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Kids playing with matches set neighbor's house on fire, Provo police say

03/22/2014 9:08am
Investigators say children playing with matches set a neighbor's home on fire Friday afternoon.

Family believes misdemeanor charges aren't enough in son's death

03/22/2014 9:44am
The family of a Harrisville man killed in an auto-pedestrian accident believes the driver is getting off too easy.

'Mini Indy' raises money for United Way of Dixie

03/22/2014 9:45am
For the 14th year in a row, SkyWest Airlines, based in St. George, held its "Mini Indy" go-kart racing event.

Man turns over fundraiser money after holding it for 2 months

03/22/2014 10:28am
Provo police said a Provo man who raised money for a local street vendor has finally handed over the funds after two months. More than 800 people donated to her cause.

Roosevelt woman accused of sending drug-laced card to inmate

03/22/2014 11:12am
A Roosevelt woman already facing felony charges following a raid on her home by drug agents is back behind bars, accused of sending a Duchesne County Jail inmate a greeting card with a prescription drug concealed under the postage stamp.

Love UT Give UT campaign tops $1M in 24 hours

03/22/2014 12:54pm
Contributions to the second-annual Love UT Give UT online giving campaign far outstripped its inaugural year, both in contributions and numbers of people participating. More than $1 million was raised Thursday for nonprofits and schools statewide.

Alpine man took $100K from 88-year-old woman with broken hip, police say

03/22/2014 1:37pm
An Alpine man swindled an 88-year-old woman out $100,000 and took money from her while she recuperated from a broken hip, investigators say.

Woman, dog rescued in West Valley apartment fire

03/22/2014 3:37pm
A 41-year-old West Valley woman was rescued from her second-story apartment after a fire broke out in her living room late Friday, blocking her exit. Firefighters also found a small dog unconscious in the apartment and were able to revive it.

State School Board requests veto of curriculum review bill

03/22/2014 7:05pm
The State Board of Education voted Friday to request a veto of SB257, which creates a state-level parent review of local curriculum complaints.

Guide accidentally shot by group of pheasant hunters

03/22/2014 8:14pm
A Paradise hunting guide was injured on Saturday after being hit by gunfire during a pheasant hunt.

Teen booked in adult jail in connection with Toquerville homicide

03/22/2014 8:37pm
A 17-year-old Toquerville boy was booked into the adult Washington County Jail Saturday, accused of killing a woman in his neighborhood earlier this week.

Utah Jazz players' moms share tips on successful parenting

03/22/2014 9:16pm
The mothers of four Utah Jazz players regaled a room full of single moms and some single dads on Saturday, teaching them that every child needs a dose of reality, but also loving and nurturing parents.

Woman in wheelchair taunted then robbed, police say

03/22/2014 10:30pm
Layton police are looking for the teens who targeted a woman in a wheelchair in what appears to be a case of bullying that escalated into robbery, police say.

Boy Scouts go door-to-door collecting food for Utahns in need

03/22/2014 10:45pm
Utah's Boy Scouts of America set out to collect donations of non- perishable food on Saturday, marking the 28th year the organization has helped the Utah Food Bank.

4 calves fall from trailer onto I-15

03/22/2014 10:48pm
Four calves fell out of the back of a trailer traveling on I-15 Saturday, resulting in the death of one of the animals.

Police arrest suspect in Taylorsville gas station robbery

03/22/2014 10:50pm
Police have arrested a man in connection with a gas station robbery that happened early Thursday morning in Taylorsville.

It's time to start planting, gardening experts say

03/22/2014 11:10pm
For many nurseries and greenhouses, the start of spring means more business. The No. 1 question they get from customers is: "Is it too soon to start planting?" The answer depends on what you want to plant.

Abandoned home destroyed by 'suspicious' fire, authorities say

03/22/2014 11:11pm
Strong winds and no immediate source of water made a suspicious fire at an abandoned home in Magna difficult to extinguish Saturday morning.