• 05-07-obesity

    Scientists find link between fat and cancer

    You likely know that being overweight increases your risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes. But did you know it also increases your risk for cancer? If you didn’t, you’re not alone. While around 90% of Americans know that smoking is linked to higher rates of cancer, Dr. Clifford Hudis says, the inverse is true for […]

  • Relative speaks after mysterious Strack family deaths

    SPRINGVILLE, Utah — Fighting back tears, the relatives of five family members who died in Springville shared the shock and pain with the public Tuesday afternoon. “Events like this are difficult to understand and even harder to come to terms with, and no words can adequately describe our feelings of grief and sorrow,” said Bob […]

  • Voting by mail gains popularity in Davis County

    A video, released by the Davis County Clerk’s Office, educates voters on how voting by mail works. “Vote by mail seems to be like a good option for us. We’ve seen a lot of good options with it, voter interaction, voter participation,” said Brian McKenzie, Davis County’s election manager. McKenzie said because voting machines are […]

  • Water recommendations lifted in Eagle Mountain

    UPDATE: September 30, 6:40 pm: The water recommendations were lifted Tuesday evening, as the water was found to be free of contaminants, according to Eagle Mountain City. *Water Testing Results* Lab reports our water is free of contaminants. Recommendations are lifted. Normal use may resume. Thanks to all! — Eagle Mountain City (@eaglemtncity) September 30, […]

  • Tracy Morgan and female friend at the Emmy Awards in 2010. Image courtesy Tim Hart/CNN.

    Tracy Morgan: I can’t believe Walmart is blaming me

    By Topher Gauk-Roger and Kevin Conlon (CNN) — Walmart’s response Monday to a lawsuit filed by Tracy Morgan over the car crash that left him in critical condition elicited a response of its own on Tuesday from the recovering comedian — and it doesn’t sound like he’s laughing. “I can’t believe Walmart is blaming me […]

  • Enterovirus paralysis in children

    CDC investigating whether Enterovirus is causing paralysis in children

    ATLANTA — Health officials are looking for the cause of a neurological illness that’s affected nine children in Colorado. The children were hospitalized with muscle weakness in their limbs between August 9 and September 17, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; MRI tests spotted abnormalities in the children’s spinal gray matter. Most […]

  • Officials identify family mysteriously found dead in Utah home

    SPRINGVILLE, Utah – Police are investigating after a Springville family of five was found dead inside their home Saturday. Neighbors spoke to Fox 13 Sunday about the incident. “It was especially sad to hear that it was the whole family,” Neighbor Ame Patton said. Neighbors who live around the home in the area of 1000 […]

  • fire in SSL

    Exploding power transformer sparks blaze in SSL

    SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah —  South Salt Lake fire crews responded to a fire in the area of 3200 South and 300 East Friday evening after a power transformer exploded. Officials in South Salt Lake tell FOX 13 News that first responders arrived at an apartment complex at 3195 South 300 East to find flames […]

  • TRAX accident

    TRAX train, car collide in Salt Lake City

    SALT LAKE CITY – At least one person suffered injuries in a crash involving a TRAX train and car in Salt Lake City Thursday night, and officials with the Utah Transit Authority said riders could expect delays as a result. The crash occurred in the area of 200 South Main Street, and fire personnel who […]

  • This photo shows black smoke above the Stericycle facility in North Salt Lake on August 7.

    Stericycle responds after Gov. Herbert calls for criminal investigation into facility

    SALT LAKE CITY – Utah Gov. Gary Herbert announced Thursday he is launching three investigations into a medical waste disposal facility in the wake of recent allegations made against the facility, and he has asked the Utah Attorney General’s Office to open a criminal investigation. Stericycle in North Salt Lake has been the focus of […]

  • Owners of Botto Italian Bistro in Redmond, California wants bad Yelp reviews. Following a falling out with Yelp over advertising policies, the owner decided to start offering 25% off to customers if they wrote a negative review. Currently, the restaurant has more than 1,000 one-star reviews.

    Bay Area restaurant: “Hate us on Yelp”

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — A Bay Area Italian restaurant wants bad Yelp reviews. And until recently, it even paid for them. The stunt is the owners’ quest to subvert the online review site’s ratings system and garner publicity, following a dispute. The whole thing started two years ago, when Davide Cerretini and his business partner […]

  • Riders ask UTA officials to try using only mass transit, 3 accept challenge

    SALT LAKE CITY — How many UTA board members actually use public transit? That was one of the questions posed to the board during Tuesday’s UTA meeting. Last month, the public challenged all 15 board members to ride nothing but UTA for seven straight days. Three of the board members accepted and completed the challenge: […]