Holiday Parties Are Not the Exception to Minor Consumption Laws

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Children and young adults under the age of 21 are not permitted to consume alcohol in Utah, but when the holiday parties roll around, parents are more likely to make exceptions to minor consumption laws. Momentary lapse in judgement Several people experience instances around the holidays where their common sense goes on hiatus. Frequently these […]

Undetected Bullying May Have Led to Violent Outburst by Utah Teenager

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After the stabbing that happened at an Orem high school this week, several Utah residents questioned if undetected bullying may have led to the violent outburst by the 16 year old teenager. When bullying victims fight back Although authorities are unaware of any bullying that may have occurred prior to the stabbing, it is not […]

Joyriding in Stolen Vehicle Leads to Death of a Police Officer

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Authorities have announced that three Utah teenagers who were joyriding in a stolen vehicle are the ones responsible for the death of a West Valley police officer. Struck by stolen vehicle A report of a stolen vehicle during the early morning hours on Sunday November 6th prompted a quick response by law enforcement. During the […]

Sexual Bullying by Teenage Girls

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Teenage girls are continually educated to recognize and report instances of sexual harassment at school, yet some may unknowingly be the perpetrators in what is referred to as sexual bullying, a type of harassment. Harassment knows no gender Many kids are taught from a young age that inappropriate words or actions that make them uncomfortable […]

Juvenile Recidivism in Utah

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When a juvenile is arrested shortly after being released for a previous offense, it is known as recidivism and continues to be a problem among the youth in Utah. More than half re-offend According to a study done by the Utah Criminal Justice Center in 2013, over half of all juvenile offenders return to incarceration […]