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New hearts forge new friendship for transplant recipients

Amanda Seitz, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 6th - 10:46pm

A suburban Detroit woman and South Side Chicago man are recovering in a Chicago hospital following rare triple transplant surgeries that gave them the healthy heart, liver and kidney each needed — and a new friendship they never expected.

Price man prints prosthetic arm for 3-year-old boy

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 5th - 8:10am

A man in Price printed a prosthetic arm for a 3 year-old boy born with a birth defect.

Service dog lost for 6 days in freezing temperatures reunited with veteran

Ashley Kewish, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 2nd - 8:03am

A Utah veteran and his service dog are reunited after a 6-day search for the missing pup ended when a nearby construction worker, who refused the $1,000 reward, found the dog.

Russian baby rescued after nearly 36 hours in frozen rubble

Jim Heintz, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 1st - 3:47am

Laboring through sub-freezing temperatures, Russian rescue workers were digging into a sprawling heap of jagged rubble from a collapsed apartment building when one heard the faintest sound.

Fitness fundraiser benefits family of man killed in Logan crash

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 31st - 8:37pm

Community members have rallied to the side of a Cache County mother who lost her husband in a crash with a drowsy driver over the holidays.

Have You Seen This? South Dakota Police dog is not a fan of his new snow boots

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 30th - 3:00pm

A police dog tries on his new snow boats, only to find they were not quite what he expected.

Utah County company happy to be part of historic Antarctica crossing

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 30th - 9:40am

Athlete in a recent, historic crossing of Antartica boasted KT Tape, a product from a local Utah company, during his trek

Family, friends rally for Kaysville couple after decorations vandalized

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 25th - 10:16pm

A Grinch at work in Kaysville last weekend tried to steal Christmas at one residence.

Charity buys and erases past-due medical debt

Mary Esch, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 25th - 8:16pm

Philip Sasser had a familiar, sinking feeling when he saw the yellow envelope in his mailbox. He figured it was another past-due medical bill, but it turned out to be quite the opposite.

Make Your Week: Utah boy makes 'comfort bears' to donate; more stories of Christmas kindness

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 25th - 11:52am

Christmas is the perfect time to celebrate and share all the kindness in the world.

Gift of service dog gives Utah veteran new hope

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Dec 25th - 9:45am

A partnership between local businesses and organizations presented a Hyrum man with a much-needed service dog on Wednesday.

This Santa wears a baseball cap and delivers electric wheelchairs

Jennifer Grubb, CNN  |  Posted Dec 24th - 6:23pm

Amputee Robbie Drummer was homebound for more than eight years, but now she can reclaim her life with the gift of a motorized wheelchair.

Local boxing gym prepares free on-site therapeutic program for at-risk youth

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec 24th - 1:00pm

Former professional boxer Mario “Fireball” Ramos has long provided a safe haven for at-risk youth at his local gym, State Street Boxing. And now he’s partnering with trained therapists to make an even bigger impact in the community.

'They're just pure joy': 14-year-old Utah girl, sisters teach dance class for adults with special needs

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 23rd - 7:21pm

On Friday evening, a group of about 12 dancers of all abilities, a few wearing elf hats and Christmas apparel, flowed into the studio and greeted each other, ready to practice.

Utah schools, Salvation Army team up to brighten 5,300 kids' Christmases

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Dec 22nd - 6:08pm

Thanks to those who donated to the Salvation Army's Angel Tree, more than 5,000 kids will wake up to present on Christmas morning who may not have otherwise.

Utah unemployment rate steady at 3.2 percent

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Dec 21st - 7:40pm

The state Department of Workforce Services reported the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from the prior month to register at 3.2 percent. The national jobless rate was also unchanged from last month registering at 3.7 percent.

Dashcam video shows trucker caught in semitruck tire explosion

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 20th - 11:47am

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper pulled a semitruck over in Weber County when he saw something near the rear was burning. What he didn't realize was just how quickly the situation would change to something far worse.

Utahns fix up trailers to donate to California wildfire victims left homeless

Ashley Moser, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 19th - 7:00pm

In an effort to help victims left homeless by fires in California, two Utahns are fixing up trailers and filling them with materials necessary for living Californians affected.

'Light the World' vending machines raise $1.3M in first 3 weeks

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 19th - 5:01pm

Vending machines set up to allow people to donate money to various causes have resulted in more than $1.3 million charitable donations since November, according to statistics released by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Tuesday.

High 5: Business donates $5K after competitor’s son is beaten, hospitalized

Felicia Martinez, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 19th - 12:32pm

Last month, a man walked into Lopez Tires with a metal pipe and beat the owner’s son, leaving him fighting for his life. When the Burt Brothers found out, they and their employees stepped up to help the family.