Family Safety

Counterfeit car seats can be difficult to spot...
Alex Cabrero

Four ways to figure out if you have a counterfeit car seat

There was no way Sydney Fryer was going to put her child in a counterfeit car seat.
2 months ago
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Garna Mejia

Predators targeting more Utah teens with sextortion scams, FBI report says

Teen sextortion cases are on the rise across the nation and in Utah.
4 months ago
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Larry D. Curtis

Townhomes evacuated until carbon monoxide source found to be car idling in garage

In the midst of some Utah winter weather Wednesday night, up to six electrically heated townhomes were evacuated after high carbon monoxide readings were found, according to the Weber Fire District.
4 months ago
A church in Monroe Utah exposed people inside to carbon monoxide sickening more than 50 and sending...
Shelby Lofton

Recent Utah carbon monoxide scares are an important reminder to get furnaces checked

After a series of carbon monoxide scares in Utah the last few weeks, awareness and concern are growing as temperatures drop and furnaces are on full blast.
4 months ago
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Lauren Steinbrecher

How Utah domestic violence policy has changed one year after Enoch murders

It's been one year since the murder of an entire family in a small Utah town sent horror rippling through the state, sparking the community to search for answers and action in the arena of domestic violence.
5 months ago
A search crew looks for Kai Zhuang who was reported missing Thursday. He was found camping in freez...
Alex Cabrero

Police: Exchange student believed family was in danger; how to keep your family safe

Kai Zhuang a 17-year-old foreign exchange student was contacted about a month ago from people telling him his family in China was in danger and he needed to send money to keep them safe.
5 months ago
Pathway’s Survivor Advocacy Center is different than a domestic violence shelter. Instead it is a...
Lindsay Aerts

Brick-and-mortar survivor advocacy center opens in Tooele

A new survivor advocacy center opened in Tooele Wednesday, dedicated to helping victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.
5 months ago
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DEEPTI HAJELA Associated Press

Holiday gatherings can mean family fights; there are ways to try to sidestep the drama

The holidays, a time where families and friends can get together to talk, to laugh — or get into screaming arguments. There are plenty of reasons togetherness can turn into tension — maybe that cousin you mostly love has that one opinion on politics or world events you just can't stand, or that one nosy grandparent won't stop asking about your life choices.
5 months ago
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Emma Benson

Choking hazards: how to keep your little ones safe this holiday

During this time of year, every parent needs to be extra vigilant. The various holiday foods, decorations and toys are all items that could endanger a young child.
5 months ago
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Lauren Steinbrecher

Grandmother: ‘No justice’ after Kearns dad abused kids

A Salt Lake Valley grandmother is sharing her anger and frustration at the justice system, wondering why a Kearns man convicted of abusing his children was ordered to be let out of jail.
5 months ago
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Debbie Worthen

Widow of Utah man drowned at Puerto Rico beach returns there to raise awareness

Annette Kerbs is about to go back to the place where her husband died just two months ago. She’s on a mission to raise awareness about the dangers of Playa Escondida Beach in Puerto Rico.
5 months ago
During the time of year when delivery drivers are in their peak season, an extra stop can change th...
Shelby Lofton

Homeowners appreciative of delivery truck driver who helped save their home

A delivery driver is being called a hero for his quick thinking on the scene of a house fire.
5 months ago
City officials in Eagle Mountain say a family of nine has been displaced following a house fire Sun...
Mark Jones

Eagle Mountain family safely escapes house fire, crews prevent home from being total loss

City officials in Eagle Mountain say a family of nine has been displaced following a house fire Sunday afternoon.
5 months ago
The family of a young girl who fell from a bedroom window said they want other people to install ex...
Shelby Lofton

Family of 8-year-old girl seriously injured after second-story window fall shares safety warning

The family of a young girl who fell from a bedroom window said they want other people to install extra protection locks on their windows.
5 months ago
A house fire in Box Elder County Friday left a family displaced. (Tremonton Fire Department)...
Mark Jones

Family displaced following house fire in Box Elder County

The Tremonton Fire Department says a house fire Friday in Thatcher has left a family displaced.
5 months ago
Dozens of high school kids at Layton Christian Academy came to the rescue of a mother and two child...
Dan Rascon

Dozens of teenagers come to the rescue of a mother and her two young children

Dozens of high school kids at Layton Christian Academy came to the rescue of a mother and two children after they were hit and pinned underneath a vehicle.
6 months ago
Rocky Mountain Power is scheduling a planned power outage for the Summit County Service Area 3 for ...
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.
6 months 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.
6 months 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.
6 months 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.
6 months 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.
7 months ago
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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.
7 months 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.
7 months ago
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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.
7 months ago

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