UV crime: Fire on Y Mountain, sentencing for animal cruelty

Y Mountain fire Provo police have ticketed a person with starting a fire on Y Mountain late Tuesday night with a Chinese lantern. Fire crews had the blaze contained and the Y trail was back open by Wednesday night. The person who started the fire will pay at least $500 and may have to pay […]

UV crime: Guilty plea in dead babies case, $12,500 reward in arsons

Guilty plea in dead babies case Megan Huntsman, a former Pleasant Grove resident, pleaded guilty on Thursday to killing her six babies between 1996 and 2006. She choked or strangled all of the babies after they were born and hid their bodies in her garage. Her estranged husband discovered one of the bodies last year […]

UV weekly crime report: Copper theft to stray bullet

This week police nabbed people they say are responsible for repeated returns to steal copper wire, solved the mystery of a ceiling hole and warned people not to leave criminals the gift of a warming-up car. And two men now know when a jury will decide their fate in a murder-for-hire case, and the two […]