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Drowned man's family offers free life jackets at Willard Bay: 'Just put it on'

08/31/2014 9:53am
Family and friends of a Weber County man who drowned last year hope two free life jacket stands at Willard Bay will save lives.

Students bike to collect butterfly eggs for interactive education

08/31/2014 10:16am
Summer has not ended for eighth-graders at the Salt Lake Center for Science Education who will be learning about the life cycle of the monarch butterfly in a unique way.

Parents raise over $10K for new security system at Bountiful school

08/31/2014 11:52am
A group of parents concerned about access to Bountiful Elementary School raised more than $10,000 for the security upgrades. They held a ceremonial ribbon cutting for the redesign at the start of the school year.

McFarland appeals Nevada conviction in NV-UT spree

08/31/2014 3:50pm
A Utah man facing murder charges in the 2011 shooting deaths of an elderly Utah couple in a two-state crime spree that already has him serving up to 56 years in a Nevada prison is appealing his conviction for kidnapping during a botched carjacking at a West Wendover casino.

Woman swallows stolen ring in 'attempt to hide it,' police say

08/31/2014 5:32pm
A woman swallowed a stolen ring worth "several thousand dollars" in an attempt to hide it when pulled over, police said.

New campaign asks those who drink to 'Choose Your Ride'

08/31/2014 6:05pm
Utah Highway Patrol and Woods Cross Police's "Choose Your Ride" initiative encourages people who drink to contemplate the choice between taking a cab home or driving drunk and ending up in the back seat of a police car after an arrest.

BLM weighs rope ban at Corona Arch, Gemini Bridges

08/31/2014 8:47pm
The Bureau of Land Management is weighing a two-year ban on rope activities at Corona Arch and Gemini Bridges because of increasing conflict between those enthusiasts and the casual visitor seeking to take photos and hike around the Moab landmarks.

Police investigate apparent stabbing in park

08/31/2014 10:33pm
Police are investigating a reported stabbing after a man showed park-goers apparent stab wounds in Fairmont Park, police say.

Woman in serious condition after single-car accident on I-80

08/31/2014 10:34pm
A woman was taken to the hospital via AirMed after a single car crash, police said.

3 minors fled scene of rollover crash, police say

08/31/2014 10:34pm
A 14-year-old is in custody after three minors were involved in a rollover accident then fled the scene early Sunday morning.

Genetic screening produces healthy twins after tragedy

08/31/2014 10:42pm
After the Kooyman family lost a 41-day-old son to a rare genetic disorder, they didn't think they go through having a child again. But genetic screening — and the generosity of a doctor — has helped them have a set of healthy twins.