Tag Archive for Utah

Hiding dead babies. It’s happened before.

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This is a shocking story. How and why did she do this? Many questions about mom accused in infant deaths – SFGate. Investigators are reconstructing a mysterious decade from Megan Huntsman’s life as they try to figure out how she concealed seven pregnancies before allegedly strangling or suffocating her newborns. Utah investigators are examining DNA from the…

Searching for Montezuma’s treasure with ROVs in Utah

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Here’s one I actually hadn’t heard of — looking for Montezuma’s treasure in a Utah pond. Filmmakers search for Montezuma’s treasure in Kanab pond | KSL.com. Producer Mike Wiest along with landowner Lon Child and a crew of filmmakers are setting out to tell the story of Three Lakes, Montezuma and the treasure hunters whose…

Attempted manslaughter for telepathic rape

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More paranormal crime excuses. Amazing, the imagination… Utah woman in ‘telepathic rape’ case pleads guilty A Centerville woman accused of urging her husband to shoot their neighbor over “telepathic rape” has pleaded guilty to reduced charges. Meloney Selleneit, 55, pleaded guilty — but mentally ill — to criminal solicitation and possession of a weapon by…

Bigfoot skull fossil is a amateur mistake of wishful thinking

It's a rock, not a bigfoot head. Sorry to disappoint but let's be serious here...

The assumptions in this story are astounding. Man believes he found fossilized Bigfoot head. “I found a fossilized Bigfoot skull.” A journalist can go his or her entire life waiting to hear those six magic words. And yet, on a recent weekday afternoon, that very thing happened. Todd May, of Ogden, dropped by the offices…

Another grebe-ous error – Thousands of birds crash landed

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More than 12,000 birds crashed in Utah’s west desert Monday | The Salt Lake Tribune. The number of eared grebes rescued — and killed — after their Monday crash-landings at the U.S. Army’s Dugway Proving Ground was far higher than originally estimated. Wildlife biologists and volunteers spent Monday and Tuesday gathering 12,800 water birds, carrying…

Utah UFO revealed as marketing attempt

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Just after the controversial piece on hoaxes The Deliberate Skeptic Hoax, comes this story making news in the Daily Mail. What is it? Man captures video of spinning blue UFO ‘cruising slow’ over Utah The stunning image of a UFO was captured on video last week, but is it an alien craft, or is there…

A grebe-ous error

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Thousands of confused water fowl crash-land in Cedar City The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources office in Cedar City had thousands of dead, injured and confused Eared Grebes on its hands after the migrating birds crash-landed in the southcentral Utah community. DWR spokeswoman Amy Canning confirmed that a large flock of the water fowl plunged…