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Weber Metro SWAT training injury case revived by Utah Supreme Court

The Utah Supreme Court has overturned an Ogden judge’s ruling that said Weber County is not liable for injuries suffered by a Layton firefighter in a SWAT explosives exercise. In a Feb. 17 opinion, the state’s high court said 2nd District Judge Reuben Renstrom erred when he found that a ...

Elderly man who beat, sexually abused disabled woman gets probation

FARMINGTON — A 75-year-old man was sentenced Tuesday to three suspended prison terms and must serve four years of probation for what the judge described as the "terrible, heinous" beating and sexual assault of an assisted living center resident. Prosecutor Matthew Hansen of the Davis County ...

Attorneys in Mercado fatal shooting case debate police use-of-force decisions

In their efforts to free four Ogden police officers of potential civil liability in the shooting death of a man holding a pocketknife, attorneys for Ogden City are citing a recent federal court decision on a West Valley City police use-of-force incident. Attorneys filed papers Friday in U.S. ...

Motion could revive evidence thrown out in ex-gym teacher’s sex abuse case

Prosecutors have asked the Utah Court of Appeals to overturn a Farmington judge's suppression of evidence against a former gymnastics coach accused of sexually abusing two teenage students. The court has agreed to consider the matter, which involves charges against Kelly C. Brown, 33, of North ...

Ogden City rebuts landowner’s suit over ordered duplex demolition

OGDEN — Ogden City has asked a federal judge to throw out a property owner's suit that alleges Mayor Mike Caldwell's demolition order on a run-down Grant Avenue dwelling was unconstitutional. Attorneys representing the city filed papers Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Salt Lake City ...