Yelling, fighting, fear, desperation. Families
struggling to stay above water can find help
from Utah Youth Village's "Families First"
program. KSL NewsRadio's Mary Richards has part
two of a special series.
For more that 40 years Utah Youth Village has
provided live-in teachers for troubled children
and at-risk youth. Part one of this two-part
report profiles one couple who provide the
youth with a structured family environment.
If you say you don't do it, or haven't done it,
the numbers may call you a liar. Texting,
reading or sending email, using social media,
even posting "selfies" have all been documented
on our roadways, sometimes with tragic result
Utah's Safe Haven law allows any newborn baby to be anonymously
dropped off at a hospital open 24 hours a day. It's designed to
protect these babies from being abandoned or killed out of
desperation or fear.
The Utah Department of Corrections and local
police are working to make parolees more easily
identifiable to boots-on-the-ground officers,
potentially even by merging state driver's
license and offender tracking databases, KSL
It's estimated that 95 percent of teens are
online, but more than half give no thought to
the consequences of what they do there. Now a
group of BYU graduate students hopes to educate
youth about being safe on the Internet.
KSL's Children's Television Programming Reports, as well as its FCC public inspection file, are available for viewing during regular office hours at the KSL Broadcast House or online. The station representative who can assist a person with disabilities with issues related to the content of the public files is Mike Dowdle, available during regular office hours at firstname.lastname@example.org and (801) 575-5555.