Alex Cabrero

Alex Cabrero

'We're going to the Rose Bowl': Utes fans celebrate Pac-12 Championship

'We're going to the Rose Bowl': Utes fans celebrate Pac-12 Championship

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 4 - 9:41 p.m.

Even though Saturdays are big shopping days elsewhere, things are normally quiet at the University of Utah campus bookstore. But this isn't your typical Saturday. You could feel the buzz and excitement about getting a bid to play at the Rose Bowl.
Best speedskaters competing in World Cup event at Utah Olympic Oval

Best speedskaters competing in World Cup event at Utah Olympic Oval

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 3 - 10:30 p.m.

A big speedskating World Cup is being held at the Utah Olympic Oval in Kearns this weekend. It's the second to last cup of the season, and what's at stake is how many slots countries will earn for the Beijing Olympics.
Utah high school band, orchestra students arrive in Hawaii to perform at Pearl Harbor

Utah high school band, orchestra students arrive in Hawaii to perform at Pearl Harbor

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 9:22 p.m.

Uintah High School band and orchestra students are finally headed to Hawaii to perform during the 80th anniversary of Pearl Harbor. They sold chocolate bars to raise money for the trip.
Nebo School District bus driver credited with saving girl's life

Nebo School District bus driver credited with saving girl's life

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 24 - 8:05 a.m.

Residents in Elk Ridge said one of their school bus drivers is a hero after a very close call at a bus stop.
Taylorsville family shocked to see their home after friends, volunteers renovate it

Taylorsville family shocked to see their home after friends, volunteers renovate it

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 20 - 10:23 p.m.

After a month away, a Taylorsville family came home Saturday to a big surprise. Neighbors say the family needed a home makeover after the father suffered a stroke to make getting around his home a little easier.
Farmers Feeding Utah program helps hundreds of Provo families

Farmers Feeding Utah program helps hundreds of Provo families

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 20 - 8:15 a.m.

More than 500 families lined up in their cars outside the Utah Valley Convention Center in Provo Friday morning.
'I thank you': Veterans Day devotional in North Ogden celebrates Veterans Week

'I thank you': Veterans Day devotional in North Ogden celebrates Veterans Week

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 8 - 8:33 a.m.

Veterans Day is Thursday. But people in North Ogden didn't want to wait another four days to celebrate.
Number of Unified firefighters seeking mental health support doubles

Number of Unified firefighters seeking mental health support doubles

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 7 - 7:27 a.m.

Mental health continues to be a growing concern among first responders. In the past two years, the number of Unified Fire Authority firefighters seeking mental health support has doubled.
Annual bison roundup held at Antelope Island State Park

Annual bison roundup held at Antelope Island State Park

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 30 - 8:26 p.m.

Antelope Island State Park was a popular place to be Saturday as thousands of people showed up for the annual bison roundup.
'Elf Emporium' for Festival of Trees is woman's dying wish

'Elf Emporium' for Festival of Trees is woman's dying wish

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 23 - 10:34 p.m.

The Festival of Trees is an annual tradition for many in the state of Utah. The event raises money for the Primary Children's Hospital, but if you go this year, there's something else that just might steal the show.
Tire shops feeling supply chain crunch for winter tires

Tire shops feeling supply chain crunch for winter tires

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 20 - 11:32 a.m.

Winter driving may be a little more dicey for Utah drivers, unless they act now.
First 'community fridge' opens on west side of Salt Lake City

First 'community fridge' opens on west side of Salt Lake City

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 17 - 4:07 p.m.

A community refrigerator sits outside a Salt Lake woman's home. It's from the Salt Lake Community Mutual Aid group and is there for people who might need something to eat.
Utahns watch as 'Captain Kirk' flies into space

Utahns watch as 'Captain Kirk' flies into space

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 13 - 9:35 p.m.

"All my life I have wanted to see what's out there. I want to explore. Galaxies, nebulae, there are all kinds of things to look at."
Memorial event held in Herriman for fallen Utah firefighters

Memorial event held in Herriman for fallen Utah firefighters

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 2 - 10:23 p.m.

A memorial service in Herriman Saturday morning honored and remembered all the Utah firefighters who have died in the line of duty.
Family leaves message for thief who stole their prized pumpkin

Family leaves message for thief who stole their prized pumpkin

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 2 - 6:35 p.m.

Rude is the only way to describe what happened to a family in American Fork. Their prized pumpkin that came from their own garden is now missing.
Wheelchair Palooza event draws hundreds of wheelchair users

Wheelchair Palooza event draws hundreds of wheelchair users

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 26 - 5:26 p.m.

There was a large crowd and lots of cheering Saturday at a skate park in Sandy. A professional wheelchair athlete was doing some tricks at the annual Wheelchair Palooza event.
Utah Marine laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery

Utah Marine laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 24 - 10:58 p.m.

A Utah Marine was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on Friday, with flags lowered to half staff in his honor.
2 Utah high schools will be competing in the national Special Olympics

2 Utah high schools will be competing in the national Special Olympics

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 10:18 p.m.

Tooele High School's Unified Soccer team, and Wasatch High School's Unified Basketball team, both found out they will be competing in the national Special Olympics USA Games in Florida.
Volunteer arborist group plants new trees at Utah Veterans Cemetery

Volunteer arborist group plants new trees at Utah Veterans Cemetery

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 12:08 p.m.

There are 364 days a year not called Veterans Day. But even on a random Wednesday, Jackson Chandler is thinking about those who served.
This company says its partnership will help eliminate $100 million in medical debt for 73,000 Utah residents

This company says its partnership will help eliminate $100 million in medical debt for 73,000 Utah residents

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 8:16 a.m.

A total of $225 million dollars worth of medical debt is about to be wiped out, helping millions of Americans swimming in medical bills, and a Utah company has teamed up to help out.
Utah Honor Flight returns home to hero's welcome

Utah Honor Flight returns home to hero's welcome

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 20 - 10:10 a.m.

After a whirlwind two days in Washington, D.C., 74 veterans with the Utah Honor Flight returned to the Salt Lake City International Airport late Saturday night to a crowd even the organizers themselves didn't expect.
Utah Honor Flight delivers veterans to Washington DC for the first time in nearly 2 years

Utah Honor Flight delivers veterans to Washington DC for the first time in nearly 2 years

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 4:03 p.m.

A group of Utah Veterans were up early Friday morning to take a Utah Honor Flight from Salt Lake City to Washington, D.C.
Fallen Utah Marine to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery

Fallen Utah Marine to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 16 - 7:36 p.m.

Staff Sgt. Taylor Hoover, one of 13 U.S. service members killed in a suicide bombing outside the Kabul airport, will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
Legacy of 9/11: Utah family draws closer together after deployment, injury

Legacy of 9/11: Utah family draws closer together after deployment, injury

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 11 - 1:00 p.m.

The lasting impact of 9/11 has been especially profound for military families, including members of one Utah family that are grateful for everything they have after tough deployment completely changed their lives.
How Utah athletes did in Tokyo as Paralympic Games come to an end

How Utah athletes did in Tokyo as Paralympic Games come to an end

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 5 - 9:55 a.m.

The Tokyo Paralympic Games are ending this weekend, with the Closing Ceremony scheduled for Sunday night.