Articles Tagged with utah

Utah Dad Confronts Kidnapper And Saves 5-year-old Daughter

A Sandy family returns home with their daughter after the girl's father rescued her from a man who tried to kidnap her

A Utah dad thwarted an attempt by an intruder to kidnap his 5-year old daughter from her bed early Friday after confronting the intruder, who was carrying her across the lawn. The child wasn’t hurt in the terrifying ordeal, but the incident does evoke a haunting similarity of when 14-year-old Elizabeth Smart was snatched out… Read more »

Strack Family Death ‘Not Natural’ Say Authorities: Who Poisoned Them?

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Authorities investigating the five deaths of the Strack family in Utah have confirmed that the deaths of the family members was “not natural.” The Strack family was found on September 27th in their Springville, Utah home, and the circumstances in the home were immediately deemed suspicious, according to the Chicago Tribune. The bodies of the… Read more »

‘Sister Wives’ Polygamy Case Being Appealed In Utah

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The Sister Wives polygamy ruling in Utah is being reviewed by a federal appeals court. As previously reported by the Inquistir, the Utah polygamy ruling in a lower court was heralded as a landmark decision by plural marriage families living in the state. The battle is not over for the Sister Wives cast though. Utah’s… Read more »

Dinosaur National Monument Vandalized: Reward For Information

A bone was vandalized at the historic Dinosaur National Monument in Utah.

Dinosaur National Monument in Utah is one of the most well known safe havens for dinosaur fossils and bones. It’s not a museum and the fossils don’t really have much scientific value. The purposes of the fossils are almost strictly educational. A young paleontologist working at the monument, Ben Otoo, explained how important the monument… Read more »

Imagine Dragons Frontman Doing Charity Concert For Utah Woman With Cancer

Dan Reynolds putting on a concert for mother with cancer.

Imagine Dragons has been seeing nothing but success since their single “Radioactive” off their debut album Night Visions. Now they’ve got a song on the new Transformers soundtrack and they’ve got over 100 songs to whittle down onto a second Imagine Dragons album. But Imagine Dragons isn’t just soaking up their fame and spending money…. Read more »

Utah Woman Stuck In Quicksand For 14 Hours

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A Utah woman was stuck in quicksand for 14 hours. The 78-year-old woman was reported missing after she failed to show up for an event at the local library where she was expected. Fortunately, the woman had some water with her, and was able to be rescued before sustaining any serious injuries. Grand County Sheriff’s… Read more »

5.2 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Through Arizona [BREAKING]

Around 10pm Saturday a 5.2 magnitude earthquake shook through Arizona.

Saturday night, just before 10pm, a magnitude 5.2 earthquake shook through southeast Arizona. It was reported at a depth of 5 kilometers. The U.S. Geological Survey has noted it is likely the second most powerful earthquake ever felt in Arizona. “Arizona has experienced earthquakes before,” said U.S. Geology Survey geophysicist Jana Pursley. “There was a… Read more »

Recapture Canyon Showdown With BLM

Recapture Canyo ATV protest

Recapture Canyon in Utah is shaping up to be the next big showdown with the Bureau of Land Management – BLM.The Blanding area nature area is part of an escalating and lengthy dispute between the federal government and a host of local citizens. The angst revolves around the “closed to motorized use” policy instituted along… Read more »

Bootlegging Grandma Kicked Out of Movie Theater

Bootlegging Grandma Kicked Out of Movie Theater

A bootlegging grandma was kicked out of a Utah theater after she was allegedly caught recording a movie on her cell phone — a charge that her son vehemently denies. According to a KSL report, the mother of Enos Ledezma was removed from a Cinemark theater in Provo when two police officers asked her to… Read more »

BLM Responsible For 460 Million Acres Of Public Lands

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The BLM (Bureau of Land Management) wields power over about 460 million acres of the 2.27 billion acres of land in the United States of America. The federal agency which folks in western states deal with on a routine basis was largely unfamiliar to residents in other parts of the nation until the Cliven Bundy… Read more »

Daylight Savings Time Kicks In This Weekend, But Utah May Soon Opt Out

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Daylight Savings Time begins this Sunday, March 9. Americans — well, almost all Americans — will set their clocks ahead one hour at 2 am on Sunday morning, meaning that the nation loses an hour of sleep. But one state is now considering legislation to end the twice-yearly clock adjustment. Actually, most of Arizona already… Read more »

Utah Same-Sex Marriages Will Not Be Recognized By The State

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Utah’s same-sex marriages will not be recognized by the state until further notice. Governor Gary Herbert’s office issued a statement, clarifying the controversial issue. Chief of staff Derek Miller said the United States Supreme Court’s stay prohibits the performance of same-sex marriage and recognition of those performed within recent weeks. On December 20, U.S. District… Read more »

Gay Marriage: A Cause Worth Starving For — To Stop?

Gay Marriage Opponent Trestim Meacham

An ardent foe of gay marriage in Utah ended his two-week hunger strike today as the U.S. Supreme Court ordered what will be at least a temporary halt to same sex nuptials in that state. He’s been called the “Gandhi of Hating Gay People” for what until January 6 had been a near-two-week fast to… Read more »

Teen Pleads Guilty In Utah Referee’s Death

As was reported by The Inquisitr back in May, Ricardo Portillo was a soccer referee who was put into a coma by a teen after penalizing him in a game. Portillo later died from his injuries. His killer has entered a guilty plea in a Utah court on August 5. He was charged with homicide… Read more »