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Doctors caution against exercise in triple-digit heat as temperatures soar in Salt Lake City

Doctors caution against exercise in triple-digit heat as temperatures soar in Salt Lake City

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 12 - 8:01 a.m.

Amid extreme heat that set new records Thursday, doctors were cautioning that symptoms of heat-related illnesses and heat stroke could set in within a matter of minutes.
Epic wave of voles a problem from Saratoga Springs to Draper, pest control experts say

Epic wave of voles a problem from Saratoga Springs to Draper, pest control experts say

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 11 - 1:30 p.m.

Some pest control companies in Utah County say the biggest pest problem going on right now isn't spiders or wasps — it's voles.
Driver faces felony charge under new road rage law after Eagle Mountain incident

Driver faces felony charge under new road rage law after Eagle Mountain incident

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 10 - 10:03 a.m.

A driver was charged with a road rage-enhanced felony charge, one of the first under a Utah law that promises tougher road rage penalties.
Searchers believe missing Texas couple was caught in flash flood outside of Moab

Searchers believe missing Texas couple was caught in flash flood outside of Moab

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 26 - 9:48 p.m.

Searchers resumed efforts Wednesday to find a missing Texas couple believed to have vanished from an off-road trail outside of Moab. Their family hopes for a positive outcome.
As temperatures approach 100, urban surfaces can make the heat even more present

As temperatures approach 100, urban surfaces can make the heat even more present

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 25 - 8:54 a.m.

When temperatures approach and reach triple digits, heat captured and reflected by surfaces can make conditions in urban areas only more sweltering.
Sandy crews mow, weed to reduce potential fire hazards around the city

Sandy crews mow, weed to reduce potential fire hazards around the city

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 20 - 11:03 a.m.

Crews worked to clear potential fire hazards by leveling fields within the city's limits on Wednesday.
Community welcomes home 9-year-old Huntsville boy who was hit by car

Community welcomes home 9-year-old Huntsville boy who was hit by car

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 18 - 12:08 p.m.

A large crowd gathered Monday to welcome home a 9-year-old boy released from the hospital after a lengthy fight for his survival.
Neighbors believe cottonwood seeds helped spread fire to house in Springville, reignites next day

Neighbors believe cottonwood seeds helped spread fire to house in Springville, reignites next day

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 15 - 6:23 p.m.

Springville neighbors believe cottonwood seeds contributed to the spread of a fire that destroyed one home and damaged another on Thursday night.
Smith's workers recognized by Sandy city officials for helping save a life

Smith's workers recognized by Sandy city officials for helping save a life

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 14 - 8:01 a.m.

Five pharmacists at Smith's Food and Drug, 2039 E. 9400 South, were recognized by Sandy city officials after helping to save a man's life.
SLC issues summer pollution warning, which experts say is more difficult to escape than the heat

SLC issues summer pollution warning, which experts say is more difficult to escape than the heat

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 13 - 12:33 p.m.

Salt Lake City issued a new warning for ozone pollution levels amid rising temperatures that are supposed to keep going up.
Bank workers lend helping hand at home of West Valley veteran; nearly 30 others in 'paint-a-thon'

Bank workers lend helping hand at home of West Valley veteran; nearly 30 others in 'paint-a-thon'

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 11 - 2:05 p.m.

A veteran's house was getting a swift makeover Monday as bank workers volunteered their after-hours time on nearly 30 home improvement service projects in Utah, Idaho and Wyoming.
Most of Utah isn't in drought. What does that mean for this summer's fire season?

Most of Utah isn't in drought. What does that mean for this summer's fire season?

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 6 - 4:02 p.m.

Firefighters and forecasters warn Utah and the surrounding region could be in for a "busier fire season" because of a few trends in play.
Minor flooding expected in areas along Weber River in Summit County this week

Minor flooding expected in areas along Weber River in Summit County this week

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 5 - 10:25 a.m.

Some areas were flooded Tuesday as the Weber River swelled with runoff waters. More minor flooding may come through the week with hot temperatures finally arriving.
Surveillance video in Kearns captures car blow through red light, cause crash, drive away

Surveillance video in Kearns captures car blow through red light, cause crash, drive away

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 1 - 10:00 a.m.

A driver is facing a potential felony charge after police say he drove away from an injury crash Thursday and then fled from an officer who tried to stop him.
Alpine Loop officially reopens for summer season

Alpine Loop officially reopens for summer season

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 31 - 12:00 p.m.

The weather may not have cooperated in time for a Memorial Day opening, but the Alpine Loop is finally open for the summer season.
Orem homeowner fears larger fire was possible after group lit small fires in his yard

Orem homeowner fears larger fire was possible after group lit small fires in his yard

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 29 - 1:25 p.m.

An Orem homeowner claims that a group lit multiple fires in his yard, creating a dangerous situation.
St. George family believes they found long-lost charm on eBay

St. George family believes they found long-lost charm on eBay

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 26 - 6:22 p.m.

A St. George woman was reunited with a lost family charm in an unexpected place on the internet.
Officials identify man killed in jet ski crash at East Canyon State Park

Officials identify man killed in jet ski crash at East Canyon State Park

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 23 - 2:08 p.m.

One man is dead after a jet ski crash in Morgan County. Utah's Department of Natural Resources urge safety over Memorial Day weekend after identifying the 30-year-old man.
Sandy eyes forecast with runoff expected to increase

Sandy eyes forecast with runoff expected to increase

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 17 - 8:42 a.m.

Eyes were on the forecast Thursday with a key reservoir sitting at capacity, and runoff waters expected to increase in the weeks to come.
Draper eyes $1.6M property tax increase to boost public safety

Draper eyes $1.6M property tax increase to boost public safety

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 14 - 7:57 a.m.

Draper City is eyeing a $1.6 million property tax increase to make salaries more competitive while adding some key positions in its police and fire departments.
Body cameras capture sudden struggle in Tooele with alleged Proud Boys fugitive

Body cameras capture sudden struggle in Tooele with alleged Proud Boys fugitive

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 4 - 11:49 a.m.

During a recent search for a fugitive inside a home on East Bench, police said they suddenly found themselves in a potentially dangerous struggle with someone else. It was a wanted fugitive from out-of-state they had no idea was in town.
Kaysville police warn about 'senior assassin' game after stranger with gun spotted in neighborhood

Kaysville police warn about 'senior assassin' game after stranger with gun spotted in neighborhood

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 1 - 7:35 p.m.

Police are warning about a high school game in which teens are being assigned to shoot people with a squirt gun in a "senior assassin" game.
Video shows SUV pushing parked car across street and into Orem house

Video shows SUV pushing parked car across street and into Orem house

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 25 - 2:39 p.m.

Neighbors say homeowners avoided injury Wednesday in a car-versus-house ordeal that surveillance video shows apparently happened when an SUV pulled up behind a parked car and then pushed it across the street.
Utah TetraSki event provides new opportunities to compete on slopes

Utah TetraSki event provides new opportunities to compete on slopes

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 6 - 6:35 p.m.

Alpine skiing would only be a dream for people with injuries that would prevent them from enjoying the slopes. But emerging technology developed in Utah is beginning to change that.
Draper couple warns neighbors after concerning encounter with drone

Draper couple warns neighbors after concerning encounter with drone

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 3 - 8:03 a.m.

A couple was warning their neighbors Tuesday after a concerning encounter with drone left them wondering if the operator had "nefarious" intentions.