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Before coming to Fox 13, she worked as a writer on Senator Orrin Hatch’s reelection campaign, a surgical assistant, a legal aide, a door-to-door sales rep, and the fastest hands a movie theater’s concession stand had ever seen.
CACHE COUNTY, Utah — A man died in an ATV crash Sunday while riding with his 6-year-old son, who was not injured. Lt. Eric Stucki of Utah State Parks and Recreation said the crash occurred Sunday evening on the Shoshone trail system between Logan Canyon and Blacksmith Fork Canyon. A group of people were riding ATVs in the area when a 36-year-old man riding with his 6-year-old son got ahead of the group. It’s unclear exactly how the man crashed, […]
UPDATE: The missing man has been found and is in good condition. Spanish Fork Police said just after 8 a.m. that William Dean Mcintyre was found in good condition in the Orem area. Previous story continues below: SPANISH FORK, Utah — A Silver Alert has been issued for a 73-year-old man who left a nursing home in Spanish Fork Sunday. Authorities are looking for William Dean Mcintyre. The man stands 5’10” and weighs 200 pounds. He has gray hair and […]
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah State Board of Education is expediting rules to allow schools to confiscate e-cigarette devices if students have them on campus, and that rule could take effect as early as January 8. The development comes out of the USBE Board Meeting held Thursday. A meeting summary indicates the expedited rules come in response to a “dramatic increase” in student use of vaping devices. The new rules would allow schools to confiscate e-cigarette devices found in […]
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — A man was seriously injured in a crash, during which a piece of plywood smashed through a windshield. Sgt. Tyler Longman, West Valley City Police, said the crash occurred near 4950 West and 3100 South around 9 p.m. Thursday. The crash involved two vehicles and a portion of a nearby fence was destroyed. “A piece of plywood did go through the windshield,” Longman said of the impact. The driver of one vehicle was taken to […]
SALT LAKE CITY — Lockheed Martin is giving U.S. Congressman Chris Stewart as well as others an up close and interactive look at the F-35’s advanced technology and combat abilities. Inside the demonstrator, you can see exactly what it’s like to be a pilot of one of these fighter jets. “It handles wonderfully; it’s an extremely easy airplane to fly,” said John Price, an Operations Analyst for Lockheed Martin Aeronautics and a former Marine Corps pilot. From takeoff, to barrel […]
MYTON, Utah — One person was killed after troopers said a driver veered into oncoming traffic and struck a semi head-on in Duchesne County Wednesday morning. Authorities identified the deceased Thursday as 43-year-old Joshua D. Mordecai of Vernal. The Utah Highway Patrol states the crash occurred around 7:25 a.m. on U.S. 40 near mile post 100, in the area of Myton. Myton is a small town in Duchesne County, southwest of Roosevelt. Mordecai was driving a Honda Civic and traveling […]
KANE COUNTY, Utah — Wildlife officials want your help locating the person responsible for illegally killing a bighorn ram near Mount Carmel Junction. The Utah Division of Wildlife states the bighorn sheep ram was killed on October 20. The person(s) who shot the ram was on the main Barracks ATV trail, near mile marker 12.8, a press release from the agency states. The animal was left to waste after being killed. “Utahns value wildlife, and poaching is a serious crime,” […]
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s Hogle Zoo is offering more free admission days through the end of 2019. The zoo states that as a thank you to Salt Lake County residents and the ZAP program, Wild Wednesdays are being expanded to include more free dates. Typically the free entry days are held on the final Wednesdays of the month in November, December, January and February. This year they have been expanded to include all Wednesdays in November and most in […]
SALT LAKE CITY — Votes are still being counted in the race for Salt Lake City Mayor, and Erin Mendenhall leads by more than 17 points as of Wednesday morning. The latest results show Mendenhall with 58.60 percent (19,819 votes) and Luz Escamilla with 41.40 percent (13,999 votes). Mendenhall came by the Fox 13 Studio Wednesday morning to discuss the race, saying with thousands of ballots still to be counted the race won’t be decided for a few more days. […]
SALT LAKE CITY — President Donald Trump said Tuesday morning the United States is willing and able to assist Mexico with drug cartels after several families with dual citizenship were murdered in an ambush. Family members tell Fox 13 at least nine people with ties to Utah, including three mothers and six children, were killed after being caught in the middle of cartel violence in Mexico. Family members said all of those who were killed had dual US-Mexican citizenship and […]
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — Police arrested a man accused of fleeing the scene after causing a deadly crash in West Valley City Sunday. West Valley City Police said Tuesday they arrested 37-year-old Mario Alberto Sosa for the crash that killed 30-year-old Yesenia Castro. The crash occurred early Sunday morning near 3600 South and 3200 West. Police said Sosa fled the scene of the crash on foot, and items belonging to him were found in the vehicle. Interviews with witnesses […]
HOLLADAY, Utah — Two schools were sheltering in place after several cougars were spotted in the Olympus Cove area Tuesday morning. Ben Horsley, a Granite School District Spokesman, said Oakridge Elementary School and Churchill Junior High School were both sheltering in place after three cougar sightings in the Olympus Cove area. Those protocols were lifted as of just before 9 a.m. but schools will not hold outdoor recess Tuesday and parents are cautioned to supervise children who walk home from […]