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  • Leaders discuss how to shelter the homeless at Annual Homelessness Summit

    SALT LAKE CITY —Some people are becoming increasingly concerned there won’t be enough beds at homeless shelters this winter as they start to fill up across the Salt Lake Valley. Mayoral candidates Luz Escamilla and Erin Mendenhall both said they were concerned with the way things might look for the homeless population this winter during FOX 13’s debate on Wednesday. Almost 700 beds at the Road Home in downtown Salt Lake City will be replaced by facilities at three smaller […]

  • Service dog stolen from SLC Walmart parking lot

    SALT LAKE CITY – Police are looking for a woman suspected of stealing someone’s service dog in the Walmart parking lot near 1300 South 300 West. It all started with what was supposed to be a quick shopping trip. Jacqueline Hatch’s fiance brought both of her service dogs to Walmart when one of them got out of the car and became lost. The case is now being investigated as a theft because Walmart surveillance video shows a woman taking the […]

  • Jerry Sandusky’s son, other sexual assault survivors and activists urge Latter-day Saint church to stop private interviews

    SALT LAKE CITY — Hundreds of people gathered at the Salt Lake City-County Building on Saturday to take part in the March for Children. The inaugural rally was organized by Protect Every Child, a foundation dedicated to ending child abuse. Speakers at the rally discussed numerous topics and methods to keep children safe, criticizing some institutions for caring more about their image than the children they are supposed to protect. Sam Young, the founder of Protect Every Child, was excommunicated […]

  • Police identify suspect accused of trying to abduct young girl at Utah truck stop

    CEDAR CITY, Utah — Police have identified a suspect accused of trying to kidnap an 8-year-old girl Tuesday night at a truck stop in Cedar City. The man was questioned and released, but he remains the only suspect in the investigation. The incident occurred around 7 p.m.  Tuesday at a Love’s Travel Stop. The little girl was waiting in her dad‘s big rig while he went inside to grab some food. She told police at one point a man jumped […]

  • ‘Vicious’ dogs will not be euthanized after attacking 9-year-old girl in Eagle Mountain

    EAGLE MOUNTAIN, Utah — Officials in Utah County have decided to release two dogs back to their owner after they attacked a 9-year-old girl riding her bicycle in Eagle Mountain last month. The two dogs, a mastiff and wire terrier, were kept under quarantine at the North Utah Valley Animal Shelter for 10 days after the attack, which took place on Sep. 11. The girl suffered “significant” but not life-threatening injuries, potentially because she was wearing a heavy coat at […]

  • Utah woman receives death threat after confronting person ‘selling’ dogs online

    UTAH — Someone is using cute pictures of puppies for sale to try and scam people across Utah. Now, a woman in Taylorsville has received death threats for threatening to expose the scammer. Nhavy Ky said she was able to link each case together by looking at the listing’s description. Even though each listing had a different seller’s name, they all asked customers to call or text the same phone number. “Martin. Marshall. Leslie,” Ky said, scrolling through her phone. […]

  • Water main break repaired in Tooele

    TOOELE, Utah — A large water main break left some Tooele residents without water, the city announced Sunday. Just before midnight late Sunday, city officials announced the line had been repaired and the water was back on. Thank you to our crews for working all day and night. Thank you to our residents on 700 South for their patience,” a Facebook post from Tooele City said. Residents affected by the water main break can run water through their bathtubs until […]

  • 440 days: Sexual assault survivor in South Salt Lake waits for her rape kit to be tested

    SALT LAKE CITY — Sexual assault survivors across Utah took part in the “Walk of No Shame” on Saturday, marching from the Salt Lake City-County Building to the Utah State Capitol in an effort to get lawmakers to listen to their concerns. “The organization is SlutWalk,” said Rachel Jensen, the director of SlutWalk Salt Lake City. “It started because there was a string of rapes in Toronto, and an officer came out and said women would not be sexually assaulted […]

  • Homes near ‘Francis Fire’ burn scar prepare for possible mudslides

    FRUIT HEIGHTS, Utah — People in Fruit Heights are taking extra precautions heading into this weekend’s storm now that the mountains above their homes have been burned by the “Francis Fire.” The city has come up with various ideas to prevent mudslides from damaging people’s homes, such as installing fences and constructing basins to catch debris. Many of those plans had not yet been implemented so quickly after the 364-acre fire left a large burn scar. “We’re ready to react […]

  • Television show from 2015 is now helping more victims of ‘the Clearfield Rapist’ receive closure

    CLEARFIELD, Utah — Police say a television show that aired in 2015 on TNT helped investigators find additional victims and get new evidence in the search for a serial rapist in Clearfield. “Cold Justice: Sex Crimes” was a documentary series that focused on giving new life to cold cases. Throughout an episode that focuses on “the Clearfield Rapist,” investigators from the show teamed up with investigators across Utah to develop a more comprehensive profile of a suspect. The show also […]

  • Scammer pretends to put Taylorsville couple’s ‘kidnapped’ daughter on phone, threatens to cut off fingers

    TAYLORSVILLE, Utah — A family in Taylorsville received a terrifying phone call from a man who said he kidnapped their seven-year-old daughter. The call turned out to be a scam, but police say it is significantly more aggressive and elaborate than most. The scammer even pretended to put the girl on the phone, instantly scaring mother Meghan Garfield and father Christopher Cook. “When we answered it, we could hear a little girl who was crying and saying, ‘Daddy! Daddy, help […]

  • Utahns young and old march for action against climate change

    SALT LAKE CITY — Thousands of Utah kids skipped school on Friday to participate in a worldwide strike against climate change. They marched from the Salt Lake City-County Building to the Utah State Capitol, asking lawmakers to take more serious measures to combat the problem. “Our one demand is that world leaders urgently act in order to keep our planet below two degrees celsius of warming,” said Raquel Juarez, a Fridays for Future activist from Ogden who regularly demonstrates at […]

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