Courts

Northern Utah courts April 24-28: Fritz pleads not guilty in shooting death

FRITZ, CHRISTOPHER S.

This is a weekly round-up of updates on ongoing court hearings in Weber and Davis counties for April 24-28, 2017


Courts

U.S. Circuit Court considers appeal of Weber County sexual harassment case

Marcia Eisenhour sexual harassment suit

Marcia Eisenhour went to county officials with accusations that Judge Craig Storey sexually harassed her in 2008, including rubbing his groin against her and making suggestive comments. She also found in his office a poem he had written about her body and his desire to have an affair with her.


Local

Clearfield officials hope apartment project spurs downtown revitalization

Clearfield apartments

The $14 million City Centre Apartments structure springs from a broader initiative aimed at bolstering the heart of the city along the State Street/Main Street corridor.


Government

North West Weber Industrial development could usher in huge growth

12th Street widening paves way for industrial growth

If all proceeds as planned, vast acreage at the far west end of 12th Street could soon acquire accreditation as a “megasite” for use as a massive industrial park bordering the Great Salt Lake.


High School

Following Bayleigh: Merrill family finally reunited with Box Elder softball

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BRIGHAM CITY — Mallory Merrill always wanted to play high school softball with her older sister, Bayleigh. But when Bayleigh moved by herself from Show Low, Arizona, to Mantua to play softball at Box Elder High School two years ago, such a scenario didn’t seem possible. It suddenly...


Local

Northern Utah veterans tell harrowing stories of their time as Vietnam War POWs

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Jay Hess, Bill Spencer and Lynn Beens — all Davis County residents — are scheduled to speak about their experiences at a Vietnam veteran celebration this weekend. The event begins at noon Saturday at the Hill Aerospace Museum, 7961 Wardleigh Road, Hill AFB. 


Track and Field

On Point: Davis High track athlete Xakai Harry aims for stardom

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Xakai Harry competes in several track events for Davis High and won several events at the most recent Davis County Track Meet, which features all eight high schools from the county. The junior talks about how he sees himself as an athlete with a senior year ahead of him.


Utah Jazz

Utah Jazz fall flat, Clippers force Game 7 on Paul’s 29 points

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Chris Paul scored 29 and the Los Angeles Clippers staved off elimination with a 98-93 win over the Utah Jazz to force Game 7. The Clippers will play host in the do-or-die series finale Sunday.


Courts

Man accused of co-running Ogden prostitution ring booked in Weber County Jail

Terrance Chavez Jones

Terrance Chavez Jones, 31, was extradited from California and booked into Weber County Jail on Thursday, April 27. He was charged with a slew of felonies after being accused of co-running an Ogden underground prostitution ring. 


Education

Weber State graduate inspired by tour in Afghanistan to become paramedic

Amanda King Mug Weber State

Students earned 5,105 degrees in last academic year at Weber State University and officials expect this year’s class to top that number. One of them is Amanda King. who is earning her certificate in Emergency Care and Rescue and was inspired by her military tour in Afghanistan to be...


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