Are your teens just graduating into summer months with out-of-the-country trips planned? Have you watched "Taken" one too many times and the thought of your teen being out on their own in another country makes you nervous?
Cara MacDonald, KSL.com Contributor | Posted March 8 - 7:00 p.m.
Motorcycling fatalities reached a five-year high in 2018 with 47 deaths on Utah roads. Heather McCollor, a motorcyclist who became a victim of a serious car crash last spring, believes that drivers need to be more cautious and aware of motorcycles.
With 2019 being well above average in terms of snowfall, avalanche danger has increased causing a number of fatal accidents for snowmobilers and skiers alike. Here are some ways to protect yourself in the event of an avalanche.
Launching into early January in Utah, temperatures are plunging and the air has turned frigid. As great of a sign as this may be for ski season and water for the state come summer, the cold presents dangers that need to be prepared for.
John Hollenhorst, KSL-TV | Posted Aug. 14 - 10:15 p.m.
After most school massacres, people look back and realize there were warning signs that everyone missed — or didn't take seriously. Now, Utah is moving toward a mental health approach designed to catch those red flags before a tragedy takes place.
Joseph Witham, St. George News | Posted June 22 - 11:30 a.m.
An excessive heat warning that went into effect Thursday for northwest Arizona and southern Nevada is warning of temperatures possibly reaching 115 degrees in some areas, which can translate to far hotter temperatures in enclosed vehicles.
Active shooter incidents around the country — 250 from 2000 to 2017 — have heightened the public's awareness about protecting themselves and have changed law enforcement's approach to dealing with the bad guys.
A local utility company is using a new apparatus to help teach its employees a technique for walking that can help make their work environment and elsewhere a little bit safer by avoiding slipping and falling.
With so many choices for kids, it makes it tough for parents to keep up with the latest apps. KSL took a closer look at some of the most popular apps out there and found there's a feature inside many of them that can put kids at risk.
Daniella Emanuel, CNN | Posted Aug. 12 - 7:42 p.m.
Fidget spinners are supposed to be calming and fun, especially for students struggling to focus. But after some dangerous incidents involving the popular gizmos, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued new fidget spinner safety guidance for consumers and businesses.
Barry Wilner, Associated Press | Posted Aug. 8 - 9:12 a.m.
A high school sports study conducted by the Korey Stringer Institute and sponsored in part by the NFL shows that many individual states are not fully implementing key safety guidelines to protect athletes from potentially life-threatening conditions, including heat stroke.
Fake grass — or artificial turf — is a growing trend across Utah because it looks good and is pretty low maintenance. But the KSL Investigators got a complaint about how hot it can get, and we decided to test it out for ourselves.
On a day when most of the country was learning of a Colorado teen waking to the crunching sound of a bear biting his head, details surfaced Monday of a similar attack that unfolded in the lower Desolation Canyon area of central Utah.
Naled -- the main chemical ingredient in the bug spray used in Miami to ward off Zika-carrying mosquitoes -- has an association with reduced motor function in infants, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Environmental International.
A 30-year-old Sandy man died last week while trying to rescue a woman and her daughter from the Provo River. Now the man's father says he has plans to prevent a similar tragedy from happening to another family.
Police in West Jordan are looking for the driver of a car involved in an unusual auto-pedestrian accident Tuesday morning. It happened at 9000 South and Bangerter Highway, and the teenager hit didn't know she was injured until hours later.
This week, Spanish Fork City administrators put a message on social media urging parents to be careful as their kids play in the deep snow. The warning comes after a close call involving a snowplow driver whose quick actions most likely saved some young lives.
If you think your tween or teen spends too many hours online, you might need to look in the mirror before you dish out screen time criticisms. According to a new survey, parents spend as much time plugged in each day as their teens and three hours more per day than their tweens.