Ashley Fredde

University of Utah develops new tool to diagnose cancer using electrical currents

University of Utah develops new tool to diagnose cancer using electrical currents

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 5 - 7:11 a.m.

Researchers say a new tool developed by an assistant professor at the University of Utah can be used in breast cancer screenings at a younger age while reducing risk of radiation exposure using electrical currents.
Man in critical condition after being struck by a car in West Valley

Man in critical condition after being struck by a car in West Valley

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 1 - 10:47 p.m.

A man was transported to a hospital in "very poor condition" after he was struck by a car while crossing 3400 South near 1400 West on Wednesday night, West Valley police said.
'Housing is health care': Utah advocates say more permanent supportive housing is needed

'Housing is health care': Utah advocates say more permanent supportive housing is needed

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 1 - 8:38 p.m.

Utah housing and disability advocates called for the state legislature to allocate $200 million of federal funding to affordable and permanent supportive housing.
1 dead, 2 rescued after canyoneering incident in Zion National Park

1 dead, 2 rescued after canyoneering incident in Zion National Park

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 29 - 5:52 p.m.

One man died and two people were rescued by park rangers early Sunday while canyoneering Heaps Canyon in Zion National Park.
Utah confirms 2,415 new COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths Friday

Utah confirms 2,415 new COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths Friday

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 26 - 11:33 a.m.

The Utah Department of Health reported 2,415 new cases on Friday and 17 deaths since Wednesday.
Overdue hiker dies shortly after being found in canyon above Bountiful

Overdue hiker dies shortly after being found in canyon above Bountiful

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 21 - 11:20 a.m.

A 58-year-old man died shortly after being located in Holbrook Canyon by Davis County search and rescue crews early Sunday, according to Davis County Sheriff's Office.
Utah advocates, community members call on lawmakers to end 'period poverty'

Utah advocates, community members call on lawmakers to end 'period poverty'

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 17 - 6:37 p.m.

The Utah Policy Project has created legislation to implement and appropriate funds to increase access to free, safe and quality menstrual products in Utah's public and charter schools.
Ballet West's 'The Nutcracker' to make jubilant return to stage

Ballet West's 'The Nutcracker' to make jubilant return to stage

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 17 - 11:56 a.m.

Ballet West's traditional and magical performances of "The Nutcracker" will return to live performances this holiday season, with tickets fast approaching record numbers.
Elizabeth Smart teams up with Utah National Guard for Military Sexual Assault Survivor Month

Elizabeth Smart teams up with Utah National Guard for Military Sexual Assault Survivor Month

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 15 - 7:07 p.m.

The Elizabeth Smart Foundation and Utah National Guard are partnering throughout the month of November to bring awareness to sexual violence and highlight prevention.
Davis County hosts mental health screening for kids as community grieves

Davis County hosts mental health screening for kids as community grieves

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 10 - 5:21 p.m.

Preschoolers to sixth graders in Davis County were able to participate in a mental health screening Wednesday, which aimed to identify students who can benefit from professional help.
Police identify man killed in crash involving a truck at new intersection in Tooele County

Police identify man killed in crash involving a truck at new intersection in Tooele County

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 7 - 7:19 p.m.

One man died and another person was transported after a collision between a Dodge Durango and a cement truck mixer early Saturday, Utah Highway Patrol said.
1 dead, 1 injured in crash near Magna

1 dead, 1 injured in crash near Magna

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 6 - 8:05 a.m.

A woman died and another was transported with minor injuries after a rollover crash near Magna early Saturday, Utah Highway Patrol official said.
'Looking forward and preparing for this day': Vaccinations for 5- to 11-year-olds begin

'Looking forward and preparing for this day': Vaccinations for 5- to 11-year-olds begin

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 3 - 2:56 p.m.

Shortly after the Utah Department of Health reported 2,152 new COVID-19 cases, officials shared how the state plans to distribute the recently approved pediatric vaccine.
'Getting vaccinated is much more protective': Utah reports 1,250 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths

'Getting vaccinated is much more protective': Utah reports 1,250 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 2 - 6:54 p.m.

As the Utah Department of Health reported 1,250 new COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths on Tuesday, doctors again emphasize the importance of vaccination.
Troopers identify woman who died in fiery crash in Grand County Sunday

Troopers identify woman who died in fiery crash in Grand County Sunday

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 1 - 6:39 p.m.

Troopers have identified a woman who died after a fiery wrong-way crash in Grand County on Sunday.
16-year-old boy dies from injuries sustained in Sunday's suspected DUI crash

16-year-old boy dies from injuries sustained in Sunday's suspected DUI crash

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 1 - 5:18 p.m.

The passenger of a vehicle that was hit by a truck while stopped in the emergency lane on I-15 in Orem early Sunday has died, Utah Highway Patrol confirmed.
Utah's Dia de los Muertos memorial honors, remembers COVID deaths

Utah's Dia de los Muertos memorial honors, remembers COVID deaths

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 1 - 5:00 p.m.

Leaders and representatives of Utah's ethnic and racial minorities gathered on Dia de los Muertos to emphasize the devastating effect COVID-19 has had on Utah's minority populations.
Provo sex offender opened door nude, invited trick-or-treaters inside, police say

Provo sex offender opened door nude, invited trick-or-treaters inside, police say

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 31 - 12:56 p.m.

A Provo registered sex offender was arrested Saturday evening after police say he answered his door to trick-or-treaters completely naked and invited children inside.
Gun violence prevention advocates honor 429 Utahns who died in 2020, call for change

Gun violence prevention advocates honor 429 Utahns who died in 2020, call for change

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 27 - 8:59 p.m.

Utah gun violence prevention advocates planted daffodils Wednesday to honor the 429 Utahns who lost their lives to gun violence in 2020, calling for legislative change.
More than 500 backpacks full of supplies readied for incoming Afghan refugee students

More than 500 backpacks full of supplies readied for incoming Afghan refugee students

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 26 - 9:04 p.m.

Salt Lake Federation of Teachers purchased and filled 546 backpacks with school supplies for Afghan students that will soon be filling classrooms across the state in hopes that it will bring "a sense of belonging."
Is your Utah hometown the backdrop of a horror movie?

Is your Utah hometown the backdrop of a horror movie?

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 26 - 8:08 p.m.

Utah is home to world-class ski resorts, five national parks and a rich history. The diverse scenery of the state of Utah has also been the backdrop of a variety of horror films throughout the years.
Salt Lake police arrest man suspected in Sunday fatal shooting

Salt Lake police arrest man suspected in Sunday fatal shooting

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 10:24 p.m.

Police say Roy Anthony Duran, 20, turned himself into police Monday in connection with the shooting death of a 21-year-old man early Sunday in Salt Lake City.
Intermountain Healthcare 'desperate' for donations as supply chain issues impact medical devices

Intermountain Healthcare 'desperate' for donations as supply chain issues impact medical devices

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 5:18 p.m.

Intermountain Healthcare is calling on Utahns for help as supply chain issues have made medical devices in critically short supply both statewide and nationwide.
Salt Lake City police release 9 detained after stabbing leaves man in serious condition

Salt Lake City police release 9 detained after stabbing leaves man in serious condition

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 24 - 2:26 p.m.

Nine people detained in a home by the Salt Lake City SWAT team, after a 37-year-old man was stabbed multiple times, have been released, according to a statement by the Salt Lake City Police Department.
How will communities of interest factor into Utah's redistricting this year?

How will communities of interest factor into Utah's redistricting this year?

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 24 - 11:40 a.m.

The way the Rose Park neighborhood in Salt Lake City was split by redistricting 10 years ago is still a point of contention for some residents. It could be split again. Here's why.