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  • 15-year-old boy and dog fatally shot in West Valley; suspect at large

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – Police are searching for a suspect accused of fatally shooting a 15-year-old boy and a chihuahua in West Valley City. The deceased has been identified as 15-year-old Irving Alexis Chuba. Officers said the shooting happened at about 9:45 p.m. near 4100 S. and Bangerter Highway Thursday. According to police, the 15-year-old victim was in a van with several friends in their mid-teens when a group in another vehicle confronted them near 3500 S. Bangerter Highway. Irving told […]

  • All southbound I-15 lanes are back open after massive tanker fire near Midvale

    MIDVALE, Utah – All southbound lanes of I-15 are back open after a tanker truck carrying 10,000 gallons of fuel exploded into a massive fire. The inferno shut down I-15 at 7200 S. in Midvale for hours Thursday night. The Utah Highway Patrol said the blaze started when the tanker’s brakes sparked a fire. The Utah Department of Transportation said two lanes of southbound I-15 sustained serious damage during the fire. Crews put in a temporary asphalt patch overnight. Drivers […]

  • 12-year-old boy with flu-like symptoms dies days after vomiting at dinner

    CLAY TOWNSHIP, Mich. – “I’m a mom. I’m supposed to protect my kids, and I couldn’t,” Jessica Decent-Doll tells WJBK. The Michigan mother says she has been left with a sense of guilt after her 12-year-old son Michael died last week just days after coming down with flu-like symptoms. Decent-Doll tells the Times Herald that Michael vomited during dinner Jan. 9. She took him to urgent care the next day when his symptoms didn’t go away. Decent-Doll says Michael—who had gotten the flu […]

  • Man’s creepy clown van with serial killer ties has true crime fans cracking up

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. – Some people are fascinated by true crime and murder, especially one Missouri man who dedicated his van to it. “I looked over and I saw this clown on it, and I go: ‘No way is that what I think it is. There’s no way I saw that on the side of this van,'” true crime enthusiast Samantha Gaither told WDAF. But it wasn’t just any clown, but Pogo the Clown, the alter-ego of serial killer John […]

  • Sushi lover’s stomach-churning discovery: a 5-foot tapeworm living inside him

    A man is likely altering his regular sushi habit after making a stomach-churning discovery; a 5-foot tapeworm that may have entered his body through the raw salmon he loves so much.

  • 8-year-old’s ‘headache’ leads to stroke, emergency brain surgery

    HOPEWELL, Va. — Two weeks after a Virginia third grader discovered his grandfather dead of a heart attack, he suffered a stroke. Jamarion Bryant, a student at Dupont Elementary school, is recovering in the pediatric intensive care unit at the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU. The 8-year-old was transferred there by ambulance from John Randolph Medical Center January 4, after complaining of a headache. “He was like my head is hurting,” said Jamarion’s mother Tiffany Curry. “We gave him […]

  • Drone rescues two young swimmers by dropping inflatable pod

    Caught in rough surf far from shore, stranded swimmers might hope for a lifeguard to appear amid the waves. But for two young swimmers recently rescued off the coast of Australia’s Lennox Head, New South Wales (NSW), a different kind of savior showed up: a drone. In what’s being hailed as a first-of-its-kind rescue, the new lifesaving device – the Little Ripper UAV – flew into action after someone spotted the swimmers in distress in a nearly 10-foot swell more […]

  • BYU soccer player drafted to Utah Royals FC

    SALT LAKE CITY – A life-long dream has come true for a local soccer player. Imagine playing on a professional sports team in your hometown. That’s now a reality for Taylor Isom, the new defender for the Utah Royals FC. She said she almost quit soccer a few years ago after a second knee injury and is happy she didn’t, now that she is the first ever draft pick for the Royals in the National Women’s Soccer League. Isom said she could hardly sleep the night […]

  • Man arrested in Taylorsville credit union robbery

    TAYLORSVILLE, Utah – Authorities have arrested a suspect accused of robbing an America First Credit Union in Taylorsville. Unified Police said officers took 39-year-old David Hamson into custody in a neighborhood just west of the bank. Officers said Hamson allegedly robbed the credit union at about 5:30 p.m., threatening employees, saying he had a gun. No one was injured.

  • Amazon increases its monthly Prime membership rate to $12.99

    Amazon has increased its monthly Prime membership fee from $10.99 to $12.99, an increase of 18 percent. Amazon first announced the monthly payment option less than two years ago. This is the first price increase since the monthly option was introduced. The annual membership option, which requires customers to pay a one-time fee of $99, is not increasing at this time, according to Recode. Amazon’s Prime program for students is increasing from $5.49 to $6.49. The standalone Prime Video membership, which […]

  • Amazon releases finalists for HQ2; Utah didn’t make it

    SEATTLE – Amazon released its shortlist for HQ2, its second headquarters in North America. Utah didn’t make it. The closest location on the list is Denver. Val Hale, executive director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development says Salt Lake seemed to lack two key requirements for the giant online retailer. “Number one, population,” Hale said. “All of those cities are much bigger than Utah; and number 2, geographic location. We’re pretty close to Seattle. My guess is this will […]

  • Woman says no sex assault occurred before man injured in fight at Salt Lake bar

    SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Police have now talked to five people who may have information about an assault that put one man in the hospital with serious injuries over the weekend. Wednesday night officers released a photo and asked for the public’s help identifying those who may have information about the fight at the Jackalope Lounge at 372 S. State St. Todd Snyder told Fox 13 he thought he was helping a woman in danger and that he […]