Emma Johnson, ABC4 Utah

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ABC4 Utah

Salt Lake City, UT, United States

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Recent articles by Emma:

The secret to living to be 100-years-old

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News)- Utah Governor Gary Herbert honored 100-year-old Utah residents at the 33rd Centenarian Celebration Tuesday. Utah currently has 204 centenarians, 64 of whom attended Tuesday’s luncheon with their families from all across the state. The Centenarian Class of 2019 is one of the largest in the celebration’s history. Ten World […] → Read More

Applying for University of Utah made easy with simple application

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) - Applying for college at the University of Utah just got a lot easier with the Common Application. → Read More

You won’t believe how much parents are spending on back-to-school supplies

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – The back-to-school list seems to grow longer and more detailed each year. Everyone dreads the back-to-school lines at your local store and fights with your child on what they can and can’t get. When it’s all said and done and those students are finally back in the classroom, […] → Read More

Over 200 principals and administrators fill backpacks for students in need

RIVERTON, Utah (ABC4 News) - Several hundred administrators from the Jordan School District joined forces on Wednesday at South Hills Middle School to make hygiene kits and fill backpacks all for their students in need. → Read More

Loan Peak Fire Department helps Alpine residents throw ‘Foam Party’

ALPINE, Utah (ABC4 News) - The Foam Party in the sunshine is a family favorite during Alpine Days. → Read More

Man once busted for ‘puppy fraud’ graduates Salt Lake Drug Court

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) - Chad Nielson started using drugs when he was 11 years old. He says it started with marijuana and as his life continued he says, “I’ve touched it all.” → Read More

Pioneer Day parade attendees camp out more than 48 hours in advance

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) - The annual Pioneer Day parade is less than 24 hours away. → Read More

Construction workers endure long days in the hot summer sun

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) -The scorching heat creeping across the Wasatch Front Monday and Tuesday won't only bring high temperatures but a rise in heat-related illness. → Read More

18-year-old suffers serious injuries after falling down 65-foot tunnel

SPANISH FORK, Utah (ABC4 News) – One man suffered serious injuries after falling down a 65-foot tunnel Thursday night. The Utah County Sheriff’s Office responded to calls reporting a man falling down a tunnel near Thistle Gun Range Training Center at 11:30 p.m. Thursday. Sgt. Spencer Cannon with the Utah County Sheriff’s Office says when […] → Read More

Teach your children the tools to avoid becoming the abuser

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – Child abuse numbers continue to rise in Utah each year. Prevent Child Abuse Utah’s motto is “Prevention. EDUCATE. ENGAGE, EMPOWER. Through education.” Experts say when a child is young their guardians narrate life’s simple occurrences. By the time children become verbal, parents stop life narration. “When our children are […] → Read More

Preventing heat exhaustion at summer camp

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) - It’s mid-July and many Utah youth are heading out for summer camp. The great outdoors, sun, heat and little water are the perfect recipes for heat exhaustion. → Read More

Clark Planetarium celebrates 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 take off

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – The Clark Planetarium is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first human on the moon. In 1961 President John F. Kennedy wanted humans on the moon. The United States had just started trying to send people to space but President Kennedy and NASA knew it could be done. […] → Read More

Church of Jesus Christ releases survey asking for input on youth interview age

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is debating changing the general interview age of church youth from 12 to ages between 8 and 11. → Read More

Kaysville construction project to stop trash from reaching the Great Salt Lake

KAYSVILLE, Utah (ABC4 News) – Plastic bottles, chairs, and oil are littering the Great Salt Lake. When it rains, water rushes downstream through Kaysville City streets, picking up trash and plastic along the way. A lot of the debris passes through The Nature Conservancy’s Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve before ending up in the Lake. […] → Read More

4th of July weekend brings spike in registrations at SLCC

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah (ABC4 News) - The Monday after the 4th of July at Salt Lake Community College's peak registration day. → Read More

Unified Fire responding to field fire in Midvale causing power outages

MIDVALE, Utah (ABC4 News) – Unified Fire Authority is responding to a field fire in Midvale Monday morning. Unified Fire Authority spokesperson, Mathew McFarland says officials believe down powerlines or wires ignited the fire. Rocky Mountain Power is reporting over 7 thousand people without power near 457 West 8000 South near Adams Ave. → Read More

The legwork behind a public 4th of July firework show

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – What’s the 4th of July without your neighborhood firework show? The Jordan Park firework, ignited from the International Peace Gardens, is a community favorite with hundreds in attendance every year. This year over $12,000 was spent on fireworks, 12 plus hours of set-up all for a 12-minute show. […] → Read More

Police: Store employee dies after being stabbed at gas station in Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – Two people are in custody after a deadly stabbing in a Salt Lake City gas station Wednesday morning. Detectives are searching for additional suspects. Salt Lake City Police say around 3:30 a.m.a fight broke out at the gas station located at 1300 South Main Street. “I just know […] → Read More

Ogden structure fire sends 4 people to the hospital, displaces 7

ODEN, Utah (ABC4 News) – Four people have been transported to the hospital for medical evaluation after a structure fire in Ogden Tuesday morning. The Ogden City Fire Department says they started responding to calls of a structure fire at 5:33am Tuesday. Officials say 17 firefighters from Ogden City and Roy Fire Departments arrived […] → Read More

Missing Grand County found, 2 dead

UPDATE: Officials say the missing aircraft was located around 9:20 a.m. Monday morning. The Department of Public Safety personnel hiked to the airplane and say the two individuals on board are deceased. The names of the individuals are not being released at this time GRAND COUNTY, Utah (ABC4 News) – The Grand County Sheriff’s Office […] → Read More