Mike Headrick

Mike Headrick

KSL Investigates rising number of moving scams getting the best of Utahns

KSL Investigates rising number of moving scams getting the best of Utahns

Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 23 - 11:41 a.m.

Before her cross-country move in summer of 2020, Kim Adams carefully packed away her late father's toolbelt, the handwritten letters her grandparents exchanged in the 1940s and the paintings her daughter, an artist, made just for her.
Dog's death at Utah training program prompts calls for state oversight

Dog's death at Utah training program prompts calls for state oversight

Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 2 - 11:31 a.m.

There's no state oversight of Utah's shelters, rescues or overnight training programs. Advocates say animal control agencies are often unable to fully investigate serious problems.
General conference special: Blind faith

General conference special: Blind faith

Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 3 - 8:37 p.m.

One of the key defense pieces of the Cache Valley Kraken water polo team is their senior goalie Benjamin Lehnig. He's 6-foot-3, with a wingspan nearly as long. Benjamin is good, treading water almost half his life.
Frustrated by city inaction, residents contact KSL Investigators over Salt Lake's RV Row

Frustrated by city inaction, residents contact KSL Investigators over Salt Lake's RV Row

Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 10:06 a.m.

Last year, KSL Investigators brought to light how the abandoned Seven Peaks waterpark in Salt Lake City was a magnet for mischief. Now, residents say that mischief has gotten worse.
COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy: Does the data support concerns about side effects?

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy: Does the data support concerns about side effects?

Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 6:31 a.m.

Headache, fever and body aches are common side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine. But worries about more serious side effects keep many from getting vaccinated.
Redistricting data in hand, Utah has short timeline to redraw maps

Redistricting data in hand, Utah has short timeline to redraw maps

Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted Aug. 13 - 9:00 p.m.

With Thursday's release of population data from the U.S. Census, Utah has hard statistics with which to complete the redistricting process.
KSL Investigates 'unbearable' street noise, lack of enforcement

KSL Investigates 'unbearable' street noise, lack of enforcement

Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted Aug. 6 - 12:44 p.m.

Cruising State Street in Salt Lake City has been a popular pastime for decades. But over the past few years, ear-splitting engines have been making life miserable for nearby residents.
Boaters say fees going up, quality going down at Pineview Reservoir

Boaters say fees going up, quality going down at Pineview Reservoir

Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 27 - 10:33 a.m.

Pineview Reservoir is one of the most popular destinations for boaters in Utah, but many boaters complain of rising rates with nothing to show for it. The KSL Investigators got an up-close look at all the problems and found out how your money is being spent.
Elder Ronald A. Rasband shares importance of this year's Pioneer Day celebration in Utah

Elder Ronald A. Rasband shares importance of this year's Pioneer Day celebration in Utah

Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 19 - 10:54 a.m.

For many Utahns, watching or participating in the Days of '47 Parade is a tradition that dates back several generations. Last year, the pandemic sidelined that tradition.
KSL Investigates: Crime on rise, but jail population slow to return

KSL Investigates: Crime on rise, but jail population slow to return

Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 24 - 9:02 a.m.

Booking restrictions to control the spread of COVID-19 at the Salt Lake County Jail have been lifted. But the jail's population remains 30% below its pre-pandemic average.
KSL Investigators explore change allowing Utah's death row inmates to move into medium-security cells

KSL Investigators explore change allowing Utah's death row inmates to move into medium-security cells

Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 22 - 9:00 a.m.

The Utah Department of Corrections has quietly ended a decades-long practice of housing Utah State Prison inmates who are under sentence of death in maximum security.
Utah teen blocks shots in the pool, adversity on dry ground

Utah teen blocks shots in the pool, adversity on dry ground

Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 11 - 2:04 p.m.

With his peripheral vision almost gone, and balls flying at 40 miles per hour, how in the world does a Utah teen stop something that, all too often, he cannot even see?
KSL Investigates: Vital tool helping fight future wildfires

KSL Investigates: Vital tool helping fight future wildfires

Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 29 - 8:03 a.m.

Wildfire officials are preparing for what could be a busy fire season. Besides hoses and helicopters, Utah has another powerful firefighting tool: a map of previous fires.
Utah first to test technology that logs every shot fired by police

Utah first to test technology that logs every shot fired by police

Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 9 - 8:49 a.m.

If you've never heard of Utah SB68, you're not alone. But now signed by the governor, it may completely change the way officer-involved shootings are investigated.
Utah's extremists: KSL investigates efforts to find and stop them before they strike

Utah's extremists: KSL investigates efforts to find and stop them before they strike

Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 14 - 10:01 p.m.

FBI numbers show 2019 as the deadliest year for domestic extremist violence since the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995.
State mask enforcement for businesses issues nearly $50K in fines

State mask enforcement for businesses issues nearly $50K in fines

Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 2 - 8:58 a.m.

With a statewide mask mandate still in place, the KSL Investigators wanted to know: How are Utah businesses doing at making sure employees wear masks?
KSL Investigates: Handful of businesses refuse COVID-related inspections

KSL Investigates: Handful of businesses refuse COVID-related inspections

Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted Jan. 26 - 11:43 a.m.

Two months have passed since a statewide mask mandate required businesses to ensure employees are wearing masks to work.
Gov. Cox: Vaccine distribution at top of list for first 100 days

Gov. Cox: Vaccine distribution at top of list for first 100 days

Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted Jan. 9 - 7:11 p.m.

Just days into his new job, Governor Spencer Cox is making it clear what his top priorities are for 2021.
Porch pirate patrol: KSL Investigators show you what's being done to catch package thieves

Porch pirate patrol: KSL Investigators show you what's being done to catch package thieves

Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 22 - 11:48 a.m.

In the past 12 months, an estimated $5.4 billion worth of merchandise has been stolen off porches across the U.S. according to a recent survey.
KSL Investigates: How COVID-19 treatments have changed in 9 months

KSL Investigates: How COVID-19 treatments have changed in 9 months

Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 11 - 11:54 a.m.

In the nine months since, we are still learning how COVID-19 affects people and how best to treat the disease.
Police use of force: KSL Investigators find inconsistent records, definitions statewide

Police use of force: KSL Investigators find inconsistent records, definitions statewide

Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 24 - 5:14 p.m.

The chief of the Salt Lake City Police Department had to pause when asked how those in his profession are currently viewed.
KSL Investigates: Overwhelmed contact tracers relying on patients to self-trace

KSL Investigates: Overwhelmed contact tracers relying on patients to self-trace

Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 13 - 8:24 a.m.

The KSL Investigators reached out to see how a surge of cases is impacting efforts to track the pandemic in three Utah counties and learned it is overwhelming contact tracing efforts.
Storage gone wrong: Who is at fault after Tooele mom loses a lifetime of possessions?

Storage gone wrong: Who is at fault after Tooele mom loses a lifetime of possessions?

Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 6 - 1:48 p.m.

Imagine just about every single possession you own dumped into a landfill. It happened to a woman in Tooele, when Stansbury Park Storage claimed she was late on her payments.
Risk equation shows how quickly Utah schools could reach COVID-19 thresholds

Risk equation shows how quickly Utah schools could reach COVID-19 thresholds

Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted Aug. 27 - 12:48 p.m.

In March, community transmission of the coronavirus was increasing, and officials determined it wasn’t safe for students to be in school.
How a big heart saved a life and brought 2 families together

How a big heart saved a life and brought 2 families together

Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted Aug. 11 - 10:45 a.m.

This is a story about two newfound friends – Dee Gatewood of Los Angeles, California, and Bruce Walker of Cedar Fort, Utah, who exactly eight years ago, unknowingly, became family.