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  • Fatal hit-and-run kills 60-year-old man in Taylorsville

    TAYLORSVILLE, Utah – Police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that killed a 60-year-old man in Taylorsville Saturday night. Authorities said the suspect fatally hit the man with their car at 4774 S. Redwood Rd. and left the scene just before 11 p.m. Both directions of Redwood Rd. were closed between 4760 S. and 5000 S. The names of those involved have not been released.

  • Search and Rescue crews reach hikers stuck in snowstorm on Mt. Superior

    LITTLE COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah – Search and Rescue crews reached two hikers trapped in a snowstorm on Mt. Superior in Little Cottonwood Canyon Saturday night. It took the crews hours on foot to reach the 22-year-old man and 18-year-old woman stuck near Lake Blanche around 10:30 p.m. The crews gave the couple food, water and dry clothes and then started the hours-long hike down. Different teams were deployed from Little Cottonwood Canyon and Big Cottonwood Canyon to reach the hikers. […]

  • Thrill seekers gather for Ogden GNARrows Down River Race

    OGDEN, Utah – After six long years of waiting, kayakers in Ogden got quite a treat. The 2017 Ogden GNARrows Down River Race drew dozens of thrill seekers from Utah and beyond. The 1.5-mile race down the Ogden River pits man against white water in a test of strength and skill. “It’s just magic in there, man,” kayaker Andrew Phillips said. “It’s as extreme as it seems. It just feels… incredible… an epic roller coaster is how that feels.” Pineview […]

  • Two adults, teen arrested for attempted murder in shooting at family gathering

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – West Valley City Police have three people in custody after a man was shot in the leg at a family gathering. Police were called to the area near 2110 W. Alexander St. (2420 S.) Friday just after 10 p.m. for what authorities say was a gang-related shooting. Two men and a teen drove up and started shooting at the crowd of people, hitting one man in the leg, and then sped off. “It’s a bad deal when […]

  • I-215 NB to I-80 reopens after huge water main break damages roadway

    MILLCREEK, Utah – Interstate 215 northbound to I-80 is back Saturday open after a water main break caused serious damage to the road. The Utah Department of Transportation cleared the area and put up a barrier to keep debris from falling on the road. However, drivers should expect lane closures over the next few days as crews repair the water main.

  • Hundreds joined in walk to find cure for Type 1 diabetes

    SALT LAKE CITY – Hundreds braved a chilly day in Liberty Park to help find a cure for Type 1 diabetes. The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, or JDRF, One Walk kicked off at 8 a.m. in Salt Lake City. Fox 13’s Danica Lawrence emceed the event. She’s been a Type 1 diabetic for nearly two decades. Some very special guests came to help,  including the Utah Jazz Bear. As families strolled through the park, they could see signs along the […]

  • LDS Church 187th Semi-Annual General Conference starts with women’s session

    SALT LAKE CITY – The 187th Semi-Annual General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints began Saturday with the General Women’s Session. “It’s really motivating to know that we are a huge force in the world and to see so many women wanting to do good is motivating,” Valerie Johnson said, conference attendee. Braving the rain and cold, girls and women 8 years of age and older waited outside for a chance to hear from their church […]

  • ‘Better Boundaries’ campaign kicks off signature gathering

    SALT LAKE CITY – The Better Boundaries campaign kicked off signature gathering Saturday, working to get its initiative on the 2018 ballot. The group is pushing for an independent redistricting commission in Utah. Redistricting is the process of drawing the boundaries for who represents you in Congress, the Legislature and even on school boards. Volunteers came from across the valley to Salt Lake City to get signature gathering packets. They say the commission is needed to make each vote count. […]

  • Truck carrying 40,000 pounds of vodka overturns along highway

    CLAYTON, N.C. – A tractor-trailer full of 40,000 pounds of vodka overturned near a busy North Carolina highway Thursday morning. It happened around 6 a.m. along US-70 in Clayton. The truck flipped while making a right turn. The driver was reportedly OK after a passerby helped him get out of the vehicle. Authorities told WTVD that uprighting the tractor-trailer with 17 pallets of vodka – weighing 40,000 pounds – was not easy. Multiple tow trucks had to be called to […]

  • Rain/snow to impact travel above 6,500 ft. through Sunday

    The next round of rain and snow is moving across Utah. The National Weather Service said rain will be widespread for northern and central valley areas through Sunday morning. Snow is expected above 6,500 feet, with 4 to 8 inches expected through Sunday. The NWS is warning drivers snow may impact travel Saturday night through Sunday along high passes of northern and central Utah. Snow may briefly impact the I-15 and I-70 area near Cove Fort. Weather Alert: Light Mtn […]

  • Ramps at 106th S. and I-15 back open in Sandy

    SANDY, Utah – The ramps at 106th S. and I-15 are back open. The Utah Department of Transportation said they opened Saturday afternoon, ahead of the scheduled time Monday. The ramps were shutdown at the south interchange in Sandy earlier this month. Construction crews are installing a new underpass UDOT said should make driving in the area easier. Crews will continue working on the underpass with plans to open it next year.

  • 2 new quakes shake southern Mexico, already coping with disasters

    Two more earthquakes shook southern Mexico on Saturday, further rattling a country still coming to grips with the devastation from stronger temblors earlier this month. A 6.1 magnitude earthquake Saturday morning was centered in Oaxaca state near Matias Romero, a town about 275 miles southeast of Mexico City, the US Geological Survey said. Roughly speaking, the epicenter was between the centers of this month’s two more violent earthquakes — the 7.1 magnitude temblor that hit Tuesday closer to the capital, and the 8.1 […]