NBA YoungBoy embracing a new look after release

NBA YoungBoy says he feels comfortable in his new look. After being released on bond and living in Utah on house arrest, YoungBoy filmed the music video for his latest track “Black Ball,” in which he sports a gothic look, complete with dark lips, dark eyes, and the words “Rock” and “Peace” scripted across his […]

OSTON shares the importance of celebrating the little wins

OSTON made quite an impact recently at Lollapalooza when she hit the stage for the Music in The Key of Chicago segment. The Park City Utah native’s style has a pop sensibility paired with an insightful approach. Her lyrics and phrasing are honest and uncompromising. Her debut EP, Sitting at the Kids Table, has racked […]

Racist school bus driver intentionally closes door and drags child (video)

The mother of a 14-year old student attending West Point Junior High School in Davis County, Utah is suing after what she is calling a racist incident by a school bus driver. Brenda Mayes has filed a lawsuit after her son was intentionally trapped by the closing doors of the bus and dragged, dangling precariously […]

How Idris Elba’s fiancée spent her bachelorette weekend

Idris Elba will be tying the knot very soon to his fiancée Sabrina Dhowre. The 46-year-old actor popped the question to the model last February, and over the weekend she celebrated her forthcoming marriage to the “Luther” star with nine of her close pals in their own apartment in the luxurious spot, where rooms start at $1,982.50 per night. […]

Michael B. Jordan said to be ‘super flirty’ with actress in Utah nightclub

Michael B. Jordan was reportedly seen being “super flirty” in a Utah nightclub with the actress best known for her breakout performance in the 2018 film If Beale Street Could Talk. The 31-year-old actor — who stars as Adonis Creed in the Creed franchise — was spotted by an onlooker sharing an enjoyable evening alongside Kiki Layne, 27, at […]

Salt Lake City cop who shot Black bicyclist cleared of wrongdoing

On Aug. 13, 2017, Patrick Harmon, 50, was riding his bicycle erratically in Salt Lake City, Utah. A police officer responded after seeing Harmon ride across six lanes of traffic without a rear red taillight on his bike. According to the Salt Lake Tribune, when questioned, Harmon gave multiple names in an attempt to hide the fact […]

Teacher arrested for raping student is set free

The news has been consistently filled with stories of teachers who have been accused of having sex with a student. One such case is that of Sarah Lewis, a high school teacher arrested earlier this year on charges she had sex with a male student at her home in Spanish Fork, Utah. According to court […]

Woman locks kids in the trunk to go shopping, police say

A woman in Utah has been arrested for committing alleged child abuse after witnesses reported to police that she locked her two kids in her car’s trunk at a Walmart parking lot to go shopping. Tori Lee Castillo, 39, was arrested in a suspected case of child abuse, the Associated Press reports, citing the Riverdale […]

Mom smokes meth as 9-year-old is gang-raped

A disturbing tale of meth and child sexual assault is emerging in the city of Vernal, Utah. It was in that city that four men have been accused of gang-raping a 9-year-old girl while her mother smoked meth. The unidentified mother took the girl to the house of a friend she had met while in jail […]

Minor league baseball team reconsiders planned ‘Caucasian Heritage Night’

A minor league baseball team in Utah recently canceled a weirdly named promotion after coming under fire on social media in the aftermath of the racially charged Charleston, South Carolina, shootings. The Orem Owlz planned to host a “Caucasian Heritage Night” on Aug. 10 to celebrate fans who are “Irish, Italian, Scandinavian, German…. or even Utahn! Whatever your background, […]

Utah close to bringing back firing squads to execute inmates

With the method of lethal injection being reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court after several botched executions, Utah’s House of Representatives voted last week to resume using a firing squad as a means of execution. The measure was put in place in response to the growing controversy over the effectiveness of the widely used lethal injection […]

Gang member killed after approaching witness stand in courtroom

An alleged member of the Crips gang was shot to death during his trial in Salt Lake City. According to reports by Salt Lake Tribune, Siale Angilau, 25, was standing trial when he rushed the witness stand. Authorities say Angilau held a pencil in his hand when he approached the witness stand while a witness […]

Mother arrested for killing 7 of her newborn children

A Utah mother is facing multiple counts of murder after cops made a  grisly discovery of seven dead babies in the garage of her former home — including six that were stuffed in cardboard boxes. Megan Huntsman, 39, is believed to be the mother of all the dead infants police suspect were killed between 1996 […]

Utah school seizes lunch from poor kids

School kids in Utah received a harsh lesson in the realities of economics on Tuesday.  After elementary school children at Salt Lake City’s Uintah Elementary School sat down to eat, a worker took away the tray of food and threw it in the trash. The children asked why and were told, ” You don’t have […]

Highlights from the 2014 Sundance Film Festival

PARK CITY, Utah — Celebrities, filmmakers and aspiring moviemakers converged on this picturesque city in the mountains above Salt Lake City for the 30th anniversary of the founding of arguably the world’s most prestigious film festival, Sundance Film Festival. Within the smorgasbord of films, screenings, parties and A-list celebs on Main Street, The Black House […]

Woman encourages husband to shoot neighbor for raping her ‘telepathically’

A Utah woman convinced her husband to shoot their neighbor because she believed the man was raping her “telepathically.” According to reports, Meloney Selleneit told her husband, Michael Selleneit, to defend her from the man who was sexually assaulting her. However, their neighbor had never touched her physically. She claimed that she was raped many […]