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Paul Nelson is a reporter and anchor at KSL NewsRadio. Contact him at pnelson@ksl.com.
  • How are local hospitals prepared for disaster?

    MIDVALE – Officials with Intermountain Healthcare say they’re keeping a close eye on how hospitals in Houston are handling the amount of people who need treatment after Hurricane Harvey.  Meanwhile, they’re stocking their preparedness facility in Midvale to be ready for any possible disaster, here. Normally, 2.5 million medical items go through the Kem C. […]
  • Woods Cross company overwhelmed with donations for Houston

    WOODS CROSS – A company trying to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey is overwhelmed with donations.  They’re also inspiring other companies to join in their efforts. The staff at DieselSellerz in Woods Cross started taking donations yesterday and had planned to keep accepting them until nine this morning.  However, Hans Peterson with DieselSellerz says […]
  • Provo man killed in dump truck crash

    LINDON – Investigators think tire failure may be to blame for a fatal crash on northbound I-15, which shut down a section of the freeway for hours. Officials say a dump truck was heading north on I-15 approaching Lindon when a tire either blew or lost tread.  Utah Highway Patrol Sergeant Todd Royce says the […]
  • Investigators looking for leads in Saratoga Springs fires

    SARATOGA SPRINGS – Fire officials are hoping the public may have seen something suspicious on Redwood Road on Sunday afternoon.  They’re still looking for leads in tracking down the person who lit a series of fires in the dry grass. One of the fires started to creep to the subdivision where Paula Hill lives.  She […]
  • Ex-Utah County Commissioner sentenced for communications fraud

    MATHESON COURTHOUSE – A former Utah County Commissioner who pleaded guilty to communications fraud learns his sentence.  He’s ordered to pay over $162 thousand in restitution.  He was also given five years of court supervised probation, but, that could be extended if he doesn’t pay the full amount in that time. Gary Anderson was accused […]
  • Claims of homeless population spike along Jordan River

    SALT LAKE CITY – The Salt Lake City Police Department is responding to social media accounts claiming Operation Rio Grande has shifted many homeless people away from the area near Pioneer Park to camps along the Jordan River.  Officials say it’s hard to verify if these posts are 100 percent accurate. Just how many people […]
  • Major changes possibly in the works for Hwy. 89 in Davis County

    DAVIS COUNTY – Officials from UDOT are asking drivers in Davis County to weigh in on potentially major changes to Highway 89.  Currently, the road isn’t equipped to let the amount of cars on the road during peak hours move smoothly. Anyone who has traveled on Highway 89 during rush hour knows traffic can be […]
  • Wild horse and burro summit sees push-back from advocates

    SALT LAKE CITY – What should be done about the over population of wild horses and burros in the western states?  That’s what conservation groups were discussing at a summit held in Salt Lake City.  However, protesters greeted the summit, who say they’re concerned the discussion could lead to horses being slaughtered. As of March, […]
  • Repeated robberies at popular food truck distribution center

    TAYLORSVILLE – The owners of a popular food truck and restaurant chain are growing more and more frustrated.  They say their main distribution center has been broken into three times in the last year, plus, other unsuccessful break-in attempts were made. The first break-in at the CupBop distribution center on 5400 South happened less than […]
  • Heavy traffic coming back in Utah after eclipse

    IDAHO FALLS – Eclipse traffic makes Memorial Day and Fourth of July holiday traffic look light.  Department workers are trying to keep an eye on traffic in northern Utah before it becomes a serious problem. Like a lot of people, Mat Allred wanted to see the total eclipse in Idaho, then head back to Utah […]