Police & Fire

Judge OKs Ogden police search that yielded meth and stolen gun

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Miguel Isaac Lucero faces 20 years in prison if he is convicted in a federal drug and firearm case....

Police & Fire

Bill requires Utah jail death documentation, closes 'in-custody' reporting gap

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After dozens of deaths in Utah jails in recent years, a state senator has introduced a bill requiring sheriffs to report all such deaths and present treatment plans for opioid-addicted inmates.


Weather , Police & Fire

Snowfall, excessive speeds cause dozens of car crashes in Weber, Davis counties

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The Utah Highway Patrol responded to 16 car crashes in Weber County and 45 car crashes in Davis County between midnight and 11 a.m. Monday. 


Police & Fire

UTA bus catches fire in South Ogden, no injuries reported

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Crews responded at 10:07 a.m. Monday, Feb. 19, to a call of a vehicle fire near the intersection of 36th Street and Wall Avenue, according to South Ogden Fire Capt. Bill Stoddard.


Police & Fire

2 people in critical condition after crash in Box Elder County

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A 21-year-old woman and a 20-year-old man were flown to Ogden hospitals in “extremely critical condition” following a crash in Box Elder County Saturday afternoon.


Police & Fire

Ex-bank manager pleads guilty to stealing $565K to buy house

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Daniel Scott Frischknecht, 33, admitted draining $565,000 from a bank customer’s line of credit to buy a house in an upscale Bountiful neighborhood.


Police & Fire

Judge OKs Ogden police search that yielded meth and stolen gun

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Miguel Isaac Lucero faces 20 years in prison if he is convicted in a federal drug and firearm case. A judge on Wednesday upheld Ogden police’s seizure of evidence without a warrant in front of Lucero’s home.


Courts

Court date moved for 2 Ogden teens accused of shooting, killing woman

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Two teens accused of killing an Ogden woman briefly appeared in court Friday before having their hearing rescheduled.


Courts

Study: Utah could save money with death penalty ban; bill could make it happen

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The report — released by the Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice — says that giving someone life in prison without the possibility of parole would cost the state less than pursuing the death penalty and the appeals that come with the sentence.


Police & Fire

Utah minority offenders now even more likely to get prison sentences

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Minority offenders are increasingly likely to be sentenced to prison in Utah since major justice system changes were implemented in 2015, and officials are trying to find out why.


Police & Fire

3 USU officials freed from civil liability in fraternity rape lawsuit

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A lawsuit alleging Utah State University looked the other way on reports of sexual abuse at fraternity houses remains alive in federal court, but a judge has granted immunity from liability to three officials who were named as defendants.


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