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Ogden courthouse evacuated for 3rd bomb threat this month

Bomb threat number three

For the third week in a row, Ogden’s courthouses are being evacuated due to a bomb threat.

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Uintah wildfire damage almost erased, but hard-learned lessons linger

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Before and after pictures are stunning, but danger of a repeat incident still remains.

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Riverdale Police ID man found dead in Weber River

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Police were alerted to the body by a jogger and arrived on scene at about 6:45 a.m. Tuesday, Riverdale Police Lt. Casey Warren said.

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Police: Man waited 2 hours before alerting police to Tremonton shooting death

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Around 3:45 a.m. Monday, officers were officers were dispatched to a reported shooting at 3625 W. 1000 North, according to Tremonton Police Chief Dave Nance.


Bountiful man given federal prison time for bank robbery charges in California

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In January, Gregory Jerome Brown pleaded guilty to robbing banks in California, Nevada and Southern Utah.


Riverdale man gets life sentence for sexually abusing 5 girls

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In March, a jury found Jacob Rich Streeper, 38, guilty of 13 felony charges, including of multiple counts of rape of a child, aggravated sexual abuse of a child, and sodomy on a child — all first-degree felonies — among others.

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Police confirm discovered remains near Logan are that of missing Wyoming man

Kyle Ryan Burton missing man

Police confirmed Tuesday that the found remains found near Logan belong to Kyle Ryan Burton, who went missing on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Update: Body of 'elderly' man found in Weber River in Riverdale

Riverdale body found

Riverdale Mayor Norm Searle told the Standard-Examiner Tuesday morning that police were working on getting a body out of the river.

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Tremonton homicide leads to man’s arrest; victim identified

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Police in Box Elder County are investigating the murder of a Tremonton man.

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7 Utah jail deaths in 2017, down more than two-thirds from the year before

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Newly obtained records from Utah’s sheriff’s offices show seven people died in county jails in 2017. That’s down more than two-thirds from the 25 deaths in 2016.

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