Health

American Red Cross urges donations with gift card offer

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Since including a $5 gift card offer for donors, the Layton center has been busy this week, but Red...

News

American Red Cross urges donations with gift card offer

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Since including a $5 gift card offer for donors, the Layton center has been busy this week, but Red Cross employees say more donations are needed to fill a current shortage.


News

Jail inmates can suffer or die without their prescription medications

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Weber and Davis jail protocol is to confirm prescribed medication with an inmate’s pharmacy or physician, but delays in doing so may lead to a loss or alternate form of medication.


Local

Passionate Miss Rodeo spreads light in Utah while fighting terminal cancer

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Not even stage 4 breast cancer can take the passion out of Tammy Taylor Mitchell, who was honored during the Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo this year. She’s a former Miss Rodeo Utah.


Police & Fire

Deaths in Utah's county jails support advocates' zero fatalities goal

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Medical issues, substance abuse withdrawals and suicides are the most frequent death causes in Utah’s county jails and state prison system.


Police & Fire

Jail deaths trigger levels of investigative machinery

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Criminal, administrative and civil liability reviews are possible inside jails after someone dies in custody.


Environment

Elevated toxins found in Bountiful show benefit of state air quality funding

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The Division of Air Quality detected high levels during regular air-monitoring projects since 2013.


Police & Fire

Timeline: The last days of Bosnian immigrant Amra Miletic

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The 47-year-old Bosnian immigrant died March 20, 2011 after a 47-day stay at the Weber County Jail.


News

Zika-infected Utah resident dies, health officials say

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A person with the Zika virus in Salt Lake County has died, health officials confirmed Friday. 


Police & Fire

Weber, Morgan officers get life-saving drug overdose kits through state grant

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Officers received naloxone drug kits, which were acquired through an $8,700 state grant, on Wednesday, July 6, at the Weber County Sheriff’s Office. Although naloxone, also known under its brand name Narcan, has been used by EMTs for years, Weber Sheriff’s Lt. Lane Findlay...


Local

Have a Heart: Big pantry means a lot to family with new Layton home

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The Larsens needed a home to help them help their youngest son, Nicolas, who suffers from Prader-Willi Syndrome — which means he always feels hungry. The Have a Heart Home program gave the Larsens a key to a new Layton home this week.


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