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Utah city works for wildlife habitat certification

09/02/2014 9:18am
One northern Utah community is on track to be the state's first city certified as a wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation.

Woman who broke back in snowboarding accident defies odds, walks again

09/02/2014 10:42am
Kylee Schraft is an optimistic, happy person. She's always in motion, going from one adventure to the next; but this really shouldn't be happening. Two years ago, she was in a terrible snowboarding accident and was told she would never walk again.

With gimme out of the way, real season begins for Utes on Saturday

09/02/2014 12:30pm
The Utes kicked off the 2014 season with a convincing win over FCS foe Idaho State last Thursday, but now the real season begins this week as Fresno State visits Rice-Eccles.

Limit raised for bobcat hunting permits

09/02/2014 12:40pm
As the bobcat population in Utah grows, the cap for the total number of permits to hunt or trap bobcats has been lifted.

Is male infertility on the rise?

09/02/2014 2:08pm
Is male infertility something you should be worried about? Dr. James Hotaling from University of Utah Hospital speaks on the matter.

State fairpark chair to seek unanimous approval for minor league stadium

09/02/2014 2:31pm
A proposed soccer stadium at the Utah State Fairpark is a step closer to becoming a reality.

Missing dirt biker found safe in Utah County

09/02/2014 4:24pm
Crews rescued a man who spent a cold night in the mountains near Pleasant Grove after losing his way while dirt biking. "My teeth are still chattering," John Parker said after his rescue.

User photos: This week in news

09/02/2014 4:34pm
Some of this week's user photos include: a fatal sport bike accident in Mountain Green, a car fire outside of St. George, more Utah flooding and a big show of support for the BYU football team.

Huntsville goose hunter becomes 'Mother Goose'

09/02/2014 6:02pm
A Huntsville man says he's being treated like Mother Goose, and it's made him the talk of that small town. It all started last spring when he decided to rescue a nest full of duck eggs.

Police seek burglars who immediately used stolen credit cards

09/02/2014 6:43pm
Police are looking for two men who they believe stole a credit card from a Salt Lake residence before charging the card at a nearby grocery store.

Police: Pharmacist steals 10,000 pills from clinic, has stolen pills before

09/02/2014 7:05pm
A Utah pharmacist who was allowed to keep his state license after admitting that he stole 5,000 prescription pain pills in 2012 is facing new charges in Duchesne County, where he's accused of stealing twice as many pills.

Clearfield woman killed in motorcycle crash identified

09/02/2014 7:23pm
A 28-year-old woman who died Monday in a motorcycle crash near Snowbasin has been identified.

Surge in SLC bank robberies linked to heroin addictions

09/02/2014 7:27pm
Police attribute a dramatic uptick in bank robberies in the Salt Lake Valley to a heroin epidemic. More than 90 percent of the robberies are related to the cheap, highly addictive drug, Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank said Tuesday.

Surveillance video shows missing man at SLC convenience store

09/02/2014 7:40pm
Surveillance video of a man reported missing Sunday shows him at a Salt Lake City convenience store hours after he disappeared, officials from the Summit County Sheriff's Office say.

82-year-old man dies in 3-car crash

09/02/2014 7:43pm
An 82-year-old man was killed in a three-car crash on Highway 91 in Cache County Tuesday, police said.

Mitt Romney, Pixar president to speak at BYU

09/02/2014 8:04pm
Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney will speak at a Brigham Young University forum, the school announced Wednesday.

Man wanted in case of lewdness turns himself in to police

09/02/2014 8:05pm
Within hours asking for the public's help to identify a man who allegedly committed lewd acts in a store, West Jordan police say the man turned turned himself in.

66-year-old SLC man becomes world-class athlete after battling heart disease

09/02/2014 8:28pm
Lloyd Hansen recently ran the fastest half marathon in his age group in the country and finds himself with a new title: world-class athlete. His story doesn't end there. At age 54, this father of five, was diagnosed with heart disease.

83 percent of Utahns want body cameras on police officers, poll shows

09/02/2014 8:54pm
Utahns overwhelmingly favor police officers wearing body cameras, a new poll shows. But they're split on whether police are too quick to use deadly force.

DWR tells anglers to keep more fish

09/02/2014 9:20pm
The Division of Wildlife Resources is encouraging Utah anglers to keep fish rather than catching and releasing.

Pioneering WASP recalls 'joy' of flying B-25 in WWII

09/02/2014 10:19pm
During World War II everyone made sacrifices, and female pilots proved they were up to the task. Salt Lake resident Nell Bright is one of the roughly 1,000 Women Airforce Service Pilots, or WASP, who flew those war planes.

Protected bike lane project causes confusion on 300 South

09/02/2014 10:33pm
Salt Lake City leaders are in the middle of moving bicycle lanes around on 300 South. As the project becomes reality, the idea of "protected lanes," as they're called, is being both applauded and criticized.

Max Hall arrested for alleged shoplifting, drug possession

09/02/2014 11:14pm
Former BYU quarterback Max Hall was arrested Saturday for allegedly shoplifting.