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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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  • Hoover Dam bridge shut down for hours after report of man with gun

    A masked man blocked off US 93 near the Hoover Dam on Friday by parking an armored truck on the highway.

  • Former LDS church primary teacher arrested for child sex abuse

    WEST JORDAN, Utah – A former Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Primary teacher is facing child sex abuse charges in West Jordan. Police arrested 45-year-old Sean David Sund Thursday night on five counts of aggravated child sexual abuse. An 8-year-old victim told police Sund had regular sleepovers at his house for children, mostly from the LDS ward. That is where she said Sund sexually abused her on multiple occasions. Sund told police he often had children over to […]

  • Wicked winds send port-a-potties flying high into the sky at Colorado park

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – Fierce winds kicked up at a park in Commerce City, Colorado and sent several port-a-potties flying into the air. No one was inside when the port-a-potties went airborne. One of them flew into a van. Gabriel Flores posted a video of the event on Monday and it has since been viewed more than 1.3 million times. Several people could be seen in the video hunkering down until the wind subsided.

  • Minimum wage won’t let you afford a 2-bedroom rental anywhere in the U.S., report says

    There’s not a single state, county or metropolitan area in the entire United States where a full-time worker earning the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour can afford a modest 2-bedroom apartment. And if those workers wanted to? They’d have to work 122 hours a week. Every week. All year. This is according to a new report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition, or NLIHC, which calls attention to the gap between low-income wages and the high cost of rent […]

  • Dog that survived in woods alone for 3 years reunited with long-lost family

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – After three years of wondering if their family dog, Ginger,  was alive, the George family from Ucross, Wyoming got the answer in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on Wednesday. It all began in August of 2015 in Burlington, Iowa. In a hotel room in Sioux Falls nearly seven hours away from Burlington, is where we found Kandi Glick, her boyfriend Grant and a dog Glick rescued. “We started getting a lot of calls saying there was a […]

  • Judge sends Paul Manafort to jail, pending trial

    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will await his trial for foreign lobbying charges from jail. Two weeks after Robert Mueller’s prosecutors dropped new accusations of witness tampering on him, US District Judge Amy Berman Jackson Friday revoked Manafort’s bail, which allowed him out on house arrest. The order marks an end to months of attempts from Manafort to lighten his house arrest restrictions after he was charged and pleaded not guilty to foreign lobbying violations. “The harm in this […]

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  • ‘I’ll kill you!’: Woman arrested after destructive fit of rage at Planet Fitness

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Police arrested a woman caught on video damaging equipment during a fit of rage at a Michigan fitness center. The incident happened around 1:30 a.m. on June 12th at the Planet Fitness on 28th Street near the East Beltline. The incident was caught on cell phone video.  The 20-year-old woman is seen arguing with employees, throwing computer monitors and damaging a phone. At one point, the woman can be heard screaming at the front desk worker, “I’ll […]

  • Clarinetist discovers his ex-girlfriend faked a rejection letter from his dream school

    In 2014, an extremely promising young clarinetist in Canada beat dozens of other applicants to become one of two people awarded a full scholarship to complete a degree at Colburn Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles under highly esteemed teacher Yehuda Gilad. But Eric Abramovitz never saw the acceptance email because then-girlfriend Jennifer Lee, a fellow music student, was spying on his account and saw it first, a court heard this week. According to Abramovitz’s lawsuit, Lee, fearing she would […]

  • 29-pound cat dubbed ‘Chubbs’ rescued from busy California street

    PASADENA, Calif. – The Pasadena Humane Society is looking for the owner of a 29-pound cat, one of the largest ever on record to be taken to the shelter, the organization said Thursday. The 10-year-old Himalayan mix – now affectionally nicknamed “Chubbs” – was found wandering along a busy street in Altadena earlier this week by a good Samaritan, who took the feline to the Humane Society. “He is 29 pounds of love,” Julie Banks, the organization’s president and CEO, […]

  • Known gang member, fugitive captured in Salt Lake City

    SALT LAKE CITY – A known gang member and wanted fugitive is in custody after US Marshals found him hiding out in the Glendale area overnight. US Marshals followed 39-year-old Joey Ortega while he drove around with a young boy for hours. Ortega stopped at a gas station where a woman got into the car; that’s when the US Marshals made their move. “We ended up converging around the car and eventually we got him called out of the car,” […]

  • If you love squeegees and horrifying heights, the Space Needle has the job for you

    SEATTLE –Wanted: Windex aficionado with extensive experience in not looking down. Actually, four of them. The Space Needle is in the process of hiring four ‘courageous employees‘ to clean the 176 tons of glass that were added during its recent redesign. That adds up to more than 20,000 square feet of glass that will have to be cleaned every day. “This isn’t a job for the faint of heart,” Paul Best, who leads the Space Needle’s glass-keeping team, said in […]