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Majority of Utahns favor nondiscrimination laws, study shows

08/20/2014 7:39am
A recent poll shows most Utahns would likely favor a statewide law banning discrimination in housing or employment on the basis of sexual preference.

Recorder candidate calls for audit, alleges missing revenue

08/20/2014 8:16am
Salt Lake County recorder candidate Mary Bishop called for an audit of the county recorder's records for what appeared to be $1.75 million in missing revenue. County officials say it is a reflection of the market, not missing money.

Witnesses describe homicide victim as helpful to others

08/20/2014 9:19am
One by one, witnesses took the stand Tuesday and described Elvis Olsen as a person who was always willing to help family and friends. Olsen was helping a jailhouse acquaintance when the man murdered him, according to prosecutors.

Couples object to request for more time in gay marriage recognition case

08/20/2014 9:34am
Attorneys for three couples in Utah's same-sex marriage recognition case oppose the state's request for more time to file its appeal in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.

4 tips for beginner ATV riders

08/20/2014 10:00am
As the summer comes to an end there's no better time to get out and try something new — like a safe and fun ATV ride.

Paralysis rehabilitation clinic breaks ground to help growing need

08/20/2014 11:58am
An innovative rehab clinic has bucked the traditional rehab business model to give patients a better life. The clinic was started by Dr. Dale Hull, a local doctor who started it after a trampoline accident left him a quadriplegic.

Marine killed in Utah crash planned to surprise brother

08/20/2014 12:32pm
A Colorado Marine killed in a crash in Utah last week was on his way home to surprise his little brother on the first day of school.

Man stabs roommate in face, still on the run, police say

08/20/2014 1:33pm
Police are searching for a man who stabbed his roommate in the face late Tuesday night.

7 deals to help you eat out while still feeling thrifty

08/20/2014 2:00pm
Looking for a break from the kitchen? Look no further. These restaurant deals have you covered.

City denies liability in North Salt Lake landslide

08/20/2014 4:27pm
Residents affected by a landslide in North Salt Lake received disappointing news on Tuesday. The city said it is not liable for the landslide and the damage it caused.

Driver drifts into oncoming traffic, crashes into 2 cars, police say

08/20/2014 4:29pm
One person sustained severe internal injuries and two others were injured when a car drifted into oncoming traffic Wednesday, police said.

Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled on fears of salmonella

08/20/2014 5:22pm
The FDA announced Tuesday that nSpired Natural Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling several lots of peanut, almond and other nut butters on fears of salmonella contamination. The nationwide recall also includes nut butters sold in Smith's Food and Drug stores.

Police look for man, woman involved in stabbing

08/20/2014 5:45pm
A man was seriously injured after being stabbed in an attack Wednesday afternoon.

12-year-old calls 911, saves toddler from choking death

08/20/2014 6:38pm
The quick-thinking and calmness of a 12-year-old girl saved her 2-year-old brother.

State requests more time to file same-sex marriage appeal

08/20/2014 6:38pm
The state backed its request for more time to appeal a lower court ruling in the same-sex marriage recognition case Wednesday with a new brief in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Lanes reopened after grass fire closes US 89

08/20/2014 6:58pm
A grass fire broke out near I-84 and U.S. 89 Wednesday morning and partially closed northbound U.S. 89 for several hours.

Man turns himself in for groping juvenile in Target, police say

08/20/2014 6:58pm
A man surrendered himself to police Wednesday in connection to the sexual assault a juvenile in Target, police said.

Fallen hiker had passion for Utah's outdoors, aunt says

08/20/2014 7:17pm
A family member of a man who fell to his death in Little Cottonwood Canyon last Friday says he was an experienced hiker whose love for the outdoors only grew after he moved to Utah. Andrew Sharp was well on his way to achieving a lofty goal when he died, his aunt said.

Heavy rain floods driveways, fills basements

08/20/2014 8:07pm
Several residents in West Jordan and Murray are looking to city officials for answers after their homes flooded during an overnight storm, Wednesday. Officials in both cities say they are doing all that they can.

Couple reunited after birth of first child, lengthy immigration process

08/20/2014 8:18pm
Two months after the birth of their first child, a Utah woman was reunited with her husband following a complicated immigration process.

American Fork police using social media to slow drivers down

08/20/2014 8:40pm
The American Fork Police Department is using social media to let drivers know where officers will be running enforcement. Officials say if the effort gets people to slow down, then it's a success.

Bullet fragment under victim was fired from recovered gun, expert testifies

08/20/2014 9:20pm
An expert in firearms examination testified Wednesday that the copper jacket from a .44 magnum cartridge found under a Roosevelt man's body was fired from the same gun police recovered when they arrested the man who is on trial for the killing.

Restaurant had health violations prior to sweet tea poisoning

08/20/2014 9:40pm
Health inspectors noted minor violations during review at Dickey's Barbecue Pit earlier this year.

Missing 14-year-old boy with autism found safe

08/20/2014 10:19pm
A 14-year-old boy diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder was found safe Wednesday after he had been missing for 21 hours.

'Pay up or go to jail' threat from IRS is a scam, investigators say

08/20/2014 10:43pm
Callers posing as IRS agents claim taxpayers owe a lot of money in back taxes. If they don't pay up now, they'll be hauled off to jail. The real IRS says it's a fraud.

Salt Lake County moving forward with plans to unify 911 systems

08/20/2014 10:49pm
The Salt Lake County Council made a big step toward better 911 services this week, voting to move ahead with unifying dispatch centers. It's a plan government leaders hope will help fix a dangerous problem.

Protesters gather in SLC over police shootings

08/20/2014 10:50pm
A large group of protesters gathered downtown Wednesday to call for justice in the fatal police shooting of a man in Salt Lake City, and to raise their voices against brutality and militarization among police agencies everywhere.

3 charged with murder in death of man found in basement of burning house

08/20/2014 10:51pm
Three people have been charged with murder in the death of a man whose body was found in the basement of a burning home in Price last month.