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Utah, Other States Seek Return to Firing Squads for Executions

Utah, Other States Seek Return to Firing Squads for Executions

Legislators in Utah and other states are seeking a return to their capital punishment pasts in light of the possibility that drugs currently being used in lethal injections may become unavailable. The state has a long history of using a firing squad to mete out its ultimate punishment. In 1977, Utah executed Gary Gilmore by firing […]

Utah Dad Saves Young Daughter From Kidnapper

Utah Dad Saves Young Daughter From Kidnapper

A Utah dad has apparently saved his young daughter, 5, from a kidnapper. Utah law enforcement has called the episode “a father or mother’s worst nightmare.” A total stranger sneaked into the home of a couple Friday morning and grabbed the small girl right from her own bed. He then began carrying her away. However, […]

Utah Cosplayer Autopsy Finds Police Shot Him From Behind

Utah Cosplayer Autopsy Finds Police Shot Him From Behind

The results of the official state autopsy on Darrien Hunt, 22, the young man who was shot multiple times by Utah police while wearing a Japanese anime costume and carrying a replica samurai-type sword, were released today by state officials.  The autopsy found that the young man, who is black, died from six gunshots, and that four of […]

Utah Mom Accused of Helping Son, 17, in Drive-By Shooting for Gang

Utah Mom Accused of Helping Son, 17, in Drive-By Shooting for Gang

A mother in Utah has been charged with picking up her son from his high school and driving him by a store so that he fire shots at a rival gang with which he had fought. This is the second time the Utah mom has been accused of helping her son, 17, attack other people. According to prosecutors, Lisa […]

Flood: Two Feet High Waves Rush Through Salt Lake Neighborhood [Video]

Flood: Two Feet High Waves Rush Through Salt Lake Neighborhood [Video]

Two foot high waves rushed through a Salt Lake County neighborhood yesterday afternoon, causing quite a scene and making the route home from school nearly impossible for many youths and their parents.  Roads were flooded in Herriman and many cars had difficulty making it through the neighborhood. The incredible influx of water came after record moisture in […]

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