Recent Articles by Geoff Liesik
Published: Monday, June 1, 2015 6:58 pm MDT
Amee Averett spent nearly five months in jail while facing charges for her role in the drug overdose death of Trevor "TJ" Whiteside. On Monday, a judge sentenced her to serve another five months behind bars.
Published: Monday, June 1, 2015 3:58 pm MDT
A man who stabbed a classmate at Duchesne High School, hit his own sister with a hammer and started a fire in an unoccupied trailer home in separate incidents pleaded guilty but mentally ill Monday and was sent...
Published: Monday, June 1, 2015 2:09 pm MDT
A husband and wife who lived in Utah until last year were arrested Monday in Louisiana amid allegations that the wife embezzled more than $114,000 from the Carbon County business she worked for and her husband ...
Published: Friday, May 29, 2015 9:51 pm MDT
A Carbon County man accepted a plea bargain Friday that resolved nine cases against him, including a murder case filed after firefighters found his cousin's body in the basement of the man's fire-damaged home.
Published: Friday, May 29, 2015 11:53 am MDT
Prosecutors have filed a felony charge against a Vernal man accused of beating his mother's mixed-breed puppy with a baseball bat, causing substantial trauma to the dog's head and breaking one of its legs.
Published: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 4:00 pm MDT
Police have asked Facebook to help them identify a group of people who investigators believe used bogus screen names in April to post offensive content on a Facebook yard sale page.
Published: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 2:23 pm MDT
A group of Helper Middle School students who received medical care after ingesting prescription pills that a classmate brought to school are expected to make full recoveries, according to police.
Published: Friday, May 22, 2015 5:10 pm MDT
A distracted driver at the wheel of a tractor-trailer truck caused a head-on crash Friday that sent a woman to the hospital, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.
Published: Friday, May 22, 2015 3:21 pm MDT
As a politician, former Carbon County Sheriff James Cordova was used to asking people for their votes. On Friday, he asked county residents for their forgiveness after admitting that he misused public money dur...
Published: Thursday, May 21, 2015 8:47 pm MDT
A Price woman was killed Thursday after her motorcycle lost control and hit a guardrail on U.S. Route 6.