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Prosecutors: Ogden officers justified in fatal shooting

Prosecutors: Ogden officers justified in fatal shooting

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Utah prosecutors say two Ogden police officers had justification to fatally shoot a man who charged at them with a rock last year. The Standard-Examiner reports that Weber County Attorney Christopher Allred has determined that officers Brandon Sevenski and Tyson Embley acted within their rights when they shot […]

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Judge rules against ‘Diesel Brothers’ star in pollution suit

Judge rules against ‘Diesel Brothers’ star in pollution suit

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A U.S. District Court judge in Utah judge has ruled in favor of an environmental lawsuit targeting companies operated by a star of the “Diesel Brothers” television show. The Standard-Examiner reported Wednesday that the Diesel Power Gear, 4×4 Anything and B&W Motors companies are subject to civil […]

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1 dead, 1 critically hurt after storage unit fire in Utah

1 dead, 1 critically hurt after storage unit fire in Utah

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Firefighters in Utah say one man is dead and another is critically injured after a fire at a storage unit in Ogden. Deputy Fire Chief Eric Bauman tells the Standard-Examinerthat most flames were out when Ogden firefighters arrived about 12:45 p.m. Saturday at the storage facility on […]

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Ex-Weber County judge ends harassment suit with court clerk

Ex-Weber County judge ends harassment suit with court clerk

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former Weber County court clerk has reached a settlement to end a sexual harassment lawsuit against a former judge who wrote a love poem to her. The Standard-Examiner reports attorneys have reached an out-of-court settlement on a punitive damages claim between ex-county justice court […]

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Killing of cougar in Utah mountain town prompts debate

Killing of cougar in Utah mountain town prompts debate

EDEN, Utah (AP) — The recent killing of a cougar near homes in a Utah mountain town has spurred debate among residents about how to live in the same habitat as the predators. The Standard-Examiner reports the big cat was killed last month by a hunter after it had been lurking around […]

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Widow of slain Utah mayor to observe State of Union address

Widow of slain Utah mayor to observe State of Union address

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — The widow of a Utah mayor killed while serving in Afghanistan will attend President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday night at the U.S. Capitol. Jennie Taylor will be in the House gallery as a guest of U.S. Rep. Bob Bishop, a Utah Republican […]

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Proposed bill adds justification for closing public meetings

Proposed bill adds justification for closing public meetings

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A new bill proposed to the Utah Legislature would allow a public body to conduct a closed meeting to get advice from its attorney. The Standard-Examiner reports the Utah Open and Public Meetings Act already lists reasons why state or local government boards can go into closed […]

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Mitt Romney says shutdown not ‘way to get things done’

Mitt Romney says shutdown not ‘way to get things done’

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney says he doesn’t think using the government shutdown to push for funding for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border is the right way “to get things done.” The Standard-Examiner newspaper reports the Utah senator made the comments Tuesday night in Farmington, Utah, during […]

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Prosecutors move to seize property linked to energy company

Prosecutors move to seize property linked to energy company

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Federal prosecutors are moving to seize a plant and more than 500 acres (202 hectares) of undeveloped land belonging to a Salt Lake City biodiesel company linked to a polygamous group. The Standard-Examiner reports Washakie Renewable Energy CEO Jacob Kingston and CFO Isaiah Kingston, as well as others, […]

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Ogden IRS offices calling more than 1,000 back to work

Ogden IRS offices calling more than 1,000 back to work

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Officials say more than 1,000 Internal Revenue Service employees in Ogden are being called back to work to prepare for tax-filing season as the federal government shutdown continues. The Standard-Examiner reports an Ogden labor representative for local IRS employees says initial information put the figure at 337, but […]

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