Northern Utah is no stranger to odd crimes. Here are some that gained national attention.
OGDEN — A man was arrested in Weber County over the weekend after he was accused of sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl.
ROY — Police in Roy say a man who was found shot in the legs Tuesday morning later admitted that he intentionally shot himself.
LAYTON — A Layton man died after being struck by a car Wednesday evening.
WEBER COUNTY — A mudslide in Weber County on Wednesday night prompted the closure of some nearby train tracks.
OGDEN — A man is in critical condition after he was ejected from his car during a crash on Wall Avenue early Thursday morning.
FARMINGTON — A convicted child killer and former Layton resident was sentenced Wednesday afternoon to spend the rest of his life in a Utah prison.
DRAPER, Utah (AP) — A former high school English teacher incarcerated in Utah for sexually abusing three students is seeking parole.
FARMINGTON — A Syracuse man is accused of sexually abusing a young boy and producing child pornography images.
A former Ogden deputy fire chief will serve at least seven years in prison for sexually assaulting two young girls at his home in Provo more than three years ago.
ROY — Police in Roy pulled over a driver early Tuesday morning and found he was bleeding from two gunshot wounds.
OGDEN — An Ogden man accused of murder attempted to fire his lawyer before pleading not guilty to multiple felony charges.
FARMINGTON — The children of an assisted-living patient abused by a certified nursing assistant are seeking greater protections for other elderly residents.
SALT LAKE CITY — Two former law enforcement officers are in court arguing the Utah Peace Officer Standards and Training Council may have acted unconstitutionally when it disciplined them.
OGDEN — Angie Petersen had driven by the cemetery headstones shop on 12th Street many times.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — One of Utah's largest police departments is facing a backlash as they consider whether to discontinue body cameras due to cost concerns.
OGDEN — Dozens of people convened on a chilly Saturday morning to stand, and walk, against sexual violence in their community.
OGDEN — Police have seized hundreds of DVDs and video cassettes from the home of a Plain City man accused of sexually abusing a child roughly 15 years ago and allegedly filming the sexual abuse.
For two decades, a federal law has allowed local law enforcement agencies to acquire surplus military gear — everything from gloves, tents and flares to assault rifles and mine-resistant vehicles.
FARMINGTON — A Sunset man was arrested by police after he was accused of trafficking a 16-year-old girl to Colorado and sexually abusing her multiple times.
ROY — A house fire in Roy sent a woman to the hospital and displaced a family Friday.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty to a felony terroristic threat charge after authorities said he threating to target women in a mass shooting because he couldn't get a girlfriend.
PROVIDENCE — Two Cache County men have been charged after a homemade blasting cap went off in a Providence garage and injured them both on Tuesday.
OGDEN — An Ogden man is being charged with 20 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor after police discovered thousands of child pornography files in his Dropbox account.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s has been charged with sexual abuse of a young girl.
CLEARFIELD — A man who was punched in the face at a Clearfield gas station has died, according to police.
BOX ELDER COUNTY — One man was critically injured after a diesel engine repair business went up in flames Wednesday night.
SOUTH OGDEN — After more than two years of debate, talking and meeting, officials in South Ogden and Riverdale appear close to joining forces in providing fire protection in the two cities.
PROVIDENCE — Multiple state and federal police agencies responded to a Providence home after "explosive material" was found in a home and a man was injured.
CLEARFIELD — Police found a man unconscious in a Clearfield gas station Wednesday after hearing reports of a fight.
OGDEN — An Ogden man has been indicted in district court for allegedly shooting at another man on 25th Street last August.
FARMINGTON — The Davis County Sheriff’s Office has formed an advisory committee to conduct a life safety study in the jail, where 13 people have died in the past decade.
OGDEN — A Pleasant View man pleaded not guilty to an attempted murder charge after allegedly stabbing a friend during a fight at a Roy home in 2016.
MORGAN COUNTY — Police say a Layton woman was killed after her car rolled into a river in Morgan County earlier this week.
Several Northern Utah cities made the list of the top 20 safest cities in the state, according to an annual ranking from a home security company.
DAVIS COUNTY — Police say a small private plane had to make an emergency landing in a Davis County field Monday afternoon.
SUNSET — Officials say a FrontRunner train struck and killed a pedestrian in Sunset Monday afternoon.
OGDEN — Ogden City and one of its police officers have been dropped as defendants in a civil lawsuit over the death of an intoxicated man in the Weber County Jail.
KAYSVILLE — Police in Kaysville are searching for a suspect they believe was involved in a shooting that took place Thursday night.
OGDEN — Ogden’s chapter of the NAACP is calling for a “full and impartial” review surrounding the Harrisville police shooting that left a local man with multiple gunshot wounds.
FARMINGTON — One law enforcement employee charged with home warranty fraud may avoid a criminal conviction, while charges against the second have been dropped.
OGDEN — The video of the March 23 confrontation between Jamal Bell and the three officers who responded to a call at his Harrisville apartment has been released to the media.
SALT LAKE CITY — State charges filed against an Ogden man, which included an attempted murder charge, were dropped Tuesday after a federal grand jury indicted the man in March on drug and gun charges, according to court documents.
HARRISVILLE — Harrisville police officers are trained in handling a range of situations, in the proper sort of response depending on the specific circumstances.
OGDEN — A Harrisville woman was indicted Tuesday after she allegedly gave lap dances to minors at a birthday party while minors drank alcohol and smoked marijuana.
FARMINGTON — A Murray man was indicted Monday on charges alleging he hit and killed a man with his car while driving impaired in Layton in December.
FARMINGTON — A Davis County Jail nurse failed to adequately act upon dangerous signs of labored breathing and bluish skin exhibited by an arrestee who soon died of a narcotics overdose, attorneys have alleged in new court documents.
SALT LAKE CITY — For the sixth time, a former Northern Utah nurse blamed for a 2015 hepatitis C outbreak had her federal jury trial pushed back to a later date.
SALT LAKE CITY — Out of the hundreds of DUI arrests since the .05 blood alcohol law took effect in January, only a handful had alcohol levels under .079, according to the Utah Department of Public Safety.
FARMINGTON — An Idaho man is being held in the Davis County Jail after he was indicted for allegedly abusing two girls at a daycare between 2010 and 2012.