'Raise Hell' shows how legendary journalist Molly Ivins scared powerful leaders with her unparalleled wit and superior articulation
'Raise Hell' shows how legendary journalist Molly Ivins scared powerful leaders with her unparalleled wit and superior articulation

The first big injustice that caught the eyes of Molly Ivins was institutional racism, because of the rampant segregation that existed everywhere, especially in Texas in the 50s and 60s

YouTube star Grant Thompson filmed his own death after parachute malfunction caused by freak gust of wind
YouTube star Grant Thompson filmed his own death after parachute malfunction caused by freak gust of wind

Thompson died on impact, less than four seconds after the problem arose. Investigators revealed that the cause of the 38-year-old's death was parachute malfunction due to change in the updraft

YouTube star Grant 'The King of Random' Thompson dies in tragic paragliding accident at the age of 38
YouTube star Grant 'The King of Random' Thompson dies in tragic paragliding accident at the age of 38

Tributes pour in after authorities discovered the body of Grant Thompson one day after he was reported missing by his family when he failed to return after a paragliding trip on July 29

Utah amputee could ‘feel’ his wife’s touch when they shook hands, thanks to motorized prosthetic arm
Utah amputee could ‘feel’ his wife’s touch when they shook hands, thanks to motorized prosthetic arm

Researchers have developed a way for the prosthetic arm with fingers to mimic the way a human hand feels objects by sending the appropriate signals to the brain

Utah couple shot dead 'execution-style' in front of 12-year-old son by gang in Mexico
Utah couple shot dead 'execution-style' in front of 12-year-old son by gang in Mexico

The family's car failed to stop at a blockade set up by the "community police" following which armed men intercepted the vehicle and ordered them out.

Living With Freedom | Maryland's first exoneree Leslie Vass talks about justice, PTSD, and starting over from scratch
Living With Freedom | Maryland's first exoneree Leslie Vass talks about justice, PTSD, and starting over from scratch

An armed robbery at a drug store in 1975 changed Leslie Vass's life. Until the day of his hearing, he had no idea that he was being framed.

The Nancy Grace Story: The truth behind why a 'pregnant' teen was beaten to death by her 16-year-old ex and dumped into a river
The Nancy Grace Story: The truth behind why a 'pregnant' teen was beaten to death by her 16-year-old ex and dumped into a river

An autopsy report revealed that 15-year-old Anne Kasprzak had been struck repeatedly on the face and head with an object. The investigation revealed that the teen had told her ex-boyfriend that she was pregnant and that they had to run away together

Six-year-old Utah girl dies after father accidentally hits her with golf ball: ‘This is absolutely unimaginable’
Six-year-old Utah girl dies after father accidentally hits her with golf ball: ‘This is absolutely unimaginable’

The incident happened when Aria Hill was sitting in a golf cart, 20 yards from where her father was teeing off, at the Sleepy Ridge Golf Course

Drunk good samaritan saves baby bird's life by calling an Uber to transport it to animal hospital
Drunk good samaritan saves baby bird's life by calling an Uber to transport it to animal hospital

Married father-of-two Tim Crowley's actions ensured that the two-week-old lesser goldfinch, nicknamed 'Peter Uber' lived to see another day

Fears of Oregon's undocumented immigrants being registered as voters after getting driver’s licenses are unfounded: Expert
Fears of Oregon's undocumented immigrants being registered as voters after getting driver’s licenses are unfounded: Expert

On June 18, Oregon passed the Equal Access to Roads Act which removed the requirement that potential drivers prove US citizenship or legal residency to receive a state license

Utah mother leaves 4-year-old boy in hot car as 'punishment' for misbehaving, arrested for child endangerment
Utah mother leaves 4-year-old boy in hot car as 'punishment' for misbehaving, arrested for child endangerment

The woman, identified as 28-year-old Jesica Lee Brown, was arrested and charged with child endangerment and child abuse

Man shoots himself in the head during argument with woman, bullet exits his head and hits her in the neck killing her
Man shoots himself in the head during argument with woman, bullet exits his head and hits her in the neck killing her

The Utah County Sheriff's Office is investigating the deaths of 27-year-old Ethan Larry Bertrum of Orem and 24-year-old Nakylee Hope Marvin of Springville

Cancer expected to cause 600,000 deaths in 2019 as estimates show US economy lost $94 billion in 2015 due to disease
Cancer expected to cause 600,000 deaths in 2019 as estimates show US economy lost $94 billion in 2015 due to disease

Study in oncology journal says lost earnings highest for leukemia in ages 16 to 39. Also, lost earnings per hundred thousand population varied considerably by state, ranging from $19.6 million in Utah to $35.3 million in Kentucky.

Man held for murder of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck allegedly raped colleague, abused and threatened wife
Man held for murder of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck allegedly raped colleague, abused and threatened wife

The former colleague, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, was reportedly engaging in consensual sex with Ajayi before she told him she wanted to stop. However, she claimed he refused and continued having sex with her anyway

Suspect in Utah student Mackenzie Lueck's murder was abusive, slashed estranged with butcher's knife: Report
Suspect in Utah student Mackenzie Lueck's murder was abusive, slashed estranged with butcher's knife: Report

The estranged wife of Ayoola Ajayi, who is accused of killing 23-year-old University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck, has now come out and spoken about their troubled relationship

Mackenzie Lueck case: Accused wanted a 'secret sex dungeon' in  his home's basement with hooks in the wall, contractor reveals
Mackenzie Lueck case: Accused wanted a 'secret sex dungeon' in his home's basement with hooks in the wall, contractor reveals

The suspect had reportedly reached out to contractor Brian Wolf in April, asking him to build a 'soundproof' room in the basement of his Salt Lake City home.

Missing 23-year-old Utah student Mackenzie Lueck's friends spot activity on her Instagram account, inform authorities
Missing 23-year-old Utah student Mackenzie Lueck's friends spot activity on her Instagram account, inform authorities

The police are looking into the college student's dating apps after receiving tips that Leuck was interested in older men and casually seeing multiple people

Family sues University of Utah for $56 million for failing to protect student's life from sex offender ex-boyfriend
Family sues University of Utah for $56 million for failing to protect student's life from sex offender ex-boyfriend

21-year-old Lauren McCluskey was shot dead on campus by her ex-boyfriend Melvin Shawn Rowland before he took his own life on October 22, 2018

Last known images of missing University of Utah student released as police identifies 'person of interest'
Last known images of missing University of Utah student released as police identifies 'person of interest'

The still shots of 23-year-old Mackenzie Lueck were taken from Salt Lake City International Airport videotape and she is seen exiting the airport's departure area around 2 am on June 17, the day she went missing

Friends and family plead for info on 23-yr-old University of Utah student who went missing last week after taking Lyft ride from airport
Friends and family plead for info on 23-yr-old University of Utah student who went missing last week after taking Lyft ride from airport

The 23-year-old University of Utah student landed home from a trip around 1 am on June 17, police said, before ordering a Lyft to an unfamiliar address in North Salt Lake City

Grieving families pay tearful tribute to victims of Hawaii skydiving plane crash, as FBI begins investigation into plane's airworthiness
Grieving families pay tearful tribute to victims of Hawaii skydiving plane crash, as FBI begins investigation into plane's airworthiness

Friends and families are also sharing their grief over those they lost in what is being called the deadliest civil aviation accident since 2011

'A Lie to Die For': Pregnant Lori Hacking, 27, was shot dead in her sleep by her husband, here's the horrifying story behind her murder
'A Lie to Die For': Pregnant Lori Hacking, 27, was shot dead in her sleep by her husband, here's the horrifying story behind her murder

Lori was murdered in cold blood in her sleep by her husband Mark, and no one could believe the incidents that had transpired between the two on a fateful day in July 2004

Utah uncle who kidnapped, murdered 5-year-old niece charged with her rape a day after her funeral
Utah uncle who kidnapped, murdered 5-year-old niece charged with her rape a day after her funeral

Elizabeth Shelley, 5, was last seen at her home in Logan the night before Alexander William Whipple 21, came to visit on May 25

Utah teen high on drugs injures 11-year-old girl by intentionally ramming his car into her 'because she was white'
Utah teen high on drugs injures 11-year-old girl by intentionally ramming his car into her 'because she was white'

19-year-old Steven Ray Becky is facing charges of attempted criminal homicide and DUI with serious bodily injury for the attack

Leroy 'Roy' Jeffs, 26, son of convicted polygamist and cult leader Warren Jeffs, commits suicide
Leroy 'Roy' Jeffs, 26, son of convicted polygamist and cult leader Warren Jeffs, commits suicide

Roy Jeffs, a son of Warren Jeffs was among the first to say that self-proclaimed prophet and leader of the FLDS sexually abused his own children

Two adults and one teenager found dead in gruesome triple homicide, a toddler and an infant discovered alive on premises
Two adults and one teenager found dead in gruesome triple homicide, a toddler and an infant discovered alive on premises

The authorities say that the investigation is in the early stages and no motive or suspect has been identified yet

Female teacher's aide caught sitting on male high school student's lap, school starts investigation
Female teacher's aide caught sitting on male high school student's lap, school starts investigation

According to the Granger High School in Utah, the aide had been working there since the beginning of this year but her position as a teacher's aide was not a licensed one. 

Woman planned to kill her 3-year-old stepdaughter for days before smothering her to death with blanket
Woman planned to kill her 3-year-old stepdaughter for days before smothering her to death with blanket

The 24-year-old woman has been charged with first-degree aggravated murder and second-degree child abuse.

Police searching for missing five-year-old Utah girl take her uncle into custody as 'main suspect'
Police searching for missing five-year-old Utah girl take her uncle into custody as 'main suspect'

The Logan City Police Department announced the arrest of Elizabeth's uncle, 21-year-old Alex Whipple, who they described as the 'main suspect'

Utah judge suspended for 6 months without pay for criticizing President Trump online and in court
Utah judge suspended for 6 months without pay for criticizing President Trump online and in court

The Supreme Court ruled that a January 2017 exchange between judge Michael Kwan and a defendant accounted for one violation of conduct after he demeaned the defendant while commenting on Trump's tax and immigration policies

Utah man allegedly smashed toddler's head against a wall leaving her with a fractured skull because she wouldn't stop crying
Utah man allegedly smashed toddler's head against a wall leaving her with a fractured skull because she wouldn't stop crying

38-year-old Michael Chad Hill has been charged with two counts of child abuse, a second-degree felony, in connection to the case

Measles outbreak: Counties in Illinois, Florida and Texas among those at highest risk of disease, say Johns Hopkins researchers
Measles outbreak: Counties in Illinois, Florida and Texas among those at highest risk of disease, say Johns Hopkins researchers

A part of the reason cases are on the rise is because of a growing fear of vaccines among people, despite the fact that an estimated 20 million lives have been saved by immunization from the disease due to vaccines since 2000

Firing squads are a 'humane' alternative to lethal injection following shortage of drugs, says expert
Firing squads are a 'humane' alternative to lethal injection following shortage of drugs, says expert

A shortage of drugs is forcing South Carolina to turn to alternative methods of execution. The question is, will these methods be more humane?

Brigham Young University valedictorian comes out as proud 'gay son of God' in speech
Brigham Young University valedictorian comes out as proud 'gay son of God' in speech

Matt Easton, who had interned in Utah Senator Mitt Romney's 2018 campaign, had reportedly told very close family and friends but had never publicly disclosed that he was gay

South Carolina may use firing squad as alternative death penalty method due to drug shortage for lethal injection
South Carolina may use firing squad as alternative death penalty method due to drug shortage for lethal injection

With no executions in the state since 2011 due to a problem with procuring chemicals for lethal injection, South Carolina may decide to move to other alternatives.

Trump trolls Mitt Romney by sharing clips of him losing 2012 polls after senator said he was 'sickened' by president's 'dishonest' behavior
Trump trolls Mitt Romney by sharing clips of him losing 2012 polls after senator said he was 'sickened' by president's 'dishonest' behavior

The president's tweet about the Utah senator was condemend by many social media users who called his behavior "petty"

Bill Weld may not beat Trump in the primaries but could derail his presidential campaign if history is anything to go by
Bill Weld may not beat Trump in the primaries but could derail his presidential campaign if history is anything to go by

The former Massachusetts Governor is the first Republican to announce he will challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential race.

Gymnast breaks both legs and dislocates knees in horrific fall after complicated floor routine goes wrong
Gymnast breaks both legs and dislocates knees in horrific fall after complicated floor routine goes wrong

The college athlete has shared that Friday had been her 'final night as a gymnast'. She had been named SEC co-scholar athlete of the year and will be graduating this year with a degree in aerospace engineering.

JetBlue pilots drug 3 women crew members, rape two of them and leave the third one vomiting during layover
JetBlue pilots drug 3 women crew members, rape two of them and leave the third one vomiting during layover

The Brooklyn suit alleges that the crew members had met pilots Eric Johnson and Dan Watson on the beach in San Juan on May 9, 2018

Teen falls to death while attempting free solo climb in Utah state park: "Something went terribly wrong"
Teen falls to death while attempting free solo climb in Utah state park: "Something went terribly wrong"

Elijah Baldwin was visiting the park with his family for a hike on Sunday afternoon when he wandered away and went climbing by himself in the Pioneer Names area

Woman reveals chilling details of the night ex-boyfriend sliced the throats of a young couple for smoking marijuana with her
Woman reveals chilling details of the night ex-boyfriend sliced the throats of a young couple for smoking marijuana with her

Jerrod Baum became enraged with the teen couple, Brelynne Otteson and Riley Powell, when they came over to his house to smoke marijuana with his girlfriend in December 2017

Teacher placed on leave after forcing student to wash off Ash Wednesday cross from forehead
Teacher placed on leave after forcing student to wash off Ash Wednesday cross from forehead

A Davis School District spokesperson said Moana Patterson from Valley View Elementary School in Bountiful was placed on administrative leave after the incident

Husky bites off four-year-old boy's hand after he stuck it through fence to play with the dog
Husky bites off four-year-old boy's hand after he stuck it through fence to play with the dog

The boy, who remains unnamed, had to be airlifted to a hospital for treatment and is believed to be in a 'serious but stable' condition

Parents had hired private investigator to document son's 'mental erratic behavior' just days before he killed them
Parents had hired private investigator to document son's 'mental erratic behavior' just days before he killed them

Dedicated Mormon Camden Nicholson, 27, fatally shot his 64-year-old father Rick Nicholson, 61-year-old mother Kim Nicholson, and their 57-year-old housekeeper Maria Morse

Utah man pleads guilty to punching one-month-old son to death after the baby's cries woke him up
Utah man pleads guilty to punching one-month-old son to death after the baby's cries woke him up

Matthew Daniel Graves, of Roy, Utah, took a plea deal in January, admitting to punching his own newborn son to death after he woke up from sleep due to his cries in 2017

Hunting advocacy group advertises chance to join 'modern-day Teddy Roosevelt' Trump Jr on elk hunting trip for $10 per entry
Hunting advocacy group advertises chance to join 'modern-day Teddy Roosevelt' Trump Jr on elk hunting trip for $10 per entry

The hunting advocacy group, in its Instagram page on Saturday, announced the 'once-in-a-lifetime opportunity' slated for fall 2019.

Utah man fatally shoots his doctor girlfriend and then takes his own life in apparent murder-suicide
Utah man fatally shoots his doctor girlfriend and then takes his own life in apparent murder-suicide

The doctor's seniors paid tribute to her saying that her adventurous spirit and love of learning will be missed by all those who knew her.

Mother issues warning to other parents after her son nearly choked himself to death with a blind cord
Mother issues warning to other parents after her son nearly choked himself to death with a blind cord

Hernandez posted an emotional message on her Facebook wall, explaining how she found her son nearing death when he played with the cord and used it as a necklace

Government shutdown cost economy nearly $6billion, 300 million more than what Trump wanted for his border wall
Government shutdown cost economy nearly $6billion, 300 million more than what Trump wanted for his border wall

Standard & Poor, a financial rating agency, released a report on Friday, analyzing how the US economy was impacted because of the shutdown, said to be the longest in US history

Indiana man who brutally raped, murdered and ate ex-girlfriend's brain, heart and lungs is now planning an insanity plea
Indiana man who brutally raped, murdered and ate ex-girlfriend's brain, heart and lungs is now planning an insanity plea

Attorneys of Joseph Oberhansley plan to argue at trial, beginning this August, citing that he was insane at the time of the murder

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