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Body found at Riverdale park, no foul play suspected

The area where the body was found is now open to the public, according to police. Police do not...


Police commander says violent Ogden gangs have 'ISIS mindset'

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While police investigate series of shootings, attorneys square off in federal court over the 2010 Weber County gang injunction and its promised successor.


Riverdale man accused of sexually abusing two girls, downloading child porn


Charges were filed against Jacob Rich Streeper on Monday, Aug. 29. If he is found guilty of either count of the first-degree felonies, he could be sentenced to mandatory 15 years to life at the Utah State Prison.


Mental evaluation not completed for man accused of killing estranged wife


A judge said Tuesday he will call the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health to ask when they can schedule an analyst to determine Joe Castillo’s mental competency.


Salt Lake doctor accused of violating protective order before sentencing

Larsen, Brent L.

According to charging documents, Brent L. Larsen sent multiple text messages to his ex-wife in violation of a protective order. 

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Ogden assisted living center evacuated as crews respond to reports of smoke

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Crews were dispatched to reports of a structure fire at the Legacy House of Ogden at 8:25 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 30.

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Weber County's 'graffiti bowl' is no more after reports of trouble, crime

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Though some considered the “graffiti bowl” near the North Ogden/Ogden border a nuisance, others saw it as a piece of community art.

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Electrical issue causes minor damage to South Ogden home

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Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this story misspelled Ginny Donaghy’s name.    SOUTH OGDEN — An electrical issue caused minor damage to a town home in South Ogden.  Crews were dispatched at approximately 4:36 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29 to a reported structure fire,...


Former forensic scientist accused of child sex abuse offered plea deal

Hepworth, Michael

Another hearing is scheduled for Sept. 19, when Michael Hepworth will either accept or reject the plea deal.


Domestic violence-related charges dismissed against Davis elementary principal

Donald Heywood Beatty

Antelope Elementary School principal Donald Beatty’s wife signed a statement saying she would not testify against her husband, invoking her spousal privilege. 


Hearing to suppress evidence set in Ogden man's murder case

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Judge Mark DeCaria scheduled Sept. 20 to hear arguments concerning evidence the defense attorneys want to suppress. No motions have been filed with the court concerning specific evidence, according to the court website.

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