Courts

Female firefighter loses sex discrimination case against Clinton city

SALT LAKE CITY — A federal judge has rejected a woman’s allegations that she was sexually harassed, discriminated against and fired in retaliation for complaints she lodged while she worked as a part-time firefighter for Clinton city.


Courts

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

SALT LAKE CITY — Ogden Metro SWAT officers had a right to search a man’s house in a deadly standoff because he was a threat to himself and others, an attorney representing local police agencies argued in court papers Tuesday, March 21.


Police & Fire

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

Two women who provide crisis support to sexual assault victims are beginning to have hope that Utah really will eliminate its backlog of untested rape kits.


Police & Fire

Two local experts teach combat skills for concealed weapon permit holders

LAYTON — A kick to the groin might be the ticket.


Local

Sunshine Week: How to find hospital comparison records

March 12-18 is Sunshine Week, recognized by journalists and nonprofits as a time to focus on and highlight the importance of government transparency. This year, we’re providing how-to guides to explain which records Utahns ought to have access to, according to state laws. These records have a number of critical public-facing purposes, including protecting consumers and preserving civil liberties. Have questions or want us to investigate a government transparency issue? Email cityed@standard.net or mail your proposal and supporting documents to 332 Standard Way, Ogden, UT 84044.


Local

Sunshine Week: How to check out the nursing home where you're putting grandma

March 12-18 is Sunshine Week, recognized by journalists and nonprofits as a time to focus on and highlight the importance of government transparency. This year, we’re providing how-to guides to explain which records Utahns ought to have access to, according to state laws. These records have a number of critical public-facing purposes, including protecting consumers and preserving civil liberties.


Politics

Utah prison inmate faces trial in 2014 rape of Davis County girl

FARMINGTON — A convicted sex offender in the Utah State Prison faces a court hearing March 20 in connection with the alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl who police said was grabbed while skateboarding in 2014.


Local

Sunshine Week: Utah day care center inspection reports

March 12-18 is Sunshine Week, recognized by journalists and nonprofits as a time to focus on and highlight the importance of government transparency. This year, we’re providing how-to guides to explain which records Utahns ought to have access to, according to state laws. These records have a number of critical public-facing purposes, including protecting consumers and preserving civil liberties. Have questions or want us to investigate a government transparency issue? Email cityed@standard.net or mail your proposal and supporting documents to 332 Standard Way, Ogden, UT 84044.


Police & Fire

Ambulance report shows Davis inmate was unresponsive when rescuers arrived

FARMINGTON — A woman who died of a torn spleen apparently suffered in the Davis County Jail was medically unresponsive when Farmington City rescuers arrived, and she suffered a cardiac arrest en route to an Ogden hospital, an ambulance report shows.


Police & Fire

Ogden house explosion investigation continues; state says Questar not at fault

OGDEN — Though natural gas hasn’t been ruled out as the cause of an Ogden house explosion, state regulators have determined Questar’s gas lines weren’t at fault, Utah’s Pipeline Safety Section manager said Friday.


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