Gunnison Sage Grouse on Endangered Species List, Highly Debated

Gunnison Sage-Grouse

The Gunnison Sage-Grouse is a bird native to southeastern Utah and southeastern Colorado that is officially a threatened species, warranting protection under the Endangered Species Act, Federal Fish and Wildlife Service beginning Wednesday. The bird was initially proposed to FWS for listing back in January 2013, when fewer than 5,000 individuals had remained. However it appears that the … [Read more...]

Cleveland Teenagers Charged for Horrific Prank on Autistic Child


Five Ohio teenagers have been charged with disorderly conduct after a horrific ice bucket challenge prank on an autistic teenager. They dumped a bucket filled with their urine, tobacco spit, cigarette butts, feces and water on an unsuspecting 15-year-old autistic boy convincing him that he was taking part in the viral ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. All five teens, aged 14 to 16, were charged in … [Read more...]

Is Obama Involving the U.S. In a War that Might Require More than Americans Bargained for?

United Nations Hosts World Leaders For Annual General Assembly

During a speech at the U.N. on Wednesday, president Obama vowed to continue fighting the terrorist group ISIS. He involved the United States and its people in what many could call a newly started war that might drain resources which could be better used in the country instead of outside of it. The U.S. President charted a muscular course of the United States, suggesting that the U.S. military … [Read more...]

Utah Doctor on Trial for Wife’s Murder Facing Life in Prison


The Utah doctor accused of murdering his wife was sentenced to 17 years to life in prison after a trial that became the true-crime cable TV-obsession. Judge Samuel D. McVey, of the Fourth District Court in Provo, Utah, sentenced Dr. Martin MacNeill on the 15th of September 2014 to 15 years in prison, after the good doctor had already received several other sentences (one to fifteen years for an … [Read more...]

Utah Man Facing Sexual Abuse Charges Against 5 Year Old Girl


Last month, two Amish Girls were abducted and sexually abused by their abductor. It seems that our children are no longer safe. New information has been uncovered about a gruesome event. An Utah man was found guilty for sexually abusing a 5-year-old child earlier this week. Matthew Wallis stands charged of sexually abusing a 5 year old girl between 1999 and 2000 according to Sheriff Lonnie Greco. … [Read more...]

Utah School Teacher Accidentally Shoots Herself


According to officials from Salt Lake City, a Utah elementary school teacher managed to shoot herself by accident while carrying a concealed firearm at school. The teacher from the Westbrook Elementary School in Taylorsville, a suburb in Salt Lake City, shot herself in the leg while in the faculty bathroom, when her firearm discharged. According to Ben Hoarsey, Granite School District … [Read more...]

Utah Democrats Target Mia Love on New Website


One of the most popular Republican’s Party candidates is being targeted by Utah Democrats, who are blasting Mia Love, stating on the website that she is too extreme. On the website in question, Utah Democrats claim that they are trying to educate voters. However, Republicans as well as Mia’s campaign describe the website as a desperate attempt made by democrats to slander her, all the while … [Read more...]

Is the Utah Public Lands Initiative Still Worth Pursuing?


The Utah Public Lands Initiative represents the proposed solution for the 18 million acres in southeastern Utah that Republican congressman Rob Bishop is trying to carry through. The “Bishop public lands initiative” aims to create areas for recreation as well as oil, gas, mining and potash extraction. However, in spite of how it looks on paper (a bill that stands on the ideals of creativity and … [Read more...]

Islamic Extremist Ahmed Abdi Godane Targeted by U.S. Airstrike

Islamic Extremist Ahmed Abdi Godane Targeted by U.S. Airstrike

According to the Pentagon, U.S. military forces attacked the Islamic extremist al-Shabaab network in an operation in Somalia on Monday. This action was meant to capture the leader of the militant group,Ahmed Abdi Godane, 37. The al-Qaeda-linked group controls many areas of southern and central Somalia. According to an US official, "a senior al-Shabab operative" had been targeted but he did not … [Read more...]

More Charges Expected Next Week Against Couple Accused of Kidnapping Amish Sisters


On Friday 15, two Amish girls were kidnapped and sexually abused by Stephen Howells II and Nicole Vaisey. The northern New York couple was charged with the abduction of the girls, but a prosecutor believes that they will receive more charges in the following week. At the moment potential evidence, such as computer hard drives, are still being collected at the couple's home, declared Mary Rain, … [Read more...]