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  • Unified Police seek man who evaded officers after chase, say he’s armed and dangerous

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — Unified Police are looking for a man they said should be considered armed and dangerous after a chase that went from Taylorsville to West Valley City early Thursday. Police are looking for James Carter, who they described as a white supremacist gang member. A sergeant in an unmarked vehicle spotted Carter in the passenger seat of a stolen vehicle in Taylorsville around 1 a.m. When he attempted a traffic stop, the woman driving the car […]

  • Shooting victim’s friends to host drag event in his memory

    SALT LAKE CITY — Members of the LGBTQ community plan on holding a special tribute to a man who was shot and killed on Wednesday near the Idaho-Utah state line. Dennis Gwyther, 50, was known for being an activist, working behind the scenes to make sure LGBTQ events ran smoothly. His friends in that community are paying tribute to him with a drag show Sunday night at the Salt Palace at 7 p.m. His friend, Johnny Harris, said he remembers […]

  • Utah man shot by men wearing clown masks says home invasion was targeting drugs, money

    Warning: Images of the man’s injuries in the video above are graphic and may be disturbing to some viewers. SALT LAKE CITY — A man who was shot and almost killed by men wearing clown masks during a home invasion on Mother’s Day near Rose Park has been released from the hospital. Cliff Robinson, 48, said he knows exactly who shot him in front of his two young children, and he knows what they were after. “I don’t know them […]

  • Loved ones remember Utah couple killed in helicopter crash as happy, supportive

    UTAH — Police have identified the couple that died in a helicopter crash Friday afternoon near Alpine. Benno and Megan Penna were both 32 years old and lived in Ballard, Uintah County. They leave behind a 5-year-old daughter and 6-year-old son. The two children did not know their parents were involved in the crash until Sunday morning when family members got together to tell them the news and give them emotional support. Their families sent out a statement, saying: “The […]

  • Couple killed in helicopter crash posted video shortly before

    ALPINE — Two people who died in a helicopter crash Friday near Alpine posted pictures and a video of their flight from mid-air possibly just minutes before crashing. The video, posted at approximately 10 a.m., shows a clear blue sky and fluffy white clouds underneath them, with a caption that reads, “Above the clouds ☁.” At one point during the video, the couple flips the camera around and shows their faces, smiling and having a good time. FOX 13 has […]

  • Burglars in clown masks shoved grandma down stairs, shot son-in-law, traumatized kids

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City Police Department is looking for a group of men who invaded a home near 1400 West and 600 North early Sunday morning wearing clown masks. One of the clowns shot a man inside the house, in front of the victim’s young children on Mother’s Day. FOX 13 spoke to a grandmother who lives there. She said she started yelling at the clowns before one of them threw her down a steep flight […]

  • Biker group surprises 86-year-old veteran with ride-along

    KAYSVILLE, Utah — Riders with the Patriot Guard granted a surprise wish to an 86-year-old Air Force veteran in Kaysville who served in the Korean War. Family members said the last few years haven’t been the same for former Sgt. Ben Whicker. He had already been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease when he had a stroke last week. The thing he misses most is riding motorcycles. “He wakes up, and the only thing he ever expresses desire for is he’ll say, […]

  • UTA training simulates terrorist bombing of FrontRunner commuter train

    LAYTON, Utah — The Utah Transit Authority teamed up with first responders across the valley Sunday morning to simulate how they would respond if a FrontRunner train were to be bombed by terrorists. The train line doesn’t run on Sundays, allowing UTA plenty of time to set up the simulation in Layton, rescue as many “victims” as they could, and send in the bomb squad to deal with “explosives.” First responders systematically cleared each rail car, walking over dead bodies, […]

  • Convicted pedophile deputy fire chief gets to keep his pension in prison

    SALT LAKE CITY — A FOX 13 investigation has revealed a convicted pedophile is still allowed to receive thousands of dollars every month from his taxpayer-funded pension. Greg Chamberlain used to be a deputy fire chief with the Ogden Fire Department. He’s now in prison after admitting to the forcible and aggravated sexual abuse of his 16-year-old and 11-year-old family members. The girls’ mother reported Chamberlain, who eventually pleaded guilty to the charges. In exchange, prosecutors dropped charges of forcible […]

  • Cyclist says driver intentionally hit him

    SALT LAKE CITY — A cyclist is sharing a message for everyone on the road, after he said a driver intentionally caused a crash involving the man’s bicycle. He and his friend are still in disbelief over what they said the driver did after the crash that left the cyclist injured. The Salt Lake City Police Department is investigating the hit-and-run. Trever Kingsbury and his friend Mark LeBlanc went for a ride up Emigration Canyon on Saturday. The road is […]

  • Unwanted Easter bunnies face a dire future

    SALT LAKE CITY — Some people like to buy their own bunnies to celebrate Easter Sunday, but that usually isn’t the best idea unless you know what you’re getting yourself into. For 10 or 11 months out of the year, bunnies usually aren’t the most popular animal to adopt, according to Callista Pearson with Salt Lake County Animal Services. But for some reason, every year around April, people get the idea to fill their Easter basket. That’s a good thing […]

  • South Salt Lake Police searching for pawn shop thief

    SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah – Police are looking for a man caught on camera ramming his car into a pawn shop in South Salt Lake. The video shows the guy slamming a stolen car straight through the front door of Premier Pawn on south State Street. The thief then hops out and starts looking for items behind the counter. James Bacon, the owner of the pawn shop, said he got an alert on his phone that the alarms were going […]

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