Debbie Worthen

Small town swarmed by Mormon crickets; ‘It’s pretty disgusting’

Mormon crickets are a species of insect that has seen a resurgence in recent years due to drought and are out again this year in full force in Northern Nevada and some parts of Utah.
13 days ago

Man said he was carjacked at gunpoint after listing car on Facebook Marketplace

A Rose Park man said he was carjacked at gunpoint after listing it for sale on Facebook and meeting up with who he thought was a potential buyer.
19 days ago

Family mourns 19-year-old’s death after bull riding accident

The Anderson family said if their son, Tait, could say anything right now it would be "live your dream."
21 days ago

Rabbis provide support for Jewish students in response to campus protests

Leaders in the Jewish community in Salt Lake are ramping up security at synagogues and responding to recent protests with more support for Jewish students.
26 days ago

Some Salt Lake high school facilities closed to the public due to irresponsible dog owners

The Granite School District says irresponsible dog owners are forcing the closure of some high school tennis courts that used to be open to the public.
1 month ago

New overdose task force in Utah launched, DEA claims it’s a success

The DEA is claiming that a new overduce-reduction task force in the state is a success. Some say otherwise.
1 month ago

Brother of victim in police shooting earlier this month speaks out

For the first time, the family of a man shot and killed by Salt Lake City police officers two weeks ago is speaking out.
1 month ago

Parents of special education students outraged over Alpine School District’s proposed changes

According to parents, if that new proposal goes into effect next year, their kids will be bussed to schools outside neighborhood boundaries and away from their friends and siblings. The district says they're not cutting resources, just streamlining services.
2 months ago

Utah’s micro-shelter pilot program gets extension to help homeless

A micro-shelter pilot program will stay in place for at least six more months.
2 months ago

2 of 3 teens reportedly involved in killing of Taylorsville man charged as adults

Two of three teens involved in the shooting death of a 21-year-old Taylorsville man were charged as adults Tuesday.
2 months ago

Draper City urges residents not to leave guns in cars after rash of thefts

The mayor of Draper is asking gun owners not to leave their firearms in their cars, even if those cars are locked. 
2 months ago

Taylorsville residents grieve missing man shot over the weekend

Taylorsville residents are grieving Tuesday, following the death of Alex Franco, whose body was found in the West Desert.
2 months ago

Utah STEM program aims to help parents prepare children for success with conversation cards

When it comes to preparing your child for kindergarten, there is one score that experts now say can determine all kinds of life success, and it's not reading. It's math.
3 months ago

Snowboarder confronted by property owner with gun near Brighton Ski Resort

In Utah's backcountry, the weekend of backcountry snowboarding took a scary turn for Loren Richardson near Brighton Ski Resort.
3 months ago

Family launches foundation in remembrance of loved one who drowned in Puerto Rico

The BK Outreach effort is named after Ben Kerbs, who died while swimming in Puerto Rico. His family is healing through service.
3 months ago

The Utah Legislature censured Natalie Cline last week; some say that action does not go far enough

People gathered on the south steps of the Utah Capitol Tuesday night to let lawmakers know the action they took last week against Utah State Board of Education member Natalie Cline didn't go far enough. 
3 months ago

In Salt Lake, more than 200 protest Israel’s attack on small town of Rafah in Gaza

More than 200-people filled a downtown Salt Lake City intersection tonight to protest Israel’s attack on Gaza, specifically the small southern city of Rafah.
3 months ago

Davis County principal calls on parents to track down cyberbully on TikTok

An elementary principal in the Davis School District is asking all parents of sixth grade students to help track down and stop a cyber bully.
4 months ago

Little girl taken off life support after family hit by drunk driver

In a devastating incident that unfolded in Kearns on Jan. 14, a Utah family's life took a tragic turn when they were struck by a drunk driver.
4 months ago

‘Gag clauses’ targeted by proposed bill

A controversial type of contract clause is on its way out in the Utah Legislature.
4 months ago

Experts say 1,000 books before kindergarten helps develop a love for reading

A Utah program is aiming to foster an appreciation for literature for early cognitive development by getting kids to read 1,000 books before kindergarten.
4 months ago

Foothills Elementary honors longtime custodian on journey to US citizenship

There was a heartwarming surprise assembly at Foothills Elementary in Riverton on Monday.
4 months ago

Newly opened micro-shelters may be part of the solution to Utah homeless crisis

In an effort to tackle the ongoing homelessness crisis in the state, Utah's Capitol Hill is set to address potential solutions. Part of that discussion will focus on an innovative pilot program that has garnered attention and support.
4 months ago

Utah leaders, community partners hope to counter rise in hate crimes

The reported increase in hate crimes in Utah and across the country is a concerning trend. KSL TV, along with community leaders, is taking steps to address and combat this issue.
4 months ago