Recent Articles by McKenzie Romero
Published: Sunday, February 7, 2016 4:00 pm MST
Experts are divided over "blended sentences" and whether Utah should formalize them on its books. Such options can allow juvenile offenders certified as adults to receive rehabilitation treatment in the juvenil...
Published: Sunday, February 7, 2016 11:00 am MST
Is Utah getting soft on juvenile crime? Experts say it's more likely that Utah — and the nation — are undergoing a big paradigm shift.
Published: Friday, February 5, 2016 5:57 pm MST
A series of procedural problems, muddled paperwork and miscommunication about new criminal charges contributed to the release of an inmate who weeks later shot and killed a police officer and wounded another du...
Published: Thursday, February 4, 2016 6:58 pm MST
A judge has denied requests for a new trial for a woman convicted in the shooting death of a Utah County sheriff's sergeant and the attempted murder of a sheriff's deputy when she was 17 years old.
Published: Thursday, February 4, 2016 12:32 pm MST
The Salt Lake Metro Gang Unit was looking for one of their top 10 most wanted fugitives Wednesday.They found him, and a whole lot more, police say.
Published: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 5:13 pm MST
A man who was shot by a West Jordan police officer has been acquitted of assaulting that officer.
Published: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 1:39 pm MST
Just days before he was set to stand trial, a former Utah State University student and fraternity member accused of sexually assaulting two women has pleaded guilty to reduced charges.
Published: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 12:38 pm MST
A Wayne County man accused of choking his uncle to death when he was 17 has been ordered to face the charges as an adult.
Published: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 3:25 pm MST
A Millcreek man who pleaded guilty to sexual conduct with a 16-year-old baby sitter has been sentenced to prison.
Published: Friday, January 29, 2016 6:17 pm MST
Two men have pleaded guilty to committing a drive-by shooting that sent 19 rounds into the bedroom of a sleeping baby last summer.