Samantha Herrera

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Samantha Herrera is a digital content producer for KSL NewsRadio. She has an associate degree in Journalism and Digital Media from Salt Lake Community College. You can reach her at sherrera@bonneville.com

Lori Vallow Daybell found guilty on all charges

After nearly a month of testimony, a jury in Ada County, Idaho has found Lori Vallow Daybell guilty of all charges.
1 year ago

Combatting loneliness with AI? It may be a slippery slope

As AI technology continues getting more and more sophisticated, there's a concern that something like a chatbot could replace real social interaction.
1 year ago

New cars becoming unattainable for many, report says

New car prices and rising interest rates are making buying a new car a less attainable goal for Americans.
1 year ago

$300,000 cleanup getting property back to raising money for public schools

The School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration has to clear decades worth of bullets and rifle pellets from a former Boy Scouts camp.
1 year ago

Tammy Daybell’s death was a homicide, coroner in Lori Vallow Daybell trial says

Testimony on Friday in the trial of Lori Vallow Daybell focused on the events leading up to, and directly following the death of 49-year-old Tammy Daybell.
1 year ago

Lori Vallow Daybell trial sees more forensic evidence, revelation about Alex Cox’s possible involvement

Day 12 of the Lori Vallow Daybell trial revealed new information about possible involvement from Alex Cox, Lori's late brother.
1 year ago

JJ Vallow and Tylee Ryan’s remains tell the stories of their final days

Testimony from a forensic pathologist went into detail on the condition JJ Vallow and Tylee Ryan's remains were in at the time of their discovery.
1 year ago

Navigating diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives on college campuses

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives across Utah are meant to create an equitable playing field, but some say we're doing it wrong.
1 year ago

Lori Vallow Daybell trial continues, prosecution takes a deep dive into search histories

The jury in the trial of Lori Vallow Daybell heard about her online activities in the months leading up to the discovery of her children's remains.
1 year ago

Fatal officer-involved shooting in South Salt Lake was justified, DA’s office says

The South Salt Lake officer-involved shooting killed 44-year-old Jebb Muir on Sept. 26, 2022. One officer was also injured in the shooting.
1 year ago

What are you willing to sacrifice to own a home?

Most Americans still think owning a home is part of the American Dream. Aspiring homeowners are willing to make some big sacrifices, according to a survey.
1 year ago

Construction worker stuck waist-deep in trench after worksite accident

The 25-year-old construction worker went into a trench at the Spanish Fork construction site to take measurements. Then, the side of the trench collapsed.
1 year ago

Cities across Utah continue to fight flooding

Flooding in Bountiful and North Ogden had residents banding together Tuesday night to divert water away from homes.
1 year ago

Salt Lake City experiencing flooding, flood advisory in place

Flooding in Salt Lake City has had crews diverting water away from homes since early Wednesday morning. Parts of 1700 South remains closed.
1 year ago

Fire at Avenues apartment contained, no injuries reported

The Salt Lake City Fire Department was able to save the Avenues apartment from being a loss.
1 year ago

Man in critical condition after being hit by truck in Midvale

Police say a work truck ran a red light, hitting a man who was crossing the crosswalk at the intersection. Police are still investigating.
1 year ago

Officials release final report on Enoch family murders

The final report confirms what Enoch police believed from the start: that Michael Haight carried out the murders of his family members before killing himself.
1 year ago

Elder Holland temporarily excused from duties due to health, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints says

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland and his wife, Sister Patricia Holland, are both suffering from COVID, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said.
1 year ago

Before avalanche, 1,500 people were stuck in Snowbird due to road closure

Despite Snowbird lifting its interlodge order on Thursday, the 1,500 in the resort still can't leave because the road out remains closed.
1 year ago

Jury selection underway on first day of Lori Vallow Daybell trial

Two groups of jurors in the Lori Vallow Daybell trial have been questioned by the court, the prosecution and defense team.
1 year ago

Ogden Police using live video feeds to aid in situations like hoax lockdown

The Ogden City Police Department had extra help on Wednesday when it responded to now-debunked reports of an active shooter at Ogden High.
1 year ago

Arrest made after fatal Logan Canyon crash

US-89 is closed in Logan Canyon due to a crash. The Utah Highway Patrol says three people have died. The UHP says a Kia Rio crossed into oncoming lanes.
1 year ago

Granite School District says it’s prepared in case of an active shooter

Granite School District's chief of staff says he is confident that officers with the school would have a quick and efficient response to an active shooter scenario.
1 year ago

Multiple Utah schools received fake reports of school shooting, officials say

Several schools in Utah were the victims of fake school shooting reports Wednesday morning. Schools in other states reportedly faced a similar hoax.
1 year ago