Keira Fairmont

Family therapist convicted of sex crimes against child takes plea deal of 6 months in jail

A woman was given a 15-years-to-life in prison sentence, suspended in exchange for the 6-month jail sentence agreed upon in the plea deal.
6 months ago

Blamed on Bundy: COLD podcast challenges popular theory in Nancy Baird cold case

The unsolved 1975 disappearance of Nancy Baird from East Layton, Utah has long been attributed to serial killer Ted Bundy. KSL’S COLD podcast gained exclusive access to case files that point toward other more probable suspects.
10 months ago

Radicalized Religion: When did Lori Vallow Daybell’s beliefs become dangerous?

Lori Vallow Daybell and Chad Daybell went from seemingly mainstream members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to following and practicing beliefs far outside the official teachings and doctrine. Experts explain how radicalized religion comes to be and how it can turn dangerous or even deadly.
11 months ago

‘Clear and present danger’: Accused serial predator headed to prison

Joshua Homer is headed to the Utah State Prison after a judge revoked his probation Tuesday.
12 months ago

Only a fraction of reported sexual assaults are prosecuted in Utah; Experts say it’s time to ‘up our game’ 

Utah’s low sexual assault prosecution rates leave many survivors feeling discouraged and dismissed. The KSL Investigators dig into why experts say Utah can do better. 
1 year ago

Rape cases involving same suspect ‘wrongfully closed,’ getting new look after KSL Investigation

Reports of sexual assault against an accused serial predator have piled up over the last decade, with most of them going nowhere: Cases closed, rejected, and forgotten. The KSL Investigators found a troubling trail of failures by law enforcement to fully investigate.
1 year ago

Questions surround convicted rapist’s release as police investigate aggravated sexual assault

Despite admitted anger issues and a recent history of assault, Utah’s Board of Pardons and Parole released a convicted rapist back into the community last month. Now, he is charged with aggravated rape in an attack on a Taylorsville woman he communicated with while in prison.
1 year ago

Convicted rapist arrested on suspicion of aggravated rape in Taylorsville

A convicted Utah rapist is back in custody, the suspect in an aggravated rape in Taylorsville, just 49 days after being released from the Utah State Prison where he served 24 years for rape and burglary.  
1 year ago

Painting helmets turns lifetime Nebraska fan into Utes fan for life

Artist Armando Villareal says he is a Utes fan for life after how well the team and university have welcomed him and his family for his hand painted football helmet work.
1 year ago

Sex assault claims piled up. Little jail time followed. Utahn now called an ‘extreme public safety risk’

Authorities arrested Joshua Homer, 26, a day after a KSL TV investigation detailed his crimes against women and what critics say is a lack of accountability for those offenses. A judge has granted a request to keep him behind bars as he faces allegations of violating his probation.
1 year ago

An accused serial predator is back behind bars, but for how long?

A KSL investigation into Joshua Homer’s past revealed crimes against women spanning the last decade, but sentences amounting to less than a month in jail. Wednesday, the KSL Investigators learned Homer is back behind bars. The question now is how long he'll stay there.
1 year ago

Utah woman says justice system failed to protect her from an accused serial predator

Feeling let down by Utah’s justice system, several women took to the internet to spread warnings about an accused serial predator. The KSL Investigators spent months digging into his past and found a series of crimes against women and girls spanning the last decade, but sentences amounting to less than a month behind bars.
1 year ago

California salt lakes offer warnings signs and hope for Great Salt Lake

As Utahns look for ways to save the shrinking Great Salt Lake, there are two other salt lakes to our west that we can look to as examples of what to do and what not to do.
1 year ago

Herriman track star-turned-bobsledder makes Olympic debut

Kaysha Love had dreams of one day going to the Olympics, but in her dreams, there was no snow and ice.
2 years ago

US Olympic Committee focused on athletes’ mental health during Beijing Games

As the 2022 Winter Olympics get underway, a greater focus is being put on athletes’ mental health.
2 years ago

Utah family pushes awareness as COVID-19 increases risk of diabetes in kids 

 It’s been 7 years since we first introduced you to Kycie Terry. The bubbly, beautiful 5-year-old had everything ahead of her when she came down with what family and doctors thought was the flu in January of 2015.  
2 years ago

I-80 reopens after two moose force troopers to shut it down

There were major traffic backups along Interstate 80 Sunday as two moose forced troopers to shut the interstate down.
2 years ago

Silver Lining To Silver Medal: MyKayla Skinner Reacts To Comeback Olympic Moment

Skinner's path to the podium was unconventional, to say the least, but how she got there really doesn't matter. What matters is that she seized the moment she was given and showed she deserved to be there.
3 years ago

Made In SLC: Roughly Half Of Tokyo Olympic Archers Are Shooting Utah-Made Bows

"I know without a doubt it's what I can win with." Top-ranked archer Brady Ellison uses bows made in Salt Lake City in his quest for Olympic gold.
3 years ago

Advice From the First Ever Women’s Olympic Surfing Champion

"You have to be very present because if you're not present, mother nature can just come and sweep you off your feet."
3 years ago

SLC Olympian May Understand Pressure Felt By Simone Biles More Than Most

Most people will never know the pressure Olympic athletes are under to perform but Nathan Chen does.
3 years ago

Olympic Health Officials Say COVID-19 Testing Is Going According To Plan

While these cases among athletes are unfortunate, positive COVID-19 tests were expected. And according to Dr. Brian McCloskey, the Olympic Games' leading health adviser, there has been less than expected, and the system in place is doing its job.
3 years ago

Utah Olympians Heading To Tokyo For 2020 Games

Whether they're born and bred, or brought to Utah to play as a pro, this year, we'll see more locals in the Summer Olympics than ever before. The KSL Tokyo Team introduced us to the athletes who've called Utah home and hope Utah will cheer them on in Tokyo.
3 years ago

Remembering the Utahns we’ve lost: Ken Kirkman

“Due to coronavirus restrictions” is likely a phrase no one expected to write in their loved ones’ obituary this year.
4 years ago