Jenny Rollins

Officers backed into a corner by partying mob in Taylorsville

Officers backed into a corner by partying mob in Taylorsville

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 9 - 9:38 p.m.

Police say a group of over 60 intoxicated partygoers backed two Taylorsville officers into a corner and assaulted them late Saturday night.
Police arrest man with a gun in Salt Lake City apartment

Police arrest man with a gun in Salt Lake City apartment

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 9 - 9:12 p.m.

Salt Lake City police arrested a 33-year-old man who was reported to have a firearm inside a high-rise apartment complex in Sugar House on Sunday afternoon.
2 people killed in aircraft crash near Preston, Idaho

2 people killed in aircraft crash near Preston, Idaho

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 14 - 10:53 p.m.

Two people were killed in an aircraft crash Wednesday morning east of Preston, Idaho. The plane was found later in the day.
Water woes: Contamination in Sunset, Pleasant Grove; flooding in Salt Lake City

Water woes: Contamination in Sunset, Pleasant Grove; flooding in Salt Lake City

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 14 - 10:44 p.m.

Utahns across the state are experiencing water woes — from contaminated drinking water to flooding.
Church of Jesus Christ gives $32 million for food crisis, its largest humanitarian contribution ever

Church of Jesus Christ gives $32 million for food crisis, its largest humanitarian contribution ever

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 14 - 7:46 p.m.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints made its largest one-time contribution to a humanitarian organization ever — $32 million to the United Nations World Food Programme to help fight the current global food crisis.
14-year-old girl who police said was kidnapped from Grantsville has been found

14-year-old girl who police said was kidnapped from Grantsville has been found

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 13 - 8:35 p.m.

The 14-year-old girl who went missing from Grantsville has been found and is with family, police say.
Electronic sign at University of Utah breached, displayed pornography for 2 days

Electronic sign at University of Utah breached, displayed pornography for 2 days

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 13 - 8:14 p.m.

A University of Utah employee reported Tuesday afternoon that an electronic sign outside of the university's Student Life Center was displaying images from a pornographic website.
Police: Driver shot in the face during road rage incident in Taylorsville

Police: Driver shot in the face during road rage incident in Taylorsville

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 13 - 7:50 p.m.

A driver was shot in the face during a road rage incident Tuesday around 5 p.m., according to Taylorsville police.
Scholarship aims to help more Utah parents get access to postpartum care

Scholarship aims to help more Utah parents get access to postpartum care

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 28 - 7:11 p.m.

Postpartum Support International's Utah chapter is starting a scholarship program to combat the overlap of financial struggles and mental health issues following the birth of a child.
Driver who hit Heber City crossing guard and drove away is located, police say

Driver who hit Heber City crossing guard and drove away is located, police say

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 23 - 9:15 p.m.

Heber City police have identified a driver who they say hit a Heber City crossing guard in the crosswalk on Mill Road leading to Old Mill Elementary School at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Gov. Cox declares state of emergency in Moab after flooding causes up to $10M damage

Gov. Cox declares state of emergency in Moab after flooding causes up to $10M damage

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 23 - 7:53 p.m.

Gov. Spencer Cox has issued a state of emergency in response to the recent flooding in Grand, Emery and Wayne counties.
Utah fire officials report weather to be 'more favorable' as Jacob City Fire grows

Utah fire officials report weather to be 'more favorable' as Jacob City Fire grows

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted July 10 - 9:18 a.m.

The Jacob City Fire that began Saturday has grown to an estimated 4,000 acres and remains at 0% containment.
Rockstar Energy founder just bought the most expensive house in Utah

Rockstar Energy founder just bought the most expensive house in Utah

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted June 11 - 10:25 a.m.

Russell Weiner, billionaire and founder of Rockstar Energy, just bought a Park City mansion for $39.6M — breaking the record for the most expensive home sale in the state
'We've had enough': The rise of inclusive sizing in Utah fashion industry

'We've had enough': The rise of inclusive sizing in Utah fashion industry

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted April 24 - 7:53 p.m.

The average American woman is a size 16, according to a study, but most retailers start plus-sizing at size 12 or 14. That's rapidly changing, even here in Utah.
Here's what this Utah study group did to address antisemitism this Easter season

Here's what this Utah study group did to address antisemitism this Easter season

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted April 15 - 7:11 p.m.

A local group of Episcopalians at the Cathedral Church of St. Mark has spent Lent studying the antisemitism that can come with the story of the crucifixion of Christ.
How some say a 'culture of perfection' has created a breeding ground for eating disorders

How some say a 'culture of perfection' has created a breeding ground for eating disorders

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted March 6 - 9:31 p.m.

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, there have been documented increases in eating disorders everywhere, including Utah, experts say.
Utah podcaster, blogger invites 'strangers' to gather to raise funds for Ukrainian people

Utah podcaster, blogger invites 'strangers' to gather to raise funds for Ukrainian people

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted March 4 - 8:07 p.m.

Hundreds of Utahns, led by Strangeville podcaster and blogger Eli McCann, have put together a two-event fundraiser for Ukrainians in need. The two-part Friday and Saturday night event is called Strangers in Ukraine.
Front-line fatigue: Pandemic pressures pouncing on taxed veterinarians

Front-line fatigue: Pandemic pressures pouncing on taxed veterinarians

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 7 - 7:50 p.m.

Many veterinarians are used to emotional roller coasters in their profession, but the pandemic has placed even more pressure on an overwhelmed system.
Front-line fatigue: Pharmacists hit with overwhelming workload, shortages and sometimes an angry public

Front-line fatigue: Pharmacists hit with overwhelming workload, shortages and sometimes an angry public

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 24 - 7:03 p.m.

The pandemic combined with dealing with the confrontation of a sometimes angry public has led to anxiety, depression, numbness and burnout among many pharmacists.
McCluskey family announces plan to make campuses safer, increase awareness of dating violence

McCluskey family announces plan to make campuses safer, increase awareness of dating violence

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 22 - 7:07 p.m.

On the third anniversary of Lauren McCluskey's murder, her parents announced a new plan to change the culture surrounding dating violence stalking on college campuses.
Church announces location for new Latter-day Saint temple in Ephraim

Church announces location for new Latter-day Saint temple in Ephraim

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 22 - 11:09 a.m.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the location of its new temple in Ephraim Friday. The three-story, 39,000-square-foot building will be built on a 9.16-acre site.
No increase in Utah suicides, drug overdoses during pandemic; new prevention plan released

No increase in Utah suicides, drug overdoses during pandemic; new prevention plan released

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 21 - 1:57 p.m.

Although suicide and drug overdose remain a problem in Utah, the state does not reflect national trends of increases in these categories during the pandemic, says a new report.
Intermountain and Icelandic researchers discover the gene variants behind vertigo

Intermountain and Icelandic researchers discover the gene variants behind vertigo

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 20 - 7:11 p.m.

Intermountain Healthcare and Icelandic scientists have jointly discovered six gene variants that lead to vertigo.
Utah faces repercussions for failing to adopt federal emergency standard for COVID-19

Utah faces repercussions for failing to adopt federal emergency standard for COVID-19

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 19 - 6:57 p.m.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration proposed a plan to run its own workplace safety and health program, moving it back under the federal administration's authority.
These Utah youth are disproportionately struggling with mental illness in 2021

These Utah youth are disproportionately struggling with mental illness in 2021

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 15 - 4:18 p.m.

New data shows that two groups of Utah students are struggling with mental illness more than the rest: lesbian, gay and bisexual youth and Hispanic youth.