Eric Moutsos, 33, said Wednesday that he was unfairly branded a bigot despite simply asking to swap roles and work a different part of the parade in June 2014. Moutsos, a Mormon, said he felt uncomfortable doing what he considered celebratory circles with other motorcycles leading the parade because of his religious views. But he said he never refused to work the parade.
The hype that existed for the first match-up between Arizona and Utah, on Jan. 17, has only grown for Saturday’s showdown.
Prosecutors say the plea deal means Megan Huntsman, 39, will likely spend the rest of her life in prison over what authorities described as a heinous series of killings from 1996 to 2006.
Best Friends Animal Society said Tuesday in a statement posted to its blog that it euthanized the dog named Bela after tests revealed fast-growing cancer in the dog’s lungs.
The group Utahns for Alternatives to the Death Penalty argues firing squad executions are a gruesome relic of the state’s Wild West past that create a media frenzy around condemned inmates.
Arizona beat Colorado last night in its final game before Saturday’s home showdown with Utah.
Cost may be part of the reason for the growing popularity of home births, said Nan Streeter, maternal and child health director at the Utah Department of Health. A typical hospital birth costs about $7,000 before insurance, and the bill for a cesarean section is usually more than twice that figure.
A Placer County sheriff’s detective who was shot and killed in October is being honored by a national organization.
His fellow skiers and six others who happened to be in the area quickly began searching for him after the avalanche occurred. The man had a rescue beacon on him that sent signals that allowed the others to pinpoint where he was buried.
Seventy-eight-year-old John Vanderwerff died without any children in 2010, and named Gardiner in his will. But four of his cousins argue the relationship didn’t fit the definition of a common-law marriage. A judge agreed she didn’t properly inform his estate of the union and tossed the marriage declaration.
Police say Kipp’s neighbors reported the nude sunbathing March 5. His yard has a chain-link fence without privacy slats. Police say children could see him, but Kipp told an officer he could do what he wanted on his property.
Kristin and Jeff Millard and their four children returned from a viewing for her sister-in-law, Lindsay Richards, to discover their home had been burglarized Monday night.