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  1. Here are all the active hate groups where you live

    08.17 / 15:11 fox13now.com Fox13now.com-UT
    917. That’s the number of hate groups operating in the US, according to data from the Southern Poverty Law Center. The Alabama-based nonprofit activist group tracks civil rights and hate crimes and defines a hate group as an organization with “beliefs or practices that attack or malign an entire class of people, typically for their immutable characteristics.” “Over the course of a year, we have a team of investigators that scours the internet for racist publications …
  2. Car hits Magna home causing gas leak, evacuating area

    08.17 / 13:10 fox13now.com Fox13now.com-UT
    MAGNA, Utah – Crews are repairing a gas line in Magna after a crash that caused a gas leak near 2900 S. 8400 W. overnight. Authorities said that leak forced about 30 people from their homes early Thursday morning. Unified Police said a 63-year-old driver thought someone was chasing her when she went off the road, hit a home and clipped a gas line. Officials evacuated homes in a one-block radius around the leak. The driver had minor injuries. Police…
  3. A Swiss hotel asks Jewish guests to shower before entering the pool

    08.17 / 04:07 fox13now.com Fox13now.com-UT
    By Deborah Bloom, CNN (CNN) — A Swiss hotel has been accused of anti-Semitism after a manager reportedly posted signs instructing Jewish guests to shower before using its pool. “To our Jewish guests, women, men and children, please take a shower before you go swimming,” one sign said. “If you break the rules I’m forced to cloes (sic) the swimming pool for you.” Another sign in the kitchen addressed to “our Jewish guests” said the…
  4. Thousands don lab coats in Salt Lake City to set Guinness World Record

    08.17 / 04:07 fox13now.com Fox13now.com-UT
    SALT LAKE CITY — USANA kicked off a four-day convention in Salt Lake City Wednesday by setting a new Guinness World Record. Employees of the company, which is headquartered in Utah, congregated in coordinated attire to set a record for the “largest gathering of people dressed as scientists.” USANA produces nutritional products and dietary supplements. Don Macuga, Chief Communication Officer for USANA, spoke about the record-setting effort. “Well it wasn’t that…
  5. Two in critical condition after car, motorcycle collide in Sandy

    08.17 / 03:09 fox13now.com Fox13now.com-UT
    SANDY, Utah — Police are responding to a crash involving a car and a motorcycle in Sandy Wednesday, and two people are in critical condition. Unified Police say the crash occurred at 9754 South Wasatch Boulevard, and police first tweeted about the crash around 8:30 p.m. Police say two people are in critical condition and a medical helicopter has been dispatched to the scene. One victim is a 46-year-old male and the other is a female of an unknown age.…
  6. Ohio dad says 6-year-old son left for hours on hot bus on first day of school

    08.17 / 03:09 fox13now.com Fox13now.com-UT
    CLEVELAND – A Cleveland dad is furious after he says his 6-year-old son with special needs was left alone on a hot bus for more than four hours, according to WJW. “After an hour and they couldn’t tell me what was going on I started to get extremely worried,” said Trevelle Hargrove Sr. “I couldn’t understand why no one could tell me where my son was.” The Cleveland Metropolitan School District is investigating how his son, Trevelle, was left behind.…
  7. Family of teen hit, killed in Syracuse says new crosswalk not enough to keep kids safe

    08.17 / 02:08 fox13now.com Fox13now.com-UT
    SYRACUSE, Utah — A family is not satisfied with a new advanced crosswalk installed in Syracuse at 1450 South and 2000 West. Dakota Kilburn, 14, was killed there in April when he crossed the street with his friends. Two drivers ran over him, and he later died from his injuries at the hospital. His parents have been advocating for a pedestrian bridge over that road to make it safe for children. Both Syracuse Junior High and Syracuse Elementary School are…
  8. Woman arrested for snorting cocaine in parent pick-up line at Florida school

    08.17 / 01:08 fox13now.com Fox13now.com-UT
    FORT MYERS, Fla. – A sheriff’s deputy arrested a woman outside a Florida middle school after he allegedly spotted her chopping up and using cocaine while waiting in the parent pick-up line Tuesday. The Lee County deputy said he was patrolling Lexington Middle School just before 4 p.m. when he saw 39-year-old Christina Hester snort the drug off the screen of her iPhone with a straw, according to WFTX. The deputy took Hester to his office where he arrested her. […
  9. Police discuss impact of Operation Rio Grande in Salt Lake City

    08.17 / 01:08 fox13now.com Fox13now.com-UT
    SALT LAKE – What a difference 48 hours can make. “Things are progressing as planned,” said Commissioner Keith Squires of Utah’s Department of Public Safety. On Monday, Operation Rio Grande was launched to help the people living on the streets near the Road Home in downtown Salt Lake City. The goal is to identify the criminals and arrest them, and help the homeless find help. “The social workers that have been staffing the Community Connection Center, along with those going […]…
  10. Baby dolphin dies after ‘hundreds’ of beachgoers take photos, play with it

    08.17 / 01:08 fox13now.com Fox13now.com-UT
    MOJACAR, Spain – A baby dolphin separated from its mother died after “hundreds” of people passed it around, taking photos and playing with the animal in the shallow water off a busy Spanish beach Friday, according to local nonprofit marine rescue group Equinac. Pictures show bathers lifting the “frightened and weak” calf out of the water and stroking the dolphin – one child appears to inadvertently cover its blowhole with his hand. “Cetaceans (large marine mam…
  11. Utah businesses selling out of solar eclipse glasses

    08.17 / 01:08 fox13now.com Fox13now.com-UT
    SALT LAKE CITY – If you’ve been able to snag a pair of solar eclipse glasses, consider yourself lucky. Utahns are having a tough time tracking them down. Anticipation is building for Monday’s total solar eclipse, but finding the special specs to view the rare event has been a nightmare for many, especially for those who bought defective ones from Amazon. “We’ve been looking for more than a week, and we’ve called every optician and optical office we could. There’s [……
  12. Imagine Dragons frontman addresses challenges LGBTQ youth face ahead of ‘LOVELOUD Fest’

    08.17 / 01:08 fox13now.com Fox13now.com-UT
    OREM, Utah — The LOVELOUD Fest will kickoff in Orem later this month, and the event is bringing together members of the LGBTQ community and The LDS Church.  The festival will feature acts with Utah ties like Neon Trees and Imagine Dragons, and the festival will raise funds for several charities that benefit LGBTQ youth. The event, which begins August 26, aims to “foster conversation and deeper understanding in communities about what it means to truly love and accept our …
  13. Utah Guard Member killed, 7 injured during combat operations in Afghanistan

    08.17 / 00:09 fox13now.com Fox13now.com-UT
    KABUL, Afghanistan — A member of the Utah Guard was killed and approximately seven others were injured Wednesday during combat operations in Afghanistan. According to a press release from the Utah National Guard, the service members were on a mission in Eastern Afghanistan and were partnered with Afghan Forces “aimed at further reducing Islamic State of Iraq and Syrian-Khorasan presence in Afghanistan.” Maj. Gen. Jefferson Burton, adjutant-general of the Utah National…
  14. Trump tweets congrats to Curtis, Herrod won’t concede 3rd District primary

    08.16 / 23:07 fox13now.com Fox13now.com-UT
    PROVO, Utah — The day after he declared victory in the Republican primary for Third Congressional District, Provo Mayor John Curtis began focusing on winning the general election. Curtis was the projected winner on Tuesday night, taking 42% of the vote to Chris Herrod’s 30%. Tanner Ainge, who won only 27% of the vote, conceded the race to Curtis. More final ballot numbers are not expected until Friday, and until those numbers come in, Herrod said he would not concede.…
  15. ‘Teacher is shady, kids are insane;’ sassy toddler rants about first day of preschool

    08.16 / 23:07 fox13now.com Fox13now.com-UT
    This sassy toddler is 2-year-old Mila Stauffer, of Arizona. Her honest and hilarious rant about her first day of preschool has gone viral after her mom, Katie, posted it to Instagram. The tiny diva, dressed in a Disney princess gown, clutched a stuffed animal as she let loose about her experience. She grabbed handfuls from a jumbo bag of popcorn to calm her nerves as she recounted the throwing of staplers and kids “pooping everywhere.” “My mom had some news for …
  16. Michael Bennett: ‘I can’t stand for the national anthem’

    08.16 / 23:07 fox13now.com Fox13now.com-UT
    By Jill Martin, CNN SEATTLE — Michael Bennett can no longer stay silent. And while he likely doesn’t want to have the same fate as Colin Kaepernick — who is without an NFL team — the Seattle Seahawks defensive end is taking social action. “I can’t stand for the national anthem,” Bennett, who is 31 and in his ninth NFL season, told CNN on Tuesday. “I can’t stand right now. I’m not going to be standing until I see the…
  17. Take part in the “I Choose” Campaign with Select Health

    08.16 / 21:55 fox13now.com Fox13now.com-UT
    Select Health invites you to participate in their new campaign about making one good choice. It is called “I Choose” and encourages people to choose one healthy option to incorporate into their life like: I choose my bike to take to work instead of my car once a week I choose to drink water with my lunch instead of soda I choose to park away from the store so I will get more steps in.• SelectHealth is a local, community-based […
  18. 10-year-old suffers gunshot wound in Mount Pleasant

    08.16 / 21:55 fox13now.com Fox13now.com-UT
    MOUNT PLEASANT, Utah — Dispatch officials confirm a 10-year-old suffered a gunshot wound in Mount Pleasant Wednesday. While dispatchers confirmed a 10-year-old suffered a gunshot wound, no further details about the incident were immediately available. Fox 13 News first heard report of the incident around 3:15 p.m. Fox 13 News has reached out to police for more information and has a crew on the way to the scene. We’ll update this story as more details emerge.…
  19. Pop-up Cheetos restaurant opens in New York City with more than 1,000 people on wait list

    08.16 / 21:55 fox13now.com Fox13now.com-UT
    NEW YORK CITY – A big, bold, flavorful culinary concept is coming to life in the Tribeca neighborhood of Manhattan. The grilled cheeses are buttered up and the tables are all set for a 3-day only Cheetos-inspired pop-up restaurant with a menu created by Food Network’s Anne Burrell. “The playing and creating of the menu and tasting and then just eating Cheetos was really a blast,” Burrell said. The Spotted Cheetah opened Monday and will keep serving up cheesy dishes until A…
  20. Funding your Future: Simple ways to improve your homes curb appeal

    08.16 / 21:55 fox13now.com Fox13now.com-UT
    HOUSE NUMBERS A person can`t look at your home if they can`t locate it. Make sure the house numbers are clean and prominently seen from the street. If you don`t have numbers, they can be purchased fairly inexpensively online and at home improvement stores. House numbers come in a variety of styles, so find some that fit your home. TOUCH UP PAINT Painting the trim and door can give your house an instant makeover. Choose colors that complement the existing…