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Amid national unease, Weber State promotes service to honor Martin Luther King

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As this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day marks the end of one era and the beginning of another, local educators want to ensure a younger generation understands lessons learned from the past.


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It's Monday so that means there's a new gun to guess, a new chance to win

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Can you identify the make, model and year of the firearm using just this photo? Those who give the correct answer get a chance at a special Smith & Edwards prize associated with the start of the gun sale and auction.


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5 years after Matthew Stewart's death, mother still hopes to clear son's name

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Five years ago, a shootout left left Army veteran Matthew Stewart and Ogden police officer Jared Francom dead. Stewart’s mother acknowledges she still feels betrayed by an institution she used to trust.


Police & Fire

Friends, family note Francom's legacy 5 years after deadly Ogden shootout

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Weber County Sheriff’s Lt. Nathan Hutchinson was with fellow officer Jared Francom on the day he died during a shootout in Ogden. Five years later, Francom’s friends and family reflect on his legacy.


Police & Fire

5 years after shootout, Ogden police better equipped, 'more cautious'

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A gun battle between the Ogden police strike force and Matthew Stewart killed 1 officer and wounded 5. That incident forced the police department to accept a new reality: “...even though we knew terrible things could happen, I don’t think we really believed it.”


Police & Fire

Northbound I-15 traffic delayed due to auto-ped suicide, officials say

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Northbound I-15 traffic delayed due to auto-ped suicide, officials say


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PHOTOS: After decades homeless, Ogden man spends his first year off the streets

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Environment

No-burn alert issued for Monday in Box Elder, Cache, Davis and Weber counties

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People are asked to not use solid fuel burning devices, reduce or stop open burning, and reduce vehicle use by consolidating trips.


High School

COACH OF THE YEAR: Northridge's Erik Thompson beat the odds ... again

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LAYTON — When now-former Northridge High head football coach Erik Thompson pursued the same job at Ogden High this offseason, he was told by a longtime family friend that one way he could really make an impact in kids’ lives was to go into administration. Thompson, not afraid to be...


Police & Fire

Suspect in Layton car theft, high-speed chase arrested in West Valley City

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West Valley City police arrested Tyler Allen Williams, 26, Saturday night, Jan. 14, after a second police chase that resulted in a car with people inside being struck.


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