime. If hiking is your thing, check each Monday morning for the "Hike of the Week" to get new ideas of where you can go exploring.

New U. dorm to mimic Google headquarters, report says

07/21/2014 1:31pm
A new hub for entrepreneurial activity will soon be found on the University of Utah campus.

Utah couple compete on 6th season of ‘American Ninja Warrior’

07/21/2014 2:54pm
An Orem man and his Salt Lake City girlfriend both competed on the reality TV show, "American Ninja Warrior," for the second time.

Ex-teacher convicted of pushing wife off cliff

07/21/2014 4:00pm
A former Maine man was found guilty Monday of six felonies for bashing his wife on the head with a rock and pushing her off a cliff because of a dispute over an affair and a $4 million inheritance.

Feces transplants allow rats to change diet, U. study finds

07/21/2014 4:58pm
Woodrats from northern Utah were better able to eat toxic plants after receiving microbe-filled fecal transplants, according to a new study by the University of Utah. Researchers hope the finding will have positive implications for other Utah animals.

Montana mom accused of endangering newborn arrested in Utah

07/21/2014 5:48pm
A woman who fled a Montana hospital after she and her newborn tested positive for methamphetamine was arrested Monday in Utah. Her baby is safe, state officials said.

No cause found for fire that destroyed Myton landmark

07/21/2014 6:19pm
State and local investigators were unable to determine Monday what caused a fire that gutted Ross Brothers Feed & Seed, an iconic building that had stood on the corner of Center and Main streets in Myton for at least 70 years.

Utah company releases 1st mass-produced shotgun silencers

07/21/2014 6:48pm
A Utah company held a launch party Monday for the release of the world's first mass-produced shotgun suppressors.

Judge delays hearing for woman accused of killing 6 babies

07/21/2014 6:49pm
A woman accused of killing six infants and hiding them in the garage of a Pleasant Grove home will wait until at least October before deciding whether she wants a hearing on the evidence against her.

Attorneys to argue for change of venue request in deputy killing

07/21/2014 6:50pm
Attorneys for a 17-year-old girl charged with murder in the death of Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride will argue to have her case moved to Salt Lake County next month.

County attorney: Officers' actions justified in hospital shooting

07/21/2014 6:52pm
Two officers from Adult Probation and Parole who shot an armed man in the emergency room of Cache Valley Hospital, have been cleared by the Cache County Attorney's Office.

Man arrested for DUI, hit-and-run, officials say

07/21/2014 7:13pm
A man was arrested Friday after allegedly hitting a pedestrian with his vehicle and fleeing the scene.

Judge to hear motion to dismiss lawsuit filed against Tribune, Deseret News

07/21/2014 7:32pm
A federal judge will hear arguments on whether to throw out a lawsuit filed against the Deseret News and the owners of the Salt Lake Tribune by a group critical of the papers' joint operating agreement that was revised in September.

Taco Bell robbery may be linked to Maverik robbery, police say

07/21/2014 8:09pm
Police believe a man who robbed a Maverik in South Salt Lake Wednesday may have robbed a Cottonwood Heights Taco Bell Sunday.

Controversial 'No Trespassing' sign popular among animal lovers

07/21/2014 9:02pm
A Salt Lake City man is addressing the hot- button issue of police searching yards with a new "No Trespassing" sign. While online sales are skyrocketing, legal experts doubt his effort is going to change much.

Nighttime 'bio-blitz' nets hundreds of environmentally challenged toads

07/21/2014 9:02pm
The boreal toad is considered by some to be a threatened species needing federal protection. But Utah officials who launched a night- time "bio-blitz" in a remote patch of desert discovered the toads are doing well in a very challenging environment.

Utah Olympic Oval to get solar energy makeover

07/21/2014 9:18pm
A new solar energy project at the Utah Olympic Oval announced Monday is expected to shave about $100,000 off the speedskating facility's annual $750,000 power bill.

Mid summer getaway deals for the family

07/21/2014 9:29pm
Need a break or want to take a long weekend? Check out these mid summer deals that won't break the bank.

Family, friends, classmates gather to mourn brothers killed in plane crash

07/21/2014 9:37pm
The bodies of two Clinton brothers flying from Davis County to Las Vegas to attend a basketball tournament were recovered Monday from their plane's crash near the Virgin River Gorge. Friends gathered Monday to mourn, remember the two "shining stars."

Calif. man drove nearly 800 miles for sex with a child, police say

07/21/2014 9:53pm
A California man drove nearly 800 miles to meet a 12-year-old girl for sex, according to Vernal police. The "girl" was actually an undercover detective assigned to the Utah Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Evacuations lifted in Tooele, residents asked to remain evacuation-ready

07/21/2014 10:11pm
A fire, located near the Tooele Gun Club that burned down in May 2013, was rekindled at 8:48 a.m. and spread to approximately 160 acres by 6 p.m. Monday.

Ethiopian Boy who lived in tree gets a new life with Utah family

07/21/2014 10:40pm
A boy who grew up alone on the streets of Ethiopia has begun a new life in St. George. The 15-year-old overcame obstacles to get to St. George and finally has the one thing he always longed for — a family of his own.

Jury finds West Jordan partially negligent in kayakers’ deaths

07/21/2014 11:59pm
A Salt Lake County jury finds West Jordan City government partially negligent for the 2010 deaths of two kayakers on the Jordan River.