Mark Jackson

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Mark Jackson is a reporter and anchor at KSL NewsRadio as well as a die-hard sports fan. Contact Mark at mjackson@ksl.com.

Seventy missionairies are safe after being robbed in Mexico

Seventy missionaries are safe this morning after being robbed at gunpoint during a zone conference in Torreón, Mexico.
14 days ago

Family of Joseph Salas whose body was found in Jordan River wants answers

A reward is being offered for information in connection to the death of Joseph Salas, whose body was found in the Jordan River.
19 days ago

Procession for fallen firefighter, Captain Merrill Bone, early Saturday

(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  A funeral procession for a fallen hero, Captain Merrill Bone is taking place early Saturday morning between Larkin Mortuary on 12600 S and Olympus High School between 7:30 a.m. and 8:00 o’clock.  Expect minor delays along Northbound I-15 and I-215 East during the procession.      
21 days ago

Live broadcasts of “Music and the Spoken Word” return

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced live broadcasts of "Music & the Spoken Word," will return.
1 month ago

Washington State coach, four assistants, fired for refusing mandate

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said thousands of state employees needed to be vaccinated by Monday. Rolovich applied for a religious exemption.
1 month ago

Bi-yearly survey finds youth substance abuse, vaping decreasing

The Student Health and Risk Prevention Survey is designed to help Utah educators and others track youth trends and plan for change.
1 month ago

TikTok ‘Devious Licks’ challenge leads to Orem park bathroom closings

The TikTok ‘Devious Licks’ challenge has caused Orem City crews to close bathrooms in all city parks earlier than usual due to vandalism.
1 month ago

Facebook’s services start coming back online after outage

(CNN) — Around six hours after Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram went down, service started coming back online, though coverage was still spotty.  Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp all suffered outages midday Monday, according to public statements from the three Facebook services. Outage tracking site Down Detector logged tens of thousands of reports for each of the […]
2 months ago

Mayor Mendenhall, emergency management officials warn of possible mercury found at Fairmont Park pond

Salt Lake Mayor Erin Mendenhall is warning residents who live near Fairmont Park that it is possible that mercury has been found in the park’s pond.  In a press conference Wednesday night at Forest Dale Golf Course, Mayor Mendenhall says the park will remain open and the risk for exposure is small, but she asks […]
3 months ago

SLC flight from LAX ends with ‘unruly passenger’ removed, cited, hospitalized

(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  A passenger aboard American Airlines flight 1802 from Los Angeles was met by law enforcement Monday night upon arrival at Salt Lake Airport.  The airliner released a statement Monday confirming the incident. “American Airlines flight 1802 with service from Los Angeles (LAX) to Salt Lake City (SLC) was met by […]
3 months ago

Utah Arts Festival is back after a year off due to COVID-19

The Utah Arts Festival is returning to Salt Lake City this weekend.
3 months ago

Man killed in officer-involved shooting in Grantsville

Grantsville, Utah  — The Tooele County Attorney’s Office, Utah Highway Patrol and the Utah State Bureau of Investigation are investigating a Wednesday night officer-involved shooting.  In a press release sent out late Wednesday, Grantsville police said officers identified a suspect in an active Internet Crimes Against Children case.   A Facebook post indicated that around 6:10 […]
3 months ago

Moab women remembered by woman who found their bodies

Days after the discovery of the bodies of two missing Moab women, the woman who found their bodies describes them as caring and loving souls.
3 months ago

Joe Morley’s BBQ closes its historic Midvale location Saturday

Joe Morley's BBQ closes its historic Midvale location after decades of service to BBQ loving Utahns.
4 months ago

Cedar City, Southern Utah counties struggle under flood waters

Flash flood warnings were issued for Cedar City as the city struggled to stay ahead of rapidly rising flood waters on Monday.
4 months ago

Juvenile taken into custody following family domestic violence call

A male adult is recovering from two gunshots to the wrist after he was shot by his wife's juvenile brother Friday night.
4 months ago

St. George police officer dead after a two-week battle with COVID-19

A St. George police officer has passed away from COVID-19
4 months ago

Man arrested after reportedly opening fire and barricading himself in West Jordan home

West Jordan man has barricaded himself in his home.
4 months ago

Western wildfires: Crews make progress on huge Oregon blaze

BLY, Ore. (AP) — The nation’s largest wildfire raged through southern Oregon on Friday but crews are scaling back some night operations as hard work and weaker winds help reduce the spread of flames even as wildfires continue to threaten homes in neighboring California. The Bootleg Fire, which has destroyed an area half the size […]
4 months ago

UPDATE: Man accused of manslaughter in death of 7-year-old girl

One man is accused of manslaughter in the death of the 7-year-old girl, but three men were arrested in all in connection with the case.
5 months ago

Demolition widens search at condo site, but storms threaten

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — Stormy weather is hampering search efforts at the site of a collapsed Florida condo building. Miami-Dade Assistant Fire Chief Raide Jadallah tells family members that a garage area has filled with water, and crews have had to use pumps. Thunderstorms moved into the area around the Surfside building Monday as Tropical […]
5 months ago

Car crash in West Valley early Friday kills one

The car crash involved an SUV and another vehicle and happened on 5600 West near 2200 South.
5 months ago

State housing shortage affects SUU and other state universities

There is a housing crunch affecting students at Southern Utah University, SUU officials are asking students to look for relatives to live with when they come back to school.
5 months ago

Governor Cox urges Utahns to get vaccinated headed into July 4 holiday

SALT LAKE CITY — Governor Spencer Cox is once again urging Utahns to get vaccinated.  On Thursday’s Let Me Speak To The Governor on KSL Newsradio, Cox said they are working on a number of ways to make vaccinations easier and more accessible to Utahns.  One of them includes encouraging more businesses to host events […]
5 months ago