CLEARFIELD — State criminal charges against a Hill Air Force Base airman in a Clearfield shooting have been dismissed because a military court-martial is in the works, a defense attorney said Monday.
OGDEN — Keshaun Puente’s right to a speedy trial has been deprived during the coronavirus pandemic, a defense attorney is arguing in a move to have the Ogden man’s murder case dismissed.
A former nurse convicted of spreading hepatitis C in two Northern Utah hospitals by diverting injectable narcotics from patients is trying again to get a compassionate early release from her five-year federal prison term.
Jose Mena had a hunting rifle and told family members he was going to kill himself, according to Logan City police reports. After the gun was wrestled from him, he grabbed a knife and repeated the threats.
OGDEN — A state disciplinary attorney argued Friday the evidence strongly supports disbarment of Ogden lawyer Richard H. Reeve for diverting $254,000 from a widow’s wrongful-death settlement and lying about it when he was caught.
OGDEN — The Utah State Hospital has found Liam Gale mentally competent to face trial in the Christmas Day robbery and fatal shooting of Trevor Anthony Martin, according to 2nd District Court records.
OGDEN — A Roy man accused of killing a neighbor and secluding his body in Ogden appeared in court Wednesday as attorneys continue to prepare for a preliminary hearing.
OGDEN — An Ogden man who police said stole an ambulance and shot at an officer with his own Taser was put on three years of intensive probation Wednesday.
OGDEN — State lawyers have responded in federal court to a former psychology student’s allegations that Weber State University downplayed and obstructed her sexual harassment complaints against a professor.
OGDEN — An Ogden judge has expressed skepticism about a defense motion seeking to nullify Utah’s death penalty law on the grounds that a public consensus against capital punishment has evolved.
OGDEN — A 30-year-old Washington Terrace man who was shot by a sheriff’s deputy responding to a domestic violence incident awaits sentencing for raising a rifle toward the deputy.
OGDEN — Both sides have rejected manslaughter plea bargain proposals in the case of an Ogden teenager charged with murder in the 2020 shooting death of a friend.
LOGAN — A Tremonton man whose DUI driving resulted in a tougher pretrial detention law for Utah drunken-driving suspects was sentenced to prison Tuesday for a crash that maimed Sarah Frei of Syracuse and injured three other teens.
OGDEN — A former death penalty attorney for Douglas Lovell has received $250,000 in an out-of-court settlement of the civil suit he filed alleging Weber County unfairly fired him after he publicly complained about miserly funding.
OGDEN — A September trial is scheduled for an Ogden man charged with fatally shooting the ex-husband of a woman he had been dating.
OGDEN — A prosecutor said Tuesday that charges may be amended or added in the case of an Ogden teenager accused in the robbery-murder of a store owner.
OGDEN — The case of a man charged with strangling his ex-girlfriend and disposing of her body in Ogden Canyon may be headed to a plea bargain.
OGDEN — A man pleaded guilty Thursday to his role in an Ogden drive-by shooting Sept. 11, 2020.
An industry group has come to the defense of Ridley’s Family Markets, which is accused in a federal civil enforcement action of filling hundreds of opioid prescriptions under “bright red flag” circumstances at its Morgan pharmacy.
FARMINGTON — A woman originally arrested on suspicion of murdering her husband never was charged with homicide. Three years later, she has pleaded guilty to obstructing justice in the case.
SALT LAKE CITY — Can a Utah parent spank a child, leaving a hand-shaped buttock bruise still visible two days later, and not be found guilty of child abuse?
FARMINGTON — A judge has scheduled a trial over whether Davis County is liable for civil damages because a jail nurse did not check an inmate’s vital signs and she bled to death internally.
OGDEN — A juvenile court judge Thursday gave permission for a psychological study of a 15-year-old accused of aggravated murder in the shooting of store owner Satnam Singh.
OGDEN — An Ogden man charged with attempted aggravated murder faces 12 new counts of witness tampering and violating protective orders for allegedly trying to get victims to lie or not testify against him.
OGDEN — A man shot by an Ogden police officer as he charged her with a butcher knife and an air pistol pleaded guilty Wednesday to a pair of charges arising from the confrontation.
LAYTON — A 21-year-old Hill Air Force Base airman’s attorney told a judge that his client fired in self-defense after assailants “jumped” him at a Clearfield party.
OGDEN — On Oct. 26, 2012, a Box Elder County sheriff’s deputy shot to death a man who was driving toward him. After a five-year court battle, a federal court exonerated the deputy of civil liability.
FARMINGTON — A judge has ruled that Davis County must release Utah Jail Standards documents to two civil liberties groups, determining that Utah’s public records law allows such disclosures under the federal copyright fair use doctrine.
SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Spencer Cox signed legislation Wednesday killing a 2020 bail reform law but said he will call a special session to address the various simmering pretrial release and detention issues.
SALT LAKE CITY — A Hill Air Force Base airman facing trial for allegedly destroying a police car during the Salt Lake City riot last year has been discharged from the service.
OGDEN — Trials for two men charged in a 2019 west Ogden drug robbery and murder have been pushed back repeatedly due to COVID-19, and now a crime lab backlog is adding to the wait.
OGDEN — Weber County Attorney Christopher Allred said Monday his office will push to prosecute a 15-year-old grocery store murder suspect in adult court.
FARMINGTON — A Layton woman who sued over her son’s drug overdose death in the Davis County Jail has appealed the case to the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
OGDEN — A 15-year-old boy allegedly fired four shots at Ogden grocer Satnam Singh, who was killed in a robbery last month, according to charging documents.
LAYTON — A Layton man accused of stealing Utah Jazz ticket vouchers intended for youth basketball players has pleaded guilty to a communications fraud charge.
OGDEN — Black Lives Matter raised $25,000 bail to release 18-year-old Brandon Parker from jail this week pending trial in the shooting death of his best friend.
A Utah environmental group’s victory over the Diesel Brothers in a Clean Air Act case will spur lawsuits against even individual owners of polluting vehicles, an attorney representing the reality TV stars contended Wednesday.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Attorney General’s Office filed fraud charges Tuesday against a fired state purchasing manager from Kaysville who allegedly stole $1.3 million with contracts for fake parks projects.
FARMINGTON — The murder case against a Layton woman accused of killing her children in 2010 is back on track toward trial.
OGDEN — After a four-year evidentiary process, an Ogden judge has ruled against convicted killer Douglas Lovell’s claim that ineffective defense counsel led to his conviction and death sentence.
SALT LAKE CITY — Already facing $848,000 in damages for Clean Air Act violations, the Diesel Brothers reality TV stars have a new headache: legal fees of almost $1 million.
Multiple county attorneys and public defenders, including Utah County Attorney David Leavitt, are speaking out against a bill being considered by the Utah State Legislature that would repeal bail reform that lawmakers passed last year.
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 — 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.
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.
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 — 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 — 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.