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‘There are so many miracles’: Skydiver survives 65 mph impact after helicopter jump

An incredible story of survival. A Utah County skydiver hit the ground traveling about 65 miles an hour and shattered dozens of bones including his face.
19 days ago

Utah Falconz set to play for women’s football championship, needs help

Utah’s all-women, semi-pro tackle football team is heading to the national championship game in Texas after an incredible upset during the playoffs in San Diego.
20 days ago

‘We are preparing for the worst’: Utah officers train for an active shooter in a school

Officers from five police agencies across the Wasatch Front are at Roy High School this week for some critical active shooter training.
21 days ago

‘I’m excited but also nervous’: says Utah Jazz fan on Coach Snyder departure

Utah Jazz fans had mixed emotions watching Coach Quinn Snyder's press conference Monday.
28 days ago

Federal free lunch program ending for all schools

The federal government is ending its free breakfast and lunch program it started two years ago during the pandemic. It will not go into effect until next school year, but officials with the Jordan School District are wanting parents to be thinking about it right now.
1 month ago

Skydiver who crashed in South Jordan is in critical condition but making a slow recovery

A terrible skydiving accident leaves a Lehi man in the hospital in critical condition but showing good signs of recovery.
1 month ago

Salt Lake County recreation centers short some 200 lifeguards

A major lifeguard shortage at Salt Lake County recreation centers is forcing swim hours to be cut back. The big worry is that this shortage will not allow some of the outdoor pools to open by Memorial Day.
2 months ago

UHP troopers call for change after vehicle hits construction worker

A major spike in dangerous driving habits and deaths on roads has Utah Highway Patrol troopers and the Utah Department of Transportation calling for changes.
2 months ago

Monday’s snow was too heavy for some trees

Broken tree limbs forced some Utahns to get outside Tuesday morning to clean up after the overnight snow proved too heavy for some branches. 
3 months ago

‘Be a man’: Mom says gunman in Utah shooting death should surrender

A second shooting victim died Monday following a shooting at an Airbnb home in Draper over the weekend, and the gunman is still on the run. 
3 months ago

Police: Shoppers beware of thieves preying on goodness of others

Shoppers Beware! That’s the message from several police agencies that are on the hunt for a group of individuals who are preying on the goodness of customers. One thief will distract the shopper while the other one moves in for the steal.
3 months ago

An elementary school comes together to support a Ukrainian teacher

The images and news of what's happening in Ukraine brings a lot of emotion and heartache for an elementary teacher in West Jordan who is Ukrainian. Read her story here:
3 months ago

Friends say they’re fortunate to be OK after armed carjacking in Salt Lake City

Two Salt Lake County men feel very lucky to be alive after a terrifying carjacking that had them face-to-face with a gun pointed at their head.
3 months ago

Shooting survivor Deserae Turner proves she is ‘tougher than a bullet’

Five years ago last month, 14-year-old Deserae Turner was shot in the back of the head and left for dead in a Canal near Logan. Her incredible story of survival is the story behind a special KSL TV documentary by Dan Rascon, airing Saturday, April 2.
3 months ago

Utahns lead first day of confirmation hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

Confirmation hearings started Monday in Washington for the first black woman to be nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court. A friend and colleague of Judge Ketanji Jackson who introduced her on day one of the hearings happened to have a very strong connection to Utah.
4 months ago

Costco employees describe saving a woman’s life after bloody parking lot crash

A Murray Costco manager and fellow employees are being credited for helping save a woman's life after a horrific accident in the parking lot. 
4 months ago

Utah mother turning tragedy into triumph after near-death experience

A terrifying and horrific accident that left a mother of five just minutes away from death and forever changed her physical appearance is not changing her heart and will to press on.
4 months ago

What the high gas prices could mean for state agencies and vehicles

Gas prices are going to have a “huge impact” on state agencies that are using hundreds of vehicles for their operation.
4 months ago

Businesses hit hard by gas prices; costs trickling down to consumers

Skyrocketing gas prices are causing a huge economic impact for Utah's largest wholesale florist company, which is based in Provo. 
4 months ago

Teen recounts being thrown in auto-pedestrian crash that took his sister

Kevin Hernandez and his older sister Arely Hernandez, 15, were both hit by a car at a Lehi intersection. Arely, did not survive.
4 months ago

US Postal Service hosting job fairs on Friday, Saturday

The U.S. Postal Service put the help wanted sign out in Salt Lake City and set two job fairs for Friday and Saturday. 
4 months ago

Man sues American Fork Police Department after claims of excessive force

A Salt Lake County man has filed a lawsuit against the American Fork Police Department, claiming he was wrongfully beaten and bloodied during an arrest two years ago.
4 months ago

New study reveals use of force by police down in SLC

Use-of-force incidents among Salt Lake City police officers dropped by 13% in one year, according to a new study released Friday by the department when comparing 2020 with 2021.
4 months ago

‘I’ve never seen anything like this in my career’: 4-year-old knew how to handle gun in attempted shooting

Newly released court documents reveal the 4-year-old in an incident with police Monday, knew how to handle the gun he fired at officers.
4 months ago