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Gephardt: How to avoid getting defrauded this tax season

Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 26th - 8:02am

The IRS cautions that if you are going to hire someone to do your taxes, be sure you are dealing with a tax preparer that is legitimate.

KSL Investigates: Violating COVID-19 quarantine orders could get you 6 months In jail

Brittany Glas, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:26am

As the number of people testing positive for COVID-19 continues to rise in Utah, there are new questions about the legal penalties involved in not abiding by official quarantine orders.

Gephardt: Hundreds of price gouging complaints under investigation in Utah

Matt Gephardt and Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 24th - 8:32am

State officials have received “lots and lots” of complaints about price gouging during the coronavirus outbreak.

Gephardt: Utah surgeon frustrated some hospitals still performing elective surgeries

Matt Gephardt, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 8:28am

One Utah surgeon said he feels it’s “outrageous” that some hospital groups are not postponing all non-urgent, elective surgeries during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gephardt: How much is grocery delivery, e-commerce costing Utahns during outbreak?

Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 17th - 8:02am

Utahns are flocking to e-commerce to get groceries and supplies delivered. While it can help with social distancing, it does come with a cost.

Gephardt: State frustrated about lack of coronavirus tests

Matt Gephardt, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 13th - 9:01am

State officials have expressed frustrations in getting coronavirus tests, but said the situation was getting better.

Gephardt: Utahns losing millions to top 5 scams on FBI’s cybercrimes list

Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 12th - 8:04am

Every year, the FBI hears from thousands of Utahns who have lost their money or identities to cyber crooks. Romance scams were reported to the FBI as the second biggest scam in the state, with Utahns losing out on over $1.5 million in 2019.

Gephardt: Expensive space heater breaks after just 1 year

Matt Gephardt, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 10th - 8:39am

The space heater in Joan Record’s sitting room used to be in her basement. She moved it upstairs when the one she had here — that wasn’t cheap — quit working.

Exhumed evidence: The life and death of Tammy Daybell

Brittany Glas, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 10th - 8:03am

Friends and loved ones of Tammy Daybell — Chad Daybell’s late wife — are wondering what happened to the family before they moved about five years ago.

KSL Investigates: Hidden lint clogs can lead to dangerous fires

Brittany Glas, KSL TV and Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 3rd - 8:41am

Every day, we dry our clothes without incident. But that doesn’t mean they can’t ignite.

Gephardt: Widow on hook for over $66K from late husband’s medical bills

Matt Gephardt and Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 29th - 10:20am

One Kearns woman was surprised to find her late husband’s bills were put into her name, and the hospital demanded she pay them.

Gephardt: Utah ‘lemon law’ offers weak protections against clunkers

Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 25th - 10:16am

Imagine saving up to buy your dream car only to have it break down shortly after you drive it off the lot and then learn you can’t get your money back. The KSL Investigators discovered there are a lot of risks with buying a used car in Utah and very few protections.

Dirty dining? KSL Investigators look into popular Salt Lake restaurant rankings

Tania Dean, KSL TV and Mike Headrick, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 19th - 8:04am

We love going out to eat, but how much do you really know about the restaurants you’re dining at?

Unchecked dangers: Citations up 2 years after end to mandatory safety inspections

Brittany Glas, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 13th - 7:06am

Utah eliminated mandatory safety inspections for most passenger vehicles two years ago. KSL uncovered a rise in unsafe vehicle tickets last year.

KSL Investigates a toxic threat: Are Utah laws doing enough to protect your health?

Mike Headrick, KSL TV and Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 12th - 8:25am

There are homes all along the Wasatch Front contaminated with methamphetamine and as the KSL Investigators found out, you’d likely never know you are living in one until it was too late.

How to keep hackers from targeting your TV

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV and Matt Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 4th - 8:02am

The FBI warns a new smart TV and its advanced features can be hacked and used to spy on you.

KSL Investigates: Charges filed after thousands in prepaid funeral funds disappear

Brittany Glas, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 31st - 8:04am

More than a year after complaints were reported against Nyman Funeral Home, the owners of the business are facing criminal charges.

KSL Investigates: Emails to lawmakers show Utahns' concern for tax reform

Ladd Egan, KSL TV and Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 25th - 7:42pm

After a successful effort to repeal a tax reform bill, the KSL Investigators dug through hundreds of emails sent to Utah lawmakers over the past year.

KSL Investigates: Confusing parking signs lead to tickets

Mike Headrick, KSL TV and Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 8:03am

Multiple complaints popped into the KSL Investigates tip line with the same story: pricey tickets for parking in the same spot they have parked for years.