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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!


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  • Spontaneously combusting tortilla chips blamed for two fires

    AUSTIN, Texas – Normally, tortilla chips need a healthy topping of spicy salsa to be described as fiery. Not, as it turns out, in Austin, Texas. In a Wednesday Facebook post, fire officials described arriving at July 12 factory fire caused by the “spontaneous combustion of tortilla chips. Yes, you read that right.” The factory had apparently been testing a new way to handle food waste from the making of the chips that “didn’t work out so well.” According to officials, boxes […]

  • It’s World Emoji Day! 😁 Which is your favorite?

    It’s World Emoji Day! Which is your favorite? Redheads, superheroes and lobsters will rejoice when they see the latest emojis coming to Apple iPhones and iPads. Apple previewed some of its 70 new emojis on Monday. The unveiling marked an early start to Tuesday’s World Emoji Day, a four-year-old holiday that celebrates the popular, wee cartoons. (It’s a busy week for technology-themed pseudo holidays — Amazon Prime Day started Monday afternoon.) The new emojis arrive later this year in an […]

  • 5 tips to survive the scorching heat

  • What if you called 911 and no one answered?

    What if you called 911 and no one answered? The Utah Department of Public Safety is looking to hire 911 operators to ensure that will never be a possibility. The job offers a $5,000 signing bonus and state benefits from the day you start. Interested? Click here to apply.

  • All 12 boys and soccer coach freed from Thailand cave

    The last remaining member of the Wild Boars soccer team and his coach have been pulled out of a flooded cave in Thailand, bringing an end to a near three-week ordeal that prompted a huge international rescue effort. The twelfth boy and the coach were the last of the team to be rescued Tuesday, after a complicated three-day operation to extricate the team, who became trapped on June 23 when rising flood water cut off the exit, deep inside the […]

  • George Clooney involved in scooter accident in Italy

    Actor George Clooney has been released from an Italian hospital after being involved in a motor accident Tuesday. The 57-year-old was thrown over the top of his scooter after being hit by a Mercedes while in Olbia on the island of Sardinia. According to Carabinieri officer Alberto Cicognani, the driver of the Mercedes hit Clooney after failing to stop at a turn. Cicognani told CNN he had spoken with Clooney, who said he was “fine” and confirmed he would resume […]

  • Thai cave rescue operation suspended after four more boys freed

    By Euan McKirdy and Steve George, CNN Rescuers working at a cave site in northern Thailand have suspended operations for the day after bringing four more boys out of the flooded cave system Monday, according to a witness working with the rescue team, bringing the total number of rescued boys to eight. Four more boys and their coach remain trapped inside the Tham Luang Nang Non cave complex. The first boy to emerge Monday was seen on a stretcher just […]

  • Utah teens survive attack, share self-defense story

  • Pres. Trump to meet with Pres. Putin July 16 in Finland

    President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet on July 16 in Helsinki, Finland, the White House said in a statement Thursday. “The two leaders will discuss relations between the United States and Russia and a range of national security issues,” the statement said.

  • US makes list of most dangerous countries for women

    India is the most dangerous country in the world to be a woman because of the high risk of sexual violence and slave labor, a new survey of experts shows. The Thomson Reuters Foundation released its results Tuesday of a survey of 550 experts on women’s issues, finding India to be the most dangerous nation for sexual violence against women, as well as human trafficking for domestic work, forced labor, forced marriage and sexual slavery, among other reasons. It was also […]

  • Wells Fargo accused of misconduct again

    Wells Fargo is once again being accused of misconduct, this time because it allegedly used complex financial investments to take advantage of mom-and-pop investors. The Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday that between 2009 and 2013, Wells Fargo reaped large fees by “improperly encouraging” brokerage clients to actively trade high-fee debt products that were intended to be held to maturity. Wells Fargo Advisors, the bank’s brokerage division, agreed to pay a $4 million penalty over its handling of the […]

  • English bulldog Zsa Zsa wins World’s Ugliest Dog contest amid ‘shower of slobber’

    Woof, these are some total dogs. And that’s the point. The 30th annual World’s Ugliest Dog Contest came to a close in Petaluma, California, on Saturday as Zsa Zsa, an English bulldog with a bodacious tongue that dangles down to her chest, taking best — er, worst? — in show. “Nine years young with a swaggering tongue, Zsa Zsa delivered a shower of slobber as she claimed this year’s title,” said a news release announcing her victory. Owner Megan Brainard of […]