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    Pokémon, NO!

    SOUTH OGDEN – It may be an extremely popular smartphone game, but Pokémon GO is proving to be an extreme nuisance for one business owner. When Burch Creek Mercantile owner Robert Higgs first learned his ice cream and candy store would be a stop for Pokémon GO, he thought it would be great for business.  […]
  • Two girls talk about how they saved drowning boy

    FARMINGTON POND – Two young girls who pulled a drowning boy from Farmington Pond are talking about how their quick thinking saved him.  They also say it taught them a valuable lesson about being vigilant on the water. Melissa Harper, 12, and Kate Peterson, 13, were swimming and paddle boarding when they saw a little […]
  • Man arrested for making threats with scythe

    OGDEN – A man is booked for aggravated assault after bringing a bizarre weapon into a convenience store and threatening to kill a clerk. Ogden investigators say the suspect, Michael Just, has a bad history with the Maverik on Washington Boulevard near 7th Street.  The staff had told him that he wasn’t welcome back.  Police […]
  • Utah business leaders push back against proposed immigration bill

    SALT LAKE CITY – The bill endorsed by President Trump that would limit certain aspects of legal immigration is getting a cool reaction from business leaders and Latino advocates in Utah. President Trump joined Sen. David Perdue of Georgia and Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas who proposed a bill which aims to create an immigration […]
  • Election officials search for different voting machines

    UTAH STATE CAPITOL – The Lieutenant Governor’s Office is hoping the public can help them find a better voting machine than the one the state is currently using.  Five different companies are bidding to become the new machine supplier, and their devices were put on display at the Capitol Building. “Currently, we have aging voting […]
  • Mia Love holds open office hours for constituents

    WEST JORDAN – It’s a town hall meeting… of sorts. Utah’s Fourth District Representative Mia Love opens her office for small groups of constituents to speak to her directly.  Even though this method was designed to diminish some of the noise that can come with a large town hall meeting, some of these smaller encounters […]
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    Natl Weather Service: July sets records for high temperatures

    WASATCH FRONT – Meteorologists say we’re on track to have the hottest summer in recorded Utah history.  They say July of 2017 broke the past record by a significant margin.  National Weather Service Meteorologist Charlotte Dewey says, “July, on record, turned out to be 85.3 degrees, which is a full degree above 2013, which was […]
  • Men who spotted FLDS Church leader will split reward

    SOUTH DAKOTA – Federal agents are writing a very big check to two South Dakota men who helped them track down fugitive FLDS Church leader Lyle Jeffs. Investigators were able to find Jeffs in Yankton, South Dakota, after workers at a pawn shop called the authorities. Assistant Special Agent in charge Daniel Brady says a […]
  • Teen sentenced for sexting with girlfriend

    CACHE COUNTY – A case of sexting between an 18 year- old Logan man and his underage girlfriend leads to him being sentenced to jail time. Prosecutors say Jacob Wilson was sentenced to 101 days in jail for criminal mischief and dealing in harmful materials to a minor.  Cache County Chief Prosecutor Spencer Walsh says […]
  • Family of plane crash victims thank community for support

    WEBER COUNTY – Family members of one of the couples killed in Wednesday’s plane crash on I-15 say the support from the community has been overwhelming. Cori Payne is the sister of Sarah Huffaker.  She says her sister, and her brother-in-law Perry Huffaker, were known to be funny and friendly people who were also caring […]