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.

Santa, cops, community gather to give holiday cheer to some South Jordan students

(South Jordan, UT)  —  Some well deserving middle and high school students from the Jordan School District got a Walmart Christmas shopping spree and a personal escort from Santa Claus.  Santa and South Jordan police and fire personnel, some business leaders, educators and adult mentors showed up to the store’s location at 3590 W. South […]
5 months ago

Emotional Kentucky governor: At least 70 people feared dead in storms

MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says he fears tornadoes have killed 70 people in the state and the death toll may exceed 100.  Severe storms moved through the area Friday night and caused catastrophic damage across multiple states. “This has been the most devastating tornado event in our state’s history,” Beshear said.  […]
5 months ago

Adult male is shot dead, Salt Lake police looking for witnesses

An adult male was shot dead near 900 S. Edison street. Police are still searching for witnesses.
5 months ago

Taylorsville accident leaves victim in critical condition

TAYLORSVILLE, UTAH — A person is in critical condition after a car accident on I-215 West near 4700 S. Wednesday night. This happened when the driver began to drive erratically, went off to the right on the freeway, and then rolled back left before crashing.  Utah Highway Patrol says the driver was ejected from the […]
5 months ago

Author brings books, smiles to children at Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind in Ogden

(Ogden, UT)  —  Some deaf and hard-of-hearing children get the gift of donated books this holiday season – thanks in part to author Laura Blum.  Around 30 children at the Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind got a visit from Blum, who not only is an author but a sign language interpreter, ‘signing’ her […]
5 months ago

University of Utah football team wins first Pac-12 championship; will head to Rose Bowl

U of U Utes win their first Pacific 12 Conference Championship.
5 months ago

Two officers injured and a suspect dead in a Taylorsville shootout

Police say the suspect accused of wounding two West Valley City officers in a Taylorsville shootout died after being taken to the hospital.
6 months ago

Man in ‘very poor condition’ after West Valley City auto pedestrian accident

SALT LAKE CITY  —  A man, possibly in his 60’s was fighting for his life late Wednesday night after being struck crossing the street at 3400 South near 1400 West.  West Valley police Lt. Bill Merritt says the call came in just before 10 Wednesday night.     “We had a driver who said he struck […]
6 months ago

Big run on liquor in Utah nets record holiday sales

Utah liquor sales reached an all time high over the extended Thanksgiving holiday this year, but the Department of Alcohol and Beverage believes multiple there are multiple factors.
6 months ago

South Jordan police officer in stable condition after being shot

A South Jordan police officer is in stable condition after being shot Friday night.
6 months ago

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.
6 months 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.
6 months 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.      
6 months 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.
7 months 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.
7 months 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.
7 months 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.
7 months 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 […]
7 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 […]
8 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 […]
8 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.
9 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 […]
9 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.
9 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.
9 months ago