A Utah state attorney came under fire for his expletive-laden email sent to an openly gay, Asian American political candidate after the latter accidentally woke him up and his family from their siesta.
What happened: Darin Mano was doing door-to-door campaigning over the weekend for a City Council position when he stumbled into the house of assistant attorney general Steven A. Wuthrich, according to The Salt Lake Tribune.
A Filipino and Asian fusion food truck in Utah that was vandalized with racist graffiti over the weekend has been redesigned with the help of the local community and NBA star Jordan Clarkson.
About the attack: Yum Yum Food Truck owner Ben Pierce found racist insults covering one side of his food truck in the city of Layton on Sunday, according to WTKR News 3.
Police in Salt Lake City are looking for a man who allegedly vandalized at least two vehicles with anti-Asian graffiti.
Reported: On Monday, two vehicles in the downtown area near 200 West Pierpont Avenue were found spray-painted with slurs.
An Asian American-owned business in Taylorsville, Utah recently received an anonymous letter stating that all Asian people must “go home now.”
The letter, which was written on March 17, mentions the six victims of Asian descent who were murdered during last month’s mass shooting in Atlanta.
A grocery store owner in Ogden, Utah was shot and killed while at work on Sunday night.
Super Groceries, located at 675 N. Monroe Blvd., saw a man enter its premises around 11:50 p.m. and make conversation with owner Satnam Singh, police said.
A boy from Chandler, Arizona died in a watercraft crash at a state park in Utah, officials announced on Wednesday.
Ethan David Law, 11, was aboard a personal watercraft when it collided with another at Sand Hollow State Park around 1:15 p.m. on Monday.
Austin Boutain, the Colorado man who fatally shot University of Utah student ChenWei Guo, was arrested by police officers on Tuesday, according to CNN. He was spotted by a librarian inside a Salt Lake City Public Library who recognized him and alerted officials shortly after 1 p.m.
Authorities learned that after killing Guo, Boutain coerced a female friend of Guo’s, who had been present at the time of the shooting, to flee the scene of the crime with him. The woman, who wished to remain anonymous, said that he had attempted to force her up the canyon before becoming distracted, allowing the woman to run away. Boutain reportedly fired at her as she fled, according to campus police.
ChenWei Guo, a Chinese student at the University of Utah, was shot dead in a carjacking near the school on Monday, prompting a lockdown as a search for the suspected gunman continues.
University of Utah Police Chief Dale Brophy said authorities are searching for Austin Boutain, 24, who is suspected of shooting Guo outside the campus’ eastern border.
The newly established Topaz Museum in Delta, Utah held its grand opening ceremony this weekend, a testament to the 11,212 Japanese-Americans who were forced to relocate to the concentration camp during World War II.
“Today I met an angel.”