Courts

Cops breaking doors, and other claims against the Davis County Sheriff's Office

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People have filed millions of dollars in legal claims against the Davis County Sheriff’s...

Courts

Federal court sides with Utah residents over Kellogg in religious discrimination case

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Richard Tabura and Guadalupe Diaz were fired from their jobs at a Kellogg Company plant in Clearfield in 2012 because they missed work on Saturdays, as they were honoring their religious beliefs as Seventh-day Adventists and would not work on their Sabbath.


Politics

Bill would further protect Utah stand-your-ground shooters

Stand Your Ground Rep. Cory Maloy

If you’re threatened by an attacker, you shouldn’t have to retreat even if you could reach safety by fleeing, says the sponsor of a bill in the Utah Legislature to amend the state’s stand-your-ground law.


Courts

Ogden residents given prison time for human trafficking guilty pleas

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Lynnsie Reddish and Terrance Jones were given credit for the time they have served in the Weber County Jail.


Courts

Pleasant View man sentenced for infant son's death

Krystopher Cleary

The child’s mother and grandparents read statements in court.


Courts

Cops breaking doors, and other claims against the Davis County Sheriff's Office

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People have filed millions of dollars in legal claims against the Davis County Sheriff’s Office, but most cases have been thrown out of court. The exception is a pair of claims totaling $2,262 over some broken doors.


Courts

Layton man sentenced to prison for shooting, killing roommate in 2016

Christopher Scott Fritz

Fritz pleaded guilty in November to shooting 24-year-old Taylor VanCamp multiple times in their Layton home on Dec. 19, 2016.


Courts

Lawsuit seeks expanded freedoms for Utah's intellectually disabled adults

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The Disability Law Center accuses Utah’s Department of Health, Division of Medicaid and Health Financing, Department of Human Services and the state’s Division of Service for People with Disabilities of fostering a system that restricts residents in intermediate care facilities (ICFs) from leading...


Courts

Heras-Corrales gets prison sentence for murdering girlfriend in 2008

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Nearly a decade after killing his girlfriend and fleeing to Mexico, Gutberto Heras-Corrales has been sentenced to prison for the December 2008 murder of Noemi Rodriguez.


Courts

Ogden man sentenced to prison for killing 8-week-old daughter in 2016

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Michael Lee Hatton, 26, was given the mandatory minimum sentence of 15 years to life in prison after pleading guilty in December to one charge of first-degree felony murder.


Courts

Weber County disputes allegations in jail death lawsuit

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In documents filed in U.S. District Court, attorneys for Weber County dispute claims that jailers and nurses were negligent in the care of theft suspect Marion Herrera, 40, of Ogden, who died May 22, 2016, while withdrawing from heroin.


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