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KSL Investigators examine hundreds of soccer goals, discover many unsafe

Mike Headrick and Tania Mashburn  |  Posted  Sep 20th - 10:45pm

After a 12-year-old boy was hurt when the wind blew a full-size, portable soccer goal on top of him, KSL Investigators checked out dozens of parks and schools to see how many goals were being properly anchored.

Inside the complicated history of the Hildale infant graveyard

Ladd Egan  |  Posted  Sep 19th - 11:30pm

If you drove by it, you probably wouldn’t notice it. Even from the sky, it just looks like a field. But if you look closely, tiny tombstones come into focus.

How to protect your kids who play online games

Sloan Schrage  |  Posted  Sep 13th - 10:36pm

If you’re a parent of a teenager, there’s a good chance you’ve bought them a gaming console. After all, gaming – as long as it’s not all they do — can be a fun escape for kids. But predators also see it as an opportunity.

How to avoid getting burned when buying a used smartphone

Debbie Dujanovic  |  Posted  Sep 8th - 10:31pm

With Apple's announcement of its new, water-resistant iPhone 7, it may be a good time to buy a used smartphone. There are plenty of great deals online, but before you shop the KSL Investigators have tips so you don't get burned.

Getaway gotchas could leave you stranded at home or abroad

Sloan Schrage and Debbie Dujanovic  |  Posted  Aug 22nd - 10:25pm

Planning a dream vacation? There are some overlooked gotchas that could turn trips to Canada, Mexico and overseas into travel nightmares.

Are Utah's DUI laws too lenient?

Mike Headrick and Tania Mashburn  |  Posted  Aug 18th - 11:45pm

Utah boasts some of the toughest DUI laws in the country, on paper. But does the punishment always fit the crime? KSL Investigates our justice system and tracks down repeat DUI offenders who are still breaking the law.

Wal-Mart generates highest number of police calls in many Utah cities

Tania Mashburn and Mike Headrick  |  Posted  Aug 11th - 11:53pm

Where do police get called to the most? KSL Investigators dug into police data and discovered Wal-Mart is eating up police time more often than any other location.

Adult Probation & Parole making changes to ehance parolee monitoring, keep public safe

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Aug 10th - 10:48pm

After countless stories about prison parolees walking away from drug treatment centers, committing crimes including murder, the Utah Department of Corrections has taken a serious look at its system.

UPD rethinks body armor policy in light of KSL Investigation

Debbie Dujanovic  |  Posted  Aug 9th - 11:30pm

A KSL survey of police departments across Utah shows most pay for officers' bullet-resistant vests, which can run about $1,000 per vest. But the Unified Police Department does things differently and its system is now under review after KSL's inquiry.

Cars vs. bikes: Who's to blame for crashes?

Mike Headrick and Tania Mashburn  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:30pm

Every year, there are hundreds of accidents involving cars and bikes. But who's breaking the law: drivers or cyclists? KSL Investigators hit the street to see who's at fault.

1 in 3 women experience domestic violence in Utah, study says

Debbie Dujanovic and Sandra Olney  |  Posted  Jul 12th - 7:49pm

Its an alarming number - more than one in three Utah women will experience rape, physical violence or be stalked by an intimate partner in their lifetime. Victims need to know they can get out and there's help available now to make it safely happen.

Protective orders: How Utah’s justice system fails victims

Debbie Dujanovic  |  Posted  Jul 11th - 10:53pm

We rarely hear from victims because often they're too afraid to speak out. But a Utah County woman says after years of staying silent, a broken justice system has left her no choice but to speak up to expose problems and help others.

KSL Investigates luggage theft at Salt Lake International Airport

Mike Headrick and Tania Mashburn  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 10:35pm

How many people have their luggage stolen at Salt Lake International Airport? KSL Investigates after a complaint from a traveler.

Asst. police chief: 'What they're doing right now isn't working' regarding parole board

Debbie Dujanovic  |  Posted  Jun 13th - 10:42pm

A flood or fire at the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole's Murray offices would wipe out thousands of inmate files and leave behind little or no hope of replicating them.

Retired FBI supervisor warns parents of apps teens use to connect with strangers

Debbie Dujanovic  |  Posted  May 23rd - 10:39pm

Kids are living in a world with hundreds of thousands of apps available to download. A retired FBI supervisor wants parents to understand how three popular apps work and to talk to their kids about app safety.

Do secret underground tunnels exist in Ogden?

Tania Mashburn and Mike Headrick  |  Posted  May 17th - 10:47pm

Rumors about secret tunnels, and what they were used for, have circulated for decades in Ogden. Many people swear they exist. Others say they're just folklore. The KSL Investigators go underground to see the evidence.

KSL Investigators help catch suspect in classified ad robbery

Mike Headrick and Tania Mashburn  |  Posted  May 9th - 10:40pm

Everyone uses classified ads to sell things, but do you know who your buyer is?

Unseen video: UHP helicopter nearly crashes; pilot saves the day

Mike Headrick  |  Posted  May 3rd - 10:36pm

A recovery effort on Lone Peak could have easily turned to tragedy for an entire search and rescue team. But thanks to a UHP helicopter pilot, everyone is alive today. Watch never-before-seen video of the event.

Ransomware cases skyrocket as Americans pay to regain access to their own data

Sloan Schrage  |  Posted  May 2nd - 10:33pm

Ransomware has become an epidemic. Cyber thieves are holding photos, videos and other important files hostage until we pay up. In the past three months alone, Americans paid hundreds of millions of dollars to regain access to their own files.

Hours-long response times plaguing Salt Lake City Police Department

Debbie Dujanovic  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 10:50pm

In the hours it took a Salt Lake City Police Department patrol officer to head to a call of a suspicious vehicle near 700 South and 500 East chances are the vehicle and the person who reported it were long gone.