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SALT LAKE CITY — Thursday begins with warm, dry weather but colder temperatures and storms are on their way. Temperatures will drop and strong, gusty winds should develop as the cold front approaches Thursday afternoon. Isolated showers are possible in the afternoon, but more likely Thursday evening. Light accumulations of snow are possible in northern Utah’s mountains, and rain showers are likely in some valleys. Temperatures will be 10 to 20 degrees cooler Friday compared to Thursday, and even colder […]
CENTERVILLE, Utah — The scene has been cleared and FrontRunner service along with traffic on I-15 are getting back to normal after a medical episode sent a vehicle onto the train tracks in Centerville Wednesday morning. A dash camera captured the dramatic moments as a trooper rescued that driver from the oncoming train. UTA Spokesman Carl Arky stated the incident occurred around 6:50 a.m. on a section of track between Pages and Parish Lane in Centerville. A driver suffered a […]
SALT LAKE CITY — More than 100 big game animals were killed illegally and officers have issued hundreds of wildlife citations in the last two months across Utah. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources said from August 1 to October 13, officers contacted 35,619 people and inspected 11,425 hunting licenses. Those interactions turned up 1,215 violations and 102 illegally killed big game animals—including moose, bison, black bear, deer, elk and pronghorns. So far 918 citations have been issued. “Hunters need […]
UPDATE: Salt Lake City’s Department of Public utilities states the valve work has been completed and water service restored shortly before 9 a.m. Sun up and ✅! Our crews worked all night to fix broken valves. H2O restored, cleaning up. Thanks, team! @LBriefer @slcmayor @SLCgov @SugarHouseSL @slcCouncil #WaterWednesday pic.twitter.com/tc4drV544Q — SLC Department of Public Utilities (@SLCPU) October 16, 2019 See below for details on flushing your water system. Previous story continues below: SALT LAKE CITY — About 250 customers are […]
ROOSEVELT, Utah — There will be an increased police presence at Union High School in Roosevelt Wednesday after a report of an alleged threat, which authorities were not able to verify the credibility of. Duchesne County School District states they were made aware “of an alleged threat that a Union High School student planned to bring a gun to school today.” The district states the threat was rumored to have been made via Snapchat, but authorities were not able to […]
SALT LAKE CITY — Crews are responding to a two-alarm fire in Salt Lake City Wednesday morning. Salt Lake City Fire first tweeted about the blaze shortly before 8 a.m., stating it’s in the area of 73 North L Street. Two homes are involved in the two-alarm fire, but no further details were immediately available. Fox 13 News will update this story as more details emerge.
SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City will host the 2020 vice presidential debate, Fox 13 has confirmed. The Commission on Presidential Debates announced the selection on Friday. The debate will be for the 2020 Election. Utah is the only western state selected among the venues for the three presidential debates and sole vice presidential debate. The debate will take place October 7, 2020 at Kingsbury Hall on the University of Utah campus. This will be the first time a […]
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — Four people evaded police Thursday night after a woman said they stole her car at gunpoint and drove away with her teenage nephew still inside. West Valley City Police tell Fox 13 a woman called to report the carjacking and kidnapping around 11 p.m. near 3600 South and 1300 West. She said four armed males, either in their late teens or young adults, showed a gun and told her to give them her car. She […]
Jungle Cruise is the latest Disney ride to make the leap to the big screen. The movie hits theaters in July of 2020 and stars Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Emily Blunt. Check out the trailer in the video embedded above.
SANDY, Utah — A truck hauling beer rolled off the road and into a church parking lot in Sandy Thursday morning. Sgt. Jason Nielsen with Sandy Police said the crash occurred around 6:12 a.m. near 11300 South and 1300 East. A semi was traveling northbound on 1300 East when the driver of a Toyota Tundra going westbound ran a red light, causing the semi to veer to the left. The semi rolled off the road and went into the parking […]
SALT LAKE CITY — A pile of burning trash forced a road closure in Salt Lake City Thursday morning, but the mess has since been cleaned up. Capt. Adam Archuleta of Salt Lake City Fire said the driver of a garbage truck noticed smoke coming from the back of the vehicle and decided the safest place to dump the load was in a parking lot near 2700 South and 2000 East. Salt Lake City Fire first tweeted about the burning […]
APPLE VALLEY, Utah — A man was booked into jail on suspicion of murder after police said he told them he shot another man during a dispute over maintaining a property in the Apple Valley area of Washington County. According to a press release from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, they first became aware of the incident around 1:40 p.m. Tuesday. A 911 caller initially declined to give details, eventually saying “We are harmless and need help from the County […]