Safe Schools

A principal in Davis County School District is calling on parents to help him identify ad shut down...
Debbie Worthen

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.
21 days ago
Dr. Greg Hudnall, executive director of Hope4Utah and founder of Hope Squad addressing Riverton stu...
Karah Brackin

Hope Squads hold training for mental health advocacy, suicide prevention efforts in Utah schools

Hope Squad, a peer-to-peer suicide prevention program, hosted a training on Thursday for students to help reduce youth suicide.
27 days ago
Valhalla Center ribbon cutting...
Shelby Lofton

New center provides warm space for teens who don’t have hot meals, dry clothes, heat

A new teen center is scheduled to open before the start of the 2024-25 school year for students in Davis County without homes, dry clothes, and other necessities.
2 months ago
Emergency lights...
Josh Ellis

Dept. of Public Safety: Several hoax bomb threats reported at Utah schools

State authorities said they are aware of multiple "bomb threat" emails targeting schools in multiple states Friday, including school districts in Utah.
3 months ago
In the midst of Wednesday's shooting at UNLV, one student found herself in a particularly challengi...
Isabella Martin, KTNV

Paralyzed student searches for Good Samaritan who pushed her home during UNLV shooting

A UNLV student is looking for the Good Samaritan who got her out of harm's way during the fatal school shooting.
3 months ago
Las Vegas police stand near the scene of a shooting at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Thursda...
Elizabeth Wolfe, Taylor Romine, Jay Croft and Alaa Elassar, CNN

‘Target list,’ ammo and conspiracy theories: Authorities reveal details on gunman who killed 3 UNLV faculty members

The 67-year-old career college professor who fatally shot three faculty members this week at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, kept a “target list” of faculty at the school and elsewhere, said authorities searching for a motive.
3 months ago
A University of Nevada, Las Vegas, student talks on his cellphone after a shooting reported on camp...
Dan Rascon and Michael Houck, KSL TV

Nervous UNLV students return to campus after fatal shooting

UNLV students and teachers describe the terrifying moments of the mass shooting that killed three faculty members on Wednesday.
3 months ago
Law enforcement officers head into the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, campus after reports of an ...
Ken Ritter and Rio Yamat, Associated Press

Police say 3 dead, fourth wounded and shooter also dead in UNLV attack in Las Vegas

Three people were fatally shot Wednesday and a fourth person was critically wounded in an attack on the University of Nevada, Las Vegas campus, police said. The suspected shooter also was found dead.
3 months ago
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Mary Culbertson and Lauren Steinbrecher, KSL TV

Potentially 45 preschoolers and 10 adults exposed to carbon monoxide at American Prep Academy

Five toddlers and five adults were taken to the hospital after being exposed to carbon monoxide at American Preparatory Academy.
3 months ago
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Lindsay Aerts

Student accused of attacking Kearns High teacher has special needs, district says

The Granite School district is now investigating what it calls an “egregious” attack on a teacher in the classroom. That teacher is said to be recovering, as is an Assistant Principal and a resource officer who assisted the teacher.
3 months ago
Board with Kearns High School name...
Lauren Steinbrecher

Police: Student put teacher in chokehold, attacked others in Kearns High classroom

A disturbing fight in a Kearns High School classroom Tuesday ended with a student in juvenile detention after police said the student put a teacher in a chokehold, before assaulting two other adults as they tried to free the teacher in front of students.
3 months ago
Sandy crosswalk...
Lindsay Aerts

Contested crosswalk returns to Sandy City

Some parents in Sandy were desperate for a crosswalk to be repainted on Sego Lily Drive after Sandy City repaved the road this summer.
3 months ago
school crossing...
Dan Rascon

Charter schools fight for school zone student safety measures

Several charter schools feel like they are being ignored when it comes to school safety. Administrators say their schools are being denied “school zone” designation which would allow for flashing lights, slower speed signs, crosswalks, and crossing guards.     
4 months ago
Granger High School (KSL TV)...
Pat Reavy, KSL.com

Man charged with trying to kidnap teen girl near Granger High School

A Taylorsville man has been charged with threatening two teenage girls near a high school and attempting to abduct one of them.
4 months ago
Metal detector in SLC school district high schools. (Scott G. Winterton)...
Shara Park

SLC schools begin ‘soft launch’ of metal detector

Students and staff at four schools in the Salt Lake City School District were welcomed back from fall break with new weapons detectors and security officers.
4 months ago
Grantsville High School in Grantsville, Utah. (Google Earth Pro)...
Larry D. Curtis

Grantsville High School: ‘Please know everyone is safe’

A heavy police presence at Grantsville High School was an indication of a threat but the school posted on its Facebook page that "everyone is safe."
5 months ago
aerial view of SWAT truck and officers...
Larry D. Curtis

Two surrender to end SWAT standoff in Kearns

South Kearns Elementary is in lockout protocol for after-school programs because of police activity in the area.
5 months ago
FILE — The Kane County Sheriff's Office took four people into custody Friday following a traffic...
Associated Press

South Carolina high school mourns after shooting kills 3 teenage students

A South Carolina high school is in mourning after three teenage students were killed in a weekend shooting.
5 months ago
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Larry D. Curtis

Utah school bus driver arrested, suspected of driving students while intoxicated

A Utah school bus driver was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated with students on board after an anonymous complaint.
5 months ago
shooting threat...
Larry D. Curtis

Written threat found at park targets Utah high school with shooting in two weeks

A threat, apparently written with a sharpie on playground equipment, said Brighton High School will be the target of a shooting on Sept. 20. The scrawled message is under investigation by police.
6 months ago
This week KSL+ looks at what school districts describe as “chronic absenteeism” in Utah’s sch...
Braden McElreath and Michael Houck, KSL TV

8 Utah schools have been placed on lockdown since the start 2023-2024 school year

In just two and a half weeks, seven Utah schools have issued seven lockdown protocols. 
6 months ago
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Josh Szymanik

Spike in behavior incidents has many Utah schools trying new approaches to keep students safe

A statewide report shows violence, intimidation and vandalism recently skyrocketed in Utah schools. The numbers have school districts worried. Here’s what some schools are trying to do about it.
6 months ago
Law enforcement respond to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus in Chapel Hill, N...
Associated Press

Police search for suspected shooter at University of North Carolina; students warned to stay inside

An apparent shooting at the University of North Carolina flagship campus on Monday led to a school-wide alert warning of an “armed, dangerous person on or near campus” and urging people to go inside and avoid windows.
6 months ago
police car and school bus...
Brianna Chavez

Sandy bus driver charged with hitting, killing teen in January

A former school bus driver from Sandy is formally being charged for hitting and killing a 15-year-old girl in January.
6 months ago

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