Courts

Utah minority offenders now even more likely to get prison sentences

SW 021418 Marshall Thompson 01

Minority offenders are increasingly likely to be sentenced to prison in Utah since major justice...

Police & Fire

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

court courtroom courthouse gavel judge 2017

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

Miguel Isaac Lucero

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

Trevon Jordan Zamora 2

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

Utah Death Penalty

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

SW 021418 Marshall Thompson 01

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

Sigma Chi Gamma Kappa fraternity house

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.


Courts

Utah reports to feds omit inmates 'released' from custody after deadly incidents

SW 021218 Michelle Shafer Ashley Jessop 02

Her death, and the deaths of three others in similar situations, were not included in federal reports because law enforcement officials argue they weren’t “in-custody” when they died.


Courts

Medical examiner says Angelina Costello had brain hemorrhages, cigarette burns

SW 020918 Colstello Emile Prelim Hearing 01

A forensic pathologist from the state Medical Examiner’s Office testified that he found cigarette burns on Angelina Costello’s face, lower back and several fingers. 


Courts

Lawsuit against Weber County highlights larger issue in Utah court system

BS 031815 Lovell Trial 04-3

Samuel Newton, a Montana-based attorney, claims in a lawsuit filed Jan. 21 that Weber County terminated his contract after he expressed frustrations with the county to the court and local media outlets.


Courts

Ogden 3-year-old’s death a ‘horrifying story’ of parental abuse, prosecutor says

SW 020918 Emile Costello Prelim Hearing 04

The first preliminary court hearing for a couple accused of killing their daughter included evidence detailing the alleged abuse and the arrest of a defendant’s mother.


Older ›
2018 Standard-Examiner Readers' Choice Vote
×