Recent Articles by Geoff Liesik
Published: Thursday, July 30, 2015 7:51 pm MDT
A former Utah police chief was ordered to stand trial Thursday on misdemeanor charges of stalking, unlawful detention and trespassing.
Published: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 2:53 pm MDT
An Oregon man who tried to disarm a Utah police officer inside a Uintah County hospital, causing the officer's gun to discharge inside an exam room, has been ordered to serve up to 20 years in prison.
Published: Monday, July 27, 2015 7:04 pm MDT
Two people pleaded guilty to negligent homicide and obstructing justice Monday for their roles in a 2014 house fire that killed a Carbon County man.
Published: Thursday, July 23, 2015 7:55 pm MDT
Sheriff's detectives are hoping the public can help them track down whoever shot a yearling mare and a 3-month-old colt at a farm west of Duchesne in mid-July.
Published: Thursday, July 23, 2015 7:11 pm MDT
Two Colorado police officers were legally justified in using deadly force against a Mississippi fugitive who disarmed them and briefly held them hostage near the Utah-Colorado border in March, according 14th Ju...
Published: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 5:41 pm MDT
The Utah Department of Transportation closed state Route 45 as a precaution Tuesday after crews discovered erosion around the base of the road that connects U.S. 40 in Uintah County with the remote Book Cliffs ...
Published: Monday, July 20, 2015 1:53 pm MDT
A Uintah County man who told investigators he was distracted by his phone when he hit and killed a teenage boy with his pickup truck will be released from prison in October 2016.
Published: Thursday, July 2, 2015 6:50 pm MDT
Divers recovered the body of a Duchesne County man Thursday from a track hoe that overturned in the Green River east of Pelican Lake in Uintah County.
Published: Wednesday, July 1, 2015 9:05 pm MDT
The Utah County Attorney's Office has determined that Roosevelt Police Lt. Pete Butcher was legally justified in shooting Kevin Vance Norton during a May 3 standoff. Norton died from a shotgun wound to the back...
Published: Wednesday, July 1, 2015 8:53 pm MDT
Police say they've tracked down the partially clothed man who was caught on camera entering a Roosevelt family's backyard in the middle of the night and releasing their dog from its kennel.