Family Safety

Power crews fixing power lines. Rocky Mountain Power reported more than 6,000 customers in Salt Lak...
Mark Jones

Thousands went without power in Salt Lake and Davis counties on Sunday

Rocky Mountain Power reports there are more than 6,200 customers without power Sunday evening.
1 day ago
DABS is advocating for preventing underage drinking around the holidays by speaking with underage k...
Mary Culbertson and Casey Scott, KSL TV

DABS: How to prevent underage drinking during the holidays

DABS advocates for the prevention of underage drinking, especially during the holidays. They provide resources on how, when, and why to have conversations with kids as early as 9 years old.
7 days ago
A family in Herriman is grateful to be alive after home caught fire early Saturday morning, but the...
Brianna Chavez

Herriman family displaced by house fire, grateful for neighbors and first responders for help

A family in Herriman is grateful to be alive after home caught fire early Saturday morning, but they're also grateful for the first responders and neighbors who have helped them in their time of need.
8 days ago
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Mark Jones

One person suffered minor burns in Logan garage fire

The Logan  fire officials say one person suffered minor burns as a result of a garage fire Saturday evening.
9 days ago
In a recent annual single-day study, 787 cars violated the school bus traffic laws in Utah. (KSL TV...
Mike Headrick and Mary Culbertson, KSL TV

Why drivers ignore school bus traffic rules; what Utahns can do about it

School bus drivers participate in an annual study that counts the amount of violators to school bus traffic rules there are. This year, there were 787 violations statewide in a single day, projecting about 133 thousand per year.
27 days ago
Canyons sticker...
Katija Stjepovic

Cottonwood Canyons sticker program is underway

Dozens of people lined up Wednesday to get their cars inspected, stickered, and cleared for the canyons ahead of winter and ski season.
1 month ago
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Dan Rascon

Naked man breaks into Draper home, creeps close to sleeping residents

It was a shocking sight caught on surveillance cameras in a Draper neighborhood. A naked man was going door to door trying to get into people’s homes early Tuesday morning.
2 months ago
Granger High School...
Lauren Steinbrecher

Man arrested after following, filming high school girls in West Valley City

The Granite School District credited the fast actions of two Granger High School girls who say a man tried to lure them and started filming them as they tried to get away.
2 months ago
A father, mother and four young children sit in a room facing the photographer...
Erin Cox

With influx of refugees, Catholic Community Services calls for furniture donations

There is a lot of talk about the need to house Utah’s growing community, but as refugee families arrive, one organization isn’t so much concerned about the house itself as they are about what’s inside.
3 months ago
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Karah Brackin

Red Cross urges Utahns get prepared for natural disasters during National Preparedness Month

From ongoing devastation in Hawaii to keeping eyes on the pending storm in Florida, the American Red Cross is staying busy.
3 months ago
Dr. Benz Pimsakul had his cholesterol screened during a regular check up. He believes it's one of t...
Ken Fall

Don’t delay: Everyone in your family needs a checkup

Back to school time might be the best time to get the entire family important checkups.
4 months ago
Car seats...
Katija Stjepovic

Utah County checkpoint helps parents install car seats correctly

While it may sound and look simple, turns out that installing a car seat can be confusing and sometimes challenging.
4 months ago
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Mike Anderson

Huge crowds expected at Utah lakes, rivers this weekend

Weber County Deputies are gearing up for a busy weekend as they expect the heat to draw huge crowds to lakes and rivers.
5 months ago
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Shara Park

Fireworks and fire concerns in Draper’s unrestricted areas

Firefighters are on high alert this weekend as fireworks become legal to light off on Sunday in unrestricted areas.
5 months ago
Fireworks safety demonstration...
Karah Brackin

Red Cross, fire crews stress safety ahead of Fourth of July

As grass and other vegetation dry out and temperatures rise, the Red Cross and fire crews reminded Utahns of fireworks safety for the Fourth of July.
5 months ago
Boat on Pineview Reservoir...
Mike Anderson

Deputies enforce safety first on Utah’s lakes

Law enforcement is urging people to stay safe on the water now that the heat is starting to draw bigger crowds out to Utah's lakes.
5 months ago
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Parija Kavilanz, CNN

Newborn deaths prompt federal warning over recalled Boppy baby loungers

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission on Tuesday urged parents and caregivers to stop using Boppy Newborn Loungers – a pillow for infants – after two more infants died after the agency issued a mass recall of the product in 2021.
6 months ago
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Emily Ashcraft,

Parents who lost daughter urge drivers to beware of children when backing up

Chad Petersen often says "a few seconds could have made a lifetime of difference for us."
6 months ago
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Shara Park and Annie Knox  

Murder-suicide sparks calls for reform to Utah’s family court system  

Before a Salt Lake City doctor killed his son and took his own life, the boy’s mother had raised concerns about her son’s safety in custody proceedings and advocated for changes to Utah’s family court system. Advocates say the tragedy illustrates a need for change.   
7 months ago
Clearing Little Cottonwood Creek...
Jed Boal

Creek clearing is underway in Salt Lake to minimize threat of flooding

Many Utah communities are working proactively to minimize flooding that may happen when the snowmelt runoff really gets going in the next couple of months.
9 months ago
Bags of small pills are lined up....
Mike Anderson

Fentanyl use on the rise in Box Elder County

Police in Box Elder County say fentanyl is hitting their community hard as overdoses and deaths have gone up in recent months.
9 months ago
A DPS helicopter near a hanger....
Dan Rascon

Dozens of life-saving rescues in one week by Department of Public Safety

A record number of life saving rescues in one week for two chopper crews with the Utah Department of Public Safety.
9 months ago
A truck is damaged after it crashed into another car in the snow....
Karah Brackin

Officials warn of slick conditions following massive winter storm

Crews are working to clear roads, but even those that appear to be cleared may be covered in ice.
9 months ago
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Mike Anderson

Parents rushed to Taylorsville High School after shots fired in parking lot

Parents rushed to Taylorsville High School after shots were fired in the parking lot, despite alerts asking them to stay away from the area.
10 months ago

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