Jason Nguyen, ABC4 Utah

Jason Nguyen

ABC4 Utah

Salt Lake City, UT, United States

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Recent articles by Jason:

Utah student face-covering guidelines, who decides them?

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) – Can school districts mandate students to wear face coverings? Many district officials want to know that answer. The Utah State Board of Education is requiring masks for all staff and teachers, as well as on buses. Most school districts return to school fall plan state they won’t enforce a […] → Read More

School districts prepare for kids to go back to school in the Fall

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) - School Districts have less than a month to finalize plans to have kids go back to school. Each district will need to have an approved plan that is posted to their website by August 1st, 2020. → Read More

Public health official expresses concern over COVID-19 case count ahead of holiday weekend

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - Nearly 600 more people came down with COVID-19, according to state health officials. → Read More

Fireworks bring dumpster fires concerns

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - Thursday night was the first night Utahns could set fireworks off in non-restricted areas. → Read More

83 people come down with COVID-19 at Weber County Jail

WEBER COUNTY, Utah (ABC4 News) - An outbreak of COVID-19 at the Weber County Jail is growing in size. Eighty-two inmates and one employee tested positive for the virus. Officials say 16 employees and 125 inmates were tested as of Wednesday for COVID-19. → Read More

Utah had 12,420 cases of COVID-19 in June

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) – State Epidemiologist Dr. Anglea Dunn told us in a memo we obtained on June 22nd, if the seven-day rolling average doesn’t average 200 cases by July 1st, officials need to move the entire state back to orange. At the time the doctor said, “This will send the message to […] → Read More

Utahns headed to New York may need to fill these forms out

SALT LAKE CITY (UTAH) - If you're traveling to New York from Utah, you may have to fill out some extra forms. → Read More

Midvale City is preparing to leave Unified Police Department Tuesday

MIDVALE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – Midvale City Council will hold a special council meeting to vote on its future with the Unified Police Department Tuesday. ABC4 News told residents about the potential move last week. City officials completed a feasibility study to see if they could reactivate its police department and found some favorable […] → Read More

State approves face mask requirements for Salt Lake, Summit counties

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - Two Utah counties can now mandate face coverings to prevent the spread of COVID-19. → Read More

Could Midvale City leave UPD too?

MIDVALE, Utah (ABC4 News) - We are learning there may be another city looking to withdraw from the Unified Police Department. Midvale City is currently working on a feasibility study to see if it is even possible to reactivate its own police department. → Read More

Suicides prompt new measures at Davis County Jail

FARMINGTON, Utah (ABC4 News) - Davis County Sheriff Kelly Sparks is changing procedures after a pair of suicides at the jail this month. Deputies will now check on newly-booked inmates every 30 minutes. → Read More

Models indicate risk for contracting COVID-19 is higher than ever

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) – Utah saw its highest case count of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic. The previous record came on June 6th with 546 cases. Friday, the state is reporting 586 cases. This is happening while nine of the 29 counties in Utah moved into the green health-risk phase. The […] → Read More

‘The Dreamers are protected,’ says SLCo DA Sim Gill

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - We're learning a portion of the brief used in the argument to aid Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA recipients came from the Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office. → Read More

Utah Naloxone saves more than 4,000 lives, according to reports

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - Utah reached a remarkable milestone on Wednesday. Utah Naloxone Medical Director Dr. Jennifer Plumb tells ABC4 News, naloxone saved more than 4,000 Utahns from overdosing on opioids, including pain pills, heroin, and fentanyl. → Read More

Rexburg mayor hopes discovery of human remains at Daybell home brings closure to family

FREMONT COUNTY, Idaho (ABC4 News) - The mayor of Rexburg says he hopes the discovery of human remains found on the property of Chad Daybell brings closure to the family of those involved. → Read More

Quick thinking by law enforcement saves young man’s life

FARMINGTON, Utah (ABC4 News) - A young man was spotted on a bridge above I-15 earlier this month in Farmington. A quick-witted deputy and reaction from a trooper helped save the young man from taking his own life. → Read More

Michigan mother talks about son’s arrest after allegedly overturning SLCPD cruiser

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) – Three people are arrested and charged for destroying a Salt Lake City Police car during last Saturday’s protests. 21-year-old Connor Peebles of Belmont, Michigan, was the third person arrested. He faces enhanced mischief and riot charges. Peebles is accused of helping flip over a Salt Lake City Police officer’s […] → Read More

‘Tragedy on every level’ says South Jordan mayor about double murder-suicide

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah (ABC4 News) – Police are investigating a double murder-suicide involving two boys ages 8 and 10. “This is a tragedy on every level. There is nothing that is ok about this,” said South Jordan Mayor Dawn Ramsey. Police got the call shortly after 4 p.m. when a mother came home in the […] → Read More

Hundreds pay tribute to fallen Ogden officer

OGDEN, Utah (ABC4 News) It's a very somber Friday night, just like its been all day. Officer Nate Lyday's patrol vehicle was showered with love from the community, something several officers felt throughout the day. → Read More

Weight of the Call: The Importance of Peer Support

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 Utah) - The Utah Fraternal Order of Police is helping the family of a fallen Ogden Police officer and the law enforcement community grieve Thursday night. → Read More