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  • Utah soldier who died in Afghanistan just became a dad, was due home in 3 weeks

    NORTH OGDEN, Utah — A special forces medical sergeant from North Ogden died Sunday in a non-combat related incident in Afghanistan. The US Department of Defense identified the man as 31-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Elliott J. Robbins. The US Army Special Operations Command stated Robbins died from non-combat related injuries in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. That incident is under investigation, according to the DOD, but no further details were released. Most of Robbins’ family wasn’t home when two men knocked on […]

  • MacKenzie Lueck murder suspect asked contractor to build secret room

    OGDEN, Utah — A local contractor from Ogden said he met with murder suspect Ayoola Ajayi a couple months prior to the murder of MacKenzie Lueck, because Ajayi wanted him to build a small, secret, soundproof room in the basement of his Fairpark home. Brian Wolf said at first when he met Ajayi, who went by the nickname “AJ,” he thought the potential future customer was just a friendly, normal, talkative guy. Eventually, though, Wolf said he was so disturbed […]

  • Dozens hope to start new chapter with Expungement Day

    SALT LAKE CITY — Dozens of people met with volunteers at the Utah Law and Justice Center on Wednesday to see if they are eligible to get their criminal records expunged. Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson said it was “emotional” to see the turnout of so many people at the Expungement Day event, ready to take the next step forward in their lives. Anyone who was convicted of a violent crime, like first-degree murder, is not eligible for their […]

  • DEQ issues warning for Utah Lake algae

    PROVO, Utah — Utah Lake is dealing with toxic algae issues for the second time this summer, this time in Provo Bay. Officials with the Utah Department of Environmental Quality said they’re planning to post more warning signs at Utah Lake State Park and Sandy Beach in response to the outbreak. When Fox 13 stopped by Provo Bay, we only found one sign warning about algal blooms, posted more than a year ago. The @UCHD issued a Warning Advisory on […]

  • Police arrest teenager suspected of accidentally shooting and killing brother in Millcreek Canyon

    MILLCREEK CANYON, Utah — Police have arrested a man on suspicion of shooting and killing his 17-year-old brother Millcreek Canyon Friday afternoon. Officers said it’s unclear whether the shooting was intentional and that the preliminary investigation shows there was some sort of struggle over the gun when it went off. Emilio Madrigal-Rios, 19, was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail on felony manslaughter and obstruction of justice charges. Officers said after the shooting, Madrigal-Rios threw the gun into the […]

  • Utah bikers ride for fallen officers

    SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah — Hundreds of bikers rode from South Salt Lake to Kamas on Sunday morning to raise money in honor of fallen police officers. The annual ride is put on by the Utah 1033 Foundation, which provides financial support to the officers’ families. This year’s event was especially emotional since Officer David Romrell died in the line of duty last November. “It was the worst day of my entire career,” said Chief Jack Carruth of the South […]

  • Thatcher Company’s chemical leak is latest in series of incidents involving facility

    SALT LAKE CITY — Thatcher Company’s sulfur dioxide leak Wednesday morning, which affected at least 56 people, is just the latest in a series of incidents involving the company. For those who have been following the news in Salt Lake City over the past 30 years, the company’s name should sound familiar. Officials with the Salt Lake City Fire Department said the company used to be notorious for spills but has since had fewer incidents needing attention. Thatcher Company’s most […]

  • What is sulfur dioxide and why can it be so dangerous?

    SALT LAKE CITY — Sulfur dioxide vapors sickened dozens of people in the area of Thatcher Chemical Wednesday morning. Sulfur dioxide,  SO2, is one of many chemicals that are dealt with at Thatcher Chemical located at 1905 Fortune Road. Even though many of the people who suffered symptoms were at nearby businesses along the canal, investigators stress that the SO2 did not spill into the canal. Vapors spread along the canal and that is what sickened people. The chemical itself […]

  • Utah family recovering from injuries after balcony collapse

    SPRING CITY, Utah — Seven injured family members in Spring City are now out of the hospital, still recovering after their balcony collapsed on Father’s Day. Adam Burningham, his wife, and five of their nine children fell about 20 feet from the second floor of their cabin. They were watching the sunset when the deck collapsed. “It was a low throbbing horror,” Burningham described. “It’s like you’re suddenly on a rollercoaster, and you don’t know how to stop.” Their youngest child, […]

  • Veteran Center dedicated to Maj. Brent Taylor

    NORTH OGDEN, Utah — Maj. Brent Taylor was a man who loved being the mayor of North Ogden, but even more than that he loved being an American. He loved putting on the uniform, wearing the American flag on his shoulder, and serving his country. People in North Ogden have never forgotten their mayor — a man who left his post in the middle of his term to make the ultimate sacrifice. “He asked me to take his place, and […]

  • Police: man critically injured in crash fled from traffic stop, ran red lights and crashed on Bangerter

    RIVERTON, Utah — A 29-year-old man is in critical condition after crashing his pickup truck into an SUV after fleeing from police Sunday night. The crash occurred near 13400 South on Bangerter Highway around 8:30 p.m. Sunday. According to Unified Police, things began around 7 p.m. with several reports the driver of a pickup truck was harassing several people on ATVs in the area of 6800 South and U-111. When police pulled the man over, they located an open container […]

  • Herriman Police say man critically injured in parking lot crash may have been drinking, showing off

    HERRIMAN, Utah — One person is in extremely critical condition after a motorcycle crash in an apartment complex parking lot in Herriman early Friday morning. Lt. Cody Stromberg of Herriman City Police said the crash occurred around midnight in a parking lot at the Timbergate Apartments, 5630 West Roe Dear Lane. “The motorcycle had been racing up and down the parking stalls, lost control and ended up impacting with this concrete wall behind me where it came to a rest,” […]

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