During Governor Spencer Cox's monthly press conference on Thursday, Cox touched on his want to ban fireworks statewide, his lack of authority to do so, the legislature not wanting to tighten restrictions, and how easy it is to spark a fire in the current drought conditions.
CLEARFIELD — Police are renewing calls for public assistance in identifying the driver in a fatal hit-and-run collision last week.
SALT LAKE CITY — Republican state leaders are not currently planning to seek an all-out fireworks ban.
SALT LAKE CITY — “Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” star Jen Shah and her defense attorneys have asked a federal judge in New York this week to dismiss charges against her in a fraud case because officers allegedly coerced her into waiving her Miranda rights when she was arrested in Utah.
Local authorities on Wednesday asked residents to help keep a watchful eye for fires along the area's river trails amid the summer's extreme heat and drought.
OGDEN — Weber County prosecutors want to submit evidence of a Pleasant View man’s alleged prior domestic violence history in his upcoming trial over the strangling death of his girlfriend.
FARMINGTON — Five attorneys have been nominated to replace District Judge Robert J. Dale, who will retire in August.
FARMINGTON — The Davis County Attorney’s Office has ruled that a Farmington police officer was justified when he fired on a man who crashed a car into a patrol cruiser and approached officers with a knife.
OGDEN — Three suspects in the Christmas Day robbery and shooting death of a Riverdale man have been scheduled for a preliminary hearing Aug. 27.
OGDEN — A Harrisville man, arrested for a 2019 bank robbery and freed later after the real perpetrator was caught, has filed a civil rights lawsuit against Ogden police.
OGDEN — Now that a judge has dismissed defense challenges to Utah’s death penalty, an Ogden couple is scheduled for trial in the 2017 torture death of their 3-year-old daughter.
FARMINGTON — A Davis County Jail deputy thwarted a suicide pact between two inmates Friday, sheriff’s officials said.
OGDEN — A three-vehicle crash in Ogden Canyon killed a driver Friday afternoon, the Utah Highway Patrol said.
CLEARFIELD — A 1-year-old child died beneath the wheels of a backing car in a Clearfield driveway Thursday, police said.
CLEARFIELD — Police are on the lookout for a cream-colored Cadillac and its driver after a hit-and-run fatality Wednesday.
OGDEN — Ogden police on Thursday arrested a second suspect in the June 4 shooting of a man inside his apartment, according to Weber County Jail records.
OGDEN — An Ogden man pleaded guilty Wednesday to two felony charges arising from a May 30, 2020, drive-by shooting.
OGDEN — A woman who insulted a judge in a court hearing on charges of attacking police officers was told Thursday she must serve a full 30-day jail sentence for contempt of court.
OGDEN — Prosecutors dropped attempted murder and aggravated burglary charges Thursday in return for an Ogden woman's guilty plea to an assault charge from a May 21 ax attack.
OGDEN — Police arrested a Harrisville woman Wednesday night who is suspected in the June 4 shooting of an Ogden man. A second suspect remains on the loose.
WEST HAVEN — Whether to create a new police department has been an on-and-off topic of discussion in West Haven, which currently gets protection from the Weber County Sheriff’s Office.
With several significant wildfires blazing in Utah and no improvement in drought conditions expected, state officials have imposed new restrictions and cautions on fireworks, campfires, target shooting and agricultural burns.
OGDEN — A man who shot two Ogden women, one fatally, has agreed to plead guilty to a reduced charge of second-degree felony manslaughter, attorneys said in court Wednesday.
OGDEN — The Utah Supreme Court has lifted “red” COVID-19 restrictions on state court operations, meaning criminal trials will resume under the lesser “yellow” precautions.
FARMINGTON — Davis County prosecutors on Monday filed eight criminal charges against a 40-year-old Bountiful woman accused of trying to take a police officer’s handgun away as he was arresting her after reportedly bizarre behavior at Station Park.
BRIGHAM CITY — Murder suspect Jonathan Mendoza Llana’s mental state has deteriorated, and further evaluations of his competency to stand trial are warranted, his lawyers say in a new court filing.
LAYTON — Police are seeking information about an Asian food truck in Utah that was damaged with racist graffiti, but it’s too early to know if it will be investigated as a hate crime, officials said Monday.
ROY — The Utah Supreme Court has revived a religious freedom dispute, instructing an Ogden court to take another look at a suit filed by a woman who alleged Jehovah’s Witnesses leaders in Roy subjected her to humiliating discipline as a teenager after she accused a fellow church member of rape.
BOUNTIFUL — Police arrested a Bountiful man on Sunday after he allegedly plotted to kill several people with firearms and explosives and tried to enlist a co-conspirator, according to charging documents.
OGDEN — Police said Friday they have no suspects in the shooting of a 33-year-old man found seriously injured on a lawn in the northern part of the city.
OGDEN — A Utah Highway Patrol trooper stopped and arrested a man Thursday who allegedly was approaching a woman and a child while holding a screwdriver, saying he wanted to kill.
WEST HAVEN — Firefighters put out several intentionally ignited blazes along a stretch of the Weber River parkway Thursday and sheriff's deputies identified a potential suspect.
OGDEN — Since Utah lawmakers passed legislation earlier this year allowing immigrants to become police for the first time, the Ogden Police Department has received a number of applicants.
KAYSVILLE — Someone took down and burned an LGBTQ Pride flag at a home on Thursday, and police want the public’s help to find the perpetrators.
SOUTH OGDEN — Two women fighting over possession of a kitten got into a fender-bender car crash Tuesday night and one was jailed on suspicion of aggravated assault.
ROY — Roy has a new police chief, a veteran of the department who also serves in the Utah House.
FARMINGTON — Six weeks after Davis County officials said they didn’t plan to pursue Second Amendment sanctuary status, a new sheriff’s office policy has gone into effect to ease concerns of some that their gun rights are at risk.
FARMINGTON — A North Salt Lake woman will spend up to 15 years in prison for obstructing justice and tampering with evidence in her husband’s murder.
FARMINGTON — A 77-year-old former South Weber man on probation for child sexual abuse has been returned to Davis County to face further prosecution after an alleged armed standoff with Uintah County authorities.
LAYTON — Police booked a woman into jail on suspicion of attempted murder after she allegedly stabbed her husband in the back with a large kitchen knife late Friday night.
EDEN — Two men died after a plane crashed into a mountain Saturday near Powder Mountain Ski Resort, according to a press release from the Weber Fire District.
Fire officials are deploying all the usual prevention tools to blunt what’s expected to be an especially dangerous 2021 wildfire season, but their appeal for public support is bigger than ever.
OGDEN — A Clearfield man with several prior criminal convictions has been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to charges from an Ogden drive-by shooting.
OGDEN — An Ogden man allegedly shot up his house, set two fires inside and fought police as they were arresting him Wednesday night.
NORTH OGDEN — Though North Ogden leaders have stated their intent to issue bonds to help pay for a new police headquarters building, it’s not yet a done deal.
OGDEN — Administrators will review security policies after a man walked onto a Lincoln Elementary playground Tuesday and allegedly grabbed an 11-year-old girl before school employees intervened, one with a handgun.
OGDEN — Keshaun Puente asked a judge Wednesday for “equal treatment” — to be granted bail like another young, Black murder suspect recently received in Ogden.
FARMINGTON — Bryan Brooks Jr.’s father said he hopes Isaac Cain Valdez “has to look in the mirror every single day” for his role in ending his son’s life.
OGDEN — It’s not a revelation to say the Ogden Police Department continues to struggle with recruitment and retention issues, as evidenced by an ongoing shortfall in staffing.
OGDEN — Police arrested an Ogden man on suspicion of child kidnapping Tuesday after he allegedly grabbed an 11-year-old girl on a Lincoln Elementary School playground.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The mother of two kids who were found dead last year in Idaho and her new husband have been charged with murder in a bizarre case involving doomsday religious beliefs.