Police & Fire

Police looking for man last seen in Ogden after 3 bodies found on Idaho

Gerald Michael Bullinger

Authorities are looking for a man last seen in Ogden after three women were found shot to death in...

Government , Police & Fire

Crisis intervention, de-escalation training seen as valuable tools for Utah

Role-playing part of crisis intervention training

On any given day, the men and women that make up Utah’s “thin blue line” face the likelihood of having to intervene in situations where people are in crisis or could be wrestling with a mental illness.


Ogden seeks demolition of buildings ruined by fires

MH 062017 2831 Monroe Blvd. Fire 04-3

On April 13, 2017, an arson fire heavily damaged the former R.J. Wrigley’s dealership at 3350 Wall Ave., Ogden. City code enforcers also are pushing for demolition of a home at 2831 Monroe Blvd., where a natural gas blast March 7 fatally injured the homeowner.


Was 4-month sentence for marijuana possession too much for depressed inmate?

Dominic Landreth jail death sentencing controversy

The 20-year-old’s mother says her son was nonviolent, depressed and needed help.


Davis County family questions justice system in son's jail death

Dominic Landreth jail death sentencing controversy

The 20-year-old’s mother says her son was nonviolent, depressed and needed help.


New drug possession cases drop in Weber, Davis, Salt Lake

Controlled substance case filings down

One key reason for fewer controlled-substance cases being filed in Northern Utah is the 2015 Justice Reinvestment Initiative, which reduced basic drug use penalties. Police also may be handling some cases differently, and even changing tactics by drug traffickers could be playing a role, local...


Defense seeks evidence suppression in child abuse case at Riverdale day care

Day care worker charged with child abuse

An Aug. 28 hearing is scheduled in Riverdale Justice Court on an evidence suppression motion and a trial is set for Sept. 8. Alexander Brent Jones, of Layton, faces one count of misdemeanor child abuse.

Police & Fire

Firefighters battling brush fire in Farmington's Compton Bench area

Farmington fire

Firefighters are working to put out a brush fire that started Friday evening in Farmington.

Police & Fire

'Armed and dangerous' man with Ogden connections still at large

Idaho Three Dead

A nationwide warrant has been issued for Gerald Michael “Mike” Bullinger, who is wanted for failure to report three deaths on his Idaho property.

Police & Fire

Size of Box Elder wildfire downgraded, 90 percent contained

Promontory fire

A wildfire that started Tuesday morning near Promontory is 90 percent contained as of Friday evening.

Guest Commentary , Police & Fire

Readers react: Death of Dominic Landreth draws questions about sentencing

Dominic Landreth Davis jail deaths

Many debated whether a misdemeanor drug charge deserved a 4-month jail sentence.

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