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  • Tiger Woods arrested

    Tiger Woods arrested for DUI in Florida

    JUPITER, Fla. – Golf legend Tiger Woods was arrested around 3 a.m. Monday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence in Jupiter, Florida, Jupiter police spokeswoman Kristin Rightler said. Woods was booked into a local jail and released on his own recognizance with no bond a few hours later, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office’s online records. Woods, 41, who has undergone multiple back surgeries in recent years, hasn’t played competitive golf since he was forced to […]

  • Suspect tells officers to shoot him in Weber County chase

    WEBER COUNTY, Utah – The Utah Highway Patrol say a man led them on a chase and went the wrong way on I-84 Monday morning. Troopers said the chase started on I-15 and ended on I-84 at milepost 84, just north of Hill Air Force Base. Weber County and Davis County deputies were chasing the suspect. Deputies tell Fox 13 they believe the driver had stolen items in his vehicle. “He was taking cover behind his motorcycle and then the […]

  • 250 gallons of raw sewage spilled on roadway in Salt Lake City

    SALT LAKE CITY – About 250 gallons of raw sewage has spilled on California Ave. near I-215 in Salt Lake City. Salt Lake Fire crews have contained the spill. The health department is advising the business on clean up procedures. Officials have not said what led to the spill. UPDATE: sewage has been contained. SL Health Department is on scene advising private business on clean up procedures. — SLC Fire Department (@slcfire) May 29, 2017 SLCFD on scene 1953 W […]

  • Tiger kills zookeeper in apparent ‘freak accident’

    A tiger killed a zookeeper in an enclosure at Hamerton Zoo Park in the hamlet of Steeple Gidding, near Cambridge, United Kingdom, on Monday morning, according to a post on the Cambridgeshire Constabulary’s Facebook page. The zoo said in a Facebook post that the zookeeper’s death “appears to have been a freak accident.” A full investigation is underway, the zoo said. “At no point during the incident did any animals escape their enclosures, and at no point was public safety […]

  • Abraham Lincoln document from Civil War up for sale

    This Memorial Day, historical collectors have the opportunity to snag a rare Civil War item: a document believed to be the only one with the signatures of President Abraham Lincoln and his fellow Union political and military leaders. The document is from 1861 and bears the signatures of Lincoln and other Union leaders, according to the Raab Collection, which is putting it up for sale on Memorial Day. The Raab Collection discovers, curates and sells historical items like this one. […]

  • Five arrested for dealing drugs in a home with children in Spanish Fork

    SPANISH FORK, Utah – Police say a group of suspects was dealing drugs in a home with children and now all five of them are facing charges. Officers issued a warrant at a Spanish Fork home on May 18 that led to charges against¬†Celeste Blevins, Donald Blevins, Shauna Blevins, Susan Knight and Kimball Millet. In each of the suspect’s rooms, officers found meth, marijuana, several pills and used syringes. All five people face charges including possession or use of a […]

  • Rollover near Pineview Reservoir, injuries reported

    WEBER COUNTY, Utah – A rollover accident near Pineview Reservoir has injured at least one person Monday. Authorities said a blue SUV and a gold SUV collided at a two-way stop near Highway 166 and Main St. Officials said one 19-year-old had minor injuries. Both cars are totaled. Everyone involved is expected to be OK. Officials have not said what led to the wreck.

  • Wanted fugitive arrested after police chase through Salt Lake Valley

    SALT LAKE COUNTY¬†Utah – A wanted fugitive is behind bars after a police chase through the Salt Lake Valley overnight. Officers say they arrested 58-year-old Morgan Harris near 35th S. and Redwood Rd. on charges of possession of a controlled substance, paraphernalia and weapons. Police say Harris has been on the run for a while now and has always managed to evade officers. Authorities learned of his location Sunday night and tried arresting him as he left a home in […]

  • Highest aviation alert level issued after Alaskan volcano erupts

    A volcanic eruption Sunday prompted the temporary raising of the highest aviation alert, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) said Sunday. The event, which took place on Alaska’s Bogoslof Island, part of the Aleutian island chain, caused the issuance of a code “red” aviation alert, which was subsequently downgraded to “orange.” The cloud from the eruption reached at least 35,000 ft., and possibly as high as 45,000 ft., the Observatory said. “We actually went to color code red this afternoon because […]

  • Macron explains his tense handshake with Trump

    French President Emmanuel Macron confirmed that there was indeed a deeper significance to the prolonged handshake he shared with US President Donald Trump in Brussels. “My handshake with him, it’s not innocent,” Macron told the Journal du Dimanche in an interview published Sunday. “It’s not the alpha and the omega of politics, but a moment of truth.” The two newly-minted leaders met in Brussels on Thursday and shook hands in full view of the press. The tense moment during Trump’s […]

  • Trump’s actions have ‘weakened’ the West, German foreign minister says

    Germany’s foreign minister launched a scathing criticism of Donald Trump on Monday, claiming the US President’s actions have “weakened” the West and accusing the US government of standing “against the interests of the European Union.” Just 24 hours after German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared that Europe could no longer completely rely on traditional allies such as the US and Britain, the country’s top diplomat, Sigmar Gabriel, went a step further. “Anyone who accelerates climate change by weakening environmental protection, who […]

  • Meth ring bust nets 41 pounds of meth, 24 people charged

    SALT LAKE CITY – Twenty-four people are now facing charges after authorities busted a meth distribution ring, the US Attorney’s Office said Friday. Officials said they also seized 17 firearms and 41 pounds of meth during this investigation. Agents said 13 of those firearms came from one person, a felon who is prohibited from having weapons. The FBI and DEA teamed up during the investigation and said the meth was coming from a supplier in California. Agents said the suspects […]