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Herbert, other governors, write to Obama over child immigrants

07/23/2014 8:15am
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert is among six Republican governors who expressed concerns in a letter to President Barack Obama over the administration's handling of thousands of unaccompanied minors from Central America entering the U.S.

Rumors of upcoming violence unsubstantiated, police say

07/23/2014 8:26am
Police in Price say they have been unable to substantiate online rumors that someone plans to commit acts of violence during this weekend's International Days celebration.

Z'Tejas restaurant closing at The Gateway

07/23/2014 9:06am
One of the original restaurants at The Gateway will serve its last meal in Salt Lake City early next month. Z'Tejas Southwestern Grill announced Tuesday it will be closing its Utah location at The Gateway on Aug. 2.

Utah elections officials to study online voting

07/23/2014 9:48am
Utah's elections office is forming a new advisory committee to study whether the state should expand online voting.

Staged car crashes amount to scam, expert says

07/23/2014 10:31am
Investigators have dealt with planned auto insurance fraud in large cities for decades. Now it's becoming a problem in Utah.

Missing 13-year-old found safe at McDonald’s

07/23/2014 10:35am
A missing teen was located and reunited with her family early Wednesday morning, officials said.

5 must-do adventures at Zion National Park

07/23/2014 11:13am
You may have been to Zion but have you really soaked it all in? Here are five things you can do to get the most out of the national park.

3 principles of trail etiquette

07/23/2014 11:16am
Trails in the Wasatch Mountains are becoming more crowded with each new hiking season. Learn three simple rules to make the outdoors more enjoyable.

Utah positioned to become leader in cancer therapeutics industry

07/23/2014 11:45am
With its world-class research institutions and a history of genetic discovery, Utah is positioned to become a leader in the cancer therapeutics industry.

Woman jumps out 3rd story window to avoid arrest

07/23/2014 5:36pm
A woman who made a desperate attempt to avoid arrest didn't get very far after jumping out of a third-story window.

Ogden police fatally shoot pit bull

07/23/2014 6:35pm
A dog was shot and killed by Ogden police Wednesday after a man allegedly told the animal to attack the officers.

Trapeze company sets up shop in Pioneer Park

07/23/2014 7:02pm
Utah Flying Trapeze has moved into Pioneer Park. Officials hope the presence of legitimate activities will help reduce crime in the area.

1 dead, 2 injured after camper trailer causes truck to roll, police say

07/23/2014 7:09pm
One man died after the truck he was driving rolled Tuesday, police said. His wife and grandson were treated for injuries.

Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in killing of roommate

07/23/2014 7:10pm
Christopher Codi Andersen admitted Wednesday that he killed Christopher Alan Miller by bludgeoning him with a ceramic statute and strangling him during a drunken fight at the Vernal apartment they were sharing in July 2013.

Pilot gets probation, $25K fine for toting planeload of marijuana

07/23/2014 7:12pm
An Idaho pilot caught at a Utah airport with 180 pounds on marijuana in his small plane has been ordered to spend more than four years on federal probation and pay a $25,000 fine.

West Nile reported in 3 Utah counties

07/23/2014 7:14pm
West Nile activity has been found in three Utah counties. The Utah Department of Health is warning residents to take precautions.

Search and rescue teams retrieve injured 12-year-old

07/23/2014 7:33pm
A 12-year-old boy was severely injured after a fall near Emerald Lake Wednesday afternoon, officials said.

Pet owners turning to the Internet to find lost animals

07/23/2014 7:45pm
More Utah pet owners are turning to the Internet to find lost animals. Facebook and are a couple of websites helping to locate those animals quickly — which could come in handy should your pet get spooked by Pioneer Day fireworks.

Cat missing for 6 weeks reunited with West Jordan owner

07/23/2014 9:04pm
After missing for over six weeks, a cat was reunited with its West Jordan family with the help of a dog.

4 Utah wildfires fully contained; crews battle new, existing blazes

07/23/2014 9:23pm
Fire crews are working to control several blazes around Utah. They got the upper hand on four of them Wednesday, bringing them to full containment.

Utah's photo-rich history of Pioneer Day celebrations

07/23/2014 10:39pm
The Pioneer Day parade tradition started in 1849, two years after the first pioneers arrived in Salt Lake Valley.

Pedestrian safety questioned following possible hit-and-run

07/23/2014 10:49pm
A good Samaritan driving to a family dinner Tuesday stopped to help an injured man laying in a ditch near Cottonwood High School. While the driver claims he's not a hero, the accident highlights some safety concerns in the heart of Salt Lake County.

Police try to keep the peace ahead of Days of '47 Parade

07/23/2014 10:50pm
Police officers were out en mass Wednesday night, keeping an eye out for potential problems ahead of Thursday's Days of '47 Parade.