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A World War II hero returns to Germany to solve a mystery — and meet an enemy

John Blake, CNN  |  Posted Nov 11th - 4:08pm

Clarence Smoyer's index finger caressed the trigger. Sweat poured down the leather flaps of his helmet. No one in his tank moved or even whispered.

More than half of all Utahns volunteer, making Utah No. 1 for helping others

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Nov 1st - 12:47pm

For the 12th straight year, the Beehive State swept the top spot in the country for the number of people who volunteer, but also the amount of time spent doing it, according to the latest Volunteering in America study.

Make Your Week: Teachers are met with cheers of support; man builds basketball hoop for kids

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 29th - 1:15pm

It's a good time to remember all the good in the world, and we've got a few stories to help you do that.

Be kind: Crossroads Urban Center establishes award to honor child volunteer who modeled kindness

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Oct 29th - 8:01am

Crossroads Urban Center honored Oliver Tibbitts with its inaugural Tibbitts Award for Outstanding Young Volunteer on Thursday. Tibbitts, who had volunteered at Crossroads since he was a young child, died Dec. 20, 2017, of leukemia at age 11.

Salt Lake's Ronald McDonald families treated to a day of 'superhero training'

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Oct 28th - 8:55pm

Numerous posters about an upcoming "superhero training" day were recently put up around the Ronald McDonald House, but 6-year-old Julian Mitchell might have needed only one in order to notice.

On solid ground: 'Sully,' controller reunite at NYC Marathon

Melissa Murphy, Associated Press  |  Updated Oct 27th - 1:49pm

The image is miraculous: Passengers standing on the wings of a US Airways jetliner as it floats down the Hudson River.

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Once arrested and addicted to heroin, now this woman works in the Salt Lake County Mayor's Office

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted Oct 27th - 11:02am

Destiny Garcia, who was once addicted to heroin, graduated from Operation Rio Grande's drug court program this month — and now has a full-time job in Salt Lake County, her own apartment, and a new chance at life.

Utah video game headquarters grants Wisconsin girl's wish

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Oct 26th - 7:22am

Twelve-year-old Meagyn Moeller from Wisconsin could have gone anywhere, done anything or met anyone with the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Her choice: to visit the headquarters of her favorite video game, which happens to be in Draper.

Utah universities wear red in honor of slain U. student

Hannah Leavitt, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 24th - 2:05pm

Universities around Utah are showing their support for the University of Utah Wednesday after a student was shot and killed on the U. campus Monday.

Call to wrong number delivers rescue ride to man in pain

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 24th - 12:12pm

A phone call to a wrong number in Nebraska delivered just what a man in pain needed: a ride to a hospital. Lisa Nagengast said a driver for a Jimmy John's sandwich shop rescued her brother on Saturday night.

Pizza manager drives 450 miles for delivery to cancer patient

Christina Maxouris and Saeed Ahmed, CNN  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 9:30am

When Julie Morgan and her husband, Rich, lived in Battle Creek, Michigan, they would stop by Steve's Pizza for dinner every payday.

Team Rubicon volunteers return to Utah after hurricane cleanup work

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 21st - 12:12pm

Team Rubicon volunteers from Utah are returning from a weeklong assignment to the Carolinas to help with cleanup efforts from Hurricane Florence.

Mama, puppies found living in logs at 11,000 feet in Uintas

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 19th - 7:21am

A Salt Lake County couple witnessed an incredible story of wilderness survival that began in the highest, most rugged mountains in Utah.

First group graduates from Operation Rio Grande drug court

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 18th - 7:35am

More than a year after the beginning of Operation Rio Grande, 15 people have graduated from the program’s first drug court.

Make Your Week: 3 stories of people going out of their way to help others

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 15th - 11:26am

These stories will help you remember that there are small (and big) acts of kindness happening all around us.

'We care about you': Hundreds get help at Salt Lake City's annual homeless service day

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Oct 13th - 4:04pm

Hundreds of people struggling with homelessness attended Salt Lake City's second annual Project Homeless Connect on Friday.

Make Your Week: Firefighters receive thank-you notes for hard work battling wildfires

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 1st - 12:23pm

Throughout the long, hard fire season, community members have stood out for their kindness and good deeds. Read a few stories about these good deeds to help start your week off on a positive note.

South Korea honors Ute Tribe veterans for service during Korean War

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Updated Sep 30th - 11:01pm

A delegation from the South Korean government visited Utah to thank several members of the Ute Tribe for their service on behalf of the Korean people.

Partially paralyzed Utah barrel racer's story to hit Netflix

Kevin Opsahl and The Herald Journal Via AP, AP  |  Posted Sep 24th - 8:21am

Not everyone can say they've been a stunt double in a feature film. But that's exactly what Utah State University alumna Amberley Snyder, partially paralyzed professional barrel racer, is able to say.

Make Your Week: Local business owners help save woman's home

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 17th - 11:30am

If all the fires and bad news have got you down, take a minute to read these stories and feel uplifted.