Police & Fire

Murder trial for Ogden's Andrew Esquer underway

web Andrew Dominic Esquer

Andrew Esquer, 32, faces a count of first-degree murder after a 2015 shooting left William Patrick...

Police & Fire

Trial set for Roy woman accused of pointing gun at SWAT officers

Carrie Lynn Moss Roy SWAT standoff

The suspect pleaded not guilty in October. She has been free from jail since shortly after the June 24, 2016 incident at the Monte Vista Mobile Home Park.


Courts

Female firefighter loses sex discrimination case against Clinton city

Clinton firefighters

Shelley Drescher was fired in 2013 and filed suit two years later against Clinton, saying firefighters walked around naked, walked in on her showering, told bawdy jokes and posted lingerie pinups. The city said she brought personal problems into the fire station and brought disrepute on the...


Courts

Science rules on the third day of Andrew Esquer murder trial

Andrew Dominic Esquer

The third day of the murder trial for Andrew Esquer, accused of the killing William Patrick Hicks, began with the jury’s viewing of a taped police interview.


Courts

Roy, Weber County rebut allegations in police wrongful-death suit

Jose Calzada police shooting

Jose Calzada, 35, was killed Oct. 21, 2014. His widow and mother filed a federal lawsuit against Roy and Weber County, alleging illegal search and excessive force. Calzada had called a suicide hotline threatening to kill himself.


Courts

Murder trial for Ogden's Andrew Esquer underway

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Andrew Esquer, 32, faces a count of first-degree murder after a 2015 shooting left William Patrick Hicks dead in an Ogden street. 


Police & Fire

Car hits utility pole, causes power outage Wednesday in Layton

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A car that crashed into a utility pole near Antelope Drive and Hill Field Road has caused a power outage Wednesday in Layton.


Courts

A taste of SCOTUS nominee Neil Gorsuch's western wisdom

Senate Supreme Court

Some legal opinions from U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch that you don’t have to pass the bar to appreciate. 


Police & Fire

Search for justice: State chops away at rape kit testing backlog

Utah rape kit testing program created

“There may be reasons why the backlog exists, but when a kit just sits there it tells the victim, ‘What happens to you doesn’t matter; you don’t matter,’” said Terrie Stephenson, who has been a rape crisis counselor for five years with Your Community Connection...


Courts

Northern Utah courts March 13-17: Jury trial scheduled for Ogden murder case

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This is a weekly round-up of updates on ongoing court hearings in Weber and Davis counties for March 13-17, 2017.


Local , Police & Fire

Ogden Police name victim in fatal car crash Friday

Washington Fatal Crash

Gene Roy Stanley, 76, was declared dead at the scene after the car he was driving hit a tree.


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