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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.

Giraffe licks dying zoo worker

03/22/2014 5:06pm
A giraffe gave a lick to a dying man who asked as a last wish to be taken to Blijdorp Zoo in Rotterdam, Netherlands, where he had done odd jobs for 25 years.

Pro-Russian forces storm Ukrainian base in Crimea

03/22/2014 6:22pm
Ukraine's armed forces took what may prove to be one of their final stands Saturday in Crimea, as pro-Russian forces stormed and seized control of an air force base amid a barrage of gunfire and explosions.

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.

Sheriff: 3 killed in big Washington state mudslide

03/22/2014 9:21pm
A massive landslide of mud, trees and rocks in rural Washington killed three people on Saturday, critically injured an infant and several others, and destroyed six houses, authorities said.

Weber County officials cleared in inmate's suicide

03/22/2014 9:38pm
There was no mistreatment by jail staff, prosecutors or a judge leading up to Matthew Stewart's May 2013 suicide in the Weber County jail, an independent review concluded.

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.

More planes join ocean hunt for missing jetliner

03/22/2014 10:51pm
More planes joined the search Sunday of a remote patch of the southern Indian Ocean in hopes of finding answers to the fate of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, after China released a satellite image showing a large object floating in the search zone.

Jazz beat Magic on Burke's 3-pointer

03/22/2014 11:09pm
The Jazz needed every last second and a miracle from Trey Burke to get past the Magic 89-88.

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.