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Trial back on for Layton woman accused of killing her two children in 2010

FARMINGTON — The murder case against a Layton woman accused of killing her children in 2010 is back on track toward trial.Judge Michael Edwards on Tuesday scheduled an eight-day trial on court days Sept. 7-17 for Sun Cha Warhola, charged with two counts of aggravated murder.A trial previously ...

Utah attorneys slam bill to repeal bail reform as a ‘bad faith’ effort

Multiple county attorneys and public defenders are speaking out against a bill being considered by the Utah State Legislature that would repeal bail reform that lawmakers passed last year.<a href="https://le.utah.gov/~2021/bills/static/HB0220.html" target="_blank">House Bill ...

Portrait photographer ruled mentally competent in sexual abuse 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.Russell Scott Healey's court-appointed attorney in December had requested a competency evaluation, and in a Feb. 10 hearing in 2nd District ...

Prosecutors rebut move to suppress evidence in Ogden drug deal murder case

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.Caleb Skipps at one point asked for a lawyer during the interrogation, but made incriminating statements before ...

Jury trial sought for Ogden man accused of assaulting son over church mission

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.“We want a jury trial on it,” Randall Richards said for his client, Scott Keith Warner, 49, in a disposition hearing Wednesday ...

Consecutive prison terms imposed against Ogden man in 2018 crime spree

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.Emanuel Carranza, already at the Utah State Prison on several previous felony convictions, was sentenced Wednesday by 2nd ...