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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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    The CIA confirms Area 51 does exist but maintains theories it housed aliens from space is not true.

  • Woman jumps from balcony to escape Salt Lake City apartment fire

    SALT LAKE CITY – A woman is recovering in the hospital after a fire forced her to jump from her Salt Lake City apartment early Wednesday morning. Firefighters responded to the Seasons at Pebble Creek Apartments, at 1620 W Snow Queen Place, at 2:06 a.m. A news release from the Salt Lake City Fire Department said the fire started on the 3rd floor of the apartment complex, and it quickly spread into the roof and throughout the top floor. Firefighters […]

  • Baby boy dies after being pulled from water near Brooklyn Bridge

    NEW YORK — A baby boy died after he was pulled from the water near the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday afternoon, an NYPD spokesperson said. Tourists from Oklahoma had seen the boy around 4 p.m. and Monte Campbell went into the water to get him out, his wife said. “You could see its little legs just floating and his head was in the water,” Diana Campbell told WPIX. “My husband was like ‘I have to go in.'” He waded into […]

  • Ku Klux Klan trying to recruit in New York with candy

    ONEIDA, N.Y. – The Ku Klux Klan has embarked on a recruitment campaign in upstate New York in recent months, dropping off packets of white supremacist propaganda and sweetening the material with bars of Snickers in an initiative seemingly aimed at young people. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday ordered state police to investigate and directed the state police Hate Crimes Task Force to kick off a “public awareness campaign” to counter hate. The flyers were distributed in Oneida […]

  • 9-year-old boy’s lemonade stand robbed at gunpoint

    UNION COUNTY, N.C. – Deputies are searching for a teenager accused of robbing a 9-year-old’s lemonade stand at gunpoint in a North Carolina neighborhood. The Union County Sheriff’s Office told WSOC Sunday that the stickup happened near a traffic roundabout in Monroe. Deputies say the young drink vendor reported that a male teenager with a camouflage hat and black shirt placed a black handgun to the boy’s stomach Saturday, demanded money and then fled on foot. Sheriff’s spokesman Tony Underwood […]

  • ‘Bigfoot erotica’ takes center stage in congressional race

    In one of the more bizarre episodes of the midterm elections this year, the race for Virginia’s 5th Congressional District has come down to a fight over “Bigfoot erotica” and whether one candidate is into it. Democratic candidate Leslie Cockburn tweeted on Sunday that, in addition to campaigning with a white supremacist, Republican candidate Denver Riggleman was “a devotee of Bigfoot erotica” — both charges that Riggleman denied in an interview with CNN. “My opponent Denver Riggleman, running mate of […]

  • Vest-vending machine a big hit in San Francisco

    It’s an odd tale of vests, venture capitalists, and San Francisco: Start with this Business Insider story in 2016 declaring that the vest had “become the most quintessentially-VC item in an investor’s wardrobe” in Silicon Valley. Flash forward to a different BI story from last week, taking note of a vending machine in San Francisco’s airport that dispenses, yes, vests, and the social media jokes that revelation has generated. (“SFO has a down vest vending machine for visiting VCs,” wrote one; “automatic vesting” wrote another.) And finally, a followup […]

  • Steve Powell, father-in-law of Susan Cox Powell, dies in hospital

    TACOMA, Wash. — Steven Powell, the father-in-law of missing West Valley City mom Susan Cox Powell, has died. Powell, a central figure in the mystery surrounding the Utah woman’s disappearance, passed away on Monday night, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office in Tacoma, Washington, confirmed. FOX 13’s sister station Q13 in Seattle reported it was believed to be from a heart attack. Steve Powell, father of Josh Powell.. and grand father of Charlie and Brayden died of early this am at […]

  • 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 […]

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  • 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.