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Man charged with assaulting Utah County Jail employee with pen and scissors | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 23, 2019
UTAH COUNTY, Utah — A man being booked into the Utah County Jail has been charged with assault by a prisoner and kidnapping after investigators say he held a female clerk captive with a pair of scissors and a pen. According to a probable cause statement released in Fourth District Court in Uta...
Deseret News | February 23, 2019
The Provo Municipal Airport is looking to expand from a one-gate, one-terminal, one-airline operation into a 10-gate,...
Deseret News | February 23, 2019
In direct response to a state audit that found poor data and lackluster coordination in Utah's homeless system, a pair of...
Deseret News | February 23, 2019
One man is dead and another injured after an explosion at a storage unit Saturday afternoon.
Deseret News | February 23, 2019
A teacher at a Pleasant Grove school for autistic children has been charged with texting nude photos of herself to one of her...
Deseret News | February 23, 2019
Liver transplants have changed since Kelton Bronson got a small section of his mom's liver nearly 30 years ago. Now the Box...
Deseret News | February 23, 2019
A 3.1-magnitude earthquake rattled at least 2,000 residents in and around Bluffdale early Saturday.
Working to bring closure to families of missing and murdered indigenous women in Utah | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 23, 2019
SKULL VALLEY RESERVATION, Utah – For decades, indigenous women in Utah and across the country have gone missing and many are presumed dead, but there is no way to get an accurate account. The women are missing and so is the data. But a growing number of people are demanding justice and answers...
Dash cam video shows first moments of fiery tanker crash on I-15 | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 23, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Highway Patrol has released dash camera footage that shows troopers responding to a massive tanker fire that turned I-15 into an inferno Friday morning. The video shows troopers running around, warning bystanders to get out of harm’s way. “Get in your car...
Deseret News | February 23, 2019
A crane tipped over in a yard as a construction crew worked on a home addition. The accident caused little damage and no...
Deseret News | February 23, 2019
A 3.1-magnitude earthquake rattled at least 2,000 residents in and around Bluffdale early Saturday.
Mountain goat found wandering neighborhood in Cottonwood Heights | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 23, 2019
COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah — Winter weather brought an unexpected visitor to a neighborhood in Cottonwood Heights. The Cottonwood Heights Police Department took to Twitter to share a photo of a mountain goat wandering the neighborhood: Heavy snow brings new friends to visit Cottonwood Heights ne...
One dead in Ogden storage facility fire | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 23, 2019
OGDEN, Utah — One person is dead following a fire at a storage facility in Ogden Saturday. One patient is deceased at the scene. Fire marshal, Ogden police, state fire marshal investigating cause. Unknown currently — Ogden Fire Dept (@OgdenFireDept) February 23, 2019 The Ogden City Fire ...
Wanted with Scott McKane: Armed robbery with no mask, credit card theft and other crimes | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 23, 2019
This week’s Wanted begins with a suspect wanted for an armed robbery in West Jordan. Anyone with information on who the suspect may be was asked to call (801) 256-2000. Police in Cottonwood Heights are looking for two individuals wanted for allegedly stealing credit cards. To submit a tip, cal...
Police: suspect wanted for Las Vegas murder arrested in Beaver County | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 23, 2019
BEAVER COUNTY, Utah – A man allegedly wanted for murder in Clark County, Nevada was taken into custody Friday. According to a post by Beaver County Sheriff’s Office, Lee Frank Wilson was arrested without incident by deputies and SWAT from Beaver County Sheriff’s Office, Iron County...
A tiny tyrannosaur dubbed the ‘harbinger of doom’ has been discovered in Utah | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 23, 2019
A new tyrannosaur fossil has been discovered in Utah — and it’s tiny compared to its more famous relative T. rex. The Salt Lake Tribune reports. Meet Moros intrepidus, a small tyrannosaur that lived in Utah’s Emery County during the Cretaceous period. At 96 million years old, it is the oldest ...
Deseret News | February 23, 2019
The University of Utah School of Dentistry and partners provided no-cost dental care for 400 children on Saturday as part of...
Deseret News | February 23, 2019
Dominican officials now believe contact with an electric cable caused Elder Brennan Conrad to fall from the roof of his...
Man, 35, shot and killed in Layton | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 22, 2019
LAYTON, Utah — A 35-year-old man died Thursday after he was shot at a Layton home. A spokesman for Layton Police said the victim was shot near 300 W Park St, inside the home of a 34-year-old man he knew. Two people who were outside the home also knew the victim and the man who shot him. Police sai...
School canceled Friday in San Juan School District due to severe weather | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 22, 2019
BLANDING, Utah — San Juan School District is canceling school Friday due to severe weather warnings. The school district announced on Twitter that all of its schools and the district office will be closed. San Juan School District had also canceled school on Thursday.
Price residents prepare for another round of snow | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 22, 2019
PRICE, Utah — People in Price prepared for another round of snow Thursday. Some hadn’t cleaned up from the last storm. Residents say they see snow in the winter, but not as much as what’s been falling this year. Mike Tryon stayed busy Thursday evening pushing snow from his driveway wit...
Deseret News | February 22, 2019
With religious participation in decline across the nation, more people are calling for moral education in public schools....
Deseret News | February 22, 2019
As lawmakers wind up the fourth week of the 2019 legislative session, many eyes will be focused on the money —...
Deseret News | February 22, 2019
Although the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is in favor of legislation raising the age for purchasing tobacco...
Man pleads guilty in shooting death of West Valley City code enforcement officer | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 22, 2019
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — A West Valley City man accused of killing a code enforcement officer pleaded guilty to multiple charges Friday, the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office said in a statement. Kevin Wayne Billings pleaded guilty to criminal homicide, aggravated murder, aggra...
DA files assault but not hate crime charges after video shows apparent homophobic attack in Salt Lake City | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 22, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY — A man has been charged with assault and threatening with a dangerous weapon but not a hate crime after a video of an apparently homophobic attack in Salt Lake City was shared widely on social media. The Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office announced Friday they ha...
Deseret News | February 22, 2019
Wild swans are winging their way through Utah, and birders will get a chance to see them up close on Saturday, March 9,...
Crane collapses into home in South Jordan, damages part of road | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 22, 2019
SOUTH JORDAN, Utah — A crane collapsed in South Jordan Friday while trying to lift a wall onto the second story of a home, officials said. Sgt. Matt Brown with the South Jordan Police Department said the collapse happened near 4000 West Bonar Bridge Road. Brown stated that a crew was building ...
Deseret News | February 22, 2019
A man seen in a viral video hitting another man on a Salt Lake City sidewalk after asking if he is gay was charged Friday...
Suspects in Colorado murder robbed banks in Park City, Wyoming: police | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 22, 2019
SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah — The Summit County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help locating two or three suspects wanted for a Colorado murder, who robbed a bank in Park City Friday. The sheriff’s office said in a press release that a 911 call was made from a Wells Farg...
Deseret News | February 22, 2019
A proposal seeking to make sure that children and teens across Utah have the same access to an attorney in juvenile court...
Dove pledges to help fund maternity leave for new fathers with $5,000 grants | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 22, 2019
According to the popular company Dove, only one in five men in the U.S. are offered paternity leave. The company stated that it wants to help change that. Dove said that over the next two years, it plans on spending $1 million to fund paternity leaves for new dads. “Our fund will extend $5,000...
Deseret News | February 22, 2019
Rep. Craig Hall, R-West Valley City, is making another attempt to require new buses to be equipped with seatbelts after a...
Deseret News | February 22, 2019
A dramatic early morning crash that caused a semitrailer hauling gas to ignite on I-15 prompted troopers Friday to again warn...
Deseret News | February 22, 2019
A nuclear waste watchdog group is calling on Utah Gov. Gary Herbert to veto a bill dealing with depleted uranium, a form of...
Deseret News | February 22, 2019
The Most Rev. Oscar Solis, bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City, blessed the newly expanded Saint Vincent de...
Deseret News | February 22, 2019
A West Valley man admitted Friday to killing a code enforcement officer he had summoned to his house in August.
Deseret News | February 22, 2019
Utah would be the first state in the country to establish the position of commissioner of apprenticeships program, under...
Deseret News | February 22, 2019
A portion of I-15 was expected to be closed for most of the day Friday following a huge fire involving a tanker that was...
Deseret News | February 22, 2019
Some beverage drinkers on Delta Airlines flights were less than enthusiastic to find the napkins they were given offered an...
Deseret News | February 22, 2019
Projections of a $1.3 billion budget surplus turned out to be "too good to be true," Senate President Stuart Adams said...
Deseret News | February 22, 2019
Jacksons Food Stores, which owns 200 convenience stores in six states, has given $13,588 to the Utah Domestic Violence...
Deseret News | February 22, 2019
Layton police say a man who burst into a home uninvited to confront the homeowner about an alleged relationship was shot and...
Deseret News | February 22, 2019
Three bills that propose to reform key provisions in areas of Utah's water law received approval Friday from the House...
Two lanes reopen, others still blocked after tanker fire on SB I-15 in Salt Lake City | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 22, 2019
UPDATE: The Utah Highway Patrol states the HOV and one other lane are both open, as is the collector ramp at 1900 South. The agency said UDOT has set up a hard closure blocking the other southbound lanes between 1000 South to 1900 South. The HOV lane, lane one, and collector ramp are now all open at...
Deseret News | February 22, 2019
A 3rd District judge combined lawsuits against Big Pharma in Salt Lake, Summit and Tooele counties into one case Friday for...
Deseret News | February 22, 2019
Salt Lake City FIre Capt. Adam Archuleta said a Honda Civic hit a semitruck around 1:30 a.m., and the fuels ignited and...
Deseret News | February 22, 2019
Ultimately, the correct vote is one that will keep kids, and adults, safe and healthy — a result advocates of HB324 say...
Deseret News | February 22, 2019
Wizarding Dayz at the Mountain America Expo Center in Sandy on Friday brought fans' favorite books to life.
Deseret News | February 22, 2019
Police are searching for two men with a woman who they say were involved in two armed robberies in Utah and Wyoming Friday,...
Deseret News | February 22, 2019
A nuclear waste watchdog group is calling on Utah Gov. Gary Herbert to veto a bill dealing with depleted uranium, a form of...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
Despite languishing for years, a bill that would add teeth to Utah's hate crime laws for the first time cleared a legislative...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
A South Jordan man already facing child pornography charges was arrested again this week while out of jail awaiting his next...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
The 2019 legislative session may be remembered for two things — changing a voter-approved Medicaid initiative and tax...
Lanes reopen on southbound I-15 in Lehi after pair of commercial vehicles crash | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 21, 2019
UPDATE: The closures appear to have been lifted Thursday afternoon and officials confirm there were no serious injuries associated with the crash. Previous story continues below: LEHI, Utah — The right three lanes of southbound I-15 are closed in the Lehi area as crews clean up after a crash i...
North Salt Lake Police ask for help identifying armed man who robbed convenience store | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 21, 2019
NORTH SALT LAKE — Police are looking for a man they say should be considered armed and dangerous after a robbery at a convenience store in North Salt Lake. The robbery occurred around 2:30 a.m. Thursday at a Maverik at 800 West Center St. in North Salt Lake. Police said the man was armed with ...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
A South Salt Lake man was charged Thursday with stabbing his 26-year-old girlfriend to death.
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
The House Education Committee voted unanimously Thursday to hold HB273, a bill that would have prohibited instructional fees...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
A man who created an uproar in his community when he was caught taking photographs of young boys in the bathroom of a church...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
The much-anticipated tax reform plan that calls for adding sales taxes to services while lowering the state rate could be hit...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
After visiting with several formerly homeless veterans on Wednesday, Gov. Gary Herbert encouraged Utahns to donate to the...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
A Roy father has pleaded guilty in the beating death of his newborn son, part of an agreement with prosecutors that spares...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
A man who police say attacked a Utah County Jail clerk in an attempt to escape has been charged.
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
A bill aimed at forcing the BYU Police Department to follow the same open records rules that all other law enforcement...
San Juan Schools closed for snow day, other southern Utah districts expecting delays | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 21, 2019
ST. GEORGE, Utah — Snow is hitting southern Utah, and San Juan Schools have canceled classes for the day after initially planning for a two-hour delay. San Juan Schools posted on their website that Thursday, February 21, is a snow day due to severe weather warnings. All schools and the distric...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
The fire that destroyed a popular Provo Mexican restaurant last week started when towels in a basement sink spontaneously...
Dump truck knocks down traffic light in Bountiful | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 21, 2019
BOUNTIFUL, Utah — Drivers are urged to avoid a busy Bountiful intersection after a dump truck knocked over a traffic light Thursday afternoon. According to South Davis Metro Fire, the incident occurred at 200 W 500 S. The intersection has been closed as crews work to repair the damage. An estimate...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
Two top-of-mind issues for Rep. Chris Stewart riled up one of his constituents attending a midday town hall meeting at a Main...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
In a letter shared by friends on social media, the husband of a woman rescued last week when their cabin exploded into flames...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
Utah students of limited means would pay no tuition or fees for two years to attend state colleges, universities and...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
Sen. Mitt Romney's first report to the Utah Legislature since taking office earned applause from Republican and Democratic...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
Utah lawmakers are considering a bill that would keep popular flavored e-cigarette cartridges further out of the reach of...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
Stericycle will cease its medical waste incineration operations in Utah after it abandoned plans to move to a Tooele County...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
Police say a Wyoming convict who went to Adult Probation and Parole to see if he could be supervised in Utah, only to learn...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
Three water bills that could enact significant reforms to Utah law will be heard in a legislative committee Friday morning,...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
The Utah House of Representatives on Thursday voted 45-27 to pass school safety legislation created in the aftermath of the...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
Utah lawmakers are looking to import certain drugs from Canada to get better prices for Utah patients.
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
The 2019 legislative session may be remembered for two things — changing a voter-approved Medicaid initiative and tax...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
A man who police say tried to avoid being caught in a sting operation by carrying a police scanner with him was arrested and...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
Some 96 million years ago, when Utah was part of a lush prehistoric delta, a fast and ferocious little predator was roaming...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
Felix Ortiz was talking on the phone with a friend while driving home Tuesday when out of the corner of his eye he saw a...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
Rep. Craig Hall, R-West Valley City, is set to introduce a bill titled, “Prohibition of the Practice of Conversion...
Investigators identify cause of Los Hermanos fire | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 21, 2019
PROVO, Utah — Fire investigators revealed Wednesday that they have determined the cause of the devastating fire that destroyed the Los Hermanos restaurant in Provo. According to a press release from Provo Fire and Rescue, the origin of the fire was determined to be the prep kitchen in the basement...
Why Salt Lake City is paying for snow this winter | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 21, 2019
BIG COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah — There’s been a lot of snow lately, but there will probably be even more — because Salt Lake City is paying to give Mother Nature a boost. It’s called “cloud seeding” — shooting tiny particles up in the air, hoping to produce more snow in th...
Tooele man joins country singer on stage | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 21, 2019
PARK CITY, Utah — Twenty-one-year-old Carver Louis is an up-and-coming country singer who plays a lot of small clubs and county fairs. But on a recent Friday night, he was excited to win tickets to somebody else’s sold-out show — Chris Janson. Chris Janson has written some of country music...
Rare winter storm heads for St. George | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 21, 2019
ST. GEORGE, Utah — Residents of southern Utah are bracing for a rare winter storm. A spokesperson with the Utah Department of Transportation says crews are expecting between 2 and 4 inches of snow Wednesday night into Thursday. UDOT has eight snow plows stationed in Hurricane. Those will be respon...
Southeastern Utah preps for snowstorm | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 21, 2019
BIG COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah — Southeastern Utah is bracing for a big snowstorm. “We’ve heard estimates anywhere from six to 12 inches here in the Moab Valley,” said Chief Jim Winder from the Moab City Police Department. The record for a single day snowfall total in Moab is 12 inches set on J...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
SB103, titled "Victim Targeting Penalty Enhancements," goes before the Senate Judiciary, Law Enforcement, and Criminal...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
Fast Company unveiled its annual list of the country’s most innovative companies. And it looks like esports are making...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
The Utah Department of Public Safety’s dive team on Wednesday hosted divers from the Riverside County Sheriff’s...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
Travelers at the new Salt Lake City International Airport will find a host of new and familiar dining options when the...
Deseret News | February 21, 2019
Students at Utah State University were sent into a panic Tuesday when an alert from the school falsely warned them of an...
Tense moments caught on camera as back country skier becomes buried in avalanche, is saved by friends | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 20, 2019
WASATCH COUNTY, Utah — Terrifying moments were caught on camera after an avalanche buried a backcountry skier near guardsman pass over the weekend. The group had gone off a jump in the canyon earlier last week and earlier that day. But when one of the skiers fell when he went off it again, it ...
Sandy City to conduct investigation following tainted water incident | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 20, 2019
SANDY, Utah — The Sandy City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to move forward with an investigation into how city leaders handled the contaminated water issue. During public comment at Tuesday’s meeting, every resident who stepped up to the microphone voiced their support of an independent inve...
School district considers closing down Salt Lake elementary school, parents not happy with idea | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 20, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City School District is considering closing M. Lynn Bennion Elementary School due to a drop in the number of students that are in attendance. “We have an enrollment this year of 213 students. That enrollment is expected to go down,” said Yandry Chatwin, a spo...
Deseret News | February 20, 2019
Parents, teachers and young professionals who were alumni of M. Lynn Bennion Elementary School urged the Salt Lake City Board...
Deseret News | February 20, 2019
A handful of gun laws top the agenda for a House committee on Wednesday as the 2019 legislative session hits its halfway point.
Deseret News | February 20, 2019
Dozens of the Beehive State's brightest teens swarmed the halls of Copper Hills High School on Monday, nerves running high as...
Deseret News | February 20, 2019
Gov. Gary Herbert told Utahns that the state sales tax rate could drop to just 1.75 percent under what he's calling a tax...
Police arrest man who fled from fork-wielding homeowner during burglary in Provo | Fox 13
Fox 13 | February 20, 2019
PROVO, Utah — A man has been booked into jail on assault and theft charges after police say he assaulted a homeowner with a barbecue implement during a burglary. Dametris Martin Graham was arrested Monday and booked for counts of theft, burglary, assault and criminal mischief. The charges stem...