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Police identify man killed in West Haven motorcycle crash Saturday

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Police have identified the man who was killed in a motorcycle crash Saturday, June 17, 2017, as 49...

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New drug possession cases drop in Weber, Davis, Salt Lake

Controlled substance case filings down

One key reason for fewer controlled-substance cases being filed in Northern Utah is the 2015 Justice Reinvestment Initiative, which reduced basic drug use penalties. Police also may be handling some cases differently, and even changing tactics by drug traffickers could be playing a role, local...


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Davis County family questions justice system in son's jail death

Dominic Landreth jail death sentencing controversy

The 20-year-old’s mother says her son was nonviolent, depressed and needed help.


Courts

Was 4-month sentence for marijuana possession too much for depressed inmate?

Dominic Landreth jail death sentencing controversy

The 20-year-old’s mother says her son was nonviolent, depressed and needed help.


Courts

Defense seeks evidence suppression in child abuse case at Riverdale day care

Day care worker charged with child abuse

An Aug. 28 hearing is scheduled in Riverdale Justice Court on an evidence suppression motion and a trial is set for Sept. 8. Alexander Brent Jones, of Layton, faces one count of misdemeanor child abuse.


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Firefighters battling brush fire in Farmington's Compton Bench area

Farmington fire

Firefighters are working to put out a brush fire that started Friday evening in Farmington.


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Size of Box Elder wildfire downgraded, 90 percent contained

Promontory fire

A wildfire that started Tuesday morning near Promontory is 90 percent contained as of Friday evening.


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Readers react: Death of Dominic Landreth draws questions about sentencing

Dominic Landreth Davis jail deaths

Many debated whether a misdemeanor drug charge deserved a 4-month jail sentence.


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'Armed and dangerous' man with Ogden connections still at large

Idaho Three Dead

A nationwide warrant has been issued for Gerald Michael “Mike” Bullinger, who is wanted for failure to report three deaths on his Idaho property.


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Police identify 23-year-old man who drowned Tuesday night at Farmington Pond

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Police say it appears the extremely cold temperature of the water — as well as an inefficiency at swimming — played a role in the man’s drowning.


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Tremonton man accused of kidnapping, attempting to murder Ogden man

WEB ONLY Israel Lopez-Gonzalez

A Tremonton man has been arrested on multiple charges stemming from a kidnapping and assault.


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