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  • Woman dies in ATV accident near Coalville

    COALVILLE, Utah — Utah State Parks authorities confirmed a 27-year-old woman from Wanship died Saturday evening after her all-terrain vehicle rolled near a Coalville campground. Utah State Parks and Recreation Lt. Eric Stucki said Alissa McCandless was a passenger in a side-by-side utility terrain vehicle while riding near Camperworld campground. He says the driver, 30-year-old Vance Robinson, apparently lost control and rolled the vehicle at about 6 p.m. When Rockport State Park Rangers arrived at the scene, McCandless was pronounced […]

  • City Hall security guard displays artistic side job

    SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake’s City and County building is a place for official business involving the mayor and the city council. But what many do not know is there is also an unofficial artist. Bill Zamora’s official title is security guard. But a few know Zamora as a skilled artist with a knack for drawing and illustrating portraits. In fact, he has been commissioned by several people, including Mayor Ralph Becker, to produce artwork for them. FOX 13’s […]

  • Locals with Israel ties comment on Gaza violence

    SALT LAKE CITY — Local Israelis and Palestinians now living in Utah are watching as violence unfolds along the Gaza Strip. People from the area say missile attacks are constant, but the violence has become so much worse in the last few weeks. Their families have been asked to go into bomb shelters, and for days people were not going to work and children were not allowed to go to school. In Tel Aviv, people have only seconds to find […]

  • Man dies in head-on collision in Spanish Fork Canyon

    UTAH COUNTY — Utah Highway Patrol said a 43-year-old Provo man died in a head-on crash in Spanish Fork Canyon Sunday morning. Troopers say around 8 a.m. a car traveling eastbound crossed into oncoming traffic and was struck by a semi carrying SUVs. The driver of the car, identified as Kevin Arledge, was killed instantly. The semi truck driver was not injured. Investigators are working to find out what caused the crash.

  • Dangerous trend of students abusing ADHD medication

    With so much pressure to do well in school and get good grades some students from middle school to college are now turning to a prescription pill typically used to help those with attention deficit hyper-activity disorder, or ADHD, to help them study and focus. The medication is called Adderal, a controlled amphetamine. And students are using it to pull all-nighters.

  • Violence a daily reality as world leaders push for Israel-Gaza cease-fire

    (CNN) — Another day of loud booms and deadly weaponry plummeting from the sky wracked Israel and Gaza on Sunday, with fresh casualties reported on both sides of a conflict that international leaders scrambled to end. Rescuers pulled the bloodied bodies of children from the wreckage of a Gaza home Sunday after an Israeli airstrike, which Israel said targeted a top Hamas militant. The Israelis initially said the operative was killed, but they later said he may have survived. And […]

  • Harbor master details events leading to hunters’ deaths at lake

    SALT LAKE COUNTY — Dave Shearer, the harbor master for the Great Salt Lake State Marina, said he spotted the small boat that eventually capsized Saturday night. He saw it, but soon lost sight of it. Two of the three men on board the small, flat-bottomed boat, did not survive out in the water that night. The men were duck hunting on the lake near Saltair. Shearer said other hunters warned him to “keep an eye on them.” “Other duck […]

  • Strong demand for Hostess snacks as bankruptcy plans announced

    OGDEN– Utahns, as well as consumers across the U.S., are buying up Hostess sweet cakes and snacks while the company prepares for bankruptcy. After hearing of the company bankruptcy filing announcement, consumers like Kyle Wyler are loading up on their favorite Hostess treat. “Twinkies, I was hoping to get some,” said Wyler outside the Hostess Bakery outlet in Ogden. Many are discovering their favorites already sold out because of the rush of demand. “There is absolutely none in there. It’s […]

  • K-9 service dog ‘Tank’ killed on I-80

    SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Highway Patrol said their K-9 service dog ‘Tank’ was struck and killed by a semi on Friday. UHP said at about 10:30 a.m. a K-9 officer stopped on the side of eastbound Interstate 80, near Bangerter Highway, to allow Tank to relieve himself outside. The officer said Tank, for some unknown reason, darted out into the freeway and was hit by a semi truck. UHP said Tank, a Belgian malinois, was 11 years old.

  • UDOT opens new ‘ThrU-Turn’ intersection in Kearns

    KEARNS, Utah — The newly revamped intersection at 5400 South and 4015 West was opened to motorists over the weekend. The Utah Department of Transportation said the intersection has a new feature called a “ThrU-Turn”, which is designed to eliminate left-turns by re-routing vehicles to U-turn locations.  UDOT hopes to increase traffic safety by limiting vehicles turning left. (Scroll down to watch the UDOT video explanation) The ThrU-Turn feature is also part of a road-widening project on 5400 South between […]

  • Man gets life in NYC subway plot

    NEW YORK (CNN) — A Bosnian immigrant who authorities said came within days of carrying out a plot to bomb New York City’s subway system was sentenced to life in prison on Friday. Adis Medunjanin, 34, had been charged with conspiring to use weapons of mass destruction and conspiring to provide material support to al Qaeda. After authorities foiled the plot, he then attempted to crash his car and kill himself and others. Medunjanin chanted versus in Arabic from the […]

  • One of 11 hurt in deadly Gulf oil platform blast says: ‘I’m alive’

    (CNN) — Two days after a Gulf of Mexico oil platform blast and one day after his co-worker was found dead on the sea floor, a Filipino man offered a succinct message Sunday to his relatives and countrymen: “I am alive.” Wilberto Ilagan is one of the at least 11 injured in Friday morning’s explosion on a platform located 20 miles off the coast of Grand Isle, Louisiana. He is also one of four — all men native to the […]

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