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  • Man injured after crashing his motorcycle at the Utah Motorsports Campus

    TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — A man crashed his motorcycle while doing laps at the Utah Motorsports Campus in Tooele County Friday. Investigators say he tried to take a corner too fast and crashed into a wall of tires. He was flown to a hospital but was conscious at the time. His condition is still unknown. It happened during an event where riders can test the limits of their bikes in a safe environment. “Sometimes that ends in an unfortunate accident […]

  • Geneva Rock wants to expand its gravel pits, but a group of physicians says the dust is dangerous

    DRAPER, Utah — Geneva Rock is asking Draper City to allow a rezoning of the area at the Point of the Mountain and expand its gravel operation there. The company which supplies gravel, ready mixed concrete and other products has submitted an application with Draper to rezone about 73 acres. The group “Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment” is opposed to the expansion. The doctors say dust is already a problem and the wind blows it across the valley, and […]

  • Man hit and killed by UTA Frontrunner train in American Fork

    AMERICAN FORK, Utah — A 53-year-old man was hit and killed by a UTA Frontrunner train in American Fork Friday. UTA spokesman Carl Arky says the man was walking westbound on 200 South near 487 West around 7:00 p.m. The crossing arms were coming down and alarms and flashing lights were active Arky says, but the man continued to walk across the tracks. UTA Police and the Utah Medical Examiner are on scene investigating just what happened. The man’s name […]

  • Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman Jr. now U.S. Ambassador to Russia jams with ‘Chicagovich’

    Moscow — Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman Jr. is now the U.S. Ambassador to Russia. He’s winning over young Russians with his musical talents. Huntsman played keyboards with a band called “Leonid & Friends” that does very good covers of the American band Chicago in a special concert called “Chicagovich.” The concert took place at the massive Yota Arena in Moscow on June 16, but it just made its way to YouTube.

  • Boy riding battery powered scooter hit in Riverton intersection

      RIVERTON, Utah – A young boy was hit by a car in Riverton Friday evening. He was riding a battery powered scooter southbound on 2700 West and rode into the intersection of 12600 South against the traffic light, Unified Police investigators said. A Hummer H-3 clipped the boy and his scooter, and he was airlifted to a hospital in critical condition. The boy is described as a Hispanic male around seven or eight years old. At first, police asked […]

  • ‘Arko’ a K-9 officer with Lone Peak Police is getting a special gift

    LONE PEAK, Utah — A K-9 officer with the Lone Peak Police Department is getting a special gift. “Arko” will soon get a bullet and stab resistant vest to wear when he’s on duty and in harm’s way. The vest is a charitable donation from a group called “Vested Interest in K9’s.” The vests provide a lot of protection for the police dogs but can cost between $1700 and $2200. Delivery is expected in eight to 10 weeks.

  • Several homes flooded after heavy rains in southern Utah’s Dammeron Valley

    DAMMERON VALLEY, Utah — Heavy rains pounded the Dammeron Valley in southern Utah Thursday. That’s a small town in remote Washington County northwest of Gunlock. 18 homes were flooded according to Jimi Keston, a public information officer in Washington County. No one was injured, and no one was forced to seek emergency shelter, Keston said.

  • BYU Police’s records should be subject to open-records laws, judge rules

    PROVO, Utah — A Utah judge has ruled that the Brigham Young University Police Department is a governmental entity and should have to comply with Utah’s open-records laws, The Salt Lake Tribune reports. Third District Judge Laura Scott issued the one-page ruling Friday morning. The law enforcement arm of the university, owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has contended that it is exempt from the state’s Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA) because it is […]

  • Rich’s Reviews: ‘Skyscraper’ and ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor’

    This week Fox 13’s Rich Bonaduce reviews two movies. See the videos above for his reviews of “Skyscraper” and “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”.

  • US Marshals arrest Mississippi man wanted for killing his wife after he was spotted at Bear Lake

    BEAR LAKE, Utah —  The Violent Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (VFAST) arrested 61-year-old murder suspect Charles Eugene Bowman at Bear Lake Thursday. The Mississippi man was wanted for the “violent death of his wife.” A Division of Natural Resources agent spotted Brown near his car in a campground on the east side of Bear Lake. The Marshals took him into custody without incident. Bowman was last seen in Vernal, Utah camping six miles west of town on Friday, July 6. Before that […]

  • Utah Department of Public Safety is hiring 911 Dispatchers

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Public Safety is hiring 911 dispatchers to make sure there is someone on the other end of the line when emergency calls come in. The D.P.S. is looking for qualified people interested in the job and is offering a $5,000 signing bonus. Chris Reukert, communications manager for the D.P.S. was in the FOX 13 news studio Thursday to talk about the need for dispatchers. “Without a 911 dispatcher, there`s no one to […]

  • New flash flood warning for Washington County and Zion National Park

    WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah — The National Weather Service has issued a new flash flood warning for Washington County. It will be in effect until 9:15 p.m. Thursday. More heavy rain is falling over Zion National Park which was saturated Wednesday night with streams rising, rocks falling and roads closed. WEATHER ALERT: FLASH FLOOD WARNING for Washington co. until 9:15pm for heavy rain over @ZionNPS after it was already saturated last night. Be careful out there! #utwx — Kristen Van […]