You can catch Ashton Edwards talking about the latest trending news on Fox 13 News at noon and 4 p.m. She also stops by Fox 13’s Good Day Utah occasionally from 4:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

She loves the digital realm,, and lives for social media.

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
  • Mother and children hit by car in Sandy

    SANDY, Utah – A mother was pushing her two children in a stroller across Sego Lily Drive in Sandy when a driver hit the family in the middle of the crosswalk. All three were taken to the hospital, according to police. The mother and 3-year-old were transported in stable condition and the 17-month-old was taken by Life Flight to Primary Children’s Hospital in critical condition. At the latest report, the kids were both in stable condition and the mother — […]

  • Amber Alert canceled, missing Utah infant found

    LANDER, Wyo. — An infant girl at the center of an Amber Alert that was activated Wednesday night has been found safe and her biological parents have been arrested. Three-month-old Khaliyah Alvarez Caro was discovered with her mother, 21-year-old, Jasmine Angelica Alvarez, in Lander, Wyoming around 1:45 Thursday morning. “We’ve just got to work out the logistics now to bring the mother back to Utah, and DCFS is going to assist in getting the child back to the grandparents. But, […]

  • NASA needs your help naming next Mars rover

    NASA’s Mars 2020 rover is set to launch next summer and land in Jezero Crater on the red planet in February 2021. It’s called the 2020 rover for obvious reasons, but it will carry a new name before launch. This is a tradition with the Martian rovers. Before it was dubbed Curiosity, the previously deployed plucky rover was known as the Mars Science Laboratory. This fall, a nationwide “Name the Rover” contest will launch allowing K-12 students in US schools […]

  • Government moves 249 migrant children from Texas facility after reports of poor conditions

    Nearly 250 migrant children who were held at a Customs and Border Protection facility in Clint, Texas, will be shifted into the Department of Health and Human Services’ shelter system by Tuesday following reports of poor conditions at the facility. “Last week ORR identified shelter space in its network for 249 (unaccompanied children) who were located at the CBP Clint Station facility—these children should now all be in HHS care as of Tuesday, June 25th,” HHS spokesperson Evelyn Stauffer said […]

  • Baby died after suffering nearly 100 fractures, blows to the head, autopsy reveals

    HOUSTON, Texas – An autopsy reveals the horrific circumstances that lead to the death of a Houston baby at just 10 weeks old. Jazmine Robin was born premature at just 29 weeks. She spent several weeks in the hospital before being released to her parents on July 3, 2018 as a healthy baby, according to court records obtained by KTRK. Just 11 days later, she was brought to the hospital with “clearly inflicted head trauma.” An autopsy, which was released […]

  • Video released of alleged staged Jussie Smollett attack shows actor with noose around neck

    CHICAGO — Police on Monday released investigative files and video showing the alleged staged attack of actor Jussie Smollett — one of the videos shows the actor with a noose around his neck. Police spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi released the content Monday afternoon, which included nearly 70 hours of video and 500 pages of handwritten case notes. The release also included arrest reports, case reports, body cam footage and surveillance footage. On Jan. 29, Smollett told police he was attacked in […]

  • Utah man arrested after police say he held Latter-day Saint missionaries at gunpoint

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – A man was booked into jail and faces several charges after police said he held six missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at gunpoint in West Valley City. Police said the men were at the Windsor Estates mobile home park at 8 p.m. Thursday for an appointment with 46-year-old Paul Marquez. A statement of probable cause indicates the missionaries were there for a religious discussion but the man showed them his […]

  • Video shows adults brawling at baseball game for 7-year-olds, Colorado police say

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A large fight at a children’s baseball game in Colorado sent the young players running as adults fought on an elementary school field Saturday, police said. The Lakewood Police Department is hoping the public can help investigators learn more about who was involved and what sparked the melee. “It’s disgusting,” an officer told KDVR. “I highly doubt that the Rockies had any scouts there during the game. I think the saddest part in all of this is […]

  • 11-year-old Ohio girl saves brother from attempted abduction

    CLEVELAND – An 11-year-old Cleveland girl is being called a hero for taking quick action to save her 6-year-old brother from an attempted abduction. Julianne and Hayden Moore were playing outside their home Thursday night when they were approached by a man. “He started to talk to us, but we really couldn’t figure out what he was saying. It was like gibberish so we really didn’t think much of it,” Julianne told WJW. She said the man started to walk […]

  • Ride malfunction at California amusement park injures 3 people; 1 in critical condition

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Three family members were hurt, one of them critically, when a log ride at the Castle Park amusement park in Riverside malfunctioned Saturday afternoon. Two adults and a child were thrown from a log-shaped car once it reached the bottom of a waterslide, according to Vanderhorst. One patient, described by witnesses as a woman, was taken to a hospital in critical condition, Riverside City Fire Department Battalion Chief Bruce Vanderhorst said. The other two patients, including a 10-year-old […]

  • 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 […]

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