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  • Grantsville teen accused of killing four family members held on $4 million bail, will have court-appointed attorney

    TOOELE, Utah – Colin Jeffrey or “C.J.” Haynie stood in front of a judge today for the first time Monday. The 16-year-old Grantsville boy is facing four counts of aggravated murder, one count of attempted aggravated murder and five counts of felony discharge of a firearm with serious bodily injury. “It’s just the most horrific tragedy for the entire family, for their friends and this close-knit community,” Haynie’s attorney Richard Van Wagoner told FOX 13. The judge in the case […]

  • Ogden family shares memories and life of son taken by the flu

    OGDEN, Utah — The Graham family is still morning from the loss of their son Braxton, who died Friday after contracting the flu. Braxton, a cadet at the Utah Military Academy, came down with a cold last week, which developed into flu symptoms. They went to the doctor, where he was prescribed medication, but his symptoms worsened. He was better on Thursday, but his condition worsened on Friday. He was flown to Primary Children’s Hospital on Friday and went into […]

  • Native Americans protest bill that would prevent removal of appropriated symbols, images, names

    SALT LAKE CITY — Many Native Americans and other indigenous people gathered on the steps of the State Capitol Saturday morning to fight against a resolution in the Utah Legislature that would discourage removing Native American names, symbols or imagery from schools. House Joint Resolution 10 “expresses support for the appropriate use of names, images, and symbols of Native Americans and other indigenous people by schools or places.” Click here to read the full text of the resolution. “I would […]

  • Community and family members mourn and celebrate the lives of Grantsville shooting victims

    GRANTSVILLE, Utah — One week after they were murdered in their home, funeral services were held for four members of the Haynie family. On Jan. 17, Grantsville police responded to the Haynie residence where they found a mother and three children dead. 16-year-old Colin Jeffrey Haynie, also known as CJ, is charged with four counts of aggravated murder, one count of attempted aggravated murder and five counts of felony discharge of a firearm with serious bodily injury. All of the […]

  • Tax referendum supporters react to repeal plan

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – With Thursday’s announcement that the Utah Legislature will repeal the controversial tax bill, many of those at work on the opposing referendum rejoiced. While their efforts will now be voided, those who volunteered on this referendum are being credited with the big win. Michele Rivera, a volunteer who spent countless hours on the referendum told FOX 13 “so it really goes to show that when the community comes together the legislature has to listen to […]

  • ‘A lot of tears shed on our street’: Community reacts to Grantsville shooting

    UPDATE: A Utah Valley University spokesperson sent FOX 13 the following statement about an older brother of the family, who was not involved in the incident Friday: “As a community, we at Utah Valley University express our deepest condolences to Daniel (Danny) Haynie, one of our fellow Wolverines, who experienced unthinkable tragedy last week. We have been in touch with Danny and will support him in any way we can during this difficult time.” Original story continues below: GRANTSVILLE, Utah […]

  • Utahns march in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

    SALT LAKE CITY — Many people took to the streets in Salt Lake City Monday to march in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. They gathered to celebrate significant progress made in civil rights, but also to remember that African-Americans are still faced with some of the same challenges as before. FOX 13’s Spencer Joseph shows and tells us what the Martin Luther King Jr. Day means to those who attended and organized the event:

  • Utah boy forced to remove Ash Wednesday cross last year meets President Trump

    BOUNTIFUL, Utah — We first told the story of William McLeod last year when his teacher told him to remove his ash cross on Ash Wednesday. On Thursday, President Donald Trump brought McLeod to the White House as an example of his new federal guidelines on religious displays in school. Young William McLeod was front and center at the press conference standing behind the Resolute desk right next to the president. “We went to the West Wing and waited, and […]

  • Zoning approved for temporary homeless shelter; Sugar House community reacts

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City Council passed temporary zoning Friday night for a building in Sugar House to be transformed into a temporary overnight shelter. SLC Mayor Erin Mendenhall announced the new shelter Thursday, and within a day passed the temporary zoning to make it happen. “This means on day 12 [of her tenure as the new mayor], we have announced and now made official 140-145 additional beds in the next week for those experiencing homelessness,” Mendenhall […]

  • Utahns call for ‘full and fair’ trial of President Donald Trump

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – It was a loud day on the corner of State Street outside Senator Mitt Romney’s office. Dozens of people affiliated with many different groups pushed Utah senators for a fair trial in the U.S. Senate. “This feels like a day where the senate is going to need to get it right and I am not sure they are going to,”  Doug Pagitt, Executive Director of Vote Common Good told FOX 13. The focus was on […]

  • Man gets locked inside ’24 Hour Fitness’ in Sandy

    SANDY, Utah — A Utah man is going viral after getting trapped in a “24 Hour Fitness.” Dan Hill became stuck inside the gym’s Sandy location after employees locked up and left while he swam laps. But it turned into one of the funniest experiences of his life as he wandered around an empty fitness center waiting for the police to come rescue him. Hear him tell his story in the video above.

  • Early morning house fire in Layton sends two to the hospital

    LAYTON, UTAH – Two people were transported to the hospital after an early morning house fire in Layton. Crews were dispatched to the fire on Summerwood Drive just before 6:00 AM on Sunday. Authorities said the fire originated in the basement of the three-story home, making it difficult to fight. There were three occupants in the home. Two were able to get themselves out of the home. Police were able to remove the third prior to the fire department’s arrival. […]

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