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Murder-for-hire plot sentence: 165 days in jail

OGDEN — A man who admitted to accepting money in a contract to kill his friend’s son-in-law was sentenced to jail Thursday, Aug. 27. David Allen...


Courts

Prosecutors: Woman embezzled $100K from disabled father

FARMINGTON — A woman is accused of embezzling more than $100,000 from her father’s special-needs trust account and is now charged with five felonies....


Environment

New weapon against smoking vehicles in Utah

The state has offered some guidance on how counties can crack down on smoking vehicles, and it’s borrowed a page from Weber County’s old procedures....


News

Elderly Utah man dies of plague

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah man in his 70s has died after contracting the plague, bringing to four the number of deaths from the disease reported in the United...


Police

Police warn Utahns of new identity theft scam

CLINTON — Police are concerned about a new trend of identity fraud that has arrived in Utah.  Clinton police arrested a Roy couple this week and...




Education

Greenhouse growing at WSU Davis campus

LAYTON — Botany and nutrition students share a common need — plants. Weber State University students will soon be growing those plants in a...


Environment

EPA workers had no way to get word out after toxic spill

BILLINGS, Mont. — Documents show it took more than 90 minutes for members of a federal cleanup crew to issue a warning about a toxic spill because they were...


Local

Throwback Thursday: An early 1900s postcard love affair in Ogden

Jessie Watson, of West Weber, attended an estate sale in Ogden about 15 to 20 years ago. There, she purchased an oblong, old frame that held seven photos. She...


Ogden Area History Bin

Experts in 1924 said Great Salt Lake was doomed

Just over nine decades ago, some geologists believed the Great Salt Lake was drying up for good, not then understanding its natural cycles. “America’s...


Military

American Legion irked about no-notice office ouster

SALT LAKE CITY — The American Legion has agreed to leave its office in the Utah capitol after a brief spat with lawmakers and a group of lobbyists. The Salt...


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Police warn Utahns of new identity theft scam

CLINTON — Police are concerned about a new trend of identity fraud that has arrived in Utah.  Clinton police arrested a Roy couple this week and...


Freeway murder suspect found mentally competent for trial

OGDEN — A woman charged with stabbing her girlfriend to death on the freeway has been found competent to stand trial, although her attorney says the case...