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Debbie Worthen

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.
5 hours ago
A group of young Filipino girls are excited...
Dan Rascon

Tabernacle Choir arrives in Philippines to continue ‘Hope’ world tour

There was celebration, music and dancing as the Tabernacle Choir on Temple Square arrived in the Philippines to kick of the second segment of its Hope world tour.
5 hours ago
The mug shots of Ruby Franke and Jodi Hildebrandt obtained by KSL on Feb. 21 2024. It's expected th...
Shelby Lofton

Long-term therapy expected for Ruby Franke, Jodi Hildebrandt’s young victims

After their mother, Ruby Franke, and previous counselor Jodi Hildebrandt were sentenced for aggravated child abuse, it's expected the Franke children will need long-term therapy to heal from the trauma they've endured.
7 hours ago
The Larry H. Miller Company and Miller family unveiled renderings for the Power District, a nearly ...
Lindsay Aerts

Utah Legislature unveils plan to help finance new MLB stadium

Utah's taxpayer funds are intertwined in a new bill proposed to fund a stadium that will help bring a Major League Baseball team to Utah. State leaders think the investment will pay off.
8 hours ago
Show in Smithfield...
Mike Anderson

‘The groundhog was wrong’: Heavy snow, rain mix hits Cache Valley Utah

Rain across much of the Wasatch Front brought a lot of that heavy, slushy snow to the Cache Valley Wednesday.
8 hours ago
A mother and son were hospitalized Monday night after they were burned near a campfire in West Poin...
Garna Mejia

After boy killed in West Point explosion; fire officials urging education about fire danger

Two fire incidents in less than two weeks involving 12-year-old boys have fire officials urging education about the danger. The 12-year-old in the West Point incident died.
9 hours ago
a pulverized car in a yard...
Pat Reavy, KSL.com

Intoxicated woman in fatal ’22 crash was going 98 mph in 35 mph zone, charges state

A West Valley woman accused of traveling nearly 100 mph in a 35 mph zone while driving impaired has been charged with causing a fatal crash in 2022.
9 hours ago
Wildlife crossing sign...
Alex Cabrero

Wildlife overpasses saving Utah animals, drivers

No matter how many warning signs are put up, you never know when one is going to run in front of you.
9 hours ago
FILE: Park City Mountain Resort (Scott G. Winterton, Deseret News)...
Eliza Pace

Family files lawsuit after girl dangled from Park City ski lift for 300 yards, then fell 30 feet

A family is suing Vail Resorts, the parent company of Park City Mountain Resort, after a 10-year-old girl dangled and then fell 30 feet from the chair lift, sustaining severe injuries.
10 hours ago
Susan Orifici...
Cary Schwanitz

Repairs planned for vandalized headstones at Grantsville City Cemetery

Representatives from the Grantsville Public Works Department and the State Historic Preservation Office met with the mayor this week to discuss repairing several damaged headstones at the city’s cemetery.
10 hours ago
SLCPD squad car...
Michael Houck

Salt Lake City SWAT apprehend woman who was threatening roommates with crossbow

A woman aimed a loaded crossbow at three people and threatened to shoot them before SWAT took her into custody Tuesday evening.
11 hours ago
Ogden Hinckley Airport (Ogden City)...
Eliza Pace

Ogden inaugurates new flight service from Ogden to Orange County, California

Breeze Airways inaugurated its new service from Ogden to Orange County-Santa Ana.
12 hours ago
Wild swans can be seen flying at the Salt Creek Waterfowl Management Area. (Utah Division of Wildli...
Mark Jones

Where to see wild swans migrate through Utah next month

Wild swans will begin their annual migration through Utah in March, according to the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources.
12 hours ago
Varda capsule reentry drawing...
Collin Leonard, KSL.com

Varda capsule to land in Utah desert in historic first for commercial space programs

A small capsule is set to touchdown in Utah's west desert on Wednesday, bringing with it important data collected in space by a California-based company.
12 hours ago
Judge's gavel...
Pat Reavy, KSL.com 

West Valley man charged with having 9 jars of explosive materials in his car

A West Valley man who police say caused two businesses to be evacuated in downtown Salt Lake City is accused of having mason jars in his car filled with a mixture of materials designed to make explosives.
13 hours ago
In an effort to promote disagreeing better, Utah Gov. Spencer Cox joined Gov. Wes Moore, D-Maryland...
Karah Brackin

Cox shared his ‘Disagree Better’ initiative in Washington, D.C.

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox was in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday to share his "Disagree Better" initiative.
14 hours ago
Air Force finalist Morgan Becker, 16, from Kaysville. (Hill Air Force Base)...
Tamara Vaifanua

Utah teen qualifies as finalist for the ‘Military Child of the Year Award’

A Utah teenager is one of 35 finalists for a national prestigious award.
15 hours ago
Fewer than two in five people in the US have gotten the flu vaccine this season, according to CDC e...
Eliza Pace

New study shows alternating arm for vaccine doses may improve immunity

With two-dose vaccinations, getting one shot in each arm may improve immunity up to four-fold, a new study shows. 
16 hours ago
Karen Crawford was last seen near Fashion Place Mall on Thursday Feb. 15, 2024.  Any information ca...
Josh Ellis

Missing Tooele woman found dead in Salt Lake City

A missing mother of two who was in crisis and disappeared last week was found dead Tuesday night.
16 hours ago
Lauren Rives, a senior at the University of Utah, speaks at a demonstration against HB261 at the U....
Tim Vandenack, KSL.com

University of Utah highlights positive impacts of equity, diversity and inclusion programs

The University of Utah has produced a new 'scorecard' highlighting the positive impacts of equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives that face revamping due to new state legislation.
17 hours ago
Law enforcement respond to a deadly crash at the intersection of 4000 South and Midland Drive in We...
Josh Ellis

One woman dead, two people injured after Weber County crash

A woman was killed and two people were hurt after a two-vehicle crash in Weber County Tuesday night.
21 hours ago
A homicide investigation in Tooele is proving so shocking, that even the most seasoned police veter...
Lauren Steinbrecher

Police expert: 9-year-old arrested in Tooele homicide investigation not too young to be charged

A homicide investigation in Tooele is proving so shocking, that even the most seasoned police veterans say they've never seen anything like it.
1 day ago
Sandy police confirmed Tuesday that they made 19 arrests in a suspected identity theft ring with as...
Andrew Adams

Sandy police break up ID theft and fraud ring with as many as 200 victims around the state

Sandy police confirmed Tuesday that they made 19 arrests in a suspected identity theft ring with as many as 200 victims around the state.
1 day ago
Sen. Curt Bramble and members of a Senate committee talk about a bill designed to keep elected offi...
Daniella Rivera and Annie Knox

Should you get to see elected officials’ calendars? These Utah lawmakers say no

The KSL Investigators are days away from going to court to argue for your right to see the Utah Attorney General's work calendar. As we fight for transparency, lawmakers are stepping in to make it so the public doesn't get to see this record of how officials spend their time.
1 day ago

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