SALT LAKE CITY — 2013 has been a busy and important year for Utah news. In case you missed any of these, here are the top 10 most-viewed video clips on fox13now.com for the year 2013.
#10 – Utah families on food stamps could be cut off soon
#9 - Six arrested in live sex show bust
Police in Syracuse arrested six people in May after they allegedly performed a live sex show for a small audience, which included undercover officers. Click here for the full story.
#8 - Man arrested after fight over church seats
Wayne Dodge, 51, was taken to the Weber County Jail for his alleged involvement in a fight at an LDS church. A representative for the Weber County Sheriff's Office told us the fight broke out over some seats that someone was trying to save at the packed wardhouse. Click here for the original story and click here for the follow-up story.
#7 - Lawsuit filed by alleged false DUI victims of Steed
One of the videos we added to fox13now.com in late 2012 is on our top 10 list for 2013. A class-action lawsuit was filed against the state of Utah and Utah Highway Patrol on behalf of people who say they were wrongfully accused of DUIs by former UHP Trooper Lisa Steed, who was fired in November 2012. Click here for the full story.
#6 - Grandpa and Grandma Woodstock
A couple of colorful hippies known nationally as Grandma and Grandpa Woodstock once again made headlines when they were barred from flying out of Salt Lake City for several hours in July. Click here for the full story.
#5 - Woman fleeing police hits passing train, another train hits her car
Bonnie Jean Stroud, 29, was allegedly fleeing from Woods Cross police, who were trying to stop her in connection with a call they received about an unwanted guest disturbance. Stroud's vehicle hit a passing train. Moments later, another train pushed her Mercedes further down the tracks. Stroud sustained only minor injuries, including a broken arm. Click here for the full story.
#4 - Brett Benson gets pranked for April Fools' Day
In the studio, FOX 13 Chief Meteorologist Brett Benson stands in front of a green screen as he delivers his weather forecast. Through the magic of television, the green screen is replaced with the various weather graphics you see at home. So, what happens when someone puts on a green suit, effectively making them invisible on TV, and starts messing with the weatherman? Watch the video and you'll see. Click here for the full story.
#3 - Shadow the dog in flight
A Utah hang gliding pilot made a special harness to allow his dog to fly with him, and he said going airborne was his canine companion’s idea. Click here for the full story.
#2 - Video shot at Goblin Valley prompts investigation
Three Boy Scout leaders from Utah County received death threats and could face criminal charges after posting a video of themselves knocking over an ancient rock formation to YouTube. Click here for more.
#1 - Mom gives bullying daughter a unique punishment
Putting a stop to bullying in schools can be a difficult task for teachers, but one woman from Murray, who found out her daughter was relentlessly teasing another student, decided to teach her a lesson by giving her a taste of her own medicine. Click here for the full story.