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  • Dedicated volunteer not deterred by Alzheimer’s diagnosis

    PAYSON, Utah – A Utah man who has spent his life volunteering isn’t letting a troubling diagnosis slow him down. Vern Gillmore was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, and FOX 13 News caught up with Vern earlier this week while he was making deliveries with Meals on Wheels in Payson. Gillmore said when he volunteers, he sets out to spread cheer. “I always feel I have to leave them when they have a smile on their face,” he said. “That’s important […]

  • 1300 East construction

    Project along 1300 East a headache for business owners, commuters

    SANDY – Crews have been working to replace an old natural gas line along a busy street in the Sandy area, and the process has created some challenges for commuters and business owners. Questar Gas is replacing a natural gas pipeline, and the work is taking place along 1300 East from about 7800 South to 10100 South. Drivers must detour in portions of the area, which is a headache for some. Alex Wheeler is the owner of Mountain Yoga, a […]

  • Former leader of UHP, WVC dies at age 71

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — Dennis Nordfelt, former superintendent of Utah Highway Patrol and former police chief and mayor for West Valley City, has died at age 71. Nordfelt died Saturday likely due to complications from pneumonia. Nordfelt was mayor of West Valley City for eight years. The current mayor, Ron Bigelow released the following statement Saturday: It was with great sorrow that I learned that our former West Valley City Mayor and Police Chief Dennis Nordfelt passed away today. […]

  • Link: Walk to End Alzheimer’s

    Link: Walk to End Alzheimer’s

  • Antelope Island hosts variety of events from bison roundup to haunted ranch

    Clay Shelly is the Curator at Fielding Garr Ranch, and he came to the FOX 13 News Studio Sunday to discuss the activities and events planned at the ranch on Antelope Island, which include a haunted ranch, guided tours, a bison roundup and more. See the video above for Shelly’s interview, and click here for more details on Antelope Island events.  

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    Report: Widow says flight attendant nixed use of defibrillator due to husband’s hairy chest

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A man died on a flight from Los Angeles to Albuquerque after he suffered a heart attack, and his wife said she believes a flight attendant’s reaction to her husband’s hairy chest contributed to a delay that may have cost her husband his life. KOAT in Albuquerque reports that Caroline and Jack Jordan were on a Southwest Airlines flight when Jack suffered a heart attack. Passengers reportedly attempted to perform CPR, but Caroline Jordan tells KOAT that […]

  • CNN

    Sand collapse kills 9-year-old girl at Oregon beach

    By Mark Morgenstein and Faith Karimi CNN (CNN) — When you think of potentially fatal threats at the beach, you probably think of sharks or riptides. You probably don’t worry about the sand. But that unexpected killer has now claimed at least three lives in the United States this summer. Nine-year-old Isabel Grace Franks died at a Lincoln City, Oregon, beach on Friday, when a hole she was digging in the sand caved in and buried her, authorities said. “We […]

  • At the Movies: ‘The November Man’

    In this week’s edition of At the Movies, Steve Oldfield takes a look at Pierce Brosnan’s latest action movie. See the video above for his review of “The November Man.”

  • Woman who housed 187 children over the years speaks about need for foster parents in Utah

    SALT LAKE CITY — A woman in Salt Lake City has been a foster parent for 187 children over the course of nearly 40 years, and she said it is something that is rewarding, important, sometimes fun, sometimes painful–and never easy. Eva Mae Sexton said being a foster parent is rewarding but tough. “It is hard,” she said. “It is hard for a foster parent. It’s not easy to be a foster parent, and anybody that goes into it that […]

  • Video: FOX 13 News rides with Utah Highway Patrol during DUI blitz

    SALT LAKE CITY – Utah Highway Patrol troopers are stepping up their patrols during the Labor Day weekend in an effort to keep people safe and keep impaired drivers off the road, and FOX 13 News rode along with a trooper Friday night. A coalition of Utah car dealerships came together to donate $5,000 to help pay for overtime shifts of troopers as the Utah Highway Patrol adds shifts for the holiday weekend. FOX 13 News rode along with Trooper […]

  • Rally in Ogden

    Sister of man shot by SLC police among those at rally against police brutality

    OGDEN, Utah – Several dozen protesters rallied in Ogden Saturday as part of a nationwide movement opposed to police brutality. Participants chanted “Hands up, don’t shoot” a phrase that has been made famous during protests in Ferguson, Missouri that came in the wake of an officer involved shooting that left 18-year-old Michael Brown dead. The rally was held outside the city’s offices on 25th Street and Washington Boulevard, and those who attended also focused on the death of 20-year-old Dillon […]

  • Link: CBTS Utah, services for youth and families

    Link: CBTS Utah, services for youth and families

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