Emily Tencer, FOX 13 NOW

Emily Tencer


Omaha, NE, United States

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Recent articles by Emily:

Yum Yum Food Truck owner speaks after being injured in fryer explosion

Two men are in the hospital after a fryer malfunctioned and exploded in the "World Famous Yum Yum Food Truck." The explosion comes almost six months after the food truck was vandalized with hate messages. → Read More

Utah sees record-breaking increase in COVID-19 tests after Thanksgiving

TestUtah is seeing record-breaking numbers as Utahns make sure they’re safe after Thanksgiving gatherings and travel. → Read More

Estimated 26,000 post-Thanksgiving travelers flying through SLC airport Sunday

The post-Thanksgiving travel rush is slamming airports across the country as passengers feel more comfortable flying again. → Read More

Southern Utah teen still hospitalized after being hit by car

A 15-year-old Hurricane teen is spending her Thanksgiving in a St. George hospital after police say a drunk driver hit her and her friend Tuesday morning. → Read More

Animal shelters call 2021 "year of pet abandonment" as owners return pets from pandemic

In 2020, the loneliness of the pandemic sent people to the stores and shelters eager for the company of a furry friend. Now, shelters are seeing an overflow of pets left behind and in need of a home. → Read More

Warm, dry fall expected to impact winter recreation in Utah

The Salt Lake City National Weather Service says the entire western United States will see above-normal temperatures leading up to December. → Read More

New federal infrastructure package to positively impact Utah's roads, Navajo Nation's water

The funds will go to improve roads, bridges, public transit, water and wastewater. → Read More

Utah ski resorts preparing to open, but start dates may be delayed

Multiple ski resorts are set to open this week, but warm temperatures could keep eager skiers waiting. → Read More

Parents claim Veterans Day presentation at Lehi elementary school got too political

An elementary school in Lehi is receiving backlash on social media as some parents claim a Veterans Day presentation got too political. → Read More

Family, friends, classmates hold vigil for 10-year-old Utah girl

Dozens gathered at Fox Hollow Park Tuesday night to show the family of Isabella “Izzy” Tichenor that they “Stand for Izzy.” → Read More

Utah mother says bullying to blame for 10-year-old daughter's death

A Salt Lake City mother says her 10-year-old daughter took her own life over the weekend after being bullied at school. → Read More

Teenager hit by car while trick-or-treating gets special visit from Utes Football program

The Utes football team is cheering a young fan toward a speedy recovery. Spencer Wall was one of the four kids out trick-or-treating in Taylorsville Saturday night when a Sedan hit him and his friend, Karl Finch, while they were crossing a crosswalk. → Read More

Utah woman hit by flying piece of concrete on freeway

A Midvale woman is recovering after a chunk of concrete crashed through her windshield, hitting her in the face while driving on the freeway. → Read More

Utahns stuck in Dallas, Miami after American Airlines cancels thousands of flights

Thousands of American Airlines passengers are trying to make their way back home after the airline canceled thousands of flights over the weekend. → Read More

Celebration of life held for radio DJ killed in Taylorsville

Police have secured an arrest warrant for homicide for the suspected killer of a Taylorsville woman. → Read More

‘Justice for Gaby’: Family and friends grieve loss of Utah radio DJ shot and killed

The family of a Taylorsville woman can’t come to terms with her death as police search for her suspected killer. → Read More

Poverty in the pandemic: Studies hope to help families hit financially by COVID-19

The Department of Workforce Services wants to use data to make a difference among Utahns experiencing intergenerational poverty. → Read More

State leaders, local businesses offer mental health resources to improve workplace

Local leaders and businesses are hoping to improve the workplace and squash the stigma of mental health. → Read More

Aaron Lowe’s family reacts to arrest of accused killer

As Aaron Lowe’s family grapples with the one-week anniversary of his death, they’re now processing the news of his accused killer’s arrest. → Read More

Hospital capacity rates affect room availability for patients

The Douglas County Health Department said there are currently 163 people being treated for COVID-19 in metro hospitals. → Read More