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  • At the Movies: ‘Vacation’

    In this week’s edition of At the Movies, Steve Oldfield takes a look at a new take on a franchise that’s more than 30 years old. See the video above for his review of the new “Vacation”.

  • Family history and genealogy conference helps searchers connect with their roots

    PROVO, Utah — Genealogy is often thought of as something done mostly by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, but a professor at Brigham Young University said there are more people doing family history work outside of the LDS Church than from within it. A conference held recently at BYU is a great place for beginners and experts to work on their family histories. John Best, program administrator in conferences and workshops at BYU, described the […]

  • U of U researchers warn against overusing antibiotics

    SALT LAKE CITY — Antibiotics revolutionized medicine in the 20th Century, practically eradicating diseases such as tuberculosis in the developed world. However, that led to overuse that is causing many diseases to be resistant to the drugs. Dr. Barbara Jones, an assistant professor of pulmonary and critical care medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine, spoke about the issue. “Using antibiotics for things that really, it’s not necessary for, so colds, upper respiratory tract infections–these are usually viral […]

  • Locals hold bake sale to replace $2,000 stolen from Chinese students visiting Utah

    STANSBURY PARK, Utah – A group of students visiting the U.S. from China were the victims in a vehicle burglary in which about $2,000 was taken from a tour bus, but on Saturday a group of locals did their best to make things right and prevent the students from leaving the Beehive State with a bad taste in their mouth. The group held a bake sale in Stansbury Park to try to raise enough money to replace what was taken […]

  • Salt Lake City PD fatally shoots dog during manhunt in West Valley City

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – A pit bull was shot and killed by a Salt Lake City Police Department officer in West Valley City Friday night as officers were searching for suspects in connection with a call of shots fired. Officers from the Salt Lake City Police Department were participating in the manhunt as part of a multi-agency task force, and the suspects in the alleged shooting fled on foot after a car chase and ended up hiding near a […]

  • Link: Molina Health Care collecting donations for those in need

    Molina Health Care will be collecting donations for kids in need going back to school through August 2 at various locations in Utah, click here for details and the list of locations.

  • Link: Family History and Genealogy Conferences

    Link: Family History and Genealogy Conferences 

  • Car review: Video games and vehicles

    This week, FOX 13 car-guy Brian Champagne shows us a new Lexus and some of the ways video games and vehicles cross over.

  • Coast Guard unit in Milwaukee makes adorable adopted dog their mascot

    MILWAUKEE — A dog named ‘Barnacle’ is on his way to becoming an official member of the U.S. Coast Guard in Milwaukee, and the animal was previously living on the streets. Barnacle is a 2-year-old terrier mix who now lives at a Coast Guard station in Milwaukee. Last summer, Petty Officer Anthony Kaminski’s wife spotted the dog wandering the streets in south Florida where the couple was stationed. After searching for weeks, the couple was unable to find a home […]

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    Man airlifted to hospital after suffering chemical burns

    SALT LAKE CITY — A man was taken to University of Utah Hospital Friday after he suffered chemical burns on his body while doing work for Kennecott. Unified Fire Authority said the 43-year-old male employee was unloading something when dry chemicals spilled and the man was hit by quick lime under pressure. The dry chemical was forced into the man’s skin, and he suffered burns from his shoulder to his waist. Kennecott decontamination teams washed the chemical from the man, […]

  • Spark Science: Bottles and dollars

    Science guy Ben Hyde was in studio Saturday morning demonstrating inertia with two bottles of water and a dollar bill. Watch the full experiment in the video above.

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    Defense attorney for teen charged in 2012 murder says new info from DA may impact case

    SALT LAKE CITY – The teen charged as an adult for the murder of 15-year-old Annie Kasprzak was in court Friday for a disposition hearing, and the teen’s defense wants to hold off on setting a trial date while they wait to receive and review new information in the investigation. Both the defense and prosecution are trying to come up with a trial date for Darwin Bagshaw. Friday morning in the Matheson Courthouse in Salt Lake City, the judge set […]

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