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  • Local company, BYU team up to improve treatment for those with Alzheimer’s disease

    PROVO, Utah – More than 5 million people in the United States are impacted by Alzheimer’s disease, and a local company is teaming up with researchers at Brigham Young University to improve early diagnosis and treatment for the disease. Reid Robison is the CEO of Tute Genomics, and he and his company have developed a computer application designed to help doctors and other researchers understand their patients on a more basic, genetic level. The company is working with researchers at […]

  • Researchers examine mortality rate of Mormon pioneers

    PROVO, Utah – Many Utahns are familiar with the hardships faced by the Mormon pioneers who crossed the plains to come to Utah, and now researchers have examined the mortality rates of those pioneers and found that the trip may not have been as deadly as some may think. Mel Bashore is a retired historian and librarian who worked with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and he spoke about the mortality rate. “Most everybody who started, got […]

  • Aggies quarterback Chuckie Keeton ready for football season

    LAS VEGAS — FOX 13’s Bailey McMurdie was at the Mountain West Conference media day for college football Tuesday. Bailey spoke with quarterback Chuckie Keeton from Utah State University. Keeton missed the end of the 2013 season because of a knee injury in his last game against Brigham Young University. “They did not hurt his mind and they did not hurt arm,” said USU head football coach Matt Wells. “Those are two valuable weapons that Chuckie Keeton has besides his […]

  • Link: Mormon Pioneer Overland Trail

    Link: Mormon Pioneer Overland Trail

  • New West Guitar Group jams out on Good Day Utah

    The New West Guitar Group plays some tunes during Sunday’s Good Day Utah. Kelly Chapman interviews the three band members about their music and their time in Utah. Watch the interview and hear some of their music in the video above.

  • Speed Week attracts racers from across the world

    FOX 13′s Car Guy Brian Champagne talks to locals participating in the upcoming Speed Week at the Bonneville Salt Flats. The event takes place Aug. 9-15.  

  • At the Movies: ‘Hercules’ and ‘A Most Wanted Man’

    In this week’s edition of At the Movies, Steve Oldfield takes a look at two films, one of which stars the late Philip Seymour Hoffman. Check out the video above for Steve’s take on “Hercules” and “A Most Wanted Man.”

  • West Nile Virus warning signs observed in 3 Utah counties, officials urge caution

    SALT LAKE CITY – West Nile Virus is back in Utah, and officials said there are no reported human cases and they intend to make sure it stays that way. Officials with the Utah Department of Health are keeping a close eye on three counties in Utah where mosquitoes infected with the virus have been observed: Kane, Uintah and Box Elder counties. Rebecca Ward, a health educator with Utah Department of Health, said everyone should take steps to reduce their […]

  • Pioneer Park hosts flying trapeze classes

    SALT LAKE CITY — Groups who were looking for ways to revitalize Pioneer Park have worked to bring a high-flying attraction to the area. FOX 13 News’ Kelly Chapman has more information on Utah Flying Trapeze and the classes they offer to Utah residents. See the video above for Kelly’s report, and click here to visit the organization’s Facebook page.

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    Mount Olympus trail reopens, safety project completed earlier than expected

    MOUNT OLYMPUS, Utah – Crews and volunteers worked Saturday to improve the safety of a trail on the upper portion of Mount Olympus. Search and rescue crews have responded to lost and injured hikers in the area in the past, so volunteers built a series of large stacks of rocks, known as cairns, to better define the outline of the trail. Volunteers also placed vegetative debris along areas where hikers should not go. Julie Kilgore is a hiking director with […]

  • Marshall James Roberts mugshot

    Police seek man suspected in two robberies

    SALT LAKE CITY — Police are asking for the public’s help finding a man they said was involved in two recent robberies. Police say 25-year-old Marshall James Roberts robbed Coffee Noir, 1035 East 200 South, last Sunday and say he also robbed a Health Care Credit Union, 769 East South Temple, on Friday. Roberts, pictured above, is described as being a white male who stands 6-feet 1-inch tall who has a thin build and bushy hair. Officials said the man […]

  • Two story fire in OGden photo

    About $100,000 in damages after vacant home catches on fire

    OGDEN, Utah – Officials are investigating after a vacant home in Ogden caught fire early Saturday morning. The fire was at a home at 2149 Quincy Ave. and it occurred around 2:30 a.m. Officials said the two-story home was engulfed in flames when fire crews arrived. It took them about 20 minutes to control the fire and about an hour to extinguish the blaze. One firefighter suffered minor injuries in connection with the fire. He was treated and later released. […]