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Teen brings baseball team to dying grandma's backyard so she could watch him play one last time

Jessica Ivins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 8:20am

An Illinois grandmother rarely missed any of her grandson's baseball games. But when she received a terminal cancer diagnosis that would keep her from attending his first college game, her grandson brought the game to her.

Make Your Week: Holding the door for a stranger in need

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 16th - 1:08pm

There are kind people everywhere, as evidenced by the following stories.

Utah moms offer support to Syrian moms through social media

Ashton Goodell, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 14th - 9:13pm

A network of Utah moms who follow the Syrian crisis on social media, decided to use their networks to empower change.

Baby owls relocated from Idaho haystacks to Utah nests

Keith McCord, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 14th - 1:14pm

A lover of wildlife from Wyoming is on a humanitarian mission, of sorts, to make sure baby owls have a safe place to grow up.

High note: Utah Symphony members find joy, talent in Haiti workshops

John Hollenhorst, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 14th - 12:06pm

When Utah Symphony musicians went to the Caribbean, it wasn't to hang out on a beach. They put their musical skills to work helping people in a downtrodden place.

Provo runner returns to Boston Marathon after bombings

Caitlin Burchill, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 14th - 9:42am

Many runners from across the world are getting mentally prepared for the Boston Marathon Monday. A Provo woman who was adamant about qualifying for this year’s race, after a long few years for her and her family, will be at the starting line.

School assembly turns into family reunion for 4 girls of deployed dad

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 12th - 8:05pm

A surprise during a school assembly at Westfield Elementary in Alpine turned into a special moment that was full of smiles, tears and a lot of hugs.

4 women honored for helping to save Davis deputy's life

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 11th - 9:39pm

Four women who saved the life of a Davis County sheriff's deputy who suffered a heart attack were honored Wednesday. All four of them know CPR.

FrontRunner operator honored as hero for saving autistic child

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 11th - 5:48pm

A Utah Transit Authority employee is being hailed a hero after noticing a young child moving along railroad tracks on a dark night in January. FrontRunner operator Francis Rendon was recognized by the agency on Wednesday.

Make Your Week: Handing out ice cream after a car accident, other feel-good stories

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 10th - 12:08pm

Spring is in the air and so are acts of kindness.

Warrior Project empowers Utah women who have experienced abuse, trauma

Connor Richards, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 9th - 5:45pm

Started by Shantell Thaxton, the Warrior Project aims to help domestic abuse and trauma survivors feel and look like warriors.

'They are our little miracles': St. George quintuplet parents preparing for life with 5 infants

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 7th - 12:37pm

A southern Utah couple spoke to the media Friday for the first time since the birth of their quintuplets.

Couple who oversaw health of LDS missionaries honored with Legacy of Life award

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 5th - 11:50pm

A retired surgeon and his wife drew sustained applause from top LDS Church leaders, business executives, doctors and others at a gala in Salt Lake City Thursday.

Primary Children's celebrates its most ever liver transplants getting kids 'back to normal lives'

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 4th - 8:03pm

Primary Children's Hospital put on a celebration in recognition of 20 successful pediatric liver transplants completed by surgeons there in 2017, which is record-breaking for the facility. That number also ranks ninth in the country.

Herriman cop caught playing basketball with neighborhood kids

Tracie Snowder, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 2nd - 4:02pm

A beloved Unified police officer stopped by a pickup basketball game in Herriman to shoot some hoops and the ensuing fun was caught on camera by a neighbor.

Make Your Week: Sharing with a stranger in need, paying for another’s meal

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 2nd - 12:14pm

Spring is in the air and if that doesn’t cheer you up, I don’t know what will.

From the streets to staff, Utah cafe offers opportunities for homeless youth

Ray Boone, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 1st - 10:28pm

For Hope Jones, working behind the counter at Maud's Cafe is far more than just a job.

Utahn travels to Liberia to meet 'scammer' who helped him raise thousands to fight poverty

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:08pm

It was late July when a strange note from a scammer popped up on Ogden resident Ben Taylor’s Facebook one evening. Nearly a year later, Taylor would fly to Liberia to meet the man who helped him raise thousands to help the impoverished.

Utah Marine veteran returns to Iwo Jima on 97th birthday

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 10:49pm

With a salute, a smile and dozens of friends singing him "happy birthday," 97-year-old Keith Renstrom, a U.S. Marine master gunnery sergeant, returned home once more from Iwo Jima, Japan, on Monday evening.

Make Your Week: Cleaning up after other’s pets, more feel-good stories

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 2:40pm

Welcome to a new work week, complete with a snowy morning commute.