5 stories: Tough battle for Wildcats in CIT; trial set for Ogden murder case

Monday , March 20, 2017 - 5:30 AM

MAKENZIE KOCH/Standard-Examiner Staff

Happy Monday! Catch up on the top news in Northern Utah for Monday, March 20. 

1. Search for justice: State chops away at rape kit testing backlog

Several years of uproar over the rape kit testing backlog has generated action at local police departments, the Legislature and the state crime lab. Read more here. 

2. Nursery owners worry about asphalt plant, developer says it's not happening

Despite a developer’s reassurances to the contrary, the owners of a longtime Box Elder County nursery worry an asphalt plant might be built next to their property. Read more here. 

3. Bruised and battered, Weber State faces tough challenge in Corpus Christi

Weber State’s game Monday night against Texas A&M Corpus Christi is going to be significant challenge the Wildcats in and of itself, but a slew injuries will make it even more so. Read more here. 

4. Northern Utah courts March 13-17: Jury trial scheduled for Ogden murder case

Two jury trials scheduled, one man sentenced, a change of plea and much more — see what happened in Northern Utah courts last week. Read more here. 

5. Should people be allowed to own backyard chickens? An S-E reader conversation

Clearfield officials are expected to discuss the city’s ban on backyard chickens in residential neighborhoods — but what do S-E readers think? Read more here. 

Contact digital producer Makenzie Koch at mkoch@standard.net, follow on Twitter at @makenzie_koch or like her on Facebook at facebook.com/MakenzieKochSE

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