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Police identify pedestrian killed in Taylorsville hit-and-run | Fox 13 Police identify pedestrian killed in Taylorsville hit-and-run
TAYLORSVILLE, Utah — Police have identified the man who died Wednesday night after he was hit by an SUV while using a crosswalk in Taylorsville. Police said Robert Harsh, 19, died after a Cadillac Escalade ran a red light at 4200 S Redwood Rd. and struck him as he was crossing the street. On Thursday, police identified the driver as 27-year-old Roxanna Molina. “The information that we got was
Fox 13 | November 24, 2017
Bicyclist, 80, hit and killed in Logan | Fox 13 Bicyclist, 80, hit and killed in Logan
LOGAN, Utah — An 80-year-old man riding a bicycle died Friday morning after he was hit by a pickup truck. A representative for Logan Police said the incident happened shortly after 11 a.m. near 1475 N Main St. The pickup truck driver wasn’t speeding and stayed at the scene, according to police. No charges are expected to be filed against the driver. Police didn’t identify the victim,
Fox 13 | November 24, 2017
In our opinion: A lower BAC level will keep Utah's roads safer | Deseret News In our opinion: A lower BAC level will keep Utah's roads safer
Debate has once again surfaced over Utah’s decision to lower the legal blood alcohol content (BAC) from 0.08 percent to...
Deseret News | November 24, 2017
Joe Bauman: Awe of the universe that reaches beyond science | Deseret News Joe Bauman: Awe of the universe that reaches beyond science
Beyond what science can grasp, there is a sense of awe when we contemplate the depths of the universe.
Deseret News | November 24, 2017
Car stolen from South Salt Lake Tesla dealership; one in custody | Fox 13 Car stolen from South Salt Lake Tesla dealership; one in custody
SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah — Police arrested a man early Friday morning in connection with a car theft at a Tesla dealership in South Salt Lake. Utah Highway Patrol troopers responded to the dealership, at 2312 S State St., after receiving a report of suspicious activity around 1 a.m. South Salt Lake Police also responded to the dealership, and officers said they saw a stolen Tesla drive past as they
Fox 13 | November 24, 2017
Firefighters respond to West Valley City home | Fox 13 Firefighters respond to West Valley City home
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — Firefighters extinguished a fire at a West Valley City home early Friday morning. Crews were called to a house at 2573 S Ridgeland Dr. (3540 W) after receiving a report about the blaze. West Valley Fire officials said neighbors reported the fire after they saw smoke coming from the residence. Firefighters entered the home and determined the smoke was coming from a small
Fox 13 | November 24, 2017
Man arrested after SWAT standoff in Nephi | Fox 13 Man arrested after SWAT standoff in Nephi
NEPHI, Utah — A 44-year-old man is behind bars after a standoff in Nephi. Law enforcement officials received a call about a domestic violence situation at a home near 1450 N 300 E around 6 p.m. Thursday. Police said a SWAT team responded and Roger Davis surrendered after four hours. Watch FOX 13 News and fox13now.com for updates.
Fox 13 | November 24, 2017
Spending Thanksgiving with Salt Lake City Fire Department | Fox 13 Spending Thanksgiving with Salt Lake City Fire Department
SALT LAKE CITY – While families across the U.S. got the day off to enjoy Thanksgiving with loved ones and friends, many people including first responders spent the day at work. At Salt Lake City Fire Department’s Station 11 Thursday evening, the crew hung out while waiting to respond to calls. If laughter, food and telling stories make up the recipe for Thanksgiving, then Station 11
Fox 13 | November 24, 2017
Op-ed: Leave Utah's monuments alone | Deseret News Op-ed: Leave Utah's monuments alone
Our public lands, especially our national monuments, do not just make up the physical landscape of our country. They are...
Deseret News | November 23, 2017
Don’t let the winter blues get you down this holiday season | Fox 13 Don’t let the winter blues get you down this holiday season
SALT LAKE CITY – We’ve had an unseasonably warm weather, but with winter weather coming, some people can experience Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD. As the days get shorter and colder, the winter blues can set in. “It does really exist,” said Jenn Oxborrow, a therapist at The Lotus Center. She helps people suffering from SAD. It’s a form of depression that hits during the fall and wi
Fox 13 | November 23, 2017
Police identify suspect arrested after man hit by SUV, killed in Taylorsville | Fox 13 Police identify suspect arrested after man hit by SUV, killed in Taylorsville
  TAYLORSVILLE, Utah — Police have identified the woman arrested Wednesday night after she allegedly hit and killed a pedestrian with an SUV, then fled the scene. Thursday Unified Police said the suspect is 27-year-old Roxanna Molina. According to Unified Police, the victim was in the crosswalk on 4100 S. at Redwood Rd. when a Cadillac Escalade ran a red light and hit him at about 9 p.m. &#
Fox 13 | November 23, 2017
Families return to homes after gas leak in Sandy | Fox 13 Families return to homes after gas leak in Sandy
SANDY, Utah – Families are returning to their homes after a gas leak overnight in Sandy. Darren  Shepherd with Dominion Energy said the underground gas leak happened at about 2 a.m. Authorities evacuated about 20 homes while they tried to pinpoint the exact location of the leak near 9058 Double Down Ct. Crews repaired the leak and residents were allowed back in their homes early Thursday.
Fox 13 | November 23, 2017
West Jordan gas station robbery suspect is on the run | Fox 13 West Jordan gas station robbery suspect is on the run
WEST JORDAN, Utah – Police are searching for a suspect accused of robbing a West Jordan gas station Wednesday afternoon. Officers said the suspect allegedly robbed the Chevron at 9000 S. Redwood Rd. at about 12:30 p.m. Police said they would like to speak to anyone who recognizes this person or vehicle at (801) 840-4000.
Fox 13 | November 22, 2017
Police arrest suspect after chase ends in Woods Cross | Fox 13 Police arrest suspect after chase ends in Woods Cross
WOODS CROSS, Utah – Police have arrested a suspect accused of leading them on a chase in Davis County. Officers said the chase, involving a red truck, started on Redwood Rd. in Woods Cross at about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday. Police pursued the suspect to the Bountiful City Landfill at 1300 W. 1600 N. and took the suspect into custody. Authorities have not released the name of the suspect or confi
Fox 13 | November 22, 2017
Man arrested, woman cited after nude photo shoot in Morgan Co. | Fox 13 Man arrested, woman cited after nude photo shoot in Morgan Co.
MORGAN COUNTY, Utah — Deputies in Morgan County arrested a man and cited a woman accused of participating in a nude photo shoot while trespassing on Union Pacific property. According to the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, the suspects, who are from Layton, “decided to make the most of the unusually warm weather and came up to Morgan County to take pictures” Wednesday afternoon.
Fox 13 | November 22, 2017
In our opinion: Justice Christine Durham is an example of confidence and maintaining balance | Deseret News In our opinion: Justice Christine Durham is an example of confidence and maintaining balance
It takes a special type of confidence and ability to overcome those obstacles and succeed. Utah’s long-serving state...
Deseret News | November 22, 2017
Home design competition winners hope to help alleviate SLC housing crisis | Fox 13 Home design competition winners hope to help alleviate SLC housing crisis
SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City has announced the winners of a special home design competition, and leaders say the plans could help alleviate the affordable housing crisis in the city. The designs aren’t your average homes, and instead aim to represent the future of affordable housing with super modern touches, out-of-the-box ideas and the latest in energy efficiency technology
Fox 13 | November 22, 2017
Cows on roadway after Weber County crash; SB I-15 ramp to EB I-84 is closed | Fox 13 Cows on roadway after Weber County crash; SB I-15 ramp to EB I-84 is closed
RIVERDALE, Utah – A crash left cows running on the roadways in Riverdale and closed parts of the highway. Weber County authorities closed the I-15 southbound ramp to eastbound I-84 while crews worked to clear the scene. Officials have not confirmed what led to the crash. The extent of injuries, both human and cow, were not immediately known. I-84 Riverdale. Ramp from SB I-15 to EB I-84 is CL
Fox 13 | November 22, 2017
Man injured in Sandy motorcycle crash | Fox 13 Man injured in Sandy motorcycle crash
SANDY, Utah — A 74-year-old man suffered minor injuries Wednesday afternoon when he was struck by a vehicle while riding a motorcycle in Sandy. According to Sandy Police, the crash occurred at 700 E 8600 S. The motorcyclist was driving north on 700 E when a Nissan Cube rear-ended him. Police said the motorcyclist was wearing a helmet and the Cube driver was not injured.      
Fox 13 | November 22, 2017
Christmas tree costs in Utah see steep increase in cost | Fox 13 Christmas tree costs in Utah see steep increase in cost
SALT LAKE CITY – If you’re lucky enough to find a Christmas tree this year, you’ll have to pay some higher prices for it. “I know,” exclaimed one customer at a Sandy tree lot, “It jumped up quite a bit.” It’s not just customers that are paying higher costs. “I’ve been in the business for 32 years, and I’ve never had to pay the price
Fox 13 | November 22, 2017
Heber City Police looking for suspect on motorcycle | Fox 13 Heber City Police looking for suspect on motorcycle
HEBER CITY, Utah – Recognise this motorcycle or the rider? The Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office and Heber City Police are asking for the public’s help identifying motorcyclist who ran from officers Tuesday. Heber officers said the suspect sped away from police and officers are looking for them. However, officers have not said why the suspect ran in the first place. If you have any
Fox 13 | November 22, 2017
‘Sugar addiction’ is deadly, experts say | Fox 13 ‘Sugar addiction’ is deadly, experts say
ST. LOUIS – Some doctors say sugar may be the number one killer in America right now. That may sound like a stretch, but you can see why they make that claim. Diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and obesity can all be partially attributed to too much sugar. Mike Morton had been an athlete most of his life. He thought he was doing everything right with diet and exercise, but then he suffered a h
Fox 13 | November 22, 2017
Utah’s current ‘Police Chief of the Year’ ousted by city council | Fox 13 Utah’s current ‘Police Chief of the Year’ ousted by city council
DRAPER, Utah — Draper Police Chief Bryan Roberts is out of a job following a vote by the city council Tuesday night. “He’s done a good job for us, he’s done good things for us. But look, you don’t have a guaranteed job,” said Mayor Troy Walker. Roberts saw his contract terminated by a 4-0 city council vote with one abstention on Tuesday night. As Mayor, Walker does not get a vote, but
Fox 13 | November 22, 2017
Frying a turkey this Thanksgiving? Here are a few tips: | Fox 13 Frying a turkey this Thanksgiving? Here are a few tips:
OREM, Utah – Orem firefighters and Orem police officers teamed up to learn how to fry a turkey the right way and the wrong way. Of the dozen or so firefighters, no one at the demonstration had ever fried a turkey before- so it was a lesson for everyone involved as well as everyone watching. Here are some rules you should follow when frying a turkey: 1. Never fry a frozen turkey. 2. Always ma
Fox 13 | November 21, 2017
Two children hit by car in South Jordan, one critically injured | Fox 13 Two children hit by car in South Jordan, one critically injured
SOUTH JORDAN, Utah – Two children, ages seven and nine were injured late Monday afternoon, when a car hit them, leaving one child in critical condition. According to Sergeant Sam Winkler with the South Jordan Police Department, a car made a left turn onto 5510 West, when he struck two of three kids who were crossing the street in a crosswalk. One male child was reported to have minor injurie
Fox 13 | November 21, 2017
Utah man arrested for stealing kayak from jail he was recently released from | Fox 13 Utah man arrested for stealing kayak from jail he was recently released from
HURRICANE, Utah – A man was arrested and booked in the same correctional facility he had left a month before- for stealing a kayak and other items. According to police, Daniel Blake Willey was arrested, after authorities noticed several items were missing from Purgatory Correctional Facility. Washington County Deputies assigned to the facility were reportedly conducting a check of the ground
Fox 13 | November 21, 2017
BYU student newspaper breaks down the calories of a 'traditional Mormon Thanksgiving dinner' | Deseret News BYU student newspaper breaks down the calories of a 'traditional Mormon Thanksgiving dinner'
BYU’s student newspaper recently broke down the calories of what it's calling a “traditional Mormon Thanksgiving"...
Deseret News | November 21, 2017
Man flown to hospital after being hit by car in Tooele | Fox 13 Man flown to hospital after being hit by car in Tooele
TOOELE, Utah – A man is in the hospital with serious injuries after a car hit him on northbound SR-36 just south of I-80 near Lake Point. He was flown to the hospital at about 7 a.m. Officers said the man was trying to cross the street, where the speed limit is 55 mph, for an unknown reason. Police said the driver saw the man at the last second and clipped him. He is expected to survive. Al
Fox 13 | November 21, 2017
Traffic jam causes delays on SB I-15 | Fox 13 Traffic jam causes delays on SB I-15
MURRAY, Utah – A major traffic jam could be seen on I-15 southbound Tuesday afternoon, on a holiday week where millions of Americans plan to travel. The jam appeared to be between 3700 South and 5800 South, around 2:30 p.m. No crashes were reported by UDOT, although major delays are expected on I-15 throughout the holiday weekend. UDOT announced that it had completed several projects in time
Fox 13 | November 21, 2017
New medical school slated to open in Utah County | Fox 13 New medical school slated to open in Utah County
PROVO, Utah – Provo will soon be home to a new medical school. The Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine will open in 2021 with a class of 150 students. Wasatch Educational came up with the concept for the for-profit school. They announced Tuesday that the Ray and Tye Noorda Foundation donated $50 million. They are the founders of the Utah-based software company, Novell. “We believe that the
Fox 13 | November 21, 2017
Teen shot and killed in Sunset | Fox 13 Teen shot and killed in Sunset
SUNSET, Utah — A 19-year-old was shot and killed Tuesday in a Sunset neighborhood. Sunset Police said the shooting happened at a home near 1300 N 400 W. No other information about the shooting was immediately available. This is a developing story. Watch FOX 13 News and fox13now.com for updates.  
Fox 13 | November 21, 2017
In our opinion: Don't let Utah's algae bloom balloon | Deseret News In our opinion: Don't let Utah's algae bloom balloon
When large poisonous algae blooms appear in reservoirs, lakes and ponds across the state of Utah, it’s more than just a...
Deseret News | November 21, 2017
Lost emu found after four harrowing nights | Fox 13 Lost emu found after four harrowing nights
EAGLE MOUNTAIN, Utah – After four days and nights lost in the mountains, an emu named Clyde is back home and safe in Eagle Mountain, thanks in large part to one rescuer. “It started hailing, and she had Clyde under the tent with her and just held on to him,” said Kim O’Donnell, with Friends in Need Animal Rescue. He said a volunteer named Kaycee spotted Clyde on the hillsid
Fox 13 | November 21, 2017
Hit and runs on the rise in Salt Lake; police say they are hard to solve | Fox 13 Hit and runs on the rise in Salt Lake; police say they are hard to solve
SALT LAKE CITY – Police say they are overwhelmed with the number hit and runs recently. In just the past two months they’ve seen more than 200 cases, and only a dozen of those have been solved. Some involved pedestrians, leaving those victims without answers. “Doctors have called it a miracle,” said Lindsay Young. “Everybody kind of said I got really lucky in an unlucky situation
Fox 13 | November 21, 2017
The Atlantic explains why Steve Bannon's war on GOP establishment 'hits a stumbling block in Utah' | Deseret News The Atlantic explains why Steve Bannon's war on GOP establishment 'hits a stumbling block in Utah'
The Atlantic's McKay Coppins recently reported that Bannon's push to win over conservatives in a 'widely hyped war on the...
Deseret News | November 21, 2017
UFA to pass out life-saving overdose kits to public | Fox 13 UFA to pass out life-saving overdose kits to public
SALT LAKE CITY – In an attempt to save more lives of individuals suffering from opioid and other drug overdoses, Unified Fire Authority (UFA) recently received hundreds of potentially lifesaving  kits. The “overdose kits” were given by a non-profit organization, Utah Naloxone, and were being distributed by UFA to at-risk households and individuals. The kits include the drug Nalo
Fox 13 | November 21, 2017
West Jordan metal recycling center temporarily closed after fire | Fox 13 West Jordan metal recycling center temporarily closed after fire
WEST JORDAN, Utah – Crews have put out an electrical fire in West Jordan early Tuesday morning. Fire crews were called to the metal recycling company, Custom Industry, Inc., off old Brigham Highway just before 3:30 a.m. Investigators said they believe electrical wiring sparked the flames. Authorities cut the power and utilities and were finally able to get the fire under control. Officials e
Fox 13 | November 21, 2017
FCC to rule on net-neutrality | Fox 13 FCC to rule on net-neutrality
SALT LAKE CITY – Net neutrality is the idea that the internet should be an open space, where the small fry with a good idea can compete with the behemoth, but social media has erupted with protests about the proposed repeal of regulations enforcing it. “Bigger businesses with more money would have faster access to the internet and faster access to consumers,” said Xmission owner
Fox 13 | November 21, 2017
Disturbing video shows deplorable conditions in Utah turkey farm | Fox 13 Disturbing video shows deplorable conditions in Utah turkey farm
SANPETE COUNTY, Utah – A Utah turkey company is under fire from an animal activist group, after the group released photos and videos allegedly showing deplorable conditions and disturbing health problems at a Moroni turkey farm. ​Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) said they spent nine months investigating the farm, which contracts with the brand Norbest. Paul Darwin Picklesimer told Fox 13 h
Fox 13 | November 21, 2017
Back when football was deemed too dangerous to play at BYU – and almost in the entire state | Deseret News Back when football was deemed too dangerous to play at BYU – and almost in the entire state
When football was banned at BYU for 16 years and when many other U.S. colleges also halted gridiron play due to injuries and...
Deseret News | November 21, 2017