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Allison Croghan is a Weather Anchor/Social Media Reporter for Fox 13’s Good Day Utah. She is a graduate of the University of Mississippi who loves traveling, fashion, weather, and sports.

She started her career as a reporter at KSNF in Joplin, Missouri. While in Joplin, Allison covered the aftermath of one of the deadliest tornadoes in America’s history. She was promoted to morning show weather anchor before leaving the Ozarks for the Intermountain West.

When Allison isn’t in the Connect Center on Facebook and Twitter, she enjoys sleeping in, exercising, volunteering, trying new recipes, and reading.

If you have any story ideas for Fox 13 connect, send them her way: allison.croghan@fox13now.com


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  • Things go Baa-dly when Allison tries her hand at mutton bustin’

    WEST JORDAN, Utah — Mutton bustin’ is just one of many events going on this weekend at a rodeo in West Jordan, and Friday FOX 13 News’ Allison Croghan took a couple attempts at riding the wooly animals. See the video above for Allison’s hilarious attempts to ride, and click here for more information about the Western Stampede, which takes place Friday and Saturday night.

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    MasterCard will approve purchases by scanning your face

    NEW YORK – This fall, MasterCard will start experimenting with a new program: approving online purchases with a facial scan. At checkout, you’ll be asked to hold up your phone and snap a photo. MasterCard’s thinking? It’s easier than remembering a password. “The new generation, which is into selfies … I think they’ll find it cool. They’ll embrace it,” said Ajay Bhalla, who’s in charge of coming up with innovative solutions for MasterCard’s security challenges. This is MasterCard’s way of […]

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    3-year-old boy had been on park swing for 2 days when he was found dead, officials say

    LA PLATA, Md. — The death of a 3-year-old boy found dead on a Maryland park swing has been ruled a homicide. According to WUSA, Ji’Aire Lee was found on a park swing on May 22. He died of dehydration and hypothermia, according to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office. Officials discovered the boy’s body after his mother, Romechia Simms, was observed pushing the boy on the swing for an “unusually long period of time.” The Washington Post reports that Simms, who had previously […]

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    White House snaps photo ban, but don’t bring a selfie stick

    Big news! Excited to announce we're lifting the ban on cameras and photos on public tours at the @WhiteHouse! https://t.co/b0v17puClm — The First Lady (@FLOTUS) July 1, 2015 WASHINGTON (CNN) — If you are lucky enough to find yourself on a tour of the White House, you can now take a selfie inside of the President’s home, following the White House announcement Wednesday that it was ending its 40-year ban on photos and cameras. On Wednesday, First Lady Michelle Obama posted […]

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    America’s favorite fast food chain is…

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Not everyone likes Chick-fil-A’s politics, but they sure seem to like the food. It’s the highest ranking fast food restaurant in the U.S. for customer satisfaction, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index Restaurant Report 2015. The chicken restaurant was the subject of controversy and protests a few years ago after its CEO made remarks that offended the LGBT community. But that hasn’t stopped fans from flocking to its restaurants, and giving it high marks for […]

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    Portrait of Pope Benedict XVI made of condoms sparks debate

    By Wyatt Massey Special to CNN (CNN) — An artwork made from nearly 17,000 condoms is sure to attract attention. When those condoms create a portrait of Pope Benedict XVI, the former leader of the Roman Catholic Church, it is sure to attract controversy. Catholic leaders are criticizing the Milwaukee Art Museum’s decision to display “Eggs Benedict,” a portrait of Benedict made by weaving the condoms through a mesh grating. The artwork by Niki Johnson will go on display in […]

  • Convicted murderer Kristopher McNeil (right) is back behind bars after scaling the wall of Brown Creek Correctional Institution in Polkton, North Carolina early Sunday, June 28, 2015. Correctional officer Kendra Lynette Miller (left), 33, is accused of having sex with McNeil, and aiding and abetting a fugitive.

    North Carolina prison worker accused of helping killer escape

    (CNN) — Another convicted murderer escaped from prison, with the help of a correctional officer with whom he was having sex, authorities say. This time the drama unfolded in North Carolina. Kristopher McNeil, 29, serving a 14-year sentence for second-degree murder, scaled the wall of Brown Creek Correctional Institution in Polkton early Sunday. Residents recognized him Sunday night from his photo in media reports and called authorities, who picked him up as he walked along Highway 52 near the Davidson […]

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    Pizza in a cone? Yes please!

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — If you haven’t heard about pizza in a cone — let alone tried it — then you probably haven’t been to Italy, where people have been enjoying Kono Pizza for a decade. Carlo Ruggiero wants to change that. The master franchisor, who hails from Naples (Italy, not Florida), is bringing Kono, a chain of pizzerias that serve it by the cone, not the slice, to the U.S. “I loved this product from day one,” said Ruggiero, […]

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    The results are in: U.S. still fat, seat belts still save lives and pot treats also trick

    By Ben Smart and Liza Lucas Special to CNN (CNN) — Here’s the fascinating research we’re watching from around the world. CNN Health & Wellness has gauged these studies’ impact on our health. Most Americans still too fat Two-thirds of Americans’ scales are still tipping in the wrong direction, says a new study from JAMA Internal Medicine. Research shows that ladies are no longer the biggest losers as the gender more likely to be obese. Washington University, St. Louis researchers […]

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    Teen killed a chicken every 15 minutes until mom made nice with his girlfriend

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. — An Alabama teenager was arrested Thursday after he followed through on a bizarre threat to kill his mother’s chicken unless she mended the relationship between him and his girlfriend. Haden Smith, 18, was arrested Thursday and charged with domestic violence third degree and criminal mischief. Deputies say the situation started when Smith texted his mother, threatening to kill one of her chickens every 15 minutes until she contacted his girlfriend’s parents and attempted to mend their broken relationship. Smith gave […]

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    California vaccine bill that bans personal, religious exemptions advances

    (CNN) — The California House passed a proposal that would outlaw a family’s personal and religious beliefs as reasons to exempt their children from school vaccinations. The controversial proposal now returns to the Senate, which must approve amendments for so-called SB277 to advance to Gov. Jerry Brown for his signature. The Senate passed the initial bill in May. The measure, arising partly from concerns over this year’s measles outbreak linked to Disneyland, would allow medical exemptions deemed appropriate by the […]

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    Fishermen spy great white shark feasting on a whale; Internet gobbles up video

    (CNN) — A Long Island fisherman posted video of a great white shark devouring a dead whale last week, and YouTube is eating it up. Michael Maiale went shark fishing with friends in Long Beach, New York, on June 14, hoping for a fresh catch. But the “typical day on the boat” turned into a sighting of a whale carcass almost twice the size of the 29-foot boat. Maiale said he thought the carcass was another boat at first, until […]

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