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Mary Richards

Mary Richards
Mary Richards is a reporter who's been at KSL NewsRadio since 2002. She is a BYU grad, Missouri native, and the mom of four boys and a girl. Contact Mary at mrichards@ksl.com.
  • Update: Bountiful teen found safe

    BOUNTIFUL — Police say they are relieved a 13-year-old girl was found safe this morning. Kayla Leatherman had not been seen since after school yesterday. Bountiful assistant police chief Ed Biehler says her parents found her at 7 AM walking on Orchard Drive. There was concern because the teen’s parents discovered she had been chatting […]
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    Firefighter accused of stealing from union

    SALT LAKE CITY — A firefighter is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the firefighter’s union. Joshua Diamond was a treasurer of the Salt Lake City Firefighter’s Union. He is now charged with several felonies. Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill says investigators discovered that more than $133,000 of union funds were stolen […]
  • LDS Church merging two missions in Russia

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement Saturday regarding the merging of two missions in Russia: The First Presidency announces that effective July 1, the Russia Vladivostok Mission will merge with the Russia Novosibirsk Mission. Doing so requires fewer volunteers to staff the combined mission. In […]
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    Honor for Gobert, snub for Hayward

    SALT LAKE CITY — Not making an all-NBA team could improve the chances that Gordon Hayward will stay with the Utah Jazz. Teammate Rudy Gobert was chosen for the all-NBA 2nd team, which is voted on by a panel of sportscasters and writers. But Hayward was not selected to any of the 3 teams, and that means he can’t sign […]
  • Young crash survivor helps launch Click it or Ticket

    Utah police officers hope by talking again about the importance of seat belts, they can save lives this summer.   Santa Clara Police Sergeant Nick Nuccitelli says a crash happens every 8 minutes, with an injury crash every 20 minutes in our state, even though cars are getting safer.   “It’s all there, but just […]
  • Paper or cloth only at Park City grocery stores

    PARK CITY — Park City is the first in Utah to ban plastic bags. The city’s environmental and sustainability manager, Luke Cartin, says it’s time. “They gum up the recycling equipment, plastic bags are a big contamination issue, they are also a litter issue in Park City as well,” he said. This ban affects large grocery […]
  • SC officials: too much caffeine killed teen

    A warning from a grieving South Carolina father this morning of the dangers of caffeine. Officials have linked the substance to the death of his teenage son. 16-year-old Davis Cripe collapsed in his high school last month and died in an emergency room. Further testing revealed it to be a caffeine-induced cardiac event. The county coroner says […]
  • Chaffetz telling colleagues he’s headed to Fox News, report says

    A Utah congressman who has already said he might not finish his term is reportedly interested in taking on a significant role at Fox news.   A monthly magazine called the Washingtonian says Jason Chaffetz has been telling people that he will take on a substantial role in on-air talent at Fox.   The magazine […]
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    Jon Huntsman, Sr. releases finances for Huntsman Cancer Institute

      SALT LAKE CITY — Jon Huntsman, Sr. says the people and leaders of Utah ought to be thanking him and other donors for the Huntsman Cancer Institute.  The businessman and philanthropist took out a two-page newspaper ad outlining the finances of the institute over the past 22 years.   “We (our family) are the […]