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Crime

U Student Killed in Red Butte Canyon Shooting

U Student Killed in Red Butte Canyon Shooting

By Emily Anderson and Steven Morgan October 30, 2017

One University of Utah student is dead following a shooting Monday night in Red Butte Canyon near the University of Utah. The suspect turned himself in to security at the Salt Lake City Library on Tuesday...

Photo Courtesy of Chronicle archives.

U Administration Announces Anti-Racism Task Force

By Emily Anderson October 26, 2017

Following multiple incidents of racism, including anti-Black flyers being posted around campus and graffiti at the new Carolyn and Kem Gardner construction site, University of Utah administration announced...

The construction site of the new Carolyn and Kem Gardner Building at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 5/14/17.

Photo by Adam Fondren/Daily Utah Chronicle

Gardner Building Construction Site Vandalized With Racial Slurs

By Claudia Robles and Emily Anderson October 17, 2017

Vandals wrote anti-Black slurs at the construction site for the new Carolyn and Kem Gardner building at the University of Utah over the weekend. Construction crews found the damage Monday morning,...

Consequences of Drinking on a Dry Campus

Consequences of Drinking on a Dry Campus

By Steven Morgan October 3, 2017

The University of Utah is a dry campus, which means that any alcohol consumed on university property gives the school grounds to administer disciplinary action. This policy leaves students with a lot of...

A cougar statue located near the southwest corner of LaVell Edwards Stadium after being vandalized by four University of Utah fans on the morning of September 9, 2017.

U Fans Vandalize Cougar Statue Before Rivalry BYU Football Game

By Claudia Robles September 10, 2017

Four University of Utah fans were caught “red-handed” at Brigham Young University (BYU) early Saturday morning — 13 hours prior to the highly-anticipated rivalry football game between the two schools. A...

Man Spotted With Gun Downtown Detained Without Incident

Man Spotted With Gun Downtown Detained Without Incident

By Mackenzie McDermott September 2, 2017

It was just another day on the job for Maggie Glasheen, an employee at IconoCLAD, until she looked out the window and saw a man with a gun. IconoCLAD is a consignment clothing store located at 414 East...

This flyer from Vanguard America was posted in multiple places on the University of Utah campus. James Fields, accused of driving into a crowd of people, marched wearing Vanguard America apparel on August 12. The group denies Fieldss membership and says shirts were handed out to all those in attendance.

Racist Posters Found on U Campus

By Emily Anderson August 12, 2017

Racist posters were found taped around the University of Utah last week. The flyers were reportedly found in and around the George S. Eccles Student Life Center, as well as outside the J. Willard Marriott...

College Classes in Maximum Security: The only thing I needed

College Classes in Maximum Security: “The only thing I needed”

By Connor Richards April 6, 2017

By the time Sean Pica walked out of Sing Sing Correctional Facility a free man in 2002, he had spent more than half of his life in prison. When he was 16, Pica was convicted of murder, given a lengthy...

Student Assaulted with Pepper Spray in Dormitory on Campus

Student Assaulted with Pepper Spray in Dormitory on Campus

By Emily Anderson March 24, 2017

A University of Utah student living in Gateway Heights apartments on campus was assaulted in their room early Friday morning. Around 2:15 a.m., an unidentified male knocked on the victim’s door while...

Chronicle archives

February Campus Crime Report

By Emily Anderson March 7, 2017

PRESIDENT’S CIRCLE TOILET-PAPERED On the night of Saturday, Feb. 4, police responded to reports of three individuals throwing toilet paper on the trees in President’s Circle. The suspects had no affiliation...