The Utah House of Representatives approved a bill on Monday that would require county or district attorney’s offices to complete use-of-force investigations within 120 days.
OGDEN — A 65-year-old store owner was shot to death at his business late Sunday and police are trying to identify the killer.
FARMINGTON — A Roy man was back in jail this weekend after allegedly tampering with a witness in a domestic violence case.
OGDEN — A sexual abuse case against an Ogden portrait photographer is moving forward now that he has been judged mentally competent to stand trial.
BRIGHAM CITY — An additional mental evaluation is in the works for a Californian charged in the 2019 shooting death of a Salt Lake City man on Interstate 84.
OGDEN — BreaAnn Carlin steadily lost weight during her nine-day stay in the Weber County Jail. At the end, she was dead, collapsed after crawling from a medical observation cell toward her scheduled shower.
OGDEN — Prosecutors urged a judge Thursday to uphold the legality of a police interrogation in which a Pleasant View man confessed to shooting two people in an aborted drug buy.
CLEARFIELD — Prosecutors on Thursday filed charges against a man who convinced an elderly Clearfield couple to let him stay the night and then allegedly raped the woman.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Senate has unanimously voted in favor of a bill that would ban police from releasing mug shots until a person has been convicted of a crime.
OGDEN — A defense attorney has asked for a jury trial in the case of an Ogden man accused of assaulting his son for not wanting to go on a church mission.
OGDEN — A crime spree that included a robbery-kidnapping, a shooting and a high-speed chase ending in a crash has netted an Ogden man five consecutive prison terms.
Editor’s note: In the public’s interest, the Standard-Examiner is including the full, unedited video released by the Weber County Attorney’s Office. The video includes profanity and violent imagery that may be disturbing.
SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah lawmaker is dropping a proposal to narrow the legal definition of stalking after the measure was widely opposed by victims and advocates.
FARMINGTON — Two of three defendants have been convicted of charges related to a fatal drug robbery in Layton, while plea-bargain talks for the accused triggerman are stalled.
FARMINGTON — A federal judge has rejected a Layton woman’s claims that Davis County is civilly liable for her son’s death by drug overdose in a jail holding cell.
OGDEN — An Ogden man trapped his ex-girlfriend in her vehicle and severely beat her Sunday, according to an arrest affidavit.
ROY — Officers said they needed repeated Taser shots and the help of a police dog to subdue a man suspected of a domestic violence rampage Saturday.
OGDEN — After a significant increase in deadly traffic accidents during 2020, Ogden City is again publicly asking drivers to slow down in 2021.
FARMINGTON — Farmington police are investigating a weekend stabbing that injured a Davis County Jail inmate.
OGDEN — Based on a review of video surveillance, police have arrested an Ogden man in connection with an assault and shooting at a Halloween party.
OGDEN — Ogden police Thursday released the identity of a man killed in a shooting by officers early Feb. 6.
SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah legislative committee has passed a bill that would increase penalties and eliminate bail for rioting in response to last year’s protests against police brutality and racial injustice.
OGDEN — An Ogden man has pleaded guilty to a pair of charges arising from a hit-and-run crash that critically injured a teen scooter rider.
OGDEN — Preparing for the worst, a major part of Ryan Arbon’s job, is being made more difficult by tides of misinformation.
Using new cellphone tracking technology, police dispatchers helped Utah Highway Patrol troopers find and stop a truck carrying a woman who texted for help.
PLAIN CITY — New details have emerged about a series of events in which an Ogden man allegedly strangled his sister-in-law, mugged his mother, shot his brother and tried to kill another man who intervened.
OGDEN — In the wake of the flurry of protesting last year that stemmed variously from calls for police reform and opposition to guidelines aimed at preventing COVID-19’s spread, Utah Rep. Ryan Wilcox noticed a trend.
OGDEN — A suspect’s refusal to give his cellphone unlock code to police is protected by the 5th Amendment, the Utah Court of Appeals ruled in overturning an Ogden man’s three first-degree felony convictions.
OGDEN — An argument between roommates over Valentine’s Day dating arrangements ended with one of them reportedly being strangled unconscious and hospitalized with a suspected brain injury, Ogden police said in an arrest affidavit.
OGDEN — Weber County and the county jail’s former contract doctor have filed court documents denying fault in the death of an inmate during suicide watch.
BRIGHAM CITY — The Utah Highway Patrol on Monday identified the victim of a fatal vehicle rollover as a 53-year-old Honeyville man.
ANTELOPE ISLAND — Authorities say foul play is not suspected in the death Friday of a hiker on Antelope Island.
PLAIN CITY — A 21-year-old Ogden man is being held without bail on suspicion of attempted murder and several other charges after a Plain City domestic violence incident last week that left another man shot.
OGDEN — Mandy Lopez said she watched her best friend die and then ran for her own life, bleeding from a .45-caliber bullet wound.
Two more Northern Utah cities have filed answers to a civil lawsuit over the death of an Ogden man killed in a police shooting.
FARMINGTON — A former Layton gymnastics coach faces four more felony charges after another teenager came forward with allegations of sexual abuse.
PLAIN CITY — Sheriff’s deputies are questioning a man in connection with a shooting that wounded another man in Plain City on Wednesday.
OGDEN — A man wanted in a woman’s beating and kidnapping two months ago was located in Ogden and arrested Tuesday.
SALT LAKE CITY — Follicle testing to detect illegal drugs in the hair of parents during child welfare monitoring would be banned under a legislative proposal because it has been found to be racially discriminatory.
SALT LAKE CITY — The House Judiciary Committee approved a bill Tuesday inspired by a Layton woman who wishes she could have checked her domestic abuser’s criminal record before she began dating him.
SALT LAKE CITY — Former Davis County prosecutor Cristina Ortega has been appointed to a 2nd District Court judgeship in Ogden.
LAYTON — Police arrested a 45-year-old man Monday on suspicion of seven felony charges in the alleged sexual abuse of a teenage girl over a five-year period.
ROY — A 38-year-old man entered his ex-wife’s home uninvited Sunday night and tried to stab her new boyfriend, according to a police probable cause statement.
OGDEN — For the past few years, the Riverdale Fire Department has served as the principal heavy rescue unit in Weber County, responding to some of the most dire calls requiring specialized equipment and personnel.
The Utah Court of Appeals has overturned a $1.87 million wrongful-death verdict that a jury reached against a truck driver in the 2015 death of a Clearfield man on Interstate 15 in Riverdale.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah House has advanced a Clearfield legislator’s bill to impose criminal penalties against perpetrators of potentially life-ruining online impersonations.
CLEARFIELD — U.S. marshals tracked down and arrested a sexual assault suspect wanted in Clearfield, Assistant Police Chief Devin Rogers said Monday.
WOODS CROSS — Suspected auto burglars early Sunday tried to run down a Wood Cross police officer, who fired several shots at the fleeing vehicle, Police Chief Chad Soffe said.
NORTH OGDEN — The rugged North Ogden Divide area is covered with snow this time of year, making any meaningful search for a missing person difficult and dangerous.
FARMINGTON — Construction began Friday on a medical observation unit at the Davis County Jail, a project intended to keep pace with a societal tide of drug addiction and mental illness that increasingly imperils the lives of inmates.
OGDEN — Ogden police shot and killed a man on the 2900 block of Grant Avenue late Friday night, and as of Sunday morning, police still had not been able to identify him.