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Ashton came to Fox 13 in 2014 from KSTU’s sister station KFOR-TV in Oklahoma City. Utah is now her home but she will always be an Oklahoman at heart. Boomer Sooner!


Recent Articles
  • Wake up: You’re fooling yourself about sleep, study says

    Hey, sleepyheads. What you believe about sleep may be nothing but a pipe dream. Many of us have notions about sleep that have little basis in fact and may even be harmful to our health, according to researchers at NYU Langone Health’s School of Medicine, who conducted a study published Tuesday in the journal Sleep Health. “There’s such a link between good sleep and our waking success,” said lead study investigator Rebecca Robbins, a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department […]

  • Lock downs lifted after shots fired near Trolley Square; shooter on the run

    SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Police are searching for a shooter after they say gunshots were fired outside Trolley Square. Officers said no one was hit in the shooting Thursday just before 8 a.m. Schools in the area were put on lockdown as a precaution. People in stores and businesses sheltered in place as well. One witness told Fox 13 they saw two men fighting a short distance south of Trolley Square, and moments later she heard shots […]

  • One in critical condition, two at large after resident shoots home invader in Salt Lake City

    SALT LAKE CITY – Police are searching for two suspects after a shooting left one man in critical condition. Officers said they received multiple calls about gunshots and people screaming on just after 10 p.m. Salt Lake City Police Lt. Dave Cracroft said a few people were trying to break into a home West Temple near Freemont Ave. Cracroft said one of the people inside the home shot one of the people forcing their way into the house. That person […]

  • Looking for 5G? Here are the US cities that have it

    5G, the next generation of ultra-fast wireless, is now available in the US. But the catch is you’ll need to be in the right city with the right device to access it. The technology has been touted as a major breakthrough that will allow for better video streaming and more technical advancements such as connecting self-driving cars. The US has made some solid ground catching up to China’s existing 5G presence. In fact, a recent report published by the Cellular Telecommunications […]

  • Body of missing girl Anndine Jones found in McElmo Creek, family says

    ANETH, Utah — A body discovered Wednesday night in McElmo Creek is that of 4-year-old Anndine Jones, her family said in a statement released Thursday. “Anndine ‘Cookie’ Jones will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. She brought such joy to our family, and will forever live on in our hearts and memories. We would like to thank everyone near and far who supported our efforts in searching for our baby girl. At this time, we ask […]

  • Utah native Analea Brown performs on Fox 13’s Good Day Utah

    Utah native Analea Brown recently released a reggae album. It just hit No. 1 on iTunes and is now No. 2 on The Billboard charts.

  • All charges against Jussie Smollett have been dropped

    By Jason Hanna and Melissa Alonso, CNN All charges against actor Jussie Smollett — who had been accused of staging a hate crime and filing a false police report about it — have been dropped, prosecutors and his attorneys said Tuesday. The move is a dramatic reversal in a case in which Chicago police alleged just last month that the 36-year-old “Empire” actor hired two acquaintances to attack him in late January to promote his career. The Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office didn’t […]

  • Unified Police identify suspect and victim in Midvale shooting

    SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah – Unified Police are investigating a deadly shooting at a Midvale gas station and a subsequent suicide in Sandy Wednesday night. Police said the victim is 40-year-old Ray Paul Willie Vasquez and the suspect is 24-year-old Jose Luis Garcia. “The suspect and victim are known to each other and this incident was not random,” a tweet from UPD said. Officers and Unified Fire Authority responded to the Maverik at 7800 South and Main Street in Midvale […]

  • 26-year-old killed in Orem shooting identified; suspect remains at-large

    UPDATE: Orem police identified the victim of the shooting Thursday night as 26-year-old Dominique Barnett. OREM, Utah — A man wounded in a shooting in Orem Thursday night has died, and police are still searching for the suspect Friday morning. Orem Police confirmed a man wounded in the shooting has died Friday, but his name has not yet been released pending notification of his family. Police are looking for 19-year-old Elbert Paule in connection with the shooting, which occurred Thursday night […]

  • Dove is offering $5,000 grants for dads without access to paid paternity leave

    The idea of paid paternity leave has hit the national stage as focus shifts from new moms to the whole family unit when a child is born. One company in particular is offering a grant to fathers who do not have access to paid paternity leave. Dove started a Paternity Leave Fund that is an effort to raise over $1 million for dads across America over the next two years, according to their website. The fund will provide fathers who do […]

  • Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s Oscar performance took people off the deep end

    Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga: Is it hard keeping it so hardcore? Not only did Lady Gaga win an Oscar on Sunday night, but her performance with Bradley Cooper hit viewers right in the feels. Shot entirely from upstage, with the audience acting as a backdrop, the duo’s rendition of “Shallow” from their film “A Star Is Born” was as intimate as it was seeped in chemistry. The pair, who played lovers in the film, have a well-chronicled connection off […]

  • Local TV news crew robbed, security guard shot while covering teachers’ strike

    OAKLAND, Calif. – A television news crew was robbed at gunpoint and their security guard shot as they covered the Oakland teachers’ strike Sunday, according to police and the news station, KPIX 5. The Oakland Police Department said officers responding to a report of a shooting just before 5 p.m. local time were told by the Bay Area news crew that they had been robbed. KPIX said that its reporter Joe Vazquez and photographer John Anglin were conducting interviews at an […]

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