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A fireworks explosion, a call for compassion, and other stories you may have missed

08/04/2014 7:30am
There was a lot going on across Utah this weekend. From a freak fireworks accident that injured 10 people to a family's call for compassion after the death of an infant left in a hot car, here's a glimpse of what you might have missed.

New rules for high school student athletes

08/04/2014 9:13am
The rules are changing when it comes to whether high schoolers can play sports this year. The Utah High School Activities Association has updated their requirements for student athletes.

7 deals to get your home into tip-top shape without breaking the bank

08/04/2014 10:05am
Looking for a good deal to fix your garage door, clean the carpets, or replace an AC/Heating system? Here are some deals that can help you along the way.

Giving what was lost and 4 other moments of kindness

08/04/2014 11:14am
Each week, readers send in moments of service and kindness that touched their hearts. This week, you shared experiences on giving back something that was lost, keeping a child separated from his parents safe, and setting an example.

'Black, curly wig' linked to two robberies, police say

08/04/2014 12:27pm
Police are investigating two robberies that took place in Salt Lake City and Murray on Sunday. They say both are apparently linked to a man who was wearing a dreadlocks wig.

SLC man creates winning video in Mountain Dew contest

08/04/2014 1:33pm
A Salt Lake City man won the Mountain Dew Green Labels Studio Open Call competition and $250,000 with his locally filmed video submission.

Woman arrested for attempted arson of coffee shop, police say

08/04/2014 1:41pm
Police arrested a woman early Monday morning after an officer saw her attempt to light a coffee shop door on fire, the Salt Lake City Police Department reported.

Mountain goat attacks dog on Mt. Timpanogos, hiker says

08/04/2014 2:11pm
A hiker was forced to help her dog down Mt. Timpanogos after she says a mountain goat attacked it.

Bad weather suspected in 'beheading' of Moab Cobra

08/04/2014 4:37pm
The Cobra tower in Moab was destroyed over the weekend. Officials from the Bureau of Land Management are investigating the incident but think recent inclement weather may have caused the beheading.

Over 26 original paintings stolen from Ephraim artist’s home

08/04/2014 5:39pm
Police are working to track down over 26 paintings that were stolen from a local artist's home in Ephraim.

Armed bicyclist arrested following collision with power pole

08/04/2014 6:04pm
A man who crashed a bicycle into a power pole while carrying two firearms in Cottonwood Heights was arrested Monday after police learned of his criminal history.

Woman charged after allegedly robbing Utah bank, led 3-state chase

08/04/2014 6:28pm
A woman who allegedly robbed a St. George bank before leading police on a chase across three states has been identified and charged.

Chaffetz guides Maryland Democrat on tour of Utah lands

08/04/2014 6:49pm
One of the leading Democrats in Congress, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., visited Utah at the invitation of Rep. Jason Chaffetz to learn about Western land issues and participate in a roundtable discussion in Moab. The two toured Arches National Park.

Camp helps children of fallen special operations forces connect

08/04/2014 7:22pm
Approximately 15 sons and daughters of special operations forces soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines who died in the line of duty are taking part in Warrior Outdoor Leadership for the Future.

So. Utah UTOPIA customers back online after 2-day outage

08/04/2014 7:26pm
Service to roughly 600 InfoWest customers on the UTOPIA fiber-optic network has been restored after an equipment failure caused a two-day outage.

Grunwald trial to stay in Utah County, judge rules

08/04/2014 7:29pm
A judge ruled Monday that a 17-year-old girl charged with murder in the death of Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride will not see her case moved to Salt Lake County. The decision had attorneys turning their sights to the possibility of a plea deal.

LDS missionary offers perspective on Ebola crisis

08/04/2014 7:31pm
As the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints continues to move missionaries out of Ebola-stricken Africa, one returned missionary says the elders want to stay.

Charges of sex with 2nd teen filed against former Davis High teacher

08/04/2014 7:51pm
New allegations have delayed a trial for a former Davis High teacher now charged with having sex with two teenage boys.

Mother with heartbreak empathizes with woman facing car death tragedy

08/04/2014 8:19pm
A mother who recently experienced the heartbreak of losing a child in an accident is joining the calling for compassion for April Suwyn, whose 11-month-old daughter died Friday after being left in a hot car.

Tips for adopting the right dog

08/04/2014 9:06pm
Dogs are said to be man's best friend, and friends should be chosen carefully.

Man sets Eagle Mountain house on fire, police say

08/04/2014 9:35pm
A man was arrested after setting his house on fire Friday, police said.

Suspicious package in Layton not a threat, bomb squad says

08/04/2014 10:07pm
Bomb squads determined the suspicious package was not incendiary.

Utah Marine who lost legs in combat dies from heart complications

08/04/2014 10:39pm
Utah Marine David Lyon will be buried this Friday. The bomb tech battled back from having his legs blown off four years ago, but died a week ago after heart complications related to his battle injuries.

Flash-flood chaser captures dangerous desert fury on camera

08/04/2014 10:44pm
Flash-flood season is in full swing in southern Utah, and most people consider it wise to stay out of the way. But David Rankin specializes in hunting down every flash flood he can find.