Brianna Bodily

Brianna Bodily

Website: http://www.ksl.com

Brianna Bodily is a former reporter and evening anchor with KSL NewsRadio.

Heat wave has advocates worried about Utah’s elderly

Utah is expected to stay in the 90s until Friday, nearing triple digits on Wednesday. As it heats up, advocates are worried the extreme temperatures will put some of Utah's elderly at risk.
4 years ago

Women presenters are more likely to be harassed online compared to men, according to BYU study

PROVO — Royce Kimmons, Assistant Professor of Education at BYU, said his interest in the research came from simple curiosity. “You hear stories from women all the time about being harassed online,” Kimmons said. “I think that often when someone has an anecdotal story about what happened to them it’s easy for people to brush […]
4 years ago

BYU using genealogy to reconnect MIA soldiers with families

BYU history class is using computers to help the military reunite families with deceased, MIA soldiers whose bodies have been recovered.
4 years ago

Wild Parsnip, toxic plant that can cause 3rd degree blisters, sighted in Utah

SANTAQUIN — A flowering wild plant that can cause 3rd degree burns has been sighted in Utah. Michelle Saxey says she fell victim to the plant last year while weeding in shorts and sandals. “Two days later I came down with horrible blisters from my thigh down to my ankle,” Saxey said. She said the […]
4 years ago

Hatch asks for suspension of family separation policy while Utah Reps work to pass bill

WASHINGTON D.C. — Politicians are scrambling on the federal level to find a new solution at the U.S./Mexico border, and bring an end to the separation of families. Senator Orrin Hatch and 12 other Senators are calling for a “pause” on the zero tolerance policy, while Utah House Republicans still hope to pass an immigration […]
4 years ago

Utah politicians push different ‘solutions’ to end the separation of families at U.S. border

Outrage over the separation of families at the U.S./Mexico border continues to spread across the United States, as politicians look for answers.
4 years ago

Red Cross says most Americans are “incompetent” at swimming

SALT LAKE CITY — Most Americans aren’t as good at swimming as they think. The Red Cross surveyed people across the U.S. and found most people overestimate their swimming ability. Eight out of ten Americans said they are planning summer activities around the water but 54 percent of them can’t perform the basic swimming skills […]
4 years ago

52 people poisoned by fake CBD oil

A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that at least 52 people were poisoned by bottles labeled as CBD oil, or cannabinoid oil.
4 years ago

Medical marijuana will be on Utah ballot; Count My Vote is out

Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox, who oversees elections for the state, has announced which voter initiatives will be on the ballot this fall.
4 years ago

Draper man gets 9 months in jail over hate crime

A Draper man was sentenced to nine months behind bars Thursday after being found guilty of attacking his African-American neighbor in 2016 because of the man's race.
4 years ago

Utah man helps emergency crews in Hawaii with drone

A Utah man has been helping emergency crews measure and predict flows, as the Kilauea volcano on the big island of Hawaii continues to spew lava.
4 years ago

State seeks to stop spread of quagga mussels at Utah lakes

State wildlife experts are urging boaters to use extra care this year to help keep most of Utah free of a mussel nicknamed the "STD of the sea."
4 years ago

In a new video, Utahn held in Venezuela jail confirms he is safe

VENEZUELA — Yesterday a Riverton man, who has been held in a Venezuela jail for nearly two years, posted a video begging for help as he said people were attacking the jail and wanted to kill him. At the time Senator Orrin Hatch said he was working with the Country to release Josh Holt, and […]
4 years ago

Experts: preventing teen suicide starts with talking

Parents struggling to know the difference between regular teen hormones and a real case of depression with risk of suicide should start by talking to their teenagers, experts say. 
4 years ago

Riots reported at Venezuelan jail holding Utah man

A former LDS Missionary who grew up in Riverton made a plea for help on Facebook Wednesday, as he claimed the Venezuelan jail he's being held in has fallen in riots, and people are trying to kill him.
4 years ago

Scathing audit of Road Home released, claiming lax management led to drug use, safety concerns and poor health conditions

SALT LAKE CITY — State leaders have stalled funding for the road home until they can review a scathing audit released today. The Audit began in January and found, “troubling allegations regarding drug use, safety concerns, poor health conditions and mismanagement at the downtown shelter.” “Some of these issues that were brought forward in this […]
4 years ago

Have kids? You may be paying more now in state and federal taxes

SALT LAKE CITY — Did you look closely at your last paycheck? You may want to check it again. Last year’s tax change is now going into effect and it could mean more or less money in your bank account, especially if you rely on tax exemptions. “Most everybody will see a change in their […]
4 years ago

Cottonwood Heights man calls for end to personal aerial fireworks in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY —  David Shoeneck wore a shirt with a picture of his burning house printed on the front. He stood over a rented coffin on the Capitol Hill steps as he told reporters it is time for Utah lawmakers to ban aerial fireworks for anyone without a professional license. “You should not allow […]
4 years ago

Grand County rescuers searching for Colorado man who helped save a life

Emergency responders from Grand County are hoping to track down the Colorado man who helped save a life after a nasty accident on state Route 191.
4 years ago

Murdered teen identified as West HS student

Police continue to search for a 24-year-old man they say is a person of interest in the murder of a West High School student near 1650 West 500 North. 
4 years ago

Hiker hospitalized after bison attack in Yellowstone

YELLOWSTONE– Wildlife experts are prompting extra caution this spring after a bison attacked a hiker near the Old Faithful geyser in Yellowstone National Park. “A woman was hiking on a trail behind Old Faithful geyser on the afternoon of May 1st. She came around a corner and didn’t see a bison that was extremely close […]
4 years ago

Legislator plans town hall for ‘walkout’ students

A state lawmaker is asking high school and junior high students who participated in a walkout to share their concerns at a town hall meeting Thursday at Bountiful High School.
4 years ago

Davis County farmer wins protection for one of several plots of land

DAVIS COUNTY — Alan Bangerter’s family has been working plots of land in Davis County for the last four generations. When he learned that land would be eaten up by at least two different public projects he decided to fight. “He followed every step perfectly,” said Davis County Commission Chair, Jim Smith. Smith said neighbors […]
4 years ago

As Obesity In US Grows, Another Study Shows Healthy Eating and Exercise Can Add Years To Life

Salt Lake City — Two things always make the list when research teams or health departments search for the keys to a longer life: healthy diet and exercise. A recent study, published Monday in the medical journal Circulation, is no exception. ​​​​​​​​​ The research team spent 34 years studying 42,167 deaths and singling out the […]
4 years ago