• Glendale police are investigating a double shooting at Independence High School near Glendale, AZ.

    Shooting deaths of two girls at Arizona high school believed to be murder-suicide

    By Jason Hanna and Amanda Watts CNN (CNN) — The deaths of two 15-year-old girls Friday on the campus of an Arizona high school are believed to be the result of a murder-suicide, police said. The 10th graders at Independence High School in Glendale had single gunshot wounds and a weapon was found near their […]

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    Authorities identify man found dead near Saltair

    MAGNA, Utah – Authorities have identified the man found dead Thursday near Saltair as 22-year-old Chandler Cooper. Officials said a couple out hiking found his body near 11500 W. Frontage Rd. and they are now investigating his death as a homicide. “With the absence of a weapon and transportation, it kind of leads you down […]

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    LDS Church issues new statement on medical marijuana

    SALT LAKE CITY — In a new statement issued Friday, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints clarified its stance on two competing pieces of medical marijuana legislation being considered by Utah lawmakers. “While we are not in a position to evaluate specific medical claims, the Church understands that there are some individuals who […]

  • Three million gallons of heavy metal filled with wastewater spilled into the Animas River in southern Colorado beginning August 5, 2015, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Levels of lead in at least one water sample tested 12,000 times higher than normal. So far, the spill has affected three states: Colorado, New Mexico and Utah.
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    Utah plans to sue EPA over Animas River spill

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Attorney General’s Office said Friday it planned to file a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency over last year’s Gold King Mine spill in Colorado’s Animas River that made its way into Utah. In a statement, Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes said the EPA failed to share recent test […]

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    Big Budah’s blog: More time with family than ever before

    I am so grateful for the basketball season I had this year with my daughters and for how much they have taught me about being patient and never quitting. We didn’t reach our goal of making it to the state tourney, but we did not stop scrapping to get there. Healthwise, I have been doing […]

  • Utahns express concerns about a Lake Powell Pipeline at a meeting in Salt Lake City.

    Southern Utah residents travel to SLC to voice opposition to Lake Powell pipeline

    SALT LAKE CITY — Washington County residents made sure they were heard loud and clear in Salt Lake City Thursday during a meeting of the Board of Water Resources, where they spoke out against a proposed Lake Powell pipeline. The pipeline is part of Senate Bill 80, which critics say costs too much and will […]

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    Website matches you with a dog, guesses your personality

    A new website by Microsoft allows you to upload a photo of yourself (or anyone, really) and makes an “informed guess on what kind of dog you or your friends might be.” Users can upload photos at or download the “Fetch!” app to get their results. We have tested it in the FOX 13 Newsroom […]

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    Heart Screenings for a Healthy Heart

      Coronary artery disease and peripheral artery disease (PAD) can be extremely serious and potentially deadly health problems many men and women face in the U.S. However, IASIS Healthcare Utah offers heart function screenings that can give you and your doctor a better look at your overall health. Coronary artery disease refers to the narrowing […]

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    Plotting pollution: Researchers use TRAX to monitor air quality around Salt Lake valley

    SALT LAKE CITY — How bad is the air where you live? If you are in one of Utah’s valleys during the winter inversion season, a few miles can make a world of difference. “We’d really like to be able to know what is the air quality spatially across the whole valley,” said Dr. Logan […]

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    Family, friends remember woman killed in Riverdale shooting

    ROY, Utah — The parents of a Riverdale woman shot and killed by her boyfriend say their daughter wasn’t killed in self-defense, they believe she was murdered. On Tuesday night, more than 200 people held a candlelight vigil to remember Jenna Manuel at Sandridge Park in Roy. They said the candles were not lit to mourn […]

  • The first votes in the New Hampshire primary were cast in Dixville Notch on February 9, 2016.  Bernie Sanders received 4 votes, John Kasich 3, and Donald Trump two.

    New Hampshire primary: Trump, Sanders win; Kasich takes second

    By Stephen Collinson CNN (CNN) — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders cruised to early victories in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, while Ohio Gov. John Kasich is projected to finish second in the GOP race. Multiple Republicans, including Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, […]

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    County leaders, horse owners debate future of Salt Lake County equestrian park

    SOUTH JORDAN, Utah – Horse owners and Salt Lake County council members are at odds as officials debate the future of a struggling equestrian park. There was a time when the Salt Lake County Equestrian Park was promoted as one of the premier events center in the Intermountain West. But over the years the facility has lost […]