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.
A popular playground in cottonwood heights is bound to be much safer this summer because of a KSL 5 investigation. Tuesday, the city installed new, shaded tubular slides to replace an open version that reached nearly 200 degrees in the hot sun.
Mike Headrick and Tania Mashburn | Posted Mar 24th - 10:30pm
A year after it was formed, West Valley City's Crime Suppression Unit is making a difference. CSU has made 380 felony arrests and recovered over 130 stolen vehicles; $900,000 in stolen property; and 80 firearms.
The KSL Investigators are shining a light on this important public safety issue after discovering a number of parolees were at the center of a series of violent crimes that have left police officers and innocent Utah residents seriously injured.
They are out to steal your hearts and money — and they're all over the Internet. In the world of social media, they're called catfish. A Utah grandmother got fed up with fake profiles on Facebook, and turned the tables on the scammers.
Mike Headrick and Tania Mashburn | Posted Feb 11th - 10:54pm
You might not know it, but next time you travel to California you could be taking along cargo precious to thieves: your SUV's third-row seat. KSL Investigators traveled to Anaheim to see how big of a problem it is and met up with possible crooks.
Tania Mashburn and Mike Headrick | Posted Feb 8th - 10:54pm
You've likely seen the ads on Facebook offering stylish clothing at rock-bottom prices. But you might get a lot more, or a lot less, than you bargained for. KSL Investigators put nine retail sites to the test to see if they fit the bill.
Debbie Dujanovic and Torin Koos | Posted Feb 4th - 10:43pm
A company says its gaming machines at 60 locations across Utah are not gambling, rather a legal sweepstakes that complies with Utah law. KSL Investigators went undercover inside several gas stations to see how the machines operate.
Debbie Dujanovic and Tania Mashburn | Posted Dec 1st - 7:02pm
If you got a call saying you won a free night stay at a Marriott hotel, you're not alone. KSL Investigators heard from dozens of people who got the same call. It's the latest scam making the rounds in Utah.
Mike Headrick and Tania Mashburn | Posted Nov 25th - 10:36pm
When you order fast food, how many times has that burger or burrito actually looked like the advertisement? KSL Investigator Mike Headrick goes on a fast-food run to find out if what you see is what you get and learns the tricks of fast-food styling.
Debbie Dujanovic, Sloan Schrage | Posted Nov 24th - 10:35pm
Black Friday-adverse? KSL Investigators have put document searches on hold in favor of holiday shopping. Debbie Dujanovic got a sneak peek at Black Friday ads to see if you can get the same great deals from the safety of your sofa.
Debbie Dujanovic and Torin Koos | Posted Nov 24th - 1:15am
It's your first call in an emergency. So when KSL Investigators found out Salt Lake City's 911 Communications Bureau had been the focus of an investigation by the city, we obtained a copy of the findings.
From improved air to traffic, city cycling has known benefits. Salt Lake City is a committed backer of the bike share program. KSL Investigators follow your tax dollars because even if you don't ride, you could be paying for this public service.
It started years ago when a student and professor started brainstorming ideas for tracking intruders through walls using radio waves. Getting it on the market wasn't easy, but now homeowners can watch what's going on at home from far away.
Mike Headrick and Tania Mashburn | Posted Nov 9th - 10:16pm
Your car gets totaled in an accident. It's towed to a salvage yard, never to be seen again. But what's left inside could come back to haunt you. KSL Investigators dig through hundreds of cars and turn up information that could wreck your identity.