HUNTSVILLE — A boulder tumbled off a steep mountainside Saturday, crashing through a pickup truck's windshield and critically injuring the driver, police said.
SALT LAKE CITY — A nonprofit group laid out a recipe Thursday to reduce Utah’s prison and jail populations, cut crime, save lives and unburden taxpayers.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A recently unsealed search warrant says a Utah teen secretly gave birth to a baby at her home, and then, after it died, hid the body in a drawer in her closet.
Gov. Gary Herbert has proposed $5 million more per year for the constitutionally guaranteed defense of poor criminal suspects, but Utah still would trail neighboring states by most related measures.
OGDEN — Calls from jail suggest the two defendants in a murder case are pointing the finger at one another as to who shot and killed a homeless man in August near an Ogden pond.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Melvin Dummar, a delivery driver who claimed that billionaire Howard Hughes left a handwritten will bequeathing him $156 million when he died in 1976, has died in rural Nevada.
WASHINGTON TERRACE — Mayor Mark Allen suspects leaders in neighboring South Ogden and Riverdale may have strong feelings about Washington Terrace leaders’ decision to back out of talks to unify their fire departments.
WEBER COUNTY — A Washington Terrace man has been charged in connection to two separate robberies at businesses in Roy and Riverdale in the last month.
LAYTON — An 18-year-old is in jail after he was arrested Saturday evening on an alleged robbery charge.
OGDEN — Larry Gallegos found out the hard way that his uncle died in prison.
SALT LAKE CITY — Three mortuary personnel have been given suspended jail sentences for offenses including selling gold taken from bodies and cremating infants and fetuses with adults.
LAYTON — Davis County prosecutors will not purse the death penalty against a 20-year-old man charged with aggravated murder.
Two Idaho State University football players were driving through Box Elder County, headed home to California on Christmas break 2016, when Utah police arrested and jailed them on accusations of bank robbery.
OGDEN — A man is in custody after police received a call Friday from a woman saying she was kidnapped earlier in the day.
OGDEN — An early morning fire caused an estimated $60,000 in damages to an Ogden home Friday.
KANSAS CITY — A longtime Weber County prosecutor received national recognition for his work during the Project Safe Neighborhoods National Conference on Thursday in Kansas City.
OGDEN — Trial dates have been set for an Ogden couple facing capital murder charges following the death of their 3-year-old daughter in 2017.
OGDEN — Police released the name of a man shot and killed Tuesday afternoon by an Ogden Police officer following a surveillance mission and car chase that ended at 12th Street and Depot Drive.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The recent beating of a young man and his father at their Salt Lake City tire shop by an attacker who told police he targeted them because they were Mexican is renewing criticism of the state’s hate crime law, which one prosecutor is calling unusable.
OGDEN — An Ogden man is in jail after being accused of molesting a six-year-old girl in South Ogden.
FARMINGTON — The FBI’s Child Exploitation Task Force netted three separate arrests in Davis County over the past week, according to charging documents.
OGDEN — An Ogden Police officer shot and killed an 18-year-old robbery suspect Tuesday afternoon after he led officers on a chase and then allegedly pointed a gun at the officer.
SALT LAKE CITY — A state committee has recommended a five-point plan to help Utah’s county jails prevent deaths among an incarcerated population increasingly afflicted by substance addictions and mental health problems.
DRAPER, Utah (AP) — An inmate on death row in Utah has died.
OGDEN — Weber County authorities have approved a property tax hike effective for 2019 to boost funding to the entity that handles 911 emergency calls across the county.
OGDEN — The suspected kidnapper killed Friday night in a confrontation with Ogden police had an extensive criminal background and had come to Weber County, at least in part, to pursue a relationship with a local woman, Ogden Police Chief Randy Watt said Saturday.
OGDEN — Two Ogden Police officers shot and killed an alleged kidnapping suspect after the man opened fire on the officers Friday evening in downtown Ogden, according to Ogden Police Chief Randy Watt.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The family of a woman killed by her boyfriend’s ex-wife while decorating a Christmas tree is sounding a warning about the devastating impact of domestic violence that goes beyond two people.
LAYTON — Police in Layton have arrested a suspect in connection with an armed robbery earlier this week.
FARMINGTON — The Davis County Jail went six years without documented protocols for providing health care to inmates, Sheriff Todd Richardson said in a wrongful-death lawsuit deposition.
LAYTON — A 15-year-old Northridge High School sophomore is in police custody after he allegedly cut the neck of another sophomore student during school hours Thursday at the Layton high school.
OGDEN — Three people were displaced after an early-morning house fire in Ogden on Thursday.
OGDEN — A jury came back with guilty verdicts against an Ogden man facing two felony charges.
Investigators are searching for a dealer of Latter-day Saint antiquities charged with stealing rare photos from two universities and failing to pay another dealer for nearly $700,000 worth of antiques.
OGDEN — A South Ogden man convicted of murder earlier this year was sent to prison Tuesday by an Ogden judge.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man who was a passenger in a car that fatally rammed a police officer in a Salt Lake City suburb has been arrested on suspicion of murder, burglary and other charges, police said.
SALT LAKE CITY — Prosecutors have lodged more charges against businessmen Jacob and Isaiah Kingston stemming from an alleged $1.1 billion scheme to defraud the federal government of renewable energy tax credits.
CLINTON — Police have released the identity of a man shot and killed by police in Clinton on Sunday.
LAYTON — Police are searching for a robbery suspect after a man with a gun walked into a Layton gas station Tuesday morning.
FARMINGTON — A Davis County sheriff’s dispatcher and the Woods Cross Police Department’s former administrative assistant have a preliminary hearing scheduled Dec. 19 on felony charges arising from allegations of home warranty fraud.
CLINTON — An officer from the Syracuse Police Department shot and killed a man Sunday in Clinton who was allegedly threatening to harm himself after a standoff that lasted several hours.
FARMINGTON — A previously convicted sex offender is accused of sexually assaulting an intellectually disabled teen in Davis County.
OGDEN — The Weber County entity that handles emergency 911 phone calls is proposing a tax hike, in part to help it build its reserves.
HARRISVILLE — A northern Utah woman was killed in an auto-pedestrian crash Wednesday night in Harrisville.
OGDEN — Fire crews in Ogden responded to a fire in a garage Thursday afternoon.
WEBER COUNTY — Ogden Canyon was closed for several hours Thursday after a car crash.
SALT LAKE CITY — Intensive up-front screening for mental health and substance abuse problems has been identified as the top priority in a state examination of county jails.
ROY — Four families were displaced after a fire started in a Roy apartment building Monday night.
MURRAY, Utah (AP) — The Utah Highway Patrol says a Kaysville police officer was injured Tuesday morning while on a ride-along with a trooper on a freeway in the Salt Lake City area.
SALT LAKE CITY — Using deadly force while intoxicated should not be prohibited if it is done in self defense, says a proposal under consideration by Utah lawmakers.
SALT LAKE CITY — A former Davis High School teacher convicted of having sexual relationships with her students asked a federal judge Friday to dismiss a lawsuit against her and the Davis School District, according to court filings.