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Provo police encourage residents to prevent crimes with nightly routine

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 19th - 6:35am

Provo police warn spring is the time of year they see an uptick in property crimes. So they've got a plan to help you stay safe and keep your valuables.

Utah woman survives life-threatening motorcycling accident, urges motorists to exercise caution

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 8th - 7:00pm

Motorcycling fatalities reached a five-year high in 2018 with 47 deaths on Utah roads. Heather McCollor, a motorcyclist who became a victim of a serious car crash last spring, believes that drivers need to be more cautious and aware of motorcycles.

Report: Historic increase in auto-pedestrian fatalities

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 3rd - 12:37pm

Nationwide, it’s getting more deadly to walk to school, walk to work, or even walk your dog in your neighborhood. That’s according to a national study showing pedestrian fatalities at a 28-year high.

What to do if you’re caught in an avalanche

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 17th - 9:27am

With 2019 being well above average in terms of snowfall, avalanche danger has increased causing a number of fatal accidents for snowmobilers and skiers alike. Here are some ways to protect yourself in the event of an avalanche.

Slippery roads, more snow to impact Monday morning commute

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 6th - 12:00pm

Utah's first winter storm of the year brought several inches of snow, three "small" avalanches and more than 50 crashes throughout the state.

Fallen Provo police officer honored throughout Utah

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 6th - 9:25am

A fallen Provo police officer is being honored around Utah Sunday morning after he was shot while apprehending a fugitive, later dying from his injuries in the hospital.

What to do if stranded in cold weather

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 5th - 11:45am

Launching into early January in Utah, temperatures are plunging and the air has turned frigid. As great of a sign as this may be for ski season and water for the state come summer, the cold presents dangers that need to be prepared for.

4 people from 2 parties take accidental plunges on ice fishing outings

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Dec 29th - 12:35pm

Members of two ice fishing groups fell through the ice on Utah reservoirs Saturday morning and survived.

How to safely prepare your Thanksgiving dinner to avoid foodborne illness

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 21st - 6:29pm

How you prepare your Thanksgiving meal, and how long you keep food out the day of, is crucial to keeping your family healthy this holiday.

Nearly 100K pounds of ground beef recalled following inspection at Utah facility

Jordan Ormond, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 17th - 7:05pm

Swift Beef Co. on Saturday issued a recall of nearly 100,000 pounds of raw beef recently processed at its northern Utah facility.

Mother, son saved by seat belts urge Thanksgiving travelers to buckle up

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Nov 15th - 1:28pm

Shantel Anderson taught her kids the importance of wearing a seat belt, but on June 21, her 8-year-old son Dallin was the one reminding her to buckle up, possibly saving her life.

Woman, daughter severely burned in 'freak accident' involving tree stump fire

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 3rd - 9:47pm

A southern Utah mother and her daughter are recovering from severe burns they suffered while the family disposed of a tree stump with diesel.

Safe Kids educates families on car seat dos and don'ts

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Sep 29th - 10:28am

Safe Kids Salt Lake County joined with Gus Paulos Chevrolet, AAA, Primary Children’s Hospital and Poison Control Friday in West Valley City as part of nationwide Child Passenger Safety Month and Week.

Food safety experts break down meanings behind food expiration dates

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 5th - 11:17am

"Sell By." "Expires On." "Best By." "Use By." There are more than 10 different expiration date labels on food packaging. What's the difference, and how do you tell if your food is still safe to eat?

Pediatricians drop age limit for rear-facing car seats

Jamie Gumbrecht, CNN  |  Posted Sep 4th - 7:33pm

Children should ride in rear-facing car seats until they reach the height or weight limit for the seat, according to updated recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Utah lawmaker proposes putting a team in every school to catch red flags

John Hollenhorst, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 14th - 10:15pm

After most school massacres, people look back and realize there were warning signs that everyone missed — or didn't take seriously. Now, Utah is moving toward a mental health approach designed to catch those red flags before a tragedy takes place.

How parents can prepare their children for the upcoming school year

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 14th - 8:37pm

Your back-to-school list probably includes buying new clothes and school supplies, but does it also include talking to your children about safety?

KSL Investigators find lack of transparency in government inspections of nail salons

Emiley Dewey, Debbie Dujanovic and Mark Stevens, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 17th - 8:01am

Lisa Zollinger decided to treat herself to a birthday pedicure this year, spending $43 on the beauty treatment.

'We are expecting things to burn:' Officials urge caution as fireworks sales begin

McKenna Park, KSL  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 6:53pm

As fireworks go on sale this weekend, city and fire officials are urging Utahns to take extra precautions during July holidays and to remember to follow new fireworks restrictions.

Excessive heat warning means cars can reach almost 200 degrees inside

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 11:30am

An excessive heat warning that went into effect Thursday for northwest Arizona and southern Nevada is warning of temperatures possibly reaching 115 degrees in some areas, which can translate to far hotter temperatures in enclosed vehicles.