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A teacher's gift and other inspiring acts

07/28/2014 8:02am
Every kid wants to feel special. One first-grade teacher recognized that her students should leave with more than report cards at the end of the year and started a tradition of showing her love.

'Free' money from official-sounding agency amounts to scam

07/28/2014 8:10am
Thousands of dollars to spend on whatever you'd like, and the government will give it to you free. That's the hook for a scam currently hitting Utah.

Utah schools get high marks for affordability and value

07/28/2014 8:58am
A new ranking of college values by Money Magazine shows Utah students are getting a good deal compared to students in other states.

Sniffing out scammers: How to recognize flawed home improvement offers

07/28/2014 10:33am
How to recognize home improvement scams before they happen.

'Dangerous Guns' list creates online controversy

07/28/2014 11:01am
Rolling Stone magazine has caused a stir with a recent post on their website entitled "The 5 Most Dangerous Guns in America." Find out why the list is drawing ridicule from across the nation.

Motorcyclists angry after police stop funeral procession

07/28/2014 11:23am
A group of motorcyclists in Southern Utah claim police made them miss the graveside service of a friend. But police insist the group was breaking the law.

2nd Provo arsonist suspected after additional building fire

07/28/2014 12:53pm
Fire officials believe there is a second arsonist at work in Provo after a vacant building was set on fire early Sunday morning.

Why you need to hike Lower Calf Creek Falls

07/28/2014 12:59pm
Utah has a variety of beautiful mountain ranges and hills that make for a great pastime. If hiking is your thing, check each Monday for the "Hike of the Week" to get new ideas of where you can go exploring.

4 reasons a reverse mortgage might be right for you

07/28/2014 2:00pm
Considering a reverse mortgage? If you're facing any of these challenges, that may be a wise decision.

Police searching for teen accused of shooting at pedestrians

07/28/2014 2:02pm
Police here were looking Monday for a boy who allegedly fired mulitple shots at two pedestrians.

Police: Women posed as 'agents' in robbery

07/28/2014 4:09pm
Two women who claimed to be "agents" while wearing shorts and capri pants allegedly took a man's wallet and car Sunday.

UHP looks for man who allegedly pushed girlfriend from truck

07/28/2014 4:34pm
A woman was taken to an area hospital after allegedly being pushed out of a moving vehicle.

Convicted killer to stand trial in 1995 beating death of teen

07/28/2014 5:02pm
Joseph Michael Simpson, who was convicted of murder in 1987, has been ordered to stand trial for the December 1995 beating death of Krystal Lynn Beslanowitch in Wasatch County.

Former federal judge joins defense of ex-officer charged with manslaughter

07/28/2014 6:53pm
Paul Cassell, a University of Utah law professor and former federal judge, has agreed to help defend former West Valley police detective Shaun Cowley on charges of manslaughter.

Accelerant fueled deadly Draper house fire, investigators say

07/28/2014 7:03pm
Natural gas did not play a role in a house fire that killed a Draper man, fire officials announced Monday. But another form of accelerant caused the fire to spread rapidly, leading investigators to believe it was intentionally set.

Credit union evacuated after ‘suspicious’ package placed in window

07/28/2014 7:04pm
Police evacuated a credit union after a "suspicious" package was placed in the teller window of the Ogden business Monday morning.

Owens-Love race 'highly competitive,' poll says

07/28/2014 7:25pm
Democrat Doug Owens said Monday his campaign's new poll shows Republican Mia Love has only a single-digit lead, confirming the race is "highly competitive."

Beloved St. George teacher dies in auto-pedestrian accident

07/28/2014 7:29pm
A beloved middle school teacher died Friday after being hit by a vehicle while she was jogging.

Heavy rains trigger mudslide, help crews fighting Levan Fire

07/28/2014 7:35pm
Heavy rains triggered a mudslide Monday afternoon that forced the closure Highway 132 between Nephi and Fountain Green for a few hours. But that same storm was a welcome sight to firefighters battling the nearby Levan Fire.

Utah family hosts local Muslims in end-of-Ramadan celebration

07/28/2014 8:08pm
Roughly 70 guests gathered at a Salt Lake City home Monday to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan, a month of fasting and cleansing for Muslims.

Police serve warrant for sexual assault, find illegal drugs, cash

07/28/2014 10:27pm
While serving a search warrant on based on a reported rape, investigators found illegal drugs and a "sizeable amount of cash," according to police.

Provo apartment managers accused of discrimination

07/28/2014 10:47pm
A newly married couple who are expecting a baby said a Provo apartment complex refuses to rent to them, but the Fair Housing Act says landlords can't discriminate based on "familial status."

Former Marine honors comrade with cross-country charity ride for kids

07/28/2014 11:05pm
A former U.S. Marine sergeant is on a cross-country quest to honor a fallen comrade and raise money to help sick children in dozens of communities. He's riding his bike coast-to-coast and is in Salt Lake City for a couple of days.

Neighbor: Accused fraudster a 'parasite' who feeds off people's money

07/28/2014 11:07pm
A Lindon man has been arrested for fraud-related investigations in two counties totaling more than $100,000. His neighbor, and alleged victim, said he wants to warn other potential victims of Jerry Lovelace's financially parasitic ways.

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