Police & Fire

Reportedly stolen car caused Clearfield crash that sent 4 to hospital

Clearfield stolen car crash

The Chevy van — which was reported stolen to the Ogden City Police Department — crashed...

Police & Fire

Davis jail inmate who bled to death was not neglected, county says

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A private attorney hired to defend Davis County against a jail death lawsuit has challenged allegations that indifferent care led to Heather Miller bleeding to death from a ruptured spleen Dec. 21, 2016.

Government , Police & Fire

Gov. Herbert signs bill to distribute prison parolees around Utah

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The new law will give the Legislature five years to fund the four new facilities needed to disperse the parolee population.

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Ogden man accused of having thousands of child porn images, held on $100K bond

ONLINE ONLY Matthew Norton

Matthew Ryan Norton, 37, was booked in Weber County Jail Thursday on 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, all second-degree felonies.


Ogden man sentenced on rape charge after victim asks judge for prison sentence

Brady Clair Lee

Brady Clair Lee, a 34-year-old Ogden resident, will spend at least the next five years in the state prison.

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Police: North Dakota man nearly runs over deputies before being caught by K-9

ONLINE ONLY Robert Morris Carter

The two deputies jumped out of the way and were nearly hit by an older Honda Civic and the driver hit the front of a sheriff’s truck before driving away.


Hooper resident, Florida man sentenced for putting gambling devices around Utah


Each entered a plea in abeyance to third-degree felony money laundering.


Bountiful OB-GYN pleads guilty to federal child porn charge, faces state charges

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Nathan Clark Ward pleaded guilty to one count of sexual exploitation of children, which carries a mandatory minimum 15-year federal prison sentence.

Police & Fire

KeyBank in Layton reportedly robbed, police searching for suspect

Layton KeyBank robbery

A man brandished a silver handgun and demanded money from the teller.

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UHP trooper injured after ramming wrong-way vehicle, Draper man arrested

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A highway patrol trooper purposefully drove into the right side of the wrong-way car, causing it to spin to a stop.

Police & Fire

Davis County Sheriff Todd Richardson won't run for re-election

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Todd Richardson, Davis County sheriff since 2011, has decided not to run for re-election. For the past two years, his office has been the subject of controversies over at least seven jail deaths and his battles with county officials over alleged spending improprieties.

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