Debbie Worthen

Debbie Worthen

Family, friends remember Utah Tech freshman as 'the life of the party'

Family, friends remember Utah Tech freshman as 'the life of the party'

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 6 - 8:49 a.m.

Family and friends of a Utah Tech University student who fell from a fifth story balcony over the weekend remember the 18-year-old as "the life of the party."
Sandy man still struggling with injuries after brutal attack by 4 teens

Sandy man still struggling with injuries after brutal attack by 4 teens

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 23 - 12:06 p.m.

Four teens have been charged with brutally attacking Mykl Neufeld and continuing to beat him after he was unconscious. Now, a month later, he is still dealing with the aftermath.
Richfield motel that was converted to affordable housing destroyed in fire

Richfield motel that was converted to affordable housing destroyed in fire

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 22 - 9:01 a.m.

A Richfield motel that had recently been converted to affordable housing was destroyed late Monday in a fire, officials said.
LGBTQ resource centers for Utah on hold due to funding issues

LGBTQ resource centers for Utah on hold due to funding issues

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 15 - 5:00 p.m.

A Utah nonprofit dedicated to helping LGBTQ youth is becoming another victim of tough economic times.
Rose Park neighbors looking for man roaming streets while exposed

Rose Park neighbors looking for man roaming streets while exposed

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 8 - 7:47 a.m.

A Rose Park neighborhood is on high alert after a neighbor caught a man creeping around his home while exposing his lower body.
Utah high school marching band led by a special conductor

Utah high school marching band led by a special conductor

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 6 - 9:31 a.m.

The Westlake High marching band has a special member in an important role this weekend, Jameson Jones, a senior in the life skills program at the school.
Moab police say they'll fight Gabby Petito family's $50M lawsuit

Moab police say they'll fight Gabby Petito family's $50M lawsuit

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 3 - 6:18 a.m.

Moab officials released their response to the Gabby Petito family's intent to file a wrongful death lawsuit.
Public pushes back on proposed changes to South Valley Regional Airport

Public pushes back on proposed changes to South Valley Regional Airport

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 19 - 2:36 p.m.

Planners for Salt Lake City Airports hosted their first public meeting for changes to South Valley Regional Airport. When public comment started, those in attendance didn't mince words when voicing concerns over property values.
1 dead in apartment fire in Centerville

1 dead in apartment fire in Centerville

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 12 - 10:20 p.m.

A woman was killed in an apartment fire near 88 West and 50 South in Centerville on Wednesday evening.
Utah second graders struggling post-pandemic, but most students recovering, report says

Utah second graders struggling post-pandemic, but most students recovering, report says

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 12 - 12:51 p.m.

The Utah State Board of Education first report card since the pandemic finds that second graders are struggling, but overall student performances are recovering.
Police determine threat is 'noncredible' after searching Southwest flight at Salt Lake airport

Police determine threat is 'noncredible' after searching Southwest flight at Salt Lake airport

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 10:52 p.m.

Police with K-9s searched a Southwest Airlines flight on Wednesday evening after a passenger discovered a note onboard.
Former Utah State football player Torrey Green appeals rape convictions at Utah Supreme Court

Former Utah State football player Torrey Green appeals rape convictions at Utah Supreme Court

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 9:28 p.m.

Former Utah State football player Torrey Green is appealing his multiple rape convictions in the Utah Supreme Court.
Designed to keep students safe, SafeUT app sees big increase in activity

Designed to keep students safe, SafeUT app sees big increase in activity

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 12:39 p.m.

Utah students are reporting more tips related to violence, more total tips and using the Safe UT app designed to keep them safe more too.
Cache Valley high school students retake AP tests after school mix-up destroyed them

Cache Valley high school students retake AP tests after school mix-up destroyed them

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 29 - 6:03 p.m.

Two dozen Green Canyon High School students in North Logan won't get the credit for their AP tests as they were mistakenly destroyed in transit.
Father outraged over 'lack of security' at high school

Father outraged over 'lack of security' at high school

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 29 - 10:10 a.m.

A father in the Granite School District is outraged over what he calls a "lack of security" at Olympus High School.
'Always positive': Friends remember man killed while riding bike in Murray

'Always positive': Friends remember man killed while riding bike in Murray

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 14 - 8:18 a.m.

Friends and neighbors are remembering a man who was killed while riding his bike Monday morning in Murray.
Utah man says shooting victim died in his arms in Salt Lake City

Utah man says shooting victim died in his arms in Salt Lake City

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 8 - 9:36 p.m.

One day after a third arrest in a shooting in downtown Salt Lake City, a Utah man shares his video of the moments following it.
Search and rescue crews respond to several calls over holiday weekend

Search and rescue crews respond to several calls over holiday weekend

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 6 - 7:19 a.m.

Search and rescue teams from Salt Lake and Utah counties had a busy Labor Day weekend with over a dozen rescue efforts since Friday.
Easton Oliverson back in Utah after fall from bunk bed at Little League World Series

Easton Oliverson back in Utah after fall from bunk bed at Little League World Series

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Aug. 31 - 10:57 a.m.

A Utah Little League player who fractured his skull when he fell from a bunk bed is back in the Beehive State Tuesday night.
Family gardens taking a big hit due to drought, record heat

Family gardens taking a big hit due to drought, record heat

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Aug. 24 - 11:16 a.m.

Record heat, drought and sky-high prices at the grocery store are taking a toll on families. For those that rely on home gardening for food storage, this year has been extra tough.
Price of basic food items soar while overall inflation dips

Price of basic food items soar while overall inflation dips

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Aug. 11 - 2:04 p.m.

The cost of food is up more than 13%, but even that number doesn't tell the whole story, and Utah families are feeling it.
Murray awards bystanders and workers for saving woman in Costco parking lot

Murray awards bystanders and workers for saving woman in Costco parking lot

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Aug. 9 - 3:05 p.m.

Seven months after a horrible accident in Murray, there was a reunion this week and city recognition for the people who helped save a woman's life.
Business relocates from downtown SLC after owner says crime, violence took over area

Business relocates from downtown SLC after owner says crime, violence took over area

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 28 - 2:31 p.m.

A long-time Salt Lake City business says crime and violence are the reasons they have picked up and moved.
Men who saved man in grocery store reunited for the first time

Men who saved man in grocery store reunited for the first time

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 19 - 12:02 p.m.

Two men who helped save a man after he collapsed while grocery shopping were reunited Monday.
Dog dies after being found unattended in hot car

Dog dies after being found unattended in hot car

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 6 - 8:06 a.m.

Officials with Salt Lake County Animal Services are reminding Utahns to not leave their dogs unattended in a hot car after one died Tuesday.