• attorney Apr 6, 2018

    Prosecutors Outline Gory Killings of Teen Couple Found at Bottom of Old Mine Shaft

    They were teenagers in love, bonding after overcoming personal struggles and dreaming of a family and future together. When they vanished days after Christmas, friends and family combed Utah’s west desert for months in search of answers. What police eventually discovered was more unspeakable than anyone had imagined: The teens’ bound and stabbed bodies were 100 feet (31 meters) down...

  • attorney Apr 1, 2018

    Police Confirm Bodies Found in Mine Were Missing Teens

    As families of two slain teenagers called for the closure of the abandoned Utah mine shaft where the teens’ bodies were dumped, a state mining official said Friday she’s hoping it can be sealed off. The bodies now confirmed to be Riley Powell, 18, and Brelynne “Breezy” Otteson, 17, were dumped in the mine in late December.

  • Utah Jun 9, 2016

    Utah Parents Arrested in Baby's Heroin Overdose Death

    Two Utah parents were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of child endangerment after their 1-year-old daughter died from a heroin overdose. The toxicology report showed the toddler had ingested enough heroin to kill an adult. Police said in court documents that there was evidence that heroin had been smoked at the house where the child’s parents were staying. Court documents report...

  • Utah Dec 23, 2014

    Eggnog-Chugging Lands Man in Utah Hospital

    A Utah man says he’s fully recovered after he was hospitalized for chugging a quart of eggnog so quickly that he inhaled some of creamy holiday beverage into his lungs.

  • Sacramento Jul 30, 2014

    Crews Making Gains on Fires in Yosemite National Park, Sierra Foothills

    Fire crews have gained ground on two of the largest wildfires in California, The Associated Press reported. The fire in the Sierra Nevada foothills east of Sacramento, which forced the evacuation of more than 400 homes, was 85 percent contained Tuesday after burning 6 ½ square miles. Meanwhile, the Yosemite National Park fire about 100 miles away, had burned through...

  • Sacramento Jul 29, 2014

    California Wildfires: Drone Almost Blocks Firefighting Planes

    A private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flames from the air, The Associated Press reported. However, the fire in the Sierra Nevada foothills was 75 percent contained by Monday, allowing most of the 1,200 people under evacuation orders to return home. Meanwhile, another fire in Yosemite National Park was...

  • Sacramento Jul 28, 2014

    Northern California Wildfire Destroys 13 Homes

    Firefighters in Northern California made progress Sunday against a wildfire that has destroyed 13 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park that destroyed one home grew significantly overnight.

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