Brittany Johnson, ABC4 Utah

Brittany Johnson

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Recent articles by Brittany:

Romney undecided on impeachment, stands by Trump criticism

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney says he is undecided on whether President Donald Trump should be impeached, though he's sticking by criticism that earned him a stream of insults from Trump on Twitter. → Read More

Semi driver hauling beer crashes into Sandy church parking lot

SANDY, Utah (ABC4 News)- This one of the few times you’ll find beer at church. A semi-truck driver was forced off the road Thursday after police say a person driving a Toyota ran a red light in Sandy causing the driver to semi driver to veer away. The semi crash-landed into a Church of Jesus […] → Read More

2 Florida men tied to Giuliani arrested on campaign charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Florida businessmen tied to President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani have been arrested on campaign finance violations resulting from a $325,000 donation to a political action committee supporting Trump’s reelection. Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman were arrested on a four-count indictment that includes charges of conspiracy, making false statements to […] → Read More

What to do if you come across counterfeit money

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) - With three counterfeit money investigations underway in Utah, how do consumers make sure fake bills don't make it into their wallet? → Read More

Man shot ‘2 or 3 times’ in South Jordan, suspect in police custody

SOUTH JORDAN (ABC4 News)- One man is in police custody and another is in the hospital after a shooting early Saturday morning in South Jordan. Lt. Matt Pennington with the South Jordan Police Dept. said officers were called about 1:40 a.m to a home on 11400 South Jordan Farms Rd. “There’s a bunch of people […] → Read More

Trump calls Romney a ‘pompous a–‘

WASHINGTON D.C. (ABC4 News/AP)- President Donald Trump lashed out at Senator Romney on Twitter Saturday morning calling him a “pompous ‘ass'”. “Somebody please wake up Mitt Romney and tell him that my conversation with the Ukrainian President was a congenial and very appropriate one, and my statement on China pertained to corruption, not politics,” Trump’s […] → Read More

Utah announces plans to restore bighorn sheep population

ANTELOPE ISLAND STATE PARK, Utah (AP) — Utah has announced plans to restore the state's bighorn sheep population a year after a respiratory illness outbreak killed more than 100 sheep. → Read More

Price man allegedly sexually abused 11-year-old girl while giving her a tattoo, drugs

Price man allegedly sexually abused 11-year-old girl while giving her a tattoo, drugs → Read More

Utah teens: Largest demographic arrested for rape offenses in 2018

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) - New data released from the Utah Department of Public Safety shows the number of rape cases is on the rise in Utah. Teenagers make up the largest demographic arrested for the crime. → Read More

Weber State University hosts week-long opioid awareness fair

OGDEN, Utah (ABC4 News) – Weber State University is working to save lives and stop the addiction crisis with an opioid awareness fair. → Read More

Salt Lake City hunter found dead near Mirror Lake Highway

SUMMIT COUNTY (ABC4 News)- A Salt Lake City hunter was found dead on the north side of Mirror Lake Highway Wednesday. Officials say a woman called to report her 53-year-old husband had not returned from hunting. She said she knew the area was in thanks to the Find my Friends app on her phone. When […] → Read More

How Genealogical DNA testing helped catch an accused serial rapist from Ogden

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah (ABC4 News) – Law enforcement used Genealogical DNA Testing to arrest a Utah man accused of raping multiple women in Ogden, Layton, Clearfield and Wyoming. → Read More

Crews battle Hepplers Fire near Richfield

RICHFIELD, Utah (ABC4 News) – Firefighters are battling a new wildfire in Sevier County Thursday. → Read More

Candlelight vigil to remember Utah domestic violence victims

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) - Community members and leaders from across Utah gathered at the state capitol Wednesday night to remember the 30 lives lost to domestic violence in the past year. → Read More

Group involved in harassment incident in Blacksmith Fork Canyon will stand trial

CACHE COUNTY, Utah (News4Utah) – Prosecutors filed charges against a group in connection with an incident at a Cache County campground over Memorial Day Weekend. → Read More

Salt Lake County GOP announces new state representative

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) – The Salt Lake County GOP announced the results of a special election to fill an open seat in the Utah House of Representatives. → Read More

Racist, anti-LGBTQ and derogatory remarks spray-painted throughout Layton

LAYTON, Utah (ABC4 News) – Layton residents woke up Thursday morning to racist and derogatory remarks spray-painted throughout the city. → Read More

Surprise surveyor sparks property lines dispute

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - What would you do if you built a new home and found out you have hidden property? → Read More

Esports and Gaming: Preventing overuse injury

(CLEVELAND CLINIC) – Gaming and esports have soared in popularity in recent years. While ‘gaming’ is not a traditional athletic sport, according to Dominic King, D.O., a sports medicine physician at Cleveland Clinic, gaming athletes can get injured. “Some of the injuries we see in esports athletes are overuse injuries of the hand, such as […] → Read More

Fugitive couple arrested in Arizona

NAVAJO COUNTY, AZ (ABC4 News) – A fugitive couple that escaped police custody in Utah has now been caught and arrested. According to the Navajo County Sheriff’s Office in Arizona, Blane and Susan Barksdale were located and arrested Wednesday after several weeks on the run. The sheriff’s office says they assisted U.S. Marshals in making […] → Read More