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Sunset firefighters replace child's motorized toy lost in fire

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   Jun 20th - 4:46pm

Janet Nelson said her 4-year-old daughter, Avery, was devastated when she learned her beloved Mickey Mouse-themed, battery-powered riding car had melted and burned in the family's shed.

Once given a 15% chance to live, former USU athlete works to re-enroll in school

Camilla Stimpson  |  Posted   Jun 19th - 7:01pm

Car accident victim Brady Holt was first given a 15 percent chance to live, and is now working towards going back to school.

Make Your Week: Stranger buys lunch for military member; cheering up other patients

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   Jun 19th - 11:14am

As happens every week, Monday is back again, signaling a new work week.

West Jordan's wooden toy factory flooded with donations to keep it afloat

Ray Boone  |  Posted   Jun 18th - 11:04pm

For 15 years, Alton Thacker has built toy cars and given them away to kids around the world. When his factory faced closure, he was overwhelmed by the response from the public.

Homeless teen graduates top of her class, gets accepted to Stanford

Jessica Ivins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 16th - 8:21am

Getting into Stanford is a very challenging feat, but one North Carolina teen earned the honor without a permanent home in which to complete her school work.

Bride orchestrates perfect 'bouquet toss' marriage proposal for best friend

Jessica Ivins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 15th - 9:27am

A Canadian woman helped plan and execute the perfect surprise marriage proposal for her best friend — on her very own wedding day.

Mom's routine dental cleaning leads to a life-saving surgery

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted   Jun 14th - 7:36pm

Oral cancer affects 10,000 people each year in the United States. Since it's less common, this deadly and debilitating cancer often gets missed. It can look as harmless as a canker sore.

Venison donation feeds more than 500 homeless Utahns

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jun 14th - 10:33am

Outdoor Sportsman Group chef Scott Leysath and the national Hunt.Fish.Feed. campaign fed more than 500 homeless Utahns in Salt Lake City on Tuesday night.

Firehouse Subs donates AEDs to small-town police department

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted   Jun 13th - 11:06pm

Thanks to donations from Firehouse Subs restaurants, police officers in a small town in Box Elder County now have the right equipment to save someone who goes into cardiac arrest.

'Dying in Vein': Documentary shows no one is immune to opioid addiction

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted   Jun 12th - 7:00pm

A new film takes a raw, honest look at the impact of the opioid epidemic in Utah. It features a young Salt Lake woman in the throes of addiction and shares what led to her recovery.

Make Your Week: Strangers offer great seats at playoff game, more feel-good stories

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   Jun 12th - 12:57pm

Winds are tearing across Utah today and it’s Monday, which can always put a damper on things.

'Younique' foundation restoring hope to survivors of childhood sexual abuse

Sandra Olney  |  Posted   Jun 9th - 8:04pm

The numbers are staggering — 1 in 4 girls will be sexually abused before the age of 18. Here in Utah, The Younique Foundation is committed to addressing the issue through a new effort to help adult survivors of childhood trauma.

Viral photos show dad walking daughter to 1st day of kindergarten, last day of high school

Jessica Ivins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 6th - 8:53am

It’s been said that kids grow up in the blink of an eye, and for one Texas dad, the proof is in a photo.

Utah company to create, donate headstone for Nephi's 'Little Addie'

Ladd Egan  |  Posted   Jun 5th - 10:45pm

After waiting nearly a year, the family of Addie Fausett will soon have a headstone marking the 7-year-old’s final resting place in the Nephi cemetery — even as a fraud case continues into what happened to charity money set aside to purchase one.

Make Your Week: Caring hospital staff, a sweet birthday gift

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   Jun 5th - 3:17pm

The weather is gorgeous and summer is in the air. If you had a hard time making yourself go into the office today, we have a pick-me-up to tide you over until you can go outside.

Grande returns to Manchester to honor victims with benefit

Hilary Fox & Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 4th - 10:21pm

Ariana Grande paid tribute to the city of Manchester, England, on Sunday with an energetic, all-star concert that raised millions for victims of a suicide bombing that tore through her last performance in the city nearly two weeks ago.

First-generation Orem high school grad known for family loyalty

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 4th - 7:11pm

A daughter of Mexican immigrants is on her way to becoming her family's first college student after graduating high school in Orem while also juggling caregiver duties for her younger siblings.

Man thanks Orem police officer for multiple arrests, life coaching

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   Jun 2nd - 10:55pm

Police officers more commonly receive praise and thanks for the crimes they solve and the lives they save, but seldom do they receive thanks from the people they put behind bars...

Hypnotist inspires others to pursue goals in face of adversity

Peter Rosen  |  Posted   May 31st - 7:00pm

Did you hear the one about the blind hypnotist?

Make Your Week: Stranger pays for a family’s movie, a Scout fundraises for Mali villages

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   May 30th - 11:13am

After the long Memorial Day weekend, you may be finding it hard to go back to work.