Tania Dean

Tania Dean

KSL Investigates 'unbearable' street noise, lack of enforcement

KSL Investigates 'unbearable' street noise, lack of enforcement

Tania Dean, 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

Tania Dean, 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.
Residents allowed back into homes following human-caused Art Nord Fire

Residents allowed back into homes following human-caused Art Nord Fire

Tania Dean, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 26 - 11:02 a.m.

A wildfire near Snowbasin Resort forced the evacuation of 50 homes and flames came within feet of several of their backyards. Residents are now being allowed back into their homes.
Doctors warn smoky air in Utah can be bad for even healthy lungs

Doctors warn smoky air in Utah can be bad for even healthy lungs

Tania Dean, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 12 - 7:34 a.m.

Wildfires in California and southwest Oregon have been blamed for smoke blowing into Utah. Experts say it could stick around, and possibly get worse, over the next few days.
Police, activist respond to criticism of bystanders in abduction case

Police, activist respond to criticism of bystanders in abduction case

Tania Dean, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 27 - 10:45 p.m.

After a domestic violence situation was caught on surveillance video at a South Salt Lake gas station, police said it's okay that bystanders didn't jump in to help the victim.
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

Tania Dean, 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.
Summer school aims to help students catch up after the pandemic

Summer school aims to help students catch up after the pandemic

Tania Dean, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 15 - 10:37 a.m.

School may be out for the summer for most children in Utah, but for hundreds of others, it just began. Monday was the first day of summer school in the Salt Lake City School District.
Child care crisis: Day cares, preschools struggle to balance children's needs with costs

Child care crisis: Day cares, preschools struggle to balance children's needs with costs

Tania Dean, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 12 - 10:44 p.m.

Even before the pandemic, many in the child care industry say they faced a crisis. Now with more children bringing their COVID-19 related stress to preschool combined with an employee shortage, providers are struggling to meet needs without pricing out parents.
Filipino food truck in Layton tagged with racial slurs

Filipino food truck in Layton tagged with racial slurs

Tania Dean, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 7 - 10:30 p.m.

Police said they were investigating it as a possible hate crime, but the owner said it won't scare him and his family away.
Draper couple shares story of surviving plane crash

Draper couple shares story of surviving plane crash

Tania Dean, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 31 - 9:50 p.m.

A Draper couple said they feel lucky to be alive after their small plane crashed just feet before they could reach the runway.
Neighbor claims religious discrimination after HOA fines Lehi family

Neighbor claims religious discrimination after HOA fines Lehi family

Tania Dean, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 25 - 7:52 p.m.

A group of neighbors in Lehi sided against their homeowners association after a family was fined for their decorations celebrating Ramadan.
Utah boy recovering from brain injury caused by falling on pencil

Utah boy recovering from brain injury caused by falling on pencil

Tania Dean, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 24 - 7:31 a.m.

A 7-year-old boy from Morgan has returned home to recover following a traumatic injury. Isaac Evans fell on a pencil that punctured just above his eye and went into his brain.
West Jordan High latest Utah school to get IB program

West Jordan High latest Utah school to get IB program

Tania Dean, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 13 - 6:28 a.m.

West Jordan High School recently won big, not in athletics but in academics as it became the first Utah high school west of Interstate 15, to get the International Baccalaureate Program.
'Are they building a house?' Thieves steal thousands of dollars of items from St. George homes under construction

'Are they building a house?' Thieves steal thousands of dollars of items from St. George homes under construction

Tania Dean, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 4 - 6:26 a.m.

Thieves have targeted homes under construction in St. George, but what they stole has baffled law enforcement.
Former Public Enemy No. 1 arrested in death of girlfriend

Former Public Enemy No. 1 arrested in death of girlfriend

Tania Dean, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 3 - 11:02 a.m.

A man with a lengthy criminal history was arrested for allegedly killing his girlfriend over the weekend.
Police called to Orem youth soccer game after disagreement between spectators

Police called to Orem youth soccer game after disagreement between spectators

Tania Dean, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 25 - 8:48 p.m.

Parents and children were sent into a panic after police said a disagreement between two adults at a youth soccer game in Orem quickly got out of hand.
Utah schools step up efforts as failing grades double

Utah schools step up efforts as failing grades double

Tania Dean, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 16 - 9:55 a.m.

In some Utah districts, the number of failing grades more than doubled from the previous school year. Schools are now taking extra measures to get students caught up.
New Salt Lake Valley project provides chaperones for Asian Americans living in fear

New Salt Lake Valley project provides chaperones for Asian Americans living in fear

Tania Dean, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 6 - 6:32 a.m.

With cases of Asian American attacks on the rise across the country, one group in Salt Lake City has reached out to those living in fear to try to bring some comfort and support locally.
Tooele school employees disciplined after taxpayer-funded trip to virtual conference

Tooele school employees disciplined after taxpayer-funded trip to virtual conference

Tania Dean, KSL-TV  |  Posted March 23 - 9:29 a.m.

Five Tooele County School District employees will have to pay back thousands of taxpayer dollars after they went on a trip to a conference that was changed to virtual.
Schools get creative with graduation plans for class of 2021

Schools get creative with graduation plans for class of 2021

Tania Dean, KSL-TV  |  Posted March 21 - 8:48 p.m.

Graduation for the Class of 2021 is still a couple of months away, but schools are already brainstorming ideas of how they'll handle celebrations this year.
Doctors don't project return of large gatherings until fall at earliest

Doctors don't project return of large gatherings until fall at earliest

Tania Dean, KSL-TV  |  Posted March 3 - 6:21 a.m.

The end of the coronavirus pandemic may seem closer with more vaccine doses on the way. But doctors say it could be several months before things start to look normal.
Utah teacher returns to classroom after being paralyzed by ocean wave

Utah teacher returns to classroom after being paralyzed by ocean wave

Tania Dean, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 23 - 8:34 a.m.

A Utah teacher is back in the classroom after a terrible injury turned her life upside-down.
Vaccine rollout roller coaster: How will the state fix future problems?

Vaccine rollout roller coaster: How will the state fix future problems?

Tania Dean, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 19 - 12:23 p.m.

Getting the COVID-19 vaccine has been a struggle for many Utahns and so far, the rollout hasn't gone as smoothly as hoped. What plans are underway to improve that? The KSL Investigators sat down with Gov. Spencer Cox to get some answers.
Millcreek Canyon avalanche survivor regrets skiing where 4 people died

Millcreek Canyon avalanche survivor regrets skiing where 4 people died

Tania Dean, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 16 - 8:30 a.m.

A Utah skier who survived an avalanche that killed his girlfriend and three others has spoken about the experience for the first time.
Friends, family remember avalanche victims' love of the outdoors

Friends, family remember avalanche victims' love of the outdoors

Tania Dean, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 9 - 12:36 p.m.

Family and friends of four people killed in an avalanche last weekend are struggling to make sense of the tragedy.