Allessandra Harris

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Allessandra Harris is a reporter, anchor, and digital content producer for KSL Newsradio.

Freeze watch upgraded to a warning for Northern Utah

NORTHERN UTAH— A freeze warning is in effect for several areas of Northern Utah tonight as temperatures are expected to drop below freezing. Areas to be affected by the freeze include the Wasatch Back and Bear River Valley. The National Weather Service reports temperatures may drop as low as 25 degrees in the Bear River […]
2 days ago

Health and Human Services warning Utahns to be prepared for flu season

The Department of Health and Human Services is encouraging Utahans to protect themselves from respiratory illness this flu season.
11 days ago

BYU professors help in national cancer study

One of two BYU professors involved in a national cancer study says their research shows different forms of cancer react with the body's cells differently.
17 days ago

COVID-19 cases rising but mask mandate not coming back to Utah

In the last week, the number of COVID-19 cases has risen 18% in Utah. However, this number is still about a third of what it was last year.
18 days ago

This weekend kicks off the beginning of a cool, wet fall season

The meteorological fall season officially begins today, with months of cooler and wetter temperatures on the horizon. 
23 days ago

Artificial intelligence dispatch systems will help save Utah lives

A new artificial intelligence system is in place to help cut response times for Utah police and fire departments.
24 days ago

PHOTOS: Utah County, Utah Lake, and now, Utah City

UTAH COUNTY, Utah — Point of the Mountain isn’t the only new development to be built in Utah County, and it’s not the largest either. Utah City is a new 700-acre development being built along the east side of Utah Lake. Set to become the new urban center of the county, with over 100 acres […]
25 days ago

How Utah colleges are working to improve student safety

Universities across the state are working to improve student safety on and off campus now that they are heading back to the classroom. 
27 days ago

Nebo School District remodeling 3 high schools

Nebo School District is completely remodeling Spanish Fork High School, Springville High School and Payson High.
1 month ago

Pumpkins, pie, and sneezes; allergies are on their way

Fall is coming, meaning more Utahans are experiencing allergies including sneezing, runny noses and congestion.
1 month ago

UDOT warns of dangers from illegally placed campaign signs

UDOT said illegally placed campaign signs along roads like highways or medians can create serious safety issues, and may be removed.
1 month ago

Flash flood warnings and danger in Utah national parks and rec areas

Flash flooding is probable in several Utah parks today and tomorrow. Meaning visitors need to stay out of canyons and on high ground.
1 month ago

School supplies are rising in cost, but districts can help

Back to school means back to the store for many families, but the long lists of school supplies can empty wallets.
1 month ago

Why the PTA price jump? Donations over events

Certain PTA donations requests have increased in price, which has some parents wondering why.
1 month ago

Lehi city to add “cool” feature to sports park

A portable, outdoor ice rink will be the new "cool" feature at Lehi City's sports park, after a unanimous vote by the Lehi City Council.
2 months ago

New initiative seeks to loosen Utah’s liquor laws

A new initiative could loosen the state's liquor laws, allowing grocery stores to sell alcohol, as well as decrease prices state-wide.
2 months ago

Former Alta basketball player files lawsuit after receiving life-altering brain injuries

Fifteen-year-old Santiago Lake was on Alta High School's sophomore basketball team in 2020 when he said a teammate punched him in the head. 
2 months ago

Gas prices are high… but still lower than the 1970s

Gas prices are starting to increase again. Wednesday's national average was $3.80, while Utahns are paying on average $4.05 per gallon. The price of gas is taking a toll on Utahns.
2 months ago

Fremont Island open to the public, with protections in place

Fremont Island is nearly 3,000 acres of brush, rocks, and sand on the North-East side of the Great Salt Lake.
2 months ago

Firefighters say electric vehicle fires can be difficult to extinguish

After a fatal crash, first responders say electric vehicle fires are often more difficult to extinguish than other fires.
2 months ago

Study links heat waves and pollution to heart attack risk

A new study finds that a combination of heat waves and high pollution levels may double the risk of fatal heart attacks.
2 months ago

A Utah Space Needle? Developers looking for The Point’s main attraction

Like Seattle's Space Needle or Chicago's Bean, developers hope The Point in Draper will be the home for Utah's next architectural masterpiece.
2 months ago

Lehi City is about to get a little more Dutch

Lehi City is taking a page from the Netherlands to create more transportation-friendly streets, thanks to these two planners. 
2 months ago

Trial date set in Trump’s classified documents case

A judge has set May 20, 2024 as the trial date for former president Donald Trump's case relating to classified documents.
2 months ago