Recent Articles by Geoff Liesik
Published: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:01 pm MDT
Authorities in Carbon County are investigating the death of a man whose body was found Tuesday in the basement of a burning home.
Published: Monday, July 28, 2014 4:07 pm MDT
Joseph Michael Simpson, who was convicted of murder in 1987, has been ordered to stand trial for the December 1995 beating death of Krystal Lynn Beslanowitch in Wasatch County.
Published: Sunday, July 27, 2014 9:23 pm MDT
Two people who died Saturday night after a rollover crash in Dry Fork Canyon have been identified as Vernal residents, ages 21 and 15.
Published: Saturday, July 26, 2014 9:36 pm MDT
Uintah County sheriff's deputies are investigating a rollover crash in Dry Fork Canyon that killed one man and left another in critical condition.
Published: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 3:24 pm MDT
An Idaho pilot caught at a Utah airport with 180 pounds on marijuana in his small plane has been ordered to spend more than four years on federal probation and pay a $25,000 fine.
Published: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 3:00 pm MDT
Christopher Codi Andersen admitted Wednesday that he killed Christopher Alan Miller by bludgeoning him with a ceramic statue and strangling him during a drunken fight at the Vernal apartment they were sharing i...
Published: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:32 pm MDT
Twenty-one people from 10 states were arrested Monday during a protest that "became physical" at a controversial tar sands mine in northeastern Utah, according to the Uintah County Sheriff's Office.
Published: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 5:48 pm MDT
Police in Price say they have been unable to substantiate online rumors that someone plans to commit acts of violence during this weekend's International Days celebration.
Published: Monday, July 21, 2014 7:32 pm MDT
A California man drove nearly 800 miles to meet a 12-year-old girl for sex, according to Vernal police. The "girl" was actually an undercover detective assigned to the Utah Internet Crimes Against Children Task...
Published: Monday, July 21, 2014 7:30 pm MDT
A doctor who was stripped of his license to prescribe controlled substances by state regulators earlier this month has surrendered his Utah medical license.