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Man charged in SLC fire that destroyed 20 rental cars, causing $500,000 in damage | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 15, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office has filed charges against a man allegedly responsible for starting a fire that destroyed 20 rental cars in a Hertz lot near the Salt Lake City International Airport. Eduardo Hidalgo Fuenzalida, 27, was charged with crimina...
Police seek help locating man last seen hiking Zion National Park’s East Rim | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 15, 2018
KANE COUNTY, Utah — The Kane County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help locating a man who was last seen hiking Monday. The sheriff’s office shared a missing person’s flyer regarding 47-year-old Maurice “Moe” Harris and say he was last seen hiking the East Rim at ...
Local firefighter gives perspective on dangers of fighting wildfires | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 15, 2018
LEHI, Utah – The passing of Draper Battalion Chief, Matthew Burchett, acts as a sobering reminder of just how dangerous fighting wildfires can be. “You never want to see tragedy strike, and it’s a very sad thing that happened,” said Marshall Phillips, a wildland firefighter with Lehi Fire De...
School farm in West Valley City attacked for second time; alpacas, other animals injured | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 15, 2018
WEST VALLEY CITY—A second attack at Roots Charter High School’s farm—mostly run by students—left one baby Alpaca dead and another injured. The first attack occurred in June when two dogs killed multiple farm animals. This time, Roots Charter High School Director Tyler Bastian said one dog is...
Officer shoots suspect during altercation in Midvale, police say | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 15, 2018
MIDVALE, Utah — A man was taken to a hospital after an officer-involved shooting in Midvale early Wednesday morning. Unified Police say things began around 1:30 a.m. at a McDonald’s near 7200 South and I-15 in Midvale. A sergeant on patrol noticed a man who was acting erratically in the ...
SLC gets ready for new school year with improvements to school zones | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 15, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City welcomes in the new school year with innovative lights, signs and paints to bolster school zone safety. There are 1,483 school zone areas in Salt Lake City, and Tuesday crews finished painting and refreshing the last one – getting the city ready just in time for t...
Utah Jazz waive guard David Stockton | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 15, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Jazz announced Tuesday evening that it has waived guard David Stockton. Jazz Waive David Stockton pic.twitter.com/Ch1Vvyd6me — Utah Jazz PR (@UtahJazzPR) August 15, 2018 Details regarding why Stockton was waived were not available at the time of this report. Dav...
Fellow firefighter remembers Utah firefighter killed in the line of duty | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 15, 2018
DRAPER, Utah – American flags surrounded the perimeter of Draper City Hall, a city that Matt Burchett only worked for the past three months. Prior to that, he spent 20 years working with the Unified Fire Authority, getting his start as a wildland firefighter. Burchett was killed by a tree that...
More orange and red air days in forecast for parts of Utah amid wildfire smoke | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 15, 2018
The three-day air quality forecast posted Wednesday morning anticipates orange or red air quality in several counties in Utah through Friday as smoke from wildfires blankets much of the state. In Utah County, red air is in the forecast Wednesday and Thursday and orange air is expected Friday. Orange...
Firefighters save two cats after Grantsville house fire | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 15, 2018
GRANTSVILLE, Utah — Crews saved two cats after a fire in Grantsville Tuesday that was believed to be started by a lawnmower. According to First Assistant Fire Chief Travis Daniels with the Grantsville Fire Department, the fire started at about 3:40 p.m. near 600 Bronco St. Daniels said a resid...
SLC Council approves $87 million street bond, to be voted on by public in November | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 15, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY – The Salt Lake City Council unanimously approved an $87 million road bond Tuesday, that will be given to voters to decide on in November. In June, a study made by the  Salt Lake City Transportation Department found that about two-thirds of the city’s streets were rated ...
Deseret News | August 15, 2018
From Erykah Badu to Iron & Wine, revisiting 10 must-listen songs from 10 recent Twilight guests.
Deseret News | August 15, 2018
A 26-year-old man was shot by a Unified police officer in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant early Wednesday.
Deseret News | August 15, 2018
The U.S. Department of Energy has spent $280 million for a small modular reactor project to serve customers in Utah and...
Deseret News | August 15, 2018
More than half of the dozen or so I encountered were on a sidewalk, some at or near the scooter’s 15 mph limit. Cities...
Deseret News | August 15, 2018
President Donald Trump signed a bill Tuesday that two Utah Republicans pushed to create a three-digit telephone number...
Deseret News | August 15, 2018
Decisions about the long-term fate of the Utah Science, Technology and Research initiative were kicked down the road Tuesday...
Deseret News | August 15, 2018
The Road Home told lawmakers Tuesday it has found success with a pilot program intended to beef up admittance protocols and...
Deseret News | August 15, 2018
Kids who completed the summer reading program presented by Read Today got to enjoy the fruits of their labors by going to a...
Deseret News | August 15, 2018
If voters approve of the bond, it would replace two bonds expiring next year and raise taxes by up to $5 a year for the...
Deseret News | August 15, 2018
Like Dr. Suess' Sneetches on beaches, Utahns in transit may soon find a small star can make all the difference.
LDS family in need of medical marijuana for severely ill son, leaving Utah after fighting for ballot initiative | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 14, 2018
ST. GEORGE, Utah — They’re active members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, born and raised in Utah, but the Cromar family says they have no choice but to move to Colorado so their epileptic son can get access to medical marijuana. Holden Cromar is 11-years-old and has ...
Washington Co. officials meet with Dammeron Valley residents to find solutions after ‘100-year flood’ | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 14, 2018
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah — Washington County officials are seeking solutions for the flooding problem in Dammeron Valley, and they met with the community’s residents Monday to help spur ideas, St. George News reports. Home and property owners in Dammeron Valley, an unincorporated community in Was...
President Trump signs Senator Hatch’s suicide hotline act into law | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 14, 2018
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed Senator Orrin  Hatch’s (R-UT) Suicide Hotline Improvement Act into law Tuesday afternoon. Hatch and Rep. Christ Stewart (R-UT) introduced the legislation last May, and, “has been working with House leaders to advance the bill to a vote,” a ...
Utah emergency responders and community mourn firefighter who died battling California wildfire | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 14, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY — Emergency responders, public officials and the community are mourning Tuesday after a Draper City firefighter died while fighting a wildfire in California Monday night.  Battalion Chief Matt Burchett suffered injuries while fighting the Ranch Fire in an active area within the...
Family speaks for the first time, remembering slain West Valley City compliance officer | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 14, 2018
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — The family of Jill Robinson, a slain West Valley City compliance officer, spoke Monday about her love of her job, her children, and her grandchildren. Robinson was killed while working Thursday after police say Kevin Wayne Billings allegedly shot her and started a fire...
Burn simulation shows what it takes to be a firefighter after recruitment low | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 14, 2018
SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah – Unified Fire Authority held a fire simulation Monday, encouraging volunteers to join after recruitment numbers have dropped 70 percent in the past ten years. “We’re looking for competent people,” Unified Fire Authority Assistant Chief Jay Ziolkowski said. “Peop...
Ogden girl orders $300 worth of toys on Amazon without her parents knowing | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 14, 2018
OGDEN, Utah – An Ogden girl took advantage of Amazon and went on a little shopping spree, ordering herself $300 worth of toys without her parents knowing. My badass little cousin ordered $300 worth of toys w/o my aunt & uncle knowing. This is a picture of how everyone found out. pic.twitte...
Salt Lake Police seek alleged bank robbery suspect, who wore large hat during incident | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 14, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY — Police released surveillance footage of a bank robbery suspect who appeared to wear a large fishing hat during the alleged crime. According to a press release made by the Salt Lake City Police Department (SLCPD), the robbery occurred on Saturday at 9:41 a.m. The suspect, who w...
A company accidentally put the Mormon temple on ‘Beauty and the Beast’ phone cases, and the internet bought them all | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 14, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY (The Salt Lake Tribune) — Katie Hoyos didn’t know what was missing from her “Beauty and the Beast” collection until she saw it: a phone case featuring Belle and the Beast striding toward the LDS temple in Salt Lake City. She thought it was amusing that the Australian manuf...
Video appears to show woman in Provo hospital threaten to blow up building | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 14, 2018
PROVO, Utah — A Provo woman was arrested for a threat of terrorism and other charges after allegedly threatening to blow up the hospital she was in. According to a probable cause statement released by the Utah County Sheriff’s Office, on July 31 officers were dispatched to the Utah Valle...
Coal Hollow Fire burns 22,178 acres; blaze 2% contained | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 14, 2018
UTAH COUNTY — The Coal Hollow Fire is burning on an estimated 22,178 acres in Spanish Fork Canyon and is 2 percent contained as of Tuesday. Fire officials said Tuesday morning that evacuations associated with the fire remain the same as those posted Monday and Highway 6 is still closed in the ...
Man arrested after dramatic southern Utah police pursuit | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 14, 2018
ST. GEORGE, Utah — A Washington City man led police on a dramatic pursuit Monday evening through several towns and neighborhoods in southern Utah. According to a press release made by the Washington City Police Department, officers received information on a reckless driver traveling through To...
New Amazon fufillment center to provide jobs, education incentives | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 14, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY – The new Amazon fulfillment center houses hundreds of industrial robots that will help new employees select and pack up the things we love to order on Amazon. The facility is located off 5600 W. near the Salt Lake City International Airport. Mayor Jackie Biskupski says the part...
16-month-old Box Elder County boy reported missing, found deceased in body of water | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 14, 2018
BOX ELDER COUNTY, Utah – A 16-month-old boy was found deceased in a body of water Monday night after being reported missing in Box Elder County. According to a press release made by Chief Deputy Dale Ward with the Box Elder County Sheriff’s Office, at around 9:00 p.m. a call came into Bo...
Bank robbery suspect indicted in Ogden | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 14, 2018
OGDEN, Utah — An Ogden man was charged after he allegedly robbed a bank in Ogden in late July. According to an affidavit of probable cause released in Utah’s 2nd District Court, officers responded to reports of a bank robbery at a Key Bank in Ogden on July 26. Police said the male, ident...
Utahn Jensen Arnold advances to top eight in ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 14, 2018
(KSTU) — Utahn Jensen Arnold represented her home state as she advanced to the top eight of Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance Monday evening. Following the show Monday, voting opened for fans to show their support for their favorite dancers, who they feel should advance to the next round....
Utah firefighter killed while fighting Mendocino Complex fire in California | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 14, 2018
A firefighter from Utah was killed while fighting a wildfire in California Monday. Maridene Alexander, a spokesperson for Draper City, confirms the firefighter worked for their department but said they are not releasing the firefighter’s identity yet, as they are still working to notify family...
New safety protocols rolled out for new school year in Salt Lake City School District | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 14, 2018
Salt Lake City – When students in the Salt Lake City School District head back to school next Monday, new stricter safety protocols will be in place. This school year, the district installed security cameras at the entrances of every elementary and middle school. Visitors will ring a doorbell, wit...
Payson residence narrowly missed by plane that struck neighbor’s home | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 14, 2018
PAYSON, Utah — A close call for a Payson family. The Geldmachers live right across the street from the house hit by a plane early Monday morning. “It really shook our house and then a really loud explosion,” said Tyler Geldmacher. Police believe the pilot, Duane Youd, intentionally flew th...
USANA moves convention events indoors due to smoky air | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 14, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY — Over 8,500 people are expected in Salt Lake City this week to attend USANA Health Science’s annual convention, and the company has announced it will move its outdoor activities inside due to poor air quality. On Wednesday night, USANA’s kickoff concert will now be held...
Former North Logan library director sentenced after allegedly spending $89,000 of library funds on ‘Game of War’ | Fox 13
Fox 13 | August 14, 2018
NORTH LOGAN, Utah — The former North Logan City Library Director was sentenced today for allegedly stealing $89,000 worth of library funds and spending it on the mobile app, “Game of War.” Investigators said they discovered that Adam Winger, 38, had made hundreds of purchases for gift car...
Deseret News | August 14, 2018
A man is in custody after a police chase that spanned three cities in southern Utah Monday, according to the Washington City...
Deseret News | August 14, 2018
Saying it was a very difficult time for the city, Draper officials on Tuesday confirmed that one of their own firefighters...
Deseret News | August 14, 2018
The Salt Lake City Fire Department will offers two youth day camps in September that will give participants the opportunity...
Deseret News | August 14, 2018
A man who claimed he was trying to steal gas when he accidentally lit a large fire at a Hertz rental car lot at the Salt Lake...
Deseret News | August 14, 2018
The three-day Ogden Valley Balloon and Artist Festival will lift off Friday morning at 7 a.m. at Eden Park, 2100 N. 5600 East.
Deseret News | August 14, 2018
The Canyons School District community is invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony and back-to-school night to celebrate the...
Deseret News | August 14, 2018
Utahns glimpse beauty through a remote-controlled telescope and enjoy otherworldly splendor and down-to-earth friendship.
Deseret News | August 14, 2018
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