Jed Boal

Jed Boal

Herriman man delivers pies, gift cards as thank you to gas station attendants

Herriman man delivers pies, gift cards as thank you to gas station attendants

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 9:43 p.m.

A man in Herriman is thankful for the many gas station attendants who give up time with their families on Thanksgiving to work.
High number of traffic fatalities concern UHP headed into holiday weekend

High number of traffic fatalities concern UHP headed into holiday weekend

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 23 - 9:36 p.m.

Traffic picked up Tuesday evening ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. Following a surge in highway fatalities, safety advocates urged everybody to pay attention and reign in aggressive driving.
Utah reimburses small businesses that pay workers for vaccination time off

Utah reimburses small businesses that pay workers for vaccination time off

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 16 - 7:48 a.m.

A new financial infusion of federal funds is now available for Utah's small businesses that have employees taking time off due to COVID-19 vaccinations. Eligible businesses can apply for that money starting Tuesday morning.
Utah veterans get mental health help at Heroes Haven

Utah veterans get mental health help at Heroes Haven

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 11 - 10:33 p.m.

During the past two decades, America's wars created a new generation of veterans. Like many who went before them, some struggled with their mental health when they came home.
Salt Lake City leaders say Project Safe Neighborhoods leads to drop in crime

Salt Lake City leaders say Project Safe Neighborhoods leads to drop in crime

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 10 - 8:40 a.m.

Last January, Salt Lake City revived Project Safe Neighborhoods to leverage federal partnerships to bolster that battle. City leaders say it's making a difference, but there's still work to be done.
UHP: Slow down, move over when you see flashing lights

UHP: Slow down, move over when you see flashing lights

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 9 - 7:48 a.m.

Troopers with the Utah Highway Patrol said they've seen a rise in crashes involving crash responders at the side of the road, and they need motorists to pay attention.
Ski, snowboard shops gear up for snow season — but will the gear be there in time?

Ski, snowboard shops gear up for snow season — but will the gear be there in time?

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 19 - 10:24 p.m.

Utah resorts should be open for skiing and snowboarding in one month, even sooner if any of the resorts open early due to the recent October storms. But will the gear be here in time?
School practices reuniting parents with students in an emergency

School practices reuniting parents with students in an emergency

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 14 - 12:37 p.m.

The Granite School District practiced for an emergency Wednesday with its largest reunification drill to date. The drill included nearly all school staff, several first-responder agencies and parents.
Rally of Facebook support for Utah deputy battling COVID-19

Rally of Facebook support for Utah deputy battling COVID-19

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 13 - 7:15 a.m.

Friends and strangers are rallying support on social media Tuesday night for a Salt Lake County Sheriff's Deputy who is battling COVID-19 in the hospital.
UDOT ready to start plowing snow overnight

UDOT ready to start plowing snow overnight

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 11 - 10:33 p.m.

When the rain turns to snow, some Utahns could find themselves driving on slick roads. Monday night could be the first long night of the year for snow plow drivers across northern and central Utah.
Laser strikes on aircraft rising again; Salt Lake City among the most often hit

Laser strikes on aircraft rising again; Salt Lake City among the most often hit

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 9 - 10:05 a.m.

Laser strikes on aircraft are rising again, and the Federal Aviation Administration warns that offenders face hefty fines if they're caught.
September COVID cases among kids lower than expected in Utah

September COVID cases among kids lower than expected in Utah

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 29 - 9:10 p.m.

Going into this school year, state health officials expected a dramatic rise in COVID-19 among kids. While kids are getting sick with COVID-19, and some have been hospitalized, it's not as many cases as projected.
Officials flip parking strips of 4 Salt Lake County homes from turf to new landscaping to showcase water conservation

Officials flip parking strips of 4 Salt Lake County homes from turf to new landscaping to showcase water conservation

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 10:33 p.m.

As the drought intensified over the summer, many Utahns made adjustments in their landscapes to save water. The state helped set an example Tuesday by flipping the parking strip for four eager homeowners in Salt Lake County.
Utah National Guard extends COVID-19 support amid surge

Utah National Guard extends COVID-19 support amid surge

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 16 - 4:49 p.m.

With this summer's rise in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations fueled by the delta variant, the Utah National Guard will keep 100 service members on its COVID-19 Response Task Force through mid-December.
Legacy of 9/11: Utah veteran develops program to help others heal from the wounds of war

Legacy of 9/11: Utah veteran develops program to help others heal from the wounds of war

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 11 - 6:16 p.m.

Following the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, an entire generation of men and women fought the war on terror in Iraq and Afghanistan. Many came home with the unseen psychological and emotional scars of war.
Utah doctor says we need to return to basics to stop COVID-19 spread among children

Utah doctor says we need to return to basics to stop COVID-19 spread among children

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 8 - 7:02 a.m.

Dr. Eddie Stenehjem, an infectious diseases doctor at Intermountain Healthcare, said the data shows the rise in COVID-19 cases is being driven by children.
9/11 flag remembrance display at Riverton City Park 'brings a lot of emotions to the surface'

9/11 flag remembrance display at Riverton City Park 'brings a lot of emotions to the surface'

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 4 - 9:06 p.m.

America will soon commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Sampling of Utah wastewater shows rise in coronavirus

Sampling of Utah wastewater shows rise in coronavirus

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 2 - 6:22 a.m.

COVID-19 is intensifying again in our communities. You can see it in the clinical testing data, and the Utah Department of Health can even confirm it in our sewage.
Seasonal flu in Utah expected to collide with COVID-19 in 'twindemic'

Seasonal flu in Utah expected to collide with COVID-19 in 'twindemic'

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Aug. 30 - 10:47 p.m.

Doctors and medical experts in Utah said they were concerned that a "twindemic" could further stress our hospitals and health care systems.
Utah vaccination rates rise modestly this summer

Utah vaccination rates rise modestly this summer

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Aug. 25 - 8:45 a.m.

While healthcare professionals continue to urge the unvaccinated to get their COVID-19 shot, Utah has seen a modest uptick in vaccinations during the past month.
UDOT closing 6200 South at Bangerter Highway after jump in crashes

UDOT closing 6200 South at Bangerter Highway after jump in crashes

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Aug. 20 - 8:39 a.m.

UDOT will shut down east-west traffic on 6200 South at Bangerter Highway Monday due to a rise in crashes.
Utah soldier wounded in Afghanistan speaks out about US withdrawal

Utah soldier wounded in Afghanistan speaks out about US withdrawal

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Aug. 18 - 7:02 a.m.

A special forces sergeant who was blinded in one eye by shrapnel in a firefight was one of several thousand Utah soldiers that fought in America's longest war in Afghanistan. KSL-TV talked with him on whether the mission and his sacrifice were worth it.
More Utah areas offer cash incentives to remove turf, replace with water-wise plants

More Utah areas offer cash incentives to remove turf, replace with water-wise plants

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Aug. 11 - 8:31 p.m.

If you're eager to transform your landscape to use less water but can't really afford it, a large water district is offering cash incentives. Many homeowners interested in taking out turf are already applying to help cut the cost of changing a landscape.
University of Utah hospital fills again as caregivers urge vaccinations

University of Utah hospital fills again as caregivers urge vaccinations

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Aug. 10 - 10:18 p.m.

The surge in cases has caused yet another strain on Utah's hospital. University of Utah Hospital's chief medical operations officer said the return to school will only make things worse.
New campaign aims to save lives by reducing trash on Utah's roads

New campaign aims to save lives by reducing trash on Utah's roads

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 28 - 8:13 a.m.

There has been a rash of trash on Utah's roads in recent years, and it's truly killing people.