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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.
WASHINGTON, Utah — A man was arrested and faces child sex abuse charges after an incident that occurred while he was babysitting a juvenile last month. A statement of probable cause indicates Lamar H. Woodbury, 65, was booked into jail on one count of sodomy on a child and one count of aggravated sexual abuse of a child. A relative told police Woodbury had entered a juvenile’s room as the child was sleeping and sexually abused the child in mid-October. […]
ROOSEVELT, Utah — Authorities are investigating a double homicide after two men died at a Halloween party in Duchesne County. The Duchesne County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were called to a home at 12000 West and 850 North, north of Roosevelt, shortly after midnight Friday morning. On Friday morning, Duchesne County Sheriff Travis Tucker identified the victims as 22-year-old John Reed Jr. and 23-year-old Tyrell Sowsonicut. Tucker said Reed was stabbed and Sowsonicut was shot. The sheriff’s office does not […]
UPDATE: Heather Fullmer has been found safe by police. TOOELE, Utah — Police in Tooele are asking for help finding a missing woman considered endangered. Heather Fullmer, 31, was reported missing on October 14, and Tooele Police said she has “several medical conditions which is why she is listed as endangered.” Fullmer stands 5-feet, 6-inches tall and weighs 120 pounds. She has green eyes and brown hair, and she has a tattoo on her left side that says “Roxanne […]
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Governor Gary Herbert is asking President Trump to allow more refugees to settle here. In a letter posted online on Friday by Rep. Patrice Arent, D-Millcreek, the governor urged the president to allow the state to accept refugees as the Trump administration reduces the number of people allowed into the United States. The governor’s office confirmed the authenticity of the letter to FOX 13. Thank you @GovHerbert pic.twitter.com/Sb6yI0tZJq — Patrice Arent (@RepPatriceArent) October 31, 2019 […]
ROY, Utah — A stretch of northbound I-15 will close overnight Friday and Saturday as crews replace secondary water trunk lines under the interstate. The Utah Department of Transportation states I-15 will close between 5600 South and Riverdale Road. The first closure will be from 9:30 p.m. Friday until 9 a.m. Saturday. The road will reopen, but close again from 9:30 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday. Northbound traffic will detour to 1900 West (State Route 126) using the 5600 […]
SALT LAKE CITY — Halloween will be another cold day for much of Utah, but not quite as frigid as Wednesday. A gradual warm up begins Thursday on the tail end this week’s cold front. Temperatures will be noticeably higher than Wednesday, which set records for cold weather. Temperatures for trick or treat will be in the 30s for much of northern Utah, while St. George should be in the 50s. Valley inversions will develop heading into the weekend, which […]
GARFIELD COUNTY, Utah — Search crews recovered the body of a man who was reported missing in September after going for a hike near Boulder. The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office states 72-year-old Norman Evertt Applegate Jr. of Seaside Park, New Jersey was found dead near Boulder Tuesday. Rescue crews recovered him the next day. Applegate Jr. left for a day hike on September 26 and never returned. “Preliminary investigation has shown no suspicious activity in Mr. Applegate’s death, however the […]
WAYNE COUNTY, Utah — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office is offering more details about a dog attack after threatening messages were directed at the deputy who put the animal down. The sheriff’s office posted about the incident on Facebook Tuesday night, saying the dog bit the victim on October 2 while the victim was a guest at a home in Wayne County. “The dog in question was with another dog in the back of a pickup truck parked in the […]
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Transit Authority is working to get service back to normal after a TRAX train went off the tracks Tuesday night in downtown Salt Lake City. Carl Arky, a UTA Spokesman, said a train car on the red line went off the track near 400 South and Main Street around 9 p.m. Tuesday. The train has been taken back to a shop and crews were working to check the track and the wires above the […]
SALT LAKE CITY — Smith’s Food and Drug is accepting Visa credit cards again, six months after declining to take such cards in a dispute over fees. A banner posted on the chain’s website states they now accept Visa credit cards. Smith’s has 55 locations in Utah. Kroger, Smith’s parent company, announced in April that Smith’s stopped accepting Visa credit cards because Visa was misusing their position to charge excessive fees. Visa stated their network delivers significant value for merchants and […]
SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City set a new record for cold temperature for the month of October Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service states it was 14 degrees at 3:37 a.m., which sets both the record low for October 30 and the coldest temperature observed in the month of October. The previous record for both was 16 degrees. Records for cold weather date back to 1874. Lagoon closed for the season a day early due to the cold, […]
SALT LAKE CITY — Snow is falling on northern Utah Tuesday morning, and the heaviest precipitation is expected through midday. That snow is coming along with a front that will deliver frigid temperatures to much of Utah. Valley areas are seeing wet roads as of about 6 a.m., while snow is falling more steadily in canyons and mountain areas. Snowfall is expected to pick up throughout the morning until the afternoon. Big and Little Cottonwood Canyon are restricted to vehicles […]