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Utah St. Patrick’s Day weekend DUI rate dips

The Associated Press
Mar 19 2014 - 7:07am

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah police made fewer drunken driving arrests over the weekend leading up to St. Patrick's Day than they did over the same holiday weekend last year.

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PHOTO: Going for a "spin" on I-15

Staff
Feb 19 2014 - 9:15pm

KAYSVILLE -- Emergency Crews were busy working at the scene of an accident on southbound Interstate 15 near Exit 328 just before 7 p.m. Wednesday.A man driving the pictured red passenger car was driving southbound on I-15 when he brushed against a semitrailer and reverberated off the shoulder barrier.

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UHP troopers stun Layton man who drove truck up Capitol steps

The pickup truck driven up several flights of steps to the west entrance of the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City Tuesday Oct. 22, 2013, sits behind crime scene tape. Utah state troopers used a stun gun to arrest the man who drove the pickup truck. (AP Photo/The Salt Lake Tribune, Francisco Kjolseth)

The Associated Press
Oct 23 2013 - 6:14am

SALT LAKE CITY -- Troopers used a stun gun to subdue a Layton man who drove his pickup truck up the west steps of the state Capitol building Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.A Utah Highway Patrol press release said state troopers watching security cameras saw the man's truck climb about two dozen of the granite steps and park outside the...

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Utah St. Patrick’s Day weekend DUI rate dips

The Associated Press
Mar 19 2014 - 7:07am

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah police made fewer drunken driving arrests over the weekend leading up to St. Patrick's Day than they did over the same holiday weekend last year.

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VIDEO: Drivers' need for speed prompted move to 80mph limit

Kelly Keiter, Standard-Examiner staff
Sep 19 2013 - 5:14pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- After the Legislature gave it the nod earlier this year, the Utah Department of Transportation has changed the speed limit in the northern stretch of Interstate 15 to 80 mph.The Utah Highway Patrol reports one of the biggest reasons for the change is because travelers were already breaking the original 75 mph limit."They were gutsy...

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Ex-Ogden chief denies knowing about officer's termination from UHP

Scott Schwebke
Apr 27 2012 - 11:10pm

OGDEN -- Former Police Chief Jon Greiner says he was never informed Andrew L. Davenport had been fired from the Utah Highway Patrol for punching a 59-year-old female motorist before he was given a job in June 2011 as an Ogden patrolman. "I had a recommendation that he should be hired," Greiner said Friday, adding the recommendation would have come...

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Ogden police hired ex-UHP sergeant who was fired for punching 59-year-old woman

(Courtesy photo) A frame grab from UHP video of the traffic stop involving Andrew Davenport and an elderly woman against whom he used excessive force.

Scott Schwebke
Apr 24 2012 - 8:28pm

OGDEN -- The Ogden Police Department hired a former Utah Highway Patrol sergeant six months after he was fired for repeatedly punching a woman after a vehicle pursuit. Andrew L. Davenport was hired by the police department in June 2011, according to the city's Human Resources Department records. Davenport's employment status with the city has...

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Officer dies of gunshot wound; five more injured

(ERIN HOOLEY/Standard-Examiner) Police officers and emergency crews work near 3268 Jackson Ave. in Ogden, where six police officers were shot while serving a warrant. The suspect was also shot.

Michael McFall, Scott Schwebke
Jan 5 2012 - 4:59am

OGDEN - A city police officer, among six gunned down Wednesday night while serving a search warrant at 3268 Jackson Ave., has died from his injuries. The Ogden Police Department announced around 2 a.m. Thursday that agent Jared Francom, a husband and father to two young children, died after seven years of service to the city. The six wounded...

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VIDEO: Drivers' need for speed prompted move to 80mph limit

Kelly Keiter, Standard-Examiner staff
Sep 19 2013 - 5:14pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- After the Legislature gave it the nod earlier this year, the Utah Department of Transportation has changed the speed limit in the northern stretch of Interstate 15 to 80 mph.The Utah Highway Patrol reports one of the biggest reasons for the change is because travelers were already breaking the original 75 mph limit."They were gutsy...

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GALLERY: Funeral of Utah Highway Patrol Trooper and Corinne Firefighter Aaron Beesley

Kristie Beesley, with her sons Austin, 7, left, and Derek, 4, holds a folded American flag and the firefighter's helmet of her husband Utah Highway Patrol Trooper Aaron Beesley during his  internment at West Point Cemetery Saturday, July 7, 2012. Trooper Beesley, 34,  who was also a member of the Corrine Fire Department, fell to his death last week while on a helicopter rescue mission after he helped save two stranded hikers on Mount Olympus. (Erin Hooley/Standard-Examiner)

Erin Hooley, Standard-Examiner staff
Jul 7 2012 - 6:18pm

The funeral of fallen Utah Highway Patrol Trooper Aaron Beesley at West Point Cemetery Saturday, July 7, 2012. Trooper Beesley, who was also a member of the Corrine Fire Department, fell to his death last week while on a helicopter rescue mission after he helped save two stranded hikers on Mount Olympus. (Erin Hooley/Standard-Examiner)

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Ex-Ogden chief denies knowing about officer's termination from UHP

Scott Schwebke
Apr 27 2012 - 11:10pm

OGDEN -- Former Police Chief Jon Greiner says he was never informed Andrew L. Davenport had been fired from the Utah Highway Patrol for punching a 59-year-old female motorist before he was given a job in June 2011 as an Ogden patrolman. "I had a recommendation that he should be hired," Greiner said Friday, adding the recommendation would have come...

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Ogden police hired ex-UHP sergeant who was fired for punching 59-year-old woman

(Courtesy photo) A frame grab from UHP video of the traffic stop involving Andrew Davenport and an elderly woman against whom he used excessive force.

Scott Schwebke
Apr 24 2012 - 8:28pm

OGDEN -- The Ogden Police Department hired a former Utah Highway Patrol sergeant six months after he was fired for repeatedly punching a woman after a vehicle pursuit. Andrew L. Davenport was hired by the police department in June 2011, according to the city's Human Resources Department records. Davenport's employment status with the city has...

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Officer dies of gunshot wound; five more injured

(ERIN HOOLEY/Standard-Examiner) Police officers and emergency crews work near 3268 Jackson Ave. in Ogden, where six police officers were shot while serving a warrant. The suspect was also shot.

Michael McFall, Scott Schwebke
Jan 5 2012 - 4:59am

OGDEN - A city police officer, among six gunned down Wednesday night while serving a search warrant at 3268 Jackson Ave., has died from his injuries. The Ogden Police Department announced around 2 a.m. Thursday that agent Jared Francom, a husband and father to two young children, died after seven years of service to the city. The six wounded...

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GALLERY: Crash at 12th Street and Wall Avenue involving a Utah Highway Patrol car

Erin Hooley, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 18 2011 - 2:29pm

According to witnesses, a Utah Highway Patrol car crossing the intersection with its lights and siren on t-boned a Geo Tracker at the intersection of 12th Street and Wall Avenue Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2010. The man driving the Tracker and young girl, about 3-years-old, were taken to the hospital in an ambulance. (Erin Hooley/Standard-Examiner)

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