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Orem man served with Louis Zamperini, the main character from 'Unbroken'

When the movie “Unbroken” opens, one Utah family will be among those most eager to see it.

5-year-old boy dies after being struck by freight train in Spanish Fork

A 5-year-old boy died from injuries sustained when he was struck by a freight train in Spanish Fork that was traveling at 40 mph. A group of three boys was apparently playing on the train tracks,... Read more »

Nov. 9, 2014

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Meth lab found in room at apartment near BYU

Men at an apartment near Brigham Young University found a meth lab in a room in their apartment. Police are looking for a person of interest. Read more »

Nov. 8, 2014

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Pleasant Grove to explore other options after bond for new fire and police station fails

Voters defeated a bond that would have provided for a new fire and police station in Pleasant Grove. According to Mayor Mike Daniels, city officials are going to take a step back and give it some... Read more »

Nov. 7, 2014

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Lehi hosting Family Week

Lehi's Family Week is a week full of activities designed to bring families closer together. Events are scheduled from Sunday, Nov. 23, through Saturday, Nov. 29. Read more »

Nov. 7, 2014

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Santaquin restaurant embroiled in unexpected social media nightmare

A Santaquin restaurant has found itself at the center of a social media nightmare after a now-fired worker’s incendiary post about police on his own Facebook page drew outrage against the... Read more »

Nov. 6, 2014

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Pioneer Crossing road work to close lanes

Construction will cause some shifts in traffic patterns near Pioneer Crossing this weekend. Read more »

Nov. 5, 2014

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Voters divided over tax increases, bonds in Salt Lake and Utah counties

Voters in Salt Lake and Utah counties were divided over a number of ballot issues Tuesday, including whether to fund parks, schools and a public safety center. Read more »

Nov. 4, 2014

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Health care firm employees distribute books to children

To encourage reading and literacy at a young age, Molina Healthcare employees volunteered to distribute books at Mountainland Head Start in Pleasant Grove. Read more »

Nov. 4, 2014

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Springville man wounded in neck by stray shotgun pellet

An Army veteran is recovering after he was wounded by a stray pellet from a hunter's shotgun while working in Springville. Read more »

Nov. 4, 2014

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Family honors child's memory through bone marrow registry and stem cell donation

Mark and Mindy Ammons lost their 2-year-old son, Christopher, in 1988 to neuroblastoma. In 2009, Mindy Ammons donated her own stem cells to a woman with cancer. And this weekend, the family’s... Read more »

Nov. 4, 2014

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Hunter in city limits shot bystander in parking lot, police say

Springville police are looking for a man they believe was hunting in city limits and shot a man who was working. Read more »

Nov. 3, 2014

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Exposure to secondhand smoke causes weight gain, BYU researchers say

People who live with smokers are at increased risk of cardiovascular or metabolic disease, according to a study by BYU researchers published in the American Journal of Physiology: Endocrinology and... Read more »

Nov. 3, 2014

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Many Utahns have already voted before Election Day, but campaigning ongoing until polls close

Even though Election Day is Tuesday, an estimated 40 percent of Utahns have already taken advantage of early voting options to cast their ballots. Read more »

Nov. 3, 2014

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Prosecutors: 2 officers were justified when they killed Darrien Hunt

The Utah County Attorney's Office announced Monday that it believes two Saratoga Springs police officers were legally justified when they shot and killed 22-year-old Darrien Hunt, who was carrying... Read more »

Nov. 3, 2014

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Wintry weather dusts mountains with snow, leads to freeze warnings

What a difference a few days makes. On Friday, highs on the Wasatch Front were in the 70s. On Sunday, snow was falling in the higher elevations. The National Weather Service has a winter storm... Read more »

Nov. 2, 2014

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Police: Man shoots neighbor's attacking pit bull

An Orem man shot and killed his neighbor's pit bull after he says the dog attacked him. Read more »

Oct. 31, 2014

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Mom of Darrien Hunt being investigated in confrontation with police

Saratoga Springs officials confirmed Friday that prosecutors are considering whether to file a misdemeanor charge against Susan Hunt, the mother of Darrien Hunt, following a confrontation she had... Read more »

Oct. 31, 2014

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Ready for snow? Here's what's new in Utah

Utah's ski industry is ringing in the new with the creation of a resort in northern Utah and the introduction of the Epic Pass for Canyons and Park City resorts. Read more »

Oct. 31, 2014

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Utah County offers women's health fair

The Utah County Health Department is inviting women ages 40-64 to the Gift of Thanksgiving health event. Read more »

Oct. 31, 2014

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Orem company seeing an uptick in demand for its body camera

In recent months, body cameras have been a hot topic among law enforcement and also the community. Agencies across the state are arming officers with the video and audio recording device. But the... Read more »

Oct. 31, 2014

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Strack family: Search warrants begin 'to confirm our suspicions'

Relatives of five members of a Springville family found dead in their home say newly unsealed search warrants pointing to possible poisoning — possibly mixed in with drinks — as the... Read more »

Oct. 30, 2014

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Orem’s most notorious eyesore to be completed after years of delays

Midtown Village on State Street between 300 South and 400 South has sat mostly vacant ever since the money dried up to finish the construction. Wednesday the Ritchie group rebroke ground for the... Read more »

Oct. 30, 2014

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Search warrants: Poisoning suspected in deaths of Springville family

Newly-released search warrants show that investigators believe a family of five in Springville died of poisoning last month. Read more »

Oct. 29, 2014

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Pleasant Grove residents divided over public safety bond

Debate over a proposed bond to pay for a new public safety building in Pleasant Grove has become so heated the city's mayor is calling on cooler heads to prevail. One resident is raising... Read more »

Oct. 29, 2014

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Officers say they shot Darrien Hunt out of fear he would hurt others

Two Saratoga Springs police officers who shot and killed Darrien Hunt as he fled from them with a sword feared he would harm others, according to a newl search warrant affidavit. An attorney for... Read more »

Oct. 29, 2014

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