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Cutting through the red tape: KSL Investigates a flying road hazard

Last summer, a manhole cover flipped into traffic on Redwood Road in South Jordan, damaging cars. After almost a year of red tape, the drivers contacted KSL Investigates.
2 months ago
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Mike Headrick and Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV

A devastating crash. A drug-positive driver. Why did it take over a year for charges?

A devastating crash that severely injured a young man. A driver who tested positive for meth. But charges weren’t filed in this crash until more than a year later. The KSL Investigators wanted to know why.
3 months ago
Kris Hammond shows KSL’s Matt Gephardt her damaged microwave that started by itself and eventuall...
Matt Gephardt & Sloan Schrage, KSL TV

Hidden kitchen fire hazard: Microwaves that start by themselves

Microwaves are a fast and easy way to get food ready to eat at the push of a button. But we found dozens are firing up without the push of a button, creating a kitchen fire hazard.
3 months ago
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Mike Headrick and Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV

The new tip culture: How to handle growing gratuity

You walk up to the counter, order your food, and pay. Then the moment of truth: to tip or not to tip? Maybe it’s not somewhere you used to tip before. KSL Investigates why it’s expected now, and how much Utahns are paying.
4 months ago
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Mike Headrick & Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV

Locked out: Fishermen upset by new gate at Pineview Reservoir

Unlike years past, something stood in the way of the fishermen: A newly installed gate at the popular Port Ramp boat launch area.  
5 months ago
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Mike Headrick and Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV

Think that security camera at the gym will help catch a crook? Think again

Your stuff gets stolen at the gym. No worries, they have security cameras you can look at, right? KSL Investigators found those cameras may be giving a false sense of security.
5 months ago
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Mike Headrick, KSL TV

Planning a move? Here’s what you need to know before you hire a broker

When you search for a moving company online, you’ll likely connect with a broker. So, what are they? And what are the benefits and risks of using one?
7 months ago
Surveillance video released to KSL shows a patient assaulting several people at a Provo hospital on...
Mike Headrick and Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV

Punched. Kicked. Spit on. Assaults on the rise against Utah health care workers

Health care workers – touted as the heroes of the pandemic – have not just taken a mental beating, but a physical one.
8 months ago
Utahns rally in opposition to the proposed congressional district maps at the Capitol in Salt Lake ...
Kyle Dunphey, Deseret News & Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV

Lawmakers received hundreds of emails in support of the independent redistricting commission. Why didn’t they listen?

Hundreds of emails obtained by the Deseret News and KSL Investigates team show an outpouring of disapproval from constituents to lawmakers regarding the recent, highly controversial redistricting process.
9 months ago
Bear, a five-year-old husky mix, died last June....
Mike Headrick & Annie Knox, KSL TV

Dog’s death at Utah training program prompts calls for state oversight

Their dog died after two days at a training program. Now, a Utah couple says the state should set and enforce standards for the pet care industry.
11 months ago
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Cindy St. Clair & Mike Headrick, KSL TV

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy: Does the data support concerns about side effects?

While 71% of Utahns age 12+ have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, worries about side effects have stopped thousands from getting the shot. KSL Investigator Mike Headrick digs into the data to provide you with the best information around serious vaccine reactions.
1 year ago
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Mike Headrick & Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV

Big trucks, rattled nerves: Marmalade residents at odds with late night truck traffic

Big, noisy trucks rambling through have Marmalade residents up in the night. Is it legal for certain trucks to drive through the neighborhood at all hours? KSL's Mike Headrick investigates.
1 year ago
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Mike Headrick & Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV

Redistricting Data in Hand, Utah Has Short Timeline to Redraw Maps

Utah’s population data was supposed to drop in the spring. Now, Utah’s Independent Redistricting Commission has just a few months to redraw the state’s political boundaries. Mike Headrick explores the process and why your input is vital.
1 year ago
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Tania Dean & Mike Headrick, KSL TV

KSL Investigates ‘Unbearable’ Street Noise, Lack Of Enforcement

Ear-splitting engines have been making life miserable for some Salt Lake City residents. After the KSL Investigators started asking if all that noise is legal, police now say they’re planning to do something about it.
1 year ago
Port Ramp — the main boat launch at Pineview Reservoir. (KSL-TV)...
Tania Dean & Mike Headrick, KSL TV

Boaters Say Fees Going Up, Quality Going Down At Pineview Reservoir

Several boaters contacted KSL, saying while the annual rate at a popular reservoir keeps going up, the quality is getting “worse and worse.” So how is the money being spent? The KSL Investigators get answers.
1 year ago
Salt Lake County Jail...
Mike Headrick & Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV

KSL Investigates: Crime On Rise, But Jail Population Slow To Return

Nearly 1,000 inmates were released from the Salt Lake County Jail during the pandemic, but the KSL Investigators found jail numbers are still low, despite rising crime. Who’s in, who’s out, and how are these releases impacting police and the communities they serve?
1 year ago
Utah State Prison (KSL TV)...
Mike Headrick & Tania Dean, KSL TV & Dave Cawley, KSL Podcasts

KSL Investigators Explore Change In Utah’s Death Row

The Utah Department of Corrections has quietly ended a decadeslong practice of housing Utah State Prison inmates who are under sentence of death in maximum security, allowing the majority of them to move into medium-security cell blocks.
1 year ago
Jeff Smith, owner of Impact Auto & Diesel, shows Mike Headrick how easy it is for thieves to target...
Mike Headrick & Tania Dean, KSL TV

KSL Investigators Goes Undercover To Check Compliance As Catalytic Converter Thefts Skyrocket

Catalytic converter thefts have spiked 600% since 2018 in Utah. It’s a two-minute crime that can cost you thousands. Is enough being done to stop it?
1 year ago
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Mike Headrick & Cindy Sy. Clair, KSL TV

Out-of-State Plates: KSL Investigates Trucking Trend Driving Revenue To Idaho

They’re hard to miss driving on Utah’s highways: big rigs with Utah plates on the front and Idaho plates on the trailer. KSL Investigators reveal why so many trucks are jumping the border to license, and how much money Utah is losing out on.
1 year ago
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Mike Headrick & Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV

KSL Investigates: Vital Tool Helping Fight Future Wildfires

Utah’s 2021 wildfire season has arrived, several weeks early. With severe drought encompassing all the state, KSL Investigators look at how past blazes are helping fire crews battle future fires.
1 year ago
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Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL TV

New Federal Rule Opens Social Media to Debt Collectors

A federal agency has issued a new rule that would allow debt collectors to contact people not just by phone but through texts, emails, and even social media.
1 year ago
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Mike Headrick, KSL TV

Utah First To Test Technology That Logs Every Shot Fired By Police

Utah lawmakers earmarked funds to help pay for new technology that could change the way officer-involved shootings are investigated. Here’s how it works.
2 years ago
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Mike Headrick & Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV

Police Organization Weighs Lawsuit After Rate Hikes For Off-Duty Officer Jobs

Many West Valley City businesses have relied on off-duty police for security for years. The KSL Investigators learned rate hikes have left some scrambling for other solutions, and officers out of these side gigs. The city says recent changes are ultimately a good thing.
2 years ago
Woman gets vaccinated at UPIHC drive-thru clinic. (KSL TV)...
Mike Headrick & Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV

KSL Investigates: Utah Minorities Lag Behind In COVID-19 Vaccinations

Utah’s minority communities have been hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic, with higher case counts and deaths. Vaccines will help curb those trends, but getting shots in arms comes with barriers that many organizations are trying to help overcome.
2 years ago
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