Crime

A white 3-D printed gun on a white grid with a black background.
Federal Bureau of Investigations

3-D printers are becoming more and more accessible to the public, making some worried about their ability to create weapons that are untraceable. One Utah undergraduate student researches these so-called ghost guns, investigating the impact these guns can have on law enforcement and possible solutions.

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What do Judi Dench and Samuel L. Jackson have to do with ending crime waves and curing blindness? We'll find out this week when we're joined by guests Elizabeth Vargis and Sherry Towers. 

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If you are a bystander and witness a crime, should intervention to prevent that crime be a legal obligation? Or is moral responsibility enough?

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Salt Lake Democratic Representative Brian King wants people to stop looking the other way.

Cache County Sheriff's Office

Sentencing has been delayed for a northern Utah woman who admitted killing her infant son nearly four years ago.

District Court Judge Thomas Willmore postponed Monday's scheduled sentencing in Logan so 45-year-old Marie Rutchey of River Heights can undergo another psychiatric evaluation at a state mental hospital.

Cache County Sheriff's Office

A Utah State football player and another student are being charged with intimidating a witness in a burglary case against two other members of the football team.

Logan Police Chief Gary Jensen said that on April 5, 19-year-old freshmen Kevin Meitzenheimer and Dayshawn Littleton tried to hit the witness with their car and threatened to return and shoot the witness. The men were charged last month.

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Leaders in South Salt Lake City fought against a new homeless shelter being built in their town but are now helping with plans for the facility, saying they want to make the best of a bad situation and reduce the potential for crime.

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One person is dead and another in custody after Ogden Police officers opened fire Tuesday night during a burglary investigation that happened in a parking garage of a popular part of downtown Ogden.

It's hard to believe that not only was there no Serial six months ago, there was no Serial three months ago. The hugely popular podcast, a spinoff production of This American Life, didn't even premiere until early October, but since then, it has made its way with great speed into worlds from Sesame Street to Funny Or Die.