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Ashton came to Fox 13 in 2014 from KSTU’s sister station KFOR-TV in Oklahoma City. Utah is now her home but she will always be an Oklahoman at heart. Boomer Sooner!

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  • Authorities identify man shot, killed by Salt Lake City Police after domestic violence call

    UPDATE: Salt Lake City Police confirmed the male suspect in Wednesday’s officer-involved shooting has died. Police identified the deceased Wednesday night as 32-year-old Delorean Pikyavit. Sgt. Brandon Shearer of Salt Lake City Police said a call about domestic violence led to a SWAT response after the suspect barricaded himself inside his home. He said after about an hour the man came outside, “approached the officers and his actions required our officers to respond.” The man was taken from the scene […]

  • Couple arrested for hiding man’s body in closet of Provo home

    PROVO, Utah – Police have arrested two people after a man was found dead in the closet of a Provo home. Provo Police found the man’s body at in a unit at CastleBrook Condos on April 13. Investigators said 20-year-old Dallas Joe Juggert and 20-year-old Mary Loueze Mace are accused of hiding it there. Utah County documents state Juggert called a relative and said the man had overdosed on April 7 and that he was scared to report it because […]

  • Body camera captures wild turkey leading police on chase

    CLEVELAND – Police body camera video shows an unusual standoff and chase last month in the parking lot of a Cleveland shopping center. Police got a call about a wild turkey at the center and were told kids had thrown rocks at it and tried to run over it with bikes, according to WJW. But the video shows officers had trouble taking this wanted subject into custody. They call the turkey, walk up to it, run after it, and watch […]

  • Suspect accused of drive-by shooting arrested after police chase in Salt Lake City

    SALT LAKE CITY – A man is in custody after allegedly leading police on a chase and crashing his car in Salt Lake City. Officers said a gang unit was in the area near Illinois Ave. and Emery St. when they heard gunshots and saw a car speed away. The officer followed the car which led them on a chase through Salt Lake City. Police lost the suspect and found him moments later where he had crashed into a parked […]

  • Avicii, EDM DJ, dead at 28

    MUSCAT, Oman – Grammy-nominated Swedish DJ Avicii died Friday, his publicist confirmed to CNN. He was 28. “It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii,” a statement to CNN read. “He was found dead in Muscat, Oman this Friday afternoon local time, April 20th. The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy in this difficult time. No further statements will be given.” Avicii was one […]

  • 2 elementary school students arrested for child porn in nude Snapchats

    SLIDELL, La. – Police arrested two Louisiana elementary school students  after they allegedly distributed nude photos to classmates using a social media app. The Bonne Ecole Elementary students, a girl and a boy, were booked on charges of distribution of child pornography, according to the Slidell Police Department. The female student allegedly used Snapchat to send nude pictures of herself to the male student, who allegedly sent them to other classmates. “Most kids are not aware, but sending a nude photo […]

  • ‘Ain’t nobody got time for this:’ 911 operator gets jail time for hanging up on callers

    HOUSTON — If Creshenda Williams didn’t have time then— she surely has plenty of time now. Williams, the former 911 operator hung up on dozens of callers and first responders, has been sentenced to 18 months of probation with 10 days in jail.  A grand jury found the 44-year-old  guilty of interfering with emergency telephone calls — a misdemeanor offense — following a three-day trial that ended Wednesday. The former 911 operator worked at the Houston Emergency Service Center for […]

  • Millcreek stabbing suspect on the run, victim in serious condition

    MILLCREEK, Utah – A 24-year-old man is in serious condition after a stabbing at a Millcreek apartment Friday morning. Police are searching for 28-year-old Ezra “Risky” Hernandez in the alleged attack. Officers said, at about 5:30 a.m., Hernandez and the victim were arguing at the Dominguez Park Apartments near 3970 S. 700 W. That’s when Hernandez allegedly pulled out a knife and stabbed the 24-year-old victim in the chest and left arm, according to Unified Police. Officer said Hernandez is on the run and […]

  • Officers at Richfield High as precaution after shooting threat on social media

    RICHFIELD, Utah – Extra Richfield Police officers are at Richfield High School Friday as a precaution after a shooting threat against the school appeared on social media. Richfield City Police Chief Trent Lloyd told The Richfield Reaper, “We are confident that there is no danger.” Lloyd said it is the result of a bad joke getting reposted on social media, according to the report. Police have been in contact with “the source of the threat,” including Thursday night, The Richfield Reaper […]

  • RV fire, explosions under investigation in West Valley

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – Fire crews are investigating what caused an RV to burst into flames in West Valley City. Firefighters responded to the fire and explosions near 2240 S. 5370 W. at about 10 p.m. Authorities broke through a locked gate and found a camping trailer and an RV on fire. Officials said propane tanks likely caused the explosions. “The fire was going pretty good. Originally we just tried to keep the exposures from catching fire; we had […]

  • The 15 highest paying jobs that don’t require an advanced degree

    Increased educational attainment certainly has its perks in the workplace. In the U.S., advanced-degree holders tend to command higher salaries and enjoy lower unemployment rates than those with less education, according to a new report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In 2017, for example, full-time employees with an advanced degree (master’s, professional, or doctoral) earned 25% more than those with only a bachelor’s degree, and 106% more than those with just a high school diploma. Similarly, employees who stopped […]

  • Shrimp Pad Thai

    Ingredients Sauce 1 tablespoon tamarind paste (dissolved in 1/4 cup warm water; look for tamarind at Asian/Chinese or Indian food stores) 1 tablespoon fish sauce 1/4 cup chicken stock 1 to 3 teaspoons chili sauce (or 1/2 teaspoon or more dried crushed chili or cayenne, to taste) 3 tablespoons brown sugar Pad Thai 8 ounces rice noodles 6-8 raw shrimp 1 teaspoon cornstarch 3 tablespoons soy sauce 1 to 2 tablespoons sesame or coconut oil 4 cloves garlic (minced) 1 to 2 fresh red chilies […]