Shara Park

1.6 million-dollar Draper ‘all-abilities playground,’ damaged before opening

The new 'all-abilities playground' in Draper is delayed again because of some impatient visitors
8 hours ago

Two members of Utah Task Force 1 help in aftermath of hurricane Ian

As the east coast continues to battle Tropical Storm Ian, two members of Utah Task Force 1 are in Florida are helping.
4 days ago

Jordan High student athletes help two kids with cerebral palsy enjoy Fun Run

As thousands of Utahns head to their local high schools for Friday night lights, it’s the Jordan High School athletes that shine a little brighter in the eyes of two Park Lane Elementary students.
10 days ago

Students get back to the basics, reduce technology use on ‘Mindful Monday’

As teachers and students look for ways to balance the use of technology in the classroom, one school in Sandy starts the week off by getting back to the basics with "Mindful Mondays."
14 days ago

Wednesday’s Child: Amen looking for active, engaged family to help him navigate school

On this week's Wednesday's Child, we introduce you to Amen, a 15-year-old boy who, when you first meet him, may hide his true personality inside. But once you get to know him, you'll see what a kind and funny young man he is.
20 days ago

Two women go topless at University of Utah football game; police investigating

Police are investigating an incident at this weekend's University of Utah football game where two women were topless and wearing body paint on their torsos in front of thousands of people.
21 days ago

Trauma surgeon gives sobering perspective as Utah wraps up its 100 Deadliest Days

While the number of Utahns killed during the summer months is slightly down compared to last year, we're still seeing a record number of people killed on our roadways. KSL's Shara Park looks at the concerning trends and shares a perspective from someone who has dedicated his life to saving yours.
26 days ago

Murray police investigating attempted kidnapping of 8-year-old boy

A Murray community is on edge as police investigate the attempted kidnapping of an 8-year-old boy Sunday night.
28 days ago

Taylorsville High Wellness Center sees more students in need of basic items

Taylorsville High created a wellness center to give kids a break, however over the course of the year staff saw an increasing need for basic supplies like food, clothing, and hygiene products.
1 month ago

Smelly, potentially toxic dumping in Beaver County has neighbors concerned

After months of excess milk being dumped on land west of Interstate 15, residents of Greenville are worried about ground water contamination.
1 month ago

Wednesday’s Child: Chevy, who dreams of becoming a game designer, has found his new home

In this week's Wednesday's Child, we follow up with Chovy, who has found his forever home with a new family and getting ready for college.
1 month ago

Lehi police investigating incident between coach, ref at Little League football game

Swift action is being taken by the Utah County Youth Football Conference after a coach attacked a teenage referee at a youth football game over the weekend.
1 month ago

Search underway for man who tried to kidnap little girl leaving school in N. Ogden

Parents are on high alert in North Ogden after two scary encounters near North Ogden Elementary in less than 24 hours.
1 month ago

Utah family feels like they’re being targeted over acceptance flags

A Sandy family said they’re fed up with being targeted in the middle of the night by vandals poisoning their landscape.
1 month ago

Large US flag stolen from Major Brent Taylor Foundation trailer

The widow of former North Ogden Mayor Maj. Brent Taylor is pleading with the public to keep an eye out for a special flag that was stolen over the weekend.
1 month ago

Utah artist fought to get Instagram account back after she was hacked

Well-known contemporary figurative artists Rose Datoc Dall spent nine days in a race against hackers on Instagram after a simple screenshot gave them access to her account.
2 months ago

Wednesday’s Child: Ayden hopes to be an author

For this week's Wednesday's Child, 16-year-old Ayden is looking for a family to encourage him to reach his goal of writing imaginative stories.
2 months ago

Man arrested in hit and run that killed 11-year-old boy

The man suspected of killing an 11-year-old boy in a hit-and-run crash in West Valley City is now behind bars.
2 months ago

Gunman at large following deadly shooting in Draper

UPDATE: A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection to the murder of 33-year-old Remey Rowland in Draper. 
2 months ago

Surveillance video shows moments just before FrontRunner train fatally hits woman

The Utah Transit Authority said Monday that basic awareness could have saved the life of a 33-year-old woman who was hit and killed by a Frontrunner train in Salt Lake City.
2 months ago

Wednesday’s Child: 19-year-old Kaleb dreams of being a paleontologist, hopes to be adopted

Children over the age of 18 make up a small percentage of Utahns living in foster care, but it’s this age group that desperately need a family connection as they enter their next phase of life. Kaleb, 19, is one of those young adults who is getting ready for college and hopefully a career in paleontology.
2 months ago

Putting the brakes on wrong-way drivers: Finding solutions to deadly crashes

Utah is close to breaking records of deadly wrong-way crashes. Why is this happening? KSL News Specialist Shara Park digs into solutions.
2 months ago

Centerville family recalls the home invasion, arson attack

“They've destroyed a family that now has to start over, this is our childhood,” the Centerville family involved in the home invasion arson recalls the unexpecting attack.
2 months ago

Recent rain bringing new flooding fears to residents in Stockton

As Mother Nature continues to help firefighters on the Jacob City Fire in Tooele County, it also presents a new concern for residents — flooding.
3 months ago