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# utah - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

'We can disagree without hating each other': Opponents in Utah release joint campaign video promoting civility

They hope to be “an example” to the rest of America ahead of the general election.

# utah - Saturday 12 January, 2019

US teen crashes car while driving blindfolded as part of 'Bird Box' challenge

A Netflix film has led to a viral challenge in which people attempt complete tasks while blindfolded.

# utah - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Mitt Romney, who Trump branded a 'stone cold loser', wins Senate seat

The former presidential nominee lost out to Barack Obama in 2012.

# utah - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Tesla car, in autopilot mode, speeds up before crashing into parked fire engine

Two people were injured, including the owner of the car who has been charged with traffic offences.

# utah - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Elk dies after leaping at low flying helicopter

The two people on board weren’t seriously hurt.

# utah - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Nurse arrested after refusing to draw blood from unconscious patient settles case for $500,000

Wubbels plans to use part of the money to fund legal help for others trying to get similar body-camera video.

# utah - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Utah police officer fired after being caught on camera handcuffing and dragging nurse

A video went viral in August of Detective Jeff Payne handcuffing a nurse who refused to draw a patient’s blood.

# utah - Friday 1 September, 2017

'Please sir, you're hurting me': Video shows nurse being arrested for refusing to take blood sample Utah This post contains videos

'Please sir, you're hurting me': Video shows nurse being arrested for refusing to take blood sample

Police ordered Alex Wubbels to take a blood sample from an unconscious patient, but she said that was against hospital policy.

# utah - Saturday 15 April, 2017

'Great men sometimes do bad things': Shock as US judge sentences rapist bishop

Keith Vallejo was sentenced to ‘up to life’ in prison this week.

# utah - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Teenagers shoot 14-year-old girl in the head and leave her in a ditch for iPod and $55

The 16-year-old suspects do not have any serious criminal history.

# utah - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Police in US warn people against accidentally eating cannabis-infused sweets

‘Which gummy bears are infused with marijuana?’

# utah - Friday 1 July, 2016

Trucker accused of keeping women as sex slaves faces 20 years in prison

Timothy Vafeades allegedly trapped a series of women on his truck the Twilight Express over the course of 30 years.

# utah - Saturday 11 June, 2016

"It broke me": Native American sues Mormon church over sex abuse claims

The man said he has spent most of his life trying to avoid facing the abuse, which happened in the 1970s.

# utah - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

"Had she not been diagnosed, I don't think I would have caught mine."

The sisters fighting cancer together.

# utah - Monday 16 May, 2016

Utah father and son arrested after five women lured into house and tied up in basement

It is believed both men had been using methamphetamine heavily.

# utah - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

US state declares porn a 'public health crisis'

Utah’s governor called pornography a plague damaging young minds as he signed the declaration.

# utah - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Four men are accused of raping a child on Easter Sunday

The incident occurred in the small city of Vernal in northeastern Utah.

# utah - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Teenager who survived Boston bombing injured in Brussels airport attack

Mason Well was standing within feet of a bomb that exploded at the airport.

# utah - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Angry crowds rally after police officer 'shoots teenager carrying broomstick'

Salt Lake City police said one officer, and possibly a second one, were involved in the shooting.

# utah - Friday 12 February, 2016

A judge who sentenced a man to 55 years in prison is pleading for his release

Weldon Angelos was convicted in Utah in 2004 for dealing small amounts of marijuana and possession of firearms.

# utah - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Founder of 'white people' dating site says he's not racist as he dated a black woman once Backlash This post contains videos

Founder of 'white people' dating site says he's not racist as he dated a black woman once

Where White People Meet has been causing controversy in the US.

# utah - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge These hairdressers came together to give homeless people free haircuts for Christmas Homeless

# utah - Monday 21 December, 2015

This town is putting out fake Christmas packages to 'confuse and frustrate' thieves

They contain rocks, old clothes and broken televisions.

# utah - Friday 20 November, 2015

'Upset' man charged with calling in bomb threat to hospital as he was missing the birth of his child

Michael Morlang was apparently enraged that the birth was proceeding in Utah while he was outside the state.

Mormonism is taking a lot of heat for its attitude towards gay rights

The church declared that the children of gay couples cannot be blessed or baptised until they turn 18.

# utah - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Fatal flood opens old wounds for an isolated, polygamous sect with a dark past

A divided religious community led by a convicted child abuser lost 12 women and children this week.

# utah - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Failed presidential candidate Mitt Romney is fighting Evander Holyfield

To be fair, he’s taken a few beatings before…

Toddler in Utah horrifically 'beaten to death over a dirty nappy'

“There are no words for what this baby went through and the pain he suffered.”

# utah - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Utah has brought back the firing squad - so how does it work?

The firing squad will be used as a backup if lethal injection drugs aren’t available.

# utah - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Utah politicians vote to bring back firing squads

However, it has yet to be signed into law.

# utah - Monday 2 February, 2015

Woman gives birth to 10lb baby in car as she drives herself to hospital

“I knew the baby was coming and it doesn’t help to panic. So, I just stayed calm and said, ‘Well, if I deliver it on my own then I deliver it on my own.”

# utah - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Photos: The world's biggest nativity scene happened this week

One thousand people, some wise men, a donkey and a camel…

# utah - Friday 3 October, 2014

In from the cold: international ideas for dealing with homelessness

Utah has a very simple idea – give homeless people homes.

# utah - Thursday 29 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge US high school alters yearbook photos so female students 'show less skin' Bad Cover Up

US high school alters yearbook photos so female students 'show less skin'

The school claims the girls “violated a dress code”.

# utah - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Couple arrested for having sex on church lawn during wedding ceremony For Better For Worse

Couple arrested for having sex on church lawn during wedding ceremony

They had to be pulled apart by police.

# utah - Monday 14 April, 2014

US woman accused of killing six of her own newborn babies appears in court

Police say their investigation revealed Megan Huntsman gave birth to the infants over a ten year period.

US woman admits to killing six of her newborn babies and hiding them in her garage

Police say they believe that Megan Huntsman killed the children between 1996 and 2006.

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s the beginning of a new week – and here’s everything you need to know before 9am.

Seven infant bodies found in cardboard boxes at woman's home

The woman was arrested and sent to jail on murder charges.

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