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, Fox13Now.com, 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
  • 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 […]

  • R. Kelly to appear in court on Monday as he tries to come up with bail money

    CHICAGO — R. Kelly is slated to appear in court Monday on allegations he sexually abused a woman and three girls over the course of 12 years. Kelly, 52, was charged Friday with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. A Cook County judge Saturday set bail at $1 million, calling the accusations against Kelly “disturbing.” Kelly would need to post $100,000, or 10 percent of the total bail amount, to go free. Defense attorney Steve Greenberg said Kelly “really […]

  • Bernie Sanders launches second presidential campaign

    After months of deliberation, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Tuesday that he is running for president again in 2020. It will be Sanders’ second consecutive bid for the Democratic nomination after losing to Hillary Clinton in 2016. Sanders made the announcement in an interview with Vermont Public Radio Tuesday morning. Sanders enters the 2020 race as one of the frontrunners — a remarkable turn for the democratic socialist who, three years ago, was viewed as a protest candidate from the […]

  • Minimal damage after pair of earthquakes hit near Bluffdale

    BLUFFDALE, Utah – Two earthquakes shook people awake near Bluffdale Friday morning. The United States Geological Survey confirmed a Magnitude 3.2 quake hit first followed by a Magnitude 3.7 just after 5 a.m. The Utah Department of Public Safety said the quakes are a reminder that Utah is “earthquake country.” “We typically have around eight earthquakes a year that are magnitude 3,” a press release states. “We don’t expect that these earthquakes caused much, if any, damage.” Though the epicenter […]

  • Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s John McEuen jams with Fox 13

    SALT LAKE CITY – We’re “Going Fishing in the Dark” with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s John McEuen. He and his new group, The String Wizards, are playing at The State Room Jan. 31 at 8 p.m.

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