Convicted murderer's innocence claim denied by Ogden judge

Riqo Mariano Perea

Riqo Perea, convicted in 2010, says he wasn’t the shooter in a 2007 double murder in Ogden.

Police & Fire

Brother: Mentally ill man 'snapped' in Weber jail, harmed himself

Matthew Ryan Hall family photo

The Disability Law Center rebuts claim that Matthew Ryan Hall was faking mental problems.


North Ogden man charged with rape of a 14-year-old; courts round-up

Nathaniel David Noffsinger WEB ONLY

This is a weekly round-up of new charges and ongoing proceedings in Weber and Davis county courts for April 14-17.


Preliminary hearing held for 20-year-old Layton man accused of killing roommate


Christopher Fritz, a Layton man accused of killing his roommate in December, appeared in court Friday for a preliminary hearing where prosecutors presented evidence. 


Davis man, 20, charged with sending explicit pictures to minor; courts round-up

Cameron James Bowles

A weekly round-up of new charges and ongoing proceedings in Weber and Davis county courts for April 11-14.


Utah judge at rape sentencing: Ex-Mormon bishop a 'good man'

Utah Judge Rape Case

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A woman says she is shocked by a Utah judge's comments in which he called a former Mormon bishop convicted of sexually assaulting her a "good man" during his sentencing hearing. Julia Kirby said Friday that Judge Thomas Low appeared to care more for her attacker than he did...


Ogden pair charged with operating underground prostitution ring


Victims say couple used violence, drugs to keep them in prostitution


Man suspected of faking mental illness in Weber jail before paralysis, death

Matthew hall weber county jail

Prior to injuring himself in Weber County jail, state doctors believed Matthew Ryan Hall may have been faking his mental illness, court records show. However, his mother said he was previously diagnosed with schizophrenia.


Man dies after suffering serious neck injury, paralysis in Weber County Jail

Matthew hall weber county jail

Matthew Ryan Hall, 31, died around 11 a.m. Friday, April 7, at the LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City, according to his obituary.


Ogden theater assault suspect charged, with no hate crime enhancement

BS 011717 Megaplex Theatres Ogden at the Junction 01

A 70-year-old man has been charged with misdemeanor assault after a transgender woman was allegedly attacked at Megaplex Theatres in Ogden.

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