A once promising baseball player at the University of Utah who became addicted to heroin after an injury is now sober, and he's sharing his story with youth groups to help prevent others from getting sucked in as he did.
Four students attending Utah colleges, whose family members either died in the line of duty or faced serious injuries, received scholarships from the Utah Peace Officers Association at the sixth annual ceremony.
For years, all Zachary Ellis knew of his biological mother was her name before he saw a photo of her once six years ago. But that all changed when he took a DNA test earlier this year and his decades-long journey ended with an emotional reunion.
From strangers returning lost wallets to people going out of their way to rescue ducklings, these stories will add an extra burst of brightness to your day and might even inspire you to give back in your own way.
One Idaho boy was close to never being able to ride a bike again after he fell out of a window. However, after what his family terms a miraculous recovery, Nick Ohngren will be able to enjoy a new bike given to him by his 10-year-old neighbor.
One senior at the top of his class at Murray High School has learned extra lessons in self-reliance. The 18-year-old lived on the streets for many months during the past year, but that did not stop him from earning his diploma.
Caitlin Burchill, KSL TV | PostedMay 16th - 11:42am
A Utah woman said she’s led too many yoga classes to count. The Salt Lake City resident has helped many Utahns get certified to teach the ancient practice. It’s where she’s been coaching lately that caught our attention: prison.
From a stranger going out of her way to return a lost wallet to a 10-year-old who was willing to donate to his classmates, there are examples of kindness all around us. Here are a few stories to help brighten your day and make your week.