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  • Update: About 5,000 gallons of crude oil spilled in Carbon Co. crash; US 191 reopened Saturday evening

    CASTLE GATE, Utah — An oil tanker rolled on US-191 in Carbon County Friday morning, which caused approximately 5,000 gallons of crude oil to spill. Roughly half of that oil spilled into Willow Creek, according to Utah Department of Environmental Quality spokeswoman Donna Spangler. The crash occurred northeast of Castle Gate, near mile marker 257, according to UHP.  Highway 191 was closed in both directions in that area, but reopened just before 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Crews have been setting up […]

  • Former Draper City Police lieutenant accused of sexually abusing fellow officer

    SALT LAKE COUNTY — A former lieutenant with Draper City Police has been charged with sexually abusing another police officer in his department. Court documents state Lt. Chad Carpenter of the Draper City Police Department is charged with two counts of forcible sexual abuse for an incident that allegedly occurred January 31. Carpenter called a Draper City detective into his office to talk. “She had undergone some breast reduction surgery and he called her into his office, had her shut […]

  • Significant TRAX rail replacement project to delay riders downtown

    SALT LAKE CITY — A significant rail replacement project will soon be underway starting May 4 in downtown Salt Lake City. The Utah Transit Authority tells FOX 13 that there are a number of locations downtown that are in need of repair and upgrade because of the last 18 years of wear and tear on certain switches and sections of track. The UTA will be temporary closing down the areas between its City Center and Courthouse TRAX stations on Main Street […]

  • No injuries after fire ignites in small airplane landing in Spanish Fork

    SPANISH FORK, Utah — There were no injuries reported after a small fire ignited in a small aircraft that landed at Spanish Fork-Springville Airport Friday. Lt. Brandon Anderson with Spanish Fork Police said the plane took off Friday morning from St. George and landed in Spanish Fork around noon. As the plane landed, those aboard noticed smoke coming from the dashboard area of the cockpit. The pilot pulled the plane off the runway and called emergency responders. Crews contained the […]

  • UTA urges pedestrian safety after FrontRunner fatality in Orem

    SALT LAKE CITY — Two Utah train fatalities in the last week and Utah Transit Authority officials are saying, as the spring weather continues to improve, more and more people will take to the streets and that could mean trouble if they don’t pay attention. UTA spokesman Carl Arky tells FOX 13 that train conductors tend to see more close calls and some fatalities during the spring and summer months. “At any given moment somebody might be looking at their […]

  • 19 sickened after exposure to pepper spray at Park City High

    PARK CITY, Utah — A Park City Fire District spokesperson, Tricia Hazelrigg, said 19 people suffered a sensation of burning in the lungs and abdominal cramping Monday afternoon after they were exposed to pepper spray at Park City High School. “Some complained of lingering burning sensation in their lungs,” Hazelrigg said. The incident was first reported as a gas leak around 2 p.m., after school had let out for the day. Members of the faculty and some remaining students evacuated […]

  • Delta delay forces passengers to spend night at Salt Lake International

    SALT LAKE CITY – A Delta Airlines de-icing issue Thursday night and Friday morning at Salt Lake International Airport caused several flight delays and even forced passengers to spend the night in the terminals. Delta passenger Doug Flagler told FOX 13 that he is having to spend the night in the airport due to the delays and he feels bad for parents and families who have kids in this situation. “There are a lot of kids sleeping on the floor […]

  • Utah State impresses fans, alumni during March Madness

    LOGAN, Utah – The Utah State Aggies fought the Washington Huskies but it wasn’t enough in Friday night’s March Madness face-off in Ohio as USU fell 78-61 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Fans around the state of Utah gathered in different corners of the state to watch the competition. One group made up of about 100 alumni and students gathered at the USU Kaysville Campus. Carrie Godfrey, who graduated from USU told FOX 13 that she was […]

  • March Madness comes to Salt Lake City

    SALT LAKE CITY – Day one of March Madness in Salt Lake City is in the books and it attracted thousands of fans, both in-state and out. Salt Lake City officials told FOX 13 that 26,000 fans are expected over the next few days during the NCAA Tournament. That number was no surprise on Thursday as long lines formed outside of Vivint Smart Home Arena. “It’s fun to see other teams from other parts of the country and I’m a […]

  • Girl, 5, in critical condition after being hit by car in Centerville

    CENTERVILLE, Utah — Centerville Police said a 5-year-old girl was hit by a car Friday morning. It happened at 566 W 2025 N, near Reading Elementary, where the girl goes to school. According to Centerville Police, the girl and her older sister were walking to school when she was hit by a Chevrolet Suburban going west on 2025 N. Police said it appears the victim ran out into the road and into the path of the Suburban. “The driver of […]

  • Winter storm Wednesday catches drivers, snow plow drivers off guard

    SALT LAKE CITY — The commute for thousands on Wednesday morning surprised a lot of drivers and accident numbers proved that, with Utah Highway Patrol reporting over 135 accidents as of 4 p.m. “We were told by weather experts that there may not be any road snow. Fortunately, we made the right precautions and came out and had plenty of troopers come out and work this morning,” said Sgt. Nick Street with Utah Highway Patrol. Street said that troopers saw […]

  • 4-year-old boy loses hand to dog bite in Layton

    LAYTON, Utah — A dog bit a four-year-old boy in Layton Sunday afternoon, seriously injuring him. The boy was recovering Sunday night after having surgery at Primary Children’s Hospital. Layton Fire Battalion Chief, Jason Cook, says the incident took place around 3:45 p.m. at 1042 North 3575 West. The boy was in his backyard, and had a sock on his hand and was attempting to play with two Husky breed dogs through a fence. One of the dogs bit the […]

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