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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

Recent Articles
  • The all-female cast of the upcoming "Ghostbusters" remake visited children at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts, on Saturday, August 1, 2015. The movie is filming in Boston and stars Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones.

    Female ‘Ghostbusters’ visit children’s hospital in Boston

    (CNN) — When children at a Boston hospital posted up a sign asking “Who ya gonna call?” the response was more than they could have ever dreamed of. The all-female cast of the upcoming “Ghostbusters” remake visited Tufts Medical Center on Saturday to meet and greet children staying there. Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones even showed up in costume (much like Chris Evans dressed like Captain America in a recent visit). The movie is filming in […]


    Zimbabwe to U.S.: Extradite dentist over killing of Cecil the lion

    UPDATE 7/31/15:  American dentist Walter Palmer should be extradited to Zimbabwe for the ‘illegal’ killing of Cecil the lion, said Oppah Muchinguri, the nation’s environment minister. She said extradition proceedings have begun and it’s hoped that the U.S. will cooperate. From journalist Columbus Mavhunga in Harare (CNN) — Dr. Walter Palmer is nowhere to be found. The Minnesota dentist has gone underground in the onslaught of criticism after he killed a prized African lion with a bow and arrow. It […]

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    Hot or cold? Expert says there’s good reason for battle of sexes over office thermostats

    There’s a battle of the sexes brewing in some offices this summer! It’s all over the thermostat. Human ecology professor Alan Hedge, of Cornell University, studies people in their working environments. He said differences in how cold or hot women and men get relate to biology, the kind of clothing they wear and the level of activity in their offices. Heating and cooling standards were set decades ago, he said, and were based on the average male. Women don’t have […]

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    Moving photos show parents meeting their adopted baby

    FLORIDA– A family’s adoption process was documented by photographer Kristen Anne and it’s getting a lot of attention online. The Olson family invited the photographer to fly to Florida with them to pick up baby Tilly. The moving photos quickly spread on social media, even inspiring many people to share their adoption stories in the comments. The family has documented their adoption experience on their blog. For more information, click here or watch the video below.

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    Baseball fans reveal ‘cheating wife’ to husband at game

    ATLANTA — Two girls at a baseball game thought they were doing the right thing  — but not everyone agrees with their choice. Delana Hinson and Brynn say they were at an Atlanta Braves game when they noticed the lady in front of them sexting with someone saved in her phone as “Nancy.” When there's a married couple in front of you but….hoes ain't loyal so me & @lanabaybee8 expose em! #Nancy? #ormark pic.twitter.com/U4A2RmaDh4 — Brynn✨ (@LUV2BCH_) July 23, 2015 […]

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    BYU corrects spelling of ‘education’ on parade float

    UPDATE: BYU has corrected the spelling of “education” on their float. After a whirlwind 24 hours, our support of "educaton" has come to an end. It was fun while it lasted. #BYU pic.twitter.com/cMAeHYTxLC — BYU (@BYU) July 22, 2015 SALT LAKE CITY – A University of Utah fan was all too happy to spot a misspelling on a BYU parade float for the Days of ’47 parade. At http://t.co/IdGJoiIkRX — #byu #GoCougars #byu pic.twitter.com/A4FiXk1FvB — BYU Now (@NowByu) July 21, 2015 […]

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    Psychology professor’s tricky extra credit question

    MARYLAND– Everyone loves extra credit, right? Wrong. WHAT KIND OF PROFESSOR DOES THIS http://t.co/ACtQ0FCwRm— name (@shaunhin) July 01, 2015 This is the dilemma some college students at the University of Maryland recently came across. The tweet went viral and the professor in charge of that question stepped forward. I am that professor. https://t.co/5OIDw7ZXxX — Dylan Selterman (@SelterMosby) July 9, 2015 He says that type of question has been around for years– he told USA Today College it’s an example of […]

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    Caitlyn Jenner accepts ESPY award, urges respect for transgender people

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Caitlyn Jenner, in her first speech since identifying as transgender, said Wednesday that she wants to “reshape the landscape of how trans issued are viewed,” and invited her peers in the sports world to join her in “making this one of your issues.” Jenner, 65, received ESPN’s prestigious Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the sports network’s annual ESPYs awards ceremony. Accepting this year’s Arthur Ashe Courage Award, @Caitlyn_Jenner. pic.twitter.com/0BOM7Zka96 — ESPYS (@ESPYS) July 16, 2015 It […]

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    No charges in Ariana Grande’s doughnut-licking incident

    (CNN) — Ariana Grande won’t be in any legal trouble for her doughnut-licking controversy. The owner of Wolfee Donuts, a shop in Los Angeles, will not press charges against Grande after a video surfaced in which she appears to lick several for-sale doughnuts and says she hates America. The Lake Elsinore Police Department is currently working with the Riverside County Department of Environmental Health to determine whether the potentially contaminated doughnuts were subsequently sold to other customers, according to a […]

  • An historic literary event: the publication of a newly discovered novel, the earliest known work from Harper Lee, the beloved, bestselling author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, To Kill a Mockingbird.

    Haven’t finished Harper’s Lee’s ‘Go Set a Watchman’ yet?

    Editor’s note: The following story about “Go Set a Watchman” contains spoilers. Repeat: The following story contains spoilers. (CNN) — When we last met Jean Louise “Scout” Finch, in Harper Lee’s classic “To Kill a Mockingbird,” she was 8 years old and had just been saved from an attack from “low-down skunk” Bob Ewell, thanks to the reclusive Boo Radley. An older narrator — Finch looking back on the Depression-era events of the novel — reassesses her earlier harsh thoughts […]

  • A bear that wandered on to the campus of University of Colorado, Boulder falls from a tree on Friday, July 10, 2015, after being tranquilized by park officials. The bear was recovered and released back into the woods.

    Tranquilized bear falls from tree — and appears to be waving — in Colorado

    (CNN) — Bear with us. The photograph is too good not to share. A 2-year-old bear was spotted in a tree at The University of Colorado Boulder on Friday. Colorado Parks and Wildlife tranquilized the animal. Glenn Asakawa, the school’s associate director of photo and video, captured what happened next, as the bear fell from the tree. “It looks like it’s waving,” he told CNN. “The body language says it all.” According to Asakawa, a similar incident happened on campus […]

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    The Oprah Magazine responds to ‘body-shaming’ backlash

    O, The Oprah Magazine, is facing backlash on social media over what some readers are calling body-shaming. In the June 2015 issue, a fashion Q&A includes the question, “Can I pull off a crop top?” The magazine’s creative director, Adam Glassman, wrote: “If (and only if) you have a flat stomach.” Hundreds of people responded on social media protesting the magazine’s assertion. Some of the women posted photos of themselves wearing crop tops and included the hashtag #RockTheCropTop. Surprised to see this level […]


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