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UPDATE: Northbound I-15 traffic resumes after auto-ped suicide, officials say

Bountiful auto-ped suicide

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

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Man accused of holding 4 adults, 3 children hostage in Ogden

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Frank Jimenez, Jr., has been charged with several counts of kidnapping, among other charges, relating to a Jan. 12 incident on Adams Avenue in Ogden. 

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Woman escapes man who allegedly threatened her with a gun Tuesday in Ogden

Chase Farris

Chase Farris, 24, was booked into Weber County Jail on charges of aggravated robbery, aggravated kidnapping and assault after a Jan. 17 incident in central Ogden Tuesday morning. 

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Two cows slow traffic, kept off I-15 in Clearfield Monday afternoon

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Usually it’s the chickens that try to cross the road, but Monday afternoon officials had to keep two cows from crossing Interstate 15 in Clearfield.


Ex-Farmington firefighter's sexual harassment suit headed to District Court

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Sarah Mojazza contended she reported in 2012 that a fellow probationary firefighter repeatedly harassed her, asking her to have sex, sending her inappropriate text messages and touching her breasts and buttocks.


Ogden man involved in Wendover police shootout charged with attempted murder

Anthony Christopher Martinez

Anthony Christopher Martinez has been charges with two counts of attempted murder with a deadly weapon and a charge of possessing an explosive or incendiary device. In charging documents filed Nov. 18, prosecutors said police found a crudely made explosive device in Martinez’s car...


Attorney: West Bountiful man accused of child sex abuse treated more severely

Elliott, Thomas

The attorney for Joseph Jardine says his client is being treated differently in two counties for a similar alleged act. The attorney wants the sex abuse charges in Davis County to be dismissed or reduced.

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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.

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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.

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After Layton stabbing, man charged with attempted homicide

Michael Coady

Michael Coady is accused of stabbing a man in Layton following a fight between the two. 

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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.”

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