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Progress cited, but more needed around Pioneer Park

08/13/2014 7:26am
Conditions in and around Pioneer Park are improving but remain a work in progress, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker said Tuesday in a news conference outside the Salt Lake City Police Department's Metro Support Bureau.

Wednesday's Child — Breckin

08/13/2014 7:37am
Breckin is a 10-year-old boy with an enthusiasm for life, but he's looking for a permanent home and a forever family.

FLDS trust overseer retires amid prostitution-related charge

08/13/2014 7:56am
A man appointed to manage a polygamist sect's trust is now facing criminal charges, which compelled him to retire as partner in the accounting firm he helped found and calls into question his role as the trust's fiduciary.

Man charged with kidnapping pleads guilty but mentally ill

08/13/2014 8:24am
A man charged with kidnapping after holding a hostage at knife point in the building that houses the FBI's Utah headquarters has entered a guilty plea.

City manager named in lawsuit resigns

08/13/2014 10:02am
After nearly 20 years of public service, West Jordan city manager Rick Davis resigned suddenly Tuesday.

9 must see popular fishing movies

08/13/2014 10:11am
These popular fishing movies can get people laughing, crying or shaking with fear. Here is a list of nine great movies that will have people entertained for days.

Utah football needs time, ex-coach believes

08/13/2014 10:17am
Two consecutive losing seasons have put pressure on Utah football to win this year. One former Pac-12 coach and current television broadcaster believes Kyle Whittingham is the right coach and the Utes now have everything in place to be successful.

Man's ear ripped off in accident at work yard

08/13/2014 10:39am
Police say a man had his ear ripped off and suffered other injuries when a tractor ran him over at a Smith's distribution center in Layton.

Wednesday's Child — Kody

08/13/2014 11:08am
Kody is a 16 -year-old boy who loves to paint. He's been living in foster care for almost two years and is anxious to be adopted by a loving and accepting family.

Moab land planning process explained in video

08/13/2014 11:19am
Enjoy Arches National Park? Dirt biking? Maybe river running is your thing. A land use plan that includes recreation, potash mining, oil and gas drilling and other activities in southeast Utah was showcased in a video that debuted this week.

5 reasons to visit Heber City

08/13/2014 11:39am
Heber City was recently named a top 10 Small City in the United States. Heber City's historical, cultural and outdoor opportunities attract international attention and are an easy day trip or weekend getaway for most Utahns.

A Utah mother shares a personal message about heart disease

08/13/2014 12:14pm
It's the leading cause of premature death in women, and men, but often the first sign that anything is wrong is sudden death. Lori Prichard introduces us to a Utah mother who has a message for other women about Heart Disease.

Missing scout found safely in High Uintas

08/13/2014 12:57pm
A Boy Scout from Wasatch County spent more than 12 hours separated from his troop in the High Uintas before he was spotted Wednesday by a Utah Department of Public Safety helicopter crew.

Wednesday's Child - Thayne Family

08/13/2014 1:08pm
We first introduced you to Wednesday's Child, Joe back in 2012. He's since been adopted and is enjoying life with his new family.

Wednesday's Child — Sorensen family

08/13/2014 1:08pm
Dennis and Romanza Sorensen saw a Wednesday's Child segment featuring Jordan one year ago. They have since adopted him.

Wednesday's Child — Gabe

08/13/2014 1:59pm
Gabe is a 12-year-old boy who loves Legos and ice cream. He's looking for a permanent home with loving parents.

Managers' violent words cause unethical behavior, study says

08/13/2014 2:39pm
While many bosses like to motivate their employees with "fighting words," a new study says they may want to rethink their tactics because their violent rhetoric affects their employees' ethics.

Sen. Mike Lee making sure all campaign donations are legal

08/13/2014 3:17pm
Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, said Wednesday he's told his campaign staff to "do our due diligence" and contact contributors to his 2010 race to ask if they are connected to allegations he received illegal "straw donations."

Moose caught on video guzzling water from sprinkler

08/13/2014 4:02pm
Children apparently aren't the only ones who love playing with sprinklers during the summer. A moose in Bear Lake also joined in on the fun.

Teens rob store twice in 2 days, police ID 1

08/13/2014 4:26pm
Two teens who police say robbed a smoke shop on Tuesday weren't as successful when they tried to rob the same store 24 hours later.

Missing man, boy with autism found safe, sheriff says

08/13/2014 4:43pm
Both a man and a boy with autism who had gone missing in separate incidents were found Wednesday afternoon.

Man accused of plotting mass shooting gets probation

08/13/2014 5:00pm
A Utah man accused of plotting a mass shooting at an upscale mall in Salt Lake City was sentenced to three years of probation under mental health court supervision after accepting a plea deal from prosecutors.

Wednesday's Child — LaForge family

08/13/2014 5:25pm
Sophie was a featured Wednesday's Child in 2012. Bob and Cami LaForge saw her segment and have since adopted her.

Nude sunbather to fight lewdness charges

08/13/2014 5:32pm
A 76-year-old man who police say was sunbathing nude in his Farmington backyard, next to a church parking lot, has pleaded not guilty to lewdness charges.

2 charged with sexually assaulting teen at gunpoint

08/13/2014 6:04pm
Two men were charged Tuesday with sexually assaulting a teenage boy at gunpoint.

Woman in stolen car flees police, crashes, officers say

08/13/2014 6:13pm
Police arrested a woman who they said led them on a chase in a stolen car before crashing it.

Investigation shows 10 Magna horses died of dehydration

08/13/2014 6:15pm
The 10 horses found dead in a Magna field died as a result of dehydration and investigators are screening criminal charges against the owner, police said.

Park City teacher charged with possessing child porn

08/13/2014 6:39pm
A teacher at Parley's Park Elementary in Park City and Boy Scout leader has been charged with possessing child pornography.

State crime lab scientists show off crime-solving skills

08/13/2014 6:40pm
During National Forensic Science Week, crime labs across the country — including the Utah crime lab — opened their doors to show the public what they really do.

Wednesday's Child — Williams family adopts Dominic

08/13/2014 6:45pm
The Williams family saw a Wednesday's Child segment on KSL-TV featuring Dominic. They have since adopted him.

Florida couple caught off guard on Great Salt Lake

08/13/2014 7:04pm
A couple's first trip to the Great Salt Lake quickly turned into a nightmare. They abandoned their boat in 3 feet of water behind a sandbar after a storm moved in Tuesday night.

Wednesday's Child — Jesse

08/13/2014 7:19pm
Jesse is a 16-year-old boy who loves fast cars. His birthday is in just a few days, and he wants nothing more than a permanent home and family.

Time hacks: 10 ways to find an extra hour each day

08/13/2014 7:31pm
What would you do with an extra hour each day? Sleep? Read? Cook? Here are 10 easy time hacks that will help find an extra hour each day to do, well, whatever you want.

Syracuse students vow to stay 'Syracuse Strong' after tragic summer

08/13/2014 7:51pm
To heal after four Syracuse students were killed in three different accidents this past summer, students created #SyracuseStrong to share stories and words of encouragement with each other.

Documentary shines light on the medically undiagnosed

08/13/2014 8:19pm
Millions of people wander the country and the world each year in search of a diagnosis for an illness or a condition that doctors have not been able to give a name to or offer treatment for. A new documentary sheds light on their plight.

Police detain bicyclist who has been deported 5 times

08/13/2014 9:13pm
A man arrested Tuesday for allegedly riding a bicycle with a gun tucked in his waistband has been deported five times, according to police.

Car prowlers found ‘sleeping’ in yard, police say

08/13/2014 9:39pm
Two car prowlers were arrested after a K-9 unit led officers to them Tuesday, police said.

Man faces murder charge in father's death

08/13/2014 9:57pm
A Mt. Olympus man has been charged with murder after police say he killed his 70-year-old father earlier this month. Christopher Lynn Robbins, 29, was charged with the first-degree felony Wednesday in 3rd District Court.

Couple travels the country searching for missing daughter

08/13/2014 10:28pm
A Pennsylvania couple is traveling across the United States in search of their missing daughter. They say the 37-year-old woman has suicidal, paranoid and delusional tendencies, and they have clues she's headed west.

Ridesharing drivers hit with $6K fines from Salt Lake City

08/13/2014 10:46pm
Some drivers for the new ride-sharing companies like Lyft and Uber say they are getting hit with big fines from Salt Lake City but officials say these drivers are operating illegally after repeated warnings.

4 Utah men face charges in nationwide Army recruiting scandal

08/13/2014 11:03pm
Four former Utah National Guard members face federal charges for allegedly receiving thousands of dollars in recruiting bonuses for new soldiers they didn't recruit.

Woman in critical condition after ingesting cleaner in restaurant

08/13/2014 11:59pm
A woman is in critical condition after accidentally drinking a chemical used to clean fryers at South Jordan Dickey's Barbecue Pit.

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