Alex Cabrero

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Alex Cabrero has been reporting for KSL since 2004 and is a 7-time Emmy Award winner. During his time in Salt Lake City, he has covered several high-profile Utah stories, including the Crandall Canyon mine collapse, the Trolley Square shootings, and the Susan Powell missing person case.

Indigenous spring celebrations held across Utah to welcome the new season

SALT LAKE CITY — We all knew better, right?  After a beautiful, warm, sunny day just a few days ago, there was a lot of snow in northern Utah on Saturday.  Even with the snow, though, there was no way Shelby Chapoose was going to let it stop her from celebrating spring.  “Right. Right. That […]
6 days ago

Cleaning up Utah is South Jordan man’s mission

Plastic bottles, tires, paper, and all sorts of trash just piled up along the sides of roads, highways, and especially the interstates.
7 days ago

New police car design unveiled to surprise 5th-grade art contest winner

Police crime scene tape is usually a sure sign of something bad that happened. It’s even more concerning when the tape surrounds a car covered in a tarp outside an elementary school.
9 days ago

Bees’ groundskeeper gearing up for one last home opener at Smith’s Ballpark

Brian Soukup is in charge of the grounds crew for the Salt Lake Bees, and with Tuesday night being the home opener, well, this isn't your typical lawn.
10 days ago

Utah food drive volunteers help provide food to the growing number of Utahns who need it

The annual Feed Utah statewide food drive was held Saturday morning. This year, more than 300,000 Utahns could use a little extra held when it comes to food. It hits close to home for one volunteer.
27 days ago

Four ways to figure out if you have a counterfeit car seat

There was no way Sydney Fryer was going to put her child in a counterfeit car seat.
1 month ago

Columbus Adult Education Center opens in Herriman to help ensure a better future for people

The Columbus Adult Education Center opened Saturday in Herriman. It provides assistance to people who need help in basic life skills, especially those who are new to the country.
1 month ago

Utah couple struggles to bring adopted children home from Haiti amid state of emergency

A Utah couple was about to end a six-year process to adopt children in Haiti, when the country started seeing violence so dangerous that it declared a state of emergency.
1 month ago

Soldier Hollow hosts BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon

Biathletes across the globe are in Utah and are getting ready to compete in a world-class biathlon competition this weekend. 
1 month ago

South Jordan residents react to waking up and seeing thousands of tumbleweeds in front of their homes

Homeowners in Daybreak react to waking up Saturday morning and seeing tumbleweeds surrounding their homes.
1 month ago

Tumbleweeds pile up in front of homes in Daybreak

Many people in Salt Lake County woke up to tumbleweeds outside their homes, and not just a dozen or so.
1 month ago

Body cam video shows police officers save man’s life during mental health crisis

Many people who live or work in downtown Salt Lake City often have very normal days. 
1 month ago

2 Utah Department of Corrections workers credited for helping during medical emergencies

Two workers with the Utah Department of Corrections in Gunnison were in the right place at the right time. After stopping to help an 85-year-old woman whose vehicle had gone off the road, John Martinez and Mike Jennings found themselves in a different situation when a responding EMT had a medical emergency on scene.
1 month ago

Taylorsville heritage center reclaims stolen historic anvils

A pair of historically-significant anvils were finally returned to Taylorsville after being stolen two years ago.
2 months ago

5-year-old cancer patient sworn in to Unified Fire Authority

A 5-year-old battling bone cancer was sworn in as a Unified Fire Authority firefighter just before a major surgery.
2 months ago

‘We are going to feed American beef to the Americans’: Meat packing plant to open in Richfield

A new cattle processing plant in central Utah is expected to improve the state's food supply chain.
2 months ago

Wildlife overpasses saving Utah animals, drivers

No matter how many warning signs are put up, you never know when one is going to run in front of you.
2 months ago

New Life Flight program will fly police dogs injured in the line of duty

A new program by Intermountain Health will allow for any police K-9 injured in the line of duty to be flown by Life Flight to receive medical treatment.
2 months ago

Alta Ski Resort passes 400 inches of snow for the season

Alta Ski Resort has received 400 inches of snow so far this season, and it has outdoor enthusiasts coming to enjoy the snow.
2 months ago

State parks expecting another record visitation year, hiring more workers

It didn't matter how cold or snowy it was at Deer Creek State Park Friday afternoon. Nothing was going to stop Leonard Sawyer from taking his boat out to do a little fishing.
2 months ago

DPS chopper pilot describes rescue mission for trooper who fell 50 feet

The chief pilot for Utah's Department of Public Safety helicopters took swift action during Tuesday's morning police chase.
2 months ago

St. George fun run brings out owners and their pets to Tonaquint Nature Center

The I Love Pets Fun Run was held at the Tonaquint Nature Center Saturday morning in St. George.
2 months ago

Utah Lake release sends 300 million gallons of water a day into the Great Salt Lake

The Utah Lake control gates in Saratoga Springs opened Thursday morning to release water into the Great Salt Lake.
2 months ago

Utah Avalanche Center issues high danger warning for the backcountry

The Utah Avalanche Center has issued a high-danger warning for mountain ranges across the state.
2 months ago