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  • Utah County parents arrested for giving drugs to newborn daughter

    UTAH COUNTY, Utah – Two Elk Ridge parents are in jail after allegedly giving their infant daughter opioids on the day she was born. Authorities said a Walmart robbery is what led them to the parents and tipped them off about the drug crimes. The Utah County Sheriff’s Office said Spanish Fork Police were called to a robbery at a local Walmart back on June 26. Walmart employees said the suspect, 29-year-old  Colby Glen Wilde, went into the store with […]

  • City says steps will cost at least $65,000; man builds them for $550

    TORONTO – A retiree in Toronto was unhappy with the length of time the city was taking to build a flight of stairs on a precarious slope. And so he did it himself — at a fraction of the cost. Adi Astl, with the help of a homeless man he hired, built eight steps for $550, more than 100 times cheaper than the $65,000-$150,000 the city had estimated for the job. Astl told CNN affiliate CTV News that members of […]

  • 19-year-old shoots teen at Spanish Fork High before taking own life

    SPANISH FORK, Utah – A 19-year-old man shot an 18-year-old man in the parking lot of Spanish Fork High School before turning the gun on himself early Friday morning. Police were called to the school parking lot near 99 N. 300 W. at about 2:30 a.m. where they found the 18-year-old had been shot in the upper arm. Officers said a “large group of adults and juveniles” had gathered in the parking lot to watch a fight between the victim […]

  • Florida teens who recorded drowning man will not be charged in his death

    WARNING: Portions of the video are disturbing; viewer discretion is advised COCOA, Fla. – A group of Florida teens who taunted a drowning man while filming his death from afar will not be criminally charged, according to police. In the more than two-minute long video, the five teen boys — who are between the ages of 14 and 16 — can be heard laughing as the man struggles to stay afloat, police say, in a pond near his family’s Cocoa, […]

  • Woman tweets about ‘nightmare’ feet incident on flight

    SAN FRANCISCO — At first, she thought it would be a dream flight. When Jessie Char got onto a plane heading from Long Beach to San Francisco, she tweeted out a photo Tuesday of empty seats and said, “My two favorite people to sit with on a plane.” My two favorite people to sit with on a plane pic.twitter.com/L3WqX4nfkJ — Jessie Char (@jessiechar) July 19, 2017 You guys will never guess what happened next. — Jessie Char (@jessiechar) July 19, 2017 That […]

  • Patients speak after Bountiful doctor arrested on 7 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor

    BOUNTIFUL, Utah – A Utah labor and delivery doctor has been arrested on seven counts of sexual exploitation of a minor after authorities spent months investigating a tip about child pornography. Dr. Nathan Ward, 55, was arrested Wednesday afternoon following a lengthy investigation into allegations revolving around child pornography. “We arrested Nathan Ward on seven counts of sexual exportation of a minor,” said Sgt. DeAnn Servey of the Davis County Sheriff’s Office. Agents with the Utah Internet Crimes Against Children […]

  • Man arrested, relative in critical condition after Orem shooting

    OREM, Utah – A shooting involving relatives leaves one man in critical condition and another under arrest in Orem. Officers said a 60-year-old man shot a 53-year-old relative at a home near 515  E. 1834 S. Thursday afternoon. The 53-year-old man is in the hospital in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the chest. The 60-year-old suspect was arrested shortly after the shooting. Police have not released the names of the suspect or the victim. Officers are interviewing family […]

  • UDOT worker seriously injured in crash involving semi truck

    SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah – A Utah Department of Transportation worker has been seriously injured in a crash involving a semi truck in Jeremy Ranch Thursday. Officials said UDOT employee Morgan McCarthey was hurt while inspecting a bridge. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce said a semi truck was going westbound on I-80 at about 11 a.m. and swerved out of the lane, hitting two of three UDOT trucks doing bridge work. “And one of the UDOT workers was out getting […]

  • Boy trips on million-year-old fossil during hike with family

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Luck came not once, but twice for Jude Sparks. The then-9-year-old was lucky enough to trip not on a rock, or a tree root, but on a 1.2-million-year-old fossil when trying to dash away from his brothers on a November desert hike with his family. And as New Mexico State University biology professor Peter Houde explains to the New York Times, Jude was lucky to have been at the Las Cruces, NM, site just after a […]

  • Family claims removed from flight after toddler kicked seat, JetBlue says otherwise

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A New York woman says her family was removed from a JetBlue flight after her 1-year-old daughter kicked the seat in front of her, according to WPIX. The family of five; including parents Tamir Raanan, Mandy Ifrah and their three children; were on a plane leaving the Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport in Florida when they were removed from the New York-bound flight on June 21. The reason, they say, is that their 1-year-old daughter kicked the […]

  • Cecil the Lion’s son shot and killed by trophy hunter

    ZIMBABWE – The son of Cecil the Lion, 6-year-old Xanda, has been shot and killed by an American trophy hunter near the Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. According to the Washington Post,  officials at Hwange National Park were monitoring Xanda through an electronic collar and noticed that the lion started to leave park grounds. Andrew Loveridge, who works with the team that supplies the collars said, “I fitted it last October. It was monitored almost daily and we were aware that Xanda […]

  • O.J. Simpson granted parole; set for release in October

    Please wait for video to load below. LOVELOCK, Nev. — A Nevada parole board granted O.J. Simpson parole on Thursday after the former NFL star apologized for his role in a 2007 armed robbery, said he’d been a model prisoner, and promised that he’d have no conflicts if released. “I’ve done my time,” he said. “I’ve done it as well and as respectfully as I think anyone can.” Simpson has served nine years of a nine-to-33-year sentence for an armed […]