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Providence woman killed Saturday in head-on collision near Smithfield

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A 28-year-old woman died Saturday afternoon after her vehicle was involved in a head-on collision near Smithfield.


N. Utah courts Sept. 11-15: Attorney's first appearance on jail smuggling charge

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This is a weekly roundup of new charges and ongoing proceedings in Weber and Davis county courts for Sept. 11-15, 2017.

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Single-car crash downs power lines, causes outages in Davis County

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Police responded to a call of a single-car car crash around 12:32 a.m. Saturday at 1000 W. 1700 South, Syracuse Police Det. Erin Behm said.

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Weber Fire District putting out dumpsters for green waste from the Uintah Fire

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The fire district put a map on their Facebook page Monday outlining where dumpsters are placed for people in the area of the Uintah Fire to dispose of lawn waste like tree trimmings, brush and other clippings. 

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Davis legislator calls for state standard on jail death reporting

Rep. Paul Ray proposes jail reporting transparency legislation

Rep. Paul Ray of Clearfield said standard rules for reporting on deaths in Utah jails are needed for transparency and to protect sheriff’s offices. Utah leads the nation in per-capita deaths in county jails.

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Criminal investigation underway after woman suffers gunshot wound in Ogden

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Ogden police were unable to release much information about an incident in which a woman was shot, but did confirm a criminal investigation was underway in connection with the incident.


Man found guilty of attempted murder after 2016 shooting in downtown Ogden

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Patrick Bobby Galindo Jr., 20, was found guilty of attempted murder in connection with a 2016 shooting that seriously injured a 26-year-old man in Ogden.


Federal lawsuit filed over woman's opioid withdrawal death in Weber County Jail

Marion Herrera jail death lawsuit filed against Weber County

An Ogden man filed suit Friday in U.S. District Court, alleging jail and medical personnel were negligent in the death of Marion Herrera, 40, on May 22, 2016, in the Weber County Jail. 

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Local officials pushing residents to sign up for CodeRED emergency alert system

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Less than 20 percent of the people in Weber County have registered for CodeRED alerts, which sends emergency messages to cell phones.

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Burn restrictions around Ogden staying in place until October

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Despite rainy weather, fire officials say there’s still a significant risk of wildfires in Ogden, as well as other parts of Northern Utah.

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