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2 Ogden residents accused of forging voter signatures for ballot initiatives

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Both were collecting signatures for the voter initiative petitions for the Utah Medical Cannabis Act and for the Direct Primary Election Act, the charging document states.


North Ogden man convicted in babysitter's overdose death loses court appeal

Eric Millerberg loses appeal in teen's overdose death

Eric Millerberg, now 44, has lost an appeal of his child abuse homicide conviction. He’s in state prison and not due for a parole hearing until October 2046.


North Ogden amphitheater lawsuit focus of Feb. 28 court hearing

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Residents living near the site of the project in Barker Park worry about noise and other disruptions brought on by the facility, already taking shape.


Jail deaths reporting bill advances to Utah Senate

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Civil liberties groups are promoting a bill that would require Utah jails to report in-custody deaths, including cases when inmates later die at a hospital.


Ogden man given federal prison time for selling opioids on Montana tribal land

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Tacuma Wallace, 32, will serve the next 12 months and one day in prison followed by three years of supervised release for selling Oxycodone pills, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Montana.


North Ogden residents file suit to halt Barker Park amphitheater construction

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Construction started last November, but a group of residents who fear the facility will be disruptive started lobbying in January against the project.


Utah inmate's death highlighted in 'debtors' prison' report

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Utah is one of 44 states that allow the jailing of debtors if they falt to appear in court or comply with orders to provide financial information to the courts in civil debt collection cases. The American Civil Liberties Union says the laws are keeping alive a “debtors’...

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Bill requires Utah jail death documentation, closes 'in-custody' reporting gap

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After dozens of deaths in Utah jails in recent years, a state senator has introduced a bill requiring sheriffs to report all such deaths and present treatment plans for opioid-addicted inmates.

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