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Weber County gang injunction lawsuit ends with out-of-court settlement

Remaining issues in a long-running civil lawsuit over Weber County’s gang injunction of more than a decade ago have been settled out of court. One lasting goal of the suit was clearly achieved: There will be no new gang injunction. In their suit, filed in 2015, Daniel Lucero and Leland McCubbin Jr. argued their civil rights were violated by the 2010 injunction, which was served upon people identified in an Ogden Police Department database as gang members. In 2019, U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups granted summary judgment to the pair, saying their due process rights were violated. ...

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Letter: Supporting Benitez for city council because character matters

I have known Sebastian Benitez for over a decade. During this time, I have witnessed his compassion for the less fortunate. It shouldn’t be a surprise that he wants to run for the Ogden City Council. Few people spend the time campaigning for projects left unfinished in the community. ...