Police & Fire

Weber County disputes allegations in jail death lawsuit

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In documents filed in U.S. District Court, attorneys for Weber County dispute claims that jailers...

Courts

Cops breaking doors, and other claims against the Davis County Sheriff's Office

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People have filed millions of dollars in legal claims against the Davis County Sheriff’s Office, but most cases have been thrown out of court. The exception is a pair of claims totaling $2,262 over some broken doors.


Police & Fire

Utah emergency bosses dissect Hawaii's bungled ballistic missile alert

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The false nuclear attack warnings in Hawaii and Japan this week have sparked training topics for Utah emergency officials.


Courts

Layton man sentenced to prison for shooting, killing roommate in 2016

Christopher Scott Fritz

Fritz pleaded guilty in November to shooting 24-year-old Taylor VanCamp multiple times in their Layton home on Dec. 19, 2016.


Police & Fire

Ogden, Weber fire districts respond to South Ogden house fire

So. Ogden house fire

Multiple fire departments responded to a house fire near the corner of 5725 South and Meadow Lane in South Ogden Thursday, Jan. 18, just after 1 p.m.


Courts

Lawsuit seeks expanded freedoms for Utah's intellectually disabled adults

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The Disability Law Center accuses Utah’s Department of Health, Division of Medicaid and Health Financing, Department of Human Services and the state’s Division of Service for People with Disabilities of fostering a system that restricts residents in intermediate care facilities (ICFs) from leading...


Police & Fire

State death penalty discussion highlights Utah cases, issues

Death Penalty Talk

Tuesday evening, Utah Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty hosted a panel event on Weber State’s campus that discussed the current state of Utah’s death penalty system.


Police & Fire

Davis Sheriff's Department: Body found in Fruit Heights not result of foul play

Body found in Fruit Heights is an adult man

Police do not suspect foul play in the death of a man whose body was found Tuesday evening, Jan. 16.


Courts

Heras-Corrales gets prison sentence for murdering girlfriend in 2008

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Nearly a decade after killing his girlfriend and fleeing to Mexico, Gutberto Heras-Corrales has been sentenced to prison for the December 2008 murder of Noemi Rodriguez.


Courts

Ogden man sentenced to prison for killing 8-week-old daughter in 2016

HATTON, MICHAEL LEE - WEB ONLY

Michael Lee Hatton, 26, was given the mandatory minimum sentence of 15 years to life in prison after pleading guilty in December to one charge of first-degree felony murder.


Police & Fire

4 people escape Adams Ave. house fire

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Firefighters responded to a house fire on Adams Avenue between 3rd and 4th Street Wednesday afternoon.


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