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Initial hearing scheduled in Layton Christian Academy embezzlement lawsuit

A preliminary injunction hearing is scheduled for next Thursday in the ongoing lawsuit between the Christian Life Center church in Layton and four former employees of Layton Christian Academy that the church is accusing of fraud and embezzlement. The suit, filed last month, accuses Greg ...

Ogden hotel plans abutting Weber State campus seem to be edging forward

OGDEN — A grove of trees has been downed on a piece of property abutting the Weber State University campus in apparent anticipation of construction of a new 130-room hotel affiliated with Marriott International. The Ogden City Council rezoned the parcel at 4400 Harrison Blvd. in 2020 and ...

Police: No suspects in Ogden crossing guard hit-and-run

OGDEN — Police said Wednesday they have no suspects in a hit-and-run crash that injured an Ogden school crossing guard Tuesday. The guard was setting up at 6:55 a.m. for the morning school crossings at Harrop Street and Monroe Boulevard when she was hit by a southbound vehicle. “We have ...

Livestreamed 911 calls help Weber deputies save lives

OGDEN — A new program that streams 911 calls to deputies in their patrol vehicles may have helped save two lives already in its first three weeks of operation, the Weber County Sheriff's Office says. “As soon as emergency dispatch picks up the phone, the 911 call is automatically broadcast ...

UTA opens statewide student art competition

This week, Utah Transit Authority opened the second statewide My BeUTAHful Community Student Art Competition. Students are encouraged to enter the competition and highlight the future they hope to see in their neighborhoods and emphasize the diversity and beauty of their communities, Carl ...

Barrier plan proposed to thwart potentially deadly jail tier jumps

SALT LAKE CITY — Officials in Weber and Davis counties said Monday they welcome legislative action to fund construction of suicide prevention barriers in county jails. Both the jails in Ogden and Farmington have had instances of inmates jumping off an upper tier, some suffering severe ...

Social work advocates: More resources required to meet growing need

The demand for social workers is increasing, but care is diminishing. In the past few years, Davis Behavioral Health has gone from 350 people per month seeking help to over 800 since the COVID-19 pandemic hit. “The challenge is getting consistent help for people,” said Brandon Hatch, CEO ...