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A doggone fine send off for Veteran Affairs K-9 Max

Kim Bojórquez, KSL  |  Posted May 24th - 1:26pm

Max was given a retirement certificate Thursday by VA Deputy Police Chief Travis Payne at a send off celebrating his service where the community gathered to pet him one last time.

Salt Lake police awards honor heroic officers, civilians

Kim Bojórquez, KSL  |  Posted May 21st - 10:15pm

Salt Lake City Police Department employees and civilians were recognized at the 39th annual Salt Lake City Police Awards Luncheon.

Graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt

Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 5:01pm

A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says he will provide grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire graduating class at Morehouse College - an estimated $40 million.

Student-created charity sends medical supplies to the Navajo Nation

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted May 19th - 12:01pm

You never know what you’re going to find behind the doors at a storage unit. Mohan Sudabattula and his friends find purpose.

22 restaurants approved by Salt Lake County to allow dogs on patios

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted May 16th - 8:05pm

The Salt Lake County Health Department released a list of restaurants this week which details eateries that allow dogs on their patios.

Have You Seen This? Kids encourage crying boy to break board in karate class

Xoel Cardenas,  |  Posted May 16th - 3:00pm

With all the talk we hear about bullying among kids, it’s nice to see moments when kids encourage each other. And in this video, one boy’s struggle to break a board goes from tears of sadness to tears of joy.

Mother’s Day tribute: Readers share the greatest thing their moms taught them

Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted May 12th - 1:44pm

To celebrate moms, we asked readers to share with us in 100 words or less what is the greatest thing their mother ever taught them. The responses included everything from valuable lessons to lifelong skills to quirky pieces of advice that proved true

Meghan, Harry release baby feet photo for US Mother's Day

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 12th - 12:41pm

Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, have released a photo of their newborn baby's feet to mark Meghan's first Mother's Day as a mom.

Piute County sheriff lassos man stuck in river to safety

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted May 12th - 11:59am

Piute County Sheriff Marty Gleave had to improvise when he responded to a man stuck on top of his car in a rushing river Saturday morning.

Activists give jailed moms a Mother's Day gift: bail

Terry Tang, The Associated Press  |  Posted May 11th - 10:48pm

Paz Lopez was set to spend Mother's Day behind bars. The 42-year-old mother of six had been locked up in a Phoenix jail for the past month on forgery and other charges. She couldn't post her $2,050 bail.

Springville mom gets gift of life from her son

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted May 11th - 11:22am

Doctors at Intermountain Medical Center took a portion of a man's liver and transplanted it in his mother, giving her a second chance at a longer life.

6 free gifts for mom this Mother’s Day

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted May 10th - 8:38am

Some Utah stores and restaurants are doing special Mother’s Day sales to help out those who want to treat their moms this Sunday. Here are 6 great discounts/freebies for your mother.

What’s the greatest thing your mother taught you? wants to know

Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted May 9th - 11:48am

To celebrate moms, we want to hear about the greatest thing your mother taught you and what it’s meant to you. We’ll pick our favorites to share on this Mother’s Day.

5 ways to talk about the news with people who disagree with you

Carrie Rogers- Whitehead, Contributor  |  Posted May 8th - 5:15pm

Here's how to make it a little less painful to talk to that one uncle we all have.

Murder victim's family donates heart to former Utah football player

Jacob Scholl, Standard-examiner Via Associated Press  |  Posted May 3rd - 5:45pm

Darcie Housley used to called her son "Mr. Friendly" because he was always making friends, no matter where he went.

MoviePass founder's next act: Watch ads, see free movies

Anick Jesdanun, The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 28th - 10:48am

Stacy Spikes co-founded MoviePass, a subscription service that lets you frequent movie theaters for a set monthly fee. After MoviePass sold off a majority stake in 2017, Spikes watched as the new owners quickly expanded, only to find the cost of all those movie tickets too high to sustain.

Volunteers spruce up West High to show students 'they're not forgotten'

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Apr 27th - 7:12pm

Nine-year-old Millie Lucas knew exactly how she hopes West High students feel when they see the freshly painted benches and other improvements volunteers made to the school Saturday.

Rio Tinto Kennecott offers new visitor experience 6 years after massive slide

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Apr 27th - 1:15pm

This month, Utah's largest mining operation celebrated the reopening of one of its most popular attractions after six years of closure. Rio Tinto Kennecott Friday announced the opening of the newly renamed Visitor Experience at Bingham Canyon Mine.

Intermountain Healthcare joins National Kidney Registry; enhances speed and efficacy of transplants

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Apr 27th - 8:51am

Organ donation shortages have prompted Intermountain Healthcare to join the National Kidney Registry, a donor exchange program.

3 Alabama men went viral after seeing a widow eating alone and inviting her to sit with them

Gianluca Mezzofiore, CNN  |  Posted Apr 24th - 12:46pm

Jamario Howard was sitting with his friends Jamychol and Tae at a barbecue joint in Oxford, Alabama, waiting for food, when he noticed an elderly woman sitting alone.