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Weber State welcomes first openly gay student body president

Sep. 14, 2019 12:32 PM EDT

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Bret Alexander is the picture of success: He recently began his first year as a graduate student at Weber State University studying higher education leadership and leads the school as student body president. He's also the school's first openly gay student elected to the position. But the...

Police investigation clears 4 officers in Ogden shooting

Sep. 13, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A Utah police department has concluded that its officers acted within law and policy after an investigation into a recent officer-involved shooting. The Standard-Examiner reported Wednesday that Ogden Police Chief Randy Watt presented investigation findings to city council Tuesday after...

Utah officials, residents encourage West Nile prevention

Sep. 11, 2019 2:48 PM EDT

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A Utah mother has urged residents to take preventative measures against West Nile virus after her son became seriously ill, officials said. Ryan Stuart, 37, can no longer walk or eat on his own and only speaks a few mostly inaudibly words after contracting the neuro-invasive form of the...

County commissioner weighing run for Bishop's US House seat

Sep. 9, 2019 11:37 AM EDT

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A Box Elder County commissioner is considering a run to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop. The Standard-Examiner reports that Stan Summers says a number of people are asking him to run for the seat. He is a Republican from the small northern Utah community of Bothwell now serving in...

Ogden man pleads guilty to fatally beating neighbor in 2018

Sep. 8, 2019 1:42 PM EDT

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — An Ogden man accused of fatally beating a neighbor last year has pleaded guilty to one count of murder. The Standard-Examiner reports 23-year-old Jose Robert Zamora's sentencing hearing is scheduled for Oct. 22 and he faces a possible sentence of 15 years to life in prison. Zamora was...

Davis helps Weber State run past Cal Poly 41-24

Sep. 8, 2019 12:19 AM EDT

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Josh Davis ran for 129 yards and two touchdowns and Kris Jackson added two short scoring runs to power Weber State to a 41-24 victory over Cal Poly on Saturday night in a nonconference matchup between Big Sky Conference teams. After both teams managed only a first-quarter field goal,...

Dead body found in Utah storage unit by person cleaning it

Sep. 6, 2019 10:41 AM EDT

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A person cleaning a storage unit in Utah found a dead body inside it and investigators are trying to determine if a crime took place. The body was found Thursday inside the unit at Stock-N-Lock Self Storage in Ogden, north of Salt Lake City. Lt. Tyler Ziegler called the case "very...

Utah officer to spend a week in jail after inmate sex claims

Sep. 4, 2019 6:36 PM EDT

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A former correctional officer at a Utah jail has been sentenced to a week behind bars following claims he had sex with inmates. The Standard-Examiner reports a court sentenced 41-year-old Jeremy Clark Miller on Tuesday to 60 days in jail but the majority will be spent on work release....

Utah couple accused of chaining teen to bed in abuse case

Aug. 30, 2019 9:20 PM EDT

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A Utah couple are accused of depriving their teenage daughter of food and chaining her. KSL-TV reports 33-year-old Trev Jordan Tutt and 35-year-old Kimberly Marie Tutt, of Ogden, were charged Friday with child abuse. Kimberly Tutt also faces an aggravated assault charge. It wasn't...

Proposed heliport at Utah's Powder Mountain raises concerns

Aug. 27, 2019 9:32 AM EDT

EDEN, Utah (AP) — A proposed heliport at a Utah ski resort is raising concerns about environmental impact and other issues, a report said. SMHG Village Development has applied for a conditional use permit to operate a heliport at Powder Mountain, The Standard-Examiner reported Sunday. The facility would...