Stories That Happened In UT

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  • August 01, 2014 | Comments
    Real Life Evertytown Ad, With Different Results: Utah Woman Shoots and Kills Boyfriend Who Assaulted Her

    A Utah woman is currently being investigated in the shooting death of her boyfriend, identified as Dale Hardinger, 34. The woman has not been identified. According to police, Hardinger injured the woman to a degree that required treatment at an area hospital. At some point during the incident, the woman shot Hardinger, who was pronounced dead at the hospital. Police have not released many details and the police... Read More »

  • May 27, 2014 | Comments
    Two Men Threaten Young Lady over the Phone, Show Up With Guns, Armed Dad Steps In

    An armed father is not someone I'd ever want to be on the wrong side of. That's exactly what two men in their twenties faced last night though. According to media reports, the two men had called a woman at a Salt Lake City residence and made threats. When the woman stopped answering the phone, the men decided to show up at her home - armed with guns. The pair kicked in a door to the home, which alerted the girl's... Read More »

  • February 06, 2013 | Comments
    [Video] Utah Store Owner Draws Gun on Knife Wielding Robber Who Leaves Knife and Runs

    A convenience store owner in Utah says he has kept a pistol handy for five years for protection. The first time he had to reach for it was on Monday when a knife wielding man walked into the store and demanded money. The owner drew his pistol and said, "I pulled out my gun and I said, 'Just leave your knife here and leave the store.' And he left." The suspect was arrested at a nearby Kentucky Fried Chicken shortly... Read More »

  • February 01, 2013 | Comments
    Utah Homeowner Comes Home to Burglary, Confronts Suspect Who is Captured

    A homeowner in Utah came home to find an unfamiliar car his driveway. The occupants honked their horn and a 3rd suspect emerged from the home holding a crowbar. The homeowner then retrieved a gun from his car and fired shots at the suspect exiting his home. The two suspects in the car immediately fled the area. The suspect who was shot at was not hit, but was captured by police. This neighborhood has been the... Read More »

  • December 20, 2012 | Comments
    [Video] Utah Pastor Uses Laser Sighted Gun to Protect His Family From Intruder on Drugs

    A Baptist pastor in Utah used his handgun to ensure that his family remained safe from an intruder high on prescription drugs. The pastor heard some noise at his church, where he also lives with his family, and went to investigate. The pastor confronted the would be intruder, who was incoherent and eventually had to draw his handgun on the individual. Once the pastor placed the dot of the laser sight on the suspect,... Read More »

  • November 02, 2012 | Comments
    Homeowner shoots home invader, protecting wife and child.

    Two men are at large and third was hospitalized Tuesday after a homeowner fired a handgun at home invaders, police said. The incident took place about 3:20 p.m. at 2303 S. Green St., Salt Lake City police detective Dennis McGowan said. According to witnesses, a man, woman and child were inside the home when the man opened the door for an acquaintance. When he did, three adult men rushed inside the home, one of them... Read More »

  • April 27, 2012 | Comments
    UT Gun Carrier Stops Stabbing Spree; Earns Praise From Law Enforcement and Shoppers

    A UT man carrying a gun stopped a stabbing spree in a grocery store. The suspect bought the knife in the store and then began using it to stab people. Fortunately one of the customers at the store was armed. The gun carrier drew his firearm and told the suspect to drop the knife or he would shoot him. The suspect complied and was subdued by other bystanders. Police and shoppers had high praise for the gun carrying... Read More »

  • March 08, 2012 | Comments
    Video: 911 Recording Released After Homeowner Shoots, Kills Late Night Intruder in Utah

    We posted the original story several days ago here: UT Homeowner Shoots Intruder Who Was In His Bedroom at 3AM Demanding Money Now the 911 call placed by the homeowners after the shooting has been released.

  • March 02, 2012 | Comments
    UT Homeowner Shoots Intruder Who Was In His Bedroom at 3AM Demanding Money

    After an intruder in a UT home made himself a tortilla in his victim's kitchen, he went upstairs and told the homeowners he had a gun and they were going to come with him to an ATM. The husband grabbed his gun and shot the intruder once in the chest. The case is being called self defense and no charges are expected against the homeowners.

  • January 22, 2012 | Comments
    UT Man Shoots at Home Intruder 3 Times, Suspect Escapes

    A Utah man fired three shots at a man who broke into his home. The suspect ran from the home immediately and police were unable to locate him. It is unclear if the suspect was hit.