Recent Articles by McKenzie Romero
Published: Saturday, January 31, 2015 8:03 pm MST
Utah's homegrown geek convention rolled out its second FanX event this week — a smaller, streamlined version of its previous record-shattering conventions.
Published: Friday, January 30, 2015 9:22 pm MST
After more than 14 hours of deliberation and 11 days of testimony, a jury on Friday exonerated one of the key figures in the criminal cases against former Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow of fr...
Published: Friday, January 30, 2015 1:40 pm MST
With Salt Lake Comic Con's second FanX event underway, organizers announced that Star Wars icon Carrie Fisher will be speaking at a 30-minute panel on the convention's final day.
Published: Thursday, January 29, 2015 7:29 pm MST
A jury is deliberating whether Marc Jenson, a key figure in the cases against Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow, is guilty of fraud and money laundering after a ritzy ski and golf resort he was developing fell ap...
Published: Thursday, January 29, 2015 3:28 pm MST
In three years, the mild-mannered founders of Salt Lake Comic Con have become kings of Utah geekdom through their hit comic book and pop culture events and the successful business behind it.
Published: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 10:07 pm MST
A man arrested in an intense police operation after he allegedly robbed a bank while wearing a fake explosive vest now faces felony charges.
Published: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 9:16 pm MST
Even as Marc Sessions Jenson was establishing an office and marketing exclusive memberships for proposed ski and golf resort, there was evidence of problems with a major investor.
Published: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 7:23 pm MST
In his second day testifying in the fraud case against him, Marc Sessions Jenson described the steps he took to ensure potential investors knew of his run-in with Utah state law.
Published: Friday, January 23, 2015 10:21 pm MST
Despite the emotion in his voice, Marc Sessions Jenson spoke clearly Friday as he testified in the fraud case against him, painting the picture of a man being pulled in all directions as his livelihood crumbled...
Published: Friday, January 23, 2015 5:59 pm MST
Jacques Bushman, 12, who died Thursday after falling through the ice at a closed public pool, is remembered as a cheerful and mischievous boy.