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  • Police: Corrections officer killed by nephew in apparent murder-suicide near Spanish Fork

    BENJAMIN, Utah – Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide near Spanish Fork Friday after a Salt Lake County corrections officer was found dead inside his home and his nephew was found dead from a self-inflicted wound. Sergeant Chad Conrad, a 42-year-old Salt Lake County corrections officer, was found shot dead inside his bedroom, and his 23-year-old nephew, Damon Bushman, was found dead outside the home. Sergeant Spencer Cannon of the Utah County Sheriff’s Office says investigators think it was a murder-suicide. […]

  • Utah woman thwarts armed attempted robber with hot coffee

    SALT LAKE CITY – Police are searching for a suspect accused of trying to rob a woman at gunpoint Friday morning. Officers said a man approached a woman who was in her car in the Anytime Fitness gym parking lot at 2100 S. 2332 E. on Parleys Way. Authorities said the suspect opened the woman’s car door and pointed a gun at her. She threw her coffee on him, he ran to a tan SUV and drove off. Police said the […]

  • ‘Sometimes, it’s ok to throw rocks at girls’: Jewelry store criticized for controversial billboard

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Owners of a North Carolina jewelry store are apologizing for a controversial billboard that some people believe encourages domestic violence, WLOS reports. The billboard reads, “Sometimes, it’s ok to throw rocks at girls…” .@SpicerGreene is this supposed to be humorous because you think violence against women is funny? do better. be better. #notbuyingit pic.twitter.com/gtc5HpIqp2 — kim kelley (@mskimkelley) March 23, 2017 The owners of Spicer Green Jewelers in Asheville took to Facebook Thursday afternoon to issue an […]

  • 86-year-old raises $400,000 from recycling, then gives it away to those less fortunate

    Thirty-two years’ worth of recycled newspapers and magazines — more than nine million pounds of it — netted 86-year-old Johnny Jennings $400,000, all of which he gave away to those in need. Recycling started off as a lesson to his son, Brent Jennings, about healthy money habits. Back in 1985, the Georgia native began collecting and selling paper with his only child, then put their profits into a savings account. “The first memory I have of my Dad is of […]

  • Is there something wrong with this White House photo of health care talks?

    Democrats, women’s groups and liberals seized on a photo Thursday shared by Vice President Mike Pence of a meeting he attended with President Donald Trump and members of the House Freedom Caucus. Their gripe? The photo featured no women, even though lawmakers were discussing Republicans’ health reform proposal — and members of the House Freedom Caucus want to strip a requirement that health insurance plans cover essential benefits, including coverage for maternity services. “Appreciated joining @POTUS for meeting with the […]

  • Police officer calls back IRS scammer in viral Facebook video

    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – After a man pretending to be an IRS agent left a threatening voicemail for a Wisconsin police officer, the department decided to call back. In the Facebook video of the exchange, officer Kyle Roder calls the number and asks, “Hello, is this the IRS? It said to call this number, you said I had committed a fraud or something?” The scammer, unaware he’s about to be scammed, asks for a case number. When Roder says he […]

  • Utah man’s proposal putting all others to shame

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Utah man’s proposal at the Lincoln Memorial is putting all others to shame. Daniel Bostock, from Logan, and his girlfriend Heather Anderson, from Sandy, now live in our nation’s Capitol. Bostock said Anderson thought she was going to take photos of the cherry blossoms with a friend at the Lincoln Memorial. Turns out she was going to take pictures of something even more special. She started getting roses from strangers also visiting the site. Finally, Bostock […]

  • Utah man killed, wife injured in London terrorist attack

    LONDON – A Utah man was killed and his wife was injured in the London terrorist attack Wednesday. This Utah couple, Kurt and Melissa Cochran, of West Bountiful, were caught in the attack on the Westminster Bridge. Relatives tell Fox 13 News Kurt died Thursday morning from his injuries. They say Melissa remains hospitalized with several broken bones. Relatives say the couple was in the UK visiting Melissa’s parents who are serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ […]

  • Mom who beat cancer while pregnant dies after giving birth to twins

    FRESNO, Calif. — A mom who overcame the odds of beating cancer while pregnant died just a day after giving birth to twins. Jamie Snider, 30, was diagnosed with cervical cancer before learning she was pregnant with twins. Snider lost an ovary but overcame the cancer. It was during her pregnancy doctors told her the cancer returned,  KGO-TV reports. Just last week, Snider posted a smiling photo from the hospital before giving birth to her twins Camila and Nico. “‘God has […]

  • Firefighters resuscitate small dog that was unconscious for 20 minutes after blaze

    SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Photos and video captured Santa Monica firefighters successfully resuscitating a small dog that was trapped in a burning apartment this week. The pooch survived after firefighters performed CPR and provided oxygen through a mask designed for pets, according to a Facebook post from the Santa Monica Fire Department. The fire was reported about 4 p.m. Tuesday at a one-story apartment building near Santa Monica High School. One unit of the building had a rapidly growing fire […]

  • Woman chronicles her battle with stomach cancer up until her last day

    HOUSTON – Friends and family are mourning the passing of a Texas woman who lost her battle with gastric cancer. After Kristal Nelson’s cancer diagnosis the 35-year-old mother of four developed an online following by sharing her daily battle. “You didn’t have to meet her, all someone had to do was mention her name and you felt like you knew her,” Kristal’s mom Vicki Stone said. Nelson’s sister Kewana Walker said that she had signs of an ulcer three years […]

  • Mom’s Facebook post goes viral after 4-year-old suspended for shell casing

    COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – An Illinois mother is speaking out after administrators suspended her son for bringing a shell casing from a fired bullet to preschool. Hunter, 4, had been at the preschool for about a year, she said, and the incident brought him tears.  From his perspective, he found something he thought was pretty neat and he took it to school Tuesday to show his friends, his mother, Kristy Jackson, said. She said neither she nor Hunter’s father knew that he had found the […]