Todd Fooks

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Todd Fooks is a reporter and anchor at KSL NewsRadio. You can frequently hear him alongside Jeff Caplan from 3 to 7 p.m. Contact Todd at tfooks@ksl.com.

“Pandemic parking” in Salt Lake City is ending Nov. 1

"Pandemic parking" has been around since March. It allowed many people to freely park their vehicles for lengthy amounts of time without being ticketed because parking wasn't enforced.
2 years ago

Longrunning “haunted Baird Manor” in Lehi shifts to drive-up scares

Baird Manor has been putting up a Halloween display for 20 years. "[What we're doing now] allows people to stay a little farther away but still get some Halloween fun."
2 years ago

COVID contact tracers thwarted by Caller ID

"Salt Lake County Health Department" doesn't come up on Caller ID when they call you which leads to some people not to answer, which the Health Department says is an issue for contact tracers and their efforts.
2 years ago

U of U study focuses on pregnant women and COVID-19

University of Utah researchers are studying women who became pregnant during the COVID-19 pandemic to learn if the virus is of special concern to expectant mothers.
2 years ago

The future of Bountiful High School’s mascot discussed last night

The future of the Bountiful High School mascot was discussed Wednesday night by a small group.  Of the 14 who showed, 9 were in favor of replacing it.
2 years ago

Salt Lake City Mayor explains why we should go back to orange

Speaking from City Hall yesterday, Salt Lake City Mayor expanded on why she thinks the city needs to go back to the orange risk phase. 
2 years ago

Ballet West sheds tradition, dancers will wear tights that match their skin color

Bucking a global tradition, Ballet West will soon allow dancers to wear the same color tights as their skin color.
2 years ago

No shortage of flu vaccine, expert tells KSL

In spite of a reported shortage of flu vaccine at drug stores around the country, both here in Utah and nationally, experts say there is plenty.
2 years ago

Abandoned mine in Eureka the scene of nighttime rescue

Utah County rescuers were called to Eureka to help an 18-year-old who became stuck in the Colorado Number 2 shaft, an area popular for exploring old mines.
2 years ago

A vice presidential debate preview: “It’s going to be something to watch”

Next week, current Vice President Mike Pence and VP hopeful Kamala Harris will lock horns the vice presidential debate in Utah.
2 years ago

The new flag for Salt Lake City is finally unveiled

The Salt Lake Flag Committee has settled on a design they like.  And pending approval from the City Council, it will become the new flag on October 6th.
2 years ago

A homeschool expert offers tips for parents who are DIYing school

Anne Crossman is the driving force behind a new homeschool service, HomeSchoolExpert, to assist parents with the struggles of homeschooling.
2 years ago

Utah Task Force 1 returns from Oregon fires: “they lost everything”

Utah Task Force 1 went to Oregon prepared for the worst. And they found it in terms of pure destruction, however, the people of Oregon are in good spirits. 
2 years ago

Food bank director says corporate food drives offer way to donate safely

Traditional holiday food drives which involve mass drop-offs at a singular place are out this year. But organizers believe corporate food drives could work.
2 years ago

Ex-police chief speaks out on shooting of 13-year-old Linden Cameron

The body cam footage of the shooting of 13-year-old autistic Linden Cameron -- who is recovering from injuries -- is expected to be released Monday.
2 years ago

PETA accuses USU of euthanizing lab animals during the pandemic

PETA is claiming USU inhumanely euthanized animals due to the COVID-19 pandemic. PETA is calling for an audit from the state of Utah.
2 years ago

Provo starts program of “Kindness”

Mayor Michelle Kaufusi thinks there are (at least a) couple kinds of kindness in Provo.  One is the surface kind, she says.
2 years ago

New I-80 exit lane looks to ease bad accident delays for Tooele County

It's a thing, hopefully in the past, for Tooele County commuters: Nightmare delays plaguing the westbound stretch of I-80.
2 years ago

Motivated workers kept airport terminal project relatively virus free

The man in charge of building the new Salt Lake International Terminal says after the virus hit the crew became an example of how to work through it.
2 years ago

U of U research: “Minneapolis Effect” may be increasing murders across the country

A Professor of Law at the University of Utah says a “Minneapolis Effect,” is leading to increased shootings across the country. 
2 years ago

Jordan School District offers free meals to all students this fall

Jordan School District announced Wednesday, they will be offering free breakfasts and lunches at all schools.  The meals are available for all students.
2 years ago

Windstorm of 2011 wins in pure speed, but 2020’s was much more widespread

An arctic windstorm swept through cities across northern Utah on Monday night. The only other time Utah saw a windstorm of the same magnitude was in 2011. 
2 years ago

Salt Lake is starting to see tourists, but hotels still hurting

Labor Day weekend is here.  People are taking off to the mountains to camp for a socially-distanced holiday, but will tourists come to town now Salt Lake City is in the yellow phase? 
2 years ago

Outdoor retailers announce “record breaking” sales during pandemic

Outdoor retailers report record-breaking sales as the pandemic has gone on, in some cases, sales are up more than 60%.
2 years ago