ROY — The Roy Eagles are in danger of losing their roost after an employee’s catastrophic kitchen burns resulted in a $642,000 court judgment against the nonprofit charitable group.
OGDEN — A judge dismissed a lawsuit over a homeless pedestrian’s death on a Wall Avenue crosswalk, but an attorney hopes to resurrect the case before the Utah Court of Appeals.
A separation-of-powers conflict is brewing between some Utah sheriffs and county governments. Rep. Paul Ray, R-Clearfield, says commissions are meddling in sheriff’s operations and he wants to change state laws to strengthen sheriffs’ autonomy.
A state legislator who often rides along on police calls is planning a bill to prevent county commissions from micromanaging sheriff’s offices.
SALT LAKE CITY — The husband of a woman who died of dehydration while undergoing heroin withdrawal in the Weber County Jail has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit in federal court.
A Davis County legislator is calling for a statewide streamlining of jail policies to promote transparency and protect sheriff’s offices from the consequences of housing rising populations of inmates afflicted by mental illness or substance addiction.
RIVERDALE — Attorneys for a day care worker charged with choking a 5-year-old boy want a judge to throw out several items of evidence gathered by police, including surveillance video and an apology note.
OGDEN — The Operation Rio Grande crime crackdown in Salt Lake City extended to Ogden this week when narcotics agents arrested two people on felony charges.
A once-a-month injection that curbs narcotic cravings is helping newly released inmates keep off drugs and avoid return trips to jail.
OGDEN — A Davis County woman blackmailed an Ogden man for at least $15,000 after threatening to tell his wife of an extramarital affair he had with a third woman, according to a police probable cause statement.