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  • 4-year-old girl nearly drowns in West Valley City hotel pool

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — A four-year-old girl was rushed to the hospital Thursday night after nearly drowning in a hotel swimming pool. Police said the girl was underwater in the deep end of the Holiday Inn Express pool on 3036 Decker Lake Drive in West Valley City. According to police, the girl was unconscious when they pulled her out of the water and rushed her to Jordan Valley Hospital. By the time she arrived at the hospital, officials said […]

  • Steak Fajita Salads in Taco Bowls

    Steak Fajita Salads in Taco Bowls Ingredients: 6 (10” or 12”) flour tortillas cooking spray 3 tablespoons canola or vegetable oil, divided 1 lb. boneless steak 1 bell pepper, any color, seeded, thinly sliced 1 small white onion, sliced 2 cups mushrooms, thinly sliced 1 jalapeno or serrano pepper, seeded, diced (optional) 1 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, rinsed 3 cups iceberg lettuce, shredded Salt and Pepper Suggested Toppings Sour Cream Diced Tomato […]

  • Pasta with Roasted Winter Squash and Browned Butter

    Pasta with Roasted Winter Squash and Browned Butter, serves 4 Ingredients: 1 lb. squash, peeled and cut into 1 inch dice. Use your favorite variety of squash. 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 tsp. kosher salt ½ tsp. pepper 1 lb. pasta (penne, rigatoni, etc.) ½ lb. bacon, chopped ¼ c. shallot, thinly sliced 1 tbsp. garlic, minced 1 stick salted butter 4 sage leaved, chopped ¼ c. parmesan cheese, grated *optional* 4 chicken breasts if using as a main dish […]

  • Bloomin’ Apple Crisp

    Bloomin’ Apple Crisp Ingredients: 4 tbsp salted butter, melted 2 tbsp brown sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp nutmeg 4 large Granny Smith apples or favorite variety 8 caramel squares 2 tbsp lemon juice Vanilla ice cream for serving Prepared caramel sauce for serving For the crumble topping: 1 c rolled “quick” oats ¼ c. brown sugar ¼ c. butter, cold and diced 1 pinch salt Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 375. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 2. […]

  • Mexico’s Supreme Court rules ban on recreational marijuana unconstitutional

    MEXICO CITY – Mexico’s Supreme Court has ruled a ban on recreational marijuana use is unconstitutional. Reuters reports the nation’s highest court found in favor of a pair of legal challenges filed against the prohibition against marijuana use and states the ruling effectively leaves it up to lawmakers to regulate use of the substance. The two decisions make five similar rulings on the matter, which sets a precedent lower Mexican courts must adhere to. Visit Reuters for more on this […]

  • David Archuleta visits GDU, sings ‘Christmas Every Day’ from upcoming album

    David Archuleta is releasing a new album called Winter in the Air later this week, and Thursday he sang a preview at the Fox 13 Studio. Archuleta sat down with Amy and Dan to discuss his career in the years since his start on American Idol. Later he sang one of the songs from the upcoming album, see the video for his performance of “Christmas Every Day.” For more on David Archuleta, his upcoming album and tour dates, visit his […]

  • Link: Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter

    Link: Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter

  • Allison sticks the Halloween forecast

    Fox 13’s Allison Croghan got creative for Halloween and delivered a forecast as a stick figure. The costume uses a morph suit and a green screen and the result on camera is hilarious or unsettling, depending on who you ask. This isn’t the first time a morph suit has made waves in a weather forecast at Fox 13, as one featured prominently in this April Fool’s Day prank from 2013.

  • Utah invention monitors baby’s heartbeat, breathing

    SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah dad invented a first-of-its-kind baby monitor. The Smartbeat monitor can detect a baby’s heartbeat and breathing without the need for the baby to wear a separate device.  

  • Real Salt Lake’s Luke Mulholland talks Halloween, playoffs

    Real Salt Lake Midfielder Luke Mulholland visited Good Day Utah on Halloween to discuss his elaborate costumes and the upcoming playoff contest vs Los Angeles. Mulholland and his fiance are enthusiastic about Halloween, and often dress up in over-the-top costumes. Luke and the rest of Real will face Los Angeles FC Thursday night to determine which team will advance in the MLS playoffs. That game is scheduled to begin at 8:30 MDT.

  • Budah celebrates Halloween with Terra Linda Elementary

    WEST JORDAN, Utah — This week’s Cool School is Terra Linda Elementary, and the students helped Budah celebrate Halloween during his visit. From a dramatic entrance to some costumed sporting events, Budah marked Halloween in style Wednesday.

  • Infamous gangster Whitey Bulger found dead in federal prison

    BRUCETON MILLS, West Va. — Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger has died after he was found unresponsive in a federal prison Tuesday, federal officials have confirmed. Bulger, who was an inmate at United States Penitentiary (USP) Hazelton, was found unresponsive around 8:20 a.m. “Life-saving measures were initiated immediately by responding staff. Mr. Bulger was subsequently pronounced dead by the Preston County Medical Examiner,” a news release from the Bureau of Prisons said. The 89-year-old was serving a life sentence after […]