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  • Uintah County Sheriff’s Office looking for suspects in a home burglary

    VERNAL, Utah –  The Uintah County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects in a home burglary. Investigators released surveillance photos of two men wanted in connection with the burglary that occurred in Vernal on August 21.  A female driver of a newer model, white Toyota Highlander with a temporary tag is also wanted, according to the Sheriff’s Office. If you have any information, contact central dispatch at (435) 789-4222.    

  • Several injured in houseboat explosion at Lake Powell

    BULLFROG, Utah – An explosion on a houseboat at Lake Powell injured seven people. The explosion happened at the Bullfrog Marina fuel dock on the afternoon of Friday, August 18, according to a joint news release from the Kane County Sheriff’s Office and the National Park Service. Several National Park Service personnel responded to the incident and triaged the seven patients, ranging in age from three to 53 years old.   The patients were transported to Bullfrog medical clinic, and […]

  • West Jordan Police asking for help finding missing man

    WEST JORDAN, Utah – West Jordan Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing man. Oscar De Leon, 79, was last seen walking around his home Sunday, in the area of 8500 S. and 2700 W., according to a news release from the West Jordan Police Department. De Leon suffers from memory loss and arthritis, and walks very slowly with a cane.  His back is described in the news release as being “hunched up.” He is about […]

  • Utah Valley University subject of federal Title IX investigation

    OREM, Utah – Utah Valley University is the subject of a federal Title IX investigation. UVU confirmed the investigation in a statement to Fox 13: “The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) filed a complaint toward UVU.  UVU just received notice of the complaint and is reviewing it.  UVU is committed to genuine inclusion and providing a safe environment for all.  The University takes these matters very seriously and is proactively pursuing the appropriate actions as prescribed by current policies and […]

  • Mobile observatory in Idaho Falls will share eclipse views with NASA TV

    IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — People are making their way into towns all across the country along the path of totality to see the solar eclipse. NASA scientists are also setting up for the big moment with telescopes smaller than you might expect. NASA has set up a mobile observatory in Idaho Falls, and the two telescopes are connected to NASA TV so those not in the path of the totality can still witness the celestial event. “Everyone, when they see […]

  • ‘Miracle Babies’ reunite with NICU staff at aquarium in Draper

    DRAPER, Utah — Kids love the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, but once a year a very special group of children make a visit. They’re called “miracle babies”, and each spent the first few weeks of their lives in a newborn intensive care unit. The theme of this year’s visit is “just keep swimming.” Each of the kids who attended beat long odds to be at the special gathering, and they got help along the way from the medical staff at […]

  • Music, crafts and more on offer as crowds gather in Idaho for total solar eclipse

    IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — People from Utah and all around the world are arriving in Idaho Falls Sunday for the total solar eclipse on Monday. Fox 13 News’ Max Roth is in Idaho Falls with a look at traffic conditions and the availability of campsites as well as a sampling of the unique items on offer for the celestial event. Those items range from hats and T-shirts to food and even a special beer: Total Eclipse of the Hops extra […]

  • Solar eclipse creates opportunities for education, family fun

    IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — Solar eclipse glasses have been flying off the shelves, selling out quickly in Utah. But with a little creativity, you can make your own solar viewer at home. That’s what several families were doing in Idaho Falls Sunday morning, right before heading into the museum to listen to NASA scientists talk about space. As more people come into downtown Idaho Falls to see the eclipse Monday, many make one of their first stops at the Museum […]

  • West Valley City PD identify couple killed in apparent murder-suicide

    By Paul Murphy WEST VALLEY CITY – West Valley City detectives are investigating two shooting deaths as a murder-suicide. The bodies of Samir Skender, 51, and Mirtheta Skender, 49, were discovered shortly before 5 a.m. Sunday after one of their adult daughters heard gunfire. “We responded and confirmed there are two adults on the scene and they are deceased,” said Lt. Steve Katz of the West Valley City Police Department. Kimberly Hernandez is a neighbor, and she and her sister […]

  • At the Movies: ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’

    This week Steve Oldfield reviews a film starring Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds. See the video above for his take on “The Hitman’s Bodyguard.”

  • Utahns give pets forever homes as part of Clear the Shelters adoption drive

    By Paul Murphy: SALT LAKE CITY — Cats, dogs and even bunnies were a bargain Saturday for National Clear the Shelters Day. Shelters throughout Utah and across the nation celebrated the day by letting people adopt pets at low costs or no costs. On any other day, Salt Lake County Animal Services’ dogs can be adopted for $75 to $125. Cats are $25, kittens are $50 and rabbits can be adopted for $35. Saturday, dogs could be adopted at the […]

  • Organizers of LOVELOUD Fest hope to start conversations about acceptance

    OREM, Utah – The LOVELOUD Fest to benefit LGBTQ youth kicks off in Orem August 26 and will feature bands like Imagine Dragons and Neon Trees. The event organizers hope to open up conversations about acceptance to help anyone who is struggling. Lance Lowry, the director of the festival, said he’s dealing with his own loss as the event approaches. “A little over a month ago, I lost my brother to suicide and it was shortly after we’d begun working […]