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ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

By Xoel Cardenas | Posted - Mar. 13, 2017 at 7:30 a.m.



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SALT LAKE CITY — Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

1. Reward approaches $50K in tortured Clearfield cat case

Animal cruelty experts are calling the torture of a 6-year-old domestic cat in in Davis County the most egregious case of animal abuse witnessed in the state and the push is on to find the person or persons responsible.

2. Police looking for man, woman in connection with 2 stolen vehicles, pursuit

Police are looking for a man and a woman in connection with two stolen vehicles, a pursuit and a three-vehicle collision Sunday afternoon.

3. Climber rescued after falling 50 feet in Little Cottonwood Canyon

It took rescue crews several hours to bring an injured climber down from a cliff at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon Saturday.

4. Police locate North Carolina teen missing in Salt Lake City

A teenager missing since Saturday afternoon was located, police confirmed Sunday afternoon.

5. Intruder breaches White House grounds, arrested near residence entrance

A man carrying a backpack with mace and a letter for President Donald Trump was arrested Friday night after he breached security at the White House complex and was discovered by a Secret Service officer near the south entrance to the executive residence, officials said.

Sports

Photo: John Locher, AP Photo
Photo: John Locher, AP Photo

1. March Madness: A look at the 8 schools playing first round games in SLC

The group playing in Utah includes a No. 1 and No. 2 seed, two teams making their first-ever tournament appearance and even three finalists for national player of the year honors.

2. BYU hoops to host UT Arlington in NIT first round

BYU drew a No. 3 seed and will host No. 6 Texas-Arlington Wednesday at 7 p.m. MT on ESPN2 and KSL Newsradio. The Mavericks (25-8) claimed an autobid to the tournament via the Sun Belt regular season championship.

3. Utah to play Boise State in NIT as a 3 seed

The Utes enter the tournament as a 3 seed and will play No. 6 Boise State on Tuesday at the Huntsman Center at 8 p.m. on ESPNU.

4. Wolverines to face Georgia Southern in CBI; Wildcats draw Fullerton in CIT

The Wolverines will open the 2017 College Basketball Invitational at Georgia Southern at 5 p.m. MDT Wednesday, the third-tier national tournament announced Sunday.

5. Chicago Fire knocks off Real Salt Lake 2-0 for 1st win

Nemanja Nikolic and Arturo Alvarez each scored in the opening 15 minutes and the Chicago Fire beat Real Salt Lake 2-0 on Saturday for the Fire's first victory.

Xoel Cardenas

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